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Music Moved Visually Impaired Okot from The Streets to Church 2 5

Okot’s musical journey started when he was aged 12, inspired by the experience of a street kid who had been abandoned by his family. He was born blind in a family of seven children in Pangira Parish, Lokung Sub-county then Kitgum and present-day Lamwo District.
10:38
10:38

Gov't Planning to Increase Monthly Stipend for Elders SAGE 2 1

During her monitoring visit to Katakwi District on Thursday, Kanyike said the ministry’s technical team is developing a cabinet paper to be discussed in the cabinet on how to reduce the age of beneficiaries.
15:37
15:37

Schools in Arua City to Maintain Fees Ahead of Reopening School Fees 4 3

Charles Odonga the headteacher of St. Joseph’s college Ombaci says they will not increase school fees this academic year but instead re-adjust their priorities and deal with the most important things at the moment. Ondonga says they are aware parents have been affected by COVID-19 so it will not be wise to increase fees.
12:45
12:45

Minister Consults On Proposed SAGE Age Reduction 1 2

At first 65-year-olds and above were receiving the funds monthly but effective July 1 last year, it was raised to 80 years to enable the programme roll out to the rest of the districts in Uganda. Exempted from the age raise was Karamoja region because of the Affirmative Action.

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13:39
13:39

Pictorial; The Priestly and Diaconate Ordination of Clergy in Kasese

Finally, the D-day was here and the sixteen were ordained at a function held at St. John’s seminary kiburara, Kisinga Sub-county. It was led by Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira the Bishop of Kasese Catholic Diocese.

Business and finance

11:27
11:27

Mukono Residents Protest Delayed Compensation By SGR 2 1

The residents from the villages of Kigombya and Kiwugo argue that, ever since SGR officials earmarked their property for compensation in 2016, they are yet to be compensated.
10:38
10:38

Gov't Planning to Increase Monthly Stipend for Elders SAGE 1 2

During her monitoring visit to Katakwi District on Thursday, Kanyike said the ministry’s technical team is developing a cabinet paper to be discussed in the cabinet on how to reduce the age of beneficiaries.
08:04
08:04

Taxi Drivers Shun Usafi Park, Continue Operating on Streets 4 2

KCCA had directed all taxis plying the Entebbe route to relocate from the Old taxi park to Usafi park, a directive which affected several stages, among them Kajjansi, Zana, Namasuba, Kasenyi, Ndeeba- Sembuule, Kibuye Queens-Way and Ndejje. Also in the same park were taxis to Makindye, Salaama-Munyonyo and Nsambya routes.
07:38
07:38

Six Traders Held for Selling Adulterated Fish 4 2

Kigezi Region Police spokesperson Elly Maate says that when police made an impromptu raid on the market, they found the six suspects selling adulated fish. Maate says that selling such fish to people is thuggery and could even be dangerous to human lives.

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