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19:00
19:00

African Development Bank Gets Fitch Triple A Rating 1 Top story

The countries where the risk remained negative include Kenya, with B+, Namibia, BB, Uganda, B+ and Ghana, B. With that rating, the bank says it will continue lending.
18:48
18:48

Family of Kamwokya Fire Victim Seeks Funds to Transport Body 4 1

In grief, Alice Kerum, 48 year-old mother of the deceased residing in Kifumbira zone, narrates that at around 7:00 pm her daughter moved out of the house but shortly after, she was shocked by the news of her daughter who had not sick, being dead.
18:35
18:35

Two Police Officers Arrested over Extortion 1 3

Jamil Nuwagaba, the chairperson Nyakaizi stage says the police now use the unsuspecting UPDF officers on patrol with them to arrest and take their keys and to return them you have to pay between 10,000 and 30,000 shillings.
17:55
17:55

Mak Guild Leaders Demand 50 Percent Waiver on Functional fees Tuition 2 1

Ivan Ssempijja, the Makerere University Guild President, explains that many students after being hit by economic challenges due to the covid-19 lockdown since last year will be able to keep in school if there is a 50% waiver on the fees.
17:42
17:42

14 Teenage Girls Rescued Rescued from Weird Traffickers in Kampala

He said that the fourteen girls aged 14 years with the elder one aged 19 who claims to be a Senior Six student of Namungoona Parents Secondary School in Rubaga Division were being kept a guest house.
17:02
17:02

Three Arrested in Dokolo Over Alleged Killing of Businesswoman 2

It is alleged that Ebong, who was in a relationship with Amek picked a quarrel with the deceased. Amek later disappeared under unclear circumstances and was found dead.
16:17
16:17

Four Lamwo District Staff Interdicted over Alleged Embezzlement of Funds 1

It is alleged that Lakot and her sub accountant colluded and reportedly withdrew 5.6 million shillings from the sub-county bank accounts purportedly to construct a latrine at Madi Opei Sub County headquarters.
14:51
14:51

Kamwokya Fire: Traders Count Losses 2 3

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said one of the injured victims is in critical condition at Kiruddu National Referral Hospital while others are admitted at Mulago Hospital.
14:18
14:18

CECAFA U-23: Uganda Seeking Victory over Tanzania to Qualify for Semi-Finals Uganda Kobs 1 2

Morley Byekwaso, head coach Uganda Kobs says the team spirit is high ahead of the game, he said the technical bench has revised the weaknesses of their opponents although he acknowledges that Tanzania is a more organized side.
14:03
14:03

Isingiro Truck Drivers Protest Illegal Fees Imposed By Contractor 8 3

The truck drivers say they are charged 10,000 and 20,000 Shillings for small trucks and between 20,000 and 30,000 shillings on every truck that is carrying aggregate stones, sand and hardcore stones.
13:57
13:57

Busia, Tororo Districts Demand Sugar Factory Closure over Polluting of River Malaba 6 7

John Okea, the Tororo district L.C.V chairman says that have raised complaints as Tororo local government leaders to the factory management for the last six years to have a better waste management plan but in vain.
13:57
13:57

Energy Transition: Is Investment in Crude Oil Refinery Worth It? 2 1 Top story

While some studies and analysts say the future of the refinery sector is likely to be challenging especially in the second half of the century, Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) which will own 40% of the refinery has indicated that the project will remain profitable.
13:15
13:15

Olympic Escapee Ssekitoleeko Returns; Whisked Away at Entebbe Airport by Security 3 4

After interrogation for over two hours, he was whisked away from the airport, at a time the airport staff had notified his relatives and journalists that Ssekitoleeko had been released and would exit like any other passenger.
12:47
12:47

Four Arrested over Murder of Two Lwengo Reservists 4

John Kabanda, 60, a resident of Bigando village and Vincent Kalya, 40, of Nzizi village, in Kkingo sub-county, were waylaid and killed by assailants on Wednesday night.
11:43
11:43

Gov't Allocates UGX3 Billion to Gulu Archdiocese for Cassava Production Catholic Church 2 1

“The 68% poverty in the region is high and the government needs to prioritize support to farmers through industrialization and commercialization,” Bishop Odama explained.
11:27
11:27

Kigungu Fishermen Want FPU to Release Their Boats 2 5

The boats were confiscated last week following the death of a UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit officer Samuel Okodoi who was enforcing guidelines against illegal fishing on Lake Victoria.
10:42
10:42

Conservationists Want Apaa Market Closed for Illegally Operating in Protected Areas Friends of Zoka 4 2

Both NFA and UWA say that the market is located in the protected areas of Zoka Central Forest Reserve and the East Madi Wildlife Reserve and argue that it is threatening the two natural resources.
08:41
08:41

Water Dams Dry up in Kazo, Kiruhura Districts 1 6

Steven Bugiri Kashaka, a farmer in Kanyaryeru Sub County says that almost all the dams that have been constructed in the area have dried up due to the heavy drought. According to him, communal dams dried up first after being overwhelmed by the animals because farmers could not afford the cost of excavators and bulldozer machines to dig their own dams.
07:15
07:15

Ugandan Rower Kathleen Noble Sets National Record at Olympics Opener Olympic games 1

Noble opened Uganda’s hunt for medals in the summer games, but fell to rowing stars from Northern Ireland and Mexico respectively. Noble, 26, posted 8:21.85 in the 2000m rowing race which put her in the fifth position in a heat won by world champion Sanita Pupsure from Ireland who posted 7:46:08.
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