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19:20
19:20

Uganda's Sachet Waragi Contains Hazardous Metals – Study unbs uganda

They say quantitatively, they found Copper presenting the highest concentrations recorded in any spirit brand studied, followed by Barium and Manganese. The brands found to contain the most metals mainly Copper were the locally distilled Lira-Lira spirits with concentrations averaging 95 percent.
18:42
18:42

Gulu Residents Gear Up For New Year Fireworks 1 3

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police Spokesperson says the display will be supervised by counter-terrorism police unit. He says 73 venues have been cleared to display the fireworks in the region.
07:59
07:59

Women Entrepreneurship Program Plunges Into Funding Crisis 1 1

Frank Mugabi, the Communications Officer Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, says the funding difficulties have forced the Ministry to ration funds among few women groups well below their intended annual target.
19:08
19:08

Govt Secures Ugx 1.3 trillion for Infrastructure Development

Under the project, urban transportation terminals for buses, lorry parks and market stalls for vendors will be built alongside urban solid and liquid waste management systems, drainage and storm water management systems.
19:01
19:01

Former Gulu Municipality MP Attacker Arrested

Police detectives arrested Alfred Anywar from Wabigalo cell in Makindye Division on Thursday and transferred him to Gulu Central Police station this afternoon. Anywar was wanted in connection with a July 3, incident in which former Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament Christopher Achire was injured.
07:17
07:17

Gulu Trader In Trouble For Selling Expired Goods resident 1

Richard Ssanyu, a resident of Kagoma in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district was picked up on Wednesday after he was found with six cartons of expired biscuit and toothpaste.
16:26
16:26

Gulu Traders Abandon Maize Grains Over Low Price 6 1

In Cereleno, Gulus agro-dealers hub, a handful of the 36 agro-dealers are stocking maize grains in the wake of the gapping price fall. Benson Rackara, a trader on ring Road, Layibi Division says the few stores stocking maize offer between 300 to 350 Shillings for a kilogram of maize.
07:13
07:13

Installation of Atiak Sugar Factory Set to Resume 3 1

Mohammed Ahmed, the Project Director of Atiak Sugar Project says that the tropical hot climate of the north punctuated by abundant rainfall renders the region more suitable to support speedy growth and crystallization of sweet sugar. The bulk of the countrys sugar is now produced in Eastern Uganda.
20:03
20:03

EU Gives Ugx 120b to Refurbish Tororo – Gulu Railway Line 2 1

The grant is to support promotion of rural development as well as climate smart agriculture, particularly in Northern Uganda.
18:02
18:02

Uganda Gets UGX 158 Billion Loan to Upgrade Masaka – Mbarara Power Line

The 35 Million Euro financing agreement was signed this morning at the German Embassy in Kampala. Matia Kassaija, the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the Managing Director Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited Willy K. Kiryahika represented the government of Uganda.
14:26
14:26

Acholi Economic Conference Underway in Gulu 2

Walter Atiku, a London based economist says the Conference will use different economic models including developing an internationally accepted curriculum vitae for job seekers to get unemployed youth regionally and internationally competitive.
11:04
11:04

WFP Buys Food from Acholi Farmers to Feed Refugees 6 2

World Food Programme WFP has finally begun procurement of food for millions of refugees in Uganda from small-holder farmers in Acholi sub region, more than a decade after it fed residents there. Previously, the agency directly procured food from small-holder farmer cooperatives in Bunyoro, Buganda and West Nile sub regions in Uganda.
06:45
06:45

Fire Guts Cotton Store gulu 3 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police Spokesperson, says fire incidents are widespread in the region. He says fire gutted a timber store in Senior Quarters in Gulu Town last week few days after a building was burnt to ashes in Kitgum district.
08:03
08:03

Acholi Chiefdom Hunting UGX 400 Million for Cultural Festival 1 3

Achana said the festival provides a unique platform for unity, cultural tourism, talent identification and passing on cultural knowledge from the old to young generations.
13:05
13:05

Attack In Gulu Night Club Leaves One Dead buganda pub 1

Ssali Wasswa, a resident of Kamuli district succumbed to injuries from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital where he was receiving treatment for stab wounds. Wasswa was attacked and stabbed using a knife during a fight at Buganda Pub, a popular hang-out place in Gulu town. The incident happened at about 4am on Tuesday.
14:40
14:40

Atiak Chiefdom Calls For Relocation of Elegu Township 1 1

Rwot Richard Santo Apire, the cultural leader of Atiak chiefdom, says government should consider returning the main border point to Atiak Town Board, where the Trade Ministry owns land for constructing a custom point. He says the land served as a custom at the height of the Lords Resistance Army LRA insurgency in northern Uganda.
10:53
10:53

Dumping Hurting Uganda's Sugar Sector - Atiak Sugar CEO the sugar bill 2016 3

Dr. Amina Hersi Moghe, the chief executive officer of Atiak Sugar, a subsidiary of Horyal Investment Company Limited in Amuru district, says regional sugar dealers are exploiting the absence of a regulatory framework to manipulate the sugar market. She says the dealers dump millions of metric tons of sugar destined for markets in Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan in Uganda annually.
10:09
10:09

Allegations of Human Rights Violations Mar Amuru Land Survey amuru sugar works 5 1

Thirty three-year-old Simon Atube, a resident of Payot village says the decisions of many residents have been informed by propaganda in the absence of government sensitization.
08:41
08:41

District Service Commissions, Public Service On-Spot For Recruiting Unprofessional Finance Officers 2

Mackmot Kitara, the Chairperson of Gulu District Service Commission, says the commission recruits staff based on specifications provided by the Public Service Ministry.
09:30
09:30

Heavy Deployment as Amuru Land Survey Finally Kicks Off apaa land protests 3 1

Government has finally commenced the verification of land owners in Amuru Sugar Works Project area in Amuru district. The Sugar works project is a joint venture between Madhvani Group of Companies and the government of Uganda. The project has stalled for at least eight years due to a bitter ownership dispute with locals who claim the area as customary land.
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