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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.
10:51
10:51

Two SPLA Soldiers Killed in Clashes With UPDF

The soldiers had reportedly encroached into Ugandan territory and erected a roadblock one and a half kilometres from Ngomoromo border post in Lokung sub-county.
07:13
07:13

UPDF, S.Sudan Gunmen Exchange Gunfire over Boundary in Lamwo Lokung Subcounty

Security personnel at Ngomoromo border checkpoint who sought anonymity for fear of reprisal said that the armed men invaded the Ugandan territory on Monday night and erected a roadblock at Lakolori, a kilometre from the previous checkpoint in Otwilo all territories on the Ugandan side.

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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

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 1 2

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.
16:07
16:07

Gulu Main Market Struggles to Settle UGX 22m Power Bill accumulated debt 2 1

Francis Mego-Lonyo, the Market Master says the bill accumulated during the covid-19 lockdown when part of the market was closed.
14:39
14:39

Mukono Market Vendors Protest Over Prolonged Blackout Mukono Police 3

The vendors staged demos at 3 points in the market, burning tyres in the middle of the road and blocking vehicles that tend to opt for the route as a way of beating the traffic on the Kampala- Jinja highway.

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