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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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Former ISO Agent Arrested In Connection with Kaweesi Murder

A former Internal Security Organisation (ISO) agent has been arrested to help in investigating the shooting, 10 days ago, of three Uganda Police officers, including hitherto spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The officers were gunned down on March 17 at Kulambiro in Kampala. At the close of last week, police detectives of the

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Nambooze Hits Back at Mao, Mbidde: Expel Me if You Want

The self-styled president of “Bad DP”, a Democratic Party (DP) faction, Betty Nambooze has reacted to party president Norbert Mao’s declaration her planned Buganda Conference as illegal. Nambooze, the party vice president for Buganda, had invited Mao for a DP Buganda conference slated for March 30 at Nsambya Sharing Hall to

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Gov’t Postpones LC Elections, again; Money was Used for Food Relief

Ugandan Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has revealed that local council elections will not take place this year as had been planned. Instead, the elections which were last conducted 15 years ago will now take place in 2018. On Thursday, Rugunda told reporters at Parliament in Kampala that part of the

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Singer Ronald Mayinja Joins MP Nambooze’s “Bad DP”

Ronald Mayinja has joined a feuding faction of the Democratic Party (DP) known as “Bad DP”. Known for his “Tuli Ku Bunkenke song [suggesting looming crises]” which raised dust because of its political undertones, Mayinja was received by Mukono Municipality MP, the self-styled leader of the “Bad DP” faction, at Nsambya

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