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Mps make demands on South Sudan

A group of MPs has asked the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga to recall parliament to discuss the involvement of Uganda’s army in South Sudan. MPs who include Abdu Katuntu, Medard Segoona, and Gerald Karuhanga among others argue that it’s not right for the Ugandan army to be deployed in the unstable country. They say …

Thousands welcome 2014

Thousands of  Ugandans gathered in different places to welcome the New Year. At churches, the year 2014 was welcomed by prayers and the display of fire works. In bars and hotels, the situation was not any different with fireworks displayed while in the city center, people stood besides the roads to catch a glimpse of …

Security for end of year prayers assured

 Christians under the Pentecostal umbrella have been assured of total security during national prayers as they usher in the New Year. Every year, various church leaders in Kampala organize national prayers held at the various stadiums to dedicate the nation to God as the New Year sets in. Now amid growing terror threats, the police …

Relocation of Congolese refugees starts in Bundibugyo

Ugandan authorities have started the relocation of Congolese refugees from Busongoa border to Bukukwanga Transit camp in Bundibugyo district. Hundreds of Congolese refugees fled to Uganda on Wednesday morning when Ugandan Allied Democratic Forces rebels overan Kamango town about 12kms from the Ugandan border. The UPDF 2nd Division spokesperson Maj. Ronald Kakurungu says at least …

High X-mas transport fares leave scores stranded

  Scores of travelers are stranded as transport fares have continued to rise with only hours to Christmas Day. On most of the routes especially the eastern and western transport fares have been increased by at least Sh.5000 shillings. From Kampala to Soroti travelers are now forced to part with Sh.35,000 on a mini bus …