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17:45
17:45

Farmers Demand Compensation as Floating Debris Destroys Fish Cages government 1 1 Top story

Led by their Chairperson, Majid Magumba, the Fishermen say they don’t have money to service the loans they acquired to inject in the enterprise since their main source of income has been crashed.
15:26
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The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital government 4 5 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
10:24
10:24

Bunyangabu Residents Protest Exorbitant Water Connection Fees NWSC 1 1

The residents pay 300,000 and 600,000 shillings which is sometimes not receipted by the NWSC staff.
14:10
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No one Can Escape Entebbe Airport Corona Virus Scan–Aviation Authorities coronavirus 3 3 Top story

The NAS Station Manager, Kenneth Bainomugisha says there is no way a person can enter Uganda through Entebbe Airport without being screened.
12:25
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UGX 2.5B Ice Plant Wasting Away in Buyende resident 4 2 Top story

Adam Mulero, a resident of Kikwata zone, says fishermen were optimistic of producing quality fish products but their hopes have been shattered.
10:42
10:42

Makerere University in Dilema Over Directive to Pay UGX 23b to Retired Staff court 1

The judges say Makerere University had been “notorious in failing to comply with the provisions of the Trustee Deed and specifically by failing to transfer the funds in to the Scheme, even after judgement on admission was entered by this court as far back as 24/05/2016.”
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Kira Municipality Releases Road Improvement Plan to Curb Gridlock street 4

Kira Municipal Town Clerk Benon Yiga stresses that over time, they have focused on short term interventions like road maintenance and filling potholes. Yiga says that the municipality will now embark on the installation of traffic lights to guide traffic flow on top of widening all the major roads linking the municipality to Kampala.
11:44
11:44

Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys 1500 Illegal Fishnets government 2 2 Top story

Maj. Joseph Ssebukera, the Commandant of the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit on Eastern Lake Victoria, says the impounded nets carry electric current, which peels off fish skin causing it to die and float on the lake.
08:03
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Busoga Kingdom Threatens to Evict Bufulubi Prisons Over Rent Arrears government 2 1

Speaking to journalists after overseeing the survey of Kingdom land in Jinja and Mayuge districts on Saturday, Muvawala, said their demands notices to the Prison authorities to clear the rent have gone without any response.
11:59
11:59

Uncertainties Spell Doom for Booming Artisanal Mining Sector government 1 7

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.
11:59
11:59

Farmers Anticipate Higher Profits from Cane Juice Production district 1 5 Top story

Eva Namwase, a cane farmer Kaliro district, said that a part from under payment, factories take long to weigh their cane and at times reject it citing poor quality.
17:05
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Energy Ministry Assured of Ownership of Kampala Oil Terminal Land accusation 1 2

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.
12:11
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Ugandans Tasked to Embrace Good Fishing Practices government 1 2

Speaking at the launch of the 2019 fish festival in Jinja district on Friday, Gerstl said using the recommended fishing gears will protect the available fish species from depletion as only recommended sizes shall surface in the market.
07:43
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Pictorial: Illegal Charcoal Business Booming in Contested Apaa Township Gilbert Olanya 16 3 Top story

Our reporter saw many other charcoal camps scattered across the area. The illegal dealers told URN on Wednesday that they are from Eastern and Central Uganda and are buying each tree from the residents at Shillings 8,000 to burn for charcoal.
18:25
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LC Chairpersons to be Involved in Compulsory Land Acquisition Process government 3 1

While addressing stakeholders from Busoga and Bukedi in Jinja district, Musumba argues that, unlike the status quo where implementing agencies deal directly with the project affected persons (PAPs), local leaders mainly village chairpersons and parish chiefs will be at the frontline in the compensation process because they have information regarding the residents.
07:27
07:27

Nwoya Probe Commercial Farms Over Child Labour sexual harassment 1

Most of the commercial farms are owned by Indians and are found in Lungulu, Got Apwoyo and Latoro sub counties. Those implicated are Oola lolim farm, Fol farm, Amatheon Agri, Pinacle farm, Delight Uganda Limited, Vineyak Agro Farm Ltd and Rigil Agrotech Ltd among others.
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Sugarcane Prices to Continue Dropping-Museveni government 1

According to Museveni, government has nothing much to do about the falling cane prices dictated by forces beyond their control.
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Leaders Upbeat as MV Sigulu Launches onto L. Victoria government 4 1

The Uganda National Roads Authority is finalizing works on MV Sigulu, the largest ferry in Uganda so far, which will connect Namayingo district to the islands of Sigulu and Dolwe. The ferry constructed by a Danish Johs Gram Hanssen –JGH Marine has a capacity to carry 300 passengers, and close to 20 vehicles. It can move at a speed of 14 kilometres per hour.
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We’re Waiting for Money to Complete Mak Indoor Stadium–UPDF Makerere University 3 1 Top story

Brig Eng. Timothy Sabiiti Mutebile, the head of UPDF Engineering brigade, says they will resume work once they received funding from the university.
18:11
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Museveni Contradicting Himself on Creation of New Districts –Analysts Makerere University 1 5

They say for instance the cost of maintaining the increasing number of districts, municipalities town councils, and sub-counties is shooting to unbearable levels.
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