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Four In Trouble for Alleged Murder in Lamwo Lamwo district 1

The suspects are accused of lynching Martin Nokrach for the alleged theft of a solar panel belonging to Walter Mwaka. Secondo Komakech, an eyewitness told police that the suspects arrested Nokrach and took him to Lagwe –dola village where they assaulted him to death.
11:16
11:16

Abil-Nino Health Centre III Faces Eviction For Trespass 2

Charles Alexander Okidi, the Lira Kato Sub County Councilor, says that the dispute dates back to 2015 when Acen dragged Agago district local government to court claiming that her paternal uncle donated the land for the construction of the health center with the consent of her family.
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Soldier, Accomplice Arrested Over Armed Robbery in Nwoya illegal road block 2

The suspects are No. RA252471 Private Ben Okite Ben from the fifth Mountain Battalion Kabwera in Kasese District and his collaborator Sam Olum, a resident of Ngai Sub-County in Oyam District.
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Karamoja Leaders Want Second Disarmament Peaceful, Inclusive local leaders 2 1

During the first disarmament process that ushered a window of peace for at least 10 years, there were some reports that the soldiers used inhumane methods including torture in order to make residents disclose where they kept the illegal guns, and some have reportedly suffered permanent disabilities and deformities while others reportedly died.

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Pictorial: Vetting of Ministers Enters Day Three

Some of those that interfaced with the committee are the Minister of Works and Transport Gen. Katumba Wamala, Jennifer Kacha Namuyangu, the Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs, Bright Rwamirama, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Hellen Adoa, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Fisheries), Jackson Kafuuzi, the Deputy Attorney General and others.

Business and finance

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New Tax on Internet to Trap VPN Users - Gov't 5

The Over the Top Tax of 200 Shillings a day was introduced in 2018 amid protests from the public and civil society, who argued that it was a violation of the right to information and would limit the growth of IT-based communication. The tax mainly targeted social media users who were accessing it through their mobile phones.
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18:13

Njeru Residents Opt for Water Transport to Beat the Inter-District Travel Ban security 1 2

The residents, most of them casual labourers and market vendors say that security teams are demanding national and work identity cards, from every person who intends to cross the Nile bridge, yet many of them do not have documents and do not belong to the category of essential workers who are allowed to cross the district boundary.
14:38
14:38

Kitgum Municipality Signs UGX16.6B Contract For USMID Road Project 2 1

The 12- month contract valued at 16.6 Billion Shillings was signed on Thursday last week and witnessed by officials from the Ministry of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development.
11:34
11:34

Mixed Fortunes in New Income Tax Measures

In drafting the measures, the government had in mind the adverse effects of COVID- 19 on the economy, including the failure by the Uganda Revenue Authority to meet the collection targets for 2020/21.

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