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MDG : Food in Africa : Women carry maize flour sacks during a food distribution, Juba, South Sudan

Women suggest sex strike to end war in South Sudan

A group of South Sudanese women peace activists has suggested that men in the civil war-torn country be denied sex until they stop fighting. The...
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2 Nurses Arrested For Forging HIV Results

Police in Mbale arrested two nursing officers for reportedly forging HIV results Diana Nandawula, the Elgon Regional Police Spokesperson identified the duo as 30-year-old Annet Nabifo...
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CMI Operative Netted For Extorting Money From UPDF Applicants

Private Ibrahim Musana, a UPDF soldier attached to the Chieftaincy of Military Rehabilitation Centre in Mubende is trouble for alleged extortion. Musana was picked up...
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Aswa County legislator Reagan Okumu

Mbabazi Is Welcome To Join FDC- Okumu

Aswa County legislator Reagan Okumu, has said former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi is welcomed to join the opposition party Forum for Democratic Change despite past...
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Stella Namuwonge in the dock before she was convicted

Activists Challenge Sentence to a Woman who Mutilated Baby

Child rights activists are challenging a one year prison sentence awarded to Stella Namuwonge, a Woman who inserted smashed razorblades into her step daughter’s private...
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NRM Defectors Recieve Threatening Phone Calls

Six defectors from the ruling National Resistance Movement in Amuru district have complained of receiving life threatening phone call from unidentified callers.   On Tuesday,...
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Speaker Rebbeca Kadaga

Kadaga Blames Government for Poor Health Care Services

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga says the Central government is to blame for poor service delivery at health centers across the country. Kadaga says MPs...
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South Sudan Warring Factions Reach Breakthrough In Talks

Ambassador Seyoum Mesfin, chief mediator for the IGAD-mediated South Sudan peace talks, said in Juba on Wednesday (October 22) that “a breakthrough has been achieved...
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UPDF Rejects Over 700 Applicants in Soroti

The army has rejected more than 700 of the 900 applicants who turned up for recruitment in Soroti for alleged failure to meet the requirements....
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General Aronda Nyakairima

General Aronda: Identity Theft on The Rise

Cases of identity theft are on the rise in the country, the Internal Affairs minister Aronda Nyakairima has revealed. Identity theft is a crime through...
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Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson, Elly Maate

Two Cops Killed in Accident

Two Cops attached to Muhanga Police station have died in a motor accident at Kantare village in  Kasambya Sub county along Kisiizi –Muhanga Highway in...
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Mbabazi Supporters Cleared Of Arson Charges

The Chief Magistrate court sitting in Kanungu has dismissed a case of arson against supporters of former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi. Those cleared of the...
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Anti-BBC demonstrators march to Parliament Buildings in Kigali where they presented their grievances yesterday. (John Mbanda)

Rwanda MPs Want BBC Transmission Suspended

Rwandan Lawmakers have called on government to suspend the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) transmission in the country over a recent documentary, Rwanda’s Untold Story, which...
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Kabale SS students

Striking Kabale SS Students Sent Home

Over 1150 students of Kabale Secondary School, Kabale Municipality have today been sent home after staging a demonstration that later turned violent. The students turned...
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Testing For Ebola Vaccines Start Next Month

Two experimental Ebola vaccines are the “front runners” in the race to stop the transmission of the virus, a senior UN official has confirmed. The...
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UPDF Cleared Of Arms Diversion in Somalia

A fresh report by the UN monitoring group has cleared the Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF of allegations of arm trafficking in war torn Somalia. Early...
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Gen Kayihura addressing Makerere students

Gen Kayihura Rushes To Makerere To End Students’ Strike On Day Two

The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura  Tuesday hurriedly rushed to Makerere University for a crisis meeting with student leaders and management as Police  continued to fire...
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Lydia Namaganda with her daughter who was mutilated by her co-wife  Stella Namuwonge

Masaka Court Tries Woman Who Inserted Razorblades Into Daughter’s Privates

Masaka Grade one magistrate is today expected to rule in the case of a woman accused of inserting razorblades into the private parts of her...
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Amama Kale

How Journalists Defeated Government In Mbabazi-Kayihura Secrets Case

Journalists who report court stories have made a major historic breakthrough is preserving their position and that of the general public in court. Through their Uganda...
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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni speaking at the United Nations General Assembly last month.

President M7 To Speak At London Investment Summit

President Museveni is in London to attend 2-day Global African Investment Summit. The summit will host Pan-African project owners, both public and private sector together...
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