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Injured Gulu police boss sacked

By Julius Ocungi: The Acting Gulu District Police Commander Joseph Ayiki has been sacked, just days after he was shot by a private security guard attached to Exposs Security Ltd. Ayiki was shot slightly above his right knee at 3am on Wednesday morning at TAKS Center in Gulu Municipality, just half a Kilometer from Central …

New FDC president Patrick Amuriat sworn in

By Damali Mukhaye: Patrick Amuriat has been sworn in as the new president of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change at a ceremony being held at the party headquarters in Najjanakumbi. The ceremony has been conducted by the party lawyer Ladilus Rwakafuzi. Speaking after taking oath, Amuriat has assured his predecessor Maj. Gen Mugisha Muntu …

Museveni to Urban Authorities – stop begging and look for alternative sources of revenue

President Yoweri Museveni has advised urban authorities to stop begging and look for alternative sources of revenue instead of waiting for grants from the central government. Museveni was last evening officiating at the annual general meeting of the Urban Authorities Association of Uganda in Masaka town. He also challenged urban authorities to create jobs for …

Half a million of the global population lacks social protection

By Benjamin Jumbe: More than half of the global population – some four billion people – have no social security protection. This is according to the World Social Protection Report 2017-2019, entitled Universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, in which the UN International Labour Organization highlights how this protection gap is an …