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20:04
20:04

Kamwenge Authorities Close Butcheries over Foot and Mouth Disease 2

According to the Kamwenge District Veterinary Officer Dr Paul Mbago, they have taken the decision after learning that the viral disease has already ravaged livestock in the neighbouring districts of Kiruhura, Kazo and Ibanda.
19:58
19:58

We Don’t Need Court Victory to Endorse Our President -NRM Election Petition 1 2

Emmanuel Dombo who was responding to Robert Kyagulanyi's decision to withdraw his Supreme Court petition says all that matters to the NRM is the Electoral Commission’s declaration. He says the party is not concerned about securing legitimacy in the court.
19:34
19:34

Mubuku Farmers Worried as Irrigation Water Reduces 2 4

The farmers say that due to the reduced water volumes in the river, the scheme management has now resorted to rationing. Patrick Mwesige, a staff of the Mubuku Irrigation Scheme in charge of water, says the water in the river is not enough; affected by a dry spell, and human activities upstream which have affected the volumes in the canals.
19:31
19:31

Expensive Fishing Equipment Lost in Fire Outbreak 1 2

Three fishing boats with 25 horse power engines and their fishing nets have this afternoon perished in a fire outbreak at Nkose Landing Site in Mazinga Sub County of Kalangala District
19:14
19:14

Shortage of Funds Hampers River Nile Investment Projects 3 1 Top story

Ministers and government technocrats from the ten Nile Basin countries raised concern that transboundary investments along the River Nile water resources have either stalled or not going on as planned because of a lack of financial resources. Water and Environment Ministry Permanent Secretary, Alfred Okot Okidi, speaking on behalf of Uganda said the investments would have ensured benefits like food production, energy generation and water security.
19:12
19:12

Brisk Bricks Business in Busia 2 4

Abdu Magidu Ogada, a bricks maker at Buchicha ‘B’ village in Sikuda sub-county of Busia district says that they have spared two acres of land specifically for making bricks due to the high demand.
17:43
17:43

Floating Island Interrupts Business After Blocking Part of Lutoboka Landing Site 1 1

Residents at Lutoboka Landing site are worried about dangerous aquatic animals such as crocodiles and poisonous snakes that might have accompanied the island.
17:36
17:36

Mbale Street Parking Attendants Claim Bosses Demand Sex 3

However one of the Central Investment Authority Company staff has dismissed allegations saying that those girls are just aiming at tarnishing their name.
16:48
16:48

3D Printed Money-Identifier Excites Visually Impaired Persons 4 2

The money identifier is a wallet-size device made of only plastic. It has a pouch and cutting behind it, to help the user slot their money and pull it way down to the device, respectively, before folding it to determine its denomination. The front part of the device has six tactile lines, representing all the paper notes in Uganda. The lines were designedly drawn, such that if you fold a particular note, it ends on the line it was intended for.
16:41
16:41

Soroti Anglican Diocese Needs UGX 320m to Complete Cathedral Project 1 2

The present Cathedral that was built in 1961, has a sitting capacity of 500 people. It serves as the seat of the Soroti Diocese and takes care of the Church of Uganda Christians in the districts of Soroti, Amuria, Kaberamaido, Serere, Katakwi and Kalaki.
16:06
16:06

60 Suspected Criminals Arrested with Military Materials in Kampala, Wakiso 1 1

Two of the suspects were found with military tee-shirts belonging to Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF and one bullet, phones, laptops and handbags as well as rudimentary weapons like Pangas, Axes, nails, and hammers which they have been using to assault the members of the public in several attacks and robberies.
15:35
15:35

Mukono Midwife Recieves Rotary Vocational Excellence Award 4 1

She says that she will never forget a night at Mukono dispensary in the year 2000 when she delivered 18 pregnant mothers alone in a single night.
14:31
14:31

Construction Delays Mbarara City Council UGX 600m Market 1 4

Mbarara City Central Market is being constructed under the Markets Agriculture Trade Improvement Programme (MATIP) and funded by the African Development Bank.
14:24
14:24

Lamwo District Chairman Dismisses Executive Committee Members 3

In the changes, Florence Atii, the female Councillor representing workers who initially was the Secretary for Production and Marketing and Fred Peter Erwono, the district youth Councillor who was the Secretary for Works and Technical Services, were both relieved of their duties.
14:11
14:11

Heaps of Garbage Build Up at Kasenyi Landing Site 1

Kasenyi landing Site in Katabi Town Council, Busiro South Constituency, Uganda Abubakari Mugoma residing next to Kasenyi landing Site, says as neighbors of the Site, they collect money to hire trucks to take away cabbage that has almost covered the loof of their houses. But the landing site under the management of Bukoni Farmers, continue to put more, which under minds their sanitation efforts.
13:59
13:59

Family Seeks Probe into Death of Awach Sub County Chairperson-Elect Fred Oteka dies 1

Oteka, 41, a former businessman in Awach Trading Centre died a week ago, from Awach Health Centre IV after developing breathing complications. Earlier that day, he had attended a Management Committee meeting at Awach Primary School and stopped for a meal at a nearby restaurant.
13:51
13:51

Family Locked out of Graveyard in Oil Pipeline Way, Can't Bury their Dead 4 1

According to Sarah Nalugooti and her husband John Baptist Musoke, the caretakers of the 2-acre graveyard land, they have lost three people since 2019 but since the compensation is delayed, they have no money to buy another piece of land to relocate the remains of the deceased.
13:21
13:21

Police Call Centre Excites Rwizi Region Residents 1 3

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Regional Police spokesperson, says officers undergoing training have vast ICT knowledge. He warns those that plan to misuse the service by giving police false information and attack Uganda Police Force as an institution, that they shall be apprehended and charged accordingly.
13:07
13:07

Bunambutye Resettlement Camp Houses Develop Cracks 3 4

The houses were constructed by the Office of the Prime Minister to relocate hundreds of households from the disaster-prone districts of Bududa, Manafwa, Sironko, Bulambuli, and Namisindwa. Each unit, sitting on one acre of land, has two bedrooms each, a sitting room and a kitchen.
12:59
12:59

Victims of Kamwokya Night Curfew Operations Nursing Deadly Injuries Mulago Hospital 3 3 Top story

Sam Onyapidi, a waiter at Munyonyo Resort hotel and resident of Kifumbira Zone in Kamwokya claims that police officers stabbed him in the stomach along Mawanda Road on Sunday night while returning from duty. Onyapidi is in the Intensive Care Unit-ICU at Mulago National Referral Hospital.
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