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19:58
19:58

Police Tasked on 2016 Election Vehicle's Budget uganda police force 3 1

The report indicates that police had planned for a 30 percent payment for 113 operational vehicles and 40 specialized vehicles for policing of the 2016 general elections under a four year financing facility with effect from the financial year 2014/2015. However, no single vehicle was procured ahead of the general election.
19:51
19:51

President Wants Joint Ventures for Infrastructure Projects engineers 1 1 Top story

The bridge, the longest across a river in East Africa, at 8 meters high, was funded through a loan from Japanese International Cooperation Agency JICA and constructed by Zenitaka Corporation Company. It becomes the second gateway to the Eastern part of Uganda after the Owen Falls Bridge which has exceeded its lifespan.
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Gov't Gets Funding for Tororo-Gulu Railway Line matiya kasaija 1 4 Top story

The objective of the project is to reduce the transport costs within Northern Uganda and beyond, including South Sudan and the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Once rehabilitated the Tororo-Gulu railway will allow a significant part of cargo currently moving on wheels along the Northern Corridor to transfer to rail.
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Bobi Wine Asks Museveni to Respect Gov't Institutions president museveni 2 7

Kyagulanyi said that the Presidents lack of respect for established institutions has caused system failures leading to persecution of residents.
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19:07

Police Fails to Account for UGX 22 Billion Expenditure 1 1

The Auditor General John Muwanga queried the expenditure noting that initially, a sum of 15.8 billion Shillings had been budgeted to facilitate staff training. Instead up to 21.9 billion Shillings was spent leading to excess expenditure of 6.14 billion Shillings.
18:43
18:43

West Buganda Diocese Decries Encroachment on Church Land 1 2

Rev. Nyombi explains that the church had initially offered to settle some people on its land as tenants and caretakers. However many of them have become hostile against the Church to the extent of blocking its projects.
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Court Dismisses Kipoi's Application Seeking to Block Trial treason 2 1

In his affidavit, Col. Busingye explained that the charges against Kipoi were instituted by his office contrary to claims by the applicants that they came from the DPP. Col Busingye also argued that the General Court Martial has original jurisdictions just like High Court, saying Kipoi was legally charged before the army court.
18:24
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Youths Demand more Parliamentary Representatives youth leaders 1 5

Categorized as one of the special interest groups in Parliament, the youths are currently represented by five members of parliament which include one National Youth MP and four others voted from across the Northern, Eastern, Western and Central regions.
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Mumbere's Cars Rotting Away at Kasese Police Station 2 1

The three vehicles were towed to Kasese Police Station in November 2016 after the police and the army attacked the palace leading to death of more than 100 people and the subsequent arrest of Mumbere.
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Heavy Rains Destroy Fort Portal Road west division 2 1

On Monday, residents demonstrated and planted bananas in the road and also blocked it with tree logs to show their discontent. They argue that the municipal council worsened the state of the road when they poured loam soil.
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17:51

New Operational Fees Draw Mixed Reactions 6 1

According to Balida, an annual levy of Shillings 500,000 would have been fair. Billy Kiwanuka, who plies Mbale-Malaba-Tororo route, says looking at other fees they pay like income tax the operational fees are still high.
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17:43

US Government Boosts Uganda's Refugees Response 1

The new funding includes a USD 40 million 150 billion Shillings contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme, USD 29 million 109 billion Shillings to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and USD 14 million 53 billion Shillings to other international and non-governmental organizations.
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Nine Candidates Miss UCE, School Director Held complaint 2

The students accuse the School Director, Vincent Tumusiime of collecting Shillings 1.4 million to register them for the national examinations in vain.
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16:35

Police Asks Bobi Wine to Call Off Kyarenga Concert

In a letter dated 16th October addressed to Serugo and written by the AIGP Asuman Mugyenyi, advised Serugo to call off the concert since they had not made any arrangements with the management of Namboole.
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Red Cross Needs UGX 1.2b to Sustain Relief Operations in Bududa uganda red cross 1 1

The humanitarian agency had so far used 70 million Shillings on rescue operations in areas that were affected by the landslide. But Robert Kwesiga, the General Secretary of the Uganda Red Cross Society says that more money is needed to help the affected people in the district.
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Six Held Over Theft of Guard Rails On Mukono-Katosi Road investigation 1 2 Top story

Residents claim that one of them saw the vandals in action and informed Ritta Busingye, the Officer in Charge of Ngogwe Police station but instead of taking action, she alerted them to leave.
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15:53

Kabale Police Recover Grenade hand grenade 1 1

The land where the grenade was recovered is owned by an Iron Ore Mining company, Sino Mineral Investment Company Limited. The company purchased the land from Seperanza Kajura the wife to the late Suleiman Kajura, early this month.
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Kanye's Celebrity Endorsement Good for Uganda – Kamuntu ministry of tourism 1 2

Museveni met the Wests at State House Entebbe; two days after the celebrity couple arrived in the country for a fun filled trip combining a holiday, philanthropy work, and Business.
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Lira Municipal Council Fails to Implement Waste Management Policy garbage collection 1 1

Patrick Ogweng, the Lira municipal deputy town clerk says they are set to procure eight motored tricycle bikes at the cost of about 100 million shillings.
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Row Erupt between Mbarara Drivers and Their Leadership

Godfrey Mutyaba, one of the drivers says their biggest concern is the failure by their leaders to organise general meetings where members can table their concerns for redress.
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