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Corona Virus: Parents Backtrack on Demand to Evacuate Students from China Ministry of Health 3 1 Top story

Parents whose children are stuck in China following the Corona virus outbreak have backtracked on their initial demands to have the students brought back amidst the crisis.
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Why Your National ID is Simply Not Enough for Bail Makerere University 4 1 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.
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Electoral Reforms Suggested by Opposition Are Costly - Bahati elections 2021 3 1

Bahati was making reference to proposals by Niwagaba, the shadow Attorney General, to amend several clauses of the constitution in a way that would shake up the current state structure. He, for instance, wants the size of cabinet reduced to 21 Ministers and 21 State ministers, who, however, should not be chosen from among elected Members of Parliament. The current Cabinet has 32 cabinet Ministers and 48 Ministers of Stat
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Guild Elections: Makerere Council to Consider Regulations associate 2 1 Top story

“These electoral regulations are trying to dictate what should appear in the students constitution. And if you look at the entire regulations booklet, there are a number of provisions that are out rightly against the freedom of expression,” Mark Owiny, a 4th year Law student said
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Kakiika Division NRM Chairperson Fears for His Life Politics 1 2

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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Former Presidential Candidate Dr Kizza Besigye Arrested in Jinja district 1 4

At 11 a.m., Besigye, clad in blue checkered shirt walked out of his suite, to face off with officers of the UPDF Service Brigade who were waiting at the hotel gate. They dragged him aboard his vehicle to Nalufenya Police Station, sparking protests among his supporters across Jinja town.
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Religious Leaders Concerned About Excluding Young Voters 2

Speaking at their offices in Mengo along Ssentema Road on Monday, IRCU through their Chairperson Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the Mufti of Uganda, said although it was necessary to follow the dictates of the law stopping the registration of new voters in 2019 will leave out so many would be voters.
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Makerere University Council Directs Fresh Search for Deputy Vice Chancellor 1 Top story

Early this month, Civil Division High Court Judge, Musa Sekaana issued an order, directing the Makerere University management to furnish it with the progress as per its direction, within only two weeks to prove that there was an ongoing process of selecting a substantive leader.
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How IGG Probe Cost Professor Joloba Mak Principal's Job Makerere University 1 Top story

Despite scoring highly, the search committee, declined to recommend Professor Moses Joloba for appointment on grounds that there were several complaints against him. However, the committee noted that there was no conclusive report on the status of the complaints as well as disciplinary action by either management or Appointments Board.
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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.
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DP to Undertake Major Constitutional Ammendments 4 1 Top story

Among the proposals according Muyizi include adopting the DP Parliamentary Chief Whip as a direct member to the party’s National Executive Committee NEC, introduction of specific Women and Youth Delegates Conferences, and introduction of councils for Special Interest groups.
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EC to Decide on Bobi Wine's Failed Consultations 1

“Its true Kyagulanyi wrote to us requesting a meeting between February 24-28 and I think we are still within that time scope. We are going to sit and deliberate on the matter and take a decision,” Byabakama said.
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People Power Considering ‘Plan B’ after Botched Consultative Meeting law 4 1 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, what transpired at Ndeeba is a clear indication that whatever they do will be reject by police, which keep hiding behind sections of several acts.
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UPC Party Launches Nationwide Census Ahead of 2021 Election 2 1

The faction has been in court battling the legal standing the “allied NRM UPC” of jimmy James Michael Akena since 2015.
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Chaos Rocks Kampala as Police Vehicle Knocks People Power Supporter 1 Top story

The deceased’s sister, Prossy Namaganda says Nabukenya was returning from Mukono-Seeta when she was knocked. “She called in the morning and notified me that I should pack for her some people power clothes, which she was to wear before joining her colleagues,” she said.
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Business Stalls in Ndeeba as Police Engage People Power Supporters 5 3 Top story

Police blocked access to part of the road that leads to the hotel, which ignited people power supporters. They started shouting at police questioning why it was blocking their meeting yet it was happening indoors like police has always ordered.
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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.
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Police Deploys at Pope Paul Hotel Ahead of People Power Consultative Meeting 4 Top story

Last week, the “People power movement” leader and Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi told journalists that he is ready to resume consultations on his presidential ambitions ahead of the 2021 general elections.
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Kidandala Insists on Overseeing DP Structures Elections DP wrangles 3 1

Kidandala is also yet to relinquish the responsibilities of the DP Organizing Secretary, and on Saturday, he was in Masaka district to oversee the ongoing elections in the area. In his address to DP leaders who convened at Patel Shamij hall in Masaka Town, Kidandala said he would not succumb to any threats that deter him from performing what he defined as roles bestowed upon him by DP delegates.
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Discontent Brews Over Withdrawn Tumwiine Censure Motion torture 2 1

Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the Kyadondo East MP also known as Bobi Wine who was also at the centre of the Human rights committee investigations and was blocked together with the committee also did not sign the motion as he was not around the country.
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