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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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Ebola Scare: Uganda Sets Tough Conditions ahead of Guinea Tie

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The Ministry of Health has eventually cleared the Federation of Uganda Football-FUFA to host the Guinea football team in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier on September 10th.

Guinea's national team parades before a game

Guinea’s national team parades before a game

Last night, the Ministry had asked FUFA to cancel the fixture in fear of exposing Ugandans to the deadly...

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20 Arrested For Refusing To Be Counted

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Twenty people have been arrested in Bulambuli district for refusing to be counted and inciting people against the same in the on-going National Population Census.

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They were picked on the first day of Census by police during its operation to monitor the last-minute preparations. Majority of those arrested are followers of a religious sect...

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Libya Turmoil Continues As Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni resigns

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Abdullah al-Thinni had been prime minister since March

Abdullah al-Thinni had been prime minister since March

Abdullah al-Thinni has stepped down as Libya’s prime minister in a move to end the power struggle in the country.

The cabinet said it was resigning to enable the elected parliament to choose a new, inclusive government.

The Islamist-linked militia which seized the capital, Tripoli,...

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103-Year-Old Sprinter Challenges Usain Bolt

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Closing in on his 104th birthday, a twinkle-toed Japanese sprinter has thrown down the challenge to the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt, telling him: “let’s rumble!”

103-Year-Old Sprinter Challenges Usain Bolt

103-year-old Japanese sprinter Hidekichi Miyazaki (in red) leaves the start line during men’s 100m dash at a Japan Masters Athletics competition in

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Uganda Telecom Unveils Epic Flick Thursday At Century Cinemax

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Ugandans can now enjoy quality yet affordable movies in Kampala following the launch of Epic Flick Thursday a new movie day sponsored by Uganda Telecom, at the Acacia Mall based Century Cinemax.

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The introduction of #EFT follows the signing of an exclusive partnership between Uganda Telecom, one of the country’s Top 52 Brands and Century C...

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Four Found Guilty of Shooting Gen Kayumba

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Four Found Guilty of Shooting Gen Kayumba

Kayumba Nyamwasa fell out with Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame

Four of the six suspects accused of trying to kill a former general from the Rwandan army have been found guilty of attempted murder by a South African court while two others were acquitted.

Nyamwasa accused the men of working for the Rwandan government.

In 2010, the gun attack...

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Volcano experts declare ‘red alert’ after Iceland’s Bardarbunga erupts overnight, prompting immediate flights ban echoing 2010 ash cloud disaster

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Scientists in Iceland have issued a ‘red alert’ after the country’s largest volcano erupted last night, prompting an immediate ban on all flights over the area.

Volcano experts declare ‘red alert’ after Iceland’s Bardarbunga erupts overnight, prompting immediate flights ban echoing 2010 ash cloud disaster


Rumbling: The rumblings at Iceland’s largest volcano system, which is covered by a several hundred meters thick glacier, have raised worries of an eruption that

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Clarification On The Used Turkish Airlines Picture

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Red Pepper Online would clarify that the Turkish Airlines picture that was used in our recently published story under the headline UN Helicopter Shot down in South Sudan is a file photo and the airlines has not been involved in any accident in South Sudan.

Red Pepper online therefore apologizes to Turkish Airlines for using an old photo on our...

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Women Should Have Their Breasts Sucked Thoroughly

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Soon women will start paying men handsomely to suck their breasts according to BBC.

The breast way to stay healthy

The breast way to stay healthy

Doctors have recommended that women can reduce their risk of getting Breast Cancer by having their breasts thoroughly and vigorously sucked.

It is said that regular sucking of the breast lowers the risk level that tends to build up...

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S. Sudan Rebels Say President Kiir A “Symbol Of Division”

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A South Sudanese rebel official on Thursday described President Salva Kiir as a “symbol of division”, claiming the latter’s presence in the interim administration would undermine meaningful democratic reforms and reconciliation.

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir

“The mediation proposal which was signed by the IGAD heads of state and g...

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M7 Endorses New Kyabazinga

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Yesterday evening, the President of Uganda President Yoweri Museveni congratulated the new Kyabazinga upon his election.

M7 Endorses New Kyabazinga

President Museveni talking to the Busoga Kingdom officials

Museveni met a delegation of sixteen Kingdom officials from Busoga led by their newly elected King His Highness, Gabula Nadiope William Iv at State house in Entebbe.

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NRM Youth Leaders Under Probe For Selling Museveni’s Cows

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Masaka authorities are investigating several NRM youths accused of selling off cows that were donated to them to boost their incomes.

NRM Youth Leaders Under Probe For Selling Museveni’s Cows

Richard Kimera one of those under investigations standing next to the animals said to have been sold to him

Early this month, President Yoweri Museveni donated sixteen Frisian breeds to Masaka youths valued at...

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Health Ministry Refuses Fufa To Host Guinea Team In Fear Of Deadly Ebola Virus

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The Ministry of Health has asked FUFA not to accept the Guinea team to travel to Uganda for a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier early next month.

Guinea's national team parades before a game

Guinea’s national team parades before a game

Uganda is meant to host Guinea on September 10th in a Group E tie at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole in a night game expected to be...

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RVR Wants KCCA, Govt to Invest In Passenger Train

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Rift Valley Railways (RVR), the company that operates the current railway services in Uganda, has said it would like KCCA and the government to be joint venture partners in the proposed revival passenger train services.

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Sammy Gachuhi, the Concession Manager at RVR, said that revamping passenger train services will require “massive investment,”...

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Four Earn 40 Year Jail Term for Murder

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Four men accused of murder, aggravated robbery and attempted murder in relation to attacks on civilians in Bukonzo West in Kasese district have earned themselves 40 years in jail. They are Swalleh Muhindo, Hamza Salimboko, Moses Kamuhanda and Julius Bwambale

The suspects appeared on Wednesday in Kasese high court before David Batema, the Fort...

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Casinos Continue To Struggle In Uganda: Is East Africa just not ready for an active casino scene?

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Many years ago, the casino industry made a bid for Uganda, but the lavish lifestyle associated with playing at casinos wasn’t well received, and the three casinos that opened in the country closed within months of opening.

To this day, only four land-based casinos remain in Uganda, and their operations remain small-scale. Is there any hope for...

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CBL launches new ginseng-flavoured Mountain Dew

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CBL launches new ginseng-flavoured Mountain Dew

Timothy Luzinda Brand Manager Mountain Dew (L) and Jeff Ssekandi Customer Marketing Manager Pepsi display the new Mountain Dew Voltage soda that has been officially launched to the market

Looking for a unique edge in a competitive soft drink market, Crown Beverages Limited has launched a new soda onto the Ugandan market, Mountain Dew Voltage,...

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Jam Rock Thursday Returns To Kisementi

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Rock lovers are all smiles after their favorite theme night; Jam Rock Thursdays is set to return to the Kisementi based Iguana Bar

The revamped night will be hosted by top DJs who are experienced in spinning reggae, Dancehall and rock jams like D.J Naselow and D.J. Ciza.

The Night that has been rocking for the past two years will today be...

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Doctor Dies As Ebola Spreads to Nigeria Oil Hub

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Doctor Dies As Ebola Spreads to Nigeria Oil Hub

Ebola spreads through contact with an infected person’s bodily fluids

Nigeria has confirmed its first Ebola death outside Lagos – a doctor in the oil hub of Port Harcourt.

A further 70 people are under surveillance in the city, while his wife has been put under quarantine.

The doctor had treated a patient, who later recovered, who had met...

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10 Wonderful Things You Should Know About Your Vagina

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You probably already know your vagina is seriously impressive. This amazing body part can bring about intense pleasure, annoying pain, and even another tiny human being.

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In short, it’s pretty awe-inspiring. That’s why we think it’s crucial to stay on top of everything going on below the belt. Need a primer? Read on for all...

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France Calls For Action On Libya

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France Calls For Action On Libya

Smoke rises near buildings after heavy fighting between rival militias broke out near the airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli on July 13, 2014.

France is calling for “exceptional support” for Libya, warning the country could fall into chaos without United Nations intervention.

If no action is taken, French President Francois Hollande...

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Ukraine crisis: Rebels advance on Mariupol in south

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Ukraine crisis: Rebels advance on Mariupol in south

Ukrainian forces are being deployed to help defend the southern city of Mariupol

Pro-Russian rebels have opened up a new front in south-eastern Ukraine.

Reports say they have taken the town of Novoazovsk, on the Sea of Azov, and are heading for the key port of Mariupol.

Ukraine says Russian forces have crossed the border and are supporting the...

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9 Weird Vagina Issues—Solved

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Let’s face it—there’s a lot that can go wrong below the belt. From itches and odors to bumps and bleeding, sometimes it seems like you need a manual.

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So we consulted the experts for nine common vagina problems and how to deal—fast!

You Noticed a Weird Bump

Who wouldn’t freak out after seeing a lump or mark on their privates?...

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