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18:13
18:13

Fire Guts Furniture Workshop in Mityana Town 3 2

Swaib Bakkabulindi, the proprietor of the furniture workshop attributed the cause of the fire to land disputes surrounding the area.
18:08
18:08

Pastoralists in Ntoroko Task Gov't to Honour Pledge to Construct Valley Dams 4 2

Two years ago, the government promised to construct concrete underground tanks, which would store water during the wet season and provide adequate supplies to the pastoralists during the dry spell. However, nothing has been done since then.
17:26
17:26

MPs Put Finance Ministry Officials to Task Over Fuel Prices 2 1

The MPs argue that the ongoing fuel crisis would have been averted if Uganda’s oil reserves were full.
17:14
17:14

African Swine Fever Kills 300 Pigs in West Nile Dr. Willy Nguma 2 2

Dr. Willy Nguma the Principal Veterinary Officer for Greater Arua said due to the ravage caused by the disease, they have banned export and import of pigs to and from DRC, restricted further, movement of pigs within West Nile, put strict surveillance on major pork joints and introduced night patrols and animal checkpoints on major roads.
16:34
16:34

Kyagulanyi Denies Disagreements in NUP 4

Kyagulanyi said that the reports are meant to divert the attention of the public away from the soaring fuel prices, abductions of members of the opposition, and the bad leadership in the country.
16:24
16:24

Village Chairperson in Kamuli Arrested over Child Trafficking resident 2 1

Sharif Ludigo and Afani Matovu were arrested on Tuesday following a tipoff from residents who saw them registering 25 Muslim children under 14 years and putting them in a van.
16:17
16:17

Police Investigates Death of Mother, Baby at Luwero Hospital 1 3

Isah Ssemwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that Police have opened up a Death Enquiry File to establish how the woman died but they are yet to prefer any case against doctors at Luwero hospital.
15:54
15:54

Committee Rejects UGX 250 Billion Request for UMEME Buyout 1 1

UMEME was granted a 10-year concession in 2015 subject to renewal. As of December 2021, UMEME had made investments worth USD 547.5 million of which it has recovered USD 331 million. The Ministry of Energy had however sought a budget of 256.2 billion Shillings to start a phased buyout of the company.
14:45
14:45

LCIII Chairpersons in Agago Protest Delayed Salaries 4

Ben Moses Ocan, the Kuywee Sub County LCIII Chairperson says they haven't yet received their salaries for the past eight months ever since they were sworn into office in May last year.
14:43
14:43

Prolonged Quarantine on Livestock Movement Irks Gulu leaders, Businessmen 1 2

Gulu District was placed under animal quarantine by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries in September last year following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease in the Sub-counties of Palaro, Awach, and Paicho.
14:23
14:23

Uganda, DRC Forces Agree to Secure Kasindi-Beni-Butembo Road Project FARDC Forces 2 2

The second axis which will stretch through Kasindi-Beni road aims to secure the Kasindi-Beni-Butembo road construction project in DRC. This will now be the major route of the operation, replacing the Nobili-Kamango-Mukakati-River Semuliki route where the operation was conducted at the start of the offensive against the ADF in November last year.
14:14
14:14

Gulu University Boosts Science Lab With UGX 197M Equipment 1 1

The equipment purchased in July last year with the University fund will aid practical education for third-year students pursuing Bachelors of Science in Education and majoring in Physics.
14:04
14:04

Kabale Nursing School Struggles with Accommodation, Transport Challenges 1 2

The institution which was established in 1972, currently has an enrollment of 500 nursing students. However, Dr Sophie Namasoppo, the Chairperson of the Institution's Governing Council says that despite registering a high number of students, they do not have enough space to accommodate them.
13:56
13:56

Heavy Rains Leave Bricklayers in Acholi in Tears 4

Gulu and Kitgum Districts just like other parts of the Acholi Sub Region have for the past four days been experiencing rains.
13:19
13:19

Learners Miss School as Parents are Evicted from Disputed Land in Kikuube pupils 7 1

The contested land measuring 36-square kilometres is claimed by the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement area and over 10,000 families in Bukinda Parish, who were evicted by the Prime Minister’s office for alleged encroachment.
13:01
13:01

Cattle Rustlers Injure Two in Moroto

Timothy Longok a resident of Nacele village, says that they are living in fear after the government withdrew all the Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel and took them for further training.
12:35
12:35

Pader District Fails to Meet Polio Vaccination Target over Vaccine Shortage 1

Pader District had a target of 50,777 children under five to be vaccinated but only 45,780 received the vaccine.
12:10
12:10

Low Turn Up of Learners, Teachers in Ntoroko Flooded Schools 3 1

Despite receiving the tents, the schools recorded a low turn up of learners. Paul Ninsiima the Headteacher Rwangara Primary School says that he was expecting more than three hundred learners who had been mobilized and registered to resume learning, but only 100 reported.
11:40
11:40

Kitgum RDC Closes Petrol Station for Hiking Fuel Pump Price 2

The station was selling a litre of petrol at 12,000 Shillings by end of business on Monday, while the cost remained between 4,900 and 6,000 for all other stations in the district, and the region.
10:37
10:37

Kikuube Leaders Halt Bugoma Forest Boundary Reopening NFA 2 1

Vincent Alpha Opio, the Kikuube LC 5 Vice Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they halted the exercise due to the failure by the NFA and ministry of lands to engage local leaders, area residents, and a private surveyor on behalf of the local community during the demarcation exercise.
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