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23:59
23:59

Uganda, DR Congo Hold Cross Border Training to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trafficking 5 2

The commissioner says strong laws and penalties have since been established to fight the illegal trade, where one is bound to pay 20billion, life imprisonment or both in relation to the 2019 wildlife act.
18:54
18:54

King Mumbere Orders Cancellation of his Coronation Anniversary Celebrations 1 4

OBR had looked set to celebrate its first coronation anniversary in 5 years since the arrest of Mumbere when the Kingdom prime minister Joseph Kule Muranga announced last week that the cultural leader had called for coronation activities.
16:18
16:18

Renaming of 400 City Roads and Buildings Starts in Mbarara 2 2

The factors to be considered while naming and renaming roads and streets include uniqueness, the source of the name with preference to local history, indigenous names, early explorers, pioneers, settlers and other eminent persons, Flora and Fauna among others.
15:59
15:59

Rwenzururu Kingdom Loyalists Kick-Off Coronation Anniversary Activities 6 2

This is the first time the institution is celebrating its coronation anniversary since the arrest of Mumbere. Mumbere is currently facing treason, terrorism and murder charges arising from the November 27, 2016, military attack on his palace which left more than 100 people killed.
17:47
17:47

Kasubi Royal Tombs Thatching Starts Buganda Kingdom 6 3

The thatching has started with Prince Daudi Chwa, the Kabaka’s representative handing over a brown bull to the royal builders -the wabula-akayole- to be slaughtered and its blood poured to avert any tragedy that would occur during the construction. This has been followed the Prince giving 4 strands of thatch grass to the wabula-akayole to start thatching.
11:18
11:18

Entebbe Airport: Mandatory COVID-19 Testing Centre Nears Completion 5 2

Dr Atwine says that the laboratory has been set up and equipped with five PCR machines, which have the capacity to test 300 samples per hour.
10:43
10:43

AirArabia To Fly to Entebbe Three Times Weekly 3 2

Ibrahim Abdisalam, the General Sales Agent (GSA) Arab Air in Uganda, says that the company is set to boost its relationship in the country and market opportunities for Ugandans travelling to and from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
21:25
21:25

EAC Tourism Expo Set to Revive Regional Approach to Single Destination

The EAC region lost more than 90 percent in tourism earnings to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Dr Mathuki is confident that the region's tourism activities are now poised for revival, putting the onus on governments and other players in the sector to work together to market the region’s tourist attractions and products
17:31
17:31

Rwenzururu Finally to Mark Coronation Anniversary 5 Years Since Mumbere's Arrest 1 4

But the Kingdom prime minister, Joseph Kule Muranga told URN that they have been instructed by the cultural leader to organize events that will make the 55th coronation anniversary.
11:49
11:49

Uganda, 46 Other Countries Removed from UK Red List 1 1 Top story

Uganda was red-listed on June 30, at a time the country was battling with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time, the country was implementing a 42-day lockdown, as one of the measures taken by the government to keep Coronavirus at bay.
14:21
14:21

Uganda Airlines Departs with 80 Passengers on Maiden Flight to Dubai 1 2

The 259- capacity Airbus A380-800 Neo aircraft left Entebbe International Airport after 12:18 pm on Monday, with 76 passengers in its economy class and five other flying business class. The maiden flight to Dubai was initially scheduled to take place at an earlier date but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
11:28
11:28

Why Kabaka Mutebi Got Involved in Kasubi Tombs Reconstruction Buganda Kingdom 2 3 Top story

This ritual was last performed in 1882 when Kabaka Muteesa I personally put up three rings in the ceiling of his Kasubi Nnabulagala Palace as it was being constructed. These rings supporting the roof are part of the 52 rings in this tomb that symbolize the 52 clans of Buganda. Thus Kabaka Mutebi II is the first reigning King of Buganda to climb up the roof of the main hut, Muzibu Azaala Mpanga, to place these rings ever since Muteesa I was laid to rest under them in 1884.
12:07
12:07

Kasubi Royal Tombs now Close to Completion Buganda Kingdom 8 1

The Katikkiro attributes the slow progress of the restoration to cultural norms and rites associated with the tombs that have to be followed closely to make sure that the tombs are restored in the right way without altering any of the cultural prerequisites.
08:44
08:44

Dozens Stopped From Boarding Ferry Over COVID-19 Restrictions 4 3 Top story

Marine police officers have today turned away close to seventy people who showed up at Nakiwogo, Entebbe to board MV Kalangala Ferry.
10:54
10:54

UAE Suspends Ethiopian Airlines Over Ugandan Passengers 1

Tstgay says the airline has submitted an application for approval to the Civil Aviation Authority of UAE to resume Entebbe flights.
11:21
11:21

Community Up-in-Arms over UWA Boundaries in Kasese 5 2

In July last year, the residents rejected a survey report from the Ministry of Lands accusing the surveyors of being comprised by UWA. The parties resolved that the community will have an independent surveyor who will then work with a government surveyor and local leaders to handle the process of boundary re-opening.
12:27
12:27

Uganda’s Historical Artifacts to be Repatriated from England 1

The artifacts were collected by the British missionary John Roscoe in the late-nineteenth century, who was in the Kingdom of Buganda collecting ethnographic objects and operating partly under the direction of the Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. According to Peterson, some of them were acquired with the aid of Katikkiro Apollo Kaggwa.
20:21
20:21

Entebbe Airport: Increased Passenger Numbers Recorded in August 2 1

Mujjuzi however says levying each departing passenger 10 US Dollars, as approved by parliament to boost aviation revenue, and mandatory testing for all arriving passengers could discourage non-essential travel. The government is expected to pronounce itself on both proposed measures and whether or not they will be implemented at the airport.
14:28
14:28

Elephants Kill 40-Year-Old Man in Murchison Falls National Park 1 1

The deceased was on a Bajaj motorcycle with his nephew Dick Ogwang when they rammed into the herd of elephants.
10:40
10:40

King Oyo Unveils 25-Year Development Plan for Tooro Kingdom 3 3

According to the plan, the Kingdom will focus on promoting and protecting the culture, skills development for youth, investing in agriculture for food security, promoting tourism, environment and Water Conservation, Health for All and Ending HIV/AIDS by 2030.
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