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19:56
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Six Million Ugandans Do Not Access Sexual and Reproductive Health Services 1 1

Connie Kekihembo, the Executive Director of the Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Uganda says that young people with a physical disability and those with other impairments are mocked whenever they visit health facilities to enrol for family planning services. This was based on data collected from Mukono and Luweero districts, last year.
18:40
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Tribute to Med Kaggwa; The Gentle Human Rights Advocate med kagwa uhrc 4 1 Top story

Kaggwa, a former Parliamentarian and human rights defender died suddenly on Wednesday. He was aged 64.
16:49
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Retracing Med Kaggwa’s Final Public Activity 1 2

On Tuesday, just a day before his death, he embarked on investigations into reports that the Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces Fisheries Protection Unit was torturing and killing fishermen on Lake Kyoga. The intervention followed reports that scores of people had died in operations conducted by the unit following a ban of fishing activities on the Lake.
16:11
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Parliament Mourns Med Kaggwa Human Rights 3 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has commended the late Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) Chairman, Med Kaggwa for his dedication and advocacy for human rights.
15:32
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Gen. Salim Saleh Compensates Makerere University Students Lumumba Hall 2 1

Patrick Nsamba, the Guild Representative Councillor (GRC) for Lumumba Hall says that during a meeting with Gen. Salim Saleh and 15 student leaders at his Kapeeka industrial area in Nakaseke District on October 7, the affected students were compensated with 21 million shillings.
13:31
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Med Kaggwa Succumbed to Hypertension – Medical Report 1

Kaggwa, 64, collapsed this morning moments after leaving his home in Mulago, on the outskirts of Kampala. He was moments later rushed to Case Medical Centre, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
09:54
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Uganda Human Rights Commission Chairman Med Kaggwa Dead 1 1 Top story

Kaggwa collapsed in his car, moments after leaving his home in Mulago, on the outskirts of Kampala, this morning. He was moments later rushed to Case clinic, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
19:42
19:42

Serere Pupils Fail to Sit End of Term Exams Over UGX 2000 2 1 Top story

Several children whose parents paid a deaf ear to calls from the school administrators to clear the dues were blocked from writing the examination as no examinations papers were provided for them. According to the authorities in Serere, examination papers were produced basing on the number of pupils who had paid for them.
17:50
17:50

UNFPA Seeks USD 400 Million for Unfinished Population Agenda 1

Dr. Natalia Kanem, the Executive Director of UNFPA says they require the USD 400 Million (approximately Shillings 517 Billion) to implement programmes that will deliver a world where every pregnancy is intended, every childbirth is safe and every young persons’ potential is fulfilled over three years leading to 2021.
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Mabirizi Seeks Injunction Against Buganda Land Board On Ground Rent Collection Male Mabirizi 1 2

Mabirizi contends that the actions of the Kabaka of Buganda amounts to abuse of court process since there is a pending case challenging the same in the Supreme Court.
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Museveni Calls for Accelerated Investment in African Population 1 2

In a statement read by Vice President Edward Ssekandi, President Museveni said a skilled population is critical for development of the insurance, banking, Finance, Hotels, Trade and Shipping among others.
15:47
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Academia Introduces New Roadmap for Exploiting African Population 2 1

More than 2,000 members of the Academia are meeting in Imperial Resort Beach in Entebbe to introduce a new roadmap for exploiting the bombing African population.
12:10
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Meet Natalie Brown, A Resilient Crisis Manager Replacing Malac as US Envoy deborah ruth malac 1 3 Top story

She has served in Eritrea, a one-party state and highly-militarized society. She also served at the U.S. Mission to the UN agencies in Rome, in Amman, Jordan; Kuwait, Ethiopia, and in Conakry, Guinea. Natalie speaks French, studied Arabic, German and Amharic. She also speaks a little Italian, and Tigrinya, an Afro-Asiatic dialect used in Eritrea.
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Over 1,000 Acres of Crop Gardens Destroyed by Stray Elephants in Nwoya 1 3

Felix Onencan, a farmer in Agung village says he has suffered unimaginable loss after the elephants destroyed his crops and shuttered his investment. He told URN that he procured a bank loan and hired 300 acres of land on which he planted soybean which has all been ruined.
19:57
19:57

Middle East Consultant Managers Committed to High Court Entebbe Court 1

The officials were arrested during operations mounted by both the Police and the State House Anti-Corruption Unit headed by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema.
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Ugandan-Born Priest Appointed Bishop of South African Diocese 1 Top story

Bishop-elect Joseph Kizito was born in Wakaliga, Kampala, in the Archdiocese of Kampala, in 1967. He was educated in Uganda, Rome and Pretoria, South Africa. He was ordained into the priesthood in September 1997 in Aliwal Diocese, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
18:02
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Bus Operators Seek Common Bus Terminal in Kampala 1

Currently, buses going to West Nile, Western Uganda and the Northern Route use separate terminals. Those going to North and Eastern park at Namayiba Bus Terminal while those for the Western flank park in Old Kampala with inter city buses scattered in different parts of the city.
17:57
17:57

Sugarcane Out Growers Struggle to Acquire Selling Permits From SCOUL Kayunga District 3 2

The Chairperson of Kayunga Sugarcane out Grower’s Association Patrick Nsereko reveals that the working relationship between SCOUL and the farmers has been good until 2016 when SCOUL started restricting permits.
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Mosquito Sterilization Technology Set for Global Testing in Battle Against Malaria, Dengue 1 1 Top story

Known as the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT), the process involves rearing large quantities of sterilized male mosquitoes in dedicated facilities and then releasing them to mate with females in the wild. As they do not produce any offspring, the insect population declines over time.
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Oil and Gas Partners Caution SMEs Over Procurement 1

Pierre Real- Paris, the Total Exploration and Production Uganda Upstream Project Manager says domestic companies will be subjected to pre-qualification, single sourced or granted selective bidding in order to participate in the industry.
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