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Kaabong Nursing School Principal Survives Road Ambush armed warriors 1 1

The incident happened at Lopero village in Rengen sub county Kotido district on Tuesday evening. Available information indicates that the two armed warriors shot at the car in which the principal Mary Achuma was travelling on a journey to Kaabong from Kotido district.
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Training Could Curb Modern Security Threats - CDF ability 1 3

Mbadi said that at the time of the college's inception in 2004, the priority was largely on professionalizing the militaristic skills amongst senior officers, but security threats have evolved, which warrants the college to amend its’ curriculum.
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Pictorial: Gutti Hands Over Office at Senior Command and Staff College

The handover was witnessed by UPDF’s top brass, led by the Chief of Defense forces, Gen Wilson Mbadi, his deputy Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu and the joint chief of staff Maj. Gen. Leopold Kyanda.
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Raila Odinga Rejects Chebukati in By-elections as Nine Petition Court Over Ruto Kenya election

Odinga, who came second in the race said in his petition that the IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati illegally assumed the powers of the commission and announced results not endorsed by the majority of his commission. Four out of the seven members of the commission had moved out and disowned the results, for what they called the opaque nature of the process.
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Thugs Injure Danish-Based Ugandan Technician in Kampala Michel Ssendawula 3 1

Kigongo was waylaid at around 8 pm, a few meters from his house in Nkonzi Estates, located in Nsawo zone, Namugongo Division in Kira-Municipality and is now receiving treatment at Nsambya Hospital.
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19 Percent of Children Battling TB Are Malnourished-WHO TB in children

According to WHO, 19 percent of the children battling Tuberculosis in Africa are at the same time malnourished. But, these may only represent a fraction of what is actually happening on the continent as many children remain undiagnosed.
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Lamwo District Councilors Reject New Executive

The appointment of Odongmadiki caused protests among the councilors on grounds of regional imbalance and gender discrimination.
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Church Advised to Strive for Financial Independence 2 2

This advice was given today by Dr James Mwangi, the Chief Executive Officer of Equity Bank Holdings while addressing the 26 Provincial Assembly held at Uganda Christian University, Mukono. He observed that the Church needs to develop a business model that is totally different from the colonial model of receiving grants and donations.
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Budaka Launches Door to Door Mop Up COVID-19 Vaccination 1

The campaign, which commenced on Monday, August 22nd, 2022, and is expected to last for a period of 10 days is administering a single jab of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. At least 76 health teams have been deployed on the ground to help in identifying unvaccinated residents and those due for the second jab.
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Community Protest Proposed Upgrade of Barjobi HC III Instead of Okwang 1 8

Bonny Olap, the LC V councilor of Okwang Town council, says even in 2016, a council resolution forwarded to Otuke district recommended the upgrade of Okwang HCIII to HCIV, which was confirmed by Health Ministry officials during their health center monitoring visit.
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Nine Rwandan Nationals on Terrorism Charges Further Remanded 1 2

On Wednesday, the accused persons appeared before the International Crimes Division of the High Court Judge Elizabeth Kabanda. Kabanda told the suspects that she could not continue with their trial on grounds that she has been transferred to the Family Criminal Division of the High Court.
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Police Constable Shoots Wife Dead, Self in Maracha Maracha district 2

Alioma shot his wife, Beatrice Maturu dead at around 9:30 pm before shooting himself inside their house. According to the locals, the incident happened a few hours after Maturu and other clan members returned from the Arua district, where they had gone to attend a funeral.
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Isingiro District Councilors Demand Increase of Allowances 1 1

The councilors want the sitting allowances increased from 190,000 to 400,000 Shillings.
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Former Mak Staff Makes U-Turn, Asks University to Cancel his Resignation 1 3 Top story

He resigned on March 25, 2022, through a letter addressed to the Human Resource Directorate and indicated that his last day of service would be June 5. But his resignation was not accepted until July 26, 2022, during the 690th meeting of the appointments board.
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Netball Federation Keen to Host African Cup 1 3

Uganda earned the right to host the 2023 Africa Netball championship during the Africa Netball Federations Annual General Meeting that took place over the weekend in South Africa after beating competition from Kenya, Namibia, and Zambia.
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UGX1.3B Irrigation Scheme Excites Serere Farmers

Florence Amulen, a mother of three and resident of Alos, says that with the availability of water, the incomes of the people of Opopua will improve.
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Only 2000 Police Pensioners Beat Deadline to Validate Their Status 1 1 Top story

In his July 8th, 2022 directive, Ochola directed all police pensioners in Kampala Metropolitan areas to appear physically at the Naguru-based police headquarters while upcountry retirees were directed to show up at the regional police headquarters for validation.
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Four Obongi Officials Interdicted For Alleged Embezzlement

In her August 8th, 2022 letter, the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Anne Twinomugisha Muhairwe instructed the CAO to interdict the affected staff as investigations into allegations leveled against them by the Inspectorate of Government, Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit and Police Criminal Investigations department continues.
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New Bill to Prevent Money Laundering in Coop Societies

The aim is to ensure that money channelled to and/or through the organisation is not from illicit sources like corruption, drug or human trafficking among others. The new law will also ensure that a cooperative society is not used as a conduit for money going towards the funding of terrorist activities either in or outside the country.
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Delayed Procurement Stalls Repair of Gulu City Street Lights The World Bank 1

Isiah Tumwesigye, the Gulu City Council Clerk says that the works have been delayed due to the absence of some key components for the street lights.
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