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Missing: Cars Bought for Pope Francis’ Visit Disappear

The whereabouts of the two cars used by Pope Francis during his visit to Uganda in November of 2015 are unknown, parliament and the auditor general’s report reveal. Two cars were bought for Pope Francis to travel while in Uganda: a Kia Soul Hatchback and a Mitsubishi L200 pickup truck. The Kia

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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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Kadaga and Byanyima

Winnie Byanyima Blasts Rebecca Kadaga over IPU Homosexuality Vote

Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima has fired at speaker of Uganda’s parliament Rebecca Kadaga over the permanent ban on gay agenda at IPU. At the 139th Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, a Ugandan delegation of MPs led by Kadaga put up a spirited fight against debate on

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Yusuf Kawooya, man brutally arrested by Flying Squad operatives in Kampala

Video: Man Brutally Arrested by Flying Squad Gunmen Identified; Tormentors Sit at CPS

A man abducted by gun wielding-men in civilian clothes on Thursday has been identified as Yusuf Kawooya, but the motive of the brutal arrest remains unknown. The ‘gunmen’ beat up Kawooya before bundling him in a taxi-like van waiting, according to a video captured by Uganda’s Record TV. The van Registration number

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Janet Museveni and Stella Nyanzi

Makerere Issues Fresh Summons to Stella Nyanzi for Insulting First Lady Janet Museveni

The Makerere University Appointments Board has issued fresh summons for controversial lecturer Dr Stella Nyanzi for insulting first lady Janet Museveni. According to summons sent to Nyanzi on October 18, the lecturer and researcher faces charges of  using abusive and insulting language on her Facebook account against Mrs Museveni, also the

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Museveni visits Kayihura Crime Preventers' secretariat

Museveni Meets ‘Kayihura Crime Preventers’ at Night

President Yoweri Museveni Thursday night visited former police chief Gen Kale Kayihura’s crime preventers’ secretariat at Naguru in Kampala. According to a short statement by the National Crime Preventers' Forum (NCPF), Museveni used the visit to “congratulate coordinators who had just completed a one month leadership course at Kyankwanzi and encouraged

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Jennifer Musisi

Jennifer Musisi Speaks Out on Resignation, KCCA without Her

Jennifer Musisi, the outgoing Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) executive director has spoken out on her resignation. Speaking for the first time since announcing her resignation roadmap on Monday, Musisi said  “it is a normal thing for people to resign”. “It’s not an abnormal thing. [People resign] for all sorts of reasons,”

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Louis Kasekende

Document: Bank of Uganda Deputy Governor Louis Kasekende’s Wealth Exposed

An investigation by the Inspector General of Government (IGG) has revealed how rich the Bank of Uganda (BoU) Deputy Governor Dr Louis Kasekende is and how he acquired his money.   According to the Declaration of Income, Assets and Liabilities Form Kasekende submitted to IGG Irene Mulyagonja in line with Leadership Code

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Balaam Barugahara

Balaam Barugahara Speaks on Reports of Working to Fail Bobi Wine Kyarenga Namboole Concert

Events promoter Balaam Barugahara has dismissed reports that he was behind the postponement of singer Bobi Wine’s Kyarenga Concert at Namboole Stadium.   Bobi Wine has set October 20 for his Kyarenga concert. But unable to secure clearance from police and the stadium’s management, his Kyarenga concert will not happen in October. Instead, the

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Officials from Uganda Police appear before Public Accounts Committee

Uganda Police Spent Shs 88 Million to Train Each Officer; List of Trained Officers Disappeared

Uganda Police Force (UPF) officials on Wednesday failed to account for the expenditure of Shs 22bn on the training of 250 of its officers.   Undersecretary Rogers Muhairwe led a team from the force to respond to questions raised the Auditor General (AG) before the Public Accounts Committee on Wednesday. AG John Muwanga’s

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