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20:53
20:53

Mugisha Muntu Tips Karamoja Voters on Leaders gen. mugisha muntu 1

According to Gen. Muntu, the poverty in Karamoja is a result of bad leaders who are exploiting the ignorance of the people to enrich themselves. He cites that vast mineral wealth in the region, which he says is being exploited by foreign companies at the expense of local investors.
20:08
20:08

Gov't Tables UGX 440Bn Supplementary Expenditure Report Ministry of Finance 1

According to the report tabled by the Planning State Minister, David Bahati, the Shillings 440 billion has largely been spent by State House, the Education, Tourism and Justice Ministries and local governments. State House accounts for 25 percent of the supplementary funding.
18:53
18:53

Floods Cover Pakwach Road-Uganda Redcross 1 Top story

A message from Uganda Redcross Society shows that “floods have covered the usually thick vegetation along Pakwach road making it unsafe and unusable.”
18:46
18:46

Makerere University Unrest: Education Committee Asks Janet Museveni to Appear Friday 4

Ongom concurred with Ssewanyana, saying Seninde can’t explain Janet Museveni's personal statement on the Makerere University unrest.
18:23
18:23

Landslides: Eight Feared Dead in Sironko

John Nabende, another resident says his house and those belonging to his two sons were destroyed by floods. Alex Nabende Guga, the Masaba Sub County LC V Councilor, says they are assessing the impact of the damage before compiling a report.
18:06
18:06

We Need More Power For Industrialisation-Muloni 2

The Minister for Energy and Mineral Development Irene Muloni has said that Uganda needs more energy to meet its plans for Industrialisation and other projects.
17:29
17:29

More than 30 People Feared Dead in Fresh Bududa Mudslide Eastern Uganda 1 1 Top story

Gerald Fungo, the chairman of Bumasa Village says that a number of people are still buried in the soggy ground, and can hardly be accessed due to the shortage of personnel and equipment. The tragedy follows a heavy downpour that lasted up to five hours, on Tuesday.
17:22
17:22

Sheema Municipality Casual Labourers Demand Pay 2

The more than 20 workers accuse the authorities of failing to clear their wages for a period of more than five months. The over 20 workers fault the authorities of failing to clear their wages for a period of over five months. The casual laborers each demand for between 400,000 to 500,000 shillings for the period between July to date.
17:16
17:16

130 Drought Affected Farmers Benefit from Crop Insurance chronic drought 2

Martha Twesigye, the Marketing Officer Ensibuuko Technology Limited, says the beneficiary farmers subscribed to their premium crop insurance. She said those compensated lost about 80 percent of their crops in the first season. In Lira district, some 13 farmers got shillings 3m, and some 10m shillings was paid to farmers in Kole district.
17:13
17:13

Govt Tasked to Probe Sale of Karamojong Girls Karamoja 1 1

Lokii told parliament this afternoon that the government needs to thoroughly investigate reports of the inhuman and degrading treatment that the girls are subjected to, in the process of trafficking them to markets in Teso, Mombasa, Malindi, and Lamu. Initial reports indicated that the girls are sold from here, into Somalia, where they are forced to join terrorist groups.
15:52
15:52

Prof Nawangwe Pins MP Zaake for Threatening to Beat Him Parliament 3 1

Nawangwe was today appearing before the Parliamentary Committee of Rules, Discipline and Privileges, which is investigating Zaake’s conduct on the day Makerere University Administrators were invited by the Education committee to explain more about the 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and the impasse that paralyzed the university a month ago.
14:38
14:38

UNRA Allows Heavy Vehicles to Use Katunguru Bridge 1

Last month, the roads agency issued a directive stopping heavy vehicles especially trailers, buses and trucks from using the bridge, following damages on the deck of the bridge that also connects Kasese to Rubirizi district. Light vehicles were allowed to use the bridge albeit with caution.
14:24
14:24

Plants Under Increasing Threat from Pests, Warns UN Food Agency 1

Human activity, including man-made climate change, international travel and trade are major factors altering ecosystems and creating conditions where pests can thrive causing great damage to native plants and the environment.
14:05
14:05

Uganda Ahead of Kenya, Tanzania in Ease Of Paying Taxes 1

According to the Paying Taxes 2020 report by audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and the World Bank, Uganda is at position 92nd out of 180 economies ranked. Kenya is ranked 94th while Tanzania falls far back at position 165. Uganda's rank is pretty much the same as of 2019.
13:14
13:14

Motorcycle Thefts Worry Cyclists in Mbale 3 1

According to officials from the Mbale District Boda Boda office, over 27 cyclists have been hacked to death and their motorcycles stolen in the past 10 months.
11:15
11:15

Thugs Take Over Church Premises 4 3 Top story

Father Leo Magombe, the Parish Priest St. Denis Sebugwawo Catholic Church told Uganda Radio Network that there are people he hasn’t identified who break into the church and steal property like the public address system, goats and poultry among other things.
10:54
10:54

Kasese Man Dies in UPDF Custody 3

Mafuta says they learnt that Nzabalha had been arrested the previous day on the recommendations of the LC I chairperson, Hamada Njima on suspicion of being a thief.
07:54
07:54

Prioritise Salary increment not Elections- Workers Union Tells Finance Ministry Keith Muhakanizi 3

Benon Matwire, the Secretary Uganda Government and Allied Workers Union, says Muhakanizi has a negative attitude towards Salary Increment and that is why he is saying they have other funding requirements like elections.
07:07
07:07

Rukungiri Man Killed on Suspicion of for Stealing Student Clothes Kenneth Niwenyesiga 1

The angry students descended on 23-year-old Crescent Ahereza, a resident of Rwamunyinya village in Masya parish Nyakagyeme Sub County in Rukungiri district when they caught him red handed stealing clothes in the male student’s hostel on Sunday night.
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Police Recovers Abandoned AK47 Rifle at LCI Chief's Home in Apac apac district

The gun registration number 56-340442, AK47 with five bullets and two magazines was recovered from the home of Sarah Ojudu, LCI chairperson of Boke village on Monday.
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