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Speaker Among Denies Receiving Shs500m As Holiday Package

There has been a surge of allegations on social media platforms this week claiming that the Parliament of Uganda provided Speaker Anita Among with over Shs500m as a holiday package. Individuals behind these allegations also suggested that Speaker Among, who is also the Bukedea District Woman representative, supposedly travelled to Nairobi, Kenya, with her husband…

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Gov’t Tables Bills To Merge Agencies & Departments

Government has introduced nine Bills before Parliament, aimed at legalising provisions to rationalise agencies in different sectors of the economy. The Bills will amend existing laws that establish agencies in the sectors of trade, education, finance, internal affairs, water and environment, agriculture, works and transport, social development and tourism. The Bills were tabled by the…

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Uganda’s First Lady Hails Tycoon Kiggundu Over World-class Nakivubo Stadium

Hon Janet Kataaha Museveni, Uganda’s First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, commended businessman Hamis Kiggundu for upgrading Nakivubo Stadium to align with contemporary requirements. Mrs Museveni who on Tuesday, February 20, paid a courtesy visit at the stadium premises in Nakivubo, was left impressed by the world-class facilities at the stadium which is…

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37th AU Ordinary Session: African Presidents Hold Closed-door Mini-Summit On Tense Situation In DR Congo

Africa’s Heads of State have engaged in a closed-door sideline meeting in which they discussed the peace and security situation in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The Mini-Summit precedes the official opening of the 37th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, intending to silence the Guns in Africa by 2030. The…

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Former KMP Boss SCP Kafeero Disowns His Involvement In Demolition Of Ndeeba Church

Former Kampala Metropolitan police commander Moses Kafeero has distanced himself from the controversial 2020 demolition of St Peter’s Church in Neeba. Kafeero who described the August 9, 2020 demolition as “lawless” and “evil” told the Anti-Corruption court on Wednesday that he was never officially informed about the demolition and was only presented with informal unsigned…

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Just In: General Muhoozi’s MK Movement Launches Political Party With Endorsement From Over 100 MPs

In a momentous gathering that echoed with anticipation, over 100 legislators from the National Resistance Movement (NRM) stood witness as officials a new civic organization has been launched. The MK movement led by Igara East MP Michael Mawanda unveiled the organization at Naguru in Kampala. NRM vice chairman for Eastern Region Cpt Mike Mukula presided…

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