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20:04
20:04

Man Remanded For Attempted Murder of Wife 1

The state accuses Matsiko of unlawfully attempting to cause the death of Namutebi on 19th March 2019 after hitting her head with a hammer. The incident happened at their home in Kawuku, Kisubi Parish (Wakiso district).
19:24
19:24

Makerere Gets US$250,000 Grant for Agricultural Research 4

Makerere University has scooped USD 250,000$ grant an equivalent of Uganda Shs 950,000,000m to help the institution enhance its agricultural research capabilities.
19:04
19:04

Reduce Floods by Behavioral Change -Experts 2 2

The experts says although factors like change in sea surface at the Indian Ocean and the Pacific cause could lead to heavy rainfall, human behavior like encroaching on wetlands and dumping waste in drainage channels have exacerbated the flooding situation.
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UNRA to Buy Mobile Bridges for Emergency Situations by July '21 2 1

According to UNRA Six billion shillings has been set aside to purchase the four metallic portable bridges within the next nine months. They are metallic, 40-meter-long portable bridges that are adjustable and relocated to areas with emergencies.
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Muntu Calls Ugandans To Fund Opposition Candidates 5 2 Top story

Last month, the government released Shillings 15 billion to the Electoral Commission for funding political parties. However, only political parties with representation in parliament received the money.
17:30
17:30

36 Air Travelers Fined UGX 300,000 for Forging COVID-19 Test Certificates 1

The suspects got the fake COVID-19 test certificates from the Central Public Health Laboratories and Makerere University College of Health Sciences
16:56
16:56

Bullfighting Resumes in Bududa Contrary to COVID-19 Preventive Guidelines 1 1

The bullfights that are enjoyed every Saturday and Sunday gather very many people from Bududa and other neighboring districts to watch something that is against the standard operating procedures set by ministry of health to mitigate Covid19.
16:45
16:45

MPs Threaten to Suspend Loan Approvals 1 5

The committee chairperson Syda Bbumba noted with concern that a number of projects have stalled despite the loans being approved and this was as a result of delays by government to release funds.
16:25
16:25

Money Edging Women, Youths Out of Politics 8 3

Researchers from the three think-tanks sampled Uganda's past election cycles and found for instance that a person seeking to join parliament required an average of 465 million Shillings in 2016 to facilitate the campaign process, while those seeking district leadership positions required at least 275 million Shillings.
16:07
16:07

Gulu Main Market Struggles to Settle UGX 22m Power Bill accumulated debt 1 2

Francis Mego-Lonyo, the Market Master says the bill accumulated during the covid-19 lockdown when part of the market was closed.
16:05
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Busia Woman Hacks Husband into Coma Over Alleged Infidelity 3

Namwaya cut the neck of her husband after she found out that when he abandoned her with the family of six children he had entered into a relationship with another woman in Busia town.
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Boda boda Riders Vow to Defy EC, Police on Presidential Nominations 2021 elections 2 3

Speaking at a press conference in Kawempe division, the riders said police has no right to stop them from accompanying their presidential candidate for nomination so long as they adhered to the COVID-19 regulations.
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14:39

Mukono Market Vendors Protest Over Prolonged Blackout Mukono Police 3

The vendors staged demos at 3 points in the market, burning tyres in the middle of the road and blocking vehicles that tend to opt for the route as a way of beating the traffic on the Kampala- Jinja highway.
14:28
14:28

Kagadi Residents Protest Poor State of Roads, Bridges 2 4

Geoffrey Bwambale, a Boda boda rider lost his Bajaj motorcycle in River Muzizi after he slid off the dilapidated bridge in September this year.
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US Embassy Cautions Against Violence Ahead of 2021 Polls 1 Top story

“We will watch closely the actions of individuals who interfere in the democratic process and will not hesitate to consider consequences – including visa restrictions – for those responsible for election-related violence,” Secretary Pompeo said.
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75% Of Entebbe Airport Expansion Project Complete - UCAA 1 5

The construction by China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) covers, among others, the construction of a new cargo centre, a new passenger terminal building, strengthening of the airport runways and their associated taxiways. It also involves rehabilitating and reconstructing the three aircraft parking aprons. Works on the aircraft parking Aprons have not been completed
13:47
13:47

Masaka City Authorities Move to Manage Transport Business Masaka City Council 2

“We gave them up to November to return to the main park because we shall not allow any vehicle to load and offload passengers anywhere other than the taxi park" the city clerk said.
13:23
13:23

Unknown Assailants Kill Young Man in Kasese

The deceased’s father, Gabriel Mughenda, says his son went to attend to the family cotton garden on Tuesday like the practice has been and didn’t return. According to Mughenda, after waiting for Bwambale to return in vain, he sent his elder sons to trace for him.
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13:14

18% of P7 Girls in One Butaleja School Married Off During Lockdown 1 4

According to the head teacher of the school, Paul Francis Mugoya, before closure of schools in March by the President, he had 28 girls and 28 boys in P.7 but only 23 girls have since reported back to school with 5 of them missing. They have received reports from the community that the other P.7 learners that the five girls have since been married off after they were made pregnant. But the headteacher is grumbling because the girls' parents have remained silent about their daughters' fate.
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Residents Forced to Repair Impassable Amuria Road 4 3

According to Owasi, the road has gone a full year without rehabilitation making it impassable. The residents argue that most of their perishable agricultural products like sweet potatoes, onions, cabbages are rotting in the gardens due to the poor transport network.
Oct 2020 30 results