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16:27
16:27

Bugongi Market in Sorry State 6 1

Eric Karemeera, one of the concerned traders and Bugongi road village LC 1 chairman where the market is located, says the development of the market has stalled due to poor management by the division authorities.
16:22
16:22

Over 200 Mukono Residents Face Eviction 2 1

The late Kitooke’s widow, Mary Nalwadda says that the family partitioned the land and unanimously agreed to develop it but is challenged by the illegal settlers.
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.
16:05
16:05

MPs Task Minister Lokodo over Delayed Appointment of Substantive IGG 2 1

The Committee also learnt that the contracts of the remaining two Deputies are also close to expiry. According to Minister Lokodo, the contract of Deputy IGG George Bamugemereire expires in two weeks while that of Mariam Wangandya expires in four months.
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.
14:44
14:44

Fallen Abim Journalist Joyce Nakia Lauded for Bravery Awach Sub County 2 1

Dennis Omara Dbekas, the Abim Council Speakers says the district has lost a very strong, courageous and foresighted leader who devoted herself to exposing the rot in the district.
14:26
14:26

Families of "Abducted" Nakasongola Persons Flee Homes Security personnel 3 2

According to Namitala, the rider told her that the gunmen beat her husband while demanding for a gun. She explains that they have tried to look for the whereabouts of her husband at local police stations in vain.
14:25
14:25

Six Arrested Over Hoima Man's Brutal Murder suspects 1

The suspects whose names have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of allegedly murdering Domian Byaruhanga, a resident of Kifumura village in Kyohairwe parish Buhanika sub county of Hoima district.
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.
13:24
13:24

14 People Killed in the Albertine in One Week Murder cases 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, security officials in the region are bothered by the increasing murder cases. He attributes the murders to land wrangles, domestic violence witchcraft, property disputes and alcohol abuse among others.
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.
12:37
12:37

Chief Justice Declines To Step Down from Kyagulanyi’s Petition Panel 2

“I have listened carefully to the submissions by the applicant, well argued; for the reasons I will give in my detailed ruling to be delivered on notice, I decline to recuse, I find no merit in the application,” Dollo said.
12:19
12:19

Maracha District Council Bans Self-drive for Technical and Political Leaders 1 3

According to reports, four vehicles of Maracha district local government have been damaged due to reckless driving by some of the Technical and Political leaders and it is feared that leaders who have lost seats in the just concluded elections could pose more threat of damage if allowed to drive themselves in the government vehicles.
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.
11:37
11:37

Lamwo Poultry Farmers Struggling With Coccidiosis Diseases Outbreak 2 1

Lucy Acayo, a poultry farmer in Locken village who lost over 70 chickens to the disease, says the high mortality rate has severely impacted her only source of livelihood since selling chicken is her major source of income.
11:29
11:29

Minister Vows to Fight Contractor if he Gives 'Kick Back' to Anyone 4 2

Dr. Acheng cautioned the officials and other people involved in the project against corruption saying most times, it’s the leaders and senior civil servants who cause shoddy work by asking for "kick back"
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