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Police vows to block Lukwago’s meeting

The police have vowed to block the Lord Mayor’s planned meeting. A consultative meeting organized by the Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago is set to be held tomorrow. The meeting scheduled to take place at St Matia Mulumba church will seek to address the disagreements at city hall and the entire management of the city. …

OPM, Red Cross still assessing refugee situation

Officials from the Office of the Prime Minister together with several humanitarian agencies are visiting refugee camps to assess the actual needs of the displaced people. Several Humanitarian agencies including Uganda Red Cross are in West Nile to carry out rapid assessment to establish among other things; the exact number of refugees from both South …

Two die in Kyambogo accident

Two people have died in an accident that occurred early this morning (6:30am) near Kyambogo along the Kampala Jinja road. According to the Division Police Commander Jinja Road police station, Wesley Nganizi the two died on the spot. The accident involved a Nairobi-bound bus belonging to the bus company Modern Coast Ltd bearing the registration …

Preparations for the Pope’s visit kick off

The Pope’s expected visit to the country later this year is to come with benefits. Government is to embark on road upgrades for all roads leading to the martyrs’ shrines. This is according to the Minister of works and transport Eng Abraham Byandala who says this is to ensure that by the time the Pontiff …

Kyambogo lecturers vow to block new term for Ndiege

The staff of Kyambogo University has described vice chancellor’s push for renewal of his contract as an insult and a big joke. The vice chancellor Prof Isaiah Omolo Ndiege wrote to council early this week expressing his interest in the position with just weeks to the expiry of his contract. One of the lecturers Robert …