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18:30
18:30

Pilgrims at Namugongo Feel Pinch of High Food Prices 1 4

The priest in charge of Catholic Shrines, Rev Fr Vincent Lubega, notes that over the years, parishioners and a few volunteers have been feeding pilgrims, particularly those who arrive early, by offering three meals a day as well as drinking water.
17:35
17:35

Teenage Pregnancies: Mukono Authorities Call for Adaptation of Sexuality Education 3 2 Top story

Dr. Stephen Mulindwa, the Mukono District Health Officer, says that the number of teenager pregnancies in the district has continued rising despite the end of the lockdown. He revealed that 10 out of 100 clients showing up for antenatal services at major health facilities including Mukono General Hospital, Kojja, Nakifuma, and Goma Health Center IV are teenage mothers.
17:10
17:10

Youths Take to Gambling As Martyrs' Day Celebrations Gain Momentum 4 1

Ahmed Kagumba, who was operating the gambling center, which he referred to as a "ring" explained that players pay Shillings 100 Uganda for a ring and take chances to either win a soda, beer, biscuit, or Shillings 1000.
17:05
17:05

Three Remanded in Luwero Over Mob Justice

According to the prosecution led by Luwero State Attorney Roseline Kipwola, the accused persons together with others at large on May 27 attempted to murder Sunday Ekol at Ndibulungi village.
16:38
16:38

Famed 'Luzira Head' in British Museum is Uganda's Property - Authorities 2 3

Anytime Uganda wants back this 1000-year-old artifact, all it takes is revisiting the agreements that loaned it to the British Museum's ethnographic collection because there are existing agreements how it was loaned and a clear way of returning it.
16:32
16:32

Councilors Petition Minister Over Illegal Council Meeting

The petitioners say the district council Speaker, Savino Asuman has confirmed his incompetence, adding that his conduct of council business is wanting. They want the minister to intervene and cause the District LCV Chairperson to act on their notice to impeach the speaker.
16:09
16:09

Peter Mwesige to Step Down As ACME Executive Director 1

According to a press release issued on Thursday by ACME’s board chair, Susan Nsibirwa Mwesige will be replaced by Dr. George W. Lugalambi.
15:50
15:50

Though Closed, Mbarara Central Market Runs Huge Electricity Bill UMEME

The electricity in the market was left on for only the police post that occupies only two rooms of the entire building. Assy Abireeba, the Mbarara City Clerk says they are left wondering how the bill accumulated to that level when the market is closed.
15:44
15:44

Low Number of Pilgrims: Families Delegate Members to Pray for Them 3 1 Top story

Records at Masaka Catholic Diocese show that only 783-foot pilgrims set off for the 140kilometer journey on Sunday morning. This is way below the 1273-foot pilgrims that the diocese registered in 2019 before the outbreak of COVID-19
15:35
15:35

We Need New Minds Before New Garbage Trucks -Moroto Mayor Garbage collection 2 3

Ismail Mohammed, the mayor of Moroto municipality, noted that without first transforming people’s minds, there will be no improvement, even if many garbage trucks are brought to help in garbage collection.
15:08
15:08

West Nile Leaders Cry to Gov't Over Increasing Burden of Urban Refugees 4 1

Currently, Koboko Municipality and Arua city are among the urban centers that have the biggest number of urban refugees in the region.
15:06
15:06

Maracha Residents Sleep with Goats, Cows Inside Houses for Fear of Theft 4

Pontius Eyotre, the LC 3 chairperson Oluffe sub county says some of his residents have even resorted to selling off their livestock rather than lose them to thieves, but others are locking them up in the same houses they sleep to keep them from thieves.
14:43
14:43

CECAFA Women's Championship: Striker Ikwaput Eager for Another Show 2 1

Ikwaput's two goals came in either half hence a 2-1 win victory for Uganda. Ikwaput has thanked their head coach George William Lutalo for naming her on the first squad, saying that she will continue working hard to help the Crested Cranes win the tournament.
14:19
14:19

Gov't to Recruit Over 1000 Health Workers in the New Financial Year 4

Dr. Christine Ntegamahe Mwebesa, the Deputy Chairperson of the Commission, says a month to the new financial year, no institution has submitted the required clearance showing the required health workers they need, which is likely to slow down the process.
14:18
14:18

Karamoja Cattle Rustlers now Target UN Staff Top story

Moses Akena the district police commander Kotido confirmed the attack on UN World food program officials describing it as unfortunate.
14:03
14:03

Over 50 Arrested in Operations to Curb Street Crime in Soroti Soroti City 1

“The Police of CPS Soroti mounted an operation on street gangs colloquially referred to as Cokoras where several persons including six male juveniles have been arrested. The juveniles have been handed over to the probation office as provided for under the law,” Ageca said.
13:27
13:27

Business Picks Up on Martyrs Day Eve 1 5

Asman Ahabwe, a vendor of jerrycans said that his business was booming compared to the past days. He had sold 20 jerrycans by 9:00 am.
13:24
13:24

FDC's Julius Galisonga Loses Bid to Nullify Katuntu Election Victory 1

According to the Justices, there is no evidence that Katuntu donated tents to the voters to induce them to vote for him, committed acts of violence, intimidation and defacement of Galisonga's campaigning posters as the appeal had stated.
12:59
12:59

Pilgrims Defy Church, Draw Water at Cordoned Anglican Site Church of Uganda 3 6

Pilgrims at the Anglican Martyrs’ Site Namugongo have fetched water through an alternative way by drawing the water through a pipe while others from a channel from the stream.
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