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First Female Deputy Defense Security nominated: US

First Female Deputy Defense Security nominated: US

President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday nominated Kathleen Hicks to be deputy secretary of defense, making her the first woman to hold the number two position in the Pentagon if she is confirmed by the Senate. Hicks, who is heading Biden’s transition team at the Pentagon, served in the Defense Department under former president Barack Obama, […]

Nakaseke Truck Accident kills four

Nakaseke Truck Accident kills four

Residents of Kapeeka, a small town in Nakaseke district, woke to a grisly scene on Wednesday morning after a lorry that was transporting sand overturned in the middle of the road, killing four men who were on board. The accident believed to have been the first of its magnitude in the area occurred at around […]

Muyezi dropped, Muhoozi Re Appointed

Muyezi dropped, Muhoozi Re Appointed

┬áPresident Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces on Wednesday carried out a reshuffle within the Security agencies and re-appointed Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba back to the Special Forces Command (SFC) replacing Maj. Gen. James Birungi. Gen Paul Lokech who was on a special assignment “to monitor on behalf […]

Entertainment sector remains closed: Ministry of Health

Entertainment sector remains closed: Ministry of Health

In relation to the circulating claims that the entertainment sector including music concerts, bars have been opened, Ministry of Health has come out saying that the sector is still closed. Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Senior Public Relations Officer of Ministry of Health, says on November 9, the Ministry of Health, with guidance from the National Task […]

Drunken Herdsman kills a Colleague with single blow

Drunken Herdsman kills a Colleague with single blow

Barely a month after a notorious herdsman killed his colleague using a grazing┬ástick in Nakaloke, Mbale city, another vengeful cattle keeper ended a life of a colleague with a single blow in Lwengo district, on Monday. The victim, Robert Rwebasira died on the spot, according to Police. His body was recovered at the roadside a […]

Kyagulanyi meeting with EC on Guidelines Violation

Kyagulanyi meeting with EC on Guidelines Violation

National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi on Tuesday morning reported to Electoral Commission (EC) in Kampala to respond to allegations of violating campaign guidelines. Kyagulanyi arrived at EC offices at 9:20 am accompanied by NUP deputy president for central region Mathias Mpuuga, secretary general Lewis Lubongoya, Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake, party spokesperson […]

Libya MP dies of COVID-19 in Morocco

Libya MP dies of COVID-19 in Morocco

Libyan MP Omar Garmil has died in Morocco weeks after being infected with Covid-19, multiple sources said Monday. The UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli and the UN mission in Libya offered their condolences without mentioning the cause or place of his death Sunday. Garmil had participated in a meeting in Tangiers in […]

Amuriat to face the Electrol Commission on Wednesday

Amuriat to face the Electrol Commission on Wednesday

The Presidential Aspirant for the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Patrick Amuriat, has been given a fresh date to appear before the Electoral Commission. Amuriat and the National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential aspirant, Robert Kyagulanyi, were summoned to appear before the Electoral Commission (EC) over breach of election guidelines and the Standard Operating Procedures aimed […]

100 people arrested for not wearing masks

Onyango says the suspects will be charged with engaging in acts likely to spread infectious disease. Police is holding over 100 Suspects who were arrested flouting the COVID19 standard operating procedures in Kampala central business district. The Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says Police mounted an operation in Kampala to arrest people who were […]

Cyberattack confirmed:US

Cyberattack confirmed:US

The US government on Sunday confirmed that its computer networks had been hit by a cyberattack, as The Washington Post reported at least two departments including the Treasury had been targeted by Russian state hackers. “We have been working closely with our agency partners regarding recently discovered activity on government networks,” a spokesperson for the […]

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