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EC set to fill Sejusa’s parliamentary seat

The vacant UPDF seat in parliament is to be filled soon. The Electoral Commission says election of the person to replace Gen. David Sejusa who was recently thrown out of parliament will be held before the end of January 2014. This has been confirmed by the Commission’s spokesperson Jotham Taremwa, who says they are only …

Fresh Summons for Kazinda

  The woes of the Geoffrey Kazinda are far from over. Following the re-opening of the Anti-Corruption Court last month, the former principle accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister is now expected to battle with his pending cases. The Anti-Corruption Court Deputy Registrar Fred Waninda has today issued a production Warrant, ordering Luzira prison …

More Ugandans evacuated

  Evacuation of Ugandans from the South Sudan capital of Juba continues. The spokesperson of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces Lt Col Paddy Ankunda says over 1,000 Ugandans have so far been airlifted from Juba with several others evacuated by road. He says the exercise is currently being carried out on a daily basis and …

Cranes beats Mauritania 3-0

The Uganda Cranes has won the friendly game against Mauritania with 3 goals to nil. The Cranes’ goals have all been scored in the second half by Francis Olaki, Brian Majwega and Savio Kabugo. The game played at the Mandela National Stadium in Wakiso district was a buildup match ahead of cranes preparations for CHAN championships later …

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 …