Martyrs Day – Here’s the Traffic Flow Plan

[Observer] Ahead of Martyrs day on Saturday, June 3, police have issued traffic guidelines to the Namugongo Martyrs shrines and deployed at least 20,000 UPDF soldiers and police officers to secure the venues for both Catholic and Protestant commemorati…

[Observer] Ahead of Martyrs day on Saturday, June 3, police have issued traffic guidelines to the Namugongo Martyrs shrines and deployed at least 20,000 UPDF soldiers and police officers to secure the venues for both Catholic and Protestant commemorations.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

China Protests Museveni Ivory Trafficking Charges

[Observer] Chinese ambassador Zheng Zhuqiang has strongly disputed some of the claims contained in President Museveni’s letter to the inspector general of government, ordering an investigation into the affairs of Uganda Wildlife Authority and two Chine…

[Observer] Chinese ambassador Zheng Zhuqiang has strongly disputed some of the claims contained in President Museveni's letter to the inspector general of government, ordering an investigation into the affairs of Uganda Wildlife Authority and two Chinese diplomats.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

More Than 40 Migrants ‘Die of Thirst’ in Niger

[Al Jazeera] Babies and women were among the 44 migrants found dead after their vehicle broke down in the desert of northern Niger while on the way to Libya, local officials said on Thursday.

[Al Jazeera] Babies and women were among the 44 migrants found dead after their vehicle broke down in the desert of northern Niger while on the way to Libya, local officials said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Almost 4,000,000 Sudanese Displaced By Fighting

[Al Jazeera] Almost 4,000,000 Sudanese have been forced from their homes in 14 years of tribal violence and battles between government and opposition fighters, the Norwegian Refugee Council says.

[Al Jazeera] Almost 4,000,000 Sudanese have been forced from their homes in 14 years of tribal violence and battles between government and opposition fighters, the Norwegian Refugee Council says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

KCCA Host Rivers

[Observer] After qualifying for the Uganda Cup final, KCCA FC turn their attention to the Caf Confederation Cup as they host Nigeria’s Rivers United at the Phillip Omondi stadium, reports JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.

[Observer] After qualifying for the Uganda Cup final, KCCA FC turn their attention to the Caf Confederation Cup as they host Nigeria's Rivers United at the Phillip Omondi stadium, reports JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.

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Kyadondo East Election Campaigns Kick Off

[Observer] The battle for Kyadondo East constituency, which recently fell vacant after court nullified the election of FDC’s Apollo Kantinti, has kicked off with the nomination of five other candidates.

[Observer] The battle for Kyadondo East constituency, which recently fell vacant after court nullified the election of FDC's Apollo Kantinti, has kicked off with the nomination of five other candidates.

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Warriors Travel to Canons

[Observer] When Warriors meet UCU Canons in the National Basketball League this evening at the YMCA in Wandegeya, their focus will be on the ultimate goal for this season – winning the league. Warriors will be aiming at making it two wins in two.

[Observer] When Warriors meet UCU Canons in the National Basketball League this evening at the YMCA in Wandegeya, their focus will be on the ultimate goal for this season - winning the league. Warriors will be aiming at making it two wins in two.

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MPs Approve Shs 185 Billion Supplementary Budget, Withhold Shs 53.8 Billion

[Observer] Parliament yesterday approved a supplementary budget of Shs 185.4 billion which government spent for key entities in the 2015/16 financial year, but withheld consent for another Shs 53.8bn, saying it should be treated as loss of public funds…

[Observer] Parliament yesterday approved a supplementary budget of Shs 185.4 billion which government spent for key entities in the 2015/16 financial year, but withheld consent for another Shs 53.8bn, saying it should be treated as loss of public funds to be recovered from companies that benefited from tax waivers.

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