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17:15
17:15

Five People Die in Kyegegwa Accident 1

Three of the dead are Hebert Byamukama, a resident of Kyaduri Kyenjojo District, Consolata Katusabe from the same address, and another only identified as Agondeze. Police are yet to establish the identities of other male victims.
12:32
12:32

Muteesa II had Prepared to Escape Before Attack on his Palace - Confidante 1 4

Sserunyiigo Kasolo says that on Saturday 21st of May 1966 Kabaka Muteesa ordered Tucker Ddungu the treasurer to the Enkuluze (King’s personal treasury) to prepare his 5 briefcases of personal luggage and hide them in his modern boat at Munyonyo lakeshore now known as Mulungo.
11:58
11:58

Taxi Operators Decry Low Passenger Numbers 1 7

Baston Kiyagga, a taxi guide at Makerere Stage, says that they hardly make more than 2 trips, which has affected their earnings. Previously, they would record at least 10 trips from this stage.
18:01
18:01

Gov't's Plan to Re-settle Displaced People Around Lake Kyoga Yet to Kick off Kyedikyo Camp 1 3

In September last year, Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja instructed Kayunga district local government to work closely with her office to conduct a valuation of the land hosting the affected households so as to purchase it.
14:03
14:03

Buikwe Registers Surge in Malaria Cases 4 1

At Nkokonjeru Health Center II, the In-charge, Tatilista Nambalirwa, says 682 out of the 1031 patients they recieved in the last quarter tested positive for malaria. She explains that 85 percent of the malaria case were children below five years while 15 out of the 65 women who turned up for antenatal tested positive for malaria.
09:07
09:07

Witch Doctor Survives Lynching for Failing to Catch Cattle Thief Uganda Police 1

The witch doctor’s ritual failed to work despite having received 300,000 Shillings as payment, which angered the community members who started beating him and his boda boda transporter randomly.
08:47
08:47

Acholi Cultural Leaders Warn Against Fundraising for Marriage 7

Owor explains that if a man didn’t have the resources to complete the payment of the bride price at once, the woman would stay with her husband till their first daughter is married and the money will be used to pay for her mother’s bride price. He argues that the arrangement made the woman content and respectful in her marital home.
14:37
14:37

Masaka Businessman Bazzeketa Found Dead in Hotel maria flo hotel

Bazzeketta's body was discovered on Saturday morning in one of the rooms at Maria Flo Hotel after his staff got concerned that he was not getting out of the room and not picking phone calls.
18:14
18:14

Kyedikyo Settlement Camp: Children Abandon School to Look for Food Kyedikyo Camp 2 2 Top story

Kitaka Sserwadda, the Chairperson of Kyedikyo settlement camp, says that pregnant women, children, and the elderly are most affected by hunger. He explains that due to severe hunger, no single child has returned to school as they have decided to stay home to assist their parents to look for food.
14:45
14:45

Over 86% Treated for Bilharzia in Lira District Ministry Of Health 1 3

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero, the Minister of Health who also doubles as the Lira City Woman MP, said that although people think such a disease is no longer common and therefore place less emphasis on it, bilharzia is one of the tropical diseases, which still affects so many people across the country.
07:38
07:38

Severe Malnutrition ‘Excruciatingly Painful’ Threat to Child Survival 1

Triggered by a lack of nutritious food and repeated bouts of disease – such as diarrhoea, measles and malaria – the condition, also known as severe wasting has been listed as one of the conditions that compromise a child’s immunity.
06:49
06:49

Pictorial: Lira Foot Pilgrims Embark on 13 Day's Walk of Faith to Namugongo 13

The pilgrims will make stopovers along the way for prayers, rest and exercise sessions. The faithful spent Tuesday night at St. Mary's Catholic parish Loro from where they will set off to their next resting place at Dima in Kryandongo district.
18:22
18:22

Vintage Car Owners Lobby Parliament to Preserve Original Plate Numbers Bank of Uganda 1

Speaking at the flag-off, the Uganda Vintage Car Club President, James Ayo, said that many of them have been forced to re-register their cars using the current registration and number plate series when changing ownership or acquiring vehicle insurance.
09:38
09:38

10, 11 Years Old Children Join Foot Pilgrim From Lira to Namugongo 3 4

Winnie Atim, a primary four pupil who is walking with her grandmother acknowledges the hardship she is about to endure but is ready to face the hurdle, praying for good health for her grandmother who will in turn support her through school so that she can become the speaker of parliament in future.
13:17
13:17

Prof Lwanga-Lunyiigo Provokes Debate on Ugandans' Economic Independence 6 1

“Today about 33,000 Indians in a population of (over) 40 million natives claim to be responsible for 62 percent of the country’s economic output, they are inching close to 75 percent of the colonial period,” he points out pointing to the fact that Uganda’s economy is already back in hands of the Indians as the case was prior to 1972.
14:50
14:50

Plans to Preserve Historic Sites of Polish Evacuees in Mukono Hit a Snag 4 1

After the Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939, many Poles ended up in forced labour camps deep in Siberia. Others who managed to escape found new homes in East Africa. In Uganda, between 1942 and 1951, over 7, 000poles were settled at Koja in Mpunge and Nyabyeya in Masindi district.
13:28
13:28

Activists Want Women at the Forefront of Parish Development Model 4

The program is a new strategy designed to improve household incomes and lift Ugandans out of the subsistence economy to the money economy.
13:36
13:36

Residents Form Vigilante Groups to Fight Night Evictions Kyampisi Sub County 2 2

Residents accuse Molly Nabadda, who claims to be their new landlord of instigating the dubious evictions. Nabadda has been feuding with the residents over the land since last year.
11:51
11:51

'Starving' Karamoja Parents Keep Children from School over Exorbitant Requirements

Longole Tebakol, a parent and a resident of Kauriki Akine village in Iriiri sub-county of Napak District said government needs to declare total free education for Karamoja children adding that it is the only way children in Karamoja can attain education.
11:38
11:38

Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital Struggling to Handle Emergencies 4 1

Most times, the hospital operates with a shortage of critical medical items essential for responding to sudden emergencies including gloves, cotton wool, and gauze for treating the injured. The hospital receives patients from Kasese, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa, Bundibugyo, Kamwenge, Kitagwenda, Ntoroko and Bunyagabu District.
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