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19:41
19:41

Strong Winds Destroy Houses in Kisoro 1

The incident occurred on Tuesday following heavy rains. Ronald Tumwesigye, a resident of Shozi village in Nyakabande Sub County says that he was digging in his garden when he witnessed heavy winds destroying houses in the area.
19:41
19:41

COSASE Grills URA Officials Over Missing Fuel 1

In his report, the Auditor General noted that despite the fact that URA seized up to 110,000 liters of petrol from a company belonging to John Imaniraguha more than 9000 liters went missing.
19:14
19:14

We Shall Not Apologize to Besigye-Mao 1 1

Addressing a press conference at Floral Gardens in Wakiso district on Tuesday, Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party President, said that the DP bloc has nothing to apologize. He says that they are concentrating on a plan to share their vision of new Uganda and open Ugandans to the reality they live in.
18:22
18:22

NWSC System in Jinja Under Threat walukuba 5 1

The NWSC Jinja Service Center Manager, Charles Okuonzi told the Commission that NWSC has 84 kilometers of sewer lines in Jinja, which are under threat from private developers.
17:47
17:47

New UDC Executive Director Takes Office 2 1

Dr. Birungi is an economist. He is a former economist lecturer at Makerere University and United Nation Development Programme chief economist. Dr. Birungi’s immediate former portfolio was at National Planning Authority as director for development planning.
17:37
17:37

Parliament Probes Uganda’s Role in S. Sudan’s Dura Grain Fraud South Sudan 1 1 Top story

The South Sudan government reportedly paid up to USD 1 million (3.7 billion Shillings) to hundreds of domestic contractors to supply food to state governments ahead of a projected famine in 2008. However, the food was never delivered.
17:25
17:25

Land Speculators Dominate Jinja District Land Board- Deputy Town Clerk 3

Waidhumba says the Land Board sold the land without consulting the municipality, which is the planning authority.
16:54
16:54

Pictorial: Through the Lens after a Downpour in Kampala street Top story

The rain started a few minutes after 6:00 am and took the better part of Tuesday morning. Road users, business, school children, among others, were affected in a downpour that preceded almost two hours of inactivity.
16:43
16:43

Paidha Black Angles Fires Deputy CEO 1

In an April 6th, 2019 letter, the Club Chairperson, Rasul Oryem claims that Akena has been receiving money on behalf of the club on numerous occasions without accounting for it.
16:30
16:30

Scientists Investigate Elephantiasis in Kamwenge 4 3

One of the issues under probe is the possibility that it is spread by Mosquitoes. Previous studies had linked the spread of disease in Kamwenge to walking on barefoot.
15:47
15:47

Health Minister Disowns Israeli Firm’s Cannabis Farm Plans minister of health

The deal involves a Tel Aviv Stock Exchange-listed firm Together Pharma Limited, which produces and exports medical cannabis around the world. The firm is working with a Ugandan company; Industrial Hemp Uganda Limited, which is linked to former Bunyaruguru County MP Benjamin Cadet.
15:05
15:05

Kilembe Mines Redevelopment Plan Excites Kasese Leaders Cabinet of Uganda 5

Last week, cabinet approved the redevelopment plan of the mines which, among other things, calls for the expeditious sourcing of potential investors in the copper mines.
14:31
14:31

Ugandan Traders Face Tough Sanctions for Exporting Substandard Products 4 1

Agriculture minister Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja says Uganda’s exports are increasingly being blocked from entering the export market due to failure to meet standards. Ssempijja said the rejection of Uganda’s export products has been caused by the presence of harmful organisms and excess pesticide residues. The most affected commodities include peppers (capsicum), Annona (Kitafeli) and roses.
14:14
14:14

Nyendo Roadside Vendors Protest Eviction 2

Annet Namukasa a food vendor says that a big number of women in food vending business are widows who have to take care of their children. She says that that operating their stalls at the roadside is their only source of livelihood.
13:35
13:35

Dokolo LCV Chairperson's Car Impounded over UGX 400m Debt dokolo district

The vehicle registration number LG 0018-028, Toyota Pajero Sport sky blue in Colour was impounded on Tuesday morning from Pauline Hotel Annex in Lira town by the court Bailiffs and police. It was towed to Lira Central Police Station.
11:47
11:47

Lwengo Students Protest over Water Shortage 2

The angry students pitched camp at the school head teachers’ office which prompted him to flee the school.
11:14
11:14

Scientists Move Towards Biological Weapon Against Fall Armyworm 1

The scientists in a study published in the Journal of Insects have discovered that eggs of another moth originating from the America can be an environmentally friendly option to synthetic insecticides being used in the management of the pest.
10:29
10:29

Mother Arrested for Strangling Child Over Lover 2

20-year-old Cecilia Achieng, a resident of from Moru- Ongor Village in Losilang Parish, Kotido Municipality is locked up at Kotido police station.
07:35
07:35

Lira Police Hold Their Own Lira District

The suspect is Haggard Okidi, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations Department at Majan out post in Amach Sub County.
00:38
00:38

Bukomansimbi Man Arrested For Murder Infidelity claims 2

Preliminary police investigations indicate that Sserugo moved out of the bar first following the assault, way laying Katongole on his way back home strangling him to death.
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