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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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Prostitution is one of the many booming trades in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. It is rapidly changing players’ lives. The risky business has become an open enterprise in most parts of Kampala metropolitan areas – especially at night where sellers feel it’s a better hour for them. Tightly dressed or dressed in enticing attires with thighs …

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On Monday and Tuesday morning in Lira town, as usual – the town was lively with people wandering up and down, men and women heading for their businesses whilst kids taking their ways to schools. But if you are a curious species of human being, something unusual attracts your eyes; shops, supermarkets and pharmacies belonging …

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Since 2012, and most notable during Lango Conference, one of the key resolutions agreed on was to request government to speed up the pledged construction of Akii Bua national stadium in memory of John Akii Bua, Ugandan’s first Olympic gold champion. In that Lango Conference, nearly nine years now, President Museveni Yoweri was the Chief …

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Civil Society Organizations and local government leaders in Lira district have agreed on the need to expedite adolescent sexual reproductive health services at the various health centers after it emerged on Tuesday that over 5000 teenagers got impregnated in a year. This scary statistics was made public during a meeting organized by GLOFORD Uganda with …

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At least six National Resistance Movement [NRM] party supporters in Lango were arrested on Monday morning in a botched demonstration targeting Lira Municipal council officials. Those in police custody are Patrick Okwir alias Kampala, a resident of Bar sub-county ,Solomon Loro, from Loro in Oyam district, Mike Ogwang, a councilor representing Kakoge parish at Lira …

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With signals already tendered to government and specifically to President Museveni, what has the Commander in Chief started doing for the youth? For many years, youth were sidelined on a number of government projects. Those who were fortunate to benefit from government and perhaps President Museveni’s ‘handshake’ were few and their qualification to meet him …

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“Uganda offers opportunities for companies looking to explore, develop and utilize its petroleum assets,” Muloni Energy and Mineral Development Minister Irene Muloni will lead a delegation of private and public-sector players from Uganda’s oil and gas sector to the Africa Oil Week 2018 which will be held from 5 – 9 November, 2018 in Cape …

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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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