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Tanzanian VP Underscores Nile Water Cooperation water security 1

Tanzanian Vice President, Samia Suluhu Hassan says cooperation in managing the shared Nile Basin water resources is key for the regions development.
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UNDP Cautions Against HIV/AIDS Budget Cuts unaids 1 Top story

Now with declining funding to HIV/AIDS and low public awareness about the virus, United Nations Development Program UNDP Resident Coordinator, Rosa Mulango thinks the President is still positioned to provide leadership in bringing down infection rates and possibly bringing an end to AIDS.
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Graduation Ceremony Excites Mayuge Students makerere university 2 1

It was a day of dreams and hopes as school students from Mayuge district attended the third day of Makereres 67th graduation ceremony. Makerere University invited the students from Sarah Ntiro High School, Rena College and St. Henrys High school Mayuge for the graduation ceremony as a way of inspiring them. Sarah Ntiro High School was named after Dr. Sarah Ntiro Nyendwoha, the first woman university graduate in East and Central Africa.
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Luyombo, the Blind Student Who Scored Aggregate 20 abbas luyombo 3

Luyombo, a student of Iganga Secondary School in Iganga District, Eastern Uganda, scored 3AAA1 to attain aggregate 20, the maximum number of points for senior six candidates. He studied History, Literature, Divinity and ICT.
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Parliament Rejects FDC Move to Withdraw Turinawe from EALA Race ingrid turinawe 4 1

The Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige has rejected a letter from the Forum for Democratic Change FDC party withdrawing the candidature of Ingrid Turinawe from the East African Legislative Assembly EALA race. Kibirige says Muntus letter contravenes Rule 7 2 of the parliament Rules of Procedure that requires a withdrawal letter from the EALA race to be signed by both the nominee personally and the secretary general of the party which nominated him or her.
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16:39

Freighters Want Uganda Turned into Regional Logistics Hub 5

The logisticians under their umbrella body, the Uganda Freight Forwarders Association UFFA, and the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum, were briefing the media on the upcoming Uganda logistics expo in March and the 3rd Oil and Gas Convention in April.
16:05
16:05

New Refugee Settlement Opened in Arua unhcr

More than 2,000 South Sudanese refugees have already made Imvepi their new home in the last two days. The settlement area is expected to accommodate up to 110,000 new arrivals who will flee to Uganda in the weeks and months ahead.
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5 Held in Kisoro for Illegal Possession of Firearm police

Police in Kisoro are holding five people for alleged illegal possession of a firearm. According to security officials in the district, the suspects were found with an AK 47 rifle and 14 rounds of ammunition hidden in a Toyota Premio vehicle registration number UAX 670Y.
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15:47

Over 4000 Students Graduate from MUBS 1

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof Ddumba Ssentamu said that with 97 of its graduates recording first class degrees, the school produced the highest number of first class points this year in business related courses. It also produced the overall best graduate Sarah Namboozo.
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14:41

Isingiro LC V Chairperson Arrested refugees 2 1

Police have arrested the Isingiro district chairperson Jeremiah Kamurali on charges of inciting violence. According to Ivan Nuwamanya, the Rwizi regional police commander, Kamurali is wanted for inciting people to attack refugees in Nakivale refugee camp and grab part of the land that they occupy.
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Govt Speaks Out on Feud in Lango Cultural Foundation 3

Obiga Kania, the State Minister for Internal Affairs, says such feud is unhealthy in a region which is considered recuperating from the brunt of the two decades of the Lords Resistance Army LRA war.
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Kabale Hospital Cleaners Strike over Pay cleaners on strike 3 1

The cleaners accuse their contractor, Ambrose Mugyenyi for failing to pay them since November 2016.Their payments range from 52,500 for daytime employees and 70,000 Shillings for night shift employees.
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FDC Withdraws Turinawe from EALA Race ingrid turinawe 1 1 Top story

In a letter dated 22nd February 2017 and addressed to the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige, FDC president Major General Mugisha Muntu withdraws Turinawes candidature leaving another FDC candidate Florence Ibi Ekwau to compete with candidates from other political parties.
13:35
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Pupil Burnt to Death in Rush to Save Pocket Money

Savannah Regional Police Commander Edward Kyaligonza says that Walusimbi entered the dormitory after the fire broke out, reportedly to save his pocket money, according to an account by one of his friends at the school. He suffocated in the room where his remains were found during a search.
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Nakaseke Demotes 23 School Heads Over Poor PLE Results 4 2

Twenty three head teachers in Nakaseke district have been relieved of their duties and transferred to other schools as classroom teachers over poor Primary Leaving Examination PLE results.
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Mbarara Mourns Businessman Bonny Katatumba 3

Mbarara is Katatumbas ancestral district where the family is credited for a great role in its development and promoting education through Katatumba academy; the first international school in Uganda
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Buffalo Kills Farmer in Kiryandongo stray buffaloes 1 Top story

A buffalo has killed a farmer and wounded another in Mutunda Sub County in Kiryandongo district. Sylvester Mafabi, a resident of Mutunda village died on Wednesday afternoon in Kimogora ranches, along the Nile River valley.
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Govt Letting Down Former LRA Abductees - Gulu Leaders 8 1 Top story

Some leaders in Gulu district have faulted government for mishandling the rehabilitation and reintegration of former Lords Resistance Army LRA abductees. The leaders say government commitment towards financing a comprehensive rehabilitation and reintegration programme remains wanting, more than ten years after it committed to doing so during the Juba Peace Talks.
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Mbarara Municipality Poisons 80 Stray Dogs urban authorities

On Tuesday this week municipal officials poisoned up to 80 dogs for straying on the streets and around garbage skips. The move comes barely two months after authorities killed 70 dogs in Kamukuzi division.
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Businessman Katatumba Dead bonny katatumba 1

Businessman Boney Katatumba is dead. The Pakistani Consul to Uganda died this morning at International Hospital Kampala IHK. He was 70.
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