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Mabirizi Petitions High Court Challenging Parliament's Decision on MP Zaake MP Francis Zaake 1 Top story

This is the third time that Parliament is sending Zaake to it's Discipline committee . He was first referred there for missing ten Consecutive Parliamentary sittings and then again sent there for attacking and hurling insults against the Speaker of Parliament Anita Among using his Twitter handle .
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Partners in Karamoja Turn to Children to Mitigate Climate Change right to education 2 5 Top story

Twinomugisha stated that their main objective is to support children, particularly the most marginalized, who are disproportionately affected by climate change, to be part of the solution and influence decisions made by world and local leaders.
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Judiciary Tips Tax Appeals Tribunal On Effective Resolution Of Disputes Musa Ssekaana 2 2

Lwanga has sked them to avoid case backlog saying it's not easy and they should deliver their decisions timely. She says they should avoid issues that can cause bias and make decisions that are defendable such that in the end, both the tax payer and the collector are treated impartially.
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15:58

Sombre Mood in Soroti Over Death of Chief Magistrate the judiciary 2 1

Stella Aero, who expected a ruling on her three-year-long case of stolen cattle was left in shock when she learned that the Chief Magistrate had passed on. Aero says that she last communicated with the Chief Magistrate on Wednesday and that she had assured her of the ruling on Monday.
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Seven Witnesses Lined Up to Pin Minister Lugoloobi in Ironsheets Theft Scandal Margaret Tibulya 1

Today, the Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Josephine Namatovu informed the Court that she has lined up seven witnesses who are ready to testify in the case when the hearing resumes next week.
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15:24

Court Dismisses Criminal Charges Against Mukono Businessman Major Mark Wanyama 1 3

On Monday, Mukono Chief Magistrate Roselyn Nsenge Turyatuga concurred with Turyatunga that Twinamasiko was erroneously arrested and charged for cases that were already before the High Court, and there was no need to hear them in the lower court. Her decision was mainly based on the evidence that there are ongoing civil suits before the High Court and that both parties had requested the court to determine land ownership.
15:19
15:19

Small-Scale Farmers Cry to Government over Water Pollution 5

The farmers, uniting under the Eastern and Southern Africa Small-scale Farmers’ Forum (ESAFF), say all wetlands along major highways are now littered with factories and fuel stations, despite President Yoweri Museveni’s continued directives against it.
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15:09

Prison Warder Slid to Death, Wasn't Stealing Fish as Alleged -Baine 1

Obilil was found dead four days ago, sparking speculation that he died attempting to steal fish. But Uganda Prisons Spokesperson Frank Baine says that Obilil never drowned in a fish pond as earlier reported. However, he accidentally slid into an irrigation pond that he was guarding.
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Susan Magara Murder Case: DPP Withdraws Charges Against Prime Suspect susan magara kidnap 4 Top story

On Monday all the accused persons, save for Kasaija alias Pato, were in court, and the Senior State Attorney Irene Nakimbugwe tendered before the Court a withdrawal letter signed by the DPP Abodo, saying she had lost interest in all the charges against him.
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14:53

Ugandan “Missionary” Dies in Ethiopia teso sub region 1

William Ojangole alias Obama, formerly a resident of Owarakwap Village in Kadungulu Sub County- Serere district died on Saturday evening after suffering a heart attack early in the day. Ojangole had reportedly woken up well on Saturday and had prayed and fasted for a half day.
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UPC: Akena’s Faction Suffers Another Court Defeat 1 Top story

In their application, which had Prof. John Kakonge as the respondent after the passing of Joseph Bbosa, the former vice president of UPC, the Akena faction argued that the decision of the Court of Appeal that froze the party bank accounts had an immediate impact on the operations of the party ahead of the 2016 general election.
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Six Nominated Ahead of FDC Youth League Elections

There are 11 main positions to be filled, among them the Youth National Chairperson, Four Vice Chairpersons from each of the four regions; East, Central, North, and West, Secretary General, Mobilization Secretary, Treasurer, Secretaries for Research and Publicity, Legal, human rights and Constitutional affairs, Women, Persons With Disabilities -PWDs, Education, Sports and Students and Health and Environment.
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Kachanga Seed School Struggles to Attract Students after UGX 2.12bn Investment 2

The Ministry of Education and Sports through the Uganda Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer-UgiFT program with a loan from the World Bank, injected Shillings 2.125illion in the construction of Kachanga Seed Secondary School to expand the Universal Secondary Education-USE program in the Islands.
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Muasa Challenges Biometric Attendance System 1 Top story

“During its 161st meeting held on 21st September 2023, the University Council clarified that the biometric attendance management system shall be a physical clock-in system across the University where each staff will have to clock in at their respective duty stations,” reads part of the letter
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Nimule-Juba Highway Safe for Travellers- Uganda Security 1 1

Nimule-Juba highway remains a strategic international trade corridor that connects Uganda and other East African countries into the Heart of South Sudan’s Capital Juba. Insecurity along the highway has however over the past years left several people dead, others injured, and goods looted as unknown armed men lay ambushes targeting civilian and cargo vehicles.
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DIGG Challenges Contractor to Expedite Jinja USMID Roads 2 1

During her inspection of the ongoing road works in Jinja City, Achan noted that only 71% of the work had been completed, and it seemed unlikely for the contractor to meet the agreed-upon timeline.
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UCE Exams: Rains Disrupt Distribution of Papers in Kigezi 1 2

Some heads of schools like Medard Turamyomwe Salongo of Nyamweru Secondary School in Nyamweru sub-county, Rubanda district were seen braving the rain to transport the exams on a motorcycle.
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Bankers’ Gala Ends with Calls for Extension of Duration 4 4

More than 20 banks, including DFCU Bank, Centenary Bank, Bank of Baroda, and Finance Trust, participated in the annual Bankers Sports Gala, jointly organized by the Uganda Bankers Association and the Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services.
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UCE 2023 Examinations Commence 2

Jennifer Kalule, spokesperson for the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB), has confirmed that the examination papers were delivered on time to both the main and sub-stations. She revealed that the distributor utilized 25 different routes for this operation and carried it out diligently over the last two days.
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Moroto Leaders Want Peace Dialogue with Turkana Entebbe State House 2 5

The aim is to find solutions to save the Turkana cows that are suffering from starvation. These leaders highlight the shared pastoral nature of their communities and stress the importance of preventing the Turkana cows from dying of hunger. They argue that this action is not only humane but also critical for maintaining peace and preventing potential conflicts in Karamoja.
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