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Mugabe Changes Zanu-PF Constitution Gives Self Powers To Anoint His Successor

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President Robert Mugabe has changed the Constitution of his ruling Zanu-PF party to allow him to directly appoint his deputies, giving the 90-year-old sole power to anoint his successor, party sources said on Sunday.

Mugabe Changes Zanu-PF Constitution Gives Self Powers To Anoint His Successor

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe speaks during the funeral of a stalwart of the ruling ZANU-PF party at the National Heroes

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Lewis Hamilton seals second F1 World Championship after winning Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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LewisLewis Hamilton has won the 2014 F1 World Championship.

The Brit went into this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with a 17-point lead over Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.

He only had to finish in the top two to ensure the title but went one better in Dubai to cap off a stunning season and win his second crown.

Rosberg started the race in pole...

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Goal feast as UPL returns

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Goal feast as UPL returns

Vipers’ duo Keziron Kizito and Kayizzi Vincent celebrating.

The Uganda Premier League (UPL) could not have returned at a better time. After yet another energy sapping and failed Nations Cup qualifying campaign, what they wanted was a quick switch of mind and it never disappointed with plenty of fantastic goals on Friday.

SC Villa remained...

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To Outsource or Not To Outsource Social Media

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To Outsource or Not To Outsource Social Media

Collins Mugume organiser, Social Media Summit Uganda #SMUg14

Article by Patrica Kahill

The benefits of social media and why you need it are no longer relevant questions. What matters is how, when and with who do you have to do it.

When companies get started on Social Media, one of the questions most frequently asked is whether it (social media)...

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Arsenal fan left ‘heartbroken’ after leaving Emirates Stadium in tears following abuse from fellow Gooners

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One Arsenal fan allegedly left the Emirates Stadium in tears following the team’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United on Sunday – after being abused by fellow Gooners for ‘daring to criticise Arsene Wenger’.

Arsene Wenger looks on as Arsenal lose 2-1 to Manchester United (Picture: Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger looks on as Arsenal lose 2-1 to Manchester United (Picture: Getty Images)

The fan in question, Nick, made the claim during a phone-in...

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Bwire Worried About Saints Defensive Frailties

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Saturday FBL results
The Saints 1-1 Water FC
Kireka UTD 2-1 Synergy FC
Creamland 1-2 VCC

Saints1The Saints FC captain Godfrey Bwire says the Popes must work on their porous defence if they are to contest for Uganda Premier League automatic qualification.

The FUFA Big league side has conceded in each of their last three games played in the Rwenzori group...

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Human Rights Watch Warns Gov’t On Mugumya

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The international human rights watch has written to the Ugandan government demanding that it ends its conspicuous silence on the whereabouts of FDC activist Sam Mugumya.

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Sam Mugumya

Mugumya, an opposition activist, has been missing for close to a month now.

During his disappearance, the military spokesperson Paddy Ankunda has consistently pointed out...

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Kenya Tightens Security After Deadly Attack

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Kenya Tightens Security After Deadly Attack

The driver of the bus tried to accelerate away from the militants, but the vehicle got stuck in wet mud

Kenya has tightened security in the northeastern city of Mandera, following a bloody attack by members of the Somalia-based al-Shabab group.

Vice-President of Kenya William Ruto tasked all security departments with searching for and hunting the...

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East African States Launch Joint Military Force

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UPDF Soldiers in Somalia

UPDF Soldiers in Somalia

Ten East African nations have launched a joint military force aimed at improving security in the region and supporting African Union’s (AU) missions.

The African Standby Force (ASF) was launched in the central Ethiopian city of Adama on Saturday after almost a decade of planning and preparation.

The force consists of up to...

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Al-Shabab: We Are Responsible For Kenya Bus Killings

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Gunmen from the Somali militant group al-Shabab say they have attacked a bus in northern Kenya, killing 28 people.

The bus was travelling to the capital, Nairobi, when it was stopped in Mandera county, not far from the Somali border.

Gunmen separated out non-Muslims by asking passengers to read from the Koran, officials and witnesses said. Those who...

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PATRICK MUGUMYA: The Selfishness Of Expecting Uganda At AFCON

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I thought I’d never write this again, because this has almost become a ritual. Uganda Cranes reaches the last round of the group stage and has a chance but we always blow it.

PATRICK MUGUMYA: The Selfishness Of Expecting Uganda At AFCON

Tonny Mawejje and Kizito Luwaga try to halt Guinea’s Soumah Seydouba during the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier in Morocco on Wednesday. PHOTO BY AFP

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Health Warning: Smoking Can Seriously Shrink Your Penis

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Are you ready for the cigarette health warning that could turn millions of men into non-smokers overnight? Smoking will reduce the size of your penis.

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This alarming finding has emerged from a study undertaken at Boston University School of Medicine. Two hundred men submitted their erect organs to the scrutiny of the ruler and the answer came back:...

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10 Strange Facts About Your Penis

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From a fish with genitals on its head to four-headed privates, we bring you more odd trivia about the male member

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Look, you asked for it, denizens of the Internet. When we published “The 10 strangest facts about penises,” it was a blockbuster hit. And as it turns out, that list was only the not-so-figurative tip of the iceberg. We discovered there a...

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Fille To Launch Her First Album

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Fast rising female singer Fille Mutoni is to launch her first album come December 2 at the industrial area based Club Silk.

Fille Mutoni

Fille Mutoni

“Fille is unveiling her first album on December 2, except live stage thrilling performance and great music,” said Fille’s Manager MC Kats

Fille Mutoni was born on 25th July in western Uganda 23 years ago has taken...

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Two women hacked to death over land wrangle

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Two women have been hacked to death by a relative following a land dispute.

The unfortunate incident happened Wednesday night, in Dodoi village, Kasupete Parish in Kanginima Sub County, Pallisa district.

The deceased were identified as Jane Nambaluka, 62 years a mother of 13 and her biological mother Edith Namuge, 82 years.

Nambaluka has been the...

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FDC’s Lucy Akello Wins Amuru By-election

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FDC’s Lucy Akello Wins Amuru By-election

Lucy Akello casting her vote on Thursday. She is the new MP

The Forum for Democratic Change flag bearer who is also the joint opposition candidate in the by-elections for Amuru Woman MP Lucy Akello has defeated five other candidates in the poll that was held on Thursday.

The seat fell vacant recently after area MP and junior minister for Water Betty...

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‘Uganda will have to go back to the drawing board’ – Micho

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‘Uganda will have to go back to the drawing board’ – Micho

After yesterday’s defeat in Morocco, Uganda Cranes must wait for at least 39 years before they make a return to Africa’s most prestigious soccer competition. Photo/John Batanudde

Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic, the Uganda Cranes head coach has regretted last night’s loss to Guinea. Uganda Cranes, which needed a draw to qualify for the 2015 A...

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Ex-FUFA Boss Mulindwa Speaks Out On Cranes Extending 37 years of Pain

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Former FUFA President Lawrence Mulindwa

Former FUFA President Lawrence Mulindwa

Former Federation of Uganda Football Associations president Lawrence Mulindwa who foresaw numerous futile African Cup qualification campaigns is the first high profile football leader to voice his disappointments after Uganda failed to earn a much desired point against Guinea last night .

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We are not engaged in subversive activities- Somali Community Chairperson

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The Somali Community in Uganda has disassociated itself from media reports alleging that they are engaged in fraud activities including human trafficking.

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Reacting to last week’s media reports, Hussein Abukar Hassan the chairperson Somali Community Association in Uganda described the allegations and baseless and unfounded.

“It is not true that...

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Smoked Out: Stella Nankya’s Billionaire Man Identified

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Red pepper online has exclusively landed on the photos of Stella Nankya’s Billionaire man.

Biallo Tino , Stella Nankya and their baby Trinkle.

Biallo Tino , Stella Nankya and their baby Trinkle.

Stella Nankya is a South African based model who owns Starqt fashion house.

Our highly place sources in South Africa have revealed that Nankya’s billionaire man is an Italian who has businesses in South Africa.

Stella Nankya and her baby Trinkle.

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Negative Vibes Force Andy Mwesigwa to Quit Uganda Cranes

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A source that was inside the Uganda Cranes hotel has exclusively reveales negative vibes have forced veteran captain Andy Mwesigwa to quit international football bringing an end his disappointing 10 year national career.

Neither the Kamuli man nor Chrispus Muyinda, the Uganda Cranes manager has made any official announcement yet.

The impeachable...

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‘Captain Calamity’ Andy Mwesigwa Quits Facebook Over Trolls

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Uganda Cranes captain Andy Mwesigwa decided on Thursday that the abuse had simply become too much too take. With no final sign-off to his so many followers, he never said goodbye to Facebook and deleted his personal account.

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Anonymous Mwesigwa lead Cranes into yesterday’s game needing just a point to return to the Africa Cup of Nations finals after...

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Olympus Has Fallen: Jose Chameleone Broke As Gold Deal Turns Sour

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Leone Island’s singing Doctor, Jose Chameleone, is currently on a financial drip, according to a report unearthed by our gossip desk.

Jose Chameleone

Jose Chameleone

Chameleone’s troubles, according to the report, started in 2012 following the death of Robert Karamagi, one of the singer’s best friends.

Karamagi was beaten and set ablaze in December 2012 at...

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Venom Opens First Garage Bar In Kampala

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Kabalagala based Club Venom will on Friday, October 21 open the first ever garage bar in Kampala.

Venom Opens First Garage Bar In Kampala

The Interior design of the Red Hare Garage

The Red Hare Garage is an executive extension of Club Venom that will see beer takers have a garage feel as they gunner down the bottles.

The red carpet event will be hosted by Alex Muhangi, the crackers boss...

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Parliament Orders Namboole Manager To Block NRM Conference Over Debt

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Parliament has ordered the management of Namboole stadium to block the forthcoming NRM national delegate’s conference for alleged failure to clear a debt of UGX 188 million.

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It came after Jamil Ssewanyana, the managing director of Namboole stadium told the committee on Commission, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-Cosase chaired by...

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Micho confident of Afcon qualification

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Uganda Cranes coach, Micho Sredojevic, is increasingly confident he can lead Uganda to the Promised Land.

Cranes coach Micho.

Cranes coach Micho.

Having recovered from the two 1-0 back-to-back defeats to Togo, the Serbian guided the Cranes to a resurgent 1-0 win over the Ghana Black Stars to open wide Group E.

With one game left, Ghana top Group E with eight points,

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Uganda Gets More Army Generals

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The President of the Republic of Uganda and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed forces, Gen Yoweri Museveni has pronounced the promotion of 1372 UPDF officers in eleven categories covering all Services of the UPDF.

Uganda Gets More Army Generals

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed forces, Gen Yoweri Museveni

Among the categories are four senior Officers promoted to Generalship. They are...

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Micho Names Morocco Bound Team

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Following Saturday’s memorable 1 – 0 home victory over Ghana at Mandela Stadium, Uganda Cranes players are now set to travel to Morocco for the last group E qualifier against Guinea.

Micho Names Morocco Bound Team

Defender Savio Kabugo was the unlikely scorer with a 10th minute header that beat the Black Stars goalkeeper Razak Braimah.

 

The team head coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Se...

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International School Of Modeling To Throw Social Media Bash

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Makerere based international school of modeling is set to throw a media bash come December 20 at the Jinja road based Club Rouge.

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Modeling students

Our reliable sources have revealed that the bash will feature the South African based model, Stella Nankya.

Stella Nankya own Starqt fashion house and will be showcasing some of her products.

Star QT's Stella Nankya

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Burkinabe Army Sets Leadership Deadline For Opposition

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Burkinabe Army Sets Leadership Deadline For Opposition

Col Zida has been under pressure to restore civilian rule

Burkina Faso’s military ruler has told activist groups they have until Sunday afternoon to provide a list of candidates for interim national leader.

Lt Col Isaac Zida agreed a transition plan with civilian political groups on Thursday, but no leader was named.

The groups have agreed to...

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