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16:22
16:22

Young Innovators Appeal for Regular Mentoring in Science, Technology Gulu High School 3 1

The youths appealed during the ongoing science and technology innovation high-tech camp at Gulu High School. The two weeks’ camp organized by Oysters and Pearls Uganda, a Gulu based science and technology NGO has brought together more than 30 youngsters from secondary schools across the country.
15:55
15:55

Senior Police Officers’ SACCO Savings Grow to UGX 12b 1 1

The growth, which came with increased investments in real estate was seen more over the last seven years, in which the scheme, grew from six billion Shillings.
11:39
11:39

Gov't Seeks to Expand Graduate Volunteer Scheme Coverage 2 1

The scheme is meant to offer skills to thousands of children who graduate from universities with knowledge and no practical skills to fit within the job market. It is based on the fact that a number of Universities immensely focused on literacy and numeracy skills as opposed to practical skills.
09:01
09:01

Nwoya District Auctions 300 Bags of Impounded Charcoal 1 1

Nwoya District Chairperson Patrick Okello Oryema told URN that each charcoal bag was sold between 10,000 and 15,000 Shillings depending on its size. He says that the district raised up to four million Shillings from the sale, which was held at Nwoya district headquarters on Thursday.
08:51
08:51

Kigezi Region Farmers Stuck as Milk Prices Drop 5 2

Emmanuel Rugyendo, a dairy farmer from Kyanamira sub-county in Kabale district says that the drop in milk prices has left them in a financial dilemma. He traces the problem to the recent controversies surrounding the sale of Ugandan milk in Kenya over quality issues.
08:22
08:22

New Wealth Creation Scheme Stirs Controversy in Lwengo 1 3

The meeting which was attended by hundreds of people from various groups that included Bodaboda riders, salon operators, carpenters, welders, Motor garage operators, dealers in foodstuffs, markets and roadside vendors, traders among others, was however thrown into confusion after participants failed to harmonize positions on the selection their coordination committees.
19:30
19:30

Businesswoman Remanded for Defrauding UGX 300m from Job Seekers 1 1

Prosecution told court that between November 2019 and December 2019 at Namaganda Plaza in Kampala, Nakaweesa deceitfully obtained money ranging from five to eight million shillings from dozens of people claiming that she would get them lucrative jobs in Dubai.
17:48
17:48

Constitutional Court Adjourns Basajjabalaba Compensation Case Indefinitely Legal Brains Trust 5

It’s the fourth time the panel of five Constitutional Court Judges led by Kenneth Kakuru have failed to deliver their verdict.
16:00
16:00

Uganda Improves in Corruption Ranking– Global Report 1

In the region, Rwanda remains the least corrupt country in position 51 after scoring 53% followed by Tanzania in the 96th position with a score of 37 while Kenya and Uganda are tied together.
15:10
15:10

PPDA Raises Red Flag Over Increasing Forgery of Provider’s Certificates 2 1

The public procurement regulatory body says it has noted a surge in complaints from the bidding community of those that have been conned of their money by middlemen who are issuing them with forged procurement provider's certificates.
13:04
13:04

Atiak Sugar Industry: Police Recommends Action to Avert Fire Outbreaks charcoal burning 3 1 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson reveals that their recommendations are based on thorough investigations that have undoubtedly pointed out to the factors causing the sudden fires.
10:10
10:10

Bolt Drivers Accused of Extortion 5 1 Top story

"On Friday a driver called Martin Luther was picking me up and my estimated price was Shillings 5,000. However the driver told me I would have to top up by 10,000 because there was traffic jam," Kimera said.
07:33
07:33

Finance Ministry Tables Third National Development Plan 1 2

NDPIII, once approved will be implemented from financial years 2020/2021 to 2024/2025.
07:08
07:08

11 Motorcycles Stolen From Gulu Municipality in Three weeks

The latest victim is Sunday Robin Okello, a member of Gulu City Boda Boda Association who lost his Bajaj Motorcycle registration number UEW 306U to the thugs at Holy Rosary Sub Ward in Laroo division on Sunday.
20:56
20:56

Minister Ponders Tougher Penalties for Milk Adulteration 3 1

Reports indicate that between January 1 and 12, Kenyan authorities have confiscated 54 tons of powdered milk and 140,000 litres of Long Life milk from Pearl Dairies and its distributors, citing nonconformity to standards and smuggling. Uganda has reportedly lost more than USD 360,000 in milk exports due to the seizure.
20:12
20:12

Masaka Groups Conned in New Government Wealth Creation Project 1 3

However, a team of project coordinators and the Office of the Resident District Commissioner faced a hard time today, when they attempted to meet leaders of intending beneficiary enterprise groups from Masaka municipality. A number of group had complaints that were cheated in a sham registration and evaluation processes.
19:26
19:26

China, Uganda Open Frontiers for Fish Maw Trade 1 3

A kilogram of small-sized fish maw costs 160,000 Shillings on the local market while a kilogram of medium-sized maws costs between 350,000 and 800,000 Shillings. A large maw that can make more than a Kilogram costs up to 1,100,000. The maw costs between USD 450 (1.6 million Shillings) to 1,000 (3.6 million Shillings) on the international market.
18:21
18:21

UMRA Tasked to Probe Illegal Deposit-Taking Microfinance Institutions 1 2

Masindi district Chairman Cosmas Byaruhanga says that the region has recorded an upsurge of unregulated money lenders in recent years. He explains that on top of some of them taking deposits from unsuspecting customers, they are also stealing their assets after duping them to sign sale agreements.
18:12
18:12

Gulu Butchers Demand for 50 Percent Reduction on Slaughter Fee 1 1

The butchers under their association of Gulu Livestock Dealers Association say Gulu Municipal Council is currently charging a slaughter fee of UGX 24,000 and 12,000 per cow and goat respectively, a fee which is so high for them.
17:43
17:43

Locust Invasion Sparks Uncertainties in Northern Uganda desert locusts 1 3

The UN agency added that the locusts now wandering into Turkana County, pose threats of a likely spill over into Karamoja sub-region in North-Eastern Uganda, which also shares a common boundary with Acholi, Lango and Teso sub-regions. It’s for this reason that many residents in northern Uganda are living in uncertainty.
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