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Teachers call off strike

Teachers under the Uganda National Teachers Union have called off their strike until the 28th of August. This is to allow more time for negotiations with the government for a possible pay rise. The meeting was called this morning to discuss proposals reached at during ...

July 29th, 2011

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Bukenya denies election mal-practice

Former Vice President Prof. Gilbert Bukenya is at the High Court to defend himself in the petition challenging his election as Busiro North MP. Bukenya was sued by his political rival Caster Bukenya who wants his election nullified over alleged malpractice. He also accuses ...

July 29th, 2011

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Teachers meet to discuss fate of strike

The teachers’ meeting that is expected to decide whether or not to continue with their ongoing strike has kicked off at Bat Valley Primary School. The teachers decided to lay their tools down this week, demanding for a pay rise among other issues. Their representatives

July 29th, 2011

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Kabaka speaks out on foes

The Kabaka of Buganda has spoken out on the group of people that attacked his kingdom this week, threatening to take over. The group stormed Mengo this week, claiming that Kabaka Ronald Mwenda Mutebi is not an authentic king. Addressing his subjects at Nakasero Market today,

July 28th, 2011

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HIV/AIDS Prevalence rate at 33% among Prostitutes

Results from a survey released today indicate that the HIV/AIDS prevalence rate among prostitutes stands at 33%. This is according to research conducted by Crane Survey and Makerere University School of Public Health. The findings indicate that 66% of the prostitutes ...

July 28th, 2011

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