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Matembe tips Kadaga on presidential ambition

  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga should concentrate on redeeming the independence of parliament before considering contesting for presidency. The advice is given by the former ethics and integrity minister Miria Matembe.   Matembe was this morning commenting on the ongoing calls from the public for the speaker to stand for president in 2016. …

UCC explains delayed sim card blocking

UCC boss Godfrey Mutabazi

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is still carrying out re validation of unregistered sim cards. This comes after the deadline for registration of sim cards expired on Saturday. The communications regulator had given a directive to the telecom companies to switch off all unregistered customers by September 1st. However, a number of these cards remain …

Court okays blocking of unregistered sim cards

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is free to switch off all unregistered sim cards tomorrow. This is after the High Court judge Yasin Nyanzi dismissed an application by two organizations seeking an order temporarily blocking the UCC from switching off all unregistered sim cards until the main case is heard and determined. The judge ruled …

Two suspected robbers shot dead

Two people have been shot dead at Froebel primary school in Bukoto. The two men were shot this morning by police as they attempted to a business man of Shs.700 million. The police commandant for Kampala metropolitan region Andrew Felix Kaweesi says during the scuffle the police managed to recover a pistol from one of …

Uganda’s police chief hands over

Uganda‚Äôs police chief has handed over the mantle. The Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura has stressed the need for police chiefs in the region to focus on combating terrorism. Speaking at the handover ceremony of his chairmanship of the East African Police chiefs Organization (EAPCCO), Kayihura says the organization has endeavored to train …