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Parents, Schools Remain Green About School Reopening Process 1 4 Top story

It is expected that educational institutions will re-open in January 2022, after nearly two years of closure, according to an announcement made by President Yoweri Museveni in September. Since then, the education ministry has promised to release a revised school calendar and roadmap to the pre-reopening activities in vain.
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Katabi Town Council Gets Internet Hub to Facilitate Online Learning online studies 2 4

Daniel Kabanda, the Chairperson Headteachers and Teachers Association in Katabi Town Council says the hub is timely for both learners and teachers. Nabawanuka is urging the town council authorities and teachers to safeguard the hub and ensure all teachers and pupils benefit from using it.
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World’s Poorest Left Far Behind  Despite COVID-19 Connectivity Boost

According to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the number of people who have gone online this year went up, to 4.9 billion but people’s ability to connect remains profoundly unequal – as many hundreds of millions might only go online infrequently, using shared devices or facing connection speeds that hamper their internet use.
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New Law to Penalise Road Construction Companies over Human Rights Abuse 3 1

In 2015, the World Bank suspended funding for a 256 million dollar Kamwenge to Fort Portal Road after reports by the communities about the sexual abuses, while the Tororo-Kamdini Road contract remains suspended.
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Uganda, South Sudan Authorities Counter Accuse Border Officials on Harassment 4 1

The matter was raised by the Tseretenya Bomah Chief of Ikotos County Peter Odwar in relation to an incident in which two nationals were arrested in Madi Opei Town Council, Lamwo district on suspicion of coordinating inter-border livestock thefts.
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Sub County NRM Chairperson Murdered, Dumped in Masindi Town Body 1

According to Constance Katwesige, an eye witness, the assailants driving a white Premio vehicle dumped Mukitale’s body a few meters from her garden and drove off at a terrible speed.
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KCCA FC Defeats BUL FC, Extends Lead on League Table kcca fc vs bul fc 2 1

The victory takes KCCA FC to 22 points on the table while BUL FC remains on 14 points.
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Man Sues Deputy Speaker Among over Alleged Torture and Stolen Dollars Anita Among 1

Matovu has tabled evidence to show he suffered a lot of trauma, physical and mental anguish for which he is seeking 500 million shillings in compensation for the violation of his right to liberty, freedom from torture by the respondents.
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Ugandans Less Attracted to Free Condoms, Records Show Drop in Demand condom use 1 4

Vastha Kibirige, the Condom Coordinator at the AIDS Control Programme says that they have been giving out free condoms over the years, but the use is too low. For example, he says, they have projected a male condom need at 590 million packets, in 2021 but they may end up supplying these over three years.
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Masaka RDC in Trouble For Meddling in Land Dispute 2 1

In his complaint, Kayemba accused Kateregga of using his powers to order residents to raze plantations on the disputed land, and accordingly uprooted cassava, cut down coffee and other trees.
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Modern Abattoir Lies Idle in Nakasongola slaughter houses 1

The Directors of the company said the modern abattoir worth 6 million dollars had the capacity to produce 60 tons of beef and 80 tons of goat meat per day.
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Craze for Customised T-Shirts Gives Ugandan Artists More Cash 1 3

Derrick Pwoch, an artist at Makose Art and Design shop in Gulu City, says he started getting orders for customized t-shirts three years ago. Before then, he could only print words on T-shirts for schools, organizations and other institutions.
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Ministry of Works Unveils Equipment for Constructing Roads in DR Congo 5 3

The Commissioner for Roads and Bridges at the MoWT, Eng. Stephen Kitonsa notes that on Friday this week the project steering committee shall hold a meeting in DRC where the contractor (Dott Services Limited) shall be introduced to leaders and officially the campsite shall be handed over to the contractor so as enable shifting of the equipment from Namanve.
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New Government Policy Approved to Regulate, Transform Transport 2

Previously mooted plans include the Urban Transport Master Plan funded by the World Bank, the Kampala Bus Rapid Transit System, the Greater Kampala Light Rail Urban Mass Transit System, all of which have remained on the shelves.
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How Lockdown Pushed Political Scientist Into Poultry Farming 4 1

Until the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in the country in March last year, the 37-year-old political scientist worked as an operations manager with an international Non-governmental organization in Kampala.
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Court Asks for Written Submissions in Chapter Four Case National NGO Bureau 1 2

Chapter Four Uganda’s activities were suspended a few days prior to the withdraw of criminal charges of money laundering against its Executive Director Nicholas Opiyo whose organization had been accused of allegations of funding terror.
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Prisons Get Guidelines on How to Handle Terror Suspects 1

Some of the areas of focus in the guidelines are; the separation of terror suspects from other prisoners, rehabilitation of persons convicted or remanded for terror-related offenses and training of prison officers on how to handle terror suspects.
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UMSC Condemns Harassment of Muslim Students Over Veils Kyambogo University 1 2

Sheikh Juma Bakihik Cucu, the Secretary for Education at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, says that unveiling Muslim females directly interferes with their religious freedoms enshrined in th Ugandan constitution.
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Border Residents in Hoima, Bundibugyo Living in Fear UPDF 5 1

John Tibasiima, a resident at Bugoma landing site in Kyangwali sub-county in Kikuube wants security to be heightened to ensure that they are protected from any possible attacks by the suspected ADF militants who may retaliate.
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AIDS Society Launches New Scientific Research Strategy to cure HIV HIV cure research

The IAS says the strategy, which comes just after it was announced that another person, an Argentinean woman who tested positive for HIV in 2013 had been cured through natural immunity, might finally deliver a cure whose search has been on for more than 30 years.
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