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Olympic Truce for Revival olympics 1

The Olympic Truce is an ancient Greek tradition, ékécheiria, which means ‘laying down of arms’ before and during the Olympic Games.
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Austerity Measures Widen Gap Between Rich and Poor 1

In his message to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on Monday, Ban Ki-moon warned that the gains made in freeing people from poverty are now in doubt.
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High Food Prices Threaten to Drive millions into Hunger world food program 2

A global hunger report recently published by the Food and agriculture Organization (FAO) warns that the food price hikes are likely to continue and possibly increase in the future.
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Exam Spotting Error Lands Candidates into Trouble 1

Joseph Mugeni the headmaster Kampala Secondary School, said the question gave undue advantage to students who carried out their field work in farms like tea plantations or sugar plantations, ignoring schools in an urban setting.
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NAADS Program Ends

The new phase of NAADS which will cost annually about US$ 23m is to be funded by the World Bank and government of Uganda.
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UPDF Optimistic about Kony's Capture 1

a story from a press conference addressed at the American embassy in Kampala on the deployment of american troops in Uganda to fight kony
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Congolese Army Pay Master Held in Kisoro police detention 1

A paymaster who is at the rank of captain in the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo-FARDC-is in the Kisoro police detention.
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Frustrated Masaka Students Loot School Library masaka high school 1

Police have closed down Masaka High School hours after angry students who missed UNEB exams broke into the school library and looted books worth millions of shillings.
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Arua LC 5 Chairman Urges Residents not to Pay Electricity Bills

The stand off between Arua District authorities and West Nile Rural Electrification Company has taken a new twist with Wadri Sam Nyakua, Arua LC V chairman directing power consumers not to pay their power bills.
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UPDATE: Another Person Killed in Nebbi robert okumu

Another person has reportedly died in the clashes between police and supporters of Esrom William Alenyo, whose swearing in as Nebbi district chairman was put on hold on Monday morning.
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Four Arrested In Low Key Walk To Work Protest In Hoima

Police in Hoima on Monday foiled the resumption of the walk to work campaign, arresting four demonstrators in the process. Those arrested include Hoima district Activists for Change coordinator, Daniel Tumwesige, Ronald Kato, Ibrahim Muhumuza and one Isaac.
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Resettlement of Over 500 IDPs in Nakaseke Hits a snag resettlement plan

The resettlement of over 500 Internally Displaced People in Nakaseke district has hit a snag as a result of a land dispute.
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Jinja Farmers Predict Hunger 2

Farmers in say as Uganda celebrates world food day, they do not have enough food to eat until the end of the year, yet they have not planted enough crops for this season. The most affected sub-counties are Butagaya, Budondo, Buyengo and Bussedde.
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New Jinja Market Lacks Garbage Collection Tools market vendors 3

New Jinja central market lacks tools for collecting garbage thus compromising the hygiene standards and the health of the vendors.
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Padibe Residents Demand Election of Town Council Officials 1

Residents of Lamwo are blaming SPENCON Engineering Services of executing shoddy work on the erection of a power line to the district.
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MPs Demand Halt to Walk to Work Protests 2

Some members of parliament are calling for the postponement of the second phase of walk to work protests
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One Dead In Nebbi Clashes nebbi elections

At least one middle-aged man was reportedly shot dead in Nebbi town following clashes between police and supporters of Ezrom William Alenyo, whose swearing in as Nebbi district chairman was again put off.
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MUK Protests Arrest of Student

Police has confirmed arresting a Makerere university second year student, Allan Mutagubya. The student was arrested yesterday in connection to the second phase of walk to work.
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