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Jul 2023 26 results
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16:50

Kabale Diocese Plans Fundraising to Take Over Tarmacking of Rushoroza Road-Security 2 4

The 2.47-kilometer road connects Kabale Diocesan Headquarters to the Katuna-Kabale-Mbarara Highway and is part of the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID) project. Other roads under the same project include Bwankosa Road and Bushekwire Road.
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Pakwach Imposes Livestock Quarantine to Curb Contagious Disease 2 1

The quarantine covers Payimur sub-county, Payimur Town Council, Alwi sub-county, Pakwach sub-county, and Panyango sub-county, where cases of respiratory diseases have been reported since April this year.
16:22
16:22

Over 300 Students Rushed to Hospital For Suspected Poisoning

According to our reporter in Mukono, the students developed complications at the Church of Uganda-owned school for lay leaders after being served lunch comprising beans and Posho.
16:04
16:04

Mak Staff Consider Striking Over Absence of Appeals Tribunal, Delayed Staff Promotions 1 1 Top story

In a July 17th, 2023 letter addressed to the University Council, the joint staff representatives expressed concerns about the prolonged suspension of staff appeals and delays in staff promotions, creating an unhealthy working environment.
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15:51

Uganda Makes Strides in Combating Human Trafficking-US Report 1

The report shows that the government initiated prosecutions against 728 suspected traffickers in 589 cases in 2022, compared with prosecuting 537 individuals in 403 cases in 2021. Of the cases investigated, 338 were related to sex trafficking, 173 to labor trafficking, and 78 to unspecified forms of trafficking.
15:40
15:40

Otuko Sworn in As Oyam North MP 1 Top story

Otuko, who ran on the Uganda People's Congress (UPC) party ticket, was declared the winner of the Oyam County North by-election earlier this month. She replaced the late Col (Rtd) Charles Okello Engola, who was shot dead by his bodyguard in May.
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15:22

Suspected Warriors Shoot Two Cyclists, Rob Beer kaabong district 1 1

Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson, says that the victims fell into an ambush by the armed warriors, who attempted to stop them before shooting and injuring the rider's right leg. Michael Longole, the Mt Moroto regional police spokesperson told URN that the victims entered an ambush laid by two armed warriors who tried to stop them before shooting and injuring the right hand leg of the rider.
15:10
15:10

Man found Dead in Mt Elgon National Park

According to Sam Wanda, a resident of the area, they suspect that Webisa was frightened by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) rangers while burning charcoal forcing him to jump off a cliff resulting in his death.
14:59
14:59

TotalEnergies Starts Drilling in The Murchison spudding 1 3 Top story

Unlike King Fisher where wells are 4-7 kilometers, drillers at Tilenga found oil less than two kilometers deep.
14:45
14:45

U.S Mission Hands Over Infrastructure Projects in Northern Uganda USAID 1

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Uganda Mission Director Richard Nelson says that this marks the fourth and final phase of the Northern Uganda Development of Enhanced Local Governance Infrastructure and Livelihoods (NUDEIL) program.
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14:32

Judiciary Moves to Ring Fence Money for Kwoyelo's Trial LRA 5 2 Top story

During the launch, Dr. Zeija explained that the trial of Kwoyelo has faced numerous challenges, including delays caused by the suspect contesting his trial, which reached the Supreme Court before being returned to the High Court International Division.
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Mufti to Convene College of Sheikhs to Discuss DNA testing Controversy 1 3

According to Sheikh, Mubaje, DNA testing is a huge matter that cannot be taken at face value without a critical understanding of Islamic laws, and holy scriptures.
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Rampant Break-Ins at Nwoya Health Facilities Linked to Organized Drug Cartels 6 1

At least six health centers in Acholi, including four in Nwoya district, have been targeted by the thieves within two months, resulting in the theft of drugs and medical supplies.
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12:53

Jinja City Collaborates with Kiira EV to Promote Electric Transport Rebecca Kadaga 1 1

Feasibility studies have identified Jinja city center, Jinja-Iganga highway, and Jinja-Lugazi road as the pilot routes for the electronic buses before expanding to other destinations.
12:34
12:34

FDC Fights: National Chairman Planned Meeting Interrupted 1

As journalists arrived one by one, they found the entrance to the party headquarters closed. When Biriggwa arrived, he was allowed to access the premises alone, while his car remained parked outside the gate.
12:09
12:09

Trade Will Liberate Africa from Exploitation – Tayebwa African Union - AU 1 3

To drive his point home, Tayebwa noted that whereas elite Africans criticize neo-colonialism, several African governments have introduced foreigners to usurp investment opportunities on the continent while undermining and ignoring natives with the same capability.
10:34
10:34

Moving Back into the Future: Scholars Examine Africa’s Fading Cultural Practices 1

In the 255-page book published by the Makerere University Press, the authors take their readers back into times, exploring Africa’s cultural practices and the role they played in sustaining society. Each chapter provokes a reader to contemplate Africa’s heritage and its future.
10:06
10:06

Poor Status of Lira- Puranga Road Irk Residents 2 7

The 91-kilometer stretch, part of the Rwekunye-Apac, Lira-Puranga road project entrusted to GULSAN Holdings for reconstruction, is plagued by numerous potholes and erosion damage.
09:49
09:49

11th Parliament's Speed Excites Accountants 7

Apart from the Bills passed, parliament has handled investigations in agencies like Uganda, Railways, Uganda Airlines, local governments projects, National Social Security Fund, the Office of the Prime Minister, among others.
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09:35

Uganda Urges EAC Member States to Enforce Free Movement, Address Discrimination 2 3

Kadaga made this statement during the groundbreaking ceremony for the second phase of constructing offices for the Inter-University Council of East Africa (IUCEA), which took place on Wednesday.
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