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Rtd Rev Tugume Tusingwire Named Caretaker Bishop of North Kigezi Diocese

Rtd Rev Tugume Tusingwire Named Caretaker Bishop of North Kigezi Diocese

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Rukungiri - The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has appointed Rt Rev. Patrick Tugume Tusingwire as the caretaker Bishop of North Kigezi Diocese in Rukungiri district following the death of Bishop Benon Magezi. Bishop Magezi succumbed to COVID 19 on Tuesday at Mulago National Referral Hospital.  Archbishop Kaziimba has made the announcement during the burial of the Rt. Rev. Benon Magezi at Emmanuel Cathedral, Rukungiri. According to the Constitution and Canons of the Church of Uganda, when a diocese falls vacant, the Archbishop automatically becomes the Bishop of the Diocese and takes on all ecclesiastical authority.  The Archbishop may, however, appoint a retired Bishop to serve on his behalf as a Caretaker Bishop. Bishop Tugume ret...
BETTY NAMBOOZE: SPEAKS OUT I don’t want to be the Leader of opposition

BETTY NAMBOOZE: SPEAKS OUT I don’t want to be the Leader of opposition

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I have seen one of the not so credible Luganda Newspaper listing me among people fighting to become the Leader of Opposition in the 11th Parliament. And that because of that I among others have put the NUP party, Secretary General Lewis Rubongoya together with the NUP-Principal on tenta hooks as we fight for these positions. I wish to categorically state that the most urgent matter now which we can’t allow anybody however sweet his /her conversation might nothing should divert us from the move to claim for our victory for our Country. I have and don’t hope, I will be among those campaigning or lobbying to be given a leadership position in Parliament while the will of the people is trodden on. I don’t want to be the Leader of opposition, I instead want to be the Leader of Governm...
Why Minister Odongo says Social media to remain blocked.?

Why Minister Odongo says Social media to remain blocked.?

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The Minister for Internal affairs, Gen. Jeje Odongo has said that social media platforms such as FaceBook, Twitter, YouTube and Whatsup will remain blocked until they are no longer a threat to the National Security. The Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) ordered telecom companies to switch off the internet across the country on January 14. However, on January 18, government restored the internet by social media platforms remained blocked. Odongo says the shutdown of social media is good for the country as it has reduced on the threat of incitements. He advised Uganda to stop asking when social media will be restored because the shutdown is for their own good, adding that government will restore when the narratives of Uganda will go on fire stop. For the Inspector General of Police, ...
Is Robert kabushenga’s Resignation at Vision Group for eying the Ministerial position?

Is Robert kabushenga’s Resignation at Vision Group for eying the Ministerial position?

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Robert Kabushenga, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director of Vision Group, has resigned his job for personal reasons. The Vision Group board has accepted Kabushenga’s request for early retirement, The New Vision, one of the publications under the country’s largest Media group, reported January 29. Kabushenga broke news of his resignation in an email sent to staff hours ago. “This is to let you know that for personal reasons I have asked the Board for an early retirement and this has been accepted,” Kabushenga wrote. “I am proud of the success we achieved and the impact we have had in society. This was possible because we worked together as a team. For me, it was an absolute honor and pleasure to have done so.” But the board tasked Kabushenga to ensure a smo...
NRM party looking into reasons for its poor performance in Buganda

NRM party looking into reasons for its poor performance in Buganda

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The NRM Secretary General Rt. Hon. Justine Kasule Lumumba has regretted the party's declining performance in Buganda but said this should not worry NRM supporters since the party gained more support in other regionsbit.ly/bettingoffersug Speaking at the party headquarters yesterday Ms Lumumba said even in Buganda where they didn't perform well there were no polling stations where President Yoweri Museveni the party presidential flag bearer scored zero. The party instead got many parliamentary seats and won several districts in the region and that the party was still celebrating his overall performance of 58.64% The Secretary general also briefed journalists about the party's performance with the NRM winning 31 seats in Buganda with a percentage of 29.1%. She said while this was w...
Education ministry has recommended the reopening of all the remaining classes. Visa vi sops

Education ministry has recommended the reopening of all the remaining classes. Visa vi sops

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As students in candidate classes reported to their respective schools for the final term yesterday, Education ministry has recommended the reopening of all the remaining classes.bit.ly/bettingoffersug However, the decision is waiting for final approval by their Ministry of Health counterparts. Sources close to the Ministry of Education top management, who declined to be quoted, told this news website that while they had proposed to have semi-candidate classes join the candidate classes this term in the second-phased reopening, the technical team realized this would disrupt the learning system.bit.ly/bettingoffersug They then agreed that all learners report back to school to enable them have easy transition to the next classes. However, implementation of this decision will depe...
ANT AGENDA ON GOVERNANCE & WHY YOU SHOULD TRUST US WITH YOUR VOTE

ANT AGENDA ON GOVERNANCE & WHY YOU SHOULD TRUST US WITH YOUR VOTE

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ANT recognizes that failure in governance has far reaching effects on all human endeavors & therefore our manifesto is geared towards addressing governance challenges as a bedrock on which other developments shall be constructed. This shall be done by doing the following;*Ensuring a peaceful leadership transition.* This has alluded Uganda since it attained Independence 58 years ago with each leader bombing himself to office & being bombed out of office. To address this, the following shall be done.*Reinstatement & restoration of term limits*  This will help to ensure a peaceful transition. No leader will ever cling to power after two terms in office. ANT will build strong institutions that will guarantee continuity of good governance principles irrespective of w...
why museveni opponents agreed to form a joint tally centre which will coordinate and compute results in the coming General Election.

why museveni opponents agreed to form a joint tally centre which will coordinate and compute results in the coming General Election.

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They, however, declined to reveal where the tally centre will be stationed or how it will work. The Opposition forces are the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), National Unity Platform , Justice Forum (Jeema), Democratic Party, Alliance for National and Transformation, Lt Gen (retired) Henry Tumukunde’s Renewed Uganda platform and Dr Kizza Besigye’s People’s Government. In a joint statement titled “Unity in Diversity (UID) Forum for Political formations and Presidential Candidates” issued yesterday at Hotel Africana in Kampala,  the Opposition teams resolved to use technology and party structures to collect result from polling stations across the country. “To set up a joint oversight platform, use joint technology and resources to ensure vote protection and transparent tally...
Developing Uganda is now an easy job thanks to NRM – Museveni

Developing Uganda is now an easy job thanks to NRM – Museveni

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President Yoweri Museveni has said that the NRM made developing Uganda an easy job for everyone to see. The President was speaking after flagging off the reconstruction of the 86km Mityana-Mubende road and the upgrading of roads in Mityana municipality on Wednesday. “Developing a country is not an easy job but NRM made it easy. The NRM government has focused on performing its duties and the people should also perform their own duties,”Museveni said. Commenting about the duties of a good citizen, the President said one must fight poverty, avoid alcoholism, live a healthy life free from HIV/ AIDS and supporting the NRM as their fourth duty. “Avoid HIV/ AIDS, alcohol and drugs.I am 76 years but if you want to start a fight with me, I warmly welcome you. This decadent lifestyle wh...
Where Will Uganda Airlines Fly Its New Airbus A330-800NEO?

Where Will Uganda Airlines Fly Its New Airbus A330-800NEO?

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Having taken delivery of the first of its two brand new Airbus A330neos, we thought we would take a look at what routes Uganda Airlines plans to operate the aircraft on. Before the new A330neos arrival Uganda Airlines was limited to flying short-haul routes within Africa to places like Nairobi, Lusaka, and Dar es Salaam. According to Planespotter.net Uganda Airlines’ entire fleet was made up of just four  Bombardier CRJ-900s with an average age of 1.6-years. Uganda Airlines’ plan is to operate the twin-engine regional jets on short-haul routes linking Kampala with other African capitals. Uganda Airlines is targeting tourists Before the A330neos were ordered from Airbus, the government-backed airline saw tourism as a big moneymaker for the co...
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