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Parliament Approves UGX 900bn for South Sudan Compensation juba crisis 1

Parliament has approved the payment of 947 billion shillings ($252m) for the payment of 82 Ugandan companies that supplied goods and services in South Sudan.
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Turkana Pastoralists Invade Kaabong updf third division 1 1

The invasion has forced 3rd Division UPDF in Moroto to deploy helicopters to track and pursue suspected cattle thieves and the stolen animals.
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Budget Committee Rejects UGX103bn for Digital Stamps URA Digital stamps 3 1

Parliament’s Budget Committee has rejected a government request for additional funding of 103 billion Shillings to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) for the digital stamps project.
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Police Okays Jinja DP Reunion Meeting region 1 1

According to a letter signed by John Nuwagira, the commissioner of police in- charge of operations, the reunion meeting has been approved, however, participants were barred from processions and uttering out political sentiments.
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MPs Want South Sudan Compensation Halted 5 1

Members of Parliament have asked Government to halt payment of Ugandan traders who supplied South Sudan, until when the verification process is complete and all Ugandans included.
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Jinja Councillors Plot to Impeach LCIII Chairperson health 1

James Otuba, the councillor representing Walukuba East explained that the LC3 chairperson has been staying away from council meetings for a long time.
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Court Issues Injunction Against UCC Directives

Justice Lydia Mugambe of High Court Civil Division on Thursday says that the UCC's directive was illegal since it contravened with the journalists rights of freedom of speech, expression, publication among others enshrined in the Constitution of Uganda.
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Briton Arrested for Using Industrial Bleach to Treat Patients 1

According to the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson, Lydia Tumushabe, there are allegations that Little has been giving this liquid solution whose ingredients are unknown but include Chloride Dioxide, to unsuspecting victims in districts of Kabarole, Kasese and Kyenjojo.
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MP Questions Omission of Soroti from New Cities 2

On Monday, Cabinet chaired by President Yoweri Museveni at State House, Entebbe approved the creation of nine cities, five of which Arua, Gulu, Jinja, Fort Portal, Mbarara will become operational on July 1, 2020.
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Nebbi Boda Boda Cyclists Stabbed 1

Abibu Najar of Roundabout boda-boda stage was stabbed along Obote road near Nebbi Town church and his motorcycle registration number UEB 206G9 stolen.
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Captain of Lake Albert Accident Boat was Drunk-Police boat accident 1 2

The boat was carrying more than 60 footballers and fans from Fofo landing site in Buseruka Sub County to Runga landing site in Kigorobya Sub County for a friendly football match when the tragedy occurred. It capsized a few meters from Fofo landing site after setting off killing at least 30 people.
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Atiak – Laropi Road Tendering Process Cancelled European Union 1

Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has said in a statement today that the 66km road plans for construction will be put on halt because all technically acceptable tenders exceed the financial resources available.
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Bunyoro Royals Lose Application to Halt Rock Blasting

Princess Joan Gafabusa and Prince Samuel Kintu Harrison in March dragged CICO, a Chinese firm which was contracted to tarmac Hoima-Wanseko road to court accusing it of illegally blasting Haibale rock which is located in Kyakasato village, Kisukuma parish, Kigorobya Sub-county Hoima district.
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Ministry of Health to Screen Pilgrims for Ebola Ebola screening 3 1

According to the health ministry, screening points will be set up at the Catholic, Anglican and Muslim martyr’s sites in Namugongo.
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Buganda, Bunyoro Kingdoms Scramble for Nakayima Cultural Site Mubende District 3 1 Top story

Located on Mubende Hill, Nakayima Cultural Site is the home to the renowned Nakayima Tree, which is said to have supernatural powers for healing, fertility, wealth and good health. The tree, considered an important part of African Spirituality, gets its name from a beautiful spiritual princess Nakayima, who allegedly disappeared in it.
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UGX 18bn Needed for Operationalisation of Kitalya Prison district 1 4

The facility, whose construction commenced in July 2016 by Ambitious Construction Company Limited at a price of18.3 billion shillings, now requires a similar amount to procure furniture as well as facilities for staff to manage and run the prison.
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Agriculture Budget Passes Ugx 1 trillion Mark agriculture sector 3 1

Patrick Ocailap, the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury said that the government has decided to push the sector’s allocation from 900 billion Shillings to 1.2 trillion Shillings to cater for the missing ingredients like extension workers and fertilizers that have been directly affecting farmers’ productivity.
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Kabale Pupil Battered for Alleged Theft 3

According to the victim’s father, Julius Byagageire, her child was beaten on May 18th, 2019 while at the school to attend remedial teachings.
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Uganda Martyrs' Day Budget Suffers 414 Million Shortfall 1

The Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese Dr. John Baptist Odama says many of the pledges towards preparations have not been fulfilled. He says the Episcopal conference requires 900 million to successfully host this years celebration.
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UPDF Soldier Held for Shooting Gulu Lawyer People Power

It is alleged that while in Amolatar town on Wednesday evening around 8pm, the suspect reportedly shot and injured Okot on the knees and the arm.
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