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20:47
20:47

Parliament Discussed Loans Worth UGX 2.5 Trillion in June irrigation 2

The 10 loan requests were introduced by the Ministry of Finance to Parliament in the month of June alone. They came just a month after Parliament approved another 2.9 trillion Shillings to mitigate the effects of COVID-19.
20:00
20:00

Fort Portal Roads Project Stalls Due to Lack of Funds Richard Rwabuhinga 1 1

Robert Mutunzi, who owns a consultancy firm along Ruhandiika Street, said that dust has spoilt most of his equipment especially the computers.
17:23
17:23

Iganga Chief Magistrate's Vehicle Knocks Dead Elderly Woman

The Sipi Region Police Spokesperson, Fredmark Chesang, says Yapkorya was knocked dead by the speeding pickup registration number UG 0809J on Sunday evening while crossing the road.
16:42
16:42

Teargas Rocks Busia Town as Taxi Drivers Protest Again 5 1

This is the second time the taxi drivers in Busia are staging a protest against the lockdown. Last month, the drivers stormed the RDC’s office demanding for an explanation as to why they have continued to be barred from work yet they have families to feed.
15:42
15:42

House Prices Fell in Kampala, Wakiso between April and June – UBOS 1 1

Ibrahim Mugera, a real estate dealer, said it is a buyers’ market currently and anyone with little money can get themselves a property at a bargain. He said people currently don’t have money and those who have are not spending it, yet expatriates who usually rent the properties went back home, making the industry unattractive.
15:32
15:32

Paidha Black Angles FC Target Return to Uganda Premier League FUFA Big League 1 2

Bhakit Yahya, the club`s Chief executive officer says, they are using absence of active football to develop strategies of raising finances to attain their target of qualifying to Uganda premier league and retaining their position in the country`s top tier league. Yahya says they have embarked on writing a series of proposals seeking potential club sponsors and endorsements as an avenue of boosting the financial base of the club.
15:17
15:17

COVID-19: Isingiro District Surveillance Trucks Breakdown MOH 4 1

All vehicles from Production and Veterinary allotted to health department and the one they received from Health Ministry that were meant to help in surveillance bogged down.
13:45
13:45

Salon Operators Storm RDC's Office, Demand Capital for Alternative Businesses 6 2

The operators who stormed the RDC’s office in Monday morning also protested against the delayed distribution of relief food despite being identified as vulnerable groups by the president.
12:59
12:59

Yumbe RDC Interdicted Over Corruption, Disclosure of Information 2

“In accordance with section F-5 paragraph 8 of the Public Service standing orders 2010, I’m interdicting and forwarding you to the Rewards and Sanctions Committee of Office of the President. You are barred from exercising duties and functions of RDC Yumbe with immediate effect,” reads the letter in part.
12:45
12:45

Residents Upbeat about Installation of CCTV Cameras in Moroto security cameras 3 1

Security Cameras have so far been installed in nine spots across Moroto district in line with a government initiative to curtail organized crime in major towns, cities and municipalities. This was initiated at the height of an unprecedented wave of murders and kidnappings targeting high profile persons.
12:28
12:28

Mukuju Health Center IV Theater Non-Functional Since 2004 3

The Health Center in Charge, Dr. Jagire Oyango, says the major equipment in the theater has broken down because of going for a long time without being used due the absence of critical staff.
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11:31

Suspected SPLA-IO Torture Four Civilians in Koboko

Animu Isaac and Moro were arrested by the soldiers SPLA/IO when they crossed to work in the field inside South Sudan.
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10:52

Kyambogo University to Demolish Dilapidated Structures 1

Kyambogo University Engineer, Patrick Kalule, agrees that the depleted structures give the university a bad image as compared to other public universities, which has since improved their infrastructure. He blames their delayed improvement on the buildings on limited funding.
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06:22

Kamwenge District Receives UGX 100m to Fix Kahunge-Rukunyu Road 3 1

The poor state of the road has recently triggered protests from residents, especially farmers and bodaboda riders. The resident said that the road is filled with potholes and galleys and becomes so slippery, especially during the rainy season.
06:08
06:08

Drastic Fall in Matooke Prices Frustrates Farmers in Ankole 1 5

But many of the farmers are now struggling as the cost of a bunch of Matooke hit the lowest mark going for as low as 2,000 Shillings from 15,000 to 25,000 before the lockdown. The farmers say that although the price drops are expected during the peak harvest season running from June to August, the drop this year is unprecedented.
05:16
05:16

Reformed Street Children Changing Lives in Karamoja vulnerable children 2

Up to 29 girls, now in upper primary and secondary school, have managed to sponsor the education of 43 other disadvantaged children at Kasmeri Primary School and contributed to the construction of three semi-permanent houses to shelter three elderly persons caring for orphans.
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04:55

Traders Seek More Funding to Recover from COVID-19 Lockdown Effects

Issa Ssekitto, the spokesperson of Kampala City Traders Association-KACITA, an umbrella for the business community in the capital, says that businesses need a stimulus to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown which started with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March. He says that although the government has partially lifted the lockdown, many businesses are yet to recover.
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