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Dissatisfied:Amuria Clan Leaders Appeal Against High Court Ruling On Amuria District Land Board, Soroti Catholic Diocese & Fr Joseph

The battle for land between Clan leaders in Amuria District and Soroti Catholic Diocese looks like it will not come to rest as early as it was expected following a group of six people including clan leaders seek for court of Appeal’s decision over the same matter. According to their notice of appeal which was…

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Grim Reality: Tembo Steels Under Spotlight for Worker Exploitation, Safety Neglect

Kampala, UG: Tembo Steels Limited, a well-known industrial establishment in Lugazi Municipality, Buikwe district, is facing intense scrutiny due to reports of negligence and tragic events. The factory, which initially brought hope for job opportunities in the community, has been tarnished by a series of unfortunate incidents, highlighting its employees’ harsh working conditions and lack…

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MPs Call For Removal Of Mpuuga,Other Commissioners From Parliamentary Commission Over 1.7Bn Service Award

A section of members of Parliament led by Theodore Ssekikubo, the Rwemiyaga County Member of Parliament (MP), have called for the immediate removal of four members of the Parliamentary Commission over their alleged involvement in a secret service award scheme. During a press briefing at Parliament on May 21, 2024, Ssekikubo named Esther Afoyochan (Zombo…

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Eye Witness Account: How MP Mwijukye Is Hiding Behind Church To Grab Family Land In Buhweju

A tumultuous clash unfolded in Buhweju District on May 12, 2024, as accusations of land grabbing marred the peaceful setting of Omuhambo, Kyakatungu, Rwanyamabare. The dispute, centered around ancestral land, pitted workers against church congregants, with Hon. Francis Mwijukye, a Member of Parliament, at the center of the storm. According to a statement issued by…

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M7 Queries Service Awards To Mpuuga, Other Parliamentary Commissioners

President Yoweri Museveni has expressed concern over service awards given to Mathias Mpuuga, the former Leader of the Opposition in Parliament and NRM-nominated Parliamentary Commissioners, totaling UGX 1.7 billion. In a May 3, 2024, letter to Attorney-General Kiryowa Kiwanuka, Museveni questioned the legality and morality of these awards, and instructed the IGG, CID, and DPP…

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Museveni Orders IGG, Attorney General To Investigate Speaker Among UK Sanctions

President Museveni Yoweri Kaguta has asked Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka to clarify the legality of the United Kingdom’s sanctions on Ugandan officials. The president made the directive in a letter addressed to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jeje Odongo, dated May 2, 2024, calling the issue an internal matter for the country. “The High Commissioner…

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President Museveni Woos Visiting Eswatini Officials To Tap Into Production, Marketing Of Uganda’s Kiira Motors Electric Buses

President Museveni, on May 3, received a special message from the King of Eswatini, His Majesty, Mswati III. The message was delivered by Eswatini Prince Lindani Nkosi during a sideline meeting of the African Parliamentarians with the President at State House-Entebbe, his office said in a statement on Tuesday. Prince Nkosi was accompanied to the…

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