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19:20
19:20

Uganda's Sachet Waragi Contains Hazardous Metals – Study unbs uganda

They say quantitatively, they found Copper presenting the highest concentrations recorded in any spirit brand studied, followed by Barium and Manganese. The brands found to contain the most metals mainly Copper were the locally distilled Lira-Lira spirits with concentrations averaging 95 percent.
16:31
16:31

Acholi Region Drafts Charcoal Policy iraqi abuse 1

Michael Tebere, the head of the secretariat says the bill also seeks to prohibit the cutting down of certain species of trees for charcoal production, establishment of local environment committees as well as charcoal producers associations. The others he says is the promotion of charcoal farming, energy security and reforestation of degraded areas.
12:54
12:54

Protestors Block Gulu - Kampala Road Highway uganda police force 2 1

The protestors are demanding installation of humps to control accidents at the trading center saying the lack of the speed breakers have led to loss of several lives. They allege that the accident involved a government registered vehicle whose registration could not be ascertained.
18:42
18:42

Gulu Residents Gear Up For New Year Fireworks 1 3

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police Spokesperson says the display will be supervised by counter-terrorism police unit. He says 73 venues have been cleared to display the fireworks in the region.
07:59
07:59

Women Entrepreneurship Program Plunges Into Funding Crisis 1 1

Frank Mugabi, the Communications Officer Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, says the funding difficulties have forced the Ministry to ration funds among few women groups well below their intended annual target.
19:08
19:08

Govt Secures Ugx 1.3 trillion for Infrastructure Development

Under the project, urban transportation terminals for buses, lorry parks and market stalls for vendors will be built alongside urban solid and liquid waste management systems, drainage and storm water management systems.
10:51
10:51

Gulu Power Consumers Protest Outages

The municipality has been experiencing the power outage for the past five years. The power often goes off and sometimes takes about 12 hours before it returns. The power outages have destabilized business especially in the industrial areas forcing some factories to relocate.
07:26
07:26

South Sudan Refugees In Lamwo Celebrate Improved Mobile Phone Connectivity 7 1

Godfrey Byaruhanga, the Refugee Response Field Coordinator in the Office of the Prime Minister, says communication is a vital tool in refugee protection.
15:29
15:29

Uganda Gets UGX 7.6 Billion for Climate Change Strategic Plan 2

The grant will go towards the development of new bankable climate change adaptation and mitigation projects in view of achieving the national Climate change goals identified under the Nationally Determine Contributions NDCs.
19:01
19:01

Former Gulu Municipality MP Attacker Arrested

Police detectives arrested Alfred Anywar from Wabigalo cell in Makindye Division on Thursday and transferred him to Gulu Central Police station this afternoon. Anywar was wanted in connection with a July 3, incident in which former Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament Christopher Achire was injured.
07:17
07:17

Gulu Trader In Trouble For Selling Expired Goods resident 1

Richard Ssanyu, a resident of Kagoma in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district was picked up on Wednesday after he was found with six cartons of expired biscuit and toothpaste.
16:26
16:26

Gulu Traders Abandon Maize Grains Over Low Price 6 1

In Cereleno, Gulus agro-dealers hub, a handful of the 36 agro-dealers are stocking maize grains in the wake of the gapping price fall. Benson Rackara, a trader on ring Road, Layibi Division says the few stores stocking maize offer between 300 to 350 Shillings for a kilogram of maize.
07:13
07:13

Installation of Atiak Sugar Factory Set to Resume 1 3

Mohammed Ahmed, the Project Director of Atiak Sugar Project says that the tropical hot climate of the north punctuated by abundant rainfall renders the region more suitable to support speedy growth and crystallization of sweet sugar. The bulk of the countrys sugar is now produced in Eastern Uganda.
20:03
20:03

EU Gives Ugx 120b to Refurbish Tororo – Gulu Railway Line 2 1

The grant is to support promotion of rural development as well as climate smart agriculture, particularly in Northern Uganda.
18:02
18:02

Uganda Gets UGX 158 Billion Loan to Upgrade Masaka – Mbarara Power Line

The 35 Million Euro financing agreement was signed this morning at the German Embassy in Kampala. Matia Kassaija, the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the Managing Director Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited Willy K. Kiryahika represented the government of Uganda.
14:26
14:26

Acholi Economic Conference Underway in Gulu 2

Walter Atiku, a London based economist says the Conference will use different economic models including developing an internationally accepted curriculum vitae for job seekers to get unemployed youth regionally and internationally competitive.
11:04
11:04

WFP Buys Food from Acholi Farmers to Feed Refugees 6 2

World Food Programme WFP has finally begun procurement of food for millions of refugees in Uganda from small-holder farmers in Acholi sub region, more than a decade after it fed residents there. Previously, the agency directly procured food from small-holder farmer cooperatives in Bunyoro, Buganda and West Nile sub regions in Uganda.
06:45
06:45

Fire Guts Cotton Store gulu 3 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police Spokesperson, says fire incidents are widespread in the region. He says fire gutted a timber store in Senior Quarters in Gulu Town last week few days after a building was burnt to ashes in Kitgum district.
08:52
08:52

Kitgum Finally Gets 1,200 Seater Mosque muslims in uganda 3 1

Hajj Okello says management views the commissioning as a trigger to series of development activities aimed at revolutionizing worship and Muslim evangelism in the area.
08:03
08:03

Acholi Chiefdom Hunting UGX 400 Million for Cultural Festival 3 1

Achana said the festival provides a unique platform for unity, cultural tourism, talent identification and passing on cultural knowledge from the old to young generations.
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