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Kayihura Elected Afripol Boss

The Inspector General of Uganda Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has been elected the first vice president of the African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (Afripol). Gen Kayihura election happened during a three-day high level meeting for African police chiefs in Algiers, the capital of Algeria, from Sunday, May 14 to Tuesday

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Drama as State House Guards Chase 54 Indebted NRM Chairpersons

After camping at State House without an appointment to meet their party chairman, some 54 district chairpersons of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party were hounded away. The NRM district bosses were reportedly mobilised by Twaha Sonko (Kalungu NRM boss) who heads the association of NRM district chairpersons. Reports indicate that

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Makerere Opens Applications for Private Admission; Here is How to Apply

Makerere University has announced the opening of applications for admission to the 2017/18 academic year for private sponsorship scheme. According to the University Academic Registrar, Alfred Masikye Namoha, the application process will run up to Thursday June 8th. For one to qualify to apply, they must have the Uganda Certificate of Education

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Police Summons Kigezi Cleric for Neglecting Child Fathered out of Wedlock

Police in Kigezi have summoned Venerable Edward Mwesigwa, the arch deacon of the Nyabirerema archdeaconry for reportedly neglecting his 16-year old son. According to Winnie Atusasire, 35, (IN PICTURE) the mother of the child, and a resident of Murandano cell, Bigaga Parish, Butanda Sub County, in Kabale District, the cleric reportedly

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Besigye Arrested at Isingiro-Ntungamo Border

Opposition strongman, Dr. Kizza Besigye has Monday morning been arrested at Kazaho playground, at the Isingiro-Nyungamo District border. Besigye who is now in police custody was reportedly headed to Ngarama in Kikagate together with other FDC officials on their campaign; “free my land, my land my life.” He was arrested together with

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Auditor General Wants Shs 5bn to Audit Karuma, Isimba Projects

Auditor General John Muwanga has told parliament that his office will needs Sh 5bn in the next financial year to conduct a specialized audit on the quality of construction of Karuma and Isimba hydropower projects. Appearing before Parliament’s finance committee last week, Muwanga said that there has been reported mismanagement in

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PHOTOS: Muslim Leader Arrested with Shs 14M Worth Ivory

Police in Arua District are holding two men who were arrested with 35.2 kilograms of pure elephant Ivory. Swadiq Atidra 57 years old, a Mwazin (A person who calls others for prayers in a mosque) and Muzamir Loju 44 years, a watchman at the same mosque all Ugandan citizens were arrested

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One Million Sim-Cards Fail Verification Test, to be Switched Off

Just a week to the deadline for the simcard verification, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has released an update of simcards that have so far been successfully verified. According to the update, details of 17 million simcards were sent for verification, 15 million have undergone verification while the details submitted for

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Chameleone to Headline Ethiopia’s African Music & Culture Exchange Festival

Ugandan musician Joseph Mayanja alias Jose Chemeleone is set to headline the African Music & Culture Exchange Festival in Ethiopia. The festival, which is organized to celebrate Africa Day is slated for Saturday, May 27th and Sunday, May 28th 2017 at Ghion Hotel Gardens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The “Wale Wale” hitmaker

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