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We are In A War- Lukwago Tells Katwe Supporters 2 3

Lukwago, who is seeking a third term, says he will not stop demanding for rule of law and accountability. He vowed to continue fighting for the rights of the urban poor and castigated government for trying to chase low-income earners like hawkers, street vendors and Boda boda riders from the city among others.
22:00
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Fisheries Protection Unit will Not Suspend Operations-Kyanda 5 3 Top story

Addressing fishermen at Kalangala District Headquarters in an FPU evaluation meeting on Tuesday, Kyanda, said ever since the introduction of FPU on Lake Victoria in 2017, the Government has earned of over Shillings 2.7billions in revenue.
21:11
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Onduparaka Holds Wakiso Giants to One All Draw 3 3

Despite dominating the first half, the home side failed to score until the 46 minutes with Living Kabon converted a pass into a goal. A minute later, Asan Waswa found the net for the visiting, which equalized the game.
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US Mission Protests Journalist Restrictions Ahead of 2021 Polls media freedom 1

“The U.S. recognizes the work of dedicated journalists in Uganda and elsewhere for their essential role. Knowledge is power,” reads the statement.
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We Are Not Hired Slaves - Gen. Tumukunde Fires Back at Museveni 2 1

In a rejoinder to Museveni’s remark, Tumukunde told voters in Bugisu sub region on Tuesday that leaders cannot decide who comes after them. He rebuked Museveni for thinking that other officers are supposed to serve under him as hired slaves.
20:02
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DPP Withdraws Charges Against Nigerian Artists Omar Lay 1

On Tuesday, the DPP wrote to the magistrate withdrawing the charges against the Nigerian artists without giving any reason for the decision. Left without any option, Okumu ordered Uganda prisons to release the Nigerians who were remanded to Kitalya and Kigo government prisons.
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Doctors Insist on Another Lockdown During Christmas Holidays COVID-19 1 2

Overflowing health facilities, low oxygen supply, fatigued health workers and high possibility of exposing vulnerable elderly relatives in the villages to infection are some of the reasons doctors insist it is prudent to institute a lockdown over Christmas holidays in order not to make a bad situation become worse in the name of partying
18:30
18:30

Suspended Judiciary PS Kagole Kivumbi’s Forced Leave Illegal - Court 1

Regarding costs, Justice Ssekaana has ruled that each party shall bear its costs since the applicant was pursuing a public interest litigation with no direct interest but rather the interest was to defend the rule of law.
18:02
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Only 1.5% Repaying Gov’t Student Loans as Applicant Numbers Rise student loan scheme 3 1

Michael Wanyama, the Executive Director of the scheme, says that only 63 students have been able to start repaying the money, yet available statistics indicate that over 4,000 students have already completed their studies in different disciplines where the government spent over 25 billion shillings with a big number of them expected to have started servicing their respective loans.
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Byabakama Responds to UN Suspension of Travels to Uganda 2 1 Top story

Yesterday a UN internal memo made rounds on social media where the UN undersecretary for safety and security Giles Michaud suspended travel to Uganda by UN agencies and Personnel. The memo that cited the recommendation of the UN Resident Coordinator, Rosa Malango didn’t give any reason why this decision had been arrived at.
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Napak Residents Accuse District Officials of Promoting Charcoal Burning 2 Top story

Simon Longoli one of the concerned environmentalist and a resident of Auriki Akinei village in Iriiri sub-county in Napak district, says that the campaign to protect the environment and planting more trees in Karamoja is being undermined by government officials
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LDU Deserter, Witchdoctor to Face Court Martial for Stealing Gun 1 1

Constable Omara, who is attached to Iganga police station, was recently waylaid when he was going for his guard duty at Chief Magistrate’s home.
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Bududa Farmers Question Rational of Micro Irrigation Scheme 2

Peter Wateya, a farmer from Bududa Sub County, says the project will only benefit those with money to buy the equipment and not small scale farmers like him. He argues that it is very hard for small-scale farmers to raise Shillings 2 million required for the project.
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16:58

Moroto Top Prison Commanders Arrested, Held in Kampala Over Inmates Escape 1

Assistant Commissioner of Police –ACP Francis Olugu, who is the head of General Crimes desk at Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID at Kibuli, spearheaded the operation in which Aruho and Atunu were arrested.
16:53
16:53

Gov't to Carry Out Fresh Aerial Mineral Survey in Karamoja 1

The survey that will cost about 86 Billion Shillings will start next month in the areas of Karamoja and Lamwo district. Dr Isaiah Tumwikirize, the principal Geophysicist in the Ministry of Energy and Minerals Development says that the survey will last for one year and six months.
16:39
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Kyagulanyi Can Only Become President Through Popular Uprising – Kanyomozi 2 1

Kanyomozi says that the only way regime change can happen under the current political situation is through a popular uprising which will result in many casualties, a sacrifice too high to pay.
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Tumukunde's Pledge of Market Construction Excites Kumi Traders Kumi District 3 1

Tumukunde, who concluded his four- day campaign trail in Teso told traders that the market is one of the components of development in an area which he notes employs many people
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Protests As Kalungu Man Dies In Local Bar Residents 1 Top story

Ssenyonjo’s death triggered protests by his family members and residents. They stormed the bar, looted property and torched a television set and sound system.
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NRM Defies COVID-19 Guidelines During Door to Door Campaign Launch Pajule Town Council 1

The party through its Chief Mobilizer and Head of Campaign for Acholi Sub Region Bosco Odoch Olak has been gathering hundreds of NRM party candidates, chairpersons, supporters and officials to witness the campaign strategy launch and solicit votes for incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and NRM candidates.
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Kyagulanyi Tells EC He'll Continue Holding Rallies 3 1

Speaking to reporters shortly after meeting the Electoral Commission Chairperson in Kampala today, Kyagulanyti said rallies are the only means through which he can speak to his supporters because security have blocked him from accessing several media houses across the country on which he would have talked about his candidacy. He said this leaves him with no option but to hold mass rallies.
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