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UPDF Explains why LDUs are Deployed Outside their Areas of Origin 4 1

This video is among the many that have especially in the last three months gone viral where LDU personnel are seen assaulting hapless citizens. Acts like these, according to Maj. Bilal Katamba, the spokesperson of the LDUs, blur the good things that the force has been able to accomplish especially its primary purpose of fighting crime.
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Uncertainty as CRO Throws Out Street Children in Mbale 5 1 Top story

Information obtained by URN shows that CRO is facing financial challenges since several donors have pulled out. A source privy to the workings of CRO told URN on condition of anonymity so as to speak freely that CRO’s head office building along Bishop Wasikye road in Mbale City has been leased off to YY Coaches and Courier Services.
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Gov`t Allocates UGX 500m for Training Refugees in Vocational Skills 2 1

Hillary Onek, the Minister for Refugees and Disaster Preparedness in the Office of the Prime Minister on Wednesday said that the funds will be channelled through Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre, a missionary owned Centre in Palabek Sub County established last year.
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PWDs in Amuru Demand for Special Needs Schools 2

Currently, the district has no special needs school with the nearest schools being in neighbouring Gulu district.
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40,000 Refugees in Lamwo Receive Free Face Masks 7 1

The reusable masks were on Wednesday distributed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees- UNHCR.
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Returnees Protest Extra Days in Quarantine 2 5

In a letter dated July 8, 2020, Bwowe informed Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng that they will have no contractual obligation with the Quarantine Centre’s at the end of the 14th day, yet many of them only budgeted for the days that they were told before boarding planes to Uganda.
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Illegal Trade in Fake COVID-19 Products Booming – Study

The research entitled “COVID-19-related Trafficking of Medical Products as a Threat to Public Health; reveals that criminal gangs are exploiting, the uncertainties surrounding coronavirus disease, public anxiety increased demand for PPE and medications, along with inconsistencies in national regulation regimens, to put millions of lives at risk.
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Stella Nyanzi Arrested for Inciting Traders to Demonstrate in Kampala PATRICK ONYANGO 1

Onyango said Nyanzi together with the colleagues are going to be charged in court with two counts; incitement and engaging in acts that are likely to cause the spread of the coronavirus.
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Gulu Yet to Distribute 250,000 Face Masks free face masks 2 1

The Task Force Chairperson Maj. Santo Okot Lapolo, also Resident District Commissioner says that the distribution of the face masks to the population was greatly affected lack of finance and human resources.
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Pentecostal Churches Develop Standard Operating Procedures 1

Bishop Joshua Lwere, the Overseer of the National Fellowship of Born-Again Pentecostal Churches and senior pastor of Grace Assembly Church says that since most public places have reopened, there is no justification why worshipping places remain closed.
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HIV Response Is Still Failing Children- Byanyima

UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima has observed that Year after year, the bold target of eliminating new HIV infections among children is being missed and children are dying needlessly from AIDS-related illnesses, even though simple and cheap treatments could save their lives.
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Teenager Left to Fend For Siblings As Parents Are Remanded district 3 1

Babirye’s parents, Ruth Mutasa and William Mutasa were remanded to Kayiti prison in Namutumba district on May 29th for allegedly assaulting their Village Chairperson, Geoffrey Babalanda and theft of his Shillings 3 million.
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NIRA to Issue Over 150, 000 National IDs to Wakiso Residents 1 2

In a letter to the Resident District Commissioner, Rose Kirabira, the Authority explains that the issuance of the IDs had been halted because of the Covid19 prevention measures.
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Floods Force Hundreds Out of Their Homes in Lamwo 3

Roeslyn Acan, the Te-Yaa Village Vice chairperson, says apart from submerging over 135 houses, several roads are also cut off affecting the movement of residents.
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Nabweru Woman Burns to Death 1

The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the deceased as 71-year-old Joyce Akiiki Kagusuru, a resident of Nabweru Parish in Nansana Municipality.
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10:07

The Struggle to Return Home; Scientist Shares Agonizing Tale 4

Dr Andrew Obuku left Cleveland, Ohio on March 21. At 7 a.m. the next day, he was in Addis Ababa, waiting for a connecting flight which was due at 10 a.m. However, Ethiopian Airlines rescheduled the flight to 23; 45 p.m. After more than 12 hours of waiting, the same flight was cancelled.
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Police Post Facing Eviction Over Rent Arrears Uganda Police Force 4

According to Nabakooza, the officers have been using the excuse of the Covid19 pandemic for the delayed payment of rent.
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Taskforce Suspects Hidden Motive by Patients Exposing COVID-19 Ward Shortfalls 3 1

An asymptomatic female COVID-19 patient undergoing treatment at the hospital lost her cool on Sunday and recorded a video bemoaning the unconducive situation at the ward, which she says isn’t appropriate for patients.
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Nakawa Division Authorities Failing to Enforce Ban on Boda Bodas 2

The Deputy Resident City Commissioner of Nakawa Division Herbert Anderson Burora says the cyclists are desperate to carrying passengers to earn a living.
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One Killed as Police Battles Mysterious Group in Makindye UGanda Police Force 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owesigyire says that security personnel responded to an alert and found the group in action at around 9 p.m. The men who were armed with clubs, hammers and machetes raided a residence in the area and started demolishing houses that were occupied by nine residents.
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