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17:32
17:32

Prime Minister Orders Investigation Into Relief Items 1 3

The Premier on Tuesday rejected an assortment of relief items meant for flood victims in Kasese district due to poor quality. The items included 1,000 mosquito nets, 100 floor mops presented as blankets, 100 mats, 20,000 kilograms of beans, 40,000 kilograms of maize flour, 2,000 kilograms of sugar, 1,35o jerricans, 2,000 tarpaulin, 1,000 basins and 100 cartons of laundry soap.
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.
12:47
12:47

Four Arrested over Murder of Two Lwengo Reservists 4

John Kabanda, 60, a resident of Bigando village and Vincent Kalya, 40, of Nzizi village, in Kkingo sub-county, were waylaid and killed by assailants on Wednesday night.
08:17
08:17

Akol Calls for Unity as He Assumes Acholi Parliamentary Group Leadership 1 2

Akol, the Kilak North Member of Parliament was elected to lead APG for a two-and-a-half-year tenure on Thursday from Parliament. He collected 11 votes to defeat Omoro District Woman Member of Parliament Catherine Lamwaka who had 10 votes. The two other contenders; Phillip Okin Ojara and Hillary Onek Obaloker stepped down before the polls.
19:11
19:11

Gov’t Faulted for Failure to Deliver Radio Sets to Households pandemic lockdown 1 3

Walter Tootika, a parent who doubles as a Male Councilor for Omel Sub-County in Gulu District said the radio lessons were not beneficial to learners in the area because several homes do not own radios and they banked their hopes on Government’s false promise.
15:39
15:39

IPOD Drafting New MoU for Political Parties 1 4

The 2017 MoU was scheduled to end in 2020 but was extended to complete the six months term of office of the National Resistance Movement- NRM which expired last month, June.
14:24
14:24

MoH Dismisses Calls for PS Atwine's Resignation 2 3

Addressing journalists at the 'People's Government' offices along Katonga Road on Thursday morning, Annet Namata commonly known as Nalongo Mwafrika, one of the activists, said that Atwine must also resign for exposing medical personnel to the virus when the Ministry failed to avail them Personal Protective Equipment yet it was available in National Medical Stores.
10:59
10:59

Acholi MPs to Reach Consensus on APG Positions 6 1

At least 16 legislators have so far declared interests in the various positions of APG out of nine are for top slots by Tuesday, the closing date for declaration of interest, ahead of Thursday’s election.
10:34
10:34

How Uganda Plays a Key Role In Global Illicit Wildlife Trade pandemic poachers 1 Top story

Criminal organizations in Uganda and East Africa are linked to ivory and of recently heavily linked to pangolin trafficking. A third of hunters and traders interviewed in Uganda reported that traffickers take advantage of the weak border controls and security challenges in northern Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan to offload the scales they collected, sometimes concealing themselves as impoverished locals to avoid detection at known checkpoints.
09:19
09:19

Councilors, Sub-county Chief Clash Over UGX 35M COVID-19 Cash 4

The sub-county speaker, Ronald Augustine Musoke, says that several COVID-19 activities in different areas are at standstill due to lack of facilitation because of the misappropriation of the funds.
16:26
16:26

NRM Courts Independent MPs to Support Gov't Legislative Agenda 1 3

The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party is currently courting Independent legislators with a view of gaining their support for government’s legislative agenda in the Eleventh Parliament.
15:13
15:13

NUP Condemns Police Ban on Distribution of Food Relief Robert Kyagulanyi 2 1

On Monday police spokesman Fred Enanga said the distribution is likely to lead to the spread of the corona virus. He advised all people distributing food to stop and take the food to the district COVID-19 task force coordinators for proper distribution.
13:17
13:17

Prince Nakibinge Calls for Dialogue On Proposed Land Regulations 2 1

Nakibinge while delivering his Eid- Aduha message to the Muslim community at his Palace in Kibuli said that the new amendment will not help to solve the pending land problems in the country, but will cause more problems.
11:46
11:46

Mufti Mubaje Criticizes Gov’t Covid Relief Cash 1 5 Top story

The Mufti advised the government to procure food and deliver it to the households like it was done in last year’s lockdown.
09:57
09:57

Gulu District Leaders Decry Inadequate Local Revenue Sources household income 1 3

Christopher Opiyo Atekere, the District Chairperson revealed to URN that all the 12 departments of the districts that includes Council, Audit, Natural Resources have not got any financial allocations for operations as yet due to unavailability of funds.
07:34
07:34

Minister Hilary Onek Seeks to Become Leader of Acholi MPs Parliament 4 1

According to Olanya, the expression of interests ends on Tuesday, and only members who have expressed interest will be considered. He says they do not expect members to use party lines in deciding on the chairperson but look at the interest of members.This is after reports that some contestants for the sit had already started mobilizing members based on party lines, starting to cause division.
14:27
14:27

Pray for Protection of Our Land, Kabaka Asks Muslims Mailo Land 1 Top story

“We appeal to all believers participating in this animal sacrifice to do it with a purpose of beseeching God to save us, have mercy on us, and continue blocking all paths and voices targeting our properties, especially ownership of land in a move to undermine and create hatred for Buganda in various ways” Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.
10:58
10:58

Delayed Release of Funds Cripples Management of Home-based Care Patients In Lyantonde 5 1

Catherine Kamwiine, the Lyantonde Resident District Commissioner, says that the task force is stranded due to a lack of funds. She adds that they may lose the fight against the pandemic without funds to run different operations mainly testing and follow-up on patients in hard-to-reach communities.
06:47
06:47

KCCA Workers Dump Tons of Waste, Soil in Drainage Channels 1 2

"There is a lot of dust and silt on the road. You cannot lift it to the collection points, which are close to half a kilometer away. What we do is to remove the garbage. For the dust, you either sweep it directly into the channel or collect it at several points and pour it into the drain somewhere close," she said.
13:07
13:07

Vendors Dealing in Food Items Decry Low Sales 4 1

Edith Nanteza, a vendor at Nakasero Market says that she has registered low sales since last month because most of their customers are being stopped from accessing the city by security personnel.
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