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Jan 2022 35 results
22:13
22:13

Fire Destroys Major Kampala Grain Hub 3 4

The owners of the burnt grain millers as well the residents whose homes were destroyed could not establish the actual cause of the blaze. However, locals gave contradicting answers as some attributed the fire to a charcoal stove while others claimed it was an electric short circuit.
22:01
22:01

Two Fishermen Drown In Mpologoma Wetland Busoga

The deceased include; Kyate Magumba, aged 25-years old and a 35-year old, Wilberforce Kawanguzi.
21:43
21:43

Crested Cranes Qualify For Women AFCON 2022 After Kenya Pull-out 1 Top story

According to a statement released by the local soccer governing body- FUFA, today, Crested Cranes will not play the final round because their opponents Kenya have withdrawn from the qualifiers.
17:23
17:23

Miria Matembe Resigns as CCEDU Chairperson

In August 2021, the NGO Bureau, a body that regulates operations of Non Government Organisations- NGOs in Uganda suspended activities of CCEDU and 53 other organisations for breach of several regulations governing NGOs in Uganda.
17:14
17:14

Medical Student's Murder: Boyfriend has Case to Answer 1

Court presided over by Justice Henry Kaweesa Isabirye on Friday 28, made the decision after the defense team led by lawyer Charles Dalton Opwanya and State Attorney Happiness Ainebyona had made their written submissions two weeks ago on whether Kirabo has a case to answer or not.
17:00
17:00

KCCA Ejects Entebbe Road Taxis from New Taxi Park, 8 Arrested 2 2

The joint operation carried out together with police and the army early today is in the implementation of the KCCA Public Transport Re-Organization Directive which was issued two years ago with the intent to improve traffic flow in the city.
16:38
16:38

UPDF Soldier Confesses to Murdering 6 People in 6 Robberies in Jinja City security guard 4

In the third shooting incident on 7th, October, 2021, Lance Corporal John Nabinoli shot James Akabwai dead at Stabex petrol station and he now reveals that he fled with 2 million Shillings after the murder.
15:57
15:57

Parliament Approves UGX 43 Trillion National Budget Framework Paper 1 6 Top story

According to the Public Finance Management Act, the government is supposed to table the budget framework before parliament by December 31 and this must be discussed, approved by parliament, and recommendations made to the President by February 1.
15:45
15:45

MOH Plans COVID-19 Vaccination in Schools as Cases Start Piling COVID-19 in Schools 4

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, told URN that after two years of closure they don’t plan to send children back home due to infections but use other strategies such as periodic random testing and vaccination to manage transmission.
15:44
15:44

Fishermen in Kitagwenda Want Ban on Issuance of Fishing Licenses Lifted 1 2

In September, Ismail Mushemeza, the Kitagwenda District LCV Chairperson stopped the licensing of fishing boats at Nyakera landing site following complaints from some fishermen who were accusing the District Fisheries Officer, Evelyn Atuhaire of illegally licensing boats of non-residents.
15:23
15:23

Hundreds Turn Up for UPDF Veterans Verification in Wakiso 2

The UPDF First Division Spokesperson, Maj Charles Kabona explained that the exercise seeks to verify the veterans and their survivors. Upon completion of the exercise, a file will be opened for each of the persons to ensure that they or their children or relatives can receive their payments.
15:17
15:17

NFA, Police Demolish Fence Erected in Kitubulu Forest Reserve 3 5

An NFA spokesperson Julliet Mubi says Entebbe College School was built on the borders of Kitubulu Forest Reserve and that Joshua Ssenkungu was given a lease of 28 years in 1998 to carry out forest activities in the reserve.
15:13
15:13

Former Lecturer Donates Harpsichord to Makerere University 3 1

The redwood piano-like instrument was donated to the department by a former lecturer at the Department of Zoology, Professor Rowell Hugh as a token of appreciation for the relationship he established with Makerere University between 1961 and 1970.
14:55
14:55

Suspected Wild Cats Kill over 20 Domestic Animals in Kitgum 5

Willy Ocen, the LCI chairman of Layamo Cell, in Pagwa Parish, says those who saw the animals say they have long mouths, bushy tails and hairy chests. Ocen says the wild animals killed three goats in his ward and six animals have wounds and are very weak.
14:30
14:30

How Vendors are Struggling to Live off Kampala Streets 1 5

Viola Kobusobozi, one of the vendors who have insisted on working in the streets, says that while the situation is tense, she cannot afford to take up working space in the markets because of the costs involved. Kobusobozi, a mother of two instead walks around the city with a pack of face masks, some hanging on pegs with the hope that she can still attract buyers.
14:03
14:03

Citizens, Leaders Celebrate Rwanda Border Re-opening Announcement 8 2

Jackson Muganiizi, a resident of the Uganda-Rwanda border of Kibanda parish in Kamwezi sub county , Rukiga district says that however much news about re-opening is highly welcome, but Rwandan government should consider compensating families of Ugandans whose relatives were shot dead by its security forces.
13:30
13:30

Kalungu Leaders Protest Restrictions on Ownership of Gov't Bicycles 1 4

But a row ensued after Kalungu Resident District Commissioner Caleb Tukaikiriza informed the chairpersons that the bicycles will revert to the government when the current leader's leave the office, even at the end of their term of office.
13:08
13:08

Kitagwenda District Leaders Want CAO Transferred 3 1

On Thursday, the office of Lubuka was closed by unknown persons attempting to stop him from accessing his office. The unknown people broke the door glasses and chained the door frames with two padlocks.
12:17
12:17

Army to Heighten Vigilance, Patrols in Disputed Apaa apaa land dispute 1 6

The UPDF Fourth Infantry Division Commander Brig. Bonny Bamwiseki says increased vigilance, patrols, and ambushes will help to trap perpetrators and curb looming violence from occurring.
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