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21:13

Unwanted Witness Cautions Security on Internet Freedom robert kyagulanyi 2

In a statement posted on its website, Unwanted Witness Uganda expressed its displeasure towards the repetitive threats being issued by different security agencies targeting dissenting opinions on the internet following the arrest of Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi and 33 other people in connection to the Arua municipality MP by-elections.
20:44
20:44

Acholi Chiefdom Revises List of Apaa Consultation Committee apaa land crisis 1 Top story

According to Olaa, while the old list had several politicians, the nominated members will be supported by a lawyer and land surveyors identified as Julius Ojok and Mathew Okello.
20:25
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Mak Student Leader Resigns Over Tuition Increment marion kirabo 1

According to Kirabo, University officials labored to convince the committee that the University had a chronic shortage of funds but she was shocked to learn that the same officials are implicated in gross embezzlement of university funds in recent media reports.
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Civil Servants, Politicians Miss Salaries Over Lack of Supplier Number 2

The Kalangala District Chairperson, Willy Lugoloobi, one of those affected by the nonpayment, says the new payment system requires that each person on the government pay roll should have a supplier number generated by the Public Service Ministry.
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Parliament in Lockdown Over MPs Torture torture of mps 9 1

On Tuesday afternoon, the Leader of Opposition, Betty Aol Ochan took to the floor and asked Deputy Speaker whether it was right for Parliament to conduct business before the president provides a response to the speakers letter demanding answers on the suspects tortured at the hands of government security.
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8 Guns, Magazines Recovered from Home of Fronasa Fighter people 2 2 Top story

Eight guns and 15 empty magazines have been recovered from the home of the late James Karambuzi, one of the fighters of the Front for National Salvation Fronasa who was executed in Kabale district in 1973. Athanasius Mujaasi, the LC I Chairperson, Igabiro cell, says a team of builders led by site engineer, Victor Byaruhanga, first recovered four guns on Sunday while digging the foundation of the house.
18:22
18:22

Modern Steel Factory Expels Twelve Workers company 4 1

Alex Kayanja, one of the affected workers, says to their surprise the managers expelled some of the workers who led their colleagues to demand for a pay rise. According to Kayanja, they refused to sign the contracts because they were never given chance to read it.
17:39
17:39

Land Probe Summons Banker Mawanda Over Temangalo Land 1

The summons follows a petition filed by a Canadian-Asian family led by Nazim Moosa claiming ownership of the 366.2 acres of land at Temangalo. Nazim says the land registered as Temangalo Tea Estate Limited was owned by his parents Mohammed Hassnali Moosa who died in 1997 and Sherbanu Hassnali Moosa.
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New High-Quality HIV Drug Unsafe for Women pregnancy 1

An observational surveillance study of birth outcomes among pregnant women on antiretroviral therapy ART identified neural tube defects NTDs in four infants born to 426 women who initiated a dolutegravir DTG-based regimen prior to pregnancy, and who were still receiving it at the time of conception.
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17:29

Kayihura Supporters Jubilate His Release resident 1 5

Jackson Kwizera, a resident of Kisoro who traveled for more than eight hours to attend the court proceedings couldnt hide his joy. Kwizera, who was dancing outside the military court, told URN that he wasnt happy with the way his village mate was treated.
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16:58

Hundreds Benefit from Free Surgical Camp in Hoima surgeons 1 4

Dr Joan Babalanda Wanyama, the Head of department of surgery at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital says that since Monday they have received more than three hundred patients from the districts of Kibaale, Kiryandongo, Kagadi, Lira, Masindi, Buliisa and Kakumiro.
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16:25

Hearing of UCU Student Pornography Case Fails to Take Off duo

The trial of the duo was expected to start this morning before the Buganda Road Chief magistrate, Mary Babirye. However, the matter couldnt proceed because the State Prosecutor, Emily Ninsiima was no show.
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15:59

NSSF Pension Tower Construction Set to Start nssf uganda 3 1

The contract of the 32 tower building which will cost 110 million dollars has been awarded to China Railway Construction Corporation.
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Security Officers Cautioned Against Brutal Arrests 2

Rev. Canon Nkesiga who is a mentor of the Womens World Network says that security officers should carry out arrests in a dignified way that does not humiliate suspects since they have not yet been found guilty of any crime
15:27
15:27

More Women Planting Trees in Uganda–Center for Forestry Research man 1 1

Esther Mwangi, the Principle Scientist of the Nairobi based CIFOR, says women in Rakia, Masaka and Mpigi districts are contributing greatly in tree planting and restoring the degraded environment resulting from illegal logging and farming.
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14:56

Hoima Misses National Ball Game Championships over Lack of funds town clerk 3 1

40 pupils from different schools in the district and other game officials were by Tuesday Afternoon still stranded at Hoima Public School due to lack of transport.
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13:54

NSSF Pays 15 Percent Record Interest to Members 1 4

State Minister for General Duties Gabriel Ajedra said NSSF performed extremely better in all financial and investments indicators, despite difficult economic conditions, posting a record total income of 1.6 trillion Shillings in the 2017/18 financial year.
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12:44

Gen Kale Kayihura Freed on Bail

A panel of 7 Army Officers chaired by Lt Gen Andrew Guti granted the bail application on the ground that the prosecution had not submitted any written objection.
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12:11

International Tourism Arrivals Hit Record High In 2017

In Sub-Saharan Africa, strong performance continued in large destinations in Kenya, Cte dIvoire, Mauritius and Zimbabwe. The sub regions top destination South Africa reported slower growth in arrivals though a strong increase in receipts. Island destinations Seychelles, Cape Verde and Reunion; all reported double-digit growth in arrivals, benefiting from increased air connectivity
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Kassiano Wadri to Appeal Tough Bail Condition arua 33 suspects 2 1

According to Justice Stephen Mubiru, the Gulu Resident judge the case was transferred to Gulu court since the environment in Arua remains tense and chaotic. He said having Wadri return to Arua Municipality will make the West Nile town go up in flames.
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