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INVESTIGATION: Auditor divulges in-house fraud, lives in fear

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State of the Nation Address: What Ugandans Are Expecting From The President

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Why Lira University Opted For A Degree Program In Nursing And Midwifery

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Bishop Eddy Stanley Engena Maitum [BEE], one of the sons of Uganda People’s Congress [UPC] party founder, Dr Apollo Milton Obote has said the people of Lango, and especially Apac Municipality have ‘rejected him’. His statement comes just a day after he lost a parliamentary race for Apac Municipality to UPC candidate, Ochan Patrick with …

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“The deployment of the UPDF in Apaa is to stabilize the area saying there have been tribal attacks between Acholi from Amuru district and Ma`di from Adjumani district,” the 4th division army spokesperson, Major Telesphor  Turyamumanya says. Amuru district leaders have accused the Ugandan security agencies of a gross human rights violation in the ongoing …

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Lira Chief Magistrates Court on Monday sentenced Jasper Okech, 33, to 15 years in prison for attempted murder. The judgment follows a land wrangle four years ago between him and Paskolina Oming, a widow whom he later chopped off her arms. A resident of Aryebi village, Omolo Parish, Iceme Sub-county in Oyam district, Paskolina Oming …

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The Lira Resident District Commissioner has vowed to intervene, bringing to an end the land disputes between squatters and Lira Regional Referral Hospital. Mr Robert Abak says he would also demolish all shelters belonging to illegal tenants. On Tuesday, RDC Abak was responding to a request made by the Hospital Director, Dr. Benard Odur who …

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Government of Uganda is set to launch a new project for greater northern Uganda in the coming financial year of 2018-2019. The 570 million euro project, about Uganda shs.2, 549,108,496,900 Trillion is going to be implemented under Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) Northern Uganda Minister, Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny revealed the imminent development on Monday …

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A committee constituted last month to bring together the two conflicting Lango Paramount chiefs in Mzee Yosam Odur Ebii and Michael Moses Odongo Okune is predicted to fall short. Headed by Felix Okot Ogong, the chairperson Lango Parliamentary Group, the committee was setup in April to meet the two warring rival paramount chiefs and resolve …

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An internal auditor at Lira Municipality is living in qualm after leaking out internal scam at Lira Municipal Council. In his recent audit into various activities carried out in the last quarter of fiscal year 2017-2018, Nelson Okello who’s an internal auditor found shs.18 million scandalously spent by some officials. The officials at the center …

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The arrest of General Kale Kayihura shouldn’t be taken lightly or as any normal arrest carried out on ordinary Ugandans. First and foremost, his arrest on Wednesday afternoon was long overdue-he should have been arrested days after handing over office to his successor and former deputy, AIGP Okoth Ochola Martin. Why? Sources say Kayihura who …

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While he’s gone in a brutal way, the Arua Municipality MP, Hon. Col. Ibrahim Abiriga became more popular at the era of Constitution Amendment last year. He was one of the key players in ensuring Parliament touched Article 102(b) of Constitution to remove Presidential age limit. His quest, somewhat, is 60% successful with Constitutional Court …

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At about 2:00 pm East African standard time, millions of Ugandans will be glued to their screens watching president Museveni deliver his state of the nation address in fulfillment of Article 101(1). The president will address Parliament and the nation at Serena International Conference hall in the capital Kampala as it has been the tradition. …

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