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UN warns Kiir over replacement of Machar as First Vice President

UN warns Kiir over replacement of Machar as First Vice President The United Nations (UN) has warned the leadership of the war-ravaged South Sudan over its recent decision to replace Riek Machar, with Taban Deng Gai, as First Vice President, saying this was a violation to the peace agreement. Machar, who has continued to command […]

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Somalia attack: ‘Ex-MP’ was Mogadishu suicide bomber

Somalia attack: ‘Ex-MP’ was Mogadishu suicide bomber An ex-MP was one of two suicide car bombers who carried out Tuesday’s deadly attacks in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, militants have said. Salah Nuh Ismail, 53, was among those who killed 13 people in the suicide attacks near the city’s main airport, the al-Shabab group said. Also known […]

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Hyena arrested for having sex with children

Hyena arrested for having sex with children An HIV-positive Malawian man, who says he is paid to have sex with children as part of initiation rites, has been arrested on the president’s orders. Eric Aniva, a sex worker known in Malawi as a “hyena”, was the subject of a BBC feature last week. He told […]

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Tragedy in NRM as another MP is kicked out of parliament

Tragedy in NRM as another MP is kicked out of parliament Soroti High Court has today nullified the election of Serere Woman MP Hellen Adoa (NRM). Adoa emerged as a winner in the highly contested Serere district woman MP seat in the finished February 2016 general elections beating FDC’s Alice Alaso. Alaso lost the seat […]

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Gov’t Told To Invest In Performing Arts

Gov’t Told To Invest In Performing Arts Uganda is neglecting the performing arts industry’s potential to drive economic activity, create jobs and contribute more to the tax base, says Steven Rwangyenzi , director Ndere cultural centre. He says there are a lot of opportunities in performing Arts asking the youth to participate in it at […]

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Besigye Arrested

Besigye Arrested FDC’s four time Presidential Candidate Rtd Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye has been arrested shortly after Makindye court dismissed charges that were filed against him. The case in which Besigye, Erias Lukwago & others are accused of ‘disobeying lawful and malicious damage’ has been dismissed by Makindye court this morning. Makindye court Grade one […]

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Kayihura Summoned Over Police Brutality

Kayihura Summoned Over Police Brutality Following an incident that happened early this month where Besigye supporters were viciously beaten by Police, IGP Gen Kale Kayihura together with other six commanders have today received a court summon to appear before Makindye magistrate to answer cases of brutality. The police together with some crime preventers allegedly thrashed […]

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M7 Tells Kiir To Accept Regional Force Take Over South Sudan

M7 Tells Kiir To Accept Regional Force Take Over South Sudan Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, has advised his South Sudanese counterpart, President Salva Kiir, to not reject deployment of additional regional third party force in Juba, but to instead focus on negotiating the level of their mandate as they deploy in the country. Museveni said […]

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KCCA Public Toilets Shock Nation

KCCA Public Toilets Shock Nation Though the city does not have adequate number of public toilets to facilitate the people, the existing ones at key areas like City square and Centenary Park (opposite Electoral Commission) are in a pathetic shape. “@KCCAED @KCCAUG please the state of public toilets is alarming no running water, no cleaners, […]

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Makerere Dons Threaten to Strike

Makerere Dons Threaten to Strike Makerere University dons have today issued an ultimatum to the government threatening to strike if they are not paid their June salaries. Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) chairman Dr. Muhamed Kigundu today said that government has not paid academic staff’s salaries of June this year. He said academic staff […]

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Another NRM MP Kicked Out Of Parliament

Another NRM MP Kicked Out Of Parliament Another NRM MP who is also a State Minister has been thrown out of parliament. State Minister for Bunyoro Affairs who doubles as Masindi Municipality Member of Parliament, Ernest Kiiza (NRM) has been thrown out of Parliament. Hon. Ernest Kiiza (NRM) was dragged to court by former Minister […]

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Medical Workers Petition Parliament over welfare

Medical Workers Petition Parliament over Salary Increment A group of medical workers under their umbrella organization, Uganda Medical Association (UMA) have today petitioned parliament to increase their salary, lunch and housing welfare. The group led by Dr Fred Bisso-UMA president, today stormed the Speaker’s office to express their dissatisfaction on the way they are being […]

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M7 Government Full Of Hooligans — Besigye

M7 Government Full Of Hooligans — Besigye The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate in the recently concluded elections Dr. Kizza Besigye has said that government of Uganda is full of hooligans. Besigye said this while appearing on NBS TV this morning. He was responding to allegations that many Ugandan leaders call him a […]

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Hospital Wants To Sell Unclaimed Dead Bodies

Hospital Wants To Sell Unclaimed Dead Bodies The Managers of a hospital in Uganda are contemplating selling unclaimed dead bodies to universities and other research and training institutions due an increased habit of people abandoning relatives’ bodies at the medical facility reports a local news Paper Moroto Regional Referral Hospital in the Northern Region of […]

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IS YOUR NAME THERE!! MUK Private Admissions List Out

IS YOUR NAME THERE!! MUK Private Admissions List Out Makerere University Kampala has released the list of students admitted under the private sponsorship programme academic year 2016-2017. The list shows that the university has this year admitted a total 15,976 students on the private scheme in addition to the 2,000 who are sponsored by the […]

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Sejusa Aides To Spend 15years In Jail

Sejusa Aides To Spend 15years In Jail Makindye Court martial  on Monday 18th July 2016 jailed six soldiers among them two junior officers aligned to the elite Special Forces Command. The military court sentenced them to 15 years in prison for allegedly plotting to overthrow the government. Other four suspects who worked for Gen David […]

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Nabeta Thrown Out of Parliament

Nabeta Thrown Out of Parliament Jinja East ruling NRM MP Igeme Nabeta has been thrown out of Parliament, becoming the 15th NRM 10th Parliament MP to lose a seat. FDC candidate Paul Mwiru was declared the new MP of Jinja East. Nabeta lost his seat on account of ballot stuffing and conspiracy with the electoral […]

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AU launches African passports, Congratulates Museveni, Idriss Déby upon re-election

The outgoing chairperson of the African Union Commission H.E Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has congratulated President Yoweri Museveni and President Idriss Déby of Chad upon their successful re-election as Presidents in their respective countries. H.E Zuma was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 27th AU Summit in Kigali were she also launched the African […]

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IGAD Wants Forces Loyal To Machar, Kiir Out Of Juba

IGAD Wants Forces Loyal To Machar, Kiir Out Of Juba   The regional group IGAD (Inter Governmental Authority on Development) in East Africa has called on forces loyal to South Sudan President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Riek Machar to leave Juba and be replaced by a protection regional force that would take over […]

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Heads of state and government pose during a photo call before the official opening of the 27th African Union (AU) Summit in Kigali on July 17, 2016.

AU Confirms Will Hold AUC Elections, Denies Split

AU Confirms Will Hold AUC Elections Monday, Denies Split   The African Union summit meeting in Kigali will be voting for a new AU commission on Monday, despite rumors of a call for the election to be delayed. There have been persistent rumors at the summit that the ECOWAS bloc of west African states is […]

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