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May 2022 27 results
19:49
19:49

Lack of Political Will Hindering Press Freedom-Media Experts 4

Margaret Ssentamu the Executive Director of Uganda Media Women's Association says that there is a lack of political will to promote and protect the freedoms of the press.
19:22
19:22

UPDF Deserter, Two Civilians Arrested for Illegal Possession of Firearm 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson explained that Aryong who is believed to be the owner of the guns was traced and arrested later. He said the suspects will be charged with illegal possession of firearms upon completion of investigations.
19:10
19:10

Armyworm Invasion Spreads to Kotido District local government 1 3

Peter Loruk, a farmer in Panyangara sub county kotido district says although the armyworms haven’t destroyed anything yet, he’s worried of planting the only available seeds in the garden because the pest may destroy it yet he doesn’t have any reserve seeds.
18:58
18:58

Budget Committee Questions Government's Preparedness to Implement Parish Model 3

The budget gap is highlighted in a report by the Public Service and Local Government which was presented to the Budget Committee by the chairperson Godfrey Onzima.
18:25
18:25

Demand for Improved Welfare Dominates World Press Freedom Day Celebrations 5

Laban Econi, the Manager of Voice of Life Radio in Arua City admits the existence of a low-wage regime for journalists in most media houses in the sub-region but blames the problem on the low revenue that accrues to the stations.
18:09
18:09

Jinja Authorities Start Restoring Trade Order with Vendors, Taxi Crackdown street 2 3

They authprities say that illegal commuter taxi stages have since contributed to traffic congestion within the Jinja city’s central business district, which is frustrating the smooth operability of other enterprises.
18:05
18:05

More Ugandans Support Press Freedom-Survey twaweza uganda 1

57 percent of the respondents in Uganda were against the idea of letting the government restrict the free press, especially on issues it considers harmful.
17:44
17:44

Journalists Ask President to Assent to Employment Amendment Bill 7 1

Zambaali Bulasio Mukasa the President Church of Uganda Media Association (CHOUMA) said that once the President assents to the Bill, it will address the challenges of journalists.
17:43
17:43

Where Is Uganda Media Centre Official Obed Katureebe? 2 1

UMC executive director, Ofwono Opondo, replied “Obed is under security protection because of the threats allegedly against his person details of which am yet to be provided with.
17:26
17:26

UPDF Mute on Land Forces Commander Muhoozi’s Political Bid 1

Muhoozi, who, turned 48 on April 24, 2022 and serves as the Commander of the Land Forces has in recent times publicly expressed interest to ascend to the presidency of Uganda
16:45
16:45

Journalists Decry Restrictions Against Media Practice 1 8

Stephen Ojacor, the News Reporter with Kyoga Veritas Radio in Soroti says that the media freedoms have been taken away by the government with the collusion of media houses.
16:15
16:15

Immigration Identifies Ugandan Female Captured on Video Committing Suicide in Dubai 1 1

Agnes Igoye, the deputy national coordinator, trafficking in persons department, has confirmed that the person in the video that has since gone viral is Monica Karungi, who hails from Isingiro district.
15:18
15:18

Three Arrested in Lukaya with Car Stolen in Hoima vehicle 1 1

The suspects whose particulars have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are believed to have connived and stole a vehicle registration number UAK 003H Premio from Hoima city.
15:09
15:09

Luwero Farmers Battle Reoccurence of Fall Army Worms african army worms 2 3

The fall armyworms have been reported in the sub-counties of Kikyusa, Luwero, and Luwero town council among others.
14:59
14:59

Nwoya Farmers 'Thank' Birds and Rain for Saving them from Armyworms 2 1

Dr. James Ukwir, Nwoya District Production officer and also District Veterinary officer says rainwater helped to wash away eggs and the larvae, while Bernard Maktunu, an Agricultural Officer in Got Apowyo Sub-county told URN that birds from Murchison Falls National Park have also played a great role in clearing the armyworms by eating them up.
14:44
14:44

Former MP David Abala Loses Election Appeal 1

In their ruling on Tuesday, the Justices argued that it is untenable for Abala to allege that it is his lawyers from Engulu and Company Advocates who were responsible for the delay in filing the record of appeal.
13:53
13:53

Pader District Leaders Start Crackdown on Charcoal Dealers 6

Dickson Ojok, the Councilor V Angagura Sub County, says the operation which started last month will end when the charcoal dealers have all been evicted from the area.
13:36
13:36

Internet Shutdowns, New Laws Threaten Freedom of Expression in Uganda 1 5 Top story

Lawyer, and Media advocate, Peter Magelah Gwayaka says the right to freedom of expression is particularly being threatened by intolerance
12:15
12:15

Flash Floods Displace 800 Families in Kween District 5

The persistent rains that started on Friday until Sunday displaced 800 families in the two sub-counties of Ngenge and Sundet.
11:01
11:01

Attorney General Defends UPDF in Kitala Land Dispute 1

The Attorney General contends that during the hearing, the government will raise a preliminary point of law that the case should be dismissed with costs because Matovu is not entitled to any of the remedies he is seeking.
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