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Makerere University Lecturers Call Off Strike 6 1 Top story

The staff made the resolution during a Joint General Assembly of administrative, academic and support staff Associations on Friday.
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Human Activity Threatens Ntungamo's Biggest Wetland ntungamo district 3

The wetland is a lifeline for communities in Nyabihooko, Nyabushenyi and Ruhaama Sub Counties and part of Isingiro district. But it is now covered in trenches, dug up by farmers who have started creating vegetable gardens, tree nurseries and rearing animals within the gazetted wetland area.
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Kabale NTC Officials Plead For Capitation Grant Increase 4 2

The government provides 1,800 Shillings for each student at National Teachers College to cover the basic necessities of students and general maintenance costs each day. But NTC Kabale Principal Benjamin Turyahikayo says the allocation is meaningless given the countrys inflation rate.
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Lwengo Man Arrested For Killing His Father 2

It is alleged that Ssenabulya armed with a panga attacked Kintu and inflicted deep cuts on his head, hands and the chest.
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Mak Legal Directorate Scorns Law Dons in Leaked Chats law school 1

The staff of the legal directorate described the legal opinion as laughable, embarrassing and stupid, according to contents of a WhatsApp thread detailing a discussion held among legal brains at the University between February 9 and 13, 2019. It is in this conversation that a plan to shut the law school was mooted.
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Quarantine Imposed After African Swine Fever Outbreak in Oyam oyam district

Dr Tom Ogwal, the Oyam District Veterinary Officer said they banned the sale of pig products including imposing quarantine to avoid further spread of the disease to other areas.
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UNEB Cancels Results for Two Arua Schools after Disciplinary Hearing

The Examinations body became suspicious after discovering a live correlation of answers for all the candidates in the two centres, implying that the learners could have had advanced knowledge of the questions.
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Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Nabilatuk, Moroto 1

The tests were carried out after several children developed illnesses related to measles in the two districts recently.
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Patients, Survivors Share Agonizing Tale of Managing Cancer blood transfusion 1 3

Each year, more than 300,000 children aged below 19 are diagnosed with cancer around the world. Approximately 8 in 10 of these children live in low and middle-income countries where their survival rate is often near 20 percent. This is in stark contrast to high-income countries, where cure rates exceed 80 percent for many common childhood cancers.
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Missing Luuka Girl Found Dead district

Florence Namuddus body was found dumped on Friday near her parents home in Idoome village, Ikumbya sub-county, Luuka district. Blood was oozing out of her nose and mouth.
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Speaker Kadaga Meets Prof. Nawangwe makerere university 1

The closed-door meeting between the two and a few other Parliament officials took place on Friday at the Speakers boardroom.
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DPP Asked to Expedite Rakai School Fire Investigations masaka high court 1

Moses Mujumba, Kisuules father maintains that his son is innocent. He says that the slow pace of investigations is denying the suspects the right to an expeditious trial.
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Creation of Lower Administrative Units Worries Ankole CSOs 1

Elly Muhwezi, the programs coordinator for Uganda Citizens Alliance says that splitting of sub-counties to create more town councils is not a wise decision. He says that the money spent on new administrative units should instead be used to improve service delivery in the already existing administrative units.
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CAOs Cautioned Against Contracting Roadworks road works 3 1

Government policy requires local governments to use their own personnel and equipment to maintain District, Urban and Community Access Roads in their respective areas using locally generated revenue and funding from Uganda Road Fund.
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Gomba Leaders Ban Automatic Promotion in UPE Schools acode uganda 3

The leaders passed the resolution in a council sitting on Thursday. They argued that for several years they have asked the Ministry of Education and Sports to revisit the policy in vain.
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Moroto High School Students Boycott Lessons moroto municipality 1

The students are contesting the absence of teachers, dilapidated school structures and food that they describe as bitter stuff. They are now demanding that the current headteacher of the school, Fr John Bosco Kutegena be transferred for running down the school.
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MP Mubarak Munyagwa Snubs Anti-Corruption Court 1

The prosecution contends that while serving as the Mayor of Kawempe Division in December 2014, Munyagwa, solicited for a bribe in exchange for his influence over Kawempe Division Urban Council to nominate Isaac Muyanja also known as Francis Kakumba for an appointment as a member of Kampala City Land Board.
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Minister Cautions Masaka Market Contractor Against Substandard Works jenifer namuyangu 5 1

Namuyangu together with technical team from the ministry and Masaka Municipal leaders conducted a site visit on Thursday to check on the progress of the construction. They were however shocked by inefficiency of the contractor. Besides the contractor being behind schedule, Namuyangu was also angry by the low human resource and technical capacity at the site and use of basic equipment among others.
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Nebbi District Fails to Secure Land for World Bank Funded Border Market 5

Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde wrote to the Nebbi District Leadership in 2011 directing the council to provide a titled land for the establishment of the Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project GTLF which will host the International border market.
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Kabarole Youths Stuck with Hydraform Machine 2 1

The machine was meant to be used by the youths to improve on their livelihood by making bricks for sale. When put to proper use, it has a capacity of producing over 10,000 bricks daily.
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