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16:03
16:03

Tumukunde Promises Low Housing Units in Acholi fire outbreaks 1 3

The Renewed Uganda’s flag bearer says his government will devise plans to build low-cost modern housing units with iron sheets that will be more durable for all families in post-war rural Acholi communities as affirmative action to redevelop the region.
08:27
08:27

Homosexuality Suspect Now Held on Murder Charge 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspect was immediately arrested following the death of Okwera who was a witness against Oweka when he was remanded to Gulu Prison for six months last year accused of having sexual intercourse with another man and while on remand he vowed several times to kill Okwera for testifying against him.
19:25
19:25

Energy, Finance Officials Disagree on Compensation of Pipeline Affected Persons 3

Construction of the East African Crude Oil Export Pipeline project is due to start next year, but people along the planned route were evicted almost two years ago, with promises of compensation.
17:53
17:53

Busega- Mpigi Expressway Casual Labourers Strike over Wage Deduction Protests 4 1

Kenneth Kabazzi says that his wage was deducted from 15,000 to 9,000 Shillings contrary to what he signed in the contract.

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16:51
16:51

Pictorial: Strong Winds Leave 300 People Homeless in Nakasongola

More than 60 houses have been destroyed by strong winds at Munami village in Nakasongola district leaving over 300 people homeless.

Business and finance

16:32
16:32

Banks Make UGX 874Bn Profits During Lockdown Bank of Uganda 1

According to the Central Bank Quarterly Financial Stability Review report, the Banking Sector remained adequately capitalized to absorb emerging shocks and that the capital increase was largely boosted by an improvement in aggregate profitability.
15:39
15:39

Museveni Commissions Mbale - Lwakakaka Road 1

Speaking to the leaders this afternoon shortly before the commissioning at Manafwa district headquarters, Museveni asked the roads users to desist from smuggling, saying that when goods are smuggled government does not get taxes to construct roads like the one he commissioned today.
14:27
14:27

Mbale City Closes Over 200 Business Premises 3 1

According to Kutosi, the operations will cover the entire city until they recover over Shillings 3 billion that they expected to collect from the ground rent.
12:55
12:55

Peasants Quit Emyooga After Failing to Raise Basic Fee 3

Sam Wakoko the chairperson of the group says he has failed to mobilize members to pay 10,000 each as some of them are telling him they do not have anything to feed their families, forcing them to quit. He says this problem affects other groups as well.

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