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22:23
22:23

Four Arrested for Stealing 48 Goats in Ntoroko

The goats that were stolen from Rwebisengo in Ntoroko district were on Thursday found hidden in a forest in Mugusu zone Kihingami Busoro sub county Kabarole district.
21:11
21:11

Kasese Ebola Contacts Repatriated to DRC 1

According to the health ministry, the five people who are believed to have come into contact with a nine year old girl who succumbed to the deadly disease this morning are all of Congolese origin and have family in DRC
18:55
18:55

One Arrested over Death of NGO Staff 2 5

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesman Patrick Onyango says the suspect whose name he declined to reveal is currently detained at the Central Police Station.
18:39
18:39

Gov’t Increases Funding to Luweero Health Centre IV budget allocation 1 2

According to the Indicative Planning Figures for 2019/20, the government has allocated 334 million Shillings as Primary Health Care non-wage from 19 million Shillings received in past years. Up to 720 million Shillings has been allocated to complete the construction of a 100-bed ward and another 45 million Shilling for maintenance of the facility.
18:38
18:38

Government Sued for Banning Sugarcane Exportation busoga 3 2

In June, the Minister of Trade and Cooperatives, Amelia Kyambadde told Parliament that the exportation of sugarcane would lead to lack of raw materials to the local millers, hence failure to promote industrial growth in the country through value addition.
18:04
18:04

Lugore Prisons Farm to Be Transformed into Largest Commercial Farm 4 3

Located over 20 kilometres North of Gulu town in Patiko sub county, Lugore prison sits on 45,000 acres of land and is the biggest maize farm of the UPS in the country established in the early 60s.
17:58
17:58

Catholic Priest, Six Others Charged for Killing Landlord in Mityana norbert ochom 2

The prosecution alleges the seven suspects and others still at large waylaid Kimbugwe moments after he had issued invitation letters to bibanja holders occupying his land in the villages of Minaana, Kabule, Galabi, and Kamuvole, for a meeting which would be presided over by State Minister for lands Persis Namuganza mid this month.
17:38
17:38

Minister Encourages Use of Gas to Save Forest Cover 2 1

Minister Cheptoris says that the initial price of gas cylinders is a key hindrance to the use of gas in Uganda. He says several Ugandans who use charcoal pay between 60-100,000 Shillings, yet the same amount can be used to refill a gas cylinder. A 6-kilogram Gas Cylinder and Gas costs between 150,000 and 200,000 Shillings and is refilled at 60,000 Shillings.
17:26
17:26

30-Year-Old Man Arrested in Gulu for Defilement

Johnson Twinomugisha a resident of Bardege Division in Gulu Municipality allegedly defiled the minor on Monday from his house.
17:04
17:04

Mob Lynches Student in Jinja deceased 1

It is alleged that Phillip Kalyegira, together with three others broke into the hotel to rob the guests. However, the security guard sounded an alarm.
16:19
16:19

Regional Financial Management Centre Opened in Arua 3 3

The new Treasury Service Centre, fully equipped with 10 computers, accessories and network service was officially handed over to the local governments who converged in Arua today.
15:58
15:58

Missing NGO Staff Found Dead

Her body was discovered on Friday near a swamp at Nakitutuli along the Mukono-Kayunga road in Nama Sub County. The body was found covered with dry grass and had cuts on the head.
15:52
15:52

Ebola Screening Intensified in Albertine Region Health experts 3

Buliisa District Health Officer Dr Nelson Naisye told Uganda Radio Network that screening has been intensified at Wanseko and Butiaba screening centres, where DRC nationals entering the district are received. He adds that the district Ebola task force team is also on high alert.
15:31
15:31

MTK Uganda Officials Granted Bail MTK Uganda Limited 2

The officials including Kitaka Fiona Migadde the Chief Executive Officer, Dr Francis Kitaka Jr the Operations Manager and Alex Natukunda were each granted cash bail of 15 million shillings.
15:21
15:21

Lack of Extension Services Frustrating Commercial Farming in Sembabule 1 2

Patrick Ssendyowa, the chairperson of Mateete Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Union says that the existing gap of extension services is directly contributing to very low and poor farm yields, which frustrates the aspirations of commercial agriculture. But Ssendyowa adds that despite the high demand for extension services, the area is poorly served.
15:05
15:05

Gulu Street Vendors Defy Orders to Vacate Walkways 1

The over 200 street vendors under their association Pece division mobile hawkers and street vendors are currently operating their businesses along Andrea Olala road, cemetery road among other streets.
14:30
14:30

Thugs Break into Nabweru Court, Steal UGX 48.7 Million 3 6

Kamya told police in his statement this morning that the attackers came in a group, estimated to have between five to 10 people. Dressed in dark clothing and hoodies, the men jumped over the wire mesh which constitutes the court's fence to gain access into the premises. His statement shows that the group had machetes which put him at a disadvantage.
14:26
14:26

Pictorial: The 2019 National Scouts Camp ground

This year's camp was organised under the theme; “Living by the scout promise and law”. St Geralds Secondary School Nyakibaale became the overall winners for this year in the secondary school category followed by Rukungiri Primary Teachers College boys.
13:12
13:12

NFA, Kalangala Leaders Clash over Land 1 1

The land located along the Kalangala Mulabana road is in three sub-counties including Mugoye, Bujumba and Kalangala town council.
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