Uganda Funeral Services Ltd Marks 20 years

Uganda Funeral Services Ltd Marks 20 years Uganda Funeral Services Ltd still top In 1996 two siblings Freddie Katamba Mukiibi a lawyer and Regina Mukiibi, a banker made history when they registered a funeral service management company, the first of its kind in the country. It was registered as an investor by the Uganda Investment […]

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Lukwago, 3 MPs arrested Over Inciting Violence

Lukwago, 3 MPs arrested Over Inciting Violence The police have this morning arrested Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and three MPs; Mubarak Munyagwa, Moses Kasibante and Allan Ssewanyana who allegedly incited Park Yard traders to demonstrate. Lukwago had led the team to update the vendors on the latest developments regarding the 30-day eviction notice issued […]

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Somali Capital, Mogadishu In Lockdown As New President Gets Inaugurated

Somali Capital, Mogadishu In Lockdown As New President Gets Inaugurated Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, is in lockdown today as Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed is being inaugurated as the new president. Major roads in the city have been sealed off and there are increased military patrols, BBC reports. Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in Mogadishu and is […]

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Gambian Ex-Spy Chief Arrested over Murder

Gambian Ex-Spy Chief Arrested over Murder Police in The Gambia have arrested the country’s ex- spy chief, who headed an agency rights groups that alleges tortured and killed opponents of former President Yahya Jammeh. Yankuba Badgie was arrested along with another former employee of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) on Monday, a police spokesman said. […]

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Body of Fallen Mo­roto Woman MP To Be Laid to Rest On Sun­day

Body of Fallen Mo­roto Woman MP To Be Laid to Rest On Sun­day The body of Mo­roto Woman MP, An­nie Lo­giel is set to be laid to rest on Sunday 27th February, 2017. Lo­giel passed away last week in a Den­mark hos­pi­tal af­ter a surgery to re­move a tu­mor in her brain. Ac­cord­ing to a […]

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47 Can­di­dates To Battle For 9 EALA Slots

47 Can­di­dates To Battle For 9 EALA Slots The ver­i­fi­ca­tion com­mit­tee of par­lia­ment has lined up 47 can­di­dates to com­pete for the 9 slots of the East African Leg­isla­tive As­sem­bly. Ac­cord­ing to a let­ter is­sued by the Clerk to Par­lia­ment, Ms Jane Kibirige, the com­mit­tee Chaired by Beat­rice Rwaki­mari (NRM-Ntung­amo) has found all 47 fit […]

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UNEB Withholds Results Of 64 Students Over Malpractice

UNEB Withholds Results Of 64 Students Over Malpractice The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has withheld results of 64 students over examination malpractice. The affected students are from 11 different examination centers. According to the UNEB Executive Secretary Daniel Odongo, the centers affected include Science Foundation with 27 candidates, 11 candidates from Alliance SS Ibanda, […]

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Kasaija On Spot Over New PPDA Boss

Kasaija On Spot Over New PPDA Boss New controversy is shrouding circumstances under which Finance Minister Matia Kasaija is trying to overturn the appointment of Eng.Dr. Anania Mbabazi as new Executive Director of Public Procurement & Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA). PPDA oversees all public procurements and disposal policies, principles and practices in Uganda. […]

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Stop Working For White People, Mugabe Tells Africans

Stop Working For White People, Mugabe Tells Africans Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has called on black people to stop thinking of working for European investors and to focus on becoming “masters of our own economy”. In an interview with state media to mark his 93rd birthday, Mugabe said his government had achieved its objective to increase land ownership […]

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Guinea Students ‘shot dead’ during Protest

Guinea Students ‘shot dead’ during Protest At least five people were killed in Guinea when security forces cracked down on students who were demonstrating for an end to teacher strikes that have kept them out of class, BBC Afrique reports. Students came out in numbers and vented their anger by throwing stones and sticks at riot […]

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UGX6Bn Bonus Jus­ti­fi­ca­tion Was Mis­in­ter­preted – IGG

UGX6Bn Bonus Jus­ti­fi­ca­tion Was Mis­in­ter­preted – IGG The In­spec­tor Gen­eral of Gov­ern­ment (IGG), Irene Mulyagonja has said the 6 bil­lion shillings paid to 42 gov­ern­ment of­fi­cers was ir­reg­u­lar. Mulyagonja, who ap­peared be­fore Par­lia­men­t’s com­mit­tee on Com­mis­sions, Statu­tory Au­thor­i­ties and State En­ter­prises (COSASE) on Feb­ru­ary 20, 2017, said the jus­ti­fi­ca­tion that the of­fi­cers did an extra-ordinary job […]

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EU Ambassadors Express Concerns over Proposed 2017/18 Budget

EU Ambassadors Express Concerns over Proposed 2017/18 Budget 11 ambassadors representing European Union countries have expressed concern that the 2017/18 bduget does not prioritise essential areas like health, education, social development and private sector development Uganda’s draft National Budget Framework Paper for fiscal year 2017/18 proposes an ambitious 10% budget increase, benefiting mainly infrastructure, such […]

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Terrible Famine Hit South Sudan

Terrible Famine Hit South Sudan A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. The government and the United Nations report that some 100,000 people are facing starvation, with a million more on the brink of famine. A combination of civil […]

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Mystery Shrouds Todwong Shooting

Mystery Shrouds Todwong Shooting Mystery continues to shroud the Saturday incident that saw the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Deputy Secretary General, Richard Todwong sustain a gunshot wound in the left leg. According to a statement issued by NRM SG Kasule Lumumba, on the evening of Saturday February 18th, 2017 while driving to his country […]

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Mugabe Backs Trump’s Nationalism

Mugabe Backs Trump’s Nationalism Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says he agrees with US President Donald Trump’s “America for Americans” policy. In his first comments on Mr Trump’s presidency, Mr Mugabe said he was surprised by his election victory, but he did not “like Madam Clinton to win either”, referring to defeated Democratic candidate Hilary Clinton. […]

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Gambia President, Barrow Orders Release Of 171 Prisoners

Gambia President, Barrow Orders Release Of 171 Prisoners As Gambia enters a new era of democracy, President Adama Barrow has reiterated his commitment to ending human rights abuses in the country and ordered the release of all prisoners detained without trial. “Orders have already been given for all those detained without trial to be released,” he said during his official inauguration ceremony at […]

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Three Nabbed In Possession of Ivory worth Billions

Three Nabbed In Possession of Ivory worth Billions Three people believed to be citizens of Liberia and Guinea Bissau were on Sunday arrested after they were found in illegal possession of Ivory worth billions of shillings. According to Uganda Wildlife Authority spokesperson Gessa Simplicious, the suspects were arrested from one of the city suburbs with […]

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Car Bomb Kills 39 in Somali Capital

Car Bomb Kills 39 in Somali Capital At least 39 people were on Sunday killed and about 50 injured in a car bomb blast in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The car blew up in the city’s southern Madina district, officials say. The blast – which ripped through shops and food stalls – is the first […]

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 Ntagali Bashed Over ‘Honoring’ Political Leaders Than God

 Ntagali Bashed Over ‘Honoring’ Political Leaders Than God A section of Christians, religious and political leaders has accused the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev Stanley Ntagali of ‘honoring’ political leaders rather than God. This was after Ntagali reportedly abandoned a mass during the 40th commemoration anniversary to mark the martyrdom of […]

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Tanzania ‘Stops 40 Health Centers From Offering AIDS Services’

Tanzania ‘Stops 40 Health Centers From Offering AIDS Services’ Tanzania’s government has stopped 40 privately run health centers from providing Aids-related services, accusing them of catering to homosexuals, reports AP news agency. Gay sex is criminalised in the country and is punishable by up to 30 years in prison. The government believes that non-governmental organisations […]

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