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BOU Maintains Lending Rate at 11%

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The central bank of Uganda has opted to maintain the Central Bank Rate at 11% following the depreciation of the Uganda Shilling by 9% so far this year.

BOU Maintains Lending Rate at 11%

Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusime Mutebile

This, as a result of fears that the Uganda Shilling could further depreciate in 2015 and while consumer spending rises.

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SC Villa Close Gap On SC Vipers

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Coach Sam Ssimbwa’s SC Villa on Friday closed the gap on Uganda Premier League (UPL) table leaders SC Vipers after their 2-0 win over SC Victoria University.

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It was a sweet win for Ssimbwa who was axed by the University side over a year ago. SC Villa moved to second place to close the gap to four points behind the table leaders SC Vipers....

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Nigerian To Legally View Seanice Kacungira’s Eclipse

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Ex Sanyu FM presenter Seanice Kacungira has today survived cold and lonely nights after she introduced her Nigerian Oga to her parents.

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Identified as Adeoyo Fabian Lojede, was full of beans shortly after Seanice’s parents endorsed him as the sole chief viewer of their daughters eclipse.

The 31 year old BluFlamingo boss quickly updated her Status on...

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Uganda Secures Funding for Key Solar PV Projects

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A consortium of two firms have been contracted to build four solar plants of 5 megawatts each in Eastern Uganda as part of the Global Energy Transfer for Feed-in-Tariffs program, also known as GET-FiT.

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These include a consortium of Access Power MEA, of the United Arab Emirates, and Spain’s TSK Electronica which will invest USD$17 million in a...

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Chameleone, Bebe Cool To Face off In Kiwatule

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Gagamel Phamily boss Bebe cool has named Chameleone and the Dynamic duo Radio and Weasel among the artistes to perform at his upcoming concert dubbed Tondeka ekiwatule slated for December 26.

Chameleone, Bebe Cool To Face off In Kiwatule

Chameleone and Bebe Cool

This must be one of those tricks to pull massive crowds for the show as it’s not clear whether the named artistes will attend.

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Three Ugandans Shot Dead In South Sudan

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Three Ugandans working and living in the South Sudan town of Bor have been shot dead by a policeman in Bor market for yet unclear reasons.

The incident took place Wednesday at Marol Market in Bor town at 4:00pm. The policeman who is currently under detention reportedly opened fire killing three Ugandans on the spot and wounding another unidentified...

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Top NRM Official Ignores Court Summons, Faces Arrest

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The Magistrate’s Court in Luweero has issued warrant of arrest against Luweero LC 5 Chairman for engaging in mob justice leading to loss of property.

Top NRM Official Ignores Court Summons, Faces Arrest

NRM Vice Chairman in charge of the Central Region, Al-Hajji Abdul Nadduli

Abdul Nadduli the Luweero LC 5 Chairman is jointly wanted with six residents of Kayonza village in Butuntumula Sub County...

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AIG Sets Up Academy To Train Insurance Stakeholders

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In a move aimed at sustaining and growing the level of uptake of insurance products and services, insurance company, AIG has  launched the AIG Academy.

AIG Sets Up Academy To Train Insurance Stakeholders

Elisha Khisa (L) the CEO Insurance Institute of Uganda, IRA CEO Ibrahim Lubega (2R), Maurice Amogola Board representative of IIU and Anna Othieno MD AIG Uganda pose for a photograph after launching

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Government Committed To Have Free Fair Elections-Rugunda

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Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said that Government is committed to having a free and fair elections come 2016.

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Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda

Rugunda was speaking at a breakfast meeting with the Uganda Parliamentary Press Association at the Office of the Prime Minister.

He noted that democracy is pertinent to government since it is point...

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Desire Luzinda Takes Her ‘Ekitone’ To Club Venom

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Uganda’s rear queen whose El Niño recently caused a V-sire erosion on social media, will today showcase her Ekitone at the Kabalagala based Club Venom.

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Desire Luzinda will be the headlining act as Venom celebrates its third anniversary today.

“We are pleased to have Desire Luzinda as our headlining act today. She was the best choice ac...

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I Was Sexually Starving – Zari

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After the release of the arid sex tape, socialite Zari has come out to admit that she had sexual hunger as her lover was always far away from home.

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Zari who has always played the responsible woman role, sharing inspirational and motivational quotes on social media has on top of her public apology revealed that she regrets her actions and that the...

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Mbabazi Harassment Should Be Investigated-Rugunda

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Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has called for an investigation into the reported harassment meted out against his predecessor Amama Mbabazi by police.

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Rugunda made the call on Thursday during a breakfast meeting with members of Uganda Parliamentary Press Association (UPPA) in the cabinet hall at office of the Prime Minister.

The prime minister...

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Four Year old Girl Tortured By Own Parents

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A four-year-old girl’s parents have been arrested by police and the child handed over to Child and Family Protection Unit at Gulu central Police Station after neighbours exposed the child’s abuse.

Four Year old Girl Tortured By Own Parents

Opiyo carries the little girl whose abuse she reported to police

The child, name withheld because she is a minor, is reported to have been the...

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Masaka Catholic Priest Probed for Rape, Child Neglect

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For over 14 years, Betty Namuddu Mukisa, a resident of Kabale Bugonzi in Kalungu district has concealed information about a sexual encounter with a catholic priest Rev. Fr. Paul Batawule.

Masaka Catholic Priest Probed for Rape, Child Neglect

Betty Namuddu breaking down during interview in which a priest is accused of neglecting her son

Today, Namuddu breaks the silence, revealing that she secretly...

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Study: Oral Sex Cures Morning Sickness

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Pregnant women have used natural remedies such as a teaspoon of ginger or a mint to help battle morning sickness. But now, one medical professional believes you can add oral sex to that list.

According to Gordon Gallup, a psychologist at SUNY-Albany, the best way to cure morning sickness during pregnancy is sperm.

But not just any sperm, it should...

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City Casanova Mo Red ‘Bonking’ Stella Nantumbwe

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Mo Red, a city Casanova and son to Centenary Park owner Sarah Kizito is now bonking former Miss Uganda and BBA hotshots flop Stella Nantumbwe well known as Ellah.

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Our eagle eyed snoops spotted the two yesterday evening at the Acacia avenue based bar, The Wink.

“They were holding each other tightly and kissing passionately last night,” confirmed the s...

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LK4 Confirms Zari’s Dryness

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Former Big Brother flop Isaac Luggude famously known as LK4 has confirmed to the public that his ex-lover Zari Hassan, whose sex tape leaked to the media recently, is as dry as ‘mukene’

LK4 Confirms Zari’s Dryness

Zari, a mother of four, hooked LK4 at the MTN Arena, Lugogo in 2012 and a steamy relationship ensued.

“She used to come to Arena to watch the boys as they played b...

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Police Using Festive Season Operations To Extort Money – Residents

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Several residents and community leaders have started to question police methods in curbing crime in Greater Luweero districts ahead of the Christmas Season.

At least 25 suspects have been arrested. Many face charges of robbery or being vagabonds.

Some of the suspects include Emmanuel Twahirwa, Muligande Fred, Ivan Mugabo, Robert Karangwa, Denis...

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12-Year-old Boy Held For Killing 14-year-old Girl

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Police is holding a 12 year old juvenile suspected to have killed 14 year old Ramla Isaka at a neighbour’s house in Wabigalo church zone, Makindye on Tuesday night.

Rayn Sekabera and Ramla were watching television at a neighbour’s house when Ramla stepped on Rayn hence the ensuing fight that led to the death of the juvenile.

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8 Things You Should Know Before Shaving

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The most common way to remove the hair is by shaving, according to a new study, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. It’s nothing we couldn’t have guessed – waxing isn’t just painful, it’s expensive and time-consuming.

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But what is surprising is that the research also found 60 per cent of women had at least one health...

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Oral Sex May Cause More Throat Cancer Than Smoking in Men, Researchers Say

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A virus spread by oral sex may cause more cases of throat cancer in men than smoking, a finding that spurred calls for a new large-scale test of a drug used against the infection.

Researchers examined 271 throat-tumor samples collected over 20 years ending in 2004 and found that the percentage of oral cancer linked to the human papillomavirus, or...

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No Charge Yet for FDC’s Sam Mugumya

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Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo are yet to prefer charges against Samuel Mugumya, an FDC enthusiast who was arrested recently, Uganda’s Ministry of Foreign affairs has said. 

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed this evening that the investigation surrounding Mugumya and four other Ugandans was still ongoing and formal...

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Police Officer Arrested for Shooting Minor

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The officer in charge of Abako police post in Alebtong district Corporal Anthony Ogwal has been arrested hours after the death of a 22-year old man he allegedly shot.

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He reportedly shot and severely injured Daniel Odongo, a resident of Abako trading centre and a former student of Buluge Comprehensive School last night after he failed to heed to a...

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Besigye Tasks Muntu To Accommodate Divergent Views

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Former forum for Democratic Change President Dr Kizza Besigye has tasked his party leadership to be accommodative to people with divergent views.

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In a message interpreted to address the protracted animosity between Budadiri West MP Nandala Mafabi and Party President Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu, Besigye said the fragmented forces in the party can only be...

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Sky Louge Added To Johnnie Walker Bars

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Kisementi based Sky Lounge on Thursday night became the second bar after plush Liquid Silk in Kampala to be unveiled as a Johnnie Walker signature bar, with its Rooftop Whisky Terrace branded.

Sky Louge Added To Johnnie Walker Bars

Tim Etherington- Judge, the Diageo Reserve Global Brand Ambassador officially unveils the new Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve at the opening of the Sky

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Sky Lounge Added To Johnnie Walker Bars

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Kisementi based Sky Lounge on Thursday night became the second bar after plush Liquid Silk in Kampala to be unveiled as a Johnnie Walker signature bar, with its Rooftop Whisky Terrace branded.

Sky Lounge Added To Johnnie Walker Bars

Tim Etherington- Judge, the Diageo Reserve Global Brand Ambassador officially unveils the new Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve at the opening of the Sky

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ICC Drops Uhuru Kenyatta Charges

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Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague have said they are withdrawing charges against Kenya’s leader, Uhuru Kenyatta.

ICC Drops Uhuru Kenyatta Charges

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

A statement said the evidence had “not improved to such an extent that Mr Kenyatta’s alleged criminal responsibility can be proven beyond reasonable...

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UPDF Yet To Approve Retirement Applications

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Major. Pola Awich joined the army on 4th February 1988 after fleeing from a rebel group; the Uganda People’s Army that was fighting Government’s NRA forces.

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He recalls, as a young man that the day he joined the army, he was recorded in an army register and sent to the ‘Kadogo school’ in Mbarara for ideological training. He then j...

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Zari Sextape: My Ex Lover Leaked It

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Zari has today morning  blamed her ex lover for leaking the sextape.

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“Life goes exs gotta stay exs and stop doing things for renege,” Zari tweeted shortly after The Red Pepper published pictures of her sextape.

Zari has bedded several men from all walks of life and they include, Isaac Lugudde, Ivan Ssemwanga, Farouk Ssempala and Tanzanian music...

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Gunmen Attack Zawadi Bus in Amuru, Rob Millions

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Godfrey Kiratira, a 32 year old driver of Zawadi Bus services is admitted at Lacor Hospital, Gulu after sustaining injuries in a highway robbery in Atiak Sub County along the Gulu-Nimule highway.

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Initial reports indicate that unknown gunmen moving in a numberless motorcycle, ambushed and robbed the Zawadi bus registration number UAV 335W which was...

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