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19:23
19:23

Ssaza Market Vendors Blame Low Sales on Filth Masaka Municipality 1 2

Norah Nalubega, the chairperson of vendors in the market says that rainwater runoff is directly flowing into uncollected garbage heaps which are unpleasant to customers. Nalubega blamed the division authorities for not regularly collecting the garbage from the market, thereby exposing them to health hazards.
17:14
17:14

Rwanda, South Sudan Skip Inter-Parliamentary Games 1 2

The Chairperson of Uganda's organising Committee, Peter Ogwang, told journalists on Friday that Rwanda and South Sudan have confirmed that they shall not be taking part in the games.
16:33
16:33

Wakiso District Turns to KCCA for Support to Improve Road Network transport 2 1

Wakiso District Engineer Sam Mwesigwa notes that the district has over 536 kilometres of roads, more than half of which are strategic roads, which however remain in a poor state and in dire need of an upgrade. Mwesigwa blames the state of roads on budget shortfalls.
15:46
15:46

Kaberamaido Business Community Count Losses Over Power Outage 1 2

Hellen Enenu, a mobilizer of the business community is Kaberamaido says that thieves in Kaberamaido tend to take advantage of the power outages to break into shops and residences.
14:45
14:45

Residents Flee Homes amid UMEME Operation in Bwaise UMEME limited 3

Many people were seen closing their houses and others gathered on roadsides as heavily guarded UMEME officials went knocking door to door. By midday, nine people had been detained at Kawempe police Station having been found at houses that are illegally connected to the national grid.
14:22
14:22

Cargo Transport, Domestic Flights Could Change Uganda Airlines Fortunes -Angessa Ethiopian Airlines 3 2 Top story

Angessa said that many of the airline companies across the world benefit most from the transportation of cargo across borders for export and import and thus a revived company such as Uganda Airlines would need to focus on increasing cargo transportation.
14:09
14:09

Gov't Allocates UGX 20 Billion for Disaster Affected Areas 3

Musa Ecweru, the State Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees told journalists at Media Center on Friday that nine billion will be used to buy relief items, 10 billion to fix affected roads and other transportation needs like buying boats where they are needed and about 200 million to fix metrology machines affected by the rains.
13:41
13:41

Rescue Teams Struggling to Retrieve Bodies in Bududa Landslides 2 4

A heavy down pour caused multiple landslides in the villages of Namasa, Naposhi and shukururu in Bushika sub-county of Bududa district on Tuesday killing 4 people, injuring 5 and displacing over 6,000 others. So far, rescue teams have retrieved seven bodies while more than 30 people are still unaccounted for.
13:31
13:31

Mandela Stadium to Host Opening 2019 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup tie 1

Djibouti will battle the Ocean Stars of Somalia in the opening match kicking off at 1.30pm before Uganda Cranes face Burundi at 4pm at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo.
13:01
13:01

Busia District Ambulance Grounded 4

Robert Atuta, the Busia district health officer- DHO says that the broken ambulance requires 29 million shillings for repair.
12:17
12:17

Pictorial: Landslides Hit Bugisu Sub Region 34 Top story

The landslides coupled with floods hit the districts of Bududa, Sironko and Manfwa within the region.
11:50
11:50

Nakasongola Musician Killed in Case of Mistaken Identity panga welding man 1

Caroline Akoth the Savannah Regional Police Commander explains that when Police officer stopped Mutegesi during the patrol, he attempted to run which prompted the officers to shoot at him.
11:25
11:25

Casual Labourers Storm Kabale UNRA Offices over Unpaid Wages 6

Bashil Ngabirano, one of the affected casual labourers says that out of shillings 1.34 million he demands, he was only paid only shillings 825,000. Ngabirano says that when he tried to ask for the balance, he was told to wait.
10:58
10:58

Floods Destroy Olam Coffee Factory in Sironko 2 2

The floods broke the perimeter wall of the factory, swept away bags of coffee and damaged equipment putting business at the plant on a standstill.
07:55
07:55

Police Hunts Man for Hacking Four People in Nakasongola panga welding man 5

The Nakasongola Police Commander Patience Namara says that Policemen and UPDF officers used sniffer dog to trace the killer in vain.
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