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Nsambya Youth Stir Souls with Passion Story Enactment on Palm Sunday Christian 2 3 Top story

Gathered in the gardens, which transformed into a makeshift theater, the youth adorned elaborate costumes reminiscent of Jesus' time, wielding props like spears for soldiers and robes for scribes and Pharisees.
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Women In Uganda Demand Better Media Coverage 1

While unveiling the women’s month at Hotel Africana, the activists, led by Margret Sentamu the Executive Director Uganda Media Women’s Association-UMWA says that they want the media to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment as they report stories in the country.
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Why Human Organs Are Donated Out of Love lung cancer 1 6 Top story

Guiding Principle 5 of WHO Guiding Principles on Human Cells, Tissue and Organ Transplantation states that, 'The human body and its parts cannot be the subject of commercial transactions."
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Student Shocks Audience by Wishing for Dead Father 1

The letters depicted the worst thoughts and feelings children have about their parents. Children wished for their parent's death, complained about their alcoholism, and faulted their parents for always comparing them with others.
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Nnabagereka Mentorship Program Attracts Huge Numbers 2 1

On Thursday, several parents arrived at Buganda Kingdom headquarters in Bulange, Mengo with their children and entrusted them with a team of experienced mentors chosen by Nagginda.
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End of Year Festivities: Security Heightened in Entertainment Places 2

A visit to Lubiri Grounds where the end-of-year party commonly known as ‘Enkuka Yo’Mwaka will be held, revealed heightened security at all strategic points.
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Cross Border Relations Complicating FGM Fight In Karamoja health worker 3 Top story

The procedure, involving the complete excision of female genitalia can lead to long-term health complications during childbirth, such as fistula, continuous urine leakage, and increases the risk of death during delivery due to early marriage.
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Fallen Artiste Kato Lubwama Honored At National Theatre 1 6

On Monday, art and creatives enthusiasts gathered at the theatre to honour Kato Lubwama. They commenced the day by playing classic music composed by the late artiste, setting a nostalgic and somber tone. Later, a band and dancers performed to the tunes, creating a poignant atmosphere as the casket was brought in.
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Kato Lubwama’s Body to be Honoured at the National Theatre 5 1

Musician Mesach Ssemakula, who is part of the funeral organizing committee, says that Kato's body shall be transferred to his home in Mutundwe on Friday where mourners are already convening to pray and pay their last respects. The body shall be taken to the National Theatre on Monday where the deceased shall be remembered for his contribution to the art and creative industry.
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End ‘Alarmist Narratives’ on Population Growth and Recognize Women’s Rights- UNFPA 1 Top story

The agency observes that while reaching the milestone of eight billion people on Earth was a reminder of “our unprecedented gains”, concerns over the number were causing anxiety, and driving more governments to try to influence fertility rates.”
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UNICEF Sounds Alarm Over Fast-Spreading Cholera Outbreaks in Africa

Cholera outbreaks are exacerbated by poverty, disasters, conflict, and climate change consequences, like extreme storms and flooding, as well as a lack of access to safe water and sanitation. Grim scenarios in many other countries have further deteriorated since the World Health Organization (WHO) published its first disease update on the global cholera situation in December.
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Origami Hummingbirds to Make a Splash at UN Water Conference 1 Top story

The tale inspired UN-Water, which coordinates the world body’s work on water and sanitation, to launch the ‘Be the change’ campaign for World Water Day on 22 March, which urges everyone to do what they can to change the way they use and manage water.
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Jobs and Pay for Women, Barely Improved in 20 Years – Report

The jobs gap for women is a stubborn and damaging reality of the global Labour market but it is particularly worrying in developing countries, ILO said, with almost one in four women unable to find a job, compared with 16.6 per cent of men.
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One Operation After Another, Children Remain on Kampala Streets 7 1 Top story

For years now, there have been several efforts to rescue these children from the streets, rehabilitate, and resettle them.
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Repealing Laws Targeting People Living with HIV/AIDS Saves Lives -Byanyima

Byanyima observes that criminalizing laws chase people away from life-saving treatment and need to be removed. This was part of her message as the world marks Zero Discrimination Day, Commemorated on March 1, to emphasize how people can become informed about and promote inclusion, compassion, peace, and a movement for change.
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Health Ministry Targets Reduced Stunting Among Children By 2025 Malnutrition 6 1

Current statistics from the Health Ministry reveal stunting in children under five years stands at 25 percent with the prevalence more pronounced in the rural areas of Central and Northern Uganda.
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U.S Mission Honors Human Rights Defender Margaret Sekaggya 1

Sekaggya, the Executive Director of the Human Rights and Peace Center was recognized with the highest award, beating former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and Santa Joyce Laker, the Vice Chairperson at Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited.
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WHO Launches Council to Develop TB Vaccines 1 Top story

TB, also known as consumption, is caused by bacteria that mostly affect the lungs. It is spread through the air when someone who has TB coughs, sneezes or spits. The disease is curable and preventable, yet, despite global commitments to end TB by 2030, the epidemic shows no sign of slowing down, according to WHO records.
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Nine Killed in Stampede at Freedom City Mall 1 Top story

According to Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, the incident happened at midnight as the revellers were ushering in the New Year. He says that the revellers had moved out of the mall to watch the fireworks display shortly before the tragedy occurred.
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Excitement in Kampala as Residents Usher in 2023 4

Hundreds of revellers flocked to different places that had been cleared by the police to display fireworks.
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