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Six Sub Counties in Sironko Lacking Health Centres 4

Sironko District Health Officer, Dr Nicholas Wabomba says that 85% of the residents in the affected sub-counties cannot access medical services in a radius of 5kilometers because of the absence of health facilities.
17:17
17:17

Kenyan Registered Motorcycles Flood Busia Town 1 5 Top story

George Byansi, the Chairperson Busia Municipality Boda-boda Riders association, says also attributes the rise in the number of Kenyan registered motorcycles to the high tax levy on Ugandan motorcycles.
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Contractor Distances Self from Defects On URA Tower 1

In a statement issued on Thursday, Seyani Brothers & Company Uganda Limited says that it didn’t construct the tower poorly, but did what it was asked to do.
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Muslims in Northern Uganda Struggle to Raise Funds for Inauguration of Khadi sheikh mubajje 2 1

However with just one week left to the occasion, the Organising Committee has raised ten million shillings out of the required 57 million shillings.
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Bushenyi Police Impound DRC Bound Cattle Martial Tumusiime 2

Martial Tumusiime, the Greater Bushenyi police spokesperson, says they are under instructions from the Security Ministry to impound all cattle destine for DRC because they are meant to support the activities of ADF rebels.
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Family of Late Field Marshal Okello Want Him Declared a Hero Tanzania 2 1

The family through Ajuri County MP Denis Hamson Obua have petitioned President Museveni seeking for his intervention to ensure that Okello is awarded medals and support is given to his family.
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Kampala Youths struggling to access Youth Livelihood Funds KCCA 5

One of the group members of Nanganda Lukuli Youth Unisex Salon Joab Alinanye says that his hopes are now shattered. When he was introduced to the program, he thought it was time to put his Berber skills to use. His dreams have not come true and yet still spends money to visit the division in a bid to follow-up on the program
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Kamwenge Town Councillors Demand Audit of Funds

In a letter dated September 2nd, 2019, signed by the vice-chairperson Kamwenge town council, Francis Mwesigye Apuuli, contend that the town clerk, Levi Bahemuka, has failed to give an accountability of Road funds and local revenue.
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Makerere Police Station Overhauled, 51 Officers Transferred Uganda Police Force 2 Top story

The transfers were communicated in an August 31st, 2019 circular issued by Commissioner of Police-CP, Moses Kafeero, the commandant Kampala Metropolitan Police (KMP).
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Greed Breeding Corruption in Judiciary-Principal Judge 2 1

Bamwine who was on Wednesday speaking at the burial of former Supreme Court Justice Alfred Karokora at his ancestral home in Ruharo ward, Kamukuzi division Mbarara Municipality revealed that the current generation of judicial officers has failed to prioritize service above self and instead resorted to living extravagant lives.
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Lack of Processing Plant, Money Frustrates Tea Growing in Zombo 3 3 Top story

Government introduced tea growing in Zombo district in 2014 through the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund-NUSAF. A tea plantation was established on a piece of land measuring 3000 acres belonging to Alur Kingdom. A group of farmers in Zeu Sub County embraced the tea production.
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10:40

Bus Knocks Two People Dead in Bushenyi

The deceased who were travelling on a motorcycle were knocked by a bus registration number UAM 682 H belonging to Pokopoko Bus Company. The bus was from Kasese heading to Kampala.
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Gulu Seeks UGX 250m to Repair Major Bridge Paibona Sub County 1

Patrick Kinyera, the Gulu district secretary for works and technical services confirmed that they are aware of the problem but the district require up to 250 million shillings for its repair.
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Police Proposes UGX 10M Fine for Abuse of Emergency Vehicle Regulation 3

On Wednesday, the Director of Traffic in the Uganda Police Force, Assistant Inspector General of Police, Steven Kasiima appeared before the committee to present their views on the Bill. Police wants people who drive vehicles, trailers or engineering plants as emergency motor vehicles to pay a fine not exceeding Shillings 10 million or imprisonment not exceeding five years or both upon conviction.
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CSOs Back Museveni on GMO Bill gmo bill 2012 4 1

Barbara Ntambirweki, a research fellow under the Trade, Innovations and Biotechnology Policy Programme at ACODE says that Parliament should be considerate of the impact of mixing GMOs material on Uganda’s farming system.
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Total E&P Suspends All Activities on Pipeline uganda oil industry 1

The suspension follows the collapse of the Tullow sale deal where Total and China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) had agreed to buy the former's interests.
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Bulambuli Family Hosts 30 landslide Victims 5 1 Top story

Beatrice Nabuyoga, a resident of Luzira village, Busiya parish in Bulambuli district and her bedridden husband have sheltered some of the victims in their home. Nabuyoga, a peasant farmer says her family decided to offer about 10 empty rooms in their home to host the landslide victims after seeing many of them suffering with nowhere to sleep.
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