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Prioritise national interests over political parties, Kadaga asks Zambian MPs

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga (centre) shares a moment with the First National Deputy Speaker of Zambia, Catherine NamugalaPosted on: 29 Oct 2019 The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has tipped Zambian legislators to choose national interest over those of their political parties while they discharge their Parliamentary mandate. Kadaga, who is in …

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Stop criminality in elections Shadow Attorney General calls

By Grant ahumuza Kabale, Uganda Police arrests Makerere University students during the demonstration on October 22 Hon. Wilfred Niwagaba, the Ndorwa West Member of Parliament also Shadow Attorney General has warned government to minimize criminality during the 2021 elections for tourism to flourish.  He said criminality would scare away tourists, …

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Botswana goes to the Polls in historically close contest since country’s independence

Botswana’s former President Ian Khama has set up a heated race in Botswana’s elections. Botswana has gone to the polls to vote for a new president in a general election that observers see as one of the closest contests in the country’s history since independence in 1966. The BBC reports …

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UGANDA’S CRIMINAL GANGS, SECURITY CHIEFS BLAME JUDICIARY FOR FAILING TO IMPLEMENT SENTENCING GUIDELINES.

Deputy Chief Justice and Chief of Defence Forces UGANDA’S CRIMINAL GANGS, SECURITY CHIEFS BLAME JUDICIARY FOR FAILING TO IMPLEMENT SENTENCING GUIDELINES. “sentences given are not stringent enough to deter them from committing the crime again”. (PRESIDENT MUSEVENI TO APPOINT THE NEW PRINCIPLE JUDGE THAT WILL WHIP THE BENCH) On 26th …

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BREAKING NEWS: RWANDA BLOCKS UGANDANS OVER “EBOLA”, TEARS AT KATUNA

Rwanda Immigration Officers at Katuna border have blocked 61 Ugandans from crossing into Rwanda over “ebola” scare. The Pilgrims from Kasese diocese were heading to Kibeho for prayers.  Kibeho is a small town in south Rwanda, which became known outside of that country because of reported apparitions of the Blessed …

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Breaking pictures: Renown City Lawyer Male Mabirizi sets off for the East African Court of Justice today to challenge Uganda Supreme Court Decision

Controversial city lawyer Male Mabirizi has set off for Arusha, Tanzania for the hearing of his application challenging the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold parliament’s decision scrap the age limit cap on presidents in the constitution. The lawyer moved with a backlog of documents to state his case at the …

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In Pictures: Bobi Wine attends Fela Kuti tribute in Nigeria, meets with legendary writer Wole Soyinka and others

Kyadondo east member of parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine attended the “Felabration 2019” ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria yesterday which was paying tribute to the great Fela Kuti. Fela Kuti is a musical giant who has his music talent to fight for freedom and social justice across Africa. Bobi Wine …

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Rukungiri district councillors storm Chief Administrative officer to demand for money

A section Rukiga district councilors have today stormed the office of the district Chief Administrative Officer in demand for the money to facilitate their agriculture study trip to Masaka. The councilors who had turned up this morning for a trip were frastrated when the Clerk to Council told them that …

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