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COVID-19 Lockdown:  People Power Leader Lusagala Arrested Over Feeding Hungry Ugandans

COVID-19 Lockdown: People Power Leader Lusagala Arrested Over Feeding Hungry Ugandans

FEATURED, NEWS, Politics
By Elite News Reporter Police in Nabisaalu zone, Makindye Division, Kampala, has arrested His Worship Bosco Lusagala, the Makindye Division Deputy Mayor and a People Power top coordinator, over distribution of essential goods to his hungry electorates. We have talked to His Worship Mayor Haji Ali Kasirye Nganda Mulyannyama over the matter, who confirmed the arrest. Hon. Lusagala, a renowned Democratic Party (DP) youth leader, was in the company of Jackline Nakajubi and Tony Muhumuza, both coordinators of opposition People Power movement when he was allegedly caught red-handed by Police giving handouts that included sugar, posho, beans  and soap to residents of Nabisaalu Zone,. The police said this act is in contravention of the presidential directive barring politicians...
‘NRM Gov’t To Fight Poverty, Unemployment Amongst    Youth’-Museveni

‘NRM Gov’t To Fight Poverty, Unemployment Amongst Youth’-Museveni

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By Elite News Reporter President Yoweri Museveni has said that the National Resistance Movement (NRM) government shall continue prioritizing the needs of youth just like it has always done ever since coming into power in 1985. The President revealed this during his speech today July 11, 2020, as Uganda commemorated the World Population Day, when he said that government aims at fighting poverty and unemployment amongst the youth because they are Uganda's biggest asset. It should be noted that Uganda has one of the youngest populations in the world, with 78 percent under the age of 30, representing significant development potential. But if left untapped, experts have warned that it could turn into a major development challenge. Museveni’s speech comes just days after his governm
UCC Orders All Owners Of Radio Stations To Renew Licenses Ahead of 2021 Elections

UCC Orders All Owners Of Radio Stations To Renew Licenses Ahead of 2021 Elections

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By Elite News Reporter As the  2021 elections loom nearer, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has ordered al radio broadcasters in Uganda to submit fresh applications for radio broadcasting licenses of their choice following revision of the licensing framework. The revised licensing regime reclassifies radio broadcasting services into two categories: commercial broadcasting services and communal broadcasting services. The new regime also introduces a license for online radio broadcasters. It provides for a five-year commercial and communal broadcasting license as opposed to the previous one, which was only valid for one year. Online radio broadcasters, on the other hand, are to be granted authorisation for one year. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Execu...
Habits That Prevent  Couples From Enjoying Great Sex

Habits That Prevent Couples From Enjoying Great Sex

FEATURED, Health
By Elite News Reporter It's a common situation: What once was hot and heavy sex for you has gone, well, rather tepid. Most couples chalk this up to the natural progression of a long-term relationship. But it could be that your health habits outside the bedroom are to blame for your struggles inside it. Here are the unhealthy behaviors that might be keeping you and your partner from enjoying the best sex of your lives: You're not sleeping enough Several people suffer from chronic sleep problems. Not only does a lack of sleep leave you fatigued and prone to illness, but it has also been shown to have sexual repercussions—for both men and women, according to a study in Brain Research. You're neglecting your physical fitness Aerobic capacity and stamina, as well as strength and flexibil
3 Dead As DR Congo Protests Against Kabila Protege Turn Violent

3 Dead As DR Congo Protests Against Kabila Protege Turn Violent

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By Elite News Reporter The police shot two people dead and several others sustained injuries after violent protests broke out in several cities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)on Thursday, as Congolese protested against the appointment of the head of the Electoral Commission. Police used teargas and live ammunition to disperse thousands of supporters of President Felix Tshisekedi and democracy campaigners as they rallied through the streets of the capital, Kinshasa, as well as Lubumbashi, Goma and several smaller towns. Protesters running through the streets of Kinshasa The United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) said it was "concerned about the use of lethal force by law enforcement" which led to the death of two protesters - one in Kinshasa and one in...
Sudan Prime Minister Hamdock Reshuffles Cabinet, Fires 7 Key Ministers

Sudan Prime Minister Hamdock Reshuffles Cabinet, Fires 7 Key Ministers

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By Elite News Reporter Sudan's prime minister Abdalla Hamdok has replaced the finance, foreign, energy and health ministers and three other senior cabinet post-holders as part of a sweeping reshuffle, the government said on Thursday. Authorities had said a reshuffle was coming, but few had expected the exit of Ibrahim al-Badawi, who as finance minister led efforts to steady Sudan's crisis-stricken economy and liaised with foreign donors. In a statement, the government said transitional Prime Minister Hamdok had dismissed the health minister and accepted the resignation of al-Badawi and the others. It named interim replacements to lead all seven ministries. Hamdok leads a government of technocrats under a 39-month power-sharing agreement between the military and civilian groups...
Electoral Commission Short Of Money To Hold 2021 Election, Offices To Be Demolished

Electoral Commission Short Of Money To Hold 2021 Election, Offices To Be Demolished

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The Electoral Commission is short of money that it needs to effectively hold the 2021 general election, which included voting for the president, Members of Parliament and local government positions. According to a report by the Auditor General compiled for the Financial Year 2018/2019, the Justice Simon Byabakama led Commission received very little funding from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MoFEP) compared to  the amount they had budgeted for the 2020/2021 Electoral Roadmap. As a result of the underfunding, the Auditor General John B. Muwanga is of the view that the Commission is not in position to successfully hold the forthcoming elections unless government injects more money into the EC. AG Muwanga’s report reads in part thus; “The
Goons Invade Bwanda Sisters Convent, Rob & Rape Nuns

Goons Invade Bwanda Sisters Convent, Rob & Rape Nuns

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By Elite News Reporter The police and sister security agencies in Masaka District are hunting for a gang of horny goons who invaded the Banabikira Sisters convent in Bwanda, on Thursday night, where they allegedly raped several Sisters, before robbing them of a yet to be identified sum of money and other valuables. According to our sources, the ruthless goons started terrorizing the helpless nuns at around 1:00Am after they jumped over the convent’s perimeter walls and broke into their rooms. On top of stealing money, laptops, smartphones,  flat screens and other valuables, the police reveal that the goons also vandalized the and stole the CCTV cameras that were at the convent, including the hard disks and backup systems, in a bid to erase evidence of their attack. We ha
Gov’t Suspends Over 60 Companies From  Supplying Goods & Services Due To Forgery

Gov’t Suspends Over 60 Companies From Supplying Goods & Services Due To Forgery

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By Elite News Reporter The government of Uganda, through the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (PPDA), has announced a list of over fifty companies that have since been suspended from supplying goods and services or being awarded contracts to undertake any works on behalf of the state. According to Benson Turamye, the Executive Director PPDA, the Authority received recommendations from different Entities under Local and Central Government to suspend different companies from participating in public procurement and disposal of public assets proceedings for submitting various forged documents under several tenders. The Authority investigated the matters and found that the firms breached the Code of Ethics of Providers. In accordance with Section 8(1)(f) and 94 of ...
FDC Party Closes Nomination Window For 6 MPs Over Party Wrangles

FDC Party Closes Nomination Window For 6 MPs Over Party Wrangles

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By Elite News Reporter The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) office in Kasese District has closed the nomination window for three Members of Parliament (MPs). The three MPs include Winnie Kiiza, Robert Centenary and Jackson Katika. The three, according to Saul Maate the Party District Chairperson, have failed to sort out their issues with the party office. For Robert Centenary and Winnie Kiiza, Maate says “The two have allegiance issues with the Party and that they only picked forms of interest to participate in the party primaries but haven't returned them to the party office.” Maate also said his office has been instructed by the party head office in Najanankumbi not to nominate Mbaju Jackson Katika even if he had already picked forms of interest from Maate's office. H