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19:03
19:03

Thugs Stab Kasese Vanilla Farmer to Death 2

Vanilla is a high-value crop with a kilogram of vanilla going for as much as 250,000 Shillings and more on the global market. Kasese which is one of the lead producers of the crop has been struggling to contain vanilla theft.
18:46
18:46

Kitgum Nodding Affected Families Reject Gov't Heifers 3

The heifers were procured as part of the restocking program for distribution to nodding syndrome affected families in the Sub Counties of Labongo Amida and Labongo Akwang. It is hoped that the animals will contribute towards improving their nutrition and food security.
18:30
18:30

Gulu Waste Handlers Decry Lack of Protective Kits laroo division 3 3

The workers, mostly elderly women who spoke told URN that they are exposed to dangerous materials and chemicals like battery acid, pesticides, rodents and metal blades among others, that are dumped carelessly after use. Many have sustained injuries in the process of cleaning up the municipality.
18:15
18:15

Preparations in High Gear for New Karenga District new district 1 1

Located in the North-Western part of Kaabong, Karenga district will share a common border with South Sudan, in the area that hosts Kidepo Valley Conservation Area. The community in the area derives its livelihood from subsistence farming, tourism and petty trade.
18:00
18:00

Masaka Muslim Leaders Entangled in Fresh Power Struggle 2 1

The wrangles climaxed this month when a section of leaders in the Muslim district comprising Masaka and Kalungu drafted a petition seeking to censure Sheikh Burahane Bagunduuse from office Masaka district Kadhi. They accused him of incompetence.
17:33
17:33

Another Mobile Money Operator Shot Dead in Kampala Cheap hardware

Nabaasa was reportedly shot dead at around 10 p.m. on Friday, by unknown gunmen who intercepted her in Kayiwa Zone, along Balintuma Road in Rubaga Division. She was heading home aboard a motor vehicle registration number UBD 008P which was ridden by one Twaha Lukwago.
17:23
17:23

Fathers Urged to Actively Engage in Nurturing Children 4 3

Mrs Museveni argued that beyond providing sustenance for the families, fathers should be protectors and role models to their children. She adds that the father's input in child development is instrumental in shaping the children’s future, boosting their esteem and enhancing their performance.
17:07
17:07

Kalangala Outlying Islands in an Acute Shortage of Supplies 1 2

The missing consumables include gloves, syringes, cotton wool and in some of the facilities, there is an acute water shortage that has stalled treatment of patients at the facilities, which include, among others; Bukasa, Mazinga, Jaana and Kachanga Health centres.
16:55
16:55

Police Deploys to Quell Lawless Students at Arua Sports Competitions 3

The three-day Field and Track Events which kicked off on Friday have also attracted thousands of non-students, scattered in the outskirts of the venue and in the nearby e Barifa Eucalyptus Forrest s.
13:50
13:50

Bunyangabu District Still Struggling to Provide Services Virika Hospital 3 1

The district’s status report for the financial year 2018/2019 shows that all the departments in Bunyangabu still lack the capacity to provide basic services. For instance, Kibiito Health Centre IV, the only health facility at that level has no mortuary, no store for drugs, and no ambulance.
13:26
13:26

Lt Gen Gutti Reappointed General Court Martial Chairman

UPDF Spokesperson Brigadier Richard Karemire told Uganda Radio Network this morning that Gen. Gutti had secured a new term of office together with 17 members of the court. The 17 include ten officers of the court and seven reserve members.
13:11
13:11

MUASA Seeks Judicial Review on Nawangwe’s Role in Staff Associations 1

Professor Nawangwe said nominees Dr Phiona Muhwezi Mpanga and Associate Prof. Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala, both from the Makerere school of law will not be sworn in as members of the tribunal until the matter arising from a petition he has received against their nomination is resolved.
12:53
12:53

UPDF Officers in Rwanda to Offer Free Medical Services 2

UPDF medical teams will offer general medicine, Ear-Nose-Throat surgery, dental and eye treatment, during their six-day stay at Nyamata District Hospital. Other services UPDF will offer under the close supervision of Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) include anaesthesia, orthopaedics, general surgery, and gynaecology.
12:22
12:22

Leaders Upbeat as MV Sigulu Launches onto L. Victoria government 4 1

The Uganda National Roads Authority is finalizing works on MV Sigulu, the largest ferry in Uganda so far, which will connect Namayingo district to the islands of Sigulu and Dolwe. The ferry constructed by a Danish Johs Gram Hanssen –JGH Marine has a capacity to carry 300 passengers, and close to 20 vehicles. It can move at a speed of 14 kilometres per hour.
11:50
11:50

Local Government Ministry Okays Alteration of Rubuguri TC Boundary 2

A group of residents from the villages resisted the alteration. The group led by Bufumbira North County Member of Parliament John Nizeyimana Kamara argued that the expansion could translate into a loss of land and property during the physical planning process. They also feared that the town council will subject them to unnecessary taxes.
11:29
11:29

New Training Programme Targets Youth in Construction Sector 2 1

The selected applicants will spend nine weeks gaining knowledge and skills on how to use modern construction materials like Aluminum. They will also receive training in financial literacy, anger management, CV writing, Communication skills and how to deal with sexual harassment at the workplace.
10:57
10:57

KCCA Seeks Expeditious Disposal of Valuation Appeals

KCCA says that any disruption to the conclusion of the exercise before July 1, 2019, has disastrous implications to the budget of the financial year 2019/20 and related projected activities. The city authorities expect to raise up to 45 billion Shillings in property rates, next financial year. The estimate represents about 50 per cent of the total budgeted non-tax revenue for the year.
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