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17:49
17:49

Obongi Ferry to Resume Operations After Over Two Years 1 3

Allan Ssempebwa, the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) communications manager told Uganda Radio Network-URN in an interview on Friday that they intend to complete the few remaining works before the end of February this year such that the vessel resumes operations. According to Ssempebwa, the works delayed due to funding challenges they have been experiencing.
17:46
17:46

Two South Sudanese Refugees Held Over Murder 1

The suspects have been identified as Gatkouth Anyanyaka 22 and another one only identified as Gatleak 21, both refugees attached to Panyadoli refugee settlement area.
17:38
17:38

Kamwenge Teenager Drowns in Fish Pond 2

Kanusu advises parents to always watch over their children to avoid such incidents but also warned dam and pond owners to fence off these places to avoid the dangers.
17:04
17:04

Somalia's Bid to Join EAC Gains Momentum 3 1 Top story

In July last year, Mogadishu made an official bid official for the third time after failed attempts in 2012 and 2017 during the first tenure of Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as president. On both occasions, the issue of insecurity and political instability was the main reason for its rejection.
17:02
17:02

Karamojong Warriors Kill UPDF Soldier, Steal Gun Security forces 2 1

Brig Gen Joseph Balikudembe, the UPDF 3rd division commander confirmed the incident saying the forces who were on their way to track stolen cows were ambushed by suspected warriors who killed one of them before taking his gun.
16:51
16:51

KCCA Loses UGX 62Bn in Kampala Infrastructure Project 1 4

The money equivalent to 17.08 million US Dollars was recorded as a loss in the process of converting money from the Special Drawing Rights (SDR), an accounting unit for transactions with member countries of the International Monetary Fund, to an acceptable currency.
16:33
16:33

Defense Fails to Defend UGX 8.7 Trillion Budget 1 2

Committee scrutiny unearthed inconsistencies in the budget for the Ministry and consequently, Chairperson Nyakikongoro tasked Edith Buturo, the Defense Ministry’s Under Secretary, to explain the inconsistencies.
16:26
16:26

Arua Hospital Gets Eye Health Equipment to Fight Cataract 3

Currently, Arua Regional Referral hospital eye department receives between 30 to 60 cases of cataract every month according to records from the eye department.
15:19
15:19

Road Safety Experts Question Role of Traffic Checkpoints as Carnage Persists 1 6

A breakdown by the Traffic Police shows that 35 lives were lost between December 30, 2022, and January 1, 2023, 55 were lost between December 23 and December 26, and another 81 died between December 4 and December 10. The country also lost 82 people between December 11 and December 16, according to Traffic Police Spokesperson Faridah Nampiima.
14:56
14:56

Minister Namuganza Fails to Appear Before Parliament’s Select Committee 2 1

Pande confirmed to the Committee that their client received the letter inviting her for the meeting to defend herself against allegations of misconduct contained in the motion. However, he argued the attachments to the letter only refer to allegations of media publications which were not attached.
14:54
14:54

Health Workers Oppose Stamp Duty 5

Dr. Yesse Mutabazi, a doctor in private practice says that the big burden of taxing makes the cost of private health service spiral as the costs are pushed down to the final health consumer.
14:49
14:49

IGG Probes Embezzlement Cases in Lwengo District

The investigations have been prompted by a report of the District Public Accounts Committee which highlighted deceitful expenditure and syndicated misappropriation of public funds in different departments of the district.
13:51
13:51

15 Cases of Foot and Mouth Disease Registered in Nwoya 1 3

The cases were confirmed at a livestock farm in Nyamokino Parish in Lungulu Sub-county where samples from cattle suspected to have been infected were picked and tested last month. At least 50 cattle, presented with signs and symptoms of the highly contagious viral disease at the farm in early December, according to veterinary officials.
13:41
13:41

Mak Staff Tribunal Orders Reinstatement of Dismissed Legal Director   1 1

Kamugisha’s five-year contract was terminated by the University Appointments Board in a special sitting on May 4, 2022, with no apparent reason indicated in the termination letter. In the aftermath, Kamugisha ran to the University Staff Appeals Tribunal to demand his reinstatement on grounds that the termination was unlawful and arbitrary.
13:27
13:27

Archbishop Kaziimba Wants Christians at the Forefront of Development district 2 1

Archbishop Kaziimba challenged Christians to invest their earnings in income-generating activities to boost the economies of rural communities.
12:40
12:40

More DRC Nationals Flee to Uganda as Clashes Intensify tribal clashes 1

The clashes between the Lendu and Bagegere tribesmen are said to have broken out on Wednesday morning forcing thousands of residents to flee their homes fearing for their lives.
11:18
11:18

MP, Youth Leader Fight over Chicks in Fort Portal 1

While the youth leader swears he is the one who solicited the chicken, the MP insists the youth is confused and doesn't know what he is saying, as she is the one who did all that made it possible for the consignment to reach Fort Portal and had kept the youth leader updated on all the steps that she was taking
10:53
10:53

Damaged Classrooms Put Namisindwa School's Re-opening in Balance 2 2

Last month, a strong wind blew off the roofs of all classroom blocks in the school, leaving only a small portion of the roof on the block housing P.5 and P7 pupils.
09:01
09:01

North Kivu Peace Deal: M23 Rebels' President Meets Uhuru Kenyatta 4

The East African Community confirmed on Thursday that Uhuru Kenyatta and Bertrand Bisimwa with other M23 political and military officials held a meeting in Kenya.
08:49
08:49

Cattle Rustlers to be Charged From Areas Where They Commit Crimes 1 3

Initially, security forces would arrest suspected cattle rustlers from across the region and arraign them before the court martial at UPDF 3rd division headquarters in Moroto district. However, the forces now want to start handling cases from the districts where crimes are committed in order to obtain more eyewitness accounts. Security Forces to Remand Cattle Rustlers Where Crimes are Committed
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