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South Africa rejects hosting AFCON

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South Africa is not ready to host the Africa Cup of Nations in January if Morocco withdraws because of the Ebola epidemic, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said Monday.

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reportedly approached South Africa, Ghana and five others countries ahead of a November 2 meeting to decide on the future of the...

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President M7 To Speak At London Investment Summit

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President M7 To Speak At London Investment Summit

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni speaking at the United Nations General Assembly last month.

President Museveni is in London to attend 2-day Global African Investment Summit. The summit will host Pan-African project owners, both public and private sector together with 450 international investors to transact.

The Global African Investment Summit...

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Ebola: West Africa ‘could lose an entire generation’ – Pres. Sirleaf

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Ebola: West Africa ‘could lose an entire generation’ – Pres. Sirleaf

Sirleaf said that at the end of its civil war, which ended 11 years ago, Liberia had just 36 doctors left [EPA]

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says Ebola has brought her country to “a standstill” and that West Africa is at risk of losing an entire generation to the disease. 

“Across West Africa, a generation of young...

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D-day Looms For Pistorius

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D-day Looms For Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius reacts in the dock as Judge Thokozile Masipa delivers her verdict during his murder trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday Sept. 11, 2014. Masipa ruled out a murder conviction for the double-amputee Olympian in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, but said he was negligent, raising the possibility he’ll

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Cashstripped Uganda Clays On Verge Of Collapse Posting Shs 3.22Billion Loss In 2013

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The National Social Security Fund-NSSF has taken a decision to save Uganda Clays limited. In 2007, Uganda Clays borrowed from Standard Chartered Bank and the East African Development to expand operations and put up a 36 billion Uganda Shillings plant in Kamonkoli, Budaka District.

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The loans weighed heavily on Uganda Clays that it was failing to...

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Omusinga Requests Amnesty for Rwenzori Attack Suspects

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Omusinga Requests Amnesty for Rwenzori Attack Suspects

President Yoweri Museveni and Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbereduring the coronation of the latter.

Rwenzururu King, Charles Wesley Mumbere Iremangoma has appealed for amnesty to the over 200 suspects of the July 5 Rwenzori attacks that left over 100 people dead. The suspects are facing trial in the Army General Court Martial.

Among those on trial is...

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Ex Kawempe Mayor Charged, Sent to Luzira Prison

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Former Kawempe division LC3 chairperson Nasser Takuba Kibirige was last week sent on remand at Luzira prison for allegedly forging and obtaining a land title through fraudulent means.

Takuba was jointly charged with a one Valentine Kajungu, a medical dispenser   before Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate Boniface Wamala.

Prosecution alleges that the...

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Mbabazi Attends Luweero Church Function Despite Protest From Party Leaders

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Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has attended a Luweero Church function despite an order from the Luwero District National Resistance Movement (NRM) party district leader Abdul Nadduli, to cancel his invitation to preside over the fundraising gathering.

Mbabazi Attends Luweero Church Function Despite Protest From Party Leaders

Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi greeting Christians after the fundraising

There was tight...

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NRM Top Organ Forces Mbabazi to Relinquish Secretary General Seat

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Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi is to step aside from his role as NRM secretary general following a resolution by the NRM central Executive Committee.

Ex PM Amama Mbabazi.

Ex PM Amama Mbabazi.

The decision is a result of 3-day meetings of the Party’s second top-most decision making organ.

Multiple sources have confirmed that Amama agreed to take a three month...

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Mbidde Clinches Chairmanship Of Uganda Premier League Clubs

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Denis Mbidde

Sports Club Villa’s Denis Mbidde is the FUFA Vice president elect following Saturday’s polls by the Uganda Premier League clubs.
Mbidde beat Vipers Chairman Tadius Kitandwe to the post though Express, Lweza, Soana, SCVU and Police didn’t take part in the exercise.

Mbidde withdrew from the SC Villa presidential elections on July 26...

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FUFA Silent On Abandoned Villa-Express Match That Was Rocked By Tear Gas

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Uganda Premier League
SC Villa FC 2–1 Express
(Abandoned in the 85th minute)
Lweza FC 0–1 Vipers
Sadolin Paints 1–0 KCC
Kira Young FC 1–1 Rwenshama
Entebbe FC 1–0 Soana

The local football governing body, FUFA is yet to come out with an official statement on the city derby between sworn rivals SC Villa and Express was abandoned with five minutes to...

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Fidel Castro Offers To Cooperate With US On Ebola

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Fidel Castro Offers To Cooperate With US On Ebola

Fidel Castro, Cuba’s former leader says offer not aimed at ending animosity with US but needed in the interests of “world peace”.

Fidel Castro says Cuba is ready to cooperate with the United States in the battle against Ebola.

The 88-year-old former leader of Cuba wrote in state media on Saturday that such cooperation would be in...

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Pope Proposal ‘To Accept Gays In Church’ Rejected

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Pope Francis has suffered a setback as proposals for wider acceptance of gay people failed to win a two-thirds majority at a Catholic Church synod.

A draft issued half-way through the meeting of senior clerics had called for greater openness towards homosexuals, and divorced and remarried Catholics.

But those paragraphs were not...

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Onyango – We need to fight for Uganda

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Dennis OnyangoUganda Cranes first choice goalkeeper Denis Onyango has said they have not lost hope yet and will continue fighting hard for the country in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers.

Onyango who plies his trade with South Africa league champions Mamelodi Sundowns told MTNFootball.com on Thursday night that although they lost two games to...

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Bigger Is Better: 6 Reasons To Date A Guy With A Big Nose

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Here’s why you need a nasally-gifted guy.

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve said “Wow, he’s cute” to friends and gotten the response, “Yeah, but he has a big nose.” What? Isn’t that the best part?

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Something about a big nose always makes me think they have a great personality — funny, strong, fu...

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M7 Nominated For North Korea Top Award

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M7 Nominated For North Korea Top Award

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni, right, receives Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Vice Minister for People’s Security, Ri Song Chol, left. Friday June 14, 2013.
Photo / Stephen Wandera for NK News

Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni has been nominated for the Kim IL Sung prize by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea for his o...

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Pistorius Is ‘Broke And Broken’

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The sentencing hearing of Oscar Pistorius has heard that the South African athlete has no money left, as the closing legal arguments are heard.

Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide last month after shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, but was cleared of murder.

Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to deliver her sentence on...

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How To Heal Broken Heart – Essential Advice When You’ve Just Been Dumped

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Being dumped is never fun.

There’s plenty of advice out there dealing with how to heal the wounds of a break up including learning to forgive, taking care of yourself emotionally and staying sober.

I’m not convinced.

The feeling of utter helplessness and sorrow will pass but, in the meantime, I’d like to suggest the following as constructive ways to m...

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Anne Kansiime To Crack Tswana Ribs

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Africa’s reigning queen of comedy Anne Kansiime Ojok is set to crack the ribs of Botswana people come November 28 and 29, 2014.

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Our highly placed sources in Botswana have revealed that that Soulfood Comedy settled on bringing Anne to Botswana because she is a super power when it comes to comedy.

“Kansiime Anne is an international award-winning c...

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City Tycoon Knocked Dead

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Renown businessman in Kampala and member of Kwagalana group, Eria Ssebunya Bugembe, a.k.a Kasiwukirira, has passed away.

He was this morning knocked by a speeding vehicle while doing his routine jogging near his home in Muyenga, an upscale Kampala suburb.

Kasiwuukira was best known for investing in a music production studio in the 1990s that enabled...

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Ex Wembley Operative Killed In Kampala

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Police in Kampala have arrested a Kampala-based businessman who allegedly shot and killed two people including a police officer attached to the Flying Squad.
Corporal Deogratius Ojaya, a flying squad operative attached to Kampala North Police, was killed alongside Muhammed Kiwana, a former operative of Operation Wembley.

Mathias Lukawa, also a...

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Spear Survives Nasty Accident

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Former Club Rouge owner, Spear Abowe on Sunday missed death by a whisker when his Toyota Premio veered off the road and crashed beyond repair.

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According to an eye witness account, the tragic accident happened last Sunday at around 10am at Sanga along the Mbarara – Masaka highway.

“The car valued at shs. 45M was written off but Spear m...

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Regular Sex Prolongs Life

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People who have frequent sex are generally healthier. Most health benefits seem to be linked to penile-vaginal intercourse.

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Frequent sex may also bring longer life, fewer coronary events, lower blood pressure. Nardini and her husband, a professional photographer, initially decided to have sex like bunnies with the hope that all the activity might...

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Woman Knocked Dead With 2 Children

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3 people all members of the same family perished in an accident along Masaka Mbarara highway road in Lwengo district on Wednesday.

The victims have been identified as Nabukenya Asiati (26), and her son Timothy Senabulya (5), and 3 months daughter identified as Tracy Nakintu. The accident occurred on Wednesday evening.

The accident occurred at...

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EC Sued over Changing Name of Social Democratic Party

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Four people claiming to be founder members of Social Democratic Party (SDP) have dragged the Electoral Commission (EC) to the High Court in Kampala accusing it of changing their  party’s name to Party for National Unity without their consent and permission.

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Badru Kigundu

The four Asea Ozuma, Fred Kavuma, Ahmed Sserunjoji and Harriet Namujju...

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16 Injured As Bus Overturns In Nakasongola

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At least 16 people have been critically injured when a bus they were travelling in overturned in Nakasongola district on the Kampala-Gulu Highway this morning.

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Bus accidents have been rampant in Uganda (file Photo) 

The bus registration number USA 566U, belonging to California Bus Services Limited, was travelling from Arua heading to Kampala at...

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Esther Pulls Sexy Dance Strokes For Biggie In The Diary Room

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Uganda’s representative in the BBA hotshots Esther Akankwatsa yesterday pulled rare sexy dance strokes that left Biggie yearning for more.

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While in the diary room, Esther offered Biggie a little dance in the baggy pants she wore which she loved. Biggie welcomed the sexy dance strokes.

Esther thoroughly enjoyed her diary session with Biggie as she...

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Kadaga Calls for World Summit on Ebola

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Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has challenged world leaders to convene and discuss the Ebola pandemic.

Kadaga Calls for World Summit on Ebola

Speaker of Parliament Hon. Rebecca Kadaga

Kadaga was addressing the 131st Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly currently taking place in Geneva.

“World leaders usually meet on economic and other issues; we want to see them meet over this p...

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Mengo Disappointed With Government Over MOU

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Buganda Kingdom is disappointed with government over its failure to implement issues highlighted in the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed one year and one month ago.

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Buganda Premier Charles Peter Mayiga has come out to note Mengo Government’s disappointment with the central government saying that one year after an MOU was signed...

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Match Report: Togo 1-0 Uganda

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Togo 1-0 Uganda

It took Cranes coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic’s Uganda side 96 hours to move from the top of Afcon 2015 qualifying group E summit to rock bottom thanks to double 1-0 defeats in the hands of Togos’ Sparrow Hawks in Lome.

Match Report: Togo 1-0 Uganda

Geoffrey Massa tastes defeat on his first attempt captaining Uganda

The Togolese led by Tottenham striker...

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