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Pictorial: Celebrating 55-years of the Runyankole/Rukiga Bible Catholic Church 10

The translation of the English Bible into the Runyankole/Rukiga dialect was initiated by missionaries from Britain led by Rev. Jim Stanley Smith in the 1950s. The first translated bible was released in 1962.
21:02
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Belgian Ambassador Lauds Uganda on Skills Development 1 1

He was speaking on Friday at St. Daniel Comboni Polytechnic Naoi, a catholic founded technical school in Moroto supported by Enabel, a Belgian organization which is implementing the skilling program in Karamoja. This was part of an official visit to oversee the implementation of skilling program in Karamoja.
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Akena Family Decries Delay as Kanyamunyu’s Trial is Adjourned Indefinitely Kenneth Akena 1 1

Their trial which was part of a special criminal court session presided over by Justice Stephen Mubiru was this afternoon adjourned after the session came to an end. Mubiru, the Resident Judge of Gulu, now returns to his duty station to handle cases within his jurisdiction.
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President Museveni Refutes Links with Rwandan Dissident Kayumba Nyamwasa 2 1

President Museveni stated that he and the Ugandan government has no relations with Nyamwasa and his allies neither is he interested in their conflicts with Kagame. Museveni says that all he knows is that Nyamwasa fell out with Kagame and fled to South Africa for asylum. He added that he was not aware if Nyamwasa and his allies are passing through Uganda to destabilize Rwanda.
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Parliament Wants Law to Regulate Judges on Special Assignments 4 2

According to the judiciary website, six justices of the Court of Appeal currently have special assignments. They include Justice Geoffrey Kiryabwire and Justice Monica Mugenyi who were appointed to the East African Court of Justice and Justice Solomy Balungi Bossa who is at the International Criminal Court.
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Bible Society Celebrates 55-Years of Runyakole/Rukiga Bible 2 4

Moses Beigana, a Christian from Bushenyi, says that with the launch of the study Bible project he desires to see that in ten years everybody owns a bible unlike today were most Christians have no Bibles.
19:38
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Strangers Charged for Attacking Parliament, Sent to Luzira 1

The strangers, later identified as Darfala Ssenjako and Charles Mutaasa Kafeero jumped into the Chamber from the public gallery and disrupted parliament business as MPs debated a ministerial statement on the Land Information Systems Conference.
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2,000 Delegates to attend G77+China Summit in Kampala 1 3

The G77 is the largest intergovernmental organization of developing countries in the United Nations, used as a platform to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues. The coalition which was started by 77 countries, now has 135 member countries from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
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UCU Student Accused of Cyber Harassment after Opening up about Rape Granted Bond

In a statement, the Women's Pro Bono Initiative, an entity that provides legal aid to women whose rights have been trampled upon said that the computer misuse Act under which Bagaine is charged is being taken advantage of to censure women from speaking out about the crime.
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Uganda Lauds S. Sudan Factions for Assenting to National Unity Gov't

President Salva Kiir Mayardit and his political nemesis Dr Riek Machar on Wednesday agreed that the much-awaited transitional government will start on Saturday, February 22, as agreed in a summit held in Entebbe last year. The current government is going to be dissolved today and subsequently, Machar will be appointed the first of the four vice presidents while Kiir will remain president.
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Uganda Given 30-Days to Verify Accusations by Rwanda 3 Top story

In a press briefing held after the meeting, the summit recommended that Uganda verifies allegations by the Republic of Rwanda about actions from its territory by forces hostile to the Kagame-Administration, within a period of one month.
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Anglican Church Reverend Charged for Self-Kidnap, Granted Bail 1 1

Police obtained CCTV footage showing that he had exited his car without any attack from anyone contrary to his own statement. The footage shows him parking his car at Namisigye village in Seeta-Mukono before jumping in a motorcycle to an unknown destination, moments before he was declared missing.
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Magezi Revisits Role of Cultural Institutions in Local Government Structures Local Governments 1 3 Top story

Magezi observes that while traditional governance systems have, to a large extent, been replaced by modern state structures and systems at the national level, they are still relevant at local levels in many parts of the country.
16:35
16:35

Police Arrests Three, Recover Gun in Kasese recovered gun

The 3 suspects were picked in a joint security operation conducted on Thursday night from Kyondo, sub county, Bokonzo, Kasese District.
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UPDF Soldier Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Three Civilians in Gulu 2 1

Lance Corporal Godfrey Okello Oneka, RA 213734 denied the charges while appearing before the Division Court Martial sitting at the 4th UPDF Division Barracks in Bardege Division, Gulu Municipality.
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Four Arrested for Killing Retired Teacher in Kaberamaido 1

The deceased include a retired teacher, Moses Kafeero Amooti and his nephew Benson Bogere who were hacked by assailants in Kobulubulu sub-county, where they had gone to collect payment of 4.5 million Shillings from the sale of land in Murem Landing Site in Kobulubulu.
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Soroti Municipality Receives UGX6.6 Billion to Improve Road Infrastructure World Bank 1 1

Soroti Municipal Council received UGX. 6.6 billion for the construction of School Road, Harridas Road, Edyegu Road, Adams Road, among others under Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development-USMID, funded by the World Bank. Another UGX. 2.7 billion has been allocated to provide street lights in all major roads and digitalized traffic lights at Soroti junction.
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Amudat District Road Works Excite Residents 3

The district has fixed a total road distance of 89 kilometres on nine road sections in three sub-counties creating access to areas that were cut off due to a collapsed road network. The district Engineer Martin Opio says that over 260 million Shillings from the Uganda Road Fund has been spent on the task which started in June 2019.
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Hoima RDC Intervenes in Hoima Boma ground Saga Hoima boma grounds 1 1

The two administrative units have been bickering over the failure by the district to surrender the title for the land hosting the ground to the municipality. The land title is currently being held by the district chairperson Kadir Kirungi, who insists that its ownership and mandate is with the district.
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Acholi Chiefdom Leaders Seek Mandatory Hoisting of Royal Flag Acholi community 4 2

Now the cultural institution wants to mandate schools at all levels as well as hospitals, health centres and local government offices in the region to have the flag hoisted in their premises. They are also encouraging the learning and singing the Acholi Anthem at all public events in the region as a wat to promote cultural values.
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