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Vice President in Court over election petition

The Vice President Prof. Gilbert Bukenya Balibaseka has today appeared before court in a petition challenging his election as Busiro North MP. He was sued by one Hussein Kasta Bukenya who claims the elections were marred by various irregularities. Kasta Bukenya is seeking court orders nullifying the Vice President’s election and wants fresh polls held. …

More cases of suspected ebola reported

The ministry of health says 2new cases of suspected Ebola were reported over the weekend. Both cases involved soldiers, with one referred from Karita in Amudat district while the other was referred from Mubende district. This brings to 4 the number of patients who have been isolated for close observation at the Bombo military Hospital …

Good news on Ebola

The latest update from the Ministry of Health indicates that the 3 people who were being investigated for Ebola do not have the disease. The country has been on alert for Ebola after a 12-year old girl died of the disease in Luwero district. 3 of the 25 people who got into contact with the …

Analysts skeptical over hoot campaign

Political analysts have expressed skepticism over the new hoot campaign by the Activists for Change- a political pressure group. Pundits say the new move will not help the opposition achieve their objectives. Prof. Mwambutsya Ndebesa of Makerere University says the new campaign will not bear any fruit because it is too weak to push government …

Besigye leaves home

The FDC leader Col. Kizza Besigye has been allowed to leave his home unlike yesterday’s events, when he was blocked by security operatives. The police said he was under preventive arrest, having announced plans to participate in the Walk to Work protests yesterday. He has however been allowed to leave home today and has driven …