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17:38
17:38

Long Dry Spell, Kenyan Market Push Tomato Prices Up market vendors 3

Rose Namusisi, a businesswoman in Kalerwe dealing in tomatoes, onions, carrots and green pepper, says that the demand for tomatoes in Kenya and South Sudan has forced prices in Uganda to shoot up. Currently, a box of tomatoes costs between Shillings 380 000 – 420 000.
16:13
16:13

Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga’s Last Words in Public 12 4

The death announcement comes just hours after the Archbishop Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, who doubled as the Chairperson of the Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) preached a message of hope for Uganda after jointly leading the Ecumenical Public Way of the Cross with his Anglican counterpart Dr Stephen Kaziimba at Namirembe on Friday.
16:00
16:00

Dokolo East MP Wants Rival's Victory Overturned 1

"The mandatory vote recount would have led to a proper scrutiny of the votes in light of the difference of 11 Votes," reads the application.
15:10
15:10

Emirates Invitational 7s: Uganda Falls to France in Quarter Finals uganda rugby sevens 1

The Emirates Invitational 7s was intended to provide a valuable high-performance opportunity for the participating teams in their preparations for the Olympic rugby sevens competition, which will take place from July 26 to July 31, 2021 at Tokyo Stadium.
13:58
13:58

Few COVID-19 Cases A Threat to Ongoing Research-Scientists 2 1 Top story

Prof Pontiano Kaleebu, the Executive Director of Uganda Virus Research Institute, says that while the decrease in COVID-19 cases is a blessing in disguise, it is going to affect many ongoing studies. According to Kaleebu, at the time that many studies were reported, the country was reporting at least 200 cases a day.
12:23
12:23

KCCA Council Questions Election of New Leaders in City Markets as Power Struggles Continue 5 1

Nyanjura, told council mid this week that KCCA officials changed market leadership over weekends without engaging many vendors while in some cases, engaged a few vendors and appointed them to positions of leadership without following democratic procedures like an election.
11:43
11:43

IGP’s Easter Message 1

As part of the enforcement, collaborative efforts with sister Security Agencies have been heightened, with increased visibility across the country. This is intended to counter all forms of threats and vulnerabilities.
11:34
11:34

KCCA Needs UGX 178 Billion to Expand Nakivubo Channel 3 1

Edrin Ssekyanzi, who works along Nakivubo Channel in Kampala, says that government needs to improve the drainage system of the City to curb flooding. He thinks the City infrastructure like roads and buildings are not well planned to cater for drainage.
09:21
09:21

Makerere University Proposed Course Restructuring Generates Mixed Reactions Among Students 3 1 Top story

Brian Ssenoga, a computer engineering student sneers at the idea. He says that it will lead to more confusion in the course than they've already had. He said, “We’ve been studying with telecom engineers every first semester of the three years we have been here. There are course units we study and are not related to our course at all. Merging the two will just bring more confusion.”
08:23
08:23

Kyetume to Face Police FC Without Fans kyetume fc 1 2

Emmanuel Musinguzi, the Chief Executive Officer of Kyetume FC told URN that they have not had fans for long following earlier warning by FUFA.
07:51
07:51

Senior Six Student Found Dead in School Ceiling 1 1 Top story

Preliminary police findings indicate that on March 22, 2021, the deceased, who had health complications, went to the school headteacher, Rogers Kimbugwe, and asked for permission to return and pick money for medicine, which was reportedly granted.
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