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Monthly Archives: February 2013

African cricket carnival coming to Uganda – UCA

African cricket carnival coming to Uganda – UCA

The top two finishers in the tournament, which doubles as the Africa Premier League (APL), will join Namibia as the continent’s representatives in UAE.…

Alupo says lobbying won’t shape outcome

Alupo says lobbying won’t shape outcome

Although the public will have to wait again at least until next Wednesday, the minister remains steadfast the solution – which includes but not limited to – one league, is closest to fruition.…

Ndejje win East Africa University Games

Ndejje win East Africa University Games

The Games, hosted by Dar es Salaam University, climaxed yesterday.…

Bobby here to stay – Fufa

Bobby here to stay – Fufa

A local dialect daily yesterday reported that the Scot, who replaced Laszlo Csaba as Cranes coach in 2008, was in secret talks with the Kenyan Football Federation (FKF) to take charge of the Harambee Stars.…

Ushering in a new year the Chinese way

Ushering in a new year the Chinese way

The Chinese in Kampala joined their fellow nationals in welcoming a New Year on their calender, 40 days after January 1.…

Cabinet Approves New Land Policy

Cabinet Approves New Land Policy

[Observer]In a bid to sort out Uganda’s messy bands subsector, Cabinet last week approved the Land policy with far-reaching implications.…

Museveni Has Registered Remarkable Achievements

Museveni Has Registered Remarkable Achievements

[Observer]Uganda has just celebrated 27 years of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) leadership, and the man at the helm has been, and still is, President Yoweri Museveni.…

Elections Don’t Provide Needed Leadership

Elections Don’t Provide Needed Leadership

[Observer]Butaleja district has been the scene of a great deal of bustle billed as a gigantic political contest in a by-election in the area for its Woman MP to replace the deceased Cerinah Nebanda.…

What Next for Retired Pope Benedict XVI?

What Next for Retired Pope Benedict XVI?

[Observer]He’s to become a monk…

Kazinda – Witnesses or Suspects?

Kazinda – Witnesses or Suspects?

[Observer]The ongoing trial of Geoffrey Kazinda throws up one surprise after another. Siraje Lubwama & Derrick Kiyonga report that some of the people testifying as state witnesses could end up being suspects.…

Ssemujju Nganda – Has KCCA’s Musisi Compromised Media?

Ssemujju Nganda – Has KCCA’s Musisi Compromised Media?

[Observer]On Friday February 8, I joined colleagues who sit on the parliamentary committee on Local Government and Public Services during a tour of some facilities in Kampala.…

Serial Conmen Held After Duping 3,000

Serial Conmen Held After Duping 3,000

[Observer]Police in Kampala are holding Simon Bayego, a suspected fraudster, who reportedly conned over 3,000 Ugandans out of millions of shillings.…

Parliament’s Speaker Blocks Corruption Probe

Parliament’s Speaker Blocks Corruption Probe

[Observer]The three-month parliamentary investigation into the swindle of Shs 50bn from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has been stopped abruptly by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.…