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Museveni: Kabafunzaki Arrest is Just the Beginning of War on Corruption

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has told journalists that the arrest of Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Herbert Kabafunzaki, was the just the beginning of protracted war against corruption. Minister Kabafunzaki was arrested last weekend at Kampala Serena Hotel reportedly receiving a bribe from Aya Investments boss Mohamed

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Makerere: Marks of  All February Graduands Being Verified

The process of verifying marks for 14,897 graduands who were passed out at Makerere University’s 67th graduation ceremony has started. The graduation that happened about two months ago was followed by marks of a compromised system with administrators learning that some unqualifying students could have been smuggled onto the coveted graduation

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NRM’s Watongola Defeats Musumba, Retains Kamuli Municipality Seat

NRM candidate Rehema Watongola was Wednesday declared the winner of the Kamuli Municipality by-election, a seat she had won in 2016 parliamentary polls but had been kicked out Parliament over academic papers. Watongola polled 8,726 while her closest challenger opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate managed only 5,778 votes. Independent

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KAMULI BY-ELECTION: Arrows and Knives Found in FDC’s Musumba’s Car

Proscovia Salaamu Musumba, the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate in the ongoing Kamuli Municipality by-election has recorded a statement at the Kamuli Police Station.   According to the exhibit form, knives, arrows and liquor were some of the items found in Musumba’s Land Cruiser UAQ 286M. Musumba's car has been impounded

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PHOTOS: Violence, Bribery Mar Kamuli Municipality By-election

Voting is underway in Kamuli Municipality by-election with chaotic scenes and bribery allegations being reported. The race has attracted five candidates: National Resistance Movement (NRM) candidate Rehemah Watongola, opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag bearer Proscovia Salaamu Musumba; and independent candidates Proscovia Naikoba Kanakutanda, Samuel Walugyo and Mike Kiboome. But

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Uganda Prisons Defend Stella Nyanzi Health Checkups

Uganda Prisons spokesperson Frank Baine has confirmed that detained Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi has undergone a medical checkup. When she appeared before Buganda Road Court on Monday where she pleaded not guilty to cyber harassment and offensive communication, prosecution asked that Dr Nyanzi undergoes health checkups to ascertain

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Kabafunzaki: Even Museveni knows I’m Innocent; FDC Set me Up

State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial relations Herbert Kabafunzaki Tuesday told the press as he boarded the Prisons bus back to Luzira that even president Yoweri Museveni knew he was innocent but the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party had framed him. Earlier Minister Kabafunzaki appeared before the Anti-Corruption

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STELLA NYANZI CASE: Amnesty International Tells Uganda to Immediately Revoke Computer Misuse Act

Hours after Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi was charged with cyber harassment and offensive communication, Amnesty International told the east African country to “immediately revoke” the Computer Misuse Act. Dr Nyanzi’s was Monday charged with offensive communication and cyber harassment relating to her  Facebook posts in which she reportedly

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Kayihura: Keep First Lady Out of Stella Nyanzi Issues

Police Chief Kale Kayihura has told journalists that first lady Janet Museveni should be left out the issues concerning controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi who is currently on remand at Luzira Prison and faces cyber harassment and offensive communication charges. Gen Kayihura said that the order to arrest Nyanzi

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