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Ugandans Are Much Richer-UBOS 1

According to Ubos, they rebased the economy using the prices of 2015/16 financial year. This saw Uganda’s size of the economy or Gross Domestic Product (GDP) jump up by 18.3% to Uganda Shillings 108.5trillion in 2016/17 financial year. It had been thought to be just Shs 92trillion that year.
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19:27

East African Countries Asked to Prioritize Chemical Weapon Trainings Uganda 4 1

Ebitu further says that various chemicals should be assessed by responsible authorities so as to assess their reaction to the population.
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Flying Squad Hunts Caretakers for Strangling Businessman to Death 1

Kahuuma, according to Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, was being taken care of by Edgar and Mark.
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Police Recover Musician Sekamatte’s Stolen Car 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said thugs raided Sekamatte’s home in Lubowa along Entebbe Road, in Wakiso District robbed a number of items including the singer’s car.
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Platform for Labour Action Wants Mid-term Access to NSSF Savings 4

Platform for Labour Action wants all members to get mid term access to their benefits and not just voluntary contributors as proposed in the National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill, 2019.
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Major Cause of Heart Disease Among Children Attributed to Rubella 2

Dr. Alfred Driwale, the Programme Manager UNEPI at the Ministry of Health said 60% of the children acquired heart disease because of the fact that their mothers suffered from rubella while pregnant.
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Police Hunt for Driver for Knocking Three Children Dead 1 1

The alleged killer vehicle has been identified as Starlet registration number UAE 783K. It knocked a Bajaj Boxer motorcycle registration number UEC 991R which was carrying the victims.
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250 Teenagers to Participate in Tennis Mentoring Program 1

It will target 250 students aged between 13 to 18 years from the districts of Hoima, Arua, Gulu, Jinja and Kalangala. The clinics will be carried out in public space over the weekend.
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FIFA Suspends Magogo for Two Months over World Cup Ticket Resale Moses Hassim Magogo 1 Top story

But in a communication released by FIFA on Thursday, Magogo will be suspended for two months without being involved in football matters both locally and internationally and also pay a fine of 37 million shillings (10,000 Swiss Francs).
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Activists Launch Campaign to Document Torture Cases 3 4

Herman Tumuhimbise, the Chairperson Alternative Social Movement says that all torture cases will be documented in a black book which will serve as evidence of acts of torture
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Results of 56 UBTEB Candidates Cancelled over Malpractices 5 1

Speaking at UBTEB offices in Ntinda, Oyesigye noted that there were 72 cases of examination malpractices from 12 examination centres.
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Leaders, CAO Bickering Threatens USMID Program in Lira Lira municipality 1 1

Last week, Lira municipality councillors asked the Local Government Ministry to transfer Ahabwe accusing him of failing to implement council resolutions.
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Over 18 Million Children Targeted in Measles-Rubella Immunization Drive Ministry of Health 3 1

20 million doses of measles-rubella vaccine and 10 million doses of polio vaccines have been procured for the exercise that kicks off on Wednesday, October 16th and ends on Sunday 20th
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Soroti Mayor Runs to State House Over Police Conduct Soroti CPS 1 Top story

The Mayor also raises concern about the slow police response into Boda- boda attacks and thefts that have triggered fear among his electorate in Soroti Municipality. Omer claims that police only work for people who have money and power at the expense of the poor.
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School Pupils Ejected From UMA Trade Fair 1

The students comprised nursery children, primary pupils and secondary school students drawn from various classes. Some said they were taken there to learn about the country’s development while others said they were there for tour of the place.
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Parliament to Discuss Adoption of Post Legislative Scrutiny 1 1

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga says a recent recommendation by the Commonwealth Conference for parliaments to adopt post-legislative scrutiny would be discussed further to see whether Uganda should adopt the practice.
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14:57

I don't Know How Many Cars Were Procured for Commonwealth Conference-Kadaga 2 1

Asked about the number of vehicles procured and what plans they have for the vehicles since the conference ended, Kadaga said that she is waiting for a report from the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige.
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13:53

NGO Developing app for Sharing Mental Health Challenges 3

The decision of coming with an app to give sufferers hope was reached following recent reports of suicide for instance where many of the victims first posted something on social media before taking their own life.
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Poor Roads Paralyze Business in Bududa Local Government 2 3 Top story

Bilali Shilanga, a trader in Bushiyi Sub County, says the road has been in a sorry state for the past five years, adding that their pleas to their District authorities to rehabilitate the road seem to have fallen on deaf ear yet Bushiyi is one of the food baskets to several sub counties with in and out of the district.
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Suspected Motorcycle Thief Lynched in Kitgum Mob action 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson Jimmy Patrick Okema says the deceased was suspected to have stolen a motorcycle registration UEJ542T belonging to Patrick Tabu from Pajimo trading centre.
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