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Mar 2021 29 results
17:56
17:56

Red Tape Frustrating “Emyoga" Applicants in Masaka Emyoga projects 3

According to Ssenkungu, channelling the funds through the Uganda Microfinance Support Center has subjected the beneficiaries to a long list of requirements that include obtaining Operational Certificates from the Ministry of Trade and Cooperatives, a process many people are unfamiliar with.
17:45
17:45

KCCA Misses Third Deadline to Deliver on Old Taxi Park 5 3 Top story

In October 2020, the KCCA Executive Director, Dorothy Kisaka visited the park and set a deadline of four weeks within, which to complete the works. Still, it didn’t happen. In December 2020, KCCA told URN that it would give the people of Kampala a Christmas gift with the reopening of the park.
17:36
17:36

Gomba Beats Buddu 3:1 to Scoop Airtel Masaza Cup final Buganda Masaza Cup 4 Top story

Gomba Lions thrashed their Buddu rivals 3-1 at the St. Mary’s Stadium in Kitende on Saturday afternoon. Tournament top scorer Charles Bale got Gomba’s first goal as early as the third minute of the game
17:24
17:24

Body of Nakaseke Fisherman Retrieved Three Days after Drowning 1

Henry Ganga drowned in River Mayanja at Nvunaanwa village in Segalye Parish in Semuto Sub-County when the Canoe he was using with three other people capsized in the river.
17:09
17:09

Academic Staff Strike: Vice Chancellors Join FASPU to Negotiate with Gov't Universities 1 2 Top story

Dr. Simon Kawuma, the chairperson Mbarara University of Science and Technology Academic Staff Association- MUSTASA, says they expect to start the negotiations with Education Minister next week.
16:48
16:48

Acholi Parliamentary Group Endorses Oulanyah for Speakership Jacob Oulanyah 3 1

Now, the Acholi Parliamentary Group, which comprises about 20 legislators, has declared its support for Oulanyah, who belongs to the group.
16:13
16:13

Mbarara City End Vipers SC’s Unbeaten Run in Kakyeeka UPL 2 2 Top story

Henry Kitegenyi scored Mbarara City’s lone in the second half to stop Viper’s SC unbeaten run. This is the 3rd victory for Mbabara city this season.
16:01
16:01

Grain Council Tasks Gov’t to Streamline Maize Trade 5 1

Chris Kaijuka, the Chairperson of Grain Council of Uganda, says that 90 percent of Uganda’s maize going to Kenya is exported informally, something he describes as unfortunate.
15:46
15:46

Baylor Employee Wanted for Causing UGX 25M Financial Loss 1 1

Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West regional police spokesperson says that Nakato is on the run. She explains that unfortunately, the organization recruited her without knowing her place of origin or residence, which has made, the search difficult.
15:36
15:36

Over 11,000 Cases of Malaria Recorded in Bunyangabu in 2019 mosquito nets 1

Dr. Richard Obeti, the acting District Health Officer, says that more than 1000 of the 11,714 malaria cases were expectant mothers.
15:26
15:26

Dysfunctional Hatcheries Hamper Fish Farming in Northern Uganda 5

Oyet, who has seven ponds, says because of the expense and scarcity of fingerlings, fish farmers like him have resorted to buying catfish caught by fishermen from swamps and other small water bodies to put in their ponds.
15:14
15:14

UCAA Renews Licenses of Seven Air Operators 2 2

Eng. Ronny Barongo , the UCAA Director of Safety, Security and Economic Regulation, says the committee looks into the applicant's documents to ensure that they meet the requirements.
15:03
15:03

Gov't Agencies Launch Crackdown On Media Advertising 'Fake Herbal Drinks' 3 1

Section 33 (1)(c) of the National Drug Policy and Authority Act, Cap 206 prohibits the advertisement and publication of information that aimed to promote the use of a drug for prevention or treatment of any disease or relating to enhancing human potency.
14:42
14:42

Uganda Swimming Federation to Elect New Leaders Mwase Moses 3 1

Mwase revealed that once re-elected president, he will focus on enforcing the National Coaching Curriculum, Development of New Aquatic Disciplines, Digitization and Database Improvement, National Kit/Uniform Strategic Partnerships and strive to increase the Federation’s funding.
14:12
14:12

Ministers Attribute Loss to Desert Locust Propaganda smear campaigns 1 2

Ssempijja, who spoke after Bagiire said that they suffered the wrath of the voters when some of his opponents spread lies about the alleged theft of money from desert locust interventions. He noted that even after being cleared by the auditor general, there was nothing much left to save him.
13:55
13:55

Court Martial Jails 19 Karimojong Rustlers 1

“This honorable court is mandated to protect people and their properties by punishing such armed criminals who have turned guns as their business to kill and rob peoples’ property. Let the Law punish them harshly to act as a deterrent and example to others carrying out such heinous acts,” Lt Hirya prayed.
13:09
13:09

Solar Irrigation Scheme Has Failed-Kanungu Farmers 2 6 Top story

Wilson Musinguzi, another farmer from Kameme village, says that the irrigation plant has been dysfunctional for over a year. According to Musinguzi, he saw the scheme operating for only one month after completion.
12:43
12:43

KCCA Protests Low Budget Funding 5

According to the second budget circular, the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has allocated KCCA Shillings 341.34 billion, which is less than the Shillings 405 billion it had been allocated in the first budget call circular.
12:21
12:21

Police seal off Construction Site on Contested Land in Mukono Central Town 1 1

“Ensure that all parties involved are served with the copy of the said order. Take note, that no execution shall take place until further orders of court” Mutungi notes in the letter addressed to Mukono Division Police Commander Abubakar Musiho.
11:57
11:57

President's Office Orders Abim RDC to Vacate Medical Superintendent's House

Haji Yunus Kakande, the Under Secretary Office of the President, says that he has already instructed the RDC to vacate the house in question. “I have told her to leave that house immediately if indeed she evicted the medical superintendent,” he said.
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