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Taxi Drivers Protest Electronic Express Penalty System

15 Jul 2019 · Denis Walinga, a taxi driver who operates on Jinja stage, says the system now imposes fines on them as opposed to the vehicle owners. He also says that the system doesn’t allow drivers time to negotiate their way out with the taxi owners.

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Taxi Drivers Protest Electronic Express Penalty System 1 4

Denis Walinga, a taxi driver who operates on Jinja stage, says the system now imposes fines on them as opposed to the vehicle owners. He also says that the system doesn’t allow drivers time to negotiate their way out with the taxi owners.
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Child Labour Unchecked in Buikwe District 3 1

Yudayah Namayanja, the Head Teacher of Kalagala Muslim Primary School says between 500 to 600 out of 731 registered pupils attend school on a daily basis. She explains that high levels of absenteeism are common among primary six and seven candidates.
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Church Halts Creation of New Dioceses 1 2

However, on Sunday, Stanley Ntagali, the Archbishop of Church of Uganda sent a section of the congregation in utter silence during his farewell service at St Paul Cathedral at Kako in Masaka district when he revealed that the provincial assembly halted plans for the creation of new dioceses within the church.
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Namisindwa MPs Want Recruitment Results Annulled 3

The Namisindwa Woman Member of Parliament, Canon Grace Namukhula Watuwa, says the entire process was marred with several anomalies.
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Njeru Moves to Limit Sugarcane Growing Njeru Municipality 1 2

The municipal council proposed that sugarcane planting be limited to places near the main roads within the three divisions of the Central, Nyenga and Wakisi. The council also proposed complete abolition of sugar growing in the central division and in the areas next to the trading centres of the two divisions citing under development and insecurity in the area.
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Namisindwa District Service Commission Accused of Bribery Recruitment 2

One of the victims who preferred anonymity alleges that one of the members Apollo Wapicho told her that she would get a job if she pays some money. She adds that her father sold some of his properties including cows to raise the money.
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Gulu Secures UGX 5Billion for Garbage Plant 3 1 Top story

The money will be used for the purchase of a waste sorting plant that will operate in Laroo Division as the municipality to gears for a city status. Francis Barabanawe, the Gulu Town Clerk, says the project is expected to be ready by 2020.