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2019 AFCON: We have Quality in Cranes – Onyango Uganda Cranes 1 1 Top story

Uganda will battle against hosts Egypt, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo in Group A of the tournament which kicks off on Friday in Cairo. The tournament which brings together 24 teams for the first time will run June 21st to July 19th.
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Gov't Asked to Integrate Hepatitis, HIV Treatment 3 1

They pointed out that Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV-PMTCT has been successful in many countries. They called for initiating compulsory Hepatitis B and C screening for mothers during antenatal.
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Beti Kamya Quits UFA Presidency 5

Kamya told the press that she had stepped aside and relinquished her powers to the Vice President Boniface Oniba Ekanya.
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We Have Lost Control of UTL-Anite Uganda Telecom 9 1

On Thursday, Members of Parliament learnt that the Nigerian firm contacted to revamp UTL, Taleology Holdings GIB Ltd failed to meet its contractual obligations.
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Masindi Teacher On the Run for Corporal Punishment school 1

It is alleged that Ereso on May 27, 2019 beat and severely injured Lona Kia 16, a senior three student of the same school.
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Police Pilots Demand for Pay Rise salary enhancement 1 1

Although the pilots have been earning a meagre 2.1 million shillings per month, in April this year their salary was enhanced to 8.1 million shillings.
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Bazeyo's Appointment is Contempt of Court -Lawyer 1 2

Wameli, Mugisha’s lawyer says the reappointment of Professor Bazeyo in acting capacity emphasizes their cry to court that internal processes at Makerere are neither fair nor transparent.
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Residents Lynch Suspect for Robbing Taxi Passenger 1

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said residents killed one unidentified man and arrested two suspects Juliet Nakanjako and Musa Kigongo.
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Property Owners Takeover Mbale Green Spaces 4

Uhuru Park along Busamaga road, which was the largest open space in Mbale town in the past, is now occupied by residential houses.
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MPs Demand Increased Pay for Prisoners Labour prison farms 1 1

A payment scale by the Uganda Prisons service offers skilled prisoners a payment of 1,398 Shillings up from 500 shillings, semi-skilled prisoners are to be given 699 Shillings from 250 Shillings, while non-skilled inmates will get 280 Shillings up from 100 shillings per day. Gratuity for the inmates was also increased from 3,000 to 8,386 Shillings.
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Umeme Decries Vandalism of Power Transmission Lines in Gulu 1

Tom Awuzu, the Umeme Gulu Manager says that vandalism and theft of power facilities is the major challenge causing continued power blackouts in Acholi and partly Lango sub-regions.
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CAA Officials Tasked to Explain Role in BoU Currency Saga 6 1 Top story

CAA’s Director for Safety, Security and Economic Regulations Eng. Ronny Barongo told a committee of parliament today that the clearance for the flight in question was sought by Astral Aviation Services of Kenya indicating that the plane was carrying printed materials to Uganda.
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Kitagwenda Residents Demand Better Services Ahead of Operationalisation of District 3

Kitagwenda will start operations on July 1, 2019, after it was split from Kamwenge district.
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Mbarara Hospital Struggling to Handle Fistula Cases 2

Uganda has 25 fistula surgeons across the country with one surgeon in each of the 13 regional referral hospitals to carry out fistula repairs. Additional surgeons are available in seven private, not-for-profit hospitals. But the shortage has led to a backlog of 200,000 fistula cases, yet an additional 1,900 new cases are recorded every year.
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Excitement as Gov’t Conforms to Masaka’s Quest for City Status Masaka Municipality 1 6

Masaka’s quest for a city status had initially been pushed to 2023. Local government Minister Tom Butime said that the decision was based on Masaka’s failure to meet the prerequisites towards its elevation. However, he added that the government had taken a decision to fast-track the process and respond to the unwavering requests from the area.
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Bishop Luwalira Attacker Jailed as Criminal Lunatic Joel wegoye 1 Top story

Rubaga Grade One Magistrate Joel Wagoye said Kaddu that Kaddu was found to be suffering from bipolar, a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings. The court heard that Kaddu had suffered an episode of hypomania, characterized by emotional highs, on the day he attacked the Bishop.
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Mbarara Mayor Dragged to Police over Alleged Defamation 2

Kamugisha alleges that Mugabe is behind social media posts alleging the Ankole diocesan Bishop Rt.Rev.Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa declaring him as the Anglican candidate
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Parliament Cancels OTT Payment Contract for MPs mtn Uganda 1 1

According to bid documents, up to 198 million Shillings would be spent on the packages, for which MTN Uganda had been selected as the best bidder. But the plan met stern resistance from the public many of who condemned Members of Parliament for demonstrating selfishness by evading a tax they imposed on Ugandans.
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Bunyoro Kingdom Calls for Protection of Cultural Sites in Albertine Graben cnooc 2 7

Bunyoro Culture Minister Hajji Bruhani Kyokuhaire said that a number of sites are threatened, yet there is no deliberate effort to guarantee their protection in the rush for oil.
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100 Tenants Occupying Asian Properties in Masaka 5

During an interface with the tenants and officials of the divestiture committee, intended at resolving ownership of these properties and management of disputes the officials were over whelmed by the number of tenants on the Asian properties.
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