Angina Denies Role in Toroma Polls

Angina Denies Role in Toroma Polls Last week, voters in Toroma County went to polls and elected NRM’s Andrew Kuruo who had widely been believed would lose to NRM-leaning independent called Solomon Osia. A number of factors had worked against Kuruo including Museveni’s unfulfilled pledges like the Katakwi-Toroma power line whose absence a furious Museveni […]

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Muslims Urged to lookout for the Moon

Muslims Urged to lookout for the Moon  By Emmanuel Sekago The Director of Sharia Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, Sheikh Yahaya Ibrahim Kakungulu yesterday advised Muslims in Uganda to watch for the moon during the evening of Thursday 25th May 2017 because this will be the 29th day of the Islamic Month of Shaban. He said this during […]

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EC’s 100m Splits UPC

EC’s 100m Splits UPC Party secretariat chief administrator Higenyi Kemba confirms there is renewed war at Uganda House, UPC Headquarters. This time the split has nothing to do with Olara Otunnu but it’s within Akena’s own faction to the extent that a group led by veteran Higenyi Kemba wants Akena out. They accuse him of […]

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Busoga Royals Report Namuganza to M7

Busoga Royals Report Namuganza to M7 A group of Busoga royals recently met the President and denounced junior lands minister Persis Namuganza. They told the President that Namuganza is a disputed princess and royal member whose palace credentials have always been exaggerated. The princesses were furious that Namuganza had vehemently opposed Kyabazinga Gabula’s appointment as […]

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TV Star Fyona, Pastor In Whopper Blues

TV Star Fyona, Pastor In Whopper Blues Sexy TV star Fyona Kirabo, who is a popular fashionista, is having sleepless nights over her fiancé Pastor Godfrey Kayovu, of Holy Power Healing Centre in Naalya. Kirabo recently got hitched to pastor Kayovu officially, but it has since turned out that there are several babes at his […]

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Zari, Semwanga Family Fight Over Property

Zari, Semwanga Family Fight Over Property Zari Hassan, the once celebrated Ugandan socialite who is currently the wife to Tanzanian Pop start Diamond Platnumz and the family of the deceased Ivan Semwanga are reportedly in bitter fight over his property. Semwanga’s family sees Zari as a gold digger despite earning some public praises for taking […]

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Ivan Semwanga Passes On

Ivan Semwanga Passes On Ivan Semwanga who has been the leader of ‘The Rich Gang’ breathed his last in the wee hours of last night. Semwanga has been on life support in Steve Biko Hospital, Pretoria – South Africa since Friday last week when he was attacked by STROKE and other related HEART ISSUES. He’s […]

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UHRC meets security chiefs, condemns torture of suspects

UHRC meets security chiefs, condemns torture of suspects Representatives of several security agencies turned up for the meeting called by the Uganda Human rights Commission to discuss torture cases of suspects in their custody. The Uganda Human Rights Commission says the police have been using wires, batons and their gun butts to torture suspects at […]

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UTC Students oppose fees increment to fund asbestos’ removal

UTC Students oppose fees increment to fund asbestos’ removal   By Milton Emmy Aakwam LIRA: Uganda Technical College (UTC) Lira students through their leaders have opposed a proposal by the college administrators to hike fees next academic year. The proposal to hike the tuition, according to college officials will help the institution remove asbestos roof on […]

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Profile: Meet Maama Lususu, The Cnn African Beautifier

Profile: Meet Maama Lususu, The Cnn African Beautifier Ugandan families assume personal care products on the market today have been tested by the ministry of health. Unfortunately, the personal care products manufacturers remain largely unregulated. The safety of Ugandans therefore remains at the mercy of the individual producers. However, amid all this, there emerged Irene […]

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Hu­man Rights Com­mit­tee Pro­duces Con­flict­ing Re­ports on Nalufenya

Hu­man Rights Com­mit­tee Pro­duces Con­flict­ing Re­ports on Nalufenya The Par­lia­men­tary Com­mit­tee on Hu­man Rights during the Tuesday plenary pro­duced two con­flict­ing reports on the al­leged torture of sus­pects at Nalufenya po­lice de­ten­tion fa­cil­ity, spark­ing de­bate on the mat­ter. One was sub­mit­ted by the Chair of the Hu­man Rights Com­mit­tee and an­other ‘mi­nor­ity re­port.’ In the […]

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Court Reinstates Sacked Mak Registrar

 Court Reinstates Sacked Mak Registrar By Venenscias Kiiza High court has reinstated Margaret Etuusa, the Deputy Registrar in Charge Certification, Ceremonies and Production Division (CCPD) at Makerere University pending the disposal of her application challenging her suspension. Etuusa ran to court after she was suspended by the university management for illegally hiring Exxon Contractors Limited, […]

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Rugunda invites Harvard, MIT to set up base in Uganda

Rugunda invites Harvard, MIT to set up base in Uganda Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has invited Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), two of the leading American Universities to develop and deepen collaboration with Ugandan institutions in the areas of education, research and innovation. Prime Minister Rugunda who is in Boston for a […]

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Middle East Consultants Lands Deal to Supply 2,000 Medical Professionals

Middle East Consultants Lands Deal to Supply 2,000 Medical Professionals Middle East Consultants (MEC) Ltd, one of the leading job exporting companies in Uganda has landed a huge deal to supply close to 2,000 medical practitioners to Libya. The company that is fully licensed by the government of Uganda to export labour says 600 slots […]

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Has Ugandan Rebel Leader Joseph Kony Been Defeated?

Has Ugandan Rebel Leader Joseph Kony Been Defeated? The international hunt for Joseph Kony seems to be over, but the notorious rebel leader, who was first chased from his native Uganda to South Sudan and then to the Central African Republic, is still at large. In 2011, lobbying led by US charity Invisible Children prompted […]

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South Sudan Rebels Reject Kiir’s Dialogue Offer

South Sudan Rebels Reject Kiir’s Dialogue Offer South Sudan rebels led by former Vice-President Riek Machar have dismissed the national dialogue announced by President Salva Kiir yesterday. In a damning statement they say: “This is yet another campaign by the regime in Juba to derail the peace process beyond salvation.” On Monday, President Kiir announced […]

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Former Nakawa-Naguru Residents Petition Kadaga over Land

Former Nakawa-Naguru Residents Petition Kadaga over Land For­mer res­i­dents of the Nakawa-Naguru es­tate on Monday pe­ti­tioned the Speaker of Par­lia­ment Re­becca Kadaga over de­layed de­vel­op­ment of their land by OPEC Prime Prop­er­ties Ltd. The ten­ants con­tend that since the 2007 Mem­o­ran­dum of Un­der­stand­ing with gov­ern­ment, the developer has failed to im­ple­ment the pro­ject, leav­ing thou­sands […]

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Standard Gauge Deal Splits EAC

Standard Gauge Deal Splits EAC By Our Reporters Kenya is furious with Uganda after reports President Yoweri Museveni is considering abandoning the Kenyan standard gauge railway route and joining the Tanzania one if Kenya does not commit to building the Kisumu-Malaba section of the railway project. On Monday, Kenya announced that it was seeking a […]

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Norvik Hospital Cited In Sexual Abuse Scandal

Norvik Hospital Cited In Sexual Abuse Scandal A woman has sued Norvik Hospital Ltd demanding for payment of 300 million shillings as damages for the alleged sexual abuse by one of the hospital employees. Sharon Nalule says in October 2016, she visited the hospital where she was seen by Dr. Simon Nuwagaba, a gynecologist who […]

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Besigye calls on all opposition leaders to unite against NRM regime

Besigye calls on all opposition leaders to unite against NRM regime FDC former president Dr. Kiiza Besigye has challenged other political parties fighting for regime change to rally behind him to recover what he termed as ‘stolen victory’ in the last presidential elections. “I know we are all fighting for a common cause, which is […]

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