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Uganda, Russia Sign Atomic Energy Deal

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the Russian state Atomic Energy Corporation(ROSATOM) on the cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy on June 19th 2017 in Moscow. The MoU was signed by Hon. Eng. Simon D’Ujanga, the

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Judges Want 10-Year Ban for Election Thieves

Three justices of the Court of Appeal want politicians implicated in electoral malpractice blocked from standing for elective office for two election cycles. Justices Remmy Kasule, Elizabeth Musoke and Catherine Bamugemereire have handled parliamentary election petitions and now seek Parliament’s intervention in ridding politics of impunity. Last week, the justices handled petitions

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Siemens Signs Agreements With Uganda, Sudan

Siemens will work more closely with the African countries Uganda and Sudan in the areas of power supply, industry, transportation and healthcare. The African states signed the corresponding Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) at the World Economic Forum 2017 in the South African city of Durban. The documents were signed in the presence

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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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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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PHOTOS: Stella Nyanzi Showcases Rare Dance Strokes at Pads4girls Event

If you thought that controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi was only good at fighting for her rights and being a voice to the voiceless, then you might be surprised to learn that she is a “good dancer”, at least judging by her age – and also considering how

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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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