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May 2021 13 results
18:42
18:42

Jacob Kiplimo Wins 10,000m Race at Golden Spike Event 1

The 20-year-old posted a Personal Best of 26:33:93 to beat his closest competitor Birhanu Balew of Bahrain who came second clocking 27:07:49 and Italian LLiass Aouani who clocked 27:45:81 in the third position. He however failed to break his counterpart Joshua Cheptegei’s record of 26:11:02 set in Valencia, Spain last year.
17:39
17:39

Mbale Mayor Bows Out with Mixed Scorecard 1 5

Mutwalib Zandya was elected Mayor in 2011 and served for two terms. However, his attempts to seek a third term were frustrated when he was defeated by Forum for Democratic Change-FDC’s Kasim Namugali.
15:27
15:27

Kaburegye Archdeaconry Christians Protest Suspension of Archdeacon West Ankole Diocese 5 2

Nsasirwe is accused of illegally wedding the former Diocesan Dean Rev. Norbert Tibikoma. It is alleged that the banns of marriage were not read in the Church for 21 days as it is the requirement.
15:14
15:14

NEMA, Hoima Sugar Ltd Sued Again Over Bugoma Forest Giveaway 3 1 Top story

Hoima sugar was allowed to cultivate sugarcane on 9.24 square miles, covering an area that was entirely grassland and establish an eco-tourism centre on 1.97 square miles of the land. Under the same Memorandum of Understanding, the Sugar Company was tasked to restore 3.13 square miles of the forest reserve, preserve 0.156 hectares for the cultural site and 6.17 square miles as a natural forest.
14:58
14:58

Silverbacks Target One Win to Qualify for Afro Basket 2021 Hudson Ssegamwenge 4 1

In an interaction with the Uganda Radio Network, FUBA Vice President Administration, Hudson Ssegamwenge said the team will have automatic qualification if they defeat Morocco in the first game, Ssegamwenge added on that they have two trips to Morocco and Cape Verde but he said the later will be informed by their performance in the first one.
14:27
14:27

Ugandan Cane Traders Demand Compensation 3

Godfrey Barasa, the chairman of Busia district sugar cane trader's association says that the ban left over 200 trucks loaded with canes stranded along Busia streets.
14:09
14:09

Oulanyah Vacates Deputy Speaker's Office in Parliament NRM 1 4

And as he prepares to take oath for the Parliamentary Seat on Thursday, Oulanyah says that his term of office as the Deputy Speaker has expired today, and under no circumstances will he occupy the same office in the new term.
11:23
11:23

1,863 Turn Up for Livestock Census Interviews in Arua 2 2

In Arua, Dr Willy Nguma, the Veterinary Officer Greater Arua, says that within three days they received 1,863 applications from those interested to be enumerators. He however says that they were forced to drop over 1,600 due to lack of LCI letters, National IDs and lack of Senior Six or its equivalent.
10:42
10:42

Excitement as UGX 80M Maternity Ward Opens at Ruhija Health Center II 2 1

Construction of the 80 Million Shillings maternity wing was funded by the Joint Medical Stores-JMS to eliminate infant mortality in the area.
10:14
10:14

Katuntu Regrets Announcing Early Retirement from Elective Politics Parliament 2 1

Katuntu declared in 2016 that he would not contest for political office again, because, he felt that the four terms he had previously served were enough. He maintained the position even in the build-up to the 2021 elections and went ahead to mentor journalist Sulaiman Kakaire to succeed him.
10:12
10:12

Taxi Operators to Pay Park User Fees Quarterly 1 2

In a letter signed by Yasin Sendawula on behalf of the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Works, the government has allowed taxi operators to pay in installments.
08:14
08:14

Spill Caused Jet Fuel Tank Fire-UCAA 3 3 Top story

According to UCAA's Acting Director-General Fred Bamwesogye, the fire broke out when aviation fuel staff were draining out the remaining fuel segments using a diesel-powered pump.
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