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20:34
20:34

Police Leadership Questioned on Bail, Re-arrest of MPs Parliament 6 1

Makindye West MP Allan Sewanyana and Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya were arrested and detained on charges of murder, attempted murder and aiding and abetting terrorism, stemming from their alleged involvement in the recent killings in the Greater Masaka region.
20:02
20:02

Pader Residents Donate Over 500 Acres of Land for Industrial Park 4

Ray Charles Okwir, the councillor representing Pader Sub County says that the decision is in response to the government's request for land to establish industrial parks in different parts of the country. The offered land covers part of the six villages of Agora, Biwang, Lalwal West, Lalwal East Lakwee and Lapeny in Kilak Parish, Pader Sub County.
19:53
19:53

Tourism Ministry to Construct Hotels in Protected Areas 1 2

State Minister for Tourism Martin Mugarra Bahinduka says that the high costs of accommodation and transportation to tourism sites have remained some of the major barriers to domestic tourism in Uganda. More than 60 per cent of the tourists at attractions in Uganda are foreigners, yet the same sites remain unaffordable for the Ugandan population.
17:53
17:53

850 Pallisa Widows Receive Goats from Local NGO 2

Betty Akol, a widow of late Okoboi from Adodoi village in Chelekura Sub-county, one of the beneficiaries expressed her gratitude to the organization, saying that they have been marginalized in most government programs.
16:57
16:57

COVID-19 Vaccination Exercise Slowed by Long Distances in Lira City 1 4

The city with a population of over 10,000 people, has only six vaccination points; Ayago Primary School and PAG General Hospital located in City East Division and Lira University Teaching Hospital, Lira Primary School, Ober Health Centre IV and Lira Regional Referral Hospital in City West Division.
16:55
16:55

Mugerwa Returns As Uganda She Cranes Head Coach 3 5

Sarah Babirye Kityo, the UNF President unveiled Mugerwa to the media during a press conference at the Federation’s headquarters at Old Kampala.
16:49
16:49

Ministry Bans Unauthorized Agents, Brokers From Land Offices 3 2

The State Minister for Lands, Dr, Sam Mayanja, says that government cannot allow commercial land vendors and hawkers near land registries and National Land Information Centers as they have the capacity to steal and profit from accessing registered and secured data or even to sabotage the nation.
15:10
15:10

Wakiso Man Arrested for Defiling, Torturing Own Children Wakiso district 2 1

According to Owoyesigyire, local leaders received information that Twebaze had continuously locked his two children in the house for some time.
14:15
14:15

Energy Transition Opens Potential Demand For Uganda Minerals 1 3 Top story

Uganda has copper, cobalt, tungsten, beryllium, columbite, tantalite, gold, lead and zinc, lithium, tin, and iron. Some of these minerals have been listed globally as critical in the energy transition.
14:05
14:05

Meteorology Authority Warns Of More Lightning Disasters lightning strikes 6

Siraji Wafula, a Senior Meteorologist from UNMA, says that convectional rainfall is usually characterised by a lot of lightning strikes and thunderstorms, which are dangerous.
13:19
13:19

Onduparaka Appoints Crested Cranes Coach Onduparaka FC 1

“I can confirm we have appointed coach George Lutalo as our new coach for three years,” Shaban stated briefly. According to Shaban, they wanted a manager with enough experience who can lift the performance of Onduparaka FC.
11:34
11:34

Injunction on Ibuje Rock Affecting Rwenkunye-Apac- Lira Road Construction Ibuje sub county 6

Dickens Kennedy Odongo, the chairperson of all LC V chairpersons in Lango, says the Attorney General should intervene in the matter and ensure that the injunction is reviewed because it denies the community a chance of utilizing a natural resource.
11:11
11:11

Poor State Of Roads Hamper Business in Bududa 1 Top story

Fred Wambewo, a driver on the Mbale-Bududa route, says that most roads in the district need to be rehabilitated to make them motorable. He said initially it used to take them 40 minutes to drive from Mbale to Bududa but it now takes more than 2 hours because of poor roads.
11:03
11:03

A Sneak Peek of Kabaale International Airport Construction

The constructor hopes to complete construction by February 2023.
10:46
10:46

Catechist Wanted for Murder police 1

Bakashaba says that the body had deep cuts on the face, head, back and stomach, which shows that he was hacked to death. He says that they have since launched a manhunt for the catechist who has fled the village.
10:03
10:03

Five Sub-Counties Fail to Account For Community Access Road Funds

Pader District Engineer, Benedict Lubang, says that his office has failed to get accountability from the five sub-counties despite repeated reminders to the accounting officers to do so.
09:31
09:31

Panic as LC I's Residence is Smeared with Blood, Two Arrested 4 1

Timothy Okello, a resident of Barlwala describes the incident as shameful. He wants police to expedite investigations into the matter, saying that they cannot be safe if a whole LCI chairperson can be threatened like that.
09:10
09:10

Construction of US$ 200M Gold Refinery Starts In Busia 9 5

Lui Hui, the general manager of Wagagai gold mining company limited, says that they will construct the gold refinery in two phases with each phase costing US$ 100million. He says that they expect to complete the first phase in 2023.
08:41
08:41

Police Deploy Two Helicopters As Disarmament Exercise Intensifies in Karamoja 1 Top story

Michael Longole, the Karamoja Region Police Spokesperson, says the deployment of more troops and choppers in Karamoja is an indication that government doesn’t treat the insecurity in the region lightly.
08:22
08:22

Nakalema Investigates Ownership of 70 Schools in Northern Region Lamwo district 1 2

Johnson Gakumba, the Bishop of Northern Uganda, says that there are also other schools in Amuru, Omoro and Nwoya districts whose ownership is being contested by either the churches or the communities. He asks religious leaders to join hands to resolve the disputes amicably.
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