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19:17
19:17

Entebbe Municipality Demolishes Structures Constructed in Buffer Zones 1 2

According to the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA, the Buffer Zone, an area of land preserved for environment protection, is estimated to cover 200 meters from a shoreline of a wetland or any water body.
19:16
19:16

Security Operatives Raid FDC Office in Kasese 3 1

The raid on the office of the FDC in Kasese comes barely two days after the FDC party headquarters at Najjanankumbi were broken into, stealing a number of items including computers and printers. Last week, the security operatives also raided the officials of the home of Kalyatha Bwambale, a renowned FDC supporter in Kisolholho village of Kitholu sub county in Kasese.
18:28
18:28

Two Brothers Killed in City Accident 1 1

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, identified the victims as Shafic Tamale and Yassin Ssali aged 19 and 17 respectively.
18:11
18:11

Tension as Police Detonates Bulged Gas Cylinder at Mulago 1 2

A gas cylinder belonging to a metal fabrication workshop that doubles as a Washing Bay opposite Mulago Hospital was detected swollen by owners on Tuesday afternoon. Moments later, they alerted Wandegeya and Mulago hospital police.
16:49
16:49

Retracing Med Kaggwa’s Final Public Activity 2 1

On Tuesday, just a day before his death, he embarked on investigations into reports that the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces Fisheries Protection Unit was torturing and killing fishermen on Lake Kyoga. The intervention followed reports that scores of people had died in operations conducted by the unit following a ban of fishing activities on the Lake.
16:27
16:27

51% of Operation Wealth Creation Beneficiaries Dissatisfied- Survey 2

Releasing the findings on Wednesday, Muhammed Ahamed Sharrif, a social researcher and principal investigator on the study, said they selected a rural and urban sub county in each of the districts where respondents would be asked questions in group discussions and individual interviews between January and October.
15:30
15:30

Police Impounds Truck Ferrying Believers to Cultivate Church Farms Uganda 1

Timothy Isooba, a member of the church told journalists that all church members are required to give back to the church through activities such as agriculture to sustain their faith.
15:13
15:13

Hailstorm Devastates Hoima Villages crops 3 1

The rains also swept away Nyakasandara Bridge that connects Bincon and Katugo to Hanga Market paralyzing transport in the area. This has forced several residents to stay home since the only bridge that connects to the nearby Kitemba Primary school was washed away.
15:09
15:09

Multiple Loans Obatined by Teachers Worries UNATU 1 2

A practice by teachers across the country to engage in multiple borrowing has worried Uganda National Teachers Union Leadership who fear that this may disrupt them from performing effectively. The teachers are said to have alongside loans from commercial banks gone ahead to get more money from microfinance institutions and money lenders.
14:27
14:27

Kaggwa to be Laid to Rest on Thursday 1 2

The former Electoral Commission Chairperson, Eng. Badru Kiggundu, who is part of the deceased’s family, disclosed this to URN. Kiggundu remembers Kaggwa as a dedicated worker who served his country diligently.
13:38
13:38

Bugisu Farmers Oppose Coffee Bill 4 2

While appearing before the parliamentary committee on Agriculture during consultations of stake holders on the bill on Tuesday, farmers from Sironko and Bududa districts rejected the idea of individual registration and said that this can be done through their cooperative societies.
13:11
13:11

Lack of Road Maintenance Angers Bushenyi Residents 2 4

The residents argue that the roads which have been in a sorry state have been worsened with the heavy rains setting in.
12:31
12:31

Residents Move to Block Further Giveaway of Botanical Garden Land Vincent Kayanja 1 4

Sam Apedel, Spokesperson National Water and Sewerage Cooperation, says government is planning to construct a sewer line that connects to Victoria Mall to transport sewerage to a treatment facility so as to effectively manage the sewerage problem at the mall.
12:13
12:13

Kitgum Youth Step Up Campaign To Conserve Environment kitgum district 4

During a consultation meeting on the United Nations decade on ecosystem restoration in Kitgum District on Tuesday, the youth came out with several suggestions they deem will shape up achievement of sustainable development goal by 2030.
11:52
11:52

Six Suspected Motorcycle Thieves Arrested in Kampala

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said the suspects were arrested by Central Police Station Flying Squad Unit –FSU with the help of 999 Police Patrol following an intelligence tip-off by other security agencies.
11:04
11:04

Health Ministry Wants UGX 2Bn Supplementary Budget for Medical Interns 3

The Minister of State for Primary Health Care, Dr. Joyce Moriku says that the ministry is fast tracking a supplementary request of shillings 2 billion to facilitate the 1,170 medical interns currently deployed across Uganda.
10:59
10:59

Uganda’s First Human Breast Milk Bank Opens in February Nsambya Hospital 2

Dr. Victoria Nakibuuka, a neonatologist at Nsambya hospital and head of the Pediatric Unit under, which the bank is being established, said the project is largely funded through donations and fundraising.
08:03
08:03

Bundibugyo Residents Question Cutting Trees in Semuliki National Park 1 5

Etienne Muhumuza, the Burondo Sub county LC V councilor, says it is unfortunate that while the entire globe is concentrating on afforestation, Semuliki National Park sanctioned the cutting down of trees from a district that has been grappling with effects of deforestation.
07:39
07:39

Construction of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Starts newborn deaths 1 2

Construction of the facility is being supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and is part of the 60 Billion Shillings Northern Uganda regional referral hospitals improvement project.
07:28
07:28

We Were Fed Cooked Maize Seeds in Custody: Deported Ugandans Paul Kagame 4 2 Top story

Amos Tibesigwa, one of the victims says that he was intercepted by security operatives in Rwanda SNovember 11, 2019 and tasked to explain why he had entered the country. According to Tibesigwa, he was beaten and taken to Kivuye in Burera district where he was detained.
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