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21:31
21:31

EACOP Talks Inch Towards A Last-Minute Deal—As Museveni, Suluhu Meet PAU 1 2 Top story

A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
16:06
16:06

Bishop Ssemogerere’s Appointment Draws Mixed Reactions in Luwero-Kasana Diocese 7

On Thursday, the Pope’s representative to Uganda, (Papal Nuncio) Archbishop Bianco Luigi announced that Bishop Ssemogerere of the Kasana-Luwero Diocese will oversee the archdiocese as its Apostolic Administrator until a substantive Archbishop is appointed.
14:02
14:02

Three Arrested in Busia for Illegal Possession Of Military Hardware 2

Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi region police spokesperson says that the suspects were found in possession of a grenade, one empty magazine and a military uniform that belonging to Kenya security forces.
13:43
13:43

Archbishop Lwanga’s Death: Fake Videos Thrive on YouTube 2 1

A video of Raymond Soulfa alias Peng Peng, a Ugandan blogger based in Sweden titled “Bano Baswaaza! Ekyama Ekiviriddeko Okufa Kwa Cyprian Lwanga, Amaziga Geyongedde” posted on Log on TV, a YouTube channel of Thursday had garnered the highest number of views: 17,463.
12:43
12:43

Lira University Seeks Gov't Support to Establish Faculty of Agriculture 3 1

Speaking at the second graduation ceremony on Friday, Justice Benjamin Odoki, the Chancellor said that the university had adequate land which needs to be utilized with support from the government.
12:37
12:37

Border Town in Kasese Loses 1 Billion Annual Revenue Mpondwe-Lhubiriha 3 1

The town council chairperson Sylvester Mapozi says they had estimated to run on a 2.5 Billion Shillings budget for the financial year 2020/2021 but have only managed to realise 1.5 Billion Shillings most of which was a contribution from the central government.
11:39
11:39

Lack of Equipment Hampers Emergency Services at Kumi Hospital Kumi Diocese 3 1

The hospital lacks a general anaesthesia machine, operation lights, sanction machine and operating tables.
11:06
11:06

Acholi Leaders Want Local Vigilantes Armed to Keep Karimojong Cattle Thieves Away Cattle rustling 7 1

John Amos Okot, the MP Elect for Agago North says wants the government to arm the groups with guns to protect their animals since the Karamojong rustlers have now resorted to using guns while carrying out their operations.
10:44
10:44

Athletes Set for 5th National Trials 1 3

The trials are intended to help the Federation assess the performance of its athletes in preparations for the Tokyo 2021 Olympics.
10:07
10:07

Akokoro Sub County Residents Decry Lack of Safe Water 3 2

Sandra Adongo, a resident of Aluga Central Village in Akokoro Sub-county, says that lack of clean water has persisted for long but their leaders have not intervened.
09:57
09:57

Two Arrested in Mbale City for Dealing in Counterfeit Currency 1

They were arrested on Friday around ABSA Bank in Mbale City in an operation led by the Mbale District Police Commander Arafat Kato. Kato says that they received intelligence information that they were planning to sell the fake currencies to Banks and unsuspecting people in the area.
09:32
09:32

Neglect Increasing Cases of Mental Illness Among Elderly in Gulu 1

Statistics from the Gulu mental health unit shows that from March 2020 to February 2021, the number of older persons who sought medical help for various mental illnesses at the outpatient department was highest with at least 177 cases, followed by those with an anxiety disorder at 115 cases.
09:10
09:10

UNEB Warns Against Cheating in UACE Exams whistle blowers 1

Dan Odongo, the Board Executive Director, says that UACE will be conducted under the new UNEB Act 2021 which was gazetted on March 29, 2021.
08:51
08:51

Four Arrested in Fort Portal for Alleged Kidnaps, Robbery Vincent Twesige 1 1

The arrested are suspected to have been working with Amos Mugume – one of the most wanted suspected kidnappers and hardcore criminals in Fort Portal city and surrounding areas who was shot dead on Friday.
08:14
08:14

ERA Tasked to Address Inconsistent Power Supply in Northern Uganda 4 1

General Salim Saleh, the Chief Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) says that much as the government is struggling to create wealth and promote industrialization in the region, power inconsistency, and low supply have remained a major challenge.
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