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Man Held Over Son’s Death

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A man in Rukungiri has been arrested by the Police in connection with the death of his two and a half years old son.

The arrest of Herbert Turinawe (27) follows the discovery of his son’s decomposing body barely two weeks after he went missing.

Akanyijuka Darius went missing from his father’s house. Turinawe claimed that his son had gone t...

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CECAFA Kagame Cup Homeless

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CECAFA Kagame Cup Homeless

Ugandan Joseph Kabagambe who plays for North Darfur side Al Merriekh El Fasher shields the ball from Yasin Ali Igal of Somali side Elman during their Cecafa Kagame Club Cup Group ‘A’ match at El Fasher Stadium last year. Member states have shun the 2014 edition.

There are now just 4 months until the 2014 CECAFA Kagame Club...

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POSTPONED: Express Were Only 1 Minute From Uganda Cup Last 16

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Wasswa Bbosa

Wasswa Bbosa

After their aborted Uganda Cup round of 32  tie a week ago, record 10-time champions Express FC have been served with another blow; the rescheduled  1-minute replay at Kavumba Stadium has been suspended.

Wasswa Bbosa’s depleted Red Army were reeling to finish their Kampala Regional league opponents Hope Soana  in just 60 seconds bu...

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Club Rouge Sold

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The latest reaching our gossip desks indicate that the Jinja Road based Club Rouge has been sold.

Club Rouge Sold

People having a good time at Club Rouge

According to our highly placed sources at the club, a city tycoon identified as Ronald bought the now faded club at $100,000 only.

The Sources further revealed that the Club will now close for some time as...

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URA’s Chance To Go Top

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Augustine-NsumbaUganda Revenue Authority FC will this afternoon have the chance to go top of the log for two days if they manage to register a win over Police FC in one of the FUFA Super League ties on the card.

Victory for coach Paul Nkata’s URA will see them go ahead of SC Vipers with a better goal difference. Back-to-form Frank Kalanda, who missed the 2014...

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Rtd Arch-Bishop Nkoyoyo Summoned Over Drowned 9-yr-old Child

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Rtd Arch-Bishop of Church of Uganda Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo

Rtd Arch-Bishop of Church of Uganda Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo

The High Court in Kampala on Monday summoned Rtd Arch-Bishop of Church of Uganda Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo in connection to the 9-year old child who drowned in a swimming pool at Rest Gardens Ltd where he is one of the directors.

The Rtd Arch Bishop was sued by a couple (Umaru Mazinga and Suzan...

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PHOTOS: Alex Muhangi At Churchill Live

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Crackers Comedy Group Member Alex Muhangi well known as Aleku was last Thursday the guest Comedian at the Churchill Live Season 4 in Nairobi Kenya.

Alex Muhangi Performing

Alex Muhangi Performing

The Churchill hosted show is one of the biggest comedy shows in East and Central Africa.

The Season 4 Live recording session was held at the Carnivore Simba Saloon in Nairobi...

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Mulago Must Pay Bills- NWSC

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Sarah Namuwenge, manager public relations and communications at National Water Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has said departments within  Mulago Hospital that were cut off  on Tuesday last week  need to pay the unpaid bills amounting to over sh6bn.

The development caused alarm as disconnecting Mulago would affect its operations leading to loss...

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Muntu: I Won’t Use Violence To Cause Regime Change

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FDC President Mugisha Muntu

FDC President Mugisha Muntu

Retired Ugandan army General Mugisha Muntu who is also the opposition party Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president has vowed not to use violence to cause change saying it doesn’t solve the ultimate problems.

While speaking at a joint press conference in Najanankumbi, Muntu said violence on aggravates the...

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Speaker Kadaga For Tubonge Concert

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Speaker of Parliament Hon Rebecca Kadaga has also joined the team of politicians who are set to grace Jose Chameleone’s Tubonge concert slated for March 28 at Lugogo Cricket Oval.

Speaker Kadaga For Tubonge Concert

Jose Chameleone with Speaker Kadaga at Parliament

“It’s evidential that music is a global language and is also a tool that is relevant to today’s society u...

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Electoral Reforms: 4GC Warns Govt Of Comeback

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Electoral Reforms: 4GC Warns Govt Of Comeback

4GC MP Mathias Mpuuga 

Activists of the banned For God and My Country  (4GC) have vowed to make a comeback should government fail to heed to calls for electoral reforms.

The opposition last week gave government a deadline of end of April to review its response on the proposed ten baskets of demands.

Mathias Mpuuga, the National Coordinator For...

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Missing Plane ‘Lost’, Malaysia says

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Missing Plane ‘Lost’, Malaysia says

Najib Razak: “It is with deep sadness and regret, that according to this new data, flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean.”

Malaysia’s prime minister has announced on the basis of new analysis it must be concluded that missing flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean.

Najib Razak said Malaysia Airlines had...

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Lake Albert Boat Accident: Death Toll Rises To 107

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Lake Albert Boat Accident: Death Toll Rises To 107

Members of the Uganda Police Marine Unit participate in a rescue operation after a boat carrying mostly Congolese refugees capsized in Lake Albert near Ntoroko, southwest of Uganda’s capital Kampala. Reuters

At least 107 people have died as a result of a boat accident on the lake that lies along the Uganda-Congo border, Ugandan police...

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REVEALED: Athletics Federation Knew About Sexual Harassment

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Julius Achon insists Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) officials knew but chose to ignore the coach accused of sexually harassing national female runners.

REVEALED: Athletics Federation Knew About Sexual Harassment

Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) secretary general Beatrice Ayikoru (L), her assistant Apollo Musherure and president Dominic Otucet (R) have not taken any action despite reports of sexual

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Ocampo: UPDF Could Face ICC Over IDP Camps

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UPDF Soldiers

UPDF Soldiers

Uganda’s army could face the International Criminal Court for pushing war victims in the north of the country into Internally Displaced People’s camps, Luis Moreno Ocampo, the former ICC prosecutor has said

According to Ocamp, despite the fact that there are many accusations against the UPDF relating to the war, the decision...

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Umeme Seeks Help To Cut Electricity Theft

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Umeme Seeks Help To Cut Electricity Theft

Umeme board chairman Patrick Bitature (L) and managing director Charles Chapman address journalists in Kampala recently.

Electricity distribution firm, Umeme says it has sought the assistance of the Ugandan government to prescribe stiffer penalties for power theft.

Patrick Bitature – Board Chairman Umeme Limited said the current penalties...

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KACITA Bank Coming

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Everest Kayondo

Everest Kayondo

City tycoons their umbrella body, the Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) finalizing plans to start their own commercial bank due to harassment from loan sharks and banks alike.

Everest Kayondo, the chairman of the association told traders at their annual general meeting (AGM) on March 20, that the organization is...

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Kayihura Orders Arrest Of Pro-Amama NRM Youth Leader

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Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi

Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi

Willy Omodo Omodo, the Northern Uganda NRM youth chairperson has been arrested. Omodo was picked up by Lira police on Saturday evening on the directives of Kale Kayihura, the Inspector General of Police. 

Ashraf Chemonges, the Lira District Police Commander declined to reveal details why Omodo was picked up but and...

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Kyle Chokes On Weed While Shooting Video

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Ex-Big Brother Representative Kyle Duncan Kushaaba was on Friday evening in another world after he choked on Weed while shooting the video of his latest song, Yankakasa in Muyenga.

Kyle at the Video Shoot

Kyle who was very high on weed  leaning against the babe.

According to Sources, while shooting the Video, Kyle could barely stand upright for seconds since he was...

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Sempewo Seeks Super-Lightwelter weight Title

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boxingFormer East and Central Africa champion Hamuza “The Templer” Sempewo  will on Saturday, March 29 step into the ring  to contest for the National Super-Lightwelter weight title. Sempewo who who claimed the regional title in 2009 will take on two=time African Boxing Union contender Kidega Dragon for the 12 round title fight at Dance Flow Natee...

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STUDY: Activity Levels In Mums And Children ‘directly linked’

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STUDY: Activity Levels In Mums And Children ‘directly linked’

The study recognised that once women become mothers their activity levels fell and often failed to return to previous levels.

The more active a mother is, the more physically active her child will be, suggests a UK study of 500 mums and four-year-olds.

But many mothers’ exercise levels fell way below recommended levels, it said.

Researchers...

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Rotting Bodies, Skeletons In Nigeria ‘House of Horror’

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File photo shows two Nigerian policemen.

File photo shows two Nigerian policemen.

Nigerian police has launched a murder investigation following the discovery of decaying corpses and skeletons in an isolated building dubbed by media “House of Horror.”

On Sunday, police said they rescued several extremely malnourished people who were wandering near the building in the bush...

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Pepsi Pumps Dime Into Konshens

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Jamaican Celebrated music star Garfield Spence well known as Konshens has landed self a Juicy deal with Pepsi.

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The Gal A Bubble singer will be the face of the Pepsi Music Platform in Jamaica.

According to Carla Hollingsworth, brand manager, Pepsi, Konshens was the ideal choice. “Konshens is an extremely talented, ambitious, young entertainer.

He...

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Police, Opposition Leaders Clash In Tororo

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An Unidentified man was injured on Sunday during clashes between Police and opposition members in Soroti town.

The clashes started after police blocked the opposition leaders from holding a consultative meeting on electoral reforms at Desert Island Hotel.

On Sunday, opposition leaders including Gen. Mugisha Muntu, the FDC President, Dr. Olara...

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Police Teams Up With NCHE To Crack On Illegal Institutes

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Police has teamed up with the Jinja District Education Department and National Council of Higher Education-NCHE to crackdown on unlicensed institutions of learning there.

Police Teams Up With NCHE To Crack On Illegal Institutes

R-L: UTAMU’s Prof. Baryamureeba, NCHE’s Prof. Moses L. Golola and other colleagues in the higher education sub sector.

Samson Lubega, the Kiira Regional Police...

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NRM Distances Itself From Presidential Term Extension Bill

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Mary Karooro Okurut

Mary Karooro Okurut

Uganda’s ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has distanced itself from ongoing plans to propose a Bill that extends the term of office for its leaders.

Mary Karooro Okurut, the NRM spokesperson on Sunday stated that the party is not the one moving the motion because they do not want to extend their mandate.

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US Sends More Troops, Aircraft To Hunt Kony

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LRA's fugitive leader Joseph Kony

LRA’s fugitive leader Joseph Kony

The Obama administration is sending about 150 Special Operations troops along with military aircraft to Uganda to help in the search for warlord Joseph Kony, the Pentagon said on Sunday.

The deployments started on Sunday night after the administration began to notify Congress. The decision was first...

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Kansiime Wins Jinja Rally

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Jonas Kansiime
Ronald Ssebuguzi
Pole Pole
Leila Mayanja
Dr. Ashraf
Ismail Ortega
Peter Kakaire
Edson Mungyereza

Kansiime Wins Jinja Rally

Jonas Kansiime has won the Source of the Nile Rally in Jinja 

 

 

News coming in from the eastern district of Jinja indicates that little fancied   Jonas Kansiime has emerged winner of the Source of the Nile Rally on Sunday.

Ronald...

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Six Students Declared Dead In Fatal Car Accident

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Two students of Rwakatenda Secondary school in Bumbaire sub county, Bushenyi District died on spot while 4 others died as they were being rushed to hospital following an accident that occurred yesterday evening at Nyakabirizi, a few kilometers from Bushenyi town.

Accidents in Uganda have been very rampant

Accidents in Uganda have been very rampant

The students were reportedly walking...

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Boat Accident Kills At Least 19: Police

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At least 19 people were killed and dozens of others were missing on Saturday after a boat carrying mostly Congolese refugees capsized in a lake that runs along the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, police said.

Boat Accident Kills At Least 19: Police

Boats crossing Lake Albert from the Democratic Republic of Congo towards Uganda on May 10, 2003 (AFP/File, Marco

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