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19:50
19:50

Pallisa-Kaliro Bridge Not Yet Fixed Two Years After it Broke 2 4

Nalongo Jennifer who was found with her family boarding a small wooden boat from Pallisa crossing to Kaliro district to attend a burial said that the journey has become very expensive to them as they have to pay twice on both sides. She said using the boat is also risky to their lives calling upon the concerned authorities to work on the bridge to ease movement for them.
19:18
19:18

UNATU Urges Teachers to Go Digital 5

The Permanent Secretary says teachers will be expected to login with a link from the commission then write their profile that will be stored on the system and wherever an advert is put they can easily access it through their profile.
19:15
19:15

Amolatar District Engineer On the Spot for Alleged Diversion of Fuel 3

Robert Okidi is accused of diverting fuel worth 7 Million Shillings meant for the construction of Aromi- Abarikori road.
18:32
18:32

Kagina Orders Repair of Kanyampara Bridge 1 3

Last week local leaders in Munkunyu and Kisinga sub-counties closed the bridge that was damaged by heavy trucks that ply the two sub-counties.
17:59
17:59

Artisan Miners in Busia Living in Fear over Eviction 1 3

The Chinese investor is constructing a USD 200 refinery covering 300 acres of land in the four villages of Alupe, Agoriat, Akipenet, Amagoro in Mawero parish, Buteba sub-county.
17:40
17:40

Police Launch Operation Against Numberless Vehicles in Kampala Alex Nuwagaba 2 3

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that the crackdown follows increasing vehicles without number-plates on the roads which is not only against the law but also, the same vehicles are mostly being used by criminals.
17:00
17:00

Few Passengers, Fuel Costs Aggravate Covid-19 Effects on Bus Operators 3 1

The operators say that since the first lockdown, cost of the fuel they consume for a particular route has been increasing, yet they cannot increase the fares beyond the current rates. The numbers have also been affected by the changing lifestyle among Ugandans and economic structure of the country, among others, which have seen people reduce their reasons for travel.
16:55
16:55

Activists in Entebbe Launch Campaign Against Sexual Harassment 5 4

Activists and local leaders have launched "Tonkosa " campaign. Tonkosa loosely means "Don't hurt me".
15:04
15:04

Court Throws Out Election Petition Against Mityana North MP 2 2

The High Court in Mubende has dismissed with costs an election petition in which NUP's Dr Gordon Sematiko was challenging the election of Nsegumire Muhamad Kibedi for Mityana North Constituency.
14:47
14:47

Silverbacks Star Forward Wainright Joins NBA Side Phoenix Suns Ishmail Wainwright 1

The deal comes less than a week after 27 years old parted ways with Eastern Conference outfits Toronto Raptors that had signed him in August this year. The power forward therefore joins the suns as a free agent
12:39
12:39

Public Places in Lira Given 3 Days Ultimatum to Adhere to SOPs 5 1

At Lira main market, hand washing points have been installed at all main entrances but lack water, the traders and other people accessing the market do not wear masks. The situation is similar in other places like shops and supermarkets and the parks.
12:27
12:27

Student Loan Application Centre Unveiled in West Nile 3 3

The Higher Education Financing Scheme was started in 2014 with funding from the government of Uganda to support needy students who are admitted to Universities and Tertiary Institutions, to access education at Diploma and Degree levels. students are expected to pay back the money as soon as they join the world of work.
12:00
12:00

Bunyangabu Leaders Seek Control of Local Economic Growth Support Project 5 3

LEGs is a USD 43 million project funded by the Islamic Development Bank and implemented in 10 districts to address water for production, agriculture production, infrastructure and food security challenges, under the Ministry of Local Government.
11:44
11:44

NUP's Joyce Bagala Loses Mityana Woman MP Seat 2 2

Court has ruled that MP Joyce Bagala through her agents, with her knowledge or consent and approval, committed the alleged Electoral Offence of bribery.
11:21
11:21

Mbale Hospital Seeks Separate Ward for Fistula Patients 2

Acam also notes that the hospital also struggles with lack of sundries that are used in the management of fistula and that they also don’t have a specialized surgeon noting that they have to source for one from Kitovu Hospital, Soroti and Busitema Universities. Specialized Hospital.
10:41
10:41

Verification and Profiling of Refugees Launched in Oruchinga 3 5

The exercise, to be conducted jointly with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees-UNHCR, seeks to ensure that refugees and asylum-seekers are accurately reflected in the system, assist the government to enhance the accuracy of data and ensure that resources reach the intended recipients.
10:01
10:01

Mother Battles Fistula for Eight Years After Genital Mutilation 3

Now aged 35, Chemutai who hails from Kween district in the Sebei sub-region, says she had her first child at 14. But after giving birth to four children, her husband forced her to undergo mutilation, a practice that eventually left her with permanent damage, enduring a traumatic birth thereafter, and a fistula she has lived with for the last eight years.
08:35
08:35

Museveni to Launch Mandatory COVID-19 Testing at Entebbe Today -OPM 3

"The Notices to Airmen -NOTAM usually takes effect after 48 hours so the earliest the exercise can kick off is Saturday night," Dr. James Eyul, in charge of Port Health at Entebbe airport said.
07:16
07:16

Cheptegei Nominated for World Athlete of the Year Award Joshua Cheptegei 1

The long-distance runner, Cheptegei had a tremendous season in 2021 that saw him bag two Olympic medals a silver and gold in the 5,000 and 10,000-metre category respectively, adding a world-leading record 8:09:55 in two miles. The two medals present a perfect competing platform for the Cheptegei.
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