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Treasury Released Ugx90bn to BOU without Guidelines

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The Secretary to the Treasury Keith Muhakanizi acknowledges that he released up to Ugx30bn to Bank of Uganda under the Agriculture Credit Facility (ACF) without guidelines for three consecutive years.

Keith Muhakanizi

Keith Muhakanizi

He told the public accounts committee of parliament that the move was driven by political pressure.

The facility is an initiative set...

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Kagingo Excites Ugandans With M7 Perfume

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M7 PERFUME

M7 PERFUME

President Yoweri Museveni’s Special Assistant For Communications, Sarah Kagingo on Monday afternoon had Ugandans on social media scratching their heads in wonderment after she posted a picture of perfume with the inscription “M7 AUD ABSOLU.”

Many Ugandans thought it is a perfume with links to the Ugandan leader, however,...

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Bakulu Bus Accident Update: 32 Confirmed Dead

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The death toll from Bakulu bus accident that happened this morning in Nisitu village, South Sudan has reached 32, with 18 other people in comma.

The bus registration number UAS 073P collided with a trailer registration number UAB 300E while on its way to Kampala.

Reports from Juba say the situation is worsening every minute, as good Samaritans work...

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UPDF Officers Take Charge Of NAADS

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Thirteen Uganda People’s Defence Forces—UPDF—officers have been deployed in Teso sub region to operationalize wealth creation activities.

UPDF Officers Take Charge Of NAADS

Museveni touring a NAADS project

The household wealth creation is a government program which will be running under the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS).

The UPDF spokesperson for 3rd Division,...

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Tito Tong Turns Motivational Speaker

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Reports reaching our gossip desk indicate that Sudanese born Kampala based tycoon Tito Tong has turned into a motivational speaker on top of running a chain of Monalisa businesses in town.

Tito Tong

Tito Tong

Snoops have established that the gigantic businessman has been holding seminars at his Kabusu based Monalisa Royale advising the youth (mostly Sudanese...

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Miss Tourism organizer Emily parades Thighs

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Guests at the recently concluded Miss Uganda Kigezi beauty pageant are said to have enjoyed more than they paid for courtesy of one of the organizers Emily Claire Twongyeire’s generous display of her goodies.

Emily paradimng her thighs

Emily paradimng her thighs

Eyewitnesses reveal that Emily left many male revelers salivating like a hyenas as she occasionally flashed her...

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NRM Caucus To Discuss Mbabazi’s Fate

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The Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi could be headed to another political battle after the NRM parliamentary caucus resolved to meet and discuss his fate as the party Secretary-General.

Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi

Ex Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi

On September 18, President Museveni fired his close ally Amama Mbabazi and replaced him with Dr Ruhakana Rugunda.

The caucus will...

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Survey: Somalis Feeling Safer In Mogadishu

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Survey: Somalis Feeling Safer In Mogadishu

Many Somalis have returned home in recent years as security has improved

Residents of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, are feeling safer and more optimistic than they were a year ago, according to a new survey.

The Heritage Institute of Policy Studies, which analysed data collected from more than 1,600 residents, said people reported a decline in...

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Libyan Premier, Cabinet Take Oath Of Office

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Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni

Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni

Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and his cabinet have been sworn in to office, days after lawmakers approved of his cabinet line-up.

The premier took the oath during a brief ceremony on Sunday in the eastern city of Tobruk.

The ceremony comes a week after the Libyan parliament approved the prime...

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Girl, 18 Held For Stabbing Sister To Death

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Police in Kaliro are holding an 18 year old student for stabbing to death her sister after allegedly picking a quarrel over a boyfriend.

The suspect, Viola Mulondo, a senior two student at Kaliro high school, allegedly stabbed her young sister Gloria Mutibwa  a 13 year old primary seven pupil  at Kaliro Church of Uganda primary school with a k...

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Lukwago Warns Tumwebaze On Mayoral Meetings

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The embattled Kampala City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has warned the Minister in charge of the Presidency and Kampala, Frank Tumwebaze over convening mayoral meetings.

Frank Tumwebaze

Frank Tumwebaze

Lukwago’s warning comes amidst a consultative meeting convened by Frank Tumwebaze on Thursday September 25, at parliament that attracted Kampala Urban Division Mayors to...

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Edwin Ruyonga, Sheila Agaba In Private Wedding

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Congratulations are in order! Rapper Edwin Ruyonga wed his fiancée Sheila Agaba on Saturday September 27 at All Saints Church Cathedral, Kampala!

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The two lovebirds exchanged vows in a ceremony four months after knowing that they were expecting a baby.

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When it was revealed recently that Ruyonga and Sheila were expecting a baby, he apologized and said...

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23 Feared Dead As Bakulu Bus Collides With Trailer

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At least 23 people are feared dead and 16 others injured in a road accident near Juba, South Sudan this morning.

The accident occurred at about 7am at Nisitu, some 135 kilometres from Juba, when a Bakulu company bus registration number UAS 073P collided with a trailer registration number UAB 300E.

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa regional police...

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Gaetano Pressured To Have Kids

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Recently, there was rumour that Big Brother Africa sensation and Capital FM presenter Gaetano Juuko Kagwa was unhappy in his five year childless marriage to sexy Enid Keishamanza Rukikaire.

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Gaetano was said to be frustrated at the absence of kids in the pair’s marriage. However, the celebrated media personality has come and trashed talk that h...

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Roger Mugisha, Hady Ssengo feud Escalates

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Not so long ago, we reported how celebrated radio personality and defunct Shadows Angels boss Roger Mugisha was involved in a bitter feud with a city actress Hady Ssengo real name Hadijja Ssengoba.

Hady Sengo

Hady Sengo

The two were trading insults on social media with each claiming to have dumped the other after their brief affair a few years back. In fact,...

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Kampala Streets To Be Closed Off On Saturday

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Kampala Capital City Authority has announced that Kampala road and Parliament Avenue will be closed on the eve of the largest city festival in East Africa that will take place on October 5th.

kca7Ms. Jennifer Musisi, the KCCA Executive Director said that all roads leading in and out of Kampala on October 4 will be closed at 6:00pm on Saturday to allow...

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Fights, Corruption Allegations Stall 138 Km Kigumba-Hoima-Kabwoya Road Works

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The much anticipated construction of the Kigumba-Hoima-Kabwoya road is delayed by contract disputes, Bunyoro Affairs Minister Ernest Kiiza has said.Fights, Corruption Allegations Stall 138 Km Kigumba-Hoima-Kabwoya Road Works
Government recently secured funding from the African Development Bank (ADB) to upgrade the 138 Kilometer stretch from gravel to Bitumen standards. Uganda National Roads Authority says that the gravel...

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CEO of Trillion-Dollar Company Resigned After His Daughter Told Him How Much He Has Missed

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A 22-point list written by his 10-year-old daughter was all it took to change the trajectory of Mohamed El-Erian’s life.

CEO of Trillion-Dollar Company Resigned After His Daughter Told Him How Much He Has Missed

Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz SE, speaks during the 31st Annual Meeting of the Bretton Woods Committee at the World Bank

In January, El-Erian made headlines for announcing his resignation as CEO of...

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Khalifa Aganaga Drops Out Of Makerere University

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Star Khalifa Aga Naga’s dream of completing his degree at Makerere University has again hit a dead end.

Khalifa Aganaga

Khalifa Aganaga

According to XclusiveUg, the Oyitangayo singer has deemed it necessary to ask for a dead year due to his tight schedule.

The musician who has just finished his Albertine tour that lasted for a week is set to rock United Kingdom in...

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Zone V: Uganda Successfully Qualifies Both Teams For 2015 Afro Basketball

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It had taken Uganda six months to prepare for the FIBA Africa Zone 5 Championship and fortunately our two teams on Sunday qualified for the 2015 Afro Basketball and the All Africa Games.

Uganda Gazelles ledby Victoria Ntale celebrate

Uganda Gazelles ledby Victoria Ntale celebrate

The women and men’s teams needed to beat Kenya and Rwanda respectively in the final games of the  to qualify,...

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Man Granted Divorce Because His Wife Wanted Too Much Sex

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An exhausted husband begged a judge to grant him a divorce based on the fact he could no longer keep up with his wife’s ‘excessive and insatiable’ desire for sex.

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The man told the family court in Mumbai that his wife had harassed him for sex non-stop since they married in April 2012.

According to the Times of India, the husband...

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Cranes Score 5 Past North

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Uganda Cranes 5 – 0 Northern Region Team – Pece Stadium, Gulu

Cranes1Uganda Cranes on Sunday humiliated the Northern region select team at Pece Stadiumin the Cranes Na Mutima campaign.

A minute’s silence in honour of the departed Uganda Cranes star and captain of the 1960’s, Parry Oketch was observed. With Cranes preparing to face Togo at Namboole on...

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NWSC Loses 15% Water Supply To Thefts In Luweero Town

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At least 15 % of water supplied by National Water and Sewerage Corporation in Luweero town council is being stolen by residents, the company claims. 

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National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) produces upto 17000 treated cubic meters of water per month but statistics released indicate that 2550 cubic meters of water which are equivalent to...

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UN Chief Urges South Sudan’s Rival Leaders To End Hostilities

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The United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon on Thursday reiterated calls for leaders of South Sudan’s warring parties to end the country’s ongoing conflict.

UN Chief Urges South Sudan’s Rival Leaders To End Hostilities

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with President Salva Kiir at the United Nations in New York on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014..

In a statement, Ban urged president Salva Kiir and...

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Kimetto Breaks Marathon World Record

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Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto has broken the marathon world record in Berlin, winning the race in a time of two hours, two minutes and 57 seconds.

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The 30-year-old broke away in a seven-man group that included fellow Kenyans Emmanuel Mutai and Geoffrey Kamworor.

He shook off Mutai with just under three miles remaining to become the first man to run a...

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Zambia Beat Uganda Cubs To Qualify For 2015 Africa U-17 Championship

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A brace by skipper Patson Daka was enough to help Zambia beat hosts Uganda 2-1on Saturday to qualify for the 2015 Africa U-17 Championship.

Zambia U 17 Skipper Patson Daka

Zambia U 17 Skipper Patson Daka

Daka who also scored in the first leg 2-0 win scored in the 19th minute and later on 67 minutes. Alex Komakech netted a consolation penalty for the hosts after 70 minutes after a...

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3 Students Injured in School Dormitory Collapse

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Three Kings College Comprehensive School students have been injured and 80 left with no shelter after their dormitory collapsed on Friday night.

3 Students Injured in School Dormitory Collapse

The makeshift tripple decker beds being used by the students tat the school

The dormitory collapsed during the heavy downpour on Friday night.

Located in Obangapewany village near Lumumba trading Centre,...

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MP Tinkasimire’s Wife Search Enters Second Week

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The search for Buyaga West Member of Parliament Barnabas Tinkasimire’s missing wife Lynn Mbabazi has entered its second week.

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Barnabas Tinkasiimire

Mbabazi went missing a week ago at about midday when she had just left Katwe Police station where she was following up a case of threatening violence.

According to Mbabazi’s brother, Bruce...

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South Sudan Releases 69 Ugandans

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South Sudanese authorities in Kajo Keji have finally released 69 Ugandans who were detained following the visit of the disputed Wano village by Inspector General of Police of Uganda Kale Kayihura and his counterpart from South Sudan.

The 69 Ugandans were arrested and detained in the height of the conflict after Moyo authorities mobilized residents...

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Sports Club Villa Go Top

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Former giants SC Villa are top of the 2014/2015 Uganda Premier League (UPL) after a convincing 2-0 win over Lweza FC on Friday.

Sports Club Villa Go Top

SC Victoria University battling against Entebbe FC on Friday

Karim Ndugwa and Stephen Bengo’s goals helped SC Villa win at their new Mityana Stadium. The win took SC Villa to six points ahead of Police FC who have...

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