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Accelerator Lab Launched to Solve Development Challenges Mary Karooro Okurut 3 4

Innocent Ejolu says SDGs like Zero Hunger, Good Health and Well-being for all, Quality Education for all, clean Water and Sanitation and climate action are lagging behind hence calling for other ways to achieve them by 2030 as planned.
20:22
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Parliament Fails to Sit Due to Absence of Speakers Panel of speakers 2

The Acting Director communications at parliament Helen Kaweesa says that the Plenary could not take place because the Deputy Speaker is out of the country while the speaker had a state function which she had not anticipated to attend.
19:55
19:55

Minister Calls for Civility in Uganda-Rwanda Impasse philemon mateke 2 1

Mateke could not explain what the problem is between Uganda and Rwanda but told diplomats that Uganda would like to handle the issue in a civil way despite deaths and loss of trade for the country.
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Kadaga Asks President Museveni to Take Lead in FGM Fight UNDP 2 1

The Speaker of Parliament wants President Museveni to take leadership in the eradication of female Genital mutilation in Uganda which is still a rampant vice in the country.
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Gov't Launches New Secondary School Inspection System 1

The new system was piloted in 2017 in Masaka in 40 schools and currently, it is being rolled out in 1,000 schools in six districts in the country.
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Uganda-Rwanda Border Closure Takes Toll on Silverfish Market MAAIF 5 1 Top story

The traders comprising of 40 women and 20 men operating under Kiyindi Women Fish Processors Association say that Rwanda offered the biggest market for silver fish from Kiyindi landing site, prior to the border closure.
18:57
18:57

Buganda Holds Late King Edward Mutesa Memorial Service 1

The Buganda Kingdom royal family led by Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II today held a memorial service for Ssekabaka (late King) Sir Edward Frederick Mutesa II, 50 years after his demise.
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Gov't to Compensate Depositors for Loss in SACCOs Ministry of Finance 4

Edward Bindhe, the Spokesperson Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority, said they are waiting for regulation from the Finance Ministry to operationalize the SACCO Savings Protection Fund.
18:22
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IGG Expands Anti-Graft Asset Recovery to 8 Regional Countries 3 1

Through the Asset Recovery Unit of the Inspectorate, the state agency says it has commenced informal collaborations with the Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network for Eastern Africa, regional Inspectorates of Government and other Anti-graft coalitions around the Continent and the world.
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Med Kaggwa's Funeral: Police Uses Tear Gas to Disperse People Power Activists Buganda Kingdom 2 2 Top story

Joseph Turya, the Katonga Region Police Spokesperson, says they were forced to use tear gas to open the road, which had been blocked by the huge crowd to ease movement for other road users.
18:05
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Few CSOs Participating in African Union Platform- NGO Forum 3 1

According to Ssewakiryanga, only 40 out of 14,207 CSOs in the country are participating in the activities of the Council.
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16:55

Interdicted Gaming Board Executive Director Sues Ofwono Opondo for Defamation Edgar Agaba

According to Agaba’s lawyers, any right-thinking person would think that the statement by Ofwono Opondo meant that their client is impersonating the Director of Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board or holds out as the same which is false.
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Medi Kaggwa Laid to Rest Muhammad Kaggwa 2 1

Several speakers at the funeral highlighted the deceased’s good deeds and hard work in various capacities.
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Acholi Chiefdom Rallies Subjects for Maiden Sports Gala Total E&P 1

Ambrose Olaa, the Acholi Premier notes that the sports tournament is intended to identify and develop talents among prospective Acholi youths adding the competition will be played on rotational basis among the participating districts.
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Refugee Scam: Interdicted Commissioner Seeks Reinstatement OPM 1 Top story

Kazungu contends that through his lawyers of Thomas and Michael Advocates he wrote to the head of Public Service who also wrote to the Permanent Secretary asking her to justify why he shouldn’t be reinstated.
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Police Council Resolves to Elevate Makerere University Police Station to Division 1 1 Top story

Police Chief Political Commissar, Asan Kasingye, said police council resolved that Makerere becomes a division of its own. It will be under the command of a Division Police Commander –DPC just like other divisions that make up Kampala Metropolitan Police Area.
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Oulanyah Discusses Border Conflict with Rwandan Speaker 1

Meeting with Oulanya at the side-lines of the African Caribbean and Pacific-European Union Parliamentary Assembly (ACP-EU) in Kigali, Rwanda, Mukabalisa expressed disappointment with the deteriorating relationship between the two countries.
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15:15

Stanbic Bank Uganda awarded 2019 Employer of the year 1

Stanbic Bank Uganda’s Head of Human Capital Moses Mbubi while commenting on the awards thanked the federation for recognizing the Bank as the employer of the year.
15:15
15:15

Jinja District Gets New Land Board Chairperson member

David Musenze’s name was proposed by the district executive committee led by vice-chairperson, Florence Asio.
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14:59

Case Against UEDCL Fails to Take Off in Gulu Gulu High Court

In November, 76 affected persons from Angagura sub country in Aruu North Constituency in Pader District had sought temporary injunction to halt the construction of the 33 kilovolts (Kv) power line from Aswa Dam.
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