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Museveni: Overstaying in Power is Not Bad

As has been the norm, opposition MPs on Tuesday heckled President Yoweri Museveni as he delivered his state of the nation address in Kampala. The MPs, including Joseph Ssewungu (Kalungu West), William Nzoghu (Busongora North), Odonga Otto (Aruu South) and Robert Centenary (Kasese Municipality), would dispute almost what Museveni said, and

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NO EBOLA: Suspected Patient Tests Ebola, Marburg Negative

Uganda’s health ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have said there is no Ebola outbreak in Uganda, allaying fears that had emerged after a suspect’s blood samples were sent to Kampala. At the weekend, a woman was transferred from Adjumani hospital to St Mary’s Hospital Lacor and her blood samples

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FULL SPEECH: Here is President Museveni’s State of the Nation Address

His Excellency the Vice President, Rt. Hon. Speaker of Parliament, His Lordship the Chief Justice, Rt. Hon. Speaker of EALA, Rt. Hon. Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Deputy Prime Ministers, Rt. Hon. Leader of the Opposition, Their Highnesses the Traditional Leaders, Hon. Ministers, Hon. Members of Parliament, Hon. Members of EALA, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen.   Greetings, Madam Speaker, in fulfillment

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Museveni Warns MPs against Insulting UPDF Soldiers, Speaks out on Torture of Suspects

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has warned against provoking the national army Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers. President Museveni was delivering his state of the nation address in Kampala on Tuesday ahead of the 2017-18 financial year budget reading. Museveni said “The UPDF does what it does because of conviction”. “You should be

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PHOTOS: Top Musicians Woo Voters to Bobi Wine’s Side at Massive Rally

The campaign camp of singer Bobi Wine a.k.a Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu has been boosted by support from fellow artists. From pledges of support by comedienne Anne Kansiime and singer Eddy Kenzo, other artists have taken another step to appear at the self-styled ghetto president’s campaign rallies in Kyadondo East Constituency where

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UNAA President Monday Atigo Seeks Re-election

Monday Atigo is seeking re-election as Uganda North American Association (UNAA) President and CEO in September this year. The 35-year-old has been UNAA President from 2015 to 2017 and is now contesting for a second term. Speaking to The Tower Post in an interview, Atigo noted that he had many achievements in his first

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Museveni: Protecting the Environment a Matter of Life and Death for Humanity

President Yoweri Museveni has said that humanity must do all it takes to protect and preserve the environment, failure of which, he noted, will culminate in a world disaster. The President, who was chief guest at celebrations marking the World Environmental Day that was held in Ibanda Municipality, Ibanda district in

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Suspected Al Shabaab Terrorists Arrested on Way to Uganda

Uganda Police and other security forces might have foiled a potential terrorist attack after they arrested two suspected extremists on Uganda-Kenya border. Asan Kasingye, the Uganda Police spokesperson, on Monday told reporters in the capital Kampala that two suspected had been arrested at the Busia border point. The suspects have been identified

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PHOTOS: Carol Atuhirwe’s Body Arrives at Entebbe Ahead of Burial

The body of Ugandan cancer patient Carol Atuhirwe has arrived in Uganda this afternoon (Monday, June 5th 2017). Atuhirwe who has been in India for close to a year died on Thursday at Narayana Hospital, in Bangalore, India where she had been admitted. She died of cancer of the throat which she

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