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Kaaya Kavuma’s Delayed Burial Has Inconvenienced Family - Katikkiro Late Kaaya Kavuma 3 1

The Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has revealed that the Kingdom’s request to delay the late Godfrey Kaaya Kavuma’s burial by 10 days inconvenienced the family but hastened to add that it was unavoidable.
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Stella Nyanzi's Supporters Remanded For Inciting Violence bottle 2

Meanwhile Forum for Democratic Change’s Ingrid Turinawe has also been charged separately and remanded to Luzira over common nuisance and assault whose crime scene is at Central Police Station Kampala.
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Kabaka: Kaaya Kavuma Nurtured Me 3 1

The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has eulogized the late Godfrey Kaaya Kavuma describing him as a confidant and someone who worked uncompromisingly towards the restoration of Buganda Kingdom in 1993.
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I Didn't Sell Land to Lusanja People – Administrator lusanja evictions 1 1 Top story

Kiconco wants court to declare that the contested land belongs to him and the occupants are there illegally. He faults KCCA for failing to demolish property illegally erected on his land. He also faults Namuganza for overstepping her ministerial powers when she directed the occupants to stay on the contented land until she communicates otherwise.
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Hundreds Attend Late Kavuma's Funeral Service Buganda Kingdom

He said this in his sermon to hundreds of mourners at the funeral service of the late Kavuma at St. Paul's Cathedral Namirembe on Monday afternoon. Kavuma, 81, passed on 10 days ago at International Hospital Kampala (IHK) due to Kidney complications.
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Compilation of NRM Register Fails To Kick Off 1 Top story

Rogers Mulindwa, the Spokesperson of the NRM Party secretariat, says the exercise has delayed due to the busy schedule of the Party Chairperson, Yoweri Museveni who is engaged in tours to sensitize Uganda on the Operation Wealth programme.
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Manual Removal of Water Hyacinth Worries Environmentalists 3

Leaders from the two districts mobilized locals to use local tools to clean the river in a campaign dubbed ‘Save Rwizi, Save life.’ Mbarara Deputy Resident District Commissioner Emmy Katera says the move is aimed at saving the river which is covered in the dangerous weed, affecting millions of people whose livelihood depends on the Rover Rwizi. Last week local leaders in the districts of Isingiro and Mbarara mobilized locals and embarked on using local tools and hands to clean the river. NEMA has however called for a halt on the exercise on grounds that the move is wrong and also threatens to worsen the situation.
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Parliament Committee To Visit Lubowa Hospital Site FINASI Roko 1

According to Committee chair person Sydan Bbumba, they wrote to the Ministry of Health seeking clearance to visit the place along Entebbe road to ascertain the status of the work going on, but also to see who is managing the site.
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Gender Ministry Formulating New Maternity Package for Working Mothers Ministry of Health 2

Nuliyati Nabiwunde, the Principal Labor Officer, Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development says the Ministry is formulating a Maternity Protection Package in addition to the already existing parenting guidelines that will have a provision on breastfeeding for working mothers and what they should have in place at their workplaces to enable them to work and at various intervals check on their babies.
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30-Year-Old Jailed 20 Years for Stealing UGX 7000 masaka high court 1

Court heard that on July 13, 2016, Mwebaze and his colleagues, still at large, waylaid one Godfrey Kwizera and assaulted him. They reportedly stripped him naked and dumped him in a pool of water, where he was found the next day, struggling for his life. In the process, they also took from him a sum of 7,000 Shillings.
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Missing City Lawyer Resurfaces Janet Kyamazima 1 2

Mugisha disappeared on July 31st, 2019 after he was reportedly picked up by three unidentified gunmen from his chambers at Kings Gate Mall in Kabalagala.
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Music Promoters Bajjo, Abitex Released on Police Bond

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesman Luke Owoyesigyire said the two promoters defied police orders to call off the concert as earlier communicated to them. Police said the music fete was cancelled on the basis of information indicating that it had ulterior motives.
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Former Lira Town Clerk, Principal Accountant Face Investigation Over Ex-Gratia Money Edith Nakalema 1 1 Top story

Geoffrey Ogwal, the Speaker Lira Municipality, says they have resolved to invite the State House Anti-Corruption Unit to investigate what happened to the money. Four other Lira Municipal Officials are also facing trials including the deputy Town Clerk, Patrick Ogweng, Mayor, Ogwang Olwa, Engineer Fred Owiny among others.
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Katonga Technical Institute Struggles To Operate 1 3

Hajji Ssegane notes that the new curriculum came along with retooling teachers, extra training programmes thus a need for more tutors and training materials which they are yet to get. He also blames some of the challenges for the government move to scrap off the development funds.
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Oil Exports Key for Uganda to Handle Growing Debt – BoU Bank of Uganda 1

In the report, the Central Bank indicates that Uganda’s public debt stock will grow from current USD 10.74 billion (39 trillion Shillings) to USD 13.4 billion Shillings (49 trillion Shillings) in the 2019/20 financial year. This translates into a rise from 42.2 per cent to 45.7 per cent of GDP in 2019/20.
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Officer Demoted for Tampering with Documents of Police Constable Recruits 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the officer was found guilty of tempering with the documents of successful applicants to accommodate people who failed the basic tests and opted to bribery.
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Uganda Has Only 16 Dental Specialists- Report public health 2

Dr. Katumba Ssentongo, the Registrar Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council, says there is need for the Health and Education Ministries to prioritize the training of dentistry at both the under graduate and post graduate levels in order to provide quality dental services in the country
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Police Fails to Pay UTL Arrears Over Missing Contract Uganda Police Force 1 Top story

The telephone arrears date back to the 2007 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) when police and sister agencies including the Internal Security Organisation (ISO), Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF rented some UTL towers and sites for security and communication purposes.
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Police Dispatches Detectives to Probe Zigy Wyne's Death CCTV 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says a team of homicide detectives has started tracing for the thugs who kidnapped Kalinda from Gganda in Wakiso District.
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UPDF Impostor Wanted for Extortion

Muledu told URN that Okurut has been training them for the past two weeks. "We have trained for two weeks now. However, on Friday Okurut didn’t return and notified us through a phone call that he was lobbying for our training uniforms and other necessities. But his phone seems to be switched off ever since," he said.
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