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14:50

Church Seeks Clarity on Prayer Guidelines after Arrest of Father Kiibi mass 1

The call comes barely hours after the arrest of Rev Fr Deogratius Kiibi Kateregga from St. Joseph parish in Mpigi town for allegedly defying the guidelines. Fr Kiibi was arrested by Police Officers, working with District Internal Security Officer and UPDF soldiers, early today.
14:55
14:55

Boda boda Rider Gets 30-Year-Jail Term for Raping Passenger victim 1 Top story

Prosecution told court that on the evening of March 29, 2018, Damulira was hired by his victim to take her home some miles away from Kanoni town. However, along the way, the convict pretended that he had run out of fuel in the middle of a forest.
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South Korean Initiative Transforming Villages in Mpigi project 4 1

The model villages are established under the Saemaul Undong initiative, a community development movement, which builds a village or community to improve the quality of life of its inhabitants based on the spirits of diligence, self-help and cooperation. It was first adopted in South Korea over 60 years ago.
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16:42

Magezi Revisits Role of Cultural Institutions in Local Government Structures Local Governments 3 1 Top story

Magezi observes that while traditional governance systems have, to a large extent, been replaced by modern state structures and systems at the national level, they are still relevant at local levels in many parts of the country.
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12:37

Universities Urged to Prioritize Research Oriented Teaching 1 4

The vice-chancellor of Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi Prof. John C. Maviiri says that students need to be equipped with critical thinking skills to help them become better students, and prepare for the challenges and opportunities of the future.
16:19
16:19

School Director, Matron Committed to High Court 1

Wamala was on Tuesday committed together with the school matron Nansubuga Haliima by the Mpigi Grade One Magistrate Maurine Mukhoye. State prosecutor Justine Nakayiza told court that investigations into the case have been completed and the state is ready to start prosecution.
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10:36

Empty Promises Irk NRM National Vice Chairperson 2 2

According to Kigongo, most Ugandans and politicians don’t want to listen to the truth but only want to hear what they are pleased with.
19:53
19:53

Anglican Youth Reject Proposal to Camp with Parents 3 4

Some of the youths URN spoke argued that it will cease being a youth camp if their parents attend the camp.
11:32
11:32

60 Passengers Survive Bus Accident in Mpigi 2 1

The accident occurred on Tuesday at Katende in Mpigi District when a bus belonging to Star Link Bus Company registration number UAS 177E which was heading to Kampala City from Mbarara lost control and overturned.
11:42
11:42

Engineers Blame Masaka Road Defects to Poor Construction, Delayed Maintenance performance 1 4 Top story

Badru Kiggundu, a seasoned Civil Engineer, Academic and Consultant, says most of the defects that manifest reflect the mistakes that could have been done during the designing or construction phases. He says while designing a road, every aspect is looked at even giving room for possible future changes but this couldn’t have been catered for.
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06:55

Mpigi District Security Committee Grills Nakawa RCC Over Town Council Land 2 4 Top story

On Thursday afternoon, butchers and residents almost clashed with machetes at Mpigi town council abattoir, which is found in Mayembe lower village over the land. It took the intervention of Byabasaija for calm to prevail. The disputed land sits in a wetland and is used for grazing cows taken to the abattoir for slaughtering.
10:54
10:54

Mpigi Butchers, Businessman Clash Over Abattoir Land land grabbing 2 3

The butchers headed by their chairperson Robert Makumbi are accusing Bernard Iga of trespassing on the land to construct the sty next to the place where meat slaughtered for public consumption comes from.
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Mpigi Resorts to Mushroom Growing to Alleviate Poverty Among Youth 3 1

The Mpigi District Commercial Officer, Ronald Kazibwe and District Production Coordinator, Patrick Sserwadda told members of Mpigi town youth development project on Tuesday evening, that they zeroed in on mushroom growing after realizing that in addition to the increasing population, youths haven’t satisfactorily responded to government programs aimed at fighting poverty.
10:54
10:54

Three Dead, Five Injured in Mpigi Accident 1

Three people aboard the Fuso truck were killed on spot. Their bodies have been delivered at the city mortuary pending identification.
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13:56

Six arrested for Alleged Robbery of Powdered Milk Worth sh500m 2 1

However, some of the suspects claim that four men two of them dressed in white attire resembling that of the traffic police together with one in kaki dress again similar to that of the police and another in plain clothes armed with a rifle intercepted them and stopped the vehicle on its way to Kampala, tied him up with others who were on board and locked them in a Wish car.
11:52
11:52

School Director Remanded For Aggravated Defilement, Indecent Assault 2 1

Kasakkya didn’t allow Wamala to plead to the charges, saying his court lacks jurisdiction on the charges slapped against him. Nansubuga pleaded not guilty to the charges slapped against her.
10:44
10:44

Poverty Alleviation Projects Haven't Helped- Trade Minister 2 3 Top story

Kyambadde attributed the failure of government projects to lack of lack of proper planning by government and implementers. She also noted that even private projects initiated by politicians including Members of Parliament and local leaders have failed to take off while those that manage to start don’t live to expectation.
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Residents Decry Poor Services at Buyiga Health Center Mpigi 4 1

Buyiga Health Center Management Committee Chairperson, Robert Ssentongo confirms receiving enormous complaints from residents whenever they visit the health center that they don’t get medication.
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10:02

State of Muslim Founded Schools Irks Prince Kassim Nakibinge scholastic material 2 4 Top story

Prince Nakibinge noted that although each institution has its own challenges, but those that are performing well can intervene and help those that haven’t made it to their level.
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Med Kaggwa's Funeral: Police Uses Tear Gas to Disperse People Power Activists Human Rights 2 2 Top story

Joseph Turya, the Katonga Region Police Spokesperson, says they were forced to use tear gas to open the road, which had been blocked by the huge crowd to ease movement for other road users.
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