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Prof Sempebwa Warns Against Land Acquisation Without Prompt Compensation uganda compensation 1 3 Top story

Former Constitutional Review Commission CRC chairperson Prof. Frederick Ssempebwa, says parliament should not pass a law to deny individual land owners the right to prompt and adequate compensation.
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18:48

Poverty Increasing Child Abuse Rates in Kabale early marriage 3

Kabale District Probation Officer Monica Muhumuza says that in the period between January and March 2017, the office registered 201 cases of child abuse. They range from child neglect, defilement, rape, desertion and sexual abuse among others.
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Uganda Defeats Singapore In Entebbe canada 1

The Uganda Cricket Cranes returned to winning ways stopping Singapore by 66 runs at the Entebbe Cricket Oval on Wednesday as the 2017 International Cricket Board ICC World Cricket League Division 3 entered Day 2.
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18:28

Gulu MP Calls For Deployment Of Police Flying Squad iron bar hit men

Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament Lyandro Komakech is calling for immediate deployment of Police Flying Squad in Gulu Town to confront iron bar hit-men in the northern Uganda town.
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17:59

Land Law Unfair to Title Holders - State House Officials land act 1998 3 1 Top story

The Lands Department in the Office of the President says the law on landlord-tenant relationship in Buganda and Bunyoro should be revisited. Susan Abbo, Presidential Assistant on land and legal Affairs, told the commission chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire that while the 1998 Land Act was supposed to resolve the conflicts between landlords and their tenants, it has instead escalated the same in Buganda.
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Parliament Lauds First African WHO Director General 2 1

Legislators have this afternoon expressed delight at the election of Ethiopias Tedros Adhanom as the First African Director General of World Health Organisation WHO.
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MPs Demand Compensation for Evicted Soroti Families soroti university 2

David Abala, the Ngora County MP, says the university authorities acted arbitrary and should be held to account. He says as Members of parliament they have tried to mediate the conflict in vain. He says as it stands now, the evicted persons are stuck and landless.
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LOP Rallies Austrian MPs on Removal of Presidential Age Limit democracy in uganda 3

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Winnie Kiiza, has asked legislators from Austria to help fight the presumed removal of age limits for the president. Article 102 b of the Constitution puts a ceiling on the age of the president of Uganda at 75, beyond which a person cannot stand for the highest office. President Museveni will be 77 in 2021, two years above the ceiling and therefore ineligible to stand, if the law is not amended.
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World Bank Commits More Funding for NUSAF-III nusaf 3 2

The increase comes as the phase enters its second year of implementation in Northern and North Eastern Uganda. The World Bank set out to invest USD 130 million over a period of five years through provision of income support to the poor and vulnerable households in Northern Uganda.
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Gulu Authorities Announce Fresh Registration of Residents iron bar hitmen 1

Michael Odongkara, a resident of Kasubi Army ward says there are many homes hosting adult women and youth as many as six renting and living under the same roof. Other residents interviewed expressed enthusiasm towards the registration, saying it will create an environment of fear for criminals roaming the area.
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Kagoma County MP Moses Walyomu Takes Oath 2

Walyomu won a by-election early this month defeating his political rivals; Timothy Lusala Batuwa-from the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party, and two independent candidates; Muhammad Bismarck Bidondole and Alex Brandon Kintu.
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NIRA Withholds National IDs for Maragoli Community 2

Kiryandongo district authorities are continuing to push for the release of close to 15000 identity cards for members of the Maragoli tribe which were withheld by the National Identification Registration Agency-NIRA. NIRA officials continue to hold into the identification cards on grounds that the Maragoli are not a recognised tribe in Uganda.
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Police Holds Man For Killing, Secretly Burying Own Daughter domestic violence

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, says the suspect was picked up after his estranged wife returned home and found their daughter, Jacqueline Katusabe missing.
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Bombers To Remain In Camp Ahead Of Africa Boxing Event fred kavuma 1

The national boxing team, Bombers will remain in camp ahead of the 2017 Africa Boxing Championship that has been postponed.
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Drivers, Contractor Clash Over Parking Fees municipality 2

Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi, the Mbarara Municipal Mayor, says several drivers have approached him on the exorbitant fees. Kakyebezi says he has scheduled a meeting between the contractor and the drivers to streamline their relationship.
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Kampala Security Operation Nets 113 Suspects 1 1

The operation which began two weeks ago is aimed at wiping out members of criminal gangs that have been terrorizing Kampala and surrounding areas by sending threatening leaflets and breaking into houses as well as murder.
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Govt Fails to Recover UGX 54.3B Under Youth Livelihood Funds

The report issued by the Gender, Labor and Social Development Ministry, Permanent Secretary, Pius Bigirimana shows that Shillings 17.5 billion was disbursed to 2, 398 youth groups in 27 districts in the first phase of the project in the 2014/2015 Financial Year .
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Luweero Residents Divided on Heroes' Day Celebrations 1 4

The holiday is evoking sentiments of a divided nation as some residents have openly rejected invitations for the event describing it as wastage of resources. Others are lamenting over the failure by President Yoweri Museveni to fulfill several pledges made to the people of Luweero, the area that hosted his guerrilla struggle.
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Besigye, Councillors Demand Closure of Nalufenya uganda parliament 5 2

Former presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye, together with councillors from Kawempe Division, has demanded immediate closure of Nalufenya police station, a facility that is at the centre of the recent torture allegations.
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Odongo: Mass Pupil Enrollment to Eliminate Ghost Schools 3

Odongo also revealed that government will make arrangements to register children who are outside the country.
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