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Ugandan police have shut down two newspapers after they reported on a letter written by the country's coordinator of intelligence services to the head of the counter intelligence agency asking for an investigation into a plan to groom the eldest son of President Yoweri Museveni to succeed the 27-year leader.
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Civil society activists Friday attacked President Yoweri Museveni's government over the continued closure of Monitor Publications Limited despite a court order directing police to vacate the premises.
Eighteen councillors of the Kampala Capital City Authority await the Attorney General's legal advice before they can proceed with a censure motion against Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago.
IN MARCH last year the heads of state of Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan met among mangroves in Lamu, a Kenyan town on the Indian Ocean, to launch the construction of a port and oil pipeline together costing $16 billion that would serve all their countries and vastly enrich them.
The police admit that drug trafficking is becoming a problem in Uganda, with many travellers frequently arrested for the offence in foreign countries.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged African leaders to implement a peace plan that the U.N. hopes will stabilize eastern Congo, a region long plagued by violence and which now is back on edge.
President Museveni Friday made changes both in the Cabinet and army, with a number of major figures like Pius Bigirimana and Aronda Nyakairima being given different appointments.
By Vision reporter President Yoweri Museveni has called on the Japanese government to partner with Uganda and investment in priority areas such as electricity; roads and agro processing of raw materials especially shear butter in northern Uganda to spur economic development.
When Kampala's elite choose to drink, they do it in style. Last Friday evening at the Pearl of Africa Restaurant with in the Kampala Serena Hotel saw some Kampala elite do just that.
Uganda loses nearly 100,000hectares of forest cover annually through encroachment, exposing the population to the risks and costly consequences of climate change.
Uganda 's police continued a siege at the offices of the Daily Monitor, the East African nation's biggest independent daily newspaper, for a fourth day as the authorities snubbed a court order to remove the cordon.
Youths from the Bagisu tribe escort Ronald Makwankwa after his circumcision ceremony in Mbale, 220 km east of the Ugandan capital of Kampala, August 12, 2008.
A startling revelation has been made in Parliament - some of the Democratic Republic of Congo's M23 rebels are former trainees of the SANDF.
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A driver at Tororo Hospital has been given a sack over an alleged case of indiscipline and lack of respect for the departed.
Uganda is a landlocked independent republic with a democratic government which lies between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya and forms part of the East African Region.
KAMPALA, Republic of Uganda, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterfund LLC and IBM today announced that they have signed an agreement with the Ministry of Water and Environment of the Republic of Uganda that makes the country the first in Africa to become a member of the pioneering Water Cost Index .