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20:02
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Rains Devastate Villages in Nakaseke District heavy rains 4 1

The rain destroyed over 10 houses, Makayi Hill Nursery and Primary School and New Apostolic Church-Makayi. A number of crop gardens were destroyed in the villages of Makayi, Bulemeezi, Kyetume, Kalagala, Mijinje, Kyamutakasa and Ggulu, among others.
19:49
19:49

Bible Society Applauds Gov't Move to Stop Bible Tax tax on bibles 1 2

Simon Peter Mukhama, the Secretary-General of the Bible Society of Uganda told a general assembly held in Kampala today that they vigorously opposed the Value Added Tax which had been proposed on bibles that had been imported from China and South Korea. As a result, bible consignments have been withheld for the last three months.
19:29
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Family Seeks Unconditional Release of Rwanda National 1 2

Iyakaremye, 35, was arrested on Sunday, March 25, 2018, reportedly by Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF and the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence from Kisenyi Bus Park in Kampala.
19:20
19:20

Court Freezes Uganda Boxing Federation Account 1

The Chief Magistrates Court of Mengo in Uganda has frozen the account of the Uganda Boxing Federation UBF.
19:00
19:00

UPDF Soldier Held for Killing Biological Son dokolo district

The soldier is identified as Ambrose Omia, a resident of Anwangi village, Kwera Sub County in Dokolo district. He is reported to have killed his son by strangling and subsequently buried him in a nearby bush.
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Contractor Questioned for Delaying World Bank Project in Masaka 2

A team of supervisors from the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development have established that less than 40 percent of the work has been accomplished, with less than a month left to the end of the contract. The team established that the company does not have the required manpower to undertake the task.
18:17
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Cheptegei, Chesang Promoted to Inspector of Police athletics 1

The Inspector General of Police IGP Okoth Ochola announced that the Special Police Constables SPC who include Joshua Cheptegei, Stella Chesang and their coach Benjamin Longiros, will move from the rank of Police Constable to the to the rank of Inspector of Police IP.
17:39
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Bible Society Collects UGX 1 Billion in Handwritten Bible Project 4 1

More than 1,000 Ugandans have so far embraced the project which aims at collecting 3.1 billion Shillings. The youngest of the writers is aged four while the eldest is aged 101.
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Compensation Delays Work on Kashenyi-Mitooma Road mitooma district

Works along the 12-kilometre stretch that connects Mitooma district to Ishaka -Kagamba road in Bushenyi district commenced in early 2017. It was anticipated to be completed by January 31, 2018.
15:20
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Two Held for Killing UPDF Veteran in Kanungu death 2

The Suspects are Davis Turinawe, 50, a resident of Nyakabungo cell and Reuben Mugyenyi, 37, a resident of Rutoro cell, in Kirima Sub County, Kanungu district. They are accused of masterminding Sergeant Twinomugishas death through aggravated assault.
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DEO's Blame Parents for Poor Academic Performance in Busoga 1 4

A report released recently by the Uganda National Examinations Board attributed the poor performance in the region to the high rate of teacher and pupil absenteeism, lack of meals at schools and the pupils inability to read and understand examination questions.
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Police Recovers Stolen WelthungerHelfe Vehicle welthunger hilfe

The grey double cabin pick-up car registration number UBA 736V was stolen on Wednesday when Unknown assailants attacked Dirk Ullerik, the Project Manager of Welthungerhilfe at his home in Singila, Moroto Municipality and robbed him off Eleven million shillings and the car.
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Police Blocks First Meeting of Rival Lango Chief uganda police force 1

The first meeting of the council of clan chiefs loyal to the rival Lango cultural leader is hanging imbalance after police at North Kyoga regional headquarters declined to grant them permission. The meeting slated for Saturday was to be held at the Cultural Centre in Lira town. Engineer Dr. Michael Odongo Okune, who was recently sworn-in as the paramount chief of Lango, was to use the meeting to deliver his first address to a section of clan chiefs loyal to him.
13:15
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Rwenzururu Throne Claimant Gets UPDF Protection rwenzori conflicts

A claimant to the Rwenzururu Kingdom throne has been allocated armed protection from the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF, raising eyebrows over the fate of Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere. Robert Tibamwenda has also been introduced, at least twice, as the king of the Bakonzo at public functions in the last five months. Since November 2016, Mumbere has not stepped in Kasese or any part of his kingdom after he was arrested during a military raid on his palace.
12:11
12:11

World Bank Lauds Uganda On “WhatsApp And Facebook” Tax 1 Top story

In her tax proposals for the financial year 2018/19, the government intends to introduce new taxes including among others, the 100 shillings daily tax on social media user, the one percent charge on every mobile money transaction and taxing of savings and credit cooperative organizations Saccos, among others.
11:52
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Councilor, Sub County Chief Accused of Stealing OWC Seeds rubanda 8

The controversy stems from the disappearance of bags of Irish potato seeds which were distributed to farmers in Rubanda district on April 13. Muko Sub County received a share of 700 out of 2,400 bags of seeds for distribution to farmers whose gardens were destroyed by floods in 2017.
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Lango Chief Petitions Court of Appeal to Block Rival 1

Lango cultural leader has petitioned the Court of Appeal challenging a high court decision that cleared the election of his rival paramount Chief, Eng. Dr. Michael Odongo Okune.
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Police to Audit Number of Crime Preventers parliament 1 2

The Uganda Police Force has said it will undertake an audit to ascertain the exact number of crime preventers in the country.
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More Support For Sports – Janet Museveni australia 1 2 Top story

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Kataaha Museveni has said the government will increase its support towards sports.
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