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3 hrs ago | Daily Monitor
KAMPALA: Museveni on Monday could have caused a stir in an NRM parliamentary caucus meeting when he quoted two biblical teachings. Addressing the MPs at State House, Entebbe, the President referred to the book of Daniel 5:25-28, which talks of writings which appeared on the wall as King Belshazzar was wining away: The words puzzled King Belshazzar for days but were later interpreted by Daniel to mean that God had numbered the days of his reign and brought it to an end.
7 hrs ago | Reuters
Somalia's al Shabaab militants denied on Monday that Ugandan authorities had foiled an attack by the group, after police in Uganda's capital seized explosives and suicide vests and arrested 19 people. Ugandan Information Minister Rose Namayanja told Reuters that Saturday's raid seized an extraordinary amount of explosives from a suspected al Shabaab cell that was planning an attack.
11 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
Oil industry top officials believe that Uganda must look for between $15 billion to $20 billion if it wants to become an oil producing country. Jimmy Mugerwa the Tullow Uganda Country Manager said the total investments required for Uganda's oil to come out of the soil is approximately $20 billion, which is almost the country's GDP.
President Professor Peter Mutharika says poor sanitation is a contributing factor to other leading causes of child mortality including malaria and measles. Mutharika made the remarks Saturday at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe during the official launch and fundraising dinner of the Gertrude Mutharika Beatify Malawi Trust .
Ugandan police have arrested 19 people in connection with a foiled attack in central Kampala that the United States has said was hatched by Somali militants al Shabaab. The discovery of the alleged cell came as Kenya prepares to mark the first anniversary since al Shabaab gunmen killed 67 people in an attack on Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall.
The findings appear to be... -- Oakland Athletics closer Sean Doolittle was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday. Doolittle has been on the DL since Aug. 24 due to a strained right int... - Ugandan authorities discovered an al-Shabaab terrorist cell in the country's capital, U.S. Embassy officials announced Saturday.
In this photo taken Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, people look out to the ocean as the sun sets over the promenade in Cape Town, South Africa. Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenyaís pristine Indian Ocean beaches but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast continent, with tour operators across Africa saying they face difficulties as the Ebola outbreak, which has killed more than 2,400 people in four countries, continues to defy international efforts to control it.
KAMPALA Ugandan security forces are carrying out an operation against a suspected terrorist cell in the capital Kampala, the US embassy warned on Saturday. "Ugandan authorities are conducting operations against a suspected terrorist cell in Kampala," the embassy said in a statement, without given further details.
To the best of my knowledge, the Lukwago issue is political, like that of Besigye before him. And it will take a political solution to resolve it.
Eng. Shillingi Mugisha died last week after losing a battle with liver cancer at St. Apollo Sagha Hospital in India's capital New Delhi. At the time of his death on Wednesday, he had been serving as the director of Water Resources Management at the ministry in Entebbe.
A sophisticated racket of workers at Entebbe International airport is minting millions of shillings daily from unsuspecting travellers to China by extorting money from them ostensibly to process a yellow fever vaccination certificate, an investigation by The Observer has revealed. China does not require travellers from Uganda to carry along this certificate, two officials at the Chinese embassy in Kampala confirmed to The Observer this week.
Family members of the late Capt. Geoffrey Burashana, the fallen Military Police spokesperson, have asked church to pray for them to break the curse of accidents which has become synonymous with fatalities in the family.
Former Senator Nzirasanaho Anastase was on September 9, 2014 acquitted of charges lined against him for allegedly participating in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. The senator had been sentenced to life in jail for participating in the 1994 genocide by Nyarugenge Intermediate Court in June 2014.
Malawi's President Peter Mutharika meets with reporters at the conclusion of the US-Africa Summit at the Institute of Peace in Washington in August. Human rights groups have criticized Malawi President Peter Mutharika's first 100 days in office, accusing him of nepotism and creating division with his Cabinet appointments, and failing to address urgent economic issues.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:42 pm
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