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[Monitor] Mr Joshua William Mukisa, a third-year Law student and a former guild presidential aspirant at Makerere University has been reported missing.

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[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Public Service yesterday said there is no money for salary enhancement for the striking teachers who began their industrial action countrywide yesterday.

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[Monitor] Kampala -The arrest and extradition of key suspect in Susan Magara murder still remains a mystery given the fact that South African law does not allow deportation of a suspect on a charge to where he or she is likely to face death penalty unless there is written commitment from the home country that the accused will not get such a sentence upon conviction.

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[Monitor] Kampala -On Saturday, Uganda Broadcasting Corporations in conjunction with the Uganda Museum launched an exhibition that is showcasing unpublished pictures from the Amin regime.

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[Monitor] Hosts Uganda overcame an unexpected wait and passed the mental test after beating Botswana by 52 runs at Lugogo Oval to mark a winning start at the ICC Africa Men's Twenty20 Finals yesterday.

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[Monitor] Kampala is set to become Uganda's first smart city. By smart city, it is expected to be an innovative city that uses information communication technology (ICTs) and other means to improve quality of life, efficiency of urban operations, services and competitiveness, while ensuring that it meets the needs of present and future generations with respect to economic, social and environmental aspects. That is its definition, according to the United Nations. An idea adopted from Europe, Kampala, joins a number o

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[Monitor] Luweero -More than 500 people in Katagwe Parish, Kamira Sub- county, Luweero District, spend about six hours queuing at one borehole to get water while hundreds of others share an abandoned dam with animals.

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[Monitor] Kampala -Police have asked the State Minister for ICT, Ms Idah Nantaba, to allow detectives record a new statement days after she made allegations that State agents are baying for her blood.

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[Monitor] Parliament -Business in the Budget Committee of Parliament has stalled with MPs rocked by disagreements on whether to directly adopt an additional Shs1 trillion without having it scrutinised by sectoral committees.

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[Observer] The number of retrieved bodies from Lake Albert following Sunday's boat accident in Hoima district has risen to fifteen. On Monday a total of nine bodies were retrieved by a team of police marine operatives and local fishermen. Two bodies were immediately retrieved on Sunday just minutes after the accident.

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[Observer] There is no doubt that seven-year-old Patrick Senyonjo a.k.a. Fresh Kid will impact Uganda's entertainment scene in a big way. Well, depending on what happens, moving forward.

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[East African] The Cross Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU), and the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities celebrated this year's African World Heritage Day on May 5 with the launch of a mobile phone app titled "Uganda's Built Heritage" that maps historical building and sites in Kampala, Jinja and Entebbe.

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[East African] South African financial services group Alexander Forbes has announced plans to exit the Ugandan market as the firm reviews its operations in emerging markets.

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[Monitor] Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, has distanced his People Power political movement from a group of unscrupulous people who are reportedly soliciting money on behalf of his group.

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[Monitor] In the 2014/2015 academic year, the government rolled out its students' loan scheme under the Higher Education Students Financing Board (HESFB) with the aim of helping disadvantaged students access an education at institutions of higher learning.

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[Monitor] Various religious and political leaders have eulogised the former Bishop of Sebei Diocese Augustine Salimo as a humble and God-fearing person, who won many souls to Christ and helped in the expansion of Anglican Church in Sebei Sub-region.

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[Monitor] Kampala -At least 1,798 Uganda People's Defence Forces soldiers have been undergoing counselling and guidance after one year presence in Somalia fighting al-Shabaab insurgents.

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[Monitor] Kampala -The gunmen killing notable Ugandans are not agents of Allied Democratic Front (ADF) rebel group as police previously said, but assassins from state security organs, the Minister of State for ICT, Ms Idah Nantaba, has said.

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[East African] Uganda has banned brokers from handling consolidated cargo to shield small traders from exploitation and seal tax evasion leaks.