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20:04
20:04

Kamwenge Authorities Close Butcheries over Foot and Mouth Disease 2

According to the Kamwenge District Veterinary Officer Dr Paul Mbago, they have taken the decision after learning that the viral disease has already ravaged livestock in the neighbouring districts of Kiruhura, Kazo and Ibanda.
19:58
19:58

We Don’t Need Court Victory to Endorse Our President -NRM Election Petition 1 2

Emmanuel Dombo who was responding to Robert Kyagulanyi's decision to withdraw his Supreme Court petition says all that matters to the NRM is the Electoral Commission’s declaration. He says the party is not concerned about securing legitimacy in the court.
19:55
19:55

MPs Demand Sanctions Against Judges for Delayed Judgements Judiciary 4 1

This was during a Monday meeting with officials from the Judiciary led by the Permanent Secretary Pius Bigirimana. The team had appeared before the committee to respond to the Auditor General’s report for the financial year 2018/2019.
19:50
19:50

MPs React to Kyagulanyi's Withdrawal of Petition BOBI WINE 1 4

A section of Members of Parliament have expressed mixed reactions over former Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi's move to withdraw his petition after claiming that he would not get justice.
19:34
19:34

Mubuku Farmers Worried as Irrigation Water Reduces 2 4

The farmers say that due to the reduced water volumes in the river, the scheme management has now resorted to rationing. Patrick Mwesige, a staff of the Mubuku Irrigation Scheme in charge of water, says the water in the river is not enough; affected by a dry spell, and human activities upstream which have affected the volumes in the canals.
19:31
19:31

Expensive Fishing Equipment Lost in Fire Outbreak 1 2

Three fishing boats with 25 horse power engines and their fishing nets have this afternoon perished in a fire outbreak at Nkose Landing Site in Mazinga Sub County of Kalangala District
19:14
19:14

Shortage of Funds Hampers River Nile Investment Projects 3 1 Top story

Ministers and government technocrats from the ten Nile Basin countries raised concern that transboundary investments along the River Nile water resources have either stalled or not going on as planned because of a lack of financial resources. Water and Environment Ministry Permanent Secretary, Alfred Okot Okidi, speaking on behalf of Uganda said the investments would have ensured benefits like food production, energy generation and water security.
19:12
19:12

Brisk Bricks Business in Busia 4 2

Abdu Magidu Ogada, a bricks maker at Buchicha ‘B’ village in Sikuda sub-county of Busia district says that they have spared two acres of land specifically for making bricks due to the high demand.
19:03
19:03

Five Arrested in Possession of Ivory, Live Pangolin in Northern Uganda 3 1 Top story

Bashir Hangi, the UWA Communications Manager told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that three suspects were arrested from Agago district while attempting to sell off a live Pangolin. They were found in G&G Victoria Hotel in Kalongo Town Council where they had set up to meet their customers.
18:52
18:52

Masaka Diocese to Conduct Scientific Ordination, Suspends Key Rituals 2 1

The candidates completed their formal vocation training in 2020. However, their ordination was stayed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus disease-COVID-19 that led to the closing down of all public gatherings that include places of worship.
18:39
18:39

Judiciary’s Digital Case Tracking System Rollout Delayed by Two Months 1 2

The Judiciary Permanent Secretary Pius Bigirimana today told Parliament that the nine billion Shillings system also known as the Electronic Court Case Management Information System (ECMIS), is expected to help quicken filing of cases, track them throughout the trial and provide progress updates to relevant players.
18:24
18:24

Eng. Kakiiza Acquitted of Corruption Charges in Infamous Bicycle Scam 1 2

The charges stemmed from his failure to perform his duties when a bogus company; Ammam Industrial Tools and Equipment Limited (AITEL) was contracted to purchase 70, 000 bicycles from India. The bicycles were meant to be used by LC1 and parish chairpersons for government activities ahead of the 2011 general elections.
17:43
17:43

Floating Island Interrupts Business After Blocking Part of Lutoboka Landing Site 1 1

Residents at Lutoboka Landing site are worried about dangerous aquatic animals such as crocodiles and poisonous snakes that might have accompanied the island.
17:36
17:36

Mbale Street Parking Attendants Claim Bosses Demand Sex 3

However one of the Central Investment Authority Company staff has dismissed allegations saying that those girls are just aiming at tarnishing their name.
17:26
17:26

27 Kiryandongo Tribal Clash Suspects Out on Police Bond Tribal clashes 1 1 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that 27 out of the 42 suspects were released on police bond over the weekend as per the advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions-DPP.
17:07
17:07

Lawyers Weigh in on Kyagulanyi’s Petition Withdrawal Supreme Court 1

Lawyers have said that some grounds raised by former Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi including failure to amend his petition as strong enough to withdraw the case.
17:06
17:06

ESO, CMI Join Probe of Local Singer Arrested with 48 Passports 1

Deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Nambala has failed to present the owners she claims she was taking for a trip in Turkey. Unless she produces the owners, security agencies have vowed to keep her in custody as a file of human trafficking is being prepared.
16:55
16:55

Residents Demand Proper Planning of Elegu Town Council River Unyama 1 3

The latest of the fire outbreaks occurred on February 10, leaving over 100 traders counting losses. Throughout 2020, heavy and persistent torrential rains submerged the better part of the Town Council, displaced over 650 families and destroyed several settlements including businesses. The impact was grave on human lives and livestock.
16:48
16:48

3D Printed Money-Identifier Excites Visually Impaired Persons 4 2

The money identifier is a wallet-size device made of only plastic. It has a pouch and cutting behind it, to help the user slot their money and pull it way down to the device, respectively, before folding it to determine its denomination. The front part of the device has six tactile lines, representing all the paper notes in Uganda. The lines were designedly drawn, such that if you fold a particular note, it ends on the line it was intended for.
16:41
16:41

Soroti Anglican Diocese Needs UGX 320m to Complete Cathedral Project 2 1

The present Cathedral that was built in 1961, has a sitting capacity of 500 people. It serves as the seat of the Soroti Diocese and takes care of the Church of Uganda Christians in the districts of Soroti, Amuria, Kaberamaido, Serere, Katakwi and Kalaki.
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