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19:58
19:58

Poor State of Sentema, Salaama-Munyonyo Roads Irks Residents 3 1

The plea comes just a few days after Kampala Capital City Authority unveiled Planned Infrastructure Interventions to be undertaken by the Directorate of Engineering and Technical Services during the 2021/2022 financial year. Under the intervention, KCCA intends to improve 69 kilometres of roads in the city, thanks to support from the African Development Bank.
19:49
19:49

She Cranes Team Trimmed Ahead of Continental Championships 1 1

Uganda will play Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Namibia among others.
19:35
19:35

Lack of Parish Chiefs Hinders Parish Development Model in Kitgum 5

During a council meeting held on Thursday, the councillors expressed concern about the delayed recruitment of parish chiefs, which could affect the program. They argued that the parish chiefs should have been recruited by October 30.
18:50
18:50

Man Held over Machete Attacks in Makindye Division 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that Joshua Akanyijuka a 30-year-old resident of Nkere zone in Katwe was arrested following the recent attack and murder of a two-year-old child in Kanakurya Zone.
18:11
18:11

Gov't to Explain Museveni's Procurement Directives Contravening PPDA Law Parliament 2 1

"The directive of the president to ministry of education and health that beginning the financial 2021-2022 all contracts to build schools and schools should be given to UPDF contravenes both the Public finance management act and the Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets -PPDA law!" -Mawokota South MP Yusuf Nsibambi
17:58
17:58

Women Activists Accept Museveni Proposals on Succession Amendment Bill UWOPA 3 1

THe women activists have conceded and agreed with President Museveni’s proposals on sharing the deceased estates in the Succession Amendment Bill 2021.
17:53
17:53

Town Council, Kashari Dairy Farmers Cooperative Feud over Land 6 2

The land measuring one acre is located in Bwizibwera Rutooma Town council was allocated to Uganda Dairy Cooperation by the Government in the 1990s.
17:05
17:05

Parliament Stops UGX 3B Stimulus package to Kampala Serena Hotel COVID-19 1 2 Top story

The hotel had been granted a payment of 3 Billion shillings in October last year as a stimulus package after its operations were hit by an outbreak of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdowns that paralysed the hospitality industry. According to UDC, a government entity that promotes industrial and economic development, the funds were approved after a request from Nile Hotel, the holder of the hotel on behalf of the government.
16:48
16:48

Construction of Modern Abattoir in Arua Hangs in Balance over Funds 2 3

The abattoir has not undergone any major renovation since it was constructed over 20 years ago. It lacks a drainage system, running water system and electricity.
15:51
15:51

Coffee Farmers Urged to Join Cooperatives to Boost Production, Market 1 4

She said it is essential for all coffee farmers to join cooperatives and market their produce collectively. According to Wambi, because of the failure by farmers to join cooperatives, they have been cheated by middle men and that they lack the bargaining power and they are not in position to lobby for better markets.
15:48
15:48

FUFA Big League to Resume Next Month 1

According to FUFA, the Big League will have 11 teams but play in a single group on a home and away basis. Previously the teams were supposed to be 12 but Water FC was excluded.
13:56
13:56

Contractor Accused of Delaying Completion of Health Centre III Nakatiti HCIII 3 6

Amolatar District leaders are questioning why the contractor was paid all the money before completing the works.
13:20
13:20

Universities Raise Security Levels After Bomb Attacks security threats 2 1

Despite universities being potential targets for terror attacks given the high concentration of students, there has been lax security at public universities in Kampala.
12:59
12:59

It’s Not Over, Police Tells Exonerated Masaka Priest 2

According to Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police spokesperson, the priest's having been exonerated does not mean that the case is closed. He explains that they are following the DPP’s guidance to reinvestigate the matter in light of the new leads
12:32
12:32

Uganda Cranes to Play Northern Region Team 1

National team coach Milutin Sredojević Micho has already summoned a 23 squad of the local-based players for the Northern regional tour slated to be held on Thursday 4th November 2021.
12:04
12:04

Bunyangabu District Leaders Want Procurement Process Decentralized 4 3

John Manume, the LCV Vice-Chairperson says that the district is losing key development infrastructures due to the ring-fenced procurement process which they have no control on.
10:58
10:58

Suspected African Swine Fever Reported in Sheema 3

Dr Joseph Amanya, the Sheema District Veterinary Officer says that more than 60 pigs in Kitagata sub-county have signs of African swine fever while others had died.
10:37
10:37

Mbale City Councilors Demand Accountability of COVID-19 Funds 1 4

On Wednesday during a special siting, the councillors asked members of the task force to explain how the money was spent.
10:16
10:16

Police in Lira Intensify Enforcement of Covid-19 SOPs wearing face masks 5 1

The heightened enforcement stemmed from last week’s task force resolution which resolved that people not adhering to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs will be arrested and charged under the Public Health Act.
05:22
05:22

Lack of Banks Impedes Saving Culture Among Nakaseke Residents long distances 5 6

For a prospective bank customer in Nakaseke, like in Kapeeka Town Council, to access any bank, they have to cover a distance of about 37 kilometers. This calls for huge transport costs and time.
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