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20:37
20:37

Uganda Gets Swedish Grant for Protection of Forests, Parks protected areas 4

The National Forestry Authority and Uganda Wildlife Authority will lead implementation of the project aimed at improving monitoring and securing forest and protected areas and community livelihoods in selected areas within the Albertine region.
20:26
20:26

Uganda's Child Pregnancy Numbers are Bad, says UN women empowerment 3

The UN Fund for Population Activities Country Representative in Uganda Alain Sibenaler, says children, girls and women should be empowered to have a say on whether to have sex or not, otherwise, there is no empowerment.
20:04
20:04

Man Remanded For Attempted Murder of Wife 1

The state accuses Matsiko of unlawfully attempting to cause the death of Namutebi on 19th March 2019 after hitting her head with a hammer. The incident happened at their home in Kawuku, Kisubi Parish (Wakiso district).
19:44
19:44

Education Ministry Fails to Convince MPs on Radio Procurement radios 3 1

Led by the Minister of State for Planning David Bahati and the Minister of State for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo, the officials appeared to justify the need for government to procure 9 million radio set receivers as one of the strategies of supporting long-distance learning given that schools are closed due to Covid-19 pandemic.
19:24
19:24

Makerere Gets US$250,000 Grant for Agricultural Research 4

Makerere University has scooped USD 250,000$ grant an equivalent of Uganda Shs 950,000,000m to help the institution enhance its agricultural research capabilities.
19:04
19:04

Reduce Floods by Behavioral Change -Experts 2 2

The experts says although factors like change in sea surface at the Indian Ocean and the Pacific cause could lead to heavy rainfall, human behavior like encroaching on wetlands and dumping waste in drainage channels have exacerbated the flooding situation.
18:53
18:53

Budget Committee Recommends UGX 2.6BN for Ugandan Embassy in Angola 1 3

Members of Parliament sitting on the Budget Committee today unanimously agreed to approve a supplementary budget allocation of 2.657 billion Shillings to enable the Ministry of Foreign Affairs establish an Embassy of Uganda in Angola.
18:40
18:40

UNRA to Buy Mobile Bridges for Emergency Situations by July '21 2 1

According to UNRA Six billion shillings has been set aside to purchase the four metallic portable bridges within the next nine months. They are metallic, 40-meter-long portable bridges that are adjustable and relocated to areas with emergencies.
18:08
18:08

Military, Police Commanders Meet Over Presidential Nominations 1

“This meeting is for the general security of Kampala but top on our agenda is the presidential nominations. We have received intelligence that some presidential aspirants are rallying their supporters to stand on all roads as they will be going for nomination. We can’t take any chances on that,” a senior security officer said as he headed into the meeting.
17:46
17:46

Muntu Calls Ugandans To Fund Opposition Candidates 2 5 Top story

Last month, the government released Shillings 15 billion to the Electoral Commission for funding political parties. However, only political parties with representation in parliament received the money.
17:30
17:30

36 Air Travelers Fined UGX 300,000 for Forging COVID-19 Test Certificates 1

The suspects got the fake COVID-19 test certificates from the Central Public Health Laboratories and Makerere University College of Health Sciences
17:18
17:18

Why and How Some Ugandans Have Voted in Tanzanian Elections 1 3

A Tanzanian polling official at Kabakesa polling station in Tanzania explained to us in fluent Luganda that the voters were validated on appearance in the voter registers, presenting of a Tanzania National ID, Voter’s Card or a Passport; that anybody who appears in the register and fulfills any of the other requirements cannot be stopped from voting.
16:56
16:56

Bullfighting Resumes in Bududa Contrary to COVID-19 Preventive Guidelines 1 1

The bullfights that are enjoyed every Saturday and Sunday gather very many people from Bududa and other neighboring districts to watch something that is against the standard operating procedures set by ministry of health to mitigate Covid19.
16:45
16:45

MPs Threaten to Suspend Loan Approvals 5 1

The committee chairperson Syda Bbumba noted with concern that a number of projects have stalled despite the loans being approved and this was as a result of delays by government to release funds.
16:32
16:32

Supreme Court Judge Sues Judiciary in High Court 1

She adds that when she applied for the refund from the then Permanent Secretary Kagole, she was paid only 24.4 million Shillings which was equivalent to 6,536 dollars, leaving a balance of 8,668 dollars (32.3 million shillings) and 600,000 Shillings for fuel allowances.
16:25
16:25

Money Edging Women, Youths Out of Politics 8 3

Researchers from the three think-tanks sampled Uganda's past election cycles and found for instance that a person seeking to join parliament required an average of 465 million Shillings in 2016 to facilitate the campaign process, while those seeking district leadership positions required at least 275 million Shillings.
16:07
16:07

Gulu Main Market Struggles to Settle UGX 22m Power Bill accumulated debt 1 2

Francis Mego-Lonyo, the Market Master says the bill accumulated during the covid-19 lockdown when part of the market was closed.
16:05
16:05

Busia Woman Hacks Husband into Coma Over Alleged Infidelity 3

Namwaya cut the neck of her husband after she found out that when he abandoned her with the family of six children he had entered into a relationship with another woman in Busia town.
15:26
15:26

Boda boda Riders Vow to Defy EC, Police on Presidential Nominations 2021 elections 3 2

Speaking at a press conference in Kawempe division, the riders said police has no right to stop them from accompanying their presidential candidate for nomination so long as they adhered to the COVID-19 regulations.
14:39
14:39

Mukono Market Vendors Protest Over Prolonged Blackout Mukono Police 3

The vendors staged demos at 3 points in the market, burning tyres in the middle of the road and blocking vehicles that tend to opt for the route as a way of beating the traffic on the Kampala- Jinja highway.
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