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12:40
12:40

Traders in Jinja City Protest Closure of Shops business 6 2

Security personnel comprised of both police and UPDF on Monday afternoon closed down shops whose owners had resolved to operate normally, despite the presidential directive to temporarily close some businesses.
12:48
12:48

Kira Municipality Strategizes to Benefit from Martyrs’ Day people 2 1

Authorities note that though the municipality has been hosting the day for years with a lot of indirect benefits due to the influx of people in the area for over almost a month, they have been lacking a proper plan strategized to ensure that the municipality remit some revue to its coffers.
16:53
16:53

Teargas, Bullets Used to Disperse Amber Court Vendors Jinja 3 1

The roadside vendors had been evicted by Mpumudde division authorities following complaints that they were blocking access to the Amber Court market. Instead, the vendors took to the streets to protest against the eviction on grounds that they had no alternative place for their operations.
12:46
12:46

KCCA Issues Directive on Public Toilets in Arcades city 3 1

The KCCA Spokesperson, Peter Kaujju told Uganda Radio Network that several meetings have been held with arcade owners reminding them to avail free toilets to traders who rent their buildings.
07:02
07:02

Neighbors of Arapai Cattle Market Decry of Poor Hygiene area 3 2

Simon Peter Emetu, the Arapai Sub County LC 3 chairperson, says the market attracts people of different characters, adding that they have asked the contractor to employ staff to keep directing traders to the pit latrines.
11:05
11:05

Museveni Dishes Out UGX 3B to City Traders gobierno 5 1 Top story

Museveni said traders should pardon him for abandoning them, but hastened to argue that they should also ask to be pardoned since they were the first to abandon him when Uganda opened the curtains for elective politics in 1996.
11:47
11:47

Trader Drags Gov't to Court Over Seized Logs police 1

In his affidavit, Kyiwa argues that there is no justifiable reason for holding the logs, adding that his repeated appeals to the relevant authorities to release the impounded logs have been futile prompting him to turn to court.
11:32
11:32

Kiyindi Ferry in Sorry State health center 3 1 Top story

Alex Nviri, the LC V Chairperson Buvuma district, says acknowledges the sorry state of the ferry. According to Nviri, Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA promised to replace the ferry with the one that has been operating in Kalangala, which is under repair at Luzira.
13:09
13:09

Delayed Repair of MV 2 Kyoga Ferry Irks Travelers resident 1 1 Top story

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Spokesperson, says they are in the process of procuring some spares to fix the faulty ferry.
13:06
13:06

Rubanda Headteacher on the Run for Killing Businessman deceased 2 1

Byarugaba reportedly hit Roland Tukakyungura with a beer bottle on the head at around 11:00pm last night at Standard Hotel and Bar in Rubanda Town council following a misunderstanding.
07:17
07:17

Gulu Trader In Trouble For Selling Expired Goods resident 1

Richard Ssanyu, a resident of Kagoma in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district was picked up on Wednesday after he was found with six cartons of expired biscuit and toothpaste.
18:44
18:44

Njeru's Only Public Toilet Dilapidated associate 2 1

Shaban Kalulu, an attendant of the public toilet, says at least 100 people use the toilet on average each day. He however, says the facility is littered since its lacks proper drainage, adding that it floods whenever it rains.
07:13
07:13

Kisoro Death Toll Reaches 22 resident 1 Top story

The Kisoro District Police Commander, Patrick Charles Okotto, says eleven more people died at Kisoro hospital where they had been rushed for treatment.
17:24
17:24

Bugiri MP Elections: Police Storms Lyavala's Home road 1

Lyavala was picked up as he was planning to attend the campaign rally of his rival, Asuman Basalirwa, the Justice Forum candidate at Busoga University playground along Saza road.
12:08
12:08

Traders React to Ban on Hooded Jackets home 5 1 Top story

A second cloth vendor in Owino market, who only preferred to identify himself as Moses, says despite selling hooded jackets he isnt certain whether or not he will be picked up. He wants the president to reconsider his stand on the hooded clothes.
16:01
16:01

Traders Abandon Lockups, Stalls at Lira Modern Market lira municipality 3

The modern market built in 2016 with funding from the African Development Bank is meant to accommodate over 2,200 vendors. However, it is currently occupied by less than 1000 vendors.
07:38
07:38

Teargas Canister Injures Two in Mbale Demo people 1 5 Top story

Muhammed Ssamuka, the area local council one Chairperson condemns police for using excessive force against peaceful residents.
18:58
18:58

Dubai Based Broker Held for Conning Lira Businessman people 1 Top story

David Ongom Mudong, the North Kyoga Region police spokesperson, confirmed the arrest, saying Olegos case originated from Kampala where it is being handled.
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