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Somalia’s Al Shabaab Says Uganda Did Not Prevent Attack By The Group

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Somalia’s al Shabaab militants denied on Monday that Ugandan authorities had foiled an attack by the group, after police in Uganda’s capital seized explosives and suicide vests and arrested 19 people.

Somalia’s Al Shabaab Says Uganda Did Not Prevent Attack By The Group

Al-Shabab fighters want to overthrow the UN-backed Somali government

Ugandan Information Minister Rose Namayanja told Reuters that...

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Uganda Ready For Afrobasket Kampala Qualifiers

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Uganda Ready For Afrobasket Kampala Qualifiers

The female national side has L-R: Sharon Karungi, Amoding Maureen, Flavia Oketcho & Claire Lamunu in its starting 5

Uganda Ready For Afrobasket Kampala Qualifiers

Uganda Silverbacks were officially announced at press conference held at Hotel Africana yesterday

The Zone V basketball championship finally kicks off from September 21-28 at MTN Arena, Lugogo after having suffered a setback...

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Kadaga Swings The Whip On Committees Over Budge Delays

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Speaker Rebbeca Kadaga

Speaker Rebbeca Kadaga

The office of the speaker has suspended all committee business until the budget is passed. The deputy speaker Jacob Oulanya communicated the directive to the legislators during plenary on Tuesday morning. He said that MPs are currently required to focus on the budgeting process, which is ongoing in parliament.

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President M7 Calls Batooro’ Greedy’

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President Museveni

President Museveni

President Museveni has attacked Tooro Kingdom for demanding for the return of its assets that are in possession of the central government.

Speaking to Tooro Kingdom subjects at the King’s palace on Tuesday, Museveni said he is shocked that they are demanding for the assets and yet he had come to officiate at a different...

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More Than 200 million People No Longer Extremely Malnourished

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More Than 200 million People No Longer Extremely Malnourished

Women collect maize flour from a food distribution centre in South Sudan, where conflict has plagued efforts to reduce hunger. Photograph: Samir Bol/AFP/Getty Images

The number of chronically undernourished people in the world’s poorest countries has fallen by nearly 10% over the past two decades, but one in four sub-Saharan Africans still f...

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Bell Ferries In Sexy Brazilian Dancers For Kampala Festival

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Sexy samba dancers in parade

Sexy samba dancers in parade

Word on the street is that Bell Lager is flying in 20 sexy samba dancers to perform at the Kampala City Festival which is slated for October 5th. The dancers will perform the popular Brazilian samba dance on the Bell float, the monster truck that will be used by the brew masters to entertain party animals at the...

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South Sudan Expels All Foreign Workers

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War-torn South Sudan has banned all foreign workers — including aid workers — and ordered they be replaced by locals, an official notice said on Tuesday.
South Sudan Capital Juba

South Sudan Capital Juba


“All non-governmental organisations, private companies, banks, insurance companies, telecommunication companies, petroleum companies, hotels and

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10 Things You Definitely Didn’t Know About Self-Pleasure

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Just like periods, female masturbation is one of those topics that are met with beet-red blushing, awkward silence or a fit of giggles. But the reality is that loving yourself really isn’t all that taboo.

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And this new, eye-opening infographic from Jimmy Jane proves it: More women are getting touchy-feely, lovey-dovey with...

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Kutesa To Open 69th UNGA Session Today

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69th UNGA President, Sam Kutesa

69th UNGA President, Sam Kutesa

The United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon and Ugandan Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa will open the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York at 3.00pm today. Kutesa was elected in June as the president of the session.

The UN General Assembly concluded its 68th session on Monday, with progress in...

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Kutesa Opens 69th UNGA Session

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Kutesa Opens 69th UNGA Session

69th UNGA President, Sam Kutesa

The United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon and Ugandan Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa opened the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York at 3.00pm on Tuesday. Kutesa was elected in June as the president of the session.

The UN General Assembly concluded its 68th session on Monday, with progress in...

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The Photos You Missed At Blankets Wine

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It was a fun filled episode of Blankets and Wine that was held at Uganda Museum grounds on Sunday September 14.

The Photos You Missed At Blankets Wine

Cooperate elites from all walks of life enjoyed the aphrodisiac folk musing that created a cool environment for beer and wine takers.

These babes came ready to mingle

The Photos You Missed At Blankets Wine

The Photos You Missed At Blankets Wine

Revelers also said that their dancing skills were engineered by Tusker Malt lager that was available...

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MTN Internet Will Still Be Costly – CEO

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mtninternet-bundle-codeBrian Gouldie, MTN Uganda’s Chief Executive Officer, at his first media briefing on Thursday said that internet infrastructure is currently still underutilized in the country, making it risky to their investment if they reduced prices further.

On average, according to Freedom House, Ugandans spend 1,000 Shillings for 30minutes to access the...

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Eddy Kenzo Survives Being Arrested At Sheraton

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Edirisa Musuza well know as Eddy Kenzo who recently punched a radio Journalist Isaac katende aka Kasuku into tatters, yesterday evening survived arrest by a whisker at Sheraton hotel.

Eddy Kenzo

Eddy Kenzo

Sources have revealed that Kenzo has for a year now been trailed by a promoter who had hired Kenzo to perform at a Kids event last year.

“Kenzo did not p...

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Broke Uganda Netballers Thump Zambia In World Cup Qualifiers Opener

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Broke Uganda Netballers Thump Zambia In World Cup Qualifiers Opener

Dependable goal attacker Peace Proscovia played a major role to the Monday victory after she scored 20 goals to her name.

Result;Uganda 53-45 Zambia

Today; Uganda vs Zimbabwe, Botswana Vs Uganda

Thursday; Uganda vs Swaziland

Friday; Uganda vs Namibia

For a whole national team that left with a trifling Shs100,000 as upkeep money to the 2014 Africa...

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UDN, Red Pepper Campaign Against Misuse Of Government Vehicles Yields Results

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A campaign codenamed ‘misuse of government vehicles’ by   Uganda Debt Network (UDN) in partnership with Red Pepper almost a year ago is beginning to cause the desired change.

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UDN is a non-governmental organization aiming to “promote and advocate for poor and marginalized people to participate in influencing poverty-focused policies, demand for...

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Kasese District Moves To Stop Massive Misuse Of Government Vehicles

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Recently, Seith Tibenda, the head (In-charge) of Rwensande Health Centre IV in Kasese district was arrested for allegedly using the health ambulance service van for his private transport purposes and private clinic (St. Elizabeth) located in Nyamwamba division, Kasese Municipality.

Kasese District Moves To Stop Massive Misuse Of Government Vehicles

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Uganda U17 Start Drills Ahead Of ‘Overage’ Zambia Kampala Game

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Uganda U17 Start Drills Ahead Of ‘Overage’ Zambia Kampala Game

Zambia’s Enock Mwepu (left) battles with Pius Obuya in the first leg.

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Uganda v Zambia, Sat, 27th Namboole Stadium

The National under 17 team, The Cubs resumed training on Monday ahead of the return leg after the young Chipolopolo of Zambia have beaten the Uganda Cubs by two goals at the Nkoloma Stadium, Lusaka  Zambia in the CAF...

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Report Misuse Of Government Vehicles, Kabale CAO Urges Public

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Frank Ntaho, the Chief Administrative Officer at Kabale district has appealed to the public to report all civil servants who misuse government vehicles by using them for private businesses especially beyond the recommended working hours of 5pm.

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In an exclusive interview with Red Pepper, Ntaho said he will not be scared to arrest any civil...

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Obama To Send 3,000 US Troops To Fight Ebola

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Obama To Send 3,000 US Troops To Fight Ebola

The World Health Organisation warned recently that thousands more cases could occur in Liberia

US President Barack Obama is to announce plans on Tuesday to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus, US officials say.

It is understood the US military will oversee building new treatment centres and help train medical staff.

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Police Confirms Seizure Of Suicide Vests And Explosives

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Police Chief General Kale Kayihura.

Police Chief General Kale Kayihura.

The Uganda Police have confirmed information that suicide vests and explosives were seized during last weekend’s raid on a terror cell in the capital, Kampala.

International and local media, on Monday carried stories indicating that Police had seized substantial amounts of explosives and suicide vests i...

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Fired Bobi Wine Manager Recruited By Radio Weasel

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The 2013 BET nominees radio and weasel have hired a new manager Lawrence Labeja.

Bobi Wine and his former Manager Lawrence

Bobi Wine and his former Manager Lawrence

Our sources have revealed that Lawrence is now the official manager of the singing duo and he will be deputized by Chagga.

Last week Lawrence was fired by the Ghetto gladiator Bobi Wine after he was accused of mismanaging...

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Cindy Introduces ‘Sangoma’ Kenny Muyisa

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The latest reaching our gossip desks indicate that the former blue 3 singer Cindy Sanyu has introduced her South African based ‘Sangoma’ lover Kenny Muyisa.

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Sources have confirmed that Kenny Muyisa paid a visit to Cindy’s parents in Mbale town on Monday afternoon.

Sources have further revealed that Cindy’s parents were excited to see Kenny and t...

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MPs Blame Youth Unemployment On ‘Experience’ Requirement

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Ngora County Member of Parliament Francis Epetait has criticized the minimum experience requirement by Organizations and Institutions in the Country especially for youth to apply for jobs.  
MPs Blame Youth Unemployment On ‘Experience’ Requirement

he Uganda Bureau of Statistics Youth Employment 2011/12 report indicates that one in every three youths in Uganda is unemployed.

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The Sexy Truth: 1,000 Women Reveal What They Want In Bed

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Men try to figure it out, but many don’t get it. Does she want candles lit for romantic lighting, or candle wax dripped on her nipples?
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Does she want to be made love to softly with feeling, or f*cked from behind with mad passion? I asked 1,000 women what they really wanted from men in the bedroom. They got real. The got raw. And they got...

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Colombian Bizarre Outfit Causes Stir On Social Media Ahead Of Race In Italy This Week

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The Colombian women’s cycling team were meant to be showing the world what they were made of as they posed in their new kit this week.

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But they appeared to show a little too much as all eyes were drawn to the bizarre new flesh-coloured design stretching across their lower torso.

As the smiling athletes took to the stage, they seemed...

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Limited Budget Affecting Youth Fund – Bigirimana

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The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Gender and social Development Pius Bigirimana has for the first time spoken out on the challenges likely to affect the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP)a project he initiated to help youth in Uganda escape unemployment plague.

PS Gender Ministry Pius Bigirimana

PS Gender Ministry Pius Bigirimana

He conceptualized the idea last year, two months...

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Majwega For Two Weeks Trials With South Africa’s Supersport Utd FC

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Uganda’s League Champions KCCA FC has confirmed that Brian Majwega will travel to South Africa for trials with top ABSA Premier League side Super Sport United FC.

Majwega For Two Weeks Trials With South Africa’s Supersport Utd FC

Brain Majwega had his best game for Uganda in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier first leg against Mauritania in Namboole. PHOTO/John Batanudde

David Tamale, the...

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Kasubi Youths Benefit From Centenary-ILO Financial Literacy Program

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Kasubi Youths Benefit From Centenary-ILO Financial Literacy Program

Ugandaas produced several prominent entrepreneurs over the years. The financial literacy program that was started in 2012 has so far benefitted over 580 youths countrywide.

A group of 30 youth entrepreneurs under Uganda Youths Skills Training Organization, an NGO in Kasubi, have today received financial literacy training from Centenary Bank...

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URA Defeat Simba Of Tanzania In Pre-season Friendly Match

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URA Defeat Simba Of Tanzania In Pre-season Friendly Match

Simba’s Uganda striker Emma Okwi tracked down by RA’s Frank Kalanda and skipper Masaba

URA FC earned a 1-0 victory in an international friendly against Simba SC of Tanzania with a 1-0 win at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Friday evening.

URA FC, who will kick off their Premier League season next week against Vipers SC at...

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Star Uganda Basketballer Shot Dead By Askari

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GONE TOO SOON; Bball star Babara Daniel

GONE TOO SOON; Bball star Babara Daniel

The basketball community converged at the Late Babara Daniel’s family home in Najera yesterday for his vigil after he was allegedly gunned down on Friday by an unidentified security guard in his neighbuorhood.

Babara aka Babzi 24, was playing for Uganda Martyrs University Flames and Nkozi University...

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