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A4C resumes walk-to-work protests

Members of the opposition Activists for Change pressure group have vowed to resume their walk–to- work protests today despite police warnings against the same. The fresh protests dubbed ‘walk- to- work reloaded’ will see opposition members this time holding rallies countrywide instead of simply walking to work as was the case before. The A4C coordinator, …

PLE Results out, decline in perfomance noted

Results from the 2011 Primary Leaving Exams have been released this afternoon, showing a slight decline in performance, in comparison with the previous year. 86.4% of the pupils passed, compared to 88% in 2010. There were however more pupils that passed in division one last year at 9.6%, compared to 8.6% the previous year. Results …

PLE Results expected this afternoon

The results for the 2011 Primary Leaving Examinations are expected to be released this afternoon. The results are to be announced by the minister of education and sports Jesica Alupo. According to the Uganda National Examinations Boards acting public relations officer Hamis Kaheru, the move is meant to enable the candidates report for Senior One …

Buganda gets Prince

The Buganda kingdom has announced that it has been blessed with a Prince. A statement issued by the office of the Katikkiro says the prince was born in July last year to the Enseneene Clan. The announcement ends speculation on the possible heir to the throne, since the King’s officially known child is a girl. …

Tear gas fired in Police-Besigye chase

The police have this evening fired teargas to disperse supporters of FDC Leader Col. Kizza Besigye in different parts of the city. Teargas was fired in areas around the New Taxi Park and Yusuf Lule road. Besigye claims to have been intercepted by the police as he came from Owino Market, where he had reportedly …