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Dr Sarah Ntiro Nyendwoha

Makerere Mourns Sarah Ntiro, East Africa’s First University Female Graduate

Makerere University and the education fraternity is mourning Dr Sarah Nyendwoha Ntiro, the first female university graduate in East and Central Africa. Ntiro was pronounced dead Monday evening as her family member took her to Mengo Hospital in Kampala. In 1954, Ntiro graduated from Oxford University with a degree in History. She

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Army court delivers verdict in Masaka killers case

Army Court Sentences Masaka Killers to 40 Years in Jail

The General Court Martial has sentenced two men to 40 years in jail over Masaka acts of murder committed in Masaka at the start of July. Court Martial chairman Lt Gen Andrew Gutti ruled that Derrick Jumba and Matia Bukenya Kiiza should spend 40 years behind bars after they pleaded guilty

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Francis Zaake addresses reporters at his home. Courtesy Photo

MP Zaake Narrates How He Survived Arua Torment; Sends Message to Museveni

Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake Butebi has narrated what he went through during the August 13 violence in the West Nile district of Arua. On Monday, Zaake took time to narrate to reporters the events leading to the August 13 violence in which singer and MP Bobi Wine's driver Yasin Kawuma

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Bank of Uganda building in Kampala. Courtesy Photo

List: Here are BoU Officials Whose Wealth is Being Investigated by IGG

The inspector general of government (IGG) Irene Mulyagonja is investigating how over 50 Bank of Uganda (BoU) officials acquired their wealth. The investigation is being done in line with the Leadership Code Act 2002. The controversial sale of Crane Bank put BoU in the spotlight, with its director of supervision Justine Bagyenda’s

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Interview: Africa’s Richest Woman Isabel dos Santos on Life and How to Start

By: APO Many people around the world are familiar with Aliko Dangote, a Nigerian who is often described as Africa's richest man. But Isabel dos Santos, 45, an Angolan businesswoman, is Africa's richest woman and the eldest child of Angola’s former President José Eduardo dos Santos, who was in power from 1979

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State House Clears Air on Museveni Cabinet Reshuffle

State House has dismissed as fake a purported Cabinet Reshuffle which circulated on Monday morning. The fake reshuffle cabinet list showing Engineer John Baptist Walusimbi replacing Edward Ssekandi as Vice President, Beatrice Anywar and Gen. Kahinda Otafiire as first and second Deputy Prime Ministers respectively among other alleged changes, circulated on

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Minister Frank Tumwebaze

Yusuf Kawooya: Frank Tumwebaze Praises Army for Arrests; Insists Opposition Moles in NRM Tortured DP Mobilizer

ENEMY AGENTS: ICT minister Frank Tumwebaze has praised the UPDF for arresting and arraigning, in military court, men accused of brutally arresting Yusuf Kawooya. Kawooya is a member of the opposition Democratic Party (DP). His brutal arrest happened along Colville Street. After watching the video of the brutality the men meted on Kawooya,

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Uganda's Rebecca Kadaga

LGBT Vote: Ugandan MPs ‘Win’ Battle against Homosexuality Activists at IPU Geneva

A group of seven Ugandan MPs, including speaker Rebecca Kadaga, triumphed during a vote on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) at the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU). The MPs at the IPU in Geneva were Mourine Osoru  (Arua district), Abdulatif Sebaggala (Kawempe North), Rose Kabagyenyi (Kisoro District), Esther Anyakun  (Nakapiripirit District),

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