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11:39
11:39

Decaying Cultures, Shaky Families Blamed for New Suicide Rates 5

James Tumusiime, an author and a strong enthusiast of Traditional African Values, attributes the trend to the gradual breakdown of social-cultural bonds that shaped the behaviours of the ancient society for their common good. He indicates that the African culture treated any form of self-killings, as an abomination that was strongly discouraged by the community.
11:07
11:07

Jinja Residents Anxious about New City Status urban planning 2

The residents fear that being part of the city could affect their ownership to customary land, a developement which exposes them to land grabbers. Others fear that their buildings were not planned for the city, fearing that the elevation is pushing them into a status to which they do not belong and that they will most likely be subjected to taxes.
13:00
13:00

Man Who Treated Bush War Fighters Demands UGX 1B Compensation ISO 3 4

“After the war, ISO promised to give Mr Mugisa 8 million shillings to enable him rehabilitate himself. However, up to now, this poor man has not yet received anything and he is now a laughing stock before the Movement detractors,” reads Jacob Asiimwe’s letter
07:58
07:58

Kwania VHTs Demoralized Over Lack of Facilitation 4

Joel Peter Akoco, the Abongomola Sub-county VHT coordinator, says most members of his team are quitting due to lack of facilitation. He says the Shillings 10,000 given to them each quarter isn’t sufficient for them to meet their expenses.
17:25
17:25

Two Men Die Fighting for a Woman in Mukono 12 kilometer road 2 2

Police Superintendent Onyango says that after systematic examination of the scene, different drops of blood were spotted and followed, heading to Kigagga zone where another dead body of Katende was found with multiple cuts
16:00
16:00

Rubirizi Residents Minting Cash from Elephant Dung elephants in uganda 3

Kyomugisha says the project has changed the lives of Rubirizi residents as they are now able to pay fees for their children in private schools and universities. She says that they have also constructed social amenities such as health facilities, energy stoves and a hotel, which has brought windfall profits that they only dreamt of in the past.
11:48
11:48

Emorimor Energises Fight Against Aids 1 2

The program which is going to run across of Teso district is being facilitated by ministry of gender labor and social development together with TASO Soroti regional office.
21:01
21:01

Pictorial; Kachung Water Plant Submerged roads flooded 10

The plant which serves Lira catchment area is almost fully submerged by the floods, forcing the authorities to improvise ways of maintaining constant water supply in the area.
15:20
15:20

Excitement as Flood Victims in Dokolo Get Mosquito Nets. 1 5

Josephine Abelo, a mother of six from Acungapenyi village, says her children have been falling sick because they were sleeping without a mosquito net after she missed the one from government.
12:54
12:54

Mbale Field Force Unit Police Commandant Dead 1

Tatika described the deceased as an honest and hardworking police officer who has been at the fore front of quelling protests within the region.
10:10
10:10

Financial Constraints Affecting Operations of Tooro Babies Home Robert Muhiirwa 1 3

According to the Matron, Betty Kemigisa, the Home has since its inauguration in 1,970 helped more than 9,340 children in the Tooro Sub-region but it does not get any government support.
17:41
17:41

Research Questions Relevance of Social Media Tax Under COVID-19 Pandemic- Mobile Money

The government had anticipated that the tax on social media use officially called the Over the Top Tax or OTT, would raise to 400 billion Shillings in revenues per annum, while mobile money tax would raise 246 billion Shillings. Then, the government said that the money from the internet users would be used to expand and improve the quality of services countrywide.
14:49
14:49

Lira COVID-19 Patients Now Treated from Their Homes COVID_ 19

Eight people who have recently tested positive for the virus are now being treated from their homes. The eight include of two staff of Centenary Bank in Lira, two from Mt. Meru Millers, three from Lira District Local Government and one staff of Lira University.
11:27
11:27

Lyantonde Education Authorities Uncertain of Teacher Retention After Covid-19 Lockdown 4 1

Information from Lyantonde shows that Education authorities in the district have lost contact with the majority of the teachers since the lockdown was announced in March this year.
09:06
09:06

Social Stigma Prompts Discreet Discharge of COVID-19 Patients in Gulu 3 1

Initially, hospitals were holding public send-off events for people who have recovered from COVID-19. But according to medics, many of the people were labelled, stereotyped, discriminated against and experienced loss of status because of the apparent link with the disease which negatively affected their relationship with caregivers, family, friends and communities.
23:47
23:47

Bishop Kisembo Cautions Against Selling Tooro Kingdom Land King of Tooro 2 3

Bishop Kisembo was speaking at celebrations to mark 25 years of King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV on the throne. King Oyo ascended to the throne on September 12, 1995 at the age of three following the death of his father, Patrick Matthew Kaboyo Olimi VII in August 1995.
21:49
21:49

Kanyamunyu to Pay 10 Cows, 3 Goats for Killing Akena 1 2 Top story

Dr John Baptist Odama, the Gulu Archbishop backed by Rwot David Onen Acana II, the Paramount Chief of Acholi persuaded Akena’s family who in turn opened up to the negotiations. The reconcilers summoned the two families for the first meeting that was held today in Gulu.
15:38
15:38

King Oyo’s 25 Years on The Throne Tooro Kingdom 2 1 Top story

Currently, the Kingdom is in negotiations with the government for the return of the Kingdom assets that were reverted to the government after the abolition of monarchies in 1967.
08:17
08:17

Zombo Task Force Stuck with 16 COVID-19 Patients self-quarantine

Dr. Mark Boney Bralima, the Zombo District Health Officer (DHO) says they are stuck with 16 people who tested positive for the virus disease three days ago.
19:27
19:27

1000 Ugandans Quarantined On Island

"We have preferred that we quarantine all of them on the Island because it is what we can afford,” The District Health Inspector Godfrey Hadubi explained
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