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Police Forced us to Bury our Son Twice at our Cost, Nakitto Tells Kadaga security 1 3

Hajjara Nakitto, the heartbroken mother to a 15-year-old Amos Ssegawa who was shot dead by security forces in November says she was abandoned by Government after promises of helping her.
19:59
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Bodies of More Cargo Truckers Killed in South Sudan Still Missing 3 1

Speaking to URN in an interview on Thursday, Mwatela disclosed that the number of the truckers killed is more because the gunmen torched over 40 trucks along the Yei-Juba route. He said the South Sudan authorities have since handed over the bodies of two Kenyan truckers.
19:38
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Ongwen Asks ICC To Spare Him From 'Further' Imprisonment 5 1

Ongwen who made submissions at The Hague based court on Thursday during a mitigation session of his case noted that for 27 years since his abduction as a child by the LRA rebels, he lived in prison in captivity.
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Second COVID-19 Wave Begins in Uganda -Scientists 1 Top story

According to scientists, the increase in COVID-19 cases that the country has been reporting is the beginning of the country's second wave of the disease. They say as part of this wave, they expect the number of reported cases to double those reported during the first wave
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Retired Italian Diplomat In Trouble Over Ivory 3 Top story

Marino’s arrest came a day after his Ugandan wife was detained at Bugolobi Police Station together with Panda – Pier Village LC I Chairperson, Joseph Tomusange, who was caught with 2.5Kgs of worked Ivory pieces following a trap laid by officers from the Natural Resources Conservation Network (NRCN) working closely with detectives from the Uganda Police Force who presented themselves as buyers of the ivory.
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Innovations Fund Receives UGX 30 Billion for Science Research 4 1

Prof. William Bazeyo confirmed the funding saying that the innovations targeted are those that address the National Development Plan (NDP 3) that was launched last year.
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Kawempe North MP Elect Ssegirinya Granted Bail Muhammad Ssegirinya 2

Through his lawyers led by Medard Lubega Sseggona, Ssegirinya asked court presided over by Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu to be released on bail on grounds that the charge against him is bailable and that he ready to report to the court when needed.
16:58
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Kiruhura and Kazo Lift Ban on Selling Milk 5

In a meeting held between the dairy farmers and district Foot and Mouth Task forces of both districts, it was agreed to lift the ban on the sale of milk for two weeks but under strict regulations.
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UNEB Rules Out Special Exams for National Team Players Uganda Hippos 1 3 Top story

the Sports State Minister, Denis Hamson Obua, says they consulted Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB and reached a final decision not to give special UCE examinations to the players. He told the Education Committee of parliament chaired by Jacob Opolot said giving the players special exams will open a Pandora Box
16:20
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Gov’t in Support of ‘Mandatory’ COVID-19 Vaccination for Teachers, Frontline Workers 1 4

While the government had initially said that Covid-19 vaccination is not compulsory and subject to consent, since the vaccines are new and have never been used before, this sentiment seems to have changed following low uptake of the vaccines by targeted groups.
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Gulu University Dean Granted Bail

On Thursday, Mpora was granted non-cash bail of Three Million Shillings by the Grade One Magistrate Christine Turibamwe.
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New Cities Can't Perform Without Financial Help - UN Agency 3

The Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi says that currently the urban local governments can only raise 17% of their budgetary needs and they have to rely on the central governments and other external sources to fund the gap. The ratio is much less at the rural local governments.
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Kwania, Alebtong Register Low Uptake of Covid-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr. Tonny Odung, the Alebtong District Health Officer blamed the poor uptake of the vaccine on people spreading negative information about the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine that is being used. He has asked the targeted frontline workers to disregard all the misinformation, saying the vaccine is safe.
15:28
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Three Arrested for Beheading Kibaale Man suspects

According to Hakiza, the deceased disappeared from his home on April 10, 2021, after selling his house at Shillings 10 million. This prompted his relatives to notify police that commenced investigations into the matter.
15:26
15:26

Kasese Farmers Turn to Apple Growing 5 2

The chairperson Kasese Apple Growers Organization-KAGO John Kamadi says they have ventured in the plant to diversify their household incomes.
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Approved National Health Insurance Bill Doesn't Favour All Ugandans-Dr. Aceng Ministry of Health 1 2 Top story

According to the minister of health, the bill which was passed does not address concerns raised by stakeholders. She says the bill needed to be withdrawn and revised so that concerns relating to who contributes to the scheme and collects monies are addressed
15:04
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Makerere Hospital not Struggling with COVID -19 Vaccination Uptake - Prof. Byamugisha Ministry of Health 4

When URN visited the Makerere University hospital based vaccination center on Wednesday, they had already depleted their doses and were only now entering complete data before they could open up for a new target audience.
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Court Defers Bail Ruling Application of Woman Arrested With Heroin 2

The State Attorney Nelly Asiku noted that Namugali did not provide copies of introductory letters from LCI Chairpersons to confirm that Madolo and Wamboga reside in Kyengera Town Council and Lugonjo-Nakiwogo.
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Mumbere to Subjects: Kingdom Wows Politically Motivated King Mumbere 1 4 Top story

In his message, Mumbere said all the trouble that the kingdom has gone through in the past years is a result of preplanned moves orchestrated by elements that are against the kingdom and him as an individual.
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TBA in Trouble Over Death of Expectant Mother, Child 3

As Sarah started working on Hafasimaana, she started bleeding profusely leading to her death. Her newly born baby also died minutes later. Some of the residents immediately informed Lillian Ruteraho, the Kagadi Resident District Commissioner-RDC about the incident prompting her to swing into action leading to Sarah’s arrest.
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