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Activists Seek Law to Curtail Poor Telecom Services

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Client rights Activists under a newly established umbrella, the Kampala Consumer Watchdog, are calling for tougher legislation to protect Ugandans against exploitation by telecom companies. 

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Their demand is entrenched in a petition presented to the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga by Justus Amanya, on behalf of Kampala Consumer Watchdog.

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Mother Stuck with Baby Born with Exposed Intestines

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A man from Butaleja district has abandoned his wife at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital after she delivered a baby with exposed intestines.

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Having dropped his expectant wife Sumini Naula at the facility on Wednesday, Hussein Mukeru a resident of Kachonga Village in Butaleja district waited for the baby to arrive throughout the night to Thursday.

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Gashumba Lands Multimillion Radiant Deal

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TV personality and forever upcoming model Sheila Gashumba is currently head over heels after landing a multi million deal with a cosmetic company.

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She put ink on the deal on Thursday with Radiant beauty and Hair products with which she will be the brand ambassador.

The deal was over seen by her father Frank Gashumba who is famous for his uncensored...

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Joel Isabirye to Be Introduced by His New Catch on Valentine’s Day

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Celebrated Radio consultant Joel Isabirye is set to be introduced by his third wife on Valentine’s Day February 14, 2015.

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Joel Isabirye

Our highly placed sources have revealed that sexy, yummy Lillian Mukasa is in paradise after Joel accepted to be introduced.

This website understands that the introduction ceremony will take place in Mukono District...

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Waragi Dealer Jailed 3 Years

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Moroto Magistrate court has sentenced a waragi dealer to three years imprisonment after she was found guilty of illegal possession of the illicit gin.

Waragi Dealer Jailed 3 Years

A creative school boy in Moroto made a cap of empty sachets of waragi

Night Auma, an Atur by tribe, appeared on Wednesday before court where she pleaded guilty on her own plea.

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Uganda, Rwanda Sign Deal to Share Information On Rebel Groups in DR Congo

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Uganda and Rwanda have signed an agreement that will see the two countries share intelligence on rebel groups operating from the Democratic Republic of Congo against each other’s government.

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Representatives of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces and Rwanda Defense Forces signed the Memorandum of Understanding after a closed door meeting held at...

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Don’t Put Your Life At Risk If You Are Not Fit – Police Tells Recruits

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The Uganda Police force has cautioned persons intending to join the forces to desist from putting their lives at risk in pursuit of their desires.

Fred Enanga, Police spokes person

Fred Enanga, Police spokes person

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga says several individuals have completely disregarded maintaining health and physical fitness as one of the conditions for joining the...

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Military action Starts Against FDLR Rebels in DRC

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The Congolese government has started Military action against the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda-FDLR following the expiry of the deadline set by the United Nations for the forces to voluntarily surrender.

Military action Starts Against FDLR Rebels in DRC

A Congolese army fighter takes position to guard against rebels

The UN had set the 2nd January 2015 for the rebels to surrender....

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Kabareebe Flaunts Her Dangerous Curves, Causes Scrotal Eruptions

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Doreen Kabareebe loves showing off her voluptuous bod– and that’s exactly what she did as she put her famous curves on full display

Go slow.....Dangerous Curves ahead

Go slow…..Dangerous Curves ahead

Doreen showed off her bodacious curves in a seriously tight, flower print Bikini.

The Sizzling Curves were optically viewed by the people she had at the poolside and her fans and...

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UPHL Loses UGX 3billion in Mombasa Carport Complex

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Uganda Property Holdings Limited (UPHL) lost close to UGX3 billion as a result of investing in a carport in Mombasa, parliament has heard.

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UPHL Kihembo before the committee

The revelation was made when officials from the company led by the Managing Director Martin Kihembo , appeared before the Parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory...

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Sejua’s aides: Court Sets Feb. 3 for Bail Application Ruling

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The military court sitting in Makindye, chaired by Major General Levi Karuhanga on Thursday set the bail application ruling for the Sejusa aides’ case for 3rd February.

Renegade Ugandan General David Ssejusa

Renegade Ugandan General David Ssejusa

The six aides charged before the General Court Martial of treachery and violation of the military code of conduct were presented before...

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Political Education Is The Food Of Ideology – M7 Tells the Army

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President Yoweri Museveni has congratulated the Army leadership for continuing to expose Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Officers to political education.

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The President was speaking yesterday at the passing out ceremony of Army Officers between the ranks of Lieutenant Colonel and 2nd Lieutenant, who completed a two-month’ course in political e...

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M7 Lauds Galaxy Group For Improving Education Health Sectors In Uganda

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President Yoweri Museveni has highly commended the Galaxy Group of investors from Turkey for supporting education and health sectors in Uganda.

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The President made the remarks yesterday while addressing the management and staff of Nile International Hospital and Galaxy International School – Uganda, after commissioning the 2 facilities at Walukuba i...

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KCCA Licenses 1160 Schools To Operate in 2015

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A total of 1160 Nursery, Primary and Secondary schools will only be allowed to open for first term 2015 in Kampala Capital City.

KCCA Spokesperson Peter Kauju

KCCA Spokesperson Peter Kauju

 

Six Tertiary institutions complete the list of the schools and institutions that have passed the minimum requirements for a school to offer learning to pupils and students.

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Robert Mugabe To Assume AU Chair

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Robert Mugabe To Assume AU Chair

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabebe

The heads of state Summit of the African Union will get underway on Friday.

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is expected to be elected the organs Chair. Mugabe, one of the founding fathers of the African Union (AU) will take the reins at a time the organisation is facing a host of challenges.  One being peace and...

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Another Police Recruit Dies After Physical Drill

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A second man who participated in the latest Uganda Police Force (UPF) recruitment drive has died this morning.

The late, Nicholas Ngobya

The late, Nicholas Ngobya

Nicholas Ngobya (25) died this morning in Masaka, days after he had been treated for muscle cramps.

Ngobya was one of the 226 hopeful who turned up for the police recruitment drive in Masaka town on Tuesday, this...

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Gradel’s Goal Sends Cote d’Ivoire To AFCON Quarter Final

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A 35th minute by Max Alian Gradel on Wednesday night was enough to send Cote d’Ivoire to the quarter final of the on-going on-going Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

Gradel’s Goal Sends Cote d’Ivoire To AFCON Quarter Final

Max Gradel of Ivory Coast celebrates goal, teammate Serge Aurier looks on during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations football match between Cameroon and Ivory Coast at Malabo Stadium,

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Chinese Government Backs CHEC for Rail Deal

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The Chinese government has formally indicated that it supports China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), one of the Chinese firms fighting for the UGX 22 trillion deal to construct the Standard Gauge Railway Line to take up the project.

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East African Presidents launch the Standard Gauge Gauge Last Year.

The Deputy Director General in the Chinese...

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Friday Night Lights Season 5 On This Friday

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Friday fixtures:

Blick vs Legends -6.30pm

Koma vs Lamunu-8pm

Sudi vs Enabu -9pm

Ikong vs Duxx -10pm

Venue: YMCA, Wandegeya

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Season 5 of the fun filled Friday Nights Light Basketball (FNL) returns this friday at the YMCA, Wandegeya where ten teams will be competing for five million shillings prize after eight weeks.

The competition comes with so much fun,...

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Paidha Black Angels Recruits 5 Players

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As the second round of the FUFA Big League draws closer, teams have beefed up their squads as they prepare to continue play for promotion to the top flight league next season.

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In that regard, West Nile side Paidha Black Angels has confirmed the signing midfielders Jacob Omirambe, who has so much pace and trickery on the ball, Higo Albert and...

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DJ Aludah’s son is Dead

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The country and the whole entertainment industry has been hit with a blow after one of the industry’s stars DJ Aludah lost his son.

DJ Aludah’s son is Dead

Dj Aludah’s son Aaron

Three year old Aaron gave up on earthly life yesterday night at Mulago hospital after a long battle with Asthma.

The weeping DJ took to his social media handles to break the news to his fans...

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President Robert Mugabe To Assume AU Chair

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The heads of state Summit of the African Union will get underway on Friday.

President Robert Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe who is 90 years old is expected to be elected the organs Chair.

Mugabe, one of the founding fathers of the African Union (AU) will take the reins at a time the organization is facing a host of challenges.

One being peace...

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The Saints Boost Squad

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Having unveiled Saad Kibirango last week,The Saints football club has also completed the signing of players Joseph Kasekende, Muhammad Kasirye and Paddy Muhumuza to bolster their squad ahead of the second round of the FUFA big league next month.

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Muhammed Kasirye Training with The Saints FC at Namboole Stadium

Paddy Muhumuza has quite some experience...

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M7 Unveils Master Plan To Buy Ugandan Swamps

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President Yoweri Museveni has said that the government of Uganda plans to buy some of the swamps in the country that are occupied by people as an effort to help recover the natural environment.

Uganda president Yoweri Museveni

Uganda president, Yoweri Museveni

“I want to recover the swamps which were drained by the British like the case is in Kabale district.

I need to buy back the...

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Cop Commits Suicide at Bombo Barracks

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Police have recovered the body of an officer believed to have committed suicide by jumping off a three storied building at Bombo police barracks in Luweero.

The police officer Detective AIP Benedict Mugisha (46) was attached to Bombo police station.

Savannah Regional Criminal Investigations Officer Peter Muwonge confirms the incident.

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Mother Poisons Self To Death

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A woman has poisoned herself and two children rather than handing over one to a man who was claimed to be the father.

Gloria Nakeera (24) is now dead while her two children Viola Kisekka (4) and Walcot Kisekka (6) are fighting for their lives at Betelemu health centre, Rakai district.

The incident occurred this Wednesday morning in Nabigasa Village,...

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Police Recruit Dies After Physical Drills

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One person has died during the police recruitment exercise in Fort Portal town.

Police officers in physical drills

Police officers in physical drills

Steven Bwampu, aged 32 years, from Bunidbugyo district died Tuesday evening after undergoing physical drills.

Bakari Mugah, the Rwenzori region police spokesperson says the deceased was among the more than 300 people from the Rwenzori...

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Shock As Bus Bursts Into Flames In Kigali

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A bus has today afternoon burst into flames in Kigali the Rwandan Capital

Bus bursts into flames in Kigali

Bus bursts into flames in Kigali

The incident occurred at kacyiru Presidency road at a roundabout near the former post office in Kigali.

The cause if the fire in the bus is not yet clear but  Rwanda fire brigade trucks are already at the scene to control the situation

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30 Year Old Man Defiles 3 Year Old Girl, Arrested

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Police at Minzilo in Rakai district are holding a 30 year old man for defiling a three-year old girl.

Modestar Kubwabwe, a resident of Kigazi Village, Minzilo Sub County in Rakai district, has been arrested for allegedly defiling a three-year old girl.

Preliminary police investigations indicate that Modestar Kubwabwe reportedly committed the offence...

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FUFA Takes Over Wavah FM

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Following the financial challenges faced by businessman Sir Gordon Wavamuno, the federation of Ugandan Football Association (FUFA) has bought out his FM radio station 102.1 Wavah FM.

FUFA Takes Over Wavah FM

FUFA President Moses Magogo

The station has been rebranded to FUFA FM which is believed to be entirely on Ugandan football.

This transaction was confirmed by FUFA...

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