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12:05
12:05

Fall in Carbon Emissions is Short-Term Good News – Meteorology Chief 2 1 Top story

Quarantining and lockdowns have forced industries to shut down, and this, has crashed emission of Nitrogen dioxide, a major air pollutant, closely linked to factory output and vehicles on the roads. A forecast produced by climate experts of the Global Carbon Project also predicts that carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War II.
10:44
10:44

COVID-19 to Cause Slash in Foreign Investment for Exploration Activities – Report World Bank 1 Top story

Last month, Uganda extended the deadline by six months to September 2020 for applications for those who wish to explore six blocks in the Albertine region. The report notes that “the fall in commodity prices—especially crude oil, metals, and minerals—will not only reduce their export proceeds but also slash the amount of financing brought by foreign investors.”
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Makerere in Talks With Buganda to Solve Land Dispute authority 1 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University says the kingdom is among the good friends of the university and in case of any issues, they would be able to amicably resolve the dispute.
08:52
08:52

Government Formulating Law to Fund Artists 1 3

Government through ministry of gender, labour and social development, is formulating the creative and art law, which will see extension of government support to artists through funds.
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16:44

Uganda Stops People Traveling from Countries Highly Hit by COVID 19 WHO 3 1 Top story

According to the ministry of health, the decision to stop the travel was made after government,WHO and CDC experts reviewed the evolution of the disease and what kind of risk it presented to Ugandans
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10:26

MPs Query Govt Over UGX 100M Investment in Uhuru Falls Pre-feasibility Study 2 6

Mutyaba said that the authority was not aware that a pre-feasibility study had been done prior to Bonang’s application for the permit.
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Gov't To Undertake Feasibility Study on Uhuru Falls 5 1

D'Ujanga says that the study by the government will settle matter on whether or not to construct the dam.
07:51
07:51

Parliament Approves Additional Funding For District Roads, Aerodromes 3

The proposal will increase the works sector budget from shillings 5.9 trillion to 6 trillion next financial year.
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.
10:26
10:26

Remnants of Congolese Bands Join Entertainment Industry 24 3

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.
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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.
10:28
10:28

CSOs Write to President Museveni Against Building Dam on Murchison Falls 1

In their joint letter to President Museveni, CSOs appeal to him to unequivocally declare that his government will never build a dam at Murchison and Uhuru falls or any other place in Murchison falls National Park.
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12:38

No Appeal, No Airplay for Millennials Christmas Melodies media in uganda 8 2 Top story

The sounds of silent night, o come all ye faithful, Little Drummer Boy, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Feliz Navidad and Joy to the World, among others, still sound fresh each year that passes, and get as much airplay on radio stations across the country, and through the streets of Kampala as the season sets in.
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Diocese of Kigezi Celebrates 55 Years of Runyankole - Rukiga Bible Translation 1 2

Arrival of the translation ended years of struggle faced om evangelization of Bakiga Communities using Luganda and Lunyoro – Lutoro Bible versions.
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US Soldiers Train UWA Rangers to Counter Wildlife Crimes in National Parks 1

The training led by US Soldiers under the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion was designed to develop leadership capability within Uganda Wildlife Authority necessary for investigating wildlife crimes, trafficking in wildlife as well as treat casualties during operations.
07:24
07:24

Uganda Manufacturers Seek 30 Acres in Naguru Housing Estate 1 3

Mubarak Kirunda Nkutu, the Director Membership Services at Uganda Manufacturers Association – UMA says that the current showground has become too small. He says they need more land to expand the available space to reflect the impressive growth the trade fair records every year.
11:11
11:11

Independence Monument a Complete Stranger to Ugandans National Anthem 3 1

The Monument depicts a woman unwrapping his child and raising it to the skies. The monument signified that the British had done their part and it was now up to Uganda, the new child, to do the rest.
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Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya Actors Produce Movie on Teenage Sexual Violence Ugandan 1 1 Top story

Speaking to journalists on Tuesday about the upcoming premiere of the movie whose dream started in last year, the RAHU representative, Hellen Patricia Amutuhaire, said it will be played in eight episodes.
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Africa Primatological Society Calls for New Strategies to Protect Mountain Gorillas Primates in Uganda 1 2

Nakalema says Uganda's flagship primate, the Mountain Gorillas escaped the list of critically endangered wildlife species last year when her population exceeded 400 members. She says with just 5,000 members of Chimpanzees surviving, more efforts are needed to protect them through research, activism and networking.
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Government Halts Proposed Power Project on Uhuru falls 1 3 Top story

The Tourism, Wild Life and Antiquities Minister, Professor, Ephraim Kamuntu disclosed the cabinet decision at the weekly cabinet briefing at government owned Uganda Media Centre.
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