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17:48
17:48

Gov't Asked to Cater for Teenage Mothers in Wealth Creation Programs 3 1

Kabahenda noted that while there are several programs such as Emyooga and the Parish Development model, none specifically caters to teenage mothers. She said that the programs focus on youth, neglecting the unique challenges faced by teenage mothers.
17:01
17:01

Uganda Cricket Cranes Qualify for Men's T20 World Cup for the first time 1

Securing a compelling nine-wicket victory over Rwanda, the Cricket Cranes have etched their name as the sixth African side to qualify for the 2024 edition.
16:53
16:53

Oil Pipeline: Experts Worried of A Flare-up in Lung Disease 2 1

Dr Charles Ayume the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Health Committee said that the flaring that comes with oil extraction will lead to lung complications which need ready solutions provided by a well-prepared and involved workforce. He says that the Makerere University Lung Institute should already be spearheading these discussions with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development but this is not yet happening.
16:32
16:32

UGX 11B Project for Restoring Degraded Landscape Unveiled in Acholi World Vision Uganda 1 5

Speaking at the project launch in Gulu City, Edward Khaukha, the World Vision Uganda Regional Programme Manager for Northern/Karamoja Region says the FMNR project seeks to promote the conservation of natural tree cover by farmers.
16:01
16:01

Increased GBV Cases Worry Mbale City Authorities 1

Beaker Mwanja, the Senior Probation Officer of Mbale city, addressed the media during a press conference held Thursday at the Mbale city hall, shedding light on the escalating issue of gender-based violence.
15:30
15:30

Local Government Ministry Seeks UGX 10Bn to Relocate Districts from Cities 3 1

Raphael Magyezi, the Minister of Local Government says that money is required to settle the apparent disputes between the districts and city authorities, over the transfer of immovable assets from the former to the latter across the country.
15:08
15:08

Discontent as Rukiga Declares Portions of Muhanga-Kandago Bulime Wetlands 2 5

Emmanuel Ariho, the Rukiga District Environment Officer, explained that this move aligns with the government's initiative, the "Wetland Restoration Program," funded by the non-governmental organization Green Climate Fund, aiming to restore the environment.
13:55
13:55

Uganda Netball Federation President Babirye Remanded Sarah Babirye Kityo 3

The court heard that Babirye and others still at large between the months of November and December 2021 at the Uganda Netball Federation Office in Kampala District made false accounting of 186,374,110 with intentions to defraud.
13:19
13:19

UMSC General Assembly: Section of Delegates Locked Out 1

Some of the delegates said that they were being targeted because they were critical of Mufti Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje
12:07
12:07

UN Climate Summit Opens in Dubai COP28 1 2

This COP was to be attended by Pope Francis, an outspoken advocate for climate action. His trip was however canceled following advice by medical experts.
11:44
11:44

Police Saving UGX 700M Annually Through Making Own Uniforms 1

The factory which was established in 2014 during the reigns of the former IGP Gen Edward Kale Kayihura, will be marking 10 years of existence in September 2024.
11:04
11:04

Heavy Security Deployment at Old Kampala Mosque Ahead of UMSC General Assembly 1 Top story

The heightened security comes at a time when UMSC is entangled in a land dispute that poses a significant threat to prime properties belonging to the Muslim faith, including the national mosques.
09:49
09:49

South Karamoja Leaders Call for Joint Animal Grazing 6 1

Following the peace dialogues between the Pian and Pokot, the leaders from both sides have asked the authorities to consider allowing the two communities to jointly graze their cattle so that they can strengthen their peace mission.
09:30
09:30

Against All Odds: A Tale of Tumusiime's Quest for 2024 Paralympic Dream 2 1

At 23 years, he has participated in just one international Paralympic event- Marrakech 2023 WPA Grand Prix - 7th International Para Athletics Meeting where he emerged 4th on the continent in which he hit 4 minutes and 52 seconds over the 1500-race.
09:21
09:21

Amnesty Commission Completes Documentation, Profiling Former Rwenzururu Royal Guards 1 3

In June this year, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Jane Frances Abodo, withdrew all charges against the accused. According to the Western Region Amnesty Commission coordinator, Ronald Ssakatawa, they are encouraging all persons engaged in rebel activities to come out and abandon them.
09:02
09:02

Man Arrested for Exhuming Body in Nakapiripirit 1

Komakech, a builder in Lokona village, Nakapiripirit town council, allegedly removed the remains of a baby girl from a grave in August 2023.
08:45
08:45

Livelihoods at Stake As River Agago Shrinks 1 Top story

Rwot Kassimiro Ongom, the chief of the Patongo Clan, thinks the river is losing its life because of the poor relationship between the population and the vegetation. Ongom suggested that those who use the river should restore the old cultural practices that helped in nurturing and prolonging water sources.
08:34
08:34

Mukono Diocese Seeks UGX15 Billion to Construct New Cathedral Mukono Cathedral 3

Preach Arinitwe, the design engineer from Arch Script explains that the new architectural design will blend an ancient cathedral aesthetic with contemporary features. It will encompass seating pavilions, utility spaces, chapels, and integrated offices within the same building, designed with an artistic outlook meant to attract tourism.
08:06
08:06

Three in Trouble For Alleged Kidnap, Aggravated robbery 1 2

The suspects are Henry Bakerwa, 55, a resident of Rwamirindi village, Rushaka Parish, Kayonza sub-county, Rushenyi county, Ntungamo district, Bashil Twesigye, 41, a resident of Ruti, Mbarara City, and Sam Twesigye, 38, from Kampala.
07:56
07:56

Six Arrested For Razing Down Homes In Bukedea Bukedea CPS 3 3

The suspects in the Police custody are; Peter Ekoroi, Joseph Maning, Moses Omoit, Robert Okiror, Simon Omoding and a lady only identified as Rose- all residents of Kalupe in Kidongole Sub County. The group reportedly razed down seven households of suspected cattle thieves in the Koboli village last week.
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