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Museveni Blames Parliament for Delays in COVID-19 Vaccine Procurement Vaccines 4 1

He said that when the government sought a supplementary of 292 billion Shillings which included 18.5 billion Shillings for the COVID-19 vaccine in February 2021, the tenth Parliament delayed its approval for over two months.
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MPs Demand Status on Distribution of Hand Hoes Agriculture 5 1

President Yoweri Museveni in his 2016 campaign manifesto pledged to avail hoes to every household in the country in order to support agriculture production. Museveni also noted that each household especially the vulnerable persons should be provided with two hand hoes.
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Court Halts Fraud Investigations Against Masaka Deputy Court Registrar Cissy Mudhasi 2 1

It is alleged that Mudhasi had conspired with lawyers Akleo Mugisha and Martha Orishaba, and the RAM Engineering Company Director Julius Mugambagye to defraud Makerere University of 3.5 billion shillings among other allegations.
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COVID -19: Activists Protest Police Raids on Sexual Workers 5

Speaking to journalists on Wednesday, Macklean Kyomya, the Executive Director at Alliance of Women Advocating for Change (AWAC), an organization that advocates for rights of key populations, said that they have recorded complaints of officers breaking into hotel rooms and arresting sex workers while threatening them to pay bribes.
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Justice Remmy Kasule Retires From Judicial Service After 17-Years judiciary 1

Chief Registrar Sarah Langa announced Justice Kasule’s retirement in a memo to the judges of the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, the High Court, registrars and magistrates. She said that Justice Kasule successfully completed his contract as justice of Appeal and the Constitutional Court on July 22 this year.
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Weightlifter Ssekitoleko Out on Police Bond Uganda Police 1 1

His Lawyer Phillip Munaaba says Ssekitoleko was released this morning after presenting two sureties including his aunt, Pauline Nakasaga and brother Isma Mawanda.
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COVID-19; Uganda has Vaccinated 1.5 Percent of Targeted Population Ministry of Health 2 1

This represents only 232,743 of the targeted 22 million people, according to the Ministry of Health figures. Records also show that a total of 906,517 persons who got the first jab are yet to receive their second one, as recommended by the World Health Organisation-WHO.
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Micho’s Return Sparks Twitter War Between Magogo, Kabushenga robert kabushenga 1 1

This morning, Robert Kabushenga took to his tweeter handle, cautioning the newly appointed gaffer not to cry again if he is not paid like it was the case before. “Coach Micho, I hope this time you have been paid in advance. Unless of course you are returning as a volunteer. If they pickpocket you again don’t come here to make noise for us,” Kabushenga said in a tweet.
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40 Percent of Children in Eastern, Southern Africa Not in School- UNICEF East Africa

Across the region, UNICEF reports that over 32 million children are estimated to be out of school because of pandemic closures due to second and third waves in some countries or have failed to return once their schools opened earlier this year.
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Digital Finance: Customers Concerned Over Safety of Cash, Data

The ‘Electronic Know You Customer’ (eKYC) platform allows the banks to access the data bank at the National Identification Regulatory Authority (NIRA), as a way of verifying the authenticity of the data presented by the customer. According to a survey by the Financial Sector Deepening Uganda, there are many Ugandans who have refused to embrace digital or non-physical contact transactions, unsure of the safety of their money.
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New COSASE Members Cautioned on Corruption Parliament 3 1

On several occasions, the former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga complained about MPs and Parliament committees engaging in bribery. She said that some legislators would act individually, yet committing parliament to such misdeeds.
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Lawyer Demands Unconditional Release of Rubaga North Councilor James Mubiru Anthony Wameli 2 1

Mubiru was on March 22 2021 arraigned before the General Court Martial led by Lt General Andrew Gutti and charged with one offence under the Uganda People’s Defense Forces Act of 2005 of unauthorized wearing of a uniform.
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Traders Want Rent Arrears Waived KACITA 5 1

The traders told MPs that they are facing increasing rent arrears, bank loans, limited government support, new tax policy amendments during lockdowns among others.
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