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Uganda: Police closes 1,600 posts countrywide

KAMPALA. Police have started closing 1,663 police posts around the country following spates of attacks on them by criminals, in which several officers have...

Parliament admits petition that bars Raila from 2022 presidency

A proposal to set the age limit for presidential candidates at 70 has been referred to a parliamentary committee. The petition by a Mohammed...

Legislators accuse Judiciary of interfering with their oversight role

Members of Parliaments adopted a report blocking the appointment of Justice Mohamed Warsame to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). The Justice and Legal Affairs...

HIV patients to get rewards for taking ARVs

Kampala. Mildmay Uganda and the United States based RAND Corporation yesterday launched a five-year research study of rewarding people living with HIV who take...

MP accuses State House of abandoning FDC defector

Kampala- A member of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) has accused her party of abandoning a Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) supporter after luring...

Uganda: Police CID officer commits suicide

Kole- Barely a week after a police officer was found hanging dead in a holding cell at Mawanda Road Police Station in Kampala, another...

Uganda denies plan to deploy in Yemen

Kampala. An Egyptian news website has reported that Uganda is planning to deploy 8,000 soldiers in Yemen to bridge an anticipated gap to be...

UNHCR: Somalis, Ethiopians Fleeing to Yemen Face Horrific Conditions

GENEVA — The U.N. refugee agency reports that Horn of Africa asylum seekers and migrants arriving in Yemen are being detained under horrific conditions by...

Handshake has nothing to do with 2022, Uhuru Kenyatta says

President Uhuru Kenyatta has dispelled fears that his now famous handshake with opposition leader Raila Odinga is aimed at opening a new political front...

UPDF to probe alleged torture at Mbuya Military Barracks

The UPDF has promised to investigate alleged torture in Mbuya Military Barracks. The development comes in response to claims by Butambala Member of Parliament, Mr...

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