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Former DPC Mwesigye Guilty of Assaulting Journalist Lwanga

Court has convicted former Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye  for assaulting Andrew Lwanga, a freelance journalist that worked with the defunct WBS TV. Mwesigye has been sentenced to a year in jail or else he pays Shs 5m to Lwanga, a sentence journalists and human rights activits have criticised as so

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Fake Cosmetics Hit Ugandan Market; 1,000 Cartons Impounded

Tax collector Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has warned that various fake cosmetics have hit the market. URA assistant commissioner for enforcement Agnes Nabwirwe Waiswa told journalists at URA headquarters in Nakawa-Kampala on Thursday there has been massive smuggling of the cosmetics in the past months.  For example, Nabwire explained, a truck carrying

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Six Jailed for Three Years for Stealing from Museveni’s Farm

Sembabule Grade I Magistrate George Miftundida has sentenced six people to three years in jail for vandalising President Yoweri Museveni's farm located in Lutunku village, Lugusuulu Sub County on the border point of the districts of  Sembabule and Gomba. In his Thursday ruling, Miftundida described the convicts as notorious young thieves

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School Director Commits Suicide in Classroom over Loans and Warning to Close His Unlicensed Schools

Gakibayo Bindeeba, the director of Karukata Parents Nursery and Primary School in Bunono village, Nyarushaje Sub-county in Rukungiri District of western Uganda, committed suicide on Tuesday evening following a warning by education authorities that all unlicensed schools would be closed. According to locals, the body of Bindeeba who also doubled as

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Fresh Makerere Graduate Goes Missing, Abductors Demand Ransom

Police in Kampala are investigating circumstances under which a fresh Makerere University graduate was abducted Sunday. According to friends, Mich Bamwine was abducted by strange goons yesterday at around 3am. Details of her abduction remain scanty but clues from social media friends indicate that Bamwine’s mother has received calls from strangers asking

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VIDEO: Ugandan Sex Workers Arrested in a Thailand night Raid

Police in Pattaya area, tambon Nong Prue in Thailand have netted 40 sex workers from Uganda and Madagascar in a night swoop at popular night spots including Walking Street, notorious for its prostitution. Click here to watch video captured during the arrest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYi3QwES_F8 Cornered, the sex workers were bundled onto police vans and

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