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Jun 2019 21 results
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Mumbere, Kasese Leaders Snub Rwenzururu Queen Mother’s Funeral Rwenzururu Kingdom 5 1 Top story

Kasese District Chairperson, Geoffrey Sibendire Bigogo, said there was no way he could attend a burial where the king has been humiliated by defying his orders.
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Soroti New Bishop Promises To Unite Church 2 4

Rt. Rev. Kosea Odongo, the new Bishop Soroti Church of Uganda Diocese has promised to defuse wrangles in the church during his term of office.
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Chronic Inadequacies in Gov't Schools Frustrates Learning in Kalungu-Teachers 3 1

Head teachers of the affected schools have drafted a joint petition to Kalungu district administration demanding for provision of the facilities in the schools to support effective learning, if they wish to get better results in line with the performance target set.
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Mak Students Demonstrate over Recess Term, Internship Allowances Makerere University 6 3

Makerere University academic programme curriculum provides a recess of ten weeks for all science based programs to students to go to the field for hands-on experience and industrial alias internship.
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SFC, UPDF Deny Kidnapping Music Promoter Bajjo social media

The SFC Spokesperson, Major Jimmy Omara and Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brigadier Richard Karemire dismiss claims that Bajjo was kidnapped by security operatives under their respective units. “I am not aware,” Brig Karemire simply replied to Uganda Radio Network (URN) via a telephone call.erson, Major Jimmy Omara and UPDF mouthpiece Brigadier Richard Karemire all dismissed claims that Bajjo was kidnapped by security operatives under their respective unit
15:06
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Makerere Wins Bid to Host Rotary Peace Centre makerere university 1 Top story

District Governor, Sharmila Bhatt broke the news on her Facebook post this week. She avers that the Center, which will be launched in 2020-21 will expand Rotary’s peace work in Africa. “As part of the Rotary Peace Centers growth plan, Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, has been approved as a host site for the next Rotary Peace Center,” Sharmila said.
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Ebola Outbreak: 18 More Contacts Under Surveillance kasese district 1 Top story

“A cumulative total of 96 contacts to the confirmed cases have been listed. We followed up 86% , that is 83 of the 96 contacts in Kagando, Bwera and Mpondwe. Five new contacts were listed, and 2 alerts were received today. One alert was investigated within 24 hours and the other will be investigated today. No suspect case was identified through the health facility and community active case search,” the report reads.
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Future of Kibiro Hot Springs at Stake sorry state 1 4 Top story

Godfrey Abigaba, the Kibiro LC 1 chairperson, says government has completely abandoned the facility that he says have potential of generating revenue for the neighboring community. He wants government to renovate the hot springs to befitting standards.
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Guest Houses Hike Fares as FUFA Drum Fans Throng Gulu football fans 1

Christine Angucia, a football fan from Adjumani district, says she booked in advance but forfeited her accommodation due to the overwhelming demand.
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Four Arrested For Theft Of Vehicle Number Plates 3

Paul Kanganve, the Greater Masaka Regional Police spokesperson, says the suspects were arrested using police intelligence network that led Flying squad operatives to their hideout in Kyotera district.
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Soroti Bishop Elect Given Triumphant Welcome 3

Christians leaped, danced and swept the roads as they joined the Bishop’s convoy from Awoja bridge as it snaked into Soroti Town.
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Kagadi Man Killed in Cold Blood residents

James Nsengiyunva was hacked severally and his lifeless body by the roadside. Residents bumped into Nsengiyunva’s body lying in a pool of blood this morning.
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Visually Impaired Couple Forced Out of New House Mukono district 1 4

Our reporter visited the house and found the compound overgrown with grass and under lock and key. The doors and windows have started rusting. Kintu says he bought the land where his four bedroomed house is built from Francis Bbadda in 2016.
11:50
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Ebola Scare Affecting Business at Mpondwe Border 2

Sophia Mbambu, a food vendor in Mpondwe market, says most of the people who buy food in bulk come from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC.
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Rakai Hospital Theatre Reopens After Expansion equipment donated

Dr. Yasin Kiyemba, the medical superintendent, says they would receive a considerable number of patients in need of surgery and operation but would do little to help.
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300 Residents Face Eviction from Bunyoro Kitara Diocese Land land wrangles 1 4

The row between the Diocese and the residents has been developing silently and escalated on June 1, after Edward Kagoro, the Bunyoro-Kitara diocese land chairperson issued a notice to the residents saying that the land belongs to the church.
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NDA Impounds Medicines Worth UGX 361M in Nation Wide Operations people 1 2 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the NDA head of Enforcement disclosed this following an inspection of drug outlets in Jinja district on Saturday.
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Renovated Mulago to Open in December-Administrator

The construction and renovation works that started in 2014 and were expected to end in 2016 and have had a three-year delay because of failure to meet all the previous deadlines. “This project was planned to be complete within 24months but finances have always been hindering. Government has now approved our request for extra funding”, he said.
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Rwenzururu Officials Skip Requiem Mass for Queen Mother Rwenzururu Kingdom 4 1 Top story

Mumbere and the Prime Ministerial Commission of the Kingdom want the late Mukirania to be buried at her Nyamirangara Estate in Muhokya Sub County in Kasese while Kibanzanga wants her mum buried at her ancestral home in Kirindi in Harugale Sub County in Bundibugyo district.
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