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18:23
18:23

Construction of 42 Kilometers Kyegegwa Road Resumes 3 1

John Kisoke, the Kyegegwa LCV Chairperson says that the contractor will continue with the road works. According to Kisoke, district leaders and George Sande, the Managing Director met at the Office of the Prime Minister over the matter.
17:13
17:13

Kamwenge Accident Claims Two, 3 Critically Injured 2

A salon operator and one of the occupants, whose identities have not yet been established, have died on the spot
23:59
23:59

Uganda, DR Congo Hold Cross Border Training to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trafficking 2 5

The commissioner says strong laws and penalties have since been established to fight the illegal trade, where one is bound to pay 20billion, life imprisonment or both in relation to the 2019 wildlife act.
14:46
14:46

Ntoroko District Leaders Ask Gov't to Construct Refugee Reception Centre 2 1

Williams Kasoro, the LCV Chairperson notes that the lack of a reception centre is exerting a lot of pressure on the meagre resources the hosting community has.
10:56
10:56

Victims of Night Curfew Operations in Fort Portal Nursing Injuries 5 1

Henry Namara, a food street vendor in Kisenyi Central Division Fort Portal City says that on Wednesday night policemen while enforcing the curfew beat him.
18:29
18:29

Vendors in Fort Portal City Exempted from Daily Dues 5 1

According to the Fort Portal City Mayor Edison Asaba, the daily dues being paid by the vendors are a form of extortion meant to frustrate the marginalized city dwellers from growing their small scale businesses.
13:22
13:22

Sorry State of Roads Irks Bunyangabu Farmers 1 2

“Whereas our district is known as one of the leading agricultural areas particularly when it comes to Matooke and coffee production, we feel deprived because of the status of our roads. We were happy that the season had changed and we would sell our produce at a higher price but this has not worked because vehicles cannot pass through any road to access our produce,” he said.
12:13
12:13

Kitagwenda LC V Chairperson Stops Issuance of Boat Licenses 6 1

Fishermen accuse Evelyn Atuhaire, the Kitagwenda district fisheries officer of connivance and illegally giving out fishing boat licenses to non landing site residents.
13:15
13:15

Over 900 to Benefit from the AGRI-LED Cage Fish Project in Kabarole 2 5

Grace Kazigati, the NAADs coordinator of Kabarole district, says that cages are intended to enable communities near creator lakes to engage in fish farming with an aim of boosting their household incomes.
08:38
08:38

Ntoroko Officials Wants Gov't To Degazette 8 Square Miles in Semuliki to Host Flood Victims 5 6

Kasoro told the prime minister that in 2019 floods submerged Katanga, Rwenyana, Kajweka, Rwangara, Kamuga and Kachwankumu parishes in Kanaara sub-county. They also affected several cells in Kanara town council and Butungama sub-county, which borders the Democratic Republic of Congo.
15:48
15:48

Hailstorm Wrecks Havoc In Kamwenge District 3 1

According to the farmers in Kahunge town council, four villages of Kabwisana Kihura and Rwenkuba, in Rwenkuba ward were the worst hit, while in Nkoma sub county three villages of Mpanga in Mabale parish, Rushenyi in Bishozi parish and Kaberere in Kaberebere parish were also not spared
14:39
14:39

Bridge Linking Bunyangabu, Kasese Districts Commissioned 5 2

According to residents, crossing river Rwimi to access both districts has always been tragic and at least 26 people have lost their lives by drowning while attempting to cross to either districts.
20:22
20:22

Kabarole Residents Worried Over Livestock Theft 3 1

“As leaders we however condemn acts of mob justice, we are calling on government to increase security in this village and other neighboring areas," Happy added. "People here tell me that they have resorted to sharing housing with animals to save them from being stolen."
07:22
07:22

Two in Custody in Kamwenge Over Impersonation 1

Mable Twegumye, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Kamwenge Central Police Station told URN that Kamwesiga and Kaijabwango have been masquerading as Kamwenge district Human Resource Officer and Deputy Human Resource Officer respectively to con money for desperate job seekers.
18:36
18:36

Gov't Injects Hundreds of Millions in Bunyangabu

Mutuuzo said that 200 million shillings was availed to some parishes of Bunyangabu district and that each parish was allocated 30 million shillings revolving fund to be paid back within a period of six months.
09:06
09:06

Umeme Decries Vandalism in Tooro Region 2 2

Babungi said that Umeme is spending at least 7 billion shillings annually in the region to repair or replace vandalized equipment.
21:35
21:35

Fort Portal Man Chops Wife Legs 2 1

Patrick Muhenda, the Fort portal central police station community liaisons officer said such cases of gender-based violence were on the rise in the city and on average police receives above 60 cases every month at the child and family protection unit, however this case of grievous harm is the first of its kind recorded by the unit.
08:36
08:36

Fort Portal Civil Servants Endure Months Without Salary 1 1

John Bosco Rusoke, the Fort Portal City Deputy Town Clerk says it is not only teachers who have gone omonths without their payment, but other civil servants were equally going through the same. He however said the city authorities were doing everything possible in partnership with the ministries of finance and of public service to solve the problem.
12:50
12:50

Kabarole Residents Want Pozzolana Mining Halted over Environmental Degradation 4 4

Residents say that mining activities have put their lives at a risk due to dust, vibration from machines and flying rocks from sites that have destroyed their houses.
20:30
20:30

Prime Minister Terminates Kyegegwa Road Contractor 2 3

The 1. 8 Billion Shillings Kakabara-Nabingola road was constructed under the Development Response to Displacement Impact Project-DRDIP. The program that is under the Office of the Prime Minister is intended to support refugee-hosting communities.
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