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Apr 2021 38 results
21:00
21:00

Kyetume Defeats Busoga United in Nakisunga 1

In the second half, Kyetume took the lion’s share of the ball and eventually got their goal in the 28th minute through Richard Matovu’s left strike. The win will help Kyetume FC to move to 16 points in a bid to fight the relegation battle.
20:53
20:53

Kapelebyong RDC Stops Supply of Citrus to Farmers 1 1 Top story

Kyeyune, who was in an emergency meeting with the production department, was shocked after hearing that there is no single success story of citrus farming in Kapelebyong.
20:43
20:43

Kyaggwe County to Compensate Depositors Defrauded by Former Sacco Management 2

Elijah Bogeere Lubanga Mulembya, the Kyaggwe County Head, says that a huge number of complainants has overwhelmed them ever since they declared plans of revamping the Sacco.
20:22
20:22

DRC Demands US$4.3B from Uganda for War Reparation 1 1 Top story

Speaking through an English translator, Jean-Paul Segeobe, one of the many lawyers who made submissions on behalf of Congo said that the country is demanding US$322 million from Uganda. He argued that DRC has met the threshold required for wartime reparation.
20:12
20:12

BUL FC Defeats UPDF FC 4-3 match 2 2

Kefa Kisala, the UPDF head coach says that his current squad is weak at defending, which has seen them concede 12 goals in their past four games.
19:58
19:58

Former Parliamentary Candidate Commits Suicide 2

Sulai Majeme, one of the residents says that they were shocked to find the deceased’s lifeless body dangling from the tree since they had not seen him the entire day.
19:41
19:41

Sports Minister Confirms Uganda Could Host World Cup Qualifiers Abroad Namboole 1 1 Top story

The Sports Minister, Hamson Obua, says that they need about Shillings 96 billion to renovate Namboole stadium. He, however, says that time has already run out even if the money is released and they are currently waiting for approval of St Mary’s College Kitende.
19:19
19:19

URA Prepares Crackdown On Foreign Registered Vehicles 2

URA says that first, their duty is to remind or sensitise taxpayers of their obligations before they launch other enforcement measures. Offences related to this practice cost the government Ushs 10-15 billion per year, while motorcycles lead to a loss of about Ushs 7billion.
18:04
18:04

Court Dismisses Sectarianism Charges Against City Businessman Kalungi Kalungi Plaza 1 1

In 2020, Kalungi was sent to Kitalya government’s prison together with his son Moses Kabuye on charges of theft. This was after he reportedly broke into one of his tenants’ sports betting shop located on Kalungi Plaza in Kampala and removed property worth 44 million shillings for failing to pay rent arrears during the coronavirus lockdown.
17:55
17:55

Men Can Seek Family Planning Services Through Telemedicine-Study Makerere University 2

Dr Allen Kabagenyi, the Principal Investigator on the study says they contacted over 250,000 users of telehealth services subscribed to the Medical Concierge Group, a digital health company of which 1,065 users agreed to receive family planning messages on their phones.
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17:52

Why National Budget was Reduced to UGX 41.3 Trillion URA 2 1

According to the Ministry, the reduction is majorly due to failure by Government to realize domestic revenue to support the budget due to the COVID-19 and its effects, but also a U-turn from the loans and grants coming from external sources.
17:36
17:36

Property Valuation of Tororo-Busia Road Works Starts 2

Allan Ssempebwa, the UNRA Spokesperson says that valuation is being conducted by the road acquisition team. He says that the team will ensure that all residents who will be affected by the works will be compensated before the construction work starts.
17:30
17:30

Baptist Union To Weed Out Untrained Pastors 3

Pastor Abel Ssegirinya, the president of the Baptist Union in Uganda, says the move is intended to restore sanity in their churches without curtailing freedom of worship.
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Gov't Increases Security Sector Budget for Next 3 Years UPDF 3 1

The Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development has said that the security budget will increase for the next three years before it can stabilize.
17:07
17:07

Mob Justice Cases Dropped in 2020

According to the report released on Monday, a total of 540 cases of murder by mob action were reported compared to 746 cases reported in 2019, giving a decrease of 27.6%.
17:06
17:06

Bunambutye Settlement Camp Primary School Teachers Strike Over Non Payment 6 2 Top story

Sam Wanga, the School Management Committee Chairperson, confirmed receiving the teacher’s letter communicating their decision to stop teaching because of the poor working condition.
16:57
16:57

Omoro District Speaker Arrested over Mercury Mission Odek Sub –County 1

Samuel Owor, the Chairman of Ajan Village told URN in an interview that Odongo who was leading six other men who were approaching Awere Hill and was in possession on a mineral detector machine in a small box.
16:54
16:54

Private Markets are Illegal, Attorney General Tells KCCA 1

The guidance first came as a response to the KCCA Market Ordinance in which the Authority sought to regulate both private and public markets. But the Attorney General guided that the authority had no legal mandate over private markets, a decision that triggered questions on the fate of private Markets in Kampala.
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16:30

Gov't Asked to Invest in Community Sensitization Against Drug Abuse MoH 2

Paul Mugisa, a rehabilitation expert in Kampala says the country is faced with the challenge of drug abuse but the hidden problem has not yet been addressed by the government which spends a lot on treatment costs.
16:07
16:07

RUCODET Faces Uncertainty Future in Moroto Moroto District 3 1

John Bosco Logwe, the new chairperson of RUCODET, says that much as they started well, they didn’t take into consideration, the sustainability plans for RUCODET especially on the education fund.
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