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Ofwono Opondo: Museveni May Force Jennifer Musisi to Keep KCCA Job

Government spokesman Ofwono Opondo has said President Yoweri Museveni may force Jennifer Musisi Ssemakula to stay as KCCA executive director. Musisi handed in her resignation letter on Monday ahead of her office handover in mid-December. She cited political differences, seven years since she took up the job.   Ofwono Opondo on Jennifer Musisi Resignation   Citing

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Museveni visits Kayihura Crime Preventers' secretariat

Museveni Meets ‘Kayihura Crime Preventers’ at Night

President Yoweri Museveni Thursday night visited former police chief Gen Kale Kayihura’s crime preventers’ secretariat at Naguru in Kampala. According to a short statement by the National Crime Preventers' Forum (NCPF), Museveni used the visit to “congratulate coordinators who had just completed a one month leadership course at Kyankwanzi and encouraged

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DETAILS EMERGE: Identities of Suspected Kirumira Killers Revealed

Identities of the 10 individuals arrested by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) in connection to the murder of former Buyende District Police Commander (DPC) Muhammad Kirumira have been revealed. The 10 were arrested in a CMI operation mounted on Friday evening. During the operation, one of the suspects was shot

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1 Killed, Several Arrested in Connection to Mohammad Kirumira Murder

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) has arrested a number of suspects in connection to the recent shooting of former Buyende District Police Commander, Mohammad Kirumira. This was revealed by President Yoweri Museveni in a tweet on Monday morning. “I am sure I am speaking on behalf of many of you when

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Yasin Kawuma was Shot from the Hotel Parking – Bobi Wine Brother Nyanzi Recounts

Singer Robert Kyagulanyi’s brother Fred Nyanzi has described police reports and President Museveni’s statement about the chaos that erupted in Arua on Monday evening as false and unfounded. Nyanzi who was in Arua days before and during the chaos that led to the death of Bobi Wine’s driver Yasin Kawuma says

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S. Sudan Peace Agreement: Machar to be Reinstated as First Vice President

SPLM-IO rebel leader, Dr. Riek Machar, would be reinstated in his position as South Sudan’s First Vice President, announced El-Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed the Sudanese Foreign Minister on Saturday Kampala. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni hosted Presidents Omer al-Bashir and Salva Kiir and former South Sudanese President Riek Machar. The leaders of the

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Minister Tumwebaze Makes U-Turn on Taxing Social Media

ICT and National Guidance Minister Frank Tumwebaze has made a U-Turn and said there is no such a proposal as taxing social media users. The Minister was Tuesday addressing journalists at a Press conference held at Uganda Media Centre in Kampala. There is nothing like social media tax. There is no such

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ICTAU Pokes Holes in Museveni Proposal to Tax Social Media Users

The Information Communications Technology Association of Uganda (ICTAU) has expressed concern over President Museveni’s proposal to levy a tax on social media users in the country saying it would have long-term negative consequences on the economy. Museveni, in a March 12th letter to the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Matia

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Museveni Speaks out on al-Shabaab Attack on UPDF Base

Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni has spoken out on an al-shabaab terrorist attack on an Amison base on Easter Sunday. Museveni has praised the UPDF soldiers in Somalia for dealing al-shabaab a blow. "On Easter Sunday our soldiers in Somalia heroically gave serious blows to Al-Shabaab, killing 36 of them and destroying six

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