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Wednesday, 03-04-15, 10:56Boda Boda Carnage Now Out of Hand[Observer] Rebecca Nampijja, 24, left her home on Monday going to work at her first job. But she did not reach her new workplace. Her life was cut short after the boda boda she was riding on was hit by a taxi along Entebbe Road in Kampala. Hanifar Mansoor, 19, a student of Masaka Secondary School, was on her way home one day in November 2014, just before sitting her last A-level examination when a boda boda she was riding on was hit by a reversing truck along Masaka-Mutukula road. read more...
Wednesday, 03-04-15, 8:25MTN Fined Shs5bn for Unsolicited SMS[Observer] MTN Uganda has been fined 0.5% (approximately Shs 5bn) of its gross annual revenue by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). read more...
Tuesday, 03-03-15, 14:51Fears of Growing Police Brutality As Election Nears[Deutsche Welle]Rights activists in Uganda have been voicing concern over police brutality towards journalists. Some detect a policy of coercing media outlets into reporting favorably on the government ahead of the 2016 elections. read more...
Tuesday, 03-03-15, 10:07ICC Uganda Visit Prompts Fresh Calls for State "Crimes" Probe[IRIN]Lira -The International Criminal Court Prosecutor's visit to Uganda has prompted fresh calls for the tribunal to investigate atrocities allegedly committed by government forces fighting the Lord's Resistance Army insurgency in the north of the country. read more...
Tuesday, 03-03-15, 8:51MPs Block Defence Force Weapons Deal[Observer]The parliamentary committee on the National Economy last week rejected a request from the army to borrow $170m (Shs 470bn) to procure sophisticated military equipment. read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 15:13Russians to Build U.S.$2.5 Billion Refinery[Independent (Kampala)]People look at a 'christmas tree' at an oil well. It might have to wait many more years. FILE PHOTOReasons why refinery project deal hasn't excited Ugandans, yet read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 14:53Mr President, Don't Blackmail Ugandan Voters[Observer]President Museveni was last week in Bukomansimbi to commission the works for one of the 'longest-serving roads' in the national budget speeches. read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 11:59Museveni Reshuffles His Cabinet[Observer]President Museveni has today announced a cabinet reshuffle, with Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka the most notable victim. Kiwanuka was made a presidential advisor on Finance, with the president hoping to use her previous World Bank experience; she is in charge of the Bretton Woods institutions. read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 10:56Bensouda Asks LRA's Kony to Quit Rebellion[Independent (Kampala)]Fatou Bensouda addresses journalists in Kampala on Feb.27Fatou Bensouda, the prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) has asked Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) to come out of hiding and face justice. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 15:13High Commission Visits British Community in Arua[PR Newswire]Kampala, Uganda -Consul and Vice Consul engage with British residents in Uganda's North West read more...

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