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11:49
11:49

Fishermen Warned Against Use of Pancakes to Catch Fish 1 4

FPU commander Lt. Col. Dick Kirya Kaija says the oils affect the digestive system of the fish and are not recommended to be fed on aquatic life.
11:25
11:25

Visitor Numbers Remain Low At UWEC 5 3

David Musingo, UWEC's Manager of Education and Information Department, says the visitor numbers are still low, compared to the daily average of 500 visitors on weekdays and 2,000 on weekends before the outbreak of covid-19.
10:39
10:39

Vendors in Gulu Struggle With Hibiscus Sales 1 4

Jackie Adure, a businesswoman at Gulu Main Market, says she gets her hibiscus from Kampala at 10,000 Shillings a kilogram and sells at 15,000 Shillings. However, Adure says that the sales always are very low, because few clients know it and how to consume it. She says when she buys 50 kilograms of hibiscus, it can take up to four months before it is all sold.
10:00
10:00

IG Queries UGX 206 Million Valley Dams Project in Agago 1 6

James Peny-Wii, the Director of Project Risk, Monitoring and Control at IG, says that reports indicated the beneficiaries lost a great share of the project fund to the contractor in procuring equipment.
21:31
21:31

EACOP Talks Inch Towards A Last-Minute Deal—As Museveni, Suluhu Meet PAU 1 2 Top story

A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
15:06
15:06

Umeme Calls for Sensitization on Power Payment 2

In March several people using the prepaid electricity system, Yaka complained that they have been made to pay the 3,660 monthly service fees twice a month. Others got as little power as 0.5 kWh (units) for 10,000 Shillings, instead of the average usual of 20 units.
12:37
12:37

Border Town in Kasese Loses 1 Billion Annual Revenue Mpondwe-Lhubiriha 1 3

The town council chairperson Sylvester Mapozi says they had estimated to run on a 2.5 Billion Shillings budget for the financial year 2020/2021 but have only managed to realise 1.5 Billion Shillings most of which was a contribution from the central government.
10:07
10:07

Akokoro Sub County Residents Decry Lack of Safe Water 3 2

Sandra Adongo, a resident of Aluga Central Village in Akokoro Sub-county, says that lack of clean water has persisted for long but their leaders have not intervened.
09:16
09:16

CSOs Decry Intimidation of EACOP Affected Persons in Masaka 1 2

Diana Nabiruma, the Communication Officers at the Africa Institute for Energy Governance-AFIEGO, indicates that besides anonymous persons cautioning them against engaging project affected persons and documenting their concerns, they have lately started registering cases of suspicious people trying to disrupt their community meetings.
08:14
08:14

ERA Tasked to Address Inconsistent Power Supply in Northern Uganda 4 1

General Salim Saleh, the Chief Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) says that much as the government is struggling to create wealth and promote industrialization in the region, power inconsistency, and low supply have remained a major challenge.
07:39
07:39

Telecoms Sector Records Revenues in Pandemic-Hit Year

For the12 months ending December 2020, the industry's total revenue reached $1.007bn or UShs 3.5 trillion, setting a new performance history for the industry.
17:29
17:29

UPDATE: Joint Medical Stores Loses Equipment Worth UGX 7bn in Fire 1 3

The Executive Director Joint Medical Stores Bildard Baguma said they lost equipment that includes ICU beds and medicines.
15:09
15:09

AFIEGO Demands Transparency as Leaders Meet Over Oil Deals EITI 4 Top story

While Total E&P Uganda B.V. announced that it is has relinquished 9% of the area it had been permitted to develop in the ecologically sensitive area of the Murchison Falls National Park for environmental reasons, the Afiego Chief insists the process and term for relinquishment has not been transparent.
13:40
13:40

Fire Guts Madhvani Warehouses 1 1

Among the warehouses that have been gutted by fire is that of the Joint Medical Stores.
11:34
11:34

Business Paralysed in Kasese as DRC Nationals Protest Against UN Mission Congolese 2 5

The UN mission has more than 12,000 troops deployed, most in the vast country’s mineral-rich east, where killings more than doubled last year. More than 330 people have been killed and 40,000 others displaced over the last three months alone as a result of the clashes, according to the Kivu Security Tracker, which maps unrest in the region.
09:20
09:20

UGX 6.5Bn Roads Commissioned in Buliisa District Government 6 1

In 2016, the government received funding from the World Bank to upgrade 30.4km of roads to first-class Murram in Buliisa. The roads include the 10.7km Ngwedu-Ndandamire -Bikongoro, 10.8Km Buliisa-Bugana and 8.9Km Biiso-Nyeyeremya-Waaki all in Kigwera and Biiso sub-counties respectively.
08:51
08:51

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Due in Uganda for Signing of Oil Deals 1 Top story

It is expected that pipeline shareholder agreements and others that are yet to be signed will be concluded when the new Tanzanian President, Samia Suluhu and her technocrats meet President Museveni on Sunday at Statehouse Entebbe.
07:53
07:53

Gulu District Fails to Maintain 480 Kilometres of Security Roads Palaro Sub County 1 1

Patrick Kinyera, the Gulu District Secretary for works and technical services says that out of the 980 kilometres, only 500 kilometres of roads have been maintained.
07:41
07:41

Finance Committee Rejects UGX 200,000 Annual Car License tax on data 1 Top story

Henry Musasizi, the Chairperson of the Finance Committee said that they are considering approving only six out of the seven proposed new tax amendments to help the government raise revenue.
18:01
18:01

Committee Irked By Encroachment on Railway Land job 2

The committee chairperson, William Korotyo says that, before their fact-finding trip in Jinja City, they had received reports of squatters who have constructed permanent houses within the rail line and its’ surrounding reserves.
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