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18:20
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Universities to Shift Evening Classes Due to Curfew COVID-19 Lockdown 4 1

Reuben Twinomujuni, the Public Relations Officer Kyambogo University, says they are considering moving evening class students to the day program to cope up with the curfew.
15:44
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Uganda’s Independence Flag Hoister Died a Frustrated Man – Widow Teso Sub Region 4 2

Only three of Akorimo’s 20 children have studied beyond Ordinary Level (S.4) and a majority have not sat Primary Leaving Examination- PLE. His Widow, Florence Agwang notes that the flag hoister was financially constrained and psychologically tortured after failing to access his retirement benefits. On several occasions, he would lock himself inside the house and cry as life became tough. Uganda’s independence day as one of those that evoked sad memories for him.
16:43
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Kadaga, Katureebe Advised Museveni to Declare a State of Emergency Parliament 3 1

During plenary on Thursday morning, Kadaga told MPs that last Friday, the President invited the top leaders of the arms of Government and during the meeting, they advised the President to declare a state of emergency. However, Kadaga said that it was objected by a cabinet Minister who convinced the President against declaring a state of emergency.
15:36
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Hoima Leaders to Institute Committee to Verify Tobacco Farmers President Museveni 1

Last year, President Yoweri Museveni promised to Compensate more than 1,300 tobacco farmers after the tobacco buying companies failed to meet their contractual obligation to pay them.
11:47
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Historical Command Warned Museveni About Uganda's Direction 12-Years Ago -Muntu Mugisha Muntu 2 1 Top story

General Mugisha Muntu, the former Army Commander and brain behind the opposition Alliance for National Transformation-ANT, says that between 1998 and 2004, 11 senior army commanders tried to influence change by talking to President Museveni but he didn’t buy into their idea.
14:46
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Dispute with Kenya Hits Uganda’s Export Earnings – Finance President Museveni 1

According to the Ministry of Finance performance of the economy January 2020 report, Uganda exported merchandise worth USD 86.94 million (319 billion Shillings) to the region in December 2019 and imported merchandise worth USD 106.71 million (391 billion Shillings). This translates into a deficit of USD 19.77 million (72 billion Shillings).
18:34
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Criminals Cornered as New Security Measures Begin to Bite-Museveni State House 1 1

The 10-point security plan was first announced after a shooting which claimed the life of then Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga, who was gunned down by gunmen near his home in Kawanda, Wakiso district in June 2018. This also followed a series of similar incidences involving high profile nationals, gunned down in different parts of the country.
12:55
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Ministerial Appointments Strategic for 2021 Elections- Teso Leaders Teso Sub Region 3 1

Paul Omer, the Soroti Municipality Mayor says the appointments are appeasements to excite voters in the region. He notes that some positions like fisheries are a trap to the MPs with electorate whom he notes are being harassed in Lake Kyoga.
08:35
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Museveni Delivers on Some of His Pledges in Lango President Museveni 1

Some of the notable pledges that were delivered by Museveni on Friday this week include Shillings 52 million that he promised to The Pentecostal Assemblies of God-PAG Lira, a breakaway faction from the Pentecostal Assemblies of God Mission, Uganda.
11:10
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UPDF Conducts Countrywide Mobilization of Crime Preventers President Museveni 1

In March, 2018, President Yoweri Museveni ordered for the transfer of crime preventers from police to the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) as part of the Reserve Force, an auxiliary force of the UPDF. The exercise is being coordinated by the Commander Reserve Force, Lieutenant General Charles Otema Awany under the supervision of Chief of Defence Force, Gen David Muhoozi.
11:14
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Gov't to Compensate Hoima Tobacco Farmers Tobacco Companies 2

The farmers have since August 2018 been demanding over two billion shillings from mainly three tobacco companies NIMATIBACK, Continental tobacco and Tropical Leaf company.
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Museveni Triggers Massive Changes at UBC Radio in Moroto President Museveni 2 1 Top story

Last week, a delegation of 12 officials led by the UBC Board Chairperson, James Rwehabura, UBC Managing Director, Watson Agaba and Chief Engineer, Michael Agaba visited the facility on a fact finding mission.
18:14
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Museveni to Meet Public University Staff Over Salary Enhancement public universities 1 Top story

Khalid Mahmoud, the Deputy Spokesperson Gulu University, says have received an invitation to meet the President at State House, Entebbe on Tuesday to discuss their salary matters. Both teaching and non-teaching staffs across public universities laid down their tool early this month to compel government to fulfill the president’s directive to enhance their salaries.
16:00
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Clan Leaders Welcome Museveni's Mediation in Lango Cultural Dispute President Museveni 1 1

In May, 2019, during wealth creation mobilization in Lango Sub region, President Museveni announced he would intervene in the cultural conflict.
16:48
16:48

Allocation of Maruzi Ranch to Investor Splits Lango Leaders President Museveni 1

Museveni’s endorsement stemmed from series of consultations with Lango Parliamentary Group, Parliament committee on agriculture, animal industry and fisheries, and Lands Ministry among others. In his recommendations, President Museveni argued that such a huge project can only be best done on government land.
16:41
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Oyam Leaders Petition Museveni Over Proposed Aber District oyam district

Recently, Oyam district leaders led by Lands Minister Betty Amongi held a closed door meeting with President Museveni during his tour of Lango over the matter.
11:21
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IPOD Summit Resolves to Increase Funding to Political Parties President Museveni 2 3

According to IPOD Chairperson Nobert Mao, the parties agreed during the summit held last night that at least 15 per cent of the funding from the government, be allocated to the IPOD secretariat to intensify the quest for dialogue amongst political players in the country
10:51
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Museveni to Mediate in Lango Cultural Leadership Wrangle President Museveni 1 1

Describing Odongo Okune as his son and Odur as his uncle, President Museveni said he will soon summon the two leaders to have the dispute resolved.
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MPs Asks Museveni To Finance First Lango Stakeholder's Conference Parliament 2

In his March 27th letter to the President, Okot explains that they will use the conference to deliberate on development matters, brief various stakeholders and update them on government programs and how much government has delivered to the region since the 2016 general elections.
12:35
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President Museveni Directs Establishment of Industrial Parks in Oyam, Nwoya Oyam District 4 1 Top story

The Land, Housing and Urban Development Minister, Betty Amongi, says they have written instructions from the president to expedite the acquisition of land for the proposed industrial parks.
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