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21:22
21:22

Bishop Kisembo Asks People of Tooro to Forgive Katuramu 2 3

Bishop Kisembo said that he went to Luzira with the family of the late Kijanangoma to meet Katuramu, who was remorseful for the crimes he committed. He said if the family of Kijanangoma forgave Katuramu, he is hopeful that the people of Tooro will do the same.
18:15
18:15

Garden Hygiene is Oil Palm's Best Protection from Disease, Farmers Reminded BOPUL 1

A report compiled by a technical team from the National Agricultural Research Organisation-NARO headed by Dr. Gabriel Ddamulira in Kalangala says that Fusarium wilt and Ganoderma diseases are mainly caused by poor farm management.
15:38
15:38

Recruiting More LDUs Will Throw Uganda into Anarchy –Security Analysts 2 2

Security analysts Grace Matsiko: "The haphazard recruitment of LDUs as we have witnessed is making Uganda look like a police state or a country gambling on security." Security analyst Fred Egesa: "We should to reduce on gun circulation among the population and develop better civilian intelligence."
13:55
13:55

Karamoja Mourns Death of BMK, Hotel Africana Founder 1

Mr. Micheal Lote the district NRM Chairperson of Moroto said the deceased opened up hotel business in Karamoja that has now attracted other multibilion hotel companies to rush to the district.
13:41
13:41

Katikamu South Elections Petition: Court to Rule Tuesday on Amended Affidavits

The matter was up for scheduling on Thursday 9th September but lawyers of Kirumira and Electoral Commission raised a point of law regarding the recommissioned affidavits. Kirumira’s lawyers led by Ronald Ruhinda told court that the petitioner had served them the recommissioned affidavits late, at 4pm on Wednesday 8th.
13:34
13:34

Politicians, Security Agents Accused of Meddling in LDU Recruitment Exercise in Lango 5 3

Brig. Steve Mugerwa, the team leader of the recruitment exercise blamed the politicians and some security organs within the districts for interfering with their work thus causing delays.
13:28
13:28

77-Year-Old Widow Flees Home as Landgrabbers Attempt to Murder Her 3 1

A gang headed by the Nyenje LCI Chairperson Edward Kabombo and 15 others on police wanted list for slashing the same old woman’s food crops last month, returned on Friday and vandalized her house damaging windows, removing the back door threatening to kill her with her grand children before she was rescue by the community. The attackers were armed with machete, hoes and sticks.
13:19
13:19

Nearly 80 Percent of Teachers in Pader Vaccinated Against COVID-19 1

According to District Secretary for Health Justine Ocen, out of the total 810 teachers in the district, 638 had by the end of last week been vaccinated against COVID-19, with 192 already having received both the first and second jab.
13:12
13:12

Government Earmarks UGX6B to Build 2 Seed Secondary Schools in Buvuma Buvuma District 4 1

DEO Bugembe says in Bwema sub-county, Namatale Seed School is going to be the first secondary school to be built, serving 12 different islands making the sub-county. He adds that it will also help the sub-counties in the far island sub-counties like; Lyabaana, Lwaje, Lubya and Bugaya which are also lacking secondary schools.
12:42
12:42

Entebbe Surgical Hospital Operates 300 Children in Five months 6 3

Among the 300 beneficiaries is 2-year-old Raymond Lujja. Lujja battled with difficult urination for more than one year because he had a blocked urethra. He explains that the hospital has so far received 1,000 children since it opened on April 15. Of these, 300 children have undergone surgeries. These surgeries were all successful, Menaldo emphasizes.
12:26
12:26

Trouble Awaits Police Commanders who Keep Suspects in Cells for Over 48 Hours 1 1

Section 4 (b) of Article 23 of the Constitution states that “A person arrested or detained for the purpose of bringing him or her before a court in execution of an order of a court; or upon reasonable suspicion of his or her having committed or being about to commit a criminal offence under the laws of Uganda, shall, if not earlier released, be brought to court as soon as possible but in any case not later than forty-eight hours from the time of his or her arrest.”
12:10
12:10

Eastern Rugby 7s Resumes in Jinja competition 3 2

The tournament, which had been since suspended for the past 18 months following the covid19 pandemic outbreak in 2020 resumed on Saturday and attracted 21 rugby football clubs from majorly Mbale, Jinja and Soroti.
11:56
11:56

Two Grenades Recovered in Ngora Insurgency in Teso 1 1

Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman says the hand grenades are suspected to have been abandoned during the insurgency in the Teso sub-region in the 1980s and the 1990s.
11:52
11:52

Airlines Concerned as UAE-Bound Passengers Dodge COVID-19 Tests 2 3

Dr. James Eyul, the head of Port Health on behalf of the health ministry, says close to ten people intending to travel Dubai have so far tested positive for COVID-19 at the airport. "But no one has tested positive on arrival in Dubai, which means our systems are working," Eyul says.
11:40
11:40

Leaders in Masaka Task Gov't On Illegal Immigrants 1 4

Michael Mulindwa Nakumusana, the Chairperson of Nyendo-Mukungwe division in Masaka City is afraid that their efforts to effectively tackle the apparent insecurity situation in the area could be frustrated by the huge number of illegal immigrants who government has not come out to directly control.
11:20
11:20

Residents Protest Giveaway of Rock to Road Contractor 3

Residents accusing Ibuje Sub County leaders of fraudulently taking 105 million shillings which was reportedly deposited into the Sub County account by Sadeem Al Kuwait Construction to allow them to gain access to the rock to conduct quarrying for the tarmacking of Rwenkunye-Apac-Lira Road.
11:03
11:03

Poor State of Karuma-Olwiyo-Pakwach Road Irks Users 3 2

The road connects Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo stretching from Karuma in Kiryandongo district through Olwiyo in Nwoya district and Pakwach-Zombo in the West Nile.
10:51
10:51

Kabale Finds Huge Excess of HIV/Aids Infections, But 99.9999 are on ARVs 4 1

Alfred Besigensi, acting Kabale District Health Officer confirms that they had projected to get 5,860 HIV victims but they were shocked when the number of victims went beyond up to 8,921, 52% more that was expected. However on a positive note, 99.9999% of them are already on ARV therapy.
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