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Secrets How Zziwa Lost Allies In EALA War

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Secrets How Zziwa Lost Allies In EALA War

Margaret Zziwa, the Speaker of the East Africa Assembly

Details have emerged how EALA Speaker Margaret Zziwa lost allies who backed her election two years ago.

“The likes of Mike Mukula, Nusura Tiperu, Chris Opoka and others who worked hard are no longer on good terms. Lydia Wanyoto did as much but was sidelined long time ago although, t...

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Scientists Develop Scanner That Can Detect Cancer, HIV In Minutes

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Scientists Develop Scanner That Can Detect Cancer, HIV In Minutes

Futuristic: Dr Themis Prodromakis (left) from Nano Group, ECS, University of Southampton and Philip King Director, right, of Newbury Electronics Ltd show off the chip

Scientists are developing a groundbreaking handheld testing kit to diagnose cancer, HIV and a host of other diseases within minutes.

Experts say their pioneering new method of...

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Mai-Mai Top Leader Paul Sadala Killed

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Mai-Mai Top Leader Paul Sadala Killed

The Mai-Mai is one of the over 45 rebel groups in eastern DRC.

Paul Sadala alias Morgan, the leader of the Mai Mai militia in the democratic republic of Congo is dead.

Sadala was killed on Monday afternoon in a gun fire exchange between his group and Congolese government forces at Molokai village in Orientale Province. His death comes a few...

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M7 To Hand Over Buganda Titles Today

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M7 To Hand Over Buganda Titles Today

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (L) shakes the hand of Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II last year.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni will today handover titles of Buganda Properties to the Kingdom at State House Entebbe.

The Kingdom’s premier, Owek. Charles Mayiga will lead Buganda Kingdom delegation.

Members of the Buganda Parliamentary...

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National ID Registration; Low Turn Up Threatens Exercise

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Okware Fabian and Nabuuma Irene registering

Okware Fabian and Nabuuma Irene registering

Low turn up and absence of vital equipment characterized day one of the highly anticipated Mass registration for National Identity Cards.

Monday marked the beginning of the four months in which Ugandans shall register and apply for their first ever national identity cards. The exercise is targeted at...

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Vipers Aim To Bounce Back

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FSL Tuesday ties

KCCA V Vipers- Lugogo

Police V SC Villa- Kavumba

Kira V SCVU- Nambole

Masaka V BUL- Masaka

CRO V Express- Mbale

Vipers Aim To Bounce BackWhat a difference a fortnight makes. Fourteen days ago, SC Vipers were riding the crest of a wave – 3 points clear at the top of the FUFA Super League and looking at their Orange Africa Champions League place as...

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Speaker Calls For Unity As West Nile Marks 100 Years

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Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanya.

Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanya.

West Nile Centennial celebrations should be used as a call for unity amongst leaders and the people of the region, Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulannyah has said.

He maintains that Unity will be a key milestone in addressing the numerous challenges that the region is facing. Some of the problems include...

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FUFA Plea To Alupo For Morden-day Sports Act

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The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) will internalize the received new sports regulations through consultation with the it’s members and look to use acceptable means in the law to find a revision if its legal personality can’t be retained.

FUFA Plea To Alupo For Morden-day Sports Act

Mixed Reception: FUFA spokesman Ahmed Hussien says the federation will seek a a revision

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Nigeria Violence: 71 Killed In Abuja Bus Blasts

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Nigeria Violence: 71 Killed In Abuja Bus Blasts

Dozens have been killed in two explosions in Abuja

A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital on Monday, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the deadliest ever attack on Abuja.

Suspicion fell on Boko Haram, though there was no immediate claim of...

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Airtel Adopts Jinja School

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Telecommunications giants Airtel Uganda on Friday announced the adoption of its 3rd school, Nafungaki Primary School, Jinja under the “Adopt a School” initiative.

This initiative started in July, 2012, with Airtel Uganda, adopting a new UPE school every year. Selection of the school is based on recommendation by the Ministry of Education, with...

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Amama: Harboring Presidential Ambitions Not Criminal

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PM Amama Mbabazi.

PM Amama Mbabazi.

Ugandan Prime Minister, Honorable John Patrick Amama Mbabazi has revealed that it is not criminal for any one in the country to harbour presidential ambitions, however reiterating that he does not habour those dreams.

Hon. Amama made this revelation on Monday during his weekly Press briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister...

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Elderly Man Nabbed Defiling 8-year-old

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Kabale police are holding a 70-year-old man accused of defiling an eight year old girl. Edward Nsigirenda was reportedly caught red-handed defiling his victim at his home in central division on Saturday.
The suspect reportedly grabbed his victim who was on her way from school and forced her inside his house, where he raped her. The minor...

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Italian Romeo Jailed For Being “too good at sex”

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Romeo Artemio Lori, 42, was sentenced to six months in prison after he ignored requests from his neighbours to quieten down

kissing-702x336An Italian man named Romeo has been JAILED for six months for being ‘too good at sex’.

 

Neighbours of Romeo Artemio Lori, 42, were so sick of his girlfriend’s moaning they complained to a judge.

 

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Buluba Mission Hospital Receives Equipment Worth UGX 500 Million

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Buluba Mission Hospital in Mayuge district has received a boost of modern medical equipment worth 500 million shillings from Hope Institute of Wisconsin State in the United States of America.

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They include an X-ray machine, laboratory and surgical equipment, beds and mattresses. The equipment was donated to Buluba Mission Hospital through...

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Libya’s interim premier suddenly steps down

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Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni abruptly quits his post a week after the parliament tasked him with forming a new cabinet.

On Sunday, al-Thinni announced on the interim government’s website that his decision was related to an armed attack on his family in a residential neighborhood in the Libyan capital Tripoli.

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Regions Ready For 2014 COPA Nationals

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The 2014 COPA Coca-Cola® football tournament will reach its climax when regional representatives compete in the National Finals starting April 26th in Gulu at St Joseph’s college Layibi.

The concluding regional finals will take place over the Easter weekend at Buhinga Stadium in Fort Portal Municipality for the Tooro region according to Coca...

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Uganda Cup: Wandegeya 0-3 URA

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Augustine Nsumba scored two stunning first-half goals as Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) reached yet another Uganda Cup semifinal with a routine win over Wandegeya at Kitezi grounds.Wandegeya

URA had the better of the first half at Kitezi and after taking the lead they had a great chance to trpple their advantage, but their strikers couldn’t beat...

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PHOTOS|Bayimba Festival Attracts Thousands Of Music Fans To Gulu

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Judging from the crowds that thronged the most recent Bayimba International Festival of the Arts at the Taks Centre, Gulu last weekend, it was all passion with music, dancing and a lot of happy fans.

The annual music festival kicked off Friday night with Coco Finger as the headliner.

The festival is a mix of well-known acts and some more...

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M7: National ID Will Curb Vote Rigging

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M7: National ID Will Curb Vote Rigging

President Museveni said the National ID will make fraud and impersonation impossible.

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has said that the National Identity will enable the country to fight rigging of elections.

President made this revelation on Sunday while addressing the nation on the importance of the National ID.

Mass registration begins...

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14-year-old Bride Kills Husband With Rat Poison

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WasilaA Nigerian child-bride, 14 year-old Wasila Umaru, recently killed her 35 year-old husband, after being forced to marry him.

After the wedding, the groom, Sani Umaru invited some friends to celebrate in Ungwar Yansoro village, which is close to the city of Kano. However, during the festivities, Wasila slipped some rat poison into the rice that...

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Tycoon Tito Tong Grassing

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Ugandan based business man Tito Tong is not doing well financially, sources have revealed.

Tito Tong

Tito Tong

Sources have revealed that Tito‘s financial meltdown began when the newly formed African Country South Sudan was hit by a civil war in December last year.

Tito is the main supplier of food stuffs to the South Sudan Army and his business started...

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Russian Intelligence: MH37O ‘Hijacked And In Afghanistan’, Passengers Held Hostage

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Russian Intelligence: MH37O ‘Hijacked And In Afghanistan’, Passengers Held Hostage

The source told the paper: “Flight MH370 Malaysia Airlines missing on March 8 with 239 passengers was hijacked.

A Russian newspaper has claimed that Flight MH370 was hijacked by “unknown terrorists” and flown to Afghanistan, where the crew and passengers are now being held hostage.

The extraordinary comments, attributed to a...

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London Marathon 2014: Kiprotich Finishes Seven Minutes Behind Winner Wilson Kipsang

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Stephen Kiprotich completed his second London Marathon in 12th place with a time of 2hr 11min 37sec, eleven minutes behind the winner Wilson Kipsang of Kenya.

Stephen Kiprotich

Stephen Kiprotich

He pocketed a mere $1,000 (Shs3,900,000) and fell short of earning $100,000 (Shs256m) if he had ran below 2:05:00 plus more $100,000 (Shs256m) if he runs below 2:05:00...

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Ojok To Legally View Anne’s Eclipse This Year

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The latest reaching our gossip desks indicate that Africa’s Queen of Comedy Kansiime Anne and her lucky charm Gerald Ojok will wed this year.

In Love: Ojok and Anne

In Love: Ojok and Anne

Anne Kansiime who says that she is in too much love with Gerald will first receive the blessing from elders in Acholi land before the wedding.

Recently, the Acholi elders...

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Muhoozi Lauds UPDF’s Discipline And Professionalism

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Muhoozi Lauds UPDF’s Discipline And Professionalism

Brig Muhoozi chats up the RDCs at the end of his lecture. Looking on is Minister for the Presidency Hon. Frank Tumwebaze and Ntungamo RDC Fred Bamwine, Maj Abiriga and Maj Bukondo. PPU PHOTO

Uganda’s commander of the Special Forces Command (SFC) Brigadier Muhoozi Kainerugaba has poured praise on the country’s army.

Brigadier Muhoozi...

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UPDF Soldier Kills 9 In Ntoroko

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A Uganda People Defense Force-UPDF soldier shot dead nine people in Ntoroko district and committed suicide. 

The suspect is Private Chris Amanyire, who was attached to Rhino battalion in Karugutu Sub County. The incident occurred on Friday night at a local pub in Karugutu Sub County.

Bosco Bakashaba,the Ntoroko district police commander says...

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Inspectorate Of Government To Me Made Body Corporate

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IGG Irene Mulyagonja

IGG Irene Mulyagonja

Uganda’s State minister for ethics and integrity Simon Lokodo has told parliament that government is considering making the Inspectorate of government a body corporate with powers to sue and be sued.

Lokodo said that this is aimed at making the Inspectorate stronger and more efficient and added that the Directorate of...

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Ex Snoop Lands Rouge CEO Deal

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Ex Red Pepper snoop and former Operations Manager at the Kabalagala based Club Venom, Fidel Arinaitwe George is living big after he landed a juicy job the Jinja road based Club Rouge.

Club Rouge CEO Fidel

Club Rouge CEO Fidel

According to Sources, Fidel started his duties as the Club CEO on Monday and he is already overseeing the renovation work at the club.

Sources...

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M7 To Launch Students Loan Scheme On 24th April

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Uganda’s Minister of Education and Sports Jessica Alupo has announced that the country’s President, Yoweri Museveni will launch the long awaited students’ loan scheme on 24 April 2014. The launch will take place at Kyambogo University.

The Education Minister made the announcement today while addressing over 200 Resident District...

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Pope Francis Asks Forgiveness Over Child Abuse By Clergy

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Pope Francis Asks Forgiveness Over Child Abuse By Clergy

Pope Francis said he felt “compelled” to personally take on the evil which some priests had committed

Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness for the “evil” damage to children caused by sexual abusers in the clergy.

In quotes carried by Vatican Radio, he described the abuse as a “moral damage carried out by men of...

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