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15 Women Died in Labour the Day MP Kaudha Succumbed to Pregnancy Complications

Iganga District Woman MP Grace Hailat Kaudha Magumba early Saturday morning succumbed to preeclampsia, a type of high blood pressure common in pregnant women. The young legislator (in her late 20s) was laid to rest on Sunday. She was five-months pregnant. Preeclampsia is a condition during pregnancy where there is a sudden rise

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Besigye, Otafiire Clash over Museveni Age Limit at Ssebaana Kizito’s Funeral

Fallen ex-Kampala mayor and Democratic Party (DP) president general John Ssebaana Kizito was laid to rest at the weekend in Luweero, and the controversial presidential age limit debate came up as speakers eulogised the departed veteran politician and businessman. Opposition strongman and President Yoweri Museveni four-time challenger Dr Kiiza Besigye suggested

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Iganga Woman MP Kaudha Hailat Dies of Pregnancy Complications

Iganga District Woman MP Grace Hailat Kaudha Magumba has died. Kaudha who belonged to the National Resistance Movement (NRM), died at the KCCA Mulago Referral Hospital in Kawempe at around 2:00AM on Saturday morning. "The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga regrets to announce the death of Iganga District Woman MP Kaudha Grace Hailat

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The 1999 Letter that Made Besigye and Museveni Political Rivals Until Today

The year was 1999 and President Yoweri Museveni’s ex-personal doctor, Dr Kizza Besigye, wrote a lengthy missive against the establishment that was in power for 13 years then. Museveni and his allies were infuriated. They said Besigye ought not have washed the dirty linen in public. He should have used

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Dear Museveni: Don’t Take Us Back to Amin’s & Obote’s Dark Days

It was at around 4pm 29th July, 1985 while at a fundraising that was supposed to be presided over by Chris Rwakasisi at St John's SS Nyabwina play ground, that the news which my family and many other NRA war believers were waiting for came in. Yes, it was the first

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Three Activists Arrested Over Museveni Mock Burial in Protest of Age Limit Removal

Three protesters in Uganda’s western town of Mbarara have been arrested for holding a mock funeral of three-decade president Yoweri Museveni, Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Kahinda Otafiire and several MPs in protest of proposed removal of presidential age limit clause. Article 102 of the 1995 constitution bars anyone below the

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PHOTOS: Bobi Wine, Barbie Meet US Ambassador

Kyadondo East MP-elect Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu, aka Bobi Wine, and wife Barbra Itungo have met US ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Malac. Bobi Wine met Malac and other dignitaries, including Premier Ruhakana Rugunda, at the celebration of the US 241st Independence anniversary at an event held in Kampala on July 05. July 04

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NO MONEY: Bamugemereire Land Probe Commission Suspends Work Over Lack of Funds

The Land Probe Commission led by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire has announced that it will suspend its operations at the weekend due to lack of money. Appointed last December to investigate the land law, processes of land acquisition, management and land registration, the commission is expected to submit its first report next

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‘Shs 350 Million, Loan Bailout for Each MP’ to Remove Presidential Age Limit

Uganda faces yet another constitutional challenge as debate over the presidential age limit gathers momentum. The age limit clause in the national constitution is the only stumbling block that stands in the country’s three-decade’s president’s quest for another term in office. The constitution bars anyone to stand for presidency below the age

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Museveni Eulogises Ssebaana Kizito

President Yoweri Museveni has joined the relatives and friends in mourning fallen veteran politician and businessman John Ssebaana Kizito. Museveni who met mourners at Ssebaana’s  vigil at Kansanga in Kampala on Thursday night, eulogized the ex-Kampala Mayor , describing him as“a disciplined entrepreneur who advocated for non-frictional politics and pioneered education

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