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13:37
13:37

CSOs Decry School Dropout Among Batwa Community 5 1

Sicola Tumwebaze, a strategy officer at Action for Batwa Empowerment Group (ABEG) says that out of the 220 Batwa household visited, 140 never attained formal education despite the introduction of Universal Primary and Secondary Education.
10:23
10:23

Suspected Karimojong Warriors Kill One in Moroto Municipality

Benson Lokiru one of the eyewitness, says that the armed warriors numbering five were planning to raid animals in one of the homes in the Municipality.
09:45
09:45

17-Year-Old Boy Commits Suicide in Bukedea Bukedea District 1 1

The deceased has been looking after his young brothers and sisters after they were abandoned by their parents.
12:20
12:20

Kitgum, Lamwo Districts Stuck with UGX 1.8 Billion For Staff Recruitment wage bill 3

Kitgum District in particular received a wage bill of 1 Billion Shillings for the recruitment of staffs at both the District Local Government and the Municipal Council. Lamwo district was on the other hand allocated additional funding of about 800 million shillings for recruitment of staffs to fill in 52 positions.

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07:51
07:51

Pictorial: Christians Congregate to Celebrate Easter Easter sunday 2021 Top story

Key among the celebrants at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe included the Nnabagereka of Buganda, Sylvia Nagginda, the Speaker of the Buganda Lukiiko, Patrick Luwagga Mugumbule and Rubaga Division Mayor, Joyce Nabbosa Ssebuggwawo.

Business and finance

11:49
11:49

Fishermen Warned Against Use of Pancakes to Catch Fish 4 1

FPU commander Lt. Col. Dick Kirya Kaija says the oils affect the digestive system of the fish and are not recommended to be fed on aquatic life.
11:25
11:25

Visitor Numbers Remain Low At UWEC 3 5

David Musingo, UWEC's Manager of Education and Information Department, says the visitor numbers are still low, compared to the daily average of 500 visitors on weekdays and 2,000 on weekends before the outbreak of covid-19.
10:39
10:39

Vendors in Gulu Struggle With Hibiscus Sales 1 4

Jackie Adure, a businesswoman at Gulu Main Market, says she gets her hibiscus from Kampala at 10,000 Shillings a kilogram and sells at 15,000 Shillings. However, Adure says that the sales always are very low, because few clients know it and how to consume it. She says when she buys 50 kilograms of hibiscus, it can take up to four months before it is all sold.
10:00
10:00

IG Queries UGX 206 Million Valley Dams Project in Agago 1 6

James Peny-Wii, the Director of Project Risk, Monitoring and Control at IG, says that reports indicated the beneficiaries lost a great share of the project fund to the contractor in procuring equipment.

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