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UPDF Soldier Kills Wife In Mubende

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Security operatives in Mubende district are hunting for a UPDF soldier, who shot dead his wife this morning.
 
The incident, according to the police, occurred at 10 am, at Kikoona village in Mubende town council.

Ndamanyire Charles, the officer in charge of criminal investigations at Mubende police station, identifies the suspect as Sgt Byamukama...

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Club Venom Closes Shop, To Be Refurbished

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Kabalagala based Club Venom has today closed the Club section which will undergo renovations for a period of two weeks.

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“We have currently closed for renovations in the club but the Venom beach bar section will keep on running as usual,” exclusively said the Club Manager Gareth Onyango.

He further said that the renovations are meant to improve on...

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Massa Promises More Goals Against Togo

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Uganda Cranes lead striker Geoffrey Massa is optimistic that Uganda Cranes will overcome Togo in a Group E tie of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier on tomorrow.

Massa Promises More Goals Against Togo

A first half brace from striker Geoffrey Massa was enough to sink Guinea

Massa who leads the scoring charts in the qualifiers with four goals to his credit, told our...

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New Rebel Group Reported in Eastern DRC

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A new rebel group has allegedly been formed in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to Kasese Resident District Commissioner, Retired Major James Mwesigye.
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He said the group has been named ‘Sikiryamuba’ a Lukhonzo word loosely translated “Cowards never rule.”  The RDC explains that Sikiryamuba is a formation of the remnants of
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ICC Is Instrument Of Post-colonial Hegemony – Museveni

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) is a biased club of big boys used as an instrument of post-colonial hegemony, President Museveni has said.

ICC Is Instrument Of Post-colonial Hegemony – Museveni

President Museveni criticised the ICC for issuing summons against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, in disregard of an African Union (AU) resolution

In his address yesterday at Uganda’s 52...

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17-year-old Malala Yousafzai Wins Nobel Peace Prize

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17-year-old Malala Yousafzai Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai was also nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize last year

Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi have won the Nobel Peace Prize.

At 17, Malala is the youngest recipient of the prize.

The teenager was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen in October 2012 for campaigning for...

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Tension In North Korea As Leader Misses Anniversary Celebrations

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Tension In North Korea As Leader Misses Anniversary Celebrations

Mr Kim last visited Kumsusan Palace in July to mark the anniversary of the Korean War armistice

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un missed a key political anniversary ceremony, state media said, amid speculation over his absence from public view.

On Friday his name was not on a list of those who visited a mausoleum to mark the ruling party’s...

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Katatumba Buys Second hand Land Cruiser TX

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Angella Katatumba, daughter to Pakistan ambassador to Uganda, Dr. Bonny Katatumba has acquired a second hand Land Cruiser TX

Angella Katatumba

According to our highly placed sources, the vehicle is white in colour registration number UAQ 903F.

Sources have further revealed that Angella paid over Shs50m for the weather-beaten second hand Land Cruiser.

Recently...

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Mbabazi: Being Dropped Not An Issue As I Never Applied For PM Job

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Former Ugandan Premier and Kinkizi West Member of Parliament Amama Mbabazi has said that he is not bothered that he was dropped as the Ugandan Prime Minister because he never applied for the position.

Ex Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi

Ex Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi

Mbabazi was speaking to hundreds of Kanungu district residents who gathered at Kishenyi Primary School to mark 52...

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KCCA To Demolish Old Taxi Park Kiosks

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Over 200 traders at the Old Taxi Park have less than two weeks to relocate their businesses from the park, According to a directive by Kampala Capital City Authority.

KCCA To Demolish Old Taxi Park Kiosks

KCCA has been demolishing structures in Kampala in the recent past

These are part of the several merchants in the city being evicted by Kampala Capital City Authority for setting up...

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M7 Speech On Occassion of 52nd Independence Celebrations

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M7 Speech On Occassion of 52nd Independence Celebrations

President Museveni criticised the ICC for issuing summons against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, in disregard of an African Union (AU) resolution

President Yoweri Museveni has called on African countries to review their membership in the International Criminal Court during the next heads of state summit.

The president made these remarks on...

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Woman Throws Child in Pit Latrine Over UGX 400

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Jennifer Obong (35), a woman in Kole district who last week tortured and later threw into a pit latrine a seven year old child has been arrested by the police.
 
Obong, a resident of Awiro village, Alito Sub County is being held at Ayara police post pending transfer to Kole Central Police Station.

She has been charged with child abuse and attempted...

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Police Blocks Opposition Independence Day Procession In Luweero

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Police have blocked a procession organized to mark 52 years of Independence in Luweero town over political and security fears.

The organiser of the procession Ronald Ndawula, the Former Luweero LC 5 Chairman, planned to hold the crown  the celebrations at Kasana Playground in Luweero town.

The district celebrations are taking place at Busula...

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Bebe Cool Is My Fan-Bobi Wine

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Word reaching our desk has it, that Bebe Cool performed some of the Bobi Wine’s songs at the Kampala City Festival on Sunday.

Bebe Cool Is My Fan-Bobi Wine

Bebe Cool on Stage thrilling his fans

With many Ghetto President fans displeased and disgusted, Bobi Wine took to Facebook to show he’s the better man.

‘NOW THIS GOES TO THE FIRE BASE ARMY AND ALL BOBI WINE FANS. I have seen a...

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Mbabazi Speaks Out On Yellow Neck Tie

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Following the mysterious disappearance of the famous yellow neck tie, knifed prime minister Amama Mbabazi has come out to defend himself to the public.

Ex Prime Minister Amama  Mbabazi

Ex Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi

During the office handover to the new government business boss in parliament Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Mbabazi claimed to only have one yellow tie in his wardrobe.

This was...

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Guinness Unveils New Bold Look

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Guinness, the world’s number one stout has unveiled its latest innovation in design as it consolidatesits position as the leading stout in the Ugandan market. 

Guinness Unveils New Bold Look

Navio does his thing during the unveiling of Guinness’ New Look on Sunday October 5, 2014

In its modern and stylish new look unveiled recently, the Guinness brand is marking yet another...

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BBA Flop Denzel Scared of Independent ladies

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Big Brother Africa The Chase flop, Denzel real name Charles Mwiyeretsi has revealed his biggest fear as far as the ladies go. 

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Charles Denzel Mwiyeretsi

On Monday, Denzel who is also a radio presenter at an Industrial Area based radio station revealed that one of his biggest fears was dating a financially independent lady.

Whether it is from...

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The Hub closed

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The troubles of city businessman Arthur Busingye seem to be escalating every other passing day.

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We recently told of how his Garden City based Cineplex Cinema and Boda Boda Restaurant were closed by management Golf Course Limited over failure to pay rent.

However, our snoops have also reliably learnt that his other Cineplex Cinema at Nakumatt Oasis...

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Uganda At 52: Speech By Prime Minister Obote On the Eve of Uganda’s Independence 1962

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“Countrymen and friends,

At midnight tonight Uganda shall become Independent. We shall have a Uganda flag, a National Anthem and Coat of Arms. These will be symbols, but independence does not begin and end with the selection and raising of a flag, the singing of a National Anthem and the display of a Coat of Arms.

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Our independence shall mean...

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China Surpasses US As world’s Largest Economy – IMF

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China Surpasses US As world’s Largest Economy – IMF

The US has been the global leader since overtaking the UK in 1872.

China has surpassed the US in terms of GDP based on purchasing power parity (PPP), becoming the largest in the world by this measure, International Monetary Fund estimates show.

In 2014 China reached $17.6 trillion or 16.48 percent of the world’s purchasing-power-adjusted GDP, while t...

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Senior Civil Servants Required to Attend NRM Party Meetings

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Senior Civil Servants Required to Attend NRM Party Meetings

Richard Todwong, the Minister without Portfolio In- Charge of Political Mobilisation

Senior civil servants will soon be required to attend the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party meetings, Richard Todwong, the Minister without Portfolio In- Charge of Political Mobilisation announced Tuesday.

Addressing the press in Gulu town, Todwong said civil...

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Ebola Patient Dies In Texas Hospital

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Ebola Patient Dies In Texas HospitalThe ebola virus (Picture: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

An Ebola victim has died of the disease in a Texas hospital, becoming the first victim of the epidemic to die in the United States.

Thomas ERic Duncan became ill on returning from Liberia, and had received experimental anti-ebola drugs prior to his death, the hospital announced.

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Woman makes butter from her own breast milk – then eats it

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Woman makes butter from her own breast milk – then eats itButter from breast milk (Picture: Imgur)

A woman has made butter out of her own breast milk and then eaten it.

Reddit user WhatMichelleDoes spent around an hour shaking breast milk she had drained from herself until tiny beads of butter began to form.

Michelle, who posted photographs of her ‘butter’ on Imgur an

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Ten Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Orgasms

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Yes, they’re amazing, but a lot goes on during the average orgasm.

So, how much do you know about the big O?

1. Most orgasms last about 20 seconds

After them, your body releases a hormone called prolactin that shuts off your sex drive for up to an hour, so anything that was turning you on before can suddenly make you bored.

So now you’re suddenly not i...

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Mayor Mamerito Weeps In Court As Kasokoso Cases Rages On

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Kira division mayor, Mamerito Mugerwa unusually wept in Nakawa magistrate’s court presided over by Flavia Nassuna, an act that left many people amazed.

GRIEVED; Mamerito weeping

GRIEVED; Mamerito weeping

This was during his witness submission against Kasokoso-Kireka residents that Mamerito accused of beating him. When he came to the point where he was allegedly thumped,...

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Environmentalists Celebrate Victory Over Museveni’s Mabira Give-Away

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Environmentalists under the umbrella of National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE) yesterday celebrated their victory over the president’s 2006 Mabira give away.

NAPE officials in a meeting with the locals

NAPE officials in a meeting with the locals

This was during meetings between NAPE and environmentalists from Uganda, East African, Africa and Europe and the residents...

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ED Musisi’s Camp Attacks Tamale Mirundi

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MUSISIKampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) boss, Jennifer Musisi’ camp led by Kampala chairpersons’ head, Bob Mpiima yesterday attacked and warned the motor-mouth presidential spokesperson and media consultant, Tamale Mirundi to be careful with his words or else be dealt with.

This was during Musisi’s meeting with Owino (St. Balikuddembe) market vendors...

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Vaginal Tightening Creams Promise To Make You Feel Like A Virgin Again

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Would you like the vagina of an 18-year-old?(Picture: Vaginal-tightening.com)

Ugh.

Someone has actually invented, packaged and is selling vaginal shrinking creams ‘so you can feel tight and wanted again’.

The pervily-named 18 Again cream costs £15.63 and will, according to the makers’, make you feel ‘younger’ and ‘sexier’ again.

Given its name one can only imagine sex after this will be over in

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Togo Team Expected Friday Aboard Presidential Jet

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The Togo National Football Team, the Sparrow Hawks arrives on Friday aboard a chartered plane ahead of a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier tie against the Uganda Cranes on Saturday.

Togo Skipper Emmanuel Adebayor

Togo Skipper Emmanuel Adebayor

Information from Lome indicates that the team could use the Presidential jet, used during the recent trip for their first Group...

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UCU Aim To Dent Ndejje’s Confidence

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Uganda Christian University men’s team (Canons) will be back in action on Wednesday night against Ndejje Angels in the Airtel National Basketball League.

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While winning 73-65 against Charging Rhinos meant a lot for UCU a few weeks ago, UCU will have a quick turnaround of emotions as they square off tonight against fellow University side Ndejje...

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