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Day: July 26, 2022

Museveni to address the nation  on Wednesday July 27.

Museveni to address the nation  on Wednesday July 27.

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President Museveni will on Wednesday July 27, 2022 evening address the nation on issues of national importance. According to Linda Nabusayi, the Senior Presidential Press Secretary, the head of state’s address will be at 8pm. “President Museveni will address the nation tomorrow July 27, 2022 at 8pm, from Nakasero State Lodge #IssuesOfNationalImportance. The address will be broadcast live from all TVs and Radios,” Nabusayi said. The address comes just days after Museveni’s last televised address which was criticised by analysts for not offering any solution on the inflation that the country is grappling with. On Wednesday, the President claimed that government actions such as subsidy or tax cuts would mislead the populace into continuing to purchase goods without making any effort to lower ...
Juile Mutesasira celebrates her fruitful years of marriage with her lesbian wife Jean.

Juile Mutesasira celebrates her fruitful years of marriage with her lesbian wife Jean.

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Canada-based Ugandan gospel singer Juliet Naluggya alias Juile Mutesasira is celebrating her fruitful years of marriage with her lesbian wife Jean. The Omukwano gunyuma singer marked her seventh year since they met with a sweet and lovely message as she noted how marrying Jean is one of the noblest and honorable decisions she has ever made in her life. “My Jean, I am glad that I call you to mine. I am so lucky to have you in my life. What would I be without you? I can’t imagine it at all. You make me happy. I am content that you have bought the best out of me Jean,” reads Julie’s post in part. Julie also thanked God for having blessed her countless times in the seven years they have been together with Jean. “I am grateful to God. He bonded us together for the last seven years. When I first...
Maj Gen Tumusiime warns Ugandans against engaging in demonstrations over skyrocketing commodity prices.

Maj Gen Tumusiime warns Ugandans against engaging in demonstrations over skyrocketing commodity prices.

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The Deputy Inspector General of Police (IGP), Maj Gen Tumusiime Katsigazi, has warned Ugandans against engaging in demonstrations over skyrocketing commodity prices. The warning came after threats circulated on social media from unknown people announcing that Kampala City will be locked down from today up to Wednesday as part of demonstrations against the high cost of living. “Nobody has the capacity to lock down a city like Kampala other than the government of Uganda and if somebody turns up and stops people from accessing the city by one way or the other we shall arrest them,” Maj Gen Katsigazi said at the weekend. There has been a sharp increase in commodity prices for the last three months following the increase of fuel prices. By press time, a litre of fuel was trading at Shs6,500 acr...
Mbaale RDC narrowly survives death, in the high fuel prices demo in Mukono.

Mbaale RDC narrowly survives death, in the high fuel prices demo in Mukono.

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Suspected Cases of high fuel prices demonstrations have been reported in Mukono municipality as the residents of Mukono, especially motorists were shocked to find about 7 kilometers of the Jinja - Kampala road spilled with oil, from Wantoni town to Lwanyonyi. The oil also paralyzed traffic with some vehicles slipping into the ditches especially those driving cargo trucks and the Mbaale presidential representative’s vehicle was not spared Ashimin Naseke as her vehicle fell into the ditch and rescuers were seen helping. Fortunately all the occupants in both vehicles survived and rescuers handled the situation by retrieving the RDC’s double cabin car from the ditch. In the midst of ensuring that the road is smooth there are quarrying companies that have been seen pouring stone dust in the roa...