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09:35
09:35

Nutritious Meals Still Elude Ugandans Despite Rich Agricultural Landscape 1

Dr Christiane Rudert, UNICEF's Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Nutrition Advisor says that despite the importance of maintaining a balanced diet for overall health and well-being, a substantial number of Ugandans struggle to afford meals that meet their nutritional needs.
08:55
08:55

Gen Mbadi Puts UNBS, Trade Ministry Staff on Notice 1 4

Gen Mbadi, who until recently served as the Commander of the Defense Forces, said that despite the vital role that the UNBS should play in maintaining market standards for both domestic and export goods, the institution seems to be trapped in corruption, disorder, and incompetence.
10:01
10:01

30-Year Legacy in Ruins: Lungujja Progressive School Falls Victim to Loan-Property Sale Scandal state attorney 1 Top story

Founded by Sarah Nabuuma Nyanzi, the school commenced its journey with merely two pupils in a modest boys' quarter of her Lungujja residence in 1995. With determination, Nyanzi painstakingly built the school brick by brick.
15:27
15:27

Shift to Online Payment Boosts Local Revenue by Nearly 80 Percent 1 3 Top story

“I reviewed the implementation of the two revenue management systems and noted the following observations; As a result of the rollout and use of IRAS, revenue collection has increased from UGX.31.67Bn in FY 2019/2020 to UGX.56.35Bn in FY 2022/2023 an increment of 78 percent,” the report highlights.
11:08
11:08

Gov’t Identifies Circular Economy Roadmap as Tool for Sustainable Development Initiatives 1 3

The circular economy is a closed-loop system that efficiently uses resources, minimizes waste and promotes recycling. It addresses environmental challenges by reducing extraction, waste, and pollution while creating economic opportunities for growth, innovation, and job creation.
16:24
16:24

Lawyers Petition Judicial Service Commission Over Justice Byaruhanga's Ruling in Tilenga Oil Land Dispute 5 1

In their petition, the lawyers cite seven grounds on which they believe the justice exhibited misconduct, incompetence, bias, and irregularities. The lawyers argue that the judge did not afford a fair hearing to the respondents.
15:24
15:24

UMSC Property Saga: National Mosque Dropped from Auction List 1 Top story

“We have learnt that the property comprised in Lease Hold Register Volume 2771 Folio 2, OId Kampala Plot 23-25 is a subject of a caveat and contentious. This is to humbly inform the Court that the above property comprised in Lease Hold Register Volume 2771Folio 2, Old Kampala Plot, 23-25 hereby ceases to be part of the properties under attachment and execution, and the same shall not be auctioned,” the letter reads in part.
11:14
11:14

Uganda Gazette Digitized to Increase Accessibility, Affordability 1

For years, the Uganda Gazette, serving as the official repository for legal documents and government records, has been exclusively available in print. However, acknowledging the increasing favor towards digital platforms, the Gazette is now embracing a transformative shift.
15:10
15:10

ActionAid Criticizes World Bank Over African Debt Crisis, Call For Policy Reforms 1

In their press statement, the country directors emphasized that the Bretton Woods Institutions have historically supported a neoliberal model deeply rooted in colonial, patriarchal, and exploitative systems across Africa.
09:54
09:54

IG Investigates NEMA Board Over Abuse of Office, Corruption 1 Top story

In June of this year, a whistleblower wrote to the Inspector General of Government, alerting her to illegal activities that have been ongoing since the 8th board was established.
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17:31

Sylvia Owori Embroiled in Land Disputes in Tororo 1 3 Top story

Owori denied the land-grabbing allegations, saying that she is only reclaiming her family estate, which belonged to her late father.
10:10
10:10

African Leaders Push for Ban on Unprocessed Coffee Exports 1 6

All participants at the summit, unanimously emphasized that for Africa to capitalize on the lucrative coffee industry, the continent's producing nations must assume control and dominance within the market.
07:35
07:35

Uganda, Iran Strengthen Bilateral Ties with Four MoUs 2 4 Top story

During the discussions, President Museveni expressed his desire for increased trade between the two countries, particularly emphasizing Uganda's abundant agricultural products that require more accessible markets.
09:22
09:22

When NRA Cut Off South-Western Uganda at Katonga Bridge 4 2

Robert Ssempa, a retired banker, says that the current situation is not as bad as it was back in the day but with the collapse of the bridge such memories are inevitable to cross the minds of those who witnessed it. Ssempa, born in Masaka, was working with Uganda Commercial Bank (UCB) in Kampala when the incident took place.
16:35
16:35

Katonga Bridge Repair Set for Three Weeks, Second Alternative Route Unveiled 1

Hajji Sadala Musoke, the Managing Director of Nation Oil Distributors, confirmed the deployment of MV NODL, a vessel capable of carrying approximately 150 passengers and light cargo.
10:53
10:53

Motorists Advised to Use Alternate Routes as River Katonga Floods 2 2

According to Allan Ssempebwa, the spokesperson for UNRA, due to severe flooding at a section of the road, motorists traveling from Kampala to Masaka should use the recently constructed Mpigi-Kanoni-Maddu-Ssembabule-Masaka road, while those traveling from Masaka to Kampala should do the same in reverse.
11:31
11:31

Museveni Calls for Better Funding of UPIK to Strengthen Uganda’s Role in Oil Sector 1 6

The President described the institute as one of the “lucrative projects” that is bound to generate billions of dollars for the country in a few years to come thus adding that investment in such an institution is critical.
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18:23

Cabinet Approves Two Oil Exploration Licenses in Albertine 1 4

Kabbyanga says that the approved oil firms include DGR Energy Turaco Uganda SMC Limited which is a unit of Australia’s DGR Global and state-owned Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC).
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