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21:59
21:59

Isimba Dam Investigations: Kasaija Snubs Committee Meeting for Second Time Ministry of Energy 1 Top story

The Committee is investigating circumstances under, which Shillings 24 billion for the Isimba dam bridge reportedly went missing. The committee had specifically invited Bahati but he sent in representatives promising to follow them later.
21:21
21:21

Walubiri's UPC Faction to Issue Parallel Election Roadmap Jimmy Akena 2 1 Top story

Walubiri says Akena and his group are not UPC members to determine the party road-map.
19:45
19:45

Desert Locusts Sighted in Bukwo, Kween, Busia Districts 1 2 Top story

The Bukwo Resident District Commissioner, Tom Chesol told on URN Tuesday evening that a swarm of the desert locusts entered Bukwo from Kanyere in West Pokot County in Kenya around midday.
18:15
18:15

Police Fires Teargas to Disperse Protesting Boda-boda Riders 2 3 Top story

This afternoon, angry Boda-boda operators left Mini price in the City center in a procession to Wandegeya before heading to Lumumba Avenue at the office of the Resident City Resident Commissioner (RCC) to demand an explanation on why they are being haunted.
16:55
16:55

Businesses Shouldn’t Be Stopped from Mortgaging Leased Public Land – Lawyer 2 1

Philip Karugaba, the managing partner of law firm ENSafrica, said on Tuesday that the decision was likely to affect businesses and make it hard for manufacturers with leased land in industrial parks to get money for expansion.
15:17
15:17

Gov’t Mobilizes Farmers to Embrace Zimbabwe Maize Export Deal 1 Top story

A poor harvest in 2014-15, historic drought in 2015-16, and the second-worst cyclone on record in 2019 have taken a toll on Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector, according to the World Food Programme, creating dire consequences for a country whose population entirely depends on rain-fed agriculture.
14:15
14:15

FDC Councilors, NEC Disagree on KCCA Speaker's Race 1 6 Top story

According to the caucus report signed by the Chairperson, Farida Nakabugo, the election was conducted and Kawalya emerged winner with ten votes. Nyanjura didn’t garner any vote since some members declined to vote.
14:13
14:13

Strange Banana Disease Hits Rwampara District Food Security 4 2

The disease affects the colour of the banana fingers and bunches from green to brown or black, according to one of the affected farmers Nestori Aturinda. He says that the disease eventually results in premature ripening and shrinking of the banana’s, yet even when cooked, they remain hard and inedible.
13:30
13:30

Government Secures Aircraft, Chemicals to fight Desert Locusts aerial sprays 3 1 Top story

The government deployment Local Defence Unit personnel to spray the locusts using hand-held sprays. But State Minister for Animal Husbandry Bright Rwamirama says that aircraft for the aerial spray was cleared yesterday and will be stationed in Moroto district. Another aircraft has been hired for backup.
11:53
11:53

Kwania Farmers Advised to Clap, Shout at Desert Locusts 7 3 Top story

Daniel Tonny Otile, a local farmer in Abwong A in Abwong parish, says he was shocked to find countless desert locusts in his 6 acre cassava plantation.
11:36
11:36

Stolen Police Gun Recovered in Amuru

According to Okema, Onencan revealed the whereabouts of the firearm while being interrogated for assaulting Corporal Walter Oling. Okema explains that the gun was stolen from an officer who was guarding the National Drug Authority offices in Hoima district.
07:47
07:47

High Court Issues Interim Order Halting UGX 20 Billion Road Project in Arua interim court order 3 1

On Monday, the Arua High Court Registrar, Daniel Lubowa issued an interim order halting any further works until the case the application is heard by February 20th, 2020.
07:21
07:21

Flying Squad Arrests 10 Suspected Car Robbers CCTV 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says police teams noticed thugs were targeting cars such as premios and Harriers, which they could dismantle and sell in form of spare parts at Bulenga and Bulaga township along Kampala-Mityana highway.
07:09
07:09

KCCA Speaker's Elections Set for March Kampala Capital 5 3 Top story

In a February 17th, 2020 letter to the Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, the acting KCCA Executive Director, Andrew Kitaka, says KCCA will hold an ordinary meeting for the election of the Speaker and Deputy speaker under the supervision of a magistrate appointed by the court registrar.
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