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Violence Complicates Ebola response In DRC ebola update Top story

In Uganda, surveillance continues along the borers with DRC. URN was at one of such points at Busunga Border where surveillance by Uganda Red Cross Society is located.
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80% Of Air Accidents Caused By Poor Communication – Air Traffic Controllers aircrafts 3 1

One of the few air craft accidents in which Uganda was involved was of a Boeing 707-338C, registration 5X-UBC, that crashed while attempting to land at Rome-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy on 17 October 1988. Thirty-three of the 52 occupants on board were killed.
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East Africa To Experience Largest Rise In Illicit Drug Users - Report

Findings from a forthcoming ENACT research paper forecast that East Africa will be hit the hardest, with the proportion of people using illicit drugs increasing faster than other regions.
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Pan African Parliament Sitting Kicks Off in Kigali 1 1

In his address to the legislators, Rwandas President Paul Kagame, who is also the Chairperson of the African Union, commended the PAP for the breadth of their agenda for the session. The agenda includes developing a model law on disability in Africa; conference on womens rights as well as discussion and debate of reports on nutrition, corruption and election observation.
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Land Probe Summons Businessman Over Mukono Evictions 4

The Commissions Lead Counsel Ebert Byenkya explains that the commission has received two complaints against Banoba. One was filed by the family of the late Ham Mukasa questioning the land title in his possession and another by the evictees who accuse him of wrongfully evicting them from their land.
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Mineral Processing Centre To Be Set Up In Ntungamo ntungamo district 2 1

The centre will be situated in Rwengoma Parish, Ruhaama Sub County. Rwengoma is located 20 kilometers from Ntungamo Municipality, along Ntungamo-Mirama Hill boarder. Alaba told Uganda Radio Network that procurement for the contractor supposed to build the plant is going on.
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Omot Massacre Survivors Decry Unfulfilled Gov't Pledges barlonyo massacre 1

The 16th memorial prayer comes in the wake of the ongoing ICC investigation and additional charges against LRA indictee Dominic Ongwen, but the victims in Omot are yet to see their perpetrators brought to book or any form of accountability or reparation for their suffering.
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Court Acquits Andrew Karamagi 1 Top story

Aciro also ruled that none of the members of the public who attended the gathering was produced in Court to testify that the actions of Karamagi were annoying and inconveniencing.
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Wakiso Struggles to Attract Investors resources 5 1 Top story

Lokuda says after setting up a District Investment Committee, they are now proposing to create the District Capital Investment Fund to help implement Public Private Partnerships so as to strengthen its support to private sector development.
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Three Motorcycle Thieves Killed In Hoima mob

The Angry mob set a blaze, the body of Ibrahim Masembe that was burnt beyond recognition.
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Elevation of Luweero Health Center IV Pushed To Next Financial Year ministry of health 1 2

Ronald Ndawula, the Luweero LC V Chairperson, says he met the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary Dr. Diana Atwine who told him that they have stayed the elevation of the health center until the next financial year because of budget constraints.
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Police Probes Lira Municipality Officials Over UGX 20M 1

Joel Tubanone, the Lira District Police Commander, says they have summoned the three officers to record statements in connection to the complaint, adding that they want to establish the circumstances under, which the money was paid to the wrong recipient.
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MPs Express Mixed Reactions on Need for By-elections 4 1

Uganda has held close to 20 by-elections since the 2016 General Election. The latest by-elections were held in Sheema North and in Arua Municipality, where lives were lost, scores injured and more than 30 people arrested in the chaos that preceded the elections that were held in August.
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Assailants Kill Mutara LC 3 Chairperson 2

According to family sources, Kaginda was driving his vehicle registration number UAR 136H when he was attacked.
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13 People Arrested for Procuring Defilement in Agago child marriages 1

Overall, Agago district tops teenage pregnancies, the highest in the country at 28 per cent, higher than the national average at 26 percent.
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MP Zaake: I Remember Faces Of My Tormentors 1 4

Zaake shares that besides the faces, he can also vividly remember some of the name tags of the officers which he claims that were donned of the Special Forces Command-SFC uniform communicating in Runyankole and Swahil.
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Abubaker Technical Services on the Spot Over Delayed Roads Works

Joseph Musoke, the site Engineer Abubaker Technical Services, declined to explain the cause of the delay, saying they are working hard to complete the works as soon as possible.
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Two Sentenced to 40 Years in Jail over Murder, Robbery 1

The two confessed to attacking Moses K Hardware shop in Masaka District on July 1, 2018 along Mawogola Street in Masaka District where they shot dead Moses Musinguzi, a security guard and robbed his AK47 rifle with 30 rounds of ammunition.
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Billions of Youth Livelihood Funds Untraceable in Hoima youth groups 3

But according to Isaac Bitamale, the Hoima District Youth Livelihood focal person, only 300 million Shillings was recovered as of June 30, out of the 1.4 billion Shillings that was given out in a space of three financial years, from 2014 to 2017.
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Fire Burns Down Ntungamo Market 5 1

Fire has destroyed over 40 in Cell 8, Western division of Ntungamo municipality Ntungamo district.The fire started destroyed mainly Kiosks operating as restaurants and also destroyed two video halls in the Market commonly known as Bangkok. It also extended to Ntungamo Matooke Market burning bananas and a toilet facility.
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