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Education Ministry Moves to Re- angle Sexuality Framework After Church Resistance 2

Henry Semakula Assistant Coordinator of the Health/ HIV unit in the Ministry of Education said even when different stakeholders including the church were consulted before the framework was launched a year ago, they came out with complaints and now the ministry has resolved to do fresh consultants and once this is done a new guiding document will be issued.
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18:46

LDU Officer Under Probe for Shooting Assault Suspect 1 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said the LDU office, whose particulars have been concealed, killed Sam Odukur, a suspect he had gone to arrest for assaulting his wife and a village Chairman, Musa Ssemakula.
18:34
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Guild Presidents Petition Speaker Kadaga Over Makerere University Impasse 6 4

The Guild Presidents Association has petitioned the Speaker,Rebecca Kadaga to intervene and address grievances of students of Makerere University which among others includes implementation of the 15 percent cumulative tuition policy.
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MPs Seek Penalties for Motorists who Splash Water on Pedestrians rainy season 1 6

Ayivu County MP Bernard Atiku says road users must be held accountable for their actions. He urges the Ugandan government to emulate the United Kingdom which charges hefty fines from drivers who splash pedestrians with water from the road while driving.
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17:19

Guards Misusing Guns: What Happens After Their Arrest? 2 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga identified the suspects as David Mawanda aka Seka, Gerald Nsubuga and Ronald Pulusiya. According to police, the trio could attend to guard duties during daytime and turn into robbers in the night.
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Entebbe Moves to Preserve Historical Tourism Sites 1 3

Entebbe, Uganda’s first administrative town, holds several historical sites, parks and gardens. They include the first seat of the Ugandan Parliament, Muzinga square and Children's Park, all close to the statehouse, the Botanical Gardens and the freedom tree.
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Gov’t Urged to Recruit Sign Language Interpreters in Public Institutions 9 1

They argue that whereas the Constitution and the Disabilities Act make provisions for the elimination of all forms of discrimination against persons with disabilities, many of those with hearing and speech impairments have been neglected due to lack of sign language interpreters.
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UCA Managers Embroiled in Office Abuse Scandal 2 1 Top story

The tension climaxed on Monday morning when the UCA General Secretary, Ivan Asiimwe forcefully broken into his office where he was ejected from to pave way for investigations. He is jointly accused with the UCA Board Chairperson, Johnas Tweyambe on a number of issues related to accountability, governance and maladministration.
15:43
15:43

Roko Resumes New Parliament Chamber Works 2 3

The Joint Venture of Roko Construction Limited and Roko Construction (Rwanda) Ltd will today resume construction works for the New Parliament Chamber.
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Court Issues Criminal Summons for Bobi Wine's Co-Accused 1 Top story

However, state prosecution led by Barbara Kyomugisha couldn’t have any of this. She asked court to issue criminal summons for the suspect, saying this is the second time they come prepared with four state witnesses to proceed with the matter but the hearing fails to take off.
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Traditionalists Mourn Bujagali Oracle Nabamba Budhagali village 1 3

Born Donozio Namunkanga Mukembo Zirabamuzale, the spiritualist, breathed his last on Saturday night after suffering a brain haemorrhage. He was chief Oracle of the spirits who live at Bujagali Falls, and the 39th spiritualist to submit to the spirits of the falls, which allegedly protected the community through him.
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Mowzey Murder Suspect Convicted for Manslaughter Entebbe Court 1 Top story

In her judgment at Entebbe High court Monday afternoon, Justice Abodo, noted that prosecution failed to prove to court beyond reasonable doubt that Wamala killed ' Mowzey. She however, said that court conquers with prosecution that the accused person participated in the brawl that ended the artist’s life.
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Police Commissioner Alalo’s Remains Recovered 7-months After Plane Crash 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that the remains were identified with the help DNA samples that were drawn from her sons and brothers. He adds that preparations have commenced the process to have Alalo’s remains repatriated to Uganda for burial.
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UGX 90 billion Needed to Establish Regional Cultural Centre's 2

Ojede says the proposed centers provide an opportunity for the regions to showcase their cultural heritage. He says these will also be promoted as tourism centres that can bring in revenue.
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CID Investigating Hoima Land Evictions CID Headquarters 2 3 Top story

The officers were seen this morning recording statements from some of the affected people at Katerega Catholic Church. The affected families were brutally evicted from their homes by bailiffs from Maji Moto Auctioneers and Court Bailiffs in February this year.
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Waste Management, Leakages Critical for Crude Oil Pipeline Assessment 1 3

NEMA observes that as much as all potential impacts and risk are feared in the construction of the pipeline, possible leakages and spillage can have devastating effects on the communities in the pipeline route, the economy and the environment if not addressed.
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12:54

University of Maryland, Strasburg Install Landslide Warning Systems on Mt. Elgon Region 1 2

The move comes after Mt Elgon region has in the recent past experienced constant floods and landslides that have led to the loss of lives and destruction of property worth millions of shillings.
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Islanders Complain of Increasing Border Insecurity Tanzania 3 1 Top story

Led by the Mazinga sub-county chairperson, Sunday Gerald Kayita, the residents complained of theft of property including boat engines, fish and timber to thugs. They claimed that some of the thugs are armed and don’t speak any Ugandan languages.
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More than 200 PLE Candidates Relocated as Floods Devastate Katakwi 1 Top story

Seraphine Alia, the Chief Administrative Officer Katakwi says that the decision to relocate the centres was taken after observing that a number of roads leading to the schools had been cut off by floods, making them inaccessible.
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Nakaloke Muslims Seek UgX 2.5B for Mosque Construction 2 3

Dr Hassan Waswa Galiwango, the Chairperson of the Mosque Fundraising Committee and Director Finance in the ruling National Resistance Movement, said they are hunting for 2.5 billion Shillings with the hope of completing the work within a space of one and a half years.
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