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20:51
20:51

Residents Resist Govt's Planned Takeover of Sango-Bay Land 3 1

Government has given the occupants a one-month ultimatum to vacate the 14,000 hectares that formally belonged Sango-Bay Sugar Estates Limited, to pave way for the expansion of the National Oil Palm Project-NOPP which is implemented under the Ministry of Agriculture.
20:37
20:37

Contractor Asks for More Time to Complete Mpondwe Market 3 2

The construction plan for the six Billion Shillings facility kicked off in November last year and was expected to be done in November 2021. The new border market is being constructed by Ambitious construction Limited which is funded by the World Bank through Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project.
20:27
20:27

Slum Dwellers Smoking a Mixture of Tobacco and Marijuana -Study MOH 1 1

The study which was carried out in Bwaise had a total of 422 participants aged between 18 and 30. It shows that 115 of the participants representing 51.8 per cent of the people who participated in the study use a mixture of cigarettes and marijuana- a combination locally referred to as Kibanga.
20:22
20:22

Pakistan National Arrested in Kikuube Under Suspicious Circumstances police 2

The Pakistan national was arrested on Wednesday evening inside Hoima sugar factory and his colleague is on the run.
20:15
20:15

Newly Created Town Councils, Sub Counties Furious After Missing Out On Q2 Finances 1

Last week, the Ministry of Finance, released a total of 5.8 trillion Shillings to facilitate government institutions in the second quarter of the year, covering the months of October, November and December 2021. Luwero district received 15.4 billion Shillings to cater for wages and development programmes among other activities during the same period.
20:03
20:03

Bomb Discovered in Sembabule Forest, Detonated 3

Children who had gone to collect firewood saw the unexploded rusty bomb which had been abandoned for some time, and took it to the butcher a butcher who started using it to weigh meat as his three quarter kgs stone, having found it to measure exactly "half and a quarter" (750 grammmes) until one day when a keen customer saw it and quickly reported to the authorities.
19:55
19:55

Thieves, Vandals Raid Closed Schools in Ntoroko 3 3

William Kasoro the district chairperson Ntoroko district says he has continued to receive reports of the ongoing vandalism of public assets by unknown thugs across the district.
19:53
19:53

Kapelebyong District Stuck with a Billion Shillings Parish Model Cash 2 1

According to Angella Akurut, the Kapelebyong Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, the district has a gap of 22 parish chiefs and Town Agents out of the 55 parishes in the district.
19:51
19:51

Cattle Traders Frustrate Efforts to Fight FMD in Teso cattle diseases 1 1

FMD is currently reported across five districts in Teso Sub Region, Katakwi being the worst hit with four sub-counties (Kapujan, Getom, Katakwi and Okulonyo). The other districts are Kapelebyong with two sub-counties (Okungur and Obalanga) while Ngora, Bukedea and Amuria have a sub-county each with reported cases of FMD.
19:41
19:41

Deserters Cry Out as Gov’t Continues to Register Veterans in Teso 3rd updf division 2 1

When the LRA attacked Teso in 2003, Okot joined the Teso Arrow group that flashed out the rebels who had killed, looted and molested women and children in the area. He left the UPDF auxiliary force in 2006 and joined politics, which course took him to prison.
19:19
19:19

Three More Suspects Arrested over Explosions 1

Source told Uganda Radio Network that the crime intelligence team under the command of Brig Chris Damulira with the help of Closed Circuit Television –CCTV spy cameras tracked the movement of Matovu’s alleged accomplice.
19:10
19:10

Soldier Shoots Napak Police Officer Dead at Protected Incident Scene

Cpl. John Francis Osema attached to Lorengechora CID department at Lorengechora police post was killed on Tuesday night by a UPDF soldier who was securing a vehicle which had caught fire.
18:59
18:59

Govt Faulted for Ignoring UK Terror Alert Parliament 4 1 Top story

The UK government had earlier on advised its nationals to be extremely vigilant about their security, adding that attacks on Uganda could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners...
18:51
18:51

KCCA Defeats Busoga United 1-0 FUFA 1

KCCA's goal was scored by their striker, Sadat Anaku, who came in as a substitute in the second half.
18:35
18:35

Chinese Widow Sues Locally Registered Company After Death of Husband Isaac Ssemakadde 2 1

After entering Uganda, the deceased was reportedly received by Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited, a company that is being accused of subjecting him to all manner of violations including but not limited to confiscation of his passport, overstaying his visa, forced and illegal employment.
18:31
18:31

Fish Exporters Apologize over Request to Ban Local Consumption of Nile Perch

Goswami insists that he intended to imply that there is a lot of fish caught and does not go through the legal channels to benefit the economy neither does it go to the local consumption
17:58
17:58

MPs, Govt Agencies Top List of Tax Defaulters Parliament 3 1

This is contained in the Ministry of Finance’s response to the issues raised by the Opposition in Parliament on the charter of fiscal responsibility for the financial year 2021/2022-2025/26. According to the list, individuals and private companies owe a sum of 137 billion Shillings while government entities owe 209 billion Shillings to the government.
17:27
17:27

Only 4% of Mbale Youths Know how to Use Condoms - HIV Focal Person Mbale District 4 1

According to the District Community Development Officer, the recent survey carried out on condom use by the youths between 15- 24 years who are the majority , shows that only 4% know how to use them correctly.
17:25
17:25

Amolatar Officials Reject Cassava Cuttings over Poor Quality 3

Tony Opio, a supplier from Nalubwoyu Sub County delivered the 144 bags of cassava cuttings to the district headquarters. The samples were inspected by the district leaders who confirmed that they could not be received for planting.
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