Uganda Radio Network (URN) is Uganda’s leading news agency. URN is trusted for breaking news fast and accurately. For ten years now, URN has judged itself and been judged by its clients for accuracy and speed of news delivery.
URN was the first Ugandan media platform to break the news of the death of Uganda’s President Milton Obote on October 25, 2005. URN was also the first media company on the scene to report on the devastating Namugoona Highway fire of June 2013 that claimed 33 lives.
We have been the constant source of trustworthy breaking news for some of Uganda’s biggest radio stations and newspapers for a decade now. Uganda’s Capital FM, CBS FM, Nation Group’s Daily Monitor and The Observer have been longtime clients.
Uganda Radio Network is interested in the promotion of education in Uganda. We will go to the remotest parts of this country to bring you worthwhile education stories, no matter under what conditions that education is being delivered.
Our journalists are keen about the future. Uganda Radio Network journalists are always looking out for important developments. We care that you know what could impact your future or the future of your children and loved ones.
URN continues to lead and be trusted as the news source for our diverse range of clients that include radio stations, print newspapers, researchers, and media training institutions.
A registered media house, URN is national in outlook with fourteen office bureaus around Uganda. In Kampala, the Uganda Radio Network office is located on plot 823, Mawanda Road, Kamwokya. Our office lines for the Kampala office are +256 414 530777 or mobile +256 758 745 022.
URN offices can also be found in Kabale, Mbarara, Kabarole, Hoima, Kasese, Arua, Gulu, Moroto, Soroti, Mbale, Jinja, Masaka, and Luweero.
URN is specialized in providing:
- Accurate breaking news
- Long feature news reports
- Weekly analytical radio programs headlined by the long running National Perspective
- Audio interviews of significant newsmakers
- Training opportunities for mid career journalists and media organizations
URN is staffed with some of the best Ugandan journalists and media trainers.
Check out URN Projects and upcoming calendar events. We welcome your participation.
We supply the latest news to 80 radio stations spread out all over Uganda. Major dailies like Nation Group’s Daily Monitor and The Observer also subscribe for the URN service.
You can find a detailed list of long term URN subscribers here and what they have to say of their experience with URN.
URN has been active as a subscription based online media organization since 1 October 2005. News organisations and individuals who wish to subscribe to URN pay 100, 000 Shillings only ($ 32). For more details, contact us.
If you wish to license our images or access our articles on an individual basis, read up on our licensing possibilities.
For more details, contact:
- Samuel Gummah Nabaasa, Country Director – Email: [email protected]; Telephone: (256) 414 530777 / Cell: (256) 758 745022
- Douglas Mutumba, Client Relations Officer – Email: [email protected]; Telephone: (256) 414 530777 / Cell: (256) 758 745021
If you are a journalist and interested in contributing to Uganda Radio Network, please contact [email protected]