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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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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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Parents Push Govt For Secondary School patrick rwakaikara 2

In 2015, Kabende located in Burahya County, Kabarole district, was elevated to sub county after it was split from Hakibale Sub County. However the newly created sub county has no single government secondary school. Currently, students from Kabende go to Rusekere Secondary School, a government aided school, which is more than 10 kilometres away.
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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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Girls Highlight Harassment, Forced Marriages as Challenges to Education school girls 4 1

Alowo Grace Fiona, a student at Petta Community Secondary School in Tororo district cited early and forced marriages as a key issue preventing girls from attaining education. She painfully indicated how some parents look at their daughters as sex objects only good for marriage.
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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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Residents Fault Security Over Grenade unexploded bomb 1

Captain Stanley Malisaba, the spokesperson, Bombo Military Barracks declined to comment on the matter, saying he was away and instead referred URN to Army spokesperson, Paddy Ankunda, who was unreachable on phone.
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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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56 Muslim Students Awarded Scholarships to Khartoum 1

Fifty-six Uganda Muslim students have been awarded the 2016 annual educational scholarships by the International University of Africa in Sudans capital of Khartoum.
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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.
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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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We Need To Improve In Attack - Micho 2018 fifa world cup 1 1

Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin Micho Sredojevic has said his team needs to improve in attack ahead of the next 2018 FIFA World Cup game against Congo Brazzaville.
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Parliament Issues Fresh Summons to Editors kadaga media 1 Top story

Summoned media houses include Uganda Radio Network and The Observer. They are wanted to appear before the committee on October 18 to clarify their publications about parliament, according to the letter signed by committee chairperson Clement Ogalo Obote. It is dated October 10, 2016.
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COSASE Directs Chinese Firms to Refund Compensation Money chinese contractors 2 1

TAbdu Katuntu, the Committee Chairperson, directed the contractors to transfer the money to UNRAs Kampala Station Account No. 9030006387976 in Stanbic Bank by close of business today.
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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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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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