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Locust Invasion: UPDF Airlifts Pesticides to Karamoja

 Uganda People’s Defense Forces choppers have on Monday started airlifting pesticides and other equipment needed to fight locusts in Karamoja sub-region. According to Charlotte Kemigisha the Ministry of Agriculture spokesperson, two choppers all packed with pesticides and other items have already flown to Karamoja. “The choppers are carrying pumps, pesticides and other

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Kanyamunyu Trial: Killer Gun Missing

On Thursday, a senior police officer testifying in the murder trial of businessman Mathew Kanyamunyu revealed that investigators have until to date failed to find the gun alleged to have killed Kenneth Akena. Deogratious Obongo, formerly the Kampala East regional criminal investigations chief told court that a search at Kanyamunyu’s home

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Parliament Honours Businesswoman Amina Hersi

Parliament on Tuesday (28th January, 2020) paid tribute to Amina Hersi Morghe, a Kenyan business woman who has invested heavily in Uganda. The parliamentary mention follows her recent receipt of an award, ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Africa 2019’ by European CEO Magazine. Parliament praised Hersi referring to her as a true East

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Ministry of Health Explains Delayed Opening of Mulago Hospital

Dr Diana Atwine, the health ministry’s permanent secretary has explained the delayed opening of the newly refurbished Mulago hospital. During a press briefing on Tuesday Atwine said that some contractors needed more time to install the highly specialised equipment at the hospital. The renovation which started in 2014 was supposed to

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State House Anti-Corruption Unit Arrests 20 Public Servants Over Corruption

The State House Anti-Corruption Unit has temporarily taken over the administration of  Nansana Municipality after arresting 20 public servants and suspending others who worked at the district headquarters. Among those arrested includes; Gertrude Nansukusa, who has been acting at the town clerk, the head of finance, Agnes Nakabugo, the municipal planner,

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