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14:58
14:58

Over 4,000 Acholi Girls Made Pregnant During Lockdown poverty 1 1

Lamwo District presents a higher number with 1,000 girls followed by Pader with 920, Agago 730, Nwoya 640, Amuru 620 while Gulu comparatively registered low cases with 'only' 150 girls.
17:22
17:22

Nwoya Woman Commits Suicide Over Alleged Husband’s Promiscuity poverty 1 Top story

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says preliminary findings show that Akello sneaked out of her house following the altercation with her husband and her body was found hanging on a tree branch with the sheet of her baby tied around her neck.
15:18
15:18

Rats Devastate Crop Gardens in Nakasongola food insecurity 5

Mariam Nabutaka, the Lwampanga Sub county LC V councillor, says the rats have destroyed several acres of crops including groundnuts, maize, cassava, sweet potatoes and watermelon among others.
09:13
09:13

Sex Workers Register for Evacuation from Gulu as Lockdown Bites District Task Force 2 1

Tegwana Parish Chairperson Alex Odongo Okoya who spearheaded the assessment said that most of the registered women were from parts of Central Uganda, West Nile and Lango sub regions of Uganda.
17:44
17:44

Gulu Leaders Bow to Food Demands by Commercial Sex Workers food relief 1 4

The affected group came up earlier to cry for help, saying many of them were starving and pleaded to be classified as a vulnerable group that needs to be considered for urgent food relief. The group also threatened to name and shame leaders who benefit from their illicit trade, who have abandoned them at their time of need.
20:31
20:31

ICT Minister Asks Local Government Staff to Support NRM or Quit district 1 2 Top story

Nabakooba also took a swipe at some local government public relations officers for failing to update district websites detailing government achievements such as mechanized agricultural systems in preference of discussing political tales, which have dragged young people in abject poverty since they lack information to transform their lives.
13:00
13:00

UPDF Veterans in Busoga Positive For Joining Amisom region 3 1

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.
17:40
17:40

Busoga Bishop Warns Politicians Against Making Empty Promises election 1 1

While preaching to Christians at Iganga Cathedral Church on Christmas Day, Wakula says that voters are outraged that several promises made in the past have not yet been fulfilled.
11:12
11:12

EAC Member States Urged to Embrace Drones for Monitoring Fish Species poverty 2 1

Abura says that unlike domestic animals, fish species require the deployment of scientific technologies to sustain their continued existence in the Lake. He noted that there are now a number of cost-effective drones designed to cover a distance of 30 kilometres both in the space and under water.
20:20
20:20

Poverty Obstructing Reintegration of Ex-LRA Combatants 3

Dr Ann McDonald the team leader of the researchers told URN that former internally-displaced people and former combatants in Acholi sub-region still face extreme poverty despite poverty alleviation programs by the government.
11:57
11:57

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

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.
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.
15:45
15:45

Luweero Traders Register Low Easter Sales low sales 1 2

Traders at Kasana and Luweero Central Markets are stuck with the meat and foodstuffs as locals decry of high costs and poverty.
11:14
11:14

Mak Seeks Funding to Support Poverty Eradication Programs Makerere University 1 3

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the institution’s Vice Chancellor decried the reduced funding citing that JICA withdrew funding “at a time when East Africa needed it the most.”
13:02
13:02

Kabale Stakeholders Disagree with Twaweza Report on Poverty uwezo 4

Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba, the Rukiga District Male Youth Councilor, says people are willing to work but are being impeded by lack of jobs, under employment and poor pay.
08:44
08:44

Jordanian Princess Alarmed By Poverty In Karamoja 1

Princess Sarah Zeid was stunned to discover that in Karamoja, women do everything from looking for food, gathering firewood and caring for children.
14:09
14:09

Ugandan Poverty is a Result of Egotism - Museveni president museveni 1 4

Museveni says that many scoffed at him when demonstrated how one can use a few acres of land for various activities and ensure constant harvests using drip irrigation. The technology allows water to flow under low pressure through plastic bottles and tubes tied along the plants.
11:45
11:45

Poverty Stricken Families Welcome Museveni On His Luweero Tour irrigation scheme 4 2

Jane Nakitende, a resident of Kawumu village told Museveni that they have tried to engage in farming since the war ended, but it has had very little impact on their lives. Nakitende also told Museveni that her son has been on a sickbed for 11 years since he was hit by a tree.
11:16
11:16

Does Uganda Need Genetically Modified Food to Quell Hunger? drought 1 2 Top story

Scientists are saying the longer Uganda takes to adopt the technology that has been in place for two decades, the more it will continue to suffer with low agricultural productivity. They say GMO technology could offer solution for increased productivity.
08:14
08:14

Witch Doctors In Trouble for Cheating poverty 2 1

Two people disguising as witch doctors are in police custody in Hoima for allegedly conning their would-be clients of 2.4 million shillings.
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