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Buganda caucus to oppose land amendment bill

By Daudi Zirimala The Makindye Municipality legislator, Ssempala Kigozi says they foiled the planned deal by government to bribe members of parliament to pass the...
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DP refutes NRM claims that opposition killed Abiriga

By Robert Segawa The  opposition Democratic Party (DP),  has dismissed talks within the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) and president Museveni for accusing the opposition...
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Lukwago, Betty Kamya fail to agree outside court

By Sania Babirye The case between Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and Kampala minister Betty Kamya  is to undergo a full trial after minister Kamya...
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Banyoro gather for the Empango celebrations

By Moses Kidandi Hundreds of people from Bunyoro and other parts of the world have turned up in Hoima for the 24th anniversary celebrations of...
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Legislators join mobilization for signatures against new taxes

By Deo Wasswa Hon. Mbwatekamwa Ggafa(Bwamba county),Hon. Sabiiti Denis(Rubanda west), Hon. Florence Namayanja(Bukoto east),  Honrable Baseka(Ntenjeru south) Fred,  Hon Ajilo Maria Goreth(Kaberamaido) and Honorable Semuli...
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Zuma faces 16 counts of corruption, he calls in political conspiracy

After the 75-year-old’s 15-minute appearance at the High Court in Durban, the case was adjourned until 8 June. He faces 16 counts of corruption, racketeering,...
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Parliamentary committee advised to leave Kadaga-Namuganza feud to Museveni

By Edwin Muhumuza NRM chairman Eastern Region Mike Mukula has told the parliamentary committee on rules and discipline that the scuffle between lands minister Persis...
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How things got sour for Miguna Miguna

Miguna Miguna’s exact location and movement remain the preserve of state security and the subject of much speculation. From his last social media post, the self-styled NRM general was last...
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Uganda’s community of the deaf “We have been ignored by government.”

By Edwin Muhumuza Uganda’s community of the deaf have raised concern following the lack of access to health information including HIV/AIDS. This after a survey...
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NRM’s Ibaale loses defamation case against Katuntu

By Sania Babirye The Court of Appeal has this morning dismissed with costs an election appeal by NRMs Daniel Ibaale  that was challenging the victory...
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FDC postpones weekly prayers due to unavailability of religious leaders

By Wasswa Deo Opposition political party Forum for Democratic Change has postponed the launch of their weekly prayers against the lifting of the age limit....
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Fundraising for Museveni retirement package put on hold,there are no signs of him leaving

Opposition leaders in Ankole have suspended the fundraising drive for President, Yoweri Museveni’s retirement package. Mweteise Bintabara, the Kiruhura District FDC Chairperson, announced the suspension...
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PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE DIVIDED ON DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE

By Edwin Muhumuza Former Leader of opposition in Parliament and MP Agago North Ogenga Latigo says the committee on rules, privileges and discipline cannot investigate...
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Katikiro discourages politicians from changing parties

By Segawa Robert The Katikiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has blasted politicians who are not firm in their parties and beliefs. Speaking during the...
UGANDA REPRESENTATIVE AT PAN AFRICAN PARLIAMENT ELECTED UNOPPOSED IN THE CONTINENTAL PARLIAMENT

UGANDA REPRESENTATIVE AT PAN AFRICAN PARLIAMENT ELECTED UNOPPOSED IN THE CONTINENTAL PARLIAMENT

By Alice Lubwama Uganda’s representative at the Pan African Parliament also Ssembabule Woman MP Anifa Bangirana Kawooya NRM,  has been elected unopposed as Vice-Chair of...
GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS FORGE ATTENDANCE LIST TO GET ALLOWANCES

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS FORGED ATTENDANCE LIST TO GET ALLOWANCES

By Alice Lubwama As the parliamentary committee on commissions, statutory authorities and state enterprises concluded its investigations into the 6 billion shilling hand shake today,...
Lord Mayor has threatened to mobilize the residents in protest

Lord Mayor has threatened to mobilize the residents in protest

By Robert Segawa The Kampala lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has threatened to mobilize the residents in protest against the amendment the re-tabled Kampala Capital City...
Ambassador Malac, Snowden finds more freedom in Russia.

Ambassador Malac, Snowden finds more freedom in Russia.

By Ofwono Opondo, Government Spokesman Government of Uganda takes exception over a litany of negative and non-factual or conjured accusations by the US Ambassador Deborah...
FORMER MINISTER KABAKUMBA LOSES ELECTION PETITION

FORMER MINISTER KABAKUMBA LOSES ELECTION PETITION

By Sania Babirye The court of Appeal has overturned the decision by the Masindi High court that had nullified the election of Ernest Kiiza as...
NRMs BISHOP OKABE RETAINS SEAT

NRMs BISHOP OKABE RETAINS SEAT

By Sania Babirye The court of appeal has overturned the decision by the Soroti high court that had nullified the election of NRMs Serere County...
FDCs SIZOMU GERSHOM RABBI RETAINS SEAT

FDC’s SIZOMU GERSHOM RABBI RETAINS SEAT

By Sania Babirye FDC’s Sizomu Gershom Rabbi Wambedde has retained his Bungokho North Constituency seat in Mbale District. This after three court of appeal justices...
FDCs KANTINTI LOSES SEAT

FDCs KANTINTI LOSES SEAT

By Sania Babirye FDC’s Apollo Kantinti has lost his seat as MP for the Kyadondo East Constituency  after the court of appeal three justices led...
Mao speaks out

Mao speaks out

By Robert Segawa Following the suspension of DP vice president for Buganda region Betty Nambooze Bakireke, DP president Nobert Mao addressing the media at the...
GOVERNMENT WARNS RELIGIOUS LEADERS AGAINST MISLEADING THE PUBLIC.

GOVERNMENT WARNS RELIGIOUS LEADERS AGAINST MISLEADING THE PUBLIC.

By Moses Kidandi The Government has warned religious leaders against misleading the public with what they call Holy water or food with the hope of...
KABAKA DRAGGED TO COURT BY HIS SUBJECT

KABAKA DRAGGED TO COURT BY HIS SUBJECT

By Edwin Muhumuza The Kabaka of Buganda  Ronald Muwenda Mutebi 11 has been dragged to the Highcourt -Civil division  by his subject over his newly...
MPS GRILL GENDER MINISTER OVER LIFTING A BAN ON LABOR EXPORT TO MIDDLE EAST WITH OUT CONSULTING PARLIAMENT

MPS GRILL GENDER MINISTER OVER LIFTING A BAN ON LABOR EXPORT TO MIDDLE EAST WITH OUT CONSULTING PARLIAMENT

By Alice Lubwama Legislators on the committee of foreign affairs chaired by Bubulo west MP Rose Mutonyi have tasked the minister of gender Janet Mukwaya...
UPDF WITHDRAWS FROM THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

UPDF WITHDRAWS FROM THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

By Moses Kidandi The UPDF has begun withdrawing from the Central Africa Republic where it has since 2012 been part of the African Union Regional...
HON. ORYEM HENRY OKELLO CALLS ON JAPAN’S SUPPORT

Hon. Oryem Henry Okello calls on Japan for support

By Tukundane Yonna Minister of State for International Affairs Hon Oryem Henry Okello met with the Ambassador of Japan H.E. Kazuaki Kameda at the Ministry...
TEENAGE MOTHERS ASKS GOVERNMENT TO TAKE THEM BACK TO SCHOOL

TEENAGE MOTHERS ASKS GOVERNMENT TO TAKE THEM BACK TO SCHOOL

By Alice Lubwama A group of young girls some of which are teenage mothers  from different parts of the country led by Nabukenya Sofia  from...
FINANCE MINISTER EXPLAINS THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE LCI ELECTIONS.

FINANCE MINISTER EXPLAINS THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE LC1 ELECTIONS.

By Alice Lubwama The ministry of finance has explained the postponement of Local Council 1 elections that where scheduled for early this year. The directive...
PASSING THE NATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIO SAFETY BILL,2 012 LEAVES A LOT TO BE DESIRED-HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS.

PASSING THE NATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIO SAFETY BILL,2 012 LEAVES A LOT TO BE DESIRED-HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS.

By Edwin Muhumuza Human Rights Activists have raised concern regarding the human rights issues that arise from the National biotechnology and bio safety bill, 2012....
WORKERS THREATEN TO STRIKE OVER PENSION BILL

WORKERS THREATEN TO STRIKE OVER PENSION BILL

By Edwin Muhumuza Workers representatives have issued a 40 day ultimatum to Minister of Finance Hon.Matia Kasaija to withdraw the pension sector bill. The chairperson...