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Minister Urges New PPDA Appeals Tribunal Members on Transparency Francis Gimara 3 1

The PPDA appeals tribunal acts as a court of the first instance in case a company or individual is not satisfied with the procurement process of a particular project. Ajedra, who has inaugurated the new tribunal members, said Ugandans need fairness and to have faith in the work they do, they must not be compromised.
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MP Ariko Quits FDC fdc party elections 1 Top story

“As you recall, I stood in the previous election on the platform of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party. However, on account of the irreconcilable differences in the party and the failure by my current party leadership to appreciate my contribution to the party, I shall NOT seek re-election on the ticket of the party (FDC)”, Ariko’s press statement reads in part.
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Man Succumbs to Injuries After Torching Self to Protest Rejection 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Area Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire announced Kyamunywa’s death to URN.
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70 Taxis impounded For Operating Illegal Stages UGanda Police Force 1 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the taxis were previously operating from Old Taxi Park and were relocated to Usafi, Kisenyi, New Park to pave way for redevelopment.
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Man Arrested for Defiling Two Siblings in Gulu Awach Sub-County 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema, says the suspect has since been transferred to Gulu Central Police Station – CPS pending examination to establish his mental state vide CRB 868/2020.
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Two Police Officers Arrested for Selling Gun to Thugs 1

According to the source, the suspects received Shillings 1million and were demanding a balance of one million.
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Defective Condoms: Man Sues Gov't After Contracting HIV 1 Top story

In November last year, NDA recalled the said batches after failing the test of freedom from holes, which caused widespread outcry prompting the Health Ministry to issue a report on what had transpired.
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Parliament Rejects Gov’t Motion Seeking Reallocation of Funds to New Cities 5 1

Parliament on Thursday resolved to reject a motion tabled by the Minister of State for Planning David Bahati which sought to re-allocate funds in the financial year 2020/2021 budget to operationalize the newly created cities.
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Czech Republic Appoints First Consul in Uganda diplomacy 1

Uganda Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa said in a letter said the Uganda government had approved the appointment of Kaboyo. Kutesa wrote, “we do hereby recognize him as such and declare him free to exercise such functions, power, and privileges as allowed by the law of the land.”
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KCCA Set to Distribute Over 2 Million Masks 3

KCCA is using the 2018 mosque nets distribution numbers that put the population of Kampala at 2.6 million people. Of these, NuweAbine, says they are targeting at least 2.040,000 people that they estimate could be 6 years of age and above.
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Kadaga Directs Energy Minister on Suspension of Free Electricity Connections 1 2

Last Month, UMEME suspended the free power connections under the government aided Electricity Connection Policy (ECP) which was launched in 2018 with the objective of subsidizing last mile electricity connection to customers. The 10 year policy had a target of connecting 300,000 people annually. Under the Electricity Connection Policy (ECP), Ugandans were required to pay only 20,000 Shillings for inspection while government clears all other fees to the power distributors.
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Parliament Directs Gov’t on Teachers’ Relief Funds private teachers 6 1

Francis Mwijukye, the Buhweju County MP also asked government to find another way of disbursing the money since many private teachers don’t belong to Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies- SACCOs.
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Women Entrepreneurs Tippped On Government Procurement 5 1

The training comes amidst concern by women hat the government procurement for goods and services has tended to favor big suppliers and contractors.
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Muslim Lawyers Ask Police to Lift Suspension of Naguru Mosque Construction Works 5 7

The MCJL President, Umar Nyanzi, says the construction works of the mosque stalled in 1979 following the overthrow of Amin’s government.
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Museveni to Meet NRM Central Executive Committee Members Tomorrow 2021 Elections 1 Top story

Although the letter doesn’t explicitly state it, it’s believed that the meeting will be used to vet candidates who have expressed interest in contesting for various positions on CEC.
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Kampala Division Councilors, Artists Join Bobi's NUP Party 1 5

The councilors who include Kampala Capital City Authority Speaker, Abubaker Kawalya , Muhammed Segirinya , the Kawempe Councilor and Lubaga South Woman Councilor were officially received at the Party’s offices in Kamwokya on Thursday.
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Fishermen Reap Big at Kagwara After Fishing Ban Nile Perch 1 2 Top story

Bernard Ariangu, the Chairperson of Fisheries Protection Unit- FPU at Kagwara landing site, says the least each boat gets per day is 30 kilograms of Nile Perch.
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Mountains of the Moon University Transition on Course-Task force staff 4 3

Prof. Kasenene told URN that they are optimistic that they will complete the assignment by January next year to enable both government and parliament to complete the final takeover process.
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International Schools Demand Seat on UNEB Board 4 1

Dr. Magara notes that despite liberalization of the sector students studying and qualifying using international curricula have unique challenges when it comes to progression into tertiary institutions where their qualifications have to be scrutinized and equated by UNEB.
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Witness Implicates Etuusa for Collecting of Money from Parents, Students 1 Top story

In his testimony, Mucunguzi who is currently the acting commissioner curriculum development at the police headquarters noted that although mobile phones and cameras had been banned from the ceremony with the invited guest notified, when many showed up he realized that there was an individual who was soliciting money so as to keep the gadgets.
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