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Uganda Wasting Resources on Higher Education – Dr Kasekende dr abel rwendeire 2

Dr Kasekende says the viability of financing education depends on the contribution which the educated people will make to the economy once they enter the labour market.
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Parliament Receives Conflicting Reports on Nalufenya torture of suspects 3 1

The committee on Human Rights visited the facility on Friday May 19, following a directive by the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to assess the condition of suspects detained there amid allegations of torture masterminded by police officers.
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Renewable Energy Employs 9.8 million People- Report renewbale energy 1

Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual Review 2017, released at IRENAs 13th Council meeting, on Tuesday provides the latest employment figures of the renewable energy sector and insight into the factors affecting the renewable labour market.
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Canada See Off Cricket Cranes In Opening Match singapore 1

Uganda Cricket Cranes made a losing start as the 2017 International Cricket Board ICC World Cricket League Division 3 tipped off on Tuesday.
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Lira District Given 170 Liters of Army Worm Pesticides

Thomas Okello, the Lira District Production Officer says the district has now received 170 liters of striker and rocket pesticides, four manual spray pumps and one motorized spray pump delivered through Operation Wealth Creation program.
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WHO Assembly to Elect Next Leader 1

The Question is whether an African will win the race to become the Director General of World Health Organization. The African Union is fronting Ethiopias Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for the job.
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KCCA FC Humble Tunisia's Club Africain derrick nsibambi 1 Top story

Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club on Tuesday defeated Tunisias Club Africain 2-1 in a group A match of the CAF Total Confederations Cup.
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Fort Portal Pilgrims Begin 300 Km Trek to Namugongo 1

The group comprising of women and young children were flagged off on Tuesday afternoon at Fort Portal Catholic Diocese headquarters at Virika.
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Parliament Proceeds with Probe on Minister Tumwebaze 5 1

Tumwebaze defied a parliament resolution on extending the deadline on sim card verification by a year. Following this, Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga directed an investigation of the minister for contempt of parliament but before the committee summoned Tumwebaze, President Museveni extended the registration and verification deadline to August 30.
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Great Lakes University Closed Over Violent Strike kanungu 1

The university was closed this afternoon after angry students stormed the administration block and attempted to destroy it. They accused their administrators of mistreating them and failing to address their grievances, singling out a requirement of 400,000 Shillings to cover the cost of each identity card.
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Land Probe: Courts Accused of Fueling Land Wrangles wetlands 1 2

According to the Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment ACODE, people are increasingly losing trust in courts in regard to land matters. They say the courts are not only slow but also highly compromised by bribery and other forms of influence.
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Debt Crisis: Muhakanizi Receives 10 loan Proposals Daily 4 1 Top story

Keith Muhakanizi says he daily receives, on average, 10 requests from creditors, both local and international, who want to lend to the government.
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Sim Card Switch-off Both a Curse and a Blessing 2

While literally all mobile phone-dependent businesses like mobile money and airtime services lost monies in low sales, they also saw a significant increase in the purchase and registration of new sim-cards.
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UPDF Imposter Arrested in Lira impersonation

Ronald Okite was arrested after he approached the office of Regional Prisons Commander with intention to offer free Legal Services to prisoners, specifically to Martin Okaka, an inmate on remand on charges of aggravated robbery.
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Exim Bank to Conduct Independent Study on SGR Cost china exim bank 3

Denis Sabiiti, the chairperson of the physical infrastructure committee of Parliament observes that funding for the Ugandan leg of the railway is dependent on a pending study by Exim Bank. Without stating when the study will start, Sabiiti said it could end in October.
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Security Caution as Gulu Deputy Town Clerk is Killed iron bar hit men 1

John Oola Omona was attacked by unknown assailants in a poorly lit neighbourhood in Kanyagoga B Parish in Bar Dege Division. Captain Santos Okot Lapolo, Gulu resident district commissioner admits that it is becoming difficult to secure every homestead at night. He says in the meantime, residents should desist from hanging out late in the night or walk in groups if they must.
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Court Sets Date for Ruling on Mulindwa Assault Case

Bindhe presented six witnesses to pin Mulindwa for assaulting him and damaging his spectacles worth Shillings 300,000. In her closing statements, the State Prosecutor Joanita Kwikiriza asked court to find the accused guilty and punish him for attacking the journalist.
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Gov't Explains Extension of Simcard Verification Deadline ruth nankabirwa 2 1

Uganda Communications Commission had set May 19th as the date for deactivating all unregistered, unverified and un-validated simcards across the country. This came after the expiry of the seven days deadline issued by UCC to telecom companies to verify all simcards.
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Ntoroko Medics Want CD4 Count Machines Installed In Health Facilities hiv prevalance rate 1

Records from the district health department indicate that all the ten health centre IIIs in the district lack a CD4 count machine. This forces patients to seek for the services in private health facilities. Vincent Kamuhanda, the in-charge Rwebisengo Health Centre III, says that patients in need of the CD4 count and viral load are referred to Fort Portal regional referral hospital, some 50 kilometres away, or to Bundibugyo hospital.
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Kayihura Snubs Human Rights Commission Summons kampala 1

The Defense State Minister, Col Charles Okello Engola and representatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence, Uganda Prison Services and Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF showed up for the meeting but Kayihura was no show. Security Minister, Henry Tumukunde communicated his absence from the meeting, saying he would be out of the country.
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