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Jan 2022 33 results
21:59
21:59

Museveni Appeals To Tourists To Return After COVID-19 Disaster 1 5

Before the outbreak two years ago, Uganda’s tourism sector was earning the country 1.2 billion dollars or about 3.7 trillion shillings in 2019, from 1.6 million visitors. Income from foreign tourists accounted for more than 60 percent of these totals.
18:45
18:45

One Dead, 4 Injured as Fuel Truck Catches Fire in Mbale 3 1

The accident occurred at mile 6 along Mbale- Tororo Road on Friday afternoon. The fuel tanker was burnt to ashes.
18:35
18:35

Seven More Suspects Remanded Over Kampala City Bombs, Terrorism Charges 2021 Twin Bombings 2

The seven were remanded to Kigo and Kitalya prisons as investigations into the matter continue and will return to court on January 27 2022 to be informed of the status of investigations.
18:20
18:20

Former Amuria Speaker Granted Bail amuria council 1

Echemu was arrested on Thursday in Soroti by the Inspectorate of Government for allegedly defrauding the government more than Six Million Shillings.
18:14
18:14

Kanara Sub County Leaders Cry Out Two Years After Floods Submerged Headquarters 3 1

In 2019 the sub-county was submerged by the rising water levels from Lake Albert, at least more than 11,000 residents in the area were displaced from their homes.
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17:04

Trial of Bukomansimbi Murder Suspects Stalls over Threats Against Witnesses Masaka High Court 1

Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident Chief State Attorney told the court that three of the principal witnesses have notified him of the imminent threats on their lives from the suspect’s family and pleaded for security before they can testify in the matter.
16:57
16:57

Gov't Treasury Bills, Bonds Raise UGX 12 Trillion

“We are prioritizing global visibility of our Government securities and therefore primary dealers need to comply with the obligation to post two-way prices at all times during trading hours,” says BOU Deputy Governor Atingi-Ego. “They are considered to have little or practically no risk attached to them (risk free investment). You will definitely get your principle and interest payments. You’re guaranteed a certain rate of return on your investment,” says Housing Finance Bank.
16:46
16:46

Police, Army Foil Revenge Attacks in Apaa Township Disputed Apaa Land 1

The Adjumani Resident District Commissioner Peter Taban Data says that security personnel comprising of the army and police repulsed the armed men. He acknowledges that the suspects are from the Madi community seeking revenge over Wednesday’s attacks against their colleagues.
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16:38

MPs Ask Gov't to Regulate Fuel Industry government 5 1

While inspecting the oil reserves on Friday in Jinja City, the MPs said that there was hoarding of fuel by oil dealers across the country.
16:23
16:23

Pastor Bujjingo Charged, Granted Bail 4 3

Bujjingo and Makula pleaded not guilty before Entebbe Grade One Magistrate Stella Okwong Paculal.
15:58
15:58

UWA to Track Elephant Movements Using GPS Collar Tech 2

The sophisticated collar technology is a lightweight belt that contains advanced GPS satellite tracking devices fixed on an elephant’s neck to allow the park authorities to monitor when and where individual animals are moving across the landscape in real-time.
15:46
15:46

Multi-Billion Arua Hill Stadium to be Ready in March 2 3

Sunday Etrima Olishe the Chief Executive Officer of Development Infrastructure, the Developer and Supervisor of the stadium construction, says that the works are now at 93-percent and the project will be ready through phased opening to the public by March 1.
15:40
15:40

Over 20 People Bitten by Stray Dogs in Arua this Month Dr. Willy Nguma 1 1

The same dog reportedly attacked and injured five other people in the same village. Area leaders say that border areas especially Aroi, Aivuni, Adumi, and Pajulu, all in Ayivu West, Vurra, Logiri and Arivu in Arua district and Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Terego district have in recent weeks recorded a rise in cases of dog bites.
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15:07

MPs Query UDC's Proposal to Capitalize Private Enterprises committee on trade 4

The investments on the list include 60 billion Shillings to capitalize two road construction companies,10 billion Shillings for a Cocoa processing plant in Bundibugyo, another 10 billion for the Masaka fruit factory and, 21.9 billion Shillings for the expansion of buildings as well as procurement of the Orange Line for the Soroti fruit factory.
15:05
15:05

FMU Cancels Round One of National Rally Championship in Mbarara 1 2

According to a statement signed by Irene Blick, the General Secretary FMU to all stakeholders, the organizers of the rally failed to meet numerous calls to harmonize and follow recommendations from the Sporting Commission.
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14:48

Kabale Municipality Leaders Query Slow Road Works USMID Project 6 3

Multiplex Construction Company Limited was in 2021 awarded a 21.7 Billion Shillings contract to tarmac three roads in Kabale
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14:42

Prof. Nduggwa, Uganda’s Icon for Sickle Cell Treatment and Research Dies at 80 sickle cell disease 1 3

Nduggwa did one of the earliest studies to determine how widespread the trait of sickle cell is in Uganda and trained most of the paediatricians and haematology specialists working at the clinic now including the current head of the clinic Dr Philip Kasirye and Senior Pediatrician Deogratious Munube.
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14:00

Education Service Commission Uncovers Cash in Job Application 1 1

Dr Asuman Lukwago, the Secretary to the Education Service Commission, confirmed the happening but declined to share details of the applicant and how much money was found in the envelope. However, Dr Lukwago says that the applicant is a male Deputy Head Teacher from the central region who was applying for the post of headteacher.
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13:28

Brexit Delaying Launch of Uganda Airlines Flights to London 2 3 Top story

Before the exit, also known as Brexit, airlines operating flights to the UK and other EU countries would apply for certificates from the European Aviation Safety Agency-EASA. But after Brexit, new Airlines must apply for a Country Operator's Permit from the UK, a process that takes longer compared to the EU timelines.
13:03
13:03

Satirical Novelist Kakwenza Seeks Bail on Medical Grounds Pen International 1 2

Court has heard that prior to his remand, Kakwenza was reportedly tortured from an unknown detention facility. His Lawyer Eron Kiiza submitted before the court, a letter written by Dr James Kisambu on behalf of the Commissioner-General of Prisons, indicating that Kakwenza was remanded with complaints of healing scars of wounds sustained before he was taken to Prison.
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