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21:18
21:18

What Next for Uganda‘s Agricultural Surplus? 4

Finance Minister, Matia Kasaijja, says the country is facing a problem of market for local goods, which has resulted in surplus yet farmers are ignoring calls for change. Some of the rejected products include milk, eggs, sugar and maize among others.
20:43
20:43

Abductors Pluck Out Fingernails of Bwaise Man Ronald Ssegawa 1 1

Unidentified people kidnapped Ssegawa near Avis Company along Tula Road a fortnight ago. According to his family, they searched for Ssegawa in various places in vain until his abductors dumped him near city mortuary on Saturday.
20:07
20:07

Express Hold Vipers at Wankulukuku vipers sc 1

Express’s lead didn’t last long as it was cancelled by Vipers youngster, Karim Watambala just two minutes after with a long-range free-kick that gave little chance to Express custodian, Mathias Muwanga making it a one-all draw.
19:20
19:20

KCCA Seeks UGX 12 Billion for Garbage Trucks 5 1

According to the Director of Public Health at KCCA Daniel Okello, they plan to purchase two trucks for each of the five divisions of Kampala.
17:44
17:44

Parliament's Probe on Electoral Violence Suffers Setback Over Funding funds 1 1 Top story

The Human Rights Committee Chairperson Janepher Egunyu Nantume told URN that they are facing some administrative challenges, which have hindered the start of the work. According to a source within the committee, Parliament didn’t budget for standing committees in the third quarter and they are only waiting for the next course of action.
17:32
17:32

Couple Killed in Kapelebyong District 1 1

According to residents, the couple had taken a bull to sell at Adipala Cattle Market on Monday. After the market, they retired to Ayeket Trading Center where they stayed up tonight before returning home.
17:28
17:28

Riders of Kenyan Registered Boda boda Desert Busia Town Over URA Operation 4

The owners of the impounded Kenyan registered motorcycles are being subjected to a fine of between Shillings 300,000 and Shillings 600,000. This has prompted many of the motorcycle owners to hide them for fearing of being impounded by URA and paying the hefty fines.
17:13
17:13

NGO Bureau Asks DGF Partners to Remain Silent NGOs 3 1

According to Ezaga, NGOs and CSOs should leave the Government to complete its ongoing investigations into the operation of the facility. He says that it is unfortunate that the affected organizations act as if they are independent of the nations.
16:36
16:36

Teachers Demand Audience With Education Ministry over Fate of Nursery Schools 3

According to Kirabira, apart from affecting the investors in the pre-primary section, the decision is greatly impacting on the curriculum of nursery that was approved by the ministry of education under the Early Childhood Development program.
16:34
16:34

Police Constable Found Hanging in Banda 3 1

According to Katulamu, based on the size and shape of the tree, it is impossible for someone to commit suicide on it. “Suicide cannot take place on such a small sized tree, the legs touching the ground. With suicide someone dies while fighting to remove a rope, but for this case the arms are straight on the body,” said Robert Katulamu
15:31
15:31

Cheptegei withdraws from National Cross-Country Championship to Concentrate on Monaco run 2021 Joshua Cheptegei 1 2

Cheptegei wants to break the 5km World Record he set at the Monaco Hercules Run last year.
15:08
15:08

Mbunga Sub County Residents Raise Concern About Lack of Secondary School, Health Centre 4 2

The Sub County with a population of 10,908 people has only a single health Centre II located in Mbuga parish. The sub-county also has only two government primary schools and lacking a single secondary school.
14:48
14:48

Construction of Computer Lab, Classroom Block Excites Bududa Parents, Pupils 2

Rogers Tsesili, the Director BUDEI, says the construction shall be completed by May this year to enable the delivery of computers and books. Emma Namondo another disabled pupil said he eager to study computer given the fact that he has never touched one. He said he also wants to study computer up to the highest level of learning.
14:24
14:24

10-Year-Old Boy Drowns in Dam 2

Salim Zimula Sserunkuuma, the Kakabala Parish Councilor, says the deceased’s friends and rushed and reported the incident.
14:08
14:08

Presiding Officer on The Run for Ballot Stuffing, Three Others in Custody 1

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region police spokesperson identifies two of those in custody as Marry Nandudu and Ashimu Mwanika. He says the suspects were found with 650 pre-ticked ballot papers.
12:13
12:13

UUSFA Cries Out Over Unfair Sports Funding Robert Jagwe 3 1

According to UUSFA, the country lacks a sports funding policy, which leaves many sports Federations in the dilemma of facilitating their activities while others are fully funded. “Sports in Uganda is so under developed and this is because of the absence of a sports funding policy. it is very unfortunate that Ugandan sports funds are spent without the necessary enabling law/policy which would have guided us all on how and where to spend our sports funds allocated by parliament,” read a statement presented by Robert Jaggwe, the UUSFA Secretary General.
11:42
11:42

Handwashing Craze Wanes in Kampala Despite COVID-19 Surge Twaweza 3 1

At the height of the lockdown which started in March last year, hand washing stations had been set up at the entrances of shopping malls, supermarkets, arcades, markets, and taxi parks. Among other public spaces. Here, guards would remind every person to wash their hands, before entering the buildings. It had become a practice for some and a habit for many as campaigns intensified.
10:32
10:32

Jie Rustler Killed in Another Clash With UPDF 1 Top story

Brig. Joseph Balukudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division Commander told URN on Tuesday morning that the Jie cattle rustlers from Kotido crossed to raid animals in Kaabong district and met the army in the jungle. He says that after raiding the cattle, the rustlers drove them towards the border of Kenya and Uganda and kept for about two days forging ways of sneaking them to their kraals in Nakapelimoru Sub County in Kotido district while being pursued by the military.
10:14
10:14

Lemon, Ginger Prices Drop in Kampala Covid19 3 1

Gerald Kayemba, a vendor outside Kalerwe main market, says the demand for lemon and ginger is lower compared to November 2020. He says although most of his clients believe lemons and ginger offer high protection against coronavirus, they have now gotten used to leaving without consuming extracts from them.
08:00
08:00

Kasese Leaders Demand for Inter-Ministerial Committee to Handle Disasters 4 1

The Chief Administrative Hamis Asuman Masereka says such a committee will aid concerns from the flood-affected persons to reach the government more effectively but also pick quick response.
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