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Hima Cement Factory Fire Victims Evacuated To South Africa For Treatment 1

According to a statement shared with URN reporter on Wednesday, the factory Country CEO Jean-Micheal Pons said the condition of the two victims had necessitated their evacuation to South Africa for further treatment at a specialized burns unit.
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DPP Assigns 10 Prosecutors In Pilot Study To Hear Criminal Cases Daily 1

According to the Spokesperson for the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Jacqueline Okui, the State Attorneys will prosecute and handle criminal cases including appeals, revisions and miscellaneous applications in the High Court Criminal Division on a daily basis.
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Parents Blamed for Frustrating Enforcement of COVID-19 SOPs in Gov't Schools 4

David Kagimu, a teacher at Kajuna Church of Uganda Primary School says that despite the underlying COVID-19 threat, parents have failed to provide facemasks to their children as they go to school; frustrating the overall enforcement of COVID-19 prevention interventions. He says that it is difficult to enforce the guidelines without support from parents.
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Agriculture Ministry Halts Eviction of Pastoralists in Nwoya Over FMD Outbreak balaalo herdsmen 4 1

Nwoya is among the four districts in Acholi and Lango Sub-regions that was supposed to start evicting pastoralists who were illegally occupying government land following an order issued by Gen. David Muhoozi, the state Minister for Internal Affairs last week.
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Shot Traffic officer in Intensive Care Unit after Losing Leg 1 3

Mukebezi was reportedly shot after a UPDF officer attached to the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence -CMI headquarters in Mbuya on Saturday as he attempted to tow a military vehicle registration number H4DF 1391 that had veered off the road and rammed into a signpost at Kobil Petrol Station along Kiwatule Road.
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Pray for Me to Overcome Temptations from Politicians-Archbishop Ssemogerere 3 1

On Tuesday, January 25, Ssemogerere will be installed as Archbishop of Kampala to take over the most influential Archdiocese in the country. Because of the influence of the Archdiocese and the people at its helm, it is often flocked by politicians seeking blessings and those who want to gain and maintain a grip on power.
19:24
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Take Advantage of Current Rains to Prepare Farmland – UNMA Tells Farmers climate change 1 1

UNMA Executive Officer Dr David Elweru, says that the current rains are a result of the strengthening of Southern Pressure Systems whose orientation shifted the rainfall belt over the country consequently leading to the observed rainfall events.
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Over 80 Kiosks Removed from Kampala Streets 4 5

Kiosks that were previously set up along Ben Kiwanuka street, Allen Road, part of Burton Street, the Old taxi Park, Nkrumah Road, Railway group, Nasser Road, Colville Street and Kimathi Avenue, among others, have been removed and taken to the Kampala Capital City Authority yard in Nakawa.
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Agriculture Ministry to Introduce Hass Avocado as Priority Crop for Busoga 1 4

Hass Avocado is a commercially popular and nutritious fruit and one of the 19 crops that the Ministry of Agriculture is promoting under the Agricultural value chain development strategy. The others are cashew nuts, banana, cassava, beans, fish, cocoa, cotton, coffee and others.
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Kawempe Division Council Meeting Ends Abruptly Amid Chaos 7 3

Trouble started after division councilors led by the Namere Parish Councilor Andy Simon Kaweesa tabled a motion demanding for the immediate release of Ssegirinya who is an ex-official of the council.
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UK Sponsors Five African Female Scientists for Health Research 4

The National Institute for Health Research is among key partners of the East Africa Consortium for Clinical Research-EACCR. The partnership involves 23 research institutions and universities in Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia, and the consortium's Secretariat is hosted at Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI.
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EC Seeks UGX 99.5Bn for LCI Elections, Political Parties 5 1

According to Byabakama, the total cost of the elections is 90.67 Billion Shillings but only 36.15 billion has been provided in the Budget Framework Paper, leaving a shortfall of 54.52 billion. According to Byabakama, the total cost of these elections is 90.67 billion but only 36.15 billion has been provided in the Budget Framework Paper, leaving a shortfall of 54.52 billion.
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MP Wakayima Petitions Court to Dismiss Appeal Against His Victory Richard Latigo 1 1

Wakayima through his lawyers of Lex Uganda Advocates and Solicitors wants the appeal in which his rival Musoke Hamisi Walusimbi wants him thrown out of Parliament over name discrepancies dismissed for having been filed out of the stipulated time of 14 days.
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Uganda to Face Ghana in U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers uganda u-20 women 2 1

The team will host Western African side Ghana on 22nd January 2021 at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende in the first leg of the fourth round of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers.
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16:49

President Museveni Appoints Muruli Mukasa Acting Justice Minister 1

Muruli Mukasa, who is also the Member of Parliament for Budyebo County in Nakasongola District previously served as Minister of Gender from March 1, 2015, until June 6, 2016. He also served as Minister of Security from 27 May 2011 until 1 March 2015.
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Mubende Residents Living in Fear over Looming Eviction 6 4

The residents accuse Formasa of planning to evict them from the land where they have stayed for decades.
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Wide Community Infections Fuelling COVID-19 Omicron Deaths

Data recently released by the health ministry shows that in the week between January 10 and January 16, a total of 76 COVID-19 related deaths were reported with 3,557 new infections, yet in the previous week when the third wave peaked, a total of 41deaths out of 7,139 new infections were reported.
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Light Rains Bring Joy to Gulu Locals After Weeks of Scorching Heat farming 1 1

Many districts in the region have experienced mild rainfall, punctuated by cold weather and a cloudy sky since Sunday. This has partially brought to an end the long weeks of scorching heatwaves as the region experiences a dry spell.
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Prosecutor in Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Trial Reports Death Threats 2 3

On Wednesday, Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident State Attorney told Masaka Grade One Magistrate Philp Nzwebe that he and his family have received death threats from people he claims are connected to the two MPs.
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