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18:57

NRM Publicist Charged With Assault rogers mulindwa

Masaka Magistrates Court has today charged Rogers Mulindwa, a communications officer at the National Resistance MovementNRM Secretariat, with assault malicious damage to property. Mulindwa appeared before Grade Two Magistrate Adams Byarugaba in relation to a May 12, 2015 incident when he reportedly assaulted Edward Bindhe, a journalist working with Uganda Radio Network.
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18:34

Weak Laws Encouraging Poaching in East Africa - Conservationist poaching in uganda 4

Nicholas Sadron, Executive Director of International Conservation Caucus Foundation ICCF, says the region has in recent years seen increased poaching on elephants, pangolins and rhinos, among other animals, due to their value on the international markets.
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Poor Marketing, Lack of Information Killing Tourism-Minister ministry of tourism 3

Hellen Namutamba, the Busoga Kingdom Tourism Minister, says as it stands there are so many tourism sites that are not adequately promoted.
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300,000 People Encroaching on Forests Reserves - NFA acode uganda 7

The Chair of the Board of NFA, Gershom Onyango, says in 2005, there were an estimated 180,000 encroachers and when NFA started to evict them the government in 2006 issued an executive order stopping the evictions.
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17:00

South Sudan Ambushes Targeted Ethnic Dinka eco bus south sudan 2

Speaking exclusively to Uganda Radio Network, the sources said the attackers torched the Eco Bus because it reportedly belonged to individuals linked to the Juba regime and spared the Gateway and Friendship buses which are owned by Ugandans.
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High Court Summons Archbishop Stanley Ntagali church wrangles 1 Top story

The canons led by Christopher Kisembo, accuse the Archbishop of abusing his authority and the constitution of the Province of the Church of Uganda by appointing a commission to choose a new Bishop for West Ankole Diocese upon the retirement of Rt Rev Yona Katonene.
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Pastor Kakande On The Spot Over Sand Mining Activities fish farming 4 1

The committee, which last month made on-site visits to Lwera, Kalungu district to investigate reports of mass sand mining, established that Aqua World Uganda Limited, a company owned by Pastor Kakande of Synagogue Church of All Nations in Mulago, has been illegally mining sand in the area.
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DRC National Arrested in Gulu with 37Kgs of Pangolin Scales 1

Illegal possession of wildlife products carries a penalty of not more than five years imprisonment and a fine of not less than one million Shillings or both. Under the penal code act, conspiracy to commit a felony carries a maximum penalty of seven years in jail.
16:22
16:22

Villagers Flee Homes After Mob Action murder charges

Joseph Kazibwe, an eye witness, says the residents descended on Nakalyango accusing her of bewitching Sonko over a land dispute. He says the mob members chopped off Nakalyangos hands and hacked her several times on the head.
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New Group of Ugandan MPs Takes Oath at Pan African Parliament 1 1

They include Ngora woman MP Jacqueline Amongin, Agago North MP Prof. Morris Ogenga Latigo Sembabule woman MP Anifa Bangirana Kawooya, Dokolo South MP Felix Okot Ogong and Buyende Woman MP Veronica Babirye Kadogo.
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12:50

Police Officer Jailed 31-years for Murder

The convict, Gideon Niwamanya, attached to Nteko Tourism Police post in Nyabwishenya Sub County- Kisoro District, shot and killed his colleague Police Gilbert Musasizi on May 17, 2013. He accused him of failing to perform his assigned duties.
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Business Resumes at Zai Plaza kcca 1

A survey around buildings on Luwum Street such as The Arcade Plaza, Jemba Plaza and Eagles Plaza shows that most shops cost between Shillings 1 million-12 million each month.
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Govts Urged to Impose Heavy Taxes on Sugary Drinks glucose

According to the new WHO report, drinks and foods high in free sugars can be a major source of unnecessary calories in peoples diets, particularly in the case of children, adolescents and young adults. It adds that nutritionally, people dont need any sugar in their diet.
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11:53

Makerere - Swedish Research Partneship Registering Sucesses makerere university 1 2

Prof. Buyinza, who coordinates the programme in the 5 public universities across the country, noted that about 250 students from Uganda have been recruited to benefit from the five year programme.
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11:46

19 Police Officers Injured in Accident road accidents 1

According to the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima, the officers who were rushed to hospital have since been examined and only six sustained serious injuries.
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11:28

Former Aboke Students In Fundraising Drive aboke girls 2 2

Former students of St. Marys College Aboke in Kole district have launched a fundraising drive to re-roof the school buildings in memory of their colleagues who were abducted by the Lords Resistance Army rebels-LRA. The old students had gathered at Aboke for memorial prayers to mark the 20th anniversary since the LRA abduction of 139 girls at the school in October 1996.
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07:55

Mbarara Cyclist Drowns in River Rwizi cyclists

Taban Chiriga, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Mbarara Central Police Station, says they retrieved Kakegyes body from River Rwizi on Monday evening.
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07:20

UN Chief Urges Support for Good Governance Efforts in Africa nepad e-commission 1 1

The UN chief said governance systems in Africa are improving, especially through the African Peer Review Mechanism APRM, a voluntary self-assessment initiative used by African Heads of State to share and reinforce best practices.
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07:20

More than 500 Candidates Miss Mock Exams in Jinja 2

Nathan Wagabana, the head teacher of Mafubira primary school blames the poor performance on the failure by parents to provide for their children.
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Mbarara School Closed After Teacher's Strike teachers 4

Dan Kazoora, one of the teachers says the failure by government to pay them for three months has forced many of them to get loans from money lenders to provide for their families.
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