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Over 30 Families in Mbale Homeless After Eviction 4 3 Top story

In 2008, Government gazetted 619 acres of land in Musoto village located about six kilometers South of Mbale Central Business District to host the industrial park. The land formerly belonged to Bugisu Co-operative Union and was allocated to Uganda Investment Authority as part of the three billion-Shilling bail out Government advanced the union.
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DPP Withdraws Charges Against MP Francis Zaake Zaake torture

“This is to inform court that the Director of public prosecutions has decided to discontinue proceedings against Hon. Francis Zaake,” the letter reads. The letter was copied to Mityana Resident State Attorney and Regional Criminal Investigation Department Office.
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Breastfeeding Link to COVID-19 is Negligible- WHO

Dr Laurence Grummer-Strawn, head of the World Health Organization’s Food and Nutrition Action in Health Systems unit said that the agency has not documented any indicator around the world, to show that COVID-19 can be transmitted through breastmilk.
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15:12

Norway Donates US$2.2M to Help Ugandans Overcome Impacts of COVID-19 4 2

The donation is in response to an appeal launched by the UN in Uganda, local and international NGOs and the Ugandan civil society community to support millions of Ugandans whose livelihood was disrupted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Business and finance

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07:36

Amuru Youth Receive Produce Storage Facilities Save the Children 1 3

The storage facilities will reduce the exploitation by middlemen who buy produce from farmers at very low prices because they can store as they look for a better market.
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Ugandans Buy Record Motorcycles in 2019 boda boda 1 1

According to figures published by the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Ugandans registered 103, 169 motorcycles in 2018/2019, the highest number ever in a single year. This was a jump from 49,635 motorcycles registered in 2017/2018. The annual average registration is 50,000 motorcycles.
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NRM District Chairperson Arrested in Fake Money Printing Scam NRM Party 2

Edith Basalirwa, the Kwania District Police Commander said the suspects defrauded Lydia Abuk, who represents Persons with Disability- PDWs at Aduku Town Council Shs.3.5 million, and two unidentified politicians from Inomo Sub County shs. 4.5 million.
19:12
19:12

Gulu City Leaders Struggle to Maintain Access Roads World Bank. 2 6

The impassable roads are spread across 124 villages and 34 parishes in the two Divisions of Gulu City. Currently, some of the parishes with notable bad and impassable roads include Tegwana, Kirombe, Pece Cubu, Kabed’opong, Layibi-Techo and Kanyagoga among others.

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