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21:53
21:53

Family of Student Knocked Dead by Businessman Seeks Justice Victoria University 1 2

Court records show that Kayanja who was allegedly driving recklessly knocked Ssekisambu and Abdul Rashid Ssengendo who were on the Registration number UAX 861J Bajaj Boxer and UEZ 615L.
21:01
21:01

Youth Call for Investment in Agriculture 4

Laban Musinguzi, the Executive Director of Agro Fresh Uganda, says that government needs to invest in training of youths on better farming practices to ensure good farm to harvest practices and also fund their investments in agriculture.
20:39
20:39

Museveni Agrees Mid Term Access to NSSF Savings

It has now been agreed that somebody who is 45 years and has saved for ten years can access up to 20% of their savings.
18:56
18:56

Study Shows Less Women Used Social Media During Election Season 1 2

Neema Lyer, Pollicy founder said “it was disappointing” because they couldn’t find enough women accounts to meet the sample size they needed based on the number of women politicians who had been nominated.
18:28
18:28

Second Lockdown Reversing Economic Recovery Gains-Experts

The economy was recovering from the effects of the March-to-June 2020 lockdown, with both the Bank of Uganda and the private sector reporting revived activity, despite some sectors remaining under lock.
18:09
18:09

Museveni Rallies MPs to Support Land Amendments 3 1

According to Nabbanja, the President in his message to the MPs talked about the proposed amendment to the Land Act saying that the Law should be amended so that Bibanja owners can pay their busulu at Sub County in case the Landlords or their agents are not available.
17:50
17:50

Police Collected UGX 900m From Motorists, Cyclists Who Defied Covid-19 Guidelines covid19 lockdown 1 2

According to police records, security personnel arrested more than 11,500 people during lockdown but only 2,117 were taken to court as repeated offenders. Police issued a 40,000 Shillings express penalty ticket to each of the 16,403 impounded motorcycles hence collecting 656 million shillings.
17:21
17:21

UNBS Eases Certification, Warns Offenders 5

The Manager, Market Surveillance Daniel Arorwa, this is intentional because some manufacturers tend to relax on standards especially when they have already got their certificates. He says informing them of an impending visit would therefore give them chance to hide the violations they have been committing against the certificates they have.
17:14
17:14

Deadline Looms for Traders to Vacate Supreme Council Land in Luwero eviction of traders 3 1

Luwero Town Clerk Irene Nakamatte issued a notice In July directing the District Kadhi Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa to stop operations of the market that was established on part of the 20-acre piece of land belonging to the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council. The market was established two months ago by Kadhi Mulindwa at Kalongomiti Zone in Luwero town.
17:01
17:01

Five Arrested for Vandalizing Electricity Towers, Railway Slippers home 1

Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, James Mubi, says that a group of detectives has been deployed to hunt more suspects from the same racket.
16:16
16:16

Ugandan Innovators Urged to Register Intellectual Properties 1 3

Mercy Kainobwisho, the Registrar General of the Uganda Registrations Services Bureau said the transformation of Uganda will largely be determined by how fast it can harness, protect and utilize intellectual property in a manner that encourages innovation and creativity.
16:05
16:05

Kasese Leaders Seek Additional Funding For Roads UNRA 3 1

Currently, the district receives 1.2 Billion Shillings every financial year from the Uganda Road Fund.
15:59
15:59

Over 100 Spend Night in Cells As Police Intensify Curfew Operations in Kampala Jinja-road police 2 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, says that they impounded 339 motor vehicles and 265 motorcycles in the operations in Kampala Metropolitan policing areas.
15:54
15:54

Gov’t Spent UGX 2.85B to Send COVID Relief Cash to Vulnerable Ugandans Covid relief funds 1 4

Henry Musasizi, the State Minister for Finance revealed the figures while appearing before a joint meeting of the Public Accounts and the Local Government committees of Parliament which is reviewing a list of beneficiaries of the COVID-19 cash, which was tabled before parliament by Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last month.
15:31
15:31

Fort Portal Division Mayors Decry Lack of Funds 3 2

Muhumuza also says that the division is littered with garbage since they don’t have funds to clear it. He says traders in Kabundaire and Mpanga markets are outraged by the deplorable working conditions.
15:14
15:14

Tokyo Olympics: Nanyondo Qualifies for 1500m Final Winnie Nanyondo 1

Nanyondo 27, qualified automatically after finishing fourth in semifinal two at the Olympic stadium in Tokyo. She crossed the finishing line in 4:01:64 behind star athlete Sifan Hassan who won the heat in 4:00.23. Great Britain’s Laura Muir finished second in 4:00.73 while Australia’s Linden Hall finished third in 4:01.37
15:11
15:11

Construction Of Mbarara Central Market Resumes 1 4

The government has on four occasions extended the deadline for completion of the market after the contractor Roko Construction Company failed to meet the agreed deadline.
14:57
14:57

Ugandans Should Be Happy That Lumbuye Has Been Arrested-Minister Oryem 1 1

On his popular social media pages especially Facebook, Lumbuye is fond of making wild allegations against the government and its officials.
14:17
14:17

Peruth Chemutai Makes History with 3,000m Steeplechase Gold 2020 Tokyo Olympics 2 Top story

Peruth Chemutai has become Uganda's first female Olympic gold medallist after winning the 3,000m steeplechase at the Olympic Stadium
14:14
14:14

Persistent Elephant Invasion in Kitgum Sours UWA, Residents Relations Orom Subcounty 9 3

More than 200 acres of maize, groundnuts, finger millets, soya beans, sunflower, and potato gardens have already been destroyed by the wild animals in the villages of Lotor, Wipol, Akadojwat, Lamingonen, Umgot, Tikao, and Toboi in Gule Parish.
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