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U.S. Ambassador to Promote Ugandan Coffee in America 2 1

Deborah R. Malac is concerned that a very small fraction of Ugandan branded coffee is on the American market.
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EC Seeks UGX263b for Referendum on Presidential Term 1 1

The need for a referendum arose out of constitutional amendments that were approved by parliament in December 2017. They included the extension of the term of office for all elective positions from five to seven years and lifting the cap on the presidential age.
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FDC Cautions Byamugisha Against Working Outside Party Structures fdc wrangles 1 3

The Forum for Democratic Change FDC has agreed with their former party presidential candidate Moses Byamugisha to follow the constitution while handling matters of the party. On Friday, FDC Secretary General Nandala Mafabi noted that Byamugisha was moving around the country mobilising in universities under the guise of the FDC Youth League.
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MP Byandala, LCV Chair Disagree on Proposed Luweero Hospital 4 1

Katikamu North Member of Parliament Abraham Byandala wants the government to buy 20 acres of land from another area to enable it to set up all the required units at the Hospital. The current facility sits on four acres of land, which Byandala says is not enough to accommodate the required service points.
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Prison Warder Charged With Gun Theft 2

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police spokesperson, says according to witnesses Aleku surrendered his gun to an unknown thugs who sneaked into Otwee prisons where he has on guard duties.
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MPs Task Human Rights Commission on Re-arrest of Suspects 2 1 Top story

Members of Parliament sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have criticised the Uganda Human Rights Commission UHRC for not taking action against security operatives who defy court to re-arrest suspects released on bail.
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Albertine Consortium Gave UGX 7.4b Before Signing for Refinery Project oil refinery plant 1 Top story

Fresh details from the Energy Ministry indicate that the Consortium is expected to fund pre-FID activities to the tune of over 370 billion shillings.
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DPP Threatens to Close Offices Over Staff Shortage staffing levels 1 1

Documents tabled by DPP Mike Chibita before the committee chaired by West Budama South MP Jacob Oboth-Oboth, indicate that the Directorate of Public Prosecutions has no office in 23 districts with its presence currently registered in 98 districts. However, with the latest number of districts in the country standing at 121, this puts the DPPs absence in 40 districts.
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Makerere: Fate of Arrested Students Stifle Dialogue on Ending Strike students' strike 1 5

The fate of 24 students who arrested during an early morning strike at Makerere University has stifled a dialogue between students and management on calling off the strike. The students led by Guild President, Papa Were Salim, spent the weekend mobilising for what they called a bloody Monday over what they call unfavourable policies introduced by the university management. The policies which have angered students include a plan to stop providing meals to government sponsored students in halls of residence, scrap evening programmes and increase tuition fees among others.
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Cecafa Disqualify ‘over aged' Zanzibar Team From U-17 Event rogers mulindwa 1

The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations has disqualified Zanzibars team from the on-going Cecafa U-17 Championship in Burundi.
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Edible Beetles Ravage Kalangala Oil Palm Plantations 1 1

Commonly known as Amasiinya in Luganda, the pests, almost the size of caterpillars are known to inflict serious damage on oil palm trees as a result of its feeding activity that bores into the base of the cluster of unopened fronds. This activity produces holes on the petioles and V shaped cuts on leaves as they unfold, causing major crop loss in plantations.
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Suspected Measles Outbreak Puts Abim on Alert abim district 1

Bradford Okori Abura, the hospital administrator in Abim, says that blood samples have been taken to Uganda Virus Research Institute UVRI Entebbe for further testing. He notes that the surveillance team on the ground is investigating circumstances under which the suspected child could have got measles.
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Hoima Man Held Over Wife's Death

According to Esiko, they mounted a search for the deceased after her relatives filed a case of missing person. Esiko says they are holding Kyaligonza as the prime suspect because he didnt report the disappearance of his wife.
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Makerere to Punish Staff who “Spill the Beans” to Media makerere university 1

Prof Nawangwe says the misinformation has resulted in bad publicity which is hurting Makereres international image. He says media claims misinformation is fed to them by insiders. The stern warning comes on the heel of critical reporting on numerous reforms that he has initiated at the university since taking over as Vice-Chancellor in September 2017.
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Fufa Suspends Two Black Angel FC Officials

FUFA communicated the suspension of the duo in a 10th April 20 18 letter signed by Aisha Nalule, the head of FUFA competitions department.
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MP Cecilia Ogwal Asks Youth to Reject Foreign Cultures homosexuality 1

Ogwal sounded the caution, at the opening of the Fourth Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Africa Region Youth Parliament, no underway in Kampala. She warned that accepting foreign cultures, citing homosexuality, among others, would be selling the future of Africa.
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Students with Disabilities Suffer as Kyambogo Tricycles Break Down kyambogo university 3 1

Victor Locoro, a student from the faculty of Special Needs at Kyambogo University, says students with disabilities are now lifted and put on a pick-up and dropped to their places, which isnt user friendly.
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Bushenyi Residents Protest Over Bad Road police promotions

Denis Tumukuratiire, another road user, said the authorities are not bothered about the welfare of the locals. It took the intervention of Bushenyi police to open the road.
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Police Commanders Confused on Orders to Confiscate Camouflage Attires

Patrick Onyango, the Deputy Police spokesperson, said he was only aware how they would confiscate the clothes from the civilians wearing them but not how to handle the business people.
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Uganda 15th In Gold Coast Commonwealth Games australia 1

Uganda has finished in 15th place in the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games that climaxed on Sunday.
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