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2016-10-22 Nation Mourns Veteran Journalist Luwandagga
[Independent (Kampala)] Ugandans mourned the sudden death Saturday of veteran TV journalist Andrew Patrick Luwandagga, praising him for his pioneering work in the sports field.

2016-10-22 2 Million Babies Added Onto Population Every Year - Report
[Monitor] Kampala -With an addition of two million children every year and with a fertility rate of about seven children per woman in rural areas, Uganda is likely to see its population rise to from 36.4 million in 2014 to 102 million by 2050, the 2016 projections indicate.

2016-10-22 Travellers With Forged Yellow Fever Cards Intercepted
[Monitor] Entebbe -Authorities at Entebbe International Airport have intercepted travellers with forged yellow fever cards.

2016-10-22 Ambassador Wants More Women to Apply for U.S. Scholarships
[Monitor] Kampala -US ambassador Deborah Malac has asked more Ugandan women to apply for the Fulbright scholarships saying they are under represented on the programme.

2016-10-22 District Officials Arrested Over Missing Immunisation Funds
[Monitor] Kisoro -Kisoro district finance officer Mr Richard Semukyo and the district cashier Mr Charles Nsengiyunva have been arrested over missing immunisation cash.

2016-10-21 Ranger Killed By Poachers in Firefight
[Monitor] Kampala -A wildlife ranger attached to the Uganda Wildlife Authority has been killed in attack by poachers.

2016-10-21 Stop Judging Police On the Basis of Mistakes
[Monitor] Kampala -State Minister for Internal Affairs, Mr Obiga Kania, has called on the public to stop using a mistake-based approach to judge the performance of the Uganda Police Force.

2016-10-21 Documents Used By Pension Scam Suspects Disowned
[Monitor] Kampala -Judiciary Public Relations Officer Elias Omar Kisawuzi has denied certifying two documents which formed a basis for the alleged loss of Shs15.4 billion by government.

2016-10-21 Rebel MPs Dragged to Court Over Sh8 Trillion Legal Fees
[Independent (Kampala)] Four law firms have dragged MPs Theodore Ssekikubo (Lwemiyaga), Barnabas Tinkasiimire (Buyaga West), Muhammad Nsereko (Kampala Central) and Wilfred Nuwagaba (Ndorwa West) to the High Court, accusing them of failing to pay sh8 trillion in legal fees.

2016-10-21 Ban Drivers Who Use Phones While Driving
[Observer] Jal paddy

2016-10-21 Tanzania, Uganda Top Africa in Heart Disease Control
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania is ranked second after Uganda in the list of African countries that have so far achieved remarkable success in efforts to curb deaths associated with heart diseases, data shows.

2016-10-21 Political Millionaires Are the New Role Models for Children
[Observer] We were returning my nine-year-old cousin to school when we chanced to ask him what he wanted to be in life.

2016-10-21 How Crane Bank Got Into Trouble
[Observer] Commercial bank's tale of survival ends in BOU takeover

2016-10-21 High Exports of Gold Baffle National Bank
[Observer] Just where do Uganda's gold exports come from? Which companies are mining and exporting this gold?

2016-10-21 Afcon 2017 - Old Nemesis
[Observer] The Cranes drew old nemesis Ghana and Egypt alongside Mali for group D of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals due in Gabon next January, writes JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.

2016-10-21 KCCA FC Host Police
[Observer] Police FC visit Lugogo to take on KCCA FC today with a climb up the Uganda Premier League (UPL)table from the relegation zone of the essence.

2016-10-21 Kidnap for Ransom Soars - Police
[Monitor] Kampala -Police authorities have asked the public to watch out for their security and that of families following reported upsurge in kidnappings for ransom, sexual exploitation or for using victims to settle scores in family disputes.

2016-10-21 What Crane Bank Takeover Means
[Monitor] The suspension of Crane Bank top management by the Central Bank will have no bearing on the daily operations of Uganda's fourth largest bank by assets.

2016-10-21 Slow Business At Crane Bank As BOU Takes Over
[Observer] Just a few Crane bank branches upcountry operated normally today as the central bank, Bank of Uganda (BOU) announced a take-over of the country's third largest bank.

2016-10-21 Central Bank Explains Variance in Governor's Signature
[Monitor] The Central Bank on Thursday clarified that the variance in the governor's signatures on bank notes and official documents was no cause for alarm because they were both authentic.

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