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Open Letter to West Ankole Bishop-Elect Twinomujuni

From Kyeitembe Parish, Greater Archdeaconry, West Ankole Diocese May 10, 2017 To: My Beloved Bishop-Elect West Ankole Diocese Dear My Lord Bishop- Elect RE: MY CONGRATULATION MESSAGE TO YOU Praise God and His son our saviour Jesus Christ. Congratulations upon your election as the 4th Bishop of West Ankole Diocese. It’s a great blessing to have

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TORTURE: Why Parliament’s Pre-Arranged Visit to Nalufenya won’t Achieve Much

MPs are set to visit the Nalufenya police station today to assess if acts of torture are committed there. They follow after Uganda Human Rights Commission that visited the facility a few days ago. The visits are pre-arranged, the facility is expecting them. They will tour the facility and give it

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Shocking Tales of Torture in Uganda’s Safe Houses

Allegations of torture meted out on suspects in the murder of former Uganda Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his body guard and driver, have dominated recently the press, digging up old wounds of those who have previously been tortured, their relatives and those who boldly told the stories of torture

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UMEME BULB SCANDAL: Shs 10bn Lost as Free Energy-Saving Bulbs End Up in Shops

A corruption scandal is unfolding after it emerged that free energy-saving bulbs were now being sold in Kampala shops and others vended on the streets. The 10bn project was a recommendation aimed at reducing power wastage. Consequently, Umeme was supposed to buy over 700,000 energy-saving bulbs. That would put the cost

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COST OF UGANDA’S DEBT: Each Ugandan Owes Shs 1.3m

Uganda’s debt stock has steadily increased in the past four financial years, and so has the burden on the tax payers, a review of data from the finance ministry, the central bank and the 2015-16 auditor general’s report has revealed. As of June 2016, Bank of Uganda (BOU) state of the

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PM Rugunda’s Tribute to Fallen Former Ugandan President Olwo

By Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of Uganda Mzee Yoweri Hunter Wacha-Olwol was one of the distinguished sons of this country who played a significant role in our nation’s history. From a teacher in different schools and service in several Government Departments, and later, as one of the country’s representatives who went

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SPECIAL REPORT: Over One Million Students Drop Out of O-level in Past Decade

About 1.2 million students of the 3.6 million pupils who passed Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) between 2002 and 2011 did not complete O-level, an analysis of figures from assessment body Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb), and the 2015-16 Education and Sports Sector Annual Performance Report (ESSAPR) has revealed. The analysis considered

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