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12:19
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Why Your National ID is Simply Not Enough for Bail Makerere University 1 4 Top story

David Musiri, a student activist at Makerere University has been in and out of jail for various reasons. He told URN that he was once denied bail, simply because his sureties couldn’t present introductory letters from their Local Council 1 Chairpersons despite presenting their National IDs.
08:10
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Residents Protest Destruction of Their Property by Chinese Contractor bukulula sub county 1 2 Top story

Residents accuse the Chinese firm of destroying their properties that include homes, crop gardens and blocking community water sources because of stone quarrying activities in the area. On Wednesday, the affected residents blocked the company workers from accessing the stone quarry found on their village.
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Kakiika Division NRM Chairperson Fears for His Life Politics 2 1

According to Mugume, he received information from his friend over the weekend indicating that someone was looking for him. Mugume says that he convinced the person to meet him at Accacia hotel Mbarara on Sunday and alerted police leading to the arrest of Edward Kasibante.
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Over 80 New Staff Go Without Salaries in Serere District 1 1 Top story

Serere district was given 20 slots for recruitment of teachers but the District Service Commission recruited 55, in addition to staff in other departments. This left the district with a wage shortfall of more than 664 million Shillings.
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Improve on Communication with Christians in Kumi - Bishop Obaikol Kumi Diocese 1 2

Bishop Obaikol asked Christians to desist from interfering in church matters. He also appealed for calm in the transitional process of the diocese, urging Christians to pray instead of fronting violence.
21:56
21:56

One Feared Dead as People Power Activists, Police Clash in Nansana Nakawa

The activists were returning from the burial of their colleague, Ritah Nabukenya in Kiboga district. Nabukenya succumbed to injuries she sustained in a motor accident in Nakawa on Monday.
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Kabalagala Police Holding 10 People Power Supporters 1 1

The arrest of the group came just a few hours after police blocked Kyagulanyi from holding a consultative meeting on his presidential ambitions that was scheduled to take place at Pope Paul Memorial hotel in Kampala.
15:55
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People Power Supporter’s Death Dents Uganda Police – ANT 1 1

A motorcycle on which Nabukenya was seated was allegedly intentionally knocked by a police patrol pick-up having seen her donning a People Power beret and red clothing headed. Nabukenya was reportedly heading to Buganda Road Court, where Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi was set to appear before the grade one magistrate, Olga Karungi.
13:54
13:54

Fire Guts Ham shopping Mall in Kampala 2 2

According to some eyewitnesses, the fire is suspected to have started from one of the shops at block C that housed over 40 sewing machines and clothes before spreading out to several other shops minutes to 6 a.m.
18:29
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Over 240,000 Pupils Drop Out of UPE Schools Before Reaching Primary Four - Report 1 5

According to the findings that were released last week, it is estimated that 8 percent-representing 80,000 learners studying in Universal Primary Education schools across the country drop out of school every year. As such many of them do not make it to upper primary.
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Mak Council Blocks Approval of Prof. Nakanjako's Principal Job Uganda 1 Top story

“The recommended candidate for Principal MakCHS, has never been Chair/ Head of Department, but has been a substantive Dean (School of Medicine) for only three months, having service previously as Deputy Dean –a position that does not exist in the University Structure,” say staff of the college in their petition to council.
11:47
11:47

Police Battles Protesting Christians in Kumi Diocese 2 2

Some Christians tried to catch up with the early morning service at St. Phillips Cathedral, which however was disrupted by protestors, who stormed the premises with placards. Our reporter saw some Christians leaving the Cathedral as the drama ensued and stood at a distance to watch events as they unfolded.
14:07
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Uganda's Newly Constructed Hi-Tech Prison Ready to Receive Inmates Luzira 5 1 Top story

It was built with large sized prison wards and 30 cells, all fitted with modern sanitary facilities. It has a fully-fledged medical wing complete with an inpatient section, a contact visitors room and isolation rooms for contagious diseases, and a kitchen equipped with power-saving technology.
21:06
21:06

Pictorial: Celebrating 55-years of the Runyankole/Rukiga Bible Church of Uganda 10

The translation of the English Bible into the Runyankole/Rukiga dialect was initiated by missionaries from Britain led by Rev. Jim Stanley Smith in the 1950s. The first translated bible was released in 1962.
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19:49

Bible Society Celebrates 55-Years of Runyakole/Rukiga Bible 2 4

Moses Beigana, a Christian from Bushenyi, says that with the launch of the study Bible project he desires to see that in ten years everybody owns a bible unlike today were most Christians have no Bibles.
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UPDF Soldier Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Three Civilians in Gulu 1 2

Lance Corporal Godfrey Okello Oneka, RA 213734 denied the charges while appearing before the Division Court Martial sitting at the 4th UPDF Division Barracks in Bardege Division, Gulu Municipality.
12:25
12:25

Simple Urine Test Could Improve Early Detection of Bladder Cancer – WHO

The test is based on detecting mutations in the telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) gene – a crucial element for cancer genesis and progression, the most common mutations in bladder cancer, according to the report by the UN World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and international partners.
09:40
09:40

Soldier Faces Division Court Martial for Killing Three People in Gulu Vanguard Sub Ward 2

Okello allegedly killed Beatrice Ajok, 52, and her two sons; Dan Joakim Binyang, 18, and Owen Norman, 20 and injured an 8-year-old girl during a scuffle on January 10, this year. The incident happened in Vanguard Sub Ward, Pece Division in Gulu Municipality.
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Kumi Christians Protest Cancellation of Rev. Okunya’s Election Kumi Diocese 2 4 Top story

Moses Acou, one of the Christians at St. Stephen CoU in Kumi town, says the church has allowed outsiders to control them. Acou is bitter that after exciting Christians with the announcement of the new bishop, the House of Bishops decided to betray them because of influence from a few selfish individuals.
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Police Investigate Death of 3 Inmates at Atopi Prison 5 1 Top story

A source at the prison facility, says the seven inmates complained about their health in the morning before they were taken to the garden but they were ignored. He was to appear before Apac Grade One Magistrates Court on February 25th on charges of theft.
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