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22:15
22:15

MP Ssekikubo Faces Fresh Charge of Attempted Murder 4 1 Top story

Charles Ndyabanyire, the Greater Masaka Deputy Regional Criminal Investigations Officer indicated that that they were under instructions not to release Ssekikubo but instead charge him concurrently with all his pending offenses.
15:34
15:34

Two Charcoal Burners Found Dead in Mount Elgon National Park Bududa District

According to Police, Womona was last seen entering Mt Elgon national park on January 8th, 2020 with the aim of burning charcoal but didn't return home. This prompted his wife, Florence Womona to report to the LC 1 chairperson, Rogers Wetaka the disappearance of her husband.
15:13
15:13

Kasese Still Grappling With Child Marriages Ministry of Gender 2

Sowed, Kitanywa, the Kasese District Senior Probation and Social Welfare Officer, says the district is grappling with high school dropout rates. He says most girls are persuaded to drop out of school by men into marriage.
14:38
14:38

Money for Water to Increase By UGX 130bn, Thanks to Donors 1 Top story

The Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) has said they were concerned with the cuts in the budget which are likely to affect the social services to the most vulnerable in the country.
14:30
14:30

CSOs Express Concerns About Budget Cuts in Social Sector, Local Government 2

Agnes Kirabo, the Executive Director Food Rights Alliance told a press conference in Kampala on Sunday morning that the country risks not meeting it development target since government continuously focuses on areas that don’t foster development.
14:08
14:08

Schools Petition Education Authorities to Consider Vertical Structural Development land 1 3 Top story

David Nkojjo, the Chairperson St Jude- Bbanda School Management Committee observes that due to development priorities competing for land in Wakiso district, many schools have lost their land to grabbers while others find a hard time when the foundation bodies reclaim part of the land leaving them with tiny potions.
13:19
13:19

60 Airport Taxis Written Off in Drive to Reduce Carbon Emissions 1 1 Top story

This is in line with an agreement between taxi operators, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority and the International Air Transport Association – IATA to improve the mode of transport at different airports across the country.
12:37
12:37

Unidentified Body Retrieved From Iganga Swamp district

Moses Muwaya, the chairperson of Rice farmers in Naigombwa wetland, says the decomposing body was cited by children who were fishing in the swamp Sunday morning.
12:12
12:12

Ex-Convict Kills Three, Injures Another in Revenge Attack Murder 1 Top story

The area LC I Chairperson, Joseph Babyeyangira, says one of the residents he identified as Kyomugisha went to check on Kyoshabire in the morning and found their door open will the family members lying in a pool of blood. He says only 13-year-old Akadwanaho could reply to her call. “It was Akadwanaho who answered and that is when she came to me and told me what had happened,” he said.
11:07
11:07

Intra Uterine Device Misconceived 3

Speaking to URN on Friday, Namanya said that she heard of a method where a certain devise is inserted into the uterus to prevent unwanted pregnancies but was scared of the method because it didn’t seem a sure way to reverse her fertility in case she wanted to have a second child.
09:45
09:45

Agriculture Minister Cautions Farmers Against Unguided Inter-cropping 2

Addressing farmers in Kalungu district on Saturday, Ssempijja explained that the unguided practice of inter-cropping is affecting greatly productivity in many parts of the country and thereby giving a wrong impression of agriculture.
09:07
09:07

Five Sisters Take Final Vows to Serve The Church for Life Mbarara Archdiocese 2 2

Archbishop Paul Kamunza Bakyenga, of Mbarara Archdiocese, who was the main Celebrant of the Mass, said Uganda today needs love, adding that children are scared of the old because their parents prohibited them from loving and trusting others.
08:51
08:51

Abandoned Water Pipes Irk Mukono Traders NWSC 3 1

According to the agreement between Mukono municipality and SOGEA SATOM Civil Engineering Limited, the contractor is expected to lay the pipes within 48 hours in the business center after delivery to avoid disruption of business.
08:16
08:16

Butabika Hospital Overwhelmed by Huge Number of Patients, Asks for More Funding 3

In an interview with URN on Saturday morning, Dr. Basangwa said they received 100 more new cases in the inpatient department in just three months. He also noted that in the outpatient department they receive between 100 and 120 patients each day.
08:03
08:03

Busoga Kingdom Threatens to Evict Bufulubi Prisons Over Rent Arrears government 2 1

Speaking to journalists after overseeing the survey of Kingdom land in Jinja and Mayuge districts on Saturday, Muvawala, said their demands notices to the Prison authorities to clear the rent have gone without any response.
07:43
07:43

Ssekikubo Blames Gen. Tumwine for His Woes 1 4 Top story

However, the legislator accuses Tumwine of enforcing the quarantine to create a monopoly and profiteer from cattle trade with his business associates at the expense of local livestock farmers.
07:08
07:08

Mak Don Applauds Uganda’s Oil Laws 1 Top story

Reviewing Uganda’s oil legal regime for a chapter in a newly published book, Onyango said the legal regime in Uganda appears to be determined to avoid the debt trap associated with oil-producing states in Africa.
06:59
06:59

Museveni Asks Public Universities to Realign Curricula to Create Jobs Muni University 3 2 Top story

President Museveni argues that the burden of unemployment can only be dealt with when Public Universities realign their curricular focusing on science oriented courses tailored at solving the human needs in society.
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