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Bank of Uganda Warns over Illegal 10,000 Notes in Circulation

Bank of Uganda has distanced itself from the publication of 100,000 Ugandan shilling bank notes making round in the country.   In a statement notice today the Bank said ‘It has come to the attention of the Bank of Uganda that unknown individuals have created and are circulating an image of a bank note of UGX. 100,000 purportedly issued by ...

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Families Join Hands To Commemorate International Day Of The Disappeared

Two days before the United Nations designated International Day of the Disappeared; families from across northern Uganda will convene in Lira town Friday to remember their missing ones. The day-long event is part of a ‘sub-regional dialogue’ on missing persons as a result of conflict in northern Uganda organized by the Justice and Reconciliation Project (JRP). Families of the missing, ...

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Besigye Elected FDC Party Flag Bearer.

Former FDC President, Dr Kizza Besigye has been elected the party’s flag-bearer in the 2016 presidential elections. He garnered 718 votes a soaring defeat for party president and contestant, Mugisha Muntu who had 289 votes and 1 invalid vote. The elections were held yesterday during the national delegates’ conference at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. Counting of the votes went on ...

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Lamwo Moves to Combat Animal Cruelty with New Law

  In the wake of reported large-scale animal brutalities among individuals in Lamwo, the district has ordered for enforcement of an express penalty law against animal cruelty to curb the vice in the district. The pronouncement was made by the Lamwo district LC5 chairman, Mathew Ocen Akiya, who described the practice as grossly backward. “In Uganda, transporting cattle and livestock, ...

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Odonga Otto accused of luring youths to one million walk

GULU- Crime preventers in Gulu district have confessed that they were hoodwinked into joining anti- Amama Mbabazi demonstrations. The security officials claim they were told they were going for training in Masindi district. The crime preventers ended up among hundreds of local residents, including youth leaders and politicians in northern Uganda, who last Friday walked 10km from Kamdini Trading Centre to ...

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Karamoja region is “worst place to be a child”

“Karamoja faces development challenges that put it in a different sphere from the rest of Uganda,” Health Minister Stephen Malinga said on 1 October at the launch of a child health campaign. “The situation is alarming and health indicators are beyond emergency levels.” Speaking at Namuduka village in Moroto District, he said: “Only 3.4 percent of households in Karamoja have ...

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