Monday, January 30, 2012

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East African Legislative Assembly officially opens its sessions

The East African Legislative Assembly officially opens its sessions this afternoon. High on the agenda will be a debate on accounts for 2010/11 followed by Inter-University Council of East Africa Bill tomorrow, a piece of legislation that seeks, among others, to create a regional body to accredit universities in the region.
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Mobile money owner shot dead in Fort Portal

 Police in Fort Portal is still investigating circumstances under which a 27-year old man, a proprietor of various mobile money units, was attacked and shot in the stomach and arm by an unidentified gunman. 

Friday, September 23, 2011

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Casinos are the new entertainment trend in Uganda

Casinos are the new entertainment trend in Uganda: Kampala’s life trend is changing so fast and the change is coming with a cost. After the discotheques taking root, ...

Thursday, September 22, 2011

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Learn Lunyankole/Runyankore online for free

Learn Lunyankole/Runyankore online for free: Runyankore is a language spoken by the Nkore people (Banyankore) of Southwestern Uganda in the former province of Ankole. ...

Friday, July 22, 2011

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Tinyefuza to arrest Musisi


As the clock ticks toward the planned eviction of General David Tinyefuza from the Kampala Mayor’s official residence in Kololo, a nasty row is raging that threatens to set the city’s executive director firmly on a collision course with the army’s intelligence community.

Though the Intelligence Services Coordinator Gen Tinyefuza has been given until August 2 to quit, he has instead vowed to arrest Kampala Executive Director Jennifer Musisi Semakula before he is

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City traders face off with street vendors


After a successful strike which paralysed the city for two days over the high cost of doing business in Kampala City, traders are again at it. They are planning another strike action. This time, the business people are disappointed with Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago for supporting street vendors to continue operating in the city illegally.

“We shall close shops in protest,” warned Mubarak Ntale, deputy publicist Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) in an

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What if Museveni won the bail battle?

Most uprisings end in violence and carnage. And it’s understandable why President Museveni wants to outlaw them by muscling through Parliament legislation that would largely deny bail to suspected rioters.

A parliamentary stalemate over the proposed legislation has however turned into a nasty squabble and has whipped up plenty of emotion countrywide.

The president is having a tough time convincing his ruling NRM party MPs to support his whimsical law. He has warned that if they refuse

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