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23:53
23:53

Kiprotich Finally Selected For Tokyo Olympics 1 Top story

The development comes after the marathoner’s chances of taking part in the Olympic games had slimmed after finishing fifth at the NN Mission Marathon in Enschede, Netherlands this month where he was bidding to clock the best time better than Chemonges and Fred Musobo who had already qualified
17:38
17:38

28 Cattle Farmers in Kiruhura Face Arrest For Spreading FMD 4

Bright Nuwamanya, the Nyakashashara Sub County chief, says despite registering FMD outbreak in their farms, the farmers freely move around their cattle in contravention of the quarantine.
17:14
17:14

Security Brutality Against Journalists, Fake News Shape Discussion on Press Freedom Day 3 4

The Ag. Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC Dr. Katebalirwe Amooti Wa Irumba, said that the status of press freedom in the country has generally improved but noted that during the 2021 electoral period and the COVID 19 lockdown, press freedom was challenged.
16:45
16:45

Seven Arrested With Vandalized Power Transmission Equipment Worth UGX 3Bn Fred Enanga 2 1

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says operatives tracked the suspects from Kiboga district to Kampala in Kayiwa zone in Lubaga Division where they were found selling their loot over the weekend.
16:25
16:25

FDC Urges Ugandans To Rise Against New Taxes, Increasing Public Debt 3

Harold Kaija, the Deputy FDC Secretary-General, says the tax will only affect the motorists but all Ugandans in a cumulative manner.
15:51
15:51

Acholi MPs Condemn Brutality Against Journalists LOP Betty Aol Ocan 3 1

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LOP) Betty Aol Ocan said that the rights of journalists and media freedom should be upheld in the country instead of being infringed on by state actors.
11:17
11:17

Apac Councillors Fault CAO Over Botched Study Tour 3

Wanje later told URN in a telephone interview that he could not facilitate the tour because the organizers did not make adequate preparation. He accused the district Speaker, Peter Obong and other members of the advance team who went for a feasibility study in Sironko District for failure to submit any report to his office on their findings.
10:20
10:20

Foundation for Human Rights Initiative Investigates Attack on Journalists in Wakiso wakiso district 6

John Bosco Tembo, a research associate at the Foundation of Human Rights Initiative recently met the assaulted victims to document their ordeal. According to Tembo, they intervened to help the affected journalists to get justice.
09:58
09:58

Farmers, Local Leaders Decry The Appalling State of Kitholu Road Network poor roads 4 2 Top story

Yonasi Kithola, the Kithoulu Sub County LC V Councilor, says the district has severally spoken about the economic impact of the poor road network on the area. He says today only a few farmers can afford the high transport costs to deliver their produce to markets in Bwera and Kasese town.
08:50
08:50

Cocoa Farmers, Experts Demand Establishment of Independent Authority 5 2 Top story

Emmanuel Lubega, the Uganda-South Sudan national coordinator at the East African Business Council-EABC, says such a body like a case is for cotton and coffee would ensure farmer’s produce in line with the set standards.
08:13
08:13

Leaders Decry Poor Service Delivery at Arua Zonal Lands Office 4 1 Top story

Sam Wadri Nyakua, the Arua district LC V chairperson, says the regional lands office is failing to help the population secure their land. He says that securing a land title, which is supposed to take two weeks, takes forever at the lands office in Arua.
06:59
06:59

Karenga Donates Land for Police Station 2

Karenga District LC V Chairperson, Phillip Lochaale, says that they requested Lokori Sub County to identify and allocate land to the Uganda Police Force for the establishment of a police station in the area to boost security along the border.
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