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Mary Stuart Hall Renovation Budget Slashed to UGX 100m makerere university 4 1

The institutions managers had previously estimated that about 300 million Shillings was required to renovate the building. However, latest figures indicate that the university will use 100 million Shillings for the task.
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Motorists Cry Out as Fuel Prices Soar inflation in uganda 1 3

Pump fuel prices have been on the increase right from the beginning of the of the year. Some analysts have expressed fear that Uganda may face a situation similar to 2008 at the peak of the post-election violence in Kenya.
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Moroto-Based Researchers Protest Payment Deductions moroto district 3 1

The contract indicated that enumerators would be paid for five days at the beginning of the field pilot exercise. It also indicated that enumerators would be expected to complete at least two households per day and subsequent payments would be made every after completion of 10 households.
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Attorney General frustrating LC Polls Petition, FHRI lining up 3 1 Top story

The petition was filed by the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative FHRI and Legal Aid Service Providers Network Uganda on 31 October 2017. They argue that sections of the law that provide for lining up behind a nominated candidate, their representative, portraits or a symbol contravene the constituti
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Four Suspects Arrested for Killing 70-Year-Old Woman in Kyengera 1 1

The deceased, Tereza Ziribaggwa, the mother to Ugandan FUFA referee Denis Batte, was attacked in her home in the middle of the night by robbers who went away with her household property after chopping her with a panga. She later bled to death.
19:12
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Acholi Province Want Coach Onen Out 1

Furious fans took it the social media lambasting Onen to step aside ahead of the do or die return leg tie with Bukedi at Pece War Memorial stadium in Gulu on Saturday July 7, 2018 or the team risks exiting the contest.The fans accuse Onen of poor tactical formation and team motivation which has often earned Acholi Province either a draw or lose to host opponents in the FUFA Drum events.
19:09
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Out Growers Storm Kakira Sugar Factory Over Withholding tax kakira sugar works 2 2

The farmers argued that their payments for cane supplied to the factory were subjected to a tax of 1280 Shillings for each ton, further eating into their meagre profits. The trucks are equally subjected to 5 percent taxes at the weighbridge.
18:41
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Besigye, Lukwago to Get Extra Security from Police 1 1

Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima says different commanders have already been briefed on actions that need to be taken including appreciating their security and safety needs, improving their security in terms of deployment and guiding them on their personal security and safety.
18:36
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Stanbic Pushes for Cashless Digital Transactions 1

Recent reports show out of Ugandas banked population of roughly six million people in the market; about 1.5 million have Visa cards of which 99 of all transactions are done via ATMs.
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Masindi Lady finds Passion in Honey Bees honey production 3 1

Lillian Ahairwe is one of the formerly unemployed youth that have found a source of livelihood through farming and value addition, particularly apiary. The 26-year-old originally tried passion fruit farming at their family home in Masindi district but later found passion in apiculture after a swarm of bees formed a hive within her passion fruit farm for nectar.
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Suspects Escape From Oyam Police Station With Firearm oyam district 1

David Mudong, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson, says the suspects hit the officer living him in critical condition before they made off with his run registration number UG POL 564804 28-24076.
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Mobile Money Agents Feel Pinch of New Taxes mobile money taxes 5 1

Mobile Money agents that Uganda Radio Network interviewed says customer numbers are already reducing. For instance, Namanye Jacqueline who operates a mobile money stall Kiira Road in Kamwokya says new taxes are deliberate means by government to chase them out of the business. She says the tax is more than double taxation because it involves many charges from the time one deposits the money until its withdrawn.
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Activists Sue Government Over Social Media Tax eron kiiza 1 1

Each social media user in Uganda is required to pay a daily levy of Shillings 200 to gain access to social media sites like whatsapp, facebook, instagram and telegram among others.
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Ugandan Firms Shortlisted in USAID's Fall Army-worm Tech Prize fall armyworm 1 1

he Fall Armyworm Tech Prize is a Feed the Future prize funded by The U.S. Agency for International Development USAID. It has shortlisted the three app developers as part of the Africa-wide search for technologies to fight Fall armyworm FAW
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Court Hands B13 Gangsters Death Sentence For Killing Police Officer family 1 Top story

Delivering her judgment on Monday afternoon, Justice Mugenyi said the state had proved beyond reasonable doubt that the two planned and killed the officer despite their denials.
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Court Denies Kiggundu Murder Suspect Bail home 2 1 Top story

In her ruling, Justice Jane Persis Kiggundu denied Nyanzi bail on several grounds including the fact that he doesnt have a fixed place of residence. She observed that according to court documents, Nyanzi lives in three places including Kyempisi, Nansana and Nakawa, which makes it difficult to track him.
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Makerere Student Leaders Recommend 15% Tuition Increment makerere university 1 6

Students leaders at Makerere University have recommended a 15 percent tuition fees increment across all courses offered at the institution. This increment is to affect all undergraduate programs starting with the 2018/19 academic year for new students.
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Ssemagulu Royal Museum: Memory of Uganda's Past Transport benedicto kiwanuka 2 1

Ssemagulu Royal museum recently rescued Ben Kiwanukas car at Wakaliga police station where it was dumped when his house and residence in Nalukolongo Rubaga was demolished.
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Police Investigate Robbery At Masaka Hardware Shop masaka town 1 2

The incident occurred last night when armed robbers opened up fire at the Hardware shop, instantly killing a security guard and injuring one of the labourers at the station.
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Kadaga Calls for Favourable Investment Policies for Ugandans in Diaspora investiment policy 1

According to Kadaga, there is need for government to review the policy and make it easy for Ugandans in the Diaspora to invest back at home.
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