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Breaking News | According to MP Robert Kyagulanyi’s Twitter account his Driver has been shot Dead in Arua town

According to a post made by Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu on Twitter his driver was shot dead in Arua town and he further alleged his hotel has been cordoned off by Police. He was in Arua to campaign for fellow independent can...


The Observer | Museveni Fires Police Boss Kayihura, Security Minister Tumukunde

President Museveni has fired police boss Gen Kale Kayihura and security minister Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde. Gen Elly Tumwine has been appointed as the new minister of Security while Okoth Ochola is the new Inspector-General of Pol...



Nigeria Decides | Muhammadu Buhari wins Nigeria’s presidential election

Nigeria’s election commission has declared Muhammadu Buhari the winner of the country’s bitterly contested presidential election, in a vote marred marred by confusion, arguments and violence. Al Jazeera’s Yvo...



Terrorism Alert | Message for All U.S. Citizens In Uganda – Possible Terror Attack On Kampala

March 25, 2015 — The U.S Embassy has received information of possible terrorist threats to locations where Westerners, including U.S. citizens, congregate in Kampala, and that an attack may take place soon. Out of an abun...


Burkina Faso Rebels | Blaise Compaoré, the African peacemaker who faced rebellion at home

Having spent years burnishing his credentials as Africa’s peacemaker, Burkina Faso’s longtime ruler Blaise Compaoré may not get a chance to broker a peace deal in his own country. On Thursday, the army announced it...



Breaking News | Amama Mbabazi Dropped Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda Appointed New Prime Minister

Ndugu Ruhakana Rugunda New Prime Minister – President Museveni announced today. In line with article 108A (1) of the Constitution of Uganda President Museveni has forwarded Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda’s name for approval. ...



Upper Nile Times | Dr Riek Machar and President Kiir sign deal to end the crisis in South Sudan

ADDIS ABABA – Former Vice Vice President of South Sudan and the leader of the SPLM in Opposition Dr Riek Machar and his former boss President Salva Kiir Mayardit have signed a deal to end all the hostilities in the countr...


Kenya Votes To Leave ICC Days Before Deputy President’s Hague Trial

Kenya’s parliament has passed a motion to withdraw from the International criminal court just before the country’s president and deputy president face trial at The Hague for allegedly orchestrating post-election vio...



Miss Africa contestant, Linah Keza, found stabbed to death next to her crying daughter as police arrest a man over her murder

By SIMON TOMLINSON | DailyMail ~ A young model was found stabbed to death with her three-year old-daughter ‘crying next to her in a pool of blood’, friends said today. The body of Linah Keza, 29, understood to have ...


Uganda Gas Tanker Explosion Kills 29

AT LEAST 29 people have been killed in Uganda after a car crashed into the back of a fuel tanker and residents rushed to siphon fuel, police say. A fuel tanker explosion in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, has killed 29 people and...



VIDEO UPDATE: Focus On Africa | Uganda’s David Sejusa Talks To BBC | ‘Opposed to a Museveni Political Monarchy’

Renegade Ugandan army General David Sejusa has accused President Yoweri Museveni of creating a “political monarchy” to hang on to power. In his first interview since he fled to the UK last month, the four-star gener...



Uganda Government Re-Opens The Daily Monitor Offices

The Government on Thursday announced the re-opening of The Daily Monitor. GOVERNMENT STATEMENT ON THE POLICE SEARCH AT THE MONITOR PUBLICATIONS, THURSDAY 30TH MAY 2013 1. On the 7th day of May 2013, the Daily Monitor published ...


President Museveni Reshuffles Cabinet – Former Chief of Defence Forces Becomes Internal Affairs Minister. Full list below

Breaking News — President Yoweri Museveni Thursday made changes to his cabinet, moving Army Chief Gen Aronda Nyakairima as Internal Affairs minister. In other changes, Mary Karooro Okurut moves to the Gender Ministry as J...





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