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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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Dead Bodies Fill Juba Streets, Red Cross Has nowhere to bury Them

Dead Bodies Fill Juba Streets, Red Cross Has nowhere to bury Them The South Sudan Red Cross has approached authorities in Juba asking for land to carry out mass burials after five days of violence in Juba from Thursday night through Monday in which many soldiers and civilians were killed. A medical source on Tuesday […]

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Ugandan military convoy Inside South Sudan to evacuate citizens

Ugandan military convoy Inside South Sudan to evacuate citizens A heavily-armed Ugandan military convoy has crossed into conflict-ridden South Sudan in a bid to evacuate thousands of Ugandan citizens trapped by recent violence in the capital, Juba. The convoy, composed of some 50 trucks escorted by armored vehicles with machine guns mounted on them, entered […]

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I am Not Scared Of Jail — Besigye

I am Not Scared Of Jail — Besigye By Serestino Tusingwire Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)’s four time presidential candidate Dr. Kizza has said that he is never scared of jail. Besigye said this while addressing the media at FDC Headquarters in Najjanankumbi on Wednesday 12 July, 2016. He said this just a day after […]

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Sex should not be Taught In Schools — Museveni

Sex should not be Taught In Schools — Museveni In a Video posted by a local TV, NTV, President Museveni discouraged the teaching of sexual education in schools saying that there are other more appropriate avenues for teaching children about matters of sex and sexuality. President Museveni was speaking at celebrations to mark world population […]

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President makes roadside phone call, Excites Villagers

President makes roadside phone call, Excites Villagers Residents of Kyeirumba village in Isingiro district have urged the President to prevail over solar distributors to reduce the cost of batteries and enable easy access. President Yoweri Museveni made a surprise stop at the high way at Kyeirumba village in Isingiro district to make a phone call […]

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Museveni orders evacuation of Ugandans from S.Sudan

Museveni orders evacuation of Ugandans from S.Sudan President Yoweri Museven has ordered the evacuation by road of Ugandan citizens in South Sudan from Nisitu located east of the River Nile, according to Ugandan state media channels. The Ugandan army has announced that it will be involved in conducting the evacuation of Ugandans trapped in Juba, […]

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Besigye Finally Granted Bail

Besigye Finally Granted Bail FDC presidential candidate in the Feb 18 Elections has been granted bail of Sh100m not cash. Justice Masalu Musene said court was impressed by the high calibre of sureties presented by the FDC icon. Besigye Paraded Mugisha Muntu; Nandala Mafabi, Roland Mugume, Joyce Sebugwawo, and Buhweju MP Francis Mwijukye as his […]

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IGAD Breaks Silence On South Sudan War

IGAD Breaks Silence On South Sudan War IGAD chairperson, Hailemariam has said that he is deeply disturbed by the fighting and the deaths that have occurred in South Sudan capital, Juba “As Chairperson of IGAD, I am deeply disturbed by the fighting and the deaths that have occurred.” He also said that this violence must […]

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Renewed heavy fighting breaks out in South Sudan capital

Renewed heavy fighting breaks out in South Sudan capital Heavy fighting has continued in South Sudan between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and rebels backing former vice president, Riek Machar, for the fifth day in a row. According to media reports, fierce fighting and heavy weapons gunfire shook South Sudan’s capital Juba on Monday with witnesses reporting major explosions […]

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