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Budget: Gov't Allocates UGX 1.67 Trillion for Agro-Industrialization Agriculture 1

According to Amos Lugoloobi, agro-industrialization will be achieved through different strategic actions including developing Commodity Value Chains linking national, regional, district and sub-county level commodity off-takers to private nucleus farmers.
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Taxi Operators in Kabale Reject Relocation to Business Centre Mwanjari cemetery 9 1

Last month the municipality authorities forcefully relocated taxi and bus drivers from opposite Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Offices in Kigongi along Kabale-Mbarara road as well as Kisoro taxi park commonly known as Esso along Kisoro road in a bid to reduce congestion in town.
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COVID-19: Medics Warn Public Against Buying Medicine Combos Over The Counter 5

Idro says people should not buy dexamethasone and Prednisolone which are one of the drugs on the combo lists of pharmacies as treatment for COVID-19 explaining that the drugs increase one’s risk of developing diabetes and can worsen those already battling the disease.
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UWA Ranger Shoots Dead 35 Year-Old Man in Sironko

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, says that no arrest has been made but inquiries have been enhanced. He says that they conducting investigations vide police file CPS Sironko CRB 303/2021while Nabugodi’s body has been conveyed to Mbale City mortuary pending a postmortem
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Fifty People Arrested in Ntinda Bar 1 1

Kampala metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that 50 suspects were picked up in one bar called Garage located in Ntinda-Kigowa zone Nakawa division in the ongoing night operations of raiding bars that are still operating.
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MPs Without COVID-19 Test Results Allowed to Attend Budget Reading Parliament 1 4

More than 150 MPs were earlier locked out of the Kololo Airstrip where Parliament is currently sitting after their COVID-19 results delayed.
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Parliament Approves Cabinet Expansion Ministers 1

Articles 113 (2) and 114 (3) of the Constitution provide that the cabinet shall have a total number of 42 ministers (Cabinet and State) and that the president can only vary the number with the approval of parliament.
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1,500 Stranded Students Evacuated So Far 6

Since Tuesday, the government has been providing transport to clear the numbers of students stranded in Kampala to get back to their upcountry homes.
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Woman Beheads Baby, Attempts to Commit Suicide in Luwero Police Cells beheading 3

Zimula explains that Naluyange told her mother in law that she was possessed by evil spirits which forced her to behead the child.
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Oxygen Plants Failing to Match Demand as COVID-19 Cases Surge MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 1

Dr. Nathan Onyaki, the Director Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, says that their plant broke down recently after being overstretched because of the growing demand for oxygen. He says that the situation has worsened because of the upsurge in COVID-19 cases being admitted at their treatment facility.
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500 Sorghum Farmers in Kwania Sign MOU with Global Educational Network 4 3

George Ebong, the Chairperson Kwania district Framers’ Association described the move as a big boost to the farmer’s group.
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Delayed Distribution of Medical Supplies Worries Kyotera, Rakai Districts 2

Dr Edward Muwanga, the Kyotera District Health Officer, says that they are eagerly waiting for the supplies given the increasing number of COVID cases. As of Monday, the district had 388 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
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Rakai Man Hacks Wife to Death then Hangs Himself 1

The gruesome incident occurred last night around 10pm. The man so far identified as Katongole turned against his wife Rose Nakate following a domestic dispute.
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Kwania Leaders Concerned over Encroachment of Wetlands 1 3

LAbout 539.3 hectares of the total 1,012 hectares of wetland in Kwania is already encroached on by residents. The leaders are also accusing LCI Chairpersons of frustrating efforts in the fight against encroachment on wetlands.
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200 Labour Export Companies in Crisis as Flights to UAE are Suspended 1

Uganda Airlines has also been preparing to launch flights to Dubai at the end of this month using its two newly acquired A330-800Neo Airbuses. And the over 200 labour export companies under Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA) will soon meet to discuss the latest move and communicate the way forward.
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Bundibugyo RDC Refutes Reported Influx of Congolese Refugees Into the District 1 6 Top story

Asiimwe Banji has denied the reported influx of the refugees, saying that they are aware of people with relatives in DRC who have habitually aided them to enter the district through Rwamabale in Ntoroko District.
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Construction Of Port Health Lab In Busia Stalls 1 4 Top story

The construction work after Busia Municipal authorities handed over 2.9 acres of land to the Health Ministry for the construction of staff quarters and a modern laboratory for the Port health facility, which is found at the one-stop border post.
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Opposition Leaders in Teso Caution New Ministers Teso sub region 1 5

Andrew Omiat, a member of the National Council in the Uganda People’s Congress-UPC, says that while it is good to have more Iteso in ministerial positions, the ministers should be conscious of the challenges ahead.
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47 Students Test Positive for COVID-19 COVID-19 in Schools 1

James Onono Ojok, the Gulu University Public Relations Officer told URN on Thursday morning that the students did not present with severe conditions and were placed under home-based care.
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Schools Reintroduce Long Distance Teaching for Semi Candidates for Continuity 3

For the semi candidates who were returning on June 7 for their special term before getting promoted to candidate classes, some secondary schools have embarked on reintroducing long distance learning for the 42 days of lockdown on the sector.
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