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Pictorial: Celebrating 55-years of the Runyankole/Rukiga Bible Catholic Church 10

The translation of the English Bible into the Runyankole/Rukiga dialect was initiated by missionaries from Britain led by Rev. Jim Stanley Smith in the 1950s. The first translated bible was released in 1962.
21:02
21:02

Belgian Ambassador Lauds Uganda on Skills Development 1 1

He was speaking on Friday at St. Daniel Comboni Polytechnic Naoi, a catholic founded technical school in Moroto supported by Enabel, a Belgian organization which is implementing the skilling program in Karamoja. This was part of an official visit to oversee the implementation of skilling program in Karamoja.
20:14
20:14

Parliament Wants Law to Regulate Judges on Special Assignments 2 4

According to the judiciary website, six justices of the Court of Appeal currently have special assignments. They include Justice Geoffrey Kiryabwire and Justice Monica Mugenyi who were appointed to the East African Court of Justice and Justice Solomy Balungi Bossa who is at the International Criminal Court.
19:49
19:49

Bible Society Celebrates 55-Years of Runyakole/Rukiga Bible 2 4

Moses Beigana, a Christian from Bushenyi, says that with the launch of the study Bible project he desires to see that in ten years everybody owns a bible unlike today were most Christians have no Bibles.
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19:38

Strangers Charged for Attacking Parliament, Sent to Luzira 1

The strangers, later identified as Darfala Ssenjako and Charles Mutaasa Kafeero jumped into the Chamber from the public gallery and disrupted parliament business as MPs debated a ministerial statement on the Land Information Systems Conference.
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18:15

Anglican Church Reverend Charged for Self-Kidnap, Granted Bail 1 1

Police obtained CCTV footage showing that he had exited his car without any attack from anyone contrary to his own statement. The footage shows him parking his car at Namisigye village in Seeta-Mukono before jumping in a motorcycle to an unknown destination, moments before he was declared missing.
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Police Arrests Three, Recover Gun in Kasese recovered gun

The 3 suspects were picked in a joint security operation conducted on Thursday night from Kyondo, sub county, Bokonzo, Kasese District.
16:21
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Four Arrested for Killing Retired Teacher in Kaberamaido 1

The deceased include a retired teacher, Moses Kafeero Amooti and his nephew Benson Bogere who were hacked by assailants in Kobulubulu sub-county, where they had gone to collect payment of 4.5 million Shillings from the sale of land in Murem Landing Site in Kobulubulu.
16:08
16:08

Amudat District Road Works Excite Residents Amudat Road Network 3

The district has fixed a total road distance of 89 kilometres on nine road sections in three sub-counties creating access to areas that were cut off due to a collapsed road network. The district Engineer Martin Opio says that over 260 million Shillings from the Uganda Road Fund has been spent on the task which started in June 2019.
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14:46

Dispute with Kenya Hits Uganda’s Export Earnings – Finance President Museveni 1

According to the Ministry of Finance performance of the economy January 2020 report, Uganda exported merchandise worth USD 86.94 million (319 billion Shillings) to the region in December 2019 and imported merchandise worth USD 106.71 million (391 billion Shillings). This translates into a deficit of USD 19.77 million (72 billion Shillings).
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Two NRM Chairpersons Arrested for Confiscating National Voters Register Local Government 3

Apollo Wanasolo, the NRM Chairperson of Bunambatsu parish in Nakatsi Sub County was arrested alongside Augustine Kuloba, the chairman NRM in Nabusera village, allegedly confiscated the registers from Bukusechi and Buchunya primary school, where they had been displayed by the Electoral Commission.
12:49
12:49

Kasese District Set to Roll-Out Second Disaster Management Plan 3 2

Kasese has been prone to disasters owing to its geographical and human activities which have led to the displacement of residents from their homes. Residents here have been exposed to prolonged dry spells, landslides/mudslides, storms and disease epidemics for both animals and human.
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12:25

Simple Urine Test Could Improve Early Detection of Bladder Cancer – WHO

The test is based on detecting mutations in the telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) gene – a crucial element for cancer genesis and progression, the most common mutations in bladder cancer, according to the report by the UN World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and international partners.
11:49
11:49

Deliberate Starvation Tactics Used in South Sudan Could Be a War Crime – Report 1 Top story

In the Commission’s report, which will be presented to the Geneva-based Human Rights Council on March 9, both the government and armed groups are described as having pursued policies responsible for the starvation of the population in Wau and Unity states.
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11:16

No Money to Fight Desert Locusts in Kole District 5 1

However, Francis Acobi, the District entomology officer has declared that the district doesn't have money to control the locusts. He says they are waiting on the central government to use the army to control the locusts by spraying.
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09:16

Minister Cautions against Consumption of Desert Locusts UPDF 2 1

Bagiire explained that desert locusts have been sprayed with poisonous chemicals capable of causing complications and death in humans if they are consumed. He added that the country was food secure and therefore needless for the communities to eat desert locusts.
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