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19:54

Kabarole Pastor Arrested for Building in Wetland 1 1

Muhumuza was arrested on Monday from his school, Green Valley Nursery and Primary School in Kitembe village in Karambi Sub County, Kabarole district, on the orders of Joseph Ongol, the Assistant Commissioner Wetland Management in the Water and Environment Ministry.
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Businesswoman Pinned on Land Grabbing kassanda district 3 1

Ronald Kalemba, 53 yrs old told the Commission Of Inquiry into Land Matters that in 2014, Miria Ssebunya together with another resident Abdu Swamad Mutibwa interrupted a land survey and boundary opening process that Kalemba had initiated.
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MPs Demand Answers from Gov't on US$ 379M Support to Hospital Investor minsitry of finance 3 1

Now MPs sitting in the national economy committee want the government to explain how the developer was selected, why Government does not take lead in the construction and how the facility will be managed by the investor and then handed over after six years.
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NRM CEC Resolves to Use Parishes to Transform Economy

The resolution to have parishes as focal points to transform the economy followed a two-day discussion chaired by the NRM Vice Chairperson in charge of the Eastern Region Mike Mukula.According to Rogers Mulindwa, the NRM Spokesperson, the discussion followed presentations by the Senior Presidential Advisor on the Economy Dr. Ezra Suruma and the Finance Minister Matia Kasaijja on how to transform the lives of the 68 households who have not emerged out of subsistence production.
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Delegates Storm Out of ULGA Elections karamoja sub region 3 1

The walkout followed the withdrawal of Walter Elakas Okiring who stepped down from the ULGA presidential race. Elakas with four others had initially expressed interest in the ULGA presidency.
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Two Suspected Kidnappers Arrested in Kasese 3

Their arrest followed the disappearance of a six-year-old girl, Jacqueline Kyomuhendo, in Kasese town. Kyomuhendo, a primary one pupil at Margherita Demonstration School went missing on Thursday afternoon.
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Luweero Farmer Strangled to Death

The deceased has been identified as Elijah Mutema aged 60 years and peasant farmer at Mawa village in Makulubita sub-county, Luweero district.Paul Kangave, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that Mutema was attacked on Monday while in his garden and strangled to death by unknown assailants.
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17:46

First Bombardier Aircraft Expected in a Month 1

The Minister for Works and Transport, Monica Azuba Ntege says that the pilots of the CRJ900 jet were sent to Canada for the training. Azuba said they are supposed to meet with manufacturers to iron out a few issues and set date when the first jet will be delivered.
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22 Huts Burnt Down in Gulu Town

The affected families are residents of Aywee and Cubu A/B villages in Pece Division, Gulu Municipality. Residents say the fire broke out at about 2:00 am as they slept. It razed down 16 huts while three were saved.
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Former MP Kipoi's Bail Application Rejected tonny nsubuga kipoi 1

Delivering her ruling on Monday, Justice Jane Francis Aboddo of Criminal Division of High Court said that the High Court has no powers to grant Kipoi bail since he is being tried by the Military Court Martial. She advised Kipoi to apply for bail in the Court Martial.
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Parents Protest Poor State of Jinja School construction 1 3

The angry parents on Monday stormed the school and demanded for its closure. They sounded drums which attracted members of the public to join in forcing the school management to temporarily close the school. The classrooms have cracks and were roofed using old iron sheets.
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Busoga Chiefs Ask Court to Dethrone Nadiope jinja

The three were part of the team of nine royal chiefs who, in August 2014, elected the then Prince Nadiope as Kyabazinga of Busoga. During the elections, they acted as chairperson, secretary and seconder of the royal chiefs council that presided over the process. Gabula was consecrated on September 13, 2014.
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Premature Births Overwhelm Hoima Hospital cases 5 1

In January alone the Neonatal unit received 52 preterm babies admitted to the unit. Of these 43 survived while nine died, according to Constance Katusiime, the officer in charge of the unit. By today, the records show that 18 premature babies have been admitted in the intensive care unit during the month of February.
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Kasese Cotton Farmers Register Poor Harvest kisinga sub county 3

According to Baraka Muhindo, a farmer in Rwembyo village, their farms were devastated by a long dry spell that dried up the cash crop.
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Proposal on Lining up in NRM Polls Draws Mixed Reactions 6 1 Top story

The proposal that was sanctioned at the opening of a 5-day retreat of the CEC on Saturday is aimed at reducing the cost of conducting internal elections. It is also envisaged that lining up will reduce the number of petitions filed by persons who are not satisfied with the outcome of the internal elections, according to NRM Spokesperson Rogers Mulindwa.
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14:48

FDC Dismisses Criticism of People's Government 5 1

The peoples government and assembly were unveiled last week with Besigye as the president and Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago as the deputy president. FDC Vice President for Eastern Uganda, Proscovia Salaamu Musumba was named Prime Minister. She is deputised by FDC spokesperson and Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Semuju Nganda.
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14:16

Telecom's Face Legal Battle on Unclaimed Mobile Money Balances gideon tugume 2

Gideon Tugume, the Executive Director of Human Rights Defenders-Uganda dragged the telecoms to court demanding that they submit all unclaimed Mobile Money and Airtime balances to the state. He says the money should be sent to the consolidated fund instead of reverting to the service provider.
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Police Arrest MP Allan Ssewanyana kiruddu hospital 1

Ssewanyana who was armed with a chain ready to close the facility was however stopped by the police who arrested him and drove him to Naggalama Police Station.
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Body of 6-year-old Boy Found in Kireka Farmers Market deceased 1

The 6-year-old child identified as Ssempereza Jameson, a pupil at Good Choice Nursery School, was last seen alive at around 8 pm on Sunday, together with his eight-year-old brother Goodrick Ssempereza. They were reportedly going to fetch water.
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Four Cattle Rustlers Held in Otuke otuke district

Otuke District Police Commander Edson Birema identified the suspects as Lumuge Teko, 25, Nathlineora Linga, 29, Napathia Apakareli, 29, and Apajiwai Kiyonga, 32, all from Kotido district. The suspects are now held at Otuke Central Police Station on charges of theft.
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