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Uganda at 59: Can there be a peaceful transition?

By Our Reporters. Uganda turns 59 on October 9 2021, but is still dogged by the question of a peaceful transfer of power, having exchanged eight Presidents all through violent regime change. Former colonial power Britain granted independence to Uganda at the Kololo historical airstrip more than five decades ago. The British colonial  union flag […]

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Business

Kenya Co-op bank gives Nairobi SACCO 45 buses

By James Wafula in Nairobi. Fresh from winning the African  award as the best performing bank in the continent, Kenya’s Cooperative Bank has clinched a deal with  Metrotrans,  one  of  the  leading Savings  and  Credit Co-operatives in Kenya’s Transport sector. This comes under a backdrop of sustained transformation of the banks services that have consolidated […]

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ITUC condemns UAE over brutal deportation of African workers

By Our Reporters. The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC Africa) has condemned the acts of dehumanization meted out by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) against over 700 African migrants legally working in the UAE. A statement signed by (ITUC Africa) General Secretary , Mr Kwasi Adu-Amankwah said using excessive force, […]

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SPORTS

Black Pearls Promise Massive Title Defence in Women’s League Opener

By Dorothy Nekesa. Fixture Avengers vs Black Pearls Ewes vs Thunderbirds The Women’s Rugby League defending champions Black Pearl have sent out a statement on their readiness to defend the Women’s Rugby premiership title this weekend as they visit Avengers in Entebbe, Busambaga. On the other hand the host Avengers have promised inflicting pain in […]

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LABOUR

37TH NRM ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE

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SPORTS

Sipi Trekkers are Elite Water Falls T20 Champions

By Dorothy Nekesa. Final Result Sipi Trekkers v Itanda Kayakers  Sipi Trekkers 98/8 Itanda Kayakers 76 all out  Sipi Trekkers won by 21 runs  Player of the Match: Janet Mbabazi. New kids on the block Sipi Trekkers went against all odds to emerge the Elite Waterfalls T20 Women’s Title holders after condensing pressure from Itanda […]

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Business

Kenya Co-op bank injects shs 372M in South Sudan

By James Wafula in Juba. Kenya’s top lender and most digitized regional bank Co-operative Bank of Kenya has moved swiftly to consolidate on regional gains by pumping in additional capital of Ksh372 million ($3.2 million) to its subsidiary in South Sudan that has established four branches.. The bank has overcome logistical challenges of up to […]

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NEWS

NRM @ 37: Only eight of original 27 fighers still alive

By Daniel Bakalangudde. The death of former Army Commander and Security Minister Gen Elly Tumwine last year, left only eight of the original 27 fighters who were armed during the launch of the National Resistance Army (NRA) bush war in 1981 still surviving. Tumwine passed on in Aga Khan hospital in Nairobi from complications related […]

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POLITICS

Kenya political matrix shift as Ruto visits Kisumu

By Jamesa Wafula in Nairobi. Few would have imagined a few months ago after the hotly contested August 9 2022 presidential election that President William Ruto could visit the home turf of his main competitor and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and even leave with a gift of bull, and tonnes of fish! But President […]

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NEWS

The NRA battle for Kampala city

By Our Reporters. The Battle of Kampala was a battle of the Ugandan Bush War that took place from January 17 to 26 , 1986 in which forces of the National Resistance Army (NRA) attacked and captured the Ugandan capital, Kampala, from the Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA). On February 6, 1981 Mr Yoweri Kaguta […]

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How NRA rebels overran Kampala city

By Our Reporter. As the Kampala city was being overrun by the rebels there were over 20 men of the National Resistance Army (NRA) and 80 Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA) and Former Uganda National Army (FUNA) soldiers who were killed in the fighting. But there were also close to 3,000 UNLA soldiers who were […]

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LABOUR

Hon Rwakajara on rights and obligations of a worker

By Hon. Arinaitwe Katambuka Rwakajara, Workers MP. Excerpts from my book titled “Value your Labour”. The value of labour is not only how much someone is willing to pay you for a task but it’s also a measure of what you are willing to invest in yourself as a worker and what importance you attach […]

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LABOUR

Workers MP Hon Dr Byakatonda on climate change as workers’ issue

By Hon Abdulhu Byakatonda, MP. The evidence on negative consequences from climate change on human health and well-being is growing. The changing climate is expected to affect basic requirements needed to support and sustain human health such as good food, clean water, and unpolluted air, with negative effects that are expected to be unequally distributed. […]