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 2020-02-29 11:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Luweero Accident Death Toll Rises To 12...

Shortly after the accident, Police said eight people had died and four others escaped with injuries. However, this morning, police increased the death toll 12 people....

 2020-02-29 10:45 

Uganda Radio Network

South Sudan Archbishop, 2 Others Graduate with PhDs at UCU...

Reverend Arama Badi and Emmanuel Mukeshimana graduated with doctorates in Theology while Mary Naula graduated with a doctorate in Literature....

 2020-02-29 10:29 

Uganda Radio Network

Dr. Mushengyezi Outlines His Vision for UCU...

Dr. Mushengyezi, whose installation is scheduled for September, says the university has for long been relying on tuition, a challenge he hopes to solve by constructing a mall on campus where students can go for recreation and shopping to supplement the un...

 2020-02-29 09:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Gonhill Nakaweesa Granted Bail...

The Buganda Road Court Senior Magistrate, Stella Maris Amabilis granted Nakaweesa cash bail of Shillings 25 million on Friday. Court also directed the suspect to deposit a land title in her names with court....

 2020-02-29 09:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Former Police SACCO Chairman Kalulu Grilled Over Pseudo Suppliers...

A Source at the Naguru based headquarters has told Uganda Radio Network URN that Kalulu was summoned on the directives of the Deputy Inspector General of PoliceMaj Gen Stephen Muzeyi Sabiiti and his successor, after unearthing gaps in the names of supplie...

 2020-02-29 08:23 

Uganda Radio Network

Soroti Voters Relegate Display Exercise to LCs...

At Pamba Primary School in Western Division, only two voters had turned up to confirm their particulars when our reporter visited the station on Thursday afternoon. Our reporter also observed that less than a quarter of the registered voters at some polli...

 2020-02-29 07:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Worship Places Battling Cases of Theft...

Every Sunday, Rev. Can Michael Mukhwana, the Vicar at St Andrews Church Bukoto reminds the congregation that "not all of us have come to pray." According to Rev Mukhwana, it is important to inform the congregants to secure their belongings even be...

 2020-02-29 05:48 

Uganda Radio Network

Dusty Road Irks Kalungu Town Council Residents...

Patrick Jjombwe, a retail trader in Kalungu town council, says the heavy dust from the road is impacting heavily on their businesses....

 2020-02-29 05:26 

Uganda Radio Network

Teacher Found Dead in Staff Quaters...

It is alleged that Akol was well when she went to bed with her daughter on February 27th, 2020. However, the girl reported to the duty master, Bosco Ochol the next morning indicating that her mother was sick....

 2020-02-29 05:03 

Uganda Radio Network

I want Powers to Dismiss Makerere VC...

Professor Nawangwe says Makerere University is highly reputable across the globe but is marred by a culture of indiscipline, which manifests in endless strikes by students and staff....

 2020-02-28 19:38 

Uganda Radio Network

Kadaga, Jordan Ambassador Discuss Strengthening of Bilateral Ties...

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and the Ambassador of Hasmite Kingdom of Jordan Slaiman Arabiat today discussed means of boosting bilateral ties between the two Parliaments....

 2020-02-28 19:27 

Uganda Radio Network

Pictorial: 1974 LDUs Passed out in Gulu...

Lt. Col. Junior Muzami, the Commander of Lugore training wing says they initially recruited 2000 trainees but discontinued 26 following numerous factors like, being physically unfit and health complications....

 2020-02-28 17:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Don't Kill Your SACCO, Kadaga Tells Muslim Journalists...

Kadaga however noted that several SACCOs have been formed, grown and died in a "very short time, and therefore, this one "should not be part of "the graveyard of dead SACCOS"....

 2020-02-28 17:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Stray Hyena Shot Dead in Lamwo...

Both UWA rangers and UPDF soldiers had been deployed in the area to hunt down the wild animal suspected to have strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park....

 2020-02-28 16:32 

Uganda Radio Network

Lands Ministry Tasked to Enhance Data Sharing During Investigations...

Victor Amos Acidri, an officer who handles investigations at the IG says that sometimes they get no responses to their requests, while quite often, the responses are delayed. From last year, the directorate has made about 30 requests and non has been gran...

 2020-02-28 16:09 

Uganda Radio Network

Amuru RDC Dragged to Court over Impounded Charcoal...

The charcoal valued at 112,500,000 million Shillings were being transported from Adjumani District via Amuru enroute to Busia Sofia Marker in Busia Town at the Uganda Kenya border. The incident happened between December 2019 and January 2020....

 2020-02-28 15:58 

Uganda Radio Network

Kadaga Decries Unfair Treatment of Women at Workplaces...

Kadaga told the meeting about her experience at parliament when she had just become the speaker, recollecting that at the time, three Police women became pregnant and were transferred by the police leadership for allagedly 'looking ugly.'...

 2020-02-28 15:41 

Uganda Radio Network

Eight Dead , Four Critically Injured in Luweero Accident...

Mjaority of the deceased persons were travelling in a taxi registration number UBE 364N, which rammed into a Tipper truck registration number UG 0209U belonging to the Uganda Prisons Service....

 2020-02-28 15:07 

Uganda Radio Network

European Union Gives UGX 41bn to Fight Desert Locusts in East Africa...

The EU said in a statement that the outbreak could have devastating consequences on food security in the region where 27.5 million people suffer from severe food insecurity and at least 35 million more are at risk....

 2020-02-28 14:45 

Uganda Radio Network

No Cause for Alarm over Nalubale, Kiira Dams Water spills Tindimugaya...

Tindimugaya explained that it is normal for the excess water to be discharged through spill gates but should be controlled to avoid any damage downstream....

 2020-02-28 13:39 

Uganda Radio Network

Imposter Promises Police Officers Promotions and Transfers...

The suspect identified as Jackson Owere, 62, a resident of Kisugu in Makindye Division, has reportedly been masquerading as a senior police officer to obtain money from unsuspecting police officers who sought promotions and transfers to areas of their cho...

 2020-02-28 13:20 

Uganda Radio Network

Lives at Risk as Nodding Disease Centre Remains Closed...

The multi-million treatment Centre was built in 2012 by defunct Hope for Humans, a non-government organization which was then operating in parts of northern Uganda. However it was closed down in 2017 due to funding constraints....

 2020-02-28 12:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Health Ministry to Reopen Ebola Screening Centres in Buliisa...

At the time of the move, the health workers, who include members of Village Health teams-VHTs and Health workers attached to various health facilities in the district, were reportedly demanding more than 12 million Shillings in allowances....

 2020-02-28 11:55 

Uganda Radio Network

Poor UACE Performance Dents Musician Bosmic Otim's Political Ambitions...

The musician scored F9 in General paper, F in History, F in CRE, F in Arts and X in CST. However, he told URN that his results could have been purposely altered to disorganize" him and edge him out of contesting for a Parliamentary seat in 2021....

 2020-02-28 11:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Announces Traffic Diversions Ahead of Archbishop Kazimba's Enthronement...

Kampala Metropolitan Police Traffic Commander Norman Musinga says that there will be diversion at Balintuma Road, Apollo Nsibambi Road junction near Namirembe Christian Fellowship Church and at Kyadondo Road near Sanyu Babies Home....

 2020-02-28 10:40 

Uganda Radio Network

Strange Moth Invade Mukono, Blamed on Wetland Destruction...

The yellow stripped colored insects invaded the villages of Ngandu and Naggalama in recent weeks, creating panic among residents, some of who, thought that they had been invaded by desert locusts....

 2020-02-28 10:25 

Uganda Radio Network

Teachers Face Reward and Sanction Committee Over Drunkenness...

Kwania District Education Officer Andrew Omunu says that the names of the said teachers were forwarded to his office last year by the members of the Community. Others were identified during the recent inspection and 2019 Performance and professional asses...

 2020-02-28 10:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Body of Congolese National Retrieved from Lake Albert...

The deceased drowned in the lake on Sunday when a group of militiamen raided the lake to rob fishing gear from Ugandan fishermen at Kijangi landing site in Buseruka Sub County, Hoima district. It is alleged that the militiamen approached the group of fish...

 2020-02-28 09:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Avoid Handshakes, Hugs During Enthronement of New Archbishop- MOH...

The event is scheduled to take place on Sunday March 1, 2020. According to the Ministry, all persons attending the service will undergo screening for coronavirus (COVID -19). There will also be standby health personnel at the venue, to take them through t...

 2020-02-28 09:15 

Uganda Radio Network

Parliament Passes Presidential Elections Amendment Bill...

Candidates and their agents will now campaign from 7am to 6pm. The current law gives Electoral Commission powers to determine the campaign time and period for candidates. However the new law has prescribed specific campaign time....

 2020-02-28 09:01 

Uganda Radio Network

UPDF 4th Division Commander Orders Arrest of Roaming Soldiers...

The directive also relates to a recent incident in which a UPDF soldier, Lance Corporal Geoffrey Okello Oneka was accused of killing three civilians in Vanguard Parish, Pece Division in Gulu Municipality. Okello, 32, is now facing charges before the Divis...

 2020-02-28 08:34 

Uganda Radio Network

MPs Halt NUSAF Activities in Amudat...

The decision was based on ongoing squabbles between the district chairperson Francis Kiyonga and the area Member of parliament Christopher Kipterit. The two leaders are said to be bickering ovee the implementation of the World Bank funded program, leading...

 2020-02-28 08:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Farmer Groups in Mbale Get Tractors to Boost Commercial Farming...

While handing over the tractors to beneficiaries on Thursday at the Mbale district headquarters, Gorge Wanakina the Mbale District Production Officer said the purpose of donating the tractors is to improve on agricultural mechanization and to promote comm...

 2020-02-28 07:23 

Uganda Radio Network

No Country is Safe from Coronavirus WHO...

Outside China, there were 3,474 cases in 44 countries and 54 deaths, the WHO Directir General Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus said, highlighting with concern that for the past two days, the number of new cases in the rest of the world had exceeded the number of cas...

 2020-02-28 06:17 

Uganda Radio Network

UWA, UPDF Hunt for Stray Lions in Lamwo...

The lions suspected to have strayed more than 140 kilometers from Kidepo Valley National Park invaded the area on Sunday night. The lions killed nine calves and injured three others belonging to a livestock farmer in separate attacks between Sunday and Tu...

 2020-02-28 05:56 

Uganda Radio Network

People Power Leaders Commit to Fight on Despite Attacks...

Nakaseke South Member of Parliament Ssemakula Luttamaguzi said the killings of People Power supporters is aimed at forcing them to abandon the demand for change in leadership. Luttamaguzi says that there is increasing intolerance against opposition suppor...

 2020-02-28 05:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Hearing of UCE Withheld Results Cases Starts on Monday...

A total of 1,262 candidates from over 40 schools had their results withheld on suspicition of engaging in examination malpractices, which included, among others, external assistance, impersonation and smuggling of unauthorized material into examination ro...

 2020-02-28 04:54 

Uganda Radio Network

Inter-Ministerial Committee to Conduct Fresh Investigations on Lusanja Eviction...

The land in question measuring at least 9.6 acres was given to businessman Medard Kiconco who, according to a judgement by Justice Taddeo Asiimwe, acquired it from the rightful owners in 2016 as opposed to the 148 other claimants who bought it from a one ...

 2020-02-28 01:31 

Uganda Radio Network

PAC Tasks Judiciary to Recovery UGX 96m from Former Registrar, Cashier...

The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has tasked the Judiciary to recover 96 million shillings that was reportedly shared by officials at the Makindye based family Court....

 2020-02-28 01:26 

Uganda Radio Network

UACE: Amudat, Ntoroko with least Female Candidates Scoring Two Principle Passes...

According to the Uganda National Examination Board UNEB Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education-UACE 2019 results released today, no female candidate from Amudat district, scored two principle passes and above....

 2020-02-28 01:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Luzira Inmates Dream of Pursuing Law after Excelling in UACE...

54 years old Charles Uyirwoth who is in jail for aggravated robbery praised the Prisons for availing him the opportunity to study. He also says he hopes to do law to serve people languishing in jail....

 2020-02-27 19:45 

Uganda Radio Network

We Are Waiting for Feedback on Stranded Ugandan Students: Chinese Ambassador Zheng...

"We took down their requests one by one and immediately sent them back to China, hoping a quickest feedback, so that we will soon have a follow-up invitation for them to come again to the Embassy," says Ambassador Zheng on Thursday at Makerere Uni...

 2020-02-27 19:27 

Uganda Radio Network

A Quarter of Ugandan Adults Suffer from Hypertension-Study...

Dr. Richard Idro, the president Uganda Medical Association, says the number of younger people between 20 and 30 years of age with hypertension is multiplying yet most of them are not aware of the condition....

 2020-02-27 19:10 

Uganda Radio Network

NOPP Considers Hiring Kalangala Ferry to Transport Palm Oil Seedlings to Buvuma...

Currently, there is a single ferry plying the route from Kiyindi landing site in Buikwe District to Kirongo landing site in Buvuma district. However, Wilson Sserunjogi, the Buvuma District Oil Palm Project Oil Person, says the ferry is in bad shape very b...

 2020-02-27 18:50 

Uganda Radio Network

Parliament Rejects Restriction On Independent Presidential Candidates...

The Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu urged MPs to reach consensus on the need for the eligibility requirements for independent candidates because the Constitution provides for a multiparty system of governance....

 2020-02-27 18:20 

Uganda Radio Network

UNEB Introduces Electronic Data Transfer System to Eliminate Mistakes...

Unlike in the past where candidates' marks were transferred from various marking centers across the country to UNEB offices in Kyambogo where they would be entered in a data base manually, under the new system marks are entered into the database from ...

 2020-02-27 18:05 

Uganda Radio Network

Gov't Asks for More Time to Respond to Production Warrant for Missing Rwandan...

Further, Musota told court that when he was on his way to court , he received a call from an official from ISO who said that their Preliminary investigations show that Rutabana is not in their custody as well....

 2020-02-27 17:30 

Uganda Radio Network

Farmer Losses Over 10,000 Fish to Suspected Poisoning...

According to Muhindo, about 10,000 tilapia fish perished in his two fish ponds in Kibenge village Nyakabingo III ward in Bulembia Division in Kasese Municipality resulting from the poisoning by unknown people....

 2020-02-27 17:18 

Uganda Radio Network

Rukungiri Police Scale Up Night Patrols to Curb Crime...

The increase of night patrols follows a community policing meeting held today's morning where residents raised concern of an increased number of marijuana smokers who have caused insecurity....

 2020-02-27 16:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Eastern, Northern Regions Not Benefiting From Export Markets near Them World Bank...

Eastern and Northern regions are close to international markets including Kenya and South Sudan, currently, Uganda's most important food export markets...

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