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Isimba Dam Investigations: Kasaija Snubs Committee Meeting for Second Time Ministry of Energy 1 Top story

The Committee is investigating circumstances under, which Shillings 24 billion for the Isimba dam bridge reportedly went missing. The committee had specifically invited Bahati but he sent in representatives promising to follow them later.
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Kanyamunyu Trial: Court Accepts Ballistic Expert's Evidence Cynthia Munwangari 1 Top story

In her report, Kirinya explained that she received exhibits like Kanyamunyu's car registration number UAW 548M and that of Akena, a pair of navy blue suit and long sleeved sky blue shirt from police detectives for ballistic analysis.
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Walubiri's UPC Faction to Issue Parallel Election Roadmap Jimmy Akena 2 1 Top story

Walubiri says Akena and his group are not UPC members to determine the party road-map.
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Rwanda Deports Three Ugandans Ahead of Katuna Meeting Human Rights 5 1 Top story

Kukundankwe says that after their arrest they were taken to Bungwe prison where they spent two days before they were transferred to another prison at Burera district headquarters. She says they appeared before court and were sentenced to two year’s imprisonment to suffer on grounds that Rwandans nationals are also suffering in Uganda.
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EC to Spend UGX 24.5billion on Voter's Register Display Exercise 2021 elections 1

Justice Simon Byabakama, the EC Chaiperson, says they agreed to scale down on some of the activities that require money. He said however, that they are still engaging the Finance Ministry to agree on how much can be cut without affecting Commission work.
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MOH Partners with NGO to Manage Procurement Data Ministry of Health 3

Speaking at the Health Ministry headquarters on Tuesday afternoon, Dr. Atwine noted that to resolve the problem, the Ministry has partnered with Africa Freedom of Information Center –AFIC, a non-government organisation to train their staff and also help with publishing all the Ministry’s procurement information.
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Desert Locusts Sighted in Bukwo, Kween, Busia Districts 1 2 Top story

The Bukwo Resident District Commissioner, Tom Chesol told on URN Tuesday evening that a swarm of the desert locusts entered Bukwo from Kanyere in West Pokot County in Kenya around midday.
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Three Arrested Torching Kakira Sugarcane resident 1 2 Top story

Jamal Kanyesigye, the Kakira Division Police Commander, says the suspects were caught red-handed on Tuesday by a team of police officers attached to the Field Force Unit deployed to patrol the plantation.
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Experts, Consumers Put URA on Defensive Over Effectiveness of Digital Tax Stamps James Odongo 3 3 Top story

Oyebode tasked URA to explain its reverse technology since local counterfeiters package fake products in branded boxes, tins and bottles.
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Poor Health Services At Luweero Hospital Irk Dr. Atwine 2 1 Top story

Phoebe Namulindwa, the Luweero Resident District Commissioner says that some of the gaps found at the facility were a result of laxity by supervisors. She tasked the Chief Administrative Officer to explain some of the measures she has taken to correct the shortcomings.
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Police Fires Teargas to Disperse Protesting Boda-boda Riders 2 3 Top story

This afternoon, angry Boda-boda operators left Mini price in the City center in a procession to Wandegeya before heading to Lumumba Avenue at the office of the Resident City Resident Commissioner (RCC) to demand an explanation on why they are being haunted.
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Two Firearms Burnt in Police House security operatives 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday that they are investigating Simon Odongkara and Francis Omara, both attached to FFU. According to Kisembo, the two officers left their guns in the burn houses and left for unknown places on Monday night.
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Uganda Releases, Deports 13 More Rwandans Attorney General 1

The Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa,, says the release of the Rwandan nationals is part of Uganda’s effort to normalize relation with her neighbor that fell apart at the beginning of last year, leading to the closure of Gatuna border.
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Court Adjourns Ssekikubo’s Trial Over Missing Records 1 Top story

However, on Monday court failed to proceed with the trial after the defense lawyers led by Medard Lubega Ssegona told the magistrate that the state had failed disclose how they intend to proceed with prosecution. Ssegona specifically argued that the state was erroneously reinstating a case of 2010, which was heard and dismissed by court because of poor prosecution and lack of evidence against his client.
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Businesses Shouldn’t Be Stopped from Mortgaging Leased Public Land – Lawyer 2 1

Philip Karugaba, the managing partner of law firm ENSafrica, said on Tuesday that the decision was likely to affect businesses and make it hard for manufacturers with leased land in industrial parks to get money for expansion.
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Agriculture Ministry Officials Named in Export Corruption Scandal 9 1

Agusse Kalimba, a hot pepper farmer and exporter named Paul Mwambu, the Commissioner Crop Inspection and Certification and the Principal Assistant Inspector Jovernice Kwesiga Fokushaba, as some of the officials in the Ministry of Agriculture that continue to frustrate their work by demanding for undocumented fees.
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Court Slashes Jail Terms for Two Pension Scam Convicts 3

The conviction was in relation to the irregular budgeting of 88.2 billion Shillings during the financial years 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 as civil servants contribution to the National Social Security Fund-NSSF well knowing that government workers are not required to contribute to NSSF.
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Tax Clearance Not a Requirement to Participate in Elections- EC

EC chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi told reporters at the Electoral Commission headquarters along Jinja Road in Kampala that unless the law is amended to allow for the tax clearance certificates, they will not be part of the requirements for the intending candidates.
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Gov’t Mobilizes Farmers to Embrace Zimbabwe Maize Export Deal 1 Top story

A poor harvest in 2014-15, historic drought in 2015-16, and the second-worst cyclone on record in 2019 have taken a toll on Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector, according to the World Food Programme, creating dire consequences for a country whose population entirely depends on rain-fed agriculture.
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Kasana Hotel Apartments Builders Strike Over Pay 6 1

Simon Ebanu, a builder at the site explains that Haidery Construction sub contracted them through engineer Richard Gidagui to construct a slab at the apartments. Each of them is expected to earn between Shillings 15,000-30000 each day.
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