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Minister Urges New PPDA Appeals Tribunal Members on Transparency Francis Gimara 3 1

The PPDA appeals tribunal acts as a court of the first instance in case a company or individual is not satisfied with the procurement process of a particular project. Ajedra, who has inaugurated the new tribunal members, said Ugandans need fairness and to have faith in the work they do, they must not be compromised.
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Defective Condoms: Man Sues Gov't After Contracting HIV Maristopes Uganda 1 Top story

In November last year, NDA recalled the said batches after failing the test of freedom from holes, which caused widespread outcry prompting the Health Ministry to issue a report on what had transpired.
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Parliament Rejects Gov’t Motion Seeking Reallocation of Funds to New Cities 5 1

Parliament on Thursday resolved to reject a motion tabled by the Minister of State for Planning David Bahati which sought to re-allocate funds in the financial year 2020/2021 budget to operationalize the newly created cities.
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Czech Republic Appoints First Consul in Uganda diplomacy 1

Uganda Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa said in a letter said the Uganda government had approved the appointment of Kaboyo. Kutesa wrote, “we do hereby recognize him as such and declare him free to exercise such functions, power, and privileges as allowed by the law of the land.”
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KCCA Set to Distribute Over 2 Million Masks 3

KCCA is using the 2018 mosque nets distribution numbers that put the population of Kampala at 2.6 million people. Of these, NuweAbine, says they are targeting at least 2.040,000 people that they estimate could be 6 years of age and above.
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Kadaga Directs Energy Minister on Suspension of Free Electricity Connections 2 1

Last Month, UMEME suspended the free power connections under the government aided Electricity Connection Policy (ECP) which was launched in 2018 with the objective of subsidizing last mile electricity connection to customers. The 10 year policy had a target of connecting 300,000 people annually. Under the Electricity Connection Policy (ECP), Ugandans were required to pay only 20,000 Shillings for inspection while government clears all other fees to the power distributors.
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Museveni to Meet NRM Central Executive Committee Members Tomorrow 2021 Elections 1 Top story

Although the letter doesn’t explicitly state it, it’s believed that the meeting will be used to vet candidates who have expressed interest in contesting for various positions on CEC.
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Kampala Division Councilors, Artists Join Bobi's NUP Party 5 1

The councilors who include Kampala Capital City Authority Speaker, Abubaker Kawalya , Muhammed Segirinya , the Kawempe Councilor and Lubaga South Woman Councilor were officially received at the Party’s offices in Kamwokya on Thursday.
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International Schools Demand Seat on UNEB Board 4 1

Dr. Magara notes that despite liberalization of the sector students studying and qualifying using international curricula have unique challenges when it comes to progression into tertiary institutions where their qualifications have to be scrutinized and equated by UNEB.
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Witness Implicates Etuusa for Collecting of Money from Parents, Students 1 Top story

In his testimony, Mucunguzi who is currently the acting commissioner curriculum development at the police headquarters noted that although mobile phones and cameras had been banned from the ceremony with the invited guest notified, when many showed up he realized that there was an individual who was soliciting money so as to keep the gadgets.
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Ecweru Recommends Sacking of Head of World Bank Project in OPM 1

In his December 3rd, 2019 letter to Christine Guwatudde Kintu, the Permanent Secretary in OPM, Ecweru noted that Bafaki wasn’t suitable to manage the World Bank funded Development Response to Displacement Impact Project because of his tainted profile.
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Jamil Mukulu Withdraws Bail Application Marion Ben-Bella 2 2 Top story

Mukulu’s decision to withdraw the application was communicated to court by his lawyers, Anthony Wameli and Geoffrey Turyamusiima on Thursday afternoon. Their client appeared in court via video link from Luzira Upper Prison.
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Party Aspirant Seeks to Block NRM CEC Elections NRM Youth League 1

Moses Banalekaki contends that between May to July 2020, NRM through her top organ, Central Executive Committee passed a resolution to the effect that the party's Electoral Commission exclusively nominates and conducts elections of candidates only for a few positions and leave out other positions of Special Interest Groups which would make CEC fully constituted.
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Teachers’ Relief Funds Will go Directly to Individual SACCOs Presidential pledge 1 3

As several bodies parade themselves to be the conveying institutions to deliver relief funds promised to teachers, John Peter Mujuni, the executive director at Microfinance Support Centre, stresses that each saving and credit Cooperative Society will directly get its money.
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Army Court to Allow Gen Kayihura Bury Mother 1

Maj Bizimana, said they were yet to receive any request from Gen Kayihura or his legal team seeking permission to go and attend the burial of his mother, Catherine Tibemanya Mukarwamo aged 92, who died in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
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Six Contacts of Namisindwa COVID-19 Victim Test Positive COVID-19 Testing

The new positive cases bring the total number of confirmed cases to 1,223 and 1,102 have since recovered.
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Author Petitions DPP to Prosecute Tourism Ministry for Copyright Infringement Edward Mashate 1

In his July 22, 2020 letter to the Director of Public Prosecutions, Mashate accuses the Tourism Ministry of copying his work without authorisation. ‘The matter concerns copyright reproduction of my work by Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities and giving false information to court with intentions to defraud me, by concealment of the contents of copyright infringement”, reads the letter in part.
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Private Teachers Oppose Stringent Penalties in UNEB Bill 5 1

Kirabira told the committee chaired by Pallisa County MP, Jacob Opolot that it would be unfair to withdraw the school examination center number over the actions of one selfish individual.
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KCCA Registers 83% Tax Collection Decline During Lockdown 1 Top story

According to the performance report by the Directorate of Tax Collection, the Authority collected Shillings 3.2 billion compared to Shillings19.3 billion collected in the same period in the 2018/2019 financial year.
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Opposition Skeptical of Opinion Poll Putting Museveni Ahead of Rivals elections 2021 5 1

Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the Opposition Chief Whip in Parliament, says that the opinion poll rightfully indicates that living conditions of Ugandans are bad it contradicts that Ugandans are happy with the current President.
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