Akbar Adoko Nekyon: Uganda’s legendary politician, minister dead

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If Uganda is to grow faster like other Africa countries, corruption and other related vices ought to be dealt with aggressively and decisively. For over three decades, or more, billions, if not trillions of monies, meant for government projects to benefit all citizens are embezzled, and culprits, somewhat, protected by “the above persons”. Funds meant …

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“Fellow Ugandans, Uganda belongs to us and we have to put right what is right,” Esther Mbayo – Presidency Minister says on Wednesday while closing a one day manifesto implementation conference in Kampala, attended by RDCs, LC5 chairpersons, town clerks from Greater Kampala Metropolitan Areas, different ministry officials, among others. Resident District Commisoners [RDCs] within …

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The past and mainly the current people’s revolution in Africa by concerned citizens has been based on critical but unaddressed issues – Uganda People’s Congress [UPC] party has said. Uganda’s oldest political party – UPC, through its national leader – Mr. Okae Lawrence says – in the case of Uganda, government ought to reconsider the …

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At the 4th Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) National Trial held on Friday at Kampala’s Mandela National Stadium – popularly known as Namboole, Shida Leni reduced her own national record from 52.12 seconds to 52.00 seconds. This is the 5th time she has broken the national record, having broken it on 4 occasions last year – …

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On Wednesday, two Ambassadors representing Uganda and Ethiopia respectively met in London where key topics for discussions were on the table. Ambassadors Julius Peter Moto – Uganda’s High Commissioner in United Kingdom hosted his counterpart, H.E. Mr Fesseha Shawel Gebre at Uganda Embassy, Trafalgar Square, London. Mr. Shawel had called on his friend, Mr. Moto …

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Uganda Parliament Speaker, Rt. Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga is battling for her life following admission to health facility on Thursday. Kadaga, now admitted at Nakasero Hospital in Kampala and put in Intensive Care Unit, according to various reports, is closely being monitored by doctors. Her office issued a press statement on Friday. In a press …

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Uganda is pushing to expand its business portfolios, with aims of stabilizing the economy and offering jobs to seekers. The engagements, leading to signing of accords or Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) between Pearl of Africa and other nations has been made, robustly in recent years. On Tuesday, 11, March, 2019, the Uganda High Commissioner in …

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Uganda Human Rights Commison has condemned a number of human rights violations, most recently the Seeta incident in which bodyguards of Major General Matayo Kyaligonza, Uganda’s Ambassador to Burundi roughed up a traffic police officer. In a press statement issued this week, the Commission said it was greatly concerned by recent reports in the mainstream …

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The on and off strikes at Makerere University will not only affect students or lectures’ affairs but also the political wings of Uganda Peoples Congress [UPC] party. These and more was revealed by UPC party’s national chairman, Mr. Lawrence Okae while addressing the press at Uganda House, the Congress’ party Headquarters on Wednesday. Mr. Okae …

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Maruzi Ranch in Maruzi County, Apac district is under spotlight after it has emerged that thousands of squatters have been ordered to leave the land for investment. This is expected to leave the land, about 64 square miles to investors. The land which has been idle for over 50 years, according to area MP, Akora …

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