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19:19

Reparation Case: DRC Demanding Too Much- Attorney General 1 3

In his opening remarks at The Hague—Netherlands—based International Court of Justice (ICJ), Uganda Attorney General William Byaruhanga today argued that Congo has simply been demanding too much in war reparations and looting of its minerals by Uganda soldiers during the 1997 to 2003 war.
17:35
17:35

Government Moots Plan to Tackle Aflatoxins In Maize 4

Today, officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Trade, the National Development Authority, Uganda National Bureau of Standards, Operation Wealth Creation and National Agricultural Advisory Services-NAADS held a dialogue at the office of the President.
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17:00

Attiak Sugarcane Outgrowers Complain of Non Payment 1 3 Top story

David Kilama, another sugarcane grower wonders why they have not been paid despite opening a bank account and going through all the verification by the government in Kampala. Geoffrey Osborn Oceng, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, says that his office has already received notification about the complaints of the labourers.
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16:22

TVET Approach Not Necessarily Solution to Unemployment –Experts vocational training 4

Robert Bob Okello, the CEO Maarifasasa Ltd, an education technology company that skills and creates employment linkages for young people, says that 74% of CEOs are concerned about the availability of skills to grow their business.
16:07
16:07

Police Arrest Bushenyi Pastor for Defilement

Greater Bushenyi Police Spokesperson Martial Tumusiime says Kushemererwa was arrested after a complaint by the father of the victim who reported a case at Bushenyi Central Police station.
15:33
15:33

Gulu District Struggles to Contain Outbreak of Black Quarter Disease vaccination 1 1

Margret Lapaka, one of the affected farmers in Paicho Sub County says they are struggling to pay the extension workers in the District 5,000 shillings for each animal to get vaccinated.
14:43
14:43

Stray Lion Scares Residents in Pader District 2

ccording to Mwaka, on Thursday, farmers from Tumalyec village saw its footprints along the banks of river Ajan as it is presumed to have headed towards the villages of Acamoling, Onin and Amilobo in Paibwor parish and Atanga Trading centre.
14:40
14:40

Adjumani NFA Staff in Trouble for Alleged Illegal Sale of Impounded Timber Adjumani district 2 1

Speaking to URN in an interview, Atine said that he had learnt with shock that Ojambo had illegally disposed of the timber prompting him to file a formal complaint with Adjumani Resident State Attorney.
13:48
13:48

COVID 19: Students Recieve Training in Giving Mental Health, Psycho Social Support 1 5

Samuel Okalebo from Serere district, a graduate in flight operations, says the training is a huge relief to his life after failing to get an internship from the local aviation companies. ‘‘l have gone through many challenges that I think need someone who is resilient and now that I have got the psychosocial support in this training I feel relieved from all that,” said Okalebo .
12:24
12:24

Express to Play URA FC in Uganda Cup Round of 16 Decolus Kiiza 2 1

The round of 16 games will be played between 1st May and 6th May 2021 on a home and away basis.
12:07
12:07

Kigezi Leaders Appeal to Gov't to Resettle Batwa People 4

Speaking at the meeting, Kabale LC V Chairperson Patrick Besigye Keihwa, who also doubled as steering committee chairperson for the research noted that ever since the government evicted the Batwa from Bwindi, Mgahinga and Echuya national forests, it has done nothing to resettle them.
11:46
11:46

Solar Dealers Scared of New UNBS Mandatory Solar Standards 5 1

The UNBS 2020 survey report shows that 70% of the solar energy products marketed in Uganda do not conform to the quality standards recognized by the International Electro-Technical Commission (IEC) and Lighting Global Standards.
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11:01

Kooki Launches Campaign Against Child Marriage, Early Pregnancies 1 5

Al-Haji Idi Ahmed Kiwanuka, the Kooki Prime Minister, says that they are strengthening the year’s theme to enhance child protection. Kiwanuka argues that girls who are protected and educated have a better chance to have a brighter future compared to those married off early.
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10:52

Bunambutye Settlement Residents Petition Speaker Kadaga Over Living Conditions 1 1

In the letter dated 13th April/2021 signed by the camp chairperson Wilson Wanasolo addressed to the speaker of Parliament, the landslide victims say that the over 550 secondary students who were taken to Masaba Senior Secondary School by the Office of the Prime Minister have been dismissed from School and that the School claims that the office of the Prime Minister does not pay know them.
10:39
10:39

Katunguru Seed School Struggling to Teach Sciences over Lack of Laboratory 3 2

Patrick Nsemerirwe, the Deputy Headteacher says that besides lacking a laboratory, the school also doesn’t have a library. He argues that the absence of such facilities which are important in education has affected the performance of the students.
10:32
10:32

Northern Uganda Bishop Accused of Meddling in Laity Leadership Church of Uganda 1 2 Top story

According to Watum, the Bishop also dragged him before the Church tribunal on allegations of being a cult member. However, the tribunal has never heard the matter six months after.
10:05
10:05

95% of Entebbe National Isolation Centre Renovation Works Complete- MOH 5 2

Dr. Diana Atwine, the MOH Permanent Secretary is optimistic that the center will be open by next month. She however says the ministry has asked for an additional Shillings 1.8 billion (500,000 US Dollars) for the completion of the project and the one under Mulago National Specialized Hospital.
09:05
09:05

Gulu District Fails to Enrol Back 9,000 People On ARV Treatment Gulu University

Michael Ochwoo, the Manager of TASO Gulu Care Centre, says that many of the people living with HIV lack food to keep them on treatment. He says that while the Centre managed to enrol back 200 people who abandoned ARVs, 35 of them died due to adherence issues.
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07:41

Star Athlete Cheptegei to Take Part in 6th National Trials Namayo Mawerere 1 Top story

Namayo Mawerere, the UAF publicity secretary said Cheptegei will join other local athletes and others from Kenya in the national Trials. Many of the athletes will be all out to try and hit qualifying times for 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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07:39

Head Teacher Arrested for Defiling, Battering Own Daughter Yole primary school 2

According to preliminary police findings, the suspect had reportedly committed the offence several times at his residence in the school staff quarters where has been living with the victim. Agnes Anyu, the Terego District Police Commander, says that they have charged the suspect rape, defilement and torture.
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