Assurance: IPOD summit set for next week-Kasule Lumumba


The National Resistance Movement (NRM) secretary general, Justine Kasule Lumumba, has said everything is set for the summit of five major political parties under the framework of the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) on Wednesday next week. The meeting that President Yoweri Museveni last month agreed to attend at Speke Resort Munyonyo in his capacity as NRM’s national chairman and not as the President will be organised twice annually. Lumumba said on Friday that they had already agreed on the agenda as IPOD. “So everything is set. Let’s present ourselves…

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Photos: Hon Kasibante Moses Legalizes His B*nking Sessions After 16 Years Of Cohabiting


Rubaga North Member of Parliament Moses Kasibante was on Saturday introduced by his long time fiance Lydia Nattimba. The beautiful introduction ceremony took place at the home of Nattimba’s parents in Kiteezi Kyadondo. Wakiso district Kasibante was acampanied by fellow Members of Parliament; mostly from the Opposition, youth minister Florence Kiyingi, allan ssewanyana, the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago among others.  

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Uganda Cranes Beat Cape Verde To QUALIFIY FOR Next Year’s Nations Cup Finals In Cameroon


Uganda qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Cape Verde 1-0 in Kampala on Saturday. Patrick Kaddu scored the all-important goal late on for the Cranes, who needed to avoid defeat to go through. Uganda, who had spent nearly 40 years failing to qualify for the Nations Cup, will now contest back-to-back tournaments for the first time since the seventies. “I thank God that I scored the only goal that takes Uganda through to the Nations Cup,” said striker Kaddu, who headed home Allan Kyambadde’s fine cross…

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Khashoggi murder: Turkish leader blames Saudi state directly

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during a mukhtars meeting at the presidential palace on November 26, 2015 in Ankara. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on November 26 said Turkey does not buy any oil from Islamic State, insisting that his country's fight against the jihadist group is "undisputed". AFP PHOTO/ADEM ALTAN / AFP / ADEM ALTAN        (Photo credit should read ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has for the first time accused the Saudi government directly of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “We know that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the highest levels of the Saudi government,” he wrote in an article in the Washington Post. But stressing Turkey’s “friendly” ties with Saudi Arabia, he added that he did not believe King Salman was involved. Khashoggi was murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October. Turkish investigators believe the journalist, who was living in exile, was strangled when…

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Trump administration to reinstate all Iran sanctions


The Trump administration is to reinstate all US sanctions on Iran removed under the 2015 nuclear deal. The White House said it was “the toughest sanctions regime ever imposed on Iran” and targeted Iran’s energy, shipping and banking sectors. However, eight countries will not be penalised by the US for continuing to import Iranian oil. EU states which backed the deal have said they will protect EU firms doing “legitimate” business with Iran. President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal in May, describing it as “defective at its core”. “Sanctions…

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