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Mabirizi Petitions Judicial Service Commission On Justice Ssekaana’s Conduct Male Mabirizi 1 1

Mabirizi accuses Justice Ssekaana of misconduct and incompetence. This stems from the manner in which he handled a case challenging the appointment of Justice Simon Byabakama as the chairman of the Electoral Commission without resigning as a Justice of the Court of Appeal.
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Uganda Sends 10 Athletes for All Africa Paralympic Games 3 2

The 10 athletes include eight males and two females. They include 2016 Paralympics T46 1,500m silver medalist David Emong, Abdul Karim Lubega, Richard Ocira, Fred Masisa, Sam Mubaje, Wilfred Ocen, Al Bashir Bwaga, Alex Wilson Legu, Peace Oroma and Monica Ilalo. Ssenkungu says that if such a number of athletes qualify, then it will be good progress, considering that Emong was the only athlete who participated in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
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22:45

Law Graduates from Rwanda Petition Kadaga over Failure to Practice Law in Uganda Parliament 3 1

Rwanda’s legal practice is premised on the civil law widely used in the Francophone countries, while Uganda practices common law, under the common wealth system. In common law forinstance, one is innocent until proven guilty, while in civil law, one is guilty unless proven innocent.
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20:46

How Crime Intelligence Arrested Kololo Female Phone Snatcher 1 1

It all started when Kololo residents working out in the evening or early morning hours complained of a woman who was grabbing their phones. The suspect could sometimes disguise as a jogger when her actual mission is targeting her unsuspecting joggers.
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Funding Deterring Roll Out of Ebola Test Kit- Prof. Ibingira 2

Prof. Charles Ibingira, the Principal of the school told journalists on Monday morning that they are only waiting for funding from government to roll out the kit after receiving approval from World Health Organisation last year.
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Over 240,000 Pupils Drop Out of UPE Schools Before Reaching Primary Four - Report 5 1

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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Attractive Earnings on Gov’t Securities Help Uganda Shilling Stay Stable - Expert 1 1

Eva Othieno Wanjiku, the Africa Strategist for Standard Chartered Bank, said they expected the Ugandan currency to lose more value in June last year as companies paid dividends to their shareholders abroad. It didn’t happen and instead, they saw a lot more money come into the economy supporting the local currency against the US Dollar and other major currencies.
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15:58

MPs Want Glass Screen, Live TV for Strangers in Parliament red top brigade 1 6

Nwoya County MP Simon Oyet says Parliament should borrow from courtrooms that have glass screens to protect witnesses from anyone who would wish to attack them. He observes a need to have a live TV link to allow strangers to watch parliamentary proceeding on a screen from a space where they can also be monitored by MPs.
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15:06

Crime Intelligence, Flying Squad Rescue Kidnapped Boy 1 1

In her statement at Kawanda Police Station, Kakeeto’s mother said unknown people kidnaped her son who was playing in the compound while she was inside the house.
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12:24

Christians Task Dr Kazimba to Unite Church, Improve Clergy’s Welfare 9 1

Dr Kazimba’s enthronement is slated for Sunday, March 1, 2020, at St. Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe. He will a week later be consecrated as the Bishop of Kampala Diocese at All Saints Cathedral Kampala, replacing His Grace Stanley Ntagali who is retiring after clocking the mandatory retirement age.
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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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Judiciary Targets to Clear 220 Land Cases in Next Two Months 1 Top story

According to the statement, six of the sessions will be held at the Land Division in Kampala targeting 120 cases. Five other sessions will be held at Mukono, Mbale, Masaka, Mpigi, Kabale and Jinja High Courts.
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11:11

Krausz, Thuzar Win Uganda International Badminton Open Titles 1

The Championship sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and graded as an International Series climaxed at the Lugogo Indoor Stadium.
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07:59

Teacher Shortage, Instructional Materials Thwart New Curriculum secondary school 1 8

However, many schools sampled by Uganda Radio Network across the country are struggling to conduct lessons under the new curriculum due to lack of instructional materials. Many do not have learning guides, assessment frameworks and student’s textbooks, among others.
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Couple Demands Ugx600M from Church Over Cancelled Wedding 3 2 Top story

“As the result of the said acts, our clients went through mental breakdown, anguish and devastation plus being named thieves from people who have given contributions for their wedding reception. Our clients believe they are entitled to damages from you for your acts and omissions,” says advocate Tumwesigye in a demand notice.
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