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16:58
16:58

Muslims Urged to Embrace Secular Education, Family Planning 2 2

Arua District Khadi Sheik Shaban Abujaffer made the call to hundreds of Muslims gathered at Arua Primary School grounds during the Eid Al Adha celebrations on Sunday.
14:48
14:48

Multiple Tragedies Affected Luwum’s Family Recovery 2 1

Okello says his mother engaged in multiple business venture during the 42 years to rebuild the fortune of the family after the tragic loss of their father but conflicts kept on destroying their vital family assets. He says some of the ventures included providing transport services in Kitgum district, poultry project and agriculture enterprises including crops and livestock farming.
14:29
14:29

Aeronautical Engineers Call for Upgrade of Kajjansi Airfield Runway 3 1

The airfield is privately operated by Mission Aviation Fellowship, a Christian organization that flies light aircraft to several distant areas across the globe. The organization also operates five light aircraft at the airfield, which is also used by the Uganda Police Force Aviation wing and the Kampala Executive aviation.
14:12
14:12

Extinction of Fig Tree Worries Conservationists 3

The tree had a special value to the culture of people across Uganda. In Ankole, the fig tree was a must-have for every home and every place where locals would gather for meetings and administrative units. The tree would also be planted at graveyards and other sacred places.
13:57
13:57

Kabarole CAO Withholds July Salaries for Key District Staff Steven Wakatama 1

The action follows an internal audit report covering the months of January to March 2019, which indicated that over 410 million Shillings had been spent in the said period but was not accounted for. The report shows that 361 million Shillings was advanced to various groups under the Youth Livelihood Programme, in the absence of acknowledgement of receipt and project financing agreements.
13:43
13:43

Masaka Cleric Calls for Representation of Religions in Parliament 1

Sheik Bugembe is concerned that issues affecting religious leaders and their various interests are not given priority in parliament and at all other levels of leadership where they do not have representation. He was delivering his Idd –UL –Aldhuha sermon at Masaka main mosque early today.
13:29
13:29

Omoro District Leaders Disagree on Relocation of Cancer Treatment Centre Gulu City

Last month, the district council passed a resolution to shift the treatment centre to a 20-acre piece of land in Bobi Sub County. The land situated next to Bobi Health Centre III was formerly the administrative land for Omoro County.
13:16
13:16

Sprouting Dental Clinics Practicing Irregularly-Medical Council dentist 3

Dr Katumba Ssentongo, cites root canal therapy, a form of dental treatment that involves repairing and saving a badly decayed tooth which goes to the highs of a million shillings whereas simple dental refills cost not less than 50,000 Shillings.
13:01
13:01

Use of Lethal Chemicals for Leather Tanning Worries Scientists Kyambogo University 7 2 Top story

Wanyama says that although it is still hard to tan leather without chromium, several research studies point to the dangers associated with the metal chemical, especially in advancing diseases such as cancer. Ssekandi is one of the Hide & Skin exporter in Uganda who through his company Leather land Limited process leather up to wet blue.
12:48
12:48

Luweero District Kadhi Condemns Boda-boda Cyclists Killings eid al adha prayers 4 1

While leading Eid Al Adha Prayers on Sunday at Kasana Mosque in Luweero town, Mulindwa condemned the killings and asked Allah and secular courts to award the maximum sentences to those found guilty of committing the crimes. He said that only a deterrent sentence will send a message to other criminals.
12:36
12:36

Gen. Moses Ali Summons Leaders to Discuss Conflict on Parolinya 3 1

The meeting follows reports of an attack against Obongi county MP Fungaroo Hassan Kaps, allegedly by a group of people opposed to the creation of Obongi district. The district, which was carved out of Moyo, became operational on July 1, 2019.
12:17
12:17

NEMA Justifies Rice Growing, Sand Mining in Lwera Wetland lake victoria 3 1 Top story

NEMA Executive Director Dr Tom Okurut says that although the public may have an ignorance-based bias on the utilisation of wetlands to satisfy man’s needs, it doesn’t make the activities illegal as many presume.
11:54
11:54

Thousands Celebrate Eid al Adha eid al adha prayers 1

National prayers are ongoing at the Uganda National Mosque in Old Kampala led by the Mufti of Uganda, Sheik Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje. Thousands of Muslim faithful attended the mass which commenced at 9 am.
07:22
07:22

Village Chairperson Arrested Over Landlord’s Brutal Killing 2

The landlord, Muhammad Kamada Mulinde, was waylaid by unidentified assailants on Wednesday evening, moments after delivering a letter which was inviting tenants for a mediation meeting. The meeting was due to take place on August 13 in the presence of State Minister for Lands Persis Namuganza.
06:58
06:58

People Power Unveils Coordination Team in Bunyoro bunyoro region 5 1

The Bunyoro People Power district coordinators were unveiled on Saturday afternoon by Barnabas Tinkasiimire, the Chief Coordinator of People Power in Bunyoro sub region, at a function held at his home in Busoiga Village, Kagadi district.
06:36
06:36

Muganzi Retained as Tooro Deputy Primier Amid Wetland Encroachment Saga Ministry of Water 1 2

Muganzi was recently implicated for constructing houses and planting eucalyptus trees in Mugunu Wetland in Kabarole District.
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