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Fire Guts Fort Portal Taxi Park

A massive fire has Monday evening gutted Fort Portal taxi park in Fort Portal town, Kabarole District. Reports indicate that the fire started from fuel truck caught fire after a leakage, causing an explosion that has destroyed property worth millions. According to eyewitnesses on ground, nearby buildings,  merchandise, vehicles and motorcycles have

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PHOTOS: Grace Nakimera Feeds Needy Children in Charity Drive

Female singer Grace Nakimera is showing her Heart of Gold by helping needy children through her 'Feed the Street Foundation'. The "Nkwagala Kufa" hit maker together with her 'Feed the Street Foundation' spent Easter Sunday with the underprivileged in Katooke, Kireka in Wakiso district. “We enjoyed an Easter meal together with over 250 less

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Parliament Okays Shs 4.7 Trillion Security Budget

A total of Shs 4.7 trillion will be drawn from the National Budget to finance national security in the financial year 2019/2020. The amount is contained in the recommendations from the Committee on Defense and Internal Affairs’ scrutiny of the Ministerial Policy Statements of the sectors for the coming financial year. The

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Elections for New Districts Delayed Due to No Funding – EC

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Justice Simon Byabakama, has said the ability for the Electoral Commission (EC) to hold elections for new districts is hampered by inadequate funds. In his presentation to the Parliamentary Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Byabakama said the EC does not have money to go

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Police Speaks Out on How Abducted American Tourist, Driver Were Rescued

The Uganda Police Force has broken silence on how American tourist Kimberly Sue Endicott and Jean Paul Mirenge, a Ugandan senior tour guide/ driver, who were on recently abducted by unknown gunmen at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Western Uganda, were rescued. Reports indicate the victims were returned to safety on Sunday

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“Am Not in Critical Condition, I Hope to be Discharged Soon” – Speaker Kadaga

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has refuted claims by some sections of the media that she is in critical condition and was transferred from Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi to Spain. The speaker refuted the claims in a Sunday morning message via her Facebook page, where she revealed that she

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Police Officers Undergo Transnational Organized Crime Training

30 Police detectives attached to the Department of Anti-Narcotics are being empowered with skills to curb Transnational Organised Crime specifically in relation to the movement of narcotics across different countries and continents. The training will focus closely on passenger profiling, identification of high risk travelers as well as phone mining and

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Police Admits Suspected Nantaba ‘Assassin’ Was Executed by Its Officers

Uganda Police Force has admitted that its officers shot and killed Police Ronald Ssebulime, a wrongly suspected assassin moments after he was captured alive. Ssebulime was shot dead on Sunday along the Kayunga-Mukono after State Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Aida Nantaba on Sunday reported to Naggalama police Station that two

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Police Arrests Suspects in Murder of 5 Children in Kyenjojo

A Joint Task Team comprising of homicide, flying squad and Kyenjojo police, have arrested five (5) suspects in connection with the gruesome murder of 5 young children whose ages range from 7 years to a one month old toddler, which occurred on the night of 13/03/2019 at about 0100/am, in

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Police Destroys Narcotic Drugs Worth Shs 10 Billion

Police on Thursday (March 14th, 2019) destroyed 618 Kilogrammes of narcotic drugs worth US $ 2.8 million (about Shs 10 billion) at the Nsambya Police Barracks. The drugs were seized from drug traffickers from 2015 to date. The Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj. Gen. Sabiiti Muzeyi commended the anti-narcotics officers and

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