Month: May 2022

UTB displays awards won by the ‘Explore Uganda’ movie in S Africa. The Uganda tourism marketing campaign launched this January dubbed “Destination Uganda” has outperformed its expectations if the views, engagements, and impressions on various platforms are to go by. The 2-minute movie ‘Explore Uganda – The Pearl of Africa’ shot by LOOKOUT Films has […]

Another group of pilgrims arriving at Namugongo There is a somber mood at the Uganda Martyrs Anglican following the death of one of the pilgrims. Jackline Arinaitwe, 49, a resident of Katokori Village in Katanda Sub in Rubirizi District collapsed to death mid-Monday morning. According to Rev. Bernard Amujuni, who lead 103 pilgrims from West […]

At least five inmates from Butuntumula Prison have died on the spot and scores of others escaped with injuries together with their warders in an accident along the Kampala-Gulu highway.  The deceased inmates are Elia Kizito, Mutwalibu Lugoolobi, Innocent Gumisirize  Umar Sentamu, and Ronald Nsubuga. The accident occurred around 10:00 am Monday at Nalongo village in […]

Persisting cattle rustling and road ambushes in Kotido have frustrated government projects in the district.  A number of officials interviewed by URN say that it has become difficult to go out in the field because of the armed rustlers. Joseph Lomongin, the Kotido Chief Administrative Officer, says that the insecurity has frustrated the mobilization for […]

Adrine Koburondo with her baby she delivered from the RDC’s office.Photo by Emmanuel Okello Five women who are part of the over 1,000 residents who were brutally evicted from their ancestral land in Kyangwali sub county in Kikuube district have so far given birth from the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner’s-RDC offices. The more than 1,000 […]

Elephants at Murchison Falls Park, photo by Uganda Wildlife Authority   A Yemeni national identified as Al-Maamari Maged Mutahar Ali has been arrested after he was allegedly found in possession of rhino horns weighing 15 kilograms. According to a press statement dated May 29, Uganda Wildlife Authority -UWA says Ali was arrested by its canine […]

Chelsea are considering a move for RB Leipzig’s French forward Christopher Nkunku, 24. (Goal) The Blues could make a late attempt to snatch Monaco’s France international midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni, 22, ahead of Real Madrid once their takeover is completed. (Goal) Chelsea players whose contracts are expiring soon want to hear the plans of the club’s prospective new owners before signing new deals. (Times – subscription required) […]

Manchester City are interested in signing Leeds and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26, as they look to replace Brazil midfielder Fernandinho, 37, who is leaving at the end of this season after nine years. (Mirror) Paris St-Germain are getting ready to move for Liverpool’s Senegal forward Sadio Mane, 30, amid reports he is stalling on […]

Police in Bulambuli district is investigating circumstances under which a 65 years old private security guard hanged himself and died instantly. William Matsanga, a resident of Buwanyanga village, Buwanyanga sub county in Bulambuli district was today morning found hanging dead on a rope around his neck in a store near the factory he has been […]

       Jamal Kiyemba the accused The Buganda Road Chief Magistrate Dr. Douglas Singiza has finally allowed ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate Jamal Kiyemba alias Tony Kiyemba to plead to the charges belonging to the rebel Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, a designated terror group. He made the ruling on Monday morning following submissions by the defence lawyer, Geoffrey Turyamusiima […]

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