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Joel Ssenyonyi’s Quest for Transparency Amidst Parliamentary Scandal

The Opposition Leader in Uganda’s Parliament, Joel Ssenyonyi, has reached out to the nation’s principal oversight and anti-corruption entities, urging them to delve into claims of significant corruption and misuse of office among parliamentary members. Ssenyonyi’s call for comprehensive accountability has encountered a setback following revelations that he himself had claimed allowances for a five-day…

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Driving Agricultural Progress: Uganda’s Parliament Greenlights Extension Worker Recruitment Budget

Uganda’s agricultural sector is poised for advancement as Parliament approves a substantial budget allocation of sh10 billion for the phased recruitment and deployment of 5,335 extension workers in the forthcoming fiscal year, commencing July 1. This strategic move underscores the government’s steadfast commitment to bolstering agricultural productivity and ensuring food security across the nation. Additionally,…

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Uganda’s Legal Fraternity Unites Against Modern Threats: A Path to Progress

In a resounding display of unity and purpose, Uganda’s legal community convened at the New Law Year opening ceremony in Kampala, heeding President Museveni’s call to confront the ever-evolving landscape of sophisticated crimes. Against the backdrop of technological advancement and globalization, the President’s message resonated deeply, urging judicial officers, law enforcement agencies, and legal practitioners…

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Community in Bulalaka Village Plunged into Fear After Brutal Slaying of Couple

The peaceful ambiance of Bulalaka village, situated within Sala Parish, Tirinyi sub-county of Kibuku District in eastern Uganda, has been shattered by the chilling murder of Twaha Namwoyo, 38, and his wife, Nasim Katooko, 27. Their lifeless bodies, bearing grievous wounds, were discovered drenched in blood within their compound, sending shockwaves through the local populace….

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NUP Lawmaker Deciphers Shift to Patriotic League

Aisha Kabanda, the Member of Parliament representing Butambala district for the National Unity Platform, shared insights into the transformation of the Muhoozi Kainerugaba Movement (MK Movement) into the Patriotic League of Uganda. During a televised interview, Kabanda provided analysis on the motives driving this rebranding, portraying the MK Movement as an extension of the ruling…

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UCFFA Urges Ministry Action to Address Floating Wetland Threat in Lake Victoria

The Uganda Commercial Fish Farmers Association (UCFFA) has urgently appealed to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries (MAAIF) to take immediate action regarding a significant floating wetland mass within Lake Victoria. In a letter dated Monday, Mr. Dick Lufafa, acting on behalf of the UCFFA president, expressed concern over the presence of the…

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Gap in Secondary School Admissions Revealed for 2023 PLE Graduates: Ministry Report

The Ministry of Education has released a report indicating a gap in secondary school admissions for candidates who passed the 2023 Primary Leaving Examination (PLE). Approximately 20 percent of the 648,662 successful candidates have not secured admission to any secondary school. During the recent two-day Senior One selection exercise in Kampala, only 515,160 candidates were…

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FDC Contemplates Rosemary Alwoc Ogwal as Dokolo MP Nominee

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party, headquartered in Najjanankumbi, is deliberating the possibility of nominating Rosemary Alwoc Ogwal as their candidate for the forthcoming by-elections for the Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament seat. This vacancy arose following the passing of Cecilia Barbara Ogwal Atat in January 2024. John Kikonyogo, FDC’s spokesperson, has emphasized the…

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