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20:52
20:52

BOU Maintains Credit Relief for Borrowers as COVID-19 Effects Persist economic recovery 2 1

“BoU will extend for six months effective from 1st April 2021 the Credit Relief Measures (CRM) and also maintain the Covid-19 Liquidity Assistance Program (CLAP) to supervised financial institutions. BoU will review CLAP from time to time as the pandemic evolves to ensure viability of solvent supervised financial institutions that may come under liquidity stress during the pandemic and to support credit extension”, said Deputy Governor, Michaeil Atingi-Ego.
19:35
19:35

Uganda Hippos Stop Mozambique in AFCON U-20 Opening Tie 2 Top story

The win places Uganda Hippos top of Group A ahead of Cameroon who beat hosts Mauritania 1-0 on Sunday. Mauritania are in third place, while Mozambique are bottom. Uganda Hippos will next face Cameroon on Wednesday.
19:20
19:20

Contractor Cautioned on Delays in Classroom Construction Project in Kitgum 3 1

The project works worth 83.1 million Shillings that was allotted in the 2020/2021 financial year under the School Facility Grant funding was expected to be completed by March 5, 2021. But the contractor, Paimol Amalgamated Construction Company who was handed the contract in November last year abandoned the site after undertaking only about five per cent of the work.
19:18
19:18

Security Abductees Face Terrorism Charges -Intelligence Director Brig Damulira 2 1

Damulira, who was addressing the media on Monday at police headquarters, said many of the suspects who are still in the hands of security agencies engaged in terrorism related activities disputing President Yoweri Museveni’s victory.
18:59
18:59

NUP 'Abductees' Fed on Rotten Food, Severely Beaten During Detention 3 1

He says their captors bundled them in a waiting van, inside which they were allegedly injected with unknown fluids before they were dropped inside a filthy detention facility in an unknown place where they met several detainees.
18:59
18:59

Date Set to Hear Mabirizi’s Demand to Disqualify Chief Justice from Kyagulanyi Petition 2 1

He adds that on February 7 Owiny-Dollo in company of Deputy Chief Justice with other judicial leaders met Museveni and on February 9th and 11th, he presided over the application by Kyagulanyi together with eight other Justices.
18:34
18:34

Airforce's Caroline Busingye Laid to Rest in Rukungiri 3

Caroline Busingye was one of two cadet trainees who were on Thursday involved in a plane crash after a Jet Ranger they were piloting crashed immediately after takeoff in Entebbe.
18:00
18:00

Gender Minister Endorses Recognition of Maragoli, Benet Communities maragoli community 1

The Maragoli, who settled in Kigumba in Kiryandongo District, Ntoma and other parts of Masindi district is a Kenyan tribe that left their homeland in the 1920s. Reports indicate that they moved from Kenya after an agreement between the British colonial government and the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom.
17:56
17:56

Pig Movement Banned in Kitgum over Swine Fever 2

The District Secretary for Production and Marketing Emmanuel Langabi Oryema says the ban was imposed to avoid further spread of the African Swine Fever disease.
17:42
17:42

70 Arrested in Kampala Bars on Valentines Day 1 1

The operations spearheaded by division police commanders -DPCs targeted bars such as Fame Lounge, Big Zone, Casino Waves, and other areas. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that 50 people were picked up in Kireka bars.
17:27
17:27

Police Explains why 'Abduction Drones' Have No Number Plates 3 1 Top story

The number plates of the numberless Toyota Hiace vehicles infamously known as Drones cited in abductions of people just fell off as they were being driven, according to Traffic Police Director, Lawrence Niwabiine. Niwabiine further explained that the numberless Drones normally seen on Kampala roads are usually heading to bonds to get replacements of lost number plates.
16:54
16:54

Kasese Teachers Ask Government To Reconstruct Schools Destroyed by Floods 5 1

Deus Baluku, a teacher at Royal Rangers Secondary in Bulembia Division, says the school structures were erased down by heavy floods. He says although they advised the learners to find schools elsewhere the challenges are that most of these schools are distant from their areas.
16:39
16:39

Police to Arrest Drivers, Passengers who Flout COVID-19 Guidelines in Public Transport 4

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson says that starting today Monday, a taxi operator found carrying more than eight passengers, and the middle passenger where there are three on a row shall be arrested and charged under Section 71 of the Penal Code Act.
16:39
16:39

Street Gang Members, Bar Owners Arrested in a Crackdown in Gulu Gulu City 1 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were picked up from hangouts within Gulu City such as Buganda Pub, Password, Indoors and Northern Pearl.
16:10
16:10

Family Hunts Accident Victim's Relatives, Months After Mistakenly Burying Remains 2

General Okello Arao, a resident of Aculbanya cell in Ogwang-acuma ward in Aboke town council says that Winnie Acio, a member of Atek-angulo clan disappeared from home and when the accident occurred they were informed that one of the victims was from Aculbanya cell.
15:57
15:57

Drought, Cattle Rustling Affect Livestock Prices in Karamoja 1

The drop in animals prices in the region is due to shortage of grass and water and also rampant cattle raiding by the armed Karimojong warriors who are now forcing many people to sell their animals instead of keeping them in Kraals where they are raided by rustlers.
15:51
15:51

Two Children Die in Amuru House Fire Layima Sub County

Apollo Okello, the Amuru District Education and Health Secretary, says the minors were sleeping in a makeshift grass-thatched structure while their parents were away in the neighbourhood. He says the family that had just settled in the area was in the process of building a decent house.
15:39
15:39

Nebbi Cotton Farmers Uncertain Amidst Bad Weather, Falling Prices 4 3

Many of those who struggled to cultivate cotton got as little as 300 kilograms because of the too much rainfall. The rest of the plants were soaked in water and remained of no use to the farmers whose earnings dwindled drastically. During the earlier seasons, the cotton ginnery at Parombo was buying a kilogram of cotton seed a cost ranging between 1,500 and 1,800 Shillings.
15:02
15:02

36 NUP Supporters Denied Bail, Military Police Beats up Their Relatives 4 2

Musisi said when you deny someone bail under the law you are supposed to give specific reasons which are not based on fantasy and speculations. Accordingly, Musisi revealed that they are not going to return to the Court Martial to reapply for bail but will Instead be applying to the High Court which has original jurisdiction to try civilians.
14:20
14:20

Suspected African Swine Fever Kills 600 Pigs in Kitgum, All Eaten 4 1

Alfred Kinyera, Kitgum District Veterinary Officer told Uganda Radio Network that preliminary reports from symptoms described by farmers link the death of the pigs to the deadly African Swine Fever.
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