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The burial of the fallen National Resistance Movement [NRM] party cadre is for Thursday [tomorrow] in Onywako parish, Bar sub-county, Lira district. Moses Okello Alyana – a renowned NRM party cadre – mobliser and a leader died in a fatal bike accident  last week on Friday  along Alebtong – Lira highway. Witnesses say he knocked a …

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Lira – 18, November, 2016 – If the value of many assurances made by government through her Trade and Industry Minister, Hon. Amelia Kyambade were in good faith and danced to, there would be no turmoil in entire Lango sub-region. On November 18, 2016, trade minister Kyambade met Lira district [town] disgruntled local traders who …

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Kampala – Uganda’s oldest political party – Uganda People’s Congress [UPC] has described their fallen congressman, Hon. Dick Cema Semei Nyai as a ‘pillar’ during the struggle to restore multi party politics in Uganda. Mr. Nyai – who was the Constituent Assembly member from 1994 – 1995, and a Member of Parliament from 1996 to …

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Prostitution is one of the many booming trades in Kampala [Uganda] and it is rapidly changing players’ lives. It has become an open enterprise in most parts of Kampala – especially at night where sellers feel it’s a better hour for them. Tightly dressed or dressed in enticing attires – they sit or stand at …

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Lira – Death has robbed Lango sub-region of her innovative, creative entrepreneur and daughter – Sylvia Alele. Sylvia passed on Tuesday afternoon from Lira Regional Referral Hospital after battling with cancer for a very short time, family members say. Married to James Alele who lives in United Kingdom’s city of London – in few months …

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Lira – The district Police commander of Lira, Joel Tubanone has been ordered to rearrest staff of Radio Unity 97.7 Fm and their visitors who were released on Police bond – Monday evening. After their arrest on Saturday afternoon following security raid at the radio station – the radio staff, some journalists, others top managers, …

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Lira – Workforce of Radio Unity 97.7 Fm located in Lira town who were arrested last Saturday by joint security forces have been released on Police bond. They were arrested after Lira DPC Joel Tubanone with his men in uniform stormed Jinja camp based radio and ordered it off air. Staff and some visitor [s] …

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Kampala – Uganda tax collecting body, Uganda Revenue Authority [URA] has won a milestone legal case against Rock Petroleum [U] Limited. In 2009, the Rock Petroleum [U] Ltd sued URA in the High Court – the suit was to recover exercise duty collected in excess by the tax body. Through their legal representation of Mwema …

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The appointment of Resident District Commissioner [RDC] of Lira has come as a surprise to most people he’s going to manage their security for unpredictable years. Mr Odongo – who replaces Robert Abak in last month reorder, was the deputy RDC of Lira before he was transferred to Amuru district – where he made headlines …

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Kampala – The Uganda Revenue Authority Football Club [URA FC] Board sitting on the 26th October 2018 appointed Ivan Kakembo as the new Chief Executive Officer [CEO] of URA FC. Mr Kakembo, previously with SC Villa as CEO, according to a Sunday press release, has been given a one year renewable contract effective 1st November …

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