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RVR Fights To Retain Railway Operations In Uganda 1

Rift Valley Railways Uganda RVRU is threatening to sue Uganda Railways Corporation over the railway line and wagon ferry operations in the country.
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UPDF to Construct Buhinga Municipal Stadium richard rwabuhinga 1

The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces- UPDF will take up the construction of Buhinga Municipal Stadium in Fort Portal. This was disclosed by President Museveni in a letter to Richard Rwabuhinga, the Kabarole District Local Council Chairperson.
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State Witnesses Pin Ssebuwufu Over Katusabe Murder mohammed sebuwufu

Prosecution led by Winfred Kobusingye presented the three witnesses, Peter Tumusiime, Annet Kobusingye and Amon Mwesigye from Tumwebaze, Atugonza and Kobusingye Advocate before the High Court Criminal Division in Kampala.
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Strange Cattle Disease Hits Nakasongola District 1

The disease has so far claimed seven head of cattle in Ttumba and Namika villages in Lwabyata Sub County. The affected pastoralists include Geoffrey Lubega, David Ssekyanzi, Pukye Ssentalo and Martin Sseninde among others.
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Tanzania's Natural Gas Could Heat Uganda's Crude Oil Pipeline tepu 2 1 Top story

Tanzania has 57 trillion cubic feet tcf of undeveloped and proven natural gas reserves that can be turned in liquefied natural gas LNG.It is emerging that resource can be used by Uganda to enable flow of the crude oil from Hoima to Tanga and as well be used to develop Ugandas iron ore.
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Parliamentary Commission Seeks More Time to Account for Spent Funds 5

The query stems from an audit report by the Auditor General, in which he raises the concern of noncompliance in the disbursement of funds, accountability and staffing in the parliamentary commission among others. The report also queries a disbursement of 400 million Shillings to legislators for travel abroad.
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Former DPC Mohammad Kirumira Remanded Further 1

Kirumira had applied for bail on grounds that he had learnt his lesson, would abide by the directions of the court not to interfere with witnesses and his pregnant wife needed his support.
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Rotary International President-Elect Commits to Impact Ugandan Communities

Barry Rassin made the announcement during a meet and greet gathering organized by the district in preparation for the first ever East Africa Project Fair scheduled to take place at the Imperial Resort Hotel in Entebbe.
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Police Withdraws Torture Charge against Kirumira muhammed kirumira 1 Top story

Kirumira had been charged with the torture of Pius Kato and Paul Ochaya during his tenure as the officer in charge of Nansana Police station in 2014. He is alleged to have removed the two suspects from cells, undressed them, beaten them and later cut off the right-hand thumb of Pius Kato.
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Kaberamaido Prison Boss Sent on Forced Leave 1

Four inmates lost their lives in the accident that occurred along Kaberamaido-Soroti road on Wednesday morning when a tipper lorry registration number UAD 017L lost control, hit a pavement and overturned at Lwala village, Kaberamaido Sub County. 39 others sustained serious injuries.
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Milk Scarcity Hits Fort Portal prolonged drought 2 1

The shortage has affected the operations of Tooro Dairy Cooperative, a major milk plant in the region, which has resulted to low milk production. More than 90 dairy farmers from Kabarole and Bunyangabu districts supply the plant with milk every day. Bernard Tibasigwa, the production manager, says that production of milk has reduced from 3,500 litres a day to 1,200 litres in the past two months.
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South Sudan Armed Groups Release 300 Child Soldiers 3

The children were disarmed and were provided with civilian clothes as well as medical screenings. In the days to come, agencies, such as the UN Childrens Fund UNICEF and local partners will provide them with counselling and psycho-social support as part of the reintegration programme.
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KCCA to Enforce Closure of 34 Schools kcca schools 2 1

Kampala Capital City Authority will enforce closure of 34 schools in Kampala that have failed to put in place required standards. Of the schools allowed to open, seven are situated in Central Division, four in Makindye Division and one school in each of the remaining Nakawa, Kawempe and Rubaga Divisions. Seven of the schools that will be cracked down are situated in Nakawa Division, two in Rubaga Division, five in Kawempe Division, five in Central Division and three are situated in Makindye Division.
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Nyapea College's Lone First Grade Secures Instant Scholarship 1

The school had never registered a single first grade in O-level, till 2017 when Mungujakisa scored 29 Points for the Best Eight subjects, placing him in Grade One. While by national standards Aggregate 29 is weaker, it is not for Nyapea College, a school that is literally coming out from the sewers.
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Fuel Prices: Uganda Oil Company Needs Strategic Reserves Storage crude oil prices 1 3 Top story

The national strategic stocks are supposed to be maintained at governments cost unlike the fuel reserves that are stocked by a commercial player running the Jinja Fuel Terminal on behalf of Uganda National Oil Company--UNOC. UNOC General Manager, John Bosco Habumugisha, says while the Jinja storage Terminal contracted to One Petroleum Uganda Limited OPL is intervening in the current fuel crisis, the government must provide funds for the storage of strategic stock for emergencies.
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Govt Will Use Mental Health Bill to Target Critics - Stella Nyanzi dr stella nyanzi 1 1

Controversial Makerere University researcher, Dr Stella Nyanzi, has called for careful consideration of the Mental Health Bill 2014, saying the bill could be used to target Ugandans over claims that they are mentally ill.
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Headteacher Abandons School As UNEB Withholds UCE Results withheld results 2 1

Located at the outskirts of Masaka municipality, Nyendo Mixed Secondary is among the schools whose UCE results have been withheld by the Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB for various reasons including among others examination malpractices. The examinations body released results for only 18 out of the 48 examined candidates at the centre.
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Parents Pile Pressure On Schools Over Withheld Results uneb results 2017 2 1

Parents in Luweero are furious over the withholding of results for 448 candidates in the district. This comes a day after Uganda National Examination Board-UNEB released the 2017 Uganda Certificate of Education UCE examination results. The Board, however, withheld results for 4,525 candidates, including 448 from Luweero, over alleged examination malpractices.
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