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15:33
15:33

Gov’t Eyes Pader to Accommodate More South Sudan Refugees 2 1

The development comes as Palabek Refugee Settlement in Lamwo District is running out of space to accommodate the surging population of refugees fleeing unrest from neighboring South Sudan.
15:01
15:01

Outlawing Bail is Tantamount to Overthrowing Constitution - Justice Kanyeihamba 1

Speaking to the media today at his home in Buziga, Kanyeihamba who was once a minister in President Museveni’s cabinet before being appointed a justice said the right to bail is one of those that are inalienable and implored parliament to disregard the President’s renewed push to limit it.
08:02
08:02

Over 20 Villages in Alito Sub County Lack Clean Water 5 2

Sarah Adong, a resident of Otkwac village, says that there is a need to sink either a borehole or deep well because the open well they are using is unsafe as it floods whenever it rains.
07:39
07:39

Residents Irked by Contamination of Water Points by Gulu Abattoir Gulu Main Abattoir 1 4

Lucy Akech, the LC I of Ogony Cell in Kweyo Ward, says that the waste from the abattoir flows straight to Ogony stream where residents fetch water for domestic use since there is no borehole or piped water in the area.

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11:03
11:03

A Sneak Peek of Kabaale International Airport Construction

The constructor hopes to complete construction by February 2023.

Business and finance

19:20
19:20

Petrol, Diesel Prices Soar to Record High Across Kampala 3 3 Top story

Earlier this year as economies picked up, pump prices in Uganda rose sharply from 3,700 Shillings to 4,150 Shillings per litre of petrol at Shell and Total stations and have been largely stable since April. New tax measures also saw a 100 Shillings increase in the Excise Duty per litre, although this did not take immediate effect on the prices, at least in the first two months of the financial year.
18:29
18:29

Absence of Banking Services Frustrate Cross-Border Traders in Elegu Elegu Township 1 3

The Town Council has a population of 17,000 people with more than 500 of them engaged in cross-border trade. They deal in general merchandise, agricultural produce, hardware, restaurants and supermarkets among others.
16:54
16:54

Stop Regulator from Taking Our UGX 6 Billion/Year from NSSF, Workers to MPs midterm access 7 1

URBRA which is mandated to regulate and supervise the establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in Uganda levies a compulsory annual fee paid by NSSF and other retirement benefits schemes of up to 0.0256 % of the Total Asset Value in the statement of financial position.
13:02
13:02

Excitement as Rural Communities in Lamwo get Connected to Solar Power 3

The pilot project has seen 25 villages, eight trading centres and selected public institutions that have not been not part of the national electricity grid in Lamwo district with more expected to be connected to the power grid.

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