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19:58
19:58

Namutumba Farmers Cut Mango Trees for Charcoal as Fruit Flies Ravage Gardens 3 1

Available information indicates that female fruit flies lay eggs under the skin of the mangoes, which hatch into larvae that feed in the decaying flesh of the crop. Infested fruits quickly rot and become inedible or drop on the ground, thus causing direct loss to the farmer.
19:52
19:52

Gov't Launches National Campaign to Curb Defilement, Child Marriages 3

The one-year campaign is aimed at mobilizing the country to address defilement, child marriages, and teenage pregnancies so that a structured social dialogue can take place to create awareness.
19:34
19:34

UPDF-DRC Army Must Protect Civilians in ADF Operation -Amnesty International

The Ugandan army announced on 30 November that it had, along with its "Congolese allies," launched air and artillery strikes against ADF camps in the DRC. The information was later confirmed by the Congolese government.
19:32
19:32

Dad Graduates Alongside Daughter in Pursuit of Excellence as a Tour Guide school 2 1

Kibiina reveals that some reputable tourism agencies have been denying him high-profile clients, citing low levels of literacy and etiquette to suit their tastes and preferences in the modern adventure and leisure services industry, however, with a certificate in social work, he hopes to break such barriers.
19:07
19:07

Ndejje Students to Miss Graduation over Failure to Complete Online Exams 3 1

A section of students of Ndejje University will not graduate after they failed to submit their examinations online.
18:39
18:39

Amudat Residents go Thirsty as UGX1.9B Water System Dries up

The system which was constructed, installed and connected to pipes at the cost of 1.9 billion shillings has dried up leaving the majority of people in Amudat with no option but to share dirty water with livestock.
18:16
18:16

61 Refugees Intercepted At Busia Border 3 1

They fled Kyaka Refugee Camp in Kyegegwa district. They were intercepted by Busia border security personnel in a Bus at the entrance of the one-stop border post.
18:07
18:07

Woman Dies After Being Hacked on the Head by Her Husband police station

"The health workers in Mulago hospital accorded us all the necessary attention required to save Babirye, but we lacked funds to purchase essential medicines which partly contributed to her demise," her sister says.
17:59
17:59

84.4% of Courts Have No Prosecutors -DPP jane frances abodo 1 2 Top story

Abodo explains that they used to be 324 Prosecutors but some of them have since crossed from the office of the DPP to the Judiciary looking for greener pastures and currently they are about 300 prosecutors handling a population of more than 40 million people which makes them get strained with work.
17:55
17:55

Leaders in Kamuli Accuse Civil Servants of Withholding Information 5

Maxwell Charles Mugude, the Kamuli LCV Chairperson, says although politicians are supposed to be supervising what civil servants and technocrats are doing, many times politicians are denied access to basic information which complicates their duties.
17:03
17:03

UPDF Halts Use of Armoured Vehicles on ADF Rebels Over Bad Roads 2

Major Peter Mugisa says that UPDF trucks and other heavy equipment are stuck and can’t cross from Mukakati Village to the ADF camps due to the bad roads. Mugisa added that they will halt the operation for a week as they wait for Graders and other equipment to open the roads and repair Semuliki bridge.
16:26
16:26

Be Active in Church Activities -Bishop Luwalira Tells Believers 1

The bishop explained that no one is called to be a spectator in the church but instead everyone is called to be an active member and to make a considerable contribution towards the development of the church.
15:50
15:50

Drip Irrigation Fails Test in Luwero as Farmers Yearn for Solar Schemes 5 2

Drip irrigation, sometimes called trickle irrigation involves dripping water onto the soil from small diameter bottles and pipes which are applied close to plants so that only part of the soil in which the roots grow is wetted. This
15:46
15:46

Covid-19 Mass Vaccination in Gulu Extended Over Low Uptake 3 1

The Gulu District Health Educator William Onyai told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Friday that they have only been able to achieve half of the projected targeted population in the one-week mass vaccination campaign.
15:33
15:33

Stray Chimpanzee Critically Injures 5-Year-Old Boy in Hoima Body Injuries 2

Julius Wamani, the grandfather says his grandson was attacked by the wild animal at around 11am on Thursday as he together with his friends had gone to fetch water from one of the village water sources.
15:24
15:24

Amolatar District Councilors Granted Bail, Released

The four were arrested, charged and remanded on November 28, for attacking the District Service Commission offices (DSC) and ejecting the acting secretary of the commission. It is said that the group also removed from the notice board, a list of candidates that had been shortlisted for interviews and locked the commission offices.
14:47
14:47

Uganda Vulnerable to More Disease Outbreaks-MOH 4 1

Dr Allan Niyonzima Muruta, the Commissioner for Integrated Epidemiology and Surveillance at the Ministry of Health, says that the country remains vulnerable to serious disease outbreaks, hence the need to make a considerable investment towards building the required response capabilities at different levels in the health services delivery chain.
14:38
14:38

Two Men Killed in Jinja City police station

"My house is less than 10 meters away from where one body is but, I did not hear any form of scuffle throughout the night," Elinah Namukubembe, a resident said.
13:35
13:35

Another Ugandan Arrested by Rwanda Security Personnel 3 1

Anthony Twijukye, a resident of Buhoro village in Rwene parish was arrested by Rwandan security on Wednesday at 5:00 pm. According to Deus Rwenduuru, his son was guarding a garden of beans about 100 meters from the border on Ugandan soil.
13:34
13:34

Fresh Graduate Helps the Needy to Cope with COVID-19 Effects resilience 5 1

Nkwanga notes that charity has been a lifelong passion for him in that after making close to 100 job applications in vain, he resolved to take care of children that had lost parents during the Covid-19 crisis.
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