Kansiime Loses Her Luggage but Steals the Show On Comedy Night

[Nairobi News] Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime may have lost her luggage enroute to Nairobi but still emerged the star of the night during the East Africa Comedy gig at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre Saturday night.

[Nairobi News] Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime may have lost her luggage enroute to Nairobi but still emerged the star of the night during the East Africa Comedy gig at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre Saturday night.

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Ugandan Budget – Striking the Balance Between Infrastructure and Social Sectors Is Key

[The Conversation Africa] Member countries of the East African Community are preparing to simultaneously table the 2018-2019 Budgets in their respective parliaments. In Uganda, finance minister Matia Kasaija will present a 30.9 trillion Uganda shilling…

[The Conversation Africa] Member countries of the East African Community are preparing to simultaneously table the 2018-2019 Budgets in their respective parliaments. In Uganda, finance minister Matia Kasaija will present a 30.9 trillion Uganda shilling (USD$8 billion) budget. Sarah Logan examines the economic context of Uganda's annual budget and the associated challenges.

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Obote Storms Nadiope’s Home to Catch ‘Coup Plotters’

[Monitor] One night in the middle of January 1966, prime minister Milton Obote showed up unannounced at Plot 22 Queen Elizabeth Avenue in Upper Kololo, Kampala, which was the official residence of the vice president of Uganda, Sir William Wilberforce K…

[Monitor] One night in the middle of January 1966, prime minister Milton Obote showed up unannounced at Plot 22 Queen Elizabeth Avenue in Upper Kololo, Kampala, which was the official residence of the vice president of Uganda, Sir William Wilberforce Kadhumbula Nadiope.

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MPs Must Use ‘Power of the Purse’ to Protect Ordinary Ugandans

[Monitor] Many Ugandans were recently shocked when Finance minister Matia Kasaija said the one per cent tax on mobile money passed by Parliament is different from what Cabinet and the ruling NRM party caucus had initially agreed as part of the 2018/19 …

[Monitor] Many Ugandans were recently shocked when Finance minister Matia Kasaija said the one per cent tax on mobile money passed by Parliament is different from what Cabinet and the ruling NRM party caucus had initially agreed as part of the 2018/19 national Budget due to be presented next week.

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Security Agencies Begin Hunt for Abiriga Killers

[Monitor] Kampala -Security agencies began joint investigation with military intelligence, Internal Security Organisation and police operatives swinging into action to find the killers of Arua Municipality legislator Ibrahim Abiriga.

[Monitor] Kampala -Security agencies began joint investigation with military intelligence, Internal Security Organisation and police operatives swinging into action to find the killers of Arua Municipality legislator Ibrahim Abiriga.

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Fish Rots From the Head – Museveni’s Mock Fight Against Corruption

[Monitor] The emotional tirade the President launched against the Inspector General of Government (IGG) has reverberated across the nation. The President lamented the lack of public confidence in and the failures of the IGG. He has now announced that h…

[Monitor] The emotional tirade the President launched against the Inspector General of Government (IGG) has reverberated across the nation. The President lamented the lack of public confidence in and the failures of the IGG. He has now announced that he will create an anti-corruption unit under his office to ensure that all the presidential appointees, particularly those at the sub-national level, perform their duties!

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What If God Fails to Cure Uganda’s Thieves?

[Monitor] In a search for a broadcast talk-show host who sounds as if their more natural occupation was snoozing under a large tree shade, Top Radio’s Dunstan Busulwa would make the shortlist.

[Monitor] In a search for a broadcast talk-show host who sounds as if their more natural occupation was snoozing under a large tree shade, Top Radio's Dunstan Busulwa would make the shortlist.

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How Ugandans Mourned Abiriga On Social Media

[Monitor] Kampala -“Why would someone target honourable Abiriga for God’s sake?” This is was the common question from most of the Ugandans who swarmed the social media platforms with a flurry of condolences following the news of the assassination of Ar…

[Monitor] Kampala -"Why would someone target honourable Abiriga for God's sake?" This is was the common question from most of the Ugandans who swarmed the social media platforms with a flurry of condolences following the news of the assassination of Arua Municipality Member of Parliament, Col (Rtd) Ibrahim Abiriga and his bodyguard at Kawanda in Wakiso District on Friday evening.

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Country in Fear, No Answers On Killings

[Monitor] Kampala -Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Abiriga on Friday evening became yet another statistic in a series of scientific assassinations that have rocked the country.

[Monitor] Kampala -Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Abiriga on Friday evening became yet another statistic in a series of scientific assassinations that have rocked the country.

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