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20:11

NSSF Proposes to Manage National Health Insurance Scheme Parliament 3 1

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has proposed to act as a collection channel for the formal sector contributions of the National Health Insurance scheme that is in offing.
19:56
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Six Million Ugandans Do Not Access Sexual and Reproductive Health Services 1 1

Connie Kekihembo, the Executive Director of the Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Uganda says that young people with a physical disability and those with other impairments are mocked whenever they visit health facilities to enrol for family planning services. This was based on data collected from Mukono and Luweero districts, last year.
19:28
19:28

Four Kanungu Kidnap Suspects Set Free

On Wednesday, the suspects appeared before Ntalo Nasulu Hussein, the Rukungiri Chief Magistrate who set them free on grounds that the Directorate of Public Prosecutions had lost interest in the case.
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Entebbe Municipality Demolishes Structures Constructed in Buffer Zones 1 2

According to the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA, the Buffer Zone, an area of land preserved for environment protection, is estimated to cover 200 meters from a shoreline of a wetland or any water body.
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Security Operatives Raid FDC Office in Kasese 1 3

The raid on the office of the FDC in Kasese comes barely two days after the FDC party headquarters at Najjanankumbi were broken into, stealing a number of items including computers and printers. Last week, the security operatives also raided the officials of the home of Kalyatha Bwambale, a renowned FDC supporter in Kisolholho village of Kitholu sub county in Kasese.
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19:07

Farmers Sue Tobacco Company Over Non-Payment Tobacco Companies 1

The farmers note that they signed contracts for them to grow and sell the tobacco to the company and not to any other company.
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Tribute to Med Kaggwa; The Gentle Human Rights Advocate med kagwa uhrc 4 1 Top story

Kaggwa, a former Parliamentarian and human rights defender died suddenly on Wednesday. He was aged 64.
18:28
18:28

Two Brothers Killed in City Accident 1 1

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, identified the victims as Shafic Tamale and Yassin Ssali aged 19 and 17 respectively.
18:11
18:11

Tension as Police Detonates Bulged Gas Cylinder at Mulago 2 1

A gas cylinder belonging to a metal fabrication workshop that doubles as a Washing Bay opposite Mulago Hospital was detected swollen by owners on Tuesday afternoon. Moments later, they alerted Wandegeya and Mulago hospital police.
18:06
18:06

Public University Lecturers to Lay Down Tools Kyambogo University 4 3

The staff say despite the President Museveni’s directive on September 30, the staff have not seen any increment to the effect on their accounts.
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Rights NGO Questions Absence of Gov't Contribution to Health Insurance Scheme savings 4 1

The Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) a Non-Governmental Organization has questioned the absence of Government’s contribution to the National Health Insurance scheme.
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Bishop Slams Christians for Being Kind To The Dead than the Living Stanley Ntagali 2 3 Top story

According to Bishop Gakumba, the love people have shown Ojwang after his demise was surprising adding that “if Ojwang was to be here, he would wonder that people still love me.”
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Gulu Residents Decry Noise Pollution 1 3

Stephen Okello, a resident of Kanyagoga sub ward in Bardege Division of Gulu Municipality says that that bars in the area play music to unbearable levels especially at night interfering with their right to sleep.
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17:20

Bobi Wine Denies Ownership of People Power Pressure Group Attorney General 2 2

Kyagulanyi states that what he, Ssenyonyi and other Ugandans are doing, is coming together in association while exercising their power as Ugandans in as far as Article one of the Constitution, which states that power belongs to the people.
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Retracing Med Kaggwa’s Final Public Activity 2 1

On Tuesday, just a day before his death, he embarked on investigations into reports that the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces Fisheries Protection Unit was torturing and killing fishermen on Lake Kyoga. The intervention followed reports that scores of people had died in operations conducted by the unit following a ban of fishing activities on the Lake.
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51% of Operation Wealth Creation Beneficiaries Dissatisfied- Survey 2

Releasing the findings on Wednesday, Muhammed Ahamed Sharrif, a social researcher and principal investigator on the study, said they selected a rural and urban sub county in each of the districts where respondents would be asked questions in group discussions and individual interviews between January and October.
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16:11

Parliament Mourns Med Kaggwa Human Rights 3 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has commended the late Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) Chairman, Med Kaggwa for his dedication and advocacy for human rights.
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Gen. Salim Saleh Compensates Makerere University Students Lumumba Hall 1 2

Patrick Nsamba, the Guild Representative Councillor (GRC) for Lumumba Hall says that during a meeting with Gen. Salim Saleh and 15 student leaders at his Kapeeka industrial area in Nakaseke District on October 7, the affected students were compensated with 21 million shillings.
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15:30

Police Impounds Truck Ferrying Believers to Cultivate Church Farms Uganda 1

Timothy Isooba, a member of the church told journalists that all church members are required to give back to the church through activities such as agriculture to sustain their faith.
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Hailstorm Devastates Hoima Villages crops 3 1

The rains also swept away Nyakasandara Bridge that connects Bincon and Katugo to Hanga Market paralyzing transport in the area. This has forced several residents to stay home since the only bridge that connects to the nearby Kitemba Primary school was washed away.
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