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Police Detain 23-Year-Old Woman for Dumping Newborn Baby 1 1

The relatives explained that they became suspicious upon realizing that the pregnancy had disappeared, yet they couldn’t see any baby. The relatives led by two Aunties started a search in which they rescued the baby from a nearby bush but insisted that the mother needed to face the law for her actions.
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ICT Ministry Unveils Access to Information Guide for Civil Servants 5 1

Developed by Twewaza Uganda and Africa Freedom of Information Centre-AFIC in partnership with the Minister for ICT and National Guidance, the Civil Servants guide aims at unlocking the challenges to access to information for all Ugandans to promote inclusiveness, transparency, accountability, and good governance.
08:05
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Don't Panic but Prepare for Likely Spread of Omicron-WHO Omicron variant 1 Top story

The WHO spokesperson Christian Lindmeier has stressed that data suggesting that Omicron was highly transmissible was only preliminary and repeated advice against blanket travel bans, except for countries whose health systems were unable to withstand a surge in infections.
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Gov't Launches National Campaign to Curb Defilement, Child Marriages 3

The one-year campaign is aimed at mobilizing the country to address defilement, child marriages, and teenage pregnancies so that a structured social dialogue can take place to create awareness.

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Presidents Museveni, Suluhu to Address Oil and Gas Symposium in Dar

The symposium, the first of its kind, is a platform for the private sector to network, understand industry opportunities and challenges, showcase their capacities through experience sharing, and interact with public sector actors on legal and polish matters that govern the industry in the two countries.

Business and finance

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Causes and Effects of the MTN Share Sale Shortfall

The shares allocated to the 21,394 new shareholders also include those given as bonuses because, for every 100 shares paid for, the applicant got an extra 10. Close to 900 billion Shillings was expected from the IPO, but the proceeds from the sale amounted to 535.939 billion Shillings, meaning that at the end of the IPO, the shares were under-subscribed by more than 35 per cent.
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Taxi Operators Losing Hope of Returning to Kampala Old Taxi Park 5 1

According to the plan, KCCA is supposed to work on the carpet or floor of the park, install 15 shelters measuring 1.5 meters where passengers can sit or stand to wait for taxis, construct two walkways, work on the drainage system, renovate office space, construct toilets and install security lights. Major works like the carpet layer and the drainage system have been completed.
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16:23

Are Bus Owners Operating at Loss? Covid-19 pandemic 2 1

Patrick Bongomin, the Manager of Makome Bus Services Ltd told URN that meant bus operators were not breaking even but rather incurring losses in the sector due to the stringent COVID-19 restrictions in which they are only allowed to carry half of their capacity.
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13:51

Uganda Airlines' Passengers Frustrated over Missing Baggage 3 1

But more than 50 passengers who travelled with flight number UR-711 landed at Entebbe International Airport on Friday at 3:56 p.m. told our reporter that they had either got some or none of their bags after waiting at the carousel for over two hours. They were told by baggage handlers that some of the bags were left at O. R Tambo Airport in South Africa.

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