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Western Uganda youth MP aspirant Katuramu in Kampala for better medical attention, bullet still near the vena cava

Western Uganda youth Member of Parliament (MP) aspirant, Simon Katuramu who was on Tuesday August 18,2020 accidentally shot by police at Koranorya-Biharwe weighbridge Mbarara city, is set to receive better medical attention at Ultima Trauma and Orthopedic centre Kampala after spending days at Mbarara regional referral hospital where he was discharged on Saturday with the […]

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Shot aspirant narrates his ordeal

Western Uganda youth Member of Parliament aspirant, Simon Katuramu Panadol, who doubles as a lecturer and academic registrar at Metropolitan International University Mbarara has vowed to start a campaign dubbed ‘guns are not sticks’ after he was shot at, along other 3 occupants, by police at Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) weighbridge Biharwe station in […]

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Youth MP aspirant Simon Katuramu shot

Simon Katuramu, one of the aspirants for western Uganda / region youth Member of Parliament (MP) is in a critical condition after being shot today Tuesday, August 18, 2020.Reports indicate that he was shot by the counter-terrorism police officers attached to UNRA weighbridge station in Koranorya Mbarara city.Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson said […]

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No NUP candidate got a vote in Mbarara

Mbarara Electoral Commission (EC) registrar, Mr Latiff Ngonzi has quashed reports that the National Unity Platform (NUP) massively won yesterday’s village youth elections. Early this morning, these reports went viral prompting higher authorities including State House to make a follow-up on the matter before establishing that the reports were ‘fake’. Results released by EC indicate that the National […]

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6 arrested over murder of a 50-year-old woman

Police in Kazo district has arrested 6 people in connection to the murder of one Kasanda Robinah,50, a resident of Kyampangara 2 cell Kazo sub county. Preliminary investigations indicate that yesterday 16/08/2020, a report of disappearance was made at Kazo police station sd ref. 18/16/08/2020 by her son identified as Ninsiima Deus,27,  and the public […]

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The youth need government support and competent representatives

Uganda has today joined the rest of the world to commemorate International Youth Day under “Youth Engagement for Global Action”, with President Museveni reechoing his call that the youth participate in poverty alleviation activities. The founder and team leader of the Uganda Youth and Adolescent Health Forum (UYAHF) Patrick Mwesigye,29, who doubles as National Resistance […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Mbarara Dj Alberto 43 to run for City Mayor

Thomas Sowell,90, an American economist and social theorist currently a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution who served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War, once said “the most basic question is not what is best, but who shall decide what is best”. Mbarara DJ, Akatukunda Albert Kakye commonly known as […]

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Sheik Kassim nominated for Kabale municipality MP race

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com The Kabale district NRM Youth League Chairperson Sheik Kassim Kamugisha has today been fully nominated as the Kabale municipality Member of Parliament candidate for the ruling NRM party for the 2021 party primary elections after he returned his nomination documents to the party’s secretariat. Sheik Kamugisha was successfully nominated by the […]

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UN Resident Coordinator Rosa Malango in western Uganda, Mbarara district chairman calls for a new policy on refugees

Mbarara district L C 5 chairman, Rtd. Capt. J B Tumusiime Bamuturaki has asked the government to introduce and pass a policy that all refugees become urban refugees for betterment of the relationship between them and citizens. While speaking in a meeting with Ms. Rosa Malango,the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for the Republic of […]

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Don’t Marginalize Special Interest Groups – Global Youth Leadership Award winner

The founder and team leader of the Uganda Youth and Adolescent Health Forum (UYAHF) Patrick Mwesigye,29, who doubles as National Resistance Movement (NRM) youth league chairperson for Kamukuzi in Mbarara city has expressed concern and challenged authorities and all stakeholders especially in the new cities not to marginalize special interest groups including the youth and […]