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Kenyan Rapper Hires Presidential Car For His Music Distribution

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Kenyan rapper Nasty Bull shocked revelers in Nakuru when he rolled into the streets in a ceremonial land rover often used by the president.

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People close to Nasty say the rapper is alleged to have coughed about Ksh 40,000 to use the land rover for an hour on Saturday night.

The rapper had attended the Prinsloo rugby 7s tournament held in Nakuru...

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Kadaga Calls For Cultural Identity At UNAA Convention

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Parliament Speaker Rebeca Kadaga

Parliament Speaker Rebeca Kadaga

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has urged Ugandans in the diaspora to identify a unique culture that can be used to promote the country.

Kadaga was speaking at a luncheon at the 26th Uganda North America Association (UNAA) convention in San Diego, California over the weekend.

The UNAA Convention, which is...

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Radamel Falcao to join Manchester United after club agrees loan deal with Monaco

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Manchester United have emerged as front-runners to complete an audacious deadline day move for Monaco forward Radamel Falcao after agreeing a loan deal for the former Atletico Madrid striker.

Radamel Falcao to join Manchester United after club agrees loan deal with Monaco


Manchester United have agreed a loan deal for Radamel Falcao which could see them pay £20m for the season Photo: AFP

The Colombian forward, who missed the...

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Police Deploy At Busoga Kingdom Headquarters

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Police has cordoned off and tightened security at the headquarters of Busoga Kingdom to block a demonstration organized by opposition factions to protest the recent approval of William Gabula Nadiope IV as Kyabazinga of Busoga.
Heavily armed anti-riot policemen and plain cloth security operatives were yesterday deployed in the roads leading...

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LIVE: Transfer Deadline Day

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DRC: Death Of General Bahuma, Chief Of The Army In North Kivu

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The Congolese army has been hit hard on Sunday by the death of General Lucien Bahuma, Chief of Staff of the troubled region of North Kivu, which has played a key role in the recent successes of loyalist forces in the province of eastern DRC.

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“General Bahuma died” in a military hospital in Pretoria “on the night in 0:30 of...

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Floods Disrupt National Census in Amuria

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Floods have displaced 1,465 households in Amuria district displacing the ongoing national housing census. The affected families are from Alito, Akileng, Angica, Amoni, Oringoi, part of Abarituk, Aguria Centre and Okerai in Obalanga and Okungur sub counties.
Tom Okello, the LC 3 chairperson of Obalanga Sub County says the affected families...

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Fastjet Launches New Route Between Tanzania And Uganda

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Fastjet has today morning announced the launch of a new flight between Tanzania and Uganda

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“We’re delighted to announce we are launching flights between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Entebbe, Uganda!,” read the statement that was released on their website.

Entebbe International airport will be the only direct link and the fourth international...

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Ukraine crisis: Russia urges Ukraine ceasefire talks

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Ukraine crisis: Russia urges Ukraine ceasefire talks

Pro-Russian rebels have been gaining ground on Ukrainian forces in recent days

An “immediate ceasefire” in Ukraine must be the priority for key negotiations taking place today, Russia’s foreign minister has said.

Ukrainian troops “must leave positions from which they can harm the civilian population”, Sergei Lavrov...

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ICC Witness In Ruto Case To Testify Via Video Link

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ICC Witness In Ruto Case To Testify Via Video Link

William Ruto sits in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, May 14, 2013.

Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto and former broadcaster Joshua arap Sang are at The Hague to attend resumption of their trial.

 Ruto who arrived at The Hague on Monday morning is expected to be there for five...

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Cholera Breaks Out In Moyo

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The Ministry Health has confirmed an outbreak of cholera in Moyo district that has so far affected 13 people in Dufile Sub County.

Cholera Breaks Out In Moyo

Health workers carry a cholera patient at Kayunga hospital after the disease affected the area last year (File Photo)

The disease outbreak was first reported a week ago after a number of patients reported at Dufile...

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Braless Models Invade Kampala

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Kampala’s wannabe models are doing whatever it takes to be the next top models.

Braless Models Invade Kampala

One of the Braless models on stage

Over the years, some have worked hard to be where they are but this time models have decided to go braless since it’s a shortcut to fame.

A few weeks ago our snoops bumped the braless models that were showcasing their closing...

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Basketballer Ben Koma Named Zone V MVP

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Basketballer Ben Koma Named Zone V MVP

Point guard Ben Komakech (C) goes for the hoop while still at Power

National champions City Oilers point gaurd Komakech Ben was awarded the Most Outstanding Player at the Fiba Africa Zone V Basketball Club Championship qualifiers that closed on Sunday in Mombasa.

Despite being beaten in the semis by the eventual winners Urunani, Koma & the...

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Uganda’s Oil Grows Marginally

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The amount of oil Uganda can recover has grown marginally in 2014, according to Ernest Rubondo, the Commissioner, Petroleum Exploration and Production Department (PEPD). Uganda now boasts of 1.4 billion barrels of oil that is recoverable, up from 1.2 billion barrels.

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This, even after the available oil in the ground grew by 85percent to 6.5...

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National Census: Masaka Men Block Their Wives from Speaking to Enumerators

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The ongoing national census exercise has suffered a setback in Masaka as several men have stopped their wives from allowing enumerators from accessing their wives.

On Thursday last week, Uganda National Bureau of Statistics embarked on the nationwide census for the next ten days. The exercise involves enumerators visiting each household in...

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8 Dead, 31 Injured In Weekend Accidents On Gulu-Juba Road

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Eight people have died and 33 others are injured in three different motor accidents that happened along Gulu-Juba road on Saturday.

Some of the deceased were identified as Yoram Nyonyi, James Tombe Rulanyah, and Charles Luwa all South Sudan nationals while identities of others were not immediately ascertained.

Of the 31 people who were injured,...

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Arab Referees To Officiate Ghana-Uganda Qualifier As 19-Man Cranes Team Flies West Africa

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Med Said Kordi a Tunisian officialwillbe in the center when the Black Stars of Ghana and the Uganda Cranes face off in a Group E encounter on 6th September at Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi City.

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Med Said Kordi

The Tunisian referee was in the centre of controversies when the Ghanaian team were pipped 1-0 by Zambia in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers...

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Uganda Dethrone Kenya To Become 2014 East African Golf Kings

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The national golf team collected 18.5 points to finish first after the final round of the 16th edition of East Africa Golf Challenge tournament that teed off on Friday at the par-71 Entebbe Golf Club.

Uganda Dethrone Kenya To Become 2014 East African Golf Kings

Team Uganda’s Robert Oluba in action. Photo/John Batanudde

Uganda had scored 5.5 points to put pressure on defending champion and be in the...

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Kampala Central Wins 2014 Chenga City Tyres U-14

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Kampala Central successfully defended the national U-14 Chenga City Tyres football title after overcoming Kids of Arua 2 – 0 in the post match penalties after a thrilling barren normal time of the finals played at the Masaka Recreational Stadium on Saturday.

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Kampala striker cum goal keeper, Kenneth Kimera was the hero as he saved all the Arua...

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Majwega Doubtful For Ghana Match

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Uganda Cranes Head Coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has said injured play-maker Brian Majwega is a big doubt for the trip to West Africa.

Majwega Doubtful For Ghana Match

Majwega, also scored one of the goals in the Cranes’ 2-0 home win over Mauritania in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier last month FILE PHOTO

The Cranes travel to Niamey, Niger on Sunday for four...

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CAF Maintain Rwanda’s Disqualification From 2015 Afcon Qualifiers

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has today maintained Rwanda’s disqualification from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier.

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Rwanda’s national football team line-up before a match

Bonnie Mugabe, the Rwanda FA (FERWAFA) Media and Communications Officer told our reporter on phone from Kigali that they have received...

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Moyo Suspends Census Activities Along South Sudan Border

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The ongoing national population census activities in parts of Moyo district has been suspended indefinitely over a border dispute with authorities in South Sudan.

At the centre of the dispute is Wano Village in Moyo Sub County with both Uganda and South Sudan claiming its ownership.

The suspension came after armed South Sudanese put barricades...

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M7 Visits 1520 AD Biharwe Eclipse Monument

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Yesterday, President Museveni was the chief guest at the grand opening of Igongo country hotel in Mbarara.

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The President who earlier visited the 1520 Biharwe Eclipse Monument was accompanied by the First Lady Janet Museveni.

According to legends of Bunyoro, Buganda and Nkore, the historical significance of that eclipse cannot be underestimated...

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Court Blocks Opening Of New Uganda Premier League Season

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The High Court in Kampala has temporarily stopped the 2014/15 Uganda Premier League that was scheduled to start on Tuesday next week.

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kcca in recent action

This follows a temporary court injunction that was obtained by one of the aggrieved football clubs, Maroons Football Club, last evening through its lawyer John Isabirye. The Federation of...

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BAT Halts Buying Tobacco From Farmers

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British American Tobacco Uganda (BATU) on Friday evening announced that effective 2015, it will no-longer be purchasing and growing tobacco in Uganda.

BAT Halts Buying Tobacco From Farmers

Disgruntled farmers petition to the Speaker of Parliament over tobacco control Bill.

In notice to shareholders, BATU management said the board of directors had approved this change in business...

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Coup Attempt: Lesotho Army ‘Seizes Key Buildings’

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Soldiers in the southern African kingdom of Lesotho have seized the police headquarters in an apparent coup attempt, officials say.

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Sports Minister Thesele Maseribane told AFP news agency that troops had also surrounded State House, a key government building.

There are reports of gunfire in the capital, Maseru. Radio signals and phone...

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Kayihura Asks For Contract Extension

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General Kale Kayihura has penned an 8-page letter asking for a contract extension as Inspector General of Police.

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Kayihura, whose contract runs out in Octoberr, has appealed to the police authority for an extension of his contract for among many things allowing him to grow the force into a modern, professional, service-oriented, pro-people,...

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UPDF Takes Over Census in Disputed Gulu, Amuru Villages

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Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) soldiers have taken over the census enumeration exercise in three disputed villages between Amuru and Gulu district.
The soldiers from the 4th division barracks in Gulu acted on a request by the Uganda National Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) following reports of tension that had disrupted the exercise in the...

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Sugar, Milk Prices Lead To Decline In Inflation

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The rate at which prices increase has slowed by the lowest rate in over three years according to statistics released by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) today.

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The annual headline inflation declined to 2.8percent in August 2014 on an annual basis compared to the 4.3percent recorded in July 2014.

Dr Chris Mukiza, the Director Macro...

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NIC starts approval process for 2014 Bonus Issue

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The Board of Directors of National Insurance Corporation Limited is announcing the submission of an application for approval of the NIC Bonus Issue 2014 to the Capital Markets Authority and the Uganda Securities Exchange.

NIC starts approval process for 2014 Bonus Issue

Traders at the Uganda Securities Exchange. NIC is starting the approval process for 2014 Bonus Issue

According to NIC...

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