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Who Pays National Team Football Coaches in Africa?

[Monitor] Kampala -If there is one constant song from Fufa it has got to be "call for government support."

Government Spokesperson Returns Cow After Uproar

[Monitor] Mukono -Mr Ofwono Opondo, the government spokesman who had received an in-calf cow under the Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) programme, has returned it following protests by some Mukono District councillors.

Boda Boda Man 'Cuts Wife's Neck Over US Study Trip'

[Monitor] Mukono -A woman is nursing injuries at Namirembe Hospital in Mukono town after her husband allegedly sliced her neck.

Bobi Wine Supporter Sues Govt for Injured Penis, Testicles

[Monitor] Kampala -A supporter of new Kyadondo East MP Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, who says police injured his testicles and penis, has sued government.

State Asks for More Time to Investigate Kaweesi Murder

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Prosecution handling the murder case of 20 people suspected to have killed former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his body guard Kenneth Erau and driver Godfrey Wambewa on Wednesday informed court that police investigations into the case are still at an infant stage.

Ugandans Will Never Forget How I Made Them Feel - Micho

[Observer] When Quick Talk calls the national football team, Cranes, coach, MILUTIN 'MICHO' SREDOJEVIC for an interview appointment, he directs Quick Talk to Phillip Omondi stadium where he has a press conference ahead of last Saturday's Uganda-South Sudan Chan qualifier.

Kayunga's Massive Evictions Leave One Woman Alone in Formerly Bustling Village

[Observer] A deafening silence defines what used to be a noisy neighbourhood complete with young children playing in the fields, adult males sipping on malwa at drinking joints and females in groups chatting away.

Kagadi, Kakumiro Districts Struggle to Deliver Services

[Monitor] Kibaale -The newly created districts in greater Kibaale are grappling with service delivery amid poor local revenue collection, a year after their creation.

Fufa Assembly Faces Two Court Injunctions

[Monitor] Two groups, one here in Kampala and other in Lira, are seeking an injunction on the elective assembly that is expected to endorse incumbent Moses Magogo for another four-year term.

Land Probe - Four Senior Police Officers Suspended Over Misconduct

[Monitor] The Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura has suspended four senior police officers for allegedly mismanaging a court case, leading to unlawful demolition of a commercial building in Jinja Town.

Student Sues School Over Rape

[Monitor] Kampala -A female student has sued a school seeking Shs100m in compensation for rape that robbed her of her virginity.

Word Has It... Jose Chameleone Kicks Off Music Tour in Australia

[New Times] Ernesto Ugeziwe on VOA

President Museveni Orders Eviction of Mubende Gold Miners

[Oil in Uganda] About 50,000 artisanal miners and leaders in Mubende district are in fear and panic following President Museveni's order directing them to vacate areas which Government licensed to investors.

Magistrate Suspended for Resisting Up Country Transfer

[Monitor] Nabweru Grade Two Magistrate Kercan Peter Prosper was on Tuesday suspended from work, for resisting his transfer from the city, to an upcountry duty station in Kiboga.

Parliament Honours Emong

[Monitor] Kampala -Parliament has paid tribute to David Emong who won gold at the World Para Athletics Championship on July 15 in London.

Ugandan Socialite Zari Not Letting Go of Late Ex-Husband's Estate

[Nation] Zari Hassan is set for a legal battle over the ownership of her late ex-husband Ivan Ssemwanga's property.

ASFAs 2017 to Support Fashion Entrepreneurs

[Observer] The 2017 edition of the Abryanz Style and Fashion awards (ASFA) will focus on supporting fashion entrepreneurs and bringing to light the entrepreneurial and business aspect of the industry.

Ugandans Take Chinese Firm to Court in Latest HIV Workplace Battle

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kampala -When Kato was called into his manager's office, the Ugandan driver assumed he would be sent on an errand, not be ordered to take an HIV test and lose his job when it came back positive, leading him to sue his Chinese employer for unfair dismissal.

MPs Vow to Block Move to Amend Constitution

[Monitor] Parliament -The Committee of Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has vowed to block the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017, accusing Cabinet of being disrespectful.

Presidential Age Limit Stirs Debate

[VOA] Uganda's parliament is considering an amendment to the country's constitution on land issues, but it is another proposed revision, not on the table, that is sparking the fiercest debate.

MP to Museveni - Change Your Age but Don't Remove Age Limit

[Observer] The presidential age limit campaign got its most enthusiastic public support last week from several NRM youth groups who publicly advocated the removal of Article 102 (b) from the Constitution during separate press conferences.

Chinese Appeal to Museveni Over Minerals Minister's Sons

[Observer] A Chinese firm, claiming to have been cheated out of a multibillion rock deal, has appealed to President Museveni requesting for his urgent intervention.

Businessman Sues Bank of Uganda, Businessman

[Observer] In a 25-page lawsuit filed at the Commercial court yesterday, businessman Amos Nzeyi, a shareholder of the defunct National Bank of Commerce (NBC), accuses Bank of Uganda (BOU) of illegally closing the bank he co-owned with former premier Amama Mbabazi.

Govt Chief Whip Grumbles Over Salary Deductions

[Monitor] Kampala -The government Chief Whip, Ms Ruth Nankabirwa, is currently an angry woman.

Row Erupts At Investment Body Over Jobs Plan

[Monitor] The Executive Director of Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) Ms Jolly Kamuhangire has been accused by a board member of hiring a private company at an astronomical cost to do work which already exists.

The Refugee Scandal Unfolding in the Country

[IRIN] Yumbe -Uganda, the country with the world's fastest growing refugee burden, is failing to secure the help it needs to care for those forced across the border from South Sudan by war and hunger.

How Gold Mining in Mubende Has Uplifted Lives of Peasants

[Observer] From the fringes of poverty to a life worth living, many peasants in Mubende have the gold mines to thank for that. CHRISTOPHER TUSIIME travelled to the area to find out more about the life of more than 60,000 people who see the mines as their only hope for survival amid anxiety they could be evicted anytime.

Rotary World Pays Online Tribute to Sam Owori

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Final memorials for Rotary International President-elect Sam Owori who died suddenly in the US earlier this month, are being held in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.

Mulago in $6m Loss Due to Shilling Depreciation

[Monitor] Mulago National Referral Hospital has made a loss of $6 million (about Shs21.5 billion) due to the depreciation of the Shilling against the dollar in the recent years.

Shs1.5b Government Fisheries Project Lies Idle for Eight Years

[Monitor] Gulu -A government fisheries project in Laliya Parish, Laroo Division in Gulu District meant to benefit fish farmers in northern Uganda is lying idle.

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