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Mr William Matovu, a statistics staff, displays a training manual that will be used to train census enumerators (File Photo)

UBOS: Census Bogged Down by Hostile Respondents

TweetThe national population census exercise is being bogged down by errant respondents, Godfrey Nabongo, the communications manager Uganda Bureau of Statistics has revealed. Nabongo, some...
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These are some of the cows that are at the centre of contraversy.

Minister Orders Masaka Officials To Recover Museveni’s Stolen Cows

TweetRose Namayanja, the Minister of Information and National Guidance has ordered Linos Ngompek, the Masaka Resident District Commissioner to recover 12 heifers that were sold...
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Kadaga Calls For Cultural Identity At UNAA Convention

TweetSpeaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has urged Ugandans in the diaspora to identify a unique culture that can be used to promote the country. Kadaga...
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Police Deploy At Busoga Kingdom Headquarters

TweetPolice has cordoned off and tightened security at the headquarters of Busoga Kingdom to block a demonstration organized by opposition factions to protest the recent...
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The clean-up operation is underway

Floods Disrupt National Census in Amuria

TweetFloods have displaced 1,465 households in Amuria district displacing the ongoing national housing census. The affected families are from Alito, Akileng, Angica, Amoni, Oringoi, part of...
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National Census: Masaka Men Block Their Wives from Speaking to Enumerators

TweetThe ongoing national census exercise has suffered a setback in Masaka as several men have stopped their wives from allowing enumerators from accessing their wives....
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8 Dead, 31 Injured In Weekend Accidents On Gulu-Juba Road

TweetEight people have died and 33 others are injured in three different motor accidents that happened along Gulu-Juba road on Saturday. Some of the deceased...
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Moyo Suspends Census Activities Along South Sudan Border

TweetThe ongoing national population census activities in parts of Moyo district has been suspended indefinitely over a border dispute with authorities in South Sudan. At...
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M7 Visits 1520 AD Biharwe Eclipse Monument

TweetYesterday, President Museveni was the chief guest at the grand opening of Igongo country hotel in Mbarara. The President who earlier visited the 1520 Biharwe...
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Kayihura Asks For Contract Extension

TweetGeneral Kale Kayihura has penned an 8-page letter asking for a contract extension as Inspector General of Police. Kayihura, whose contract runs out in Octoberr,...
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UPDF Takes Over Census in Disputed Gulu, Amuru Villages

TweetUganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) soldiers have taken over the census enumeration exercise in three disputed villages between Amuru and Gulu district. The soldiers from...
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20 Arrested For Refusing To Be Counted

TweetTwenty people have been arrested in Bulambuli district for refusing to be counted and inciting people against the same in the on-going National Population Census....
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Kayumba Nyamwasa fell out with Rwanda's President Paul Kagame

Four Found Guilty of Shooting Gen Kayumba

TweetFour of the six suspects accused of trying to kill a former general from the Rwandan army have been found guilty of attempted murder by a South...
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M7 Endorses New Kyabazinga

TweetYesterday evening, the President of Uganda President Yoweri Museveni congratulated the new Kyabazinga upon his election. Museveni met a delegation of sixteen Kingdom officials from...
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President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Escort Car Stolen

TweetOne of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s official vehicles was on Wednesday night stolen from his police driver in Ruai, Nairobi. The bulletproof car, a BMW model...
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Richard Kimera one of those under investigations standing next to the animals said to have been sold to him

NRM Youth Leaders Under Probe For Selling Museveni’s Cows

TweetMasaka authorities are investigating several NRM youths accused of selling off cows that were donated to them to boost their incomes. Early this month, President...
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RVR Wants KCCA, Govt to Invest In Passenger Train

TweetRift Valley Railways (RVR), the company that operates the current railway services in Uganda, has said it would like KCCA and the government to be...
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Hoima RDC Under Fire Over Land Evictions

TweetA rift has emerged between Hoima Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Ambrose Mwesigye and the members of Hoima district council over land evictions in Bugambe Sub...
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According to the Uganda Population and Housing Census, the elderly (60+) make up about 6.5% of the population. PHOTO/echwaluphotography

Shs190bn Uganda National Census Starts

TweetThe national housing and population census that will cost sh190b, up from sh186b budgeted for in 2012 counting has started today countrywide. The 2014 Census...
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The acting Kyabazinga of Busoga, Prince Daudi Kaunhye Wakooli (2nR), declares Prince William Gabula IV (2ndL) (Monitor Photo)

Kyabazinga Coronation Date Set despite Contention

TweetAuthorities in Busoga Kingdom have set Wednesday, 10-September -2014 as the coronation day for the newly elected Kyabazinga of Busoga William Gabula Nadiope IV. Farouk...
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