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Robinah Nabbanja; The Ardent NRM Mobilizer and Risk Taker Parliament 3 1

According to the Parliamentary directory, Nabbanja studied from St Edward SS Bukuumi for both Ordinary and Advanced level and attained a Diploma in Democracy and Development Studies from Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi in 1998. She attained a Bachelor's Degree in the same field in 2010 before returning to Nkozi later for a Masters' Degree in Democracy and Development Studies.
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Tondeka Bus Unveils Launch Plan, to Use Digital Ticketing 1 Top story

If implemented perfectly, the project will introduce the automated bus fare system in Uganda, which the operators say, will reduce fraud and the unfair impromptu fare increments by taxis. Maurice Mukiibi, the Communications and Marketing Manager Tondeka, says they hope the introduction of buses will encourage more people to leave their cars home and travel by bus, hence reducing congestion.
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Museveni Defends Nabakooba’s Appointment As Lands Minister Judith Nabakooba 3 1

President Museveni says he is confident that Nabakooba will help government resolve the issue land evictions in the country.
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COVID-19 Takes Toll on Kidney Transplant Recipients 4 1

Dr Robert Kalyesubula, a nephrologist at the hospital explains that the majority of those that they have received ended up in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and three of his kidney disease survivors have succumbed to the viral respiratory disease in the past week.
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Who is Jessica Alupo, Uganda's Vice President Designate? 3 1

Alupo is a retired Major of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF). She first joined the cabinet as State Minister for Youth in 2009 and later served as Minister of Education and Sports between 2011 and 2015. But she lost her parliamentary seat in 2016 to Violet Akurut Adome and failed to return to the post-election Cabinet.
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Gov't to Support 2.5 Million Families Per Year-Museveni 1 1

Museveni revealed that through wealth creation programs, the government has in the last 7 years between 2013 and 2020 supported 900,000 families with farming materials. He says that this number is too low considering that Uganda has 9 million families.
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Uganda Premier League Body Warns Clubs Over Violating COVID-19 SOPs Bernard Bainamani 1 2

The development comes after the President okayed sports to remain operating even after closing some of other sectors in a bid to control the spread of the new COVID19 wave.
17:14
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Gen Katumba Attackers Were Skilled in Urban Fighting–Security Experts 3 2

Security analysts, Fred Egesa and Grace Matsiko say no amateur would trail a four-star general for more than 4km, be able to shoot while moving.
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17:08

Politicians Fuelled Current COVID-19 Resurgence-Experts MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 1

While daily COVID-19 positive cases had fallen to the lows of less than ten cases each day in early March and COVID-19 treatment centres closed, the daily case reports recently went up to the highs of more than a thousand cases on some days.
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Arua Hospital Hit by Shortage of Oxygen as COVID-19 Cases Surge 1 3

Arua hospital Director Dr Filbert Nyeko told the area COVID-19 taskforce today that the hospital has admitted 58 patients over the last three weeks, and lost three of the patients in admission. At the moment, the facility has 13 patients, seven of whom can only be sustained on oxygen.
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Omukama Iguru Welcomes Nabbanja's Appointment As Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja 2

Andrew Byakugata, the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Prime Minister in an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday explains that Nabbanja’s appointment is a big achievement for Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom and the entire people of Bunyoro sub region adding that the King is appreciative.
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16:44

Police in Agago District Disperses Vendors, Buyers from Weekly Market 1

The Officer-in-charge of Patongo Police station, Yunus Sebirumbi told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the management of the market failed to adhere to directives issued by the President and the Health Ministry.
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How Kadaga, Joyce Ssebugwawo Ended Up on Museveni’s Cabinet List

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, a close confidante of Kadaga who asked not to be named in order not to jeopardize their relationship said that the Kamuli woman MP said she disliked the position of Vice President because it's hollow. Kadaga in the past made similar statements while she campaigned for the position she eventually lost.
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NMS Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines 3 1

As of yesterday, a total of 774,818 doses of the 964,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines that were received in March had been administered, amongst Ugandans across the country. The remaining doses, expected to be about 146,000 are estimated to be stored at different local government storage units awaiting use.
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Mabirizi Sues Makerere University For Failure to Recall Kyagulanyi's Diploma Robert Kyagulanyi 2 Top story

"Although I take the then University officers to have either been negligent or compromised in admitting the Candidate, the diploma should be deprived on account of the Candidate's signed Understanding on his registration form that " Case of impersonation or falsification of documents whenever discovered ...will lead to automatic cancellation of admission”, wrote Mabirizi.
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UGX 2.9 Billion Kisaigi Bridge Completed residents 1 4

For more than six decades, locals in the area temporarily patched the bridge with wood logs and pieces of timber to facilitate trucks transporting goods across the two districts.
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Opposition Cannot Defeat NRM by Force – Museveni heroes day 4 1 Top story

“And the NRM is very strict on that. Even when mistakes occur, we follow them up. Like for instance during these elections which Bishop Ssemogerere talked about, there were mistakes. The Opposition made mistakes by being violent, by intimidating, attacking people because they are putting on yellow,” said Museveni.
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Lack of Protective Gears Hindering Covid-19 Sample Collection in Kitgum 2 1

Janani Opoka Luwum, the head of sample collection and a Laboratory specialist at Kitgum General Hospital notes that the facility which is the main center for covid-19 testing has run out of stock of PPE.
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23 Arrested for Violating Curfew in Kabale 2 2

Deus Nandiinda, the Resident District Commissioner, says that the raid by security personnel follows district security and Covid-19 taskforce meeting where members raised concern over the operations of the two hangouts despite the presidential directive on the closure of bar as a Covid-19 preventive measure.
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Budaka Police Arrest Own Officers Over Robbery at EC Offices 1

Budaka Resident District Commissioner, Tom Chesol, says the duo is locked up at Budaka Central Police Station in connection to the break-in at the EC offices. He explains that the two police officers were deployed for guard duties at the Electoral Commission premises on Friday last week.
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