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03:13
03:13

South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case resident 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
16:27
16:27

Compensation Woes Still Hurting Bukasa Inland Port Project resident 6 1 Top story

Enock Ariga Marindi, another resident notes that the entire compensation process is shrouded in mystery, saying the ministry has deliberately hidden information from them. He says only a few have been compensated but no one can tell the criteria used to decide who receives the money.
21:15
21:15

Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
11:59
11:59

Uncertainties Spell Doom for Booming Artisanal Mining Sector government 7 1

John Bosco Bukya, the chairperson of Uganda Artisanal and Small-scale Miners’ Association says that despite the emphasis the government is putting on industrial mine development by foreigners, a significant share of Uganda’s mineral production and related sources of employment are widely attributed to Artisanal and Small Scale Miners. He is optimistic that this category can turn around the sector once given chance and supported.
17:05
17:05

Energy Ministry Assured of Ownership of Kampala Oil Terminal Land accusation 2 1

The piece of land measuring 299 acres is situated at Namwambula village in Kiringente Sub County in Mpigi district. It was purchased by the Ministry at a cost of 13.5 billion Shillings from an Indian firm N. Shah and Company Limited.
10:49
10:49

Bukasa Inland Project: Residents Demand Alternative Land financial year 1 6 Top story

Eric Kanyange, another resident notes that he had been given a compensation number with his property valued at Shillings 51 million and has all the documents but he was surprised to find that his name and reference number were missing on the list of people who were due to collect their monies.
11:41
11:41

Peer Review Mechanism to Adopt Museveni’s Bottlenecks to Africa's Development government 2 1

Prof. Eddy Maloka, APRM Chief Executive Officer, says the agency feels that the bottlenecks highlight almost all the cross-cutting issues which are affecting all states in the continent.
07:28
07:28

Army to Take Over Legislator's Security president museveni 1 6

Hassan Kaps Fungaroo, the Obongi county MP who attended the meeting, says after listening to the legislators Museveni directed the army to take over their protection.
16:24
16:24

Opposition Divided on Security Interaction with President president museveni 1 5

Democratic Party whip Joseph Ssewungu Gonzaga says he cannot attend the meeting since it was taken out of Parliament, and its outcomes cannot be recorded on the Hansard. He says that although he has questions that he would like to put to the president, he might not enjoy immunity outside the precincts of parliament.
07:57
07:57

Ecweru Warns Foreign Spies in Uganda people 1 Top story

Speaking at the same event, the Relief and Disaster Preparedness Minister, Hillary Onek, said some countries he didnt disclose have been sending wrong elements to Uganda to kidnap or kill people who legally entered the country for business or as refugees.
11:08
11:08

Attorney General Examining Impact of Terminating SGS Contract parliament 3

The USD 125 million Shillings contract signed in March 2015 mandates SGS to carry out a routine inspection of vehicles with the aim of ensuring vehicles in poor mechanical condition are taken off the road. The exercise is intended to ensure vehicle roadworthiness and reduce road carnage.
15:06
15:06

Age Limit: DP President Norbert Mao Arrested parliament

Mao has been spearheading a campaign dubbed to Kogikwattako with the aim of stopping the proposal to scrap the presidential age limit from the constitution.
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