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118 Parliamentary Election Petitions Cause-listed for Hearing

The hearing of these election petitions allocated to the respective judges by Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine will be between May and June this year.
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Eight NRM Candidates Vie for Speaker, Deputy Speaker Positions 10th parliament 3 1

The NRM Electoral Commission, which started receiving forms from April 26, has received forms from incumbent Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga and Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, for the position of Speaker.
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Uncertainty Surrounds Planned Yellow Fever Vaccination Exercise strange disease 3

Dr Stuart Musisi, the Masaka district medical officer who is also the coordinator of the Yellow Fever Vaccination exercise in greater Masaka region says they have not yet received funding and the vaccines needed to roll-out the exercise.
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Pictorial: Sorry State of Arua Municipal Abattoir

Dr Luke Taban the Municipal Production Officer says they also face a challenge of water shortage. The facility needs at least 5000 liters of water for use daily but the facility now relies on only 1000 liters, hindering the cleaning of the products or the facility.
17:06
17:06

Trial of Former LRA Commander Thomas Kwoyelo Postponed dominic ongwen 1

Muyita told URN, that although the court has enough money for the usual cases, it requires at least 400 million to try Kwoyelo under the International Crimes Division. During the trial, all judges under the International Criminal Division will be moved to Gulu for a period of not less than one month.
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Under-developed Population Threatens Wildlife Conservation –Museveni elephants in uganda 2

President Yoweri Museveni said that the population of elephants dwindled to 2000 from 30,000 in Uganda by 1986. It has now grown to about 6000 because of the Countrys strong stand on conservation. For us, we send poachers to heaven prematurely, he said.
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Nadduli Tasks Supreme Mufti to Unite Rival Muslim Factions abdul nadduli 3 2

Nadduli observed that Ndirangwa rose to the helm of the Kibuli-based faction at a challenging time when the religious denomination is bitterly split despite belief in the same Koranic values and teachings of Prophet Mohammad.
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DP, CP to Join FDC National Demonstrations uganda decides 1 1

DP Secretary General Mathias Nsubuga says they are already in touch with FDC over the May 5 demonstration because they equally share the view that the election was a fraud and that President Yoweri Museveni is illegitimately holding onto office.
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15:22

3.8 million Citizens Sign against MPs Tax Exemption action aid 1 1 Top story

The campaign masterminded by Uganda Youth Network UYONET, Action Aid and the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group-CSBAG targets a minimum of 5 million signatures to facilitate a petition against the proposal embedded in the Income Tax amendment Bill 2016.
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15:07

Nyamwamba River Gradually Eroding Rukoki Bridge river nyamwamba

The river, which originates from the glaciers of Rwenzori Mountains, flows through Kilembe Mines with at least 15 kilometers downstream from Kilembe mines. It branches through River Rukoki which flows into a wide stream of wetlands bordering the north shores of Lake George.
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Parents Cautious over Proposed Sexuality Curriculum reach a hand uganda 1

The United Nations Population Agency UNFPA says Comprehensive Sexuality Education includes scientifically accurate, curriculum-based information about human development, anatomy and pregnancy. It also includes information about contraception and sexually transmitted infections STIs, including HIV, going beyond information, to encourage confidence and improved communication skills.
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12:43

MPs Swearing-in Ceremony to Last Three Days 1

The event scheduled to run from 8:30 to 6:30 pm everyday will be conducted from May 16 to May 18, 2016. Up to 426 gazetted Members will take the Oath of a Member of Parliament and the Oath of Allegiance in line with 81 4 of the 1995 Constitution.
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11:46

Two People Killed in Kabale Accident police

The accident involving a trailer registration number RAB159L/RL0879 occurred at Nkumbura Trading centre about 20 kilometers from Kabale town. The lorry reportedly swerved off the road and rolled several times instantly killing its driver and his turn boy.
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11:39

Two Mothers Probed for Dumping Babies in Pit Latrine 2

The young mother reportedly started feeling abdominal pains in the evening but did not seek medical help because she did not know that she was in labor. But while squatting on the latrine, she felt something falling with a lot of pressure into the pit.
10:59
10:59

Karusandara Flood Victims Cry for Help floods in kasese 1

The families were displaced after the floods hit four villages of Kanyabiyobi, kabaka, kanamba and Kyalanga in Karusandara Sub County following a heavy down pour that burst the banks of River Mubuku and Ssebwe.
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10:37

South Sudan Gets Unity Government

In the announcement made over the state broadcasters, Kiir appointed ministers to thirty ministries which are split between the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement, the SPLM-In Opposition, SPLM-G10 which is composed of former detainees, and other political parties.
10:31
10:31

Five Arrested for Resisting Residual Indoor Spray Exercise spraying

Pallisa District Police Commander Mathias Turyasingura says that the five are part of the 49 households which resisted the exercise in Komolo A village. The five are identified as James Mashale 24, Yusuf Sajja 32, Christine Takali 36, Constant Mugole 65 and Samson Maka 35.
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Medics Concerned over Increase in Self-Medication expired drugs 2 1

A study carried out by Kabarole District Health Department shows that 75 percent of patients diagnosed with malaria first take over the counter drugs and only seek proper diagnosis after failing to heal.
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