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ACP Bakaleke Slapped With Criminal Charges Over Robbing Korean Investors

Assistant Commissioner of Police Siraj Bakaleke and Paul Wanyoto, a city lawyer have been slapped with criminal charges over robbing Korean investors. Bakaleke is accused of obtaining USD 400,000 (about Shs 1.4 billion) from Korean Investors Park Seunghoon and Jang Shingu Un, who were in the country for business. The former Kampala South

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Gen Tumwine is Swears in as Security Minister

General Elly Tumwine on Monday (12 March 2018) swore in as Minister for security at a ceremony that was held at at State House, Entebbe. Tumwine was appointed Security minister by President Museveni on March 4 replacing Gen Henry Tumukunde. The president also replaced former Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura with

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“Women Are the Base of Society”- Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has said that women are the base of society and, therefore, should not be marginalized. Museveni made the remarks during the celebrations to mark International Women’s Day held at Busuubizi Core Primary Teachers’ College in Mityana district on Thursday (8th March, 2018). The theme for this year’s celebrations was,

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Museveni Promotes Brig Kasirye Gwanga, 1383 Other Army Officers

President Yoweri Museveni, also Commander in Chief of armed forces has promoted 1384 UPDF officers and militants to different ranks. According to Brigadier Richard Karemire, the UPDF spokesperson, President Museveni approved the promotions “on recommendation of the Commissions Board on 3rd March 2018”. Among the senior officers promoted is senior presidential advisor

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Makerere Suspends ‘Sex for Marks’ Lecturer

Makerere University has suspended Dr Swizen Kyomuhendo over allegations of sexually harassing female students. Dr Kyomuhendo, a lecturer at the Makerere University School of Social Sciences was exposed  in an investigative story by NBS television on Monday night (February 26, 2018). He was captured on hidden cameras luring a female student to

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Suzan Magara Finally Laid to Rest

Slain Susan Magara was on Thursday (1 March, 2018) finally laid to rest at their ancestral home in Kitoba Sub County, Hoima District. While speaking at the burial, which was attended by hundreds of mourners, Security Minister Gen Henry Tumukunde, who represented President Museveni apologized to mourners for government’s failure to

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Gen Muhoozi to AMISOM Troop Contributing Countries: Our Engagement in Somalia is Temporary

In a bid to stabilize Somalia and ensure the possibility of creating a strong post African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) era, Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi, has called upon Troop Contributing Countries to the AMISOM to collectively come up with strategies that

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