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President M7 is ready to deal with ADF rebels

President Yoweri Museveni has warned ADF rebels against attempts to attack Uganda, saying they will be dealt with decisively. He said they have held talks with President Kabila and the UN and agreed that they should deal with these killers and that an AU force should come and maintain peace in Congo. He said the …

Woman killed by collapsed wall

The rains are already wreaking havoc in some parts of the country. In Nateete a Kampala suburb perimeter wall has collapsed killing one person. Rose Kabatoro was fetching water when a wall collapsed on her. Addressing the media today, Police spokesman, Kampala metropolitan Ibin Ssenkumbi warned people living in flood prone areas and slums to be …

Chinese suspect vanishes, sex explotation trial stalls

The Police are hunting for a Chinese national accused of trafficking in children and exploiting them sexually. Yang Zhengjun together with a one Orlando Faith were charged with aggravated child trafficking and aggravated defilement of girls aged 9 and 13. The girls were reportedly taken from Gulu District with the help of Orlando. They two suspects …

Rebel NRM MPs suffer fresh loss

The NRM rebel MPs have suffered yet another loss. The Constitutional Court has declined to grant them permission to appeal against a ruling that gave the NRM a go ahead with the application seeking to throw them out of Parliament. 3 constitutional judges led by Steven Kavuma ruled that the MPs have no right in …

Unregistered sim cards switched off

The first group of unregistered phone users has been switched off today. This is according to the spokesman of the Uganda Communications Commission, Fred Otunnu who says it authorized the action. Otunnu says the deadline given to all phone users to register is to expire on the 31st of August. He says the switch off …