RDC Battles City Engineer Over Land Row

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By PEACOCK KAWEESA The Entebbe Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Nalongo Rose Kirabira has intervened into the land row between city engineer Maurice Barigye and one Edward Jemba, over  land located on plot 81 along Virus Research Road. The family of the late Edward Kanwagi recently  filed their case to the RDC’s office  after city engineer Maurice Barigye grabbing the disputed land and giving the family members ultimatum to vacate the land.   The disputed land located along Virus Research Road in Entebbe Municipality Two weeks ago, the area RDC invited…

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Kikuyu Elders Tell DP Ruto to Retire

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The Kikuyu Council of Elders wants Deputy President William Ruto to retire together with Uhuru Kenyatta when his term expires in 2022. Yesterday, the council’s national secretary general Peter Munga said Ruto is part and parcel of the current presidency and should, therefore, prepare to exit with the Uhuru administration. “As a Council we are very serious that he [Ruto] has to pack with Uhuru. If Uhuru has to leave in 2022, the deputy should follow suit.” It was the clearest signal yet of the fluid nature of the DP’s…

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President Y K Museveni’s State of the Nation Address in full

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The President gave accountability on particular Government commitments and to appraised the nation of the plans and strategies for the next year State of the Nation Address by  H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA at the Uganda International Conference Centre, Serena, Kampala 6th June, 2018   His Excellency the Vice President, Rt. Hon. Speaker of Parliament, His Lordship the Chief Justice, Rt. Hon. Deputy Speaker, His Lordship the Deputy Chief Justice, Rt. Hon. Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Deputy Prime Ministers, Rt. Hon. Leader of the Opposition,…

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Ruto Apologises to Raila, Kalonzo Over 2017 Poll Insults

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A rare spectacle played out during this year’s National Prayer Breakfast meeting at Safari Park on Thursday. This was when DP William Ruto for the first time publicly apologized to Nasa principals Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka. President Uhuru Kenyatta set the ball rolling after he invited the three leaders to the podium after his speech for the memorable moment. “We have campaigned against one another, we have said nasty things about each other, we have hurt one another on my behalf ndugu [brother] I ask for your forgiveness,” Uhuru…

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President Museveni: Vote NRM for prosperity, FDC will not take you anywhere.

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The National Chairman of the ruling NRM government Yoweri Museveni yesterday started canvassing for votes for the National Resistance Movement flag bearer, Winfred Matsiko Komuhangi, in the by-elections for the Women Parliamentary seat for Rukungiri District, South Western Region. Mr. Museveni who is the National Chairman of the NRM addressed 4 Movement supporters’ rallies in Nyakishenyi, Nyarushanje, Buyanja and Kebisoni Sub-Counties in Rubabo County and asked the voters to send him leaders that will work with him to support Government programmes that will benefit the people of Rukungiri District. The…

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Mali president Keita to run for re-election

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Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will run for re-election in July, his office said on its Twitter account Monday. The 73-year-old leader had been widely expected to seek a second five-year term in the troubled Sahel nation. The election is set for July 29, with a second round planned for August 12 if no candidate obtains an absolute majority of votes. Keita will face around a dozen challengers, including Modibo Kone, a rural development expert at the West African Development Bank, and Hamadoun Toure, who runs the “Smart Africa” initiative…

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President commends MP Kawoya for selflessness leadership

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President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the spirit of selflessness and voluntarism in leadership that has been exhibited by Sembabule District Woman Member of Parliament, Hon. Anifa Kawoya. He said that her actions clearly distinguish her as a true National Resistance Movement cadre who understands the Movement priorities, agenda and methods of work. He made the remarks yesterday afternoon during a Thanksgiving Ceremony for MP Kawoya that was held at Mitete Town Council in Mawogola South Constituency in Sembabule district The President, who had earlier commissioned Sembabule School of Nursing and…

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Society produces leaders that are a mirror reflection of it.

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  By Michael R Ruhindayo, International Development Worker and Organization Development Consultant The growing absence of values in Uganda‟s political class is sign of a much larger problem in the country at large and should be an issue of national concern. Three (3) ministers of Uganda’s cabinet have unconvincingly appeared before a commission of inquiry on land, and made a dismal show at defending themselves. As a product of an education system that taught civics to its young pupils, the phrase; “For God and my country” evokes nostalgic sentiments about…

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Sheema municipality contesting candidates boycotts campaigns

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Following the pressure and fire in a newly created municipality of the newly created Sheema district, contesting municipality candidates have boycotted campaigns demonstrating what they are calling sad news and re-nomination of Min Elioda Tumwesigye  as MP candidates’ sheema municipality It’s quite sad news and greed for a person who has been in parliament for over a decade to again come tussle with the youth on ground ,very sad that  being a member of parliament for sheema north and again you come to contest for a municipality post its total…

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Another NRM strong man takes on Dr Elioda Tumwesigye

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  It’s always ok to give another chance, at last the final results are good for all. In his words thanking the people of Sheema district and the municipality at large Eng Raymond Kamugisha assured his supporters with great support. Good afternoon Sheema, ladies and gentlemen! The women, the young energetic people, the elders, business community, professionals and all stakeholders of this great new municipality, today we begin a formal interaction on a number of issues cutting across all sectors and aspects of livelihood in our area. As you may…

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