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20:23
20:23

Late Umukuka Mushikori’s Successor Shuns Reconciliation Meeting 3

Last week during prayers of the late Bob Mushikori at St Andrew's Cathedral church Mbale diocese, State Minister for Culture Peace Mutuzo asked Bamasaba to come up with one legitimate culture leader out of two John Wagabyalila and Miki Mudoma such that government can gazette him succeed late Mushikori.
19:46
19:46

Policeman Shoots Man Dead, Injures Another in Kamwokya Bar Mulimira zone 3 1

Although the police statement by Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire indicated that one person was shot, eyewitnesses told URN said the errant officer shot another person identified as Okello Jimmy, the deceased’s colleague with whom they were and who was also rushed to yet to be known clinic.
19:16
19:16

Soroti Fruit Factory Sales Recover From Covid-19 Effect 2

Douglas Kakyuku Ndawula, the executive director said their sales had dropped to 89% when the country was put under total lock down as a result of Covid-19.
17:35
17:35

More than 50,000 People Voted for President, Skipped Woman MP in Three Districts 1

In Kiruhura—the president’s home district—Museveni polled 23,130 more votes than the people who voted for the Woman MP. He scored 75,483, representing 98.76 of votes cast, in the district that had a voter turnout of 93. 91 per cent.
17:15
17:15

UPDF Hands Over Renovated Kyamuswa Health Center IV Theatre 3 2

While handing over the renovated theatre at Bukasa H C IV, Edward Katumba Wamala, Minister of Works and Transport promised to equip the facility with the needed machines through the Ministry of Health.
16:33
16:33

Excitement as NRM Bicycles Finally Reach Kyenjojo District 2 1

During a function that took place at the Kyenjojo district headquarters on Friday afternoon, the chairpersons received 1,017 bicycles.
15:40
15:40

DGF Suspension Tragic for Uganda –Civil Society elections 9 1

The concern by Civil Society Organizations comes days after President Yoweri Museveni ordered the suspension of DGF, the single biggest donor basket established by Development Partners to provide harmonized, coherent and well-coordinated support to state and non-state entities in the country.
15:25
15:25

NRM Wins Majority LCIII Chairperson Seats in Tooro, Bundibugyo 1

In Kyegegwa town council, Swaib Musa of NRM defeated two other independents with a huge margin. He garnered 2,697 votes while his rivals Ben Byansi and Mark Mugume got 985 and 32 votes respectively.
14:22
14:22

Police Traffic Director to Investigate Kasese Accident 4 1

Nuwabiine says the traffic police department will conduct a comprehensive probe and ensure the public is informed about the cause of the accident.
12:34
12:34

NRM Dominates LCIII Seats in West Acholi Districts elegu town council 1

In 48 Sub Counties and Town Councils in the districts Amuru, Nwoya, Omoro and Gulu, NRM took 24 seats while independent candidates scooped 12 seats. The Democratic Party –DP and Forum for Democratic Change –FDC took six positions each in the Sub –Counties and Town Councils across the four districts.
12:33
12:33

United States Upholds UGX 18 Billion Bounty in Hunt for Joseph Kony 1 Top story

The United States Department of State said in a statement this morning that the conviction is a significant step for justice and accountability for atrocities committed against the civilian population in Northern Uganda.
12:27
12:27

Uganda's Silverbacks Confident of Victory in Afro Basket 2021 Qualifiers 1

The team under the management of assistant coach Mande Juruni has spent a full month in training at the African Bible University since December last year.
10:31
10:31

NUP Makes Strides in Kalungu, Bukomansimbi Local Councils 2 1

The newly formed party has taken a lion’s share in Sub-county and Town Council elections defeating the incumbents from the National Resistance Movement-NRM. The ruling party won in only one, out of the four Sub Counties and three Town Councils in Kalungu district, after its candidate David Ssegawa defeated Charles Kayima for the Lwebange Sub-county seat.
09:40
09:40

17 Arrested for Alleged Fish Poisoning in Lake Victoria 3 1

Nsubuga Muhammad, the Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson says the 17 suspects are still detained at Nkose Landing site waiting to be transferred to Kalangala Central Police Station.
08:40
08:40

Non-compliant Maize Millers to be Closed by June as Cancer Threat Looms -UNBS Grain millers 3

Contaminated maize is a big health hazard that most posho-eating Ugandans seems to be unaware of. In a meeting attended by over 50 millers, only two (Nakawuka Maize Millers and Kasawo Millers) had taken the requisite measures to acquired a distinctive mark for their flour with the rest still hanging onto excuses of Covid-19 effects, NEMA threatening to evict them and delayed construction of Nakawuka road.
07:52
07:52

5,654 SACCOs Yet to Receive Emyooga Funds Emyooga initiative 3

The Head of Credit and Investment at the Micro Finance Support Center Eboku Ejanu says, they submitted to the Ministry of Trade 3,500 application forms for SACCOs but only 700 have been cleared yet. He says they are yet to get answers from the Ministry why the process has been slow.
07:49
07:49

MPS Want Employed Ugandans to Pay for COVID-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 3

Under the arrangement, each eligible individual is expected to receive two doses of the vaccine, separated by 28 days. Each dose will cost USD 7(25,523 Shillings), which amounts to USD 14 (51,046 Shillings) per person. Another USD 3 (11,000 Shillings) is charged for international transportation and handling costs by the National Medical Stores, pushing the cost of the vaccine to USD 17 (62,000 Shillings).
07:27
07:27

NRM, FDC Share Kasese LCIII Positions 3

According to results released by the Electoral Commission on Thursday afternoon, the NRM won 23 of the seats while the other 21, all went to the FDC. Two others elected chairpersons are independent candidates.
07:12
07:12

UPDF Failed to Protect Civilians During LRA Insurgency -ICC Dominic Ongwen 2 1

ICC Presiding Judge Bertram Schmitt said that in all attacks, the UPDF and Local Defense Unit Personnel (LDU) failed to protect civilians and fled in panic, whenever the rebels struck.
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