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22:23
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We are In A War- Lukwago Tells Katwe Supporters 2 3

Lukwago, who is seeking a third term, says he will not stop demanding for rule of law and accountability. He vowed to continue fighting for the rights of the urban poor and castigated government for trying to chase low-income earners like hawkers, street vendors and Boda boda riders from the city among others.
22:00
22:00

Fisheries Protection Unit will Not Suspend Operations-Kyanda 5 3 Top story

Addressing fishermen at Kalangala District Headquarters in an FPU evaluation meeting on Tuesday, Kyanda, said ever since the introduction of FPU on Lake Victoria in 2017, the Government has earned of over Shillings 2.7billions in revenue.
21:11
21:11

Onduparaka Holds Wakiso Giants to One All Draw 3 3

Despite dominating the first half, the home side failed to score until the 46 minutes with Living Kabon converted a pass into a goal. A minute later, Asan Waswa found the net for the visiting, which equalized the game.
20:21
20:21

We Are Not Hired Slaves - Gen. Tumukunde Fires Back at Museveni 1 2

In a rejoinder to Museveni’s remark, Tumukunde told voters in Bugisu sub region on Tuesday that leaders cannot decide who comes after them. He rebuked Museveni for thinking that other officers are supposed to serve under him as hired slaves.
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Napak Residents Accuse District Officials of Promoting Charcoal Burning 2 Top story

Simon Longoli one of the concerned environmentalist and a resident of Auriki Akinei village in Iriiri sub-county in Napak district, says that the campaign to protect the environment and planting more trees in Karamoja is being undermined by government officials
17:18
17:18

Bududa Farmers Question Rational of Micro Irrigation Scheme MAAIF 2

Peter Wateya, a farmer from Bududa Sub County, says the project will only benefit those with money to buy the equipment and not small scale farmers like him. He argues that it is very hard for small-scale farmers to raise Shillings 2 million required for the project.
16:53
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Gov't to Carry Out Fresh Aerial Mineral Survey in Karamoja 1

The survey that will cost about 86 Billion Shillings will start next month in the areas of Karamoja and Lamwo district. Dr Isaiah Tumwikirize, the principal Geophysicist in the Ministry of Energy and Minerals Development says that the survey will last for one year and six months.
16:32
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Tumukunde's Pledge of Market Construction Excites Kumi Traders Kumi District 3 1

Tumukunde, who concluded his four- day campaign trail in Teso told traders that the market is one of the components of development in an area which he notes employs many people
16:31
16:31

Protests As Kalungu Man Dies In Local Bar Residents 1 Top story

Ssenyonjo’s death triggered protests by his family members and residents. They stormed the bar, looted property and torched a television set and sound system.
16:08
16:08

NRM Defies COVID-19 Guidelines During Door to Door Campaign Launch Pajule Town Council 1

The party through its Chief Mobilizer and Head of Campaign for Acholi Sub Region Bosco Odoch Olak has been gathering hundreds of NRM party candidates, chairpersons, supporters and officials to witness the campaign strategy launch and solicit votes for incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and NRM candidates.
16:02
16:02

Magogo Welcomes Umbro Sponsorship 1 Top story

“Our vision is to become the number one football nation in Africa, on and off the field,” Magogo said while unveiling the new partnership. Adding that, “FUFA is always looking at creating new partnerships with strong brands and it was, therefore, simple to choose Umbro.”
15:37
15:37

Makindye East Voters Task Mabikke on Service Delivery 9 2

Raising their views to Mabikke who was on a door to door campaign, the electorate in areas of Kibuli and Wabigalo cited issues of bad roads, corruption in public health centers and lack of access to public funds given out to SACCO’s as reviving funds for youths and women.
15:25
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UCC Asks Google to Block Pro-Bobi Wine YouTube Channels national security 1 2 Top story

In a December 9th, 2020 letter to the Chief Executive Officer Google Inc, an American international company specializing in Internet services and products, UCC says the listed YouTube channels violate Ugandan laws. According to the letter, the continued broadcast by the channels might cause economic sabotage and compromise Uganda’s national security.
14:27
14:27

URA Storms Kassanda Gold Mining Area for Taxes 3

He explained that it would be unfair to continue taxing low-income earners with a capital of Shillings 10 million and let gold miners who earn over Shillings 200M to go scot-free.
14:05
14:05

UMSC Closes Headquarters to Strengthen COVID-19 Measures 1 Top story

Although no COVID-19 case has been reported at Old Kampala UMSC headquarters, the Council Chairperson, Dr. Abdul Qadir Balonde succumbed to the pandemic on Monday evening at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, according to the Busoga Muslim Region Spokesperson, Shamil Byakika.
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13:52

Gulu Boxing Club Embarks on Grassroots Recruitment Drive 1 1 Top story

Stephen Otim, one of the new recruits to boxing says he has always wanted to join the sports but couldn’t realize his dream because of distance and the limited knowledge among players who claim to know the game in the village.
12:25
12:25

EC Petitioned Over Misuse of Gulu City Ambulance by Mayoral Candidate Gulu City Council 1 1

In a letter written on December 14th by Patrick Ochola, the lead petitioner to the Gulu District Registrar, George Labeja who is the interim Mayor of Gulu City and a contestant for Mayoral seat of Laroo –Pece Division is using an Ambulance registration number UBH 234Z belonging to Gulu City Council for campaign purposes.
12:19
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City Riot: Gunshot Victim Cries Out to Government For Support 1 2 Top story

Magambo, who is in the causality ward at Mulago National Referral Hospital told URN on his sick bed that when the chaos started, he and other colleagues rush from the market to see what was happening on the streets.
12:08
12:08

NRM Chairpersons in Agogo Raise Concern About Extortion in Bicycle Distribution 3

The village chairpersons say they were initially told that the bicycle distribution would be free of charge, but to their dismay, while receiving the bicycles on Sunday, each beneficiary was subjected to pay 10,000 Shillings as transport cost for delivery of the bicycles and those who didn’t have the money missed out.
12:04
12:04

Harvested Rain Water Saves Schools From closing 3

According to the Administrators of Kalinabiri primary and secondary schools in Ntinda, it is now over two months without public water supply and it has been the harvested rain water that saved them from closing down as they couldn't sustain the buying of water from private companies.
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