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Five Dead, Three Injured in Lwengo Road Accident investigation 1

The accident occurred at Kyabbogo Village, in Kingo Sub-County when a speeding registration number UAU 523M heading to Kampala from Mbarara rammed into a Toyota Noah registration number UAN 429H whose driver had made an abrupt U-turn.
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UMSC Petitions Education Minister to Halt Luweero Seed School Project World Bank 2

Luweero District Authorities commissioned the construction of Katikamu Seed Secondary School On December 3. The school occupies eight out of the 12 acres of land owned by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council land at Luwube village in Katikamu Sub-county.
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Delay to Assent to Landlord-Tenant Bill Irks Speaker 7 1

Speaking about parliament’s performance this year, Kadaga expressed dismay that the Act she describes as landmark is yet to be assented to by the President.
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Nakaseke District Service Commission Struggling to Appoint PWD Rep 1 3

Nakaseke District Chairman Ignatius Koomu explains that two of the PWDs who had been nominated in past were rejected by the Public Service Commission after one was found suffering from dementia and another had a bad record, having absconded from duty during active service. He says other nominees did not have the minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree and other requirements.
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Nwoya District Wants UWA Revenue Sharing Guidelines Revised 1 3

Patrick Okello Oryema, the Nwoya LCV Chairperson says that since Nwoya was carved out of Gulu in 2010, the district has been continuously suffering immense destruction by stray animals from Murchison Falls National Park.
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Kaberamaido District Councilors Question Poor Revenue Collection, Management 1 3

The district estimated collections worth 376 million Shillings in the financial year 2019-2020, with quarterly allocations of 94 million Shillings. However, only 72 million Shillings was realized in the first quarter of the year, creating a shortfall of 22 million Shillings.
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Fourth Annual Tooro People’s Conference Commences 1 2

Prof. Rugumayo emphasized that good education must be rooted right from household with parents taking the initiative to have enough food that is relevant in boosting the brains of children.
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Poor Education, Health Hindering Equitable Human Development in Uganda –UNDP 2 4

These, according to the United Nations Development Programme-UNDP, need to be addressed in order to improve the quality of life and life expectancy amongst Ugandans. UNDP states that the inequalities have widened the gap between the rich and the poor; as the rich improve their income, the share of the poor shrinks.
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Makerere Approves Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree to Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel World Bank 1 Top story

The Senate agreed that Chancellor Merkel is an outstanding leader who has tremendously influenced society including global health and health security and that she has exceptionally contributed to humanity, a recommendation that has been upheld and approved by the Council today.
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Police Express Worry Over Increasing Numberless Cars 1 2

Norman Musinga, the Kampala traffic police commander, said they have now launched a crackdown on all cars without number plates include those that only have single plates.
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Fire Guts Walukuba West Market region 1 2

Umar Musoke, one of the vendors who lost properties in the fire, says that they heard a big blast from the neighbouring kiosk, prompting all vendors to converge in the fire assembly point. He adds that not much was saved as they fled to save their dear lives from the flames which destroyed food items, beverages and electronics.
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Kitgum Increases Vigilance on Animal Transportation Ahead Of Christmas 6 1

Jackson Omona, the Kitgum District Chairperson, says that the district security committee has recommended deployment of mobile police patrol to monitor transportation of livestock.
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Court Upholds Appointment of Jinja District Land Board Chairperson Attorney General

The order which was issued on Friday by the Jinja High Court deputy registrar, Fred Waninda. It followed an application that was filed by Musenze, after the former Minister of Lands Betty Amongi criticised the manner in which he was elected.
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French Retailer Carrefour Opens First Outlet at Oasis Mall oasis shopping mall 1

On Friday December 20, 2019 when the store opened doors, a host of Ugandans were seen entering just to take a curious stroll – some having to purchase at least one product out perhaps to test the service.
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Gov’t Strengthens Community Policing Among South Sudan Refugees, Host Communities Dzaipi sub county, 1

This follows recent clashes that erupted among the refugees and host communities in Nyumanzi refugee settlement in Dzaipi Sub county leaving four people dead and 12 with injuries. Out of the four killed, two were Ugandans and two South Sudan refugees.
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Security Heightened on Uganda-DRC Border Lake Albert shores 5

The districts with heightened security surveillance include Buliisa,Hoima, Kikuube and Kagadi that always experience a surge in attacks by suspected armed Congolese militiamen.
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Chinese National Killed in Kampala 1 1 Top story

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Fan’s death was brought to police’s attention on Friday morning by his colleague, Zhang Chunmu.
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Traders Demand Compensation over Closure of Uganda-Rwanda Border chanika border 7 2

Traders say that they are now stuck with accumulated loans due to lack of income.
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Minister Rwamirama Rejects Petition to Compensate NRA Deserters compensation 5 1

The group deserted the army before they were fully recognized as soldiers or officially discharged. More than 260 of them, classified as Not Yet Approved (NYA), petitioned Rwamirama on Thursday, demanding that they are paid a compensation package and enrolled on a pension scheme as ex-servicemen in recognition of their contribution to the NRA Liberation struggle.
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Transitioning to Middle Income Status Will Weigh Heavily On Uganda’s Health Sector- UNAIDS Uganda Cares 3

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Uganda country representative Dr Karusa Kiragu says that when countries announce that they are transitioning to another income status and improving economically, to donors this reflects strong economic performance and greater access to a more diverse set of financing options than Aid
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