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MP medals are not waste of tax money, says Kadaga

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday dismissed media claims that parliament is wasting tax payers money by awarding medals to all former Members of Parliament (MPs) at the forthcoming Golden Jubilee Awards due on Monday. Kadaga stated that Office of the President had procured the medals in 2012 and that the only costs parliament would …

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Ochaya UPL’s best player, drives away a Subaru Forester

KCCA Football Club’s Joseph Ochaya was Friday named Azam Uganda Premier League (UPL) Player of the Year 2015/16 in a colorful ceremony at Serena Hotel, Kampala. Chief guest was Special Forces Commander Major Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba who handed Ochaya keys to the top award, a Subaru Forester. Ochaya edged out Erisa Ssekisambu of Vipers and URA’s Robert …

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HEROES DAY: Museveni, Saleh receive highest military medals

President Yoweri Museveni has been awarded Uganda’s highest military medal,  the “Order of Katonga” as the country celebrated Heroes Day in Buikwe on Thursday. Lt. Gen Elly Tumwine, the awards committee chairman, announced the award, citing Museveni’s role in the building of the National Resistance Army (NRA) and National Resistance …

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The Independent’s Flavia Nassaka wins human rights award

The Independent’s Flavia Nassaka has scooped the Human Rights Award for 2016 for her two stories that highlighted Police’s abuse in 2015. The award administered by the Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda recognizes journalists whose stories highlight journalist and media rights issues in the country. Nassaka was awarded a plaque …

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