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Saddam Juma gets CAF clearance for FUS Rabat tie saddam ibrahim juma 1

KCCA FCs new signing Saddam Ibrahim Juma has been cleared to feature in the Saturday game away to FUS Rabat in the group stage of the CAF Total Confederations Cup.
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Two Schools Banned from National Ball Games over Mercenaries 1 1

The competitions, which attracted 72 secondary schools across the country started on May 6 and will run until May 15. As the schools tussle, the two schools from Kanungu and Jinja districts respectively were accused of hiring mercenaries masquerading as students.
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Justice Ministry Fails to Account for Over UGX 1 Billion Oil Cash oil cases 2

These include an expenditure of 726 million Shillings for which vouchers for activities ranging from 2012-2016.cannot be traced and a payments of 290 million Shillings, part of which was received by one signatory on behalf of 12 recipients. The committee observed that in some cases, acknowledgement lists have been attached but the officers who signed for the money are not stated.
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Gov't To Review Operations of GISOs uganda coaches 2

Tumukunde told journalists at Mbale Resort hotel this afternoon, that despite their important role in intelligence, GISOs havent got sufficient attention as part of the intelligence network of government.
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Police Maintains Custody of Minors Arrested in Kaweesi Murder 2

The children aged between two and 14 years were taken into custody on March 19 2017, two days after the tragedy in which Kaweesi was killed alongside his bodyguard Kenneth Erau and driver Godfrey Mambewa in Kulambiro, a suburb of Kampala.
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Mbarara Boda Boda Security Committee Disbanded cyclists 1 1

Robert Nabimanya, the Mbarara District Internal Security Officer, says the rival boda boda organizations such as Mbarara National resistance Movement Association and the Mbarara General Boda boda cyclists association had become a source of confusion.
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NEMA Boss Grilled Over Sand Mining, Kavera Ban water 2 1

Dr Tom Okurut, the executive director of the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA observes that massive investments in real estate, power dams at Karuma and Isimba as well as ongoing and pending road works, among others, have led to roaring trade in sand and increased interest in sand mining than before.
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Families Ration Food As Prices Escalate

Charles Otim, the Officer in Charge of Agule Police Station, says cases of early child marriage are on the rise as parents marry off young girls to raise money to feed their families.
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Gateway Bus Slips Off Road, Scores Injured 1

David Agaba, the Napak District Police Commander, confirmed the incident but couldnt reveal the exact number of the injured by the time of filing this story.
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Land Commission Stuck with UGX 200 Billion Compensation Debt lands probe 2 1

ULC Chairperson, Baguma Isoke told the Commission of Inquiry into land matters the operationalization of the land fund under the1998 Land Act has received overwhelming response from landlords willing to surrender their land for compensation.
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Residents Bicker Over Extortion from Wetland Encroachers uganda police 3

Simon Episu, a resident of Komolo village also claims to have paid the same officer Shillings 50,000. The Arapai Sub county LC V councilor, Daniel Denis Obonyo faults the law enforcement officers for extortion, saying the cases are no longer stranger in the area.
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UTL Creditors Meeting to Decide Fate of Indebted Firm bemanya twebaze

The meeting is closed to the media, but Provia Nangobi, the publicist of Uganda Registration Services Bureau, says a communiqu on the outcome of the meeting will be issued later. Sources say many creditors, including competitors, are attending the closed-door meeting. It is not yet clear if the Libyans are in attendance, having threatened to sue the government if they are not compensated for their capitalization of the telco.
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More Than 30 Vehicles Impounded in Rwizi Region mbarara 1 1

Robert Walugembe, the Rwizi Regional Police Commander, says the operations targets all taxis without the checked band and those operating from ungazetted areas.
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Researcher Stella Nyanzi Granted Bail cyber crimes 1 Top story

Nyanzi is charged with two counts of cyber harassment and offensive communication contrary to provisions of the Computer Misuse Act. Nyanzi was also charged with using the internet to disturb the peace and right to privacy of the president.
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Jinja Accident Claims Police Officer, Injures Two Others Critically 1

Sergeant Osbat Tumuhamye, the Officer Traffic Jinja Central Police Station, says the accident occurred when trailer registration number KAV 119S/ ZC 9669 rammed into a motorcycle registration number UDV 316M, the three were riding on to their work stations.
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Gov't to Review US $ 100,000 Security Deposit for Investors amelia kyambadde 3

Prossy Mbabazi, the Rubanda Woman Member of Parliament, claimed that foreign traders have displaced Ugandans from shops since can they pay rent in dollars. She says although they employ Ugandans, there is massive exploitation of Ugandan workers who need to be protected.
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Bukedea Residents Demand for General Hospital bukedea district

Gerald Olupot, a resident of Kidongole Sub County, says elevating the health Center IV to a district hospital will save residents the trouble of trekking long distances in search of better medial services.
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Waterlogged Pitches Upset Copa Coca-Cola Tournament heavy rains 2 1

The tournament attracted a total of 58 secondary schools, jointly using nine play grounds across Masaka Municipality. However, most of the playgrounds are soaked in water as a result of a sequence of downpours in recent days.
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Mbarara District Struggles to Contain Banana Bacterial Wilt 2

The wilt is currently devastating the counties of Kashari and Rwampara. Areas of Nyakayonjo and Kakiika divisions in Mbarara Municipality are also affected.
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Traders Protest State of Rwamatunguru Market kamwezi sub county 2 1

Teddyson Niwagaba, the Kamwezi Sub County Chairperson, says they have repeatedly advocated for the upgrade of the market by the district in vain. According to Niwagaba, they want the district to put up new structures in the market.
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