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13:20
13:20

Gov’t Insists on Wetland Demarcation in Wakiso Amid Resistance people 1 5

Ali Wamala Ngudde, a resident, claims that some people own titles in the areas which the ministry is claiming to be wetlands. He says that the ministry needs to be careful while trading on their land.
13:57
13:57

Former Presidential Candidate Dr Kizza Besigye Arrested in Jinja district 4 1

At 11 a.m., Besigye, clad in blue checkered shirt walked out of his suite, to face off with officers of the UPDF Service Brigade who were waiting at the hotel gate. They dragged him aboard his vehicle to Nalufenya Police Station, sparking protests among his supporters across Jinja town.
10:37
10:37

Canadian Pastor Robbed in Jinja Mansion Hotel region 1

He says that although the robbery took place on Sunday night, he had been convinced by the Managers at Mansion Hotel that an in-house search would help them recover the money without the involvement of the police.
11:12
11:12

Locusts Invasion: Public Health Specialists Weigh in On Impact of Chemicals district 7 4

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
13:00
13:00

UPDF Veterans in Busoga Positive For Joining Amisom region 1 3

Busoga region has registered 223 reservists that will join their colleagues at Singo military barracks to form Uganda’s battle groups thirty-one and thirty-two which will foster UPDF’s operations under African union mission in Somalia-AMISOM.
19:42
19:42

Nile Agro Factory Closed After Monday Evening Fire Jinja 1 2

According to Francis Baganzi, the Human Resource Manager of the factory, the fire started from the thermic oil boiler, a key piece of equipment which controls all the activities of the factory. The machine reportedly exploded and burnt out into ashes.
14:33
14:33

Traditionalists Defy Kingdom, Construct Shrine on River Nile Banks land 1 2 Top story

Joseph Kawulula, a traditionalist from Namayingo district, says the contested land belongs to the spirits. He asks kingdom officials to support their efforts to construct a shrine rather than block their request.
07:26
07:26

Cultural Integration Boosts Security- General Mbadi Uganda 1 3

While presiding over the 2020 Cultural gala at the Jinja based Senior Command and Staff College-SCSC over the weekend, Mbadi said that all cultures have some similarities, adding that people ought to seek what unites them to ensure sustainable unity.
07:41
07:41

Security Guard Arrested for Gun Misuse Jinja

He is accused of releasing five bullets in the air purportedly to celebrate the Christmas holiday.
11:59
11:59

Farmers Anticipate Higher Profits from Cane Juice Production district 5 1 Top story

Eva Namwase, a cane farmer Kaliro district, said that a part from under payment, factories take long to weigh their cane and at times reject it citing poor quality.
16:49
16:49

Fire Guts Walukuba West Market region 1 2

Umar Musoke, one of the vendors who lost properties in the fire, says that they heard a big blast from the neighbouring kiosk, prompting all vendors to converge in the fire assembly point. He adds that not much was saved as they fled to save their dear lives from the flames which destroyed food items, beverages and electronics.
07:03
07:03

Iganga NRM Administrative Secretary Locked up Over Missing Funds accusation Top story

Eva Kwesiga, the Resident District Commissioner in charge of both Iganga and Bugweri, says the suspects were meant to distribute the funds on Sunday. “These two were supposed to distribute the funds on Sunday morning but they were no show yet the beneficiaries had gathered at the district headquarters,” she said.
17:55
17:55

CDF Calls for Joint Military Operations to End Instability Uganda 3 1

This years’ exercise has attracted 60 participants from the countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi and Kenya, whereas first-timers, South Sudan presented 13 participants.
18:10
18:10

Electronic Gun Registration Starts in Busoga government 1 2 Top story

The exercise, which is aimed at compiling a data base for firearms in the country, kicked off on Tuesday at Jinja Rugby grounds.
15:25
15:25

Traditionalists Mourn Bujagali Oracle Nabamba Budhagali district 3 1

Born Donozio Namunkanga Mukembo Zirabamuzale, the spiritualist, breathed his last on Saturday night after suffering a brain haemorrhage. He was chief Oracle of the spirits who live at Bujagali Falls, and the 39th spiritualist to submit to the spirits of the falls, which allegedly protected the community through him.
07:48
07:48

Police Intensifies Traffic Patrols Along Highways Jinja 1 2 Top story

On Wednesday, a team of motorized, non-motorized and non-uniformed officers were seen patrolling black spots at Magamaga, Baitambogwe, Bulanga, Iganga CMS, Nakalama, Namutumba town council area and Busowa. The patrols stem from a spate of accidents in the region, which have claimed more than 21 people within a space of one week.
13:11
13:11

Father Wanted for Attempted Sacrifice of Daughter village 1 2 Top story

It is alleged that Bwana followed his 13-year-old daughter at nearby borehole where she had gone to collect water this morning and grabbed her.
11:56
11:56

UTB to License Tour Guides district 1 2

The drive involves offering free hospitality lectures to all tour guides and also meeting stakeholders like tourism police and tourism officers on how best they can enforce professionalism within the industry.
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