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12:34
12:34

Ugandan Authors Get Fame, Not Fortune for Their Books 6

Anena’s compilation depicts a giant politician, the restless citizen, the clueless youth, those struggling to heal from life's scratches and the ones hunting for words to describe fiery flames of affection.
07:48
07:48

Sports Betting, Cafes Counting Losses From Internet Shutdown 2 1 Top story

Sports betting market analyst, Ivan Kalanzi says the COVID-19 pandemic had made the industry adopt mobile phone and internet-based activities, encouraging their clients to bet without necessarily going physically to the outlets.
07:36
07:36

Panic as EC Conducts Election in Nonfunctional Sub Counties, Town Councils 1 Top story

Sarah Bukariwa, the Lango and Acholi Regional Electoral Officer, says that they are neither responsible for the creation of the administrative units nor their operationalization. “The Electoral Commission is not responsible in any way for the operationalization of the new administrative units, our work is to conduct elections in the gazetted areas and that is all. The Ministry of Local Government is responsible and I think they will handle that,” she said in an interview.
18:51
18:51

Public Transport Picks up After Elections 4 3

Public transport system is now back to normal as more passengers are coming in from upcountry places coming back to Kampala to conduct their businesses as usual and other activities.
14:33
14:33

Human Resource Shortage Hurts Kitgum Market Construction Progress kitgum main market 2 1 Top story

Abonga notes that whereas the contractor has registered 50 percent progress in constructing block A and 30 percent progress at Block B, the human resource shortage is likely to affect work.
13:15
13:15

Gov't Prioritizes Vehicle and Pharmaceutical Industries to Boost 2021/2022 Trade Balance Exports

A policy has also been prepared for Cabinet on the support of the development of Private Industrial Parks.
18:55
18:55

Business Activities in Kampala Slow Down Ahead of Thursday Polls 3

Some traders removed their stocks from the shops and took them to safer places, while others said they had halted replenishing their stocks unsure of the trade order in the next few days.
17:39
17:39

Makome Bus Suspends Operations Ahead of Elections 1 Top story

Ivan Acaye, the Manager Kitgum Branch Makome Bus Services Ltd told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Wednesday that all their buses have been grounded until after the elections.
16:04
16:04

UWA Deploys Heavily in Karamoja to Fight Poachers 1

Fred Pizza, the Chief Warden of Mt. Elgon National Park which covers up to Karamoja region says that the deployment follows the increasing cases of Karimojong locals turning on killing wild animals.
14:34
14:34

Ugandans Stock Food Ahead of Elections 6

The build-up to the election has been punctuated by repeated calls for peace during and after polling by political, security, religious, cultural and civil society leaders. This is after the campaigns which ended on Tuesday have been characterised by acts of violence and brutality by security personnel.
13:26
13:26

Low Oxgyen Killed Nile Perch in Uganda's Water Bodies - MAAIF fish deaths 2 1

According to Pius Wakabi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the reduction of oxygen levels in the waters of Lakes Victoria, Kyoga and River Nile were caused by heavy winds and decomposition of sunken plant matter in the waters which reduced oxygen.
12:02
12:02

Elections Could Affect Recovery of Lending Businesses 2

Money Lenders also note while there is a demand for their services, they have become more cautious about lending until the elections are done.
11:20
11:20

Environmental Destruction Takes Toll On Gum Arabic Harvest in Karamoja 2 Top story

Sarah Angolere, a mother of five children, who has benefiting from collecting the gum, says it is a very lucrative business and alternative source of livelihood for many women and men who could not afford to dig. "By now we could be harvesting the gum because this is the time but now all the trees that produce gum have been destroyed," she said.
10:39
10:39

Karimojong Won't Have any Fertile Left by 2031 -Expert 2

Mr. Isaac Bwire the official from International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) however, said the rapid degradation of range land can be stopped if the districts of Karamoja can pass by-laws against environmental destruction in the region.
07:46
07:46

Rescue Packages Not working - SMES 3

The Assistant Commissioner for Regional Trade in the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Richard Okot Okello says they have since done a survey as a ministry and discovered a need to reorganizes public spending with the aim of helping the private sector. He says that fortunately, part of their findings can be implemented through the National Development Plan III.
15:54
15:54

Government Disburses UGX 4.24 billion for Emyooga in Kampala 2 1

Under the programme, beneficiaries up to 30 in number form associations, and the associations, in turn, will form SACCOS each of which receives 30 million Shillings.
07:08
07:08

Museveni Receives Credentials of Six Ambassadors, Markets Uganda's Investment Potential 2

Museveni also received credentials of the new ambassador of the United States of America (USA) to Uganda, Natalie Brown. He assured the new ambassador that African countries are looking for freedom, mutual interest and cooperation between countries, adding that they don’t have opportunistic relationships. He used the occasion to market Uganda’s fire fighting vehicle called “African Fire hitter” that was designed and made by the army using indigenous technology.
18:01
18:01

Experts Want Soda Advertising Targeting Kids Banned obesity in uganda 3

Health rights lawyer, David Kabanda says the government has neglected its constitutional duty of ensuring the right to proper and adequate food, leaving processors to exploit the market without considering health.
12:48
12:48

Uncertainty Over Polls Takes Toll On Ugandan Traders imports 3 1

Kenneth Ayebare, the Chairman of Uganda Cargo Consolidators Association, a group of logistics companies that transport for smaller or group importers, says business has recently gone down. They suspect some importers are holding onto their money until they are sure of the business environment.
09:11
09:11

Karenga, Kaabong Families at Risk of Starvation as Elephants, Buffalos Destroy Gardens 1 Top story

"Am the model farmer here, and I always plant very many acres of maize, this year I had planted six and it was doing very well but just as it was flowering, the elephants and Buffalo's come and eat all the acres with two days the six acres were finished," he said.
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