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UPDF Commander Warns Civilians Against Attacking Armed Security Personnel

Colonel Wilberforce Serunkuma, the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) 2nd Division Commander, has issued a stern warning to civilians about the dangers of attacking armed security personnel. This warning follows recent incidents where civilians were shot dead by police officers during confrontations. On May 23, 2024, Kenneth Mutusi, 40, a resident of Nyakanengo village, Muhanga…

Why Russia is Uganda and Africa’s key ally in trade, security

In the global arena, strategic partnerships are pivotal for national development. Uganda, a country rich in natural resources and potential, has been exploring alliances that can propel its economic and security objectives. Among its various international partners, Russia stands out as a particularly promising ally. Over the past six decades, Uganda and Russia have nurtured…

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Internal Auditors Partner With UNRA to Plant 5,000 Trees

The Institute of Internal Auditors of Uganda (IIA-U) has commenced a partnership with the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to plant up to 5,000 trees as part of a contribution to environmental conservation. The project was launched with an event where IIA leaders and UNRA staff planted about 20 trees at the Entebbe Expressway, near…

President Museveni Reaffirms Wealth Creation Strategy to Government Leaders

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Friday reaffirmed his wealth creation strategy presenting notable achievements by farmers in Gomba and Sembabule districts to the leaders of Uganda’s three branches of government. The President’s address emphasized the significant progress made by those who have heeded his advice. “We, the people of Kisozi, have decided to share our…

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NDA Closes 51 Drug shops For Non Compliance

The National Drug Authority (NDA) office in Southeastern Uganda confirmed on Friday the closure of 51 drug shops in Kayunga and Mukono districts due to non-compliance. During the operation, 84 boxes of assorted medicines valued at 21 million shillings were impounded.    The focus was on Nakifuma sub-county, Mukono municipality, and Kayunga town council, where…

Stone Quarrying Threatens Existence of Rock Painting Sites in Teso

The cherished rock paint sites in the Teso sub-region face an imminent existential threat from unregulated stone quarrying activities. The revered heritage sites found in almost all the districts of Teso are essential for tourism, education, and research. The sites, which boast a history spanning up to 8,000 years, are not only a national treasure…

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