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May 2022 21 results
18:51
18:51

Floods Paralyze Business in Kampala 1 2

At Ben Kiwanuka and Ssebana Kizito Streets, floods paralyzed the movement of both pedestrians and motorcycles. Traders with shops dealing in Agricultural products in Container village along Ssebana Kizito were forced to close after water entered their shops.
18:38
18:38

KCCA Impounds Motorcycles Parked at Non-Motorized Transport Corridor 1 3

Robert Kalumba the KCCA Deputy Spokesperson said that they had no option but to enforce the NMT after several warnings to boda-boda riders and vendors. He says that the enforcement is meant to allow smooth business operation in the city without congestion.
18:18
18:18

Uganda to Face Tanzania or Somalia in CHAN Playoffs 1

The CHAN 2023 tournament was initially slated for 10 July to 1 August 2022, but the African Soccer governing body- CAF rescheduled it to January 2023, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
17:32
17:32

Two Foreign Based-Players Boost Uganda Cranes Camp Ahead of AFCON Qualifiers 2 1 Top story

Speaking after joining the camp, Ssekagya said that playing for the Uganda Cranes was his dream, adding that he will work hard to retain his spot on the national team as well as help the team to qualify for the continental showpiece.
17:22
17:22

Train Riders Before Giving Them Motorcycles on Loan -UPAPA 1 6

Charles Ociti, the UPAPA Managing Director believes that most drivers and riders are not qualified to be on the road but they are there for survival and as a result, they end up causing or getting involved in accidents.
17:15
17:15

Five People Die in Kyegegwa Accident 1

Three of the dead are Hebert Byamukama, a resident of Kyaduri Kyenjojo District, Consolata Katusabe from the same address, and another only identified as Agondeze. Police are yet to establish the identities of other male victims.
16:59
16:59

Kitgum Allied Health Workers Reject Use of Soldier to Fill Staffing Gap 4

On Tuesday this week, the hospital management decided to deploy soldiers to the laboratory to fill the staffing gap resulting from the ongoing industrial action by the Allied Health Professionals
16:21
16:21

Oil Production Won't Help Uganda if Corruption Remains High -USAID 2

Richard Nelson, the USAID Country Director told a meeting organized by the Inspectorate of Government-IG to update development partners on anti-corruption strategies that as Uganda nears production of Oil, the country should address the corruption vice or else proceeds from oil might be lost to corruption.
16:11
16:11

Four Children Die in Kira House Fire Kira municipality 3 1

Abas Ssenyonjo, the Kira Division Police Commander, says that the children were inside their two-bedroom semi-permanent house with their 12-year-old sister, Catherine Nakkasi who was preparing to go to school.
14:56
14:56

MPs Order Mbarara CAO, Human Resource Officer to Recover UGX 5m 2 3

The district officials are accused of failing to deduct more than five million shillings of Pay As You Earn from public servants and political leaders. The irregularity was captured in the Auditor General’s report for the financial year 2020/2021.
13:29
13:29

MP Okin, FDC Party Members Arrested in Omoro Omoro byelection 6 1

Patrick Amuriat Oboi, the FDC party President told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that security personnel raided the FDC office in Opit Town Council before violently arresting Okin.
12:52
12:52

Gov't to Construct Primary Schools in Newly Created Town Councils 3

The schools approved for construction are Nyabisirira Primary School in Nyabisirira Town council, Kacerere Primary school in Rwanyamahembe Town council, Rubindi Central primary school, and Kabare primary school in Rubindi-Ruhumba Town council.
12:32
12:32

Muteesa II had Prepared to Escape Before Attack on his Palace - Confidante Kabaka Muteesa II 4 1

Sserunyiigo Kasolo says that on Saturday 21st of May 1966 Kabaka Muteesa ordered Tucker Ddungu the treasurer to the Enkuluze (King’s personal treasury) to prepare his 5 briefcases of personal luggage and hide them in his modern boat at Munyonyo lakeshore now known as Mulungo.
11:58
11:58

Taxi Operators Decry Low Passenger Numbers 7 1

Baston Kiyagga, a taxi guide at Makerere Stage, says that they hardly make more than 2 trips, which has affected their earnings. Previously, they would record at least 10 trips from this stage.
11:04
11:04

Second Man Killed in Two Days as Mob Justice Cases Escalate in Greater Luwero 2

His killing in Semuto Sub-County has happened just a day after irate locals at Kalagala village in Semuto’s neighboring Nakaseke Sub County killed a yet to be identified man after they intercepted a group of three men with five stolen cows killed on Monday night.
09:44
09:44

Kaabong Officials Demand Compensation for Stolen Livestock 2 1 Top story

According to Meri, there is a new element of commercialization of rustling, where wrongdoers connive to steal cows. He noted in the past, Karamojong used to raid for prestige, but it is currently driven by the desire for money.
09:43
09:43

Omoro By-election: Absence of Voters Delays Start of Polls Omoro Byelection 2 2

By 7:17 am, voting at Adak Primary School Polling station in Lakwaya Sub-county with 668 registered voters had not yet kicked off as the polling officials were still waiting for voters to witness the ballot boxes.
08:22
08:22

Government Sets July 7th for Vanilla Harvest 1 4

According to the Minister, despite the fluctuating vanilla prices on the international market, it still fetches better prices compared to any other commercial crop in Uganda. In the last season, a Kilogram of vanilla cost between Shillings 40,000 and 50,000, which means a farmer could fetch Shillings 21million per hectare as gross income.
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