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18:52
18:52

2,467 minors Defiled, Impregnated in Kabale Teenage Pregnancies 8 2

Monica Muhumuza Nzeirwe, Kabale District Probation Officer revealed to our reporter on Friday afternoon that her office has recorded 2,467 cases of girls aged under 18 who were impregnated since March 2020.
17:39
17:39

Man Kills Wife and Housemaid she Caught him Raping 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the suspect as Shaban Musisi resident of Kasenge village in Kyengera town council of Wakiso district, who killed both his wife Ruth Nakkazi and his rape victim Scovia Abed today.
16:52
16:52

Natural Resource Departments Have no Funds to Monitor Pipeline Project 4 1

According to Godfrey Mutemba, the Lwengo District Natural Resources Officer, their departments don’t have a vote within the EACOP budget and are as such, incapable of following up on environment-related concerns that were indicated in the Environment Impact Assessment report.
16:43
16:43

Police Constable Shot Dead in Gulu City 1

David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the deceased who was in uniform and armed with his gun Ak47 Registration number 56-5827712-32506 with 30 rounds of ammunition was shot four bullets in the chest, lower abdomen, arm and leg.

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08:59
08:59

Pictorial: Head of States Arrive for Museveni's Swearing-in Ceremony

The Presidents included Salva Kiir of South Sudan, Ethiopia’s Sahle Worke Zewde and Alpha Conde of Guinea. Others were Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Evariste Ndayishimiye of Burundi, and Hage Geingob of Namibia. The Presidents were received by ministers, officials from foreign affairs at Entebbe International Airport.

Business and finance

16:30
16:30

Uganda's Economy Projected to Grow By 3.1%- Kasaija 3 1

Before the outbreak of COVID-19, the government had projected the economy to grow by 6.3 per cent, but this was disrupted when Uganda and its trading partners shut down their economies, virtually halting most of the economic activities.
16:04
16:04

Ndayishimiye woos Ugandans to Invest and Trade with Burundi

President Ndayishimiye made the remarks after a tour of the new state-of-the-art Picfare Industries plant in Kampala Industrial and Business Park, Namanve, where he was shown products ranging from scholastic materials to apparels.
15:20
15:20

Finance Ministry Allays Fear of New $900 Million IMF Loan 3 1

According to government projections, debt will exceed the 50 percent Debt to GDP ratio in the 2021/22 financial year to reach 51.9 percent and then decrease to about 51.2 percent in FY22/23 and further decrease to 49.9 percent in FY 2023/24.
12:44
12:44

FID for Oil and Gas in Uganda: What It Is/Is Not

“So FID is a series of actions that basically ensure the projects are sanctioned for execution, it's never a one event or a contract that is signed. With the signing of the contracts that was done on the 11th, the projects have really been sanctioned," the Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer at the Uganda National Oil Company, Peter Muliisa clarified. "You will soon see Parties committing to spending by grant of contracts to subcontractors.”

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