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20:35
20:35

Police Deploys in Pader Town Council to Calm Rioters, Curfew Starts at 5 pm 3

The riots started on Monday when police arrested a mother roasting maize by the roadside around 7 pm for violating the curfew restrictions leaving her 2-months old baby along the road.
17:16
17:16

Cotton Price Hits UGX 3,000 After 10 Years 3

Okello says it is unfortunate that many farmers got discouraged because last year their cotton was destroyed by floods and the price was also low at between Shillings 1,500 to Shillings 1,800.
10:53
10:53

Gulu Residents Block Access Road Construction Over Compensation 1 5

Charles Kalinaki, the UNRA Project Manager for the road construction however says the majority of the affected persons have already been compensated. He says it’s quite strange that even those who have already been paid have joined the protest in solidarity with a few individuals whose payments are pending.
10:03
10:03

Sale of Land to Pastoralists Suspended in Amuru Attiak Sub County 2 1

The State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem told URN that all land transactions between the balalo herdsmen and any parties in the district must be suspended until the committee verifies the type of transactions and land ownerships of all the herdsmen in the area.
09:57
09:57

UGX 40 Billion Aquapark Project Fails to Take Off 2

In 2018, residents of Onekgwok, Teboke, Rwakicaja and Abongokere in Tarogali parish, Ibuje Sub County offered 556 acres of Community land to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to pave way for the implementation of the project.
08:40
08:40

LC I Bans Use of Molasses for Distilling Alcohol 1

Beatrice Atim, another local distiller, says that the ban may force her into prostitution because she does not have any other business to run. Joel Okello a resident of Atego village says that although most people are not managing the waste very well, there are those who have managed the waste so well that you can’t even smell it.
07:24
07:24

Government Earmarks UGX 608b for Emergency Medical Services Health Center IIIs 3 1

Dr. John Baptist Waniaye, the Commissioner of Emergency Medical Services –EMS in the Ministry of Health told URN in an interview that funding shall come from the government, Global Fund, World Bank, KOFIH, ENABEL, Malteser International, CHAI, CDC and Seed Global Health, among others.
06:52
06:52

Police Recover Bodies of Three Fishermen from Lake Kwania 1 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson, says that the Police Marine Unit conducted a search on the Lake and recovered the bodies on Sunday evening.
15:17
15:17

Bulk Processors, Deforestation Kill Local Shea Butter Business in Pader 1 4 Top story

In 2019, companies collectively exported about USD 760,000 (2.7 billion) Shillings worth of shea butter to countries such as Rwanda, the Middle East, Kenya, France, Germany and Japan. During the same year, the Uganda Export Promotions Board, the entity in charge of Uganda’s exports set a high target of exporting 200,000 to 500,000 tons of shea butter by 2022, from the current 30,000 to 150,000 tonnes a year.
12:31
12:31

Namukora Residents Remain in Panic After Elephant Invasion 1 1

Nyero says residents spent the better part of Saturday trying to blow whistles and vuvuzelas as they banged tins, jerrycans and drums and set fires as a measure of repulsing the stray elephants away, without success.
12:19
12:19

Kitgum War Debt Claimants Complain of Verification Fatigue 2

Rose Lakot Ocaya, a 62-year-old widow says that she has not received any penny as compensation for her claim ever since she started filing compensation forms, about 10-years ago.
16:38
16:38

Family Loses UGX 7.3 million to Elephants in Kitgum 4

Ocan says his wife then put the money together and saved it in a granary, but when the elephants invaded their home, they overturned the granary and ate all the foodstuff plus the money.
08:21
08:21

Pastoralists Given One Week to Leave Kitgum District 4

The order was given on December 3, in implementation of an earlier order issued by President Yoweri Museveni on November 20, that all the pastoralists should leave Acholi sub-region in two months, unless they have proof of purchase or lease of the land, a fence and water within.
15:46
15:46

Covid-19 Mass Vaccination in Gulu Extended Over Low Uptake 1 3

The Gulu District Health Educator William Onyai told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Friday that they have only been able to achieve half of the projected targeted population in the one-week mass vaccination campaign.
13:06
13:06

200 Cattle Impounded in Attiak Town Council 2 1

On Thursday, the Minister of State for Animals Husbandry banned the movement of livestock in the area. The ban follows complaints of illegal entry of livestock and invasion of the non-native herdsmen commonly known as balalo in the area.
11:30
11:30

Gulu University Students, Management Differ on Payment of Extra Living Out Allowance 3 1

Representatives of the students have since September this year been demanding payment of additional living out allowances for what they describe as an extended period of the second-semester academic calendar.
22:28
22:28

Security Personnel in Gulu Want Scrap Metal Businesses Regulated metal scrap 1 3

The Fourth Infantry Division Commander Brig. Bonny Bamwiseki noted that whereas there are genuine people dealing in the metal scrap business, some bad people can take advantage to use the materials for other ill motives.
19:56
19:56

Gov't Bans Movement of Livestock in Amuru District 3 2

Rwamirama ordered that no livestock will be allowed into the district until January 25 next year when a comprehensive audit of the balalo herdsmen is completed by a select committee comprising the district security committee, local leaders, and the cultural institution.
10:40
10:40

Delayed Compensation of Lango War Claimants Irks Speaker of Parliament NRM Party 4 3 Top story

This has not gone down well with Oulanyah. While addressing the NRM leaders, Oulanyah blamed the delayed compensation of the Lango war claimants on the office of the Attorney General, which he accused of coming up with unnecessary bureaucracies.
18:57
18:57

Uganda, South Sudan Authorities Counter Accuse Border Officials on Harassment 1 4

The matter was raised by the Tseretenya Bomah Chief of Ikotos County Peter Odwar in relation to an incident in which two nationals were arrested in Madi Opei Town Council, Lamwo district on suspicion of coordinating inter-border livestock thefts.
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