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Teachers Arrested In Mbale For Defiling Minors

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Two teachers in Mbale District have been arrested for allegedly defiling four pupils of Lubembe primary school ,where they both teach.

They are 56-year-old Richard Wangolo and 43-year-old Herbert Mulongo.

The teachers were arrested after one of their colleagues tipped the chairperson of the Parents’ Teachers’ Association (PTA), about the...

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NRM Defectors Recieve Threatening Phone Calls

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Six defectors from the ruling National Resistance Movement in Amuru district have complained of receiving life threatening phone call from unidentified callers.

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On Tuesday, more than seven NRM members including cadres and operatives  publicly announced their defection to FDC  during a meeting convened by the opposition to decide on the party c...

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Kadaga Blames Government for Poor Health Care Services

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Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga says the Central government is to blame for poor service delivery at health centers across the country.

Speaker Rebbeca Kadaga

Speaker Rebbeca Kadaga

Kadaga says MPs have for the last five years demanded that the central Government lift a ban on recruitment of more health workers and increase salaries of medics but in vain.

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South Sudan Warring Factions Reach Breakthrough In Talks

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Ambassador Seyoum Mesfin, chief mediator for the IGAD-mediated South Sudan peace talks, said in Juba on Wednesday (October 22) that “a breakthrough has been achieved on the outstanding issues”.

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He gave no further details but added that these would be finalized next week at the forthcoming IGAD summit.

Ambassador Seyoum was flanked by Ethiopian Prime...

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The Sexual Bucket List: 50 Things To Do Sexually Before You Die

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What sexual things should everyone experience before they die? And how does someone who married young rank against those who didn’t?

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I got married at 25 and started dating my husband seriously at 23.

Prior to that, I was in two very serious relationships (both of which ended in engagements) over several years and those three men sum up the...

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‘Marijuana Cures Ebola’ Investigators Say

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Since the Ebola virus ravaged three countries in West Africa, health experts and governments around the world have been scrambling to boost efforts to contain the virus.

‘Marijuana Cures Ebola’ Investigators Say

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

An effective vaccine has yet to be developed but some claims of “cures” began to circulate on...

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9 Sex Myths That Could Seriously Hurt Your Relationship

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Written by Adriana Velez on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir

No one wants to admit that they’re doing it wrong. You know what I’m talking about: sex. By the time we reach our teens, we want to think we know everything about it.

9 Sex Myths That Could Seriously Hurt Your Relationship

Has anyone in living history ever done this? Picture: Universal)

 

But well into adulthood a lot of us are still...

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UPDF Rejects Over 700 Applicants in Soroti

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The army has rejected more than 700 of the 900 applicants who turned up for recruitment in Soroti for alleged failure to meet the requirements.

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Capt. Telesphor Turyamumanya, the 5th division army spokesperson said that the affected recruits were rejected on medical ground and lack of the required qualifications.

He explained that some of the...

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General Aronda: Identity Theft on The Rise

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Cases of identity theft are on the rise in the country, the Internal Affairs minister Aronda Nyakairima has revealed.

General Aronda Nyakairima

General Aronda Nyakairima

Identity theft is a crime through which an individual takes over details and identity of another person such as names, place of birth, parents, grandparents, age and could also involve taking over account...

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Two Cops Killed in Accident

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Two Cops attached to Muhanga Police station have died in a motor accident at Kantare village in  Kasambya Sub county along Kisiizi –Muhanga Highway in Kabale district.

Two Cops Killed in Accident

Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson, Elly Maate

The duo was killed on Wednesday night after their vehicle registration number UP 3229 Toyota Hilux rolled down into a valley at a sharp...

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SC Victoria University Must Improve After Failing To Perform At Lugazi

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Sometimes in football, you’ve just got to hold your hands up and admit defeat.

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However, SC Victoria Universty’s 0-1 loss away to Uganda Revenue Authority FC on Tuesday evening was evenly poised and either team could have nicked it. Hence why the vast majority of SCVU fans are feeling so downhearted after the result.

SCVU headed into the game high on...

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27 things Women Do During Sex That Men Hate

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Our post on what men do in bed that women hate divided opinion, without a doubt. But it’s not only women who have issues with their partner’s performance in the sack. We asked Facebook what girls do that guys hate. Here’s what they said: 

1. ‘Biting, in a bad way. When giving blow jobs, please keep your teeth away from my penis. It is not a meal.’

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Uganda’s Stella Nantumbwe Up For Eviction

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Stella Nantumbwe who is Uganda’s representative in the ongoing big brother hotshots reality show is up for eviction.

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Stella Nantumbwe

Stella Nantumbwe who is known as Ellah in the BBA house is on the eviction list with Alusa, Laveda, JJ, Macky2, M’am and Permithias

She has a BSc in Business Computing. She lists her favourite foods as ravioli, rice...

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Woman rescued from chimney after trying to break into home of man she met online

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A woman was rescued from a chimney after she became stuck while allegedly breaking into the home of a man she met online, US media reports say.

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TV footage showed emergency personnel dismantling the chimney brick-by-brick to reach the woman, stuck more than two metres down, according to local television channel KTLA.

The man whose home she was trying...

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Striking Kabale SS Students Sent Home

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Over 1150 students of Kabale Secondary School, Kabale Municipality have today been sent home after staging a demonstration that later turned violent.

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Kabale SS students

The students turned rowdy early today as they attempted to get access to the school staff room in search of a teacher Identified as Frank Matabaro whom they accused of torturing...

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Testing For Ebola Vaccines Start Next Month

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The Ebola virus

The Ebola virus

Two experimental Ebola vaccines are the “front runners” in the race to stop the transmission of the virus, a senior UN official has confirmed.

The first vaccine ChimpAd3 was developed by the British company GlaxoSmithKline, and the other by the public health agency of Canada whose license has been passed to a U.S based...

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Woman Sentenced to 1 Year for Mutilating 3-week-old Baby

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Stella Namuwonge, the woman accused of mutilating the private parts of her then 3-week old step-daughter, has been found guilty and sentenced to serve one year in prison.

Stella Namuwonge in the dock before she was convicted

Stella Namuwonge in the dock before she was convicted

The ruling was made by Masaka Grade One Chief Magistrate Mary Ikit.

Stella Namuwonge (34) of Mukudde Zone in Nyendo-Ssenyange...

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DR Congo Doctor Denis Mukwege Wins Sakharov Prize

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DR Congo Doctor Denis Mukwege Wins Sakharov Prize

Denis Mukwege has been helping thousands of victims of sexual violence in the DR Congo

A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo has won Europe’s top human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims in the country.

Denis Mukwege was announced the winner of the Sakharov prize by the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

The...

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Unilever Uganda Awards Lucky Winner With A Brand New Car

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Unilever Uganda over the weekend announced the first winner of one of the ten Toyota Premio vehicles of its exclusive promotion dubbed “Collect and Win” that has been ongoing since 11th August, 2014.

Unilever Uganda Awards Lucky Winner With A Brand New Car

Nabawanuka Saidat (C) could not believe her luck when she was announced winner of the first Toyota Premio in the ongoing Collect and Win promotion

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Ebola Serum For Africa Patients Within Weeks – WHO

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Ebola Serum For Africa Patients Within Weeks – WHO

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

Serum made from the blood of recovered Ebola patients could be available within weeks in Liberia, one of the countries worst hit by the virus, says the World Health Organization.

Speaking in Geneva, Dr Marie Paule Kieny said work was also advancing quickly to get drugs and a...

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Vipers Hold Defending Champs KCCA As SC Villa Jump To UPL Summit

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Vipers Hold Defending Champs KCCA As SC Villa Jump To UPL Summit

T.P Mazembe loanee to Vipers b, Mike ‘Sulaiman’ Mutyaba scored twice in Buikwe

The 2-2 in Vipers versus KCC in Buikwe was the highlight of the five games lined up when the Uganda Premier League (UPL) returned on Tuesday.

Midfielder Mutyaba Mike scored a brace for SC Vipers but was cancelled out by goals from Uganda Cranes duo Brian...

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Kabale Hit By Strange Disease

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Kabale Hit By Strange Disease

Farmers say that animals start by swellings on the skin and lose appetite before succumbing to the disease in a period of about five to Six days.

Cattle farmers in Kashambya sub County, Kabale District are hit by yet another outbreak of lymph Skin disease.  This is the second time within a space of six months that a similar outbreak is registered...

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Mbabazi Raptures NRM Youth League

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The storm of the political crisis in National Resistance Movement (NRM) over glitzy Amama Mbabazi’s anticipated ambitions for the top seat have not spared one of the party’s strong holds-National Youth League (NYL).

Mbabazi Raptures NRM Youth League

(L-R) President Museveni and his ex Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi.

This crack came to its climax when a section of the NYL top committee...

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No comment on Oscar – IAAF

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London – Oscar Pistorius will be ineligible to compete in Paralympic events during the entirety of his five-year prison sentence.

Oscar Pistorius

The double-amputee South African runner, who has won six Paralympic gold medals, was sentenced on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius could be released after 10 months to serve the...

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UPDF Cleared Of Arms Diversion in Somalia

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UPDF soldiers.

UPDF soldiers.

A fresh report by the UN monitoring group has cleared the Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF of allegations of arm trafficking in war torn Somalia.

Early this year, UPDF was accused of selling ammunition to contacts of terror group Al-shabab in the gun hub market Bakaara

However, the fresh report implicates the Somali National...

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Gen Kayihura Rushes To Makerere As Students’ Strike Continues On Day Two

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Gen Kayihura addressing Makerere students

Gen Kayihura addressing Makerere students

The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has this afternoon rushed to Makerere University for a crisis meeting with student leaders and management as Police on Tuesday continues to fire tear gas and live bullets to disperse striking students though the administration had suspended the additional gr...

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Gen Kayihura Rushes To Makerere To End Students’ Strike On Day Two

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Gen Kayihura addressing Makerere students

Gen Kayihura addressing Makerere students

The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura  Tuesday hurriedly rushed to Makerere University for a crisis meeting with student leaders and management as Police  continued to fire tear gas and live bullets to disperse striking students though the administration had suspended the additional graduations f...

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WizKid In Uganda For Guiness VIP Party

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Okay, all of you are excited about Lord WizKid. Yes I have good news for you – I have it on good authority that Africa’s finest jetted in last night.

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One of Nigeria’s top musicians, Wizkid (Ibrahim Ayodeji), will be performing in Kampala at the Golf Course hotel on Wednesday were radio glamour girl Flavia Tumusiime will be host.

Wizkid who recently...

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Giants Eye Success As Uganda Premier League Action Returns Tuesday Evening

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UPL fixtures 4.30pm

Vipers FC Vs KCC FC – Buikwe

URA FC Vs SCVU – Lugazi

BUL FC Vs SC Villa – Kakindu – Jinja

Soana FC Vs Lweza FC – Kavumba RC

Giants Eye Success As Uganda Premier League Action Returns Tuesday Evening

Striker Brian Umony is expected to make a return for KCCA FC this afternoon

Striker Brian Umony is expected to make a return for KCCA FC this afternoon when they face SC Vipers FC in a 2014/2015 Uganda Premier...

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Oscar Pistorius Gets Five Years For Killing Girlfriend

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Judge Thokozile Masipa

Judge Thokozile Masipa

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Judge Thokozile Masipa, issuing the ruling in court in Pretoria, also gave Pistorius a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge.

The prosecution had called for a minimum 10-year sentence; the defence for...

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