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19:30
19:30

Foreigners Hiring Ugandan Parents to Get Passports 1

Simon Peter Mundeyi, the spokesperson for Ministry of Internal Affairs says that Ugandans are paid as low as two million Shillings to sign off papers for anyone wishing to hold a Ugandan passport.
18:53
18:53

Court overturns 30-year sentence for a Man Convicted of Murder Norman Turyakira 1 Top story

Norman Turyakira had served thirteen years in jail as he battled against a 30-year jail sentence at the Court of Appeal.
17:40
17:40

Commonwealth Chief Attends Africa Climate Summit CHOGM 1

During the mission, the Secretary-General will also hold a dialogue with environment and climate ministers from across the Africa region.
17:11
17:11

Africa Climate Summit Opens in Nairobi PACJA 1 5 Top story

The organizers hope that this time around, they will come up with strategies for attracting climate finance to Africa rather than present Africa as a victim of floods, drought, and famine.
16:29
16:29

JATT Hunting for Four Terror Suspects with IEDs 2 1

According to Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Kintu had concealed the explosive inside a food flask and placed material on the top. “It wasn’t easy to identify this IED because one could easily think it was just food. We thank the vigilance of our officers,” Onyango said.
16:18
16:18

Fuel Prices to Rise Further Amidst Global Supply Cuts - Ministry 3 Top story

On Monday morning, however, some Shell Stations quoted a liter of petrol at 5,410 Shillings while others smaller and newer marketers put it at 5,100, an increase of 600 Shillings in a month.
13:29
13:29

Water Crisis in Luwero Town Council Blamed on Intermittent Power Supply Umeme 1

With the taps running dry, some individuals have resorted to purchasing water from vendors who draw it from boreholes. However, this increased demand has also led to a surge in prices, with the cost of a 20-litre jerry can rising from Shillings 500 to 1,000.
12:52
12:52

Caterpillars Invade Gardens in Luwero 3

Ssemigga says that the caterpillars have so far ravaged the gardens of 30 farmers in Kiteme, Mpologoma, Buwenge, Malungu, Kasolo, and Buto villages among others.
12:40
12:40

Government Allocates Land To UAE Investor To Establish Pineapple Processing Plant 2 4

During the agricultural expo organized by the office of the Prime Minister in Luwero town council on Sunday, pineapple growers were among the exhibitors and expressed concerns over the lack of a better market for their produce.
11:27
11:27

Anti-Monusco Protests in Goma: Two Commanders Arrested 2

Organized by locals under the umbrella group "Wazalendo," led by Pastor Efraim Bisimwa of the "Natural Judaic and Messianic Faith Towards the Nations," the protests resulted in 43 deaths, including a police officer, 56 injuries, and the arrest of 168 individuals, according to the Congolese Ministry of Communication and Media.
10:19
10:19

Napak Residents Cry out for Food Aid after Crop Failure farmers in Napak 2 5 Top story

Asunta Napeyok, a farmer in Longaroi village, Lotome Sub County explained that when the rains started, they planted a lot of crops with hopes of getting a good harvest all in vain due to the harsh weather. The communities now burn charcoal and cut firewood to exchange with local brew residue as food since they cannot afford the food sold from the market.
09:54
09:54

IG Investigates NEMA Board Over Abuse of Office, Corruption 1 Top story

In June of this year, a whistleblower wrote to the Inspector General of Government, alerting her to illegal activities that have been ongoing since the 8th board was established.
09:38
09:38

Panic as South Sudan Authorities Claim 20 Villages in Yumbe 3

James Gale, the LC 3 vice chairperson for Kerwa sub-county explains that over the past few months, South Sudanese authorities have been forcibly allocating land to their people in the affected villages, which are deep inside Uganda.
09:19
09:19

Diaspora Community Saga; Media Council Summons Eight Media Outlets

In an August 28, 2023 letter signed by the UMC Secretary, editors from New Vision Printing and Publishing Company, as well as online channels including Entebbe Post, Nation Times, PML Daily, Ultimate News, Daily Express, Red Pepper Online Newspaper, and The Onion, have been summoned to appear before the disciplinary committee on September 19th to address ethical concerns related to complaints filed against them.
09:02
09:02

Give Directly Grant Cash Restores Hope in Nakapiripirit Nakapiripirit DLG 1 3

Samuel Nangiro, 32, with five wives, combined the donation of Shillings 2,380,000 from each of the 5 wives given by Give directly and bought a car. He says an amount totaling Shillings 11,900,000 was used for buying a car that is now generating Shillings 80,000 per day in the transport business.
08:31
08:31

Climate Change: Experts on Why Farmers Shouldn’t Kill Anthills 8 1

According to Opiyo, litter decomposition is mainly performed by soil microorganisms in situations of adequate rainfall. However, because of the erratic rain, the termites, which are housed by the anthills are actively taking up the role of the other micro-organisms to decompose plants and plant wastes to form soil.
08:21
08:21

Rains Expected to Exceed Normal Levels - Ministry

September to December constitutes the second major rainfall season in most parts of Uganda, according to the National Meteorology Authority
08:04
08:04

Stanbic Black Pirates Clinch National Rugby 7s Championship 1

The national sevens competition this year featured 11 teams hailing from different corners of the nation. The teams participated in a series of seven circuits, which took place in Kampala, Jinja city, Kitgum, Fortportal, and Tororo municipality.
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Panic In Masaka City as Best UPE School Faces Demolition 3 1 Top story

Sarah Nankyanzi, the Chairperson of the Hill Road Public School Management Committee, reveals a private claimant she identifies as James Taylor purports to have acquired the land from the Indian Association of Uganda, the previous proprietors of the school.
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