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Mar 2022 31 results
18:49
18:49

Gov't Searching for People Who Declared Speaker Oulanyah Dead 2

This week, it emerged that the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among, the Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dolo and the Democratic Party president Nobert Mao and some family members of Oulanyah traveled to the US to visit the patient, something that raised eyebrows of members of the public.
18:22
18:22

Gulu University Students Skilled in Smartphone Filmmaking 4

Oscar Okema, the ICT Cabinet Minister at Gulu University says they are optimistic to become self-employed through cheaply producing and selling films using smartphones since they are affordable and readily available.
18:18
18:18

Luwero District Officials, UMSC Disagree Over Name of Seed School 1

Mulindwa said that the government took over Luwube Muslim Secondary School which was in existence and they agreed that it turns into a seed school but not rename it.
18:12
18:12

Don't Panic Over Increase in Commodity Prices -Gov't 1 2

Baryomunsi says that Ugandans situation isn’t isolated because globally economies are still recovering from the effects of COVID 19 disease. He says that when countries instituted strict measures to control the spread of COVID 19, the production of different items went down. He explains that production in different factories reduced yet demand has remained the same hence affecting the price of commodities.
18:01
18:01

Oil Companies to Pay for any Spills, Disaster Policy Says 1 4 Top story

Energy and Mineral Development Minister Ruth Nankabirwa says this national plan is not aimed at replacing the individual plans of the companies, because the companies will be largely be responsible in case of a spill.
17:48
17:48

100 Police Officers Pass Special Firefighting Course 3 3

AIGP Joseph Mugisa, the Director Fire and Rescue Services, said the new personnel who have completed the training raises the number of fire fighting personnel at 700 throughout the country.
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17:03

Ugandan Goods Still Restricted in Rwanda, a Month After Re-opening 2 3

Robert Mbabazi Kakwerere, Rukiga district LC5 Chairman and also a resident of Uganda-Rwanda border sub county of Kamwezi says that locals in Kamwezi are still blocked from crossing to Rwanda to sell their agricultural produce like they used to be before the impasse.
16:45
16:45

Nanyondo Qualifies for 1,500m Final at World Indoor Championship Winnie Nanyondo 1

The 2018 Commonwealth bronze medalist crossed the finishing line in 4 minutes and 06.11 seconds, behind the in-form Axumawit EMBAYE who won the heat in 4:04.83 minutes, Romania’s Claudia Mihaela came third in 4:06.66 minutes.
16:26
16:26

Buikwe Residents Chase away Custodian Board Officials from Land Boundary Opening Mission DAPCB 1 3

The land on which they were trying to carry out boundary opening used to belong to a departed Indian Damuje Laston Boan who was once a famous coffee farmer before the expulsion of Asians by President Idi Amin’s government in August 1972.
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Gold Refiner Alain Goetz Says U.S. Sanctions Were Based on Misinformation 1 Top story

Goetz says that this listing seems to be based on misinformation. He explains that he wrote to the Secretary of the US Treasury, the Honorable Janet Yellen, in April 2021, when such allegations were first brought up and clearly demonstrated why such a move would be unfair, unjust and uncalled for.
16:04
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Countries Asked to Use Fuel Sparingly as Ukraine Conflict Rages On 2 1 Top story

Faiths Birol, the Agency's Executive Director told journalists that emergency measures can quickly cut oil demand by 2.7 million barrels a day, reducing the risk of a damaging supply crunch.
15:59
15:59

15 Judges to Handle Election Appeals 2 2

The appeals arise from the 2021 Parliamentary and Local Council elections where 155 election petitions were filed in various High Court circuits.
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14:55

Rubanda Residents, Leaders Demand Technical Institute 2 5

Elly Mucunguzi, the Rubanda District Principal Assistant Secretary says that the government has failed to implement the policy of having a public technical institute in every county.
13:55
13:55

COVID-19 Drug Covilyce-1 Boosts Libido-Gulu Varsity Scientist Gulu University 1 2

Covilyce-1 was developed by scientists led by Dr Lamwaka at Gulu University’s faculty of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Studies (PharmBiotec). The herbal remedy was initially developed to treat other respiratory illnesses but the scientists announced publicly last year that it can cure COVID-19 symptoms.
13:28
13:28

Karamoja Leaders Ask for Guns for Community Protection 1 1

While giving updates on the security situation in the region, the leaders said that since the government has "failed" to address the issues of insecurity, they are proposing that they give them guns so they can protect themselves than continuing to lose lives and animals when "nothing" is being done.
12:47
12:47

MPs Moot Public-Private Partnership to Address Police Housing Shortage 1 4

During their visit to Masaka Central Police Station, the Prisons, and Police barracks the MPs noted with concern the appalling situation in the accommodation of the security officers which is characterized by congestion and dilapidated housing units.
12:44
12:44

Mbarara City Authority Displays List of Vendors to Occupy Central Market 1 3

Last week the Minister of Local Government Raphael Magyezi directed the city leaders to display the list of the rightful vendors. He said that the rightful vendors are those that were initially in the old market before the reconstruction started in 2017.
12:38
12:38

Lira Thief Sentenced to 140 Years for Aggravated Robbery Lira High court 1

Justice Gaswaga, sentenced him to 20 years for each count of the offense saying such crimes are typical of a serial robber and that it cause a lot of insecurity amongst the people living in the area.
11:58
11:58

Rakai District Council Approves New Executive Committee 4 1

The district council passed a resolution to throw out the executive committee members on February 18, 2022, accusing them of secretly passing a supplementary budget worth over 1.5 billion Shillings without involving the councillors.
11:37
11:37

MPs Investigate Alleged UGX 28 Billion Fraud at UETCL 1 1

Emmanuel Otaala, the Committee Chairperson demanded that Company provides a comprehensive report regarding payment of 28 billion to persons affected by the construction of the 132KV power line on Namanve-Luzira land.
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