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14:15
14:15

Fisheries Minister Threatens to Expose Illegal Fishermen Masquerading As Statehouse Agents body 1 3

Addressing staff at the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute-NAFIRRI in Jinja city on Wednesday, Adoa claimed that most illegal fishermen are wealthy individuals who use their influence to engage in illegal fishing practices without any restraint.
13:35
13:35

Medics Warn Against Using Herbs for Treating Elephantiasis hydroceles 5 4

The neglected tropical disease is spread by infected mosquitoes whose bites deposit a parasite that travels to the lymph nodes. It affects the lymphatic system causing swelling and pain in the legs, arms and genitalia. It also increases the risk of frequent bacterial infections that harden and thicken the skin.
13:23
13:23

Former Minister Kabafunzaki Evades Prison, Clears UGX 10m Fine Bribery 1 1

Kabafunzaki was convicted of soliciting a bribe of five million Shillings from Hamid Muhammed, the Chairperson of Aya Group of Companies as an inducement to clear him of sexual abuse allegations that had been lodged against him by his former employee, about four years ago.
13:01
13:01

200 Families Left Homeless as Hailstorm Devastates Kibaale crops 3 5

The two-day heavy downpour that started on Monday evening until Tuesday evening affected villages of Kanooga, Kakihimbara, Kaisobakara, and Kayunga in Matale Sub County, Kiganda in Kyahazihire sub-county, Kiziizi Cell, Buyanja Cell and Karuguuza Cell all in Kibaale town Council.
12:49
12:49

Catholic Priest Investigated Over Death of Suspected Robber 1 3

The priest, Reverend Fr Richard Mugisha was summoned in relation to the death of Ronald Kyeyune, 30, a suspected robber who had allegedly broken into the priests’ house last night. It is alleged that the suspect was apprehended by the village security team after allegedly accessing the priests’ residence through the roof.
12:35
12:35

Kilembe Residents Decry Poor State of Roads residents concerned 2 4

The road is used by pilgrims and other faithful to Bukalango Healing Centre in Kilembe. Angry residents say that roads only receive attention from authorities during the election period.
11:55
11:55

Delayed Funding Frustrating Research on Lake Victoria financial year 2 1

Each State is required to pay annual subscription fees of USD 485,000. The funds facilitate studies that guide countries on how best to preserve the different Lake Victoria species from extinction. The member states include Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi.
11:49
11:49

West Nile Leaders Ask Gov't to Address Gaps in Emyooga Program 4

Dr Aate Sharifa Taban Amin the Koboko District Woman Member of Parliament said there is a need for massive sensitization of people about the program since it was rolled out during the election period.
11:40
11:40

Another Motorcycle Company Cons Boda boda Riders in Hoima Boda-Boda riders 3 2

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident City Commissioner-RCC, says that JaJ Motors Limited promised to give the victims motorcycles on credit but has since vanished with their money.
10:43
10:43

AirArabia To Fly to Entebbe Three Times Weekly 3 2

Ibrahim Abdisalam, the General Sales Agent (GSA) Arab Air in Uganda, says that the company is set to boost its relationship in the country and market opportunities for Ugandans travelling to and from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
10:24
10:24

MAK Gov't Students Disappointed With Selective Release of Allowances Makerere University 1 3

Allan Lokot, a government-sponsored student in his third year, argues that the allowances help them to meet costs beyond food and residence. He explains that students like him save off this money to buy handouts, basic requirements like airtime for online lectures and hostel necessities.
09:51
09:51

Mother Arrested for Kidnapping 4-Year- Old Son 1

The boy’s father Dennis Ssebulime, received a call from an anonymous caller instructing him to send shillings 32 million if he wanted the boy alive.
09:38
09:38

Buruuli Chiefdom Struggles To Raise Funds for Palace Construction covid 19 lock down 1 2

The Chiefdom first launched the campaign to mobilize funds to construct the palace in 2012 but the efforts yielded no results. In 2020, Buruuli Chiefdom re-launched a campaign to fundraise Shillings 2 billion to construct a palace Isabaruuli.
09:21
09:21

UNATU, Museveni Disagree Over Pay Rise for Science Teachers 1 4

Speaking at the National Teachers Day celebrations at Kololo ceremonial grounds, Filbert Baguma the UNATU General Secretary noted that the idea of preferring science teachers is wrong and a sign of discrimination among the teachers and other government workers who are not scientists.
08:56
08:56

Family Planning Services Uptake Improves In Kasese following Easing of Lockdown 5 1

Nancy Biira, an enrolled midwife at Kinyamaseke Health Health Center III in Kinyamaseke Town Council told URN in an interview that the facility registered 400 clients who came for family planning services in September alone up from between 300-350 clients they registered in previous months.
08:39
08:39

Conviction of Former Minister Kabafunzaki Draws Mixed Reactions in Rukiga County 3 8

Last week, Justice Margaret Tibulya of the Anti-Corruption Court found the former minister guilty of soliciting a bribe of 5 million Shillings in 2017.
08:25
08:25

Supply of Faulty Motor, Power Outage Prolong Water Crisis in Luwero Town Council 1 Top story

According to Kisaakye, their efforts to restore water supply suffered a setback when they received a faulty motor, which they had to send back to the supplier. “Hopefully today please, the Motor they gave us had issues. The supplier had to take it back, but we may finish it today, but Umeme may be off today again,” he said.
08:05
08:05

Three Arrested for Raping 40-Year-Old Woman in Adjumani

Alex Vuga Chandiga, the LC I Chairperson of Rassia East village identifies the suspects as William Anyanzo Itraru, Godfrey Alumai commonly known as Gogoo and another only identified as Oliki.
07:48
07:48

Court Dismisses Election Petitions Against Gogonyo, Namisindwa MPs 3

The two separate rulings were on Tuesday delivered by Mbale High Court Deputy Registrar James Mawanda Ereemye.
07:43
07:43

EACOP: Kyotera PAPs Shun Bank Account Opening Process As Compensation Nears 8 1 Top story

Charles Lwanga, a resident of Kanga village, says that he cannot open up an account yet he refused to sign the RAP forms because of unfair compensation rates for their properties including land, coffee and houses compared to the rates given to the PAPs in Rakai and Lwengo districts.
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