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They must go! MPs continue with impeachment motion against Parliament Commissioners over Shs1.7b service award

Theodore Ssekikubo (Lwemiyaga County) addresses Parliament  According to Mr Ssekikubo, more than 60 legislators have already appended their signatures in favour of the motion and he is optimistic that by the end of next week, they will have all the needed 177 signatures. Legislators fronting censure of Parliamentary Commissioners have accused their very targets of […]

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Iran buries late president at shrine in home city of Mashhad

Ebrahim Raisi was laid to rest inside the Imam Reza Shrine, one of the holiest places in Shia Islam The 63-year-old hard-line cleric was laid to rest in the holy shrine of Imam Reza, a revered figure in Shia Islam. TV pictures showed large crowds gathered in one of the north-eastern city’s main streets ahead

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Russia detains fourth top defence figure for alleged bribe-taking

Vadim Shamarin, deputy head of Russia’s General Staff, was remanded in custody Arrest is the latest in an apparent crackdown on some of Russia’s top military officials Russia has detained the deputy head of the army’s general staff, Lieutenant-General Vadim Shamarin, on suspicion of large-scale bribe-taking, Russian media reported on Thursday. It is the fourth

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Biden plans to visit Africa in February if re-elected as US President

Washington DC:- US President Joe Biden said he plans to make an official visit to Africa in February after the US presidential election, an announcement that presumed he will defeat Donald Trump. “I plan on going in February after I am reelected,” Biden said as he greeted Kenyan President William Ruto on his arrival at the

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MINISTER KABANDA SAYS SCHOOLS MUST ADHERE TO POLICY BANNING FEES IN GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS

The Minister of Kampala Capital City and Metropolitan Affairs, Hajjat Minsa Kabanda, has held a meeting with government school leaders in Kampala to address the contentious issue of school fees levies. The meeting was prompted by complaints from parents about the financial burdens imposed by some Universal Primary Education (UPE) and Universal Secondary Education (USE)

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Rooney ‘expected’ to return to management with Championship club after receiving ‘approach’

According to reports, Wayne Rooney has been ‘approached’ by a Championship club about making a return to management ahead of next season. The 38-year-old’s career in management got off to a promising start as he did a decent job in difficult circumstances at Derby County as they endured financial turmoil while battling to avoid relegation

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Media advisory: China-IFAD SSTC Facility to showcase climate-smart solutions at upcoming event

  Nairobi, 23 May 2024: Small-scale farmers are increasingly vulnerable to climate change impacts like erratic rainfall, droughts, and rising pest and disease threats. Climate-smart agriculture and building resilience are crucial for tackling these challenges and ensuring food security and sustainable development. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the China-IFAD South-South and Triangular

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Uganda’s Deputy Speaker Of Parliament Tayebwa makes case for Germany to invest in Uganda

Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, has called for the support of visiting Germany legislators to push the European Union to import more Ugandan coffee. To achieve this, Tayebwa urged the EU, especially Germany to invest in value addition of Ugandan coffee, justifying that Uganda and the rest of Africa are the biggest producers of coffee and

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GHANA MAJORITY CHIEF WHIP VISITS GOV’T CHIEF WHIP OBUA

The Ghanaian Majority Chief Whip, Hon. Annoh-Dompre Frank together with the Minority Chief Whip, Hon. Agbodza Kwame led a delegation on a study visit to the Uganda Government Chief Whip, Hon. Denis Hamson Obua on Thursday, May 23, 2024. The delegation, being the second this week after the one of Mozambique on Wednesday, is interested

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The Uganda Human Rights Commission has recorded a rise in sexual offenses, with 14,846 cases reported countrywide in 2023, including 12,771 defilement cases.

By Godfrey Kiyingi/KMA Updates The Uganda Human Rights Commission has recorded a rise in sexual offenses, with 14,846 cases reported countrywide in 2023, including 12,771 defilement cases. The perpetrators were mostly male adults, parents, guardians, and teachers. This represents an increase of 153 cases from the 14,693 sexual offenses reported in 2022. According to Commission’s 

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