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Man Shot Dead at Former Eala Speaker Zziwa’s Home

Police have shot and killed a suspected thug that attempted to raid the home of former East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) speaker Margaret Zziwa in Matugga, Wakiso District on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Musa Karenge. Police say he died as he was being rushed to hospital. “Today, Thursday April

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Emirates Introduces Tablet Loan Service to US-Bound First, Business Class Customers

Emirates has introduced another service to mitigate the inconvenience of the recent ban on electronic devices on board US-bound flights. Beginning today, First and Business Class passengers will be able to borrow tablets on board Emirates’ US-bound flights allowing them to continue working during their flight. The new service is in

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FULL STATEMENT: Gov’t Dismisses Museveni-Besigye Dialogue Reports

Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has said termed claims that president Yoweri Museveni had okayed dialogue and the audit of last year’s presidential poll results as “false... drama and comedy”. Dr Besigye has been quoted by sections of the media as confirming that there were plans for him and Museveni to have

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Raila Odinga Warns Civil Servants against Campaigning for Rival Uhuru Kenyatta

Opposition Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga has vowed to sack all civil servants campaigning for rival and incumbent Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta if he (Odinga) wins the August 2017 presidential poll. On Sunday, State House spokesperson Manoah Esipisu defended cabinet secretaries (ministers) and principal secretaries (permanent secretaries) that have

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MURDER OF MUSLIM CLERICS: Sheikh Kamoga and 13 Others Have Case to Answer

The International Crimes Division of the High Court has ruled that Tabliq Sect leader Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and 13 other Muslim clerics have a case to answer in connection with the murder of other Muslim leaders. The 14 are accused of being the brains behind the slaying of Muslim clerics about

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Brig Muzeyi Appointed Military Police Commander

Brig Steven Sabiiti Muzeyi has been appointed the commander of Uganda’s military police, replacing Col Emmanuel Kanyesigye. Muzeyi is the former deputy commander of the Special Forces and recently completed a military training course in Russia. His predecessor, Col Kanyesigye, has been appointed the Fourth Division Commander in Gulu and will replace

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Former Museveni Minister Pushes for Removal of Presidential Age Limit

Former ICT Minister Aggrey Awori has said he will challenge the presidential age limit arguing that it discriminates those who are advanced in age. Article 102 of the constitution provides that a person is not qualified for election as President unless that person is a citizen of Uganda by birth; not

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Security Guard Shoots One Dead at Arua Park

One person was shot dead at Arua Park in Kampala as a security guard and police engaged traders who were protesting hiked rent fees. The demonstration happened at Superior Building where traders protested the building owner's decision to have all tenants pay rent in US Dollars as opposed to Uganda Shillings.  The Tower Post

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