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NRM MPs Want Mugema Probed Over Nsereko Nomination mp mohammed nsereko 6 1 Top story

Usuk County MP, Peter Ogwang and Ajuri County MP, Denis Hamson Obua want him to explain his decision to nominate Independent Mohammed Nsereko for the position of Deputy Speaker of Parliament against the NRM candidate, Jacob Oulanyah.
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Besigye Family, FDC to Apply for Bail court 1 1

Winnie Byanyima, the wife of Besigye who is currently remanded at Luzira maximum prison on treason charges told media after visiting him on Thursday that despite the fact that Besigye has not yet been committed to high court they want to apply to court so that he can apply for bail.
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Museveni Lauds MPs For Electing Oulanyah race for speaker 5 1

I congratulate this parliament for passing the test, you have now passed the test, I came here and sat there to see whether you would pass the test or fail, said Museveni.
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UGX 300M raised for Martyr's Day celebrations uganda martyrs day 2

Kiyinda- Mitayana dioceses, the host diocese for the 2016 Martyrs Day celebration has through well-wishers, and believers across the globe managed to raise 300m Uganda shilling to facilitate the celebrations.
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Bugoma Forest Boundary Reoppening, NFA To Erect New Pillars 2

Bernard Opar, the NFA Surveyor is leading the surveying team. Opar explains that the reconnaissance exercise was guided by the 1932 map obtained from the department of mapping and surveys. The map indicates the original forest boundary points as gazzatted in 1932.
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Nairobi Flies Invade Kitgum Prison 2 1

John Bosco Komakech, the Kitgum District Vector Control Officer couldnt be reached for comment as he was out of office when our reporter went there. According to the Center for Disease Control, Nairobi fly is a common example of an insect that contains a corrosive substance known as pederin.
15:56
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EAC Integration to Ease Refugee Crisis access to land 3

Professor Tarsis Kabwegyere, the Minister of General Duties in the office of the prime minister, believes the integration of the East African community will improve security in partner states, provide trade and business opportunities and thus address some of the causes of World crisis.
15:26
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Oulanyah Regains Deputy Speaker's Seat race for speaker 1 4 Top story

Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga declared Oulanyah elected after trouncing his soul rival, Muhammad Nsereko, the Kampala Central Member of parliament.
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One-Stop Investment Centre Yet to Deliver Faster Outputs 3

Lawrence Byensi, UIAs Director of Investment Facilitation, says while they want the process shortened as much as possible, there are also stages that cannot be rushed.
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Couples urged to screen for Sickle Cell before marriage sickle cell disease 4

The conference will bring together distinguished scientists, policy makers, researchers, advocacy groups, technology and pharmaceuticals companies among others
15:10
15:10

MPs Spend Big on Swearing in Parties mps spending big 5 1

Dickson Ogwangokul, Ugandas Deputy Ambassador in Washington DC told URN that they spent Shillings 3 million on transporting Okellos supporters from Kole to Kampala. Safina Nabatanzi, a supporter of Cissy Dionizia Namujju, the Lwengo Woman MP, said the legislator hired taxis for her supporters in each of the sub counties in the district.
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Unclaimed corpses fill up Moroto, Gulu hospitals (Graphic Image) accident victims 1 1

Doctors had by Thursday morning, failed to conduct postmortem of two accidents victims that were hit on Wednesday by speeding cars, as they claimed lack of working space.
14:36
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Uganda Prisons: Besigye Secure in Luzira 2

The Moroto Chief Magistrate, Charles Yeteise issued the orders for the transfer of Besigye following an application by the state, saying his life was in danger. The state also claimed that being a former presidential candidate, Besigye needed descent treatment, which was only available in Luzira prison.
13:08
13:08

Lax Security at Kampala Universities Worrying terror threats 1 1

Jackson Mucunguzi, the In Charge of Security at Makerere University, says they have shifted their attention to areas with high student numbers like examination halls and major buildings. He however, insists that they usually check people entering the university contrary to what URN observed.
12:36
12:36

Kadaga Lists Agenda for 10th Parliament tenth parliament 3

The Speaker also gave political parties up to Wednesday next week to provide a list of their party whips, who will be able to participate in the constitution of committees, which handle Parliament work.
12:20
12:20

Gov't Operationalises Tobacco Control Act tobbacco 1 3

The Act requires 100 smoke free environment in closed public places such as workplaces, all means of public transport and within 50 meters of specified outdoor public places. Smoking is also prohibited 50 meters from the windows and entrance and exit doors to public places and work places.
12:02
12:02

Mass Yellow Fever Vaccination Rolls out in Masaka 2 2 Top story

Dr. Stuart Musisi, the Masaka District Health Officer says they have dispatched kits to 155 vaccination posts around the district. The vaccination kits include injectable materials, cotton, soap and ice packs among other items.
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Kadaga Retains Seat Unopposed race for speaker 1 3 Top story

Kadaga was overwhelmingly endorsed by the legislators following her nomination by Raphael Magyezi, Igara West MP. She was seconded by Dokolo Woman MP and outgoing opposition chief whip, Cecilia Atim Ogwal in a session presided over by the Acting Chief Justice, Steven Kavuma at the conference hall of parliament.
11:41
11:41

Mugerwa Wins Gold Medal In Netherlands boxing 1

Batam-weight boxer Atanus Mugerwa won a gold medal at the 2016 Eindhoven Cup in Netherlands.
11:15
11:15

Total E & P Reconstructs Buliisa Storm Destroyed Schools

Delivering the items, the General Manager, Total EP Uganda, Adewale Fayemi, said education is priority to Total EP, adding that the destruction of part of these schools by the storm is of concern to the oil operator. He said the donation is to ensure that childrens education is not interrupted in anyway.
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