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Jun 2022 37 results
19:05
19:05

Museveni Says Pinetti Didn't Know Anything About Coffee, But He Convinced Her 4

In his State of the National Address, President Museveni admitted that he knew that Ms. Pinetti had no experience in the coffee industry, but that he was convinced that she could get investors to do it after he failed with other known processors around the world.
18:36
18:36

Serere Councilors Struggling to Perform without Rules of Procedure 1 3

David Emokol, the Pingire Sub County LC V councilor, says that there seems to be a sinister motive behind the failure to provide the required documents. He says that the absence of supporting documents is frustrating.
18:27
18:27

FDC Declares Attan Sole Candidate For Soroti East Race 1 1

On May 24th, 2022, the Court of Appeal declared the Soroti East MP seat vacant on grounds that the Electoral Commission failed to conduct free and fair polls.
18:09
18:09

Verbatim: State of the Nation Address

Before the global destabilization by the corona-19 and the Ukrainian crises, Uganda was a country of surpluses that were crying out for markets in the form of sugar, maize, milk, chicken, eggs, bananas, cement, mitayimbwa (steel bars), soap, beers, etc.
18:09
18:09

Deceased KCCA Doctor Made Veterinary Medicine Tolerable -Colleagues and Students 1 4

Between 1992 to 2010, Kamugisa was a lecturer at Makerere University, years from which some of the students he taught have described him as jolly, approachable, understanding, humorous, and a gentle person.
17:36
17:36

Rubirizi Human Resource Officer Pleads Guilty on Seeing Crowd of Prosecution Witnesses

Tusiime was convicted to a sentence of either serving two years in Prison or pay a fine of two million shillings and also banned from occupying public office for ten years.
17:32
17:32

Uganda Now Within Middle Income Status Threshold - Museveni 3 1 Top story

In his State of the Nation Address Tuesday, Museveni said that the economy has now grown to US$ 45.7 billion, which is slightly above the population of the country.
17:31
17:31

Pictorial: 2022 State of Nation Address Top story

The Address is in fulfillment of the Constitutional requirement under Article 101 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda.
17:20
17:20

IUIU Calls for Support to Set Up Medical HUB 3 1 Top story

Addressing journalists at the government-owned media center on Tuesday, the IUIU Council Chairperson, Faisal Abdul Aziiz Alzamel, said that besides receiving support from the Islamic Development Bank, more is needed from donors given the huge financial implication the investment will require.
17:14
17:14

Police Investigates Unnatural Death of S.4 Girl 1 1

Her teacher stresses that Namuli has been a bright and disciplined girl without any known history of misconduct or tendencies of yielding to misleading peer groups within the school, and they were shocked about the news.
17:10
17:10

Andrew Ojok Takes Oath as Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah 2 1

His oath was administered by the Clerk to Parliament Adolf Mwesige during the State of the Nation that was presided over by the Speaker of Parliament Anita Among.
17:06
17:06

17 Percent Women Think Gender Equality is Not Practical- Survey 5

Funded by the Kingdom of Netherland, the survey was conducted by the Advocats San Frontieres-ASF in partnership with Uganda Women’s Network- UWONET in eight districts from Busoga, Karamoja, Bunyoro, and Acholi sub-regions under the them "From Access to Equality, Empowering Women to Access Justice in Uganda."
16:46
16:46

Residents Demand Transparency Ahead of Rare Earth Metals Mining in Busoga fossil fuels 2 4

Discovered in 2016, the rare earth elements are essential for the manufacture of medical equipment, smartphones, laptops, crude oil processing, batteries for electric vehicles, and wind turbines. Code named ‘The Makuutu Rare Earths Project’, the project derives its name from Makuutu Sub-County in Bugweri District where the mineral was discovered.
15:52
15:52

Police Relaunch Fika Salama, Impound Five Buses 1 1

Living Twazagye, the Luwero District Police Commander, explains that some buses were in dangerous mechanical condition, had no route charts as well as third-party insurance and the drivers lacked invalid driving licenses.
15:50
15:50

Kyagulanyi Asks Gov't To Suspend Taxes on Vegetable Oil, Wheat 1 2

Early this year, Parliament rejected a proposal by Kampala Central Member of Parliament, Muhammad Nsereko to exempt bread from Value Added Tax. This was during a debate in which MPs were considering the Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2022. Nsereko argued that wheat should be exempted from the tax to make it affordable.
15:28
15:28

Kampala Deputy Lord Mayor, MP Adeke Released Inciting Violence 2 3

On Tuesday, the Court presided over by the Acting Chief Magistrate Augustine Alule granted the accused persons one million shillings cash bail and asked each of their sureties who included relatives and politicians to execute a non-cash bond of 10 million shillings.
14:52
14:52

Pressure on Cranes as Niger Checks in for Afcon Qualifiers 1 7 Top story

While Uganda Cranes suffered a 2-1 loss to Algeria, Niger managed to play a one-all draw with Tanzania in their opening fixture. Uganda Cranes had a few attempts at the opponent's goal as they were outplayed by Algeria.
14:26
14:26

South Sudanese Cross to Uganda with 1,500 Head of Cattle 1 1

Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner said that they have communicated to the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to establish the legality of the South Sudanese presence in the area and possible transfer to a refugee settlement.
14:06
14:06

Suspected Gang Leader, Couple Arrested Over Attacks on University Students 1 2

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed Kitanda’s arrest adding that a hunt for his accomplices identified as Stephen Semakula and Abdu Nsubuga is on. Enanga Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed Kitanda’s arrest, saying that the hunt for his accomplices identified as Stephen Semakula and Abdu Nsubuga is ongoing.
13:09
13:09

Mukono RDC Halts Activities of LC 3 Courts 1 1

“There is no appellate court at LCIII level according to the law. The area land committee deals with conflicts/issues under the district board and land commission. …the above court cannot stand since the court itself is illegal," his letter reads.
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