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23:57
23:57

Anti-Kidnap Response Unit Arrests Four 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, has identified the suspects as Edward Jaggwe, Nasiwa Safina, Evelyn Atuhirwe and Ann Agiyo. Police have since rescued the victims while the third case has been regarded as false alert.
23:32
23:32

Opposition Leaders Encourage Youth to Participate in 2021 Elections 2 5

Youth leaders from the opposition have urged people aged 18-30 years to participate meaningfully in the national youth elections.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
20:35
20:35

Court Orders UPDF to Produce Body of Deceased Rwandan National Rwandan Nationals 2 3

Magezi’s body is said to be still at City Mortuary as police waits for the postmortem report.
18:08
18:08

Insurer UAP adds Telemedicine to Health Insurance Package 1

In a memorandum of understanding with a new telemedicine provider The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG), UAP will offer among others on line medical consultations, collection of laboratory samples and delivery medicines to their clients under this arrangement.
17:15
17:15

Unknown People Vandalize Road Signs, Bridge Rails in Nwoya nwoya district 2 2

Simon Opiyo, the L.C.II of Amar Parish, Koch –Goma Sub –County in Nwoya District says they have not yet arrested anybody in connection to the vice but that they have recovered on road sign that was vandalize.
16:03
16:03

People’s Government to hold Countrywide Meetings to Popularize ICC Petition 1

Addressing the media in Kampala, Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago who’s the People’s government deputy president, said they are going to move around the country explaining the rationale of their petition so that the people can own it.
16:00
16:00

MV Kaawa Suspends Operations for Major Servicing 2 1

The Engineer in charge of the Vessels at Port Bell - Luzira Aggrey Ojiambo told Uganda Radio Network in an earlier interview that Uganda Railway Corporation needed about USD 5 million (18.3 billion Shillings) to repair the two marine vessels MV Kaawa and MV Pamba.
15:44
15:44

German Firm to Construct Atiak-Laropi Road at UGX 217b South Sudan 1

The road starts in Atiak at a junction off the Gulu – Atiak - Nimule road and runs in a northwestern direction through Adjumani town. It ends at Umi, the ferry landing site on the River Nile. The existing gravel road will be widened and upgraded to an asphalt road, the company said.
15:38
15:38

Bunyoro Kingdom Condemns Attack on Ssemwema Cultural Site 1

Ssememwa Cultural Site is known for trenches which were used by the legendary great King Kateboha who reigned in the 14th century AD during the Bachwezi Dynasty in the Great Bunyoro Kitara Empire. The trenches were also used to guard against enemies from gaining entry into the King’s Palace which was located in the same area.
14:32
14:32

Re-Emergence of Water Hyacinth Frustrates Fishing on Lake Albert fishermen 3 2

Vicent Okumu a fisherman at Wanseko landing site in Buliisa district says the weed forms dense-mat cover on water surface and affects the movement of fish, blocks boat access and the catching of fish.
14:04
14:04

Janani Luwum Pilgrims Trek Across Gulu En Route to Kitgum Olara Otunnu 2 8

The pilgrimage preceding the annual St Janani Luwum day, celebrated each year on February 16, aims at tracing Janani Luwum’s final journey from Kampala to his gravesite at Wii Gweng in Mucwini, Kitgum district.
13:27
13:27

Women Rallied to Vaccinate as Cervical Cancer Surges Beyond Global Average

According to the World Health Organization, there are over 100 types of HPV of which 14 are cancer-causing. Two HPV types; 16 and 18 cause 70 per cent of cervical cancers and pre-cancerous cervical lesions. HPV is spread to women sexually by male careers who are never affected by the virus themselves and
13:06
13:06

Security Guard Shoots Youth Dead in Kakira Town Council Jinja

The 28-year old Batista Atayo, a resident of Nailo village in Kakira town council, Jinja district was shot dead by a security guard whose names have not yet been established. Industrial security services limited are responsible with ensuring security in Kakira sugar works plantations.
12:22
12:22

Zirobwe Police Station OC Accused of Extortion

Kigayaza says that the OC Jackson Bogere connived with one Meddie Ssemuyaba to extort money from him for allegedly recovering his stolen mobile phones. About 300 phones were reportedly stolen when unknown thugs broke into Kigayaza’s shop, located in Zirobwe town on January 30.
11:54
11:54

Desert Locust Infestation Linked to Climate Change -UN Chief 2 1 Top story

The migratory pests, which were first reported in parts of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, have also been seen in the Ugandan districts of Amudat, Nakapiripirit and Nabilatuk, presenting an unprecedented the threat to food security and livelihoods in the region. A locust swarm of one square kilometre can eat the same amount of food in one day as 35,000 people.
11:50
11:50

Mbale Municipal Stadium Finally Re-opens 1

The grand opening ceremony was Sunday graced by a friendly match between big league side Kataka FC against Busia young from the regional tier with Coach Toldo’s chargers Kataka winning 2-0 thanks to first half goals from Okuru Swammad and Owundo Vincent as both teams prepare for the upcoming fixtures in the Stanbic Uganda cup.
07:50
07:50

Parents force Head teacher Out of School Poor Performance 4 2

Jolly Tibamanya, the Bushenyi District Resident District Commissioner who attended the parent’s meeting directed Mutsindo, who was in attendance to handle over his office to his deputy before February 14th, 2020.
06:59
06:59

Kyesimira Loses First Match as BUL FC Head Coach FUFA 1

Kyesimira signed a two-year contract of shepherding BUL as their head coach after the dismissal of his predecessor, Peter Onen whom the team directors faulted for poor performance and failure to win a match in the second round of this season.
06:56
06:56

Rev. Okunya Banned from Kumi Bishop Race Kumi Diocese 1 Top story

In his letter to Kumi Diocesan Chancellor, Emmanuel Ilukor, the Archbishop, Stanley Ntagali notes that Rev. Okunya was disqualified because of his age. In the February 5th, 2020 letter, the Archbishop noted that the House of Bishops reviewed five documents to establish Rev. Okunya’s actual age after receiving petitions from concerned Christians in Kumi.
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