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13:10
13:10

Docking Piers Rotting Away 1 3

Piers currently in an appalling state include the Buwaya pier for the Buwaya ferry, the Buvuma – Kiyindi pier for the Buvuma ferry, Bukasa pier and that for residents in Namayingo and Sigulu islands. They are either broken, submerged by water or neglected.
06:57
06:57

President Museveni Defends Chinese Loans emmerson mnangagwa 1 3 Top story

Responding to questions from Journalists on Uganda borrowing a lot of loans for infrastructure development, Museveni praised China for giving Uganda loans for projects neglected by other partners. According to Museveni, this has enabled Uganda to save its money for other things, and use the loans, which have a longer repayment period.
17:47
17:47

Africa Moots for Joint Position on Global Technology 1 2

The formulation of an African position according to Godfrey Mutabaazi the Executive Director of the Uganda Communications Commission will enable Africa tackle all the challenges each member country faces relating to ICT.
07:45
07:45

Seize 'Golden Opportunity' to Stabilize Great Lakes Region: Envoy Tells UN Security Council 2

He listed recent developments, including the signing of an agreement aimed at easing tensions between Rwanda and Uganda, regional cooperation to counter armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC and strengthened diplomatic engagement following the election of a new President in the DRC last December.
13:00
13:00

Uganda to Deploy Ebola Frontline Workers at Tanzania Border Ebola in Uganda 1 Top story

This follows concerns from the World Health Organisation, about Tanzania’s obstinacy in investigating the suspicious death of a female student who died of an Ebola-like disease a few weeks ago. The student died on September 8, in Dar Es Salaam, after travelling to the towns of Songea, Njombe, and Mbeya.
20:13
20:13

CAA Awarded for Outstanding Security, Safety Performance 2

The International Civil Aviation Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It codifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth.
12:24
12:24

East African Standby Force Moots for Construction of Marine Rescue Centres 4 1

The force, formerly known as the Eastern Africa Standby Brigade, is one of the five regional forces for Peace Support Operations consisting of military, police and civilian component. Its member states include Uganda, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda.
12:57
12:57

Encroachment on Entebbe Airport Land Threatens Uganda’s Airspace 1 2

Aviation experts say that the construction of storied buildings close to the airport reduces flight height for planes to take off and land at the airport. They further argue that such buildings can easily be used by terrorists to launch attacks on aircraft, posing a security risk to residents and travellers.
15:02
15:02

NARO Develops Anti-tick Vaccine 5 1

According to NARO’s Director-General Dr Ambrose Agona, the new vaccine has been developed by a team of Ugandan scientists led by Paul Kashaija, a PhD student, with assistance from Spaniard experts headed by Prof. Jose Dela Founte.
20:34
20:34

Museveni, Kenyatta Sign Cross- Border Peace Agreement west pokot district 1 2 Top story

Eugene Wamalwa, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary of Devolution, says the MoU is going to facilitate peaceful coexistence between the pastoral communities across border.
15:16
15:16

Mou Signing on Cross- Border Peace Underway in Moroto west pokot district 1

The activity, ongoing at Naitakwae Play Ground in Moroto is expected to accord communities on the Kenya and Ugandan sides of the border opportunities for better co-operation, close coordination and peaceful coexistence. The MoU is also envisaged to bridge isolation gaps to improve livelihood and socio-economic conditions for sustainable peace and development in Karamoja, Turkana and West Pokot.
20:22
20:22

Key Road Linking Uganda to Kenya Graded Ahead of Kenyatta Visit President Museveni 1 2

Kenyatta and his host Yoweri Museveni will be in Moroto to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on cross border integrated programs for sustainable and socio-economic transformation of Karamoja, Turkana and Pokot communities.
17:37
17:37

Limited Funding Slowing Maritime Safety Initiatives water accidents 1 3

Although the ministry had made several stunning promises to the sub-sector, Wasswa Bageya, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Works, says that they are constrained by funds and may not meet all the required initiatives in time.
17:17
17:17

Kenyan Registered Motorcycles Flood Busia Town 5 1 Top story

George Byansi, the Chairperson Busia Municipality Boda-boda Riders association, says also attributes the rise in the number of Kenyan registered motorcycles to the high tax levy on Ugandan motorcycles.
12:41
12:41

Family of Late Field Marshal Okello Want Him Declared a Hero Tanzania 2 1

The family through Ajuri County MP Denis Hamson Obua have petitioned President Museveni seeking for his intervention to ensure that Okello is awarded medals and support is given to his family.
10:41
10:41

Bishop Kaziimba's Election As Archbishop Excites Chirstians in Mityana Mityana District 4 1

The Christians started jubilating as soon as they received news of Kaziimba’s election. They took to the streets and singing and praising.
19:15
19:15

Inaugural Flight Costs Uganda Airlines UGX 120m 1

Jennifer Bamutulaki Musiime, the Marketing and Commercial Director of the Airline Company says that the offer to several officials, celebrities and business operators across the country was a way to market the airline to all the people across the region.
16:03
16:03

Rwanda-Uganda Stalemate: No Sign of Border Opening, Despite Agreement Signing money changer 7 2 Top story

Jack Tukesiga, a money changer at Katuna border, says they are happy that the two leaders had finally accepted to resolve their differences and signed an agreement. He says their prayer is to see the border open for business to resume.
19:56
19:56

Cross Border Activities to Resume as Uganda, Rwanda Sign Pact 1 Top story

The leaders resolved to respect and protect the rights and freedoms of the nationals of the other party residing or transiting in their national territories, in accordance with laws of their countries and desist from financing, training, and infiltration of destabilizing forces.
10:14
10:14

South Sudanese Refugees Faulted for Returning Home illegally hunger 1 2

The Lokung East sub county LC 3 Chairperson, David Ocan Kasisi told URN that eye witnesses have reliably informed them that some refugees sneak out through the porous border points at Waligo and Ngomoromo to carry out farming in South Sudan.
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