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19:16
19:16

Gulu City Halts Funding 17 Youth Groups Over Low Recovery Rate poverty eradication 1 1

Santo Otto Anywar, the Gulu City Welfare Officer and the Focal Point Person for Youth Livelihood Project say that of the 459 Million Shillings that was disbursed, only 143 million shillings was recovered.
17:13
17:13

Gov't Prioritises Local Transformer Purchases as Free Electricity Connections Resume 2

The policy, which enables Ugandans to get connected to the national grid for free, if no pole is required, is largely funded by loans from the World Bank, the Islamic Development Bank and the African Development Bank, with Uganda playing counterpart funding.
16:14
16:14

Uganda, Kenya Opt for Cross-Border Cattle Market in Moroto 1

Robert Adupa the sub-county chairperson of Lotisan proposed that there was a need for the two countries to establish a cross border cattle market on the border of Moroto and Turkana. “...It will become a meeting point for all the pastoralists and there will be no fighting,” he said.
15:40
15:40

Traffic Police in Gulu Intensifies Enforcement of SOPs on Public Transport Gulu City 1 3

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says that they impounded Friendship Bus registration KCT 702G from Gulu going to Kampala on Wednesday morning from Layibi Check Point in Gulu City while carrying passengers full board.
11:39
11:39

Tasks Lie Ahead for Kenyatta As EAC Chairperson

Arguably, generally, the inter-state relations in the community have been at their lowest over the last two years, when President Paul Kagame of Rwanda was chairman, with Liberate Mfumukeko from Burundi, as Secretary General. The East African Community’s 21st Heads of States Summit came at a time, when two of the members of the community, Uganda and Rwanda, could not trade with each other after the closure of the border.
11:00
11:00

Suspected African Swine Fever Outbreak Triggers Decline in Pork Sales 1 3

More than 600 pigs have reportedly died from the strange disease in the villages of Bajere, Bajere East, Oget, and Okwici in Labongo Akwang Sub-county since November last year.
10:10
10:10

MV Kalangala Suspends Operations for Servicing 4 3 Top story

Sadala Musoke, the Chief Executive Officer NODL, says the service will involve overhauling the engine of the ferry. He explains that the ferry is supposed to have an engine overhaul after every 10,000 running hours.
08:40
08:40

EU Gives UGX 1.6Bn for Wildlife Conservation

The EU Delegation in Uganda says these response activities are designed to address conservation and wildlife protection in these very difficult times plagued by the COVID-19 pandemic.
08:14
08:14

Four Suspected Fraudsters Arrested in Otuke 1 2

The four led by Monica Adongo were moving with a letter purportedly from State House allowing them to operate as a Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies- SACCO.
07:29
07:29

Mother Rhino Nandi Dies at 21 1 Top story

Nandi, the 21-year old female rhino was born on July 24, 1999. She was brought together with Hassani (a male rhino) to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary from the Disney Animal Kingdom, Florida, the USA in 2006. This pair was part of the first six white rhinos that were re-introduced in Uganda.
17:22
17:22

Law Enforcement Abetting Smuggling-Smugglers 5

The Chairperson of the Women's Cross Border Traders Cooperative Society, Mariam Babu says security agencies have a lot to do in terms of attitude change, saying some of them are corrupt and end up blocking efforts to curtail it.
17:20
17:20

Bududa Residents Complain Over Appalling NUSAF Roads 1 1

The roads complained about include the 3.5km Bumayoka community access road in Bumayoka Sub County and the 3km Buwanabisi- Bumasa community access road.
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16:25

Aremo Sub County Leaders Want Night Transportation of Livestock Banned security vigilance 3 1

At least six families have reported the loss of six cattle to the local authorities since January.
16:02
16:02

Oil Palm Growing Threatening Food Security in Buvuma VODP 3 4 Top story

George William Telebajo, another resident says the project took advantage of the poverty in Buvuma to trick them into selling their land cheaply. He notes that several residents have ended up in jail for stealing food while others are now sleeping in wooden cubical at landing sites.
14:49
14:49

Uganda Airlines Gets Dubai, London Slots But Airbuses Remain Grounded 1

Roger Wamala, the Uganda Airlines Commercial Director says the two aircraft, code named Mt Elgon and Mt. Rwenzori, will however remain grounded because the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA has not yet cleared them to fly. UCAA is expected to clear the planes end of April.
14:26
14:26

BoU Seeks More Time on Proposed Constitutional Amendments Bank of Uganda 1 2

Atingi-Ego together with the BOU Legal Counsel Margaret Kaggwa Kasule had today appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee to respond to the proposed Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2020 introduced by Igara East MP, Michael Mawanda.
13:31
13:31

Buikwe Authorities Halt Evictions at Namabere Landing Site 2 3

A team of bailiffs contracted by the sugar firm had already demolished two houses belonging to Proscovia Nakiberu by the time police intervened.
13:29
13:29

Mbarara Vendors Abandon Temporary Market 3 4

The Construction that started in February 2018 was expected to be completed in two years (January 2020). However, this has been extended three times, with the last extension ending January 2021.
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12:45

Schools in Lira Register Poor Turn Up of Learners 2 2

But Janet Lydia Ajwang, the head teacher Ikwera Negri School for the disabled, says due to financial burdens imposed on the parents by Covid-19 lock down, they have resolved to lower the school fees from 215,000 shillings to 120,000 shillings for the boarding learners.
11:42
11:42

URA Cleared More Trucks Through Busia Last Year 4

Duncan Kakonge, the URA Manager in-charge of Eastern Region, attributes the increase in traffic to the impact of COVID-19 that restricted informal trade since some traders often prefer using porous border points to import and export goods.
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