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Behind clashes in Lira

Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The death of Dickens Okello,an 11-year-old boy, on Nov. 12 in the northeastern districtof Lira appears to have ignited tensions between Ugandans and the Asian community in the area. Observers say the death, which sparked the recent clashes, was the tipping point of tensions …

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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION: Akii-Bua Stadium money was well spent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Education and Sports Ministry has responded to parliament’s handling of a query on the construction of Akii-Bua Olympic stadium, insisting they disbursed all monies to local government. Early this week, the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprise-COSASE detained Lamex Omara Apitta, the …

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Parliament Pays Tribute to MP Odit

By Aloysious Kasoma Parliament in a special plenary Wednesday afternoon session paid tribute to the fallen former Erute South legislator in Lira district, John Odit. Chaired by deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, MPs hailed Odit’s contributions to the legislature where he served for 10 years. The motion to pay tribute to …

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