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22:13
22:13

Fire Destroys Major Kampala Grain Hub 4 3

The owners of the burnt grain millers as well the residents whose homes were destroyed could not establish the actual cause of the blaze. However, locals gave contradicting answers as some attributed the fire to a charcoal stove while others claimed it was an electric short circuit.
17:00
17:00

KCCA Ejects Entebbe Road Taxis from New Taxi Park, 8 Arrested 2 2

The joint operation carried out together with police and the army early today is in the implementation of the KCCA Public Transport Re-Organization Directive which was issued two years ago with the intent to improve traffic flow in the city.
15:57
15:57

Parliament Approves UGX 43 Trillion National Budget Framework Paper 6 1 Top story

According to the Public Finance Management Act, the government is supposed to table the budget framework before parliament by December 31 and this must be discussed, approved by parliament, and recommendations made to the President by February 1.
15:44
15:44

Fishermen in Kitagwenda Want Ban on Issuance of Fishing Licenses Lifted 2 1

In September, Ismail Mushemeza, the Kitagwenda District LCV Chairperson stopped the licensing of fishing boats at Nyakera landing site following complaints from some fishermen who were accusing the District Fisheries Officer, Evelyn Atuhaire of illegally licensing boats of non-residents.
14:30
14:30

How Vendors are Struggling to Live off Kampala Streets 5 1

Viola Kobusobozi, one of the vendors who have insisted on working in the streets, says that while the situation is tense, she cannot afford to take up working space in the markets because of the costs involved. Kobusobozi, a mother of two instead walks around the city with a pack of face masks, some hanging on pegs with the hope that she can still attract buyers.
14:03
14:03

Citizens, Leaders Celebrate Rwanda Border Re-opening Announcement 8 2

Jackson Muganiizi, a resident of the Uganda-Rwanda border of Kibanda parish in Kamwezi sub county , Rukiga district says that however much news about re-opening is highly welcome, but Rwandan government should consider compensating families of Ugandans whose relatives were shot dead by its security forces.
09:24
09:24

Another Round in 30-Year Fight for Rock in Lira City Ends 1

In September 2021, Ssalamu Godfrey Ngobi, the Assistant Registrar of Lira High Court issued a temporary injunction restraining Ibuje sub-county and Matrix Lands from carrying out any activities at Ibuje rock.
09:15
09:15

Bugisu Cooperative Union to Turn Its Musundi House into 5-Star Hotel 2 1

The building, one of the oldest and tallest in the Central Business District will be renovated and changed from a commercial building to a state of the art hotel, to be named Masaba Hotel and Apartments. Nandala said the board has confidence in the contractors and that he is hopeful the renovation will be completed in the stipulated.
08:09
08:09

Pictorial: A Close Look at Life, Business in Disputed Apaa Land

Known to be an area in Pabbo Sub-county in Amuru District, UWA rangers under the guidance of the Ministry of Tourism in February 2012 launched an eviction of close to 6,000 locals claiming the area is a gazetted East Madi Wildlife Game Reserve.
07:44
07:44

Rwanda to Open Katuna Border on January 31 3 Top story

The Uganda-Rwanda borders were closed on February 27, 2019. At the time, Rwandan President, Paul Kagame accused Ugandan authorities of spying on Rwanda, abducting Rwandan citizens and locking them up in non-designated areas.
21:01
21:01

Lira High Court Dismisses Injunction On Ibuje Rock 1

In September, Godfrey Ssalamu Ngobi, the Assistant Registrar of Lira High Court issued a temporary injunction restraining Ibuje sub-county and Matrix Lands Ltd from quarrying Ibuje rock following an application by Sophia Okune.
17:22
17:22

Fishing Fees Stay Unchanged as Minister Warns On Illegal Activities 3 1

License holders for the period just ended, will have to first clear all arrears they have before being considered for the new license. According to the guidelines, each application is done for a particular fish species and these cannot be switched.
15:16
15:16

Three Arrested Over Brutal Murder of Businessman 2

Anyeme’s lifeless body was found lying in a pool of blood discovered on Wednesday morning in front of his shop with a deep cut on the left side of the head.
14:27
14:27

Fishermen Up In Arms Against AFALU for Destroying Licensed Boats 3 1 Top story

Charles Kuteesa, another boat owner at Busoke accuses the members of AFALU of destroying their boats without any explanation. He says that they need over Shillings 400, 000 to repair each of the vandalized boats.
13:25
13:25

Smart City: New Entrants in Usafi Market Complain of Low Sales, Lack of Parking Space 1 5

Hafsa Nalunga, who sells tomatoes in Usafi Market, says that there are a few customers compared to the roadside at Entebbe Road where she used to sell from. She says that the stalls allocated to them are far from the market lane where customers pass and easily buy foods hence favoring only those at the front.
13:04
13:04

Loan Sharks, Communication Gap Hampers Progress of Emyoga Program in Sembabule 3 1

Goretti Namugga, the Mawogola County Member of Parliament indicates that the program guidelines were not elaborated to the beneficiaries leaving a big information gap that was exploited by unscrupulous money lenders that have since fleeced many unsuspecting beneficiaries.
12:39
12:39

East Acholi Cooperative Union Struggles To Revive Primary Societies 6

Henry Komakech, the EACU Secretary Manager told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the collapse of the 108 primary societies under the union has affected the productivity of farmers because it is hard to impart good farming practices to individual farmers.
10:44
10:44

Authorities Rush to Repair Road to Fallen Bank Governor Mutebile’s Home 3

A municipality grader and compactor were still busy after sunset working on the 1.5-kilometer road that branches from Kabale-Kisoro road at Kijuguta and the operators showed no sign of retiring soon
10:29
10:29

Rakai Launches Campaign For Sustainable Fishing On Lake Kacheera, Kijanebarola 3 1

Joseph Mugumya, the Fisheries Officer In-charge of Kooki County, says the campaign comes at the time the district is struggling to restock Lake Kijanebarola with different fish species mainly the Nile tilapia.
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