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New AG pledges to work with the opposition

New AG pledges to work with the opposition

The newly appointed Attorney General Fred Ruhindi has expressed willingness to work with the opposition in championing the country’s common goal. His comments follow yesterday’s reshuffle which saw his former boss Peter Nyombi dropped, paving way for Ruhindi’s elevation to ...

Catherine Ageno

March 2nd, 2015

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Former Namibian president wins $5m Africa leadership prize

Former Namibian president wins $5m Africa leadership prize

The outgoing Namibian President Hifike-punye Pohamba has won the world’s most valuable individual award, the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership, according to the BBC. The $5m award is given each year to an elected leader who governed well, raised living standards ...

Catherine Ageno

March 2nd, 2015

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Two more arrested over clerics’ murder

Two more arrested over clerics’ murder

Two more people have been arrested in connection with the recent murder of prominent Muslim clerics and police officers in Busoga and other parts of the country. According to the police spokesperson Fred Enanga, the suspects were picked up from Kampala last week. He says ...

Catherine Ageno

March 2nd, 2015

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Jiggers attack Masaka district

Jiggers attack Masaka district

A jigger infestation has been reported in Kimaanya-Kyabakuza division of Masaka municipality, raising fear among residents and local leaders. Over 65 households in the village have already been affected with most of the victims being children and the elderly. The Local ...

Catherine Ageno

March 2nd, 2015

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Reshuffle an excuse to reward loyalists-Bukenya

Reshuffle an excuse to reward loyalists-Bukenya

The new cabinet list continues to draw mixed reaction. The latest is former Vice President Prof. Gilbert Bukenya who describes the reshuffle as a mere excuse to reward the NRM loyalists. Yesterday’s reshuffle saw some prominent officials dropped and replaced by what Bukenya ...

Catherine Ageno

March 2nd, 2015

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