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Obituary

Deputy IGP Maj. Gen. Paul Lokech is dead

The deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj. Gen. Paul Lokech ‘the Lion of Mogadishu’ is dead, The Xtremewood Reports. According to Xtremewood boss Gen. Oyet and close sources to the force, Lockech is said to have died of a blood clot at about 10:15AM this morning. In a tweet, the UPDF said; “The IGP with deep […]

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World News

Bill and Melinda Gates headed for divorce after 27 years of marriage

Bill and Melinda Gates have announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage, saying “we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple”. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the pair tweeted. pic.twitter.com/padmHSgWGc — Bill Gates […]

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Jobs

376 job vacancies at URA

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has announced a total of 376 job opportunities. According to the tax body, they are seeking for quality people to support their corporate strategy. Ian Rumanyika, URA’s acting Assistant Commissioner for Public and Corporate Affairs noted that the job opportunities will strictly be awarded on merit. “URA recruitment process is the […]

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Opinion

Why do we continuously trust old folks with youthful issues?

When Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile was reappointed Governor Bank of Uganda for another five year term, a couple of things happened. Happy congratulatory messages started flying around while the hopes of a younger, able contender to take over the reins at the bank were dashed. This state of affairs in our country is the most obvious […]

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Featured

PostBank Uganda inaugurates new board

PostBank has announced a new board chairperson and two new members to the board. This is is in addition to the already existing non executive directors. The bank hopes that the board members shall lead PostBank to achieve its strategic mission of offering affordable and sustainable financial services that drive financial inclusion, for social-economic development. […]

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Featured

Museveni would have defeated Bobi Wine in Kampala but… Covid-19, says Beti Kamya

President Museveni had just secured his victory in 2016, but as usual, he never wasted time as he immediately started strategising on how he would win the 2021 elections. During a visit in Kawempe to launch a scheme aimed at increasing jobs for market vendors, Beti Olive Namisango Kamya, then minister for Kampala promised the president […]

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Health

Few People Calling Red Cross Highway Ambulance

People are yet to start utilizing a free ambulance service being offered by the Red Cross to evacuate accident victims along the major highways in the region. The class B ambulance acquired in October, 2020 and equipped with medical and emergency supplies is stationed at the Red Cross offices in Gulu. The ambulance of part […]

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NEWS

Embattled Gulu University Dean of Students Interdicted

The embattled Gulu University Dean of Students Christopher Mwetwale Mpora has been interdicted. In a letter dated April 6, 2021, the David Obol Otori, the University Secretary relieved Mpora from his duty as he battles court case. The interdiction is in line with the provisions of Gulu University Human Resource Manual (2017), section 14.2.3 (d). […]

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Insight

Lack Of Garbage Trucks Delay Trash Bins Distribution in Gulu

Gulu City poor garbage management wars are not about to end after failing to put to use the 36 newly acquired trash bins due to inadequate garbage trucks. Gulu City received the trash bins from KFW, a German organization, working in Gulu, about three months ago, to improve on the hygiene of the City. However, […]

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NEWS

500 mourners to attend Archbishop Lwanga’s burial

A total of 500 mourners have been invited to attend the burial ceremony for the deceased Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga on Thursday. “We expect 500 invited guests to attend the burial ceremony,” Rev.Fr.Nicholas Mulumba, the head of communication for Kampala Archdiocese told journalists on Wednesday. Mulumba said whereas they would have loved everyone to […]