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Education Ministry Moves to Re- angle Sexuality Framework After Church Resistance 2

Henry Semakula Assistant Coordinator of the Health/ HIV unit in the Ministry of Education said even when different stakeholders including the church were consulted before the framework was launched a year ago, they came out with complaints and now the ministry has resolved to do fresh consultants and once this is done a new guiding document will be issued.
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One Killed in Kotido Cattle Raid kotido district 1

The LC 3 Chairperson of Kotido West Division, Peter Kaka Nangiro has identified the deceased as 14-year-old herds boy, Lokol Apalokol who was shot dead by the suspected Turkana raiders at Kalongolemugu grazing fields, just three kilometers from Nakapelimoru 403 brigade headquarters.
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LDU Officer Under Probe for Shooting Assault Suspect 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said the LDU office, whose particulars have been concealed, killed Sam Odukur, a suspect he had gone to arrest for assaulting his wife and a village Chairman, Musa Ssemakula.
18:34
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Guild Presidents Petition Speaker Kadaga Over Makerere University Impasse 6 4

The Guild Presidents Association has petitioned the Speaker,Rebecca Kadaga to intervene and address grievances of students of Makerere University which among others includes implementation of the 15 percent cumulative tuition policy.
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MPs Seek Penalties for Motorists who Splash Water on Pedestrians rainy season 1 6

Ayivu County MP Bernard Atiku says road users must be held accountable for their actions. He urges the Ugandan government to emulate the United Kingdom which charges hefty fines from drivers who splash pedestrians with water from the road while driving.
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Traders Stock-up for Christmas But Decry Heavy Taxes high taxes 3 1

Shoppers will pay a little higher compared to the 2018 season, with traders saying they have seen taxes on imported goods go up, especially those government said had local substitutes.
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Police, UWA on the Spot for Violating Suspect's Rights Anthony Akol Top story

Wilson Acuma, the leader of Apaa residents, says the suspects were arrested by officers from Adjumani central prison and taken to Openjinji prisons without recording statements. Anthony Akol, the Kilak South MP has promised to raise the matter with the judiciary, top UWA and Police officials to expose how their personnel are conducting their duties.
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Dr. Ben Watmon to Head Moroto Regional Referral Hospital Ministry of Health 1 Top story

“Dr. Ogwang has been caretaking the hospital but the substantive Hospital Director has been appointed. He embarks on his duties in the hospital as earlier indicated before he was given responsibility of caretaking the hospital”, he said on phone.
17:19
17:19

Guards Misusing Guns: What Happens After Their Arrest? 2 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga identified the suspects as David Mawanda aka Seka, Gerald Nsubuga and Ronald Pulusiya. According to police, the trio could attend to guard duties during daytime and turn into robbers in the night.
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Entebbe Moves to Preserve Historical Tourism Sites 1 3

Entebbe, Uganda’s first administrative town, holds several historical sites, parks and gardens. They include the first seat of the Ugandan Parliament, Muzinga square and Children's Park, all close to the statehouse, the Botanical Gardens and the freedom tree.
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Gov’t Urged to Recruit Sign Language Interpreters in Public Institutions 9 1

They argue that whereas the Constitution and the Disabilities Act make provisions for the elimination of all forms of discrimination against persons with disabilities, many of those with hearing and speech impairments have been neglected due to lack of sign language interpreters.
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UCA Managers Embroiled in Office Abuse Scandal 2 1 Top story

The tension climaxed on Monday morning when the UCA General Secretary, Ivan Asiimwe forcefully broken into his office where he was ejected from to pave way for investigations. He is jointly accused with the UCA Board Chairperson, Johnas Tweyambe on a number of issues related to accountability, governance and maladministration.
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Roko Resumes New Parliament Chamber Works 3 2

The Joint Venture of Roko Construction Limited and Roko Construction (Rwanda) Ltd will today resume construction works for the New Parliament Chamber.
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Court Issues Criminal Summons for Bobi Wine's Co-Accused 1 Top story

However, state prosecution led by Barbara Kyomugisha couldn’t have any of this. She asked court to issue criminal summons for the suspect, saying this is the second time they come prepared with four state witnesses to proceed with the matter but the hearing fails to take off.
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Traditionalists Mourn Bujagali Oracle Nabamba Budhagali village 3 1

Born Donozio Namunkanga Mukembo Zirabamuzale, the spiritualist, breathed his last on Saturday night after suffering a brain haemorrhage. He was chief Oracle of the spirits who live at Bujagali Falls, and the 39th spiritualist to submit to the spirits of the falls, which allegedly protected the community through him.
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Acholi Cultural Leaders Review Traditional Marriage Regulations kitgum municipality 1 4

David Onen Acana II, the Acholi Paramount Chief says the meeting scheduled to be held in two weeks’ time will broadly look into all proposals being discussed for possible enactments as laws on traditional marriage.
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Mowzey Murder Suspect Convicted for Manslaughter Entebbe Court 1 Top story

In her judgment at Entebbe High court Monday afternoon, Justice Abodo, noted that prosecution failed to prove to court beyond reasonable doubt that Wamala killed ' Mowzey. She however, said that court conquers with prosecution that the accused person participated in the brawl that ended the artist’s life.
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Kadaga Orders MPs, Staff to Use Uganda Airlines 1 3

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga says that since the Uganda Airlines is now operational, it was important for the Parliamentary Commission to support the National Carrier.
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Police Commissioner Alalo’s Remains Recovered 7-months After Plane Crash 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that the remains were identified with the help DNA samples that were drawn from her sons and brothers. He adds that preparations have commenced the process to have Alalo’s remains repatriated to Uganda for burial.
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UGX 90 billion Needed to Establish Regional Cultural Centre's 2

Ojede says the proposed centers provide an opportunity for the regions to showcase their cultural heritage. He says these will also be promoted as tourism centres that can bring in revenue.
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