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21:18
21:18

National Coffee Act: Processors Face Jail, As Export Register Record Earnings

Section 53 of the Act gives a long list of offences which are punishable under the law, including operating an unregistered coffee nursery or seed garden and selling substandard or diseased planting materials. “Coffee is a beverage and should conform to required health/safety standards. The quality of coffee, machines used by the processors/brewers/baristas must not compromise the health of a consumer," says UCDA.
17:23
17:23

MOH Seeks Partnerships to Tackle Preventable Disease Burden Ministry of Health 3 1

State Minister of Health Hanifa Kawooya says that the Ministry of Health is constrained and can’t deliver services to the furthest of communities. Kawooya said that since the MOH structures stop at Health Center II, they have been challenged on having timely interventions into community problems.
17:17
17:17

KCCA Condemned by National Building Review Board for Collapsed Kisenyi Building 1

Besides violating the Act, KCCA's building control office also failed to inspect this particular development, which which also contravenes the Act.
17:16
17:16

High Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Erute South MP Lira High Court 3 2

In his ruling on Friday, Justice Vincent Emmy Mugabo dismissed the petition on grounds that Engola did not prove that any illegality or offences were committed in the election by Odur or the Electoral Commission.
16:58
16:58

Continued Closure of DGF Hurting Ugandans - Swedish Envoy 4 1 Top story

Maria Håkansson said they are hopeful that the talks that they are currently involved in with the government will end up with the reopening of DGF. She was speaking at Sheraton Kampala Hotel during celebrations to mark The International Day of Democracy.
16:34
16:34

Students Lose Bid to Block Kyambogo University Graduation Ceremony 5 4

The decision arises from an application filed on September 14, 2021, by 45 students who sought a halt to the graduation ceremony fixed for September 21 to September 23 2021 because their names were missing from the list of graduands.
16:33
16:33

Kasese IDPs Launch Desilting of River Nyamwamba Using their Hands River Nyamwmaba 4 1

Enock Mbusa a flood victim says they are baffled by government’s slow response towards providing a permanent solution to the flooding situation despite numerous pledges to intervene.
15:59
15:59

Police Report Lack of Patrol Vehicles and Bikes in Mukono 3 2

“The robbers also got to know about the absence of the patrol car and the few police personnel we have, so lately they take their time while breaking into our homes because they know by the time the police arrives they will be done and long gone,” David Kigozi, the Kigombya LC1 Defence secretary reported.
15:43
15:43

EU-IGAD Reactivate Border Committee to Ease COVID-19 Burden European Union (EU) 3 1

The 10-member committee Selected during a cross-border committee meeting held in Nimule Town Council on Thursday will have officials from the immigration, customs, security, local governments, the Ministry of Health as well as members of the business community from both Uganda and South Sudan.
15:40
15:40

Suspected Cattle Rustlers Kill LDU in Kaabong

Capt. Edrin Mawanda the UPDF 3rd Division Spokesperson says that the deceased said the deceased Lori Jimmy was killed by unknown rustlers 3 kilometres away from his detach in Kaabong.
15:14
15:14

Former Parliamentary Candidate Probed for Cattle Theft 1

It is alleged that the cattle were stolen from a neighbouring village on Thursday night, and according to the Police, footmarks from the scene of the crime were tracked to Oloo's village in Nasinyonoit. This happened just hours after Oloo returned to Moroto from Soroti, where he lost a petition challenging the outcome of the January 2021 polls.
15:11
15:11

Court Dismisses Second Election Petition Against Nantaba Idah Nantaba 1

The petition was filed by Jacqueline Kobusingye Birungi. Birungi who contested as an independent candidate accuses Nantaba of forging the A-Level results she presented from Mukono Town Academy dated 1998.
14:19
14:19

31 Arrested Partying in Kitgum Municipality

The suspects who include nine women and 22 men were picked from Corner pub in Central division, Kitgum Municipality on Thursday night.
13:15
13:15

43 Villages in Agago Declared Open Defecation Free Omot subcounty 2 1

The report released this week in Agago District reveals a great stride towards reduction in open defecation in the two sub-counties that have for long remained epicentres of unhygienic practices.
12:57
12:57

NDA Closes Drug Outlets in Acholi Over Non Compliance drug shops 3 1

During the operation, 248 drug outlets were inspected including pharmacies; 225 drug shops and seven veterinary drug shops.
12:27
12:27

SAGE Beneficiaries in Lira Die Before Receiving Stipend 6 2

Records from the Community Development Office show that 24 beneficiaries died before they received the money in the first phase of the program in June 2020.
12:27
12:27

Hailstorm Devastates Ibanda District, 150 Families Stranded 3 2

Stephen Bebwa, the Ishongorero Sub-county chairperson several gardens of cassava, beans, maize, peas and banana plantations were destroyed. He says they have started compiling a report on the extent are the damages to seek the intervention of the government.
12:08
12:08

NDA Reports No Major Side Effects for Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccines MOH 2

Uganda received 300,000 doses of Sinovac in July as a donation from China, and the jabs were subsequently ringfenced for teachers who had not been vaccinated. According to the health ministry, the vaccines meant for teachers have all been used up, with Kampala recording up to 200,000 vaccinations in this category.
Sep 2021 30 results