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22:59
22:59

Free Media Airtime for Gov't to be Streamlined - Nabakooba 1 1

During a meeting on Monday, journalists told Nabakooba that the hour is being misused while at the same time it is causing loses to the media industry since it is for free.
22:26
22:26

700 Flood Victims in Kwania District Receive Relief Food 1 3

The consignment is part of the 100 bags of beans, 200 bags of maize flour, 500 pieces of blankets and 300 pieces of tarpaulins that was sent to the district recently by the office of the prime Minister.
19:57
19:57

MPs Question Ministry Officials on Valuation of Ndeeba Church Land Parliament 3 1

Members of Parliament have tasked Government officials to explain plans to pay for land occupied by other individuals instead of only paying the demolished St. Peter Church Ndeeba.
18:06
18:06

Kapokin Residents Reject Government's UGX300 million Valley Dam Project 2

The residents said that they do not need a valley dam since they do not have cattle and advised the officials to try finding other means for "eating" money. They also said the the valley dam project targets to grab their land.
17:13
17:13

Group Chairperson Arrested Over Theft of UGX 10M Emiyooga Funds 1 2

Charles Ichogor, the Bukedea Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says that his office received got a complaint from Kamutur Performing Artist association implicating their chairperson for the theft of their money.
16:57
16:57

UACE Chief Invigilator in Trouble for Sneaking 2 Girls from Hostel at Night 1

Felix Okot, reportedly went out with the two female students from the school hostel to a nearby pub in the trading centre, bought them drinks, returning them in the night.
15:33
15:33

UPDF Claims There're Groups Threatening Disruption Museveni’s Swearing , Flavia byekwaso 1 2

Brigadier General Flavia Byekwaso has revealed that security agencies have confiscated posters to be used in the protests with words of hate speech that incites violence to the members of public.
12:44
12:44

Residents Criticise UNRA as Floods Cut Off Kyapa-Kasensero Road 6 1

The 41-km road connects the Kasensero Landing Site and Kyebe communities to the Kyotera–Mutukula highway. However, the road has been impassable for over two weeks after persistent seasonal rainfall that led to flooding in Toome where an area covering close to three kilometres was submerged.
10:40
10:40

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Considers Sensitization over Low Vaccine Uptake 1

Kitgum district received 3,120 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines. But, statistical data obtained from the district health department indicates that by Sunday, April 25, only 537 people had been vaccinated. The data indicates that out of the registered 720 health workers, only 192 have received the jab, 144 teachers had received the jab against the targeted 1,189 and only 47 security personnel have been vaccinated.
10:38
10:38

Residents Accuse Amudat RDC of Land Grabbing

Magadale Cheptai, another resident appealed to the office of the president to order RDC off their land, saying it was the only remaining grazing area in their community. "If he wanted land he should have come and consulted the local community but not using his position of RDC to come and grab people's land," she said.
09:14
09:14

Pader Residents Face Eviction for Reportedly Settling in Aswa Ranch 2

Mwaka says the matter came to the limelight after residents reported to the authorities indicating that a team of officials from Aswa Ranch made an incursion into Tiima village where they are developing part of the land without providing locals and area leaders with adequate notification.
08:34
08:34

Lack Of Data On Cocoa Production Hurting Ugandan Farmers- Experts Cocoa Growing 2 8

Emmanuel Lubega, the Uganda-South Sudan national coordinator at the East African Business Council-EABC, argues that even when hundreds of farmers are involved in cocoa-growing, the country lacks accurate production data to attract international buyers and private investors.
08:03
08:03

NDA Moves to Register Herbalists 3 2

According to Mutyaba, the Health Ministry has since established that 60% of Ugandans consume herbal medicine. He reveals that NDA has so far registered and cleared over 180 locally made herbal medicines.
07:42
07:42

Kasese Remote Communities To Be Connected To Solar Power Starting Next Month 5 2

D’ujanga told URN that the ministry is to invest more resources and work with private sector partners to support strategies aimed at increasing access to clean energy in rural and peri-urban areas.
07:24
07:24

Unbalanced Medic, Patient Ratio Impedes Nutrition Sensitization in Luweero Caritas Kasanaensis 6 2

According to Kisaakye, a general hospital should have more than 40 medics, while a health center IV should have at least 40, HC 3 14 and HC 2 at least 4 medics. He says that because of the staff shortage, the medic to patient ratio in Luweero stands at 1:50, which is a huge number. He says that each medic, is supposed to attend to 25 patients in need of nutrition messages, but in Luweero its overwhelming, because the number is more than doubled for each.
07:00
07:00

Construction of UGX 4.5Bn Kwania District Admin Block Stalls 1 1

Basil Okello Onac, the Kwania District LC V Chairperson, says that the project hit a snag when the contractor ran short of funds and abandoned the site. He says the contract period has also elapsed, but they have granted the contractor’s request for an extension.
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