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We Are Waiting for Feedback on Stranded Ugandan Students: Chinese Ambassador Zheng Makerere University 1 1 Top story

“We took down their requests one by one and immediately sent them back to China, hoping a quickest feedback, so that we will soon have a follow-up invitation for them to come again to the Embassy,” says Ambassador Zheng on Thursday at Makerere University.
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A Quarter of Ugandan Adults Suffer from Hypertension-Study Richard Idro 2

Dr. Richard Idro, the president Uganda Medical Association, says the number of younger people between 20 and 30 years of age with hypertension is multiplying yet most of them are not aware of the condition.
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NOPP Considers Hiring Kalangala Ferry to Transport Palm Oil Seedlings to Buvuma UNRA 1 3

Currently, there is a single ferry plying the route from Kiyindi landing site in Buikwe District to Kirongo landing site in Buvuma district. However, Wilson Sserunjogi, the Buvuma District Oil Palm Project Oil Person, says the ferry is in bad shape very bad shape and may not deliver the seedlings on time as anticipated.
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Parliament Rejects Restriction On Independent Presidential Candidates Alex Ruhunda 7 1 Top story

The Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu urged MPs to reach consensus on the need for the eligibility requirements for independent candidates because the Constitution provides for a multiparty system of governance.
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UNEB Introduces Electronic Data Transfer System to Eliminate Mistakes Dan Odongo 2 1

Unlike in the past where candidates’ marks were transferred from various marking centers across the country to UNEB offices in Kyambogo where they would be entered in a data base manually, under the new system marks are entered into the database from the different marking cites.
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Gov't Asks for More Time to Respond to Production Warrant for Missing Rwandan Rwandan Nationals 1 2 Top story

Further, Musota told court that when he was on his way to court , he received a call from an official from ISO who said that their Preliminary investigations show that Rutabana is not in their custody as well.
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Farmer Loses Over 10,000 Fish to Suspected Poisoning Kasese District 1 1 Top story

According to Muhindo, about 10,000 tilapia fish perished in his two fish ponds in Kibenge village Nyakabingo III ward in Bulembia Division in Kasese Municipality resulting from the poisoning by unknown people.
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Rukungiri Police Scale Up Night Patrols to Curb Crime

The increase of night patrols follows a community policing meeting held today’s morning where residents raised concern of an increased number of marijuana smokers who have caused insecurity.
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Eastern, Northern Regions Not Benefiting From Export Markets near Them – World Bank Fort Portal 1 1 Top story

Eastern and Northern regions are close to international markets including Kenya and South Sudan, currently, Uganda’s most important food export markets
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Archbishop Elect Starts Three Day Retreat Ahead of Enthronement 4 1 Top story

The Chairperson of the enthronement organizing committee, Ruth Nankabirwa told journalists that the Archbishop-elect started his three day retreat on Thursday ahead of the D-day. She however couldn’t divulge details of the retreat.
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Buliisa Yellow Fever Patients Isolated at Home isolation center 2

Dr. Nelson Naisye, the Buliisa District Health Officer told Uganda Radio Network that they have decided to monitor the patients in their home due to lack of funds to establish a Yellow Fever isolation center at Bullisa Hospital.
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CID Commanders Attend Refresher Course on Money Laundering Investigations 1 2

The Inspector General of Police –IGP Martin Ochola, in a message also delivered by Ndyomugyenyi said CID officers should ensure rewards of corruption and crime are fought vehemently because they damage the veracity of society.
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Norwegian Refugee Council Worried Desert Locusts Might Worsen Refugee Crisis in East Africa

A humanitarian catastrophe is looming in East Africa if funding to tackle the locusts invasion isn´t secured now. This region has opened its arms to a huge number of displaced people, with millions already hammered by climate shocks and conflict.
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Dr. Nyanzi Collapses as She Receives Freedom of Expression Prize Makerere 4 3 Top story

Dr. Nyanzi explained that in prison, she was undergoing a traumatic experience and wanted to recover.
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Senior Six Candidates Could not Comprehend Questions - UNEB 5 1

According to the examination body, while the performance of learners improved this year, the work of candidates reports show that comprehension is a very big problem that follows learners right from Primary Leaving Examinations to the upper secondary UACE. According to Odongo, some of the affected subjects were Christian Religious Education-CRE and Luganda
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UACE Results: UNEB Withholds School Results Over Arrears 1 2 Top story

According to Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB, the affected schools have arrears for registration and protest fees, which are paid to allow candidates to seat exams for which they didn’t register.
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Project to Monitor Air Quality in Uganda Launched Judith Nabakooba 1

Speaking at the launch of the project at Sheraton Hotel, Prof. Engineer Bainomugisha, the lead researcher said that lack of air quality data to quantify the magnitude and scale of air pollution levels is a big challenge in Uganda and across the African continent.
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Body of Fisherman Retrieved from Lake Albert As Search for Congolese Militia Continues Lake Albert waters

Trouble started when armed Congolese Militiamen approached a boat, which Onen and his colleagues were using and ordered them to surrender their fishing gear to them. The fishermen declined the orders leading to a scuffle with the Congolese militiamen.
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Decongesting Namugongo: Catholic Church Gazettes Special Day for Young Pilgrims Anthony Zziwa 4 2 Top story

To address the problem, the Catholic Church is opting to allocate an exclusive day to young pilgrims. The development will be pioneered Masaka Diocese, which is organising this year’s event.
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Kadaga Directs Health Minister on Corona Virus Management 6 1 Top story

MPs debated the matter following Kadaga’s communication to the house on Uganda’s lackluster response to the threat of Corona Virus, saying her office has received information indicating that Ugandans continue to travel to china in large numbers despite the outbreak of the highly contagious disease.
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