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Onyango Retires from Uganda Cranes 1 Top story

In his letter sent to the FUFA President, Moses Hassim Magogo on April 12th that Uganda Radio Network (URN) has seen, the South African based goalkeeper made it clear he stops playing for the national team starting today.
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ECD Teaching Institutions Register Drop in Student Enrollment 5

Charles Mubiru, the Director Kikaaya Vocational school says that a big number of students admitted for the nursery-teaching course have not shown up.
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Archbishop Lwanga’s Death: Fake Videos Thrive on YouTube 2 1

A video of Raymond Soulfa alias Peng Peng, a Ugandan blogger based in Sweden titled “Bano Baswaaza! Ekyama Ekiviriddeko Okufa Kwa Cyprian Lwanga, Amaziga Geyongedde” posted on Log on TV, a YouTube channel of Thursday had garnered the highest number of views: 17,463.
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UNEB Warns Against Cheating in UACE Exams whistle blowers 1

Dan Odongo, the Board Executive Director, says that UACE will be conducted under the new UNEB Act 2021 which was gazetted on March 29, 2021.
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Caution Against Exam Malpractice Dominates UACE Briefing 3 1

At some of the schools where URN reporters attended briefing sessions, candidates were cautioned to avoid being tempted to buy examination papers.
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Bishop Ssemogerere to Oversee Kampala Archdiocese 1

This was announced by the Pope’s representative to Uganda, (Papal Nuncio) Archbishop Bianco Luigi at the burial ceremony of the Late Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga at Lubaga Cathedral.
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Teachers Rally Parents to Return Learners to School 6

At Bat Valley primary school, the headteacher James Wonyaka says that the school is appealing to the local leaders to mobilise parents to bring back the learners to complete the syllabus.
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IGP Ochola Should Be Held Accountable for Inciting Violence Against Journalists-HRNJ 2021 elections 4 1

The Executive Director of Human Rights Network for Journalists (HRNJ), Robert Sempala said that Ochola’s statement led to an increase in cases against journalists. Sempala told Members of Parliament on the Human Rights Committee that they registered 174 cases of human rights violations against journalists during the electoral process.
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NRM Spent UGX 3 Billion on Media Space During Campaigns - Dombo 1 1 Top story

In a campaign that was scientific—characterized by smaller crowds, broadcast media was a target for all political actors. Though it’s those with money who could buy space. And given that most radios in Uganda are owned by politicians of the ruling party, opposition parties reported being denied access to media space with no explanation.
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Record TV Uganda Officials Signs Out after 15 Years media 1 2

Ezekiel Motoseneng, the Managing Director of Record TV Network Uganda explained that most advertisers especially in the European Market, that feed the record TV network were adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic eventually affecting their commercial strength to operate a TV station in Uganda.
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WHO Launches Initiative to Tackle Misinformation

Viral Facts Africa will leverage the insights and reach out to a network of 14 organizations to counter health misinformation as it spreads and to guard people against falsehoods.
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Media Industry, Government Launch Regulation Platform 5

“UMSWG was formally initiated in May 2020 as a multi-stakeholder platform to create dialogue within the media industry and to address protracted issues that bedevil it,” says the Africa Center for Media Excellence.
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Museveni’s Twitter Handle Temporarily Muted for Replies 1

Twitter introduced the option of restricting account access such as locking out comments, replies and likes in August of 2020.
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Gulu Prison Authorities Detain Journalist, Confiscate their Gadgets

The prison commander, who was speaking angrily with the journalists who were pleading for the return of their gadgets and National identity cards, said it was illegal for them to interview any person within and around the Uganda prison premises.
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Media Owner's Silence Threatens Journalists Safety 2 2

The concern comes at the backdrop of what appeared to be targeted attacks against journalists by security agencies, as witnessed in the period before and after the general election. Several journalists sustained serious injuries, and a number of them are still undergoing treatment for the same.
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Gov’t to Train 700 Assessors for Vocational Competence TVET 4

The permanent secretary ministry of education informed the over 150 assessors in vocational courses that the ministry is taking on the TVET policy reforms step by step to ensure that at the end of the process TVET will pass out competent manpower to join the world of work without bias from the employers.
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Tanzania's President John Magufuli is Dead 1 1 Top story

She said Magufuli had first been briefly admitted to the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute on March 6, but was subsequently discharged.
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Radio Listener Petitions UCC Over Kitagwenda LC V Chairperson 4

Keitetsi through her lawyers of Ochieng Associated Advocates & Solicitors contends that in his Himbisa Mukama a gospel radio programme that runs from 6-10 am every Sunday Mugabe attacks personalities and plays Music full of hatred and curses.
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FUFA to Pay UGX72 Million to Register Team for Challenge Cup in Ethiopia 1

Auka Gacheo, the Executive Director of the Council of East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA) told URN that a decision was made during a meeting on March 11th that each member pays US$20,000 (UGX72,000) to participate in the Challenge Cup.
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