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13:12
13:12

Odonga Otto Demands Refund of UGX4 million he Gave for Amuru Tourism Road Amuru Hot Springs 1

In a letter dated 27th September this year, Otto claims that in July this year, he gave the Town Council the money to construct the road to his tourism site, to improve access to social services and open opportunities for other tourism investors, but that the road was never opened due to "bad local politics, irredentism and negative attitudes" among others.
11:01
11:01

Fire Destroys Goods worth UGX 200M in Arivu Market 2 5

Stephen Alioni, one of the affected traders, says that he lost clothes and gumboots worth Shillings 12 million to the fire.
07:30
07:30

Busia Road Rehabilitation Works Stall Over Fuel Shortage 4 2

George Mwidu, the Busia District Engineer confirmed to URN that they are unable to continue with the works because of fuel shortage. He explains that they can’t access money from the central government because the district bank account system is down.
17:34
17:34

Private Labs Seek Refund for Expenses on COVID-19 Testing Space in Entebbe

The labs that include City Medicals, Case Medical Centre, and Medipal Hospital are each demanding a refund of USD 18,000 (65 million Shillings), from the hotel through its agent, Fremax Property Services and Management Ltd. The three laboratories allegedly paid a security deposit of USD 4,500 and USD 13,500 as rent for the months of September, October, and November 2021.
10:28
10:28

Gulu District Seeks Additional 6,000 FMD Vaccines Palaro Sub County 1 1 Top story

According to Latek, the district has written another letter to MAAIF seeking more vaccines in order to cover the entire district, adding that the only communication they received is that their request is yet to be granted.
07:58
07:58

Mbarara City Council to Prosecute Over 200 Owners Of Illegal Structures 1 4

According to Mugisha, they have given the owners of the stalls and kiosks two months to remove or else face forceful eviction.
07:08
07:08

Govt Tightens Grip On External Labour Companies 3

Titled “The Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan migrant workers) Regulations 2021 Statutory Instrument 47 of 2021”, the regulation aims at among others revoking the Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan migrant Workers Abroad) Regulations, 2005, Statutory Instrument 62 of 2005, upholding the dignity and rights of migrant workers by prescribing the appropriate terms and conditions of their employment and providing mechanisms for regulating activities of companies and their agents.
23:57
23:57

Airlines Want Govt To Test UAE-bound Passengers at Entebbe Airport 2 3

Nabirye says she woke up at 6 am so that she could depart from her home in Kasangati, Gayaza by 8 am. She arrived in Entebbe at 11 am and says her results were released after 4 pm, just in time for check-in at FlyDubai. FlyDubai check-in gate is open from 3-6 pm.
20:24
20:24

UPDF Marine Arrest 26 Fishermen, Impound Illegal Fishing Gear in Namayingo 5

The impounded fishing gear includes 15 boats and over 200 undersized fishing nets. They were impounded in the three days operation that started last Friday in different landing sites of Singila, Kandege, Maninga, Gorofa and Yebe, all in Namayingo district.
16:42
16:42

Police Use Teargas as Taxi Drivers Protest Demolition of Offices 4 4 Top story

Haji Jamil Katongole Bakyansi, the Welfare Officer of Mbarara Taxi Drivers Association, says that they pay between Shillings 1.8 and 2 million each month in rent, which prompted them to construct their own offices.
12:11
12:11

Floods Cut Off Two Parishes in Amolatar 1 5 Top story

Richard Odur, a resident of Abino A village in Muchora parish explains that living on the island is now a big challenge because there is only a small portion of land to dig and attending to medical emergencies is a great challenge.
11:38
11:38

Entebbe Airport: Mandatory COVID-19 Testing To Cost UGX 70Bn 3 1 Top story

Sources involved in the planning meetings of the inter-ministerial committee that is in charge of the exercise say that the government plans to spend Shillings 70 billion on setting up the laboratory, sample collection and waiting areas among other items at the airport.
11:57
11:57

Amolatar Floods: OPM to Procure Engine Boats 5 1

Robinah Nabbanja was on Saturday in Amolatar to assess the magnitude of damage caused by floods and also follow up on the relief food distribution to the flood victims.
14:58
14:58

Mpererwe Residents Abandon Homes over Floods 3 2

In the zone, you are welcomed by empty houses that look abandoned by the owners, while others are flooded with water with no people in them. Although the area has more than 100 families, the area has been abandoned.
11:27
11:27

Poor Roads Hindering Transportation of Cane in Amuru 1

The Executive Director of Horyal Investments Holdings Limited, Mohammed Abdi Mohamoud says they have opted for the longer route because the poor roads make it impossible for trucks to access the factory using the shorter routes.
10:40
10:40

Excitement As Abedober Health Center III Gets Maternity Ward Ministry of Health 2 5

Abedober Health Centre III was constructed in 1998 but lacked a maternity ward which affected the provision of maternal health services in the area.
09:51
09:51

Construction Of USMID Roads Launched in Busia Municipality 2 7

The 19 Billion Shillings road project is funded by World Bank and the construction works have been awarded to Dott Services Limited.
15:56
15:56

A Bricklaying Certificate Holder was Constructing a Five Floor Building, Then it Collapsed 1

“Designs in Uganda are always correct but the problem is at the implementation stage where the clients get builders who at most have a diploma in engineering to manage the projects. Some of these builders are awarded diplomas by Uganda Business and Technical Examination Board -UBTEB even after scoring zeroes in exams!" -Nick Twinamasiko, author and civil engineering consultant.
15:54
15:54

Entertainment Places, Health Ministry Step Up Covid 19 Vaccination 3 5

Under the initiative, UBL and other private sector players will support the scaling up of COVID-19 mobile sites in the greater Kampala Metropolitan area by sensitizing and mobilising the public to go and get vaccinated against COVID-19.
11:58
11:58

Fisheries Protection Unit Burns Illegal Fishing Gears in Kaberamaido 3

In an operation headed by the FPU commander, Col. Geoffrey Nuwagaba on Thursday, the army destroyed over 5,000 illegal fishing nets and several boats worth over 300 million shillings.
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