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14:40
14:40

Fisherman Drowns As Illegal Fishing Resumes On Lake Kyoga drowning 2 1

Isah Ssemwogerere, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson explains that Ssonko was fishing together with his colleague identified as Robert Kamya on Saturday evening using a canoe locally known as Tukutuku, which capsized after being hit by strong winds. He says that Ssonko drowned but Kamya managed to swim to the shores.
14:29
14:29

Ugandan Law Doesn't Provide for Child to Child Sex Offence-Justice Gadenya Defilement 1 Top story

“In short, the law doesn’t create the offence of child to child sex. The use of the phrase child to child sex in the marginal notes to section 129A of the penal code Act is therefore misleading to the extent that it creates the offence of child to child sex. … The offender in this care was therefore rightly charged with the offence of defilement,” he said.
12:53
12:53

FPU Warns Unlicensed Fishermen on Lake George, Edward operating licenses 4 2

Lt. Musa Mugogo, the commandant on the Fisheries Protection Unit in charge of the two lakes, says they are aware of the increasing number of people operating illegally on the lake.
12:31
12:31

Busia LC V Chairman Raises Concern Over Sorry State of Police Station 2

According to Wandera, the police station, which was built in the late 1930s, operates in dilapidated buildings with a leaking roof while the officers sleep in grass-thatched houses.
12:03
12:03

Kyagulanyi Cautions NUP Leaders Against Living Luxurious Lifestyles Robert Kyagulanyi 3 2 Top story

Addressing elected NUP leaders at their retreat at the Jinja based Nile resort hotel, Kyagulanyi said that they were elected due to their humility and pledges for improved service delivery. He warned that if they choose luxurious lifestyles, they might be compromised to ignore the core principles for, which they were elected into their respective political offices.
11:45
11:45

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Complains About Intermittent Power Supply oxygen plant 1 2 Top story

According to Tibamanya, they often fail to manage patients whose conditions requires oxygen because of the intermittent power supply. He attributes that the power problem to the fact they share a single line with neighbouring institutions.
11:26
11:26

Internet Usage Significantly Increased In Last One Year-Report 5 1

Titled “The State of Digital Rights and Internet Users in Uganda”, the report shows that the number of internet users in Uganda drastically increased to 20 million by September 2020 from less than 18million a year before.
10:40
10:40

Gulu City Vendors Petition President Museveni Over Persistent Power Blackouts Gulu Main Market 1 1 Top story

In their petition handed over to Bosco Odoch Olak, the National Resistance Movement Coordinator for Northern Uganda on Saturday, the vendors want the president to intervene in the matter and ensure constant power supply.
10:21
10:21

Fort Portal RCC Blocks Issuance of Certificates to Emyooga Saccos 1

This followed the failure by the Commercial Officer, Michael Karwani, to avail lists of all the members of individual associations that make up each of the 36 Emyooga Saccos in the city.
10:02
10:02

Busia RDC Launches Solo Mission Against Bar Operations 1

The culprits escape arrest by jumping over the wall fence using a ladder strategically placed behind the bar building
10:01
10:01

Proprietors of Private Educational Institutions Demand Recognition as Investors 3

Mike Kironde, the National Chairperson PPEIAU, says that despite investing billions of Shillings in the education sector in the country, they are not recognised as investors yet some people show up with some little money and earn privileges like free land and tax holidays from the government.
09:26
09:26

Swine Fever Outbreak: Three In Custody For Violating Ban on Sale of Pork 1 1 Top story

Herbert Nakachera, an eye witness says that residents alerted the authorities after seeing the suspects selling pork at their butchery from a dead pig.
09:11
09:11

Buvuma Oil Palm Out Growers stay Food Secure, Prepare for Longterm Harvest Oil Palm Growing 3 2

Unlike in Kalangala district, where several farmers devoted all their land to oil palm growing, NOPP is ensuring that each out grower at Buvuma spares or secures an acre of land for growing food. Wilson Sserunjogi, the District Oil Palm Focal Person says such land will help farmers during the time when they cannot practice intercropping.
08:55
08:55

COVID-19: Over 2,300 People Vaccinated At Entebbe Hospital 3 2 Top story

Dr. John Kalyesubula, the medical officer at Entebbe Municipal Council, says that 2,333 people have so far been vaccinated. “The figure could go higher if vaccination is opened to the rest of the public,” Kalyesubula said. The hospital received 3,100 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which means that they have used 75.2 per cent of the doses delivered.
08:29
08:29

Nakaseke Woman MP Loser Seeks Permission to File Late Petition 1 Top story

In 2017, the then High Court Judge Margaret Oumo Oguli set a precedent when she allowed a voter from Rubaga South ,Habib Buwembo, a year after the stipulated deadline to file an election petition against the incumbent MP Kato Lubwama for lack of the requisite academic documents to be in parliament.
08:00
08:00

NUP Leaders Swear Oath to Defend Human Rights committee 1 1

While closing their two-day retreat at the Jinja based Nile Resort Hotel on Saturday, the NUP leaders resolved to adopt the oath as a working document for all leaders throughout their political tenures. Led by their president, Robert Kyagulanyi, the leaders also passed seven resolutions, which will foster the continued transformation and visibility of their party throughout the country.
07:48
07:48

Kabale Transport Operators, Mechanics Have up to May 1st to Relocate to Mwanjari Cemetery 3 5 Top story

According to Byamugisha, the two years’ negotiations with mechanics, bus and taxi operators to relocate peacefully haven’t yielded positive results.
07:24
07:24

Mbarara City Holds Express 1-1 at Wankulukuku Godfrey Lwesibawa 2 1

Kiiza managed to put Express FC in the lead within the first two minutes of the second half before it Henry Kitegenyi cancelled the lead with an equalizer in the 72nd minute with a header from a corner.
07:03
07:03

28 Arrested For Vandalising Property at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary as Land Dispute Escalates 3

Isah Ssemwogerere, the Savannah Region Police Spokesperson, says suspects pretended to be tourists to gain access to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where they broke into offices and vandalized property using hammers and axes.
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