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20:04
20:04

Proline FC Win As KCCA Fall In CAF Ties KCCA FC 1

While Proline FC was making a winning start on their debut in CAF competitions, Uganda’s Premier League champions KCCA FC fell 3-2 away to African Stars FC in Namibia.
16:11
16:11

CARITAS Introduces Solar Cookstoves to Refugees in Uganda 3 1

CARITAS Uganda says accessing such biomass is often unsafe and environmentally unsustainable as most of the staple foods distributed to refugees – beans and peas - require a considerable time and fuel to cook. It says that in order to save on firewood, people living in camps often undercook their food, skip meals, sell or barter their food rations for fuelwood.
15:58
15:58

Soroti District Fails to Complete Administration Block in 17-years 2 2

Capt. John Emily Otekat, the former LCV chairperson of the district, under whose term the foundation stone was laid, says that the district had completed the foundation and building of the pillars for the flat by 2005, shortly before he left the office for a parliamentary seat in May 2006.
15:43
15:43

UWA Digs Deep Trenches to Tame Marauding Elephants in Oyam Oyam District 3 1

The trenches stretch from Akuridia through Bombay, Apala A and Apala B villages, all in Juma and Zambia Parishes in Kamdini Sub County, a distance of 17 kilometres. Wilfred Chemutai, the UWA Karuma Sector Chief Warden is optimistic this would stop animals from crossing into the community because elephants and Buffaloes usually find it difficult to jump or cross trenches.
14:48
14:48

Pursuit of Grades Killing Debate Culture in Schools – Educationists 3 1 Top story

Jacob Eyeru, the chairman of the Debate Society of Uganda, an organization that organizes national debate competitions says that the most appropriate age for learners to be involved in school’s debates is primary five. By this age, learners are expected to eloquently express themselves on topics found in their environment.
14:15
14:15

Interdictions Affected Budget Performance for Immigration Directorate Accountant General 2 1

During the year, the directorate had four accounting officers after two accounting officers were interdicted and one retired. The wave started on March 2018, when then accounting officer Godfrey Wanzira Sasagah, the Director Citizenship and Immigration Control was interdicted in for allegedly misusing funds for the procurement of equipment for the e-passports under the department of immigration.
13:42
13:42

Lack of Market Research Dragging Local Investments in Acholi sub-Saharan Africa. 3 1

Jackson Odong, the proprietor of Jarib Industries LTD, a local firm dealing in honey; peanut and rice processing in Gulu told Uganda Radio Network that the region lacks crucial market research information and mentorship programs, which would help them understand customer needs, and make well-informed market decisions.
13:30
13:30

Government to Invest UGX 23b in Mabale Tea Factory 1 1

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija says that the government will now give the factory up to 23 billion shillings to clear the outstanding loan and retain a balance to boost its operational costs. The money, which will be drawn from the treasury through Uganda Development Corporation-UDC to the factory, will then be converted into shares for the government.
12:58
12:58

Suspected Robber Arrested Stealing Vehicle A week after Release 1

Mugisha had spent a number of months on remand on charges of car theft in the central business district. But last night, he was reportedly found fidgeting to drive away in a car that he had just broken into from one of the street parking slots in Kampala.
12:43
12:43

Judiciary Transfers 11 Judicial Officers 1

Among those transferred is Fred Waninda, the acting Registrar of the Commercial Court in Charge of Planning, Performance and Development who was recently accused of assaulting a journalist attached to Smart 24 Television.
12:26
12:26

Beach Managers Demand Removal of MV Templar Wreckage Mpatta Sub county 2 3

The wreckage was left at the shoreline after an accident which claimed 32 lives in November, last year. The accident occurred about 200 meters off the shores of Mutima beach in Mpatta Sub County Mukono District. The revellers on the boat were travelling to K-Palm beach at the time of the accident.
10:37
10:37

Sub County Chief Arrested for Sabotaging Govt Programmes 4

The Sub County Chief of Bukusu in Manafwa district was arrested last evening, on the orders of the Resident District Commissioner Ahmad Washaki. The arrest followed a verification exercise which established a number of anomalies in the distribution of heifers to the beneficiaries.
10:09
10:09

68 Per cent Ugandans Live Outside Money Economy - Museveni 3 2

The president believes that many Ugandans do not use their abundant land and labour to create wealth. He was closing a two-day West Nile Investment Symposium which ended last evening at Muni University in Arua district.
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