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19:33
19:33

Farmers Demand Repair of Rwengaju Irrigation Scheme 4

The pipes that are supposed to supply water in the area are broken leading to an over spill.
18:30
18:30

Low Turn Up Mars New Voter Registration in Busongora South by-election 1 3

At Hamukungu parish in Lake Katwe Sub County, Pavin Ninsiima, the voter's register update officer, said that he had recorded less than 20 new voters during the four days.
17:54
17:54

Organizations Extorting Money from LRA War Victims to Benefit from Reparation Northern Uganda 1 2

Maria Kamara Mabinti, the ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa says they have noted concerns that some organizations are now registering the war victims in the case locations to benefit from the reparation program.
17:47
17:47

Teachers Disappointed with UNATU Decision to Call Off Strike 3 1

While UNATU suspended the strike to enable negotiations to continue, teachers that laid their chalk down feel betrayed by the union. Many of them intimate that their leaders should have remained steadfast until the government committed to increasing their salaries
17:40
17:40

Lira City Councilors Decry Slow USMID Road Works USMID Project 7

The project is expected to be complete by next month, but so far only 39% of the actual work has been completed, raising concerns among the city leaders.
17:30
17:30

Cabinet Adopts Proposed Changes to Microfinance Deposit-Taking Institutions Act 2

The Minister of Information and National Guidance, Chris Baryomunsi communicated the government decision in a media briefing at the government-owned media center, saying the changes are aimed at helping MDIs to serve Ugandans better.
16:57
16:57

Mbarara COVID-19 Vaccination Centers Register Low Uptake Of Booster Dose MInistry of Health 1 4

Harrison Kagure, the head of Communication at the COVID-19 Treatment Center in Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, says only 288 people have turned up for the booster COVID-19 dose in the last three weeks.
16:46
16:46

NRM’s Transformer Cadres’ President Arrested in Amolatar Hot FM Amolatar

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson confirmed his arrest saying the suspects Adupa stood for as surety failed to comply with the terms and conditions of the bail and has since disappeared.
16:38
16:38

Prisons Authorities Want More Plea Bargaining Sessions for Petty Offenders 2 3

Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison says since 2014 when the plea bargain initiative started in Mbarara, a total of 1,276 capital cases have been handled and disposed of compared to the 281 petty offences noting that more efforts are needed to advocate for petty offenders to enroll for plea bargaining.
16:27
16:27

Contractor Fails to complete Amida Seed Secondary School 1 5

The government contracted Zeep Construction Uganda Limited, to construct the school within three years at a cost of 2.55 billion Shillings. However, the contractor has failed to complete the work in the last three financial years and the funds have been returned twice to the consolidated fund.
15:33
15:33

Increasing Malaria Prevalence Worries Lira Medics Alik HCIII 5

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the Lira District Health Officer (DHO) attributes this high prevalence to changes in weather patterns, which have provided a favorable breeding place for mosquitoes. He adds that the mosquito vectors have also become resistant to chemicals being used for IRS.
15:16
15:16

Soldier Shoots Dead 80-Year-Old Man UPDF soldiers 2

Anjello Pulkol, the Loputuk sub-county councilor who is also a son of the deceased has disputed reports from security claiming that his father was killed because of spearing a security officer.
13:18
13:18

Residents Declare Forceful Recovery of Forestland from Former District Chairman 2 3

The residents who have declared forceful takeover measures to retain the land say that they acquired it lawfully after mobilizing themselves in their group, Tukolele Wamu Agro Farmers Association and were given 600 acres of land by National Forestry Authority- NFA in 2015 to practice agroforestry. They were shocked upon hearing that they are going to be evicted by Chairman Ssenyonga.
11:59
11:59

Public Transporters Count on Overloading to Break Even Amidst Soaring Fuel Prices 5

According to Umar Ddungu, the chairperson of western route bus transporters, a 67 passenger capacity bus consumes 250 litres of fuel between Kampala and Mbarara, which now costs over 1.5 million shillings, but passengers are have refused to pay more than 20,000. This means even with a full booking, they start the trip with a loss of over half a million shillings after losing on 160,000 shillings fuel, before even counting other mandatory charges amounting to 433,000 shillings at the bus park.
10:47
10:47

Church Guard Kills Girl, Injures Another Critically 5 1

Mubatizi allegedly kidnapped Annet Nantongo,8, a former pupil at Senses Kindergarten school Namavundu, and Sumaiya Nakiboneka,13, a senior 1 student of New Bulamu secondary school on Sunday evening.
10:44
10:44

Hundreds Turned Away from UWA Recruitment in Mbale 1 1

Fredrick Kiiza Kayanja, the Chief Warden Mt. Elgon Park, told journalists during the recruitment at Mbale City Stadium that many of the people who turned up lacked a National ID card and valid academic papers, which was the basis for their disqualification.
09:33
09:33

Ankole Tea Estate Workers Protest Low Pay

Their secretary Paddy Twesigomwe said that field workers who pluck tea leaves earn 5700 shillings daily working for 22 days which makes only 125,400 shillings a month and they only want it increased to 10,000 shillings per day.
08:51
08:51

Karimojong Start Eating Uganda's Wildlife due to Hunger

James Okware, the senior warden officer in charge of Bokora, Matheniko, Pian, and Upe game reserves said the Karimojong have launched massive illegal poaching of animals in the protected game reserves in an excuse of the current biting hunger.
07:31
07:31

Student Held Over Public Secondary School Mabaale Fire 2

Kagadi District Police Commander, Moses Muzima Kiconco, says that they picked up a student suspected to have started the fire from his hideout in Kyakabadiima sub-county over the weekend.
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