Dog Kills Gambian President-Elect’s Son

Dog Kills Gambian President-Elect’s Son The son of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog. Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported to have died on the way to the hospital on Sunday in Manjai near the Gambian capital Banjul. Barrow missed his son’s funeral as he was advised to remain in […]

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Gambians Flee the Country Ahead Of Barrow ‘Inauguration’

Gambians Flee the Country Ahead Of Barrow ‘Inauguration’ A worker at The Gambia’s main ferry crossing has told the BBC that thousands of people are fleeing every day as they are “afraid of war”. “People are in chaos, people are leaving” as they don’t know what is going to happen, he said.   The Gambia’s […]

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Turkish Cargo Plane Crash: Death Toll Has Risen To 37

Turkish Cargo Plane Crash: Death Toll Has Risen To 37 A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, most of them on the ground, officials say. The Boeing 747 TC-MCL aircraft operated by ACT Airlines crashed as it landed in fog at Manas airport, 25km (15 […]

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Panic as Bird Flu Returns to Uganda

Panic as Bird Flu Returns to Uganda Government has confirmed the outbreak of Pathogenic Avian Influenza commonly known as Bird Flu in districts of Entebbe and Masaka. This came to be known after mass bird death reports from those districts. According to the minister for Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries, Vincent Ssempijja, the ministry was […]

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Uganda UK Convention Boss Roots for Investment In Uganda

Uganda UK Convention Boss Roots for Investment In Uganda The Vice-Chairman of Uganda convention in UK has advised Ugandans in the Diaspora to take advantage of the conducive investment environment and incentives. Mr. Bernard Robinson Magulu; CPA, FCCA, the Vice President of Uganda Convention in UK and Country Representative has advised Diasporans to utilise the […]

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Death Toll Rises after Brazil Prison Riot

Death Toll Rises after Brazil Prison Riot By Agencies At least 26 people have died during a 14-hour riot in a Brazilian prison, police said. The revised death toll is three times what was initially reported, and could increase further, the sources said. On Saturday afternoon, violence erupted between members of rival gangs at Alcacuz […]

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Lango FUFA Delegate Passes On

Lango FUFA Delegate Passes On By Milton Emmy Akwam Death has robbed Lango Sub-region and Uganda Football governing body, Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) of Okello Hannington. Okello, 58, was one of the delegates from northern region representing Lango Sub-region to the Country’s Football governing body. He passed on Thursday from Lira regional referral […]

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Gambia President-Elect Barrow ‘To Stay In Senegal Until Inauguration’

Gambia President-Elect Barrow ‘To Stay In Senegal Until Inauguration’ The Gambia’s president-elect Adama Barrow is to remain in Senegal until his planned inauguration on Thursday, state media in Senegal say. The move was requested by West African leaders after a Mali summit, APS said. President Yahya Jammeh, who initially admitted election defeat, says he will not step […]

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Three dead, 30 Injured in Mbarara Car Accident

Three dead, 30 Injured in Mbarara Car Accident A fatal accident at Katebe along Mbarara- Ibanda highway has left 3 people dead and other 30 with severe injuries. The accident reportedly happened on Sunday morning at around 3am. According to the traffic police in the area, the accident was caused by a speeding Canter that […]

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Uganda Cranes Team Arrives In Gabon Pending Tuesday Action With Ghana

Uganda Cranes Team Arrives In Gabon Pending Tuesday Action With Ghana The Ugandan cranes team has safely arrived in Gabon ahead of their opening fixture against Ghana on Tuesday in Port Gentil.  The team landed in the country on Saturday afternoon. They were received by FUFA advance team of 2nd Vice President, Darius Mugoye, Depurty […]

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Mudas Still Hunted In Gangu

Mudas Still Hunted In Gangu It looks like the dust that was raised by Mudas Bossa has not settled yet. Bossa is a former resident of Buziga Gangu trading Centre in Makindye division, who was romoured to have engaged in same sex steamy affairs that forced residents to banish him from the area. Bossa’s homosexual […]

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Gambia’s President-elect, Barrow Flees the Country

Gambia’s President-elect, Barrow Flees the Country The Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow, has left the country after talks failed to persuade the incumbent President Yahya Jammeh to step down. This came after Nigeria’s president efforts to strike a deal with Jammeh to relinquish power were futile. Barrow is now heading to Mali, where he will meet […]

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Egyptian Ambassador Congratulates FUFA for Winning Continental Award

Egyptian Ambassador Congratulates FUFA for Winning Continental Award The Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Her Excellency Ambassador Mai Taha Khalil has sent a congratulatory message to the FUFA President following the last week’s Glo CAF Awards where Uganda was named National team of the year 2016. The Congratulatory message to the FUFA President […]

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Singer Denis Rackla Passes On

Singer Denis Rackla Passes On Dancehall singer Dennis Mpima aka Dennis Rackla has died. He lost his life in a car accident on Friday evening. He was reportedly coming from his farm in Kayunga when he met his death. His close friend Hemdee Kiwanuka confirmed his death on Friday evening “He was coming from his farm in Kayunga when […]

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Mumbere Re-arrested Shortly After Being Granted Bail

Mumbere Re-arrested Shortly After Being Granted Bail The Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere has this evening been re-arrested shortly after he was granted bail by Jinja High Court. Mumbere has reportedly been dragged out the official vehicle of junior Agriculture minister Christopher Kibazanga who is also his younger brother and driven off in a waiting […]

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Odonga Otto Summoned over Threatening Violence

Odonga Otto Summoned over Threatening Violence Court in Kitgum has issued fresh summons to the controversial Arru South county MP, Odonga Otto over accusations of threatening violence in the aftermath of the 2016 general elections. According to the summons issued by Kitgum Grade One Magistrate Isaac Rukundo, Otto is accused of threatening violence, obstructing electoral […]

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Jammeh Wants Court to Block Barrow’s Inauguration

Jammeh Wants Court to block Barrow’s inauguration By Agencies A lawyer for The Gambia’s president has filed an injunction asking the Supreme Court to bar the swearing in of the president-elect this month, as Yahya Jammeh battles on in his attempt to annul his election defeat. The strongman of 22 years initially acknowledged opponent Adama […]

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Rtd Archbishop Nkoyoyo Very Ill

Rtd Archbishop Nkoyoyo Very Ill By Our Reporters Family sources have just revealed a few minutes ago that Rtd Church of Uganda Archbishop Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo is grievously ill and was a few days ago flown to London. Nkoyoyo, who has since been diagnosed with throat cancer, was shocked to learn this cancer in advanced stages. […]

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UNEB to Release PLE Results Today

UNEB to Release PLE Results Today Minister of Education also the first lady, Janet Kataha Museveni is this morning expected to release Primary leaving examination results for 2016. According to Patrick Muinda, the ministry’s spokesperson, the function will shall take place at 11am at the office of Prime Minister. This will be the first Primary […]

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MPs Contribute Sh215m to Uganda Cranes

MPs Contribute Sh215m to Uganda Cranes The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has directed the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige to deduct Shs500,000 from MPs’ emoluments to support the national football team. The poorly facilitated Uganda Cranes will be representing the country in the African Cup of Nations tournament which is yet to start in Gabon. […]

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