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12:52
12:52

Wakiso Women Protest on Women's Day over Abducted Persons 4 1

Headed by the district vice chairperson Betty Ethal Naluyima and the district council secretary for health and education Margret Nakitende Gasanyula, the women claim that they cannot participate in celebrating the women’s day when their abducted husbands and sons are still missing.
12:37
12:37

UGX 1.6billion Water Facility Lies Idle as 20,000 People Go Thirsty in Napak 1

John Lokol, the LC 1 chairperson of Lopei village told URN that in 2016 the government in partnership with UNICEF and GIZ constructed a water facility worth 1.6billion in the area to help them access safe clean water. He, however, says that the facility worked for one year and broke down.
10:55
10:55

Cattle Rustling Reduces As Karimojongs Return to Garden Work 1 Top story

According to Abuku, before garden work started, they used to register on average three cattle raids each week. "Most of these raiders have moved into the fertile places so they have gone to clear their gardens in preparation for the next planting season," he said.
07:51
07:51

Medical Workers Abandon Health Facility for Farming in Amuru District patients 3 1

Bosco Ocira, the LC I Chairperson Otici Village who also doubles as the Health Center Management Committee Chairperson, says the facility is currently operating partially due to the absence of many health workers.

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11:22
11:22

Pictorial: Pedestrians, Motorists Compete for Space on Non-Motorised Transport Corridor Top story

The Non-Motorized Transport Corridor-NMT, which is the first of its kind in Kampala and funded by the government is meant to reduce congestion by giving leeway to pedestrians and cyclists.

Business and finance

08:46
08:46

Kasese Central Market Vendors to Get Two Month's Tax Holiday grant tax holiday 2 3

The Kasese Deputy Town Clerk, Kairi Kambasu, says they expect vendors to occupy the market by the end of this month. He also says that they have finalized discussions with the Finance Ministry and vendor’s leaders on the operational guidelines.
14:34
14:34

Campaign Posters Litter City Weeks After Elections 5 3

Sula Lago, a resident of Kazo in Kawempe says they have resorted to clearing the posters themselves instead of waiting on KCCA. He says KCCA should have guided politicians on where to display their posters but also to seek consent from owners of the private structures before using their walls.
13:17
13:17

Business Picking Up Faster, As Schools Reopen-Private Sector

“Private sector optimism picked up during February ending a two-month sequence of job cuts and leading to an improvement in the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) to 51.2 from 49.8 in January,” says the index produced by IHS Markit, a global industry information firm.
10:05
10:05

Activists, Buganda Kingdom Rally Kigungu Residents To Clean Up Lake Victoria Shores 7 8

Bubye told the residents that the team was on a fact finding mission on the source of pollution, extent of pollution and degradation urge people to clean up the lake.

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