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19:51
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Medical Professionals Want Govt to Lower Taxes multiple taxes 1 3

Each consulting doctor is expected to pay an annual practicing license of 200,000 shillings to the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council. If they own a private health care facility, they pay another fee for the facility depending on its location to the same council. In addition to both fees, Uganda Revenue Authority takes 30 of their profits in taxes. On top of this, they also pay trading licences and local service tax for each employee hired.
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Gov't Urged to Provide Better Health Infrastructure amref health africa 3 1

The plea was made by Githinji Githahi, the Director General of Amref Health Africa during the first Margaret Mungherera Memorial Lecture, started in Honor of the renowned psychiatrist and medical administrator, who succumbed to cancer early this year.
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Officials Trade Accusations as Govt Takes Over Isimba contract 3 1

There were accusations and counter accusations at Isimba Hydro Power site in Kayunga district as government through Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited UEGCL took over interim supervisory role of the project from Infratech PVT Ltd.
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Govt Releases List of Murdered Women katabi town council 1 1

The list of 21 victims is part of the statement made by the minister in regard to the wave of killings whose motive he attributed to ritual purposes, domestic disputes as well as land conflicts. The killings happened from 3rd May to 4th September 2017 in Wakiso district. The murders have a striking resemblance with women bodies reported to have had signs of manual strangulation while others having sticks inserted in the private parts.
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18:48

Workers Strike Paralyses Masaka USMID Projects road work 2 2

Traminco Uganda Limited is undertaking construction of Edward Avenue, Buddu Street, Ssese Street and Jesserby Street a project worth 17 billion Shillings. The firm was supposed to complete the projects in July this year. However, only 19 percent of the work is done.
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Entebbe, Nansana Murders Linked to Ritual Sacrifice entebbe murders 7 1 Top story

In a preliminary statement presented to parliament chaired by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, the Internal Affairs Minister Jeje Odongo said that police investigations currently point at ritual purposes, domestic disputes and land conflcts as the motives behind the wave of killings.
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Courts In Kampala Resume after Strike courts resume work 1 3

At the Court of Appeal and High Court Civil Division at Twed Towers in Nakasero, business had resumed normally. At the Commercial Court, business was underway and the situation was similar at the High Court. At LDC court business had resumed as well as Buganda Road Court.
18:01
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63 Cases Lined Up For Inaugural Court of Appeal Session In Gulu 1

The session due to hear 63 cases will commence on September 11th and end on October 6th at the Northern Uganda Court Circuit premises in Gulu Town. Some of the cases have been pending since 2004. Didas Muhumuza, the Assistant Registrar of the Court of Appeal, says a panel of three Judges will preside over the session. They are Justices Kenneth Kakuru, Fredrick Martin Stephen Egonda Ntende and Lady Justice Hellen A. Obura.
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Govt Takes Over Supervisory Role at Isimba Dam isimba power dam 3 1

This follows the expiry of the 40 months supervisory contract that government signed with Infratech PVT Ltd, to undertake the role of owners government engineer on the project
17:01
17:01

Law on Sexuality Education in the Offing 3

The commissioner in charge of Private Secondary Education Ismail Mulindwa says the idea is to ensure that whatever is contained in sexuality education is in line with the culture, principle and belief of Ugandans and not some foreign cultures.
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Work Resumes at Gulu Court 1

Wilson Bayo, a senior State Prosecutor in Gulu, says they are ready with several files gathered from the region. By Monday morning, another 10 fresh files were awaiting to be sanctioned by the DPP in Gulu in addition to 244 other files that have been piling since the strike started.
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Police to Divert Traffic During East African Festival 2

Israel Wambesyo, the Deputy Officer in Charge of Traffic Kampala Metropolitan Area, says to secure the event the traffic flow on some roads will be interrupted.
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UWA Yet to Resolve Angisa Land Conflict katakwi district 4

John Gesa, the UWA Spokesperson, says they are still consulting with the Lands Ministry to survey the disputed land.
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Mbale Hospital Workers Decry Salary Delay minsitry of finance

The staff said they are worried about the salary delay since their colleagues in other Regional hospitals have already received their pay.
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Lorry Drivers Finally Vacate Masaka Mayor's Garden 2 Top story

Daniel Mugula, the Treasurer Masaka Lorry Drivers Association, says they decided to relocate their vehicles to the streets until the municipality finds them a decent place to operate from. He says they have rejected all the alternative venues offered by the municipality because of safety concerns.
11:52
11:52

Mbale OWC Coordinator Sacked

Major Musamali told URN this morning on phone from his home in Lwakhakha in Manafwa district that he received orders to hand over the OWC office.
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Three Missing In Kisoro Following Heavy Rains

Abel Bizimana, the Kisoro District LC V chairperson, says two children were also swept away in Footo village in Nyakabande Sub County. He however, declined to divulge details, saying a team from the district is trying to find the missing children.
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OPM Delivers Food Relief for Mudslide Victims

Mary Nabafu, one of the mudslide victims, says they had lost hope thinking government had ignored them.
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Police Disperses Rowdy Protesters on Mbale-Tirinyi Road mbale -tirinyi road

Gerald Baluwa, the Traffic Officer Budaka District, says the tipper driver rammed into the trailer as he was driving behind a speeding YY Bus that was raising a lot of dust.
10:16
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More Ugandans Becoming Food Stressed - Report agriculture sector 1 1

The Office of the Prime Minister attributes this current food security to prolonged dry spells resulting in crop/pasture failure and livestock deaths, crop and animal pests like fall army worm and foot and mouth disease as well as inadequate knowledge on water harvesting, storage and use of water for irrigation.
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