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Ugandan police fire officer over leaked Museveni photo

Ugandan police have dismissed one of their handful of Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) security camera network experts, a year after accusing him of leaking a photograph depicting top judicial officers meeting President Museveni shortly before the 2021 General Election petition judgment. Ugandans took a presidential vote on January 12, 2021, and the Supreme Court upheld incumbent Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Museveni’s victory that Opposition National Unity Platform (NUP)...

83-Year-Old Man Finally Welcomes First Child After Waiting For Decades

UGANDA - An 83-year-old Ugandan man, Mzee Yosia Mwesigye, has rejoiced as he’s become a father for the first time since he first got married decades ago. He welcomed his first child with a new woman after his 1st wife passed away at the age of 79 without bearing any child. Mzee said he waited for 57 years with his late wife, adding that doctors said...

Museveni’s Son Gen Muhoozi deactivates twitter account, Social Media Reacts

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni's son Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who is also the Commander of the Land Forces on Monday evening deactivated his Twitter account, something that has since sparked debate among Ugandans. In the wee hours of Monday night and the morning hours of Tuesday, a number of social media users first thought that Twitter had suspended the account over a violation of its...

University Student Found Dead In Her Room

UGANDA - A fourth year student at Kampala International University (KIU) identified as Akankunda Evas, was found lifeless in her room. Evas, who was studying Bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery at KIU, was reported dead on Monday 4th April, 2022. The police were called to the scene and took the body to the hospital for postmortem. Investigations are underway to determine the circumstances surrounding the death...

Uganda MPs pick Anita Among as Speaker after death of Oulanyah

Anita Among is the new Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament after she was elected on Friday to the office vacated by Jacob Oulanyah, who died last Saturday in the United States. Oulanyah was receiving treatment at a hospital in Seattle, Washington. Among, the Bukedea District Woman MP polled 401 votes ahead of Bugiri Municipality legislator Asuman Basalirwa, who garnered 66 votes. Ms. Among was fronted by the ruling...

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