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Kulayigye, Ankunda dropped as Nalweyiso becomes Major General

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:36
In the latest changes announced Friday morning, the UPDF spokesperson Lt Col Paddy Ankunda has been replaced by Brig Richard Karemire, formerly deputy CMI boss

South African president says ANC ready for female leader

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:11
Zuma is expected to step down as African National Congress (ANC) party leader at the end of this year

US to lift some sanctions against Sudan

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 08:28
Washington in November extended sanctions against Sudan for a year, saying it could lift them at any time if the African country were to do more to tackle terror.

Jammeh's lawyer asks court to block Barrow's inauguration

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 07:16
The lawyer asked the court to prevent Barrow's planned inauguration for January 19 until the legal case had been settled, according to a document seen by AFP.  

Eight guns lost during Kasese clashes recovered

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 06:35
According to Rwenzori East Police Spokesperson Manshur Suwed, security forces on Monday recovered a  gun that was take from a police officer who was killed at Kagando Police Post in Kisinga  Sub-county when suspected Rwenzururu Royal Guards invaded the area on November 27, 2016.

Zimbabwe mobile data tariff hike causes outrage

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 06:21
The move has caused a stir on social media with Zimbabweans linking the new tariffs to an alleged government clampdown on free speech.

Court accepts death threats sent to late Sheikh Kirya as evidence

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 06:00
In his statement, Kirya stated that Sheikh Kamoga told them they deserved to die but he was just restraining his dogs (the youth) from attacking them and that a tsunami was awaiting them.

Centenary struggling for a just society

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
His words are a careful ensemble that instantly tell you of a grieved man with a lot of disdain for the injustices that he claims are being meted on the people of Kasese

Even an independent woman needs a man

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
Over the festive season, he invited me for their end of year party as his plus one. But as he introduced me to his superior and crush, he sheepishly blushed and this made me laugh

Toxic relationship habits you need to break this year

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
Infidelity issues according to Lufafa were a frequent concern. Open cheating is where one does not mind what their significant other would think if they pursued an affair mainly

Car of the Year 2016

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
I have been asked which was the car of 2016 several times. For me this is and should be the representation of a car that best characterises exceptional value, superiority

Why does my Noah shake when I accelerate?

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
The squeaking noise from your Toyota engine is most likely from the auxiliary V belts. Some cars have one belt while others like your Toyota have two

Drought lowers livestock prices in Karamoja

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
The persistent drought that the Karamoja sub-region is currently experiencing has greatly brought the prices of livestock down, Daily Monitor has learnt

Uganda’s debt accumulation makes it vulnerable to defaulting, says IMF

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
In its seventh review of the Ugandan economy under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) released on Wednesday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reveals that much as Uganda is not at risk

National Budget to hit Shs30 trillion

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
The Uganda government is expected to increase spending in the next financial year by about Shs4 trillion as it seeks to support public spending that would in-turn improve economic prospects

Promote food security, govt tells tobacco companies

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
Government has launched the tobacco season 2017, with a call on the industry players to exercise self-regulation as well as integrate food security initiatives

Baboon invades village, injures child in Lamwo

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
A 13-year-old boy is nursing injuries at St Joseph’s Hospital in Kitgum District after he sustained injuries from an arrow following a confrontation between residents and a baboon

Five Amolatar teachers arrested over theft

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
Police in Amolatar District have arrested five teachers of Aputi Secondary School over allegation of stealing school property. Aputi is a government-aided secondary school located at Aputi Sub-county.

Drug shortage hits Kalangala again

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
Kalangala District has for the third time in less than a year experienced shortage of drugs that cure several illnesses

Residents flee homes as mysterious fire guts huts

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 02:00
A mysterious fire in Oweko parish, in Ndhew Sub-county, Nebbi District has left more than 40 families homeless