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Apr 2022 16 results
17:48
17:48

Bukedi Region CDOs Arrested, Remanded Over Parish Dev’t Model Funds

The three community development officers together with Adam Mugoda a businessman in Butebo Town Council, Butebo District are separately accused of forging names of the beneficiaries of the parish development model.
17:40
17:40

African Armyworm Spreads to 38 Districts-MAAIF 4

According to Fred Bwino Kyakulaga, the Minister of State for Agriculture, the cereal eating worm (Spodoptera exempta), was first reported in Luwero district late last month. However, it has now spread to Mukono, Wakiso, Mityana, Kiboga, Lyantonde, and Nakaseke districts, all in the central region.
17:25
17:25

Gold Pits Hamper Rehabilitation of Major Roads In Busia 3

Moses Obale, the Buteba sub-county LC V councillor, says that he has severally tried to plead with the district engineer to work on the roads in vain because of the deep gold pits on the roadside.
17:09
17:09

MV Kalangala Resumes Operations 3 5

Sadala Musoke, the Managing Director of Nation Oil Distributors limited, which operates MV Kalangala, says the ferry was grounded for more than a month because some spare parts were not available in Uganda. He explains that the spare parts are usually imported from Italy and Turkey.
15:43
15:43

Napak Leaders Ask Gov't for Permission to Form Vigilante Group local government 1 3 Top story

John Paul Kodet, the Napak district LC V Chairperson, says that while there are plans to protect Teso, the government should consider protecting Napak residents as well because they are unarmed and victims of cattle raids.
15:22
15:22

Kitgum Annual Trade Show To Focus on Agribusiness Practices 3

This year, the event will focus on training farmers on good agribusiness practices, based on the theme “Restoration of Hope to Farmers Through Smart Agribusiness.”
13:33
13:33

Mbarara RCC Orders Fourth Round of Registration for Vendors 1 4

Mbarara City Resident City Commissioner James Mwesigye says the previous three lists that were being followed had been manipulated noting that the Minister has directed his office and the one of Intelligence to investigate the lists and come up with a solution.
13:29
13:29

Low Recovery of Funds Affecting YLP Projects in Lira City

Tony Atim, the chairperson Akwoyo Youth Catering Services and Events Management which received Shillings 10.4 million, says the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted their business forcing them to stop recovering the funds.
12:53
12:53

NaCORI Readies to Release New Arabica Coffee Varieties After 30 Years of Research 1 5 Top story

Dr. Geoffrey Arinaitwe, the Director of the National Agriculture Coffee Research Institute- NaCORI, says that they have been researching 20 varieties of Arabic coffee but five of the varieties are getting ready for release in a year’s time.
12:47
12:47

Kitgum Municipality Registers Low Recovery of UWEP Funds 3

In Kitgum municipality, the project started in the 2016/2017 financial year and up to 483 million shillings have been given to more than 95 groups.
12:32
12:32

Up to UGX 172 Billion Uncollected from Vehicle Warehouses– URA 3

According to Kagumire, the new measure will reduce the risk of such vehicles expiring in the bonds before clearing taxes. The Traffic and Road Safety Act bars the importation of vehicles older than 15 years because of their threat to the environment. In case a motor vehicle hits 15 years, it cannot be allowed on Ugandan roads.
11:28
11:28

Kilembe Mines Gold Club Wins Helmet Golf Championship 2 2

Ronald Kwikiriza, the Kilembe Mines Golf club Chairperson, says it's only through having major tournaments that the club will be rejuvenated and thrive once again.
10:35
10:35

BCU Resolves to Sue Gov’t Over Uganda Vinci Coffee Concession 2 4

John Musila, the BCU Board Vice-chairperson, said the Bamasaba, whose mainstay is coffee farming, are likely to be the biggest loser if this deal takes effect. According to Musila, the government didn’t consult coffee farmers before signing this deal, which directly affects them.
07:56
07:56

Makerere Returns to Varsity League After Four Year Suspension YMCA 1 1 Top story

Felix Walex, a third-year student and captain of Makerere University team notes with excitement that he would eventually get a chance to participate in his favourite sport.
07:36
07:36

Fort portal City Seeks UGX 80M to Relocate Timber Dealers from CDB 2 2

Businge says they have set aside Shillings 50million under the Development Discretionary Equalization Grant- DDEG to kickstart the relocation exercise. She says that the money will be used to level the three hectares of land that will accommodate the dealers.
06:59
06:59

Bundibugyo Authorities Tracing Unregistered Refugees DR. Congo 1 1

Most of the refugees have refused to move to Bubukwanga Transit Camp, about 30 kilometres from Busunga reception centre at the border post, despite facing serious safety and hygiene issues and lack of food.
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