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18:38
18:38

World Bank Maintains Funding Freeze on Tororo – Kamdini Road The World Bank 1 2

According to Works Minister Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, the World Bank is still not satisfied with the social safeguards in place, following controversies surrounding the compensation of households affected by the quarry used by the approved contractor Mota-Engil in Katine, Soroti District. The project has been halted since 2018.
18:08
18:08

Six Arrested Over Rukungiri Woman's Murder 1

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson indentified the deceased as Generous Komugisha, a resident Bwanda parish, Buhunga sub-county in Rukungiri district. She was apparently strangled. Maate also indentified the arrested as David Bamporwari , Annette Tushabe , Jane Twijukye, peace Turyahabwe , Alex Muhumua and Ponsiano Kaharuza all residents of Bwanda parish, Buhunga sub- county Rukungiri district.
17:49
17:49

Kampala Minister Courts Boda-Boda Riders on Political Tolerance 1 1

"A Group of boda-boda men engaged themselves in violent encounters with other Boda-boda men all because of being supporters of different political parties; we also saw a group of people, wearing shirts of their party colors, were moving in different shops in down town Kampala warning people who will not be wearing a particular color not to open their shops,” says Amongi.
17:22
17:22

Angry Youth Launches Protest Against Police "Brutality" police brutality 2 1

The protest tagged ‘End police brutality in Uganda’ was started on Tuesday evening by a 25 year –old man identified as Render Namanya, a resident of Kampala. It is an online protest on twitter.
16:24
16:24

Kabarole Receives 20,000 Face Masks for Learners Steven Asiimwe 1

Fort Portal Tourism City will get 9,000 that are to be distributed to 45 public and private schools, 30 of which are primary and 15 secondary.
16:16
16:16

Presidential Elections Set for January 14, 2021 1 6

The date was declared just a day after the conclusion of nominations for presidential candidates, a race which attracted 11 candidates.
16:09
16:09

Busia Health Workers, VHTs Protest Over Delayed Payment of Allowances 4 Top story

On Wednesday afternoon, the affected VHTs and health workers stormed district headquarters with bed sheets, saying they will not leave unless they receive their allowances for the exercise that was concluded on Wednesday last week.
16:01
16:01

Bobi Wine Rejects Gov't Security Escorts 2021 elections 10 4

Kyagulanyi accuses some of the officers who were given to him by the EC and promised protect him, of instead helping his tormentors in arresting, beating and dehumanizing him.
15:27
15:27

NFA Impounds 450 Bags of Charcoal in Amuru 1 1

The bags were impounded from Ober Parish in Amuru Sub County along the Apaa-Pabbo road while being transported to Kampala aboard a vehicle registration number UAL 590N.
15:21
15:21

Karamoja NUP Supporters Demand IGP's Resignation Over Kyagulanyi Arrest Fred Enanga 4

NUP supporters in Karamoja called for the resignation of the IGP following Kyagulanyi's arrest moments after he was nominated to contest for the presidency, on Tuesday. He is one of the 11 candidates nominated by the Electoral Commission to faceoff with the incumbent Yoweri Museveni.
14:51
14:51

Isn't School without Play Making our Children Dull? 6 1

Elizabeth Kisakye, a child psychologist, notes that practically co-curricular activities cannot be separated from the teaching-learning process. “It might have been written that there are no co-curricular activities, but do you think that it is possible? it is not,” she says.
14:28
14:28

Residents Protest Poor State of Rukungiri- Kanungu Road 1

Monday Kamugisha, a road user says that the authorities have kept a deaf ear about the state of the road. He says heavy rains being experienced coupled with the heavy trucks that ply the route have left it messy and impassable.
14:27
14:27

Gov't to Release First Batch of Rwenzururu Royal Guards-Kingdom Premier King Mumbere 1 3 Top story

The newly appointed Rwenzururu Kingdom Prime Minister, Joseph Kule Muranga, says government has committed to releasing 147 royal guards resulting from various negotiations.
13:48
13:48

EU Delegates Visit Damaged Zoka Forest Reserve European Union 1 1

The Deputy Premier told URN that the EU delegates are in the district to assess the magnitude of damage at Zoka Forest Central Reserve which is among Uganda`s largest tropical rain forest measuring about 1,259 hectares, in the South of Adjumani district.
12:10
12:10

Cleaners Storm Mbale City Offices Over None Payment, Poor Working Conditions 2

Stephen Wetaka, another street cleaner, says they were last paid in February this year. He says whenever they inquire about their pay they are told to remain patient as the money is being processed but to date, nothing has happened.
11:22
11:22

Recycling Plant On The Spot for Water Pollution 8 3 Top story

According to Muwanga, following their complaints the company started diverting the smoke into water sources that are used by the community. She says the discharge of the smoke into water sources exposes the lives of hundreds of people to danger.
10:25
10:25

Acholi Leaders Decry Poor Funding to Roads Sector Uganda Road Fund 1 1

Douglas Okello Peter, the LCV Chairperson Omoro District says currently, the district receives only 613 Million Shillings every financial year to manage and maintain 1,187 km of district roads.
08:33
08:33

NRM Reconciliation Meeting in Kwania Hangs in Balance over Compensation Demands 2

Sam Omara Angai, the Kwania District NRM Chairman expresses fear that the reconciliation drive could hit a snag because some of the losers are demanding compensation.
07:58
07:58

Ministry of Works Starts Repairs on Damaged Bridges in Kasese 4 1

Andrew Zirimenya, the Senior Engineer from the Ministry of Works says the ministry has already done an evaluation on some of the bridges that need repairing and also identified places where new bridges will be constructed.
07:51
07:51

Fisheries Protection Unit Impounds Illegal Fishing Boats, Nets in Apac District 1 1

Peter Tibwaboas, the Commandant of the Fisheries Protection Unit in charge of Apac district, says although the majority of the fishermen are complying with the standard operating procedures, there is another group that has totally failed to comply.
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