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 2020-07-04 13:59 

Uganda Radio Network

Man Kills Own Mother Over UGX 200...

According to the minor, the suspect demanded for Shillings 200, which his mother didn't have. This infuriated the suspect forcing his mother to abandon the supper and retreat to her bedroom....

 2020-07-04 13:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Kitgum District COVID-19 Taskforce Protests Delayed Release of Test Results...

The LC V Chairperson, Jackson Omona who co-chairs the District COVID 19 taskforce, says despite adhering to the stipulated Standard Operating Procedures on timely submission of samples taken from suspects they are dismayed over the delayed release of resu...

 2020-07-04 12:15 

Uganda Radio Network

PAC Questions Uganda Prisons Over UGX 48Bn Expenditure...

The PAC Chairperson, Nandala Mafabi realized that despite the fact that Uganda Prison Services budgeted for and received Shillings 18 billion for domestic arrears, they spent Shillings 66 billion contrary to the provisions of the Public Finance Management...

 2020-07-04 11:48 

Uganda Radio Network

RDC Suspends Suspicious Cultural Practices at Lufu Island...

According to Kigongo, such practices have been common on various islands in Buvuma but they have managed to stop them by suspending suspicious cultural rituals....

 2020-07-04 11:09 

Uganda Radio Network

45 Arrested For Killing Her Mother...

The suspects reportedly laid the deceased's body on a mattress and covered it with a blanket before setting the house ablaze to destroy evidence....

 2020-07-04 10:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Embattled Makerere University Secretary Runs to Court to Challenge Suspension...

According to Barugahare, the forced leave is a disguised move to remove him from office and create a management committee outside the law to investigate nonexistent allegations orchestrated personally and concocted by Professor Nawangwe....

 2020-07-04 09:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Fuel Prices Increase in Buvuma After Pump Stations Suspend Services...

The fuel stations at Kirongo landing site and Luwanda trading center suspended their services due to failure by trucks to supply fuel from the mainland resulting from the suspension of ferry services....

 2020-07-04 08:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 927...

11 of the cases were from samples picked from truck drivers at different points of entry while five cases were picked from contacts in Amuru and Namulindwa....

 2020-07-04 08:42 

Uganda Radio Network

Hope Radio, Former Staff Feud Over Salary Arrears...

On 1st this month, the radio's lawyer, Justus Muhangi of Muhangi & Partners Advocates issued a response refuting the trio's accusations....

 2020-07-04 07:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Controversy As Owino Market Leadership Asks Vendors to Pay Arrears...

Some of the vendors boycotted the payment of the market dues in 2012 claiming that St. Balikuddembe Market Stalls, Space and Lock up Shops Owners Association-SSLOA led by their Chairperson, Godfrey Kayongo doesn't remit the fees to Kampala City Counci...

 2020-07-04 07:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Refugee Collection Centre Designated to House Health Workers in Amuru...

The district deployed 13 health workers at the Uganda-South Sudan border to conduct surveillance and screening of long-distance cargo truck drivers en-route to Juba since the outbreak of coronavirus disease....

 2020-07-04 07:26 

Uganda Radio Network

270 Ugandans Return From United Arab Emirates...

This is the biggest group to arrive from a same location ever since the repatriation flights commenced last week due to the Covid19 lock down. The latest group brings to 674, the number of returnees to the country....

 2020-07-04 07:07 

Uganda Radio Network

The Struggle to Return Home; Scientist Shares Agonizing Tale...

Dr Andrew Obuku left Cleveland, Ohio on March 21. At 7 a.m. the next day, he was in Addis Ababa, waiting for a connecting flight which was due at 10 a.m. However, Ethiopian Airlines rescheduled the flight to 23; 45 p.m. After more than 12 hours of waiting...

 2020-07-04 07:01 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Post Facing Eviction Over Rent Arrears...

According to Nabakooza, the officers have been using the excuse of the Covid19 pandemic for the delayed payment of rent....

 2020-07-04 06:25 

Uganda Radio Network

Abim District Battles Fresh Infestation of Scabies...

Abim District Health Officer Anthony Okengo says that the skin infestation is rampant across all the sub-counties affecting mostly children and elderly persons. He says currently, all health centres are treating the condition....

 2020-07-04 05:49 

Uganda Radio Network

UPDF Soldier Jailed 25-years for Killing Girlfriend...

Private Joshua Nyongeza, 23, from Butogo barracks, was convicted on Friday by the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) Mountain Division Court Martial sitting in Bundibugyo district on Friday....

 2020-07-04 05:47 

Uganda Radio Network

Three Arrested in Connection to Raid at Kibuku District Headquarters...

Charles Kadyama, the Kibuku District LC 5 Chairperson suspects that the theft could have been an inside job, arguing that no outsider could know where they keep their valuables....

 2020-07-04 05:40 

Uganda Radio Network

2,300 Elderly Persons Enrolled on SAGE Scheme in Bukomansimbi...

Steven Kasaija, the SAGE coordinator at the Ministry of Gender noted that riding on lessons from districts in the Northern and Eastern part of the country which were covered first, the government was convinced to bring onboard the elderly in districts of ...

 2020-07-04 05:17 

Uganda Radio Network

FDC Opposes Proposed Political Party Regulations...

According to Amuriat, the proposed regulations are not practical since they provide for lining behind candidates yet government wants to implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to control the spread of Covid-19....

 2020-07-03 19:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Fire Guts Nile Agro Factory Again...

A huge cloud of smoke coupled with a sharp flame was visible from all corners of the Jinja Central Business district which attracted crowds to gather around the factory gate. The crowd was later dispersed by UPDF personnel who tasked them to vacate the pr...

 2020-07-03 19:38 

Uganda Radio Network

Education Minister Clears E-learning Program for Universities...

The Ministry of Education and Sports recently advised universities which had embraced the use of remote collaboration tools to halt the process and await guidelines that would guarantee the effectiveness of the approach....

 2020-07-03 18:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Queen Elizabeth National Park Records an Increase in Wildlife...

The Park's Chief Warde Pontius Ezuma says that the park is currently witnessing an increase in the wildlife population. He attributes the increase to some of the measures that were put in place to control the spread of coronavirus disease....

 2020-07-03 18:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Taskforce Suspects Hidden Motive by Patients Exposing COVID-19 Ward Shortfalls...

An asymptomatic female COVID-19 patient undergoing treatment at the hospital lost her cool on Sunday and recorded a video bemoaning the unconducive situation at the ward, which she says isn't appropriate for patients....

 2020-07-03 18:03 

Uganda Radio Network

WHO Calls for More COVID-19 Therapeutic Trials...

According to the WHO, scientists need to widen their search for treatments for the deadly disease, to cover antivirals, immunomodulatory drugs and anti-thrombotic agents as well as combination therapies....

 2020-07-03 17:50 

Uganda Radio Network

IGP Dispatches Senior Officers to Probe Masaka Self-Immolation Case...

The motorcyclist identified as Hussein Walugembe, a guard at a construction site burnt himself in the office of Ibrahim Ssesanga, the officer in charge of traffic Police in Masaka, on Thursday, after failing to convince him to return his motorcycle....

 2020-07-03 17:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Minister Magyezi Cautions against Sale, Lease of Public Property in New Cities...

Magyezi was speaking at the launch of Mbarara City on Friday. Mbarara is one of the seven municipalities which were recently elevated by Parliament to attain city status effective this financial year, as one of the initiatives to accelerate urbanization. ...

 2020-07-03 17:06 

Uganda Radio Network

Luweero Pupils Abandon Virtual Classes for Street Vending...

A Primary Six Pupil at Arise and Shine Primary School who was found vending brooms in Luweero town council on Friday said that her mother is among those whose businesses were closed over the COVID 19 pandemic leaving them with no source of livelihood. He ...

 2020-07-03 16:34 

Uganda Radio Network

Mother Held in Nsambya Hospital for Three Months over Unpaid Medical Bill...

Nassaka was admitted at Nsambya hospital on March 24, 2020, after developing pregnancy-related complications. At the hospital, she was given emergency treatment through an operation in which she lost the baby. But after four days of treatment, her bill ha...

 2020-07-03 15:40 

Uganda Radio Network

FDC Calls for Transitional Government Instead of 2021 Polls...

FDC, the main opposition political group in Uganda now wants the government to process a Constitutional amendment introducing a 'Transitional Government' which will cater for a situation of no elections at a time when they are constitutionally sup...

 2020-07-03 15:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Works Ministry Hands over Katuna One-stop Border Post Office to URA...

Benon Kajuna, the Director of Transport in the Works Ministry says that the construction work which started in 2007 was delayed a protest by the Rwandan government, challenging the site of the one-stop border post. According to Rwanda, Uganda was construc...

 2020-07-03 14:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Pictorial: Launch of Arua City...

The event was officially presided over by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya...

 2020-07-03 14:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Halts Return of Ugandans From Abroad...

According to a statement released on Friday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the country will not handle any new returnees after July 4, 2020, due to congestion quarantine facilities got congested....

 2020-07-03 13:35 

Uganda Radio Network

Nakawa Division Authorities Failing to Enforce Ban on Boda Bodas...

The Deputy Resident City Commissioner of Nakawa Division Herbert Anderson Burora says the cyclists are desperate to carrying passengers to earn a living....

 2020-07-03 13:11 

Uganda Radio Network

Another Police Detective Dies in Motorcycle Accident...

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the detective Police Constable Andrew Nyende was riding a motorcycle registration number UP-5040 when he had a head-on collision with Tata lorry registration number UAY 186Y....

 2020-07-03 13:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Bidandi Ssali's Statement on Bobi Wine Was a Misrepresentation PPP...

"...The Hon. Jaberi Bidandi Ssali officially ceased many years ago to not only be the party leader but also an active member. The Party is therefore not bound by his independent personal views or comments," Gayira told a press conference at the PP...

 2020-07-03 12:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Ceremonial Discharges Seek to Fight Stigma for Recovered COVID-19 Patients...

While the disease hasn't claimed a life in Uganda, Moriku says there's always a fear of the uncertainty involved with the disease as lessons learnt from elsewhere show that it can easily progress into critical and death. She said that while the ph...

 2020-07-03 12:02 

Uganda Radio Network

Fort Portal Residents Block Road Over Poor State...

The residents argue that the road has become a health hazard with a lot of dust and blocked trenches....

 2020-07-03 10:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Lugbara Cultural Insititution Premier Cautions Subjects Against Selling Land in Arua City...

Tuku said that according to the Lugbara culture, the land is not sold to make money for personal use because it belongs to family and community....

 2020-07-03 10:37 

Uganda Radio Network

Two Repatriated Indians Test Positive for COVID-19...

The two Indians are part of nine confirmed cases that were registered yesterday. They are residents in the country and they were among a bigger group of 187 people that arrived in the country from Mumbai, India. According to the health ministry, the two w...

 2020-07-03 10:12 

Uganda Radio Network

District COVID-19 Quarantine Centers to be Closed over Poor Management...

A total of 291 are expected to arrive today from the United Arab Emirates and 150 others will come from India on Saturday. Some of these will occupy the public quarantine centers, Mugahi says and promises a good service although he notes that while the re...

 2020-07-03 09:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Bugoye Health Centre III Experiencing Low ARV Supplies As Patient Numbers Soar...

Jimmy Muzigiti, the Health Assistant in-charge of Public health at the facility attributes the shortage of the drugs to the high number of new patients that have opted to receive drugs from the facility during the lockdown....

 2020-07-03 09:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Elders Reject Virtual Campaigns, Seek Special Plan for Karamoja...

The districts of Amudat, Nabilatuk, Kaabong, Karenga and Napak in Karamoja, all do not have a single radio station. The elders say that even in districts with radio stations, community members do not have radio sets, which presents another challenge for c...

 2020-07-03 09:34 

Uganda Radio Network

Nakaloke Town Clerk on the Spot for Giving Away Town Council Land...

Alon Mulyanyuma, the town clerk Nakaloke town council in Mbale district has been accused for conniving with a section of councilors in the town council and gave away part of land hosting the town council headquarters and part of land hosting the police st...

 2020-07-03 09:27 

Uganda Radio Network

UNBS Starts Construction of Three Regional Testing Labs...

According to Sylvia Kirabo the spokesperson of UNBS, the move is aimed at taking services closer to their clients, many of whom have been facing challenges to get their products certified....

 2020-07-03 08:40 

Uganda Radio Network

Tororo District Returns UGX 5.1b to Treasury...

Tororo district Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Dunstan Balaba says that out of the 5.1 billion shillings, 4.8 billion was meant for recruitment of 155 members of staff, 367 million shillings for construction of Kamuli Health Center III in the newly crea...

 2020-07-03 08:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Business Conditions Continue to Deteriorate - Stanbic Index...

The Ugandan private sector moved towards stabilisation during June but business conditions continued to deteriorate during the month....

 2020-07-03 08:10 

Uganda Radio Network

Katwe Town Council Registers UGX 600m Local Revenue Shortfall...

According to the town mayor the town council realized about 1.2 billion Shillings from 2019/2020 financial year creating a deficit of 600M....

 2020-07-03 07:32 

Uganda Radio Network

One Killed as Police Battles Mysterious Group in Makindye...

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owesigyire says that security personnel responded to an alert and found the group in action at around 9 p.m. The men who were armed with clubs, hammers and machetes raided a residence in the area and st...

 2020-07-03 07:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Nakasongola Fishermen Protest High Boat Prices...

Recently the Fisheries Protection Unit and Ministry of Fisheries selected one person Medi Kyalimpa alias Aloni Mohamed to build the boats for fishermen in Nakasongola district....

 2020-07-03 04:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Revises Stand on COVID-19 Travel Certificates...

Richard Mugahi, the head of COVID-19 quarantine centres and also the assistant commissioner of health services at the ministry of health says that they decided to stop asking the returnees for the certificates after several Ugandans said they could not ac...

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