Sunday , March 18 2018


Parliament to investigate MP Twinamasiko over ‘wife beating’

Kadaga directs Obote Committee to Investigate Twinamasiko over wife beating comments Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker of Uganda’s parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has directed the Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee to investigate the conduct of Onesimus Twinamasiko, the Bugangaizi East County MP over his comments on domestic violence. A video …

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Kenyatta meets Odinga

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Raila Odinga, who was recently inaugurated as Kenya’s “People’s President”, has in a surprise move met President Uhuru Kenyata in Nairobi. According to Nzoika Waita, the chief of staff in the office of the president, “Kenyatta has reached out to Opposition Leader Raila Odinga. …

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Uganda urges AMISOM to jealously guard Somalia gains

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa has warned the Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to “avoid turning our gains into vain.” He called upon the TCCs and other international partners to “establish predictable and sustainable solutions …

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Teddy Ssezi Cheeye’s dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Exactly a year after his release from Luzira, the former director of Economic Monitoring at the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) Teddy Ssezi Cheeye is dead. According to the police, he was knocked dead March 1 by a speeding boda boda (motor cycle) as he crossed …

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