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G77 Summit Cancelled over Coronavirus United Nations 1 Top story

According to the Uganda’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations and the current External Adviser on G77 matters. Adonia Ayebare, due to the coronavirus pandemic and in consultation with the G77 member states, the summit has been postponed to a later date this year.
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Newly Elected KCCA Speakers Call for Unity 4 1

In his inaugural speech on Thursday at the City Hall, Kawalya promised to promote cooperation and unity between political and technical leaders.
19:20
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NARO Conducting Research on Desert Locusts kitgum district 1 4

Winfred Aol Opiyo, an Entomologist at National Agricultural Research Organization –NARO told URN in an interview that the scientific investigation will determine the correct dose of chemicals being used depending on the life stage of the insects, the reproductive potential of the insects in relation to what they feed on and among other things.
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Ssekikubo Asks Gov’t to Compensate Cattle keepers, Traders parliament 2 1 Top story

Addressing the Committee, the Lwemiyaga LC V Councilor, Robert Ambikiire accused Tumwine of setting up a team to extort money from cattle traders to grant them permission to transport their animals to cattle markets and abattoirs.
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NRM Wins KCCA Division Speaker Seats 1 3

On Thursday, councillors from different divisions gathered at different venues to vote for their speakers and deputy speakers as provided for in the KCCA Amendment Act 2020.
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Airtel Managing Director Leaves Uganda airtel uganda 1

In a statement issued on Thursday, Raghunath Mandava, CEO of Airtel Africa said “Soma has helped build Airtel Uganda Limited into a strong brand and into the company that it is today. He has been instrumental in rolling out our 4G across the country.”
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ULGA, LC Leaders Welcome Introduction of Minimum Qualifications 2 1 Top story

Joseph Lomonyang, the President Uganda Local Government Association-ULGA, says the association has for a long urged Parliament to set minimum academic qualifications for chairpersons of Sub counties, Municipal councils, City divisions and Town Councils.
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National Council for Older Persons Pushes for Representation in Parliament 3 1

According to Sylvia Ntambi, the chair Equal Opportunities Commission says it is important for the older persons who are a great population of the country to be represented in Parliament just like workers, youths among others.
16:58
16:58

Foreign Currency Trader Commits Suicide in Ndeeba 2

While in Uganda, Kyikonyogo has been involved in the foreign exchange business.
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Makerere Council Passes Students Electoral Regulations university 1

But Ezra Byakutangaza, the 85th Guild Speaker and acting Guild President says some core amendments proposed by the students and presented to council were not considered.
16:15
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Vendors Blocked From Accessing Parliament 4 3

Most of these people would sell fruit salads, trays of eggs, boiled eggs, and packed food during lunch hours and also beverages. Some of the beverages include fermented millet flour drink, locally known as obushera, mixed fruit juice, and sodas among others.
15:32
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Masaba Training School Instructor's Strike Over Delayed Payment 5

The instructor’s strike prompted angry students to storm the office of Masaba Sub County LC 3 chairperson on Thursday morning demanding for his intervention.
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Domestic Violence: Residents Accuse Police of Siding With Women MIFUMI 1 5

David Turiomuriwe, one of the residents says officers in the Child and Family Protection Unit often side with women forgetting that men too have rights.
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Former Pader-Abim Cooperative Employees Demand UGX 173M Compensation for Unfair Termination electricity

The trio was indefinitely suspended by the board in November 2019 to pave way for an independent audit for allegedly causing financial loss to the society.
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Lubaga North Councilor Elected Pioneer KCCA Speaker Doreen Nyanjura 1 Top story

According to Ayo, Kawalya polled 17 votes beating his rival and Makerere University Councilor, Doreen Nyanjura who garnered 14 votes.
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NRM Candidate Drops Bid for KCCA Speakership 4 2 Top story

While giving his campaig speech, Byaruhanga said he would have loved to be speaker but he decided to leave the possition for members of the oppossition because they ate the majority and wouldn't love a house so divided. KCCA has 32 Authority Councillors and only three are NRM.
11:29
11:29

Kikuube Man Arrested for Impersonating IG extortion 2

Lillian Ruteraho, the Kagadi Resident District Commissioner-RDC told Uganda Radio Network that the suspect was apprehended after he tried to extort money from teachers at Mutunguru primary school with promises of helping to get on the payroll.
11:13
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NWSC Starts Redesigning Mbarara Water Plant Water crisis 2

Turyamureeba, says that the demand for water in Mbarara municipality has multiplied and now requires over 22 million liters of water daily but the cooperation can only avail 16 million liters.
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10:46

All Set for Election of Pioneer KCCA Speaker 1 Top story

Four have showed interest in the position of speaker at KCCA. They include Makerere University Councilor, Doreen Nyanjura, Abubakar Kawalya, Lubaga Division, Muhammad Segirinya, Kawempe Division and Kyambogo University representative, Bruhan Byaruhanga.
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10:45

High ATM Charges Blamed on Foreign Switch Providers Wilbrod Owor 2 1

Uganda Bankers Association executive director Wilbrod Owor acknowledged the high costs and said the central bank had instructed them to review their tariffs to see how they can revise charges downwards.
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