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21:08
21:08

Bushenyi Oil Leaked from Pump Fuel Station: Energy Ministry 1 1

Last week, residents of Mastya Village when they found kerosene freely flowing in their area from underground. As a result, the Energy Ministry dispatched a technical team from Petroleum Supply Department to pick samples from the alleged wells and conduct an offsite survey.
19:43
19:43

Umeme To Install Another Substation In Entebbe 5 2

Umeme’s Spokesperson, Peter Kaujju told journalists on Tuesday that the available substation in Entebbe has an installed capacity of 20 megavolts. He, however, says that with the ongoing and upcoming developments such as the upgrade and expansion of the airport, construction of a Convention Centre and a transformer manufacturing plant among others, the municipality will need an additional substation to meet the future load.
18:32
18:32

Kyambogo University Lecturer Dies Mysteriously 1

The Kidepo Regional Criminal Investigations Department Officer, Bosco Gume, says that they have opened inquiries to establish circumstances surrounding Nantongo’s death.
18:12
18:12

Makerere Experts Warn Of Grieving Challenge Due To COVID-19 Ministry of Healt 4 1 Top story

Nakalawa says in times like now, everyone or those that have lost their loved ones need to be prepared for the grieving process. According to Nakalawa, failure to grieve can lead to mental illness including depression.
17:08
17:08

Second Batch of Ugandan Olympians Departs for Japan Olympic games 2 1

Beatrice Ayikoru, Chief de Mission at the Uganda Olympic committee, says the team comprising four athletes will intensify training as they wait for the finals games.
17:04
17:04

Gulu City Offers Land for Construction of Regional Court of Appeal gulu city council 1 3

Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the land which is estimated at half an acre is located within the town center and that it initially belonged to Gulu District Local Government but was recently passed over to Gulu City Council.
16:51
16:51

Fresh Tension As Kasese Farmers Decry Persistent Animal Raid on Their Crop Gardens 2 6

Local leaders say this is breeding conflict between the two groups that could spiral out of hand if no immediate intervention is made. Julius Masereka is one of the affected farmers in Nyakatonzi, saying the attack on their gardens is nearly forcing them to halt crop cultivation.
16:25
16:25

Uganda Kobs Drawn Against DR Congo, Tanzania in CECAFA Challenge Cup 1 Top story

Ahmed Hussein, the Communications Director of the local football governing body FUFA, says that the team will depart for Ethiopia on Wednesday to have some training time before the final kickoff of the games on July 17, 2021.
16:16
16:16

Police in Kwania Investigates Death of 30-Year Old Man 1

It’s alleged that on Monday evening the deceased went to a drinking joint in Aduku Town Council with a village mate Moses Emate and the two left together for home but surprisingly Olam's body was found lying lifeless by the roadside, the following morning.
15:59
15:59

MPs Decry Loopholes in Home Based Care System 1 3

The government through the ministry of health approved that people who test positive to Covid-19 but with mild symptoms be managed from their homes under what was called Home-Based Care.
15:54
15:54

Police Burst Makindye Housebreak-in Racket, Arrest 8 Suspects 1 1

According to Owoyesigyire, the suspects were picked up in an operation by Katwe police Division targeting groups behind a spate of robberies in Bunamwaya and Ndejje and Zaana in the past few weeks.
15:42
15:42

Pictorial; Express FC Officially Takes the UPL Crown Home 22

The Star-Times Uganda Premier League season 2020/21 ended prematurely after President Yoweri Museveni declared a nationwide lockdown as a measure to control the spread of COVID-19.
14:54
14:54

Congolese Refugees in Bundibugyo Cry Out For Assistance 3 7

Last month, more than 650 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC fleeing the war in the eastern part of their country entered Bundibugyo District through Rwamabale Sub County in Ntoroko district.
14:26
14:26

Express FC Officially Crowned Champions of Uganda Premier League 4 1

The Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA President, Moses Magogo crowned the Red Eagles at a scientific event at the Star-Times offices on Soliz House in Nakasero on Tuesday morning.
13:10
13:10

Gulu City Market Vendors Raise Concern over Inadequate Mosquito Nets COVID-19 in Uganda 2 4

Over the weekend, the Ministry of Health distributed only 400 mosquito nets to the more than 4,000 vendors within the different markets in Gulu City.
13:07
13:07

Amudat District Stuck With 37 Child Marriage Escapees COVID-19 task force 1 3

Amudat district is currently stuck with 37 Pokot girls below the age of 18 who were being forced into child marriage.
12:53
12:53

Lamwo LCI Chairpersons Protest Non Payment of Annual Ex-Gratia Arrears 3

The Lamwo Chief Administrative Officer Charles Uma acknowledges the delayed ex gratia allowances for the village leaders which he attributes to the central government that has since not released funds despite several reminders.
12:20
12:20

From Thuggery to Cleaning the Streets: The Story of a Ghetto Youth 5

Kalanda was raised by a single mother after losing his father during infancy. He says that his mother worked small jobs selling food items in the market and vending on the streets to fend for her family but couldn't raise much.
12:09
12:09

Nakaseke Mob Lynches One, Hunt Another Six Suspected Cattle Thieves Nakaseke police 2

Residents continued to hunt for the fled suspected thieves and while combing the villages, landed on one who has only been identified as Khamis believed to be in his mid-20s at Bugungu village in Makulubita Sub-County, in Nakaseke’s neighboring district of Luweero, where they have lynched him from.
11:53
11:53

Bushenyi Councilors Reject Appointment of Former Councilor To School Board 2

Annet Tibemanya, the Ishaka division female councillor says that the Education Act 2008 mandates the District Education Standing committee to appoint one person with the approval of the district council to represent the local government on the school board.
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