Felicienne Soton is part of a women's group that produces gari (cassawa flour). She and her group in Adjegounle village have greatly benefited from Benin's national CDD project. (Photo: Arne Hoel).

Family admitted in hospital after eating poisoned cassava flour

One person has died and seven others are admitted in Busia district for suspected food poisoning. The poison victims are family members and residents of...
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ICC extends Congolese Bemba’s time in prison over false evidence

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced the former Congolese Vice-President, Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, to another year in prison and about USD 325,000 (1.2 billion...
Court of Appeal upholds the election of Mary Babirye Kabanda

Court of Appeal upholds the election of Mary Babirye Kabanda

By Sania Babirye The court of Appeal has upheld the election of Mary Babirye Kabanda as woman member of parliament for Masaka. Justice Remy Kasule,...
KCCA enforcement team has impounded 30 commercial salon vehicles

KCCA enforcement team has impounded 30 commercial salon vehicles

By Robert Ssegawa Kampala capital city authority enforcement team has impounded 30 commercial salon vehicles in a morning crackdown on tax defaulters. Simon Kabanda the...
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KCCA impounds public passenger vehicles over tax defaulting

By Robert Ssegawa Kampala Capital City Authority enforcement team has impounded 30 commercial salon vehicles in a morning crackdown on tax defaulters. Simon Kabanda the...
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President Museveni not interested in succession and removal of age limit talk

President Yoweri Museveni has dismissed calls to discuss the removal of the age limit from the constitution and his succession, saying it’s not the right...
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Security is tightened to keep away kifeesi

By Robert Segawa Preparations to send off former AIGP Andrew felix Kaweesi at his ancestral home in Kitwekyanjovu Lwengo district are under way. Most of...
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20 students die while swimming in a storm in Ghana

Up to 20 students have died after a storm at a waterfall popular with picnickers in Ghana caused trees to fall on them while they...
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Four arrested for illegal possession, gun hidden in motorcycle cushion

Gulu police are holding four men for illegal gun possession and poaching. The suspects are Lenox Ojok, Solomon Nyero, Steward Kibwola, and Samuel Kinyera, all...
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Flying squad shoots one dead in Mityana

Three police officers attached to the Police Flying Squad have shot dead a 3-year-old-child and injured two other people in Mityana district. The incident occurred...
Preparation of Kaweesi Requiem mass underway

Preparation of Kaweesi requiem mass underway

By Robert Segawa Various dignitaries have started arriving here at Rubaga cathedral for the requiem mass of fallen police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi expected to...
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Museveni asks citizens, security personnel to be vigilant

The president of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has come out to condemn the manner in which Andrew Felix Kaweesi and many more Ugandans have been...
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Police Spokes Person Andrew Felix Kaweesi Shot dead

Police Spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi is dead. He was shot at by a group of unknown gunmen as he left his home in Kulambiro, a...
IGP spends 450 police officers at border points.

IGP spends 450 police officers at border points.

By Robert Segawa The Inspector General of Police Gen.Kayihura has ordered that police officers in Malaba, Busia and Kisoro border points be suspended and sent...
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Rwenzururu kingdom prime minister released on bail, court sets conditions

By Sania Babirye The Rwenzururu kingdom Prime Minister Thembo Kitsumbire has been released on bail. Jinja High court  judge Eva Luswata granted  Kitusumbire   a non...
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Owino market leaders call on vendors to get back to work,DFCU not taking their land

By Zirimala Daudi St Balikuddembe Market Leadership has called upon vendors who had left their stalls to return to owino market and start working after...
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Development partners urge government to intervene on menstrual hygiene issues

By Zirimala Daudi Uganda will be joining the rest of the world to mark the menstrual hygiene management day on 28th may at a time...
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Police officer kills self over domestic problems

Police in Hoima are investigating circumstances under which one of their own committed suicide by shooting himself inside the barracks. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine regional...
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Usafi leaders say market could only take in 856 out of 1292 who applied to get stalls

A total of 427 vendors from the demolished Park Yard market have failed to secure space in Usafi Market, a facility initially acquired by Kampala...
Police to reconstruct a house.

Police to reconstruct a house.

By Robert Segawa The Uganda police force has promised to reconstruct the house of Nampijja Annet whose roof was blown off by a helicopter on Monday at...
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Acholi ministers demand 726UGX compensation for their lost cows

Two ministers; Hillary Onek and Henry Oryem Okello, are demanding 726 million Shillings as compensation for 1,210 head of cattle lost to National Resistance Army...
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Amuru police arrests woman for killing her husband

Amuru Police are holding a woman accused of killing her husband. The suspect is Concy Acaa, a resident of Tetura Kal Village in Pabbo Sub...
NAKAWA DIVISION AUTHORITIES LAUNCH CRUCK DOWN ON THUGS

NAKAWA DIVISION AUTHORITIES LAUNCH CRUCK DOWN ON THUGS

By Moses Kidandi Authorities in Nakawa division have launched a massive operation to cruck down on suspected thugs who way lay unsuspecting people, clobber them...
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Two inmates die in Moroto central prisons

Two inmates from Moroto central prisons died last week due to various illnesses. 37-year-old Moton Lomoru from Napak district died on March 8th 2017 at...
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Over 48 missing after fatal rubbish land slide in Ethiopia

They say dozens of people are still missing since the landslide on Saturday night at the Koshe landfill. A resident said 150 people were there...
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Gen Angina sends Captain Bashaija to jail over land grabbing

Lieutenant-General Charles Angina the deputy Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) has ordered the arrest of the OWC coordinator for Mbarara Municipality, Captain David Bashaija,...
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WOMEN ACTIVISTS CALL HEADS OF STATE FOR THE EAC TO QUICKLY ASSENT TO THE GENDER BILL

By Alice Lubwama Women activists under East African Sub Regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI) are calling heads of state from the East...
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South Korean president thrown out of office

Judges unanimously upheld parliament’s decision to impeach Ms Park over her role in a corruption scandal involving her close friend, Choi Soon-sil. She now loses...
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Makerere appointments committee commence search for new Vice chancellor

The Makerere University Council, the supreme governing body of the institution, has kicked off the search process for the next Vice Chancellor. In a day-long...
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Six men face three years of jail for vandalizing Museveni’s farm

Six men have been sentenced to three years in jail for vandalizing President Yoweri Museveni’s farm in Lutunku village, Lugusuulu Sub County at the border...
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Fare thee Well Mayanja Nkangi

By Edwin Muhumuza Parliament has paid tribute to former Buganda Premier and former minister of Justice and Constitutional affairs as his body lay in state....
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Soldier to sue UPDF for unlawful discharge

By Sania Babirye A Uganda People’s Defense Forces soldier has vowed to sue the army for unlawful and wrongful discharge from the force which he...