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Local NGO Cons Child-Mothers of UGX 2.2M child mothers

A local non-governmental Organisation in Kitgum is under police investigation for reportedly defrauding child-mothers of their money and failing to deliver services as they were expected to.
17:24
17:24

Govt, Businesses Urged to Adopt New Data Systems

Asea Mthethwa, the Chairman of the African Development Forum, says the use of old data management systems makes most Ugandan companies to make decisions based on their past experiences yet international firms base their decisions on future projections.
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16:40

Six Held Over Botched Robbery at City Oil 2

Police also recovered two AK47 rifles and two pistols from the suspects. Charles Oshel, a guard attached to Security Group Uganda SGA, says he received a tip off from his friend from the Criminal Investigations Department on Monday that some thugs had planned to rob the City Oil pump station using a vehicle registration number UAJ 546J.
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Museveni Reveals Role in Somalia Elections amisom soldiers 2 1

President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday night congratulated Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo upon his election as president of Somalia. In his short statement at State House Entebbe, President Museveni said that in 2011, he persuaded Farmajo to step down as prime minister of Somalia when he was fighting with the president at the time with a view that he would become president at the right time.
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Parents in Rukungiri Protest Closure of Schools poor structures

Aidah Mugyenyi, a parent at Bright Start Primary school Omukishanda in Nyarushanje Sub County, says the closure of the schools has interrupted her programme and budget. Mugyenyi says she was surprised to receive a call from a teacher asking her to pick her child, saying the school had been closed.
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Court in Kenya Blocks Closure of Refugee Camp somali refugees

Court in Kenya has blocked the government from unilaterally shutting down Dadaab Refugee Camp, the worlds largest refugee settlement near the border with Somalia. Dadaab is home to more than 260,000 people displaced by decades of war in Somalia where Kenya has deployed alongside other countries as part of the African Union Mission to restore peace after close to three decades of fighting.
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Police Shoot Two at City Oil, Kamwokya shooting 2 1

Faizal Babalanga, an employee at City Oil, says unidentified Police officers drove to the fuel station and parked for close to an hour.
15:18
15:18

Baby Goes Missing from Jinja Hospital baby thefts

Zaina Magomu, a resident of Nalufenya Parish in Mpumudde division delivered a premature baby four days ago at the hospital but the baby was stolen from the Special Care Unit on Wednesday evening.
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Rival Muslim Groups Clash Over Marriage Certificates sheikh bagunduuse 1 2

Sheikh Swaibu Ndugga, the rival Kadhi Masaka District has defended the issuance of the marriage certificates, saying although they dont recognize the UMSC leadership; they acknowledge documents issued by the Muslim Supreme body.
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Striker Lubega Joins Austrian Team mujib kasule 1

Uganda Cranes striker Edrisa Torres Lubega has joined Austrias Firts Division side Floridsdorfer Athletiksport Club.
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Nigerian To Lead Angola's CD De Agosto Against KCCA FC geoffrey sserunkuma 1 Top story

Nigerian born striker Ibukun Akinfenwa will lead Angolas League champions CD Premeiro De Agosto tomorrow when they face KCCA FC in the first leg of the preliminary round in the Total CAF Champions League.
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Parents Move to Regulate Children Access to Internet 2

Sandra Auma, a mother states that as a family rule, they do not post any picture of children on social media. She says this is meant to ensure that the children are safe and their pictures are not abused on social media.
13:09
13:09

Trade Ministry Takes Counterfeits War to Consumers 1 4

Under the campaign, the Ministry and UNBS intend to stage roadside shows and debates to educate consumers on counterfeits. Nakakande is optimistic that the intervention will implore consumers to look beyond the manufacturing and expiry dates on the products and also look at other details such as the ingredients and certification among others.
12:22
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Kasese Health Centre Fails to Access Medical Supplies 4

Swizin Bukenya, the Nyakatonzi Sub County LC 3 chairperson, says despite sending several correspondences to the district requesting for medical supplies they havent been helped.
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Dairy Farmers Demand Control Of Rubona Stock Farm richard rwabuhinga 1

Located along the Fort Portal- Kasese road at Rubona, the 750 acre farm is currently under the National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank NAGRC and DB, in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. It acts as a breeding and training centre.
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Police Moves to Curb Insecurity in Greater Masaka Region armed robberies 2 1

Information from Greater Masaka Regional Police headquarters shows that at least 100 families have been robbed in the four districts since this year began. The robberies have so far claimed the lives of two people and left 20 others injured. The latest attack occurred in Kiryameenvu and Bukomansimbi Town Council last week where armed thugs raided several homes and injured ten people.
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M23 Ex-Combatants Vow to Fight Again army 1

M23 ex-combatants have threatened to return to war accusing the government in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC of failing to honour the December 2013 peace agreement.
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Museveni Talks Tough on Bribery in EALA Race nrm eala elections 2 1

President Yoweri Museveni has reacted angrily to allegations that legislators solicited bribes from aspirants for the East African Legislative Assembly EALA. Museveni told NRM legislators to be very careful with what he described as money practices saying that these are very dangerous since they devalue the importance of the vote. He said that elections should mean elections but not money and lies.
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Sugar Factories In Bitter Fight Over Cane 'Poaching' kakira sugar works

Poaching has traditionally meant the illegal capture of wild animals, but it is now a new word in the sugar industry as big sugar millers battle emerging ones over sugar cane.
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Mbale Abattoir In Sorry State 1 5

The municipal abattoir, which is found in Mbales Industrial area, was built in 1954. But since then the abattoir has not had any major renovations. Dr. Sulait Waniaye, the Veterinary Officer in Charge of meat Inspection in Mbale Municipality, says he has already compiled a report on the state of the abattoir and intends to present it to the relevant authorities for immediate intervention.
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