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May 2023 37 results
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U S Mission In Uganda Increases Visa Fees 1

It is estimated that the US government makes 12 billion Shillings a year from Uganda’s visa applicants.
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Transport Fares Triple On Masaka Road Following Traffic Diversion 1 1

The traffic diversion is taking a heavy toll on passengers after drivers hiked transport fares through the alternative route, which is about 190 kilometers between Masaka to Mpigi districts.
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Experts Weigh in on Hunger in the 'Food Basket' Twaweza East Africa 9 1

According to Fred Muhumuza, an Economist projects to boost food availability have come over the years but recommendations are never adopted as implementers resort to doing awareness campaigns and designing brochures and T-shirts.
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MPs Irked by Selective Disbursement of Higher Education Student Loans equity 4 1

The committee is probing the Board following concerns raised by the Auditor General’s report for the Financial Year 2021/2022 which unearthed regional imbalances in the award of the loans to needy Ugandan students.
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West Nile Records 51 Deaths Due to Road Crashes in Four Months Police 1 2

Out of the 360 accidents reported during this period, 53 were fatal, 217 were serious, and 50 were minor. Angucia revealed that Arua district and Arua city recorded the highest number of fatal crashes.
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Women in Energy and Extractives Form Network to Fight for Equality in the Sector oil and gas 1 4 Top story

Women in Energy and Extractives Network is expected to overcome structural gender inequality within the extractive industries.
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Teenager Held Over Defilement of Four Minors defilment

The suspect, a resident of Kinyabwamba upper village in Kitswamba Sub County, is said to have impregnated two girls from Kinyabwamba lower cell and two others from Maliba Sub County.
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Biomedical Engineer Innovates App to Bridge Language Barrier in Health Services Technology 1 Top story

The application is installed on a smartphone with Bluetooth software and requires magic headphones for listening. The Bluetooth is used to connect the phone and the headphones.
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FUFA Fines KCCA FC Iguma for “Improper Comments” 1

On May 8, 2023, just three days after KCCA FC's loss to arch-rivals Vipers, Iguma tweeted, "Feel great to play for the best team in Uganda. Strong team with great players. No bribing. No betting but real football," which is believed to have caused him problems.
15:36
15:36

Man in Kasese Arrested for Killing Grandfather Over Witchcraft

The Chairperson LC1 Basecamp lower cell, Jafali Kighutiya said Geoffrey Muhindo with others still at large allegedly assaulted Julius Nyerere Bwambale to death on allegation of practicing witchcraft.
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Court Dismisses Compensation Case for Man who Drowned in Drainage Channel 1 Top story

Civil Division Judge Musa Ssekaana issued the judgment stating that the petitioners, Stephen Masinde and Eddy Bwire Lwande, who are the administrators of the deceased's estate, failed to provide evidence that Lwande had died as a result of open drainage channels.
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Unknown Assailants Murder 55-Year-Old Woman in Namisindwa 1 1

According to Rodgers Taitika, the Elgon Region police spokesperson, village residents heard an alarm from Sitsangi's home around 11:45 pm, prompting them to intervene. They found Sitsangi helpless and bleeding, with several deep cuts on her head and neck.
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Three Bodies, Two Unidentified Retrieved From River Rwizi Uganda Police Force 1 4 Top story

High School Ntungamo and resident of Nyakaizi village, Timothy Kakuru, a 23-year-old second-year medical lab student at Mbarara University of Science and Technology and resident of Karugangama cell, and Lozio alias Rastaman, the owner of the canoe.
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Dr. Mugalu Still Has Chance to Serve- UMSC National Chairperson 1 2

Lubega said that the council considers Dr. Mugalu a valuable asset to UMSC and is reluctant to let him go. He explained that there have been talks about reassigning him to serve the organization in different capacities.
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Crested Cranes Star Boosts Kampala Queens Squad Ahead of Champs League Qualifiers 1 1

Ikwaput, who recently concluded a brief stint with Cypriot outfit Omonia WFC, had been without a club.
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Besigye, Mukaaku Inciting Violence Case Flops Skyrocketing prices 1 2

The Grade One Magistrate Fidelis Otwao said that the trial Magistrate Asuman Muhumuza is indisposed, and therefore their trial couldn't go on.
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13:09

KCCA Council Questions Authenticity of Road Contracts 2

After examining the contracts, the CEC identified several irregularities, which were presented to the council during a special session on Wednesday for discussion and action. One of the issues raised was the allocation of Shillings14.3 billion for the removal and alteration of sewage, underground cable, and electricity linings, which is not the responsibility of the authority.
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Bishop Emeritus of North Mbale Diocese to be Laid to Rest on Sunday

According to Bishop North Mbale Diocese, Rt. Rev Samuel Gidudu, a requiem mass will be held at All Saints Cathedral Nakasero at 11 am on Friday, followed by another service at the Bishop's home in Mbale City.
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Thousands Welcome Engola's Body at Lira Airfield UPDF 3 2

The body left Kampala on a Uganda People’s Defense Air Forces-UPDAF chopper and landed at Lira airfield in Lira City where thousands of mourners gathered to pay their last respects.
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Bodies of Two Ugandan fishermen Retrieved from Lake Albert 1

According to reports, they lost their lives on Tuesday morning around 2 am in the Lake Albert waters after their fishing boat was hit by strong winds, forcing it to capsize. Despite sounding an alarm, it was not possible for other fishermen who were on the lake to reach them in time to save their lives since they were a distance away.
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