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Urgently Recall Sexual Offences Bill Says Akina Mama wa Afrika fida uganda 1 Top story

The groups says instead of criminalizing sex work, specific regulatory frameworks should be put in place to protect sex workers and grant them the same rights as any other laborer.
15:44
15:44

What Next After Ongwen’s Sentencing? ICC 1 1

Ongwen 45, was found guilty of 61 crimes comprising crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Northern Uganda between 1 July 2002 and 31 December 2005 while serving as a brigade commander of the LRA’s Sinia Brigade.
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Uganda Hires PR Firm to Improve Its Image 1 Top story

Documents seen by URN show that when Uganda hired Mercury International UK Limited, it subcontracted its mother firm Mercury Public Affairs to do the job.
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Lira Timber Traders Petition Security Minister over Kidnapped Child. 1

In a letter dated 3rd May 2021, Moses Achobi the chairperson of the association asked the Ministry to send their experts to investigate the matter since the community are not satisfied with the way the case is being handled.
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09:25

Masaka-Mbarara Road Accident Death Toll Rises to 15 Masaka hospital 1

According to Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson Muhamad Nsubuga, the deceased has been identified as Lydia Nakabubi. She is from the same family that lost three members in the accident, which claimed 14 lives on the spot, on Thursday morning.
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Masaba Cultural Clans Endorse Jude Mike Mudoma for Umukuka 3 1

The move follows a reconciliation meeting between Gender Minister Frank Tumwebaze and two groups; One that initially endorsed Jude Mike Mudoma and another that had endorsed John Amram Wagabyalire as legitimate successors of Bob Mushikori, the former Umukuka who passed on recently.
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Midwives Decry High Fees for Renewing Licence 4

Hadijah Nakatudde, a tutor midwife at international Institute of Health sciences Jinja, says that asking a midwife to pay an amount to the tune of Shs 200000 in the name of renewing licence is bad enough to discourage many from the practice with the little pay they get.
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Don't Use Official Secrets Law To Deny Citizens Access To Information twaweza east africa 4 1 Top story

It is emerging that civil servants at different levels have tended to use archaic laws like the Official Secrets Act to deny citizens access to public information and records.
17:14
17:14

Masaka-Mbarara Accident Death Toll Rises to 14 Masaka hospital 2

According to Masaka regional police commander, Godfrey Mwesigye police has so far managed to identify two people and is still struggling to get identities of other people because they did not have identification documents.
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Pajule Town Council Residents Welcome Ongwen's 25 Year Jail Sentence 3 1

In Pajule Town Council in Pader District where Ongwen commanded an attack on Pajule IDP camp on October 10, 2003, victims of the atrocities welcomed the verdict and described it as a relief.
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Ofwono Opondo Launches Charm Offensive on Journalists 3 1

OO said following the confrontations between the media and the security agencies in the previous two years especially the election year, there was need to start a discussion on how to mend the relationship adding that government regrets the incidents where journalists have been brutalized which is why they have started reaching out to the media to rebuild the relationship with the media and media personalities.
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Gulu District Battles Rise of Uterine Fibroids as Women Shun Treatment health facilities 2 1

Dr. Baifa Arwenyo, the Head of the Gynecology Ward at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital revealed that the unit currently receives between 4 to 6 women with the condition on a weekly basis.
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11:42

10 Die In Masaka Road Accident masaka hospital 2 1

According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred when a speeding bus from Kampala- Mbarara tried to overtake a trailer registration number T433BBY/T877BWZ.
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27% of Mothers Still Deliver in the Hands of TBAs in Gulu medical workers 1 2

Dr. Baifa Arwenyo attributed the maternal deaths to hypertension and hemorrhage, something she says can be managed with proper antenatal care, which most mothers haven’t embraced fully.
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CSO's Bothered by Banks Move to Opt Out of Oil Pipeline Financing TOTAL E&P 4 1 Top story

At least six international banks have backtracked on their financing plans for a USD 3.5 billion project, which will include developments of oil fields in the Albertine region and the construction of a crude oil export pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania.
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Kiyembe Traders Protest Arrest of Their Chairperson 4 1 Top story

According to the traders, police and Uganda Registration Services, Bureau-URSB officials arrested Waswa on Tuesday evening for allegedly obstructing the arrest of some traders accused of selling products that are meant to be distributed by an unidentified importer.
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13:43

Uptake of Vaccine Increases in Gulu in the Last Three Days vaccination 3 1

Dr. Felix Kaduchu, the Dean Faculty of Medicine at Gulu University told URN in an interview on Tuesday evening that some students tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. “We have not forced them to take the vaccination but they realized that some of their colleagues had tested positive with the virus and decided to embrace the exercise,” Dr. Kaduchu explained.
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Amai Community Hospital Up for Auction Court of Appeal 6 2 Top story

Through his lawyer of Daniel Omara Atubo of Amara Atubo and Co. Advocates, Olum sued the administrators of the hospital and Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the medical superintendent for general and special damages.
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Soroti Fishermen Surrender Illegal Fishing Gears Army 2 1 Top story

Robert Ocan, the chairman of eleven landing sites on Lake Kyoga said that if the government had relaxed on impounding the illegal fishing gears, over 300 fishermen using small boats would have been lost by now. He asked the Government to support those surrendering the illegal fishing gears with small loans to purchase the recommended fishnets and boats. The fisheries protection unit-FPU was Tuesday invited to come and burn the illegal fishing gears.
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Moroto Youths Petition Nakalema Over Recruitment

“They plucked off the necessary required academic documents from Matheniko applicants so as to deny them employment opportunities in their own district and shortlisting based on purported lack of the required qualifications,” the letter, which is endorsed by five bachelor holders reads.
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