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17:18
17:18

Ugandan Companies Earned UGX 3.5 Trillion in Exploration Phase Of Oil and Gas oil and gas sector 2 1

Ernst Rubondo, the Executive Director of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) said the companies that earned were in the areas of logistics and transport, civil works, consultancy, and catering among others. These companies employed 9,000 people both directly and induced, the government says.
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Lack of Education Frustrates Parliamentary Hopefuls Among Ik Community 2 1 Top story

According to the District Education Officer, Santina Sangar, there was only one graduate among Ik by 2016. The graduate Hillary Lokwang was the first member of the Ik community to join Parliament in the History of Uganda, after the creation of a new constituency in the area, in which he emerged unopposed, with no one to match his level of education; a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration from St. Lawrence University, Kampala.
16:07
16:07

Kichwamba Sub County Residents Protest High Water Tariffs 2

The residents say they are being made to pay 5,310 shillings per month for water that is not even metered.
15:20
15:20

Suspected Cattle Rustler Shot Dead in Lamwo 2 2

The unidentified man was shot in the abdomen in an ambush laid by soldiers in Obere village, Ngacino Parish at 10pm on Thursday night.
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Six Suspected COVID-19 Cases Escape from Quarantine in Abim abim district 2

The six were all primary contacts of a confirmed COVID -19 case who went into hiding at Awach Health Centre II leading to its closure. They had been quarantined at Abim Hospital on Monday but escaped after only three days, before the return of their samples, to prove their health status.
13:40
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Besigye's Plan B is to Fight for Hopeless, Oppressed Ugandans dr kizza besigye 5 3

Besigye recently declared that after contesting for the presidency four times without success, he had given up on his PLAN-A which involved changing the regime through elections, and moved on to Plan B. However, he did not divulge details on the said plan, leaving Ugandans speculating on his next course of action.
13:15
13:15

Policeman, Three Others Arrested in Masaka for Armed Robbery

The group was arrested on Friday morning after staging up a fake roadblock along Kitovu road near Kitovu Cathedral in Nyendo, Masaka City. This follows numerous complaints by residents in the area about increasing cases of robberies.
12:20
12:20

Mobile Covid-19 Testing Laboratory in Adjumani Runs Out Of Reagents Ministry of Health

The laboratory, which was established at the premises of Adjumani hospital, serves all the districts of West Nile region, parts of northern Uganda and has the capacity to run over 500 Covid-19 samples in a day.
11:03
11:03

Wakiso District Staff to Undergo Covid-19 Testing 3

About 200 staff will be tested at the district headquarters in Wakiso Town Council beginning Monday before the exercise is rolled out to all medical workers.
10:56
10:56

Lightning Strikes Ten Children Dead at Football Pitch in Arua lightening strike 2

Alex Ndema, the Gombolola Internal Security Officer former Ayivuni Sub County now Ayivu West Division said that the lightning first struck the children who had taken refuge on the verandah of the grass-thatched house killing one child on the spot. Moments later, nine other children were struck and left unconscious.
10:37
10:37

Tumwesigye 'Zaga' will Shine at Police FC- Kasingye Asan Kasingye 1

Kasingye who is currently in isolation after testing Covid19 postive also believes this re union will help both the player and coach to restore the greatness of the player.
07:55
07:55

LCI Chairperson Who Disarmed Policeman Granted Bail Court Bail 3

On Thursday, Moding granted Kiyaga and the others bail and adjourned the case to October 1st to allow prosecution finish investigations.
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ICPAU New Council Suspended As Mafabi Settles Dispute license 1 Top story

Mafabi ran to high court early this month when the accountant's body refused to renew his practising certificate and that of his company MTC Associates for 2020. ICPAU accused Mafabi of not applying for the renewal on time although Mafabi said all his applications were submitted on time.
05:03
05:03

1 in 3 Children Missed out on Remote Learning When COVID-19 Shuttered Schools 1 Top story

At the height of nationwide and local lockdowns, nearly 1.5 billion schoolchildren were affected by school closures. In Uganda, more than 15 million learners are still stranded in homes, with no hope in sight for the reopening of schools this year.
04:59
04:59

Fresh Floods Leave 200 Homes Submerged in Bundibugyo 3 2

“The floods have left the area devastated; crops gardens, houses were all destroyed, so it’s a tough time for both leaders and the community members," Jailesi Bisimo, the chairperson of Butogo II village in Kisuba Sub County said
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04:45

ANT Struggles to Contain Clashes on Choice of Flag Holders 6 4

Several positions have attracted more than one aspirant, seeking the flag from the same party, ahead of the 2021 general election. Key among them is the Kampala Woman Parliamentary Seat, the Western Uganda Youth MP Slot, the Lamwo Woman MP seat, among others.
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Youths Seek More Representatives in Parliament 4 1

The youth are currently represented by five legislators, four drawn from each of the four regions and one national representative. However, they say that this is not commensurate with the population of the youths in Uganda, are now demanding two representatives, one female and one male, from each of the four regions.
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