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Nile Ministers Want projects implemented nile cooperation 1

The Ministers say implementation of the projects will foster cooperation among member countries and avoid conflicts over trans-boundary water resources.
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EU Injects UGX 16 Bn to Curb Radicalization, Violence in Slums european union 1 4

The project is mainly targeting youth, women and other vulnerable groups. It is hoped that keep such groups busy would reduce the risk of being lure into terrorism.
18:31
18:31

Companies Fight Over Boundaries in Lwera Wetland 3 1

Two companies pinned by a Parliamentary committee in illegal sand mining activities are embroiled in a land wrangle. Seroma Investment Limited and Tesco Industries Limited are in a dispute over land boundaries where the companies have been mining sand in Lwera, Mpigi district.
18:20
18:20

Gunfire as Gulu Inmates Attempt to Escape inmates escape

Prison warders in Gulu have re-arrested two inmates who attempted to escape from Gulu Prison on Wednesday evening.
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MPs Want UNRA to Produce Report on Contracts due deligence 1 2

The committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises COSASE directed that the report should highlight companies awarded contracts, whether they have capacity to implement them and if they are the companies executing the contracts.
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17:59

Slow Business at Crane Bank Branches as BOU Takes Over crane bank takeover

Just a few Crane Bank branches upcountry operated normally today as Bank of Uganda announced the take-over of the countrys third largest bank.Today afternoon, the Bank of Uganda governor Prof.Emanuel Tumusiime Mutebile took control of the bank saying the continuation of Crane Bank activities in the current form is detrimental to the interests of its depositors.
17:23
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Storm Devastates Bukomansimbi Villages hailstorm 1

At least 200 families are without shelter after a devastating storm ripped through Butenga and Kibinge sub counties in Bukomansimbi district leaving a trail of destruction. The most affected villages are Kamanda, Kiryamenvi, Kagogo, Katoma, Bbale and Buligita.
17:10
17:10

MP Kabaziguruka Granted Bail nakawa division mp

Kabaziguruka was released by Justice Yasin Nyanzi who held that court cannot be approached by someone who is seeking justice and it decides to fold its arms yet the very bail application has not been opposed by any state agency.
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17:00

Koffi Olomide to Visit Uganda lra

Celebrated Congolese musician Antoine Koffi Olomide is expected in Uganda to grace North Tourism Fashion event scheduled for December 15 and 16 in Gulu district this year. Olomides invitation is however generating mixed reactions owing to the controversies the renowned rumba star gotten into.
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Ntoroko District Lifts Ban On Tooro Kingdom Anthem timothy kyamanywa

On Thursday morning at the district council meeting, the kingdom anthem was sung by the councilors and the flag hoisted outside the council hall.
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15:37

Gov't Domestic Borrowing Still Within Limits 2

The government, in this years national budget promised to more than halve her domestic borrowing to 612 billion Shillings from 1.4 trillion Shillings in financial year 2015/16.
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14:35

Uganda Drops In Latest FIFA Ranking argentina 1

Uganda has dropped by seven places in the latest Coca Cola FIFA ranking.
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14:28

Activists Demand More Women on Electoral Commission 2 1

Previous chairpersons of the commission are K.M.S Kikira, who chaired the commission that organized the 1980 General Elections, Steven Bethuel Akabway-the chairperson of the Interim Electoral Commission, Hajji Aziz Kasujja- the chairperson of the first permanent electoral Commission and Dr Badru Kiggundu, the outgoing chairperson.
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Bank of Uganda Takes Over Crane Bank 1 2 Top story

Central Bank Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile says that the continuation of Crane Bank activities in the current form is detrimental to the interests of its depositors.
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Police Charges for Public Order Management Services 3

Uganda Radio Network has learnt that Police, the state agency mandated with maintaining law and order, asks for payment from people seeking public order management services at weddings, prayer crusades, exhibitions, football matches and musical concerts.
12:18
12:18

130 Prisoners Sitting for UCE Examinations

Baine says that majority of the candidates are on trial for defilement, murder and robbery while two are death row convicts.
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Keeping Girls in Schools Can Reduce Poverty -UNFPA un population fund 1 1 Top story

Ensuring girls stay in school could boost the developing world economy by 21 billion shillings a year according to a new United Nations study. Girls are less likely than boys to complete schooling and more likely to face forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other undermining practices.
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11:40

Trade Imbalance Causing Weakness of Shilling – BoU 2

Uganda imports more than she exports, meaning the country receives less U.S. Dollars from exports compared to the amount of US Dollars spent on imports. As of August 2016, Ugandas trade deficit stood at 207 million U.S. Dollars, year-on-year.
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Eight Police Officers Suspended in Lira for Abuse of Office police discipline

The officers were cited for asking for bribes, mismanagement of cases, laxity in carrying out investigations and incompetence. Their identitys have however been concealed reportedly to avoid jeopardizing ongoing investigations against them.
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Ugandans Demand Action on Counterfeit Phones 2 1

In shops around Kampala URN came across corrupted inscriptions like Nckia and Nokla which can easily be seen as Nokia and Samsong which can be mistaken for Samsung, among others. There are also a collection of other phones that are fixed with adhesives which peel off with time.
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