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17:38
17:38

Intra-East African Trade Grows to 23 percent, Amidst Trade Barriers -EABC. 1 2

EABC's interventions have resulted in the elimination of 257 non-tariff barriers, contributing to the continuous improvement in intraregional trade.
16:39
16:39

We Have What it takes to host AFCON- Magogo 4 1

Magogo asserted that East Africa has an advantage in the bid, emphasizing that CAF's decision is based on the countries' plans to meet the requirements by 2027 and the commitment of their respective governments.
16:10
16:10

Ugandan Troop Commander Urges Discipline and Compliance in Peacekeeping Mission in DR Congo 1 2

Hyeroba explained that he initiated the barazas to sensitize the Ugandan troops operating under the East African Community Regional Force in DR Congo about the significance of complying with the Code of Conduct and maintaining total discipline as peacekeepers.
16:10
16:10

Covilyce-1 Herbal Inventor Calls for Trials 9 1

In 2021, President Museveni authorized 3.7 billion Shillings in funding to facilitate research on the herbs. However, two years after the pledge, the university is still waiting for it to be honored, something Dr. Lamwaka says has stalled research into the herb.
15:22
15:22

Cabinet Approves Extension of LCs Term of Office for Six Months 1 2

On Thursday last week, the Attorney General told parliament that the government would extend the term of office. The proposed extension was challenged in parliament with opposition politicians accusing the government of sleeping on the job.
14:34
14:34

Businessman Sentenced to Five Months Imprisonment for Impersonating Balaam MK Movement 2

The Prosecution led by State Attorney, Judith Nyamwiza told the court that around January 2023 and July 2023 in the areas of Kampala and Kasese districts Asiimwe with intent to defraud John Twinomugisha falsely represented himself as Balaam Barugahara Ateenyi when he created an account on Facebook, which he used to communicate to his victim.
13:42
13:42

Abandoned Bags Trigger Bomb Scare 1

Agnes Naula, a vendor in the area, narrated how she had set up her tea stall to serve early morning clients when she was informed about the suspicious bags in the vicinity.
13:10
13:10

Gov’t Asked to Set Up Safe School Zones to Curb Road Crashes 1

HOVITA assessment for the five years using the Uganda police force’s Directorate of Traffic and Road Safety (DTRS) data, shows on average Uganda loses 600 children every year in road crashes. For instance, 650 children died in road crashes last year. These included 395 males and 255 females. In 2021, 600 lost their lives in road crashes, the children deaths stood at 628 in 2020, while 607 and 670 children perished in traffic crashes in 2019 and 2018 respectively.
12:36
12:36

Kisoro Authorities Ban Fishing Activities on Lakes Mutanda, Kayumbu 1 3

Denis Birungi, the Kisoro District Fisheries Officer, says that the fresh ban was necessary due to the observation of poor fishing practices among the permitted fishermen.
11:15
11:15

Gov’t Clears Police Forensic Lab for DNA Testing 1

“The clearance of our DNA lab is important in enhancing criminal justice. The comparison of DNA is more accurate than eyewitnesses. In a criminal investigation, DNA is used for things like paternity, maternity and sibling identification, dead body identification, and immigration DNA testing among others,” Enanga said.
10:44
10:44

No Barrel of Uganda’s Oil Sold- Says Government UNOC 1 2 Top story

While TotalEnergies has two drilling operations in Tilenga, which commenced this July in Buliisa and Nwoya districts in the Murchison National Park. The latest developments have been a target of deliberate misinformation.
09:54
09:54

Ministry Ends Speculative Teacher Recruitment, Secondments at Seed Schools 1 Top story

In a letter to all local government accounting officers, the acting permanent secretary Dr. Jane Egau said that information has been availed to her office of recruitment and secondment of staff to these schools with a view that their appointment will be regularized by the Education Service Commission.
09:42
09:42

WHO Releases New guidelines for Testing, Diagnosis STIs STIs prevalence

In a statement released on Tuesday, the organization notes that during the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries had reported low coverage for prevention, testing, and treatment services for STIs, which has led to a resurgence of STIs globally.
09:13
09:13

Five Homes Torched in Revenge Attack 1

Immaculate Alaso, the Bukedi North Regional Police Spokesperson, says that the attack was an act of retaliation by the relatives of Private Martine Mbayo, a UPDF officer, who was allegedly murdered by Robert Kanyanta, a resident in the same area.
09:02
09:02

Nursery Teacher Killed, Body Recovered from Stream 1

According to Paul Obedgiu, the LC 1 chairperson of Pulaka village, they found the body at around 7:14 am and immediately alerted the police.
08:42
08:42

Police Dispute UN Travel Advisory of Insecurity on Entebbe Express Highway United Nations 1 1

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga stated that the UN Department of Safety and Security lacks concrete evidence to support claims of insecurity on these roads.
08:23
08:23

Boda boda Rider Dies Due to Suspected Overdose of Sexual Enhancement Pills

The police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed the incident, saying that Ouma's body was taken to Masafu General Hospital in Busia for a postmortem examination.
08:16
08:16

Northern Uganda Schools Tackle Post-Covid Drug Abuse Crisis Gulu Univerity 1 3

Hellen Lamunu, the Head-teacher of Sacred Heart Girls School and Northern Uganda Regional Chairperson of the Association of Secondary Head Teachers’ Association expressed concern about the need for learner rehabilitation.
07:49
07:49

Portuguese National Denies Mental Illness During Bail Hearing 1

During the bail application hearing before Justice Richard Wejuli Wabwire, Carlos' lawyer, Stuart Kasingye, requested a second mental medical examination for his client possibly at the National Mental Referral Hospital Butabika to determine how to proceed with the matter.
07:31
07:31

The Case for Contract Farming to Boost Food Production in E. Africa 6

EABC Chief Executive Officer, John Bosco Kaliisa says, for example, that where contract farming has been practiced, especially between farmers and sugar, tea, and coffee companies, it has been on a voluntary basis and is hard to enforce.
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