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US Kills Al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan drone strike

The US has killed the leader of al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, in a drone strike in Afghanistan, L’Oyet Media Reports. He was killed in a counter-terrorism operation carried out by the CIA in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday. He and Osama Bin Laden plotted the 9/11 attacks together, and he was one of America’s most […]

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10 killed by floods in Mbale, Kapchorwa

At least 10 people have been confirmed dead in flash flooding and mudslides in Mbale and Kapchorwa in eastern Uganda. Mbale registered seven deaths while three died in Kapchorwa according to the Uganda RedCross Society. Among the dead is a Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) soldier, private Sam Chemulindwa, 26, attached to the 53rd Battalion […]

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Govt red flags Alliance in Motion company over fraud, human trafficking

Government has red-flagged Alliance in Motion Global, a multi-level networking and marketing company over allegations of fraud and human trafficking, L’Oyet Media reports. The company which was registered in Uganda eight years ago, is said to have its roots in the Philippines. In Uganda, it operates from Mabirizi Complex in Kampala city as a distributor […]

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Kenyan bus plunges into river, kills 34

34 passengers on a bus have died after the vehicle swerved off a bridge and fell 40 meters into a valley, L’Oyet Media Reports The bus belonging to the Modern Coast company was traveling from the central town of Meru to the coastal city of Mombasa. Rescue efforts resumed Monday morning and rescuers recovered more […]

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Legislators back Arts teachers on pay rise

The Members of Parliament were reacting to a statement by Mr Muruli Mukasa, the Minister of Public Service, on enhancement of pay for public servants and the ongoing industrial action by Uganda National Teachers Union (Unatu). Lawmakers yesterday urged the government to consider increasing the salaries of Arts teachers. In the statement, the minister partly […]

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Unatu leaders close schools as teachers’ strike continues

The ongoing teachers strike has taken a new twist with some leaders of the Uganda National Teachers Union (Unatu) now closing schools where teachers ignored their calls for industrial action. In Mpigi District, two schools– Mpigi UMEA P/S and St Kizito P/S were Tuesday directed to close and learners ordered home by Unatu officials who […]

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Fire guts Mbarara Secondary School boys dormitory

Fire has gutted the boys dormitory at Mbarara Secondary School, L’Oyet Media Reports. The fire that started at 10:30am destroyed Nyerere dormitory which houses S1, S2, and S3 students. The fire destroyed mattresses, clothes, books, shoes, and basins worth millions of Shillings. Monica Ashaba, the Deputy Headteacher in charge of Academics says that the students […]

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MPs asked to guard against corruption

Members of Parliament have been asked to guard against corruption tendencies and ensure that Parliament continues to be held in high regard, L’Oyet Media reports. The statements were made by Justine Kasule Lumumba, Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister in charge of General Duties on Wednesday, 15 June 2022 during the induction of […]

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14 year old student suffers multiple organ failure after receiving Covid-19 vaccine

The ministry of Health has kicked off investigations into reports that a 14 year old student suffered adverse effects after he was vaccinated against Covid-19, The Northern Pressure reports. “Working with the National Drug Authority, we are investigating this and results will be shared with the public as the child receives treatment at Kiruddu National […]

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Congolese soldiers flee to Uganda as M23 rebels capture Bunagana border

M23 rebels have captured Bunagana border on the side of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), forcing over 150 government soldiers to flee into Uganda. The Congolese soldiers surrendered to Ugandan authorities at Bunagana border, L’Oyet Media reports. This follows renewed fighting near Bunagana border in Rutshuru territory which started on Friday. A Ugandan security […]