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NRM lines 40 lawyers to defend the choice of the majority Ugandans

NRM lines 40 lawyers to defend the choice of the majority Ugandans

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The National Resistance Movement party’s legal director, Oscar Kihika has assured Ugandans that the party will do what it takes to defend Museveni’s victory in a petition in which the National Unity Platform (NUP)’s Robert Kyagulanyi  is seeking the annulment of the election of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in the January 14 presidential election. Kihika, who was addressing journalists together with his communications counterpart Emmanuel Dombo, asked the public not to undermine such petitions saying that, a person who files a presidential petition should be treated serious. “It is someone’s right to exercise their constitutional rights and a petition of this nature is not a simple one given that a lot of work will have to be presented,” Kihika said. He added that this pe...
4 Ugandan soldiers confirmed injured in helicopter crash in somalia

4 Ugandan soldiers confirmed injured in helicopter crash in somalia

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At least Uganda Four Soldiers confirmed Injured in Helicopter Crash in Somalia in Balidogle in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia on Friday. A Helicopter on a mission to support AMISOM troops crashed soon after take-off in Balidogle in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia on Friday. All four soldiers aboard the helicopter were rescued and are in a stable medical condition. Amisom said the aircraft belonged to the AU mission’s Aviation Unit from the UPDF. The UPDF deployed choppers in Somalia in July last year to help in the fight against Alshabab militants.
Maj Gen Sabiiti Muzeeyi eat big in new APPOINTMENTS, TRANSFERS AND LEAVE OF SENIOR OFFICERS

Maj Gen Sabiiti Muzeeyi eat big in new APPOINTMENTS, TRANSFERS AND LEAVE OF SENIOR OFFICERS

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President Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni has appointed former deputy police chief Maj Gen Steven Sabiiti Muzeeyi the General Manager of Luwero Industries.In December 2020, Museveni fired Maj Gen Muzeeyi as deputy IGP, replacing him with Maj Gen Paul Lokech.Muzeeyi has since been awaiting deployment.He has now been sent to Luwero Industries, taking over from Brig Octavius Butuuro, who has led the National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) subsidiary since 2017.Dealing in ammunition and gun assembling, among other things, Luwero Industries contributed immensely to the success of the ‘Kayoola’ solar-powered buses.Overall, Luwero Industries is involved in manufacture and engineering to support Uganda and beyond. The Facility is located 135km North of Kampala, 15km Northeast of Nakasongola town...
Born Again pastors led by pr. Kayanja congratulates president Museveni for winning ‘Uganda’s most peaceful election’

Born Again pastors led by pr. Kayanja congratulates president Museveni for winning ‘Uganda’s most peaceful election’

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Born Again pastors have congratulated President Yoweri Museveni upon winning what they called the most peaceful election in Uganda’s history. president Museveni (elect) The Electoral Commission last month declared Museveni winner of the January 2021 elections with 58.38 per cent against his closest rival, Kyagulanyi Sentamu Robert of the National Unity Platform who polled 35 per cent of the total valid ballots cast. In a joint statement read by pastor Robert Kayanja of Miracle Centre Cathedral Kampala, the pastors commended the leadership of Museveni for having made this possible. The pastors were meeting Museveni who was accompanied  proved that when Godly people are in leadership, the people rejoice. As a father of the nation, like Moses in the Bible says God has used you ...