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10:42
10:42

Masaka Man To Serve 25 Year Jail Term For Killing Grandfather masaka high court

Prosecution led by Jacob Nahurira told High Court that Ssempijja grew up with his grandfather, Suli Ssaloingo who gave him 4 acres of land because of the love he had for him. However, instead of using the land, Ssempijja started selling it off, which didn’t go down well with his grandfather.
09:25
09:25

Close to 2000 Underage Girls Impregnated in Kitgum During Lockdown 3 1 Top story

Kitgum District LC 5 Chairperson, Jackson Omona, says the overwhelming cases of teenage pregnancies are worrying.
20:26
20:26

Uganda's Child Pregnancy Numbers are Bad, says UN women empowerment 3

The UN Fund for Population Activities Country Representative in Uganda Alain Sibenaler, says children, girls and women should be empowered to have a say on whether to have sex or not, otherwise, there is no empowerment.
13:14
13:14

18% of P7 Girls in One Butaleja School Married Off During Lockdown 4 1

According to the head teacher of the school, Paul Francis Mugoya, before closure of schools in March by the President, he had 28 girls and 28 boys in P.7 but only 23 girls have since reported back to school with 5 of them missing. They have received reports from the community that the other P.7 learners that the five girls have since been married off after they were made pregnant. But the headteacher is grumbling because the girls' parents have remained silent about their daughters' fate.

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21:38
21:38

Pictorial; Sebaggala Defies EC Guidelines to Hold Procession

He set off from his office in Kyebando with over five cars led by a truck, snaking through the areas of Kisaasi to Ntinda. However, security intercepted the motorcade, about 50 meters towards the Electoral Commission offices. Only five of his supporters were allowed through the roadblock, to the nomination centre.

Business and finance

09:47
09:47

Kwania District Receives UGX492 Million to Repair Community Access Roads 1 4

Edward Eyak Odongo, the Kwania District Engineer says that the roads to be rehabilitated include; 21 kilometre Atar trading center to Bala Boarder that connects Kwania to Kole district, Onywal-onote to Teogali, Abwong to Lira boarder, Nambieso to Agwata boarder that connects Kwania to Dokolo and Aboko to Chawente community access roads.
08:28
08:28

Government to Construct Power Sub Station in Mbale Industrial Park 3 3 Top story

The Minister said that the investors have always complained to the government about the high costs of power they invest during their operations and the challenges in road shedding that government wants to sort.
20:37
20:37

Uganda Gets Swedish Grant for Protection of Forests, Parks protected areas 4

The National Forestry Authority and Uganda Wildlife Authority will lead implementation of the project aimed at improving monitoring and securing forest and protected areas and community livelihoods in selected areas within the Albertine region.
18:40
18:40

UNRA to Buy Mobile Bridges for Emergency Situations by July '21 2 1

According to UNRA Six billion shillings has been set aside to purchase the four metallic portable bridges within the next nine months. They are metallic, 40-meter-long portable bridges that are adjustable and relocated to areas with emergencies.

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