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17:38
17:38

Long Dry Spell, Kenyan Market Push Tomato Prices Up market vendors 3

Rose Namusisi, a businesswoman in Kalerwe dealing in tomatoes, onions, carrots and green pepper, says that the demand for tomatoes in Kenya and South Sudan has forced prices in Uganda to shoot up. Currently, a box of tomatoes costs between Shillings 380 000 – 420 000.
17:12
17:12

Pioneer Leaders of Kasana-Luweero Diocese Mourn Dr. Kizito Lwanga 4 4 Top story

Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, the now fallen Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese was the pioneer Bishop of Kasana-Luweero Diocese that was established on November 30, 1996. He was elevated to Archbishop in 2006.
17:06
17:06

Lwanga: Prelate Who Spoke Truth to Power 4 1

Lwanga has always been distinct among his peers who always preferred to stay quiet on critical issues affecting the nation or when they speak, choose to speak vaguely. Be it condemning recent kidnaps, tortures, corruption or responding to his critics, Lwanga never threw away opportunity to speak when leading Eucharistic celebrations.
16:00
16:00

Dokolo East MP Wants Rival's Victory Overturned 1

"The mandatory vote recount would have led to a proper scrutiny of the votes in light of the difference of 11 Votes," reads the application.
15:17
15:17

Kasese Farmers Accuse RDCs of Fueling Kabukero Land Conflict 3 1

Godeon Bwambale a farmer in the area accuses the leaders for conniving with pastoralists to continue grazing their cattle from the land even when all such activities were banned.
15:10
15:10

Emirates Invitational 7s: Uganda Falls to France in Quarter Finals uganda rugby sevens 1

The Emirates Invitational 7s was intended to provide a valuable high-performance opportunity for the participating teams in their preparations for the Olympic rugby sevens competition, which will take place from July 26 to July 31, 2021 at Tokyo Stadium.
14:49
14:49

Man Abandons Deceased Wife's Body at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Gulu District 1 1

An official at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN on condition of anonymity that there are often between 3 to 4 unclaimed bodies at the facility each month. Dr. David Tibwamanya, the Principal Administrator Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that always hand such bodies to Gulu City Council after waiting for their relatives to claim them in vain.
14:42
14:42

Karimojong Warriors Overrun Army Protected Kraal, Kill Boy

Moses Moru a resident of Nalem told URN that the warriors were more than 100, armed with both guns and arrows. “Some of the soldiers deployed to guard the protect Kraal also were running following us the civilians who had no guns and that was terrible,” said Joice Nakiru, another resident.
13:26
13:26

Contractor of Kabushaho Seed Secondary School is On Spot Over Shoddy Work 3

Dan Taritweba, the chairperson of the Board of Governors Kabushaho seed secondary school, says that the contractor wrote asking for more time because of the COVID-19 pandemic but has not communicated to them since the last extension.
12:47
12:47

Aduku Town Council Youths Yet to Embrace Youth Livelihood Fund 2

Not a single youth in Aduku Town Council has benefited from the fund, according to a report by the Aduku Town Council Gender and Community sector. The report indicates that most of the youths in the town council have shunned the program.
12:23
12:23

KCCA Council Questions Election of New Leaders in City Markets as Power Struggles Continue 5 1

Nyanjura, told council mid this week that KCCA officials changed market leadership over weekends without engaging many vendors while in some cases, engaged a few vendors and appointed them to positions of leadership without following democratic procedures like an election.
11:43
11:43

IGP’s Easter Message 1

As part of the enforcement, collaborative efforts with sister Security Agencies have been heightened, with increased visibility across the country. This is intended to counter all forms of threats and vulnerabilities.
11:34
11:34

KCCA Needs UGX 178 Billion to Expand Nakivubo Channel 3 1

Edrin Ssekyanzi, who works along Nakivubo Channel in Kampala, says that government needs to improve the drainage system of the City to curb flooding. He thinks the City infrastructure like roads and buildings are not well planned to cater for drainage.
10:40
10:40

Government Gives Masaka Market Contactor Two More Months To Complete Market Masaka City Council 3

During her visit to the market in Friday, the Local Government State Minister, Jenifer Namuyangu asked the contractors to use the extra two more months to complete the market so that the vendors can use it.
09:55
09:55

Lwengo Issues Strict Directives On Easter Concerts 2 1

Miriam Kagaiga Mugisha, the Lwengo Deputy Resident District Commissioner, who chaired the meeting, says the decision is meant to enforce the guidelines by the Health Ministry against the spread of the Coronavirus Disease-Covid19.
09:43
09:43

Tooro Kingdom Asks Kabarole Officials to Find Alternative Space for New District Headquarters 1 2 Top story

According to Rwabuhinga, the district owns 12 acres of land including the one hosting Busoro Sub County headquarters. But Kateeba has maintained that the kingdom owns over 49 acres of land in Busoro including the one being claimed by the district.
09:21
09:21

Makerere University Proposed Course Restructuring Generates Mixed Reactions Among Students 3 1 Top story

Brian Ssenoga, a computer engineering student sneers at the idea. He says that it will lead to more confusion in the course than they've already had. He said, “We’ve been studying with telecom engineers every first semester of the three years we have been here. There are course units we study and are not related to our course at all. Merging the two will just bring more confusion.”
08:48
08:48

Upgrade of Angetta, Awei Health Center IIs Stalls Ministry of Health 1

In May 2018, Alebtong district received Shillings 1 billion from the World Bank for the upgrade of the two Health Center to HCIII's under the Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Program for Results- IFTPR, intended to improve health service delivery to the community. The district contracted Otada Holdings Company Limited to undertake the works.
08:23
08:23

Kyetume to Face Police FC Without Fans kyetume fc 1 2

Emmanuel Musinguzi, the Chief Executive Officer of Kyetume FC told URN that they have not had fans for long following earlier warning by FUFA.
08:05
08:05

Lyantonde Authorities Relax Quarantine 2

Dr. Ronald Bameka, the Lyantonde District Veterinary Officer, says that they have decided to relax quarantine in some areas of the district, which have not reported any case of FMD.
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