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Museveni: Kabafunzaki Arrest is Just the Beginning of War on Corruption

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has told journalists that the arrest of Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Herbert Kabafunzaki, was the just the beginning of protracted war against corruption. Minister Kabafunzaki was arrested last weekend at Kampala Serena Hotel reportedly receiving a bribe from Aya Investments boss Mohamed

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Rukungiri Woman Killed by Elephant

Police in the western Uganda district of Rukungiri have confirmed that a 45-year old woman was killed by an elephant in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. According to Rukungiri district police commander Richard Emuna, Hadija Tumuhairwe, 45, a resident of Nyamuhika I cell, Nyabubare parish, Bwambara Sub-county in Rukungiri District was attacked

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Makerere: Marks of  All February Graduands Being Verified

The process of verifying marks for 14,897 graduands who were passed out at Makerere University’s 67th graduation ceremony has started. The graduation that happened about two months ago was followed by marks of a compromised system with administrators learning that some unqualifying students could have been smuggled onto the coveted graduation

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Busitema Students Strike, Lock up Administrators, Destroy Property

Students at the Arapai campus of Busitema University on Wednesday went on strike, locked up administrators and vandalised property. The students locked up their dean and other officials out of offices in a strike over a horde of issues. They claimed that administrators had given their concerns a deaf ear. The concerns

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NRM’s Watongola Defeats Musumba, Retains Kamuli Municipality Seat

NRM candidate Rehema Watongola was Wednesday declared the winner of the Kamuli Municipality by-election, a seat she had won in 2016 parliamentary polls but had been kicked out Parliament over academic papers. Watongola polled 8,726 while her closest challenger opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate managed only 5,778 votes. Independent

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KAMULI BY-ELECTION: Arrows and Knives Found in FDC’s Musumba’s Car

Proscovia Salaamu Musumba, the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate in the ongoing Kamuli Municipality by-election has recorded a statement at the Kamuli Police Station.   According to the exhibit form, knives, arrows and liquor were some of the items found in Musumba’s Land Cruiser UAQ 286M. Musumba's car has been impounded

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PHOTOS: Violence, Bribery Mar Kamuli Municipality By-election

Voting is underway in Kamuli Municipality by-election with chaotic scenes and bribery allegations being reported. The race has attracted five candidates: National Resistance Movement (NRM) candidate Rehemah Watongola, opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag bearer Proscovia Salaamu Musumba; and independent candidates Proscovia Naikoba Kanakutanda, Samuel Walugyo and Mike Kiboome. But

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Minister Kabafunzaki Granted Bail

State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial relations Herbert Kabafunzaki has been released on bail. On Tuesday, Kabafunzaki appeared before the Anti-Corruption Court yesterday and was charged with soliciting and receiving a Shs 5m million bribe from Aya Group chairman Mohammad Hamid. He denied the charges but his political assistant pleaded guilty. Kabafunzaki,

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Uganda Prisons Defend Stella Nyanzi Health Checkups

Uganda Prisons spokesperson Frank Baine has confirmed that detained Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi has undergone a medical checkup. When she appeared before Buganda Road Court on Monday where she pleaded not guilty to cyber harassment and offensive communication, prosecution asked that Dr Nyanzi undergoes health checkups to ascertain

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