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DRC Militia Robs 19 More Boat Engines on Lake Albert DRC Militiamen 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Sunday afternoon that although security teams were notified by the affected fishermen, it was too late for them to pursue the suspected militiamen because they had already fled and crossed to DRC. But, he adds, Ugandan authorities are already engaging counterparts in Congo to solve the recurring problem.
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Cultural Leaders Demand Special Ministry for Bukedi Affairs 2

They want the government to treat Bukedi, in the same way, it treated Bunyoro, Karamoja and Luwero Triangle, which have independent ministries, with representation in the cabinet. According to them, a ministerial position for the region will help in advocating for the development of the socio-economic infrastructure in the sub-region like roads, health facilities, and educational institutions among others.
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Human Rights Committee Tasks Police on Killed EC Staff election violence 2 1

Richardson Tabu, 29, a secretary at the Commission offices in Gulu was allegedly kidnapped on January 8, when he had stepped out of office in Senior Quarters for lunch. He was found dead a week later after an intensive search near Lagoon in Forest Ward, Gulu City East Division, and, instantly, the police commenced investigation to trace his killers.
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Albertine Region Police Officers Probed for Cattle Theft UPDF 1

One of the UPDF officers told Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity that they have so far apprehended more than 30 high profile cattle thieves who have been conniving with police officers in stealing cattle. the theft. He says all the suspects arrested are being locked up at Masindi and Hoima Central Police Station.
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Karimojong Locals Seek Explanations on Intent of Airborne Survey

The survey which was launched by the State Minister for Minerals, Sarah Opendi on Thursday consists of the mapping of the areas in the Karamoja region that may hold substantial deposits of gold, copper and other lucrative minerals. At the end of the exercise, the government hopes to have confirmed the various minerals that exist in the area, their location and the estimated size of deposits.
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Armed Men Raid Fred Nyanzi's Home, Arrest 15-Year-Old Son 4 2

Nyanzi's wife majorine who was found at their home in Kikaya-Kyebando explains that Nyanzi was alerted by the unusual sound of barking dogs in the morning, to check on what could be happening in this homestead. At the same time, intruders were forcefully pushing the gate to gain access to the compound. But Nyanzi Swiftly used an access route to dodge them before they surrounded the house.
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Jinja Produce Dealers Stuck with Maize Products Due to Export Restrictions agriculture 2 1

The ban was later lifted, but with strict conditions on exporters as Kenyan authorities sought to curb shipping in of the cancer-causing aflatoxins. The country's agriculture ministry said that all maize importers would be required to be registered, and possess a certificate of conformity on aflatoxin levels for every consignment. The traders are also expected to issue details of their warehouses clearly explaining the mode of storage and drying.
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Families in Oil Pipeline Route Allowed to Use Graveyards 4 1

The 1,443km crude oil export pipeline will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Kabaale-Homa, close to Lake Albert, traversing 296 kilometres in 10 districts and 25 sub-counties in Uganda. The earmarked districts in Uganda include Lwengo, Kyotera, Rakai, Sembabule, Hoima, Kakumiro, Kyankwanzi, Mubende, Gomba, and Kikuube.
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Rotary, Mukono Residents Bicker Over Land Ownership 3 2 Top story

The school with an enrollment of 350 pupils, seats on the upper part of the land owned by Rotarian Peter Kasedde and the teachers quarters on the lower part-owned by the Rotary club. The contested area is part of the 10 acres donated to Rotary in 1996, by the Late Rotarian George Kasedde Mukasa for the Club to implement a community service project.
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Revenue Shortfalls, New COVID-19 Wave and Locusts Threaten Economy - Experts economic recovery 3

Experts point at both domestic and external factors which include the failure by Uganda’s trade partners mainly in Europe, to stabilize their economies. But some of the countries, which are the main markets for Uganda’s exports have re-introduced lockdowns for the third time as new cases of the disease rise again.
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Jude Mike Mudoma Confirmed as Bamasaba Cultural Leader 6 2

At the time the Mushikor died, there were two people elected to succeed him from two factions; one led by Secretary-General Wilson Wepondi and another by Speaker Nelson Wedaira. The Wepondi faction elected John Amram Wagabyalire, while the Wedaira faction elected Jude Mike Mudoma for the position.
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DRC Millitia Releases 16 Ugandan Fishermen DRC Militiamen 1

They were allegedly abducted on March 14, 2021, while fishing near the Kaiso Landing Site in Hoima district. It is alleged that four armed Militiamen raided the Lake Albert waters and put the fishermen at gunpoint before ordering them to surrender their possessions.
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