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07:51
07:51

Seven Arrested Over Counterfeit Veterinary Drugs Col. James Mwesigye 3 3 Top story

Dr. Jeanne, Muhindo, the Head of Veterinary Department National Drug Authority in Mbarara, says the operation followed a complaint from a farmer in Kyenjojo whose milking cow mysteriously died following the use of fake tick burn spray.
16:47
16:47

Tooro, Ankole Worst Places for PWDs to Live-Report TRAC.fm 1 3

The study titled- 'Disability Rights in Uganda-A Community Perspective' was carried out by the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda-NUDIPU in collaboration with TRAC FM -an NGO that organizes public debates on policy and governance. The study aimed at finding out what people think of PWDs through radio talk shows.
18:15
18:15

Police Fires Teargas to Disperse Protesting Boda-boda Riders 2 3 Top story

This afternoon, angry Boda-boda operators left Mini price in the City center in a procession to Wandegeya before heading to Lumumba Avenue at the office of the Resident City Resident Commissioner (RCC) to demand an explanation on why they are being haunted.
17:32
17:32

Uganda Releases, Deports 13 More Rwandans Attorney General 1

The Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa,, says the release of the Rwandan nationals is part of Uganda’s effort to normalize relation with her neighbor that fell apart at the beginning of last year, leading to the closure of Gatuna border.

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21:11
21:11

Pictorial: Desert Locust Invasion in Kitgum Desert locusts

Large swarms of desert locusts on Tuesday invaded Gogo and Abudere villages in Lukwar Parish in Labongo Akwang Sub county in Kitgum district.

Business and finance

10:37
10:37

Kakira Sugar Works Underfire from Farmers Over Supply Permits Busoga 5 1 Top story

Abdullah Luwangula, a farmer from Luuka district says the influence of politicians has jeopardised the industry as farmers stuck with mature cane are exploited and forced to sell their cane cheaply to middlemen.
21:29
21:29

Kadaga Blocks Oil Roads Loan Request Over Jinja Expressway 3 1

The request had been tabled by State Minister for planning David Bahati. The loan, which required parliamentary approval was sought from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
19:37
19:37

Khartoum to Host Regional Nile Day Celebrations nile cooperation 1

Nile Day commemorates the establishment of the Nile Basin Initiative, and is celebrated annually on the 22nd of February across Nile basin countries riparian states.
18:11
18:11

Research: Ugandan Officials Might Have Hidden UGX 267bn Aid Money World Bank 1 Top story

In East Africa, Tanzania was also studied and researchers found at least $145m had been hidden by its elites. Researchers concluded that this was because politicians, elites and their cronies got access to aid money and instead of using it to work on projects that developed their countries, they hid it away for personal use.

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