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Suspected ritual practice: One arrested over murder of 8 year old girl - Watchdog Uganda

John Mubatizi, a security guard at St Mary Magdalene Church of Uganda Namavundu in Gayaza, Wakiso district, has been arrested. He allegedly kidnapped Annet Nantongo, 8, and Sumaiya Nakiboneka,13, a senior one student of New Bulamu secondary school.See the Story
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MPs halt gazettement of new tribes, demand Constitution Review Commission - Watchdog Uganda

Parliament has stayed processing the Constitution Amendment Bill, 2022. The bill sought to amend the Third Schedule of the Constitution to include new minority ethnic communities. The Bakingwe, Baziba, Bagabu, Maragoli, Mosopisyek and Saboat are included.See the Story
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Rukungiri: Two held over murder of 15 year old casual laborer - Watchdog Uganda

Police in Rukungiri district have in detention two people to help them in investigations over the alleged murder of a 15 year old boy. The duo are Arthur Kasingye and Darius Tayebwa. They are wanted to answer charges related to murder of Mugisha Edson 15, a casual laborer resident of Ihindamata village.See the Story
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Minister Nankabirwa urges Ugandans to embrace use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas to reduce environmental degradation - Watchdog Uganda

Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Hon Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu has called upon Ugandans to embrace the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) The former government Chief Whip in the 10th Parliament made this call while presiding over the launch of distribution of LPG Starter Kits.See the Story
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Make upright decisions without discrimination, Chief justice cautions judicial officers - Watchdog Uganda

Chief Justice of Uganda Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny Dollo has cautioned the newly appointed/promoted judicial officers to always serve with utmost humility and integrity. He said the judiciary has been grappling with issues of perceived and actual corruption, delayed Justice (Case backlog), absenteeism, laziness and many other vices.See the Story
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Speaker Among pushes government on arts teachers’ pay rise - Watchdog Uganda

Primary teachers and teachers of arts in government-aided schools across the country went on a sit-down strike on 15 June 2022. They were protesting what they called discriminatory salary increment in favour of the teachers of science subjects. Speaker Anita Among asked the Prime Minister to make a statement on government's intervention.See the Story
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Other 713 Congolese asylum seekers cross to Uganda after heavy bombing near Bunagana border - Watchdog Uganda

Heavy bombardment has been reported in Democratic Republic of Congo between M23 rebels and FARDC in Bikenke and Mbuzi about 17 kilometres from Bunagana one stop border.According to Haji Shafiq Ssekandi Sengooba, the Resident District Commissioner Kisoro, heavy bombardment took place on Monday and 713 refugees feared and fled to Uganda at Nyakabande Transit Center through Bunagana one stop Border post.See the Story
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Hungry Karimojongs resort to eating wild animals for survival - Watchdog Uganda

Karamoja region located in the north-eastern Uganda is currently experiencing hunger with Kaabong, Kotido, Moroto and Napak being the most seriously hit districts in the region. The wild animals especially in Pian and Upe game reserves were getting used to people, as tourists could move close and watch at a close range but now they are so afraid.See the Story

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