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08:11
08:11

Criminals Turn Bushy Kyanja Piece of Land Safe Heaven 3 2 Top story

Ronald Mulindwa, the Walufumbe Zone Defense secretary, says that they receive several cases of robbery and rape of women by criminals hiding in the same bushy piece of land each week. According to Mulindwa, during their search for the minor, they recovered a mattress, machetes, knives, clothes and sand bags from the same area.
13:55
13:55

Court Martial Jails 19 Karimojong Rustlers 1

“This honorable court is mandated to protect people and their properties by punishing such armed criminals who have turned guns as their business to kill and rob peoples’ property. Let the Law punish them harshly to act as a deterrent and example to others carrying out such heinous acts,” Lt Hirya prayed.
11:57
11:57

President's Office Orders Abim RDC to Vacate Medical Superintendent's House

Haji Yunus Kakande, the Under Secretary Office of the President, says that he has already instructed the RDC to vacate the house in question. “I have told her to leave that house immediately if indeed she evicted the medical superintendent,” he said.

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11:22
11:22

Pictorial: Pedestrians, Motorists Compete for Space on Non-Motorised Transport Corridor Top story

The Non-Motorized Transport Corridor-NMT, which is the first of its kind in Kampala and funded by the government is meant to reduce congestion by giving leeway to pedestrians and cyclists.

Business and finance

17:56
17:56

Red Tape Frustrating “Emyoga" Applicants in Masaka Emyoga projects 3

According to Ssenkungu, channelling the funds through the Uganda Microfinance Support Center has subjected the beneficiaries to a long list of requirements that include obtaining Operational Certificates from the Ministry of Trade and Cooperatives, a process many people are unfamiliar with.
17:45
17:45

KCCA Misses Third Deadline to Deliver on Old Taxi Park 5 3 Top story

In October 2020, the KCCA Executive Director, Dorothy Kisaka visited the park and set a deadline of four weeks within, which to complete the works. Still, it didn’t happen. In December 2020, KCCA told URN that it would give the people of Kampala a Christmas gift with the reopening of the park.
16:01
16:01

Grain Council Tasks Gov’t to Streamline Maize Trade 1 5

Chris Kaijuka, the Chairperson of Grain Council of Uganda, says that 90 percent of Uganda’s maize going to Kenya is exported informally, something he describes as unfortunate.
15:26
15:26

Dysfunctional Hatcheries Hamper Fish Farming in Northern Uganda 5

Oyet, who has seven ponds, says because of the expense and scarcity of fingerlings, fish farmers like him have resorted to buying catfish caught by fishermen from swamps and other small water bodies to put in their ponds.

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