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DR Congo Win Africa Nations Championship football 1 1 Top story

The Democratic Republic of Congo are the 2016 Africa Nations Championship CHAN winners.
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Burundi Gov't Declines Talks With Coup Plotters burundi crisis 1 2 Top story

Jean Bosco Barege, Burundis Ambassador to Uganda, told a media conference in Kampala this afternoon, that under no circumstances will the government hold negotiations with the coup plotters, who unsuccessfully tried to oust Nkurunziza from power in May 2015.
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17:52

Eight Injured in Amuru Accident

The eight were injured when a Noah vehicle registration number UAX 278H in which, they were traveling in for a burial overturned after the driver tried to avoid knocking an elephant.
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Pictorial: 35th Tarehe Sita Anniversary Celebrations.

On Saturday, the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces celebrated the 35th Tarehe Sita Anniversary at the Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala.
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Besigye Beats Police Deployment, Pays Tribute to Fallen NRA Fighters 2 2 Top story

Security operatives had locked the gate leading to the mass grave but FDC supporters led by Sadik Amin, the head of Besigyes security detail broke the padlock to gain entry
12:52
12:52

NRM Supporters Threaten to Boycott Polls Over Over Abiriga's Expulsion 4 Top story

On Saturday, members of the West Nile Effort for Yoweri Museveni led by their chairperson Kassim Akuma led a procession through Arua town before convening at Hill Top Hotel to celebrate Tarehe sita. During the celebrations, they tasked Lieutenant Colonel Jackson Mayanja, the 409 Brigade Commander and Arua Deputy RDC, Swaibe Toko to give them away forward now that Abiriga is out of the race.
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Mabirizi: Museveni Can't Manage Bush Life 1 1 Top story

Elton Joseph Mabirizi, the independent Coalition, presidential candidate has asked Ugandans to ignore threats by NRM party leaders not to hand over power once President Yoweri Museveni loses in this months elections. According to Mabirizi, Museveni is too old to wage war against Ugandans, adding that he cant go to the bus at his age.
11:32
11:32

Property Owners Complain Over Under Valuation 1

Sam Ondoma, the counsel for the affected people told URN that 123 out of the 275 affected received payment in the first lot. Another 129 received payment in the second lot in January 2015. Ten other people missed payment due to delays to process letters of administration and failure to verify their claims.
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11:11

Inter Agency Security Committee Apologises to Kamuswaga

Although the police continue to believe that the incident was based on very poor judgment on the part of the officers, it is going to focus more on the highest standards of conduct of all officers, to ensure that all cultural leaders are afforded the dignity and respect they deserve, Kasingye says.
09:51
09:51

Obasanjo to Lead Team of Commonwealth Observers for Uganda's Polls olusegun obasanjo

In a statement, Sharma said: The Commonwealth Charter recognises the inalienable right of individuals to participate in democratic processes, in particular through free and fair elections in shaping the society in which they live. In this spirit, we urge all stakeholders in Uganda to commit to ensuring a peaceful and transparent election in which candidates and voters are free from intimidation, and fundamental freedoms of expression, association and assembly are respected.
09:24
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Better Roads And Improved Service Delivery Are Election Priorities For Hoima 2

According to findings by Uwezo on numeracy and literacy in Uganda 2013, Hoima ranked 28th out of the 80 districts assessed. The findings indicated that only 1 out of 10 pupils in the sampled schools in Hoima was able to read an English story and do division.
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Poor School Grades in Bundibugyo Blamed On Cocoa Growing poor performance 2

According to education authorities, teacher and pupil absenteeism is common during the cocoa harvesting seasons in March, April, July and October to December. During the season, school going children are employed to work in cocoa plantations, while some teachers who are cocoa farmers are looking for market.
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08:47

Uganda, South Sudan Border Demarcation Process Starts 2 1

Addressing journalists in Gulu on the proposed boundary demarcation exercise, Henry Okello Oryem, the state minister for Foreign Affairs, said the border demarcation exercise will ease tension between citizens of both countries.
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07:51

BBC Journalists Arrested for Filming Abim Hospital besigye

David Ependu, the Abim District Police Commander, says Kelvin Brown and Catherine Byaruhanga were picked up for acting unprofessionally and being unapologetic for their conduct.
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07:34

FDC Supporters Clean Luweero Town Ahead of Besigye Rally unfulfilled pledges 2 4

Hundreds of Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party supporters cleaned Luweero town on Saturday ahead of Dr. Kizza Besigyes campaigns there today. Besigye is expected to address about 10 mini rallies in the district before he hold his main rally at Kasana playground in Luweero town council.
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Museveni: My Rivals Lack Capacity to Cause Violence 4 1 Top story

Museveni who was addressing Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF soldiers and hundreds of people at the 35th Tarehe Sita anniversary celebrations at Kololo Independence grounds, said government has capacity to keep peace.
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