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Lukiiko Members Express Discontent Over Suspicious Museveni Meetings, Gifts to Clan Leaders 1 5 Top story

Henry Mubiru Kasakya, the representative of Ssuubi lya Buganda in the Lukiiko presented the issue revealing that the discussions involving the clan leaders predominantly centered around securing valuable land allocations and organizing funds for its advancement.
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Weightlifting to Tackle Mental Illness in the Northern Region 4 6

Jimmy Ocaka, a seasoned psychiatric nurse affiliated with Basic Needs UK in Uganda, an organization operating in conjunction with the Agago district health department, elucidates the tangible benefits of regular physical exercise on mental well-being.
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16:23

Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Co- Accused Denied Bail for Third Time MP Allan Ssewanyana 3 Top story

Mugera was first denied bail by Lady Justice Elizabeth Jane Alividza in 2022 on grounds that his sureties didn't have a credible source of income and therefore they didn't have a strong financial status to be found substantial.
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Chief Justice Warns Newly Appointed Chief Magistrates Against Imposing Impossible Bail Terms Judiciary 1

“Ensure timely delivery judgments and reasonably dealing with bail applications. Bail should not be unreasonably denied by imposing impossible terms, but the Court must always guard against absconding. Accused persons due for mandatory release should be timely processed and sent to the High Court for action,” Justice Dollo said.
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Gold Accounts for 40% June Exports for Uganda

Prior to the suspension in 2021, gold export earnings had grown to 170 million dollars a month, according to the figures at the Central Bank.
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Police Launches New Investigations into the Death of Man During UMEME Operation 1

According to the autopsy report obtained by URN, the bullet inflicted damage to Bamuturambire’s intestinal region, leading to multiple organ failure. Bamuturambire passed away on Saturday evening as a result of his injuries. The altercation started when residents resisted the disconnection of power from their homes.
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Museveni Pardons Jimmy Lwamafa, 199 Other Inmates 1 Top story

According to the Uganda Prison Services Spokesperson, Frank Baine, Lwamafa has been pardoned on account of old age and good behavior.
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12:44

CMI, Police Arrests Five Men Over Armed Robbery, Gun Theft 1

Fred Enanga, the Uganda Police Spokesperson, pointing to reports from CMI, ISO, and FSU, said that some of the guns were stolen as a result of negligence by the guards.
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12:17

Lawyer Appeals Constitutional Court Decision Upholding Torture Charges Against Kayihura Gen Kale Kayihura 1

Rutaro's legal team is also preparing to request an extension for the appeal's filing deadline, citing insufficient prior notification of the court's decision. The law says an appeal has to be filed within 14 days.
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Ugandans Embrace Local Tourism: Minister Hails Growing Interest

The museum had maintained an annual attendance ceiling of 55,000 visitors for an extended period prior to the pandemic. However, it has now exceeded its historical record by attracting an additional 10,000 visitors.
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Livestock Dealers in Pakwach Defy Animal Quarantine 1 2 Top story

According to the local authorities, the animals are normally slaughtered at night and packed in black polythene bags before being taken to the market. Whereas other dealers have resorted to using the door-to-door approach to sell animal products, especially meat.
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09:40

Public Service Halts NEMA Restructuring Process Amid Complaints from Affected Staff 1 Top story

In his June 27, 2023 letter to the NEMA Board Chairperson, Muluri indicated that he conducted a thorough analysis of the submissions provided by the board chairperson and acknowledged the concerns expressed by the staff members regarding the implementation of the newly approved organizational structures, identifying certain issues.
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Archbishop Lambert Ordains 11 Priests, 13 Deacons At Nyamitanga. 3

Trade Minister Francis Mwebesa encouraged the ordained priests and deacons to become catalysts for change. He encouraged them to share information about government programs, particularly the Parish Development Model (PDM), with their congregations.
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08:44

Construction of Zombo Solar-Powered Water System Commences Zeu sub-county 3 2

The project is at a tune of 90m Pound Stalling inclusive to other districts. The Ora county Member of Parliament who doubled as the Chairman committee on Climate Change and Chairman West Nile MPs, Laurence Songa Biyika revealed about the development to URN journalist.
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One Held Over Murder of Longaroe Sub County Chairperson Suspected Warriors 1 1

The joint security forces are currently holding a warrior only identified as Modo, who is suspected of involvement in the crime. Although the suspect admitted to being part of the attacking group, he denied being responsible for the victims' deaths on that ill-fated day.
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A Third of Commercial Sex Workers in Gulu City Married-Research Gulu University 1 7 Top story

Dr. Bongomin explained that the number of female commercial sex workers in Gulu City increased during the COVID-19 lockdown, aimed at curbing the disease's spread. The study identified diverse motivations for married women's participation in commercial sex work, including the economic fallout caused by COVID-19,
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