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16:20
16:20

Congolese MP Accuses UPDF of Capturing 100 DRC Fishing Boats Lake edward 1

According to Jean-Paul Ngahangondi, the member of parliament for the territory of Beni in North Kivu province the latest incident occurred early this month when UPDF marines allegedly crossed into Congo at Kyiavinyonge landing site in Beni territory and seized four canoes with four outboard motor engines and arrested 12 fishermen.
14:51
14:51

Kamwokya Fire: Traders Count Losses 2 3

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said one of the injured victims is in critical condition at Kiruddu National Referral Hospital while others are admitted at Mulago Hospital.
14:03
14:03

Isingiro Truck Drivers Protest Illegal Fees Imposed By Contractor 8 3

The truck drivers say they are charged 10,000 and 20,000 Shillings for small trucks and between 20,000 and 30,000 shillings on every truck that is carrying aggregate stones, sand and hardcore stones.
13:57
13:57

Energy Transition: Is Investment in Crude Oil Refinery Worth It? 1 2 Top story

While some studies and analysts say the future of the refinery sector is likely to be challenging especially in the second half of the century, Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) which will own 40% of the refinery has indicated that the project will remain profitable.
11:43
11:43

Gov't Allocates UGX3 Billion to Gulu Archdiocese for Cassava Production Catholic Church 1 2

“The 68% poverty in the region is high and the government needs to prioritize support to farmers through industrialization and commercialization,” Bishop Odama explained.
10:42
10:42

Conservationists Want Apaa Market Closed for Illegally Operating in Protected Areas Friends of Zoka 4 2

Both NFA and UWA say that the market is located in the protected areas of Zoka Central Forest Reserve and the East Madi Wildlife Reserve and argue that it is threatening the two natural resources.
07:23
07:23

Vaccine Inequity Undermining Global Economic Recovery - New Data The World Bank

An acceleration in scaling up manufacturing and sharing enough vaccine doses with low-income countries could have added USD 38 billion to their GDP forecast for 2021 if they had similar vaccination rates as high-income countries, according to the data.
22:12
22:12

Two Dead As Fire Guts Houses in Kamwokya fire outbreak 1

According to eyewitnesses, the fire started at 6:45 pm and spread to other makeshift houses, destroying property such as mattresses, fridges, Television sets among other items.
19:47
19:47

Uganda Security Exchange Suspends Uchumi Supermarket 1 2

In a public notice, USE Chief Executive Officer, Paul Bwiso said trading in Uchumi’s shares and the listing of its shares on the bourse had been suspended, until the company meets all the requirements.
16:08
16:08

Govt Overspent by Over 1.25 Trillion Shillings in One Month

The government, in its budgeting had already foreseen that there would be a deficit, but did not anticipate it would be higher than the expected by nearly 8 times at over more than a trillion shillings. During the month, the government spent 3.434 trillion shillings, which was 24.2% more than what it was budgeted to spend, with both recurrent and development activities exceeding their monthly targets.
14:05
14:05

Gov’t Defers Covid-19 Cash Payment for 600 in Kitgum 2

Some 3,675 people were registered within the Municipality to get the 100,000 Shillings cash relief for those whose daily earnings were affected by the 42 days’ lockdown instituted by the government.
14:03
14:03

Hailstorm Leaves Trail of Destruction in Gulu 4 1

David Acire, the Lukodi Village LC I chairperson told URN on Thursday morning that preliminary findings indicate that the rain destroyed hundreds of acres of crop gardens belonging to 516 households and several houses.
12:17
12:17

Kikyuusa Authorities Evict Road Side Vendors After Elapse of Two Week's Ultimatum 3

Daniel Kawalya, the chairperson of Zibulatudde roadside market vendors told Uganda Radio Network (URN) that they didn’t devise the eviction notice but delayed moving because of the ongoing construction of latrines at the proposed new site offered by Paul Salabwa, the Kikyuusa Town Council LC 3 Chairperson.
11:47
11:47

LC III Chairperson Arrested Over Felling Shea Trees for Charcoal Burning Police 2 1

Omoro Resident District Commissioner Ms Akany says she manage to arrest these four culprits on a tip-off from concerned residents who alerted her about the ongoing destruction of the Shea trees in Idure Village.
10:24
10:24

UIA Gives Prof Ogwang Five Acres of Land, 10-Year Tax Holiday Covidex 4 1

The free land will be located at Soroti Industrial Park, mainly because this brings the production line nearer to the area where most of the required raw materials are found.
10:04
10:04

Construction of UGX 23b Kitgum Main Market Resumes Kitgum Municipality 1 2

Kitgum Main Market was meant to be completed by July this year after its construction commenced in June 2019.
08:25
08:25

Arua District Fails to Pay UGX 690M to Retired Staff 4 1 Top story

According to Eswelu, they failed to collect sufficient local revenue because of the low revenue base. He revealed that revenue collection in the district dropped from over Shillings 1Billion to Shillings 426Million, which he attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic and creation of Terego district and Arua City hence denying them some sources of revenue.
14:19
14:19

Quarantine Imposed in Ntoroko After FMD Outbreak 4

Ntoroko is a predominantly cattle keeping district with cattle keepers comprising 80 percent of the population. Cattle are also a symbol of status to some families.
13:38
13:38

Large Gullies, Broken Culverts Cut Off Roads in Gulu, Omoro Districts Paicho Sub-County 1 3

The gullies have formed along the Corner Pageya-Kidere-Atoo Hill-Omel road following torrential rains that also washed away several culverts along with Larwodo and Layiebit Bridges. Vincent Ouma, the Omel Sub-County Chairperson told URN that the broken culverts and deadly gullies have since become a threat to the lives of motorists and other road users.
06:05
06:05

UIA to Support Prof Ogwang in Covidex Promotion 1

UIA and Ogwang “will explore a range of issues including issuance of an Investment License, investment incentives, formalization of Covidex and other medicinal products, investment and business support, amongst others,” says the UIA.
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