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NRM caucus to discuss anti-gay bill

According to Mbabazi, the bill was not only sneaked into the House but also required wider consultations because homosexuality is not a new phenomenon in Uganda. Mbabazi who opposed the passing of the bill citing lack of quorum believes that homosexuality is an abnormal situation that requires a gradual rather than a radical approach; Meanwhile, …

US $ 2.3m lost daily in exports to S. Sudan

The crisis in South Sudan continues to affect many of Uganda’s sectors and the exports are no exception. The 800 million dollar projection in cash flows from exports to South Sudan cannot  be realized with the such fighting going on. The chairman of the local traders’ association Everest Kayondo the hardest –hit are those who …

Talks on South Sudan must resume

The warring parties in the South Sudan conflict must be drawn back to the negotiation table. The call comes a day after the government delegation said they would not participate in the talks after the rebels demanded that political prisoners be released as a precondition. Now political analyst Dr. Christopher Twesigye says there is no …

Army set to replace Gen. Sejusa

The Army has already started the process to have Gen David Sejusa replaced. Last year Gen Sejusa was thrown out of parliament after he missed over 15 sittings. Now the army spokesperson Lt Col. Paddy Ankunda says some names are already being fronted although he declines to give any details. He says they now await …

Lukwago’s consultative meeting blocked

The police have this morning served the lord mayor a notice stopping his planned meeting in town today. Erias Lukwago is today expected to address a Kampala stakeholders meeting at St Matia Mulumba church in Old Kampala. The notice was delivered to the lord mayor’s home in Wakaliga by the DPC old Kampala, Joram Mwesigwa. …