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17:11
17:11

Schools in Gulu Struggling to Get Senior One Students Back Charity College 3 1

The school authorities say some students have either dropped out of school or their parents have transferred them to other schools while a significant number of parents are facing financial challenges due to the COVID-19.
16:48
16:48

DPP Withdraws Defilement Case Against Teenage Girl 5 1

Justice Kwesiga faulted the state for sanctioning a file that lacks concrete evidence. He made the statement after the State Attorney admitted that the file had been sanctioned based merely on the boy’s statement and that there were no other witnesses.
16:46
16:46

Uganda Fails to Qualify for Semi Finals in African Club Volleyball Championship nemostars team 2

Nemostars will now shift the fight for the 5th to 8th position in the championship.
15:59
15:59

How UGX 15 Billion Was Lost in Cyber Fraud Last Year 3 1

Peter Babyesiza, an independent cyber analyst, says that cyber cases will keep rising because the Covid-19 pandemic has forced many people to forge ways of working from home.
15:54
15:54

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Land Owner Supports NGO Eviction Rhino Fund Uganda 2 2

The closure was triggered by a misunderstanding between Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranches Limited and Captain Joseph Charles Roy who are the owners of the land where Rhinos are being bred on the one hand and Rhino Fund Uganda on the other.
15:47
15:47

Sugarcane Farmers Petition Kadaga over Failure to Get Permits Sugar cane 3 1

Sugarcane Farmers from Luuka district have petitioned the speaker of parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga over their failure to get permits to sell off their sugarcanes.
15:42
15:42

Sembabule Residents Want District Land Board Dissolved over Irregular Allocations 3

The land board has come under the spotlight over escalating disputes arising from the issuance of land titles, controversial allocation of public land including wetlands and animal grazing fields.
15:19
15:19

Kampala Queens Defeats Tooro Queens 2-1 match 2 1

Tooro’s head coach, Rodgers Ayesiga attributed the loss to poor match officiating which he claims to have dampened the girls’ spirits to play better football.
15:15
15:15

Umeme Arrests 50 People for Power Theft in Mbale 3 1

Peter Kauju, the Umeme Cooperate Communications Manager said they will continue to crack down on all illegal power users until they minimize on the risks that are associated with power theft warning that power theft is against the law and those found will face the law.
14:12
14:12

NDA Confiscates Drugs Worth Shs200 Million During Operations in Kampala, Wakiso counterfeit drugs 3 1

Among the drugs confiscated Dr. Muhammad Lukwago, who heads NDA’s central region operations says is popular emergency contraceptive pill postinor 2. He said the drug they found on the market is not what is supposed to because they only authorized those in dark green package. While he couldn’t tell whether the drug is counterfeit or not as laboratory analysis of the confiscated drug has just started, he said minor checks on the labels and batch numbers show the drug should be sold in Kenya.
14:06
14:06

Gov’t Introduces UGX100 Tax on Fuel Instead of Car License road license fees 1 1

Government has abandoned the proposal to impose a 200,000 shillings license on vehicles and instead introduced a 100 shillings tax on fuel to raise revenue.
13:33
13:33

Kanungu Contractor Abandons Works after Workers Demand their Pay 1 1

Eddy Kalanzi, an engineer who is also a victim, says that he the company owes him 1,649,000 shillings. Kalanzi says that Kalema would at times not give them food yet he of demands them to work the whole day without resting. He says that whenever they call Kalema’s phone he does not pick.
13:00
13:00

The Men and Women to Determine Kadaga’s Fate Top story

With NRM’s commanding majority of 337 MPs and another 61 independents but NRM-leaning out of the 529 MPs who will constitute the 11th parliament, it is safe to conclude that the person that the CEC will select as its candidate will become the next speaker of parliament.
12:57
12:57

National Budget Increased to UGX 44.7 Trillion loans 1 1

Last week, Finance Minister Matia Kasaija tabled a budget of 41.2 trillion shillings for the next financial year, which was a reduction of 4.3 Trillion Shillings from last year's budget.
12:55
12:55

Uganda Confirms Dates to Host CECAFA U-20 Women’s Championship 1

Auka Gacheo, the Executive Director of the Confederation of African Football (CECAFA) told Uganda Radio Network that FUFA had eventually confirmed dates when they will host the regional tournament.
12:20
12:20

Farmers in Kigezi, Ministry of Water in Fresh Dispute over Compensation wetlands 3 8

Last week, authorities from the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and the Ministry of Water and Environment started evicting all farmers operating in wetlands in the districts of Kabale, Rubanda and Rukiga.
11:58
11:58

Risk of Major Measles Outbreaks As Countries Delay Vaccination Drives

On the eve of the African Vaccination Week – the annual campaign for universal access to life-saving vaccines on the continent – new, early data shows that an estimated 16.6 million children in Africa missed planned supplemental measles vaccine doses between January 2020 and April 2021 and eight African countries reported major measles outbreaks that affected tens of thousands during the period.
11:21
11:21

Pastoralists, Business Community in Dilemma over Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Closure 4 1

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a home to 33 white endangered rhinos in Nakitoma sub-county, Nakasongola District is currently out of bounds to tourists and the public following a directive by Uganda Wildlife Authority to have it closed off.
11:20
11:20

Husbands Report Wives to RDC for Secretly Doing Birth Control 1 1

Amuru RDC Geoffrey Oceng Osborn says that in the past two weeks, he has received complaints from 9 men accusing their wives seeking family planning services without their knowledge. Earlier this month, a man in Labala Parishof Pabo Sub County beat his wife to death for having a family planning contraceptive implant without his knowledge.
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