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Migratory Mode of Locusts Delaying Gov't Action- Minister Sempijja Soroti University 3 1 Top story

Addressing different leaders drawn from Acholi, Lango, Karamoja and Teso sub regions at at Soroti University Hall this morning, Sempijja said a lot of resources have been put on the ground to combat the locusts without much success.
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17:09

Parliament Directs Finance Ministry on BoU Deputy Governor Position Bank of Uganda 1 2

The directive follows the expiry of Dr. Louis Kasekende’s contract on 18th January 2020. Dr. Kasekende was serving under Bank of Uganda Governor Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile. The expiry of his contract completed a decade of his service in the same position and making him the longest-serving deputy governor and Deputy Chairperson of the Bank of Uganda Board.
16:59
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Bunyoro Kingdom Petitions CDF Over UPDF Involvement in Cultural Site Attack 1 4

Byakutaga says the UPDF officers allegedly beat and tortured the kingdom subjects who resisted an attack on the Ssemwema cultural site by faith of Unity believers headed by Bisaka leading to total destruction of the important cultural site.
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16:39

Kitgum in Final Preparation For St Janani Luwum Day Mucwini Subcounty 1 3

Jackson Omona, the Kitgum LCV Chairperson and also the central organizing committee chairperson for the event says they are ready to host the celebration since most of the basic facilities have been put in place.
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22 Suspects Gangsters Arrested In Wobulenzi Town crimes 3

Abraham Tukundane, the Luweero District Police Commander, says they have launched operations to arrest and prosecute all gangsters in the town. He says they missed David Ssemambo, the suspected leader of Mambo gang, which terrorises the town.
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16:20

PWDs Demand Deployment of Sign Language Interpreters at Polling Stations 4 1

They argue that persons with hearing impairments find difficulties to participate in electoral processes especially during campaigns and voting.
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Gulu Municipal Authorities Clash Over Garbage Management Bardege Division 3 1

Moses Abonga, the Laroo Division LC 3 Chairperson accuses the Mayor and Town Clerk for laxity, conflict of interest and interference with the work of the divisions in managing garbage.
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15:36

Tear Gas, live Bullets Rock Kabale as Taxi Operators Strike Again UNRA 7 4

Patrick Twesigwome and Denis Kabudene Ampumuza, concerned taxi operators say that chasing them in front of the yard has left them stranded with nowhere to operate from.
15:19
15:19

Banks Not Heeding to My Advice-BOU Governor commercial banks 1

Mutebile, who was reading the February monetary policy statement on Thursday afternoon, said very few banks have taken his advice but he continues to struggle with most of them so that they can reduce lending rates for Ugandans.
15:10
15:10

Three Chinese Nationals Isolated in Mukono MOH 1 2

The Ministry’s Spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona, says that they have decided to isolate them as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus.
15:08
15:08

Two Machete-Wielding Thugs Shot Dead in Kulambiro 3 2

Eric Mukale, a private security guard who was guarding Natif’s home and was also injured in the botched robbery told our reporter on Thursday afternoon that he didn’t sense any danger when he opened the gate for his boss last night.
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Gulu University Constituent College Task Force Pleads for Funding 1 2

The college was promised by President Museveni during the 2016 campaigns. Shortly after the elections, a task-force led by Dr Sidonia Angom Ochieng was set up to start the process of establishing the university college.
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Over 150 illegal Sanitary Structures Demolished in Apac Municipality Health Educator 5 1 Top story

Moses Ngura, the Principal Health Educator Apac Municipality, says the week long operation is aimed at ensuring that Apac is clean, healthy and accessible.
14:21
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Masaka Municipality Want Local Government to Terminate Market Project Contract 1 1

The local leadership led by the Municipality Mayor Godfrey Kayemba, have petitioned the Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi, demanding for discontinuation of Multiplex Alshamas Limited from continuing with the contract for Masaka central market over failure deliver the works on schedule.
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Pallisa RDC Threatens to Close Market Over Poor Hygiene 4 2

The facility operates in a very unhygienic environment with dilapidated public pit latrine which is full to capacity which is forcing people answer nature's call whenever they find, a swarm of flies and a heap of garbage is what welcomes one to the market which serves over 3000 people.
13:04
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600 Abandon ART at Buseruka Health Center III Treatment 3

Rostico Akugizibwe, the in charge of Buseruka Health Center III explains that only 400 enrolled on ART are active.
12:58
12:58

Investigations into Recent UPDF Chopper Crash in Advance Stages - Brig. Karemire 1 1

Brig Richard Karemire, also Defence and Army spokesperson, said investigations led by Lt Gen James Mugira were fast materializing and would be complete within the set up period.
12:35
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Over 1000Kgs of Pork Impounded in Mbarara Over African Swine Fever 6 1

Naboth Mwesigwa, a Pork Dealer from Masha in Isingiro District, says they are counting loses because most of the pork inspected tests positive for African swine fever.
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11:56

Wakiso Farmers in Joint Effort to Grow Sweet Potatoes Targeting Animal Feeds Wakiso District 1 4

Busiro North which includes Sub Counties of Kakiri, Masulita and Namuyuma is known to have vast pieces of land much of which lie idol although it’s occupants are hard hit with poverty. The area with fertile soils is part of the Luweero Triangle which was greatly affected by the 1980 bush war and for the last thirty years, the area has remained almost less productive with residents blaming all their misfortunes to the war.
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11:50

Sheema Authorities Close Kigarama Seed School Education 2

A team of officials led by the Sheema Resident District Commissioner, Frank Kyereere stormed the school premises on Wednesday and ordered teachers and students to vacate the premises.
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