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16:40
16:40

UWA Starts Licensing Ugandans to Milk Snakes for Cash Snakes Uganda 3

Some of the requirements for one to open a snake farm include getting approval from their neighbors, having not less than two acres of land and ability to pay an annual fee that is yet to be set. Besides conservation of species that face extinction, the most compelling justification for snake farming is milking them for venom.
16:33
16:33

City Lawyer Steven Kalali Sues Gov’t Over Battered Journalists 2 2 Top story

In his application, Kalali contends that on February 17th, 2021, journalists went to cover former National Unity Platform-Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu when he went to deliver his petition to the United Nations High Commission in Kololo on gross human rights violations.
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.
14:45
14:45

Kyagulanyi Orders Lawyers to Withdraw Presidential Election Petition 1 2 Top story

Kyagulanyi had been given up to February 14 to file evidence supporting his application however, by the end of that day he had filed only 53 affidavits.
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.
12:55
12:55

Journalist Epenu Struggles to Recover Eight Years After Accident 2 1

Natasha explains that besides feeding Epenu, who has not worked for close to eight years, she needs Shillings 600,000 for physiotherapy and occupational therapy, which is done three times a week at the International hospital Kampala and Butabika hospital respectively.
12:27
12:27

Fire Guts Over 20 Kiosks in Iganga Viola Namutebi 2

Viola Namutebi, a retailer says that she lost property worth Shillings 5 million, which she had acquired through bank loans. Namutebi faults police for arriving late at the fire scene, which deprived them of the available possibilities to rescue part of their property.
12:26
12:26

EC Demands Statements on Election Results Anomalies from Returning Officers 1 2

The Electoral Commission (EC) says it has taken interest in issues raised by Uganda Radio Network (URN) from data analysis of election results.
12:22
12:22

I Haven’t Retired from The Struggle- Dr Kizza Besigye 3 1

Dr Besigye was the chief guest during thanksgiving prayers organised by Denis Onekalit Amere, the Kitgum Municipality Member of Parliament-elect over the weekend. Amere defeated State Minister for Environment Beatrice Atim Anywar in the January 14, parliamentary polls.
12:17
12:17

Lubaga Chapati Seller Stabs Customer to Death Over UGX 500 Makindye Division 1 1

An eye witness only identified as Alex told detectives at Old Kampala police station that the argument started after the deceased asked the suspect for his balance in vain saying that he had stolen the money resulting into a fight.
11:43
11:43

Human Rights Body Wants Journalists Compensated for Torture

The UHRC condemned the actions of the officers who were seen beating up journalists and other people when NUP leader Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu went to deliver his petition to the UN agency, over alleged violations of human rights. The commission expresses exceptional concern over the recent media reports showing a blatant violation of the rights of journalists and other people by some errant security officers", says a statement.
10:37
10:37

Improved Prices Fuel Harvest of Immature Palm Oil Fruits OPUL 1 4 Top story

David Balironda, the Manager Kalangala Oil Palm Tree Out Growers Trust (KOPGT), says the increased prices have pushed farmers to harvest immature fruits. He, however, says this has led to the low-quality extraction rate in the mills, which has the potential of lowering the price of palm oil fruits.
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