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15:34
15:34

Turkey Seeks to Import Labour from Uganda 3 1

The export of labour has become increasingly recognized worldwide as a pro-poor export strategy with significant development impacts especially in the poorest countries of the world according to the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda. By January 2019, Uganda Labour export was estimated to bring into the country up to USD 1.2 billion (about 5.5 trillion Shillings).
11:39
11:39

Gov't Seeks to Expand Graduate Volunteer Scheme Coverage 2 1

The scheme is meant to offer skills to thousands of children who graduate from universities with knowledge and no practical skills to fit within the job market. It is based on the fact that a number of Universities immensely focused on literacy and numeracy skills as opposed to practical skills.
19:26
19:26

China, Uganda Open Frontiers for Fish Maw Trade 3 1

A kilogram of small-sized fish maw costs 160,000 Shillings on the local market while a kilogram of medium-sized maws costs between 350,000 and 800,000 Shillings. A large maw that can make more than a Kilogram costs up to 1,100,000. The maw costs between USD 450 (1.6 million Shillings) to 1,000 (3.6 million Shillings) on the international market.
13:03
13:03

Agriculture Ministry to Adopt 4P Production Model for Major Cash Crops 1 1

The 4P model was applied in Kalangala to bring together 1,300 oil palm outgrowing farmers, the Government of Uganda through the Vegetable Oil Development Project, the funders from the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the Private partners who include oil Palm Uganda Limited.
14:54
14:54

Fire Guts UGX 150 million Furniture Store in Katabi Uganda Police Force 1

The Police fire brigade from Entebbe Police Station arrived 40 minutes later, long after the fire had spread. By the time it arrived, rescuers were using basins and water pipes to put out the fire, in vain. However, the Police firefighting truck put out the fire within 20 minutes after arrival.
12:41
12:41

Entebbe Officials Clash Over Poor Implementation of Waste Management Policy 6 1 Top story

Rose Nanvuma, a resident of Lugonjo in Entebbe says dumping waste in the swamp has interfered with water flow leading to flooding.
20:14
20:14

Government Ignoring LGBTs– Museveni Judiciary Uganda 1 4

In 2013, parliament passed the anti-homosexuality act that the president signed into law on February 24th, 2014. However, the Constitutional court annulled the act on August 1st 2014 on grounds that Parliament faulted procedures in enacting it.
18:03
18:03

New Cultural Museum to Change Kalangala’s Tourism Fortunes 4 1

The district's attractions include the Mapeera site where the first missionaries Amans Delamans and Simeone Loudel constructed the first Catholic Church in Uganda, Nanziri waterfalls and Wanema shrine on Bukasa Island, several caves, the John Speke site in Lutoboka and the Ssese tree. But most of the tourism sites and regalia had been neglected, burying hundreds of years of history in scrubs and ignorance.
13:19
13:19

60 Airport Taxis Written Off in Drive to Reduce Carbon Emissions 1 1 Top story

This is in line with an agreement between taxi operators, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority and the International Air Transport Association – IATA to improve the mode of transport at different airports across the country.
13:32
13:32

Uganda Cancer Institute Cannot Handle Glaser’s Illness – Dr Orem 1

A new report signed by the head of the Uganda Cancer Institute Jackson Orem has recommended that Glaser seeks urgent comprehensive management abroad. According to Dr Orem. There is evidence of progression of cancer, to a level that cannot be handled by the Uganda Cancer Institute.
11:36
11:36

More than 1000 Sand Miners Evicted in Katabi 2 1

The eviction conducted by the Environment Police last evening followed concerns raised by several environmentalists on the continued degradation of the wetland despite ordinances to halt sand mining operations in the precincts of Lake Victoria passed by Entebbe Municipal Council and Katabi Town Council
17:56
17:56

Turkish Ambassador Decries Fake Turkish Investors 2 1

Kerem explained that the same people he didn’t name tried to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in 2016 and overthrow his government. He advised government and all Ugandans to consult the Turkish embassy in Kampala if they receive any Turkish organization they are not sure of.
07:00
07:00

UWEC Receives First Wildlife Ambulance 5 1 Top story

Flavia Kabahenda, the UWEC Board Chairperson says illicit Wildlife activities remain a huge challenge that requires multinational cooperation so as to protect the remaining wildlife across the world.
17:33
17:33

New Program Takes Over Palm Oil Growing Across the Country 1 1 Top story

The Project takes over from the Vegetable Oil Development Project, which has been managing palm oil growing on Kalangala’s Main Island Bugala and the outlying islands of Bunyama and Bubembe.
07:48
07:48

Ssempijja Differs from Parliament on UPDF Fisheries Operations Lake Victoria 2 1 Top story

Willy Lugoloobi, the Kalangala District LC V Chairperson concurs with Ssempijja, saying there is need to regulate the operations of the unit instead of halting its operations.
19:30
19:30

Entebbe Mayor, Division Chair Clash over Arrested Teenagers Uganda Police Force 1 3

The two leaders are trading counter-accusations against each other for allegedly encouraging petty theft in the area. Kayanja accuses Kabwama Mutebi of buying alcohol for teenagers and youth groups in the quest for votes instead of encouraging them to engage in productive activities.
12:42
12:42

Traffic Police Deployed at Entebbe Beaches to Tame Drunk Drivers 1 Top story

The police will also be holding joint patrols with the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF, to ensure that no revellers and swimmers are in the waters by 6 p. m. There shall also be no burning of tires and firing of bullets as part of celebrations.
09:40
09:40

Mariners Call for Government Commitment to Develop Industry 1 1

The industry has suffered setbacks in the development of the different harbour, piers and landing sites that in turn lives private investors unable to open routes to several destinations across water bodies in the country.
13:01
13:01

Aviation Industry Registers Progresses in 2019 1 1 Top story

Vianney Luggya, the Public Affairs Manager Civil Aviation Authority told Uganda Radio Network on Sunday Morning, that the progress is part of the 20-year National Aviation Master plan put in place in 2015.
18:12
18:12

32 Arrested in Police Operations In Entebbe Uganda Police Force

While addressing the press on the interventions put in place to control illegalities in the festive season, the Deputy RDC in charge of Entebbe Noor Njuki said the security committee in Entebbe had engaged the Magistrates in the area to ensure that those arrested in illegal activities be remanded immediately to Kigo Prison as investigations continue.
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