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09:45
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Speaker, Development Partners Draw Battle Line Over Local Content Bill President Museveni 5 1

Anna Merrified, the European Union Acting Head of Delegation, said every ambassador has interest in attracting foreign investors to Uganda but warned of the risk of pitying local producers against their foreign counterparts.
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Museveni Renews Call to Scrap Bail in Message to New Chief Justice Police bond 4 1

Museveni who was speaking after the swearing-in ceremony for the new Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and his Deputy Richard Buteera at State House, Entebbe, said that some judicial concepts like bond and bail pose a problem for the country since they are not in harmony with the indigenous people.
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Oulanyah Seeks Museveni’s Affirmation For CEC Position NRM 1 3

Oulanyah also told the President and the party members that despite suffering insults for implementing the NRM’s party ideology, he has remained steadfast and is working to bridge the disconnect between CEC and the lower cadres of the party.
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MPs Heap Praises on Kadaga ahead of NRM Contest President Museveni 7 1

Members of Parliament have today thrown their weight behind the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga as she contests for Second National Chairperson of the National Resistance Movement (NRM).
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Nile Perch Stocks in Lake Victoria Increase by 31 Percent President Museveni 1 2 Top story

According to Dr. Rukunya, the country was losing about US$ 52 million approximately Shillings 182 Billion of fish exports annually due to illegal fishing activities.
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Soroti Christians Shun Scientific Weddings COVID-19 Lockdown 1 2

But no wedding has taken place in Soroti Since the pronouncement four months ago. Rev. Naphtali Opwata, the Provost at St. Peter’s Church of Uganda in Soroti Diocese says all the planned weddings were immediately postponed by couples, many of them believing that scientific weddings contradicted the social norms in the region.
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Former EC Boss Badru Kiggundu Appointed NWSC Board Chairperson President Museveni 1 1

Kigggundu has been the chairperson supervision of the Isimba Hydropower project, a position he went to after serving for 14 years from 2002 to 2016 as the Electoral Commission chairperson.
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Church Projects Stall in Soroti Over Covid-19 Lockdown Effects of COVID-19 1 1

At Soroti Deliverance Church located along Moroto Road, the construction of a One Billion Shillings auditorium has stalled.
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Gov't Issues SOPs for Boda Bodas President Museveni 1 2

According to Joy Kabatsi all Boda Boda cyclists should sanitize regularly including their jackets and motorbikes before every trip. They will also be required to wear helmets which should be sanitized while passengers wear face shields or masks.
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Gov’t Officials Meeting in Entebbe to Discuss Possibility of Ending Lockdown COVID-19 1 1 Top story

The government started easing COVID-19 restrictions a month ago, after more than two months of a total lockdown that was announced as one of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19. But salons, arcades, bars and bodaboda businesses have remained closed, alongside churches, schools and other public gatherings.
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Salon Operators Ready to Observe Standard Operating Procedures President Museveni 1 3

Salon and Spa Operators have called on Government to reopen their sector since they have been observing hygiene and safety before the covid-19 lockdown.
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Boda Boda Cyclists Demand Meeting With Museveni over Lockdown President Museveni 1 2

Julius Byarugaba, the Speaker of the Boda Boda Association which represents over 2,000 cyclists says that there is an increase in domestic violence because men are failing to take care of their families after the lockdown affected their daily income.
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Is @KagutaMuseveni a Private Account? The Media Experts View State House 4 3 Top story

William Tayebwa, the head of the Makerere University Department of Journalism and Communication says that any public servant at that level of leadership ceases to own what ordinary people call private accounts and adds that unless the account is encrypted and the information is not available to the general public then it can be considered private.
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Private Sector, CSOs Hail Gov’t for Tax Relief, Recapitalizing UDB Parliament 1 2

The Private Sector Foundation (PSF) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have hailed Government for passing a realistic budget saying it reflects Ugandas current situation and looks at reviving vital sectors.
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Museveni Rejects 'Unclear' Loans Amounting to UGX 1.4 Trillion President Museveni 1

However, in a letter dated April 4, 2020, the president rejected the loan on the forest and resilience landscape project and the additional financing for intergovernmental fiscal transfers. He said he has a problem with the Ministry's lack of seriousness and failure to use clear language in seeking for the loan.
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MPs Skeptical on Use of Zoom Technology to Deliver State of the Nation Address President Museveni 3 4

However, some MPs note that there is a risk the President may not communicate well with MPs and the nation, in case of interruptions.
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Only Five Non-Legislators Invited for State of The Nation Address COVID-19 1 Top story

The five include the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) David Muhoozi, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola, the Commissioner General of Prisons (CGP) Johnson Byabashaija and the High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda in his capacity as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps.
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Universities to Shift Evening Classes Due to Curfew COVID-19 Lockdown 1 4

Reuben Twinomujuni, the Public Relations Officer Kyambogo University, says they are considering moving evening class students to the day program to cope up with the curfew.
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EAC Member States to Jointly Test Truck Drivers for COVID-19 State House 1 3

This is the highest number of infections to be recorded by the country in one day, since the confirmation of the virus in March. Uganda’s caseload now stands at 114 infections, a sizeable number from Kenyan and Tanzanian truck drivers who are entering the country through Malaba, Busia and Mutukula border posts.
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Agago DPC Arrested For Defying Ban on Social Gatherings President Museveni

According to Ngompek, Lubega was attending a party in Patongo Town council together with 30 other people when he was arrested. He notes that Lubega granted permission to businessman Francis Oneka who returned in the country from UK through Dubai on May 17th this year to organize the party.
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