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17:29
17:29

Phone Chat with Porter's Wife Lands Omoro District Chairman in Trouble Puranga Chiefdom 2 3

This follows a secret love conversation on phone between Okao and a lower level civil servant, Patricia Atim, the Lujorongole Parish Chief in Lakwana Sub-County, Omoro District. Atim is married to Godfrey Okello Novey, a porter attached to Awor Health Centre II, also in Lakwana.
13:35
13:35

Amuru RDC Accused of Buying 150 Acres of Contested Land Opara Sub-County 4 4

A copy of the sales agreement dated 11 October that URN received indicates that the RDC's wife Pauline Adokorach deposited 8.4 of 15 million as part payment out of the 30 million shillings for the land. The land was sold by Otema Joseph Livingstone, and witnessed by 15 people.
16:06
16:06

Admission of DRC into EAC: Facts and Expectations

With a population of 92 million, a nominal GDP of 46 billion dollars and a border with the Atlantic Ocean, the DRC has recently become Uganda’s number one export destination, worth almost 500 million dollars, which is double the value of goods the country current exports to either Kenya or South Sudan, her erstwhile largest markets.

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16:51
16:51

Presidents Museveni, Suluhu to Address Oil and Gas Symposium in Dar

The symposium, the first of its kind, is a platform for the private sector to network, understand industry opportunities and challenges, showcase their capacities through experience sharing, and interact with public sector actors on legal and polish matters that govern the industry in the two countries.

Business and finance

13:35
13:35

Banks 'Not Aware' of UGX 200Billion Small Enterprises Rescue Fund 4

At the BOU, an official from the communications department said they were going to find out where the process has stuck, and by the time of filing the story, they were yet to give an explanation. But Kakungulu says they are hopeful that this fund will work better than the previous ones since it follows the model of the Agriculture Credit Facility so far considered the best managed.
12:47
12:47

Poultry Farmers Accuse Government of Indifference over Kenya Poultry Imports Ban 1

Poultry magnate Aga Sekalala says they hear there is a new Trade minister who replaced Amelia Kyambadde but they don't know what he does, nor what he thinks about the current Kenya - Uganda trade issues.
09:50
09:50

1,000 Families Left Homeless as Hailstorm Devastates Kwania District 3 1

Heavy rain characterized by strong winds hit hard four villages in Inomo sub-county last week leaving several families stranded. The most affected villages are Alikingel, Adingdong,Too-pe-yero and Jinja trading center.
17:56
17:56

Museveni: Petroleum Important for 40 More Years Despite War by Conservationists 5 1

Museveni gave the example of synthetic vehicle tyres, car seats and other furnishing, clothing and bitumen for road construction among others, adding that it is how oil is applied which is the issue, but not production of the resource. The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Bill is due for conclusion in parliament on Tuesday and this will pave the way for the several activities including starting construction, according to the Energy and Mineral Development Ministry.

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