Taxi Drivers Resume Work in Mbale

[Monitor] Mbale -Taxi drivers in Mbale Town on Tuesday resumed work after a two-day protest against the cancellation of their tender to run the park by the municipal council.

[Monitor] Mbale -Taxi drivers in Mbale Town on Tuesday resumed work after a two-day protest against the cancellation of their tender to run the park by the municipal council.

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Army Investigates Rebel Recruitment, Warns Youths

[Monitor] The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF Armoured Brigade headquarters at Kassajjagirwa barracks in Masaka District have issued stern warnings to the youth against falling victim to illegal recruitment activities.

[Monitor] The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF Armoured Brigade headquarters at Kassajjagirwa barracks in Masaka District have issued stern warnings to the youth against falling victim to illegal recruitment activities.

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Fate of MP Kato Lubwama’s Seat Hangs in Balance

[Independent (Kampala)] The fate of Rubaga South MP Paul Kato Lubwama’s seat will be determined by court as a formal challenge to his election for lack of requisite academic qualifications has been submitted.

[Independent (Kampala)] The fate of Rubaga South MP Paul Kato Lubwama's seat will be determined by court as a formal challenge to his election for lack of requisite academic qualifications has been submitted.

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Growers Ask Court to Categorise Mirungi As Vegetable, Not Narcotic

[Independent (Kampala)] Wakiso District growers of khat, referred to locally as mairungi or Miraa, on Monday went to the Constitutional Court seeking orders de-categorizing the crop. They want it categorized as a vegetable, not a narcotic drugs.

[Independent (Kampala)] Wakiso District growers of khat, referred to locally as mairungi or Miraa, on Monday went to the Constitutional Court seeking orders de-categorizing the crop. They want it categorized as a vegetable, not a narcotic drugs.

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Muslim Community Sues Govt Over Mosque Raids

[Independent (Kampala)] The leadership of the Jamu-iyyat Daawat Ssalafiyyah Muslim Community has dragged government to the High Court in Kampala, challenging the manner in which its security operatives raided Nakasero Mosque at dawn on December 27, 2016.

[Independent (Kampala)] The leadership of the Jamu-iyyat Daawat Ssalafiyyah Muslim Community has dragged government to the High Court in Kampala, challenging the manner in which its security operatives raided Nakasero Mosque at dawn on December 27, 2016.

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Besigye Outlines Terms of Dialogue With Museveni

[Independent (Kampala)] Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has revealed that there are several individuals and groups trying to organise talks between Uganda’s opposition and President Yoweri Museveni. Besigye has shunned talks previously, …

[Independent (Kampala)] Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has revealed that there are several individuals and groups trying to organise talks between Uganda's opposition and President Yoweri Museveni. Besigye has shunned talks previously, saying the terms of the meetings must be mutually agreed.

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2017 – Lone Wolves Gone Astray Will Complicate War On Terror

[Monitor] Europe began 2017 with the continuation of very horrifying news of what has been a dominant story in 2016. A suspected terror attack in a Turkish night club, allegedly by a lone gun man, left about 39 people dead with dozens of others injured…

[Monitor] Europe began 2017 with the continuation of very horrifying news of what has been a dominant story in 2016. A suspected terror attack in a Turkish night club, allegedly by a lone gun man, left about 39 people dead with dozens of others injured and traumatised. Prior to this, a fortnight ago, there was an attack at Breitscheidplatz, Berlin, Germany. Twelve people were killed and 48 injured at a Christmas market when a tractor trailer rammed into a crowd. It was carried out by what they call a lone wolf - a t

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Urban Council Leaders to Increase Funding for HIV

[Monitor] Jinja -Leaders of urban councils countrywide have resolved to commit a significant amount of their annual budgets towards fighting the HIV/Aids epidemic, especially among the neglected groups of people.

[Monitor] Jinja -Leaders of urban councils countrywide have resolved to commit a significant amount of their annual budgets towards fighting the HIV/Aids epidemic, especially among the neglected groups of people.

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Re-Opening Makerere Should Usher in New Chapter

[Monitor] Makerere University Academic Staff (Muasa) on December 15, called off their three-month strike. The strike, whose persistence had led to the closure of the institution by the President, was triggered by demands for eight-months allowance arre…

[Monitor] Makerere University Academic Staff (Muasa) on December 15, called off their three-month strike. The strike, whose persistence had led to the closure of the institution by the President, was triggered by demands for eight-months allowance arrears.

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