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2016-05-03 Brutality, Legal Battles as World Press Freedom Day Marked
[Monitor] Early last year, Andrew Lwanga, a cameraman with Wavah Broadcasting Services (WBS) was part of journalists covering the arrest of youth activists when suddenly policemen, led by Old Kampala Police chief Joram Mwesigye, descended on him, beating him with electric wires and batons.

2016-05-03 Govt Urged to Focus on Children in Remote Areas
[Monitor] Kampala -Josita Kabugho was a school-going teenager with a dream to join secondary school. At 16, while in Primary Seven, she became pregnant.

2016-05-03 Public Universities' Staff Strike Over Pay
[Monitor] Kampala -Teaching at the five public universities in the country was yesterday interrupted after non-academic staff withdrew their labour over government failure to honour its pledge to increase their salaries.

2016-05-03 70% Fail Makerere Law Entry Exams
[Monitor] Kampala -More than half of the students who sat Makerere University's pre-entry law tests last month have failed to score a minimum o f 50 per cent to enable them join the institution when it opens for a new academic year in August.

2016-05-03 10 Arrested Over Polio Immunisation
[Monitor] Mayuge -At least 10 members of a Christian religious group, Njiri Nkalu, are being held by police in Mayuge District after an operation by the police and health workers who forcefully immunised more than 200 children against polio.

2016-05-03 Electoral Reform Crucial for Democracy, USAID Boss Says
[Monitor] Kampala -Five Recurring trend of court challenges questioning Uganda's results after every election undermines the credibility of the electoral system.

2016-05-03 Bobi Wine Sues Electoral Commission Over Song
[Observer] Renowned artiste Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine has sued the Electoral Commission for allegedly infringing on his song to relay election messages during the just concluded general elections.

2016-05-03 Tourists Visit Uganda in Barcelona Legends Footsteps
[EA Business] Kampala -A group of 40 football fans from the Spanish city of Barcelona visited Uganda last week in a privately financed safari to experience what the FC Barcelona Legends enjoyed when they toured Uganda last year writes SAM OKWAKOL.

2016-05-03 Zimbabwe Host Uganda in a Friendly in Harare
[CAF] Zimbabwe will play Uganda in a friendly on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 at the National Sports Stadium, in Harare.

2016-05-03 Kyambogo, Makerere Universities Non-Teaching Staff Go on Strike
[Independent (Kampala)] Non-teaching staff in the public universities of Uganda have gone on strike over non-payment of arrears worth sh25 billion. The strike which took effect over the weekend, has paralysed the five public universities in Uganda.

2016-05-03 NSSF's Shs 3.3 Bn Complex
[Independent (Kampala)] On April 20, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of an ultra-modern commercial building in Jinja town, an event that officially kick starts the Fund's ambitious agenda to invest more than Shs 578 billion in the country real estate sector.

2016-05-03 Debt Market - Bou Sets Up Borrowers for High Cost Loans
[Monitor] About Shs4.5 trillion has been issued out of Treasury Bills and Bonds in Uganda since the beginning of this financial year 2015/16 for both monetary and fiscal policy operations.

2016-05-03 Minimum Wage - House in Final Stages of Passing the Long-Awaited Wage Bill
[Monitor] Kampala -Richard Anguzo, 30, left Arua for Kampala in search for what he thought was greener pasture following a tip off from his colleague who was working as a security guard at an estate in Kyaliwajjala, Wakiso District.

2016-05-03 Bweranyangi Students Land Sports Bursaries
[Monitor] Mbarara -Some Bweranyangi Girls' Secondary School students and their teachers have been awarded scholarships to study sports administration courtesy of Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC).

2016-05-03 Bats Invade Health Facilities
[Monitor] Apac -Bats have invaded several health facilities in Apac District destroying some of the structures.

2016-05-03 Eagles, Vipers in Fierce Clash
[Monitor] Kampala -Either Express or Vipers will have lost hope of winning the Uganda Premier League title this season when the final whistle is blown this evening at Buikwe stadium.

2016-05-03 It Is Okay to Bargain
[Monitor] Bargaining or haggling, is an important part of Ugandan commercial culture. There are people who believe that whatever price is stated is usually not the last or best price and they therefore bargain whenever they are buying anything. Some sellers think every potential buyer likes to haggle so they intentionally hike the price so that it can be bargained down to the normal price. There are three important principles that most people who bargain employ.

2016-05-03 Poor Leadership Killing UPE - Report
[Monitor] Kampala -Lack of leadership and governance structures in public schools is responsible for their declining performance, a study of governance and administrative structures in the institutions has revealed.

2016-05-03 'Banking Sector Still Has Opportunities for Growth'
[Monitor] NC Bank Uganda is one of the newest banks in Uganda having opened its doors in 2012. With one branch until last year, the bank's financial results indicate it has been profitable for the last three years despite a rise in accumulated losses in 2015. John Okulo, the managing director NC Bank Uganda, talked to Daily Monitor's Mark Keith Muhumuza on the performance of the bank in the last four years.

2016-05-03 Merreikh Move Will Revive My Cranes Career - Mutyaba
[Monitor] Kampala -On Sunday, Vipers attacking midfielder Sulaiman Mutyaba will jet out for yet another spell with Sudanese giants El Merreikh.

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