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15:53
15:53

Most Wanted Cattle Rustler Arrested

The Karamoja Police Spokesperson Michael Longole said the suspect, who is currently in the army's custody for further interrogation, has been described by cattle rustlers who handed over their guns as a king of rustlers.
10:06
10:06

Lira Vaccinates 102% of Targeted Children Against Polio MInistry of Health 3 1

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the District Health Officer who attributed the good performance to strong mobilization explained that all sub counties met their vaccination target.
12:39
12:39

Three Unvaccinated Teachers Banned from Accessing Schools in Lira 4

The Ministry of Health last year listed teachers among high priority categories of people to be vaccinated and this was also set as a condition for the reopening of schools, which remained closed for more than 22 months as the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic.
16:49
16:49

Kawanda School Turns into Labour Recruitment Training Centre 2 1

Julius Beyongyera, the school proprietor said that the school could not continue operating because they were not making profits after the number of students reduced before the lockdown.

Business and finance

15:13
15:13

Nabbanja Suspends Malaba Weigh Bridge Operation over Truck Pile-up 1 1

Suspending the operations of the Weigh Bridge at Malaba, Prime Minister Nabbanja said that the operations will only resume when the pile-up has completely eased, adding that the government has instructed the ministers of works, internal affairs and trade to pitch camp at Malaba until the fuel situation normalizes.
13:07
13:07

Kasese Hawkers Plead for Mercy After Govt Ban 4 1

According to a circular to all Resident District Commissioners, City Commissioners, District Police Commanders and District Internal Security Officers, the minister said that they had received information about criminals masquerading as hawkers in villages, especially in Western Uganda. He advised that such trading should be restricted to trading centres.
12:00
12:00

World Bank Conditions Delaying Kamdini-Lira Road, says Gov’t 1 3

Musa Ecwero, the State Minister of Works and Transport explained that the Government and World Bank have partnered to co-finance the rehabilitation and maintenance of the Lira-Kamdini road section under the North Eastern Road Asset Management Project – NERAMP.
11:33
11:33

Trade Committee MPs Inspect Pile-up of Trucks at Busia Border 5 4

Francis Mwijukye, the M.P Buhwenju County says that they were surprised that the country is getting enough fuel but there's still a crisis. They want to investigate companies that supply fuel in the country to ascertain whether they hold fuel with the intention of hiking prices to make abnormal profit fromthe country.

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