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13:20
13:20

UNRA Reviewing Entebbe Expressway Design 3 1

An average of 10 accidents take place between the Victoria Mall junction and Mpala every week, according to statistics at Entebbe Police Station. Kampala Metropolitan Traffic Police Commander Norman Musinga says that such accidents are a result of several factors, including among others, drunk driving and recklessness.
16:00
16:00

MV Kaawa Suspends Operations for Major Servicing 1 2

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.
17:28
17:28

National Isolation Center Dilapidated, Unable to Handle Coronavirus Emergencies 2 1 Top story

Construction of a new building is still ongoing while the available buildings are not in use. The Private wing of Entebbe Regional Referral hospital is currently being used as an isolation ward where suspected Coronavirus cases are being contained.
20:43
20:43

Two Fishermen Lose Hands During Night Operation Scuffle 1 1

The fishermen were found leaving their fishing grounds in Bussi Islands heading to the market in Buwaya, a landing site in Kasanje Sub County on Friday morning when they were intercepted by two men, who were later identified as Kirongoozi Joseph and Patrick Lwenjolonga, allegedly from the Fisheries Protection Unit
13:46
13:46

Entebbe Airport Sets up Special Clearance Stands for G77 Summit Delegates 1 2

Uganda was last year selected to host the G77 + China Summit in April this year. The Group of 77 and China (G77) at the United Nations is a coalition of 135 developing nations, designed to promote its members' collective economic interests and create an enhanced joint negotiating capacity in the United Nations.
20:46
20:46

Nkuuhe Undertakes to End Fights at Animal Genetic Resources Centre 1 2

Nkuuhe made the observation after it emerged that the institution is tainted by infighting between the administration led by the Executive Director Charles Lagu and senior staff who have spent more than 10-years of service, in the organization.
20:44
20:44

Kalangala Struggling to Contain Harm Caused by Lightning 2

Bugala island alone, the largest and main of the 84 islands that make up the District is hit by lightning more than 5 times a year destroying equipment used in the generation of power, water and ferry transport.
18:06
18:06

Entebbe Municipality Unveils Plan to Upgrade Major Roads 1 1

The Acting Municipal Engineer Brian Kabunga told URN that the municipality will require up to 200 billion Shillings to upgrade the roads in line with its new development plan. The money will be pooled from Uganda Road Fund, the Ministry of Works and Transport and development partners.
16:39
16:39

Entebbe Police Struggling to Arrest 'Swagg Attackers' Gang 1 1

The swag attackers are reportedly responsible for an attack that claimed the life of Anthony Kanyoto, the former Public Affairs Manager of the Civil Aviation Authority, and three other people whose lives were brutally ended.
11:38
11:38

Travelers at Entebbe Airport Ignorant of Coronavirus 1 3

The deadly virus said to have originated from the Chinese city of Wuhan has so far killed 213 people in China. Nearly 2,000 new cases were recorded in China in the past 24 hours, raising the worldwide total to nearly 9,800, according to Chinese and World Health Organization data. The vast majority of the cases are inside China, while 98 cases have been confirmed in 18 other countries.
13:12
13:12

Auditor General Queries Kalangala Infrastructure Services 1 1

The total project investment was estimated at USD.49.56 million (UGX 128 billion) and Government, was required to pay in advance, the annual and quarterly support payments to KIS for ferry and road services respectively.
11:27
11:27

MV Kalangala to Undergo Major Servicing in February 1

The vessel according to Sadala Musoke, the managing director of Nation Oil Distributors limited, the company that operates MV Kalangala will be taken to a floating dock at Port bell Luzira to be checked my marine engineers from both the Ministry of Works and from insurance company Lloyds before repairs are done.
11:39
11:39

Gov't Seeks to Expand Graduate Volunteer Scheme Coverage 2 1

The scheme is meant to offer skills to thousands of children who graduate from universities with knowledge and no practical skills to fit within the job market. It is based on the fact that a number of Universities immensely focused on literacy and numeracy skills as opposed to practical skills.
13:03
13:03

Agriculture Ministry to Adopt 4P Production Model for Major Cash Crops 1 1

The 4P model was applied in Kalangala to bring together 1,300 oil palm outgrowing farmers, the Government of Uganda through the Vegetable Oil Development Project, the funders from the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the Private partners who include oil Palm Uganda Limited.
11:36
11:36

More than 1000 Sand Miners Evicted in Katabi 2 1

The eviction conducted by the Environment Police last evening followed concerns raised by several environmentalists on the continued degradation of the wetland despite ordinances to halt sand mining operations in the precincts of Lake Victoria passed by Entebbe Municipal Council and Katabi Town Council
07:00
07:00

UWEC Receives First Wildlife Ambulance 1 5 Top story

Flavia Kabahenda, the UWEC Board Chairperson says illicit Wildlife activities remain a huge challenge that requires multinational cooperation so as to protect the remaining wildlife across the world.
17:33
17:33

New Program Takes Over Palm Oil Growing Across the Country 1 1 Top story

The Project takes over from the Vegetable Oil Development Project, which has been managing palm oil growing on Kalangala’s Main Island Bugala and the outlying islands of Bunyama and Bubembe.
19:30
19:30

Entebbe Mayor, Division Chair Clash over Arrested Teenagers Uganda Police Force 1 3

The two leaders are trading counter-accusations against each other for allegedly encouraging petty theft in the area. Kayanja accuses Kabwama Mutebi of buying alcohol for teenagers and youth groups in the quest for votes instead of encouraging them to engage in productive activities.
12:42
12:42

Traffic Police Deployed at Entebbe Beaches to Tame Drunk Drivers 1 Top story

The police will also be holding joint patrols with the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF, to ensure that no revellers and swimmers are in the waters by 6 p. m. There shall also be no burning of tires and firing of bullets as part of celebrations.
09:40
09:40

Mariners Call for Government Commitment to Develop Industry 1 1

The industry has suffered setbacks in the development of the different harbour, piers and landing sites that in turn lives private investors unable to open routes to several destinations across water bodies in the country.
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