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Makerere Suspends Ceremonies Registrar for Abuse of Office margaret etuusa 3 Top story

In a March 7th 2017 letter, Acting Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Associate Prof. Okello Ogwang suspends Etuusa over what he termed as abuse of office and overstepping her mandate.
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Kabaka Mutebi Praises Nkangi's Selfless Service 1 2

Kabaka Mutebi on Jehoash Mayanja Nkangi: We have walked with him during times of joy, sadness and challenges. We appreciate his role when the Kingdom experienced turbulent times in 1966. We thank God for his life and for enabling him fulfil all his responsibilities.
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Swedish Embassy: Dedicate International Women Day to South Sudan Refugees

Speaking at the national celebrations in Dokolo, Johan Bergqvist, the First Secretary Democracy and Human Rights at the Swedish Embassy, said todays celebrations should be dedicated to South Sudanese female refugees living in Uganda for their struggle to provide for their families.
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Women Struggle to get Full Maternity Leave Days 2

Some women in Kampala still struggle to get their full three months paid maternity leave as employers aim at maximising profits.
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Mourners: Transparency, Honesty Were Nkangi's Trade Mark namirembe cathedral 1 6

Speakers from the central government and Buganda Kingdom described Nkangi, who died on Monday aged 85, as a transparent, focused, selfless and patriotic leader whose example ought to be emulated.
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Kyambogo Students Destroy Property as Voting System Breaks Down kyambogo university 1 5

Students rampaged when the voting system broke down and started dismantling the voting equipment and property. The polls had attracted eight guild presidential candidates including NRMs Patricia Kishemeire, Aliga Rodgers, Simon Opio DP Dennis Odong, Andrews Obbo, Sarah Kansiime, Joseph Ochieng and Michael Ashaba-FDC.
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UCDA Moves to Enumerate Coffee Farmers coffee exports 1

Joseph Kizito, a coffee farmer in Kitabaazi in Masaka has welcomed the initiative. According to Kizito, if implemented well, government can utilize the information to provide them with incentives and farm implements that will boost their production.
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Moroto Residents Insist on Contaminated Borehole Water contaminated water 3

The water contamination is attributed to open defecation widely practised in Moroto. However, although the affected boreholes were supposed to be closed as recommended by the district health department, all the boreholes are still in use and majority of residents in Moroto prefer borehole water to tap water.
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Probe Attacks on Women Human Rights Defenders – Govt Urged human rights centre 2

Often, women human rights defenders are targeted, subject to risks and exposed to gender-specific threats in their struggle to challenge violence, discrimination and injustices; the coalitions National Coordinator Brenda Kugonza said.
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Elgon Districts Skip International Women's Day Celebrations women in uganda

Rebecca Were, a resident of Gogonyo in Pallisa complained that the district didnt budget for the womens day celebrations. She is however, happy that Pallisa Woman MP, Agnes Ameede mobilised all women leaders and took them to Dokolo for the national celebrations.
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Park Yard Vendors Still Struggling for Space nakivubo park yard

Prior to demolition of structures, vendors had been informed that Kiggundu fronted a six months pay for 700 stalls in Usafi market, a facility adjacent to the clock tower, initially acquired by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA to absorb vendors from the streets.
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Countries Must Scale Up HIV Services for Women - UNAIDS michel sidibé

Nearly 1 million women are becoming infected with HIV every year and only half of all women living with HIV have access to lifesaving treatmentmaking AIDS now the leading cause of death worldwide among women between the ages of 30 and 49.
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Ibanda Main Abattoir Unhygienic water 2 1

Found in Bufunda division, the abattoir which is the main slaughterhouse in the municipality, hosts dozens of butchers who supply meat to Ibanda town and the neighbouring areas.
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Sell of Premature Crops Worries Kabale, Rubanda Leaders hunger 6

Several farmers have reportedly taken money from middlemen approving a pre-harvest sale of food crops, some of which are at weeding stage. Desperate farmers often sale off Irish and sweet potato gardens, sorghum, peas and beans, far in advance of the actual production of the crops.
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Soroti Operating Without HIV Strategic Plan baylor-uganda 3

Barbara Akalo, the Coordinator for Persons Living with HIV/ AIDS in Soroti district, says the continued delay by the district to generate the strategic plan could jeopardize their efforts to lobby support from development partners.
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Hundreds of Weather Stations Dysfunctional 1 1 Top story

Sarah Namubiru, the Luweero District Production Officer, says farmers have repeatedly made loses due to lack of information on weather and climate changes. She explains that farmers in Luweero district who planted crops in February this year have already lost their seedlings because they mistook the scanty rains to be the onset of normal rains.
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Fire Razes Down Adjumani Market market fires

Fire has razed down Awindiri Market in Adjumani town destroying property worth about 15 million shillings.
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Uganda To Keep CAF Vote Secret - Magogo cecafa 1

President of the Uganda FA, Moses Magogo has said they will not disclose which candidate they will support for the Confederation of African Football Caf presidency.
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Former PWDs Chairman, Treasurer Held Over Land pope 2

Anthony Mulato, the newly elected Busia municipality PWD Chairperson, says they had several meetings where they pleaded with Kimani and Wandera to surrender the papers in vain.
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Thousands Drink Dirty Water in Busia 2

Peter Nabulya, the Health Inspector Busia Municipality, says majority of residents depend on water from shadoofs, 80 percent of which are contaminated.
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