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Bobi Wine versus Supreme Court

Withdrawal of presidential election petition leaves `cadre judges’ on the defensive Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | On Feb. 22 former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi in an unsurprising move announced his decision to withdraw his presidential election petition in the Supreme Court in Kampala challenging the declared victory of President …

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UNRA’s Northern Bypass problem

Why the 21km dual lane highway could still need more time despite a June 2021 target for completion Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) managers are still grappling with the usual problems of road construction like land acquisition, stubborn contractors and bad weather but the …

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Fighting HIV stigma through beauty pageantry

Participants in the Y+ pageant are groomed into anti-discrimination ambassadors and given life skills to tap into opportunities Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Robina Babirye is an articulate young lady who has garnered a large following on Facebook. She is not a television presenter or an aspiring politician. Babirye …

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Pain of Middle East jobs

Why government faces dilemma in fighting human trafficking Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | When Bernadette Akampurira went to Jordan, an Arab country in the Middle East region, in search of the proverbial green pastures in March last year, she was hopeful. She was one of the thousands of Ugandans …

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