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Parliament finally approves UGX 15.9 Billion for LC polls

Parliament has approved 15.9 billion Shillings to fund elections for Local Council (LC) I and II leaders across the country. The funding was approved as...
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Security in Namugongo tightened as pilgrims continue to flock in

By Robert Segawa Security at Namugongo martyr’s shrine has been tightened ahead of Uganda Martyrs  celebrations  that will be held on the 3rd June. According...
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KCCA hands tied over Naguru-Shimoni development delays

Kampala Capital City Authority – KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi says her Authority is concerned over delays in completion of the much anticipated Nakawa-Naguru and...
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State fails to commit Mumbere for trial

By Babirye Sania The Jinja chief  magistrate court has adjourned to the 16th of June 2017 mention of the case against  Rwenzururu cultural leader Charles...
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Man remanded to Luzira for defying UCC directive on public radio speakers

By Sania Babirye A man who defied  a directive from the Uganda Communication Commission against  operating a public radio speaker commonly  known as Kizindaalo has...
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Pupils required to carry parents’ NINs for national registration -NIRA

Pupils whose parents have not registered for national identification cards risk being left out in the upcoming registration exercise in schools. Michael Muganga, the National...
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Stella Nyanzi’s lawyers challenge demand for mental examination

By Babirye Sania Makerere Researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi charged with two counts of cyber harassment and offensive communication all related to computer misuse has taken...
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Court grants bail to MAK students who led Stella Nyanzi demostration

By Babirye Sania Buganda road court has granted bail to four Makerere University students who were  remanded to Luzira prison for allegedly holding a unlawful...
terror

113 arrested, several weapons recovered in police operation against criminal gangs

By Segawa Robert Police have recovered weapons and tools used to terrorize Kampala and surrounding  residents during an operation that was carried out in the...
Besigye

Besigye calls for closure of Nalufenya

Former presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye, together with councillors from Kawempe Division, has demanded immediate closure of Nalufenya police station, a facility that is at...
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Nalufenya operatives in the spotlight again for refusing a mother to breastfeed her child

Operatives at Nalufenya police facility in Jinja district are on spot for blocking a mother in their custody from breastfeeding her 7-months-old baby. Justine Nakakeeto,...
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Gay men publically flogged in conservative Aceh in Indonesia

Religious police in Indonesia publicly caned two men Tuesday for having consensual gay sex. The men received more than 80 lashes each, inflicted by hooded...
Akena

Raw deepens in UPC as elders accuse Akena of secretly dealing with NRM

By Robert Segawa The conflicts in Uganda People’s Congress party have deepened after a section of the Akena’s leadership team today morning attacked him and...
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Court overturns decision on Katakwi MP Akurut

By Sania Babirye The  Court of Appeal has overturned the Soroti high court decision that had nullified the election of Katakwi district woman MP Violet...
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Rihanna, Lupita to star in new movie after viral twitter meme

Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o are set to star in a buddy movie for director Ava DuVernay after a tweet of the two went viral. The...
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Gulu deputy town clerk Oola killed by suspected hit men

Suspected iron bar hit men have killed John Oola Omona, the Gulu Deputy Town clerk. Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police Spokesperson, says Omona...
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Woman sues Norvik hospital over alleged sexual abuse by an employee

By Sania Babirye Norvik Hospital Ltd has been dragged to the high court by a patient who claims to have been sexually  assaulted by one...
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Nalufenya tortured suspects drag attorney general to court

By Babirye Sania The  Attorney General has been dragged  to the High court by five suspects who claim to have been tortured by police while...
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FDC urges government to extend sim card registration deadline

By Robert Segawa Forum for Democratic change party agrees with sim card registration but has urged the government to give citizens more time to register...
cricket

Foreign teams get set for world cricket event, Uganda faces Canada tomorrow

Three national teams from Canada, Oman and Singapore have arrived ahead of the 2017 International Cricket Board (ICC) World Cricket League Division 3. The Canada...
Arrests

Four police operatives arrested over torture of Byamukama

The Joint Police Task Force has finally arrested four police operatives accused of torturing Godfrey Byamukama, the Kamwenge Town Council LC 3 chairperson. They are...
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Oprah, Beyonce tie at number 3 on Forbes America’s richest self-made women

Forbes Magazine is well-known for chronicling the lives of the rich and famous. The magazine has released its list of America’s richest self-made women and...
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Deborah Malac asks government to address teenage pregnancies

The United States Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac has asked the government to do more to reduce on the high number of teenage pregnancies. Ambassador...
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Court throws out Sim card second registration petition

By Sania Babirye High court judge Steven Musota has set the  8th of June to rule on a case challenging the second time SIM card...
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Court sets 28th June for hearing of Kabafunzaki’s case

By Sania Babirye Anti corruption court has set the 28th of June to commence hearing a case in which  State Minister for labor  Herbert Kabafunzaki...
murder

Kaweesi murder suspects sent to Luzira Maximum prison

By Sania Babirye The 22 suspects charged with the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi the former police spokesperson have been remanded to Luzira prison....
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Two companies licensed to develop industries in three districts

By Wasswa Deo Uganda Free Zones Authority has today handed over licenses to two companies to develop industrial zones in three districts including  Jinja, Masaka...
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Court Martial issues arrest warrant against Kabaziguruka

By Sania Babirye A warrant of arrest has been issued against the troubled Nakawa municipality MP Micheal Kabaziguruka. The arrest warrant has been issued by...
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Egyptian Government to register social media users

The Egyptian government is considering radical new proposals to restrict citizens’ access to social media. A draft bill circulated in Egyptian newspapers would require users...
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East African community official granted bail after torture accusations

James Ocen Okuja, the Principal Assistant Secretary in the East African Community Affairs Ministry is in trouble for alleged torture. Ocen appeared before Alex Mushabe...
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Civil society organizations deman that legislators investigate Nalufenya incident

By Wasswa Deo Uganda Coalition Against Torture   has come out to demands that Uganda prisons services reject all suspects tortured prior to remand. According to...
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Mao blames high sugar prices on corrupt government officials

By Robert Segawa Democratic Party president Norbert Mao has accused the government of being behind the ongoing country wide hiked sugar prices. He says government...