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Meet Captain Flavia Mulindwa, the First Female Army Spokesperson 1 Top story

She has risen through ranks as an intelligence officer for the army\'s Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence before being posted as a protocol officer at the army headquarters in Mbuya in 2005. Captain Flavia Mulindwa left that docket to assume an appointment as a counter officer working with the Joint Anti-terrorism unit where she spent two years before being posted as a vetting officer in the Personnel and administration.
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Kasiwukira Widow Denied Bail, Returned to Luzira murder in the city

Court registrar Jamson Karemani held that the three sureties that she had presented, were not substantial. The rejected sureties included; Juliet Lwanga, a dealer in electronics, Ssewava Kakonge, her uncle and Pastor Francis Katongole of Christian Revival Church in Makindye division.
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NEMA in Conservation Partnership with Supermarkets recycling 1

Under the arrangement that will start in April this year, the supermarkets, hotels and restaurants will establish collection centers for plastics from which NEMA will collect all dropped materials for recycling.
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CAA Ponders Relocation of Lira Airfield land encroachment 1

CAA spokesperson Ignatius Igundura told URN that the relocation is necessitated by the obstruction to safe operations by new developments on the current airfield. He says the airfield can no longer operate while surrounded by towering structures.
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Chief Justice, New Ministers Sworn In 3 Top story

The President warned that country risks being destabilized if the judicial officers handle hard core with soft gloves by releasing them on bail before they spend the 180 days on remand as mandated by law.
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Schools Grapple With \'Moonlighting\' Teachers patrick rwakaikara 2

According to a 2013 report titled the Global Corruption Report compiled by Transparency International, teacher absenteeism is one of the most serious forms of corruption in education in developing countries.
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Bukakata Road Construction to Start Next Month 1

Bukakata Road, the busiest route connecting Masaka to the lakeside port of Bukakata and to the Islands of Kalangala is currently in a very sorry state. The 41 kilometer stretch is filled with potholes, making movement impossible especially on rainy days.
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Kabale Schools Challenge Copa Coca Cola Fixture 1

The schools; Kigezi High school, Kabale Brainstorm High school, Kigezi College Butobere, Kabale Pentagon High school, Excel High School, and Kigezi Eden school among others claim that the meetings of sports teachers in the district never approved the fixture before it was released.
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S. Sudan Students Plead for Uniform Tuition in Private Universities 3

Makuei Aguei Adel, the President of Union of South Sudanese Students in Uganda says that while public universities embraced the move; the private universities are still charging South Sudan as international students.
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Bangi For 2015 Orleans Badminton Challenge In France simon mugabi 1 1

Top female player, Bridget Shamim Bangi has entered the 2015 Orleans International Badminton Challenge which will take place March 25-29 in France.
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NRMs Lyavaala Pledges Unity, Service Delivery after Bugiri Poll Win siraji lyavaala

Lyavaala emerged winner of the hotly contested race beating his closest rival Luba Bumali, the Forum for Democratic Change â�" FDC candidate by 157 votes. Lyavaala garnered 27,354 votes representing 47.9%, while Bumali got 27,197 votes representing 47.6%, according to results declared by Eric Gimei, the Bugiri District Returning Officer.
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Judge Orders Evicted Hoima Residents to Return 2

The residents in Kijyayo village Munteme parish are part of the 50,000 resident feuding over a 1500 hectare piece of land claimed by property mogul, Prince Herbert Rwakiswaza Kimera, who died early this month. The struggle which involves 10 villages started in 2002 after Kimera, leased off the land to an Indian Sugar company, for the establishment of a cane plantation and a sugar factory.
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Museveni Donation Splits Wobulenzi Town Council Leaders 3

The money was donated after a petition, by the LC 3 Chairperson Sebastian Ssebaggala, for financial support towards the development of sporting grounds. Upon receipt, Ssebaggala and Town Clerk Irene Nakamatte purchased 3.5 acres of land in Kikoma zone, with a down payment of Shs 40 million.
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Bukholi MP Released On Police Bond

Member of Parliament for Bukhooli South in Namayingo District Stephen Mayende Dede has been released on Police bond.
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Government Backtracks On Electoral Reforms Timeline As Cabinet Meets Again 1 Top story

On March 2, the Attorney General Fred Ruhindi told journalists that discussions on electoral reforms are in the final stages and that the Bills would be tabled within a fortnight. That deadline has since passed with no reforms forthcoming from government.
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Tooro Parliament Calls for Dialogue to End Leadership Impasse tooro kingdom 1 1

Vincent Baguma, a member of the parliament said the events in Tooro have embarrassed King Oyo, his subjects and members of the royal family.
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Maria Kiwanuka, Ivan Kyayonka Liable for NSSF Mess - Committee 2 1

National Social Security Fund (NSSF) invested up to Shs 70 billion to acquire 131 million shares during the Initial Public Offer purchase in UMEME making it the third largest institutional investor in the utility company, controlling 14.27% shares.
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Ex-convict Identifies 2010 Kampala Twin Bombing Suspects al-shabab

Mugisha told court presided over by Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo that he joined the Al-Shabab in 2008 after being motivated by the teachings of Jihad that he attended in Nairobi, Kenya. He went on to explain that after undergoing the full training to become a suicide bomber, he was sent on a spy mission in Uganda to identify the vulnerable places that they could hit.
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Mwesigwa, Kizito Left Out For Nigeria Friendly uganda cranes 1

Uganda Cranes technical bench has left out skipper Andrew Mwesigwa and Geoffrey Kizito for the up-coming International friendly against Nigeria slated for March 25th.
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