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07:36
07:36

Karamojong Children Settle in Matany Streets after Kampala Closing Its Doors child trafficking 1

Robert Abia Owilli, the Napak Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, noted that in traditional African society, children were considered the responsibility of the entire community. However, this trend has changed, negatively impacting the children. He highlighted that high illiteracy levels and negative attitudes towards education have encouraged street life among children.
06:16
06:16

Masaka Bishop Calls For Concerted Support For Refugee Communities 1 3

Bishop Jjumba made the appeal on Sunday while celebrating mass to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the existence of St Henry’s College Kitovu, one of the traditional boys' Secondary Schools in the country, which is operating in Masaka City.
10:18
10:18

Religious Leaders Faulted For Sabotaging Anti- Teenage Pregnancy Campaigns. 3 3

Ms. Florence Tumuheirwe, the Executive Director of Kigezi Women in Development-KWID said that Human rights activists had received threats from members of the public, including religious leaders, because of advocating for sexuality education and use of family planning methods as means to curb Teenage Pregnancies.
16:43
16:43

Lakwena’s Father Dies Aged 99 Alice Lakwena 1 Top story

Lokoya died at about 2 Am Saturday at his home in Awere Cell in Pece-Laroo Division, Gulu City. He was 99 years old.

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19:18
19:18

Museveni Addresses Cabinet on Corruption.

President Museveni said it is now clear that corruption is a big problem in Uganda. He notes IGG estimates that the country loses Ug.sh 9.7 trillion per year on account of corruption.

Business and finance

14:22
14:22

Experts Call for Skills Not Prominence, for Board of Directors general manager 4

Pheona Nabasa Wall, the Executive Director at LEAD, says that governance issues like misappropriation and corruption are sometimes not because of intention to commit an offense, but out of the lack of skill or preparation for a task.
07:58
07:58

Government Eyes Shea Nuts to Boost Vegetable Oil Production 16 3

Uganda currently produces 80,000 metric tons of vegetable oil, yet approximately 410,000 tons are required to meet domestic demand. This has seen the government turning to imports over the years to meet the local demands.
07:12
07:12

Innovative Minds: Ugandan Youth Compete for UGX 112M in Agric-Tech Challenge 3 1 Top story

Samantha Ainembabazi, 24, emerged as the second runner-up at the second season of AYuTe held in Kigali, Rwanda, in 2023. Themed 'Reimagining Africa's Agriculture in the Next 50 Years,' Ainembabazi won a UGX 10 million grant to refine her idea and later received an additional UGX 73 million.
13:03
13:03

UPPC Gains Momentum in Modern Printing and Publishing 3 3 Top story

UPPC Chief Executive Officer Sudi Nangoli stated that the stakeholders' engagement aimed to build trust and loyalty for ongoing long-term relationships, integrating stakeholders into the product development process. He reported an increase in customer satisfaction rates to 80 percent, attributed to the introduction of digital machinery.