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21:55
21:55

Land Conflicts Worry Bunyangabu Leaders Bunyangabu District

Bunyangabu Resident District Commissioner Asiimwe Jane Muhindo says there is need to address the insecurity caused by land disputes.
19:40
19:40

Akena Killer Bullet Displayed in Court Cynthia Munwangari 2

Kirinya told court that she received two requests from police to examine and determine the Caliber and the possible gun which was used to discharge a bullet that had been brought to her.
19:19
19:19

Ebola Screening at Entry Points No Longer Necessary-WHO

The statement notes that a meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus yesterday evening resolved that the status of the situation in Congo remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) even as assessment shows that risk is high at national and regional level but low at global level.
19:13
19:13

Aerial Locust Spray Unsustainable- Expert 1 2 Top story

Mehari Tesafayohannes, the Chief Information and Forecasting Officer-DLCO-EA told local government leaders drawn from Acholi, Karamoja, Lango and Teso that the aerial spray intervention is very costly. He explained that the current swarms of desert locusts represent a minor outlook of what is befalling the country.
19:02
19:02

Nakasongola Man Hands Himself to Police After Killing Wife Murder

Kayondo says the motive of the killing is not yet known but residents accuse the man of drug abuse and witchcraft.
18:51
18:51

MPs Question UWA Over Failure to Collect UGX 500m from Private Park Developers 3

The report of the Auditor General for 2015/2016 financial year noted among others that UWA failed to collect outstanding fees of $209,546 (approximately shillings 500 million) from six developers. The six companies included Tourvest, Protea Hotel Luxury tented camp at Kalerwoki in Kidepo National Park and Shani Luxury tented camp at Amwapas in Kidepo National Park. Others were Pakuba Safari Lodge, Asyanut Ntoroko Lodge, Rwenzori Mountaineering services and Balloon Tours.
18:41
18:41

Local Gov't Minister Decries Absence of Inspectors service 2

The Local Government Act mandates the local government ministry to oversee all local governments through the Directorate of Local Government Inspection.
18:06
18:06

World Bank Questions Uganda’s Growth with No Jobs Richard Walker 1 1

In the latest economic update report for Uganda launched today, the international lender said Uganda’s level of per capita income – that is money earned by each individual per year– was, by 2018, still behind its neighbors.
18:05
18:05

Engola to MPs: I am Unable to Withdraw UPDF from Lakes rules of procedure 1 4 Top story

The Committee Chair, Clement Obote Ongalo asked the Minister to explain why he didn’t provide a written statement as required by the rules of procedure and why he couldn't present government’s statement on the withdrawal of UPDF from Lakes.
17:34
17:34

Cancer Institute Commissions New Radiotherapy Machine 3 2

Costing a million dollars, the machine is a donation from the government of India and is expected to revamp radiation treatment at the institute reducing pressure on the existing one that has been serving up to 80 patients a day.
17:10
17:10

Migratory Mode of Locusts Delaying Gov't Action- Minister Sempijja aerial spray 1 3 Top story

Addressing different leaders drawn from Acholi, Lango, Karamoja and Teso sub regions at at Soroti University Hall this morning, Sempijja said a lot of resources have been put on the ground to combat the locusts without much success.
16:59
16:59

Bunyoro Kingdom Petitions CDF Over UPDF Involvement in Cultural Site Attack 1 4

Byakutaga says the UPDF officers allegedly beat and tortured the kingdom subjects who resisted an attack on the Ssemwema cultural site by faith of Unity believers headed by Bisaka leading to total destruction of the important cultural site.
16:37
16:37

22 Suspects Gangsters Arrested In Wobulenzi Town crimes 3

Abraham Tukundane, the Luweero District Police Commander, says they have launched operations to arrest and prosecute all gangsters in the town. He says they missed David Ssemambo, the suspected leader of Mambo gang, which terrorises the town.
16:20
16:20

PWDs Demand Deployment of Sign Language Interpreters at Polling Stations 1 4

They argue that persons with hearing impairments find difficulties to participate in electoral processes especially during campaigns and voting.
15:19
15:19

Banks Not Heeding to My Advice-BOU Governor bank lending rates 1

Mutebile, who was reading the February monetary policy statement on Thursday afternoon, said very few banks have taken his advice but he continues to struggle with most of them so that they can reduce lending rates for Ugandans.
14:29
14:29

Over 150 illegal Sanitary Structures Demolished in Apac Municipality Health Educator 5 1 Top story

Moses Ngura, the Principal Health Educator Apac Municipality, says the week long operation is aimed at ensuring that Apac is clean, healthy and accessible.
13:04
13:04

600 Abandon ART at Buseruka Health Center III HIV Patients 3

Rostico Akugizibwe, the in charge of Buseruka Health Center III explains that only 400 enrolled on ART are active.
11:18
11:18

Scientists Call for Immediate Research into Coronavirus Vaccines

Global health experts point out that even as the disease that started in Wuhan City in China but has spread to other countries has so far affected over 42,000 people and killed over a thousand others , major pharmaceutical companies such as Johnson and Johnson and Merck have not yet shown interest in funding any vaccine development.
07:41
07:41

Debate On Judiciary Bill Postponed 2 6

MPs noted that the committee presented its report a year ago and that they, therefore, need to refresh their minds on the issues raised by the committee and also provisions of the Bill.
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