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19:24
19:24

Demarcation of Wetlands Starts in Bukedi Region 3 1

According to Ministry officials, the move is aimed at restoring wetlands in the country, and Bukedi Region in particular whose wetlands have been encroached by rice growers.
19:10
19:10

Fishermen in Amolatar Decry Low Fish Catch 1 4

Despite the growth in the number and sizes of fish in the lake, most of the fishermen in Kampala landing site are still registering very low fish catch that has left them stranded.
18:50
18:50

KCCA Drivers Seek Permanent Contracts 1 5

For more than ten years, drivers been operating on a four-months renewable contract which they say makes then uncertain of the future. Their current contracts expire on 31st October 2020 and they say they have not received any information of renewal. Usually, the renewal process starts in the third month of the contract.
18:45
18:45

Bushenyi Female Youth NRM Primaries Suspended Again 3 1

On Wednesday, Bushenyi NRM registrar, Archangel Barekye, says the voting was suspended because the youth who petitioned the party's electoral commission were demanding for the findings from the tribunal which were not yet ready.
18:41
18:41

Chameleone Chest Thumps: I'll Win Without NUP Ticket 3 4

In the weeks leading to today's nomination exercise, Mayanja was involved in a number of controversies in pursuit of the NUP flag, which he eventually failed to get and chose to contest as an independent candidate.
18:33
18:33

NUP's Nabillah Ssempala Vows to Unseat Lukwago as Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago 4 3

Naggayi was nominated this afternoon at the Kampala district electoral commission offices in Ntinda amidst enchantments of joy and ululations from people power, National Unity Platform-NUP supporters.
18:04
18:04

FDC Loses Kabale Municipality Youth Committee Elections 4 1

The FDC candidate Anthony Muhwezi who was defeated by NRM’s Ronald Bagamuhunda for the Committee Chairperson seat claims that the Resident District Commissioner Kabale Darius Nandinda bribed each youth with 30,000 shillings to vote only NRM candidates.
17:53
17:53

SGS Country Manager Tasked to Expalin Bribery, Tax Evasion Allegations 3 1

The matters resurfaced this morning when Kanvaly Bamba, the SGS Country Manager appeared before the Physical Infrastructure committee of parliament to discuss the relationship between the company and government agencies, as well as its newly negotiated contract with the Ministry of Works.
15:56
15:56

Chaos at EC Offices as Police Battles Lukwago’s Supporters Erias Lukwago 8 3

Lukwago arrived at at the nomination centre at 1 p.m, amidst tight security. But the situation turned rowdy after police blocked the road with metallic barricades to stop the huge numbers of people he had come with. Many had been at the nomination centre earlier, to wait for his arrival.
12:48
12:48

46 CSO's Accredited to Conduct 2021 Voter Education in Uganda 3

The 46 CSO’s include National NGO Forum, Africa Freedom of Information Centre, Inter Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU), Coalition Centre for Electoral Democracy (CCEDU), Centre for Basic Research, Action for Development (ACFODE) and Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE).
12:35
12:35

Heavy Deployment as Lord Mayoral Aspirants Seek Nomination Elections 2020 2 8

A police patrol vehicle, filled with police officers is packed in front of the entrance blocking access of non-authorised personnel. Entrance is, at the moment limited to aspirants and journalists, who are first scrutinised, while all the rest are advised to keep a safe distance, away from the nomination centre.
12:10
12:10

Regional Hospitals Run out of Space, PPEs as COVID-19 Cases Surge 3 1

Medical personnel need to be equipped with N95 masks, surgical masks, and face shields, gowns and gloves among others, before caring for COVID-19 suspects and confirmed cases. But many of them have reported a shortage of both personal effects and protective equipment amidst the dire need.
11:55
11:55

Returning Ugandans Without COVID-19 Test Certificates to Be Quarantined 3 3

While announcing the re-opening of Entebbe International airport, President Yoweri Museveni announced said that all returning passengers must have tested negative for COVID-19 at least 72 hours before travelling to Uganda.
11:48
11:48

Animal Quarantine lifted in Teso and Karamoja. 1

The districts where quarantine has been lifted are Abim, Kotido, Kabongo and Nakapiripirit while those still under animal quarantine are Ngora, Amuria and Kapelebyong.
11:32
11:32

Woman, 34, Accused of Defiling 11 Year Old Boy Uganda Police Force 1

The boy's mother reported the matter to Okwang police post after getting a tip off by some concerned locals in the area who kept seeing the boy at Akite’s residence
11:16
11:16

Flooding Leaves New Threat of ‘Catastrophic’ Hunger Levels in South Sudan

Across Jonglei and Unity State, homes and clinics have been submerged, communities have been stranded and animals “lie dead in the fields”, WFP said in a statement. Schools that were due to open next week “are filled with the homeless”.
11:14
11:14

Crippled By URA Gun, Still Looking for Compensation 6 Years Later compesation 2

Muhammed Kasaija a resident of Nyamambuka village, Bwera town council contends that on 29 October 2014 the URA officer Alex Turyahabwa shot at him in the lower limb
21:28
21:28

Food Loss and Wastage; A New Challenge For Ugandans 1 2 Top story

The Executive Director of Food Rights Alliance, Agnes Kirabo says if a farmer in Uganda who produces 10 kilograms of maize is likely to lose 1.2 Kilograms of the yield on the farm. At the global level, FAO estimates that 14 per cent of the food produced is lost between the harvest and post harvest leading to 40 million dollars loss by smallholder farmers.
20:11
20:11

Isingiro Residents Protest Lack Of Power Supply lack of electricity 1 3

The affected residents are from the villages of Ishozi, Ngando, Biharwe, Mitooma, Kamutinda, Kyamburara, Rugando, Bushenyi, Kyanjungu, Kabare, Karerema and Kyakabindi.
20:08
20:08

Some Candidates on Donor Scholarships Panic as Schools Reopen 3 1

Several local organizations that partner with international donors to support the poor children access education have been registering regrets from their partners who attribute their inability to continue supporting the learners to Covid-19 pandemic disruptions on their economic status.
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