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16:56
16:56

Conservationists Want UWA to Take Over Echuya Forest Reserve Nature Uganda 6 1

Conservationists argue that once the forest is under UWA, it can also be turned into a national park since it is a habitat for rare bird species and will help promote tourism in the area.
14:15
14:15

UTB to Market Uganda as Safest Destination after COVID-19 lockdown 3 1

UTB Chief Executive Officer Lilly Ajarova says that the fact that western media has hailed Uganda as a country for taking leadership on the COVID-19 pandemic cannot be ignored.
16:49
16:49

Obudingiya Bwa Bwamba Calls off This Year's Coronation Anniversary Celebrations 3 1

Speaking from the Royal Palace in Mirambi Sub County on Thursday, the Kingdom Spokesperson Reverend Geoffrey Kyomuhendo told URN that out of His wisdom, Omudingiya Kamya had guided that the coronation celebrations are suspended until 2021.
09:50
09:50

Civil Servants in Newly Created Cities to Retain Jobs Fort Portal 1 2

On Thursday, during a debate held on Zoom that was organised by Kabarole Research and Resource Centre – KRC, and attended by hundreds of Kabarole residents and leaders, Justinian Niwagaba explained that civil servants in the elevated municipalities will remain with their jobs and work in the cities.
14:46
14:46

COVID-19 Triggers Decline in Global Trade Coronavirus 1

An estimated quarter-on-quarter decline of 27% is expected in the second quarter while commodity prices fell by a record 20% in March, driven by steep drops in oil prices
13:05
13:05

Masaka Diocese to Repair Destroyed Historical Church 4 1

Reverend Father Doctor Edward Ssekabanja, the Masaka Diocese Chancellor says despite the extent damage caused by the accident, the diocese cannot afford to lose the church given its great historical significance to Christianity.
12:05
12:05

Fall in Carbon Emissions is Short-Term Good News – Meteorology Chief 1 2 Top story

Quarantining and lockdowns have forced industries to shut down, and this, has crashed emission of Nitrogen dioxide, a major air pollutant, closely linked to factory output and vehicles on the roads. A forecast produced by climate experts of the Global Carbon Project also predicts that carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War II.
11:25
11:25

Elephant Dies in Kidepo Valley National Game Park ivory 1 2

Gilbrado Ediau Ecodu, the Game Warden Matheniko -Bokora Wildlife Reserve says the animal may have died of old age.
10:44
10:44

COVID-19 to Cause Slash in Foreign Investment for Exploration Activities – Report World Bank 1 Top story

Last month, Uganda extended the deadline by six months to September 2020 for applications for those who wish to explore six blocks in the Albertine region. The report notes that “the fall in commodity prices—especially crude oil, metals, and minerals—will not only reduce their export proceeds but also slash the amount of financing brought by foreign investors.”
20:06
20:06

Wildlife Authority Suspends Primate Tourism and Research in Protected Areas COVID-19 1 1

UWA Executive Director Sam Mwandha announced that the activities will be suspended until April 30, 2020 due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the eventual confirmation of a number of cases in Uganda. Up to 14 cases have so far been confirmed in the country, according to an update issued by the Ministry of Health today.
17:47
17:47

Tourism Paying Price for Coronavirus Outbreak United Kingdom 3 1 Top story

“Even someone who had planned to come say in November it might be very hard to do so because their economies have been largely affected. What this means is that things of tourism become secondary to them. The priority shifts to survival other than leisure,” Hangi said.
17:22
17:22

Man Arrested for Reporting False Abduction of Tourists 1 2

The man identified as Stephen Kakooza, a driver of Crane Mitsubishi motor vehicle registration UAY 061Z reported the case of abduction at Pakwach Police Station vide CRB:247/2020 alleging that he found three vehicles carrying abducted tourists parked along the Karuma - Arua highway.
18:07
18:07

Compensation Demands Hindering Road Repair in Bunyangabu Kabonero 1

Residents argue that the repair is going to cause damages to their plantations, houses and burial sites, and therefore should be compensated before the repairs start.
15:43
15:43

Police Searches for Tourists Purportedly Kidnapped in Murchison Falls foreign tourists 1

The incident allegedly happened on Thursday afternoon at around 3 p.m. inside Murchison Falls National Park, about 20 kilometres from Karuma bridge in Nwoya District. An initial police search for the abductees did not yield any results.
18:02
18:02

Makerere in Talks With Buganda to Solve Land Dispute authority 1 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University says the kingdom is among the good friends of the university and in case of any issues, they would be able to amicably resolve the dispute.
17:07
17:07

Archbishop Kaziimba Flags Off Environment Conservation Walk 2 1

While flagging off the group, Archbishop Kaziimba appealed to Ugandans to love the environment and every natural surroundings since they were given to man by God with a special responsibility to care for them.
16:58
16:58

Nine Stray Elephants Invade Kitgum Namokora Subcounty 1

Mark Ocheng, the LCI Chairperson of Orabul village in Namokora sub-county told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Tuesday that nine elephants were sighted in their area on Monday morning.
08:52
08:52

Government Formulating Law to Fund Artists 3 1

Government through ministry of gender, labour and social development, is formulating the creative and art law, which will see extension of government support to artists through funds.
16:44
16:44

Uganda Stops People Traveling from Countries Highly Hit by COVID 19 WHO 1 3 Top story

According to the ministry of health, the decision to stop the travel was made after government,WHO and CDC experts reviewed the evolution of the disease and what kind of risk it presented to Ugandans
12:15
12:15

Environmentalists Want Lake Bunyonyi Turned into Ramsar Site Self Help Africa 7 1

They argue that by turning Lake Bunyonyi into a Ramsar site, it will help in protecting its nature and waterfowl habitat. They also say that its consideration into a Ramsar site will help in the promotion of tourism.
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