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Makerere University Ranked Third In Africa

Makerere University Ranked Third In Africa By Serestino Tusingwire Makerere University, the oldest in East African, has been ranked third in Africa according to the latest World University Rankings (2016-2017). Makerere broke the South African dominance of the top five by coming in third after the University of Cape Town and the University of Witwatersrand. […]

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Kabaziguruka Charge Sheet Amended

Kabaziguruka Charge Sheet Amended Makindye General Court Martial has amended the charge sheet on which Nakawa Municipality MP Hon Michael Kabaziguruka is accused of treachery with 24 other people. Two suspects arrested recently have been added on the amended charge sheet presented Tuesday to court by State prosecutor Maj Raphael Mugisha. This brings to 26 […]

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Gov’t Launches Probe Into The Killing Of Ugandan In USA

Gov’t Launches Probe Into The Killing Of Ugandan In USA By Serestino Tusingwire The government of Uganda has instructed its embassy in Washington DC to establish circumstances surrounding the shooting of a Ugandan by police in California, USA. Foreign Affairs spokesperson Margaret Kafeero in a telephone interview on Tuesday said: “We have instructed our ambassador in Washington […]

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Revealed!! Why Bukenya Returned to NRM

Revealed!! Why Bukenya Returned to NRM By Serestino Tusingwire Former vice president Gilbert Baalibaseka Bukenya has finally revealed the reason behind leaving the NRM party which he had served for years to join The Democratic Alliance (TDA). The controversial Bukenya joined opposition’s TDA for a few days and later made a U-turn to NRM on allegations […]

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Protests As Unarmed Ugandan Is Shot Dead In US State Of California

Protests As Unarmed Ugandan Is Shot Dead In US State Of California By Serestino Tusingwire The man, identified by a relative as Ugandan native Alfred Olango, 30, was shot dead on Tuesday in the San Diego suburb of El Cajon USA after police received a call about a man behaving erratically and walking in traffic. […]

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M7 To Receive Five Hi-Tech Military Choppers Worth Shs114bn From Obama

M7 To Receive Five Hi-Tech Military Choppers Worth Shs114bn From Obama The U.S. Army has awarded Bell Helicopter foreign military sales contracts worth $86.9 million to supply Huey II helicopters to Kenya and Uganda. The company will receive $52.1 million for five Huey II helicopters and spare parts for Kenya and another $34.5 million for […]

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Nsereko Rescues Woman Detained For Protesting Against KCCA, Gives Her Shs4m

Nsereko Rescues Woman Detained For Protesting Against KCCA, Gives Her Shs4m By Serestino Tusingwire The Kampala central Member of Parliament Mohammed Nsereko has forced the release of Annet Nassazi, a mother of 5 who had been arrested by police for camping at City Hall as form of demonstration against KCCA over her destroyed market stall. Nsereko reached […]

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African Leaders Eulogize Shimon Peres, Fallen Israeli Ex-Pres. Who Ordered Entebbe Raid

African Leaders Eulogize Shimon Peres, Fallen Israeli Ex-Pres. Who Ordered Entebbe Raid African presidents and foreign minsters have been sharing their thoughts following the death of Israel’s former president and prime minister Shimon Peres at the age of 93. Kenya’s president said he met Mr Peres recently; “Earlier this morning I learned that@PresidentPeres of Israel […]

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Police Start Construction of Over 1000 Housing Units For Officers

Police Start Construction of Over 1000 Housing Units For Officers By Serestino Tusingwire Uganda’s Inspector General of Police (IGP) Gen. Kale Kayihura on Tuesday commissioned the construction of houses aimed at solving the problem of accommodation in the Uganda Police force. Speaking during the ground breaking ceremony for over 1000 housing units at the police headquarters in […]

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Besigye Postpones Return As Police Vows To Block ‘Grand Welcome’

Besigye Postpones Return As Police Vows To Block ‘Grand Welcome’ By Serestino Tusingwire Uganda’s opposition strongman Col. Dr Kizza Besigye has postponed his return to the country which was initially scheduled for Thursday this week, to Monday (October 3), due to what he called unavoidable reasons. The FDC’s deputy spokesperson Wafula Oguttu confirmed the postponement on Tuesday […]

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Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi said no procession will be allowed on Entebbe road

Four Ugandans Feared Dead In South Sudan Following Ambush

Four Ugandans Feared Dead In South Sudan Following Ambush Four Ugandans are still missing and feared dead, three weeks after their bus was ambushed enroute to Uganda from South Sudan. The four were traveling aboard a coach belonging to Friendship Bus registration number UAM 126V that was ambushed by suspected South Sudan rebels at Konyi […]

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Kalonzo Musyoka To Preside Over UTAMU’s 2nd Graduation Ceremony

Kalonzo Musyoka To Preside Over UTAMU’s 2nd Graduation Ceremony Kenyan former Vice President Hon. Dr. Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka is set to award degrees to successful students at the second graduation ceremony of Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU). Musyoka is the University Chancellor of UTAMU and is expected to arrive in Uganda on Thursday, 29th […]

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Captured UPDF Soldier Begs M7 To Secure His Release In New Al-Shabab Video

Captured UPDF Soldier Begs M7 To Secure His Release In New Al-Shabab Video Somali Militant Islamist group, al-Shabab has released a video showing what it says is a Ugandan soldier captured a year ago in Somalia. In the six-minute film, a man in a Ugandan military uniform asks Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni to help secure his release. […]

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Mother Of 5 Detained For Protesting Against KCCA

Mother Of 5 Detained For Protesting Against KCCA By Serestino Tusingwire Estther Nassaazi, a woman who camped at Kampala Capital City Authority offices yesterday has been detained at the Central Police Station together with her children for staging illegal protests. Nassaazi yesterday stunned passersby when she carried a mattress on which she and her children sat in the rain near the entrance to the […]

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Jobless youth threaten to drop 1000 piglets in front of Kadaga

Jobless youth threaten to drop 1000 piglets in front of Kadaga By Serestino Tusingwire Members of the Jobless Brotherhood have stormed Jinja Police Station, demanding for the release of their colleagues who were arrested by Police over the weekend for allegedly calling the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, a pig. Led by their leader Norman […]

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Makerere Disowns Teargas, Bomb Maker

Makerere Disowns Teargas, Bomb Maker By Serestino Tusingwire Makerere University has disowned Samuel Mugarura, who claims to have made teargas from local materials like sugar. Dr. John Wasswa, the head of the Chemistry department, under the College of Natural Sciences, said Mugarura specializes in plant science and he could not claim to make teargas or […]

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Africa is prepared to pull out of the United Nations – Mugabe

Africa is prepared to pull out of the United Nations – Mugabe Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has claimed that African countries are prepared to pull out of the United Nations after several attempts by the African Union to become permanent member of the United Nations Security Council have been unsuccessful. This comes as the continent intensifies […]

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Mabirizi ‘Superman’ Arrested For Attempted Suicide

Mabirizi ‘Superman’ Arrested For Attempted Suicide Uganda’s Police have arrested the boy who attempted suicide by jumping off the rooftop of Mabirizi Plaza in the middle of the capital, Kampala. Mustapha Lule, 17, who jumped off the five storied complex early this month was arrested on Monday afternoon and held at Central Police Station (CPS) […]

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M7 To Look After Families Of Former MPs

M7 To Look After Families Of Former MPs By Serestino Tusingwire The President of Uganda H.E Yoweri K Museveni has pledged to work on the welfare of the families of former MPs in a bid to honour them for their great contribution to the development of the country. “We are going to work on the […]

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STRANGE!! Uganda Police Patrol Vehicles Used To Transport Telecom Equipment

STRANGE!! Uganda Police Patrol Vehicles Used To Transport Telecom Equipment Red Pepper has landed on Pictures of Uganda Police patrol vehicles being used to transport Telecom equipment used on different masts. Our snoops have revealed that Police Patrol Vehicle Registration number UP 2557 was pictured offloading the Mast equipment at Bukungu site which is around […]

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