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14:59
14:59

Silverfish Price Remains High in Gulu Despite Increased Supply Gulu Main Market

According to information obtained by our reporter, a sack of silverfish costs Shillings 950,000 while a basin costs Shillings 45,000 in Entebbe and Kalangala district.
09:33
09:33

Kapelebyong Loses 3,000 Trees to Animals During Lockdown Climate Change 1 Top story

“Some of the teachers who remained at school tried to control the community from grazing in the school compound but they were harassed. Some community members even threatened to beat up our teachers who attempted to stop them from grazing on the school compound”, Olaki said.
09:41
09:41

Over 100 Candidates Fail to Resume Classes at Soroti SS Over Fees COVID-19 Lockdown 1 2 Top story

Martin Obore Okiria, the school headteacher, says most of the absentees are students with accumulated school fees arrears.
09:27
09:27

MPs Ask Gov’t to Prevail Over Commercial Banks on Loan Repayments Bank of Uganda 4 1

The MPs led by the Kampala Central MP Mohammed Nsereko point out that businesses have been financially crippled by the COVID-19 lockdown and deserve a major bailout in order to stay afloat.
15:05
15:05

Several Rural Churches Remain Closed in Teso Over COVID-19 SOPs COVID-19 Lockdown 1 1

Mathew Omagor, the Bishop of Central Teso Pentecostal Assemblies of God says that only about a quarter of 350 churches in his pastorate have complied and resumed prayers.
09:20
09:20

Two Sub Counties in Bukedea Register 730 Teen Pregnancies Bukedea District 1 2 Top story

Emmanuel Elimu, the Senior Probation Officer Bukedea District, says the figures were extracted from Police and antenatal visits in various Health facilities covering the period between April and September this year.
10:39
10:39

Several Schools Fail to Reopen in Katakwi District COVID-19 Lockdown 3 1

James Stephen Engole, the head teacher of the school told our reporter that much as they had done all the necessary preparations to receive students, they had no idea of what happened to the candidates on the first day.
08:08
08:08

Hundreds Sent Away from Bukedea Market Bukedea District 1 3

Caroline Ameso, one of the affected cloth vendors in Bukedea, says she is forced to sell clothes stealthily to help her family of seven people who are all dependent on her. Ameso faults government for paying a deaf ear to their pleas to reopen the weekly markets to allow them business and fend for their families.
22:05
22:05

Parliament Renews Call for Gov’t to Open Remaining Sectors COVID-19 Lockdown 4 1

In her communication to the house, Kadaga noted that her office has continued receiving petitions from different Ugandans whose businesses are still under lockdown. President Yoweri Museveni announced a nationwide lockdown in March this year to contain the spread of Covidi19.
16:23
16:23

Teacher in Mbarara Arrested for Conning Job Seekers COVID-19 Lockdown 2 1

Twinomugisha, a resident of Kitebero, Nyamitanga division, Mbarara City claimed he was a manager of three Savings and Credit Cooperatives- SACCOs.
09:04
09:04

Soroti Christians Shun Scientific Weddings COVID-19 Lockdown 1 2

But no wedding has taken place in Soroti Since the pronouncement four months ago. Rev. Naphtali Opwata, the Provost at St. Peter’s Church of Uganda in Soroti Diocese says all the planned weddings were immediately postponed by couples, many of them believing that scientific weddings contradicted the social norms in the region.
13:34
13:34

Church Projects Stall in Soroti Over Covid-19 Lockdown Effects of COVID-19 1 1

At Soroti Deliverance Church located along Moroto Road, the construction of a One Billion Shillings auditorium has stalled.
14:18
14:18

Teenage Pregnancies on the Rise in Ngora law enforcement 3 1 Top story

Statistics from January to March, 2020 show that 1,108 teen mothers visited health facilities for antenatal services. This represents 21 percent of antenatal care visits in the district.
14:33
14:33

Serere, Ngora Return UGX 500m to Treasury new financial year 3 1

Both districts advertised for various jobs at the beginning of the year, but interviews were halted after the President announced a lockdown following the outbreak of COVID-19.
10:54
10:54

Controversy As Owino Market Leadership Asks Vendors to Pay Arrears Godfrey Kayongo 4 1

Some of the vendors boycotted the payment of the market dues in 2012 claiming that St. Balikuddembe Market Stalls, Space and Lock up Shops Owners Association-SSLOA led by their Chairperson, Godfrey Kayongo doesn’t remit the fees to Kampala City Council Authority-KCCA.
15:18
15:18

Education Authoritries in Serere District Want Gov’t to Partially Reopen Schools COVID-19 Lockdown 2 1

According to Michael Erebu, the District Education Officer in Serere. He explains that less than 10 percent of the learners across the district is trying to read or pay attention to the learning programs on the national broadcaster- Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, UBC.
17:34
17:34

Police Blocks Music Promoters’ Meeting COVID-19 Lockdown 1 4

Musinguzi of Abitex promotions and Mukasa of Bajjo events had invited artists, promoters and comedians for a meeting at Calendar Prestige Hotel in Makindye. The meeting was meant to discuss plans of resuming music shows.
07:05
07:05

Local Govt's Struggling to Absorb Funds as Financial Year Ends COVID-19 Lockdown 3 1

The performance in local governments was affected when districts downscaled their activities and reduced the number of workers as the country partially shut down in March 2020 to contain a lethal virus which had started paralyzing the world.
13:46
13:46

Leaders in Teso Ask Gov’t Not to Rush to Reopen Schools COVID-19 Lockdown 1 3

Leaders in Teso have raised reservations to reopen schools since the country is recording more cases of COVID-19. There are 665 confirmed cases.
15:35
15:35

SAGE Beneficiaries Ask Gov't to Revert to Mobile Money Services 25000 for elderly 3

Through the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment, the government pays senior citizens above 65-years of age a monthly stipend of 25,000 Shillings. However, the elders in Katakwi say they have not received their stipend for five months, partly because of the COVID-19 lockdown.
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