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Transformer Vandalism Hinders Power Extension in Bunyangabu 2 3

At the time the transformers were vandalised, more than 100 homes had wired their houses waiting to be connected to the national grid.
18:16
18:16

DP Activist Donates Fumigation Chemicals to Kamuli Prisons cell

Bigirwa handed over the donation to Vicente Ojera, the Officer in Charge of Kamuli Prisons on Thursday morning at the prisons.
18:01
18:01

LoP Betty Aol Calls for Unity, Respect in Opposition dispute 3

Her statement comes amidst divisions in the opposition Forum for Democratic Change FDC-party arising out of a reshuffle by Party president Patrick Oboi Amuriat.
17:54
17:54

Human Rights Activists Ask Police Boss to Treat Shooting Victim sub county

Isaac Okalebo, the Executive Director of Human Rights Initiative Palisa Branch, says Shillings 2.5 million is needed to operate on Okia whose leg was shuttered by the shooting.
17:35
17:35

Kasese Choking on Homicides 7

Wilson Ngene, a human rights activist with Human Rights Network HURINET believes some of the homicides are as a result of moral decadence. Ngene says there is need for society and parents to do more to groom their children into responsible citizens.
17:16
17:16

Lira Man In Trouble for Faking Own Kidnap resident 1

David Ongom Mudong, the North Kyoga Region Police spokesperson, says they swung into swung inaction after receiving a complaint of a missing person from the suspects neighbors.
17:09
17:09

Lt Gen Angina: Gov't Planning to Build Food Storage Facilities maize surplus 3

Addressing journalists at the Media Centre on Wednesday, Angina said government is working with OWC and patterning with the World Food Programme-WFP to put up medium size storage facilities of 300 metric tons.
17:01
17:01

Remains of Gulu Shooting Victim Laid to Rest

Lyandro Komakech, the Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament requested the division court martial to try the embattled soldier from the scene of crime in Kabedo Opong to comfort residents.
16:26
16:26

Gulu Traders Abandon Maize Grains Over Low Price 1 6

In Cereleno, Gulus agro-dealers hub, a handful of the 36 agro-dealers are stocking maize grains in the wake of the gapping price fall. Benson Rackara, a trader on ring Road, Layibi Division says the few stores stocking maize offer between 300 to 350 Shillings for a kilogram of maize.
16:15
16:15

Gov't Rejects Proposal to Extend Deadline for Scrapping Airtime Cards people 3

The UCC Executive Director, Godfrey Mutabazi, told the Committee that since the scratch cards were phased out at the end of last month, statistics from different Telecom companies indicate 98 compliance to digital transition.
15:48
15:48

Kampala, Wakiso Listed Among Ebola High-Risk Districts health worker 1 Top story

According to the Uganda health ministry, the outbreak threatens 22 Ugandan districts, most of them at the borders in West Nile, Western and South Western Uganda.
15:20
15:20

Amuru FDC Spokesperson Dies

Geoffrey Komakech, the deceased politician was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday after complaining of acute chest pains.
14:47
14:47

National Youth Council Wants Social Media Tax Scrapped 4

Edson Rugumayo, the NYC External Relations Secretary, says one of the issues discussed during the 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting hosted by Uganda was accessibility and cost of the internet.
13:56
13:56

Police Officer Wanted for Defiling Juvenile Suspect medical examination

The juvenile, a 15-year-old Primary five pupil at St Theresa Primary school, was allegedly defiled by 49-year-old Police Constable Charles Mpima over the weekend.
13:04
13:04

Man Narrowly Survives Lynching For Attempted Arson district

He says Ocan decided to revenge by burning Alal with acid since she had cut off communication with him yet he had wasted over Shillings 3 million on her. Ocan was intercepted by suspected prison warders who thumped him into comma before he could execute his mission.
13:01
13:01

Traders Abandon 'Dirty' Bushenyi Central Market 2

The market which has a capacity of 300 traders is now occupied by less than 20 traders who also say that they are yet to close shop.
12:55
12:55

Journalism Losing Its Clout to Activism – Media Experts social media 1 4

Renowned media specialist George Lugalambi says that journalists are entitled to demonstrate if the issue of contention touches their rights and freedom. He, however, says journalists should excuse themselves from covering stories for which they have strong biases.
12:46
12:46

Gov't to Inject UGX 100 Billion in Maize Market maize prices 6 1

Government will inject Uganda shilling 100 billion into individual traders, cooperatives and Grain Council of Uganda to purchase excess maize that has flooded the market.
12:29
12:29

Kenyan Athlete Bett Dies In Road Accident china 1

Former 400m hurdles World Champion Nicholas Kiplagat Bett has died in a road accident few days after returning from the African Championships in Asaba, Nigeria.
11:14
11:14

Two Held Over Missing Kalungu Man 1

Vianney Birungi, the Officer in Charge of Lukaya police station, says the arrest of Siraje Kanaabi and Joseph Gonja was prompted by intelligence connecting them directly to Lukyamuzis disappearance.
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