Month: October 2021

Two men accused of stealing power transmission cables worth Shillings 25 million hence affecting the rural electrification project in Luwero district are in police custody. The suspects are Brian Mwesigwa, 24 and John Ogweta, 20, both residents of Kasana in Luwero Town Council. Last year, the Rural Electrification Agency, (REA) contracted Larsen and Toubro Construction Company […]

The Director of Public Prosecutions-DPP Jane Frances Abodo has withdrawn criminal charges against 14 suspects implicated in the demolition of St Peter’s Church Ndeeba in Rubaga Division last year. The fourteen include a retired army officer, Muhammad Kawooya, Richard Kasule, Ali Mukwaya, Bashir Maruti, Muniru Bbossa, Andrew Mujuzi, James Kisirinya, Ali Kalika, Badru Sekito, Hamza Kiberu, […]

Chinese firm Wagagai gold mining company limited has embarked on the construction of a gold refinery in Busia district. Valued at US$ 200M, the gold refinery will seat on 300 acres of land covering Alupe, Akipenet, Amagoro and Amonikakine villages in Buteba Sub-county. Speaking at the ground-breaking event on Tuesday, Peter Lokeris, the State Minister […]

At least 14 guns have been recovered from deserted LDUs in Kidepo sector, according to the police. Kidepo comprises the districts of Kotido, Kaabong, Karenga and Abim districts. Another gun was recovered from a warrior in Lotome in Napak district taking the total number of guns recovered to 88 since the disarmament started on August […]

Only 600 guests will join President Museveni at Kololo ceremonial grounds for celebrations to mark 59 years of self-rule. According to Peter Ogwang, the Minister of Economic Monitoring in the office of the President, this is aimed at ensuring that there is adherence to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures. This year’s celebrations are to be […]

The association of rice importers at the Uganda-Tanzania border in Mutukula in Kyotera district is seeking the government’s permission to convert the former Sango-Bay Sugar Estates land into rice fields. The government owns a sizeable chunk of land measuring 14,000 hectares between Kabira, Kyebe, and Mutukula sub-counties in Kyotera district. The land reverted to the […]

The Uganda Cranes Head coach Milutin Sredojević Micho says they are targeting a maximum of six points in their doubleheader against Rwanda in the FIFA 2022 Qatar World Cup Qualifiers. Uganda Cranes depart for Kigali aboard this evening ahead of their clash with Amavubi stars on Oct 7th 2021 at Nyamirambo stadium. The team received […]

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