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20:28
20:28

Winnie Kiiza Bows Out of Elective Politics Hon Winnie Kiiza 4 1 Top story

Gorrette Biira, one of the voters in Kasese welcomed Kiiza’s decision to quit, saying its presents an opportunity to get a new person with new ideas.
17:29
17:29

Government to Reopen 48 Arcades in Kampala 4 1

The Minister in Charge of Kampala Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi said that 48 of the arcades in Kampala had met the set guidelines for Standard Operating Procedures. They include, among others, Mukwano Arcade, Modern complex, Grand Corner Plaza, Arua Park Plaza, Arua Park Annex, Magoba Shopping Mall, Mega Plaza and Sekaziga House.
17:25
17:25

Conservationists Call for Preservation of Watoto Church Building 4 1 Top story

In October last year, Watoto Church Limited through Symbion Uganda Limited, a multinational architectural firm submitted an architectural design to the Directorate of Physical Planning at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA for redevelopment of Watoto Church.
16:29
16:29

Pictorial: Traders Protesting Continued Closure of Arcades Top story

Several traders opened their shops in arcades and plazas by 7am, which prompted police to use force including firing bullets and teargas to compel them to close in line with the presidential directives.
16:24
16:24

UEGCL to Take Over Namanve Thermal Plant as Jacobsen Concession Expires 1 1 Top story

Uganda government purchased power from Jacobsen at 48.1 billion Shillings in 2019. This figure is expected to drop to 42 billion Shillings in 2020, according to ERA which adds that the decrease in power purchase cost is on the account of reduced generation of thermal capacity due to the new renewable commissioned.
16:04
16:04

Police Battles People Power Supporters Over Crowds in Kamwokya Bobi Wine 5 9 Top story

The crowds were mobilized by aspirants from various constituencies, mainly around Kampala, who were returning nomination forms for endorsement by the pressure group ahead of 2021 general elections. Many of those returning nomination forms are contesting for Parliamentary seats.
15:55
15:55

Three Starve to Death in Amuru HIV Patients 1 2

Opiru notes that the trio was surviving on businesses, which were suspended as part of the measures to contain the spread of the Covid-19 contagion.
15:35
15:35

Six Arrested Over Missing Gumboots

Patience Baganzi, the Bulambuli District Police Commander, says after receiving intelligence from community members about the missing gumboots, they decided to arrest all the people involved in the theft.
15:14
15:14

Retired Judge, Kalungu Residents Clash Over Land 3

Led by Andrew Kawalya, the residents claim that they acquired the contested one acre piece of land from the late Josephine Namusisi in 1991 for use as a community playground.
13:41
13:41

Poor Community Roads Irk Rubirizi Residents Rubirizi District 5 1

The roads were opened under the Community Agriculture Infrastructure Improvement Programme (CAIIP) Project III in 2016.
13:07
13:07

Kavumba Recreation Center Halves Game Animal Feeds Due to Lockdown 5 2 Top story

Collin Mwesigye, the Manager Kavumba Recreation Center, says the lock down greatly affected their income forcing them to cut down on the quantity of food they give the animals.
12:36
12:36

Amuru Risks Losing Seed School to Encroachers Amuru Town Council 2 1

Richard Komakech, the Amuru Town Council LCIII Chairman notes that they have held several meetings with the encroachers and told them to vacate to pave way for the construction of the school, in vain.
12:27
12:27

Covid19 Testing: Uganda Spends UGX 51.8bn on Truck Drivers Ministry of Health 1 3

Information from the Health Ministry shows that over 216,000 tests have been carried out at various boarder points including Mutukula, Adjumani and Elegu among others.
11:44
11:44

Police Thwarts Traders Attempts to Reopen Arcades in Kampala 3 1

Although, in easing the lockdown, the government lifted the restrictions on malls, the same was maintained in arcades because of the envisaged difficulty in avoiding close contact between people.
10:53
10:53

32 Rwandan Nationals Arrested for Holding Illegal Meeting, Transferred to Kireka Police 1

According to the source, police has stepped up its efforts to search for places in Mityana municipality that have been turned into bars and drinking joints in violation of the ban on public gatherings.
07:56
07:56

Ministry Official, LC I Chaiperson Arrested Over Missing Mosquito Nets 1

Peter Issu, the Operations Manager in Charge of the Mosquito net distribution exercise in Western Division and Mary Lucy Awori, the Water Village LC I Chairperson were picked by police on Monday morning for alleged failure to deliver nets to the intended persons in the village.
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