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18:58
18:58

Kikuube Residents Say President Museveni Was Misled About Kyangwali Land 2 3

The residents who have pitched camp at the office of the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC since February state that they are the genuine owners of over 36 square kilometres of land which is now under dispute between them and the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement.
18:32
18:32

Relics of Fr Ambrosoli to Be Used to Celebrate Masses in Catholic Church Pope Francis 2

The relics were brought from Rome a month ago in preparation for the beatification of Fr Ambrosoli, a Roman Catholic Priest and Medical doctor, who took charge of running a local dispensary in Kalongo, where he had been assigned as a parish priest in 1956.
18:00
18:00

10 Families Face Eviction from Wakiso Land 4 3

The families, among them elderly women aged between 70 and 85 allege that two land brokers identified as Augustine Kateebe and Julius Kyakulaga are claiming ownership of the land on which they have lived for more than 50 years.
17:34
17:34

Kasese Catholic Diocese Ordains Six Clergymen deacons 2 2

Ordination is a dedication and commissioning of individuals who are set apart and elevated from laity to clergy. Priests are charged to work with the Bishop and fellow priests, as a servant and shepherds among the people.
17:19
17:19

NUP Withdraws Candidate from Bukimbiri County By-election 3

The withdrawn candidate is 19-year-old Joshua Mutabazi who had been nominated on Tuesday to contest alongside Owebeyi, Eddie Kwizera Wagahungu of the National Resistance Movement (NRM)-party and independents Edward Mutabazi.
16:46
16:46

Security Forces Defend Arrest of Reformed Cattle Rustlers in Karamoja local leaders 1 2

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd Division Commander said that some suspects who pretend to surrender guns peacefully have got a big following of raiders and setting them free becomes a mockery to the security forces. He says that several raiders who surrendered guns to the security forces have been re-arrested with more guns despite possessing amnesty certificates.
16:15
16:15

Wadelai Irrigation Floods Destroy 90-Acres of Crop Garden 2 3

The floods were triggered last month after authorities at the Wadelai Irrigation Scheme in the neighbouring Pakwach district reportedly blocked the flow of River Ora, resulting in a backflow.
15:58
15:58

Over 1,000 Children Born in LRA Captivity Struggling to Acquire National IDs 2 8

The children were born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic and South Sudan to women and young girls who were abducted by LRA rebels during the war that lasted close to two decades in northern Uganda.
14:35
14:35

Masaka City Tightens Physical Planning Regulations to Control Slums 2 3

The committee which is chaired by Dr Abed Bwanika, the Kimanya-Kabonera Division Member of Parliament has instructed the City Physical Planning and Law Enforcement departments to ban parcelling and sale of small plots of land, as well as the creation of roads that are not catered for in the city design.
14:15
14:15

Muhokya IDPs Seek to Meet President Museveni over Delayed Relocation 3 1

Up to 1500 people were temporarily resettled in Muhokya sub-county after a series of floods and landslides displaced them from their homes in December 2020. But they are now seeking answers on why the process for their relocation and resettlement has stalled even after a presidential directive.
13:54
13:54

Nakasongola Leaders Divided Over Proposed City Boundaries buruuli chiefdom 5 2

There are disagreements about the boundaries of the city. While some leaders suggest that the entire district is elevated, others are proposing that the city should only take up an area within a radius of 10 kilometres from Nakasongola Town Council.
13:36
13:36

Five People Buried Alive in Amudat Gold Pits

Micheal Longole, the Karamoja Regional Police Spokesperson identified the deceased as Eden Tamwenya 54, Enock Ochieng, 24, Samuel Rotich, 28, Samuel Simatia, 17, and Moses Tamwenya, 24. They are all residents of Cheptakol village, in Lokales sub-county, Amudat district.
13:26
13:26

Environmentalists, Police Divided on Noise Pollution from Places of Worship 4

Moses Byamukama, the Officer in Charge of the Environment Unit at Mukono Police Division, disregarded the outcry and cleared the operation of Churches and other places of worship.
12:05
12:05

Non-Candidates Fined UGX 50,000 Each for Staging Strike at Lango College 5

In the aftermath, the learners were all sent home and ordered to return after a week, accompanied by their parents. Now the school administration has announced that after costing the damaged properties, they concluded that each learner should pay a sum of 50,000 Shillings to cater for the cost of repairs and replacements.
11:18
11:18

Central Bank Licenses More Financial Payment Solutions

Culipa Ltd and Absa Bank Uganda Ltd are the latest to receive approval to test their respective innovations under the Sandbox arrangement. Culipa will test a payment processing and money transfer service that allows individuals and or small businesses to receive mobile money payments with ease by taking advantage of social media platforms.
11:06
11:06

KCCA Asks Works Ministry to Halt Importation of Motorcycles 1 3

KCCA Roads Supervisor Eng Andrew Serunjogi says that the unregulated importation of motorcycles is a disaster for the country because they are already too many on the roads. It is estimated that there are one million motorcycles on the roads in Uganda, a majority of them, about 750,000 operating in the districts of Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso.
10:40
10:40

A Million Children Already Vaccinated for COVID-19 3

Speaking to URN in an interview, Dr Daniel Kyabayinze, the COVID-19 Incident Commander at the Ministry said they had targeted to vaccinate 6.5 million children in this age group where six million are in school and five hundred thousand out of school.
10:28
10:28

FAO Reports Major Fall in Global Food Prices, but Future Supply Worries Remain food crisis

This is published in the latest edition of Barometer; the Food Price Index that tracks monthly changes in the international prices of five food commodities: cereals, vegetable oils, dairy products, meat, and sugar. The index averaged 140.9 points in July, or 8.6 points down from June.
05:57
05:57

Peruth Chemutai Wins Bronze Medal in 3000-metre Steeplechase 1

Chemutai had a chance to bag a silver medal but a nasty fall while clearing one of the barriers jeopardized her race and ended up with a bronze medal, thanks to the pace she had set from the first lap of the race.
05:45
05:45

Economizing is the Only Solution to High Fuel Prices-Museveni 1 Top story

Addressing the country last evening at State House Nakasero, Museveni insisted that contrary to popular calls, it would be a mistake to subsidise or cut taxes on fuel. Museveni said that the ultimate solution to the high fuel prices lays in shifting away from petroleum to electric motor vehicles and motor cycles and using the railway.
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