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Mar 2023 31 results
20:45
20:45

Parliament Considers Museveni's Recommendations In Approved Local Content Bill 1 3

President Museveni returned the Bill, that was initially passed by parliament on 6th September disagreeing with Clause 4 which provided that a local entity shall give preference to goods which are manufactured and services which are provided by Ugandan entities.
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17:32

Abandoned Car Brings Business to A Standstill in Fort Portal City 2 1

The vehicle, an Ipsum registration number UAT 063R was abandoned by three men along Bwamba road in the center of the town.
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17:10

Nagirinya Murder Case: Key Suspect Asks for an Adjournment to Study Report 1 1 Top story

During Wednesday's proceedings, the prosecution, led by Jonathan Muwaganya and Timothy Ameriti, presented Detective Sergeant Barasa. T James as the 21st witness.
16:19
16:19

Lwengo District Risks Losing Prime Property Over UGX 60M Debt 2

Kitatta is threatening to repossess seven out of the ten acres of land on which the district constructed its headquarters in Mbirizi town council, over an outstanding debt of 60 million Shillings.
16:16
16:16

Businessman Asks Court Martial to Dismiss Charges 1 1

Nyansingwa told the court that the last time they appeared on March 22nd, 2023, the court gave the prosecution the last warning.
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15:47

Police Hunting for Missing Nine-Year-old Girl 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, has asked anyone with information that could lead to Namutebi’s recovery to pass it on to the nearest police station.
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15:16

Prosecutors Oppose Second Bail Application for 32 NUP Supporters Muhydin Kakooza 2 1

The group is accused of having been found in illegal possession of 13 pieces of explosive devices which are ordinarily the monopoly of the defense forces. It is alleged that the crime was committed between November 2020 and May 2021 in areas of Jinja, Mbale, Kireka, Nakulabye, Kawempe, Natete, and Kampala Central.
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15:06

MPs Reject UGX 26Bn Supplementary Budget for Maintenance of Security Cameras 1

Lawmakers have cited concerns over the quality and non-functionality of some of the security cameras, calling for a comprehensive review of the entire CCTV project.
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14:46

Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya Deny Negotiating Their Release 3 1 Top story

Before their release, Nobert Mao, the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, claimed to have quietly brokered their release, but the MPs said that they were not aware of any negotiations and would not have paid their bail money if such talks had occurred.
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14:01

Suspected Karamojong Warriors Injure Two, Raid 80 Animals in Agago 7

James Opira, the LCIII Chairperson of Omiya Pachwa Sub County, said the warriors attacked Agnes Alimo, a resident of Kamuga Village in Omiya Pachwa Sub-county, and shot her in the arm.
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13:44

UNICEF Sounds Alarm Over Fast-Spreading Cholera Outbreaks in Africa

Cholera outbreaks are exacerbated by poverty, disasters, conflict, and climate change consequences, like extreme storms and flooding, as well as a lack of access to safe water and sanitation. Grim scenarios in many other countries have further deteriorated since the World Health Organization (WHO) published its first disease update on the global cholera situation in December.
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13:30

MOH Calls for Non-Clinical Interventions for Mothers 1 4

Dr Richard Mugahi, the Assistant Commissioner in Charge of Reproductive and Child Health says that because they are overwhelmed by numbers in free government facilities, they have had to forego some aspects of maternal care which can be provided by private providers to those that are able to pay for them.
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13:11

Half of Pregnancies in Acholi Unintended-Report Ministry Of Health 3 1

Acholi Sub-region in Particular witnessed a sharp rise in teenage pregnancies with a total of 16,228 cases registered among girls aged 15-19 years in 2021 alone according to the National Population Council report.
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Failed Relationship: Woman Wants Court to Set Aside Ex's Victory 1

Tumwine and Kyarikunda, both teachers, started their relationship in 2015, at Kiringa Primary School in Kambuga sub-county and entered a marriage agreement in 2018. During that time, Tumwine financially supported Kyarikunda and sponsored her to complete her Diploma in Legal Practice at the Law Development Centre in Kampala. He said he spent 9.4 million Shillings on the course.
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12:18

Makerere University Moots Single's Club 4

Octogenarian Father Makoboza Charles Lwanga is behind the idea of the Catholic Singles Club Makerere University. He believes that the club will provide a more suitable approach than using unorthodox avenues to search for a partner.
12:06
12:06

Clerics Seek Divine Intervention for Land Wrangles Between Two Clans in Lamwo 1 9 Top story

The two clans have been fighting for decades over land measuring about 2000 acres in Oryang village, with both clans claiming to have legitimately inherited that land from their forefathers. Reports indicate that wrangles between the two clans started in the mid1960s when the Pobura invited the Pobira clan to settle on their land after the marriage of their daughter to a man of Pobira.
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12:03

Kasese Farmers Decry High Cost of Seeds, Labour 1 1

Many farmers had hoped for a bumper harvest during the September-December season but an insistent dry spell that lasted a year withered the crops resulting in poor harvests.
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11:41

Bushenyi District Council Passes Anti-homosexuality Motion 4 1

During the presentation of the motion, Rwabutwagu highlighted the negative implications of homosexuality on human health, including the acquisition of chronic diseases such as cancer, heart attacks, diabetes, high blood pressure, and asthma.
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10:56

UNBS to Certify Event Organizers on Health and Safety Standards 1 3 Top story

The standards, developed in 2011 and known as US 929:2011, focus on the quality of materials and equipment used at events, as well as providing a safer environment for participants and the venue of the event.
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10:08

NSSF Starts Counting 30 Days’ Ultimatum for New Employers 2

Patrick Ayota, the acting managing Director of NSSF, revealed that since the law came into force a year ago, up to 3,200 employers with fewer than five employees have registered and started contributing to the fund. Employers who fail to meet the ultimatum will face penalties.
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