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05:09
05:09

Six People Arrested for Assaulting Police Officers in Gulu Kiceke village 1

The officers; Corporal Andrew Mulyamboga, the Officer-in-charge of Paicho Police Station and his associate Detective Corporal Menya had responded to a reported robbery of a motor vehicle belonging to Moses Kato, a lawyer and resident of East Division in Gulu City.
22:42
22:42

Over 40 Houses Torched, Dozens Injured in Ethnic Refugee Clashes 2 3 Top story

The fight erupted around 7pm on Monday night after a Nuer teenager from Itula Sub County was accused of stealing maize from a garden belonging to a member of the Kuku ethnic group in Dama village.
21:51
21:51

Police Recover Body of Kitgum Nurse From River 1

Dr Pamela Atim Okot, the Medical Director at St Joseph’s Hospital Kitgum, says the deceased volunteered at the facility for a year and was hired early this year.
15:55
15:55

Three Starve to Death in Amuru HIV Patients 2 1

Opiru notes that the trio was surviving on businesses, which were suspended as part of the measures to contain the spread of the Covid-19 contagion.

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16:29
16:29

Pictorial: Traders Protesting Continued Closure of Arcades Top story

Several traders opened their shops in arcades and plazas by 7am, which prompted police use force including firing bullets and teargas to compel them to close in line with the presidential directives.

Business and finance

10:24
10:24

Traders Counting Losses as Kenya Blocks Entry of Uganda Cane Trucks 4 1 Top story

Over 100 Ugandan trucks carrying about 300,000 tons of sugarcane are stuck at the Busia One Stop Border point. Many of the traders were delivering the cane to companies such as Busia Sugar Allied factory and Olepito Sugar Factory in Kenya’s Busia County.
08:02
08:02

Gov't Moves to Lift Fishing Ban on Lake Kyoga and Kwania 2 1

In April 2019, the government suspended fishing on the lakes on request by the district leaders under Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organisation (LAKIMO) following concerns of depletion of fish species due to poor fishing methods.
17:29
17:29

Government to Reopen 48 Arcades in Kampala 4 1

The Minister in Charge of Kampala Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi said that 48 of the arcades in Kampala had met the set guidelines for Standard Operating Procedures. They include, among others, Mukwano Arcade, Modern complex, Grand Corner Plaza, Arua Park Plaza, Arua Park Annex, Magoba Shopping Mall, Mega Plaza and Sekaziga House.
16:24
16:24

UEGCL to Take Over Namanve Thermal Plant as Jacobsen Concession Expires 1 1 Top story

Uganda government purchased power from Jacobsen at 48.1 billion Shillings in 2019. This figure is expected to drop to 42 billion Shillings in 2020, according to ERA which adds that the decrease in power purchase cost is on the account of reduced generation of thermal capacity due to the new renewable commissioned.

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