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23:59
23:59

Uganda, DR Congo Hold Cross Border Training to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trafficking 5 2

The commissioner says strong laws and penalties have since been established to fight the illegal trade, where one is bound to pay 20billion, life imprisonment or both in relation to the 2019 wildlife act.
23:34
23:34

Kassanda Robbery: Five Arrested, Police Recovers Guns 2 1

Wamala Regional Police Spokesperson, Ms Rachael Kawala said that five people have been arrested and three guns recovered.
21:38
21:38

One Arrested For Allegedly Killing Sembabule Farmer

Coleb Muhumuza, 42, a resident of Mazinga village, was attacked on Sunday night on his way home. The killers took an unknown sum of money from the deceased before tossing his body in the community pond where it was found by residents on Monday morning.
19:21
19:21

Re-opening of Old Taxi Park Hangs in Balance 2 4

Last month, KCCA resolved to open the park on October 20th October, 2021 after renovating administration offices, fencing the park, demarcating stages and painting the kerbs.
18:37
18:37

Kotido Registers Highest Maternal Deaths in Karamoja, 18% of Victims Teenagers maternal health 3

At least 39 maternal deaths have been recorded since September 2020 including 7 teenagers aged between 15-19, which is 18% of the fatalities.
17:50
17:50

17-Year Old Arrested for Announcing IGP Ochola Dead CID 1 1

Charles Twine, the CID spokesperson said on September 22, 2021, a post Facebook by an account under the name Brison Olywl Oz declared that Ochola had “finally died” and that he should “rest in peace” prompting investigations into the incident.
16:54
16:54

Stop Regulator from Taking Our UGX 6 Billion/Year from NSSF, Workers to MPs midterm access 7 1

URBRA which is mandated to regulate and supervise the establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in Uganda levies a compulsory annual fee paid by NSSF and other retirement benefits schemes of up to 0.0256 % of the Total Asset Value in the statement of financial position.
15:44
15:44

IGP Directs Heavy Traffic Deployments to Curb Mob Actions on Roads Traffic Police 2 2

The directive follows a weekend incident where a 40-year-old former driver with the United Nations-UN was lynched by a group of violent boda boda riders in Mengo-Katale after knocking one of their colleagues on Sunday.
13:02
13:02

Excitement as Rural Communities in Lamwo get Connected to Solar Power 3

The pilot project has seen 25 villages, eight trading centres and selected public institutions that have not been not part of the national electricity grid in Lamwo district with more expected to be connected to the power grid.
12:34
12:34

Inadequate Equipment Hampers Trauma Care at Gulu Hospital Gulu City 1 4

Dr. Joyce Anena Oyet, the in-charge of the Accident and Emergency Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital lacks a CT Scan, Intensive Care Unit –ICU facilities, medical supplies like X-ray films and enough staff, which affects trauma care.
12:08
12:08

Police Impersonator Arrested In Busia 2

Charles Wanyama Hasuben, the Buhehe Sub-county LC 3 chairperson, says that the suspect deployed himself in the Sub-county on October 10, 2021. He explains that upon arrival at Buhehe police station, the suspect claimed that the Busia District Police Commander had deployed him.
11:51
11:51

CAF Changes Uganda's U-20 Women World Cup Qualifiers Fixture FUFA 1

“Previously, the system erroneously published a few incorrect fixtures. This has since been rectified,” reads a press statement from CAF.
11:02
11:02

Non-Synchronized Lights Causing Traffic Gridlock on Acacia Avenue 5 1

Vincent Ahimbisiwe, a taxi driver plying the Kampala-Ntinda route, blames the gridlock on the newly installed traffic lights, which he says are creating more chaos than calm on the route.
08:33
08:33

Teenage Girls In Busia Accuse Health Workers Of Harassment 1 5

Saraha Nabwire, a teen from Sikuda sub-county, says that they now fear approaching health workers in some health centers to seek advice because of their rudeness.
08:02
08:02

Over 20 Villages in Alito Sub County Lack Clean Water 2 5

Sarah Adong, a resident of Otkwac village, says that there is a need to sink either a borehole or deep well because the open well they are using is unsafe as it floods whenever it rains.
07:39
07:39

Residents Irked by Contamination of Water Points by Gulu Abattoir Ogony Cell 4 1

Lucy Akech, the LC I of Ogony Cell in Kweyo Ward, says that the waste from the abattoir flows straight to Ogony stream where residents fetch water for domestic use since there is no borehole or piped water in the area.
07:14
07:14

Anger in Napak As Contractor Hands Over Dry Boreholes 1 Top story

Napak Resident District Commissioner, Moses Kigai Wamoto discovered that the boreholes were not working three days after their installation.
06:52
06:52

Traders Sue FPU Commander, Director Fisheries Resources And AG Over Impounded Fish Trucks Fish traders 8 1

Through their lawyer, Geoffrey Baluku of Bagyenda and Co Advocates, the traders contend that URA and the director of fisheries resources at the Kenya-Uganda one-stop border point properly inspected the fish in the truck and placed a verification seal on their products.
06:27
06:27

Nakasongola Accident Claims Three, Wounds Three Others as Vehicles Crash 1 2

The accident occurred after a Toyota Harrier Registration Number UAZ.264S destined for Kampala from Gulu collided with a Toyota Mahindra registration number UBE153L destined for Nakasongal from Kampala.
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