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Gov’t to Pay Monthly Salaries, Build Houses for Commonwealth Games Medalists

President Yoweri Museveni has said government will pay monthly salaries to the medalists at the just concluded Commonwealth games and build houses for those that won gold. The president was speaking at a luncheon he hosted together with the Minister of Education and Sports, Mrs. Janet Museveni, at State House, Entebbe

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Uganda Commonwealth Games Team Returns Home to Heroes’ Welcome

The team that represented Uganda at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia was on Thursday afternoon given a heroes’ welcome as they returned to the country. The team that touched down at Entebbe at around 1:00PM was welcomed by the first lady also minister of Education and Sports Mrs

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Renowned Elderly Rukungiri FDC Supporter Killed, Body Dumped

Renowned elderly Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party supporter Mzee Kanabisa Ishanga has been killed by unknown people, The Tower Post has learnt. According to FDC strong woman Ingrid Turinawe, Mzee Ishanga’s body was found in the forest along the road from Rukungiri town to Kyatoko on Wednesday morning. “He has been at the

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ASP Kirumira Refuses to Attend Police Court Over Barring Journalists

Drama ensued at Naguru Police Court on Tuesday when former Buyende and Old Kampala District Police Commander, ASP Muhammad Kirumira refused to appear for his judgment. Clad in his full police Uniform, Kirumira left the court premises for stopping journalists from covering the proceedings as the panel prepared to give their

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Uganda’s Cheptegei Wins Second Gold Medal in 2018 Commonwealth Games

Ugandan long distance runner Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei has Friday won his second Gold Medal in the ongoing 2018 Common Wealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Cheptegei completed the double by winning the men's 10,000m final with a record finish time of 27:19.62. Canada’s Mohammed Ahmed came second with a finish time of 27.20.56 to

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Uganda, Western Consortium Sign Oil Refinery Deal

President Museveni has challenged Western companies to take interest in helping Africa explore its resources potential, saying the continent presented immense business opportunities. "There is a lot of sleeping in Africa. You find people who should know but instead don't know," said the President. "And also there has been sleeping in

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Two-Year-Old S. Sudanese Refugee Killed in Ritual Sacrifice in Northern Uganda

Police in Northern Uganda is investigating the murder of a 3-year-old South Sudanese refugee girl who is suspected to have been killed in a ritual sacrifice. The girl who went missing on March 21 was residing in Palabek Ogili settlement centre in Lamwo District. Her body would later be found with her

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Ugandan Gov’t to Pay Shs 150Bn South Sudan Owes to its Traders

Parliament has recommended that the government pays outstanding arrears amounting to $41m (Shs150 billion) to 10 Ugandan companies that supplied maize and sorghum to South Sudan. Under the Uganda South Sudan Grain Traders and Suppliers Association Ltd, 10 Ugandan companies reportedly supplied maize and sorghum to 10 South Sudan states under

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Army Clarifies on Number of UPDF Soldiers Killed in Somalia as 4 Bodies Are Returned

04 bodies of UPDF soldiers that died on the Sunday fateful day while serving under AMISOM in Somalia have today arrived at Entebbe Air Force Base. On arrival at Entebbe Air Force Base, the 04 fallen soldiers aboard an AMISOM chartered plane were received by Deputy Commander Land Forces Maj Gen

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