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NARO Develops Anti-tick Vaccine 5 1

According to NARO’s Director-General Dr Ambrose Agona, the new vaccine has been developed by a team of Ugandan scientists led by Paul Kashaija, a PhD student, with assistance from Spaniard experts headed by Prof. Jose Dela Founte.
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Limited Funding Slowing Maritime Safety Initiatives water accidents 3 1

Although the ministry had made several stunning promises to the sub-sector, Wasswa Bageya, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Works, says that they are constrained by funds and may not meet all the required initiatives in time.
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Catholic Prelates Call for Realistic Measures to Change Africa 4 2

While delivering the homily during mass held on Sunday at Uganda Martyr’s Shrines, Namungongo, the elected Vice President in charge of justice and peace Rt. Rev. Anthony Sithembele Sipuka, Bishop of Mthatha, South Africa, noted that there have been two extreme perceptions about Africa which need to be checked.
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Cardinal Ouedraogo Elected SECAM President 18th SECAM plenary 1 1

The 74 year-old Cardinal Ouédraogo will replace Most Rev. Gabriel Mbilingi, Archbishop of Lubango, Angola, who had served a two-term mandate of six years
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Kenya, Tanzanian Pilgrims Clean Up Namugongo 2

Albertina Musinga, a Kenyan pilgrim from Machakos Diocese, says that they felt challenged to leave the place cleaner than they found it. Musinga, who is making her fifth pilgrimage adds that cleaning Namugongo is a way of giving back to the lord for the favors and miracles they have received through the intercession of the Uganda martyrs.
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Young Pilgrims Are the Martyrs of Our Times-Archbishop Odama 2

The two unidentified youngest foot pilgrims aged nine years from Gulu archdiocese and Mbarara diocese respectively and 95-year-old Benardo Tibyangye from Bushenyi and another 90-year-old only identified as Daniel who trekked from Gulu.
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Thousands Throng Namugongo Shrines for Martyrs Day Celebrations uganda martyrs 2

By 6am, thousands were seen queuing from as far as Kyaliwajjala while many others were seen trekking from different routes leading to the Shrine. Most routes are being manned by a ring of joint security team.
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Health Workers Overwhelmed as Namugongo Numbers Soar uganda martyrs 1 1

A number of screening centres were set up by the Ministry of Health in the wake of an Ebola crisis that has devastated the Democratic Republic of Congo for close to ten months. Each pilgrim at Namugongo is screened to determine their temperature, and places they have visited prior to the pilgrimage.
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Muslims to Trace ‘History of Faith’ in Memory of Martyrs 5

The journey will take them to Mulungu landing site in Munyonyo, where the first Arabs Ahmad bin Ibrahim, and Snay bin Amir landed in Buganda in 1843 and Nateete, where more than 500 Muslims were killed and buried following the Buganda religious wars.
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95-Year-Old Leads First Group of Foot Pilgrims to Arrive in Namugongo 4 1

This is the fifth time that Tibyangye, a tea farmer, is leading the first group to arrive in Namugongo, according to records at the Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine Secretariat. Congregants were astonished by his courage and determination as he led the group towards the precincts of the Shrine.
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NWSC Tests Namugongo ‘Holy Water’ uganda martyrs 3 1 Top story

The Catholic Shrines Rector Rev Fr Vincent Lubega notes that they have found it important to run quality tests to ensure that pilgrims don’t consume contaminated water. He adds test sample have already been taken by a team of experts from National Water and Sewerage Cooperation-NWSC.
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Ministry Cancels Over 210 Titles Issued in Forest Reserves nema 1 1 Top story

Obbo says that a number of land title are in areas which are targeted for several government projects including the awaited multi billion Bukasa Inland Port among others. He says that all people occupying the land whose titles have been canceled will not be compensated when the said projects kick off since they are illegally occupying the land in question.
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Kira Municipality Drafts Physical Development Plan gipea africa ltd 5 1

The 2.632 trillion shillings plan intends to change residential areas into multipurpose town with prearranged industrial centres, commercial and residential areas with a few tourism centres in a regulated manner.
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Bobi Wine Blocked from Walking to Police Headquarters Uganda Police Force 2 1

Following the police ‘s actions, Kyagulanyi said that he would go to the police headquarters and deliver the note to IGP Martins Okoth Ochola.
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Gov’t Introduces Voluntary Disarmament In Wakiso Uganda Police Force 4

SSP Florence Kiribira, head of Uganda National Focal point on Small Arms and Light Weapons, says that before government apply forceful disarmament, residents have been given a chance to give fire arms voluntarily. She adds that among those who illegally own guns, many would like to surrender them but have always feared to be arrested.
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