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2 SPLA Soldiers Shoot Each Other in Brawl 1

Dr. Geoffrey Akena, the Kitgum Government Hospital Superintendent confirmed to URN that the two soldiers whose identities have concealed due to the sensitivity of the matter. Dr. Akena revealed that the injured soldiers were admitted at the facility in critical condition but their conditions are apparently stable.
20:29
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35 Congolese Nationals Jailed for Illegal Fishing in Kasese 2

All the 35 pleaded guilty to the charges of crossing into and fishing on Ugandan waters.The group also had four others who had been convicted of the same charges in May this year and had been sentenced to a fine of UGX 120,000 for the two counts of illegal entry into the country and illegal fishing.
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Gen Tumwine: Ignore Threatening Social Media Messages security 2 1

Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwiine has asked Ugandans to ignore messages making rounds on social media threatening instability.
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Rainfall Increases In Northern Region 3

For instance, in the last ten days of July, western Uganda districts of Kabale, Kasese and Mbarara received zero rainfall while districts like Arua received 21.7 millimeters, Kitgum 18.3 millimeters, Gulu 24.4 millimeters and Soroti also 24.4 millimeters. South eastern districts such as Jinja received 4.9 millimeters and Tororo 13 millimeters.
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19:15

Parliament Commission to Meet Over Escort Vehicles for MPs security 1 2

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has revealed that the Parliamentary Commission was going to meet to discuss President Yoweri Musevenis letter in regard to procurement of escort vehicles for Members of Parliament.
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Power Outages: Wakiso Residents Attempt to Burn Transformer police 3 1

On Thursday afternoon, residents lit bonfires using old vehicle tyres, saying they have repeatedly petitioned power distributors Umeme to repair the faulty transformer in vain. They said the power outage has fueled crime in the area prompting them to demonstrate to express their anger.
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CCEDU to Petition Parliament over Suspension lc elections 1 3

The Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda CCEDU has started collecting citizens from its partners and individuals to petition Parliament and the Electoral Commission over suspension.
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Subscribers Sue URA, Telecoms Over Mobile Money Tax Deposits bank of uganda 2 1 Top story

Through their lawyer, Eron Kiiza, the applicants contend that URA recently admitted that the deduction on mobile money deposits was erroneous.
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Former Wakiso Registrar Quizzed over Issuing Titles in Wetlands land probe 1

Abdul Ddamulira, the former registrar titles at Wakiso district lands office was today tasked by the Land Probe to explain why he executed the process of issuing titles in wetlands.
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18:15

Police Clash With Vendors Over Assault Suspect kitgum main market 3 1

Concy Atim, the Chairperson Kitgum Main Market Vendors Association-KMVA claimed that despite registering an assault case against the suspect vide police file SD 04/08/07/2018, police havent taken any action.
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Police Beef Up Security at UN Compound apaa land wrangles 2 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police spokesperson says the deployment is to prevent the displaced residents becoming violent or staging a demonstration at the UN facility.
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Museveni Orders Refund of 1% Mobile Money Tax Paid 1

President Museveni has said Ugandans who paid percent mobile money tax should be refunded. In a statement issued today, Museveni insists that the 1 percent tax which he ordered to be reduced to 0.5 percent last week was passed in error and he signed the bill knowing it had an error.
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Parliament Can't Suspend Mobile Money and Social Media Tax -Kadaga speaker kadaga 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has ruled that the Legislature has no capacity to interfere with the implementation of both the Mobile Money and Social Media Tax.
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2010 Attacks: Rugby Grounds, Ethiopian Village No Longer the Same 1 10

Robert Sseguya, the manager of Kyadondo Rugby Club, says that memories of the 2010 cant be forgotten.
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Museveni's Response to Feedback on Social Media, Mobile Money Taxes road 1 Top story

Premaz Kirabo Mayega was for scraping the tax. Tusime Peter wonders what will happen to those who had paid the 1. George Mugwanja said tax should be simple and easily collected. Henry Othieno wonders why we do not tax the multinationals. Hackim Niwazy, commends my message but informs me that they are taxing mere deposits. I have been following up all these issues for a long time. Here are my comments on each of the points:
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16:35

Uganda Railways Starts Revamping Port Bell dar es salam 1 3 Top story

Annet Namuli, a restaurant operator at Luzira says traffic at the port has increased over the past few weeks compared to the past. The port has regained life and it is now functioning. The ferry from Tanzania MV Umoja is working and has docked twice ever since the route was reopened bringing a lot of goods and it is loading exports, said Namuli.
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Judge: Kamya Can't Be Compelled to Appear court 2 1 Top story

Lukwago ran to court accusing Kamya of illegally passing off the political head of Kampala Capital City Authority, KCCA yet she isnt an elected leader.
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Muhakanizi Defends Taxes on Social Media and Mobile Money 5 1

Muhakanizi says there is a need for a debate on taxation in order to reduce dependency on donors, and that all should contribute to increasing the tax-to-GDP ratio at least up to 18 percent.
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UN Documents Plight of Displaced Amuru Residents apaa nude protests 1

Apaa is at the heart of a bitter ownership dispute between Adjumani and Amuru and two major statutory agents Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA and the National Forestry Authority-NFA.
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Mobile Money Dealers Demand Involvement in Tax Review 5

Ben Kamyuka, the Spokesperson Mobile Money Dealers Association, says the multiple taxes on a single transaction are killing the business.
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