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17:50
17:50

Orders and Laughter Mark Nabbanja's First Public Appearance as Prime Minister 1 8

Nabbanja's interaction with vendors was filled with laughter as she made requests and then amended them to orders upon 'remembering' that she is now a Prime Minister. She made jokes, praised President Museveni and his government, and assured Ugandans that they will feel her leadership.
16:45
16:45

Top Katakwi District Leaders Fight over 10-year-old Gov't Motorcycle 5 2

Okwameri, who was serving as speaker for over 10 years since leadership of former LCV Stephen Ilemukorit to Walter Elakas Okiring on Wednesday 23rd June this year refused to hand over the motorcycle Reg. No. LG LG0037048 saying that he was still a serving councilor.
16:40
16:40

Man in Lira Held Over Death of Wife 1 1

Boniface Aweri, a secondary school teacher at Kiryandongo High School and a resident of Ireda Shamba cell, Ireda West Ward Lira City East division was arrested after he told police that his wife had committed suicide.
15:53
15:53

Health Workers in Elgon, Bukedi Sub Regions Contract Covid-19 Over Lack of PPEs 4

At Tororo District General Hospital in Tororo district, reports indicate that since January, 70 health workers have tested positive for corona virus.
15:49
15:49

Local Herbalists Overwhelmed by Covid Patients in Gulu Gulu City 4 1

“Those who are recovering are tipping off their colleagues and so the number of patients keeps increasing and the demand is high,” Ojara told Uganda Radio Network in an interview.
15:08
15:08

Stanbic Defies Energy Transition, Promises To Finance Oil And Gas Developments renewable energy 1 3 Top story

Stanbic, part of Standard Bank Group says it can offer up $70 million to a single company investing in the oil and gas sector in Uganda.
14:52
14:52

Farmers in Acholi Start Early Preparation for Second Planting Season Lakang Sub County 2 5

In the first planting season, the majority of farmers realized low yields due to too much sunshine which was experienced across the region from the months of May to June. This dried up and withered many garden crops that were already blossoming and about to mature.
14:33
14:33

Two Arrested for Inciting Mob Against COVID-19 Patient 2

The patient, a resident of Lagar village, Lira Kato Sub County was diagnosed with COVID-19 and advised to go under home-based care but refused.
13:58
13:58

UGX 787m Rice Huller Lies Idle in Busia 4 4

Joseph Erima Mulim, the LCIII Chairman Buyanga Sub-county says that the huller was installed in 2017 but has remained idle due to lack of power.
12:13
12:13

Four Jailed for Escaping From Koboko Prison 2 1

On Wednesday, 18 inmates escaped from Gbukutu Government Prison. Four of the escapees were recaptured as eight others fled to the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
11:29
11:29

Water Shortage Hits Bunambutye Resettlement Camp 2 4

For several months, the over 300 families living in the camp have been struggling to access water for domestic use and washing of hands, which is a measure to stop the spread of covid19.
10:37
10:37

High Costs of Gears Push Kwania Fishermen Out of Fishing 2 2

The government lifted the suspension in July 2020 but only allowed fishermen with the recommended boat sizes, a restriction that has pushed fishermen out of business.
10:15
10:15

Sironko Farmers Receive 50,000 Fingerlings to Boost Production 3

Patrick Okori, the district production officer says their prospect is to step up aquaculture farming in the district with each parish having at least three fish ponds.
09:10
09:10

Arua Vendors Equate Sleeping in the Market to Being in Prison Nelson Dada 3 2

But in Arua, the vendors have not implemented the directive citing lack of Sanitary facilities and congestion. The market which was constructed out of iron sheets following the demolition of the main market currently accommodates over 3,000 vendors dealing in various foodstuffs. It has one water point and a four stance latrine.
07:14
07:14

Maracha District Health Workers Stuck in Arua Over Inter-District Travel Ban 4 2

President Museveni Museveni early this month announced a ban on inter-district travel to prevent a further spread of COVID-19 as Uganda battles a more deadly wave of the pandemic. The president subsequently banned public transport implying that even essential workers who did not have their own means of transport would be unable to move.
06:37
06:37

Lira Vendors Shun Directive to Spend Nights in Markets Lira main market 5

The directive was issued at the pronouncement of a 42-day lockdown in which movement is restricted within districts, and curfew hours adjusted to 7 p.m. According to President Yoweri Museveni, staying in Markets will help traders keep coronavirus at bay since they will be stationed in one place, while equally protecting the rest of the family members.
05:30
05:30

COVID Pandemic Fueling Major Increase in Drug Use -Report 1

That’s among the key findings of the latest annual report released on Thursday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), which also provides an overview of global drug markets, as well as their impact on people’s health and livelihoods.
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