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New Vision

New Vision

Vision Group incorporated as the New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited (NVPPCL), started business in March 1986. One of the most widely read English-language newspapers in Uganda.

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Monitor

Monitor

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Weekly Observer

Weekly Observer

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Bukedde

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Independent

Independent

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Nile Post‎

Nile Post‎

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PML Daily

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Big Eye

Big Eye

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‎Sqoop

‎Sqoop

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Watchdog News

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Uganda Online

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Uganda Business News

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Uganda News

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Uganda Media Centre

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Buganda Watch‎

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‎Insider

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Independent

Independent

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  • Judge loses interest in Kazinda’s case
    by The Independent on August 12, 2022 at 4:00 am

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court Judge Lawrence Gidudu has lost interest in jailing former principal accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister, Geoffrey Kazinda saying it will no longer make sense for him to do so since prison has become like his home. Gidudu made the declaration shortly after finding Kazinda […]

  • Observers give thumbs up to Gogonyo by-election
    by The Independent on August 12, 2022 at 3:21 am

    Pallisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)  observer team at the Gogonya by-election in Palisa has warned of the generally plummeting participation in election by citizens. The observer team also called for a greater role of civilians in the stewarding elections. ” The stewarding of polls should not be […]

  • Derrick Orone wins Gogonyo County by-election
    by The Independent on August 12, 2022 at 3:00 am

    Pallisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Derrick Orone has been declared the winner of the Gogonyo County Parliamentary by-election. Orone defeated his rival Joseph Okoboi Opolot of the National Unity Platform-NUP party with 19,199 votes against Opolot’s 519 votes. The by-election attracted three candidates but two of the candidates who were […]

  • KENYA: Counting stalls with Odinga, Ruto stuck at 49%
    by The Independent on August 11, 2022 at 9:32 pm

    📌 KENYA PROVISIONAL RESULTS at Midnight ✳ Ruto- 49.91% ➡ 6,691,923 Votes ✳ Odinga- 49.41% ➡ 6,624,238 ✳ Wajackoyah- 0.44% ➡ 59,404 ✳ Waihiga- 0.23% ➡ 31,222 Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Provisional results from vote counting in Kenya’s general election indicate William Ruto has taken a razor thin lead this evening […]

  • IGG yet to prefer charges against MP Kagabo
    by The Independent on August 11, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government (IG) is yet to prefer charges against Bukoto South Member of Parliament, Twaha Kagabo. Kagabo was picked up after he tried to return the 40 million Shillings that he reportedly received from the residence of the Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among under unclear circumstances. He […]

  • Sheema district eases quarantine measures against African Swine Fever
    by The Independent on August 11, 2022 at 4:30 pm

    Sheema, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sheema district has partially lifted the ban on the movement and sale of pigs and pig products. The Ministry of Agriculture imposed a total quarantine six months ago following the outbreak of the African Swine Fever that claimed over 40 pigs in one month. District authorities have since been implementing … The […]

  • Mbale city closes 200 business premises over rent arrears
    by The Independent on August 11, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities in Northern city division of Mbale city have closed over 200 business premises over non-payment of ground rent and licenses. According to Martine Busiku, the senior assistant town clerk of Mbale City Northern division, the operation took place Thursday morning in areas like Mission Cell, Nakaloke and […]

  • DPP tables more evidence against MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana
    by The Independent on August 11, 2022 at 3:00 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions has tabled more evidence that she intends to use to prosecute the murder and terrorism cases against the Kawempe North Member of Parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya, and his Makindye West counterpart Allan Ssewanyana. The two legislators are jointly charged with 5 others […]

  • Arua city leaders demand review of urban refugee policy
    by The Independent on August 11, 2022 at 2:30 pm

    Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arua city leaders are proposing a review of the policy that governs urban refugee management. The current policy does not recognize refugees in other cities and urban centers apart from Kampala Capital City. This the leaders say has increased pressure on resources especially social services like water, health, […]

  • Former Minister Kibanzanga criticizes NRM for neglect
    by The Independent on August 11, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Christopher Kibazanga, a former minister and Member of Parliament for Bughendera County in Bundibugyo district has criticized the National Resistance Movement-NRM party for abandoning him. Kibanzanga who was a party flag bearer in the 2021 parliamentary elections lost to Acrobat Moses Kiiza, an independent […]


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Weekly Observer

Weekly Observer

  • Mukono police blocks 'SFC officer' Sobi from evicting 94-year-old man
    on August 11, 2022 at 8:53 pm

    Police on Thursday blocked Paddy Sserunjogi aka Sobi from evicting a 94-year-old man in Nakisunga sub-county, Mukono district. Sobi, a self-confessed murderer and gang leader of Kifeesi who terrorised Kampala city dwellers before he got incorporated into the Uganda police force, today with about 30 other people, reportedly raided Musa […]

  • Somali president ends 3-day visit to Uganda, lobbies to join EAC
    on August 11, 2022 at 6:58 pm

    Somali President Sheikh Hassan Muhamud has concluded his three-day state visit to Uganda. He was invited to Uganda by President Yoweri Museveni with whom he held bilateral discussions. During his stay, he visited the (military) Luwero Industries in Nakasongola district and also participated in the inaugural Uganda-Somalia Investment Business […]

  • 13 civilians, 6 police officers killed in Sierra Leone inflation protests
    on August 11, 2022 at 6:09 pm

    Authorities in Sierra Leone say at least 13 civilians and six police officers have been killed in clashes that broke out during anti-government protests. Anti-government protests erupted in Sierra Leone’s capital of Freetown and two other towns on Wednesday. In Freetown, protestors barricaded the streets, expressing anger over the soaring […]

  • Only 58 of 874 inmates remain in DRC central prison following massive jailbreak
    on August 11, 2022 at 5:20 pm

    Authorities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are searching for hundreds of inmates who escaped from Kakwanguru central prison when gunmen attacked the facility Tuesday night. Five people, including two policemen, were killed during the jailbreak in the city of Butembo. Reuters reported that only 58 of 874 inmates remained at […]

  • Judge loses interest in jailing Kazinda, fines him Shs 7m for stealing Shs 300m
    on August 11, 2022 at 3:30 pm

    Anti-corruption court judge Lawrence Gidudu has 'lost interest' in jailing former principal accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister Geoffrey Kazinda, saying it will no longer make sense for him to do so since prison has become like his home. Gidudu made the declaration shortly after finding Kazinda guilty on three counts of embezzling a […]

  • Kenya: Raila Odinga wins 11 of 12 diaspora vote
    on August 11, 2022 at 1:40 pm

    Raila Odinga has won Kenya’s diaspora vote, with all of the polling stations having sent in their forms (Form 34A) by Thursday morning. The Kenyan diaspora constituency had 27 polling centres in 12 countries including Uganda, Burundi, Canada, Germany, Qatar and Rwanda. Others are; South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, […]

  • Trial of former Uganda Airlines CEO to start Aug 31
    on August 11, 2022 at 2:33 am

    Police have finalized inquiries into the alleged offences slapped against Cornwell Muleya, the former chief executive officer of Uganda Airlines by the Inspectorate of Government (IG). State attorney Rogers Kinobe disclosed this when the matter came up Wednesday before the Buganda Road court grade one magistrate, Fidelis Otwao. Kinobe […]

  • Sierra Leone imposes nationwide curfew over inflation protests
    on August 11, 2022 at 1:58 am

    At least two police officers and one civilian died on Wednesday after a day of anti-government protests in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown. Sierra Leone's government previously said there had been deaths, but did not say how many, as protesters threw rocks and burned tires in the streets out of frustration at worsening economic hardship and […]

  • Kampala Arch Diocese appreciates The Observer for good journalism
    on August 10, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    Father Joseph Mukiibi, the director of communications, and public relations of Kampala Arch Diocese has appreciated The Observer for adhering to the good standards of journalism. Mukiibi said The Observer’s emphasis to stick to the truth contributes to the promotion of transparency within society.  “I am an ardent reader of the good […]

  • NUP's Bukimbiri by-election flag-bearer crosses to NRM
    on August 10, 2022 at 1:05 pm

    Joshua Mutabazi, the former National Unity Platform (NUP) flag-bearer who was withdrawn from tomorrow's Bukimbiri county by-election race by his party has crossed over to the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM). 19-year-old Mutabazi was last Tuesday nominated to contest against Forum for Democratic Change's James Owebeyi, Eddie Kwizera […]


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