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Security tight at High court as Muslim clerics murder suspects await judgement

By Sania Babirye The international crimes division of the high court will at 2 o’clock  deliver its judgement  in a case in which  14 people...
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Woman gang raped and murdered in Entebbe

By Robert Segawa Another woman has been killed in Entebbe Wakiso district bringing the total number  to seven women killed in the area in last...
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Security beefed up in Amuru land surveying commences

By Robert Segawa Security has been tightened in Kololo, Amuru district as government starts surveying land set aside for business man Madhvani to grow sugarcanes....
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Boda Boda rider fined over Ugx 1M for operating without a permit

By Sania Babirye A boda boda rider has been fined 1.1million shillings  for operating without a  permit. Azizi Ssekitoleko was found guilty by City hall...
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Kihika expected in Court today

By Sania Babirye Former UBC managing Director Paul Kihika is today expected to appear before Nakawa magistrate court for  his second bail application. Last week...
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Police man kills one, injures two others at a party

Police in Kole district are holding a constable identified as Charles Ayepa for shooting a civilian dead and injuring two others. North Kyoga Regional Police...
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President’s chair arrives at Bomas as Kenyans wait with bated breath

The president’s chair and a security team have already been taken to Bomas in anticipation of IEBC’s announcement of Kenya’s president. The seat is so...
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KCCA law enforcers granted bail after being charged with Manslaughter

Four Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Law Enforcement Officers picked up in connection with the death of Oliver Basemera, a hawker, have appeared in court. The...
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National Drug Authority impounds fake cancer drugs on Ugandan market

National Drug Authority (NDA) has impounded packages of unregistered and counterfeit cancer medicines that are being sold on the Ugandan Market. The drugs include Avastin...
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NASA’s Raila says Late Msando’s identity was used access IEBC systems

Hackers used the late Chris Msando’s identity to access IEBC systems, claims NASA chief Raila Odinga who earlier dismissed poll results as fake. Raila, who...
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Kenyan poll results trickling in, incumbent Uhuru leading

Kenya’s incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has taken a strong lead as votes are counted after Tuesday’s election. With 80% of results in he has 55%...
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Trade minister disapproves of KCCA officer’s use of excessive force

By Wasswa Deo The Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has condemned the manner in which KCCA enforcement officers handle street vendors especially...
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Two men sent to jail for robbery

By Sania Babirye Two men who broke into a house and stole household items have been handed an 11 year jail sentence each by  the ...
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Cancer institute asks for more government funding

By Robert Segawa As Uganda cancer institute (UCI) cerebrates 50 years in service, government has been urged to construct regional cancer centers that will help...
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Nigerian Dangote still World’s richest black man

It’s that time of the year again, FORBES magazine has published its list of the richest people on the planet for 2017, and surprisingly, only...
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Kenya goes to polls

Long queues are forming in Kenya as voters wait to cast their ballots in a hotly contested election that pits incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta against...
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Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi named Fufa deputy chairperson

The State Minister for Youth and Children, Florence Kiyingi Nakiwala has today been elected 3rd Vice President of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa)....
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Nurse beaten to pulp by patients for reporting to duty drunk

Robert Turyamuijuka, an enrolled nurse at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital is nursing injuries he sustained in an attack by patient attendants. The angry attendants assaulted...
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Cooperatives must return – experts

By Edwin Muhumuza Economic experts have hailed the role of cooperatives in economic development arguing that they are still relevant following concerns of a struggling...
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Police arrest tropical bank employee murderer

By Robert Segawa Police have arrested Andrew Kelvin  Okoth, an employee of UMEME suspected to have murdered her girlfriend Fahima Natoolo in Mbalwa, Namugongo. The...
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Police in Nakaseke investigating man for torturing residents including teenager

Fifteen-year-old Steven Mukumbya is battling complications in his private parts he reportedly sustained as a result of torture by their landlord. Mukumbya, who lives with...
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Police saves murder suspect from angry mob

An angry mob has lynched a murder suspect and injured another seriously in Rubanda district. The mob descended on 34-year-old William Mugisha at his home...
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Former UBC boss sent to jail over embezzlement

By Babirye Sania The former Managing Director of Uganda Broadcasting Co-operation (UBC) Paul Kihika has been remanded to Luzira prison by the Anti-corruption court after...
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Baguma Isoke says Movit proprietor’s land documents were stolen

By Sania Babirye The chairman of the Uganda Land Commission Baguma Isoke has told the Land probe that a file containing application,  valuation and inspection...
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Kyambogo VC warns new students about conmen

By Robert Segawa Kyambogo University management has warned newly registered students about conmen who are intending to extort their Tuition fees . Vice chancellor prof.Eli...
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Agriculture minister threatens to close factories producing substandard coffee

By Wasswa Deo State Minister for Agriculture, Kibazanga Christopher has said that the government will continue to close coffee factories producing substandard coffee products. The...
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Maria Kiwanuka blames youth unemployment on lack of career guidance

Former Finance minister Maria Kiwanuka has attributed the high rate of youth unemployment to the deteriorating provision of career guidance in schools. Kiwanuka, a Presidential...
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Former UPC boss, Rurangaranga Dead

Retired Major, Edward Rurangaranga, the former Uganda People’s Congress-UPC chairman is dead. Rurangaranga collapsed at around 1am in the wee hours of this morning at...
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Missing Kenyan IEBC IT manager found dead close to elections

Chris Msando, an ICT manager with the IEBC, had gone missing on Friday. Kenyan newspaper The Star reports that Mr Msando’s body was found with...
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Micho leaves Uganda demanding UGX 230 M arrears

Serbian born coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has said he was unfairly treated as if he was property of Uganda. “I came here to work and...
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Traffic officer arrested over viral bribe video

Fred Edwaru, a senior traffic police officer attached to Kole Central Police Station in the North Kyoga Region is in trouble for bribery. Edwaru was...
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Stella Nyanzi wants her case dismissed

Makerere university researcher, Stella Nyanzi has asked court to order the Director of Public Prosecution to try her  case or  have it dismissed. This is...