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20 Huts Burnt In Fresh Hoima Tribal Clashes

Two people have been injured and 20 huts burnt in re-emerging tribal clashes in Kigorobya Sub County, Hoima district. The clashes occurred on Monday evening in Lenju village Bwikya parish, an area occupied by Banyarwanda pastoralists and Alur farmers. Albert region police commander Charles Ssebambulidde says it all started when the pastoralists’ animals strayed into cotton and cassava gardens.
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Internal Affairs Asked to Check Disrespectful South Sudan Drivers reckless drivers 2

The Minister for Internal Affairs General Aronda Nyakairima has been asked to explain the failure by some drivers from South Sudan to adhere to Uganda’s traffic rules.
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Parliament Names Select Committee to Probe NSSF 1

The development follows a submission by Aruu county MP Odonga Otto accusing the fund of irregularly acquiring shares in UMEME and lopsided recruitments among other misdeeds. He claims that the Ugx 69Billion shares acquired in UMEME were acquired against the advice of the Solicitor General. NSSF is the third largest institutional investor in the utility company, controlling 14.27% shares.
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Scribes Accuse Kiryandongo District Chairman Of Illegal Detention

Two journalists accuse Kiryandongo district Chairman, Constantine Ben Moru, of illegally arresting them. The duo, Geoffrey Mutegeki of the New Vision Newspaper and Mohammad Ssendegeya of Bukedde, had gone to cover a story about alleged diversion of a community borehole by the district Chairman.
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Magistrates' Absence Delays Lwakataka Bail Application

They were remanded last week, Thursday, after the trial Magistrate asked defense Lawyer Hassan Kamba to present his Practicing Certificate before court. He failed to retrieve it off his computer in time due to power outages. They expected the bail application to be disposed off today.
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KCCA To Face Gor Mahia In Cecafa Championship Opener rwanda 1

Ugandan League champions KCCA FC will open their campaign in the 2014 Cecafa Kagame Club Championship on August 8th against Kenya’s Gor Mahia.
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I Had No Motive to Kill My Husband -Nsenga Widow Tells Court duncan gaswaga

At the opening of her defense against the charge, Uwera told court presided over by Justice Duncan Gaswaga that her vehicle lost control and rammed into the gate. She added that although she tried to control the vehicle by directing it away from the area where the husband stood, she was not able to save his life.
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11 Gunmen Shot Dead In Kaabong kaabong district 1

Eleven suspected gunmen have been killed in Kaabong in the last four weeks as Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF soldiers struggle to restore security in the district. The army also recovered three guns and unspecified rounds of live ammunition during gun battles in the West, North and East of Kaabong district.
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Rwenzori Attacks Bite Tourism Business in Busoga adf rebels 2

The attacks in Bundibugyo, Kasese and Notoroko districts are already affecting tourism in Busoga region. Several tour companies in Jinja have registered tour trips cancellations and amendments by tourists from abroad.
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Micho Plans Friendly Tie Ahead Of Cranes' Game In Mauritania uganda cranes 1 1

The Uganda Cranes are planning to have one International friendly match ahead of their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier return leg against Mauritania in Nouakchott on August 3.
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Absenteeism Impedes Health Service Delivery in Greater Masaka 3 2

The observation is contained in a 30-page half year report highlighting the state of health services in Masaka region. It’s a result of a survey by the unit conducted in the districts of Masaka, Rakai, Lyantonde, Kalangala, Sembabule and Lwengo.
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Ekiring Blasts Government Ahead of Commonwealth Games edwin ekiring 1

The player said he is devastated by the fact that the government has decided that all allowances offered by President Yoweri Museveni for the commonwealth games will be signed for when the athletes return home. Unlike Uganda, Kenyan athletes were given up to US$6,600 in allowances, Ekiring Explains.
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Compulsory Community Work Raises Latrine Coverage In Kabarole cholera outbreak 1

Compulsory community work has seen an improvement in pit-latrine coverage in Kabarole district. Community work was started eight months ago after a bylaw on homesteads to improve hygiene and sanitation with emphasis on pit latrines, failed to yield any success.
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Slaughter House Owners Defy Quarantine in Moroto moroto district 2

The development follows a one week ultimatum for the sale of animal products in the district due to a recent outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Eastern Uganda. The ultimatum ended yesterday. As it ended, authorities announced a quarantine to minimize movement of livestock and eliminate the sale and slaughter of animals across the district.
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Lwakataka Bail Application to be Determined Today lwakataka arrested

Kalisizo grade one magistrate Suzan Awidi is expected to determine whether Lwakataka, 42, and his co accused Abdallah Mukiibi deserve bail. They are both accused of interfering with police work and assaulting a police officer among other charges.
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Kanungu Residents Irritated as Police Rearrests Released Suspects kanungu district

Namanya is a principal suspect in the case where Western Amusement Park was on the 15th of July 2014 set ablaze in an incident linked to the pro-Amama Mbabazi Supporters on grounds that they had intended to hurt its owner Benson Karabareme, the secretary of Kihihi traders association.
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Ruharo Parish Model Project in Ruins 4

The parish, with 930 homesteads, was selected for support under the Presidential Initiative on Poverty Eradication, to engage in modern agriculture and serve as an example to other parishes in the country that it was possible to overcome household poverty through modern agriculture on a small piece of land.
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Kaabong Gunmen Elude Arrest In South Sudan kaabong district

Over 200 cattle rustlers, now turned into violent gunmen have crossed into Kaabong district following attempts by the South Sudan forces to arrest them.
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