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Walusimbi relishes Uganda’s Cup of Nations return

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Ugandan midfielder Godfrey Walusimbi said Friday that the Cranes’ first African Cup of Nations appearance in four decades had handed players the opportunity of a lifetime. Walusimbi, 27, and his fellow Kenyan-based defender, Shafik Batambuze were named Thursday as part of Uganda’s 23-man squad for …

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VIDEO: EC says not ready for LC elections

VIDEO: The Electoral Commission admits Uganda is not ready for the LC 1 elections this month. The body charged with the responsibility to organize elections says there are no guidelines for the conduct of such an election. EC Secretary, Sam Rwakojjo tells NBS TV in an exclusive interview that unless …

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Shiekh Kiggundu murder suspects remanded to Luzira

Four suspects, including the acting Amir of Nakasero Mosque Sheikh Yahaya Ramathan Mwanjje, were on Friday produced before Buganda Road Court and remanded to Luzira Prison on charges of murder. They are accused of killing Sheikh Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu and his body guard Sgt. Steven Mukasa at  Masanafu trading center …

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SH6billion: URA explains ‘Presidential handshake’

Uganda Revenue Authority has explained the circumstances under which several government officials were rewarded for helping win the 2014 capital gains tax case against UK based oil company Heritage. “It is standard international best practice for employees to receive bonus payments/ or honoraria for exemplary performance in both the public …

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VIDEO: MPs up in arms over Heritage Oil case cash reward

VIDEO: Legislators have condemned a reward of sh7 billion of oil money given to senior government officials after they won an oil tax case against Heritage Oil.  The legislators under a loose coalition dubbed; “NRM Members of Parliament Think-tank”want the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga to cause an investigation into …

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Kato Lubwama attempts to appeal, hits brick wall

High court rules that embattled MP Kato Lubwama has no right of appeal Kampala High Court Judge Margret Oguli -Oumo has ruled that embattled Rubaga South MP Paul Kato Lubwama has no right of appeal against a decision which allowed voter Habib Buwembo  to file an election petition challenging his academic …

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