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South Sudanese youths attack US journalist

South Sudanese youths attack US journalist | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Reporter left unconscious during protest against the American arms embargo in Juba.
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New Muntu party takes shape, recruits members

New Muntu party takes shape, recruits members | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Ms Alice Alaso, one of top leaders of the New Formation, yesterday revealed that since last month, there have been a series of informal meetings to work on the new party constitution and other
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Shocking Torture Video: Tumwebaze Demands from IGP Identities of Armed Men  

Shocking Torture Video: Tumwebaze Demands from IGP Identities of Armed Men   | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Information Minister, Frank Tumwebaze has called for an investigation by Police into the brutal assault against an unidentified man by armed security personnel in Kampala. This follows a shocking video clip that was widely circulated on social media on Thursday in which a man is seen being tortured by plain clothed men believed to be security personnel. This video footage captured by Record TV shows gun wielding men capturing, battering and abducting a man in Kampala’s central business district. The incident, according to Record TV, happened on Thursday at the junction between Colville Street and Portal Avenue adjacent to Theatre
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Kagame Knifes Defense Minister Gen Kabarebe, IGP In New Reshuffles –

Kagame Knifes Defense Minister Gen Kabarebe, IGP In New Reshuffles – | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Rwandan ruler Paul Kagame yesterday announced a reshuffle among security chiefs and trimmed his cabinet. Major security appointments include the
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Why the excitement? Kamya warns Lukwago against ‘destabilising’ KCCA staff as Musisi quits  

Why the excitement? Kamya warns Lukwago against ‘destabilising’ KCCA staff as Musisi quits   | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
KAMPALA – Ms. Beti Kamya, the minister of Kampala, has warned Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago to stop destabilizing the KCCA staff and city activities in the aftermath of Jennifer Musisi’s resignation. Following the announcement of Musisi’s resignation, Lukwago expressed joy, saying it was good riddance. The Lord Mayor has since vowed to dismantle the illegal structures set […]
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Video of security operatives beating up suspect draws public anger, shock –

Video of security operatives beating up suspect draws public anger, shock – | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The public is up in arms after a video of security operatives from a yet to be identified security agency brutally arresting a suspect, went viral on social media.

On Thursday afternoon, a video showing five security operatives armed with guns beating an unidentified man captured near Christ the
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Kiconco Speaks Out 

Troubled businessman Medard Kiconco, who allegedly evicted over 350 families and demolished their homes in Lusanja  Kawempe Division has been unearthed. Kiconco, who appeared before Bamugemereire’s land probe for grilling today told journalist at the commission offices in Wandegeya that, “I hear a lot of accusations put against my name, I am here, you have […]
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When Ye met Yoweri, and worlds collided  

When Ye met Yoweri, and worlds collided   | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Uganda, Wakanda...it’s an easy mistake to make
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Museveni’s violent homophobia?

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Tourism Integration Bloated Source of the Nile Bridge Cost – UNRA

Tourism Integration Bloated Source of the Nile Bridge Cost – UNRA | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Uganda National Roads of Authority (UNRA) has said the integration of tourism in the construction of the Source of the Nile Bridge contributed significantly to its seemingly high cost. If the new bridge was constructed at the same standard as other bridges, UNRA officials said, its cost would have been halved. The Source of the […]
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Probe Reveals Bank of Uganda Deputy Governor Kasekende’s Wealth

Probe Reveals Bank of Uganda Deputy Governor Kasekende’s Wealth | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
By Max Patrick Ocaido

KAMPALA. The Inspectorate of Government report has detailed the wealth of Bank of Uganda (BoU), Deputy Governor, Dr Louis Kasekende.
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IGG digs into wealth of 100 BoU officials

IGG digs into wealth of 100 BoU officials | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Mr Mutebile, in response, told the IGG about the independence of BoU and said the IGG had no legal mandate to direct the Bank
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US Airstrike Wiped Out Al-Shabab Camp, Intel Officials Say

US Airstrike Wiped Out Al-Shabab Camp, Intel Officials Say | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Somali intelligence officials say the largest U.S. military airstrike against al-Shabab extremists in Somalia in nearly a year largely destroyed a training camp where recruits were preparing to graduate and killed more fighters than the U.S. announced.

Two officials tell The Associated Press that
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Mak bosses, student clash with Mamdani

Mak bosses, student clash with Mamdani | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
What began as a low-level intra-departmental conflict with his pioneer student of the 2012 PhD programme has escalated, pitting Prof Mahmood Mamdani against university authorities.
Makerere University’s Institute of Social Research (Misr), a department headed by Mamdani, is once again torn by conflict. Mamdani and the university are in conflict over Yusuf Serunkuma. 
In his final year in 2016, Serunkuma disagreed with Mamdani over the administration and supervision of his PhD work. When internal negotiations failed, Serunkuma appealed to the top administration of Makerere University including the College of Humanities and Social Sciences [Chuss], and the vice chancellor. He complained about alleged “abuse of office” by the Misr director.
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Interpol arrests 27 suspects in crackdown on crime across East Africa  

Interpol arrests 27 suspects in crackdown on crime across East Africa   | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
KAMPALA – Uganda Police Force has netted 27 suspects in an operation code-named usalama that is done in conjunction with countries in the region. The operation that was carried out between 27th September to 2nd October 2018 saw countries that fall under the umbrella of the Eastern African Police Chiefs Organization [EAPCCO] And Southern Africa […]
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Kadaga’s Gay Debate Ban at IPU Populist – Winnie Byanyima 

Kadaga’s Gay Debate Ban at IPU Populist – Winnie Byanyima  | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Oxfam Executive Director, Winnie Byanyima has come out to attack the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga for leading a permanent ban on debating homosexuality in the International Parliamentary Union (IPU). In a tweet, Byanyima said: 'Shame on Speaker Kadaga for denying vulnerable people rights, in order to gain some popularity.' On Thursday, the 139th assembly of the International Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva, Switzerland, voted to permanently ban debate on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) subject. The move was masterminded by the Ugandan delegation that was led by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. Uganda’s delegation comprised Ms Mourine Osoru (Arua District),
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How the poor are eating their way to early graves

How the poor are eating their way to early graves | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
In the slums, diets are high in fat, sugar and salt, leading to lifestyle diseases.
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ANDREW MWENDA: Why Jennifer Musisi had to fall  

ANDREW MWENDA: Why Jennifer Musisi had to fall   | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
By Andrew Mwenda Finally, Jennifer Musisi has resigned as executive director of KCCA. This was inevitable. However, her resignation points to a deeper malady that our nation faces: the gulf between our theoretical ambitions and the pettiness of our politics. Musisi has fallen because she aspired to do great things for a city the majority […]
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SHAME IN YOU BYANYIMA: Ugandans Attack Byanyima For Supporting Homosexuals  

Winnie Byanyima, the wife to opposition kingpin Dr. Kiiza Besigye has blasted the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga for refusing to support the gay agenda. Kadaga rallied Ugandan MPs who stood their ground and voted to permanently ban debate on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) subject, at the 139th assembly of the International Parliamentary […]
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Kagame Removes Defence Minister Kabarebe; Munyuza Named New IGP

Kagame Removes Defence Minister Kabarebe; Munyuza Named New IGP | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has made significant changes in the command structure of his military and police force, removing Gen James Kabarebe from the powerful position of Defence Minister. Kagame, according to a statement issued Thursday night, also dropped the long-serving police chief Emmanuel Gasana. Kabarebe has been replaced by Maj Gen Albert Murasira, the […]
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 Recently: Rwanda’s powerful Defence Minister Gen James Kabarebe has urged his countrymen to stop “scavenging” in Uganda, the Rwandan media reports.

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Bobi Wine given Namboole stadium, but told to keep off grass 

Bobi Wine given Namboole stadium, but told to keep off grass  | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Self proclaimed Ghetto President, gladiator and singer Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has finally been granted permission to use Mandela National Stadium for his Kyarenga Album Launch.

According to a letter from the stadium, dated October 17, the stadium is free for Bobi Wine’s use on November 9th, 2
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Kamya Warns Lukwago not to cause panic at KCCA, commends Musisi performance –

Kamya Warns Lukwago not to cause panic at KCCA, commends Musisi performance – | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Kampala Minister Beti Olive Namisango Kamya has warned Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago to desist from causing panic following the surprise resignation of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director Jennifer Musisi Ssemakula.

Speaking to the press, Kamya informed the public that KCCA will co
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Your political games are killing Kigezi! Businessman takes swipe at Minister in fresh row  

Your political games are killing Kigezi! Businessman takes swipe at Minister in fresh row   | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
KAMPALA – The longstanding political rivalry between James Musinguzi Garuga and Dr Chris Baryomunsi was resurrected on Wednesday after the Kigezi-based businessman took a swipe at the state minister for Housing, whom he accused of frustrating development in Kanungu District by politicising several projects. Speaking at the launch of the renovation of Rugyeyo community hospital […]
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IPU Legislators Vote in Favour of Uganda’s Proposal to Block Gay Debate  

IPU Legislators Vote in Favour of Uganda’s Proposal to Block Gay Debate   | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Legislators meeting in Geneva have voted to ban debate on the subject of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) at the Inter Parliamentary Union ever again. The Ugandan delegation led by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga led the move against what they termed as a well-orchestrated machination led by Canada and Belgium who had lobbied many delegates to vote in favor of the motion. Uganda's delegation comprises of MPs Mourine Osoru (Arua district), Abdulatif Sebaggala (Kawempe North), Rose Kabagyeni (Kisoro district), Esther Anyakun (Nakapiripirit district), Paul Akamba (Busiki) and Francis Mwijukye (Buhweju). They were supported by mainly representatives from China, Russia, African
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Gay agenda permanently banned from IPU assemblies

Gay agenda permanently banned from IPU assemblies | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
After the vote, Ms Kadaga said they would continue fighting what she termed as “uncivilised and unchristian behaviours.”

“I am so happy that this battle has finally been won. It started in St. Petersburg in Russia when they attempted to smuggle it in. Today, we have made a final vote that will prohibit the issue of LGBT from appearing on the IPU agenda,” she said.
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How 31 year old was trafficked to Jordan, kidneys removed, body sent home –

How 31 year old was trafficked to Jordan, kidneys removed, body sent home – | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
To Moses Nyakana, his wife and mother of five, Juliet Nakiyimba,31 had left their home in Kigagga zone in Makindye to attend to her sick parents but the story changed a month later when he was informed his wife was seriously sick and needed to be repatriated from Jordan.

Questions started lingeri
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