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15:28
15:28

Resisting Kiswahili; Another Outcome of Religious Woes in Colonial Buganda higher education 3 1 Top story

Phrases like "Panda Gari," (board the car) "Kitambuliso yako iko wapi?" (where is your Identity card?)" "Funguwa Mulango" (Open the door) and "towa pesa" (bring money) remain engrained in the minds of those who experienced those difficult times.
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Kabaka Commends Prof. Lunyiigo for Changing Narrative on Mwanga Uganda 2 Top story

In a letter addressed to Lunyiigo on the occasion of his 80th birthday, Kabaka Mutebi commended him for employing exemplary historical research skills in his book titled "Mwanga II: Resistance to the Imposition of British Colonial Rule in Buganda 1884-1899". First printed in 2011, the book has over the years garnered attention for its innovative approach in challenging Eurocentric perspectives, humanizing Kabaka Mwanga II and placing him in the broader context of his time.
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Kabaka Urges Brave, Honest Service, Condemns Hypocrisy in Kingdom Leadership 1 5

This was part of Kabaka's remarks during his address at the inauguration of the 31st session of the great Lukiiko at Bulange Mengo.
09:39
09:39

Uganda a Victim of “Eating”, Says Prof. Rugumayo 1 Top story

In the memoir titled "Why Fireflies Glow," Professor Edward Rugumayo shares his personal account as an active participant in Uganda's troubled political history. He evaluates the different administrations that the people of Uganda have witnessed over a period of 61 years. “...In Uganda however, the ideology is individual loyalty and eating, which means corruption,” Rugumayo says. He adds that lurking behind the scenes of this eating ideology is the imperialism tail which is always wagging the neo-colonial dog.
09:22
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When NRA Cut Off South-Western Uganda at Katonga Bridge 4 2

Robert Ssempa, a retired banker, says that the current situation is not as bad as it was back in the day but with the collapse of the bridge such memories are inevitable to cross the minds of those who witnessed it. Ssempa, born in Masaka, was working with Uganda Commercial Bank (UCB) in Kampala when the incident took place.
08:03
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Pope Francis, Archbishop Welby in Africa to Meditate Peace 1 Top story

The aim of their trip is to mediate peace in areas plagued by violence, ethnic conflict, poverty, and humanitarian crisis, causing millions to seek refuge, suffer from hunger, and live in camps with little hope for improvement.
15:54
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Combined Ankole Anglican Dioceses Gear Up for Martyrs’ Day Fete 3 1

The five dioceses of West Ankole, North Ankole, North West Ankole, South Ankole, and Ankole Diocese had been selected to lead the 2020 Martyrs' Day event but due to covid19 induced lockdowns and restrictions, the event was cancelled.
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14:56

UNRA Seeks to Reconstruct Lwera Stretch Undermined by Rice Growing, Sand Mining 3 2

UNRA are now re-engineering the section to come up with a lasting solution, not ruling out the possibility of raising some sections of the wetland with bridges other than the existing culverts.
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Archaeologist Demystifies Earlier Assumptions on Northern Uganda Suitability for Settlement 3 1

Before his study, the general perception of pioneering archaeological researchers was that northern Uganda was dry and not conducive to human habitation.
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Kenya-Uganda Trade Woes: Museveni Rejects Calls for Retaliation 2 1 Top story

during the Sunday evening national address Museveni noted that the issue of banned commodities should not take the stage, saying Ugandans and other citizens in the region need to focus on the large picture of integration.
07:39
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Inter-Ministerial Committee to Coordinate Response Plan on Rising Water Levels 1

Each passing day the water levels continue to raise with Lake Victoria hit a new record high currently standing 13.45 meters which is 5 centimeters above the previously historical maximum level of 13.40 meters recorded in 1964.
03:13
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South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case resident 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
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Health Ministry Relaxes Quarantine Measures at Entebbe Central Inn COVID 19 Pandemic 1 1

The ministry of health spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona says they have negotiated a deal with the hotel owners to ensure that all the people quarantined feel at home
16:27
16:27

Compensation Woes Still Hurting Bukasa Inland Port Project resident 6 1 Top story

Enock Ariga Marindi, another resident notes that the entire compensation process is shrouded in mystery, saying the ministry has deliberately hidden information from them. He says only a few have been compensated but no one can tell the criteria used to decide who receives the money.
21:15
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Uganda on Food Security Threat Alert as Locusts Invade people 5 1

The Ministry of Agriculture has since passed out information warning the entire populace to stock enough food. However, the warning might have come in late as many people are likely to have already sold off a number of crops harvested in the recent farming season. Uganda last experienced a major locust invasion in 1961, with immense damage on crops which resulted in acute hunger.
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10:40

First Infantry Division Overwhelmed by UPDF Veterans on AMISOM Call decision 3

Up to 15 call-up centres were opened up across the country targeting honourably discharged soldiers from the rank of Major and below, with almost 55-years of age and baring no criminal. The force is recalling more than 2,700 veterans to back-up soldiers deployed on an African Union Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia.
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11:59

Uncertainties Spell Doom for Booming Artisanal Mining Sector Uganda 7 1

John Bosco Bukya, the chairperson of Uganda Artisanal and Small-scale Miners’ Association says that despite the emphasis the government is putting on industrial mine development by foreigners, a significant share of Uganda’s mineral production and related sources of employment are widely attributed to Artisanal and Small Scale Miners. He is optimistic that this category can turn around the sector once given chance and supported.
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FDC Members Reflect on Thorny 15-Year Political Journey leader 5 1

While celebrating 15 years at a function held at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole, on Monday, members looked back at the journey which, according to them, brings memories of agony and ecstasy. They stressed that their journey is characterized by thorns, creepers, valleys, and mountains formed by the brutality meted on them by the ruling government.
12:14
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NEMA Snubs CSOs Petition on Oil Pipeline Assessment Report environment 5 1

The National Agricultural Management Authority-NEMA has snubbed a petition by civil societies under Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas-CSCO which requested the environment body not to approve the east African oil pipeline environment and social impact assessment report.
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