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The UBC land saga and a peek into the sausage-making in our corrupt land

Main Topix: MP Margaret Muhanga - Kabakumba Matsiko
The company received the lease on December 7, 2009 and put the land on the market four days later and sold it in July 2010 without paying a cent for it.

Coach Scolari takes responsibility for humiliating defeat

Main Topix: Luiz Felipe Scolari
After Brazil suffered their “worst loss” in their most important home game in 64 years, all coach Luiz Felipe Scolari could do was take the blame for his team’s 7-1 thrashing at the hands of Germany.“The catastrophic result can be shared with the whole g

Shilling continues to depreciate as BoU intervenes

Main Topix: Ugandan Shilling - Dr Adam Mugume
The Ugandan Shilling has exhibited its weakest stance since the beginning of the year, a situation experts predict will continue all through the month.By close of business yesterday, Bank of Uganda (BoU) quoted the Shilling at 2,650 buying and 2,660 sell

EU welcomes clarification on anti-gays law

The European Union has welcomed clarification by government on the anti-gay legisltation which was passed by President Museveni in February.

Teachers stage day of strike action

Thousands of pupils in England and Wales will miss lessons on Thursday as members of the National Union of Teachers walk out on strike....

Kiir: UPDF Will Not Leave South Sudan

Main Topix: President Salva Kiir - Addis Ababa Accord
President Yoweri Museveni is back home from Juba where he spent the day in celebrations marking the 3rd anniversary of South Sudan’s independence.

Sculpture park wins museum award

The open-air Yorkshire Sculpture Park is named the museum of the year for its "bold artistic vision"....

Fears raised 'free NHS' will end

Fears are being raised the NHS in England will no longer be free at the point of use - up to now a key principle for the health service - within 10 years....

PM's strike 'crackdown' - front pages

David Cameron's pledge to toughen the rules governing unions' strike ballots makes headlines, while tax avoidance remains on front pages....

More BBC TV 'may be made externally'

BBC director general Lord Hall sets out proposals to introduce an open market for programme-making at the corporation....