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22:19
22:19

Kwania District Gets UGX 200m for Construction of Administration Block 2 1

However, the multibillion admin block construction being undertaken by Oryem-Can Co. Ltd, had stalled for five months after the commencement of the project due to lack of money.
20:20
20:20

Regional CECAFA U-23 Championship Postponed 1

“But following a meeting that took place today and also attended by seven General Secretaries from CECAFA Member Associations via zoom, it was decided that the competition is postponed by two weeks” reads press release
18:28
18:28

Politics Will Not Solve Mailo Land Issue – Katikkiro Mayiga Buganda Kingdom 5 1

The Kingdom’s Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga made the statement on Monday while addressing the Buganda Lukiiko at Bulange, Mengo.
18:20
18:20

Buganda Kingdom Lukiiko Approves UGX 121 BN Budget 1 1

According to the copy of the budget accessed by Uganda Radio Network- URN, the biggest chunk of the money will go towards development and investment projects accounting for 24.8 billion, cooperatives 17.7 billion, Education 14.33 billion, Communications 14.7 billion and others.
17:57
17:57

Proposed Construction of Drainage Channel at Pece Stream Fails to Start wetlands 1 1

In 2017, a report by the Ministry of Water and Environment on disasters mapped Gulu City among the areas in Northern Uganda, which are potentially prone to floods. As a result, the former Gulu Municipal Council recommended the widening of the banks of Pece Stream and secured the funding from Fichtner, two years ago.
17:55
17:55

Gov’t Names Eight Banned Labour Export Companies Agnes Igoye 1 1 Top story

Agnes Igoye, coordinator of anti-human trafficking at ministry of internal affairs, said the companies have had several complaints lodged against them by victims or relatives of victims who were suffering in foreign countries.
17:50
17:50

Keep Off Cooperatives! Ministers Warn BOU and Finance Ministry SACCOs 3

The Minister for Trade Industry and Cooperatives, Francis Ndebesa warned that that the other agencies should stay away from the running of cooperatives because they also have their own mandates.
17:16
17:16

Security Arraigns 2, Hunts 3 Others over Gen Katumba Attack 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, did not reveal names of people who are still being hunted but identified those charged suspects as Hussein Ismael Selubala and Yusuf Siraje Nyanzi. The same suspects were arrested over the shooting of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi on March 17, 2017.
17:07
17:07

Doctors Shying Away from Severe COVID-19 Patients 4 1

Nakasiita describes her stay at the hospital as worrying since doctors refused to take care of patients in the COVID-19 ward. She says the doctors often left the patients in the hands of nurses who could not do much in case of complications.
16:40
16:40

Delta Variant Driving the High COVID-19 Infections in Uganda WHO 1 1

Scientists say the variant is responsible for the high number of infections, severe forms of the disease and deaths that have been registered during the second wave. According to the John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, in the month of June, over 30,000 infections of the disease have been reported. This number is almost half of the total number of infections that have been reported in the country since last year in March. More than 300 people have succumbed to the disease in the second wave
16:40
16:40

Pader IFMS Breaks Down Few Days to the End of Financial Year

Obwoya Fearless Oyat, the Pader District LC V chairperson, says that no money will return to the national treasury because their staff have done their best amidst the breakdown of IFMS.
16:13
16:13

Fear in Kitgum as Crocodiles Invade Community Valley Dam 3

The area LCI Chairperson Denis Ongom says residents have on several occasions seen the reptiles in the morning and evening hours on the banks of the community valley dam basking in the sun for hours before going back into the dam.
16:05
16:05

Vehicle Plunges in Swamp Kills Technician, Injures Two Others Critically Luwero Hospital 3 1 Top story

Eriat met his death when a Probox vehicle registration number UBG 865H he was travelling in together with Silver Oringa and Donald Adriko transporting Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) camera equipment plunged into the swamp.
15:53
15:53

Two Remanded over Murder of Katumba Wamala's Daughter, Driver Haruna Kayondo 1

Nyanzi has been arraigned before the Nakawa Magistrates Court at the same time when the head of the Civil Division Justice Musa Ssekaana was expected to hear this very application demanding for his unconditional release. Nyanzi's lawyer Turyamusiima has told URN that these are the normal games played by the State which they are used to.
15:29
15:29

Buganda Kingdom in Revenue Deficit for Second Consecutive Year budget deficit 3 1

The Kingdom collects the funds from Envujjo, Busuulu, Kanzu, debt payment from the Central government, student fees payments, development partners, sports activities, Buganda Certificates and Kingdom portraits, communication stations, tourism and cooperatives, among others. In turn, the collected funds finance different key kingdom activities highlighted in the budget.
14:54
14:54

Stolen Soroti Hoes: Six More Arrested, 27 Boxes Recovered Soroti City 2

The new arrests comprise businesspersons operating within Soroti City, namely, Phoebe Alupo, Fred Enabu, Simon Opejo, John Bosco Okiror, Charles Akol and Alex Osauro. They arrested following a tip off from residents that they were selling government hoes.
14:48
14:48

Lockdown: Food Requests Overwhelm LCs in City Slums 6 Top story

Darwin Ssebaduka, the LC I chairperson Kitamanyangamba village Kagugube Parish in Kampala central division, expressed fears that some of his voters might die of hunger before COVID-19 kills them if the government continues delaying the disbursement of the relief support.
14:45
14:45

Isolated in the Bush, Makerere Student Burns Charcoal to Keep Warm 3 3

After the family isolated Odeke in the forest, he resorted to charcoal burning as his exercise and therapy in the bush. Staying under the tamarind tree as his home, he started cutting logs for his exercise and sweating while burning gave him warmth.
13:07
13:07

Incomplete Lubowa International Specialized Hospital Starts Recruiting Workers Ministry of Health 1 1

The Management of the International Specialized hospital Uganda (ISHU) Lubowa has started recruiting medical workers and specialists.
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