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Zziwa wants Shs 2.7 billion

After losing her job in a confidence vote last week, ousted East African Legislative Assembly Speaker Margaret Zziwa is going to court to try to unseat her successor and also demand $1m (Shs 2.7bn) in compensation, her lawyers have said.

Inside story of NRM party jobs

Main Topix: NRM Deputy Spokesman Ofwono Opondo - Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda
To become NRM secretary general, Justine Kasule Lumumba on Monday night defeated two key opponents, four other contenders and strong opposition from historicals on the party’s Central Executive Committee that picked the eventual winner.
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The new faces of NRM

Main Topix: Brig Henry Tumukunde And Bidandi Ssali - Mbale School Of Clinical Officers
On Monday, the NRM Central Executive Committee approved President Museveni’s choices for secretary general, deputy secretary general, treasurer, deputy treasurer and chairperson of the electoral commission.
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John 'The Beast' Mugabi autobiography in the works

Uganda’s legendary boxer, John ‘The Beast’ Mugabi, has started writing his boxing and life-after story, which will be compiled into a book by June, 2015.

Sex talk: All they want for Christmas is you

O Christmas Tree, Jingle Bells and Hark The Herald Angels Sing are no doubt timeless classics that are probably already resounding in your house.

Rugunda urges youths on jobs

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has urged youths to reject divisiveness and instead use their numbers to exploit the country’s resources and create jobs.

Defining moment for the cotton industry

When Uganda got an endorsement under the African Growth Opportunity Act (Agoa) to trade in the United States of America without tariff and quota hindrances, there was high optimism in the country.

Museveni warns against speeding

Main Topix: Christmas And New Year - President Museveni
Ahead of Christmas and New Year’s day, President Museveni has cautioned Ugandans against speeding during this festive season.
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Mbarara doctor held over drugs

Police in Mbarara last week arrested a renowned doctor with government drugs suspected to have been stolen.