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Tumwebaze: City Torturers are Part of Opposition Scheme to Tarnish NRM

Information and National Guidance Minister Frank TUmwebaze has weighed in on the Thursday afternoon incident where a man was tortured by ununiformed gun-wielding men in Kampala. The incident happened at 1:30PM at the junction between Colville Street and Portal Avenue, just adjacent to Theatre Labonita and Christ The King Church in

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Bobi Wine

Bobi Wine, Namboole Management Agree on New Date for Kyarenga Concert; Tough Conditions Set

Singer Bobi Wine and Namboole Stadium have set a new date for the Kyarenga Concert to be held at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. Uganda Police and Namboole Stadium management rejected the October 20 concert on grounds that the stadium was booked. Police chief IGP Martins Okoth Ochola, through the head of police

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More Resignations and Major Cabinet Reshuffle to Follow Jennifer Musisi Exit – Tamale Mirundi

Joseph Tamale Mirundi, a former press secretary to President Yoweri Museveni, has spoken out of the resignation of Jennifer Musisi as the KCCA executive director. Musisi announced her exit in a 21-page letter to Museveni on Monday, October 15. She had been at the helm of the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)

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IGP Ochola Tells Bobi Wine to Forget about ‘Kyarenga’ Namboole Concert Until 2019

Uganda’s police chief Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martins Okoth Ochola says Bobi Wine’s Kyarenga show will not happen this year. In a letter the police chief wrote through Assuman Mugyenyi, the police director of operations, Ochola advised Bobi Wine’s events manager Emma Serugo, a director of Emma Promotionz and Marketing

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Jennifer Musisi quits KCCA job

Jennifer Musisi Explains Why She Resigned as KCCA Boss

Jennifer Musisi on Monday announced her plan to resign as the executive director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) in December. Musisi wrote to President Yoweri Museveni detailing her reasons for throwing in the towel, seven years after holding the position as the most powerful head of the capital’s affairs. In her

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Bududa Landslides: Museveni apologizes Over delayed Resettlement of Residents

President Yoweri Museveni has apologized to the people of Lutsheshe in particular and Bududa District in general in Eastern Uganda’s Bugisu Sub-Region for the delay in resettling those who are in landslide prone areas around Mount Elgon and assured them that government is now going to fast-track their relocation to

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UPDF Joins Bududa Landslide Rescue Efforts as Death Toll Rises to 48

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) are participating in joint rescue and search operations in landslide hit Bududa district. UPDF is jointly operating with OPM, ICRC, UPF, Budunda District Disaster management Committee, and other stakeholders. Brig Stephen Oluka, the Director of Uganda’s National Emergency Coordination & Operations Centre (NECOC), said "the operation

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DFCU Under Fire Over Sharing Client’s Confidential Information Publicly

DFCU Bank could be dragged to court to answer for charges of sharing former Crane Bank clients’ confidential information publicly, The Tower Post reports. The complaint was lodged by Rajiv Ruparelia (son to Sudhir Ruparelia), a former client of Crane Bank – now DFCU Bank whose phone number was publicly shared

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CCTV Cameras Will Make it Very Easy to Fight Criminals – Museveni

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Tuesday visited the CCTV Camera Command Center at Natete Police Station. The first phase of the surveillance system installation which began in June 2018 has seen 359 out of 3,322 live CCTV cameras mounted to monitor Lungujja, Old Kampala, Rubaga, Kawaala, Kabowa, Nateete, Mutundwe and surroundings. The project

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Former Attorney General Peter Nyombi Dies at 64

Former Attorney General Peter Nyombi has died, The Tower Post has learnt. According to Judiciary spokesperson Solomon Muyita, Nyombi succumbed to hypertension at SAS Clinic in Kampala on Sunday. Peter Nyombi was an Attorney General and member of the Ugandan Cabinet, appointed on 27 May 2011. He replaced Kiddu Makubuya who became Minister

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