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Beti Kamya Appointed IGG 1 Top story

President Yoweri Museveni has appointed the former Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Beti Olive Kamya as the Inspector General of Government.
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Parliament Business Committee Agrees on Legislative Agenda 1 5

The Committee chaired by Deputy Speaker, Anita Among held a closed door meeting on Thursday to draft the legislative of Parliament for the first session. The first session is scheduled to end in May 2022.
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Nodding Syndrome Patients in Kitgum Starving 1 4

Mary Achola a resident of Tumangur village in Bongolaku ward whose three children are battling nodding syndrome says her children’s health condition is deteriorating due to lack of adequate food.
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Teacher Remanded Over Caning Pupil to Death 1

Peter Mubbala a resident of Church Zone Lubaga Division in Kampala on Thursday appeared before Grade One Magistrate Patience Lorna Tukundane who charged him with one count of rash or negligent act causing death.
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Luwero Resident Remanded For Circulating Fake News About Museveni’s Death 1

According to the charge sheet, on July 5, 2021, Ssekyondwa used his phone number 0707262431 and send messages to 0757453373 where he alleged that Museveni had died yet it was false.
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Govt Collections Increased, But Short of Target - URA Revenue collections 2 1

In real terms, this reflects a growth in revenue of Ushs2.511 trillion, while the Tax to GDP ratio grew by 1% to 12.99%. However, this performance means the URA did not hit the target set by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to collect Ushs 21.638 trillion.
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OWC Denies Wrongdoing in Procuring Covid-19 Food Assistance 1 4

Speaking to the media on Thursday, in Kampala, Sylvia Owori, the Director for Operation at OWC said their only role in the transaction was to link the OPM to their network of farmers across the country who were able to meet the required demand.
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Farmers in Nwoya Struggle to Protect Gardens from Stray Elephants 2 1

John Michael Acire, a farmer in Tangi Village disclosed that together with his households they have now decided to sleep in the garden and endure the colds of the nights to drive away from the elephants from further destruction on their farmlands.
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Experts Call For Investment In New Tuberculosis Vaccine 3 1 Top story

Currently, there is only one vaccine in existence against TB—the BCG vaccine—which was first administered on July 18, 1921.
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3,000 Miss COVID-19 Relief Cash in Lira City 5

Tom Richard Okello, the Lira City Community Development Officer says that the 3,000 people could not be registered because their names were entered into the system after it had reached its maximum allocated number. According to Okello, Lira City was given a target of only 9,565 beneficiaries.
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Cheptegei, Kiplimo Head Uganda’s Olympics Long Distances Team jacob kiplimo 1 2

Uganda has assembled a team of over 10 long distance led by the two star athletes. Besides Jochua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo, the team comprises Albert Chemutai 3,000M Steeplechase, Peruth Chemutai 3,000M – St’chase, Esther Chebet (10,000M), Steven Kissa(10,000M), Stella Chesang (5,000M), Sarah Chelengat (5,000M), Benjamin Kiplagat (3,000M St’chase), Racheal Zena Chebet (1,0000M), Oscar Chelimo (5,000M).
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Lugogo Mall Appeals to Nakawa RCC Over Threats to Close Shoprite 3 2

According to Mark, the facility complies with all the Standard Operating Procedures, adding that even the vehicles using their parking space are authorized to be on the road by the Works and Transport Ministry.
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Iron Bar Hitmen Kill Kyambogo College Teacher 2 1

Naboth Mpeirwe, a Biology and Chemistry teacher was reportedly attacked by a group of thugs at the baseball Court of Kyambogo University who had the intention of robbing him. However, during the scuffle, he was hit with a blunt object on the head which left him unconscious.
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Uncertainty Of School Reopening Breeding Confusion as Learners Face Two ‘Dead Years’ 1 4

Expedito Kalyango, a parent from Wakiso district, says that they have been left to guess what is going on in the education sector. He says that COVID-19 has caused lots of trouble to learners because many of them have spent a long time at home.
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Supreme Court Halts Orders to Stop Military from Trying Civilians Court Martial 2 2

The order has been issued by a panel of five Justices led by the Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo, saying that he had listened to the arguments of both sides and found that they are raising serious issues and as such he needs more time to internalize them before he can make a detailed ruling on the application filed by the Attorney General. He has accordingly ordered that the interim order shall be in place until July 29th 2021 when he will be delivering the detailed ruling.
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Leaders Demand Comprehensive Report on Lake Albert Shooting DRC Militiamen 4 1

On Monday three Ugandan fishermen were shot and critically injured by suspected DRC militiamen while carrying out fishing on the Lake Albert waters.
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Pakwach Health Centre IV Struggling to Treat Patients Due to Shortage of Oxygen oxygen shortage 2 2

The health facility which receives patients from parts of Nwoya, Nebbi and the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC is operating on a single oxygen cylinder which is also shared by at least three patients in the ICU daily.
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Cattle Thefts Rock Districts Despite Curfew, FMD Quarantine Restrictions 1 3

In Nakasongola and Luwero districts, at least 96 heads of cattle have been stolen during curfew since it was revised in June this year. In Lyantonde 67 animals in Lyantonde, 54 and 40 thefts were registered in Lango and Sebie sub-regions respectively in June.
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Entebbe Hospital Stuck With Unclaimed Body of COVID-19 Victim 1

Beatrice Adong Olim, the Senior Administrator Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, said that "we thought that we would get her personal details with time as she receives treatment. But we were not able to because she became critical and was on oxygen when she succumbed to the disease."
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