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MP Beatrice Anywar Seeks Shs 14m for Treatment in India

Doctors have referred Kitgum Woman Member of Parliament Beatrice Anywar to India for further treatment about a month since she was involved in an accident at Patiko in Lamwo district. MP Anywar has been receiving treatment at Case Clinic in Kampala but doctors have recommended that the specialised medics in India

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Govt: Uganda Is Not About To Quit ICC

Attorney General William Byaruhanga on Tuesday presented a statement on the position of Uganda regarding the International Criminal Court (ICC) following the stinging criticism of the court by Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni and others top officials like deputy speaker Jacob Oulanyah. During his inaguarual speech as he swore in for his

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MPs Demand VIP Security

The Leader of Op­po­si­tion in Par­lia­ment and Kasese Woman MP Win­nie Ki­iza has reminded gov­ern­ment of its promise to tighten the security of the legislators following the murder, last month in Kulambiro-Kisaasi, Kampala, of hitherto Uganda Police publicist AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver and body guard. During Parliamentary plenary on

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Lugogo Shooting: Museveni Meets Late Akena’s Family

President Museveni has met the family members of the late Kenneth Akena, ahead of the by-election rallies for the Member of Parliament in Aruu North Constituency, Pader district. The family members that he met at Pajule Lachani Primary School included the parents, Mr. Francis and Mrs. Suzanne Omuna and relatives, Mr.

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Aruu North By-Elections: DP Speaks Out on Knocked NRM Supporter

Opposition Democratic Party (DP) has dismissed as baseless, claims that a staunch National Resistance Movement (NRM) supporter was knocked dead by the DP candidate in the Aruu North MP race on Monday. According to George Ataro-Olula, the NRM District Chairman, Bosco Odongyik (NRM supporter) was knocked dead by Bernard Obina Ologi

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UWA Seeks Shs 11.5bn to Buy Chopper, Drone

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) executive director Dr Andrew Seguya on Monday appeared before the Tourism, Trade and Industry committee of parliament to present the authority’s Shs 66bn for the FY 2017/2018. The budget estimates indicate UWA’s plans to buy a chopper worth Shs 7bn and Shs 4.5bn for a drone. Dr Seguya

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MURDER OF MUSLIM CLERICS: Sheikh Kamoga and 13 Others Have Case to Answer

The International Crimes Division of the High Court has ruled that Tabliq Sect leader Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and 13 other Muslim clerics have a case to answer in connection with the murder of other Muslim leaders. The 14 are accused of being the brains behind the slaying of Muslim clerics about

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Brig Muzeyi Appointed Military Police Commander

Brig Steven Sabiiti Muzeyi has been appointed the commander of Uganda’s military police, replacing Col Emmanuel Kanyesigye. Muzeyi is the former deputy commander of the Special Forces and recently completed a military training course in Russia. His predecessor, Col Kanyesigye, has been appointed the Fourth Division Commander in Gulu and will replace

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Former Museveni Minister Pushes for Removal of Presidential Age Limit

Former ICT Minister Aggrey Awori has said he will challenge the presidential age limit arguing that it discriminates those who are advanced in age. Article 102 of the constitution provides that a person is not qualified for election as President unless that person is a citizen of Uganda by birth; not

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Security Guard Shoots One Dead at Arua Park

One person was shot dead at Arua Park in Kampala as a security guard and police engaged traders who were protesting hiked rent fees. The demonstration happened at Superior Building where traders protested the building owner's decision to have all tenants pay rent in US Dollars as opposed to Uganda Shillings.  The Tower Post

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