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19:57
19:57

Floods Destroy Property in Ntoroko 4 1

Hannifah Kabahweza, one of the affected, says that the floods killed 20 of her ducks and also destroyed their home that is now about to collapse
19:34
19:34

Government Sides With Finasi In Lubowa Hospital Saga Finasi/ROKO 2 1

Government has said it is not worried about the scuffles between the Special Purpose Vehicle Finasi/ROKO as long as the construction of the International Specialized hospital of Uganda is ongoing.
19:12
19:12

Increased Power Tariffs Irk Kasese Residents 1

According to the notice, domestic consumers are now paying UGX 739 from 611.5 that was being charged per unit consumed. Commercial consumers who have been paying 556.3 shillings per unit are now paying 674.4 shillings for each unit consumed while medium industrial consumers that have been paying 553 shillings per unit will now be paying 668.9 for each unit of power consumed.
18:57
18:57

Court Dismisses 14 Criminal Cases in Kasese over Lack of Witnesses 3

The cases were dismissed by Fort Portal High Court judge Wilson Masalu Musene during a two-week high court criminal session.
18:39
18:39

High Court Dismisses Stella Nyanzi Review Application Jane Frances aboddo 1 1

Delivering her ruling on Wednesday, High Court Criminal Division Judge Jane Frances Abodo dismissed the application on grounds that she did not find the nine grounds of the review application justifiable.
17:54
17:54

UGX 8bn Kitintale Market Commissioned KCCA 5 2

The first phase is expected to last 12 months at a cost of 3.74 billion shillings.
17:36
17:36

Kitgum Crop Laboratory Lies Idle 1 3

Joseph Ochieng, a farmer in Lakwor parish in Lagoro Sub County, says the facility has been dormant since it was established and calls on government to ensure that it doesn’t go to waste since it isn’t helping farmers.
17:05
17:05

FUBA Suspends Three Players Over Scuffle Basketball 1

Minutes after Powers' forward Geoffrey Soro and Warriors Saidi Amisi were ejected from the YMCA Arena over the fight, Power's center Philip Ameny is seen in a video footage elbowing Warriors Imran Samad before picking up the rebound.
16:30
16:30

Coffee Bill Offends Socio Economic Rights-Lawyers 3 1 Top story

Jude Byamukama, a lawyer with JByamukama and Co advocates observes that the National Coffee bill is trying to establish a government monopoly over the coffee production chain other than regulate the industry.
16:04
16:04

Music Prodigies Pay Tribute to Amakondere Star Mbabi Katana Makerere University 2 1

In the music circles, historicals are paying glowing tribute to him, for setting a pace that is hardly matched in pre and post-independence Uganda. They state that by heart, Katana knew all the problems facing music education in Africa and worked hard to provide solutions to them. He is also praised for his unique sense of instrument sounds and waves.
15:56
15:56

Uganda Increases Food Supply to WFP 2 1

World Food Programme Country director El Khidir Daloum says the agency intends to buy Grade One Maize grains for feeding the 1.3 Million refugees settled in Uganda. He says they hope to achieve the quota in the second season after erratic rains disorganized the first planting season in most parts of the country.
15:25
15:25

Coffee Farmer Registration Suspicious - Buganda Kingdom coffee bill 2 1

The Buganda Cultural and Development Foundation- BUCADEF , a social economic organization of the Buganda Kingdom has rejected coffee farmer registration, saying its motive is suspicious.
15:25
15:25

High Court Halts Verification of South Sudan Traders 1

In May, Parliament approved 900 billion shillings to pay traders who supplied war-torn South Sudan between 2008 and 2013.
14:41
14:41

Man in Rakai Jailed 20 Years for Defiling Step Daughter masaka high court

Moses Byaruhanga, a resident of Rakai district was convicted by Masaka High Court resident judge Justice Winfred Nabisinde after pleading guilty to the offence of aggravated defilement.
14:23
14:23

Russia Donates 53 Food Delivery Trucks to WFP in Uganda 5 2

The WFP, Country Program Director, El-Khidir Daloum, says the donation is a major boost for navigating the difficult landscapes and road terrains in the Great Lakes region.
12:41
12:41

Makerere Drops to 16th Position in Africa University Rankings Gulu University 1

The scientific exercise is performed by the Cyber Metrics Lab (Spanish National Research Council, CSIC) with the intention of producing updated and useful information about the performance of Universities from all over the world based on their web presence and impact.
12:19
12:19

Cracks Emerge on Fort-Portal-Bundibugyo Road Bundibugyo District 1 Top story

The cracks developed at Bubukwanga, just about six kilometers from Bundibugyo town. The construction of Fort-Portal Bundibugyo road was completed in 2013 with funding from the African Development Bank to the tune of Shillings 147 billion.
11:42
11:42

Kwania Health Workers Probed Over Extortion, Drug Theft Uganda Police Force

Edith Basalirwa, the Kwania District Police Commander, says they have started recording statements from patients with complaints. He says the investigations will also extend to other government health facilities in the district. Albina Awor, the Kwania District Chief Administrative Officer says the matter must be thoroughly investigated. She notes that it is illegal and frustrating for patients wot be charged and drugs stolen from public medical facilities.
10:38
10:38

Lira Municipal Councillors Get Ex Gratia MInistry of Finance 1

Samuel Ahabwe, the Municipal Town Clerk says that funds were secured from another source which he did not reveal. According to Ahabwe, each councilor received a total of shillings 525,000 for the five quarters that were not paid.
07:40
07:40

MPs Irked By Huge FUFA Budget 2019 Afcon 7

In his statement, Bakkabulindi indicated that the government advanced FUFA Shillings 9.4 billion to facilitate the national football team, the Uganda Cranes in the recent Africa Cup Nations-Afcon campaign.
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