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16:14
16:14

Boxing Federation Hunts for Land to Host AIBA Academy 1 4

“With this letter I declare to build a boxing academy in Uganda that will offer a comprehensive range of training opportunities courses and certification under one roof for further development of boxing” reads the March 1st, 2021 letter from AIBA President, Umar Kremlev confirming Muhangi’s request.
15:43
15:43

Kyagulanyi’s Withdrawal of Election Petition Denied Uganda Reforms– NRM Lawyer 6 1

On Friday March 5th, 2021, the nine member panel of Supreme Court justice allowed Kyagulanyi to withdraw his presidential election petition in which he had sought to over the victory of the incumbent President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
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15:19

Physical, Emotional and Sexual Violence Worsened During Lockdown –Survey twaweza uganda 2

Marie Nanyanzi from Sauti za Wananchi, the program officer at Twaweza Uganda, says that it is not surprising that many citizens say that the situation worsened during the pandemic. Nanyanzi says that economic consequences had a knock on effects on family relations as many failed to value each other in the absence of financial power.
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15:01

Schools Sneaking in Non Semi Candidates Learners 1 5

The Government opted for a staggered reopening of schools to allow for the required physical distancing of the learners and teachers.
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14:34

Campaign Posters Litter City Weeks After Elections 5 3

Sula Lago, a resident of Kazo in Kawempe says they have resorted to clearing the posters themselves instead of waiting on KCCA. He says KCCA should have guided politicians on where to display their posters but also to seek consent from owners of the private structures before using their walls.
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13:52

Upgrade of Bumusi Health Centre II Begins Ministry of Health 1 4

Barnard Wataka, the Managing Director Bam Construction and Surveyors Ltd, says that they are committed to complete the work within the allocated time frame.
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13:30

Two Arrested for Enchroaching on Wetlands encroachers 3 2

Yudaya Nakinga, the Kakumiro District Natural Resources Officer who led the operation, says that they received intelligence information indicating that several hectares of the wetlands had been encroached on for different activities.
13:17
13:17

Business Picking Up Faster, As Schools Reopen-Private Sector

“Private sector optimism picked up during February ending a two-month sequence of job cuts and leading to an improvement in the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) to 51.2 from 49.8 in January,” says the index produced by IHS Markit, a global industry information firm.
13:00
13:00

Forced Marriages, Widow Inheritance Irk Kooki Cultural Institution kooki cheifdom 3 1

Godfrey Kimbugwe, the Kooki Chiefdom Deputy Prime Minister and Rakai District Community Development Officer, says some people in the chiefdom are still stuck with these old practices.
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12:40

Fred Musobo Wins Source of the Nile Half Marathon 4

Andrew Kwemoi came third after clocking 01:03:51. The 24-year-old mountain runner has been displaying impeccable performances since 2015 when he competed in the World Mountain Running Championships where he won his first gold triumphing in 49:00 over the 13km course in the men's category and beat Bernard Dematteis in Wales.
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12:29

Ex-Uganda Crane Players Speak Out On McKinstry’s Suspension FUFA 4 1 Top story

Ex-international and football administrator, Mujib Kasule, says that he was not surprised with FUFA’s decision because of the last poor performance by the team. He says the coach made obvious errors in the last Afcon fixture against South Sudan that delayed Uganda’s qualification for Afcon finals.
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11:36

Kasangati Residents Resort to Underground Water Sources to Ease Scarcity 2 1 Top story

Solomon Ssesanga, a resident of Kyambogo village, says the water supply from National water and Sewerage Corporation has been unreliable for many years. According to Ssessanga, he once approached NWSC to understand why the water problem has persisted and was told there is a huge population increase.
10:55
10:55

Body of Fisherman Retrieved From Lake Victoria 2

Mbabali committed suicide by drowning on Friday afternoon. Residents tried to search for his body from the lake in vain until it was found last evening. The deceased’s body is scheduled to be transported this morning to his ancestral home in Mawogola for burial.
10:52
10:52

Unknown Assailants Kills Lyantonde Town Council FDC Mobiliser

“On Friday he called some business associates who he supplied pork asking them to pay him. So they told him to pick the money on Saturday. So we think those that killed him wanted the money he had just collected, what we don’t know is whether they trailed him from Lyantonde or Mbarara,” he said.
10:36
10:36

Budaka Residents Oppose Indoor Residual Spraying 5

Richard Moko, the IRS Focal Person in Budaka district told Uganda Radio Network that residents have decided to boycott the IRS program, claiming it causes bedbugs. He said that many residents close their doors pretending to be away in the garden just to dodge their teams.
10:05
10:05

Activists, Buganda Kingdom Rally Kigungu Residents To Clean Up Lake Victoria Shores 7 8

Bubye told the residents that the team was on a fact finding mission on the source of pollution, extent of pollution and degradation urge people to clean up the lake.
09:31
09:31

Corruption, Bureaucracy and Politics Fail Emyooga-Entrepreneurs 6

Several Small scale entrepreneurs interviewed by URN expressed disappointment at the way the packages are being handled by the responsible government officials, which has seen the beneficiaries either fail to get the funds or receive less than they expected.
09:09
09:09

Ugandans to Brave for Warm Nights Ahead of Rainy Season weather 1

To cope with the high temperatures at night, some Kampala residents have been taking baths more than once in the night. Others use air fans in order to cool the room temperature at night, said some Kampala residents of their experience of the current warm weather.
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08:55

Thugs Stab Masaka Official In Mobile Money Robbery, One Arrested 2

Ssentalo was stabbed by the thugs when he responded to an alarm from a nearby mobile money shop, which they had raided. The incident occurred at Katwe trading center in Masaka city around 7:30 pm on Saturday evening.
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