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OPINION: NEMA’s Good Intentions Should Translate into Actions

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is the principal government agency for protecting the Environment.  It has the mandate to coordinate, monitor and regulate environmental management in the country. NEMA’s activities are key in providing support to Government’s objective – of ensuring sustainable development through the National Development plan (NDP) in

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UCC Directs Telecom Companies to Block All Unregistered Simcards by Midnight

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) executive director Godfrey Mutabazi has ordered all telecommunication companies to immediately de-activate all sim cards that are not registered. Mutabazi told journalists at the commission’s head office in Kampala on Wednesday: “All non-registered and partially registered sim cards on the various networks must be deactivated by midnight

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Teddy Cheeye Speaks Out On His Prison Life, Stings Museveni

Former firebrand journalist and former Director of Economic Monitoring in the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) Teddy Seezi Cheeye has spoken out on his prison life, the current politics and his plans. Cheeye, the former editor of corruption-exposing Uganda Confidential newsletter, was released on March 3, after serving seven years in Luzira

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PHOTOS: Stella Nyanzi Showcases Rare Dance Strokes at Pads4girls Event

If you thought that controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi was only good at fighting for her rights and being a voice to the voiceless, then you might be surprised to learn that she is a “good dancer”, at least judging by her age – and also considering how

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Former ISO Agent Arrested In Connection with Kaweesi Murder

A former Internal Security Organisation (ISO) agent has been arrested to help in investigating the shooting, 10 days ago, of three Uganda Police officers, including hitherto spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The officers were gunned down on March 17 at Kulambiro in Kampala. At the close of last week, police detectives of the

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