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14:25
14:25

Nyiragongo Eruption: Residents Secretly Returning to Goma City Mount Nyiragongo

Jeanne Nyakase, one of the locals says that she and her three children only went with only the clothes they were wearing because of haste evacuation.
14:09
14:09

Cities Management; - Government Moves to Further Amend Local Government Act Masaka City Council 1 2 Top story

The draft amendments according to Justinian Nuwagaba, the Commissioner for Urban Administration in the Ministry of local government are necessitated by the need to have customized provisions that can enable effective management of the new urban local governments as well as drawing a clear distinction between them and the districts.
13:54
13:54

Mob Kills LDU, Two Others in Napak

According to Longole, the trio was lynched around 4 pm on Saturday on suspicion of being cattle thieves. “By the time police and the army reached the scene of crime, all the three people were already dead,” he said.
13:12
13:12

People at Low Risk of COVID-19 Infection More Willing to Get Jab MOH 1 3

"In April I went to Mulago, Victoria Hospital and even KCCA Kisenyi hoping to get vaccinated but no place would give me the vaccine. They all said that I was not among those designated to get the vaccine in the first phase of the exercise," he said.
12:53
12:53

Kitgum Gov’t Health Facilities Run Out of Gloves examination gloves 1 2 Top story

Gloria Lakisa, a senior three student of Kitgum Standard High School was among dozens of patients who couldn’t be examined because she couldn’t afford Shillings 1,000 to buy examination gloves.
12:39
12:39

Lodonga Minor Basilica Marks 60 Years of Existence 4 2

Presiding over the celebrations, Rt. Rev. Sabino Ochan Odoki, the Bishop of Arua Diocese said the Basilica is a special gift from God for the diocese of Arua, Uganda and Africa as a whole. Bishop Sabino urged Christians to pray and uphold their faith in the Blessed Virgin Mary who intercedes for the universal church.
12:13
12:13

People`s Progressive Party Celebrates Victory in Pader Laguti Sub County 3 1

The ceremony started with a procession through Laguti Sub County and followed by a thanksgiving prayer which was led by the Anglican Bishop of Kitgum Diocese Wilson Kitara among other clergy from different denominations. More than 1,500 people from different walks of lives were in attendance at the open ground in Laguti Primary School.
12:05
12:05

Nakasongola Leaders Advocate For Construction of Mini Water Supply Schemes Water Scarcity 3 1

In Lwabyata Sub County, only 37% of residents have access to clean water. Samuel Muruuli, a resident say a jerrycan of water often goes up to Shillings 700 in the dry season.
11:39
11:39

Fort Portal Covid-19 Task Force Partners With Youth to Promote SOPs 1 1

On Saturday evening, the youth stationed on all routes leading to Fort Portal city with the placards. Some of the placards called on members of the public to wear masks properly, others advised people to avoid crowds while others carried messages encouraging hand washing and social distancing.
11:22
11:22

Town Clerks Blame Political Interference for Failure to Enforce Physical Development Plans area 4

Godfrey Kisseka, the town clerk of Mubende Municipality, says that most violators of the current physical development plans are powerful and well connected; saying that fighting them requires political support from the president.
11:10
11:10

Kyaggwe County Embark on Planting of Indigenous Tree Species 1 2

Elijah Bogeere Mulembya, the Kyaggwe County Head (Ssekiboobo) notes that the county has lost most of its natural forests to timber dealers who have destroyed animal habitats and sources of nutrition.
10:58
10:58

GMO Regulations In the Offing-NEMA 6 2

“NEMA has the mandate to devise guidelines and measures to manage GMOs. So I think we should abandon the idea of getting a GMO law,” he said.
10:18
10:18

Shillings 1.5BN Expansion Works Start at Anyangatir HC II Anyangatir HCII 4 1

The works include construction of a maternity ward, placenta pit, a solar pump water system, solar lighting system and twin staff quarters among others valued at Shillings 1.5 billion.
09:27
09:27

Mubiru Explains Choice of Players Preparing for Uganda Cranes Friendly Abdallah Mubiru 7 1

The notable absentees in the squad include goal keeper Salim Jamal who has been deputizing Denis Onyango on the team, Joseph Ochaya, Nicholas Wadada, Khalid Aucho, Farouk Miya and Kizito Luwagga, all these were part of the recent Uganda Cranes that played in the Afcon qualifiers.
08:53
08:53

Karusandara Residents Demand More UWA Community Outposts As Elephant Kill Another Person 4 1 Top story

Ibrahim Saad, who survived an elephant attack, last week says that his two acres of soya garden have been destroyed by stray elephants. He says UWA staff takes time to respond to community calls, something he thinks can be resolved by establishing more rangers outposts across the park.
08:39
08:39

Fort Portal RCC Unearthes Over 20 Ghost Emyooga Groups 1 1

In April, Mbabazi stopped the issuance of certificates to all 36 Emyooga SACCOs in Fort Portal after the Commercial Officer, Michael Karwani failed to avail the lists of the intended beneficiaries.
08:21
08:21

Belgian Government Injects Euros 20M in Skills Bridging Program in W. Nile, Albertine Regions 3 2

Chrystelle Jocquet, the Belgian Development Agency Resident representative in Uganda, says that the intervention will address key gaps like the teaching of theory, which has left many school leavers jobless.
08:03
08:03

Stay Away from Kampala: Museveni to Ugandans in Rural Areas as COVID-19 Cases Increases 1 5

Museveni noted that on Wednesday next week, he is going to convene a full scale national COVID-19 task force, which will recommend several preventive measures to curb the further spread of the disease.
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