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Committee to probe Gen Sejusa

Gen. Sejusa is to be probed by the rules committee. The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Rules and Privileges committee to probe the conduct of Gen. David Sejusa. The Speaker recently declined to approve a leave extension request from Ssejusa, on grounds that he had not formally communicated to her. In a …

Tension in Kasese after another landslide

The residents of Kabukero village in Mahango sub-county in Kasese district are living in fear for their lives after a mudslide killed three children last evening. The three girls all from one family have been identified as Anita Masika, 5, Asnet Biira, 3, and one year old Asrinin Kabugho. Flora Mbambu an eyewitness who was …

Lightning kills two in Kisoro

At least two people have been confirmed dead after they were struck by lightning in Kisoro district. This has been confirmed by the Uganda Red Cross society. According to Catherine Ntabadde the Red Cross spokesperson, lightening has today struck different places in Kisoro district, affecting several people. She says four others are feared dead, while …

Three children killed in Kasese mudslides

Three children have been buried alive by a mudslide in a village in Kasese district. The incident occurred last evening in Kabukero village Mahango sub-county in Kasese district. The chairman LC 3 Stephen Muthekengwa says the tragic incident occurred at the home of one Mbaju Bisusi at about 7:30pm. The bodies of the children have been …

Teachers back to business

Pupils in class

Classes resume today after teachers suspended their strike. Teachers in government schools are today expected to start teaching after a10-day strike. The teachers yesterday reached an agreement with government after a select committee was constituted to scrutinize teachers’ proposals including a 20% salary increment demands among others. The committee is expected to commence work on …