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8 Things No Woman Should Ever Wait For Man To Do

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Many a single woman falls into the trap of waiting around for a man to escort her through life.

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Can we all agree to stop doing that? Yes? Good. To rev that life-lovin’ engine up, we’ve compiled a list of Very Important Things you should wait for no man, fellow, gentleman, or lad to do. (And if you’re better with company?...

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How To Actually Be Sexy During Phone Sex

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It sounds quaintly old-fashioned, but not too long ago phone sex was very much hot and happening. Sexting may be all the rage right now, but there’s something incredibly intimate and exciting about actually hearing another person’s voice when you’re doing something naughty.

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Not to mention, now that we have videoconferencing...

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Worries As MTN Mobile Money Outage Gets Underway

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Susan Mugenyi runs a mobile money kiosk in Kyaliwajala trading Centre, Namugongo, in Wakiso district. She says on a daily basis, she transacts money of close to 6 million Uganda Shillings.

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She is one of the agents that will be affected by the mobile money outage that starts tonight.

For the next three days, effective midnight on Friday until...

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TASO Dismisses Closure Talk

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The AIDS Support Organisation-TASO has denied claims that it plans to close down due to financial constraints. 

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Media reports yesterday claimed that a number of aid agencies had withdrawn funding to the organization and that several staff had resigned. The report of the closure allegedly originated from parliament where legislators were worried...

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Fresh Landslides Hit Bulambuli

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Fresh landslides have hit Bulambuli district washing away several acres of famers gardens and killing livestock. No human fatalities have been reported so far. 

Fresh Landslides Hit Bulambuli

Bududa is also a mudslide Prone area

The landslides at Munimani village, Namusini Sub County in Bulambuli occurred at about 5:30pm on Thursday evening.

30 hybrid goats, eight heifer cows were...

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Pupil Dead, 14 0thers injured in Kabale Accident

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A pupil is dead and 14 others seriously injured following a motor accident that occurred Friday evening at Habufureka in Bukinda Sub County along Kabale-Mbarara road.

Pupil Dead, 14 0thers injured in Kabale Accident

Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson, Elly Maate

The primary four and seven pupils of Vision Preparatory Primary School on Kyempene in Rugarama sub county, Ntungamo district were headed...

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FDC Plots Grass root Support For 2016 Elections

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In preparation for the 2016 elections, the major opposition party the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), has started a campaign to boost the party’s support at the grass root in Western Uganda.
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Top party leaders from South and Mid-Western Uganda are currently on a retreat in Fort Portal to plan strategies for the general elections.

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Bobi Wine Blasts Amama ‘Never Out Shine the Master‬’

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Self proclaimed Ghetto President Bobi Wine has blasted the former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi that he dug his own grave by trying to out shine his master.

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Through his official Facebook page, Bobi Wine praised the former premier for using and liking his 2008 hit song Mazzi Mawanvu.

“When I sang ‪‎Mazzi Mawanvu in 2008, Rt. Hon. Amama Mbabazi loved th...

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Amama Speaks Out On His Sacking

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Amama Speaks Out On His Sacking

Uganda’s now former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi

Sacked Ugandan Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi has spoken out for the first time on President Yoweri Museveni’s decision to fire him from cabinet thanking the latter for giving him the opportunity to serve the country.

Amama, who was replaced by Health Minister, Ruhakana Rugunda said he is...

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4 Suspected Al Shabaab Militants Arrested In Mbale

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Two of the suspects are of Somalia origin while the rest are Kenyan nationals.  They were arrested yesterday at about 5:00pm from their hide out at Sky Guest House next to Bank of Baroda in Mbale town following a tip off from the lodge management.

4 Suspected Al Shabaab Militants Arrested In Mbale

Al-Shabab fighters want to overthrow the UN-backed Somali government

A police source who declined to be...

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Floods Ravage Ntoroko

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Residents of Ntoroko district are crying out for help following floods that have ravaged the district.

Floods Ravage Ntoroko

The flooded Bweramule central market

For the past two weeks, more than 1,000 families had been displaced by the floods after River Semiliki burst its banks. The displaced people are from the four sub counties of Bweramule, Butungama, Rwebisengo,...

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London to host Euro 2020 final and semifinals

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WemblyLondon was the big winner at UEFA’s 2020 pan-European Championship draw in Geneva on Friday – and expectedly so. Reports of an agreement already in place between the two cities bidding for the final preceded the big announcement.

In exchange for making way for Wembley to host the Euro 2020 final, England will support Germany’s bid...

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The Finest At Bayimba ’14

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Bayimba International Festival – Kampala, Uganda 19 -21 Sept 2014
World over, Festivals entertain and educate. There are many types of festivals – thematic festivals, multi-disciplinary festivals, festivals as political and educative instruments but this year’s edition of the Red Pepper sponsored Uganda flagship Bayimba International Fes...

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New Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda’s Secrets Unearthed

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Uganda has woken up to the news that President Yoweri Museveni has sacked Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and been replaced by Ruhakana Rugunda, minister of health.

New PM Ruhakana Rugunda

New PM Ruhakana Rugunda

The statement said ,“By virtue of the powers vested in the President of the Republic of Uganda by article 108A(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of...

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VP Ssekandi Wins Election Petition

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The Constitutional Court has dismissed with costs a petition seeking to remove Vice President Edward Ssekandi from Parliament.

Vice President Edward Ssekandi

Vice President Edward Ssekandi

Five judges of the court have unanimously ruled that the petition filed by former parliamentary candidate Jude Mbabaali did not need constitutional court interpretation so as to be filed before...

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Kyeyune Named URA FC Captain Ahead Of Kick Off

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Midfielder SaidiKyeyune will captain URA FC on Friday as the tax collectors kick off their 2014-15 Uganda Premier League season against Bright Stars at Lugazi.

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Saidi Kyeyune

Kyeyune has been an integral part of URA FC alongside Oscar Agaba, Owen Kasule and Ali Fenisince joining from Maroons in August 2011.

The 20-year-old replaces right back Simeon...

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UK Donates UGX 130B To Uganda For Anti-Corruption Fight

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Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has lauded United Kingdom for partnering with Uganda in the fight against corruption.

UK Donates UGX 130B To Uganda For Anti-Corruption Fight

Prime Minister Mbabazi with British High Commissioner to Uganda, Alison Blackburne (File Photo)

Mbabazi made the remarks after British Envoy Alison Blackburne unveiled a 130 billion shillings UK donation to Uganda to fight...

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Uganda Premier League Finally Kicks-Off Today

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The long awaited 2014/2015 Uganda Premier League (UPL) will finally kick-off this afternoon with five matches on card.

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kcca in recent action

After several court battles on who should be in-charge, the dust has finally settled and the League is back under the sponsorship of pay-TV, SuperSport.

The defending champions KCCA FC will however start their...

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Amama Mbabazi Sacked

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Amama Mbabazi is now the former Prime Minister of the republic of Uganda.

Amama Mbabazi Sacked

Ex Premier Amama Mbabazi

Sources from state house have confirmed that Amama Mbabazi has been replaced by health Minister Ruhakana Rugunda.

In a letter sent to the speaker of Parliament Hon Rebecca Kadaga, the president thanked Amama Mbabazi for the contribution he has made to...

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Archbishop Of Canterbury Admits Doubts About Existence Of God

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The archbishop of Canterbury has admitted to having doubts about the existence of God and disclosed that on a recent morning jog with his dog he questioned why the Almighty had failed to intervene to prevent an injustice.

Archbishop Of Canterbury Admits Doubts About Existence Of God

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, with Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner of Reform Judaism and Imam Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra at

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Kenzo, Kasuku Reconcile

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Sitya Loss singer Eddy Kenzo and Dembe FM presenter Isaac Kantende aka Kasuku have reconciled after the intervation of Uganda Music and Performing Arts Promoters Association.

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Sources have revealed that in a reconciliation meeting held at Hotel African today, the two sworn enemies sat besides each other after shaking hands.

The reconciliation process...

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Bebe Cool Under Fire For ‘Banning’ South Sudan Nationals From His Concerts

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Bebe Cool Big Size is under fire after he posted on his official Facebook page that he will ban all South Sudan nationals from his concerts if they dare expel all foreign workers from South Sudan.

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Bebe Cool

In his post, Bebe Cool said that; “If it is true, let me be the first person to react positively by saying let no South Sudanese ever attend my c...

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Uganda Qualifies For World Cup

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Qualifiers, Botswana

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Uganda 58-38 Swaziland

Uganda She Cranes have made it to their second Word Cup after beating Swaziland 58-38 to extend their unbeaten leadership and guarantee qualification to the World Championship in Australia from 7th-16 August  next year.

Uganda Qualifies For World Cup

Peace Proscovia and She Cranes have earned Uganda a World

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You Should Date A Man Who Smokes

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Find him in a bar. Find him on the side of the road. Find him down by his office building out for a quick puff. Find on the window of his room.

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You’ll find him anywhere at all, buried deep in his own castle of smoke and smell. Date a guy who smokes because it is sexy. The way he holds the cigarette between his fingers and twists it around m...

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AG Calls Kadaga ‘Baby’

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Peter Nyombi, the attorney general has blasted Rebbeca Kadaga, the speaker of parliament saying she is childish.

AG Calls Kadaga ‘Baby’

Speaker Rebbeca Kadaga

He is enraged that Kadaga made false claims in the media on Monday this week, claiming that she wrote to government to table constitutional reforms in vain.

During the International Democracy Day celebrations at...

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Alaso Blasts Otto, Defends Gen Muntu

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Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has hit back at Aruu County MP Odongo Otto who described the opposition this week as non starters without feasible ground work to edge the ruling party.

Serere Woman MP Alice Alaso.

Serere Woman MP Alice Alaso.

FDC’s Sectary General Alice Alaso described Otto as a disgruntled politician who should be ignored. The Serere Woman MP said when...

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Kayihura Defends Militarisation Of Police

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The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura continues to defend what has been described as the militarisation of the police force which the opposition and Non-Governmental organisations say is unconstitutional.

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IGP Gen Kale Kayihura

Immediately after Gen Kayihura was made head of the police, the public became aware of the introduction of a...

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New Law To Regulate Taxes Passed

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Parliament has passed the Tax Procedures Code Bill, 2014that seeks to provide for a Code to regulate the procedures for the administrationof specified tax laws in the country.

New Law To Regulate Taxes Passed

Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka

The Tax Procedures Code Act also seeks to harmonize,consolidate and streamline tax procedures into a single law in order tosimplify tax...

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PICTURES: Nasser Rd Business Stops As Traders Protest Over Power Outages

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Downtown Kampala was briefly a flashpoint for protests against Umeme loadshedding that has seen many printing businesses along Nasser and Nkrumah road idle for days due to the power cuts.

The business community is demanding for constant power supply .Umeme recently reintroduced the 24 hour load shedding programme that has affected the Central...

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India Sends Its Worst Quality Drugs To Africa, Researchers Say

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Generic drugs that some Indian companies send to African countries are lower quality than the same medicines the companies sell at home and outside Africa, according to tests of 1,470 samples, researchers said.

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Two widely used antibiotics and two TB treatments, purportedly made in India, are more likely not to have enough of their key active...

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