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Why Public Officers Deny Citizens Access to Information and Records Twaweza 7 1 Top story

As the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) marks the 2020 international Day for Universal Access to Information 28 September, it is emerging that in Uganda, the law is more of on paper than practice.
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Armed Group Invades Apaa, Occupies Chunk of Land 4th UPDF division 2 1

Denis Okot, a resident of Acholiber, says the armed men numbering 30 started invading the area on Saturday evening and by Sunday yesterday, their numbers had grown to over 60. According to Okot, the armed men who speak predominantly Madi are chasing away people from their homes and erecting temporary structures. He says several people including him have fled the area to nearby Punudyang village for fear of their lives.
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Decaying Cultures, Shaky Families Blamed for New Suicide Rates 5

James Tumusiime, an author and a strong enthusiast of Traditional African Values, attributes the trend to the gradual breakdown of social-cultural bonds that shaped the behaviours of the ancient society for their common good. He indicates that the African culture treated any form of self-killings, as an abomination that was strongly discouraged by the community.
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Apac Businessmen Held Over Deploying Street Kids to Steal 2

The arrest stemmed from a confession by some street kids to security that they were being used by the arrested businessmen to go and steal for them scrap metals in exchange of food.

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Pictorial: Churches Reopen After Six Months of Closure

Last week, President Museveni said that the places of worship should open on condition that there are 70 congregants.

Business and finance

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NAADs Starts Verification of Atiak Sugar Project Beneficiaries.

The verification seeks to identify the legitimate beneficiaries from whose gardens cane seed worth over 300 million shillings was cut by Atiak Sugar Factory with approval of NAADs during the 2019 first planting season.
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Fire Guts Vitafoam Mattress Factory in Njeru 1

The fire started at around 9 a.m. today, and according to Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson Hellen Butoto, the police fire brigade is still on the site working to put it out.
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Jinja Residents Anxious about New City Status urban planning 2

The residents fear that being part of the city could affect their ownership to customary land, a developement which exposes them to land grabbers. Others fear that their buildings were not planned for the city, fearing that the elevation is pushing them into a status to which they do not belong and that they will most likely be subjected to taxes.
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Fishermen in Kitagwenda Decry Illegal Landing Site Mahyoro 2 1

Patrick Ngiragizi one of the fishermen at Nyakera Landing Site says that the fishermen could have taken an advantage of loopholes in the security around the lake to engage in the illegal activity.

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