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18:49
18:49

Uganda to Host World's First Ever Women Birders' Conference 2

According to the minister, to effectively promote bird-watching as a tourism package for Uganda, there is a need for deliberate efforts to document the various bird species and their behavior within the country, such as to market what is known.
17:03
17:03

Court Upholds 25-year Jail Term for Man Who Murdered Pilgrim 1

Today Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera, Justice Irene Mulyagonja and Eva Luswata ruled that there is no doubt that the attack on Musinguzi was part of a series of actions in the same transaction where Xaverians were taunted, while peacefully going about their business.
16:51
16:51

IG to Probe Cost of Corruption in Government Jobs Recruitment 1 2

The move, according to the ombudsman, follows several complaints of corruption lodged against district service commission officials and board members in the MDAs while recruiting personnel for government jobs.
16:44
16:44

She Cranes Beats Wales, Eyes 5th Overall Finish in Netball World Cup 1 1

The She Cranes were recovering from a 49-61 loss against Jamaica, a defeat that dashed their hopes of reaching the semifinals but exhibited exceptional performance on the court against a team that trails behind them on the latest world rankings. Uganda is ranked 8th.
16:27
16:27

Youth Urged to Embrace 5G Network Upgrade for Meaningful Engagements 4 1

Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo, the Executive Director of the Uganda Communications Commission- UCC says that the youth need to utilize the improved technology to empower themselves socially and economically other than spending time on social media platforms that come with no value.
15:32
15:32

Angry Kabale Locals Protest Delayed Tarmacking of USMID Roads 3 4

The angry residents blocked the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Patricia Achan Okiria while accusing Multiplex Construction Company Limited of the delayed completion of tarmacking of the 0.76-kilometer Bwankosa road, a 0.34KM Bushekwire Road, and a 2.47KM road connecting Kabale Diocesan Headquarters to the Katuna-Kabale-Mbarara Highway.
14:53
14:53

Missing Motorcyclist Found Dead in Luuka

It is suspected that Mugabi was stabbed by persons who camouflaged as passengers. Hasifa Namulondo, a sister to the deceased says that her brother left home after receiving a phone call from an unidentified client on Sunday night, and he never returned home.
14:20
14:20

Lake Victoria Canoe Accident: Search Underway for Bodies, Survivors

Eyewitnesses report that the boat was carrying over 30 passengers and cargo when it capsized.
14:16
14:16

Farmers Told Why Chain Restaurants Import Potatoes for Chips 1 8

Grace Babirye, IFDC Acting Team Lead, says one of the major challenges to the industry is a disorganised seed value chain with farmers hardly knowledgeable about the importance of a seed supply structure.
13:46
13:46

Police Arrest Man Wanted for Killing a Mourner in Lubaga 1

The man identified as Moses Menya is said to have instigated the group to pounce on Reagan Ssentongo after an altercation he had with a bodaboda rider at Kironde zone, in Lubaga division, Kampala on July 15.
13:06
13:06

Headteacher Loses Appeal Challenging 22-year Jail Term for Defiling Minors Richard Buteera 1

It was alleged that on September 16, 2OO9, Byakatonda had sexual intercourse with two pupils aged six and seven. The court has heard that the two minors were from the same family and lived in the same household with the father of one and a guardian of the other.
12:38
12:38

Micro Lenders Look Forward to Islamic Banking to Enhance Inclusion 3

These include the increase in the minimum working capital requirements for commercial banks from 25 to 120 billion Shillings by December 2022 and 150 billion Shillings by June 2024.
12:05
12:05

Premier Nabbanja Convenes Crisis Meeting to Defuse Amolatar Land Tensions 2

In her August 1 2023 letter, Prime Minister Nabbanja summoned key government officials, including the Minister of Internal Affairs, the Minister of Local Government, the Minister of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development, as well as the Prime Minister of Buruuli Kingdom, to the crisis meeting.
11:52
11:52

OPM Donates Relief Food to Nodding Syndrome Families in Omoro 2 2

The food relief will be distributed to affected households in Odek, Lalogi, Orapwooyo, and Acet sub-counties, as well as parts of Acet Town Council.
11:26
11:26

Data Deficiency Threatens Conservation Efforts for Endangered Wild Species in Northern Uganda climate change 3 1

In an interview with Uganda Radio Network, Dr. Achilles Brunnel Byaruhanga, a Herpetologist and Principal Investigator with Nature Uganda, expressed his concern about the lack of data in the North. He explains that the absence of proper studies and conservation efforts puts these amphibian and reptilian species at risk of extinction.
10:26
10:26

Septic Tank Murder Case: Investigating Officer Quizzed on why Gov’t Camera’s weren’t checked

During cross-examination, the defense lawyer, Patrick Kasumba, inquired if the investigation officer, Jacob Okello, was aware of more cameras in the area and if he attempted to retrieve footage from them. Okello confirmed the existence of additional cameras but explained that his efforts to retrieve the footage were unsuccessful.
09:48
09:48

Masaka City Roads Committee on Spot over Extortion, Illegal Constructions 1 3

Dr. Abed Bwanika, the Kimanya-Kabonera division Member of parliament and Chairperson of the Masaka City Roads Committee, revealed that he has received numerous complaints from people who were forced to pay significant sums of money before having their physical development plans approved for construction.
09:11
09:11

M23 sets Timeline for Resumption of Learning in War Troubled Areas 2

In a statement released on August 1, 2023, and signed by Benjamin Mbonimpa, the M23 Executive Secretary, the rebels have now declared that schools will resume their operations in September 2023.
08:56
08:56

Gov't Names Steering Committee to Spearhead Co-op Bank Revival 5

Chaired by the Uganda Cooperative Alliance, the committee will be charged with researching and studying existing reports about the defunct Cooperative Bank, among other terms of reference.
08:38
08:38

Bukwo LC 5 Chairperson Appears Before International Crimes Court for Aggravated Defilement 1 Top story

According to court records, the victim, who was living with her elder sister at the time of the incident, attended Chepkwesta Primary School in Bukwo District. Chelimo allegedly developed an interest in having a sexual relationship with the teenager and used his co-accused and victim’s uncle Joshua Kwemoi, to lure her.
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