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Joe Jackson, father of Michael Jackson, dies at 89

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Women in quest to stop serving cooked millet to land grabbers

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OPINIONS: ‘Breakdown in public security management’ in Uganda 

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Lira – On Monday morning, ten people, among them six known NRM party supporters in Lango sub-region were arrested after they had planned a demo against Lira municipal officials. Okwir Patrick aka Kampala, Solomon Loro, Okot Jonal and others’ planned demo in which they wanted to lock offices of Lira municipality town clerk, Assy Abirebe …

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Two other local footballers of Amac sub-county in Erute County South, Lira district who got involved in Sunday’s fatal road carnage in Dokolo district have been identified. Lamek Oling who was a goal keeper of Kings FC, a local football team in the sub-county is the latest player to have been pronounced dead on Monday. …

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If the directive is not worked on within 14 days which ends on 1, November, 2018, in the history of Uganda, the entire sub-county of Kwera and Kwera Health Centre III all in Dokolo County North, Dokolo district will be shut. In his letter dated 17th October, 2018 to acting senior assistant secretary, Kwera sub-county …

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At least six National Resistance Movement [NRM] party supporters in Lango were arrested on Monday morning in a botched demonstration targeting Lira Municipal council officials. Those in police custody are Patrick Okwir alias Kampala, a resident of Bar sub-county ,Solomon Loro, from Loro in Oyam district, Mike Ogwang, a councilor representing Kakoge parish at Lira …

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By David Okema Dokolo – Three footballers of Amac sub-county, Erute South in Lira district were on Sunday, 21 October confirmed dead after a lorry tipper truck registration number UBD 471T they were traveling in lost control and overturned. The incident happened at around 4:00pm on Lira Soroti highway just after Olweny swamp near Adwoki …

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By Ojara Daniel Oyam – The Ngai Youth Boda-boda Association vice chairperson, Ojok Tomas is under police custody at Ngai police outpost. Ongom was apprehended over allegation that he stole items worth millions of shillings from a person he was transporting using his motorcycle from Omoro town to Ngai town board on Saturday. On Sunday morning, …

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Police in Mukono – northeastern Kampala has arrested a woman for allegedly hacking off her boyfriend’s genitals with a knife after discovering his extra affairs. Rehema Kabayana, 24, told police that she waited until her boyfriend Anthony Sekawa, 28, had fallen asleep then she cut off his organ with a 4-inched knife. According to the …

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At least 17 people have died after a train derailed and flipped over in Taiwan Sunday, authorities said. The Taiwan Railways Administration [TRA] confirmed the toll and said more than 70 people had also been injured in the accident in northeastern Yilan County. At least five carriages had flipped over and were lying on their …

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Northern Uganda Awards brand, Northern Ihits Award has unveiled 2018 award categories with entries opening from Monday 22 October 2018. “The Northern Ihits Award (NIA) has announced a 24 award categories for their first edition,” a statement by NIA reads. The organizers also announced that entries for the award will commence from Oct 22, 2018 and …

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By David Okema Lamwo – Hundreds of South Sudanese refugees in Palabek resettlement camp on Friday 19, October turned up for treatment for various ailments at a health camp organized by Airtel Uganda Ltd. The first day of the medical camp saw a huge turn-up than it was expected. As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility …

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