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Uganda: Parliamentary committee approves age limit bill

A Ugandan parliamentary committee has approved changes aimed at scrapping presidential age limit. Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee members endorsed the most sweeping constitutional changes since 2005, with 18 votes— taking a significant leap forward as 10th Parliament seeks to increase presidential term from five to seven years. 5-YEAR TERM …

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Uganda: Planned strike shelved – Nurses, midwives

Nurses and midwives in Uganda’s public health institutions called off a planned strike over low pay initially scheduled to start on Tuesday. The head of the health workers had a meeting with the government and agreed to continue dialogue with the government on pay rise for the workers, instead of …

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Uganda: President Yoweri Museveni creates two top military posts

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has created a new position of Deputy Commander Land Forces in the latest mini army reshuffle. The office’s first occupant will be the deputy commander of Air Force, Brig Sam Kavuma, who has also been promoted to the rank of Major General. The Defence and Military …

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VIDEO: Bees Attack Thief Who Stole Woofer And Force Him To Return It To The Owner

UGANDA: A thief was caught in Masindi town Uganda after a witch doctor sent bees to him. The unidentified man, who allegedly stole a woofer, was forced to return the stolen item after a swarm of bees attacked him and made a home on his head, neck, and almost half of his …

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Ugandan journalists face treason charge over Museveni ‘Rwanda coup’ story

Three Ugandan journalists are facing treason charges over the publication of a story alleging that President Yoweri Museveni was planning to overthrow the government of Rwanda. The journalists who work for the Red Pepper newspaper were charged along with five directors of the Pepper Publications Group. They are also charged …

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Uganda: See the Little Boy With Rare Genetic Condition Who Was Abandoned By His Mother

This is Shakul from Uganda. He was born with a rare genetic condition which makes him look a little different. Without access to a doctor, his parents didn’t understand his appearance so they abandoned him shortly after birth. Namatuvu, his grandmother, took him in and now as part of the …

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