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Pastor Bugingo at crossroads after NCHE “nullifies” his degree

House of Prayer Ministries senior pastor Aloysius Bugingo and fellow graduates from Kayiwa International University have been left at crossroads after the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) declared their degrees “illegal”. The Kayiwa University held a graduation on Friday, where Bugingo graduated with a Bachelors of Theology and Integrated Studies. Several other graduates where […]

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Soroti Bishop Tukei sentenced over theft

The High Court in Soroti has sentenced Bishop Israel Tukei formerly of Lifeline Ministries to a fine of 2 million Shillings or imprisonment for one year. According to L’Oyet Media reports, the sentence was delivered by the Soroti Senior Resident Judge, Henry Peter Adonyo on Friday. The sentence comes a week after Court found the […]

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Uganda News

Entebbe court fines man Shs 2.2m for attempting to traffick 11 girls to Saudi Arabia

Entebbe Chief Magistrate’s court has been fined a 24-year-old man Shs 2.2 million for promoting trafficking in persons and attempting to traffic 11 migrant workers to Saudi Arabia, The Northern Press Reports. Sharif Mbabali, a resident of Kanawa, Wakiso district, was arrested last month after 11 girls, who lacked clearance from the ministry of Gender, […]

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Seeta school driver under fire for knocking dead one-year-old girl, offering Shs 500,000 compensation

Seeta Kindergarten and Junior, Mukono is under the spotlight for allegedly frustrating investigations and threatening the parents of a child who was knocked dead by their school bus. One-year-old Shanell Lugemwa died on May 31 after being knocked unconscious in Gulumwa, Goma Division in Mukono district while playing in the family compound. According to eyewitnesses, […]

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Uganda News

The untold story of high commodity prices in Uganda

Let me take the opportunity of Prof Samwiri Lwanga-Lunyiigo’s new book Uganda: An Indian Colony (1897-1972) to initiate a discussion on the current economic crisis, which on the face of it looks like the fuel and commodities problem. In fact, it is deeper. I was glad that Lunyiigo, in his first three chapters discussed what economic independence looked […]

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Uganda News

Museveni assents to eight bills passed by parliament

President Yoweri Museveni has assented to eight bills that were passed by Parliament during its first session, The Northern Press Reports. This was revealed by the Speaker of Parliament Anita Among on Wednesday. According to Among, Museveni assented to the Stamp duty (Amendment) Act, 2022, the Income Tax (Amendment) Act, 2022, the Value Added Tax […]

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Politics Spotlight

25,000 dead people found on voters roll

Kenya’s electoral agency says an ongoing audit of its voters’ roll has found the names of nearly 250,000 deceased voters on the register. According to L’Oyet Media reports, Nearly half a million more voters were found to have duplicate records and over 226,000 people were registered using documents that do not belong to them. Others […]

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Colombian researcher killed by elephant in Kibale National Park

A Colombian researcher has been killed by an elephant in Kibale National Park today, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has confirmed. According to Bashir Hangi, who is the UWA Spokesperson, the deceased is Ramirez Amaya Sebastian, a Colombian-US based researcher from Arizona State University. Hangi said in a statement that the Colombian had stationed at […]

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Among Kicked Out Of State House As President Gives Her Vote Of No Confidence

According to Oyet Mediatech  reporters, Deputy Speaker Anita Among has been locked out of the State House this morning. Apparently, she had to pitch camp as she pursued the endorsement of her NRM party chairman, Gen Yoweri Museveni. Apparently, Speaker Among arrived at State House at 6:00am today only for security to ask her to […]

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Oulanyah’s brother, Deputy speaker Among, CJ Dollo fly to US as Speaker’s death rumor hits social media.

JUST IN- News coming in indicates that the Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo, Deputy speaker Anita Annet Among and a brother to hospitalised speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah on Tuesday evening flew to the states, Oyet Mediatech-reports. It’s alleged that the trip booked to depart from Entebbe International Airport at 5Pm and expected to arrive in […]