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16:33
16:33

Uganda's Hands Over 29 Arrested Errant Fishermen to Kenyan for Trial in Their Country district 1

Ruto Chepchumba, the Busia county commissioner, says that the suspects will undergo full trial under the Kenyan law on fisheries, adding that they will serve as an example to their colleagues who have become perennial trespassers into Ugandan waters.
08:00
08:00

NUP Leaders Swear Oath to Defend Human Rights committee 1 1

While closing their two-day retreat at the Jinja based Nile Resort Hotel on Saturday, the NUP leaders resolved to adopt the oath as a working document for all leaders throughout their political tenures. Led by their president, Robert Kyagulanyi, the leaders also passed seven resolutions, which will foster the continued transformation and visibility of their party throughout the country.
11:58
11:58

Life in Quarantine a Nightmare: COVID-19 Suspects Ugandan 1 2 Top story

Namutebi narrates that no explanation was given to them before they were taken to quarantine in Central Inn. For Namutebi and 44 other travelers life at Central Inn was characterised with challenges, terror and hopelessness. The lack of food and personal protective gear gave many sleepless nights.
14:40
14:40

U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
21:15
21:15

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

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.
21:34
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Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya Actors Produce Movie on Teenage Sexual Violence Ugandan 1 1 Top story

Speaking to journalists on Tuesday about the upcoming premiere of the movie whose dream started in last year, the RAHU representative, Hellen Patricia Amutuhaire, said it will be played in eight episodes.
17:07
17:07

Winnie Nwagi Apologises Over "Pornographic" Presentation performance 1 Top story

She made the pledge in a meeting with members of the Pornography Control Committee –PCC at the Directorate of Ethics and Integrity Offices at Social Security House in Kampala on Monday.
07:57
07:57

Mak Don Gets UGX 480m Climate Change Grant people 2

The research will involve investigating the probable influence of this temperature limit on crop production and water needs including the influence on rainfall, humidity, winds and cloudiness over Uganda.
07:20
07:20

Accusations of Greed, Selfishness Dominate UYD Reunion Meeting parliament 1 3

The leaders from different political parties stated that Ugandan opposition figures have exhibited greed by failing to form a united front against the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party
20:24
20:24

Embassy Website Displays Dead Minister as Part of Cabinet member 1 Top story

The official website of the Ugandan Embassy in Brussels still displays Maria Mutagamba as minister for Tourism, more than two years after she died.
18:52
18:52

Uganda's Forest Cover Completely Depleted-Environment Minister illegal 2 4

Uganda’s forest cover has been depleted to 8% up from 24% in 1990s, largely attributed to human encroachment for different activities such as tree cutting for charcoal and timber as well as agriculture.
18:11
18:11

Museveni Contradicting Himself on Creation of New Districts –Analysts Makerere University 1 5

They say for instance the cost of maintaining the increasing number of districts, municipalities town councils, and sub-counties is shooting to unbearable levels.
13:58
13:58

Scholars Concerned over Uganda's Aid from China state 3 3

Dr. Giuliano, who is also an Assistant Professor at the American University of Beirut, observes that where China has lent extensively, it has gone ahead to attach some of their national assets in order to recover its invested money.
11:57
11:57

Parents Don’t Have Time for Us –Children Speak Out Jinja 8 4

Bruno Muwuluzi, a student from Uplands High School, said that some of their colleagues on streets come from poverty stricken families and distant areas where they are offered to buyers by their parents under the pretext of finding jobs for them.
16:19
16:19

Teargas, Bullets Characterize Busabala Easter Monday Celebrations government 3 Top story

Bob Asiimwe, a youth from Busabala Parish said he has been saving some money for the music concert but was surprised that they were being beaten to vacate the place.
08:00
08:00

Makerere Don Decries State Abdication of Health Service Provision government 4 3

Ssali, who is also a Global Public Health specialist, says Ugandan citizens have been turned into clients whose access to healthcare is determined by their own ability to pay, their location and socio-economic status.
15:09
15:09

Three Supreme Court Justices Differ in Age Limit Judgement parliament 1 1 Top story

Justice Mwanguhya however, declined to pronounce himself on the allegations that MPs were bribed to support the bill, saying it is the role of the Auditor General to do so. Each MP received Shillings 29M as facilitation to consult voters on the bill
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