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Kagole Kivumbi dead

Kagole Kivumbi dead

EAST AFRICA, KAMPALA, Parliament, UGANDA, Uganda Law Society
*Death Announcement* The Judiciary with deep sorrow announces the sudden death of its *immediate former Permanent Secretary/Secretary to the Judiciary, Mr Kagole Expedito Kivumbi*, which has just occurred at Le Memorial Medical Services at Kitiko-Lubowa, Kigo Road. He was admitted at the facility one week ago. The Judiciary is working closely with the family to coordinate the funeral arrangements, and they’ll be communicated subsequently. _*May His Soul Rest in Eternal Peace*_
Minister Amos Lugoloobi’s budget speech

Minister Amos Lugoloobi’s budget speech

AFRICA, Bank Of Uganda, Buganda Kingdom, EAST AFRICA, PAN AFRICA, UGANDA, Uganda Banker's association, Uganda Cancer Institute, Uganda Law Society, Uganda Olympic Committe, Uganda Police Force, Uganda Red Cross, Uganda Rugby Union, Uganda Super League
Speaker Jacob Oulanyah informs the House that Hon Amos Lugoloobi will present the budget on behalf of the President.Hon Amos Lugoloobi has just been appointed as State Minister for Finance awaiting vetting by the Appointments Committee.  Uganda’s per capita income is increasing steadily. In Financial Year 2015/16 it was US$ 808 and is projected to increase to US$ 932 in Financial Year 2020/21.  Coffee remains the leading agricultural export earning US$ 497.4 million in the Financial Year 2019/20. Dairy exports fetched US$ 204.5 million, while Tea exports earned US$ 71 million in Financial Year 2019/20. Fish exports earnings increased from US$ 121 million to US$ 227 million, over the same period. Minister Lugoloobi says scientific research and innovation is now tr...
Gen. Katumba Wamala official Statement

Gen. Katumba Wamala official Statement

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, PAN AFRICA, Security, UGANDA, Uganda Law Society, Uganda Police Force, Uganda Red Cross, UPDF
Greetings Uganda! I survived. I thank God. While driving in the morning with my daughter, bodyguard and driver heading to my mother in-law's vigil, some terrorists tried to assassinate me.I survived, but my dear daughter Brenda Nantongo Katumba and my driver Kayondo Haruna died at the crime scene. I have no clue about the motive of this attack. There was no reason to end the lives of these innocent people. May their souls rest in peace.My injuries are not alarming. I had surgery last evening, and one of the bullets was removed. However, because of how the other bullet affected my arteries, it was not removed, and the doctors will advise on the way forward.I want to thank my Commander in Chief, @KagutaMuseveni, for the care he has shown me. His phone calls are some of the reasons...
Oulanyah urges MPs to legislate with decorum

Oulanyah urges MPs to legislate with decorum

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, PAN AFRICA, Parliament, UGANDA, Uganda Law Society
Caption:The Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah(R) with his Deputy Anita Among Annet at the induction of MPs on the Rules of Procedure Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has urged the Members of the 11th Parliament to conduct business with dignity and respect for each other.Oulanyah told legislators attending their induction on the Rules of Procedure that their conduct in and outside Parliament has a bearing on the reputation of all members, saying they should be mindful of the bigger group they now belong to.“You are not here as an individual; you are here as part of all these people. Whatever you do, you must do it knowing that it can bring this entire group of intelligent and dignified people into disrepute,” said Oulanyah. Oulanyah is received by Hon Oboth Oboth who was chair of the sess...
Gen. KATUMBA WAMALA Survives Assasination In Kisaasi – Kampala

Gen. KATUMBA WAMALA Survives Assasination In Kisaasi – Kampala

AFRICA, BREAKING NEWS, CRIME, DIPLOMACY, EAST AFRICA, POLITICS, Security, UGANDA, Uganda Law Society, Uganda Police Force
KAMPALA, Uganda Former Uganda Chief of Defense Forces (CDF), and Transport Minister Gen. Katumba Wamala has been shot in Kiasasi on Tuesday morning. Gen. Katumba Wamala’s daughter, Brenda and their driver  have been confirmed dead in an assassination attempt on the General’s life. The car was shot seven times. It is reported that the shooting happened in Bukoto —Kisaasi, a Kampala suburb on Tuesday morning. This website has learnt that Gen Wamala has been rushed to hospital for treatment. Gen. Wamala was the commander of land forces in the UPDF from 2005 to 2013. He also served as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) of the Uganda Police Force (UPF), the highest rank in that branch of Uganda’s government, from 2001 until 2005. Wamala was the first active UP...
Uganda’s Museveni: We are going to fight graft

Uganda’s Museveni: We are going to fight graft

EAST AFRICA, PRESIDENT, UGANDA, Uganda Law Society, UN Human RiGHTS
KAMPALA, Uganda Addressing MPs after the election of Parliament Speaker and Deputy Speaker on Monday, the President said the vice ‘has become a very big problem’.                                     “This kisanja [term] is for socio-economic transformation.Because we have already laid the foundation, the infrastructure is much better. We have got better roads. We have got enough electricity, the schools, the health centres. What is needed, through these, is to transform our people so that all of them get out of underdevelopment.In this kisanja, I want us to be very serious.  First of all, budget correctly. Make sure you budget correctly. During the campaign, I committed on your...
NUP Privately Tells Members to Vote for Kadaga

NUP Privately Tells Members to Vote for Kadaga

Parliament, POLITICS, UGANDA, Uganda Law Society
KAMPALA, Uganda According to sources who attended a meeting of NUP leaders that took place yesterday, the party resolved not to come out publicly and declare their preferred candidate for speaker but asked their members to vote for Kadaga. Kadaga is contesting with her former deputy Jacob Oulanyah and the former opposition chief whip Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda of the Forum for Democratic Change. According to two MPs who attended the meeting that went late into the night yesterday, the party couldn’t bring itself to supporting Ssemujju who they view as a threat to the party interests.
Makerere University 71st Graduation Ceremony Week Program

Makerere University 71st Graduation Ceremony Week Program

AFRICA, African Union, Bank Of Uganda, EAST AFRICA, EDUCATION, UGANDA, Uganda Law Society
As the week starts we head into the 71st Graduation Ceremony at Uganda's oldest and most prestigious university. The Schedule for graduation is as follows: Monday, 17th May, 2021School of LawCollege of Health SciencesCollege of Natural SciencesTuesday, 18th May, 2021College of Agricultural and Environmental SciencesCollege of Education and External StudiesWednesday, 19th May, 2021College of Business and Management SciencesCollege of Computing and Information SciencesCollege of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-security Thursday, 20th May, 2021Makerere University Business School Friday, 21st MAY, 2021 College of Engineering, Design, Art and TechnologyCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Uganda Law Society is looking for qualified individuals to fill the position of Office Courier

The Uganda Law Society is looking for qualified individuals to fill the position of Office Courier

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, Uganda Banker's association, Uganda Law Society
JOB OPPORTUNITY Uganda Law Society (ULS) is a membership organization established by an Act of Parliament to provide services to its members in particular and to the people of Uganda. Its vision is to be a Proficient Bar Association in Fostering Access to Justice, the Rule of Law and Good Governance in Uganda.Its mission is to develop a Skilled and Empowered Legal Profession in Execution of its Statutory Mandate to Foster and Improve Access to and Administration of Justice as well as Good Governance in Uganda. The ULS Core values are: Equity and member-focused, Professionalism, Competence, Integrity, Accountability, Efficiency, Corporate Governance and Independence, Creativity and Innovation, Team Work. To strengthen its mandate, the ULS wishes to recruit suitably qualified and e...
SERVICE RESTRICTION ORDER

SERVICE RESTRICTION ORDER

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, MTN, TECHNOLOGY, Twitter, UAE, UGANDA, Uganda Law Society, USA, WORLD
Wednesday, 13 January 2021 - Kampala, Uganda: MTN STATEMENT. MTN Uganda informs its esteemed customers and other stakeholders that National Telecommunication Operators in the country, have received a directive from Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to immediately suspend access and use, direct or otherwise of all social media platforms and online messaging applications over the network until further notice. MTN Uganda has, in compliance with its National Telecommunications Operator License and in accordance with MTN’s group-wide Digital Human Rights due diligence framework implemented the directive. MTN Uganda will continue engaging with the relevant stakeholders to limit the scope and duration of the service disruption.
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