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South Sudan: More Than 600 Firearms Collected in Disarmament Exercise

Disarmament committees in Warrap State say they have peacefully collected more than 600 firearms from civilian hands since August. In June, security committees which included former county commissioners were dispatched to Tonj North and Tonj South counties to stabilize insecurity and mobilize locals to peacefully surrender their guns before a forceful

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Nawangwe’s Office, Main Hall Were Not Destroyed by Makerere Fire

The office of the Vice Chancellor, the University Main Hall and all land titles were not destroyed by the raging fires that gutted Makerere University Main Hall over the weekend. This was confirmed by Yusuf Kiranda the Acting University Secretary while speaking about the issue on radio on Monday night. Kiranda was

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Bobi Wine’s NUP Overwhelmed by Petitions, Members Cite Favoritism, Corruption

By: URN National Unity Platform- NUP is overwhelmed with the number of members petitioning against its vetting process that selected party flag bearers. Mercy Walukamba, the chairperson of the party election management committee admitted that there are hundreds of complaints received from Kampala and Metropolitan areas alone. The petitioners cite favoritism and corruption

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NRM Electoral Commission Sets Date for Remaining Primary Elections

By: URN The National Resistance Movement-NRM party has set dates for holding residual party primary elections. The elections will start on September 25th and run till October 3rd 2020 in constituencies where primary elections for parliamentary candidates were postponed. Dr. Tanga Odoi, the NRM Electoral Commission chairperson says the residual primary elections

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CONFIRMED: Commercial Passenger Operations at Entebbe to Resume on October 1st

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has confirmed Thursday October 1st 2020 as the day when Commercial passenger operations will resume Entebbe International Airport. This was announced by the Authority in a statement released on Monday. “Scheduled commercial passenger operations at Entebbe International Airport are set to resume on October 1, 2020,” the

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