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Ebola Case Confirmed in Kasese ebola in uganda Top story

The confirmed case is a 9 year old Congolese girl who had travelled to Uganda with her mother to seek treatment
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Government,Total, respond as Tullow's $900M Farm-Down Deal Flops tullow uganda pty 1 Top story

“We are therefore confident that as Tullow moves to re-initiate a new sales process, the JVPs will remain committed to fulfilling tax obligations” said Kasande in a statement. Total’s exploration & production President, Arnaud Breuillac in a statement said despite the termination of this agreement, Total together with its partners CNOOC and Tullow will continue to focus all its efforts on progressing the development of the Lake Albert oil resources. Tullow's Paul McDade’s statement said the Joint Venture Partners had been targeting a Final Investment Decision for the Uganda development by the end of 2019, but the termination of this transaction is likely to lead to further delay.
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Total to Continue Focusing on Development Despite Tullow Oil Deal Termination Total Uganda 1

In a statement on Thursday evening, Arnaud Breuillac, President Exploration & Production of Total, said: “Despite the termination of this agreement, Total together with its partners CNOOC and Tullow will continue to focus all its efforts on progressing the development of the Lake Albert oil resources.”
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Elgon Region Voters Reject Electoral Reforms Amendment 5 1

They also opposed the proposed Political Parties and Organizations Bill which introduces a code of conduct for political parties and organizations saying the political parties have their own laws which govern them.
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Flying Squad Search for Kidnapped Social Worker 2 1

Nagirinya, according to her father, Francis Lubowa, and her co-workers was kidnapped at Busega zone in her Spacio car registration number UBA 570V, a few minutes to midnight.
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Army, Police to Maintain Heavy Deployment in Hoima Town security 2 1

The heavy deployment started on Wednesday morning on most streets including Main Street, Fort portal road and government road among others as the candidates vying for the Hoima Woman MP seat were being nominated.
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Adjumani Police Arrests Four Refugees in a Night Raid for Illegal Gun Possession

A copy of the search certificate dated August 23, 2019 our reporter saw indicates that no gun was recovered apart from a pair of military uniform, two pairs of shocks, national identity cards of Uganda and Southern Sudan and note books among other personal property.
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Oulanyah Directs MPs to Visit Safe Houses torture 4 1

Raising a matter of national importance on Thursday, Kalungu West MP Joseph Gonzaga Sewungu said Parliament was being blocked from conducting its role by the minister.
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Mabirizi Sues Bigirimana Over Judicial Officer's Allowances pius bigirimana 1 2 Top story

Mabirizi contends that Bigirimana as the Secretary to the Judiciary doesn’t have powers to alter cabinet decisions. He argues that there is no error as the Cabinet approved a 30 percent consolidated allowance, which changes with the change in salary.
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KCCA Area Land Committees Sworn-In 3 1

The Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago asked members to serve the public diligently. He warned them against engaging in fraudulent land transactions.
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Land Commission Grills MP Balyeku Over Jinja Land Saga 1

The Commission deputy lead counsel John Bosco Suuza said MP Balyeku must be held accountable for the mess which led to all the frauds in the transaction. He said the anomalies include fabrication of Jinja District Council Minutes, forgeries in Jinja district Land Board Minutes as well as other paper works used in processing the freehold title over public land leased by Jinja Municipal Council for 17 years from Uganda Land Commission.
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Lango Voters Want Presidential Candidates Given Equal Privileges During Campaigns Lira District 7 1

James Omara Elem, the Lira District youth councillor says every presidential candidate must be given equal privileges. Omara also says that President Museveni must not be allowed to enjoy privileges like using a helicopter during campaigns.
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Opposition Cleared to Present Electoral Reforms Mwesigwa Rukutana 2 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has cleared the Opposition to proceed with their electoral reforms proposals, a month after Government tabled its reforms.
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Grenade Explosion Kills Man in Rukungiri 1

According to Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson, Ahereza was collecting garbage under a mango tree when the grenade exploded.
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Court Orders for Written Submissions in Police Assault Case

On Thursday, Justice Kavuma set October 10, 2019 as the day for the applicant to present their written submissions and evidences. The respondents will reply to the suit on November 12 followed by a rejoinder on November 26, 2019.
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How Social Media is Disrupting Legal Practice in Uganda 6 1

Retired High Court Judge Justice Patrick Tabaro maintains that the internet is with no doubt an enabler to the legal practice in Uganda and world over. He advises that lawyers stick to the ethics of the profession in order to avoid clashing and abusing the principles of law which they are trained to uphold.
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West Nile Investors to Receive Incentives 2 2

The incentives including tax waivers, provision of land on lease basis, overseas market linkages among others have been identified as key in promoting W. Nile and local Investors in the country.
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NPA Developing Tool to Measure Progress Towards Attainment of Universal Health Coverage Joyce Moriku Kaducu 2 1 Top story

Sarah Nahalamba, the Acting Head of Department Population and Social Planning at the National Planning Authority-NPA, says they have recognized this challenge and are coming up with a tool to measure progress and where they have gone wrong.
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Body of Murdered Wakiso Man Found Dumped in Buliisa police 2

The deceased has been identified as Moses Kibuka 50, a resident of Namungona in Wakiso district.
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Nsenga's Widow Asks Court to Quash Her Sentence juvenal nsenga 1

State prosecutor Elizabeth Namatovu opposed the appeal arguing that the Directorate of Public Prosecution's sole argument is that there was nothing like accidental acceleration when Nsenga was entering her matrimonial home.
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