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Besigye Blocked from Accessing Stella Nyanzi

Opposition chief and former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has visited Kira Divisional police headquarters where Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi is being detained over 48 hours since she was arrested. Alongside Besigye were former leader of opposition in Parliament Philip Wafula Oguttu, Kampala mayor Erias Lukwago, Buhweju MP

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It’s a Concoction: Minister Kabafunzaki Speaks out on Bribery Allegations

Herbert Kabafunzaki, the state minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, has spoken out on his arrest Saturday after he was reportedly nabbed taking a bribe. Kabafunzaki, also the Rubanda County MP was arrested with a one Brian Mugabo, a clearing agent. Police say that the minister was soliciting a bribe from

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Minister Kabafunzaki Arrested Over Bribery

Security operatives have arrested the State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations Herbert Kabafunzaki over soliciting a bribe, The Tower Post has learnt. Kabafunzaki was netted on Saturday afternoon by detectives from the central Police Station at the Kampala Serena Hotel. Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Emillian Kayima confirmed the arrest adding

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Health Ministry PS Diana Atwine Dragged to Court in Mbarara Land Wrangle

A land wrangle involving Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Kanzira Atwine has dragged on for 17 years now with attempts for an out-of-court settlement dead on arrival. The family of late Elia Rwancwende accuses Dr Atwine of illegally buying off 30 hectares of their 66.84 hectares family estate at

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Two Fuel Tankers Crash, Burn Houses

Two fuel tankers have crashed in separate incidents in Kijabwemi and Bisanje villages in Masaka District on Thursday. According to Southern Region Police Spokesperson Diana Nandawula, a Moil Petroleum Company fuel tanker crashed after it failed to brake and overturned at Kijabwemi at around 10am. ‘Residents notified us and we swung into

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Man Shot Dead at Former Eala Speaker Zziwa’s Home

Police have shot and killed a suspected thug that attempted to raid the home of former East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) speaker Margaret Zziwa in Matugga, Wakiso District on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Musa Karenge. Police say he died as he was being rushed to hospital. “Today, Thursday April

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CJ Bart Katureebe Says People Who Bribe Judicial Officers are Satanic

Uganda’s Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has said that people who tempt judicial officers with bribes are satanic. Officiating at the commissioning of Mitooma Justice Centre in Mitooma Town Counci, Mitooma district, Justice Katureebe said: “I am a Catholic. You who bring money to bribe judges are Satanic! You are Satan! The

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MURDER OF MUSLIM CLERICS: Sheikh Kamoga and 13 Others Have Case to Answer

The International Crimes Division of the High Court has ruled that Tabliq Sect leader Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and 13 other Muslim clerics have a case to answer in connection with the murder of other Muslim leaders. The 14 are accused of being the brains behind the slaying of Muslim clerics about

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Security Guard Shoots One Dead at Arua Park

One person was shot dead at Arua Park in Kampala as a security guard and police engaged traders who were protesting hiked rent fees. The demonstration happened at Superior Building where traders protested the building owner's decision to have all tenants pay rent in US Dollars as opposed to Uganda Shillings.  The Tower Post

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