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14:50
14:50

Use Land to Get Good Healthcare Services - Minister Kwiyucwiny 5

Dr Atim says that although the health facility serves more than 4,000 expectant mothers to access antenatal services annually, only about 1,200 return to deliver from the health unit. The huge drop in numbers at delivery stems from complaints about user fees, which the population considers to be very high.
11:15
11:15

Awei Residents Protest Planned Eviction from Land 8 1

The contested land measuring about 2,650 acres covers eleven villages in the two parishes of Awei and Acede in Awei Sub-county.
22:13
22:13

Kitgum Medics Request For More PHC Funding 6 1

Dr Pamela Atim, the Hospital's Medical Director said the hospital is incurring huge expenses in providing medical care to the masses at a rather subsidized cost and ends up recovering only 27 percent of its expenses.
16:20
16:20

Mpuuga, Nabbanja Meet over Missing Opposition Supporters missing Ugandans 1 1

The two met on Thursday in the office of the Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa. The meeting was also attended by the Minister of Defence, the Minister for Information and National Guidance, and the Government Chief Whip. 

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18:28
18:28

Pictorial: Commissioning Police Housing Units

The minister decried the poor housing unit in police barracks, which he described as a disgrace to the force. He urged the police leadership to partner with wealthy individuals to build for them houses and seek payment later from the government.

Business and finance

16:40
16:40

Ministry of Environment Assesses Macadamia Project in Agago 2 7

Hans Patrick Igulot, the Senior Forestry Officer in the Ministry of Water and Environment, who visited Agago to monitor the growth of the macadamia seedlings, said the quality of the seedlings planted is very good.
13:04
13:04

Mpanga Growers Tea Factory Resumes Full Operations 2 3

Methuselah Kasukaali the Chairperson Board of Directors Mpanga Growers Tea Factory, says that the resumption of operations comes after the Uganda Development Cooperation- UDC invested in the company by purchasing shares/ equity worth 4.4 Billion Shillings.
12:04
12:04

Masaka Sand, Clay Miners Irked By New License Fees 2 1

According to the Mining and Mineral Act 2021, the government took over the rights of ownership of all high and low-value minerals that are being exploited for commercial purposes.
11:28
11:28

New National Electricity Company Mooted As Umeme Plans Exit 1

The changes will lead to the creation of the Uganda National Electricity Company Limited (UNECL) as a state-run entity with majority shareholding under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement as a possible option.

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