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18:24
18:24

Florists Give Huge Discounts Amidst Poor Valentine Sales 4 1

Joan Nakayiwa, the Manager of Ash’s Florist based at Grand Imperial Hotel, says people who are buying flowers are only bargaining wanting a flower banquet to be sold to them to as low as 30,000 shillings yet it costs 150,000 shillings .
17:42
17:42

Temperature Guns Being Misused, Experts Warn temperature guns, 1 3

“I see most of the people putting out their hands for their body temperature to be taken. This is wrong. The forehead is the right body part from which the temperature reading should be taken”, says Simon Rukundo, Head of Temperature Laboratory at the UNBS.
17:34
17:34

UNRA "Still Studying" the Widening Cracks in Moroto - Nakapiripirit Road 2

Mr. Francis Kiyonga, the LC5 chairperson Amudat District, said they have raised issues concerning the widening cracks on Moroto, Nakapiripirit road in the various meetings with UNRA team but no proper answer is given to the leaders.
17:18
17:18

Missing Bunyangabu Man Found Dead in Stream 2

Fred Kiiza, a casual labourer and a resident of Nsagasa B cell in Nyakigumba Town Council, went missing on February 5 this year.
17:12
17:12

Old Churches Weary of 'Deliverance' Preachers Invading Arua 1

“I want to say it openly here that I discourage you from going for such prayers which are associated with witchcraft, stick to your faith and remain firm without being deviated from it,” warned Fr. Yobuta.
16:59
16:59

Pader Town Condemned to Use Dirty Water as Regular Supply Fails 1

The Area Branch Manager National Water and Sewage Cooperation for Pader, Mr Okumu Patrick, acknowledged the problems but blames it all on poor service of electricity power supply in the district.
16:30
16:30

CSOs Tell Gov't to Shelf Plans to Tax Cash Withdrawals financial inclusion 5

FSME Executive Director, John Kakungulu Walugembe says Ugandans have not yet reached a digital literacy level where they can enjoy the benefits of a digital economy, which comes with job losses.
16:20
16:20

Some Parents Shun Church Until Ban on Sunday School is Lifted 2

President Yoweri Museveni reopened places of worship on October 15th, 2020 while lifting the Covid-19 lockdown but kept the lid on Sunday School.
16:09
16:09

NRM Lawyers Started Preparing for Kyagulanyi's Petition 2 Months Before Election presidential 2 2

So when Robert Kyagulanyi, Museveni’s closest contender ran to court on February 1st 2021, the legal team at the NRM secretariat was ready to put up defense against the applications.
15:48
15:48

No Ashes on Foreheads this Ash Wednesday 1 1

The guidelines issued in a short note titled; 'the distribution of ashes in time of the pandemic' directs priests to sprinkle the ashes with holy water on the head of each one rather than the traditional marking of foreheads.
15:24
15:24

Cheptegei Wins 5000m Monaco Run 2021 Again Joshua Cheptegei 1

Uganda’s long distance runner Joshua Cheptegei has once again proved to be the world’s leading long distance runner after winning the Monaco Run 5km Herculis 2021 clocking 13:11
14:46
14:46

Nodding Disease Children Drown as Parents Start Losing Hope

Ms Akello Monica, a resident of Odani village in Lapul Ocwida parish, Atanga Sub-County says most parents of the nodding disease children have lost hope become less vigilant in controlling the movement of the sick children, which is why someof them are drowning in streams.
14:32
14:32

30 People Displaced by Oil Pipeline Die Before Compensation, Families in Quagmire 7 1

According to Richard Orebi, the Programmes Associate-GRA, the issues of PAPs that have died and families that are stranded in these districts are often coming up in the community monitors’ reports.
14:13
14:13

Museveni's Wins at Three Masaka Polling Stations Disputed 4 1

Godfrey Kiwuuwa, the chairperson of Kitaka cell in Nyendo ward, a registered voter at Market Triangle disputes polls results on the tally sheet, indicating that figures from his polling station were exchanged during the final tallying process hence giving President Museveni a false win.
13:19
13:19

Shock as Kalungu Man, 47, is Murdered and his Face Peeled Off 1

The deceased identified as Joseph Ssentongo was last seen last night in a local bar at around 9pm where he had gone to drink with friends but he did not return home the whole night.
13:10
13:10

More Resources Needed to Treat Cancer in Children - UCI cancer detection

Currently, as we commemorate World Children Cancer day on 15th February 2021, the number of children diagnosed with cancer in Uganda stands at a low 30% according to Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI).
12:50
12:50

Revive Animal Electronic Branding, Karimojong Elders Recommend to Government 1

Their call follows the resurgence of cattle rustling that has seen the army and the Karimojong warriors clashing on daily basis, something that had ended ten year back.
09:09
09:09

Gov't Gives Bududa Shs200M Towards Construction of Stalled Administration Block Local Government 2

The construction works which started in July last year are estimated to cost 4billion shillings up to completion but had since stalled following lack of funds.
08:46
08:46

Protect Church Land From Grabbers, Archbishop Kaziimba Warns Christians 6 1

The Agro Business projects commissioned include a 273-acre coffee plantation, 17 acres’ of bananas, a fish project, a hatchery, a fully facilitated Health Center III and a newly constructed Dean's House.
08:30
08:30

Museveni Targets to get All Ugandans From Poverty in 5 Years 2 1

President Museveni stressed that he intends to support three million families every year to change their livelihoods and chase away poverty before turning to another group the following year, so that after five years he will have covered all the families. The president says he has already directed the government to budget accordingly.
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