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President Museveni swears in sixth term

-URN Yoweri Museveni has been sworn in for a sixth term as the President of Uganda. Museveni, 76 was sworn in at Kololo Independence Grounds,...
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Frerich Fowarders boss in court for missing imports

By Sania Babirye The Director of Frerich Forwarders (U) LTD has been Arraigned before Buganda road court and charged with two counts of failure to...
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Man sent to jail for attempted rape

By Sania Babirye A 22 year old man who was arrested trying to force a woman to have sex with him has been arraigned before...
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10th Parliament officially bows out

By Alice Lubwama As the country prepares for the swearing in of President Elect Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhabura Museveni on Wednesday, the 10th Parliament will also...
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Interfaith organizations urge Museveni to assent to the National health insurance scheme bill

By Alice Lubwama Senior religious leaders and interfaith organizations have called upon President Museveni to urgently assent to the National health insurance scheme bill that...
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Police issues traffic guidelines ahead of Museveni’s swearing in

By Robert Segawa Police has released the traffic plan to be followed during the swearing- in ceremony of President Yoweri Museveni. The swearing in ceremony...
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Court orders Ham case re-trial

By Sania Babirye The Court of appeal has stayed an order by Commercial Court Judge Henry Peter Adonyo that had ordered Diamond Trust Bank Kenya...

Environmentalists in Multi sector approach to Reduce Air Pollution

By Edwin Muhumuza Environment stakeholders are calling for more effort to have quality air in major cities in the country .This on grounds of the...
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Zaake torture case ruling deferred

By Sania Babirye The High Court in Kampala has differed the ruling on a case in which Mityana MP Frances Zaake Butebi is accusing four...
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Supreme Mufti commissions new Muslim community center

By Sania Babirye The Mufti of Uganda His Eminence Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, has commissioned a fully fledged Community Center at Kakirenge near Bombo Town...
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Allianz completes acquisition of majority stakes in Jubilee General Insurance, Kenya

By Deo Wasswa Allianz, one of the world’s leading insurers and asset managers has completed acquisition of majority (66%) stake in jubilee general insurance, Kenya....
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Government asks to be allowed to settle journalists’ beating case out of court

By Sania Babirye The Government has asked the High court in Kampala to allow them settle out of court a case in which Human Rights...
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21 heads of state expected to attend president Museveni’s swearing in

By Moses Kidandi Twenty one heads of state out of 42 invited have confirmed the attendance of the swearing in ceremony of President Yoweri Kaguta...
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Judges positive that East African political confederation will strengthen the region

By Sania Babirye Judges from the Constitutional and Supreme Court are holding a Consultations meeting on the drafting of the Constitution of the East African...

Mbale DHO asks government to partner with civil society organisations

By Deo Wasswa Mbale District Health officer, Dr. Janathan Wangisi, has said that the government will never achieve the universal health coverage without partnership from...
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Government passes tobacco control bill

By Alice Lubwama Parliament has passed the Tobacco Control (Amendment) Bill, 2020 scrapping taxation on processed tobacco restricting it on the unprocessed leaf for export....
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Man sent to jail for defiling three year old toddler

By Sania Babirye A man who allegedly defiled a three year old toddler has been committed to the High Court for trial on charges of...
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Seven arrested for vandalism

By Robert Segawa The crime intelligence department of police has arrested seven suspects who have been found in possession of stolen electric cables and electric...

Inflation down to 2.1% in April

By Edwin Muhumuza The Annual Headline Inflation for the year ending April 2021 was recorded at 2.1 compared to the 2.7 percent recorded for the...
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Lack of soap in rural areas hindering COVID-19 fight

By Edwin Muhumuza A recent survey has revealed that Access to water is not an issue but rather not having enough soap is a problem...

Police investigating the death of Journalist Kagolo

By Robert Segawa Police has started investigating circumstances under which Robert Kagolo, a journalist with Uganda Broadcasting Corporation was shot dead last night at Bugembe...

Kalungi, son acquitted of stealing tenants property

By Sania Babirye Buganda road court grade one magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu has acquitted Kampala businessman Moses Kalungi Kirumira and his son on charges of shop...
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2916 internet and mobile money shutdown cases dismissed

By Sania Babirye Civil Society organisations; Un-wanted Witness Uganda together with activist Norman Tumuhimbise have lost a constitutional petition challenging the 2016 decision by Government...
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UWONET’s Aciro scoops EU human rights defenders’ award

By Gloria Nakiyimba Women’s rights defender Rita Aciro has won the EU Human Rights Defenders’ Award 2021. The Executive Director of Uganda Women Network-UWONET Aciro...
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Minister Rukutana acquitted of attempted murder charges

By Sania Babirye The state minister for labor Mwesigwe Rukutana has been acquitted of all seven charges including attempted murder,assault, causing bodily harm, malicious damage...

French government extends financial support for local entrepreneurs in agriculture and tourism sector

By Alice Lubwama The French Government has extended funds to local entrepreneurs in Uganda to grow their businesses. The one billion shilling financing will be...
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Speaker Kadaga ask out going MPs to accept that there is new life after parliament

By Alice Lubwama The speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has commended the outgoing legislators for the distinguished service they have rendered to parliament and...

Retired and elderly sheikhs donated food by Turkey government

By Sania Babirye Diyanent Vakfi Foundation, a non- Profit Charity Organization that operates directly under the Turkish Religious Affairs Ministry has donated food packs to...
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Businessman fine UGX800,000 for pretending to be an employee of KCCA

By Sania Babirye City Hall Court has ordered a businessman to pay a fine of 800,000 shillings or failure to do so serves a one...
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Vaccination against COVID-19 in Bwama commences

By Daudi Zirimala The ministry of Health has launched the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Bwama Islands, Kabale district. Together with UNICEF they...
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Construction of the International Specialised Hospital at Lubowa set

By Edwin Muhumuza Health minister Jane Aceng has told Parliament that construction of the multi-million International Specialised Hospital at Lubowa hospital will commence after disagreements...
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President Museveni meets Prophet Menk

By Moses Kidandi President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has held discussions with the Mufti of Zimbabwe also the head of the Country’s Fatwa department, His Eminence...