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22:04
22:04

UPDATE: 11 Injured in Vivo Energy Fire Incident 1 3

In a press release issued by VIVO Energy, 11 people from the depot and a nearby street vendor sustained injuries from the incident and were rushed to International Hospital Kampala.
18:15
18:15

DPP Asks Court to Dismiss Kakwenza’s Application for Relaxation of Bail Terms 1 2

Kakwenza who is facing charges of offensive communication, through his lawyers led by Eron Kiiza made five requests before Court presided over by the Chief Magistrate Dr. Douglas Singiza including to return his passport to enable him to attend an event in Germany.
17:43
17:43

Several Injured in Fire Explosion in Industrial Area

Fire trucks were seen extinguishing the fire that broke out this afternoon. The injured fire victims have been evacuated to IHK hospital.
17:39
17:39

Traders Slam Uganda, Rwanda Over Partial Border Reopening

In 2020, Uganda’s exports to the country were worth just 2 million dollars, with traders trying to use Kyanika and Mirama Hills since Katuna was shut.
17:38
17:38

U-20 Women Hoping for Comeback Against Ghana As They Set Off for Accra Fauzia najjemba 1 3

After their loss to Ghana, the girls under the stewardship of their head coach Ayubu Khalifa Kiyingi embarked on intense training to overturn the results and eliminate Ghana and qualify for the final round.
17:17
17:17

100 Pastoralists Occupying 20,000 Acres of Land in Amuru 1 5

According to information obtained by Uganda Radio Network-URN, the vast chunks of land are being owned by 124 livestock keepers from Western and South Western Uganda, rearing an estimated 11,766 heads of cattle.
17:09
17:09

COVID-19: Kaliro Vaccinates 10,000 People in Four Days 2 1

While inspecting the progress of the vaccination drive in different open spaces within Kaliro town council on Wednesday, Katamba said their target is to vaccinate 120,000 people throughout the two weeks' campaign.
17:08
17:08

Pader Leaders Yet to Complete Verification of Pastoralist on Aswa Ranch 4

Rtd Col fearless Obwoya, the LCV of Pader District, says that they started the verification of the documents of Banuti, but they have not yet finished it.
17:00
17:00

UGX 536 Billion for Gov’t Projects Not Utilized- Auditor General service delivery 1 2

During the financial year under review, Parliament approved a national budget totaling 45.4 trillion and this was later revised to 51.6 trillion Shillings through supplementary budget allocations. Now, according to the audit report, 36 projects failed to absord funds availed to them for implementation of activities and as a result, a total of 431 billion Shillings and US Dollars 30.2 million (105.5 billion Shillings) remains on project accounts.
16:48
16:48

90 Suspected Thugs Arrested in Natete, Busega Operation Natete police 2 2

The suspects were picked from areas of Gaza and Mabito zones of Busega and Natete by Field Force Police –FFP and Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF officers under the command of Benson Byaruhanga.
16:42
16:42

Mutebile's Demise Does Not Affect Status of Banknotes- BOU Bank of Uganda 2

"The change of the office bearer or the demise of the person who signed banknotes as Governor does not in any way affect the validity or legal status of the banknotes he or she signed," a statement from the Bank reads.
16:34
16:34

Luwero Community Health Scheme Losses Members Over COVID 19 Lockdown Insurance premiums 2

Fredrick Makaire the Director of Save For Health Uganda says that by 2019, they had mobilized and enrolled 27,000 people on the scheme from districts of Luwero , Nakaseke and Nakasongola .
16:15
16:15

Latrine Shortage Hits Ntoroko IDP Camps 3 2

In 2019, more than 11,000 households were displaced by the rising water levels of Lake Albert.
16:03
16:03

Landlord Moves to Reclaim Nkokonjeru Market, Taxi Park Over Arrears 1 3 Top story

Led by Edward Lule, the family members claim that the town council leased the land hosting the market from their father in 2006 on condition that they will pay Shillings 300,000 monthly in ground rent.
15:44
15:44

I Have Never Belonged To NUP- Alazarius Bisojho 1 6

Bisojho works with Majest-com company in Kasese, a franchise of MTN telecommunication company. He told URN in an interview that he is at risk of losing his job, which bars their employees from openly stating their political affiliation.
15:37
15:37

Increase in Omicron Cases Recorded in Two Months Omicron Variant 1 1

Data from WHO indicates that almost 90 million cases of the Omicron variant have been recorded since the variant was first identified around 10 weeks ago in South Africa.
15:10
15:10

Auditor General Reports Mismanagement of UGX 2 Trillion COVID-19 Funds audit report 2 1

These funds were disbursed to Ministries, Departments and Agencies-MDAs under the Emyooga programme, Microfinance Support Centre, Uganda Development Bank (UDB), and Uganda Development Corporation (UDC), among others.
15:08
15:08

Saudia Launches Direct Entebbe-Riyadh Flights 5 4

Saudia had initially planned to launch its flights to Entebbe in September last year in vain. Entebbe becomes its fourth destination in Africa.
14:46
14:46

Assailants Hack Kagadi Man to Death Police 1

John Turyagenda, a resident of the same area, says that they heard the deceased’s family members screaming and rushed to check what was happening only to find him the assailants had fled the scene.
14:44
14:44

Agriculture Ministry Gazettes Contested Arapai Cattle Market to Soroti District Soroti City 1

The ministry repossessed over 200 acres of Land in Arapai last year, amidst contention, after Soroti City Councilors locked horns with the district leadership for demolishing weekly market structures at Amukaru, an area belonging to Aloet Ward in Soroti City.
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