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Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation Hillevi Engstrom. NET Photo

Sweden Resumes Aid To Uganda

TweetThe Swedish government has recommenced financial aid to Uganda after suspending some assistance in March. Uganda relies on aid to fund about 20 percent of...
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Police Chief General Kale Kayihura.

Kayihura Urges Extra Vigilance In Eid Message

TweetThe Inspector General of Police, General Kale Kayihura has urged all Ugandans to remain vigilant and extra alert during festive seasons due to vulnerable situations....
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Mr Noah Nzaghale

Rwenzururu Prime Minister Granted Bail

TweetThe Army General Court Martial has granted bail to two Rwenzururu Kingdom Ministers. They are Noah Nzaghale, the Kingdom Prime Minister and Yoramu Mulema, the chairperson...
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File Photos of Police officer parading sniffer dogs.

Masaka’s Lone Sniffer Dog ‘Afande Cop’ Exhausted By Overwhelming District Crime

TweetThe lone Police sniffer dog for Masaka canine section is exhausted and unwell due to overwhelming crimes in the district, according to police. The sniffer...
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Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka

Finance Ministry Releases UPE Funds

TweetUganda’s State minister for Planning Matia Kasaija has told parliament that funds for Universal Primary Education (UPE) schools have been released about three weeks to...
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The coordinated attacks which took place on July 5th in the districts of Ntoroko, Kasese and Bundibugyo left 90 people dead.

Bundibugyo Mass Graves: Police Start Exhuming Bodies

TweetThe Uganda Police has started exhuming bodies in three mass graves in Bundibugyo district. The three mass graves located in Bundimulombi village, Kirumya Sub County,...
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Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah

Oulanyah: DP President Mao Is Not Dead

TweetThe Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanya has rubbished claims that the Democratic Party (DP) president Nobert Mao is dead. Nobert Mao left Gulu on...
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Uwera Nsenga

Defence Lawyers Want Jackie Uwera Acquitted

TweetDefence lawyers for Jackie Uwera Nsenga, the woman accused of knocking dead her husband, have asked court to acquit her saying it was an accident....
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Mike Chibita, the Director of Public Prosecutions

DPP Discontinues Acid Attack Case Against Mak Don

TweetMakerere University lecturer, Dr Faizal Buyinza who had been accused of masterminding the December 11, 2011 acid attack on his wife Hanifah Nakyiryowa is now...
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URA boss Allen Kagina

Kagina Reveals Retirement Plans

TweetUganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General Allen Kagina says she will not seek an extension to her contract that expires in October this year. Kagina...
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Fmr. Juba Mission Accounting Officer Fails to Account for Shs216B

TweetThe former Accounting Officer for Uganda’s Juba Mission Habib Migadde has failed to account for funds amounting to 216.2 billion shillings. Migadde was appearing before...
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Ag Managing Director Geraldine Ssali Busuulwa

NSSF Will Work With Probe Committee – Ag MD

Tweet  National Social Security Fund, Geraldine Ssali Busuulwa tells Red Pepper Online that the select committee to investigate allegations of irregularities and mismanagement is welcome....
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Congestion the city has led to traffic jam in Kampala and it is one of the key issues KCCA has to handle.

Kampala Injects Shs 3Bn In New ‘Walking’ Project As Its Congestion Swells

Tweet  When Madam Jennifer Musisi became Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), its congestion issues had swollen to uncontrollable figures, the jam within...
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LRA's fugitive leader Joseph Kony

US Congressmen Urge Obama To Extend Stay Of 100 Commandos Hunting Kony

Tweet22 US congress representatives have signed a letter urging President Barrack Obama to further extend the stay of 100 US soldiers hunting down fighters of...
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir speaks during a news conference in Juba, April 25, 2014.
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Ambassador: South Sudan Footing ‘Mobility Costs’ Of UPDF

TweetThe South Sudanese Ambassador Samuel Luate Lominsuk has confirmed that indeed the South Sudan government is footing the fuel and oil costs of the Uganda...
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DR Congo has a long history of instability

DRC Soldiers Repel Attack On Presidential Guard Barracks

TweetAn attack on the military barracks of the presidential guards in Kinshasa has been repulsed, the Democratic Republic of Congo government has said. The situation...
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Jackie Nsenga (L) her late husband Juvenal Nsenga (R). She has been charged with his murder.

I Had No Motive to Kill My Husband – Uwera Nsenga

Tweet Jackie Uwera, the woman accused of murdering her husband, Juvenal Nsenga has told court that she did not have any motive to kill her...
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Minister for Water and Environment Ephraim Kamuntu.

DIRTY HANDS: 70% Ugandans Don’t Wash Hands After Visiting Toilet, Says Water Minister

TweetThe Minister of Water and Environment Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu has expressed concern over Ugandans reluctancy to follow good hygiene procedure noting that about 70% of...
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Machar Men In Kampala To Meet M7 Over UPDF Withdrawal

TweetA South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on Tuesday and will ask him to withdraw...
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Rwenzururu Kingdom Secrets Leak; Omusinga Is Retired ‘General’

Tweet The Bakonzo tribe and subjects of the Rwenzururu Kingdom right now find themselves victims of ‘persecution’ following the July 5 attacks that rocked the...
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