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Kadaga Wants Mandatory Physical Exercise in Schools district 1 3

Speaking at the celebrations of the World Heart Day in Jinja district on Friday, Kadaga says that, some schools have limited space where pupils can hardly carry out physical exercises which has left them lazy and prone to heart diseases.
19:46
19:46

Mak Don Wants Political Parties to Publish Financial Records 7 1

Early this year, political parties under the Inter-Party Organisation for Democracy (IPOD) Council drafted a proposal to change modalities for funding political parties. Political parties currently receive minimal funding from the Consolidated Fund through Electoral Commission and the funding is shared through numerical strength. Opposition political parties in the past cried foul that almost all the funding is taken by the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party.
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19:41

Kenyan Comedian Leads Campaign to Offer Corrective Surgery to Ugandan Children 1 4

Eric Omondi, a Kenyan comedian who is creating awareness about the campaign visited Mutungo where Nanziri lives to check on her recovery process. Omondi has a brother who has suffered from the same condition.
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Borrowing Against Future Oil Revenue Pushes Uganda to Resource Curse -Mutebile oil curse 1

Mutebile told a meeting in Kampala on Friday that the opportunity to borrow non-concessional – expensive money – to meet infrastructure needs has become very tempting, especially in anticipation of oil revenues, which serve as collateral for borrowing from international markets.
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1000 Survivors: Harnessing Hope to End DRC Ebola Outbreak 1 Top story

Most of the 1000 survivors are now enrolled in a follow-up programme which involved monitoring their health for one year, during which they receive regular check-ups from physicians, psychologists, lab technicians, nurses and hygienists.
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Nakaseke Head Teachers Decry Staff Shortage wage bill 5 1

Milly Kakembo the Headmistress of Maranatha Primary School says that some learners miss lessons over lack of teachers and these end up performing poorly in end of year exams.
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Pursuit Underway for Agents Luring Ugandan Youths into Joining S. Sudan Rebels 1 3

Ronald Okot Okane, a resident of Lakwor village in Lagoro Sub County who was duped into the scam says they were unknowingly lured by a person, he declined to name, promising them a salary of USD 600 (2.2 million Shillings), per month, an offer he says was too lucrative to be rejected.
18:46
18:46

Political Parties Asked To Emulate Ignatius Kangave Musazi in Grassroot Mobilization 1

Dr Ssimba says Musazi mobilized Ugandans to defeat colonial economic oppression without receiving any political party funding from government as being craved by political parties today. He said political parties should stop blaming restrictive political environment for preventing their effective mobilization in the country.
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Ministry of Education to Increase Certifying Centre's for Teachers 5 1

As the deadline for the online registration of teachers at Kyambogo University nears, there is a single certifying point manned by only two officers despite the high turn up number of teachers.
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18:07

Only 50 Per Cent of Health Center IVs Can Transfuse Blood Blood shortages 2

Dr Dorothy Kyeyune Byabazaire, the Executive Director Uganda Blood Transfusion Services (UBTS) says in the absence of the required infrastructure to guarantee safe storage and transportation of blood, even those facilities that are scrambling for blood as a result of the rising cases of anaemia cannot be trusted.
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17:48

Agriculture Minister Tips Farmers on Coffee Production 3 1

Ssempijja who was today speaking at the celebrations to mark the International Coffee Day held at Ankole Coffee Producers Union offices in Kabwohe –Sheema Municipality. The activities were held under the theme “sustainable coffee production through a Cooperative model and Community Development”.
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17:18

NDA Impounds Drugs in West Nile 2 3

The four days operation was conducted in the districts of Adjumani, Moyo, Yumbe, Koboko, Arua, Nebbi and Pakwach.
16:45
16:45

Court Rules Businessman Kiconco is Lawful Owner of Lusanja Land Medard Kiconco 3 1

Court also ordered the squatters who were evicted from the land on Lusanja located on the Mpererwe-Kiteezi Road to vacate it in 30 days.
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Investors Will Require An Environmental Bond Before Mining Uganda’s Minerals 2 1

Zachary Baguma, the Commissioner Geology at the Uganda Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines says that the current National Environment Management Authority Act and the requirement for companies to do the environmental impact assessments before undertaking the project has not stopped companies from leaving open pits after digging minerals.
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Athletes Irked by Poor State of Kapchorwa Stadium 1 7

The stadium located in the Central Division in Kapchorwa Municipality is currently characterized by heaps of soil piled around the pitch, affecting athlete’s training, football matches and other nonsporting activities that used to take place in the field.
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15:50

Kitgum Municipality Receives UGX 146 Million UWEP Funds 2 1

Benson Kidega Lugai, the Kitgum Municipality UWEP focal Point Person said on Friday that the fund will benefit 26 selected women groups in the three divisions of Pager, Central ad Pandwong.
15:45
15:45

Moroto Hospital Staff Pinned for Illegally Removing Patients Uterus Ministry of Healt 1 5 Top story

The couple recorded the statement at Moroto Central Police Station following the arrest of the same Doctor by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit. He was arrested on Tuesday by the team led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema following complaints of unprofessional conduct lodged against him.
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15:36

Police Returns Missing Guns to Private Security Companies 2 1

Acting Commissioner Private Security and Firearms Department at police headquarters at Naguru, Senior Superintendent of Police –SSP Apollo Kateeba, has revealed to URN that the guns have since been recovered.
15:07
15:07

Makerere Fake Gold Scam Suspect Disowns Signature City Hall Court 1 2

Nasser Kibirige, a 38-year old businessman has disowned a signature purported to have been matched by government handwriting expert, on a cash receipt confirming payment for testing of 7 kilograms of gold.
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Political Parties Urged Not to Lock Independents Out 1 2 Top story

Dr Simba was delivering a keynote address during a National Dialogue on Political Parties and Constitutionalism organized by the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) in Kampala today. The dialogue was taking stock of the 15 years of multi-party governance and examining whether political parties have enhanced constitutionalism in Uganda.
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