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Pipeline Affected Persons in Fear of Attacks 1

Some of the residents waiting for their compensation money from the Petroleum Authority of Uganda are in fear because of increased attacks from thugs storming their homes to demand for money. His 96 years old father was attacked by robbers who invade their home in the night before demanding for money they were paid as compensation.
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Besigye Vows to Continue with Struggle for Change Despite Police Brutality 4 4 Top story

Addressing journalists at his Katonga based offices on Tuesday evening; Besigye recounted how he was saved by people in his car from falling down after police use water cannons to splash water inside his vehicle at Kireka in Wakiso District on Monday.
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UNEB Investigates Possible Malpractice Orchestrated by Distributors 1 3 Top story

UNEB Executive Secretary, Daniel Odongo says his office has so far received three formal reports of examination parcels that were tempered with. He says they suspect malpractice involving the distributors, adding that UNEB has some information indicating some distributors temper with examinations.
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Encroachment on Masese Hill Compromises School Safety government 1 4 Top story

The school head teacher, Christine Babirye, says huge gullies created on the slopes of the hill stretch into the school compound, which puts pupil’s lives at risk.
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Heavy Deployment in Kisekka Market in Anticipation of Bobi Wine 3 2 Top story

A team of officers led by the Kampala Central Police Station Commander, Ronald Wotwali backed with Armored Personnel Carriers –APCs have deployed on roads leading to and from Kisekka market.
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Police Arrests LDU Officer for Shooting Man Dead 1 1 Top story

Another eye witness who identified himself as “Uncle Bo”, said that the woman accused settumba of being a thief when she was approached by the LDU personnel about the cause of the alarm she had sounded. Without speaking to Ssetumba, Mwanje allegedly opened fire and hit his head.
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Bobi Wine Launches Student's Power Movement to ‘Shake Up the Nation’ 4 1 Top story

According to Kyagulanyi, “students’ power movement will be the epicenter of ‘shaking up the nation’ to cause the long-awaited liberation.
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Three Special Hire Drivers Arrested in Thuggery 4

According to Ssentongo, the suspects are in police custody and will be arraigned in court once investigations are complete. He says the Regional Security Committee is considering summoning heads of financial institutions to take stock of the security of their clients especially when they are withdrawing money.
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Three Bodies of Lake Albert Boat Accident Retrieved

The three bodies were retrieved on Tuesday Afternoon at around 12pm. They are yet to be identified.
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Kilak North MP Injured in Motor Accident 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson has confirmed the accident, saying they have commenced investigations. By the time of filing this story, police had towed the vehicle to Kiryandongo Central police station.
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Quest for Political Offices Splits Entebbe DP Leaders Democratic Party DP 3 1

Kayanja says the factions and disagreements started in the 2016 elections when some party members decided to act independently.
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DRC Militiamen Still Holding Ugandan Fishermen Lake Albert 1

The fishermen were allegedly put at gunpoint before the militiamen crossed with them to DR Congo.
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88 Villages in Kitgum Lacking Safe Water Sources 1 2

Records from the water department indicate that sub county that mostly water stressed area is Omiya Anyima with 42 villages without any single water source which is contrary with government’s policy that requires each village in the country to posses at least a clean water source.
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State Snubs Case Against Entebbe DP Leaders Entebbe Court 1

In May, police arrested six DP leaders including the Entebbe Deputy Mayor Richard Ssekyondo and the party publicity secretary in Entebbe Richard Maggwa for holding an illegal rally at Nakiwogo landing site in Entebbe municipality.
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Vendors Flock Usafi Market as More Taxis Enter Park 1 7

Samuel Kalibbala, a herbalist in Usafi market, says although the number of people vising the market has increased the sales are still low. He is however, optimistic that business will improve with time when people get familiar with the park.
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Police Destroys Over 50 Hectares of Marijuana in Busia 3

The gardens were destroyed on Monday in an operation led by Tinka Zarugaba, the Acting Anti-nicotine Commissioner in the fight against illegal trade and consumption of the banned substance in the area.
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Nkumba University Management, Students Clash Over Guild Impeachment 4

Led by Wilberforce Otim, the students accuse their guild of embezzling Shillings 20 million meant for the guild council; another Shillings 3.8 million meant for Health Service Delivery in and failure to settle grievances among students.
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Activists Call for Revitalizing of Health Unit Management Committees 7

Moses Kirigwajjo Nsaine a Programs Officer with the Uganda National Health Consumers Organization said mothers especially in rural Uganda are not empowered enough to choose what happens to them at delivery.
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Makerere University Guild President Asks Parliament To Halt Tuition Increment 5 1

Kateregga told MPs that the student's strike at Makerere University that started on October 22 is not yet over and that it will continue until the policy is recalled and reviewed. He explained that private students want the policy implemented for only those who joined in the August 2019 intake because the 15 percent tuition increment was factored in during the processing and appropriation of the 2019/2020 financial year budget of the university.
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Police Detectives Pin UPDF Deserters For Murder of Mobile Money Agents Bob Anichan 1 Top story

On Monday, prosecution led by Lt. Col. Raphael Mugisha, Detective Assistant of Police Dickens, Ebwang Chris, the Officer in charge of Criminal Investigations at Katwe Police Division and Detective Assistant Superintendent of Police, Patrick Sembatya from Entebbe Police Station to pin the accused.
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