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Kabalagala Holding 10 People Power Supporters 1 1

The arrest of the group came just a few hours after police blocked Kyagulanyi from holding a consultative meeting on his presidential ambitions that was scheduled to take place at Pope Paul Memorial hotel in Kampala.
15:55
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People Power Supporter’s Death Dents Uganda Police – ANT 1 1

A motorcycle on which Nabukenya was seated was allegedly intentionally knocked by a police patrol pick-up having seen her donning a People Power beret and red clothing headed. Nabukenya was reportedly heading to Buganda Road Court, where Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi was set to appear before the grade one magistrate, Olga Karungi.
13:54
13:54

Fire Guts Ham shopping Mall in Kampala 2 2

According to some eyewitnesses, the fire is suspected to have started from one of the shops at block C that housed over 40 sewing machines and clothes before spreading out to several other shops minutes to 6 a.m.
18:29
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Over 240,000 Pupils Drop Out of UPE Schools Before Reaching Primary Four - Report 5 1

According to the findings that were released last week, it is estimated that 8 percent-representing 80,000 learners studying in Universal Primary Education schools across the country drop out of school every year. As such many of them do not make it to upper primary.
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Mak Council Blocks Approval of Prof. Nakanjako's Principal Job Uganda 1 Top story

“The recommended candidate for Principal MakCHS, has never been Chair/ Head of Department, but has been a substantive Dean (School of Medicine) for only three months, having service previously as Deputy Dean –a position that does not exist in the University Structure,” say staff of the college in their petition to council.
11:47
11:47

Police Battles Protesting Christians in Kumi Diocese 2 2

Some Christians tried to catch up with the early morning service at St. Phillips Cathedral, which however was disrupted by protestors, who stormed the premises with placards. Our reporter saw some Christians leaving the Cathedral as the drama ensued and stood at a distance to watch events as they unfolded.
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Uganda's Newly Constructed Hi-Tech Prison Ready to Receive Inmates Luzira 5 1 Top story

It was built with large sized prison wards and 30 cells, all fitted with modern sanitary facilities. It has a fully-fledged medical wing complete with an inpatient section, a contact visitors room and isolation rooms for contagious diseases, and a kitchen equipped with power-saving technology.
21:06
21:06

Pictorial: Celebrating 55-years of the Runyankole/Rukiga Bible Church of Uganda 10

The translation of the English Bible into the Runyankole/Rukiga dialect was initiated by missionaries from Britain led by Rev. Jim Stanley Smith in the 1950s. The first translated bible was released in 1962.
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Bible Society Celebrates 55-Years of Runyakole/Rukiga Bible 4 2

Moses Beigana, a Christian from Bushenyi, says that with the launch of the study Bible project he desires to see that in ten years everybody owns a bible unlike today were most Christians have no Bibles.
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UPDF Soldier Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Three Civilians in Gulu 2 1

Lance Corporal Godfrey Okello Oneka, RA 213734 denied the charges while appearing before the Division Court Martial sitting at the 4th UPDF Division Barracks in Bardege Division, Gulu Municipality.
12:25
12:25

Simple Urine Test Could Improve Early Detection of Bladder Cancer – WHO

The test is based on detecting mutations in the telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) gene – a crucial element for cancer genesis and progression, the most common mutations in bladder cancer, according to the report by the UN World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and international partners.
09:40
09:40

Soldier Faces Division Court Martial for Killing Three People in Gulu Vanguard Sub Ward 2

Okello allegedly killed Beatrice Ajok, 52, and her two sons; Dan Joakim Binyang, 18, and Owen Norman, 20 and injured an 8-year-old girl during a scuffle on January 10, this year. The incident happened in Vanguard Sub Ward, Pece Division in Gulu Municipality.
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Kumi Christians Protest Cancellation of Rev. Okunya’s Election Kumi Diocese 2 4 Top story

Moses Acou, one of the Christians at St. Stephen CoU in Kumi town, says the church has allowed outsiders to control them. Acou is bitter that after exciting Christians with the announcement of the new bishop, the House of Bishops decided to betray them because of influence from a few selfish individuals.
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Police Investigate Death of 3 Inmates at Atopi Prison 1 5 Top story

A source at the prison facility, says the seven inmates complained about their health in the morning before they were taken to the garden but they were ignored. He was to appear before Apac Grade One Magistrates Court on February 25th on charges of theft.
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High Court Quashes Dr. Stella Nyanzi's Conviction for Cyber Harassment-Updated Story 1 Top story

Justice Henry Peter Adonyo made the ruling this morning and ordered for the immediate release of the former Makerere University Research Fellow unless she has other pending charges.
07:51
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Seven Arrested Over Counterfeit Veterinary Drugs Col. James Mwesigye 3 3 Top story

Dr. Jeanne, Muhindo, the Head of Veterinary Department National Drug Authority in Mbarara, says the operation followed a complaint from a farmer in Kyenjojo whose milking cow mysteriously died following the use of fake tick burn spray.
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Tooro, Ankole Worst Places for PWDs to Live-Report TRAC.fm 3 1

The study titled- 'Disability Rights in Uganda-A Community Perspective' was carried out by the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda-NUDIPU in collaboration with TRAC FM -an NGO that organizes public debates on policy and governance. The study aimed at finding out what people think of PWDs through radio talk shows.
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Police Fires Teargas to Disperse Protesting Boda-boda Riders 3 2 Top story

This afternoon, angry Boda-boda operators left Mini price in the City center in a procession to Wandegeya before heading to Lumumba Avenue at the office of the Resident City Resident Commissioner (RCC) to demand an explanation on why they are being haunted.
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Uganda Releases, Deports 13 More Rwandans Attorney General 1

The Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa,, says the release of the Rwandan nationals is part of Uganda’s effort to normalize relation with her neighbor that fell apart at the beginning of last year, leading to the closure of Gatuna border.
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Suspected Kidnappers Demand UGX 400,000 Ransom for 16-year old Boy in Elegu inquiries 1

Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema disclosed that the victim’s mother revealed that the alleged kidnappers called and demanded 400,000 shillings to be sent to the victim’s contact before he is released.
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