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Kisosonkole: Kabaka's Grandfather Who Buried the Martyrs, Built First Church Church of Uganda 1 Top story

Kisosonkole’s steadfast commitment to the martyrs, some of whom were his colleagues in the service of the Kabaka, has firmly cemented his place in the history of the church, embodying principles of reverence and selflessness. However, his contributions are often underrated or not sufficiently acknowledged in retellings of the martyrs’ story.
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Flash Foods Displace Hundreds in Dokolo

The most affected areas are sub-counties of Adeknino, Kangai, Okwongodul, Kwera, and Agwata Town Council. Residents of these areas has either taken refuge at nearby primary schools or are renting houses in areas which are not submerged.
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Kisubi House Fire Kills 6 Children 1

Luke Owoyesigyire, the deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, said locals tried their best to save the children’s lives but in vain because the fire swiftly engulfed the whole house giving neighbours no chance to save the victims.
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11-Year-old Pilgrim Starts Walking 450km Trek on Foot to Namugongo Foot Pilgrims 3 1 Top story

The foot pilgrims drawn from the 22 Parishes of the diocese embarked on the 450 kilometre journey this morning after receiving blessings from His Grace Raphael p’Mony Wokorach, the Diocesan Administrator of Nebbi Catholic Diocese at Uganda Martyrs Chapel, Namrwodho-Nebbi Cathedral Parish.
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Self-Styled Jesus Remanded For Opposing Census 2 2 Top story

On Wednesday morning, Jesus Navas Vera the King of Star Glopper Eden church and his follower El Shadai Gracy of Katikamu Luyima zone in Wobulenzi town appeared before Luwero Grade one Christopher Adyeeri Kingi Tindyeebwa following their arrest on Monday for refusing to be counted.
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Census Exercise Kicks off Five Days Later in Kitanga Parish 1 1

The nationwide exercise that started on Friday, May 10, was planned to last for 10 days. However, in Kitanga, it never started until Tuesday afternoon because the parish name could not be captured in the system.
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EAC Countries Trained on Chemical Weapons and Risk Response 4

With support from the United Kingdom, the Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is now training core personnel in the bloc to first build awareness and understanding of the problem within the region, following which member states will draw national protection programmes (NPP) based on their risk assessment.
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Growing Insecurity Bothers Rupa Residents 1 1

The community has seen a spate of attacks by suspected Karamojong warriors believed to have come from areas surrounding Mt Moroto. The armed warriors have laid ambushes, abducted people, and stolen livestock in recent weeks, stirring panic among residents. The armed warriors have resorted to abducting people, laying road ambushes, and stealing livestock.
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Kalaki CAO in Trouble Over Stalled Projects Kalaki District 1 1

Christopher Okumu has been arrested for allegedly failing to take charge of several projects
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Five Arrested for Murder in Moroto 1

Philip Lokut, 38, a resident of Lochede village was killed on Monday night while returning home from the centre. It is alleged that an unknown group of people beat him up and later died of excessive breeding.
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Nutritious Meals Still Elude Ugandans Despite Rich Agricultural Landscape 1

Dr Christiane Rudert, UNICEF's Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Nutrition Advisor says that despite the importance of maintaining a balanced diet for overall health and well-being, a substantial number of Ugandans struggle to afford meals that meet their nutritional needs.
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Court Dismisses Petition Against Veneral Diseases Law 1

The Act in issue was enacted in 1977 and it provided for forced testing, examination and treatment of persons suspected to have diseases contracted by sexual intercourse with a person already infected.
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Student Crippled by Teachers Beating Finally on Treatment amuria high school 2 4

Obadia was beaten in September 2023 and admitted at Soroti Regional Hospital, from where he was discharged in February without any improvement. But his family failed to raise enough money for his specialised treatment, leaving him to rot at home.
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