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Uganda celebrates culture

Uganda today marks the world cultural day with a call for creation of more employment opportunities. The day is being commemorated under the theme; ‘Cultural industries a source of job creation and employment’. The national celebrations are to be held at the national theater in Kampala with an exhibition of the different cultural items, film …

Another MP loses seat

The Court of Appeal has nullified the election of yet another MP, less than a week after Singh Katongole was thrown out of Parliament. The latest culprit is the Muyanja Mbabali, whose election as the Bukoto South MP has been nullified over lack of academic qualifications. Mbabali was dragged to court by political rival Mathias …

Kasibante takes oath

Rubaga North MP Moses Kasibante has finally been sworn in. This follows a protracted court battle that stretched on for over a year with the NRM’s Singh Katongole. Kasibante was declared winner of the race on 20th February 2011 with 24, 054 against 18, 595 polled by closest rival Singh Paminda. His victory was over …

Besigye, Lukwago trial fixed

Buganda road Court had fixed the 26th of June to kick start the trial of the FDC’s Kizza Besigye and 14 others, over the events in which police officer John Ariong was killed. Besigye is jointly charged with the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, FDC’s Ingrid Turinawe, Kawempe Mayor Mubaraka Munyagwa, Kampala woman MP Nabirah Nagayi …

Pioneer Buses speak on KCCA dues

Pioneer Easy Bus Company says it will continue to operating without remitting any funds to KCCA, until all terms in the contracts signed have been fulfilled. This is after it emerged that the bus company owes the city authority Shs 300m, accumulated over the last 3 months it has been operating. The Company director, Fred …