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May 2021 29 results
21:12
21:12

High Court Allows Nicholas Opiyo to Travel to USA David Mpanga 1

In his application, Mpanga asked the court to release Opiyo’s passport to enable him to apply for the US Visa to travel for two important meetings. Mpanga argued that the two meetings are very important to Opiyo because he is a member of the World Movement for Democracy based in Washington DC and Drapper Hills Summer Fellowship Programme at Stanford University in Paloalto California.
20:26
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Panic in Bukedea as Mysterious Fire Guts Houses Bukedea district 3 2 Top story

According to Ekuwe, the fire is not visible to the occupants of the family members when it breaks out even when they are at home. He says that the fire always emerges between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm but is only visible to non-family members.
20:09
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Kabaka Cautions Baganda On ICT, Social Media Misuse 2 1

The Kabaka, who has been the subject of fake news and misinformation regarding his health status, says that although the use of ICT and mass media is becoming inevitable, the tools might be disastrous if misused.
16:58
16:58

Tourism Sector Recovering Steadily, Ministry 2

The UWA Executive Director, Sam Mwandha says domestic revenues are still limited mainly because of the continued closure of schools, which are the main contributors to local visitors to the parks.
16:46
16:46

Airport Taxi Operators Decry Loss of Business 4 2

Airport taxi operators led by Jackson Sserubidde, the chairperson of Airport Taxi Services Cooperative Society Ltd​say that the testing centre has affected the number of passengers they carry daily because eligible travellers spend about four hours at the centre.
16:14
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NDA Closes 277 Drug Outlets for Operating Illegally government 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement NDA, says that some drug outlets were selling drugs from unlabeled tins yet such storage facilities are a reserve of government entities.
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Nursery Schools Transforming into Primary to Target Lower Class Pupils 2

Several nursery schools and kindergartens are currently applying for licenses allowing them to operate primary school sections targeting pupils in Lower Classes who are scheduled to return to school soon.
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15:52

New Hospital Board for Moroto Referral Inaugurated Dr. Ben Watmon 1

The board, under Chairperson Zea Wapakabulo, shall oversee the hospital on behalf of the ministry of health for a term of 3 years.
15:38
15:38

Human Activities Halted on Aswa River as Experts Start Testing The Hydro Power Station River Unyama 3 1

Patricia Amito Leah, the ARPE Community Programs Officer told the community and local leaders along River Aswa in Paibona Sub County on Thursday evening that their technicians would start testing the dam’s 4x10.25 megawatts turbine electricity generating capacity on Friday evening.
15:06
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Gulu City Registers Poor Revenue Collection 2 1 Top story

Alfred Okwonga, the Mayor Gulu City reveals that the low revenue collection is due to leakages in the collection process. Okwonya noted that at Layibi Market in Bardege- Layibi Division where there are over 100 vendors, the contractor only remits Shillings 300,000 monthly to the City Council implying that he collects only Shillings 10,000 a day from only about 10 vendors.
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14:46

Hospitals Filling Up With COVID-19 Patients 4 1 Top story

Muhammad Mubiru, the Principal l Administrator Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says 15 of those in the HDU are critically ill. "We have run out of space in our COVID-19 ward. We even had to add more beds after our surveillance team brought more patients on Wednesday. We can no longer admit more patients," Mubiru said.
14:20
14:20

97 Arrested for Flouting Curfew in Lira City SOPs 4

Lawrence Egole, the Lira Resident City Commissioner has advised bar operators against opening their businesses, saying they will be apprehended for violating SOPs.
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Nabilatuk Assistant Planner In Trouble Over Aggravated Defilement

According to Nakiru, the suspect is a serial defiler who has over 10 children with different girls, adding that he has been paying his way out of trouble. “This time around we shall protest to police should they try to play around with this case,” she said.
13:19
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Why Trade Must Be Part Of the Solution To Biodiversity loss 1

Unsustainable trade is behind the biodiversity crisis threatening our existence. But done sustainably, international commerce can help protect our planet’s precious resources.
13:12
13:12

NUP Lawyer Anthony Wameli Rushed to Hospital with Stomach Complications Anthony Wameli 1

His wife, Olive Wameli told URN on phone this morning that her husband was rushed to hospital in bad shape. "We had feared because he was badly off……He was doing badly. His condition isn't good. That's why I have picked his mobile phone,” said the wife.
13:00
13:00

Busia COVID-19 Taskforce Wants Border Closed Over Indian Variant 5

According to the Busia District COVID-19 Task Force, Kisumu, which is 110 kilometers away, is a big threat to the people in Busia district because traders travel there for business.
12:29
12:29

Rwizi Fire Officer Found Dead In His Bed 2 1 Top story

Richard Ecega, the Rwizi Regional Police Commander, says they were with the deceased on Friday evening and he looked healthy.
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Residents Petition Museveni Over Bugoma Forest Give Away local communities 2

Hassan Mugenyi, the campaign focal person, says the Bugoma forest is a habitat for different wild animals, medicinal plants. He says that the destruction of the forest reserve has forced wild animals that used to settle in the forest to raid peoples’ gardens and homes in search of food.
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Counterfeit Agricultural Inputs Irk Luwero Bishop agriculture 1 3

According to Bishop Nsubuga, the diocese has embraced the Operation Wealth Creation Programme and mentored several Christians to engage in agriculture production to improve livelihoods, but this may be affected by counterfeit agro-inputs.
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11:08

Parliament Rents Sudhir’s Kingdom Kampala at UGX 18 Bn 529 MPs 1 1

According to Kawesa, by hiring Kingdom Kampala, space will now be adequate for MPs as they await the completion of the Parliamentary chambers. “We will have adequate space for all MPs, they have been sharing offices, and it is expected that each MP can now have their own space.” She said.
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