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How Hybrids Are Affecting Seed Sovereignty of Small-scale Farmers In Acholi 4 5 Top story

This farming season alone, Nantume has already spent 600,000 Shillings for 150 kg of Diammonium phosphate (DAP) fertilizer, 32,000 Shillings for buying two kilograms of DK maize seeds, and intends to purchase about eight liters of Weed Master each at 22,000 Shillings for killing the weed.
16:15
16:15

One Admitted as Christians Clash at Yahweh Pentecostal Church Kakoge 2 4 Top story

Benson Ekinu, the church guard, recounted that more than 10 people attacked him in the morning, taking the church keys and his mobile phone by force. He mentioned that the injured person was the ringleader who remained behind when the others fled.
16:00
16:00

Five Suspected Machete Gang Members Arrested in Nansana 1 Top story

Notably, Hussein was found with an identity card indicating that he is a medical worker deployed at Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Health Centre Three, while Nanono possessed an identity card from Kisubi University.
15:50
15:50

School Director Arrested For Preventing Candidate from Sitting PLE

On Tuesday, UNEB Executive Secretary Dan Odongo addressed the issue, urging schools not to deny candidates the opportunity to take exams. Instead, he encouraged schools to utilize UNEB's portals to communicate information about students with unpaid fees.
15:01
15:01

DIGP Assures the Public on Security Amidst Terror Alerts 2 1 Top story

Katsigazi insists that the country is safe for everyone, including international guests. During an inspection of the Nyege-Nyege festival area, he informed journalists that a significant deployment of personnel from the police, UPDF, and prisons is in place to ensure the safety of revelers.
15:01
15:01

Rakai Councillors Demand RDC's Removal over Hostile Conduct 1 1

The councillors argue that the RDC's conduct undermines the reputation of the President and the strength of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party in the area and have now petitioned the Minister in Charge of the Presidency Milly Babirye Babalanda to remove her from office.
14:39
14:39

Zigoti Coffee Factory Staff Suffocated to Death- Police Forensic 1

Racheal Kawala, the Wamala Regional police spokesperson, confirmed that the examination had concluded that the cause of death was indeed suffocation due to an oxygen deficiency in the elevator.
13:00
13:00

UWA Rangers Shoot One Inside Mt. Elgon National Park 1

According to Chebet, the Tiyoy is believed to have entered the National park in search of his two cows that went missing on Monday night and he suspected that they might have been stolen and hidden inside the park. Cattle thieves always use the park as a hiding zone. “He was shot in the right leg and he couldn’t move but was never arrested by the rangers," said Chelangat
12:57
12:57

500 Farmers Count Losses as Kafu Floods Submerge Crop Gardens garden crops 1 4

The River at the border between Hoima and Kyankwanzi districts burst its banks after a heavy downpour on Monday disrupting business and transport in the area.
12:38
12:38

Mak Staff, Nawangwe Clash Over Implementation of Biometric Access System 1

In his communication, Nawangwe stated that there are symptoms of indiscipline among some staff at Makerere, manifested through a lack of respect for official schedules and the creation of individual timetables with little regard for student convenience. He noted that some of the staff are reportedly teaching at other universities or working in other organizations, where discipline is strictly enforced.
09:40
09:40

No Major Distribution Hiccups As PLE Kicks Off 2 2 Top story

There have been previous reports of distributors tampering with examination materials en route to examination centers. Last year, a school headteacher in Wakiso was caught in cahoots with distributors in Mpigi tempering with examination parcels.
09:21
09:21

UNEB, Police Monitoring Social Media Platforms for PLE Leaks

"We have identified groups of teachers forming social media communities with the intention of distributing what they claim to be PLE papers. The Board, in collaboration with security teams, is closely monitoring these groups," Kalule explained.
09:14
09:14

Three Police Officers In Napak Charged Over Cattle Theft In Napak district 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto regional Police spokesperson said that PC Abala was convicted and dismissed from the Uganda Police Force for masterminding and misleading other officers to commit a crime.
09:01
09:01

National Science Week: 240 Innovative Projects Seek Investment 1 2

This year marks the third edition of Uganda's Science Week, which aims to highlight the country's growing science innovations and technological progress. The event has drawn the attention of 74 venture capital investors, signifying a growing interest in the potential of Uganda's innovation ecosystem.
08:49
08:49

Leaders Irked by ‘Extremely’ Slow Engineering Work on Kampala-Mpigi Expressway traffic congestion 1 3

Shocked by their findings of ongoing excavation works, heaping of murram and gravels among others, Tayebwa expressed disappointment at the delay of the project, which was supposed to be completed by 2023 from the date of commencement as indicated in the contract agreement between the Government and the contractor.
08:36
08:36

Visually Impaired Individuals Urge Banks to Prioritize Their Privacy 3 1

Speaking at the event, Hamis Tenywa from the Uganda National Association of the Blind-UNAB highlighted the challenges faced by visually impaired people when opening bank accounts or making cash withdrawals, often requiring assistance from others.
08:31
08:31

UNRA Warns Motorists, Pedestrians Attempting To Use Flooded Kafu Bridge river kafu 1 2

Allan Ssempebwa, the spokesperson Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Tuesday evening that a team of UNRA officials including engineers and technical team is currently on ground inspecting, assessing and monitoring the water levels on the flooded bridge.
07:50
07:50

Lango Parallel Chief Steps Down to Pave Way for Reconciliation 6 1

George Ojwang Opota, the Prime Minister of Tekwaro Lango, who represented Eng. Odongo Okune in the meeting, expressed their readiness to unite and cooperate with LCF as they proceed with electing a new Wonyaci.
07:37
07:37

Zaake-Kinyamatama Investigations: Parliament Asks Court to Dismiss Mabirizi's Petition 1

Zaake's troubles began when he attended the National Unity Platform-NUP party Independence Cup football tournament in Lwamaggwa village, Buyamba Constituency, Rakai District, along with other politicians. It is alleged that Zaake hurled insults at Kinyamatama calling her a prostitute and questioning her suitability.
07:18
07:18

CECAFA U15 Boys Championship: Uganda Rhinos Defeat South Sudan To Qualify For Semi Finals 1 Top story

The win sends coach Hamuza Lutalo's team to the semi final stage even before they face Ethiopia in the last Group A match.
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