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Five Dead, Three Injured in Lwengo Road Accident investigation 1

The accident occurred at Kyabbogo Village, in Kingo Sub-County when a speeding registration number UAU 523M heading to Kampala from Mbarara rammed into a Toyota Noah registration number UAN 429H whose driver had made an abrupt U-turn.
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Nakaseke District Service Commission Struggling to Appoint PWD Rep 1 3

Nakaseke District Chairman Ignatius Koomu explains that two of the PWDs who had been nominated in past were rejected by the Public Service Commission after one was found suffering from dementia and another had a bad record, having absconded from duty during active service. He says other nominees did not have the minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree and other requirements.
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Kaberamaido District Councilors Question Poor Revenue Collection, Management 3 1

The district estimated collections worth 376 million Shillings in the financial year 2019-2020, with quarterly allocations of 94 million Shillings. However, only 72 million Shillings was realized in the first quarter of the year, creating a shortfall of 22 million Shillings.
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Fourth Annual Tooro People’s Conference Commences 2 1

Prof. Rugumayo emphasized that good education must be rooted right from household with parents taking the initiative to have enough food that is relevant in boosting the brains of children.
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Makerere Approves Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree to Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel World Bank 1 Top story

The Senate agreed that Chancellor Merkel is an outstanding leader who has tremendously influenced society including global health and health security and that she has exceptionally contributed to humanity, a recommendation that has been upheld and approved by the Council today.
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Police Express Worry Over Increasing Numberless Cars 2 1

Norman Musinga, the Kampala traffic police commander, said they have now launched a crackdown on all cars without number plates include those that only have single plates.
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Fire Guts Walukuba West Market region 2 1

Umar Musoke, one of the vendors who lost properties in the fire, says that they heard a big blast from the neighbouring kiosk, prompting all vendors to converge in the fire assembly point. He adds that not much was saved as they fled to save their dear lives from the flames which destroyed food items, beverages and electronics.
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Court Upholds Appointment of Jinja District Land Board Chairperson Attorney General

The order which was issued on Friday by the Jinja High Court deputy registrar, Fred Waninda. It followed an application that was filed by Musenze, after the former Minister of Lands Betty Amongi criticised the manner in which he was elected.
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Security Heightened on Uganda-DRC Border Lake Albert shores 5

The districts with heightened security surveillance include Buliisa,Hoima, Kikuube and Kagadi that always experience a surge in attacks by suspected armed Congolese militiamen.
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Chinese National Killed in Kampala 1 1 Top story

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Fan’s death was brought to police’s attention on Friday morning by his colleague, Zhang Chunmu.
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Minister Rwamirama Rejects Petition to Compensate NRA Deserters compensation 5 1

The group deserted the army before they were fully recognized as soldiers or officially discharged. More than 260 of them, classified as Not Yet Approved (NYA), petitioned Rwamirama on Thursday, demanding that they are paid a compensation package and enrolled on a pension scheme as ex-servicemen in recognition of their contribution to the NRA Liberation struggle.
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UNRA Seeks UGX 12bn to Rehabilitate Roads in Bugisu 1 3

The floods destroyed 20 bridges connecting to the districts of Sironko, Bududa, Manafwa, Bulambuli and Namisindwa.
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Sensitize People to Leave Wetlands Voluntarily- Museveni 4 2

He said people should be taken to places where restoration programs have taken place and people have embraced them adding that the National Resistance Movement government does not impose projects on people but rather sweet talks them they embrace it.
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Busia District Struggling to Recover UGX 285 Million YLP Funds 4

Anthony Egesa, the Busia District YLP focal person says that the district received 329.3 million shillings that was disbursed to 48 youth groups across the district, but only 58.9 million has since been recovered.
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Experts Welcome Plan to Waive Tax on Low Value Property 4 1

Progressive tax enables those who earn higher to pay a higher percentage from their earnings. Okello explains that progressive tax is a good practice of taxation and enables the tax collector to get more money. It also means that people who earns more are able to contribute more to the economy
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Mpigi Butchers, Businessman Clash Over Abattoir Land land grabbing 3 2

The butchers headed by their chairperson Robert Makumbi are accusing Bernard Iga of trespassing on the land to construct the sty next to the place where meat slaughtered for public consumption comes from.
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