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22:54

Lango Leaders Eulogise Mzee Wacha-Olwol 1

Leaders from Lango sub region today eulogised former Presidential Commissioner Mzee Joel Hunter Wacha-Olwol describing him as a selfless leader and nationalist whose example should be emulated. In the special council session of Lira local government chaired by Rashid Opio, the District speaker many speakers called for Wacha-Olwols works and legacy to be availed in district and national archives.
20:47
20:47

UHRC Raps Government, Police On Killings In Buganda

The Commission Chairperson, Medi Kagwa in a statement on Friday said the killings have been fanned by what he called the low policing capacity, lack of modern investigation equipment; declining community vigilance including lack of LC structures.
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19:49

Focus on Quality Infrastructure, says Danish Ambassador 2

Ambassador Perdesen said although in the coming budget infrastructure is taking the lions share, like in previous budgets, the sad news is that most infrastructure projects in Uganda are of poor quality.
19:46
19:46

Danish Ambassador warns Uganda on inequality 2

Ambassador Perdesen said public institutions and civil society need to start working on bridging the widening inequality, saying it is a wet blanket on economic growth and development.
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19:41

EU Tips Ugandans On Erasmus Scholarships makerere university 1 3

The Erasmus scholarships programme is the biggest study scholarship funded by the European Union. It has been running for thirty years mostly benefiting students in the European Union.
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19:31

EU Still Relevant to Uganda Even With Brexit, Says Ambassador 3 1 Top story

Ambassador Kristian Schmidt in an interview said Britains exit from European Union was regrettable and tragic. He however said the remaining 27 member of the European Union will continue with their globalisation and trade..
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17:03

Auditor General: No Money for Karuma, Isimba Audit 4 1

The Auditor General has emphasised the need for five billion Shillings to carry out a specialised audit on the ongoing Karuma and Isimba multi-billion power projects despite the Ministry of Finance failing to provide the required resources. Construction of Isimba and Karuma hydro-power dams priced at nearly two billion dollars, approximately 6.7 trillion Shillings, was started with a view of lowering the cost of electricity in Uganda to boost production and investment for job creation.
16:47
16:47

UHRC To Police: Embrace Post-Conflict Policing Strategies 1 4

Phiona Opoka, a Human Rights Officer at the Commission, says the commission appreciates the unique challenges affecting the Uganda Police Force in policing a post-conflict region. She says Police authorities should take deliberate efforts to orient personnel on ground on issues of human rights, respect for rights of suspects and anti-torture act amongst others.
16:10
16:10

Masaka Municipality Closes Shops over Trading Licenses 1 3

Authorities in Masaka Municipality have closed over 200 shops for failure to pay trading license and income tax. The affected traders operate from Katwe-Butego division, the central business town of Masaka Municipality. Those affected are on Muto Plaza, Kayondo Plaza, Twin Tower, Mpuuga Building and Kasujja Plaza.
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15:42

MPs Grill Agriculture Ministry over Supply of Fake Seeds 4

Members of the Budget Committee of Parliament have faulted the Ministry of Agriculture over continuous supply of fake seeds to farmers which has led to food insecurity. The Minister of State for Agriculture Christopher Kibazanga apologised to the members on their bad experience with the seeds, saying Government will investigate the matter.
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14:56

Court Stops Bunyoro District Land Boards From Issuing Titles masindi high court

In the ruling read by the Masindi high court registrar Juli Acio on Thursday, the aforementioned district land boards will not continue processing land titles unless the main suit which was filed by Bunyoro Kitara Reparation Agency BUKITAREPA is disposed of. Last year BUKITAREPA through DG Associates dragged all the seven district land boards to court accusing them of issuing land titles on the land they have never owned.
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13:06

Police Net Mbarara Most Wanted Cattle Thief After Six Years cattle rustling 2

Twenty-six-year-old Ivan Nganyira, a resident of Bwizibwera in Rwanyamahembe Sub County, is suspected to have masterminded the theft of over 400 cows and an unknown number of goats in six years.
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Saudi Arabia Call-Off Build-Up Games In Kampala frank nsubuga 1 1

The Uganda Cricket Association UCA has confirmed that the Saudi Arabia team has called off their trip to Uganda for a series of build-up games.
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11:59

Businessman Goes Missing in Mbarara investigations

A businessman in Mbarara town is reported missing just days after another one in Bushenyi was found dead inside his car.
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11:43

Former Tooro Premier Moves to Sue Govt For Land Grabbing congolese refugees 1 3

Through his lawyer Solomon Webale Araali of KGN Advocates, Stephen Irumba accuses the government of grabbing 200 of his 500 acres of land in Rwentuha Sub County in Kyegegwa district and turning it into a refugee settlement area. In September last year, officials from the Ministry of Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees started settling more than 100 families on the land, a move Irumba says is illegal. This was after the officials surveyed the land and claimed it belonged to the government.
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10:30

Waitress Arrested Over Journalist's Illegal Possesion of Gun journalist arrested 1

Police in Lira have arrested one more person for being in possession of an illegal firearm, just two days after Bonny Odongo, a Lira-based Vision Group journalist was picked up. Joan Emer, a waitress at Bistro Bar in Lira town was arrested yesterday afternoon as she returned home from work.
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07:56

Fall Army Worm Ravages Maize Gardens in Omoro District fall armyworm 2

An outbreak of fall army worms in Omoro district in Acholi sub region is ravaging hundreds of acres of crop fields in various sub counties. The pests that were first reported in April this year have so far destroyed an estimated 500 acres of Maize in the sub counties of Odek, Lalogi, Lakwana, Koro, Bobi and Ongako.
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07:44

OPM Distributes Farm Tools In Acholi 1 1

They include 50 ox-ploughs for animal traction in 24 farmer groups involved in joint crop productions, 20 sewing machines for nodding syndrome victims and other vulnerable community groups.
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OWC Resumes Supply of Seeds To Farmers in Northern Uganda 2 1

The Secretariat of Operation Wealth Creation OWC has lifted the suspension it instituted in supply of seeds to drought affected districts in Northern Uganda. On Thursday, three large consignments of fruit seedlings arrived in Omoro district for distribution to various farmers groups, a week after 26 metric tons of maize seeds was planted on over 140 acres of farmland.
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07:30

Uganda Losing Opportunity to Moblise Capital Through SACCOs - Balunywa 2

Makerere University Business School MUBS Principal Waswa Balunywa has argued that Uganda is losing an opportunity to mobilise capital for investment through Savings and Credit Cooperative Organisations SACCOs.
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