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Inflation Falls To Record Low

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The rate at which commodity prices on the Ugandan Market increase has declined during the month ending September 2014, according to statistics released by Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UboS). 

Inflation Falls To Record Low

A market in Down Town Kampala

For the first time since November 2010 prices have increased by lower than 2percent, the annual headline inflation has also...

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Davido Confirms Kampala Gig

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Nigerian Star and Award Winning Singer Davido Confirms Ugandan Show that is Slated to Take Place on 6th December 2014

Davido

Davido

Nigerian singer David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido of the skelewu fame has released video drops confirming that he will be performing in Kampala on 6th December.

The multi award winning singer dropped the videos through his...

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Man Killed, Organs Harvested

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Police is investigating circumstances under which unknown assailants killed a man a few meters from Jinja road and cut out his heart, private parts and other organs. 

The 30 year old man who has been identified as Micheal Mukwasi a former convict of Luzira Prison is believed to have been killed on Monday morning and his body dumped near UMA show...

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Newcastle ace Cheick Tiote defends decision to have two wives AND a mistress

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Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has defended his lifestyle by claiming there is nothing unusual about having two wives and a mistress.

Tiote, who earns £45,000-a-week at Premier League outfit Newcastle United, reportedly wed Laeticia Doukrou in a traditional ceremony this month, despite already being married to first wife Madah, 25.

The...

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Are you Good2Go? New App Allows Users To Give ‘Consent’ Prior To Sex

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Nowadays, there is an app for just about everything – including consensual sex.

A new app, dubbed Good2Go, allows users to give ‘affirmative consent’ prior to sexual activity.

But to do so, they must tell the app a) who they are sleeping with, b) when they are doing it and c) how drunk or sober they are.

They are then advised as to...

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NRM Primary Aspirants to Pay Millions in Nomination Fees

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Persons wishing to participate in the NRM primaries will now be subjected to nomination fees, as a new avenue for generating resources for party activities.

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A Presidential Aspirant will now be required to pay Ugx 20 Million, aspirants for the parliamentary seats will pay Ugx 3million, and Ugx 5 Million will be paid by aspirants for district seats...

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My Marriage To Lyn Mbabazi Was A “deal gone bad” – MP Tinkasimiire

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In an interesting twist of events, Buyaga West legislator, Banarbas Tinkasiimire, has described his short lived marriage to sex goddess and former TV girl Lynn Mbabazi a “deal gone bad“.

TINKA

Tinka who has made news rounds in a fortnight being accused of being involved in the mysterious disappearance of his estranged wife who he separated...

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Scanad shines At Loeries 2014

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Scanad, the leading sub-Saharan integrated communication agency has received 4 prestigious awards at the just concluded prestigious Loeries Awards 2014, held in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Through its Ugandan subsidiary, Scanad received 11 nominations, the highest number for any East African and Middle East agencyand then went on to win a campaign...

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Julius Malema In South African Corruption Trial

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Julius Malema In South African Corruption Trial

Malema is a divisive and controversial politician; bitterly opposed to President Zuma whom he used to support

South African opposition party leader Julius Malema is due to go on trial to face corruption charges.

A former African National Congress (ANC) youth Leader, Mr Malema is himself known for campaigning against corruption and focusing on South...

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Man Attacks And Canes Raila Odinga

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Man Attacks And Canes Raila Odinga

Kenya’s former Prime Minister and opposition leader Raila Odinga

A meeting attended by former Kenyan premier, Raila Odinga and his CORD party deputy Moses Wetangula, several senators and MPs almost turned chaotic when a person believed to be insane caned Odinga and Kwale governor Salim Mvurya.

Mvurya and Raila were dancing accompanied by...

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M7 To Open Police Garments Factory Today

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M7 To Open Police Garments Factory Today

According to Gen. Kayihura, the launch of the factory is part of activities to mark 100 years of the existence of Uganda Police. Courtesy Photo

The new multimillion Police factory, a public-private partnership with a Chinese company M/S Poly-technologic Inc, which will produce cops uniforms to cut costs of importing uniforms for the forces is to...

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M7 Lauds Chinese While Opening Police Garments Factory

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M7 Lauds Chinese While Opening Police Garments Factory

According to Gen. Kayihura, the launch of the factory is part of activities to mark 100 years of the existence of Uganda Police. Courtesy Photo

President M7 fresh from the United States has uesday afternoon commissioned the new multimillion Police factory, a public-private partnership with a Chinese company M/S Poly-technologic Inc, which will...

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Israeli Soldiers Commit Suicide Over Gaza War

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Israeli Soldiers Commit Suicide Over Gaza War

The Israeli army has not made any comment about the incident.

Three Israeli soldiers who had taken part in Tel Aviv’s recent war on the Gaza Strip have taken their own lives due to psychological problems, a report says.

Israeli daily Maariv reported Monday that the soldiers, who were members of the elite Golani Brigade, “had suffered psychological p...

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Drivers Speak Out On Misuse Of Government Vehicles

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By Sarah Achen and Mercy Kyomugisha
A campaign carried out against misuse of government vehicles by Uganda Debt Network (UDN) in partnership with Red Pepper a year ago continues to yield results.

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Gov’t Driver;Abasa Waiswa

After the campaign, several arrests of government officials caught misusing government vehicles (tax payer’s money) have b...

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How Misuse Of A Gov’t Vehicle Can Cost You A Job

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John Hirya, a government employed driver recruited by the Health Service Commission and posted to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital by the ministry of Health was in mid 2012 intercepted by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) anti smuggling squad when he was coming back from Busia where he had gone with the government ambulance reg no UG 3702M to...

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Micho Happy With In-form Ndugwa

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UPL Today

Police vs SC Villa-Kavumba

Karim Ndugwa’s scoring form over the last two weeks has delighted Uganda coach Micho Sredejovic.

Micho Happy With In-form Ndugwa

FOCUSED; Ndugwa against Lweza in the league

The 25-year-old striker has been in consistent form for both club and country over the last few days scoring three goals.

Two of those goals alone have been for his new...

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Footie Ace Ssentongo, Tindatine An Item

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Latest reports indicate that footie ace and Uganda Cranes striker Robert Ssentongo and faded singer Lady Mariam of the ‘Tindatine’ fame are an item.

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Tindatine

Snoops have smoked out the seemingly smitten couple a few times in compromising positions.

The latest sighting was on Wednesday night in Kireka near the ‘Tindatine’ singer’s kafunda bar.

“Ssenton...

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Lightning Kills 3 Children In Kabale

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A lightning bolt has struck and killed three children as heavy rains hit Kabale district.

Four other people sustained injuries after being struck on Sunday night. The dead are all from Nyamasiizi Parish in Hamurwa Sub County.

The heavy downpour which started on Sunday evening extended to morning hours of Monday triggering off mudslides in the area...

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No Elective Office For NRM Party Secretary General

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The National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary Caucus has resolved that the party Secretary General, Treasurer and their Deputies should not run for any elective office. The three office bearers will also not be appointed for any government office.

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The resolution was adopted by Monday’s NRM Caucus meeting at State House Entebbe...

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Bongole Gunning For Jinja’s BUL, Makumbi Confident Of Upturn

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Tuesday fixtures

Bright Stars vs BUL-Lugogo

Rwenshama vs KCC-Mityana

SCVU vs Soana-Namboole

Simba vs Lweza-Bombo

Police vs SC Villa-Kavumba

Bright Stars’ veteran striker Antony Bongole says the side have a point to prove against Bul FC on Tuesday.

Anthony Bongole is set for Bul FC. PHOTO/John Batanudde

Anthony Bongole is set for Bul FC. PHOTO/John Batanudde

Neither side has picked maximum points from the tie...

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Treasury Released Ugx90bn to BOU without Guidelines

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The Secretary to the Treasury Keith Muhakanizi acknowledges that he released up to Ugx30bn to Bank of Uganda under the Agriculture Credit Facility (ACF) without guidelines for three consecutive years.

Keith Muhakanizi

Keith Muhakanizi

He told the public accounts committee of parliament that the move was driven by political pressure.

The facility is an initiative set...

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Kagingo Excites Ugandans With M7 Perfume

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M7 PERFUME

M7 PERFUME

President Yoweri Museveni’s Special Assistant For Communications, Sarah Kagingo on Monday afternoon had Ugandans on social media scratching their heads in wonderment after she posted a picture of perfume with the inscription “M7 AUD ABSOLU.”

Many Ugandans thought it is a perfume with links to the Ugandan leader, however,...

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Bakulu Bus Accident Update: 32 Confirmed Dead

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The death toll from Bakulu bus accident that happened this morning in Nisitu village, South Sudan has reached 32, with 18 other people in comma.

The bus registration number UAS 073P collided with a trailer registration number UAB 300E while on its way to Kampala.

Reports from Juba say the situation is worsening every minute, as good Samaritans work...

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UPDF Officers Take Charge Of NAADS

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Thirteen Uganda People’s Defence Forces—UPDF—officers have been deployed in Teso sub region to operationalize wealth creation activities.

UPDF Officers Take Charge Of NAADS

Museveni touring a NAADS project

The household wealth creation is a government program which will be running under the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS).

The UPDF spokesperson for 3rd Division,...

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Tito Tong Turns Motivational Speaker

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Reports reaching our gossip desk indicate that Sudanese born Kampala based tycoon Tito Tong has turned into a motivational speaker on top of running a chain of Monalisa businesses in town.

Tito Tong

Tito Tong

Snoops have established that the gigantic businessman has been holding seminars at his Kabusu based Monalisa Royale advising the youth (mostly Sudanese...

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Miss Tourism organizer Emily parades Thighs

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Guests at the recently concluded Miss Uganda Kigezi beauty pageant are said to have enjoyed more than they paid for courtesy of one of the organizers Emily Claire Twongyeire’s generous display of her goodies.

Emily paradimng her thighs

Emily paradimng her thighs

Eyewitnesses reveal that Emily left many male revelers salivating like a hyenas as she occasionally flashed her...

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NRM Caucus To Discuss Mbabazi’s Fate

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The Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi could be headed to another political battle after the NRM parliamentary caucus resolved to meet and discuss his fate as the party Secretary-General.

Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi

Ex Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi

On September 18, President Museveni fired his close ally Amama Mbabazi and replaced him with Dr Ruhakana Rugunda.

The caucus will...

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Survey: Somalis Feeling Safer In Mogadishu

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Survey: Somalis Feeling Safer In Mogadishu

Many Somalis have returned home in recent years as security has improved

Residents of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, are feeling safer and more optimistic than they were a year ago, according to a new survey.

The Heritage Institute of Policy Studies, which analysed data collected from more than 1,600 residents, said people reported a decline in...

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Libyan Premier, Cabinet Take Oath Of Office

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Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni

Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni

Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and his cabinet have been sworn in to office, days after lawmakers approved of his cabinet line-up.

The premier took the oath during a brief ceremony on Sunday in the eastern city of Tobruk.

The ceremony comes a week after the Libyan parliament approved the prime...

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Girl, 18 Held For Stabbing Sister To Death

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Police in Kaliro are holding an 18 year old student for stabbing to death her sister after allegedly picking a quarrel over a boyfriend.

The suspect, Viola Mulondo, a senior two student at Kaliro high school, allegedly stabbed her young sister Gloria Mutibwa  a 13 year old primary seven pupil  at Kaliro Church of Uganda primary school with a k...

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