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16:22
16:22

Kaka, Kamukama Accused of Encroaching on Lutoboka Forest Reserve 2 2

Well as Victoria Forest Resort was awarded a permit by the National Forestry Authority to engage in eco-tourism development, the resort owners illegally cut down trees from the forest to construct cottages. Kaka on the other hand has no permit to use any demarcated part of the forest reserve. Other people using the forest for eco-tourism include Ssese Islands Tour Guides Association.
20:16
20:16

Kabaka Urges Ugandans to Jealously Protect Royal Tombs kasubi royal tombs

The Kabaka says that Kasubi and other tombs symbolize the civilization of the Ganda people dating way before the coming of colonialists. He was speaking at his Palance in Mengo today where a new tomb’s administrator [Katikkiro wa Masiro], David Nkalubo was introduced to him by the Kingdoms Premier Charles Peter Mayiga.
08:02
08:02

High Prices of Land Scaring Investors From Rubanda 5 1 Top story

Kenneth Jogo Biryabarema, the Rubanda District LC 5 Chairperson, says the high cost of land has impacted heavily on investors especially hoteliers, saying some of them have decided to stay away from the district.
18:03
18:03

New Cultural Museum to Change Kalangala’s Tourism Fortunes 4 1

The district's attractions include the Mapeera site where the first missionaries Amans Delamans and Simeone Loudel constructed the first Catholic Church in Uganda, Nanziri waterfalls and Wanema shrine on Bukasa Island, several caves, the John Speke site in Lutoboka and the Ssese tree. But most of the tourism sites and regalia had been neglected, burying hundreds of years of history in scrubs and ignorance.
07:00
07:00

UWEC Receives First Wildlife Ambulance 5 1 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.
12:16
12:16

Bunyoro Kingdom Opposes Planned Geothermal Project at Kibiro Springs geothermal energy 1 1 Top story

The water at the springs is always boiling at 100 degrees and is often used by locals to boil eggs and food like potatoes, cassava and green bananas. It has also been found to contain varying amounts of minerals and chemicals with medicinal value, among them, Sodium chloride, potassium chloride, Lithium Sulphate, calcium sulphate, calcium phosphate, and magnesium chloride.
09:19
09:19

Three Arrested For Possessing Crested Cranes 1

They were arrested on Thursday afternoon while taking the Crested Cranes to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
19:16
19:16

No Evidence of Theft From Polish Tourist-Police Report Uganda Police Force 1

In a report to the Director Criminal Investigations, AIGP Grace Akullo, Detective ASP Abdu Nasser Mulimira, the Divisional CID Officer for Old Kampala said the available evidence is insufficient to implicate anybody.
11:25
11:25

Catholic Church to Unveil Museum in Memory of Muteesa I kingdom 1 1

According to Archbishop Lwanga, the said grand museum will among other things bring together several items telling the 141-year story of the catholic church in Uganda from all the four ecclesiastical provinces with some other artifacts of significance relevance brought other countries.
14:51
14:51

High Number of Tourists Overwhelm Kalangala MV kalangala 1 1

The huge number of tourists and travelers prompted marine vessels plying the Kalangala route to increase the number of trips but also carry excess passengers on board. The passenger manifest of MV Kalangala shows that the vessel has been carrying on average 500 people since December 20th, 2019 compared 300 last year. MV Vanessa, which commenced operations this year, also took an average of 162 passengers to Kalangala.
12:42
12:42

Mukono Residents Collect Running Water for Recreation and Fish Farming MOZARDI 3 1 Top story

According to Dr. Izaara, this model of fish farming could turn around, the nutritional levels in the country if government decided to tap into this project.
18:15
18:15

Nwoya District Wants UWA Revenue Sharing Guidelines Revised 3 1

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Nwoya LCV Chairperson says that since Nwoya was carved out of Gulu in 2010, the district has been continuously suffering immense destruction by stray animals from Murchison Falls National Park.
10:26
10:26

Remnants of Congolese Bands Join Entertainment Industry 3 24

Papalas Palata, the Lead Singer and Band Leader says his band freely roams the corners of Kampala and Lingala’s hot’s bed region of West Nile staging formidable concerts in Hotels and Corporate events where Uganda’s young talents are least invited.
16:31
16:31

Guest House Managers Held Over Theft from Polish Tourist Uganda 1 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson told URN on Monday that Police swung into action following complaints of loss of property and money by the tourist.
07:48
07:48

Pictorial: European Union Envoys Visit Kiprotich National High Altitude Training Centre

The Ambassadors kicked off their day with a tour of a demonstration farm of Joel Cherop supported by the Netherlands at Kapenjuria Village in Kapchorwa village. They could later visit the Kiprotich National High Altitude Training Centre at Teryet, Kapchorwa where they toured the facility and engaged with World Cross Country champion Joshua Cheptegei, Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich, 2019 World Athletics gold medalist Halima Nakayi, middle distance runner Winnie Nanyondo and others.
15:52
15:52

Increasing Deforestation Threatening Wildlife Conservation-UWEC 4 1

Speaking at the Birding Expo at UWEC, James Musinguzi, the Executive Director of UWEC called for prevention measures which include the drafting of a plan that will ensure wildlife, birding and the habitat are not destroyed by human nature.
14:23
14:23

Masaka Diocese to Promote White Fathers’ Plaques as Historical Monuments 5 2

Reverend Monsignor Serverus Jumba, the Bishop of Masaka Diocese says the White Fathers have got very strong attachment to the area, especially in the parish of Villa Maria, which is equally of great significance in the history of the faith in Uganda and the Sub-Saharan Africa.
12:23
12:23

UWA Struggles to Capture Stray Crocodile 3 1

Several fishermen have sighted the reptile in the lake between the UPDF Marine Docking pier, the Ministry of Energy and at the shoreline of the Botanical gardens.
22:04
22:04

Fufa Drum: Four Teams Qualify for Semi-finals Lango Province 1 1

The teams are Lango and Bugisu provinces each qualified with six points respectively from Group A while Acholi province qualified with four points and Bukedi qualified with seven points all from Group B.
08:00
08:00

Bunyoro Kingdom Rejects Proposal to Construct Hydro Power Dam At Murchison Falls 2 1 Top story

Apollo Rwamparo, the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism and Antiquities in Bunyoro Kitara kingdom, says it is rude and unacceptable for government to give away Murchison falls for the construction of a power station yet it is a bio-cultural site.
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