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NUP MPs to pay 1 million each off 200m to Build Party Headquarters

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National Unity Platform (NUP) has revealed that at least Shs1 million will be slashed off from each of party MP’s Shs200 Million received from government to buy brand new cars. The party said the money will go to the party to facilitate a string of services which include the construction of party offices. While speaking to press, opposition Chief Whip, Mr John Baptist Nambeshe indicated that the NUP party lawmakers had voluntarily resolved to commit at least Shs1M to finance activities. “The members themselves so wished that as a party that is leading in Parliament and is hardly a year-old in Parliament, we need to demonstrate maturity by acquiring own property. And for that reason therefore we resolved that this fundraising be done,” Mr Nambeshe said.
Two dead, Motor Cycles Burnt in Kamwokya Fires

Two dead, Motor Cycles Burnt in Kamwokya Fires

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Several residents in Kamwokya are counting losses after a fire gutted several makeshift houses this evening, destroying property worth millions of shillings. The fire reportedly started at about 7 pm when the majority of the occupants were still vending along Northern Bypass. Attempts to save household items were unsuccessful as the blazing flames sent neighbours scampering for their lives. The fire brigade trucks arrived moments later but could not gain access to the blazing structures as the place is congested with so many buildings and a swamp. Residents stood helplessly as fire consumed their property, with others wailing for the lost property. One of the residents only identified as Mama Mirembe said she was selling fruits by the roadside when the fire broke out. A mother of three, Ma...
FORMER PRESIDENT OF DRC JOSEPH KABILA TO GRADUATE WITH PHD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA.

FORMER PRESIDENT OF DRC JOSEPH KABILA TO GRADUATE WITH PHD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA.

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ON 16th July 2021, former President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila, who has been studying for a PhD at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, defended his thesis in front of 5 examiners, three who were present in interview room and other two external examiners were on Zoom. President Joseph Kabila started his PhD studies in 2017, at School of Political Science and International Relations, University of Johannesburg, South Africa through long distance programme. And on 16th July 2021, the former President of DRC Joseph Kabila defended his PhD thesis at the School of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. The theme of the Thesis: “Reflecting on Leadership Development in a post-conflict country case of the Demo...
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...
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