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22:01
22:01

UPDF Deploys More 320 LDUs in Kira Municipality 2 3

Joseph SSekasamba RDC Kira municipal has warned the deployed LD’s to avoid acts of reckless shootings that have resulted into death of civilians, allegations of theft, and extortion leveled against them.
20:54
20:54

FDC NEC to Vet Aspirants for KCCA Speakership Positions 2 1

The KCCA Act which was amended in November introduces the positions of speakers and deputy speakers at KCCA and the five divisions of Kampala.
20:30
20:30

Desert Locusts Not Destructive-Minister Rwamirama Parliament 1 1

Government has said that the locusts that have invaded different parts of the country are mature locusts that are not destructive.
17:53
17:53

Jackson Kafuuzi Takes Oath as Deputy Attorney General President Museveni 1

Kafuuzi was on Wednesday sworn in at State House in Entebbe at a function presided over by President Museveni.
17:42
17:42

MPs Demand Gov't Accountability On Desert Locust Response Desert locusts 1 6

Esther Anyakun, the Woman MP for Nakapiripirit says that the government has invested a lot in the fight against locusts but has not involved the community in the affected areas.
17:21
17:21

World Bank’s Funding to Uganda Increases to UGX 7 Trillion Antony Thompson 1 1

The money is part of new funding round that the bank has put aside for the developing countries under the International Development Assistance (IDA) round 19. Antony Thompson, the World Bank Uganda country director, said they would disburse USD 500m to USD 700m annually.
16:49
16:49

School Management Committee Storms DEO'S Office 4

Fred Mangen, a member of the School Management Committee, says parents contribute between Shillings 10, 000 and Shillings 15, 0000 as an annual development fees but nothing is done to improve the poor state of the story.
16:10
16:10

Dry Season Saved Karamoja from Devastating Impacts of Locust Invasion 2

The Karamoja region is now dry, with not so much green vegetation, a development which, according to residents was a blessing in disguise because, in the end, there was not so much for the locusts to feed. FAO research shows that Desert Locusts increase rapidly when there is plentiful rain and green vegetation develops.
15:32
15:32

Bwera SS Needs UGX 335m to Construct Science Lab, Staff Houses Church Of Uganda 3 3

Masereka says the school is now in a drive to raise 335M to have a good laboratory.
15:14
15:14

Kween Residents Complain of Poor State of Roads 2 4 Top story

Juma Toili, a resident of Ngorina Village in Sundent Sub County, says their pleas to the authorities to rehabilitate the roads have failed to yield results.
14:27
14:27

Missing Reverend Found alive in Soroti District 1 1

Reverend Isaac Mwesigwa was brought to the Archbishop Church of Uganda the Most Rev Stanley Ntagali who happened to have spent the night at Timishi Hotel in Soroti, him last night at Soroti Cathedral by locals.
13:23
13:23

28 Isimba Dam Workers Held in China over Coronavirus 1 1

Xia Nenghai, the Project Manager of China Water and Electrical Company Ltd working on the Isimba Dam told the Physical Infrastructure Committee of Parliament, that apart from the challenges they are facing to complete the project, some of their staff are stuck in China.
12:47
12:47

Bigoodi Business Community Celebrate Restoration of Power UMEME 1 Top story

Bernard Byaruhanaga, a local businessman says several businesses have been struggling due to lack of power and slow response from the concerned authorities.
12:11
12:11

Agricultural Officer on Spot Over Substandard Demonstration Gardens Richard Mugisha 6 3

In the financial year 2018/19, the Ministry of Agriculture released the money to Mbarara Municipal Council, through the MAAIF project to start demonstration gardens in six divisions of Mbarara that is Biharwe, Kakiika, Kakoba, Kamukuzi, Nyamitanga, and Nyakayojo.
11:46
11:46

Epilepsy Patients Struggling to Get Medication 3 1

Sarah Nekesa, the Executive Director Epilepsy Support Association Uganda (ESAU) notes that while Epilepsy drugs are included on the government’s essential medicine’s list, which means they should be provided free of charge, they are not available in government health facilities.
11:12
11:12

Locusts Invasion: Public Health Specialists Weigh in On Impact of Chemicals district 4 7

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the NEMA director, Environmental Monitoring and Compliance says beyond the suppressing of the locusts, NEMA is interested in monitoring the potential impact of chemicals on water sources, food crops and or any other non-target organisms.
07:53
07:53

Parliament Tasks Gov't on Unfulfilled Presidential Pledge to Sports 2019 afcon 5

Ssewanyana told the House that Uganda Cranes players may strike over the unfulfilled presidential pledge.
07:51
07:51

Top Scientists Convene to Slow Coronavirus Spread 1 1 Top story

Records indicate that the deaths, due to Corona Virus stood at 1, 017 people in China and one death outside China, in the Philippines. The World Health Organizations says that 393 cases have so far been reported in 24 countries.
06:50
06:50

Gov’t Conducting Impact Assessment on Isimba Dam Bridge Despite Being Under Construction Ministry of Energy 4 1

Suzan Lakot Oruni, the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) representative questioned why funds are being wasted to do an assessment, and yet the project was already being implemented.
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