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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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Fallen S. Sudan CDF: Who Was Gen. James Ajonga

South Sudanese Chief of Defense Forces Gen. James Ajonga Mawut has Friday morning breathed his last in an Egyptian hospital where he had undergone a kidney operation. Gen. Ajonga started his military career in 1984, when he was among a group of South Sudanese students who abandoned their studies at Rumbek

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BREAKING: S. Sudan Army Chief Ajonga Dead

South Sudan Army Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) James Ajonga Mawut has Friday morning passed on in a hospital in Cairo, Egypt. Gen. Ajonga who has been admitted in Cairo underwent a successful kidney operation earlier this week. He was scheduled to travel to Germany for further treatment but was denied entry. Ajonga

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Andrew Mwenda: Why Museveni May Rule for Life

By Andrew M. Mwenda I hold a fundamental disagreement with many Ugandan elites when it comes to the discussion of succession. In debating whether President Yoweri Museveni should go or stay we are not indulging in an abstract theoretical exercise but a challenge of practical politics. There are two positions we

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Makerere VC Nawangwe Breaks Silence on Sexually Harassed Student’s Case

The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has praised Racheal Njeri Njeroge for the courage she bore to expose the University administrator who reportedly assaulted her. Njoroge, a Kenyan student at the University on Tuesday shared her picture showing the accused administrator Edward Kisuze kissing her thighs in an

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Create a Ugandan Substitute for WhatsApp – Minister Tumwebaze Tells Innovators

ICT and National guidance minister Frank Tumwebaze has challenged young innovators to come up with a local substitute for American social media app, WhatsApp. “I want to challenge the innovators to come up with the "Katunyumye App" for the citizens to communicate with each other,” said Tumwebaze. Katunyumye is a Luganda word

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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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Minister Tumwebaze Makes U-Turn on Taxing Social Media

ICT and National Guidance Minister Frank Tumwebaze has made a U-Turn and said there is no such a proposal as taxing social media users. The Minister was Tuesday addressing journalists at a Press conference held at Uganda Media Centre in Kampala. There is nothing like social media tax. There is no such

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