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Rickety ride on a bumpy road

20 hours 29 min ago
Due to the language barrier, I could not chat to anyone. I dozed off aboard the Homeland coach. When I finally reached Gulu Town, I stretched out as I went to the field.

Aminah first gave me a wrong number

20 hours 29 min ago
We used to sit in the same class though she occupied a front seat but I remember her giving me a wrong number the time I approached her.

Ask uncle Joe: I dislike my wife’s pals

20 hours 29 min ago
Dear Obed, as highlighted in part one of my response to your issue, it should be noted that marriage is intended to make us one

Besigye must apologise, insists Otto

20 hours 29 min ago
I am told in her anger she forgot that during an attempt to probe Mbabazi, then PM, over oil kickback issues, the speaker respected another ‘stupid’ injunction by court to stop Parliament from debating the Mbabazi oil kickback case.

What shake-up means for army

20 hours 29 min ago
On Monday night, President Museveni announced a shake-up in the UPDF that saw senior army officers given new positions of command and administration

Inside battle to replace DP’s Nsubuga

20 hours 29 min ago
The party last week unveiled Dr Gerald Blacks Siranda, who is the deputy secretary general, to act in the capacity of his departed boss pending elections after a year, a move that has elicited an angry reaction from a section of party youth.

Financial ‘engineering’: The new norm in Uganda

20 hours 29 min ago
The phrase ‘financial engineering’ was popularised in Uganda by Gen Caleb Akandwanaho, aka Salim Saleh. This happened around 1997 on Capital Radio’s Capital Gang talk show.

Child Soldier: Inside the world of an NRA Kadogo

20 hours 29 min ago
Child Soldier by China Keitetsi is an eye witness account of a girl whose childhood was robbed.

Amin’s downfall begins after 30 months in power

20 hours 29 min ago
Looking at former president Idi Amin’s first two and half years in power suggests that it was the time he made most of his positive impact, and there after undid whatever he had gained.

Where is Uganda’s oil money?

20 hours 29 min ago
The government has earned in taxes from transactions by firms

Firms bid to build lodges in Murchison Falls National Park

20 hours 29 min ago
According to the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) executive director, Mr Andrew Gunga Seguya, the initiative is expected to reduce on accommodation fees for local tourists

Why some government entities are not audited by AG

20 hours 29 min ago
Reason. Government may, among others, not have enough funds to facilitate the auditing.

Court quashes UNRA report on Dott Services Limited

20 hours 29 min ago
Led by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, the Commission reported that Dott Services did not have adequate capacity in terms of numbers and key personnel as well as adequate equipment to effectively execute the contracts

It’s Parliament’s mandate to question oil payout

20 hours 29 min ago
Contrary to what the letter states, Parliament is not blaming the President for approving the handshake

How army, police barracks are used to con civilians

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:00
The practice was first brought to light in an expose by this newspaper last October when a Polish company was defrauded of about Shs2b in a fake arms deal.

I won’t go back to Kabale court, says Besigye

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:00
He made the remarks on Friday after the court session in which Kabale Chief Magistrate Samuel Kagoda Ntende had adjourned the case to March 6 for further hearing after the State prosecution said they wanted to bring more witnesses.

How police pinned Nebbi witch doctor for murder

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:00
Twist. What started out as a ritual practice on suspects to find a missing girl ended in tragedy after one of the accused sustained injuries from a mob, leading police to arrest the witch doctor involved.

Government doubles pay for URA board members

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:00
The board chairman’s retainer was doubled from Shs2m to Shs4m and Shs3.5 million for each of the other four board members from Shs1.5 million.

King Mumbere faces fresh terrorism charges

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:00
Police say the Rwenzururu king allegedly committed before the bloody clashes at his palace in November last year

Mali urges Gambia's leader to avoid 'bloodbath' and step down

Sun, 01/15/2017 - 15:38
Barrow is expected to take power on January 19 when Jammeh's mandate runs out, but the strongman has refused to cede power after disputing the result of a December 1 election won by Barrow

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