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May 2019 22 results
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UGX 1.4 trillion Lost In Tax Exemptions-SEATINI Wealth of Nations 1 4

The Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) says harmful tax exemptions cost the tax payer over 1.4 trillion shillings during the 2017/18 financial year.
19:12
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Women Secure Special Customs Centre at Mutukula Border Post 5 1

State Minister for East African Community Affairs Julius Maganda Wandera says that they have formed a corroborative partnership towards eliminating all barriers that are frustrating women from effectively engaging in cross-border trade and business.
19:03
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Mixed Reactions on Proposal to Parliament to Pay Journalists Monthly Allowances 5 2

Journalists accredited to cover Parliament have today expressed mixed reactions to the proposal that Parliament should consider paying them monthly top-up allowances.
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3 Jailed for Illegal Possession of Firearms 1 1

A total of 22 civilians have been lined up to face the Court Martial in Moroto over illegal possession of firearms.
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Susan Magara Murder Suspect Was Extradited- Police

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said Pato did not return on his own but was handed over to a special team of detectives from Uganda who transported him to Uganda on May 15, 2019, and took him into police custody, for further interrogation. He is currently detained at Special Investigation Division (SID) in Kireka.
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Rwandan Security Operatives Enter Uganda Illegally- Kutesa sam kutesa 1 Top story

Kutesa however assured diplomats that the Ugandan government is convinced that the current hitch in the state bilateral relations between the two neighbor's will be resolved.
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Gov't Earmarks UGX 114b for Projects in Northern Uganda food security 1 1 Top story

The project aimed at improving food security, infrastructural development and good governance in five sub-regions of Acholi, Karamoja, Lango, Teso and West Nile are funded by European Union.
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Court Consolidates Lusanja Land Suits medard kiconco 1 3

In the suit, Kiconco demanded that court should declare that the land in question belongs to him and the occupants are on the land illegally and should be evicted.
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Adjumani MPs Want Oulanyah Withdrawn from Apaa-Probe Committee apaa committee 1 4

The dispute started in 2012 when the Adjumani district council gazetted the area as East Madi Game Reserve, a move which was opposed by authorities in Amuru district, who equally claimed rights over the same land. It has taken twists and turns over the years, resulting in loss of lives and property.
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NDA Impounds 121 boxes of Drugs, Arrests Five in West Nile 3 4

Four people including a Congolese national were arrested in Arua, while one was arrested in Nebbi in a crackdown on illegal dealing in drugs.
15:15
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Committee Given 3 Months to Develop White Paper on Mak Visitation Report education 1

The 17-member committee composed of academic and technical staff is expected to commence work on Monday 20th May 2019, following their inauguration this week at State House Nakasero.
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North Kigezi Pilgrims Start Walk to Namugongo 1

According to the North Kigezi Diocesan Mission Coordinator, Rev. Amos Katushabe, this year’s pilgrims include 20 males and 44 females. He says that the youngest pilgrim is Abedi Nowamani from Burombe Ruhinda aged 14 years old while the eldest is Benon Rutayoba who is 77 years old from Nyamifura Church of Uganda.
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Lukaya Town Council Leaders Push for Municipal Status 4

He says that the population has more than doubled constraining the little resources the town gets from the central government which he says that greatly affects service delivery.
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Proposed Abolition of Nomadic Pastoralism Irks Karimojong 3 1

The debate comes barely a month after a declaration by agriculture ministry officials that the government was considering a ban on Nomadic Pastoralism in order to promote crop farming and paddock grazing in order to reduce food insecurity and increase family incomes.
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Kyenjojo Hatchery Project Stalls over Lack of Funds 2

The budget for the project is 135 million shillings and the women had planned to hatch 12,000 chicks per month.
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Employers More Satisfied With Employees With Disabilities - Report 1 3

Local governments showed the highest satisfaction with employees with disabilities at 90 per cent while the private sector satisfaction stands at 77 per cent, according to Dr Patrick Ojok, the Lead Consultant in the Baseline Survey.
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Ministry of Lands to Open Administrative Boundaries in Karamoja border conflicts 1 3

All the eight districts of Karamoja have boundary conflicts. Kotido and Abim have locked horns over Lokililing and Moru-Alokwangat Parishes while Kotido and Kaabong also have a disputed boundary at Lolelia in Kacheri Sub County. Napak district is at loggerheads with Katakwi, Abim and Moroto, some of which have culminated into violence.
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Lugazi Vendors Decry High Rental Fees 3 1

Over 300 vendors were shifted to Central Ward to pave way for the construction of modern municipal central market.
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Luweero District Fails to Conduct USE Headcount school headcount 1

The Auditor General John Muwanga observed that the amount of capitation grant released to each school was based on availability of funds which is risk because more funds than required can be released.
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Kooki Documents Orthography to Save Dialect from Extinction 1 5

The fifteen-page book titled; “Olukooki Niye Ngamba Yange” loosely translated as ‘Lukooki is My Language, is a compilation of nouns, metaphors, verbs and proverbs, names of animals, numbers and a brief history about Kooki, one of the 18 counties make up Buganda Kingdom.
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