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Bodaboda Rider Killed After Refusing to Stop at Check Point in Luwero COVID 19

Nakigoza Parish Councillor Paul Ssinabulya Najja says that Luyinda, who was riding a motorcycle registration number UFH-186G was allegedly hit by a gun bayonet held by a Policeman at the checkpoint in Kiziri village in Kalagala sub-county.
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Gulu City Starts Property Valuation to Boost Local Revenue gulu city council 1 2

Geoffrey Oyoo, the Gulu City Senior Finance Officer told URN in an interview that the valuation is aimed at recording all old and new properties in Gulu City to be taxed for next five years.
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Kitgum Municipality MP Barred From Accessing Constituency For Two Weeks 1 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson David Ongom Mudong says the decision was taken to avoid incitement and illegal congregation people that contravenes the current Standard Operating Procedure in the fight against Coronavirus Disease(Covid-19).
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Protests in Jinja as Security Blocks Pedestrians from Accessing Town COVID-19 4 5

While cargo trucks, pickups and motorcycles were given a green light to easily proceed, occupants of private vehicles and pedestrians who were not in the category of essential workers were tasked to adduce movement permits.
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Second Uganda Olympic Team Member Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Japan 1 Top story

The first batch of Uganda’s team arrived in Japan over the weekend for 33 days of preparations at the training camp in Izumisano city.
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Only 14 of the 160 COVID-19 Cases at Parliament were MPs lockdown 1

More than 3,000 people were tested for COVID-19 as part of the clearance to attend the different Parliamentary events this month. The events included the election of the Speaker on May 24, the State of the Nation Address by President Museveni on June 4, and Budget Reading on June 10.
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Warriors Use Wrong Names to Confuse Court Martial

Major Peter Mugisa, the UPDF 3rd division Spokesperson told URN that the suspects use different names in their statements, which they disown when they appear before the army court Martial. "When they are arrested, they don't give their correct particulars to the officer taking statements.
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Uganda to Host 200 World Health Summit Delegates amidst Lockdown Makerere University 3 1

An event that is being mooted as one that will generate vital action points towards solving the COVID-19 puzzle that has brought the world to its knees has had over 3,000 participants from across the world confirm attendance either virtually or physically.
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14:41

Consecration of Nebbi Catholic Bishop Cancelled 1 2

Monsignor Emmanuel Udaga the Diocesan Administrator Nebbi Catholic Diocese said that due to the second wave of Covid19, the Consecration and installation of the new Bishop has been postponed indefinitely. He asked the Christians to remain faithful and prayerful.
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Government Starts Distributing Mosquito Nets To Market Vendors 1 5

The Ministry has a total of 5000 nets to be distributed in the different markets in Kampala including Nakasero, Owino, Nakawa and Kalerwe market among others.
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Ministry of Education Officials Charged Over UGX 228m Bribe 3

According to the prosecution, the suspects between August 2019 and March 2020 using their respective offices conspired to defraud Robert Nsimbe Zizinga, the owner of Synergy Enterprises Limited who had been contracted to construct structures at Nyamitanga Vocational Technical Institute in Mbarara City.
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Gulu Learners Paying No Attention to Radio Lessons 1 2

At least 15 radio stations across the country were chosen to air pre-recorded lessons since June 14. In Acholi region, the lessons are aired through the Kitgum-based Tembo FM to cover the districts of Lamwo, Agago and Pader whereas, Mega FM in Gulu is targeting learners in Omoro, Nwoya and Amuru Districts. Each of the lessons runs for 25 minutes, three days every week.
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Drug Resistant Ticks Puzzle Farmers in Ankole 1 6

Petero Bagerize, a farmer in Masha Sub County says that they have failed to get the genuine acaricides to kill ticks. Bagerize, explains that he has resorted to spraying his cows every after two days because the ticks fall off after spraying but later attack the cows.
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Residents in Lira Decry Increase in Fruit Prices Lira main market 1 5

A survey conducted by URN in markets in Lira City, the demand for fruits especially oranges and tamarin is on the rise. The price of other commodities that include ginger, garlic, red pepper, and lemongrass has also increased.
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12:38

Family Isolates Suspected COVID-19 Victim in Bush 2 2 Top story

According to Ocan, his family decided to confine the suspect in a bush for fear of contracting the virus. “When the family discovered that he had signs of the virus, they agreed to isolate him in the bush. He also accepted since his body was not normal”, said Ocan.
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Afro Basket Qualifiers: Silverbacks' Preparations Hit By Lack Of Funds silverbacks Uganda 1 3

The team is set to play away games against Morocco and Cape Verde. However, the Silverbacks will qualify if they win the first game against Morocco to secure their position at the Afro Basket finals slated for August 24-September 5 in Kigali, Rwanda.
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Amuru Launches Door to Door Distribution of ARVs As Lockdown Bites COVID-19 Lockdown 1 1 Top story

Michael Lakony, the Amuru LC V Chairperson told URN on Wednesday that the majority of the people living with HIV in the district cannot afford transport to different centers where they get the drug refills from.
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Inside Total’s 43-Month Journey to Uganda First Oil 1 3 Top story

“With the effective date named as 25th May, 2021 we embarked on our 43-month journey towards first oil. This schedule has been challenged several times before, but I’m glad to mention that with the schedule we have, there no point of turning back” said Kwizera
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Bunyangabu COVID-19 Task Force Runs Out of Fuel, Calls For Community Support 4 1 Top story

Dr. Richard Obet, the Bunyangabu District health Officer-DHO, says that due to the lockdown, patients or suspects cannot easily move to health centers for testing and treatment necessitating medical teams to pick them from their homes.
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