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USAID Extends UGX80Bn to Address Poaching, Human Life Conflict in Uganda biodiversity 1

In a Press statement, USAID said the multi-year activities will reduce wildlife trafficking, help communities manage their natural resources and promote real world alternatives to poaching and encroachment into natural areas.
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Govt’s Must Integrate Bicycles in Transport Infrastructure Design After COVID-19 1 Top story

The COVID-19 crisis has cut off commutes, and group activities involving travel of all kinds, throwing recreational sports around the world into a deep freeze. But cycling has not only proved to be largely pandemic-proof, but it also seems to be growing in popularity in many cities, across the world.
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Uganda Tourism Board Warns on Tampering with Murchison Falls dam 1

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has warned against developments in the Murchison falls, saying tampering with it will destroy Ugandas tourism sector.
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UTB to Market Uganda as Safest Destination after COVID-19 lockdown 1 3

UTB Chief Executive Officer Lilly Ajarova says that the fact that western media has hailed Uganda as a country for taking leadership on the COVID-19 pandemic cannot be ignored.
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Fall in Carbon Emissions is Short-Term Good News – Meteorology Chief 2 1 Top story

Quarantining and lockdowns have forced industries to shut down, and this, has crashed emission of Nitrogen dioxide, a major air pollutant, closely linked to factory output and vehicles on the roads. A forecast produced by climate experts of the Global Carbon Project also predicts that carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War II.
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COVID-19 to Cause Slash in Foreign Investment for Exploration Activities – Report World Bank 1 Top story

Last month, Uganda extended the deadline by six months to September 2020 for applications for those who wish to explore six blocks in the Albertine region. The report notes that “the fall in commodity prices—especially crude oil, metals, and minerals—will not only reduce their export proceeds but also slash the amount of financing brought by foreign investors.”
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Makerere in Talks With Buganda to Solve Land Dispute authority 1 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University says the kingdom is among the good friends of the university and in case of any issues, they would be able to amicably resolve the dispute.
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Government Formulating Law to Fund Artists 1 3

Government through ministry of gender, labour and social development, is formulating the creative and art law, which will see extension of government support to artists through funds.
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Uganda Stops People Traveling from Countries Highly Hit by COVID 19 WHO 3 1 Top story

According to the ministry of health, the decision to stop the travel was made after government,WHO and CDC experts reviewed the evolution of the disease and what kind of risk it presented to Ugandans
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MPs Query Govt Over UGX 100M Investment in Uhuru Falls Pre-feasibility Study 2 6

Mutyaba said that the authority was not aware that a pre-feasibility study had been done prior to Bonang’s application for the permit.
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Gov't To Undertake Feasibility Study on Uhuru Falls 5 1

D'Ujanga says that the study by the government will settle matter on whether or not to construct the dam.
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Parliament Approves Additional Funding For District Roads, Aerodromes 3

The proposal will increase the works sector budget from shillings 5.9 trillion to 6 trillion next financial year.
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No Evidence of Theft From Polish Tourist-Police Report Uganda Police Force 1

In a report to the Director Criminal Investigations, AIGP Grace Akullo, Detective ASP Abdu Nasser Mulimira, the Divisional CID Officer for Old Kampala said the available evidence is insufficient to implicate anybody.
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Remnants of Congolese Bands Join Entertainment Industry 24 3

Papalas Palata, the Lead Singer and Band Leader says his band freely roams the corners of Kampala and Lingala’s hot’s bed region of West Nile staging formidable concerts in Hotels and Corporate events where Uganda’s young talents are least invited.
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Guest House Managers Held Over Theft from Polish Tourist Uganda 1 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson told URN on Monday that Police swung into action following complaints of loss of property and money by the tourist.
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CSOs Write to President Museveni Against Building Dam on Murchison Falls 1

In their joint letter to President Museveni, CSOs appeal to him to unequivocally declare that his government will never build a dam at Murchison and Uhuru falls or any other place in Murchison falls National Park.
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No Appeal, No Airplay for Millennials Christmas Melodies media in uganda 8 2 Top story

The sounds of silent night, o come all ye faithful, Little Drummer Boy, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Feliz Navidad and Joy to the World, among others, still sound fresh each year that passes, and get as much airplay on radio stations across the country, and through the streets of Kampala as the season sets in.
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Diocese of Kigezi Celebrates 55 Years of Runyankole - Rukiga Bible Translation 1 2

Arrival of the translation ended years of struggle faced om evangelization of Bakiga Communities using Luganda and Lunyoro – Lutoro Bible versions.
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US Soldiers Train UWA Rangers to Counter Wildlife Crimes in National Parks 1

The training led by US Soldiers under the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion was designed to develop leadership capability within Uganda Wildlife Authority necessary for investigating wildlife crimes, trafficking in wildlife as well as treat casualties during operations.
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Uganda Manufacturers Seek 30 Acres in Naguru Housing Estate 3 1

Mubarak Kirunda Nkutu, the Director Membership Services at Uganda Manufacturers Association – UMA says that the current showground has become too small. He says they need more land to expand the available space to reflect the impressive growth the trade fair records every year.
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