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18:58
18:58

Constitutional Court Quashes Pornography Offence 1 2 Top story

“What harm would result to society, if publication, exhibition or other representation of images of sexual parts of the human body or sexual activities primarily for sexual excitement, is not prohibited? None has been put forward by the respondent (Attorney General) except from the bar where it is intimated implicitly as harm to women and children,” held Justice Egonda-Ntende.
18:41
18:41

UGX 800M Emyoga Funds not Utilized in Bukomansimbi District 1 3

However, during interactions with the area MPs; members of groups that failed to access the funds indicated that they were locked out by the very tight-unrealistic conditions the implementers require of them.
15:41
15:41

COVID-19, Govt Regulations Impact Tobacco Revenues, Taxes

"Tade in tax evaded cigarettes, estimated at 28% of the market, continued to negativey impact the industry revenues and deny the Government an estmated 38 billion shillings in much needed revenue annually," says BAT Uganda.
13:54
13:54

MPs Raise Concern Over Guidelines to Access Emyooga Funds 7 1

The Bunyole East MP, Yusuf Mutembuli says that the bureaucracy and stringent limitations must be relaxed to enable people to access the money.
13:20
13:20

One Dead, 16 Injured in Buvuma Accident Buvuma District 1 2

Kwanya and the injured who are also employees of the Buvuma Oil were on Saturday night while returning to their quarters. They were travelling in a canter truck registration number UAZ 121S.
12:50
12:50

Primary Schools in Kwania Seeking Funds to Rehabilitate Classrooms 2 3

The schools have only one permanent structure, a number of them were blown off by heavy rain accompanied by strong winds, leaving parents in dilemma should the government go-ahead to reopen schools.
12:21
12:21

Ministry of Water Moves to Protect River Nyamwamba from Flooding 5

The plan involves the planting of bamboo trees on the river banks and supporting the livelihoods of communities along the catchment area. The ministry will also install a flood forecasting and early warning system and do spot cleaning of the river.
12:05
12:05

Kayunga Pastoralists, Ssabanyala Clash over Grazing Space 3 1

The pastoralists under the ‘Abaliisa Development Entrepreneurship Association-ADEA accuse Kimeze of using his royal guards to protect another group of pastoralists who graze their cattle in Galiraya Sub County in Kayunga district.
11:17
11:17

Butaleja MPs Oppose Gov’t Ban on Rice Growing in Wetlands 6 1

Yusuf Mutembuli, the Bunyole East MP said that the government should delay their decision for the next 20 years to prepare the affected famers for another source of livelihood. Mutembuli said the people of Butaleja have lived and survived on rice growing and the ban by government on the use of wetlands is unfair since they have not been given any alternative activities adding that such alternatives may make people to voluntarily vacate the wetlands.
10:47
10:47

Pictorial: Consecration of Nebbi Catholic Diocese Bishop Raphael P-Mony Wokorach

Wokorach was installed on Saturday by the Archbishop Gulu Archdiocese John Baptist Odama at Nebbi Cathedral Parish Church.
10:36
10:36

Jinja North Division Loser Withdraws Election Petition applicant

Bidondole on Saturday said that he has resolved to withdraw the petition due to public interest. He however declined to divulge more details.
10:21
10:21

Ntungamo District Councillors Refuse to Approve UGX 9bn Supplementary Budget 3

Councillors led by Denis Muhumuza the councillor Itojo sub-County said that the council was not ready to approve the budget without the breakdown of the funds. He says that they need to know how much has been allocated to each department and how it will be utilized.
10:13
10:13

Two Perish in Nabilatuk Fire inferno

The deceased have been identified as a 25-year-old woman Sofia Abura together with daughter Fatuma Aboka, aged 1.
10:00
10:00

ASTU to Step Up Enforcement of Regulations to Curb Cattle Theft in Karamoja police 4

The ASTU Commander Elias Kasirabo says that if the traders or sellers fail to provide required documents relating to the sale or movement of cattle from one destination to another, police will hold the cattle as investigations continue.
09:35
09:35

East Africa, India in Joint Move to Ease Trade

Trade between the two is highly imbalanced, with India exports to EA amounting to more than 6 billion dollars, against imports with less than 2 billion, mainly tea, petroleum minerals and spices. The EAC Director General for Customs and Trade, Kenneth Bagamuhunda said that the MRA, once finalised and implemented, would have a big impact on the flow and growth of trade between East Africa and India.
09:34
09:34

Christians in Mukono Protest Planned Demolition of Church 2 3

In 2009, United Methodist Church sued Mt. Lebanon Senior Pastor Samuel Lwandasa accusing him of fraudulently acquiring the land on which he later constructed the church and house buildings.
09:13
09:13

Masafu General Hospital Gets Shs110 Million Equipped Ambulance 3 6

The 110 million shillings fully equipped ambulance is comprised of medical equipment like Oxygen supplying system, defibrillator for patients with heart problems, patient monitoring system, patients’ bed, first aid kits among others.
08:45
08:45

Basena Appointed Uganda Cranes Assistant Coach 1 1

The appointment was confirmed in a statement released by the Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA. FUFA noted that Mbabazi opted to remain at his club, Arua Hill.
08:23
08:23

New Nebbi Catholic Diocese Bishop Consecrated 3 1

Wokorach was installed on Saturday by the Archbishop Gulu Archdiocese John Baptist Odama at Nebbi Cathedral Parish Church.
07:58
07:58

Museveni Warns Security Personnel Against Torture 1 Top story

Museveni said by torturing such suspects, it weakens cases in courts of law.
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