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Army Mourns Veteran NRA Fighter Kifulugunyu

The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) has eulogized veteran NRA fighter and musician WOI (Rtd) Stanley Sempala popularly known as Sgt Kifulugunyu. Sgt Kifulugunyu, famous for his song “Omwoto Namaka”, passed away on Tuesday. The fallen musician was part of the NRA liberation struggle that brought President Museveni to power in 1986.

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MP Mwijukye Drags Kayihura to Court

  Opposition party Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has sued Uganda’s Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura for disrupting party presidential campaigns. In an application filed by Buhweju County MP Francis Mwijukye, FDC wants the High Court in Kampala to restrain police from cancelling party presidential campaign rallies. FDC is conducting campaigns for party

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Teargas, Live Bullets as Besigye is Arrested in Mbarara

Police in Mbarara on Tuesday fired teargas and live bullets to block a Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party campaign rally by party presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat, who was accompanied by Dr Kizza Besigye and other opposition politicians. It all started when Police and the politicians failed to reach an agreement

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Why Kayihura ‘Sacked’ Kasingye

Uganda Police chief Kale Kayihura has replaced Police Spokesperson AIGP Asan Kasingye with SSP Emilian Kayima. Emilian Kayima has been serving as the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson. Kasingye was appointed Police Spokesperson in March 2017 following the murder of Andrew Felix Kaweesi. But why did Kayihura ‘sack’ a senior officer and replace him

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Emilian Kayima Replaces Asan Kasingye as Police Spokesperson

Latest news reaching us indicates that Police Spokesperson AIGP Asan Kasingye has been replaced by SSP Emilian Kayima. Emilian Kayima has been serving as the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson. AIGP Asan Kasingye was appointed Police Spokesperson in March this year following the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. In a letter from the

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Uganda Police Speaks Out on Report that Ranks it Among the Worst in the World

Uganda Police has revealed that they are still analyzing the recently released report by World Internal Security and Police Index (WISP), The International Science Association (IPSA) and the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) that ranked it among the worst five Police Forces in Africa and the world. "The Uganda Police

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Doctors Withdraw Emergency Services as Strike Enters Week Two

Medical doctors have resolved to withdraw emergency services as the doctors strike enters week two. Since Monday last week when the strike started, the doctors continued to offer services to patients with emergency cases The doctors under their umbrella body Uganda Medical Association (UMA) on Friday refused to adhere to government's order

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PM Rugunda Warns Religious Leaders Over Age Limit: Stick to Religious Matters

The Prime Minister of Uganda Dr Ruhakana Rugunda warned religious leaders against engaging in political activity especially the ongoing controversial age limit debate. Rugunda gave the remarks while speaking at a meeting of Kanungu District National Resistance Movement (NRM) party leaders held at Kanungu District Council Hall on Thursday. According to Rugunda,

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Former Mulago Hospital ED Dr Lawrence Kaggwa Passes On

Former Mulago National Referral Hospital Executive Director Dr Lawrence Kaggwa Nakaana is dead, The Tower Post has learnt. Dr Kaggwa passed away on Friday morning at the Uganda Heart Institute, where he was admitted last month with breathing complications. Born in April 1948 in Kiryasaka village, Masaka District, Dr Kaggwa attended Buyoga

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