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12:14
12:14

NEMA Snubs CSOs Petition on Oil Pipeline Assessment Report Uganda 1 5

The National Agricultural Management Authority-NEMA has snubbed a petition by civil societies under Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas-CSCO which requested the environment body not to approve the east African oil pipeline environment and social impact assessment report.
12:17
12:17

Female Miners Position Themselves as Gold Mining Takes Shape in Mubende, Kassanda organization 3 1 Top story

Jaliah Zabibu Namatovu, the MUWOGOMA chairperson, says for all the years of artisan gold mining in Mubende, women were almost being locked out from most of the juicy areas and limited to washing, panning, sieving and sorting activities.
17:05
17:05

Energy Ministry Assured of Ownership of Kampala Oil Terminal Land accusation 1 2

The piece of land measuring 299 acres is situated at Namwambula village in Kiringente Sub County in Mpigi district. It was purchased by the Ministry at a cost of 13.5 billion Shillings from an Indian firm N. Shah and Company Limited.
16:43
16:43

Floods Delay Construction of Elegu Bulk Market Elegu Town Council 2 2

Wilfred Odiya Baguma, the Atiak Sub-County Chairperson LC 3 says unless Government controls the flash floods in the area, the construction of the bulk market will always remain in jeopardy.
14:59
14:59

Gov't Starts Repairs of Kalangala – Entebbe Docking Piers docking site 1 1

The piers both in Nakiwogo and Lutoboka have been rotting away. Their accessibility to passengers being difficult especially in rainy seasons since they become sub merged. The piers are rock filled and last underwent repairs and maintenance about 8 years ago.
13:51
13:51

Measles Claims More Than Twice as Many Lives Than Ebola in DR Congo UNICEF 1

This is more than twice the number of people who have been killed by the Ebola virus in the same country over the last one year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) measles, which has gripped all provinces in the country, is the world's largest and fastest-moving epidemic.
10:49
10:49

Bukasa Inland Project: Residents Demand Alternative Land financial year 1 6 Top story

Eric Kanyange, another resident notes that he had been given a compensation number with his property valued at Shillings 51 million and has all the documents but he was surprised to find that his name and reference number were missing on the list of people who were due to collect their monies.
15:38
15:38

Enforcement of Maritime Laws Fails, a Year After MV Templar Accident 1 3

Alex Mugoya, a vessel captain with Kalangala Infrastructure Service Maritime Department suggests that the technology used by vessels should be merged with modern GPS technology and echo sounders to help captains navigate the lake with knowledge of items beneath while measuring the distance and depth of the lake.
20:44
20:44

Accelerator Lab Launched to Solve Development Challenges Mary Karooro Okurut 4 3

Innocent Ejolu says SDGs like Zero Hunger, Good Health and Well-being for all, Quality Education for all, clean Water and Sanitation and climate action are lagging behind hence calling for other ways to achieve them by 2030 as planned.
11:41
11:41

Peer Review Mechanism to Adopt Museveni’s Bottlenecks to Africa's Development government 1 2

Prof. Eddy Maloka, APRM Chief Executive Officer, says the agency feels that the bottlenecks highlight almost all the cross-cutting issues which are affecting all states in the continent.
17:09
17:09

Family, Church in Awe As Ugandan-Born Priest Takes Over South African Diocese 1 5

The news of Monsignor Kizito’s appointment was made public on Friday with a publication in The Vatican announcing that the Ugandan born priest would take over the Diocese that has been vacant since the resignation of Bishop Michael Wüstenberg in 2017.
12:10
12:10

Meet Natalie Brown, A Resilient Crisis Manager Replacing Malac as US Envoy deborah ruth malac 1 3 Top story

She has served in Eritrea, a one-party state and highly-militarized society. She also served at the U.S. Mission to the UN agencies in Rome, in Amman, Jordan; Kuwait, Ethiopia, and in Conakry, Guinea. Natalie speaks French, studied Arabic, German and Amharic. She also speaks a little Italian, and Tigrinya, an Afro-Asiatic dialect used in Eritrea.
06:55
06:55

Uganda- Rwanda Tensions Overshadow Debate on EAC Integration Rwanda Government 1 3

State Minister for East African Community Affairs Maganda Julius who was presenting a statement on the 20 years of East African Integration was overruled by MPs saying the statement does not address the tense relations between Uganda and Rwanda.
11:03
11:03

Malac’s Tenure Comes to an End Rebecca Kadaga 1 Top story

Natalie E. Brown also career member of the Senior Foreign service is tipped to replace Malac. Natalie currently serves as the Chief of Mission of the USA to Eritrea.
09:20
09:20

Museveni, Tshisekedi Commit to Boost Security, Trade Uganda 1 2

President Museveni and Felix Tshisekedi, the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have committed to boost security, trade and social welfare through stronger ties.
11:19
11:19

WHO Emergency Chief Decries Attacks on Ebola Frontline Staff 2

The victim, who has not been officially named, also worked as a reporter at a community radio station in Lwemba. His partner was critically injured, suffering multiple wounds, during the attack, according to a statement issued on Monday by the DRC Ministry of Health.
13:17
13:17

Waste Management, Leakages Critical for Crude Oil Pipeline Assessment 3 1

NEMA observes that as much as all potential impacts and risk are feared in the construction of the pipeline, possible leakages and spillage can have devastating effects on the communities in the pipeline route, the economy and the environment if not addressed.
14:24
14:24

Ethiopia, Qatar to Train Ugandan Students in Aviation Operations 1 1

The Aviators in the two countries will train Ugandan students in cabin crew handling, airport operations, Aviation Security awareness, ticketing and travel, amongst others. Under the partnership, Ugandan aviation students will be taken to Qatar and Ethiopian Aviation Academies for further studies after professional training in Ugandan schools.
16:20
16:20

South Sudan Private Airline Introduces Passenger Flights to Gulu 1 3

The route will be operated by a privately owned airline; Sky Travel and Aviation, which will fly passengers twice a week to and from Juba. The company had its maiden flight on Saturday from Juba International Airport to Gulu Airport with one passenger and crew aboard the white 5Y-MWW 12-seater plane.
18:14
18:14

Experts Call for More Investment to Counter Human Trafficking Makerere University 5 5

Experts say issues such unemployment, poverty, slippery laws that don’t guarantee successful prosecution of traffickers and lack of adequate awareness have facilitated the crime.
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