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21:01
21:01

Youth Call for Investment in Agriculture 4

Laban Musinguzi, the Executive Director of Agro Fresh Uganda, says that government needs to invest in training of youths on better farming practices to ensure good farm to harvest practices and also fund their investments in agriculture.
18:56
18:56

Study Shows Less Women Used Social Media During Election Season 2 1

Neema Lyer, Pollicy founder said “it was disappointing” because they couldn’t find enough women accounts to meet the sample size they needed based on the number of women politicians who had been nominated.
16:05
16:05

Kasese Leaders Seek Additional Funding For Roads UNRA 3 1

Currently, the district receives 1.2 Billion Shillings every financial year from the Uganda Road Fund.
15:59
15:59

Over 100 Spend Night in Cells As Police Intensify Curfew Operations in Kampala Jinja-road police 2 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, says that they impounded 339 motor vehicles and 265 motorcycles in the operations in Kampala Metropolitan policing areas.
15:31
15:31

Fort Portal Division Mayors Decry Lack of Funds 3 2

Muhumuza also says that the division is littered with garbage since they don’t have funds to clear it. He says traders in Kabundaire and Mpanga markets are outraged by the deplorable working conditions.
15:14
15:14

Tokyo Olympics: Nanyondo Qualifies for 1500m Final Winnie Nanyondo 1

Nanyondo 27, qualified automatically after finishing fourth in semifinal two at the Olympic stadium in Tokyo. She crossed the finishing line in 4:01:64 behind star athlete Sifan Hassan who won the heat in 4:00.23. Great Britain’s Laura Muir finished second in 4:00.73 while Australia’s Linden Hall finished third in 4:01.37
15:11
15:11

Construction Of Mbarara Central Market Resumes 4 1

The government has on four occasions extended the deadline for completion of the market after the contractor Roko Construction Company failed to meet the agreed deadline.
14:17
14:17

Peruth Chemutai Makes History with 3,000m Steeplechase Gold 2020 Tokyo Olympics 2 Top story

Peruth Chemutai has become Uganda's first female Olympic gold medallist after winning the 3,000m steeplechase at the Olympic Stadium
13:34
13:34

Tokyo Olympics: Youngster Chelimo Hopeful For Top Three Finish in 5000m Final Jacob Kiplimo 2 1

The 19-year old Chelimo qualified for the finals after finishing fourth in the first round of the competition posting a time which of 13 minutes and 39:07 seconds which is a few seconds below his personal best which stands 13:06:79.
13:33
13:33

Kampala Traders Stuck as Landlords Demand Rent Arrears 2

At the time, many of the traders were not given chance to remove their merchandise from the outlets, as landlords kept them under lock and key. But as the President lifted the lockdown last week, landlords added additional padlocks for those with rent arrears denying them access to the shops.
12:28
12:28

Masaka City Leaders, Taxi Operators in Dispute Over Illegal Parks Masaka City Council 2

Florence Namayaja and Godfrey Bamanyisa, the Masaka City Mayor and Town Clerk respectively, instructed police and other law enforcement teams to crackdown all defiant drivers and force them back to their gazetted areas of operations.
11:50
11:50

Recovery of Stolen Cattle High in Karamoja police 1

All recovered cattle are given back to the rightful owner within 72 hours according to a local resolution reached between the community and security forces in the operation.
11:35
11:35

Ssegirinya’s Largesse: Why It’s Impossible to Sieve Lies from Real Projects 1

Ssegrinya has made tens of promises, capturing imaginations of many and winning plaudits on social media. But it’s hard to evaluate projects that Ssegrinya has posted or promised on social media when he isn’t interested in giving the evaluation himself.
10:46
10:46

Bukomansimbi Businessman Admitted in Critical Condition After Machete Attack 2 1 Top story

According to Namukwaya, one of the two men armed with machetes suddenly started hacking Mugera while she yelled for help. The assailants warned to kill her if she continued to shout. She explains that the attack took less than a minute leaving Mugera in a pool of blood.
10:35
10:35

Fishing Activities Resume at Kigungu Landing Site 4 3

The army sealed off Kigungu and Ndese landing sites and confiscated over 150 boats following the murder of Private Samuel Okodoi by two fishermen on July 16th, 2021. Okodoi was trying to apprehend them for engaging in illegal fishing activities.
08:33
08:33

Ministry of Lands to Reopen Boundaries on Disputed Land in Kasese 4 2

Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA and residents of Kahendero have been embroiled in a row over land measuring over 9,000 acres neighbouring Queen Elizabeth National Park. In May residents accused UWA of demolishing their structures to take over their land.
08:03
08:03

Missing Security Guard Found Dead, Firearm Missing 2 1 Top story

Mathias Muhumuza, the LC 1 Chairperson of Kyabugaija Upper Cell, says he got a call from one of the residents informed him about the body in the garden. He suspects that the security guard could have been killed elsewhere and his body dumped in the banana plantation because there are traces of tires and feet heading towards the garden.
07:20
07:20

Inspection of Arcades in Kampala City Starts 2 4

The inspection exercise is being conducted by Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA in partnership with security personnel from the Kampala Metropolitan Area.
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