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18:07
18:07

Pictorial: Anglican Martyrs Day Celebrations Uganda Martyrs

The CoU commemorates 23 martyrs while the Catholic has 22 who converted to Christianity in Buganda Kingdom and later executed between 31st January 1885 and 27th January 1887. They were killed on orders of then Kabaka Mwanga II.
18:01
18:01

Woodball Federation in UGX 500m Debt after Hosting World Cup 3 8

The Uganda Woodball Federation President, Paul Kayongo says that the body is stuck with debts that were accumulated from hosting the event. 17 countries participated in the tournament.
17:43
17:43

President Museveni Promises Clothings for African Bishops 1

Dr Lwanga says providing the vestments will be the contributions of the President towards the Golden Jubilee.
17:31
17:31

Rakai RDC, DPC Accused of Protecting Land Grabbers 1 4

During the Rakai district public accountability forum “Baraza” organized at Byakabanda sub county headquarters, residents a swipe at the district’s heads of security for what they described as failure to reign over the ongoing incidents of land grabbing in the area.
17:24
17:24

'Not Good Enough': Traders Give Mixed Rate Card as Martyrs Day Ends 1

The trick in selling more lies in having the cheapest merchandise. Traders who called people for clothes costing between 1,000 and 4,000 Shillings attracted enviable crowds. But for most traders, the inconvenience came with the rain as they had to cover or roll off the merchandise from the street.
17:09
17:09

Gov’t Releases UGX 16 Billion for Emergency Relief Food food scarcity 3 1

Disaster Preparedness Minister of Eng. Hillary Onek Eng. Hillary Onek told URN that government has released 16 out of the 40 billion shillings and has already embarked on procurement of the relief items.
17:03
17:03

Cattle Thieves Target Young Herdsmen in Karamoja karamoja sub region 1 2

The Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force- UPDF 3rd Division in Moroto say the children’s lives are now more vulnerable as some criminals target them while stealing cattle.
16:46
16:46

Woman Sues IHK for Damaging her Rectum During Childbirth 1

Akoth narrates that during the process, a previous third-degree tear was injured. She adds that her rectum was sealed in the stitching leaving her in untold pain, whenever she visits the toilet. She also faults the midwife for rushing to break the amniotic sac at 6 cm instead of the recommended 9cm. The sac was broken after two days in Labour.
16:41
16:41

Military Court Martial Concludes 78 Cases as Term of Office Expires major john bizimana 1

Gutti has been chairperson for the past three years, following the death of Major General Levi Karuhanga in 2016.
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16:15

Health Workers Strike over Water Shortage at Nakaseke Hospital water pump 1 4

Currently, waterborne toilets in the hospital have been blocked, the fecal matter is littered in the wards and bad smell has spread into the wards.
15:44
15:44

Rakai Farmers Protest Cluster Development Project Conditions 1 3

Each of the project beneficiaries are required to first deposit a total of 168,000 shillings to an account in United Bank of Africa-UBA, before they are given implements that can cater for a plantation; measuring to one acre. Benon Kayima, the Byakabanda sub county youth chairperson, says the precondition of making a payment before getting the inputs, is standing as an obstacle to many intending farmers in the villages who cannot raise the required fees.
15:41
15:41

3000 Emergencies Handled at Catholic Martyrs Shrine 1

The head of the Emergency Unit at the Ministry of Health Dr John Baptist Wanlaye said that 74 of the pilgrims were referred to Kiruddu, Kawempe and Mulago hospitals, while two people who had head injuries were operated at Zia Angelina Health Centre which is always the command centre for Martyrs Day medical team.
15:30
15:30

SafeBoda Reduces Transport Fares by 40% safeboda community 1 2

SafeBoda Communications Manager, Damalie Wasukira, says the discount for customers is to benefit riders to have more trips, and hence more earnings.
15:02
15:02

Lira Asks NMS to Suspend Supply of Anti-Malarials Lira district 2

Dr Patrick Buchan Ochen, the Lira District Health Officer says that many public health facilities in the district have continued to record low consumption of anti-malarial drugs which has resulted into expiry of drugs.
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14:00

Kitgum Leaders Faulted for Low Local Revenue Collection 2

The Chief Administrative Officer, Rosemary Adong Luhoni. Adong says that several sub-counties fail to enforce, collect and remit to the district local tax revenue in order to appease their voters.
13:50
13:50

Young Pilgrims Are the Martyrs of Our Times-Archbishop Odama 2

The two unidentified youngest foot pilgrims aged nine years from Gulu archdiocese and Mbarara diocese respectively and 95-year-old Benardo Tibyangye from Bushenyi and another 90-year-old only identified as Daniel who trekked from Gulu.
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13:37

UMEME Dragged to Court over UGX 115M Debt 1

In its petition before the Commercial Division of High Court, QG Saatchi and Saatchi Limited is seeking an order for the payment of more than 85 million shillings. The money was unpaid retainer fees and 30 million shillings being the outstanding fees for services they rendered to UMEME for the months of August, September and November, 2018.
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13:08

Kenyan Archbishop Challenges Christians on Homosexuality 1

In his sermon, Sapit challenged Christians to be on the look out of the new evil practices being pushed to the Church.
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12:53

Suspected Criminals Collect Offertories from Pilgrims

Organizers of the Uganda Martyrs Day celebration at the catholic shrines have decried a group of unscrupulous Youths who have been illegally collecting offerings from gullible Pilgrims.
12:20
12:20

Woman Hacks Seven Family Members to Death 1

Lydia Kyomuhangi reportedly lured six of her grandchildren with soda and cake before locking them inside a family Kitchen, where she used a machete to hack them to death, one by one. She also killed her daughter Annet Kyomugisha.
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