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JANET MUSEVENI: I want to tell Ugandans that I forgive her

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni has posted on facebook an interview she had with NTV, in which she reacts to recent criticism by fiery Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi. Dr Nyanzi has criticized the First Lady, for what she claims, is her failure …

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Chief Justice receives report on massive case backlog

The committee appointed to investigate and make recommendations on how to reduce case backlog in courts has handed over its report to the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe at the Highcourt. The nine- member committee headed by Court of Appeal Judge Richard Buteera revealed that there are over 37,8727 cases clogged …

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Uganda hails surrender of senior LRA commander

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Uganda’s army on Wednesday hailed the surrender of a senior commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army who was in charge of communication for leader Joseph Kony. Major Michael Omona returned to his hometown of Gulu in northern Uganda on Monday, 23 years after he was kidnapped …

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Kanyamunyu back to Luzira, girlfriend and brother given bail

High Court has granted bail to Joseph Kanyamunyu and Cynthia Munwangari, but denied bail to her boyfriend Mathew Kanyamunyu in the ‘Lugogo Murder’ case. Justice Yasin Nyanzi ordered the sureties to pay sh50m not cash, while Joseph and Munwangari were ordered to pay sh5m cash before being released. The Kanyamunyu family were also …

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URA, UBA launches new online payment solution

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and United Bank of Africa (UBA) have launched tax payments through online and point of sale –POS (card swiping) methods, powered by VISA and MasterCard. Speaking at the launch of the service at URA’s headquarters in Nakawa on Tuesday March 28, URA’s Commissioner General Doris Akol …

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State asks pension scum convicts to first pay sh15 billion before bail

Court of Appeal’s Justice Steven Kavuma on Monday sent back three jailed former officials of Ministry of Public Service to Luzira prison until they will be alerted that their ruling on bail is ready. Former Permanent Secretary Jimmy Lwamafa, together with Principal Accountant Christopher Obey and Commissioner Compensation Stephen Kiwanuka Kunsa Monday appeared …

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