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21:11
21:11

Climate Commissioner Defends 600 Ugandans At COP28 In Dubai 1 4 Top story

Mwebesa, who is Uganda’s National Focal Point at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC) denies that Ugandans at the COP28 are on perdiem hunt or are there to enjoy.
17:53
17:53

Capital Markets Authority Seeks Greater Powers over Mushrooming Ponzis 3

The mushrooming Ponzi schemes are one of the major challenges the authority is facing in its regulatory role, yet many Ugandans are yearning for investment opportunities and falling victim easily to fraud, says CMA
17:39
17:39

Museveni Urges Kyambogo Graduates to Tap into Wealth Creation Programs 5 1

In his message read by Vice President Jesca Alupo, the President, who was the Chief Guest first, urged the graduands to avoid the temptation of getting rich quickly through corrupt means, instead, he urged them to leverage the skills acquired during their university education to foster innovation and create employment opportunities, enabling them to actively contribute to the economy.
17:24
17:24

Lack of Electricity Renders ACDP Factories Idle in Masaka 2

The facilities include coffee and maize processing factories that were constructed at Nkuuna and Buyaga villages respectively, in Kyannamukaaka sub-county, to support communities to add value to their agricultural produce.
17:11
17:11

Mortuary Attendants Dump Unclaimed Bodies at Luwero Town Council Offices Luwero Hospital 2 3

The two were unclaimed bodies of persons who were knocked dead and transferred to Luwero Hospital by the Police a week ago. However, the bodies were not claimed and the hospital administration resolved to have them buried at a public cemetery which is managed by the town council.
16:51
16:51

Speaker Among to Meet President Museveni Over Fresh Opposition Demands Court Martial 1 3

Among proposed to engage the President over the prolonged detention of suspects, and deferred determination on the four Opposition demands until after a meeting she scheduled with the Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission next week, Monday.
16:41
16:41

Ministry Considers Clinical Placements for Student Nurses in Lower Health Units 1 3

Currently, clinical placements are restricted to district hospitals, regional referrals, and national referral hospitals. These placements provide invaluable hands-on practical skills to nurses, gained through real-life experiences in health institution settings.
16:25
16:25

USD 400m Green Investment Commitments Announced for Uganda at COP28 1

The green investment commitments, current and future, are for the next four years in the areas of renewable energy, water filtration and forestry.
16:08
16:08

Landslide Kills Two, Injures One in Kisoro 1

Kisoro District Environment Officer Eunice Akankwasa says that the incident occurred in the wee hours of Wednesday amidst a heavy downpour that swept through the house where the children were sleeping.
14:48
14:48

Uganda Opens up More Basins for Oil Exploration Crude oil 1 1 Top story

Uganda plans more exploration works in Lake Kyoga, Moroto Kadam basins as part of the efforts to increase on its oil volumes.
13:21
13:21

Executive Justifies UGX3.5Trillion Supplementary Budget 1

The Committee demanded of the Ministry to share the road map for the implementation of the 200,000 electricity connections across the country. Statistics from the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) show that as of 2022, only 1.7 million households are connected to the national electricity grid.
12:50
12:50

Police Shoot Tororo Man Dead For Attacking Officer

Reports suggest that Odoi hacked Musamali with a machete on the head. The altercation ensued when Musamali, alongside the area LC 1 chairperson, attempted to counsel Odoi, who had threatened to harm his 10-year-old brother using a machete.
12:15
12:15

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Unveils White Paper on African Smallholder Farmers 1 Top story

It suggests Financing sustainable agriculture using blended financing efficiently and covering all stages of a program from conception to upkeep.
11:21
11:21

West Nile to Get $138m Solar Project Solar energy 1

The Ituka PV plant in West Nile will be the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund's (EAIF’s ) third solar PV project in Uganda.
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10:55

UPDF Commander Sacked, Faces Court Martial Over Brutal Apaa Clashes Apaa land conflicts 4 1 Top story

Col. Benard Rubainika Kashemeza, the former Brigade Commander of the 501 brigade was sacked over the weekend and recalled to the Fourth Infantry Division Headquarters in Gulu City where he is locked up.
08:24
08:24

UCLS to Support Access to Justice Through Pro Bono Services 1

He adds that the society is also deliberate in advocating for social justice on matters affecting Uganda's society as a whole, whenever the need arises. It is estimated that Uganda's access to justice levels are below 20 percent, due to a combination of factors, legal services affordability inclusive.
08:01
08:01

If Parents Did their Job, We wouldn't Need Child Rights CSOs- Gender Ministry 5

The Executive Director of the Uganda Child Rights NGO Network Damon Wamara, says that NGOs have played an important role in protecting and promoting children's rights, but more needs to be done.
07:54
07:54

Teso Clergy Mourns Bishop Emeritus Thomas Edison Irigei 1

Rt. Rev. Dr. Charles Ebitu Obaikol, the retired bishop of the Diocese of Soroti, highlighted Bishop Irigei's humble nature and dedicated work, citing the establishment of Teso Diocese Planning and Development Organization CoU (TEDDO) in 2002, following the creation of the Kumi Diocese in 2001.
07:44
07:44

Lango Paramount Chief Suspends Electoral Commission 4 1

“I expected all of you to come and meet me after swearing in but only Mr. Tom Otim reached my palace. Appointed chairman of the Electoral Commission should have been sworn in the office again but not to start working without an appointment," the letter reads in part.
05:27
05:27

UCAA Plan To Divest From Entebbe Airport Management ICAO

Director General Fred Bamwesigye says plans to separate regulation and airport management is UCAA's brain child but still being discussed in-house before an informed report is given to Cabinet for consideration and way forward.
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