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The untold story of weightlifter Julius Sekitoleko

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government officials have remained cagey about the exact disciplinary action weightlifter Julius Ssekitoleko faces following his failed attempt to stay in Japan, where he was part of Team Uganda at the ongoing Olympics. CID spokesperson Charles Twiine said the police were last night interviewing …

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‘Missing’ Ugandan weightlifter returns home

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Weightlifter  Julius Ssekitoleko, who went missing for a few days in Tokyo and was finally traced, has today returned safely to Uganda. He vanished from the Olympic village facilities in Izumisano City last week, leaving a note saying he was seeking to stay in Japan. He …

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How Ugandan weightlifter who vanished in Japan was found

Tokyo, Japan | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan weightlifter Julius Ssekitoleko who went missing last week in Izumisano Japan has been found four days after his disappearance. Ssekitoleko, 26, vanished from his hotel room in Izumisano where he was camped with his fellow athletes who were part of the first batch …

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Kagina builds new culture at UNRA

Four years later, her corruption-proof strategy takes shape amidst huge expectations and challenges Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | In 2015 when President Yoweri Museveni appointed Allen Kagina to head the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), the body had sunk deep into jaw dropping corruption. Exposure and investigations into the …

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Ssekitoleko on becoming MP without O, A level certificates

 Controversial MP Ssekitoleko of the age limit bill on becoming MP without O, A level certificates Robert Kafeero Ssekitoleko, the parliamentary representative for Nakifuma constituency in Mukono district was little known until recently when he moved a motion to make three amendments to the constitution. One amendment is to remove …

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Age Limit motion hits snag, Ssekitoleko not granted leave

Uganda’s Parliament on Wednesday differed indefinitely a controversial motion to amend the constitution. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga ruled that Nakifuma MP Robert Kafeero Ssekitoleko was not granted leave to move a private members bill, whose intention was to lift age limits of judges and the electoral commissioners. She said the motion be deferred …

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Ssekitoleko demands apology from Akol over bribe talk

Nakifuma MP Robert Kafeero Ssekitoleko has accused Kilak MP Anthony Akol of defaming him in the bribery allegations he made recently, and has threatened to sue. Akol reportedly stated that last month 24 MPs from NRM and three from the opposition were invited to Jinja where each was given sh 1 million and a 50kg …

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VIDEO: Death threats for Ssekitoleko, age limit motion mover

VIDEO: Nakifuma Member of Parliament Robert Kafeero Ssekitoleko, the legislator behind the tabling of the controversial private members bill “Constitutional amendment bill 2016” is now having sleepless nights after allegedly receiving a number of death threats against his move. Speaking to journalists at Parliament this afternoon, MP Kafeero Ssekitoleko confessed to …

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