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Police Forced us to Bury our Son Twice at our Cost, Nakitto Tells Kadaga security 3 1

Hajjara Nakitto, the heartbroken mother to a 15-year-old Amos Ssegawa who was shot dead by security forces in November says she was abandoned by Government after promises of helping her.
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Private Teachers Petition Parliament over UGX 20Bn Relief Fund lockdown 2 1

In July 2020, the government pledged 20 Billion Shillings to support teachers in private schools who were affected by the closure of schools.
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Gov't Companies, Private Entities in Trouble Over Unpaid UBC Debt 3 1

Hundreds of Government agencies, private entities and religious institutions are in trouble over unpaid debt owed to Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC). The national broadcaster.
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Uganda Declined China’s Request to Repay SGR Loan with Oil Revenue Ministry of Works 1 Top story

The railway venture is part of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects that begin from Mombasa through Nairobi, to Kampala, Kigali and Juba. The multi-billion-dollar railway line conceived under the East African Community was agreed upon in 2011 by the presidents of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan.
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Gov’t Proposes to Slash Embassy Staff Henry Okello Oryem 2 1

The Foreign Affairs State Minister, Henry Okello Oryem, says the move is aimed at trimming the number of embassy staff and subscription in billions of Shillings to international organizations to save money. He was speaking before the Foreign Affairs Committee to present the budget estimates for the financial year 2021/2022.
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Gov’t Rejects Demands to Lift Curfew Parliament 5 1

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said that the curfew will be maintained despite calls by members of Parliament to have it lifted.
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Gov't tables UGX 41.2 Trillion Budget for 2021/2022 debt repayment 3 1

The minister of finance Matia Kasaijahas tabled a budget of 41.2 trillion shillings for the next financial year 2021/2022.
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Gov’t Loses 7 bn Annually on Teachers with Forged Appointment Letters - ESC recruitment 3 1

The Education Service Commission (ESC) has said that it is planning a countrywide validation exercise to get read of teachers with forged appointment letters.
19:32
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Bigirimana Assures MPs that Owiny-Dollo vs Kisakye Fight is Being Handled Judiciary 2 1

The Permanent Secretary of the Judiciary Pius Birgirimana has assured members of Parliament that the Judiciary has a mechanism to handle any internal conflicts that may exist in the judiciary.
21:31
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EACOP Talks Inch Towards A Last-Minute Deal—As Museveni, Suluhu Meet PAU 1 2 Top story

A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
08:47
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No Need to Lift Curfew for Ramadan Period - Minister Obiga Kania COVID-19 2 1

Mario Obiga Kania, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs has said there is no need to lift curfew as Muslims observe the Ramadan period.
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Finance Committee Rejects UGX 200,000 Annual Car License tax on data 1 Top story

Henry Musasizi, the Chairperson of the Finance Committee said that they are considering approving only six out of the seven proposed new tax amendments to help the government raise revenue.
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Statement on Beating Journalists was A 'joke Blown out of Proportion' - Ochola 2021 elections 1 3

Ochola, early this year told a joint security press briefing that the police would continue beating journalists for their own safety. At the time, several journalists had sustained injuries from the campaign trail where they were hit with batons, rubber bullets and teargas canisters, in what appeared to be a direct attack against media practitioners.
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Nancy Kalembe Wants EC Funding to Presidential Candidates Reinstated 2021 elections 3 1

Appearing before the Human Rights Committee of parliament on Wednesday, Kalembe who garnered 38,772 votes says that she faced difficulties during the campaigns due to inadequate funds.
17:10
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Ugandans to Pay UGX 200,000 Annually for Car License revenue 2 1

State Minister of Finance David Bahati says that the move is intended to streamline the transport sector by getting rid of illegitimate cars and raising money for the maintenance of roads across the country. According to the breakdown, Car owners will pay 200,000 Shillings while motorcycle owners will pay 50,000 Shillings annually.
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MP Kinyamatama Declares Bid to Contest for Speaker of Parliament Speaker Race 4 1

The Rakai Woman Member of Parliament Juliet Kinyamatama Suubi has announced her bid to contest for the position of Speaker of Parliament come May 2021.
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African Union Marks 27 Years of Rwanda Genocide Amnesty Commission 3 1

April 7, is dedicated as a day of remembrance of the victims of the 1994 genocide in which more than 800,000 people were slaughtered by ethnic Hutu extremists within a period of 100 days. The killers were targeting members of the minority Tutsi community, as well as their political opponents, irrespective of their ethnic origin.
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Defense Ministry Seeks 6.3 Trillion Shillings for 2021/22 Budget Parliament 1 1

The Ministry of Defense and Veterans Affairs is seeking up to 6.3 trillion shillings to finance its budget for financial year 2021/2022.
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Amuriat Skeptical About Electoral Violence Probe 2021 elections 5 1

Amuriat was today appearing before the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee which is investigating cases of electoral violence that were witnessed and experienced in the recent general elections. Amuriat, also the president of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party told the committee that he experienced untold humiliation and brutality, all through the campaign.
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Pictorial: Christians Congregate to Celebrate Easter Easter sunday 2021 Top story

Key among the celebrants at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe included the Nnabagereka of Buganda, Sylvia Nagginda, the Speaker of the Buganda Lukiiko, Patrick Luwagga Mugumbule and Rubaga Division Mayor, Joyce Nabbosa Ssebuggwawo.
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