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2016-12-02 Opposition Leaders Arrested Over Fundraising to Open Makerere
[Monitor] Several Opposition leaders were on Friday arrested moments after former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye was blocked from leaving his home ahead of a planned fundraising ceremony for Makerere university lecturers Shs28 billion allowance.

2016-12-02 Uganda Launches New HIV and Aids Treatment Guidelines
[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda's Minister of State for Health Sarah Opendi has launched new HIV and AIDS treatment guidelines.

2016-12-02 Opposition Activist Mugumya 'Will Not Be Extradited From DR Congo'
[Monitor] Sam Mugumya, an Opposition activist, arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo two years ago, will not be extradited back to Uganda, government has said.

2016-12-02 Royal Guards Moved to Secret Detention
[Monitor] Kasese -The police are relocating some 200 suspects arrested in the aftermath of the Kasese clashes to secret locations around the country, this newspaper can reveal.

2016-12-02 Families Check Corpses to Pick Out Their Dead
[Monitor] Kasese -Over the past five days, Ms Betty Mbambu had been pregnant with grief and anxiety. She wished away the pesky thought that her 17-year-old son, Cramina Muhindo, could have been killed during the November 26, 2016 military raid on Buhikirwa Palace. But why?

2016-12-02 Kampala Authority to Demolish Unapproved City Buildings
[Monitor] Kampala -All buildings that were constructed within the city without approved plans from Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) face demolition.

2016-12-02 Police Hunt 7 Suspects in Kiggundu Murder
[Monitor] Kampala -Police are hunting seven suspects who have been implicated in the murder of Maj Muhammad Kiggundu last Saturday.

2016-12-02 MPs Accuse Chinese Road Company of Blackmail
[Monitor] Parliament -Under pressure to answer questions when he appeared before a parliamentary committee, a Chinese official yesterday angered MPs with the pompous claim that his country could withdraw its 'assistance' to Uganda.

2016-12-02 Fighting HIV Through Evangelism
[Monitor] Pastor Abbey Mugisha, 44, spends most of his time preaching to a youthful crowd.

2016-12-02 Kadaga Calls for End to Child Marriages
[Monitor] Kween -The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, has called on all Ugandans to change community attitudes and join the fight against child marriages.

2016-12-02 Govt Probes Rot in Chamber of Commerce
[Monitor] Kampala -Government has instituted an interim committee to probe the rot in the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI).

2016-12-02 Onyango Favourite for Top Airtel-Fufa 2016 Award
[Monitor] Kampala -Ugandan footballers will swap those sweaty jerseys for well-pressed blazers and suits for the Airtel-Fufa awards today at Speke Resort, Munyonyo.

2016-12-02 Zaha Adds Excitement to Cranes-Ivory Coast Clash
[Monitor] Kampala -Ivory Coast forward Gervinho will not represent his country at the Nations Cup finals in Gabon due to injury but the African champions will welcome new blood in Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha.

2016-12-02 Kyenjojo to Get Chief Magistrate, Says Judge
[Monitor] Kyenjojo -The head of the High Court Criminal Division, Justice Wilson Masalu Musene has announced that Kyenjojo will receive a chief magistrate in order to tame the growing case backlog.

2016-12-02 Govt Orders Schools On Lunch, Sanitary Pads
[Monitor] Masaka -Government has resolved to make it compulsory for all learners to have lunch and free sanitary pads while at school beginning next year.

2016-12-02 Business in Kasese Limps Following Omusinga Attack
[Monitor] Kasese -Days after the deadly raid on the Rwenzururu Palace, which left more than 60 people dead according to police records, business in Kasese is struggling to get back to where it was before.

2016-12-02 Bridge Schools Seek to Partner With Government
[Monitor] Primary education is the foundation for development of any country. Uganda has one of the youngest and fastest growing populations in the world. As the population continues to boom, already stretched social services will be stretched further.

2016-12-02 Insurance Sector Growth Poised to Slow Down
[Monitor] Kampala -The headwinds in the economy could have affected the insurance sector in 2016 with much slower growth expected. The Ugandan economic slowdown has affected businesses and reduced the disposable income, which has meant adjustments in expenditure on things like Insurance.

2016-12-02 Security Tightened At Naguru Police Headquarters
[Monitor] Kampala -The case files of the Rwenzururu kingdom suspects implicated in last weekend's violence that claimed over 100 lives, were reportedly transferred to Kampala for safety.

2016-12-02 Of Pension Thieves and Celebrating Outstanding Public Service
[Monitor] In the recent past, three distinct yet interrelated things happened. At the Anti-corruption Court in Kampala, the pension scandal ended with a conviction of the three prime suspects.

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