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New electricity line to save govt Shs9b in energy bills

Uganda, Dec. 6 -- The Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) has said the completion of the Agago transmission substation and the 200KV transmission line from Aswa Hydropower Dam to G... Read More


Attacks on police not by rebels, says Gen Otafiire

Uganda, Dec. 1 -- The gun attacks on security forces since last year have nothing to do with a nascent insurgent group, Internal Affairs Minister Gen Kahinda Otafiire has said. There has been a growi... Read More


Those abducting citizens should be jailed - Otafiire

Uganda, Dec. 1 -- We have witnessed a series of attacks on security forces and guns stolen. What is going on? Police point to a new rebel group, Uganda Coalition Forces of Change. I don't want to say... Read More


Locals storm illegal loggers' camp in Zoka, recover timber

Uganda, Nov. 30 -- Locals of Ajeri Village in Itirikwa Sub-county, Adjumani District, have recovered at least 1,100 pieces of timber from an illegal logging camp located inside Zoka Central Forest Res... Read More


Govt blames Kwoyelo delayed trial on funding gaps

Uganda, Nov. 29 -- The International Crimes Division of the High Court (ICD) has heard that the delay in prosecuting the case against the former commander of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), Thomas K... Read More


Staff decry poor state of Anaka Hospital buildings

Uganda, Nov. 24 -- Health workers at Anaka Hospital in Anaka Town, Nwoya District, have expressed concern over the dilapidated state of structures at the facility. Dr Joseph Ariki, the hospital's med... Read More


Leaders ask govt to support victims of nodding disease

Uganda, Nov. 22 -- Leaders in Kitgum District have asked the government to support more than 100 children of female survivors of the nodding syndrome disease. The leaders say efforts to trace the fat... Read More


Kalongo's bitter history and the trail of 'Saints'

Uganda, Nov. 20 -- Perched precariously on the eastern edge of Kalongo Hills in Kalongo Town Council, Agago District, is a vast establishment of Kalongo Catholic Mission. Besides Kalongo (Dr Ambrosol... Read More


Power lines vandals cost taxpayers Shs260b

Uganda, Nov. 5 -- The steel electricity transmission towers with collapsed metallic pieces and the towering sugarcane outline a stretch of nearly four kilometres, cutting through Kakira sugar plantati... Read More


Shs3b works on Agoro irrigation scheme stall

Uganda, Nov. 3 -- The rehabilitation works on Agoro irrigation scheme in Lamwo District have stalled despite the government injecting in about Shs3b in one year. Constructed in 1969 with funding from... Read More