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14:12
14:12

Police Rescues Baby Stolen From Wakiso, Arrests Suspect 3

But Ssenyondo’s joy was short-lived after learning that the baby had been stolen from Wakiso. The baby’s mother, Florence Nabukko recounts how Nanyonga disappeared with her baby.
07:43
07:43

Rev. Pons Ozelle Enthroned Bishop of Nebbi Diocese 4 2 Top story

During the event, The Rt. Rev. Professor Alfred Olwa, Bishop of Lango Diocese, preached from Isaiah 61:1-8 and declared that the Spirit of the Lord had called and anointed Bishop Pons to preach the good news of Jesus at this time in history, especially in Nebbi.
16:59
16:59

Victims of Violent Land Conflict in Amuru Struggling to Survive 5 1

The violent conflict left dozens of people injured, household properties worth millions of shillings destroyed, and crop gardens measuring hundreds of acres razed to the ground.
11:28
11:28

Family in Nakapiripirit Blocks Water Project over Lack of Compensation

Alfred Lowanyang the landowner says that in 2008, the Ministry of Water with Nakapiripirit town council officials trespassed on his one-acre piece of land without compensation.

Business and finance

21:34
21:34

Energy Ministry Lobbies Lawmakers To Expedite Mining Bill, 2021 minerals 2 1

On 7 December 2021, Peter Lokeris, the Minister of State for Energy led officials from the Ministry and introduced the Bill to Parliament’s Committee Environment and Natural Resources for scrutiny. The Minister disclosed that the Ministry is lobbying the lawmakers to expedite the amendments when plenary resumes because several private mineral license holders are not performing to capacity as required.
09:22
09:22

Bars Spend Heavily on Renovations Ahead of the Reopening 2 1 Top story

Deogratious Matovu, the manager of Vox Lounge, says that despite the extended lockdown, they kept some staff and continued paying their utility bills. He explains that most of their equipment like television sets, sound systems, lights, and workers’ uniforms were destroyed by mice.
08:43
08:43

National Building Review Board Investigates Hima Cement Factory Fire Outbreak 3 1 Top story

On Sunday, a team led by Eng. Flavia Bwire, the Executive Secretary at the National Building Review Board picked samples from the fire scene to investigate the possible causes of the fire outbreak. Bwire says that after their investigations, they will produce a report that will inform both the government and the factory management on the next course of action.
08:27
08:27

“The Bar” Bounces Back After Operating as Furniture Shop for One Year 2

Grace Nakivumbi, the manager of “The Bar” and sister to the proprietor, says that they found it very hard to run a business line, which they had not been used to. She explains that their operating costs were too high yet the profit margin was minimal due to the lack of technical know-how.

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