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Electoral Commission Issues Programmes for Toroma, Kagoma By-elections  

The Electoral Commission has released detailed programmes for the by-elections to be held in Toroma County in Katakwi district and Kagoma County in Jinja district. The Toroma County seat fell vacant after MP Cyrus Amodoi Imalingat died in a road accident last month. The Kagoma seat fell vacant after three Court of

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Police Spokesperson Kasingye Receives Death Threats

Uganda Police spokesperson AIGP Asan Kasingye has told reporters at the force’s headquarters in Kampala on Monday that he has received death threats because of a story published in a local daily. Kasingye, who replaced AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi who was murdered last month, revealed the name of the person and

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Aruu North By-Elections: NRM Supporter Knocked Dead by DP Candidate

A staunch supporter of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) in Aruu County has been killed in a car accident, The Tower Post has learnt. Bosco Odongyik was reportedly knocked dead by the opposition Democratic Party flag bearer in the Aruu North Member of Parliament race, Bernard Obina Ologi. The news was

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Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi Threatens to Expose “Rot” in DP

State minister for youth and children affairs Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi has responded to reports that Democratic Party (DP) is planning to discipline party members that many believe have been compromised. Nakiwala who stood for election as Kampala Woman MP during the 2016 elections, is a member of DP but was appointed

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UCC Directs Telecom Companies to Block All Unregistered Simcards by Midnight

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) executive director Godfrey Mutabazi has ordered all telecommunication companies to immediately de-activate all sim cards that are not registered. Mutabazi told journalists at the commission’s head office in Kampala on Wednesday: “All non-registered and partially registered sim cards on the various networks must be deactivated by midnight

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Teddy Cheeye Speaks Out On His Prison Life, Stings Museveni

Former firebrand journalist and former Director of Economic Monitoring in the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) Teddy Seezi Cheeye has spoken out on his prison life, the current politics and his plans. Cheeye, the former editor of corruption-exposing Uganda Confidential newsletter, was released on March 3, after serving seven years in Luzira

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How Tribalism, Bribery Are Sinking Makerere NRM Chapter

A hostile disagreement has risen amongst the top leaders and elders of ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Makerere chapter, The Tower Post has learnt. The ruckus, according to sources within the camp, originates from Primary elections to select the flag bearer for the coming guild presidential elections. Ruth Nsubuga was elected the

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Museveni is Just a Friend; I’m not crossing to NRM, says DP’s Mbidde

Democratic Party (DP) vice president Fred Mukasa Mbidde has taken on a social media group that has severally accused him of siding with ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party chairman Yoweri Museveni to sink the country’s oldest party. Mbidde, who is one of Uganda’s representatives to regional parliament East African Legislative

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