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18:57
18:57

Uganda-Made Bus Excites Mbale as Citizens Demand for Kiira Airplane Next 1 5

While Mbale RDC Pamela Watuwa said beginning to manufacture buses in fulfillment of government's industrialization policy that for increasing youth employment and boosting exports, Ronald Owembale and his fellow boda boda riders said that after buses, they now expect Kiira Motors to start making aircrafts.
18:11
18:11

Audit Questions UGX 230Bn Health Ministry Covid-19 Expenditure Ministry of Health 1

A qualified opinion means a statement issued by an auditor accompanying an entity’s audited financial statements suggesting that the financial information provided by the entity is limited in scope or a material issue with regard to the application of generally accepted accounting principles.
17:36
17:36

Lwakhakha Cross Border Traders Taught how to Clean Cereal 3

Semuli Awusi, the chairperson of Lwakhakha cross border traders association says that the purposes of this training is to give traders skills on how to clean their maize so that it can be exported to Kenya when it is clean.
17:09
17:09

Police Arrests Two People Found with a Pistol, 10 Bullets 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, said the duo was found in possession of a black Luger Pistol loaded with 10 bullets. Kanyesigye is a resident of Buzzi Cell while Omala is a resident of Garuga Road.
17:00
17:00

Namisindwa Youth Name Officials who Ate sh700M YLP Money With Them 3

Andrew Wabweni, the Namisindwa District CDO says that they are going to arrest the youths who have failed to pay back the 700 milion shillings of YLP money, but the youth say they cannot pay because a big chunk of the money was taken by subcounty CDOs and chiefs as bribes
16:42
16:42

UBTEB Releases Roadmap for Deferred 2020 Examinations 1 3

Oyeisgye notes that when educational institutions were reopened in October the board organized examinations for the May/June finalists only. He, however, adds that other learners needed to make up for the time lost before they could be assessed.
16:36
16:36

Entebbe Public Library Gets New Home 7 5

Two years ago, the public library was shifted to the third floor of Entebbe Municipal Offices. However, the library occupies one room, which can accommodate less than ten book shelves. As a result, two corridors have been occupied by book shelves and tables while some of the books have also been tied in sacks or packed in boxes placed on tables and on the floor.
16:03
16:03

Kasingye Starts Police-Citizen Harmonization Campaign in Hostile Communities 1

Barely a month ago, two police officers were killed in Siipi region particularly in Bukwo district, when they went to arrest a defilement suspect. This incident follows another where a Uganda Wildlife Authority –UWA game ranger, Samson Dhiwerera, attached to Mt Elgon National Park was lynched. The policeman who had accompanied Dhiwerera identified the attackers and helped police to have them arrested. But the locals turned the anger against the policeman and hacked him to death.
15:19
15:19

Aflasafe The New Solution To Aflatoxin Threat in East Africa Kenya ban on maize 1 Top story

The all-natural, safe, easy-to-use, and environmentally friendly product, known as Aflasafe, consistently reduces aflatoxin contamination by more than 80% in maize and groundnuts.
13:47
13:47

Remembering King Goodwill Zwelithini of Zulu 2

According to reliable sources President Nelson Mandela who was then South Africa's Head of State telephoned his Ugandan counterpart requesting him to receive the Zulu monarch with magnanimity because he was a reliable ally pacifying South Africa. That paved way for a red square carpet being placed at the bottom of the stairs for him to step on arrival.
13:47
13:47

UNRA Throws Away sh7.3 BN as Work Ministry also Flushes sh16.3BN in Masaka 1

Out of the 23.6 billion Shillings, Auditor General John Muwanga notes nugatory expenditure in interest on delayed payments to contractors totaling 7.3 billion Shillings by the Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA, and another 16.3 billion Shillings loss to the tax payer caused by a 60 months delay in the design review of Masaka-Bukakata road.
12:20
12:20

Female Police Officers Decry Unsuitable Uniforms, Sanitation Facilities 1 1

Some of the officers who spoke to Uganda Radio Network say that the facilities are unhygienic and not friendly, especially for women. Another female police officer said most of the toilets have broken down and can no longer be flushed, yet they are used by hundreds of people, including, among others, the policemen, their families, and civilians.
11:55
11:55

106 Cattle Impounded in Obongi District 1 3

An estimated 5,000 pastoralists, mainly from the Karamoja region, entered the north with over 10,000 livestock. The region also had an influx of pastoral communities from South Sudan and Kenya, who entered through the West Nile and Karamoja borders.
11:07
11:07

Security Forces Impound Illegal Fishing Gear on Lake Edward Congolese 2 5

Lt Col Dick Kirya Kaija, the commander in Charge of the Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Friday that the operations were prompted by complaints from the public on the invasion of Congolese fishermen on the Ugandan waters.
10:37
10:37

Weak Laws Fuel Rapid Decline in Shea Tree Population in Acholi 5 3 Top story

For instance, in 2018, the government, through the Ministry of Water and Environment banned the cutting, transportation and sale of shea nut and Afzelia Africana tree logs and their products. The region had witnessed a surge in the destruction of the tree species in the region owing to the lucrative markets Afzelia Africana Trees were fetching at the time.
10:18
10:18

We Need to Put CAF's Financial Stand in Healthy Position – Dr Motsepe 1 1

The South African businessman and chairman of Premier League side Mamelodi Sundowns was elected 7th CAF President during the CAF General Assembly held at the Sofitel Hotel & Resort in Rabat, Morocco yesterday.
09:57
09:57

Cement, Sugar Companies Have Until May 31 to Get Digital Stamps

For a year now, URA has been enforcing digital tax stamps on foods and beverages as well as tobacco products. Now, the solution is being extended to sugar and cement starting April 1, 2021. After the introduction, the manufacturers and traders will have a two-month grace period to clear their stocks.
09:44
09:44

Uganda-DR Congo Trade Volumes Up - Kyambadde 2 2

Kyambadde was speaking as the chief guest at the launch of the construction of a USD 1.3 million Border Export Zone at the Uganda-DRC border of Bunagana in Kisoro district on Friday. The Border Export Zone, being constructed by Techno Three Uganda Limited with the supervision of KK Partnership Architects is funded by the World Bank in partnership with Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project (GLTFP) Uganda.
09:05
09:05

Mothers Name Best Midwives in Kampala 4 3

The mothers, from the areas of Namuwongo, Bugoloobi, Kasubi and Kisenyi, among others, described the midwives as caring, patient, respectful and composed. They said that the midwives welcomed them to the centres and guided them to the unit they needed, even when they were tired and frustrated, they did not project their emotions.
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