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10:53
10:53

Gulu Residents Block Access Road Construction Over Compensation 5 1

Charles Kalinaki, the UNRA Project Manager for the road construction however says the majority of the affected persons have already been compensated. He says it’s quite strange that even those who have already been paid have joined the protest in solidarity with a few individuals whose payments are pending.
10:43
10:43

Please Come Back Home, Police Appeals to Self-Exiled Karimojong Warriors 1 2

The recent operations in Kotido, Kaabong and other parts of Karamoja forced many men out of their homes in fear of being arrested as suspected cattle rustlers and tried in the military court, leaving just vulnerable persons in the homes in what police say could lead to more suffering of innocent people.
10:24
10:24

Illegal Fuel Store Likely Source of Kigungu Fire-Police 5 5

Luke Owoyesigire, the Kampala Metropolitan Area Deputy Spokesperson, says that preliminary investigations by the Police Fire and Rescue Services indicate that the fire started from a house where fuel had been stored.
19:31
19:31

COVID Contributed to 69,000 Malaria Deaths, Doomsday Scenario Averted

Moderate disruptions in the delivery of malaria services contributed to 14 million malaria cases and 69,000 deaths, yet 47,000 of the additional malaria deaths, were due to disruptions in the provision of malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment during the pandemic.

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16:51
16:51

Presidents Museveni, Suluhu to Address Oil and Gas Symposium in Dar

The symposium, the first of its kind, is a platform for the private sector to network, understand industry opportunities and challenges, showcase their capacities through experience sharing, and interact with public sector actors on legal and polish matters that govern the industry in the two countries.

Business and finance

10:03
10:03

Sale of Land to Pastoralists Suspended in Amuru Attiak Sub County 1 2

The State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem told URN that all land transactions between the balalo herdsmen and any parties in the district must be suspended until the committee verifies the type of transactions and land ownerships of all the herdsmen in the area.
18:32
18:32

International Atomic Energy Agency Endorses Uganda’s Nuclear Power Development 4 1

Mehmet Ceyhan, the Mission Team Leader said they reviewed 19 nuclear infrastructure issues to assess Uganda’s readiness towards construction and operation of the first nuclear power plant that includes legal and regulatory frameworks, management, nuclear security and safety. Others are procurement, site and supporting facilities, funding and financing, human resource development, electrical grid, emergency planning, radiation protection, nuclear fuel cycle, and radiative waste.
18:30
18:30

MTN Explains Undersubscription As Share Price Increases 6

MTN Uganda CEO Vanhelleputte blamed misinformation especially by social media about the company and the listing process in particular, to the extent of the company and the Capital Market Authority being sued for alleged violation of regulatory procedure, which suit did not succeed.
15:21
15:21

Fire Guts Commercial Building In Busia 3 2

The fire that gutted the building which had four shops and a video hall reportedly started after 2am. Property worth millions of shillings was destroyed in the fire.

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