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KAWEESI MURDER PROBE: 13 Suspects Charged

Over a month since the murder by shooting of hitherto police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver and body guard, court on Friday charged 13 suspects killers and accomplices with murder, terrorism and aggravated robbery. The suspects were presented before Nakawa Grade 1 Magistrate Noah Ssajabi on Friday. The charges were

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Mak Guild President Kato Speaks Out on Ndamwesiga Appointment, Meeting Kayihura

Makerere guild president Paul Kato was hit by robust resistance on Friday, April 21, when he rolled out his cabinet that had Ian Ndamwesiga in position of Prime Minister and Mercy Lukisa as Vice President. On learning about the named cabinet, students and leaders from the FDC Makerere Chapter took to

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PROFILE: Who is New West Ankole Diocese Bishop Twinomujuni?

The Anglican Church of Uganda has announced Rev Can Johnson Twinomujuni as the new bishop of West Ankole diocese. Rev Can Twinomujuni becomes the fourth bishop of west Ankole diocese and will replace Yonah Mwesigwa Katoneene. Since October 2016 when Katonene’s term ended, Anglican Church Archbishop Stanley Ntagali has been the acting

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SPECIAL REPORT: Over One Million Students Drop Out of O-level in Past Decade

About 1.2 million students of the 3.6 million pupils who passed Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) between 2002 and 2011 did not complete O-level, an analysis of figures from assessment body Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb), and the 2015-16 Education and Sports Sector Annual Performance Report (ESSAPR) has revealed. The analysis considered

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FULL LIST: Police Transfers 70 Senior Officers

Uganda Police directorate human resource and administration has redeployed some 70 police officers after they completed refresher courses at the Command and Staff College in Bwebajja, Wakiso District.  According to a redeployment notice signed by AIGP Moses Balimwoyo, the director of human resource administration, two Senior Commissioners of Police (SCPs); 11

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Nambooze Fires Back at Mao over Her Three-Month Suspension

The National Executive committee (NEC) of Democratic Party (DP), Uganda’s oldest political party, has suspended vice president of Buganda region Betty Nambooze for flouting party rules. NEC sat at Pope Paul Memorial in Rubaga, Kampala and voted to suspend the Mukono Municipality MP. Of the 30 NEC members who attended the meeting,

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Besigye: My Mission is Not to be President

Four-time Ugandan presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has said it is not his mission to hold the country’s top office but rather to fight for justice. Besigye, formerly President Yoweri Museveni’s personal doctor, has challenged Uganda’s three-decade leader Museveni at the ballot, unsuccessfully, at least according to official results from the

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Rev Can Twinomujuni is New West Ankole Diocese Bishop

The Anglican Church of Uganda has announced Rev Can Johnson Twinomujuni as the new bishop of West Ankole diocese. Rev Can Twinomujuni becomes the fourth bishop of west Ankole diocese and will replace Yonah Mwesigwa Katoneene. Since October 2016 when Katonene’s term ended, Anglican Church Archbishop Stanley Ntagali has been the acting

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