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Five People Arrested for Smuggling Tanzania Cattle into Uganda 1 2

Ssenkubuge is accused of conniving with Katende and other chairpersons of villages located along the Uganda-Tanzanian porous border points to stealthily sneak Tanzanian cattle into Uganda without following due inspection procedures.
20:25
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Justice Bamugemereire, Land Probe Sued for Illegal Arrest 1

The four Annette Natukunda, Irene Akiteng, Immaculate Ayebazibwe and Elly Ampurire were arrested on March 12, 2019, when the commission invaded Prime Housing Estates offices in Masooli, Wakiso District. The company is owned and managed by Ruta Ngambwa, a businessman, who has been cited in several cases of land grabbing.
20:02
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Three Nkumba University Students Arrested for Inciting Violence 1

The students were challenging the outcome of Saturday’s guild elections won by Byron Luswata, a third-year student of law with 205 votes against his closest rival Timothy Obua, a second-year student of social sciences, who secured 203 votes. The two front runners are people power enthusiasts.
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Drought Kills 200 Cows In Hoima pastoralists 1 2

Most of the pastoralists have been forced to sell off their cows for as low as Shillings 100,000. To date most farmers are continuing to lose their animals due to the prolonged drought.
19:04
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Kyambogo University Students Granted Police Bond Abraham Kansiime

The students were arrested on March 28, 2019, during protests against a new tuition policy fronted by the university management. Under the policy, announcement in a February 13, 2019, communication, all students were expected to complete their tuition payments within the first six weeks of a four-month semester.
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MPs Seek to Meet South Sudan Government Over compensation 2 1

The select committee on South Sudan compensation has said they are planning to meet officials from South Sudan over compensation of Ugandan traders.
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MPs Seek Guidance for Juvenile Rapper Fresh Kid child labour 7 1 Top story

The 7-year old rapper became a sensation in recent weeks, prompting Youth and Children Affairs Minister Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi to advise that the new kid on the block should be counselled to concentrate on studies other than public performances. She added that his participation in musical concerts contradicted Ugandan laws which banned child labour.
18:14
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Vigilantes Impound 20 Taxis In No Accident Campaign road safety 1 3

The campaign dubbed 'No Accident' was launched by Taxi Drivers under the Kampala-Gulu Taxi Operators' Association today. The umbrella brings together more than 600 operators, among them conductors and drivers from the areas of Bwaise, Matugga, Bombo, Wobulenzi, Luweero, Nakasongola, Masindi and Kigumba, among others.
17:26
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Trade Tensions Could Slow Down Growth- Mutebile

According to the bank, the projected growth might take an unprecedented nosedive as a result of Uganda’s tensions with Rwanda, declining exports, and the trade impasse between USA and China and Britain’s uncertainty over leaving the European Union bloc.
16:53
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Residents Starve as Elephants Wreak Havoc in Kamwenge UWA 4 1

According to Kyendangara Parish Councilor Julius Byaruhanga, the invasion has affected more than 100 households. Dominic Barigye, the LC I chairperson of Buhindagi cell, one of the most ravaged areas says that over 300 acres of coffee, bananas, cassava, and sweet potatoes have been destroyed so far.
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300 Mechanics Face Forceful Eviction usmid road project 3

Samuel Batumbya, another mechanic says they will not respect the week’s ultimatum issued to them.
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FDC Backs Revival Of Uganda Airline With Caution 1 2

Addressing journalists during the weekly presser at FDC headquarters, party spokesperson, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda said they support revival of the national career but not the manner in which the process has been handled.
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Nakasongola CAO, District Councillors In Frosty Relations disrespect 5

The tension between the two parties escalated on Friday during a council meeting when councilors demanded in vain that the Chief Administrative Officer, Robert Abenaitwe apologizes for purported breach of guidelines.
12:22
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Ssebulime Shooting; Police Stuck, Await Ministers Guidance

Police spokesman Fred Enanga told the weekly police press briefing this morning that investigators were stuck when Nantaba snubbed their summons and indicated that her movements had been restricted, on the advice of the president.
11:59
11:59

Kotido SS Probed Over Inflated School Bus Cost karamoja sub region 2

Reports from Board of Governors Kotido Secondary School indicate that the school acquired a loan of Shillings 250 million from Post Bank Uganda Kotido Branch to procure the school bus
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Court Quashes UNRA Probe Findings Against Baryaruha marvin baryaruha 1 Top story

In a judgment delivered on Friday in the Civil High Court Division, Justice Ssekaana says the findings and recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of mismanagement, abuse of office and corrupt practices in UNRA against Baryaruha are null and void.
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Ankole, Bugisu Secure Victory In FUFA Drum Tournament 5 2 Top story

Sebei organized in the second half and managed to equalize but a late goal from Ankole province denied the visitors a point.
07:28
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Over 200 Miss Compensation on Soroti- Moroto Road 2 1

Government verified 1,199 people for compensation at Shillings 3.3 billion. However, only 925 have so far been compensated.
07:06
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Kapchorwa Hospital Sends Samples of Suspected Anthrax Victim to Virus Research Institute 1

Dr. Isaac Cherista, the acting Kapchorwa District Health Officer, says one of the patients he only identifies as 56-year-old Sande, the LC I chairperson of Roberwo village in East Division in Kapchorwa Municipality passed on.
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