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20:43
20:43

Two Fishermen Lose Hands During Night Operation Scuffle 1 1

The fishermen were found leaving their fishing grounds in Bussi Islands heading to the market in Buwaya, a landing site in Kasanje Sub County on Friday morning when they were intercepted by two men, who were later identified as Kirongoozi Joseph and Patrick Lwenjolonga, allegedly from the Fisheries Protection Unit
19:58
19:58

UWA Ranger Shoots 18- Year-Old in Mt. Elgon Park 1 1

The victim has been identified as Priton a resident Kapkoros Parish in Kapkoros sub-county Bukwo district. He was shot on Friday by unidentified ranger after he was found grazing animals inside the park.
19:47
19:47

Rotary Run to Deliver First Privately Operated Cancer Facility breast cancer 3 1

The Chairperson of Uganda Rotary Cancer Programme, Steven Mwanje says there is light at the end of the tunnel with over 2.5 billion shillings garnered to start off one crucial component of the project.
19:30
19:30

EAC Dispute Redress Mechanism Weak-Integration Expert

Dr Isaac Shinyekwa, a senior research fellow on integration at the local think tank Economic Policy Research Centre, said trade disputes should not be a surprise . However, EAC partner states should be able to resolve them quickly to continue trading seamlessly.
19:21
19:21

Infant Sues Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital for Medical Negligence eye surgery 1

A month later, the court records say Dr Fabian brought it to their attention that that the cornea that was transplanted was not compatible with the blood system of the infant and this was after his eye had gotten swollen with much pain.
18:18
18:18

Busia Flood Victims Face Hunger 3

Floods hit the five villages of Mayombe, Bugunduhira, Sibarara, Buchiwedo and Hukemo among others living hundreds displaced.
16:43
16:43

Clerk to Parliament Receives Notice of Censure Against Tumwine Gen Elly Tumwine 2 1

Mbwatekamwa Gaffa, the Kasambya county MP has presented to the Clerk to Parliament a censure motion against Security Minister Gen Elly Tumwine.
16:25
16:25

Funding For Disease Outbreaks to Expire Next Month World Bank 4

Dr. Allan Muruta the Commissioner Public Health Emergencies at the Ministry of Health told Uganda Radio Network that for Ebola preparedness efforts alone, they have so far used over $36million dollars where by part of this money has come from the loan.
15:51
15:51

SEATINI Sues Gov’t Over Continued Use of Glyphosate Herbicides High Court

Its use became controversial in 2015 when the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) concluded that it was probably carcinogenic. Additional Research by the University of Washington indicated that the chemical significantly increases the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), a cancer of the immune system.
15:23
15:23

Amuru District Receives 900 million to Rehabilitate Roads 2

Michael Lakony Amuru district LCV Chairperson says the roads that shall be rehabilitated include Pabo town council to Otoro kume, Parabongo to Guru-guru, Amoyo kuma to Bol Atero and Moroli to Pacilo.
14:11
14:11

Man Arrested For Vandalizing UTL Cables 2

Owoyesigyire said the officers were on normal night Patrols when they sighted three people vandalizing UTL cables in a Manhole. Two of Wambere’s colleagues escaped arrest.
13:58
13:58

State Challenges Kashaka's Bail Application Supreme Court 1

Principal State Attorney Harriet Angom on Friday told Supreme Court Judge Lillian Tibatemwa that court should instead expeditiously hear Kashaka's appeal challenging his conviction and sentence as opposed to releasing him on bail.
13:46
13:46

Entebbe Airport Sets up Special Clearance Stands for G77 Summit Delegates 2 1

Uganda was last year selected to host the G77 + China Summit in April this year. The Group of 77 and China (G77) at the United Nations is a coalition of 135 developing nations, designed to promote its members' collective economic interests and create an enhanced joint negotiating capacity in the United Nations.
13:29
13:29

Child Kidnappers Have Returned with New Tricks - Police 2 1

Assistant Commissioner of Police –ACP Polly Namaye, identified Kayendeke’s father as Samson James Kunya. Namaye, who is also deputy police spokesperson, said the stranger tricked the maid that the girl’s parents had sent him to pick her.
13:05
13:05

Children Born in Captivity in Lango Denied Access to Customary Land 5

Lango cultural land Act of 2009, 2(b) gives access of land to any child whose mother is not married to another clan and is staying at her parental home as long as the children have not been claimed by their father.
12:46
12:46

Oil & Gas; Final Investment Decision Delay Sparks Discomfort among CSO’s CSOs 3 1 Top story

But the Final Investment Decision which would constitute decisions made by various partners to inject money in projects to commercialize Uganda’s oil resource still eludes the country as joint venture partners Total E&P, China National Offshore Oil Company-CNOOC and Tullow Oil Plc continue to register setbacks to their efforts.
08:03
08:03

Ugandans Need to Understand Food Values Better -Nutritionists 3

Dr Mary Nalubega, a nutritionist based at Kampala Hospital says increasingly, people with chronic illness such as high blood pressure, sickle cell anaemia and heart diseases are being duped into abandoning some foods and promoting others without research-based evidence.
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