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Amuru-The Gulu business community in the Main market on Friday donated relief items to victims of Apaa land. This follows three days of consecutive refuge at the United Nation [UN] office premises in Gulu town. The Apaa land residents were evicted by Uganda Wildlife Authority [UWA] with help from Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces [UPDF] early …

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A primary school teacher missed spending the next 20 years in prison after pleading guilty of aggravated defilement. Nyanga Joel, a teacher at Awiri primary school in Dokolo district was accused of defiling a girl below the age of 15, a teenage pupil from the same school he teaches. Prosecution told Court that on 30, …

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MANY shops and groceries in Makindye division and Kampala Central Business District [CBD] have hiked the amount of airtime scratch cards by shs.200. One of the groceries located at Gogonya village in Nsambya and many shop attendants dealing in airtime and Mobile Money services say the increment was from above. In one of the groceries …

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The death of Commissioner of Police Okello Wilfred Makmot has got Ugandans by surprise; and some say it’s normal. According to official communication from Ministry of Internal Affairs on Wednesday, Okello died while in transit from Dubai. “We have received communication from our Ministry of Foreign Affairs originating from the Ugandan Embassy in Abu Dhabi …

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Uganda and the United States of America have committed themselves to step up military cooperation in order to safeguard peace and stability in the region. This commitment was underscored during a meeting between Gen David Muhoozi, the UPDF Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) and Gen Thomas D. Walderhauser, Commander of US Africa Command (AFRICOM) which …

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By David Ongom Mudong Police Spokesperson, North Kyoga Region In North Kyoga Region, the Local Council 1 elections yesterday [Tuesday] went on smoothly except in some polling stations in Lira. Fourteen [14] polling stations never voted. In Oyam district, 10 polling stations never voted, 14 polling stations in Apac never voted and 01 polling station …

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Lira- POLICE from Lira Central Police Station on Tuesday morning rushed to Te-obia village, Central division in Lira Municipality to restore order after some voters had turned rowdy. The cops had to fire bullets up in the air to bring order, our correspondent in Lira, Bali Myra Harriet says. She says the voters were very …

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Lira Chief Magistrates Court on Monday sentenced Jasper Okech, 33, to 15 years in prison for attempted murder. The judgment follows a land wrangle four years ago between him and Paskolina Oming, a widow whom he later chopped off her arms. A resident of Aryebi village, Omolo Parish, Iceme Sub-county in Oyam district, Paskolina Oming …

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In a move geared to promote Uganda’s tourism, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has launched a Uganda culture park in China. Located at Shaping Street, Kaifu District in Hunan Province in China, the forested park sits on 40 hectares of land. The park, which is surrounded by water bodies, features sculptured art pieces of …

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By Denis Otti Nwoya-Justine Opira, 30, a resident of Oruka village, Pa-wat Omero parish, Purongo Sub-county in Nwoya district has hanged himself to death. His body was found swinging on a mango tree last week, less than 50 meter from his small village hut. Ms Latoo Poline, the deceased mother while recording her statement at …

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