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20:10
20:10

Are Traditional Highway Stopovers Losing Their Flare? Lukaya venders 8 3 Top story

Between Kampala and Masaka, at least four of these joints have developed – with individuals investing millions of Shillings. They include Jalia city at Buyaya, Nkozi, 82 kilometres along Kampala, Masaka highway. Jalia city is owned by city lawyer Yusuf Nsibambi and is named after his mother Hajjat Jalia Kalega. Another stopover is Mirembe, a few kilometres from Jalia city.
19:42
19:42

Mbale Municipality Gets UGX 14b Additional Funding for USMID Projects 1 3

This is part of the additional financing that the Ugandan government received from the World Bank to implement the second phase of the Program covering a period of five years, effective fiscal year 2018/19. It altogether covers 18 municipalities and four refugee-hosting districts.
19:12
19:12

NSSF Trashes Proposal to Tax Savers Benefits in New Bill 1

The government had suggested that workers who wish to withdraw their savings at the age of 55 should be taxed. However, if one chooses to wait for five more years up to 60, they would not be taxed. Currently, members who attain 55 years exit the NSSF scheme after a lump sum payment.
17:44
17:44

Vandals Destroy Litterbins in Mbarara 1

The metallic bins were installed along the newly constructed roads under the Uganda Municipal Infrastructural Development – USMID project funded by the World Bank. However they have been vandalized by suspected scrap dealers and those dealing in metal fabrication.
17:23
17:23

800 Bags of Charcoal Destroyed in Gulu palaro sub county 3

Ocaka told URN on Friday that the operation was conducted in Araba village in Palaro Sub County and Akor village in Paibona Sub County. 472 bags were destroyed from Araba and 335 from Akor respectively.
17:07
17:07

Maize Milling Plant in Busia Non-functional over Absence of Machine Operator 1 4

The 900 million project shillings plant was constructed three years ago by the Ministry of Local Government under the Community Agriculture Infrastructure Improvement Program- Project 3 (CAIIP-3) in the financial year 2015/2016.
16:37
16:37

Kitgum Nodding Disease Affected Families Facing Food Shortage 2

Joe Otto the village health team leader for nodding victims says that the last consignment of relief they received was in October.
16:36
16:36

Hundreds of Structures Demolished from River Rwizi Catchment Area 3

Meandering through the hills of Buhweju and Ntungamo, River Rwizi pours its water in Lake Victoria through the drainage systems of Lake Mburo, Lake Kachera and Kijanebalola. The river is also critical for the cattle keeping communities in the area as the main source of water for the animals.
15:19
15:19

Disappearance of Blood Covenants Bothers Cultural Activists in Ankole 1

Sometimes, a few drops of blood from each person would be blended in a glass and drunk by both. In either case, the blood is mixed as an indicator that the two lives are intertwined.
15:12
15:12

NSSF Slashes Savers Interest to 11 Per cent richard byarugaba 1 1 Top story

NSSF Managing Director Richard Byarugaba told the annual members meeting today that the conditions they operated in last year were tough especially on the stock exchanges across the region. The fall of stocks meant that NSSF incurred a paper loss of 402 billion Shillings.
15:02
15:02

Youth in Kwania Abandon Group Over Misuse of YLP Funds kwania district 1

Aboce says they are currently engaging with some beneficiaries who had previously failed to repay the money received to ascertain their problems so that they can be guided. During the last financial year, Kwania received about 360m shillings to fund YLP projects but since only recovered about 8 million shillings from the beneficiaries.
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13:49

Gulu’s Milk Industry On Slow Path to Recovery 8 1

The entire northern Uganda share of National Milk production stands at 11 percent. Kasimiro Ogwal, the NAADS Zonal Agriculture Development Officer says with more farmers getting support to produce Milk, production is likely to increase on account of high milk prices.
13:10
13:10

Retired Teacher Arrested for Illegally Claiming Salary Arrears 3

Justus Turyamureeba, who retired in 2014 is accused of submitting forged documents to the office of the Chief Administrative Officer Bushenyi, in an effort to claim for payments from the District Service Commission, as though he was still in active service.
12:35
12:35

Soroti FDC Leaders Fight Over Office soroti district 4

John Enomu dropped was as Soroti District FDC Chairperson and has been replaced by Jane Acen. The duos all during public functions introduce themselves as District Chairperson.
11:35
11:35

Umeme Tasked to Improve Service Delivery Edward Rugumayo 3 1

Prof Edward Rugumayo, the Chancellor Mountains of the Moon University, noted that Umeme is always slow to respond to complaints like transformer thefts and outages, which affects the consumers. He asked Umeme to respond swiftly to complaints for better service delivery.
11:33
11:33

Ten FDC Supporters Arrested in Kasese

The members, all party officials in Kasese district, were picked from Kabirizi village in Lake Katwe sub-county where they were meant to hold a meeting with the party leadership of Lake Katwe and Kahokya sub-counties, last evening.
11:18
11:18

Mobile Court Convicts Eight Refugees for Defilement, Theft in Arua 2

Six of the suspects were convicted on their own guilty plea for defilement. Four of them were identified as Michael Roba 20, Swaib Alio, 23, Majid Anguyo, 24 and Cosmas Aloro 25, while the other two were minors aged between 16-17. One of the other juveniles was convicted of stealing a mobile phone.
10:51
10:51

Maracha Suspected Ebola Case Tests Negative

Jino Leku 43, a resident of Ajure Hill in Kamaka died at Kamaka Health Centre III on Wednesday after visiting to a relative in Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC a week earlier.
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07:46

Fort Portal Town Clerk Released on Bond 1

The town clerk’s arrest comes about three weeks after the Minister of Ethics and Integrity, Fr. Simon Lokodo, ordered for his arrest.
07:26
07:26

Opportunity Bank Granted Commercial Bank License 1

Opportunity bank secured approval for commercial bank and it would transform from its current status of the credit institution. The approval is good news to the bank and its management who have been seeking this status for quite some time.
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