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18:35
18:35

Museveni Signs Second Oil Bill Into Law petroleum law

The Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream Storage) Act 2013 became operation on July 26, a month after the president signed it on June 27, according to the Petroleum Exploration and Production Department (PEPD). The assent ended months of waiting since parliament passed the bill in February.
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4,000 Children Defiled Annually In Northern Uganda defilement

Pontiano Bimeny, the coordinator of Justice for Children in Agago district says the trend is worrying.
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Govt Rules Out IDP Camp For Bududa Landslide Victims bududa landslides 2

Government has ruled out any possibility of establishing an Internally Displaced People’s –IDP camp for the more than 2,000 people displaced by the landslides in Bududa district. Musa Ecweru, the State Minister for Relief and Disaster Preparedness, says government is not able to maintain these people in the camp.
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Patients Overwhelm Masaka Outpatient Department 1 2

Our reporter who visited Masaka Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday, found more than 400 patients scrambling to see a consultant at the general Out Patient Department.
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Archbishop Ntagali Talks Tough On Homosexuality church of uganda 1

Archbishop Stanley Ntagali of the Church of Uganda has attacked gay clergy-men saying they do not belong to the Anglican faith. Speaking at a press conference at his residence on Namirembe Hill on Tuesday, Archbishop Ntagali said having gay bishops is an ‘unbiblical decision’ and a ‘spiritual cancer’ in the Anglican faith.
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Parents Worry over Shortage of Immunization Vaccine

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Asuman Lukwago says government realizes there is a problem and is doing all that is necessary to sort it out.
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14:19

Police Deploys to Foil Moroto Demo napak district 1

Okullo dragged Matany school of Nursing to court following her dismissal from school.
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DRC MP Held For Allegedly Abusing President Kabila 1

Muhindo Nzangi, the MP for Lubero area in North Kivu Province, appeared on Monday before the Congolese Supreme Court of Justice, where he was charged with insulting President Kabila. It is alleged that while appearing on Radio Kivu in Goma city on Sunday, Nzangi made utterances which were prejudicial to the internal and external security of the state.
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Friday Meeting to Decide FDC Bickering Over Elections fdc nec meeting 1

Pro-Muntu and Mafabi factions in the party all agree that the Friday, August 16 meeting will be crucial in deciding if FDC remains united or splinters further into irreconcilable groups.
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11:57

Shortage of Doctors Hits Mayuge District

An acute shortage of medical doctors in Mayuge has forced the district service commission to outsource for applicants. The district council executive resolved to provide accommodation, transport and salary top up of shillings 100,000 to every doctor as an incentive to maintain them.
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Vendors in Kabale Fish Market Protest Poor Working Environment 3 2

They also claim that water supply to the fish market was disconnected three months ago, and their efforts to prevail on the authorities to reconnect it have not yielded any results.
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Expelled Rwandan Nationals Flock Into Uganda rwanda genocide 1 1

Jakaya Kikwete, the President of Tanzania accused the Rwandans of illegally crossing into his country with their animals and settling in Kagera region and Misenyi district bordering Uganda.
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Early Warning System Eludes Uganda's Disaster Response bududa landslides 3

While Uganda continues to face increasing cases of disasters like floods and landslides in different parts of the country, there is little being done in terms of early warning systems and disaster risk reduction. A source at the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) told URN on Monday that there was no early warning to alert victims of the latest landslides in Bududa district.
07:35
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Government Yet to Adopt Revised Youth Policy 1

The policy document was drafted by the National youth council in consultation with other stakeholders in 2010 and 2011.
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Kigezi High school Students Abandon Mock exams Over Alleged Harassment

According to the senior four students, the administration also sided with senior six students and told them to punish their junior colleagues, which resulted in serious clashes.
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Govt Gives UGX 300,000 For Burial Of Bududa Landslide Victim bududa landslides 2

The government through the Office of the Prime Minister has contributed 300,000 shillings for the burial of John Mangoye, the 4-year-old boy who was killed by landslides in Bududa district on Saturday.
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06:34

Another Police Officer Commits Suicide trauma

A police officer in Kitgum district has committed suicide by shooting himself, hardly a week after a similar incident in Lwengo district.
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