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20:11
20:11

Isingiro Residents Protest Lack Of Power Supply lack of electricity 1 3

The affected residents are from the villages of Ishozi, Ngando, Biharwe, Mitooma, Kamutinda, Kyamburara, Rugando, Bushenyi, Kyanjungu, Kabare, Karerema and Kyakabindi.
17:43
17:43

Covid-19 Slows Uganda’s Progress on Poverty Alleviation 4 3

Okurut added that for SDGs on sustainable cities, life on land, peace and justice, Uganda’s performance is also stagnating at a rate of below 50% of the growth rate required to achieve the SDGs, partly because of the covid-19 pandemic.
17:16
17:16

Six Elephants Destroy One Thousand Hectares Of Crops In Agago stray elephants 1

Silvesto Asia Ali, one of the affected Farmers says he lost two hectares of Pumpkins to the stray elephants that invaded his farmland on Monday night. Some six elephants that reportedly strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park into community farmlands have been terrorizing farming communities in Luyita and Lujim parishes of Omiya Pachwa Sub county.
15:28
15:28

Gov't Orders Schools to Allow Pregnant Finalists Back to Class 3

According to the health ministry, finalists who are pregnant will now be allowed to attend classes and also sit for examinations when schools re-open.
12:02
12:02

Arua District Registers First Covid-19 Community Death Paul Bishop Drileba 1 2 Top story

The deceased in his sixties, has been a prominent businessman operating in Arua town and reportedly fell sick with flu and cough but was delayed at home, only to be rushed to Rhema private hospital later before he was referred to Arua hospital where he breathed his last.
10:58
10:58

Vendors in Kitgum Evicted from Market for Not Voting Chairperson's Preferred Candidate 1 2

Alice Lacwec and Kevin Alimocan all vendors at Tuma Atoo market in Central Division were reportedly evicted after results of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party primaries for division chairpersons were announced.
07:36
07:36

Gulu Task Force, Clinical School Disagree Over Relocation of COVID-19 Patients Ministry of Health 3 1

Grace Aninge, the Principal of the College says they want to use their space in both campuses to manage social distancing rules as a recommended standard operation procedure (SOP).
13:45
13:45

Why Public Officers Deny Citizens Access to Information and Records Twaweza 8 1 Top story

As the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) marks the 2020 international Day for Universal Access to Information 28 September, it is emerging that in Uganda, the law is more of on paper than practice.
12:15
12:15

Armed Group Invades Apaa, Occupies Chunk of Land 4th UPDF division 1 2

Denis Okot, a resident of Acholiber, says the armed men numbering 30 started invading the area on Saturday evening and by Sunday yesterday, their numbers had grown to over 60. According to Okot, the armed men who speak predominantly Madi are chasing away people from their homes and erecting temporary structures. He says several people including him have fled the area to nearby Punudyang village for fear of their lives.
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.
13:15
13:15

Apac Businessmen Held Over Deploying Street Kids to Steal 2

The arrest stemmed from a confession by some street kids to security that they were being used by the arrested businessmen to go and steal for them scrap metals in exchange of food.
13:00
13:00

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

“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
12:37
12:37

200 COVID-19 Patients in Acholi Still Mixing with Community Ministry of Health

According statistics obtained from the surveillance and case management committed, there 28 active cases that have not been evacuated for treatment in Omoro; 35 in Gulu, 7 in Nwoya, 15 in Amuru, 6 in Lamwo, 5 in Kitgum and 168 in Aswa Hydropower Dam.
11:43
11:43

Hundreds of Butambala Children Don't Want To Return to School - Study World Vision 2

The report indicates that many children have embarked on small business ventures in the community whereas others have gotten married
10:35
10:35

Norbert Mao Elected Secretary General of African Political Parties Body 1

The election took place on Saturday during the organization’s General Meeting which was held virtually via Zoom. Mao will serve for three years alongside these other elected officials.
08:41
08:41

West Nile LRA Victims Give Gov't 45-Day Ultimatum to Pay UGX 99B 4 5

In 2008, the survivors started documenting all the losses incurred and have since then presented three documents to the President’s office for compensation in vain. The claimants want the government to compensate them Shillings 99billion.
23:18
23:18

Amuru Flood Victims Yet to Receive Relief Aid 3

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV chairperson says he has written several letters to OPM to support the hailstorm victims but in vain.
21:05
21:05

Man Arrested With Human Head Remanded Uganda Parliament 1 1

Joseph Nuwashaba on Friday appeared before Masaka Grade One Magistrate Grace Wakoli and was charged with three counts of murder, aggravated defilement and child trafficking.
20:34
20:34

Gulu LCV Chairperson, 11 Others Discharged from Covid-19 Treatment Center Covid-19 in Gulu 1 2

Mapenduzi said that all his confirmatory tests result for Covid-19 turned out negative and he is equally feeling much better.
18:57
18:57

Occupants Struggle to Defend Possession of Departed Asians Properties 4 1

The committee which is chaired by Makindye East MP Ibrahim Kasozi summoned 73 people currently occupying the departed Asians properties located in Masaka to probe them on how they eventually acquired then from the initial owners.
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