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Journalist Isaac Bakka in Luzira, Charged With Treason charles etukuri

The Spokesperson of Uganda Prisons Service Frank Baine said they are holding the journalist on charges of treason and misprision of treason. According to Baine, the journalist was received February 14 but declined to divulge details on the matter saying he needed time to crosscheck with authorities in upper prison.
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Luwum Day; A Testament of Free Expression – VoxPop st. janani luwum 3 1

From the streets of Kampala, Deborah Bashabe says the day is worth celebrating because it symbolizes the need for free speech and a call for every Ugandan to always speak up against excesses in society.
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Bishop Shares Account of Events After Luwum Shooting church of uganda 3

Bishop Onono Onweng adds that initially, the body was taken to Madi Opei where a military detach existed. It was then returned to Mucwini, about 23 Kilometers north of Kitgum Town and abandoned by soldiers inside St. Paul Chapel, after they failed to break past hard layers of underground laterite rocks twice as they dug his grave.
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Masaka Pork Abattoir Project Takes Shape pork sellers 2 1

Joe Walusimbi, the Masaka Resident District Commissioner says the project is going to help Masaka organize pig farmers and the pork business that has for years been in a mess. He adds that the project is going to be the epicenter for value addition on pork produced in the entire sub-region.
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Total Study Confirms Oil Production Environmental Risks 1

The findings list a number of fears on the well-being of communities in Buliisa and Nwoya, likely impact of oil activities on the wildlife in the national park and generally the environment.
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Kigezi College Stuck with Asbestos Rooftops 2 1

According to health experts, exposure to asbestos causes cancer of the lung, larynx, ovary and mesothelioma, a relatively rare cancer of the thin membranes that line the chest and abdomen.
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City Lawyer Paul Wanyoto Wanted Over Extortion 1

The two South Koreans Park Seunghoon and Jang Shingu Un were looking for gold amounting to USD 1.5Million. However, they were arrested from Acacia Mall in Kampala; where they were due to meet their lawyer Paul Wanyoto.
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Museveni Receives Interim Land Probe Report president museveni 1

The President said that he would appoint senior Police Officers and lawyers to work with the Commission to implement what the probe team has been working on. He added that government will discuss the recommendations in the report when the final report is submitted in May this year.
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Arsenal FC To Visit Uganda Next Year bosco onyik 1 1

In 2016 former players who featured for Spanish top side Barcelona, Patrick Kluivert and Rayco Garcia on a working visit to Uganda on behalf of UNICEF also expressed willingness to start a football academy as a means of helping the young get acquitted to the beautiful game of football. But the project to build the said football Academy has not yet kicked off.
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Canadian Firm Suggests Nanotechnology for Dusty Kampala Roads uganda road fund 3 1 Top story

The companys Chief Executive Officer, Andres Voskuil said the nanoparticles made of zinc and irons are applied as the last layer on well-graded roads. The particles chemically change the soils and sand on roads to minimize dust and water penetration.
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No Tension Between Gov't and Church - Lokodo fr simon lokodo 3 1

His comments come amidst a pile of dissenting voices from religious leaders on political developments in the country. On Saturday, Reuben Kisembo, the Bishop of Ruwenzori Diocese told president Museveni to retire, when they met during the commissioning of St Elizabeth Chapel at Kyebambe Girls School in Fort Portal.
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Archbishop Janani Luwum Memorial Underway in Mucwini 1

The Most Rev Stanley Ntagali, the Archbishop of the province of Church of Uganda is leading the mass attended by hundreds of Christians from various Dioceses in Uganda and neighbouring countries. In attendance are 13 Bishops and two retired bishops from Northern Uganda.
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Three Police Officers Suspended for Neglect of Duty community policing 4 1

It is alleged that the Christine Birabwa, the officer in Charge of Kalagala Police Station had spent three months without appearing at the station, while the others always appeared at will. During an impromptu visit to Kalagala, Kasingye found only one officer on duty, who, however, could not account for whereabouts of her colleagues.
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3.7 Million Congolese Refugees Uganda-bound - Onek

According to Onek, most of the 3.7 refugees are trapped behind conflict lines in the DRC northeastern province of Ituri, with the rest of the Kivus. Onek says each day 3,400 Congolese refugees, mainly from Ituri, are entering Uganda, posing serious humanitarian challenges.
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WHO Issues New Guidelines on Childbirth Care

According to WHO, over the past 20 years, health practitioners have increased the use of interventions that were previously only used to avoid risks or treat complications, such as oxytocin infusion to speed up labour or caesarean sections.
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Mak Halts Mobile Money Payment of Student Allowances makerere university 1

Early this week, Cyriaco Kabagambe, the Dean of Students issued a statement saying that the university had opted for the e-wallet service effective this semester. But Augustine Tamale, the University Bursar, told URN that the implementation had been rushed.
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Two Police Officers Killed, Guns Stolen

The officers identified as Vincent Habiyaremye and Ambrose Otim were attacked at 8 pm in Kizza zone, Kawempe Division, as they were on foot patrol duty. The attackers went away with two guns.
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Let Religious Leaders Speak Out on Politics – Ogoola janani luwum day 3 1

Ogoola made the call at a public dialogue organized in remembrance of the Late Janani Luwum, the then Archbishop of the Province of the Church of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Boga-Zaire, who was murdered on February 16, 1977, in Kampala.
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