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Parliament Seats To Vet VP Alupo And PM Nabbanja

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Parliament will today vet and approve the newly appointed Vice president Major retires Gen Jessicca Alupo and the Prime minister Hon Robinah Nabbanja.

In a communication to all MPs, the clerk to parliament invited all legislators to attend the exercise at Kololo ceremonial grounds.

The same seating will see the selection of MP’s to the Appointments Committee in accordance to rules 161 and 168 of the Rules of Procedure of Parliament.

“Parliament will also consider a motion seeking parliamentary approval of the appointment of the Vice President in accordance with article 108(2) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda,” the clerk to parliament said in a communication to MPs.

On Tuesday this week, President Yoweri Museveni executed his mandate and appointed 82 members to his cabinet to serve as ministers.


Jessica Alupo replaced Edward Sekandi  who had served as vice president for the last 10 years.

Alupo is the Katakwi Woman MP and also a retired Major of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) who is married to Major Innocent Tukashaba.

Before she rose to the ranks,Alupo was a shop attendant at a canteen while she pursued a cadet course at the Uganda Junior Staff College in Jinja.

She first joined the cabinet as State Minister for Youth in 2009 and later served as Minister of Education and Sports between 2011 and 2015.

Alupo holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Linguistics Degree, obtained in 1997 from Makerere University and a Master’s Degree in Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy also obtained from Makerere University among other qualifications. 

She also holds a Diploma in Public Administration and Management from the Uganda Management Institute as well as a Masters in Public Administration.

Meanwhile ,Nabbanja replaces Dr, Ruhakana Rugunda who has served as prime minister for the last 7 years.

Nabbanja is the Kibaale District Women has certificates and diplomas in leadership, management and development studies, from various institutions, including Uganda Martyrs University, Uganda Management Institute, the Islamic University in Uganda and the National Leadership Institute Kyankwanzi.    

She also owns a Bachelor of Democracy and Development Studies and a Master of Arts in Development Studies from Uganda Martyrs University.  

Between 1998-2001 she served as a District Councillor, representing Nkooko Sub-County in what was Kibaale District.    
She then spent the next ten years (2001–2010) serving as a Resident District Commissioner in the districts of Pallisa, Busia and Budaka.    

In 2011, she contested won to become the Kibaale District Women Representative in the 9th Parliament (2011–2016).    
In the cabinet reshuffle on 14 December 2019, Nabbanja was appointed State Minister of Health (General Duties), replacing Sarah Acheing Opendi who was named State Minister for Mineral Wealth.



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Ronald Sebuguzi receives boost ahead of the World Rally Championship

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Vivo Energy Retail Manager Alvin Bamutire officially flags off Ronald Sebuguzi after he received his cash sponsorship worth UGX25 million ahead of the World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally 2021 that will be taking place in Nairobi, Kenya.

Vivo Energy Retail Manager Alvin Bamutire officially flags off Ronald Sebuguzi after he received his cash sponsorship worth UGX25 million ahead of the World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally 2021 that will be taking place in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Shell V-Power has announced a UGX25 million cash sponsorship towards three-time Uganda National Rally Champion, Ronald Sebuguzi.

Sebuguzi is one of four rally drivers to qualify for the World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally 2021, which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya.

“I appreciate Ronald and his fellow drivers for the hard work they have continuously put in the game. Shell V-Power is proud to be part of the journey, working with champions like Ronald Sebuguzi. Through this sponsorship, we are fueling his ambitions to represent our country at this prestigious motorsport event,” said Mark Mutungi Fuels Manager, Vivo Energy Uganda.

The June 24 – 27 event is back on the FIA World Rally Championship calendar after a 19-year absence. It was regarded as one of motorsport’s most prestigious and celebrated events of its time before it departed the series in 2002.

“I look forward to representing my country at this prestigious motor-sporting event. I am grateful to Shell V-Power for the support that they have offered to me through the years as a professional racer. I have, for the past 10 years, used Shell V Power which has a high-octane level that maximizes the performance of my car making it a road warrior,” Sebuguzi said.

In Uganda, Shell V-Power has a long-standing history of supporting and contributing to the growth of racing through sponsorships of rallying talent and sporting events that include the National Rally Championships, Pearl of Africa Rally, Kabalega rally and the National Motocross championships.

“We reiterate our commitment to growing rallying and racing as a sport in Uganda through offering support to both the drivers and the sporting events. This year, that will be no different,” Mr Mutungi added.





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Zahara Totto’s ex Don Solomon arrested again, to be charged with fraud

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Zahara Totto’s ex-lover Don Solomon is behind the coolers again for fraudulent activities and theft which were allegedly committed from Speke Hotel in Munyonyo.

Tony Taban Sulaiman Malish a.k.a Don Solomon was arrested again on allegations of impersonation, accumulative debts, and Electronic Fraud.

According to Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, Don Solomon was arrested over fresh allegations of fraud and theft from Speke Hotel Munyonyo.

Josh Ruby is an Editor with high interest and knowledge in the Ugandan entertainment space, an industry he has been actively part of since 2010. Leads to breaking stories are welcome!



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GIWUNYE! Poliisi yetoonze ku bikolwa by’omusirikale waabwe, akwattiddwa abitebye mu bwangu

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Poliisi olunnaku olw’eggulo ku Lwomukaaga yakutte omu ku baddereeva ku misango gy’okweyambisa emmotoka ya Poliisi okutambuza abantu, ekintu ekiyinza okusasaanya Covid-19.
Okusinzira ku mwogezi wa Poliisi mu ggwanga Fred Enanga, ddereeva Sgt Christopher Opio, yakwattiddwa.
Enanga agamba nti Sgt. Opio okweyambisa emmotoka ya Poliisi okutambuza abantu, yagyemedde ebirabiro by’omukulembeze w’eggwanga lino Yoweri Kaguta Museveni n’eminisitule y’ebyobulamu eby’okulwanyisa Covid-19.
Vidiyo ya Sgt. Opio yatambudde ku mikutu migatta bantu n’okusingira ddala ogwa Face Book era Enanga asabye abantu okwongera okuyamba ku Poliisi okukwata vidiyo ku bantu abegumbulidde okumenya amateeka.
Sgt. Opio wakutwalibwa mu kakiiko ka Poliisi akakwasisa empisa n’amateeka era singa emisango gimukka mu vvi, ayinza okugobwa mu Poliisi.
Ku lunnaku Olwokutaano, Pulezidenti Museveni yayimiriza emmotoka zonna okutambuza abantu okumala ennaku 42 nga kyakoleddwa okuyambako mu kutangira Covid-19 okusasaana.



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