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21:23
21:23

Bundibugyo Power Distribution Company Loses Contract Over Mismanagement, Debts 3 1 Top story

Paul Mwesigwa, the Managing Director UEDCL, says they will overhaul the working structures to ensure effective service delivery.
20:49
20:49

COVID-19 Pandemic: UNEB Makes Adjustments in Candidate's Briefing 1 4 Top story

Jennifer Kasule, the Principal Public Relations Officer in UNEB, notes that although nothing much is changing in the management and administration of examinations, they have added a few aspects concerning the Standard Operating Procedures because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
19:56
19:56

Busoga United hold SC Villa at Njeru 1

Meanwhile Busoga United still waits a league win, the Jinja based team has so far played nine games losing four and drawing five of the games.
18:19
18:19

20 Year Old Woman Arrested for Dumping her New Born Baby 2

Anicent Natukunda delivered on 22nd Feb.ruary 2021 at around 4:00 pm and allegedly dumped the child in a cassava garden.
18:10
18:10

NUP Supporters in Kasese, Bundibugyo Welcome Withdrawal of Electoral Petition kyagulanyi 6 1

Sam Baluku who contested on the NUP ticket for the Kasese Municipality Mayoral seat says the decision was the only available option after the court rejected Kyagulanyi’s intention to amend his petition to introduce more grounds challenging the election.
18:05
18:05

IGG Injects UGX1.5B to Fight Corruption in Ankole 5 1

The 4,302 trained community monitor volunteers were drawn from five districts as follows: Kiruhura 666, Mbarara 738, Ntungamo 1,152, Ibanda 648 and Isingiro 1,098.
17:39
17:39

Suspected Car Thief Lynched in Lyantonde, Accomplice Rescued In Critical Condition 3

It is alleged that the suspects Dennis Kiberu, who was driving a Premio vehicle registration number UBD 184N from Lyantonde town to take them to Kasambya village to purportedly pick up a patient from a shrine. However, when they reached a secluded area, they told him to stop. They suddenly grabbed and tied him.
17:22
17:22

Produce Prices Drop In Busia 4 1

A kilogram of Nambaale bean variety has dropped from Shillings 2300 to Shillings 2,100, Yellow and Kanyebwa from Shillings 2800 to Shillings 2600 and Wairimu, which comes from Mutukula now costs Shillings 1820 from Shillings 2000. Soybeans cost Shillings 2,100 from Shillings 2500. The traders are taking soya beans to Lira where it fetches Shillings 2,300.
17:08
17:08

Gulu City Gets UGX 41 Billion for Road Works Road Construction 1 1

Edward Kiwanuka, the Gulu City Town Clerk says that the fund will construct more than 7 roads in the City totalling 7.788 kilometres. The roads include Oola Lubaro road, Vincent Opiyo road, Francis Barabanawe road, Lakana Odongkara road, Onono road and Nelson Mandela road.
16:57
16:57

Two Minors Perish In House Fire 1

Abudul Busito Magidu, the Buyangu Sub County LC III chairperson, has blamed the deceased’s parent for leaving the children alone in the house with a burning paraffin light.
16:54
16:54

Minister Magyezi Commissions Lukaya Market, Bans Roadside Vending in the Area Lukaya Town Council 2 1

In 2011, the Ministry of Works and Transport through a donation worth 1.9billion shillings from the Lake Victoria Environment Management Project-LAVEMP, undertook to construct a permanent market in Lukaya town council for hundreds of roadside vendors who operate from the area.
16:21
16:21

Acholi Taxis Operators Decide to Double their Daily Profits Covid-19 Pandemic 1 1

Transport fares from Gulu to Pabo increased from 5,000 Shillings to 10,000 Shillings, Gulu to Atiak from 10,000 to 20,000 Shillings even after restrictions on transport were relaxed.
15:53
15:53

Teachers who Drink Alcohol in the Morning to be Caned -RDC

Budaka RDC Tom Chesol noted with great concern that some teachers have made it a habit to continue taking alcohol before stepping into a classroom, and said the community has the authority to discipline them by caning.
15:15
15:15

95 Kilometers of Roads in Omoro District in Appalling State Uganda Road Funds 2

The most affected roads categorized with deep potholes, broken culverts and bridges include 14km Bobi-Wii Lacic, 14.9km Palenga to Ongako, 8km Bobi-Okwii to Lii Sub County in Nwoya district, 8km Walter Ochora road, 39km Acet-Loyo ajonga to Labora, 10km Bobi-Opaya to Hiima and 60-meter long Hiima bridge which connects Keto- Awor in Lakwana Sub County. Omoro district has a total of 303km roads under its management and 581 under the management of the various sub counties.
14:24
14:24

Residents Neighboring Mt. Elgon National Park Face Land Shortage Ahead of Planting Season 4 1

The residents argue that Mt Elgon National Park rangers have continued to beat and extort money from them whenever they go to their land to cultivate.
13:45
13:45

Gulu University Laboratory Accredited to Test COVID -19 COVID -19 testing 2 1

Dr. Richard Echodu, the Gulu University Laboratory Director told URN in an interview that the Laboratory is level two and that it shall be run by a total of 15 qualified staff who underwent COVID -19 testing training. He said three out of those staff hold PhD in Laboratory Technology.
12:53
12:53

Fishermen at Kitobo Landing Site Surrender Illegal Fishing Materials to FPU 3 1

Anywoli Zaake, a fisherman at Kitobo Landing Site, said that they decided to surrender the illegal fishing gears following the sensitisation by FPU.
12:08
12:08

Two More Charged Over Murder of Amuru Police Informer 1 1

The arrest of the suspects brings to four, the number of people arrested in connection to the murder. The others are Richard Okello and Johnson Oryema who were arrested last week and remanded by the court on murder charges.
12:00
12:00

Kasana-Luweero Catholic Diocese Officially Gets 19th Parish 1 4 Top story

Speaking at the official commission of the new parish, Rt. Rev. Paul Ssemogerere, the Bishop of Kasana-Luweero Diocese said there is a sizeable number of Christians, which occasioned the creation of the parish. He warned Kannyanda parishioners to brace for fundraisings to support the diocesan pastoral activities.
11:38
11:38

The Nile Threatened By Pollution Says Report 1 1 Top story

The new State of the Nile Basin Report 2020 released on Monday said localised high pollution is experienced mainly around urban centres.
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