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Global hotel chains invest in East Africa’s growing tourism sector

Global hotel chains invest in East Africa’s growing tourism sector | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
In Uganda, Carlson Rezidor will open its first property in Kampala’s central business in the last quarter of 2016; it will have 195 rooms. Uganda currently has close to 6,400 rooms, up from 1,700 seven years ago.

Speaking during the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in October, Wolfgang Neumann, the chief executive officer of Rezidor, said they were happy to invest in Uganda. 

“Tourism is one of the country’s fastest growing sectors and Uganda is an important market for foreign investment due to its rich oil reserves,” Mr Neumann said.
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Why Gen Kayihura’s Wife Angela Fired Alaka And Hired KAA 

Why Gen Kayihura’s Wife Angela Fired Alaka And Hired KAA  | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The Grapevine has dug deep to reveal details why incarcerated UPDF General and former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kale Kayihura’s wife Angela Kayihura  fired the first two lawyers who her husband had given instructions to represent him. BACKGROUND Kayihura first hired Alaka and company advocates owned by famous city criminal lawyer Caleb Alaka and Ocheng […]
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Prominent lawyer and former MP Alex Waibale is dead – PML Daily

Prominent lawyer and former MP Alex Waibale is dead – PML Daily | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
JINJA: City prominent lawyer and Managing Partner at Waibale Advocates, Alex Waibale breathed his last Saturday afternoon at his home in Jinja. Waibale served as Jinja West MP from 1980 to 1985. The law icon, further, served as chairperson of the National Consultative Council, the second Parliament of Uganda in 1980 replacing Edward Rugumayo after […]
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Exclusive: Gen Kayihura Was Under Security Surveillance for Two Years  

Exclusive: Gen Kayihura Was Under Security Surveillance for Two Years   | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Detained former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Gen Kale Kayihura was put under surveillance for two years, long before military forces descended on his farmhouse in Lyantonde District to arrest him. Gen Kayihura, one of Museveni’s finest military strategists, was suspected of being involved in a grand plan supported by external forces to take power. […]
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I told Kayihura about killers, says witness

I told Kayihura about killers, says witness | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The Rwandan refugee, who was gunned down, Charles Ingabire, was a journalist who had fled his home country citing threats to his life and pitched camp in Kampala
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Detained Movit Boss Vomits Sh600m

Detained Movit Boss Vomits Sh600m | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Detained Movit tycoon Simpson Birungi has given Sh600m to Aldina building tenants. Birungi, who is under ISO detention on allegations of being behind the fire that gutted Budo primary school and killed over 20 pupils was forced to pay Sh600m to ten families he evicted from Aldina building in Jinja. Birungi paid the money to […]
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No US visas for 'corrupt' DRC officials

No US visas for 'corrupt' DRC officials | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
US imposes visa bans on a number of unnamed Congolese officials accused of corruption or electoral malpractice.
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Kayihura Had Become A Problem – Basajjabalaba to  M7

Kayihura Had Become A Problem – Basajjabalaba to  M7 | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Renown businessman and one of the founders of Kampala International University (KIU) Hajji Hassan Basajjabalaba has applauded president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni for removing and arresting the former Inspector General of Police (IGP) general Kale Kayihura. “I thank you for the best decision you took to arrest and remove Kayihura as IGP, God bless you so […]
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Former Mp In Trouble Over Fake Documents

Former Mp In Trouble Over Fake Documents | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
In 2016, Ntabazi was appointed state minister for trade and industry, but was rejected by the Appointments Committee of Parliament over inconsistencies in her birth...
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UPDF Spokesman Akiiki Weds Amid Court Battle

UPDF Spokesman Akiiki Weds Amid Court Battle | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The Army deputy spokesperson Lt. Col. Deo Akiiki yesterday exchanged marriage vows with his wife, Mercy Kansiime Wamahoro, who is being claimed by another man. The wedding took place as planned yesterday Friday at Our Lady of Africa Church in Mbuya, and guests were entertained at a reception held at Kati Kati in Lugogo. This […]
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Ethiopia: One dead and dozens hurt in grenade attack at pro-PM rally

Ethiopia: One dead and dozens hurt in grenade attack at pro-PM rally | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Prime minister Abiy Ahmed was whisked away from the event attended by thousands in Addis Ababa.
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Kaweesi Murder: Kayihura’s Drivers, Body Guards Grilled For 240 Minutes

Kaweesi Murder: Kayihura’s Drivers, Body Guards Grilled For 240 Minutes | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Former body guards to booted and now detained former police boss, Kale Kayihura, who were summoned by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) were on Wednesday evening grilled and finally forced to confess what they knew about their former boss. According to a security source privy to the details of the grilling, two of Kayihura’s […]
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Military Puts More Gen Kayihura’s Blue Eyed Boys on Surveillance –

Military Puts More Gen Kayihura’s Blue Eyed Boys on Surveillance – | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Uganda’s Military Intelligence wing the Chieftaincy of military intelligence has finalized plans to arrest more Gen Kayihura’s blue eyed detectives
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The alarming situation in Museveni’s Uganda :: Kenya

The alarming situation in Museveni’s Uganda :: Kenya | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Sadly for everyone in the region, government in Uganda is slowly but steadily coming apart. Uganda is for all intents and purposes without leadership.
Yekoz's insight:

Rwanda machinery?

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Arrests announced as death toll rises in Ethiopia attack

Arrests announced as death toll rises in Ethiopia attack | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The blast occurred in a packed public square as Ethiopia's new prime minister Abiy Ahmed was wrapping up a speech before tens of thousands of people
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Nandala Mafabi: My battles with Museveni in Bugisu (Part two)

Nandala Mafabi: My battles with Museveni in Bugisu (Part two) | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
If winning the election in 2006 was gigantic, five years later, I would come against every form of state-inspired violence, intimidation, militarism and bribery as I battled a cabinet minister for my parliamentary seat.

Sironko, my home district, turned into a barracks of sorts in February 2011 a
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Pray For Me, My Judgments Can Break Or Unite This Country – Age Limit Judge Asks Christian Lawyers

Pray For Me, My Judgments Can Break Or Unite This Country – Age Limit Judge Asks Christian Lawyers | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Deputy Chief Justice (DCJ)and head of the constitutional court justice Alfonso Owinyi Dolo has asked Ugandans to pray for him because his age limit judgment can break or unite the nation. Dolo said this at the Christian lawyers’ conference at Sheraton hotel –Kampala where he represented the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe. Dolo, who is heading […]
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EATING OUT: The best spot for local food in Jinja

EATING OUT: The best spot for local food in Jinja | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
If you’re in Jinja and craving traditional Ugandan fare, check this place out.
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Blast erupts just yards from Zimbabwean president in ‘assassination attempt’ 

Blast erupts just yards from Zimbabwean president in ‘assassination attempt’  | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
TERRIFYING footage captures a bomb blast rock a stadium and miss president of Zimbabwe by inches in an alleged assassination attempt today. Emmerson Mnangagwa, known as “the crocodile” …
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Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa survives Bulawayo explosion

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa survives Bulawayo explosion | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
President Mnangagwa was addressing supporters at a campaign event and has been safely evacuated.
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In Pictures: Bride And Groom Expo

In Pictures: Bride And Groom Expo | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
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Foreign Affairs Automates Protocol Service System 

Foreign Affairs Automates Protocol Service System  | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has Thursday launched a Protocol Information Management System that is aimed at easing access to Protocol services by diplomats that come into the country. The launch which saw a number of diplomats in attendance at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala was presided over by the Minister of State […]
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Nandala: Why I left World Bank to support Dr Besigye (Part One)

Nandala: Why I left World Bank to support Dr Besigye (Part One) | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
In 2000, while working at the World Bank, I heard that Dr Kizza Besigye would contest for the national presidency in 2001, and I affirmed that he would be my candidate.

Earlier on in 1996, while still working at the Ministry of Finance, I had met Dr. Besigye as we investigated tax fraud in an org
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Is the New Vision Group crumbling? 

Is the New Vision Group crumbling?  | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
A critical analysis of these records also reveals all is not well with the Vision Group publications; The New Vision, Bukedde and Kampala Sun Newspaper. The publications are experiencing a steady drop in sales and revenues. Something, that must be worrying the management.
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Suspected Rwandan Agents Flee Kampala As Military Intensifies Crackdown at Ugandan Borders

Suspected Rwandan Agents Flee Kampala As Military Intensifies Crackdown at Ugandan Borders | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it

Hundreds of suspected Rwandan security agents and spies who have been operating in Uganda to destabilize the country have fled back to Rwanda following the arrest of Gen Kale Kayihura and other senior police officers.
The embattled former police chief and others are accused of working with the regime in Kigali to spy on refugees from Rwanda and kidnap dissidents back home for punishment.

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