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15:51
15:51

Kasese Residents Not Bothered by Ebola Case in the District 5

David Mawazo, an eggs trader at Mpondwe, says the people have gotten used to the virus disease since it has been talked about since August 2018. Mawazo says people in the area are not bothered because the assumption is that all the Congolese nationals who cross into Uganda are screened first at the seven screening points at the border line.
15:36
15:36

Scouts Boss Concerned About Minors Sent to National Camp home 5 2

Mujuni says children as young as five years of age were cited at the National Scouts Camping site in Kaazi, a suburb of Wakiso district during this year’s national competition. This he says is against scouting guidelines.
14:26
14:26

Pilots Optimistic About Uganda Airline’s Future Ethiopian Airlines 2 1 Top story

Captain Charles Karabarinde has called on Ugandans to support the airline. He said it was new, with experienced pilots and expected everyone to support it.
13:50
13:50

Bududa Announces Livestock Quarantine Over Foot and Mouth Disease 1 2 Top story

John Vincent Okoth, the Bududa District Veterinary Officer told URN that the burn will take a period of six months as they wait for communication from the Commissioner Animal Heath in the Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries Ministry.
13:20
13:20

Ugandans Delight in Using Biolite Stoves Thermal energy 4 1 Top story

Olwol says she has used the biolite stove for five months and wouldn’t wish to replace it with anything else. He instead wants to buy three more stoves for his relatives deep in the village who spend much to charge their phones despite the abundance of firewood at home that they can use to cook, charge and have light at all times.
12:51
12:51

Uganda Youths Allegedly Joining South Sudan Rebel Faction 2

According to the Lamwo Resident District Commissioner, James Nabinson Kidega, South Sudanese authorities complained during their an inter border meeting in Torit State headquarters about Ugandans being recruited into SPLA IO ranks.
10:43
10:43

Water Scarcity Hits Nakaloke Town council 5 2 Top story

According to residents, the NWSC network stops in Namunsi parish along the Mbale-Soroti highway. The main sources of water in the town council are spring wells and streams.
10:18
10:18

Construction of Kitalya Mini-Max Prison Nears Completion luzira upper prison 1 2 Top story

Dr. Johnson Byabashaija, the Commissioner General Uganda Prisons Service, says they expect to officially open the facility in October or November this year.
10:01
10:01

NBL: Poorly Played Third Quarter Costs KIU kiu titans 1

KIU struggled in both shooting and layups for the entire quarter. KIU’s late return in the fourth quarter could not change the game results. KIU put up a formidable show at the last minutes of the game to lead the final minutes of the game 15-8.
08:39
08:39

Tororo Councilors Deny Parliamentary Legal Committee Access to Council Hall code of conduct 2 3 Top story

The council meeting, which had started early morning, was expected to end by 2:00PM to allow the consultations to take place. Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee members led by their chairperson, Jacob Oboth Oboth arrived the district headquarters as agreed but were blocked by councilors led Molly Anyeko, the Kisoko- Petta sub county woman representative.
08:10
08:10

Lamwo Farmers Count Losses after Locust Invasion Palabek Kal 3

The Lokung Sub County LC III Chairperson, Ocan Joackim Opoka, says the locusts have ravaged several acres of crops in the areas of Adodi wilderness which covers parts of Palabek Kal and Lokung Sub Counties and borders South Sudan.
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