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EC Releases Road Map to 2016

The Chairman Electoral commission, BadruKigundu has finally released the Plan or Road Map to 2016 General.

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Uhuru Kenyatta in Uganda

His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in Uganada a head of the 10th Northern Corridor Integration Projects Summit due to take place today at Speke Resort Munyonyo. He was welcomed by President Yoweri Museveni to usher in the Northern Corridor Integration Projects initiative a project designed to generate sustainable political will necessary to fast track the implementation of the ...

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Can Dr. Lukwiya’s Legacy Live on? Heroes day Celebrations in Kiboga

Uganda will be commemorating this year’s June 9, Heroes Day in the western central district of Kiboga. The event according to government spokesperson Mr Ofwono Opondo, will be held at Katwe Primary School grounds, Karokora parish in Dwanilo sub county. At the function Opondo revealed, President Yoweri Museveni will unveil a monument in memory of those who died in the ...

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MPs clash over funding for Northern Uganda

TEMPERS of Legislators flared up on regarding arguments that the Northern region has been marginalized.   There was a heated verbal exchange between Mbarara Municipality MP Medard Bitekyerezo, Obongi MP Kaps Fungaroo, and Pader woman MP OketayotLowila with Bitkyerezo arguing government has adequately given the two regions special consideration.   Fungaroo had said, “The National Development Plan II shows that ...

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Otunu Dished out of UPC

  Lira Municipality Member of parliament Jimmy Akena is set to become Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) Party President, after being endorsed by majority of district delegates. Akena, son to UPC’s founding leader and former president Apollo Milton Obote, awaits confirmation at next month’s delegates’ conference.  

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Parliament approves new city, Could it Be Gulu?

0606: Parliament has unanimously passed a proposal from the finance committee, which requires government to immediately embark on creation of another city to decongest Kampala. The House took the decision while considering the second five year National Development Plan (NDP), which will be implemented from 2015/2016 financial year to the 2020/2021 financial year. What is the best place in Uganda to ...

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Museveni, Mbabazi grilled over PRDP money

A section of leaders from Northern Uganda are demanding President Yoweri Museveni and former Premier Amama Mbabazi to account for misappropriated funds, under the Peace Recovery and Development (PRDP) funds for northern Uganda. While addressing the press this morning at Northern Uganda Media Club (NUMEC), Aruu County member of parliament, Hon Odonga-Otto queried why all those implicated are not being ...

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Todwong Among 20 MPS Likely To Exit Parliament

After the first lady unveiled her good side of political career, insiders have come out with a list of politicians most likely to contest for the 2016 General election in their respective parties as Northern Uganda’s former Minister of General duties Richard Todwong is confirmed out Dr Gilbert Bukenya (Busiro North, NRM)? Christopher Acire (FDC, undecided) Joseph Balikuddembe (DP, Busiro ...

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Chines Road Constructors Faulted Over Witchcraft

Residents of Mucwini Sub County in Kitgum district have faulted the road works contractors upgrading the Acholi Bur – Kitgum – Musingo road for allegedly engaging in strange acts that have for the last three months stopped the rains from descending. The residents allege that when the rains show a sign of down pour the road constructors have always been ...

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Election watch: Parliament Okays Lining Up for LC Poll

Parliament yesterday passed the Local Gov’t bill which provides for lining up behind candidates in the LC1 & LC2 elections. According to the Daily Monitors report, voters will line up behind the candidates of their choice for Local Council I and Local Council II elections after Parliament overwhelmingly voted in support of the proposal in the Local Government Amendment Bill, ...

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