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2016-08-29 Let Children Taste Some Alcohol - Catholic Priest
[Monitor] Kampala -A Catholic priest has urged parents to allow their children to taste a little alcohol in order to learn self-control.

2016-08-29 Kobs Target Treble After 7s Title
[Monitor] Kampala -BetWay Kobs added their second piece of silverware this season to their trophy cabinet when they defended their National Sevens title despite losing 24-29 to Hima Heathens in the Main Cup final of the last leg at Kyadondo on Saturday.

2016-08-29 Court Orders Printery Boss Out of Office
[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court Civil Division has ordered the managing director of the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC), Ms Irene Wasike Muwanguzi, out of office.

2016-08-29 Mawejje Relishing Wanyama Midfield Duel
[Monitor] Kampala -The Kenyan midfield stalwart is in town. Together with his Harambee Stars teammates, Victor Wanyama arrives at Entebbe Airport this morning to lead his side against Uganda at Namboole tomorrow.

2016-08-29 Boxer Bogere Sacks Trainer
[Monitor] Sharif "The Lion" Bogere and Kenny Adams have long been viewed as a perfect pair of boxer and trainer respectively, until recently when the duo parted ways.

2016-08-29 Ssendawula's Rescue Dwarfs Apell's Mug Win
[Monitor] Kampala -There is a thin line between amateur and professional golfers in Uganda.

2016-08-29 Kakungulu Hockey Teams Storm Eldoret for Schools Tournament
[Monitor] Kampala -Bar St Mary's College Kitende and Kawempe Muslim SS who have made themselves regional forces in boys and girls football respectively, Ugandan schools usually enter to make up numbers at the Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Association (FEASSA) games.

2016-08-29 Coach Rukundo Ambitious for Medals
[Monitor] Kampala -Despite coaching a winless boxing team at the recently concluded Olympics, Sam Rukundo returned from Rio de Janeiro even more ambitious.

2016-08-28 Gen Odongo Warns Police On Politics
[Monitor] Kampala -The minister of Internal Affairs, Gen Jeje Odongo, has cautioned police officers against involving themselves in politics and brutalising Ugandans.

2016-08-28 Army Pays $618 000 to 'Ghost' Pilot
[Monitor] Kampala -More than Shs2.4 billion is feared to have been lost by the Ministry of Defence through maintenance of a suspected "ghost" Russian pilot on its payroll over a period of 11 years.

2016-08-28 What Next for Colonel Kulayigye?
[Monitor] Kampala -Is it a case of the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) strictly adhering to the letter and spirit of the law and being concerned about improper conduct of one of its officers or is it the apex of bubbling office politics and intrigue?

2016-08-29 Plight of Teenage Mother of Triplets
[Monitor] Nineteen-year-old Rose Nalumu would easily pass for a 40-year-old. Her puffy eyes as two of her children suckle her breasts with the other toddler crying loudly at her side show that she barely gets rest. Aside the few strands of strands of hair that still bear distant traces of treated hair, her hair is turning brown.

2016-08-29 School Ordered to Close Over Rundown Buildings
[Monitor] Lwengo -Students of Nakyenyi Senior Secondary School in Lwengo District are sitting on a time bomb after all the school structures were condemned by the engineering department.

2016-08-29 Steel Rolling Mills Lays Off 2,500 Workers
[Monitor] Jinja -Some 2,500 workers of Steel Rolling Mills have been laid off in the last two years, a senior manager at the manufacturing plant has said.

2016-08-28 New Plan to Stop Cheating At Uganda Mines
[East African] The Uganda government is considering installing weighbridges at all major mining centres and introducing open competitive bidding for new mining areas to boost revenue collection.

2016-08-27 Leaders Endorse Museveni's Development Proposals
[Observer] African leaders meeting in Nairobi, Kenya have agreed to use Uganda President Museveni's paper to solve development bottlenecks facing the world's most underdeveloped continent.

2016-08-27 Ex MP Mutebi Kityo Dies
[Monitor] Mpigi -Henry Mutebi Kityo, the former Mawokota South Member of Parliament has died at Nkozi Hospital.

2016-08-27 The Tempting Drug That Lira Men Have Turned to
[Monitor] "Nurse can I have our Shs1,500 drug" is becoming one of the common requests at most drug shops in Lira Municipality.

2016-08-27 Abducted by LRA, Rescued... Then Rejected
[Monitor] Eunice Adong was abducted by Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels in March 2004. She was captured along with 25 other girls during an attack on Aweikwo village, in the present Aleka Sub-county, Oyam District.

2016-08-27 Museveni 'Giving Spree' Comes Under Attack
[East African] While touring Busoga in eastern Uganda in 2013, President Yoweri Museveni shocked the country when he hauled a sack of money containing Ush250 million ($74,911), from the boot of one of his vehicles, and handed it to the youth as his contribution to their development initiatives.

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