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20:30
20:30

NRM Caucus Favors Anita Among For Deputy Speaker 1

Among reportedly garnered 168 votes against her closest rival Thomas Tayebwa who got 149 of the total votes cast.
19:35
19:35

Kadaga Snubs NRM, Contests as Independent for Speaker Parliament 1 3 Top story

Kadaga told journalists at a Hotel Africana Press Conference that while her NRM Party has decided to field her former Deputy, Jacob Oulanyah for the position, she will also exercise her right to run as an Independent candidate when Parliament meets tomorrow to elect Speaker and Deputy Speaker.
16:51
16:51

Mixed Reactions As NRM CEC Endorses Oulanyah for Speaker 1

"We are very happy that Oulanyah has got the backing of CEC," Amongi added, " It is very sad that we had to achieve this through sacrificing a woman."
15:33
15:33

Network Launches To Spur Green Investments In East Africa green climate fund 2 1

The launch of IGEN-EA comes at the time when climate-focused investment options are gaining popularity globally.
13:26
13:26

CEC Endorses Oulanyah over Kadaga for Speakers Job President Museveni 1 Top story

Oulanyah was reportedly a favourite candidate from Saturday evening when CEC adjourned to today. However, some members requested that the decision be made Sunday, and following lengthy deliberations this morning, a majority of CEC members backed Oulannyah over Kadaga for the job.
13:16
13:16

Produce Prices Shoot Up in Busia as Kenyan Market Booms 3 1

Wilson Musenero, a maize trader says that there's a scarcity of produce especially maize which has high demand in Kenya and many of them are looking at this as an opportunity to recover from the losses they incurred when Kenya announced a ban on Ugandan maize recently.
12:35
12:35

Heavy Deployment in Entebbe as NRM Parliamentary Caucus Meets Kadaga vs Oulanyah 2

Security personnel, mainly from the Special Forces Command-SFC and regular police have lined up along the Kampala-Entebbe highway, from the areas of Katabi to the main entrance of State House, where the legislators are due to meet.
12:25
12:25

One Killed, Scores Injured in YY Coach Accident 1 1

The deceased identified as Benedict Benson Asiimwe, a resident of Mubende District died from St. John XXIII Hospital Aber where he was rushed for emergency care.
12:19
12:19

Agriculture Ministry Intensifies Research on Hass Avocado Mayuge 2 1

Hass Avocado is a variety said to be incredibly nutritious and containing potassium, heart-healthy acids as well as fibre. The variety with a dark green coloured rough surface matures after two years and a single mature tree can produce more than 500kg fruits under good agronomic management practices.
10:25
10:25

Kisoro Residents in Panic as they Pray for Relatives Living near Mt. Nyiragongo Mount Nyiragongo 1

Located in the Virunga National Park about 20 kilometres north of the town of Goma and Lake Kivu and about 46 kilometres away from the Uganda-DRC border of Bunagana in Kisoro district, Mount Nyiragongo erupted on Saturday evening forcing thousands of residents to flee, a majority of them to Rwanda.
10:15
10:15

Churches, Schools Omitted from First Phase of Oil Palm Planting in Buvuma Oil Palm Growing 4 1

Institutions include the Anglican, Catholic churches, schools, district and sub county local governments. They targeting to grow over 20 acres’ plantations each. However, Epai notes that all these shall be considered after the out growers with small acreage of one to five are catered for.
09:52
09:52

Gov't Ecological Study On Mt. Rwenzori Remains Pending A Year Later disaster 1

Taddeo Muhindo, a member of the District Disaster Management Committee hopes that once the government establishes a study, the findings would enable both the district and development partners to plan better for any future eventualities.
09:27
09:27

Operation Komboa Cuts Power Losses back to17.9% -Umeme Power theft

Since inception, Umeme together with the Uganda Police Force have discovered more than 5000 metre anomalies and disconnected close to 3,700 direct supplies and arrested over 4000 people, says Christine Namutebi, Umeme Metering Services Manager.
09:18
09:18

Illegal Fishing Frustrates Plan to Restock Indigenous Species in L. Victoria Lake Victoria 3 1

Residents operating under Hope for Nature, a Community Based Organization-CBO supported by People’s Trust for Endangered Species-PTES in the United Kingdom started restocking the lake with the singida tilapia fish, locally known as Empongo in December 2020 at six conservation lake bays in Koome Islands.
09:03
09:03

Three Held over Nansana, Kasubi Repeated House Break-ins 1

The trio was arrested in an intelligence-led operation in the areas of Nansana, Namungoona and Kasubi following numerous reports of night attacks on the residents by machete-wielding thugs.
08:45
08:45

Independent MPs to Attend NRM Caucus Meeting as Party Decides on Speaker Oulanyah vs Kadaga 3

NRM Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba said in a letter last evening, that President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the National Chairman of the NRM party, has directed her to invite all NRM leaning independent MPs for the meeting.
08:33
08:33

Sand Cranes Confident Ahead of Afcon Beach Soccer Opener Salim Muwonge 2 1

This is the first time Uganda is playing in the finals of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations. The team automatically qualified for the finals automatically after Uganda's qualifying opponents, Ghana withdrew from the tournament.
08:25
08:25

Suspension of Free Connection Policy Fueling Power Theft in Masaka UMUME Limited 3 1

Under the free connection policy, a customer that required no pole was asked to pay only inspection fees, while the one that required one pole would pay 360,000 to be connected onto the power line. However, the project was suspended midterm in 2020 after government ran short of funds before it allowed power distribution companies to resume charging the customers full prices for the connections.
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07:40

Thousands Flee Goma as Volcano Erupts in Eastern Congo 1 Top story

They are walking on foot, carrying mattresses and other belongings. Some sought refuge aboard boats on Lake Kivu, while others fled to Mount Goma, the highest point in the metropolitan area. Others fled to the city centre from villages and neighbourhoods threatened by lava on the northern outskirts.
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