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Guwatudde is facing queries over the shs1.1bn tractor deal

INVESTIGATION: Inside Shs 1.1bn OPM Tractor Scandal

A deeper investigation by Chimpreports has exposed the rot in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), showing the Permanent Secretary; Christine Guwatudde defied Karamoja Affairs Minister Janet Museveni’s order before facilitating the dubious procurement of unwanted equipment for Northern... read more »

Dr. Jean-Damascène Ntawukuliryayo

Why Rwanda Senate President Resigned

Rwanda’s Senate President Dr. Jean-Damascène Ntawukuliryayo chose to resign on Wednesday after learning of a plot to impeach him, Chimp Corps report. Ntawukuliryayo said he decided to throw in the towel over “personal reasons” but that he would keep serving as a senator. Senate Vice... read more »

The leader of Pro-Mbabazi protests being arrested by anti-riot police personnel on Wednesday in Kampala (Photos: Kenneth Kazibwe)

PHOTOS: Pro-Mbabazi Protests Begin in Kampala

Supporters of Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi have Wednesday started holding demonstrations in Kampala amid a growing power struggle with President Museveni, Chimp Corps report. This is the first time a well organised group of youth backing Mbabazi are officially taking to the streets despite the... read more »

Houses are being burnt in Moyo (Internet photo)

Worsening Moyo Unrest Shocks Uganda Gov’t

The Ugandan government has expressed deep concern over the growing political turmoil in the border District of Moyo, Chimp Corps report. Internal Afairs Minister, Gen Aronda Nyakairima said Tuesday night that, “the situation in Moyo District is volatile, characterised by demonstrations, running... read more »

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Kenzo, Kasuku Reconcile

Uganda Music and Performing Arts Promoters Association have brokered negotiations between Dembe FM presenter Isaac Katende alias Kasuku and Eddy Kenzo who they have finally reconciled. The two have not been in good terms since Kenzo lost his cool and beat up the... read more »

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Bebe Cool Bars South Sudanese from his Concerts

Well, Bebe Cool is known for his controversial posts on social media but this time around he has outdone himself by posting that all South Sudanese should never attend his concerts since they are also not favoring foreigners by practically sending them out of South... read more »

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Housemate Profiles: Big Brother Hot Shots

Kenya: Alusa Alusa is 33 year old actor, radio drama director and MC from Nairobi, Kenya. He is married and has three children. His favourite food is ugali with chicken stew and traditional vegetables. His favourite book is TD Jakes’ He-Motions and he likes watching... read more »

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HBO Produces West Gate Attack Documentary

International Film Company HBO Films that boasts of popular movies like Game of Thrones has made a documentary about the Al-shabaab terrorist attack at West gate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya on 21st Sept 2013 that left almost 67 people dead and over 175 injured. In... read more »

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Miss Uganda Confirmed for Big Brother

Big Brother Africa has unveiled the first three Housemates that are going to feature in this year’s edition of the Big Brother Reality Show dubbed Big Brother Hotshots. As reported yesterday three housemates are to be unveiled everyday starting today, and among those... read more »

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3 Big Brother Housemates to Be Unveiled Today

Big Brother Africa management has announced that they are to launch their all new website and that three Big Brother housemates will be introduced on a daily basis with effect from 18th September. This will be followed by regular updates on social media and their... read more »

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Col Oryema To Be Reburied Today

President Yoweri Museveni is expected today Thursday 18, as chief guest at the reburial of the remains of former Inspector General of Police Lt Col Wilson Erinayo Oryema who died 37 years ago. The ceremony will take place at the late Erinayo’s home in Nwoya... read more »

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Scribes in Western Uganda demand Apology from Kenzo

Journalists operating in the western Districts of the country have vowed not to play music from Sitya Loss singer, Eddie Kenzo let alone disseminate information about his concerts due this weekend, should he fail to give a public apology for beating up Dembe FM... read more »

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Phina Mugerwa Gives up On Cindy’s Man

Following Singer Cindy introducing her new boyfriend, Kenny Muyiisa to his family a few days ago, Kenny’s ex-girlfriend and baby mama, Phina Mugerwa has aired her feelings about the whole heartbreaking reality. Mugerwa who has a son, Sudton Muyiisa with Kenny... read more »

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Club Rouge Re-opened

This is real good news for Kampala’s party Animals as it is now official that the club has been reopened and is already in business. This was disclosed in an announcement today by the club’s publicity department after a long spell through which the club had... read more »

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MP Sekikubo: Only Rebels Can Face President Museveni

MP Lwemiyaga County Hon. Theodore Sekikubo has warned that the ninth parliament, whose performance at the beginning of the term was described as exceptional, will be at its worst in the remaining two... read more »

Ojangole's corruption case victory has exposed the IGG's flaws

INSIDE STORY: Why DPP Withdrew Charges Against Oja...

The Director of Public Prosecution, Mike Chibita decided to withdraw proceedings against Uganda Development Bank Limited boss Patricia Ojangole after... read more »

Kayihura: I am Crucified for Doing Right

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A prophet is honoured everywhere except in his own hometown and among his relatives and his own family; says the Holy Scripture. So is the Uganda Police Force,... read more »

Kutesa Vows to fight Poverty, Global Extremism

New General Assembly President Sam Kutesa opens the 69th session of the Assembly in the newly-renovated Hall. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard

The United Nations General Assembly opened its 69th annual session on Tuesday with the body’s new President declaring that it would be a historic... read more »

Kagonyera: History Studies Must be Made Compulsory

Prof Mondo Kagonyera says history studies must be made compulsory in Uganda

As president Museveni and government continue to underscore the need to streamline teaching of science subjects in the country, calls have now emerged at... read more »

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Date Set for Big Brother as House Is Found

Big Brother Africa has found a new house for this year’s reality show after their premises were gutted by fire a fortnight ago. In a statement to ChimpLfy, M-Net and Endemol SA said they were... read more »

Big Brother Africa show resumes in October

Date Set for Big Brother Show as House Is Found

Big Brother Africa has found a new house for this year’s reality show after their premises were gutted by fire a fortnight ago. In a statement to... read more »

Big Brother Africa Season 9 Auditions Underway At Shera...

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Who will find their names and their faces gracing newspapers?   Who will become the subject of drive time radio and just who will find themselves trending... read more »

Kyle Loses Big Brother $300,000 Prize To South Africa&#...

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Uganda star Kyle Duncan Kushaba came fifth. Here’s who which country voted for: Angola: Keagan Botswana: Keagan Ghana: Keagan Kenya:... read more »

Stars In Soothing Massage, Kyle Opens Up On Talia love

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A little earlier in the day the StarGamers got a wonderful surprise from Big Brother as each and every one of them was treated with a soothing massage. The... read more »

Blogs
With funds from the World Bank Group, UNICEF delivers essential supplies to Sierra Leone to deal with the Ebola outbreak. Photo: World Bank/Francis Ato Brown

Ebola Poses Greater Humanitarian Catastrophe for Africa

The United Nations announced Tuesday that it would need nearly $1 billion for an exceptional, international response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declaring:... read more »

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Energy Efficiency: It’s Gov’t to Move ...

The month of September sees the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD), development partners and energy sector stakeholders participating... read more »

Kampala Women And Their Names: Who On Earth is Mama Nak...

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Sunday is naturally the calmest day, and so, many people who don’t fancy church sermons like myself, get to oversleep until we are virtually forcing... read more »

Ssali: How Umeme Shares Proved Critics Wrong

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This follows payment to the Fund by UMEME of a dividend of more than 3.3 billion for this year. The payment was witnessed Monday morning by UMEME’s... read more »

Terrorism: RPP Sympathy to Tanzanian People

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The bomb blast occurred in an Indian Restaurant popular with western tourists and wealthy Tanzanians. Eight people were wounded, one critically in this... read more »

Business
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Photos: Dramatic Scenes as Police Battles Rioting Traders

Work came to a standstill at Nasser Road in Kampala this morning as Anti-riot police fired teargas to disperse angry traders who had blocked part of the road in protest against ceaseless power... read more »

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Insurance Players Unite to Build Sustainable Local...

Uganda Insurance Association and the Insurance Institute of Uganda have teamed up to create awareness amongst the population through a festival that... read more »

Uganda Edges Closer to Electronic Trade Clearance Syste...

TradeMark Uganda Country Director, Allen Asiimwe (right) and Danish Ambassador, H.E. Dan E. Frederiksen (left) exchange documents after signing a Bilateral Agreement to support implementation of the National Electronic Single Window (NSEW) in Uganda, Tuesday in Kampala.

Uganda is set to attain a one stop electronic trade clearance computerised system which will enhance its competitiveness in regional trade as a result of a... read more »

Food Vendor Wins MTN Kaja shs 10 M Jackpot

Agnes Kasso jubililating after being handed the 10 million shillings cash at MTN's Service Center,Clock Tower Branch

Agnes Kasso, resident of Nabweru, an outskirt of Kampala is one happy woman. She has emerged as the first jack pot winner of 10 million shillings in the... read more »

Vivo Energy Trains Boda Cyclists On Road Safety

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Vivo Energy, the company that distributes and markets Shell branded fuels and lubricants in 16 African countries, will hold Road Safety training for Boda Boda... read more »

E.A Live News
Hon. Harriet Nyakake, the deputy prime minister of Tooro, thanking president for supporting Tooro kingdom and grooming king Oyo

Museveni Warns Rebellious Cultural Leaders

President Museveni has strongly warned cultural leaders in the country against clashing with government and diverting from their core responsibility of unifying and developing their subjects. The... read more »

President Kagame on Tuesday received several envoys to Rwanda

Belgium, Botswana to Deepen Ties with Rwanda

President Paul Kagame has Tuesday received credentials of five new Ambassadors accredited by their respective nations to represent them in Rwanda,... read more »

South Sudan Kicks Out Foreign Workers

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and President Salva Kiir addressing a press conference in Juba in May

South Sudan has stepped up security measures aimed at reducing the influence of external forces in running the country’s internal affairs by ordering all... read more »

Machar Rebels Get Air Force Personnel To Counter UPDF

South Sudan rebel leader, Dr Riek Machar

South Sudan rebels under Dr. Riek Machar have received six air force personnel and operators to counter the Ugandan army UPDF`s air power in the war that has... read more »

EAC Lay Road Map for Common Constitution

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In a media workshop held Tuesday by the Ministry of East African Affairs in Kampala, the Assistant Commissioner of Production and Social Services, Edward... read more »

Entertainment
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Katoto Nominates Kabushenga, Nzeyi for Ice Bucket Challenge

If you are Ugandan and you are an internet user, then you must have heard of the cartoon character Katoto, and who said Ugandans are not creative, the latest Katoto series will have you laugh your... read more »

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Cindy Introduces Boyfriend to Family

When she broke up with Italian boyfriend, Mario, Singer Cindy Sanyu immediately hooked South Africa based Ugandan businessman, Kenny Muyiisa who was... read more »

PHOTOS: 2014 Miss Uganda Launched

Miss Uganda being launched at Commonwealth Resort Munyonyo on Monday

The 2014-2015 Miss Uganda beauty contest has been launched at a function held at the Commonwealth Resort in Munyonyo, Kampala. Speaking at the function, the... read more »

Kenzo Gets Mega Tv Deal

Kenzo signing with Azam Tv

With just three days left to his Sitya Loss Concert at different venues including Kati Kati, Satellite Beach among others, Sitya Loss singer, Edirisa Musuuza... read more »

Kenzo, Kasuku Warned Against Legal Battle

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Barefoot Lawyers have warned Dembe FM radio presenter, Isaac Katende aka Kasuku and Sitya Loss singer, Edirisa Musuuza aka Eddie Kenzo against launching a... read more »

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Besigye: Foreign “Investors” like Tullow Must Respect Ugandans...

I am informed that Tullow Oil Plc is the single biggest foreign investor in Uganda, with an estimated US$ 2.8 billion investment. Tullow Oil appealed against the levied tax on account of a Production... read more »

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Uganda Policewomen: A Tale of Great Resilience

The Policewomen were ordered off parliament premises on grounds that they were pregnant, triggering furious objection from majorly female members of... read more »

Mt Rwenzori Snow Cap Faces Extinction

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The Rwenzori mountains national park warden, Sr. Robin Gangiriba, expressed concerns that there might be no more snow in the next fifteen years due to... read more »

Namugongo @ 50: The Mystery Behind Namugongo Pool of Bl...

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Chimp Corp Nixon Segawa trekked to Namugongo to meet the Parish Priest, Emmanuel Kimbowa who has found it relevant to unveil the secrets of the pool of... read more »

Ugandan Entrepreneurs Changing Lives with Touch Of A Bu...

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A key focus will also be on those in the nation who don’t yet have the access and education allowing them to reach their potential. It is clear to... read more »

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Mother admits Mikaeel Kular killing

Mother pleads guilty to killing three-year-old Mikaeel Kular in Edinburgh in January read more »

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VIDEO: 'Flying' car hits upstairs of house

A car has smashed into the first floor of a house in Lincolnshire, after careering off the road. read more »

'No survivors' in Air Algerie crash

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There are no survivors from the Air Algerie AH5017 passenger jet that crashed in Mali, says the French President, Francois Hollande. read more »

Body found in search for missing boy

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A body is recovered from the River Great Ouse in Cambridgeshire by police searching for a missing teenage boy. read more »

UK economy back at pre-crisis level

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The UK economy grew 0.8% in the second quarter and has now recovered the ground lost since the downturn began in 2008, according to official figures. read more »

Kenya
Kenyatta and his Equatorial Guinea counterpart in Malabo on Monday

Kenya, Equatorial Guinea Strengthen Ties

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has held bilateral talks with President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of in a bid to tighten relations between the two countries. President Kenyatta who is in Malabo attending... read more »

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Kenya, Angola Strengthen Ties

Speaking Wednesday when they met in Nairobi at the end of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) special summit, President... read more »

Al Shabaab Claims Fresh Terror Attack on Kenya

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According to Red Cross, the incidence occurred Friday night when the gun men opened fire at a passenger bus at Corner Mbaya, five kilometers from the coastal... read more »

China Ruling Party in Talks with Kenyan Gov't

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Speaking Monday when he paid a courtesy call on President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Nairobi, Mr. Guo Jinglong said CPC and Jubilee share common principles... read more »

Kenyatta: Role of Women in Gov't to Grow

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The President said this as he announced that Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation (MYWO) will be strengthened to play a central role in development, wealth... read more »

News
President Museveni has urged people of Kabarole to work hard to improve their livelihoods

Elderly Persons to Wait Longer for Monthly Fund

The Ugandan elderly persons who were expecting to receive support funds from central government have to wait longer following the withdrawal of donor funds. Government recently introduced a policy of... read more »

Carrying whatever possessions they can, women arrive at a camp for Internally Displaced People (IDPs) established next to a base of the African Union Mission for Somalia (AMISOM) near Jowhar. UN Photo/Tobin Jones

Evictions, Conflict Displace 130,000 in Somalia

Alarming circumstances such as forced evictions, drought, conflict and lack of livelihood have forced over 130,000 people from their homes in Somalia... read more »

Sub County Chief Accused of Spreading Banana Wilt

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BUSHENYI: As food security in the region continues to deteriorate following a reduction in banana production due to the bacterial wilt disease, residents and... read more »

Bushenyi: Lions Club Donates Lightning Arrestors

Bushenyi RDC,Isaac Kawooya(2nd right) receiving a friendship bannerlet from the Lions club District governor during the launch of the campaign on Monday

Lions Club International, in collaboration with Bushenyi District leadership  have launched a lightning arrestors campaign in Bushenyi district to protect... read more »

Kutesa Starts Work at UN Amid Global Crises

Sam Kutesa (R) at the UN Headquarters in New York

The new United Nations General Assembly president, Sam Kahamba Kutesa starts work at his office in New York, United States on Tuesday. As customary, the... read more »

Oil & gas
Peter Semiga one of the beneficiaries of Tradelinks tells his story to journalists at Kontik Hotel in Hoima

Hoima Destined For Oil City Status amidst Challenges

Business in the oil rich Hoima is on a steady growth as it grapples to attain an oil city status.  A visit to the district over the weekend revealed a number of cross cutting experiences with the... read more »

The management facility under consruction in Hoima

Multi-million Hazardous Waste Facility under Const...

The construction of a multi-million dollar hazardous waste management site has kicked off in Nyamasoga village, Buseruka Sub County, Hoima... read more »

African Oil Industry on Steady Growth

Africa’s oil and gas sector continues to show substantial growth, despite regulatory uncertainty and corruption, according to PwC Review.

Africa’s oil and gas sector continues to show substantial growth, despite regulatory uncertainty and corruption, according to PwC Review. In a report release... read more »

Tullow Wins Heritage Appeal

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In June 2013, Tullow succeeded in the High Court in London with its indemnity claims against Heritage with regard to Capital Gains Tax payments that Tullow had... read more »

Total Lights Up Albertine Region

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“There are affordable and environmentally friendly lighting systems for our communities,” said the firm’s publicist, Chris... read more »

Politics
President Museveni being welcomed by new Kyabazinga, William Nadiope Gabula

UPC Refutes Mao’s Busoga Claims

Opposition Uganda People’s Congress, (UPC) upon congratulating Busoga Kingdom for finally getting a recognized king (Kyabazinga) has cautioned the kingdom against being driven by the state’s... read more »

GENERALS: IGP, Kale Kayihura with CDF, Katumba Wamala

UPC Urges Parliament to Block Kayihura’s Reappoint...

Opposition Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) has appealed to the Uganda Parliament to block the reappointment of Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale... read more »

‘Unemployed Youth’ Blast Gov’t Rebel Claims

Youth led by Nyanjura at a press conference in Kampala on Wednesday (Photo: Kenneth Kazibwe)

Youth under the National Association of the Unemployed have lashed out at government for labeling them rebels, Chimp Corps report. Early this week, Kampala RCC... read more »

DP Warns New Kyabazinga on Museveni

President Museveni being welcomed by new Kyabazinga, William Nadiope Gabula

Opposition Democratic Party (DP) has congratulated Busoga kingdom upon the coronation of a new king (Kyabazinga) after a period of over five years without a... read more »

Kabarole: 200 FDC Diehards Cross To NRM

Museveni in Kabarole on Tuesday

Over 208 FDC members in Kabarole district have defected to National Resistance Movement NRM. The members from the Sub Counties of Katebwa in Bunyangabu and... read more »

Rwanda
Rwanda Defence Forces in a training session

SADC Warns FDLR of Military Action

South African countries have reiterated their determination to use military force to fight and defeat FDLR if the DRC-based genocidal militia refuses to surrender, Chimp corps report. This was... read more »

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UN Police Chief Visits Rwanda Camp In CAR

The director of the Police division in the United Nations, Stefan Feller Friday visited the Rwanda Formed Police Unit (RWAFPU) camp in the Central... read more »

Lt Mutabazi Judgement Day Set

Lt Joel Mutabazi on trial with his co-accused

The military trial of Lt Joel Mutabazi and his co-accused on charges of terrorism came to a close Friday, with court setting October 3 as the day of judgement,... read more »

Kagame Sacks Ministers in New Cabinet Reshuffle

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The new cabinet is set to be announced and sworn-in a few minutes from now at the Parliament Buildings in Kigali, Rwanda. Chimpreports understands that... read more »

Why Kagame 'Transferred' Habumuremyi to Burun...

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President Paul Kagame today afternoon appointed Anastase Murekezi, Minister of Public Service and Labour to step in the shoes of the outgoing premier. This... read more »

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UNSC members Powers and Grant meeting President Kiir and government officials in Juba recently

South Sudan Explains New Order on Foreigners

South Sudan government has clarified on its latest notice ordering foreigners, including aid workers, to give their positions to nationals, saying it is “targeting low level positions existing in... read more »

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AU Probes South Sudan 'Coup Plot'

Led by former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, the African Union of Inquiry on South Sudan (AUCISS) seeks to establish whether the crisis was... read more »

SPLA Intensifies Deployment in Nasir

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United Nations and IGAD have since condemned rebels’ violation of the Cessation of Hostilities agreement signed in Addis Ababa on January 23. The... read more »

New UN South Sudan Envoy Faces Uphill Battle

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It should be remembered that Johnson chose to quit over what officials described as bad blood between the UN Mission in South Sudan and government... read more »

Ethiopia Faces Wave of Refugees From South Sudan

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John Ging, Operations Director for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), just back from Ethiopia, told a news conference at UN... read more »

Sport
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SPORT: Uganda Climbs in Latest FIFA Ranking

The Uganda soccer team has climbed two positions in the latest world rankings released by world football governing body FIFA, The Cranes are now ranked 79  following impressive performances away in... read more »

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Uganda Premier League to Kick off Friday

The long awaited 2014/15 Uganda Premier League (UPL) finally kicks off this Friday (19th September 2014). There will be action at 4 different venues... read more »

FUFA Nadia Car Prize Unclaimed

The FUFA Grand prize is yet to be claimed

The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has appealed to all soccer fans who watched Cranes’ battle with Guinea last week to re-examine their... read more »

NSSF Injects Shs50m In KAVC Tourney

NSSF Ag head of marketing Birungi hands over Cheques to KAVC's President Masaba.

As part of their sponsorship package, NSSF have injected Shs 50 million in the forth coming NSSF KAVC tournament scheduled for this weekend in Kampala. This... read more »

Commonwealth Medalists to Grace Bebe Cool’s Concert

Gold medalist, Moses Kipsiro

As preparations for Ragga artist, Bebe Cool’s Friday concert are in high gear, the singer has announced that all medal winners at the recently concluded 2014... read more »

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Protests as Kabila Seeks Third Term

Violence has broken out in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo with opposition activists putting up stiff resistance against President Joseph Kabila’s plans of amending the... read more »

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Dr Clarke: Men Overtake Women In Art of Gossiping

Gossip is defined as ‘casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as being true’. In my childhood... read more »

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Inside Story 2: Pulkol’s 9 Questions On Resolving South Sudan Cri...

In this second part of a guide for unfamiliar observers, again Hon. David Pulkol, tries to answer questions about the conflict now still spreading across South Sudan. Part one discussed... read more »

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Understanding Conflicts in Africa

With majority of the major conflicts in Africa being caused by groups attempting to capture state power by force of arms, in this article will majorly discuss the reasons behind such risky... read more »

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Electricity Costs, Agriculture Taxes Threaten SMEs' Growth

Establishing an economy’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business compared to other economies and to the regional average which is useful for policy making. According to... read more »

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Gov’t Gazettes Critical Wetlands

The demarcation exercise in critical wetlands in Kampala mainly Kinawataka, Lubigi and Nakivubo systems is on-going and so far 32kms have been covered. The exercise in the Nakivubo wetland... read more »

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Kenyatta Blasts Opposition's 'Empty Politics'

Speaking in Kakamega town, President Kenyatta said Kenyans went to the elections last year and made their choice which should be respected. He said the Jubilee Government will serve all... read more »

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Kenyatta: I am Still In Charge

He told them to stop issuing threats and ultimatums to the Government over what he termed as baseless demands. The President however says he is open to dialogue with any leader who has... read more »

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Kenya Airport to Receive 20 Million Passengers a Year

Known as Terminal 4, which was test run last Friday, it has seven boarding bridges and will double JKIA’s annual passenger capacity. The new terminal covers 178,000 square meters... read more »

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Oil: HIV Prevalence to double in Albertine Region

A report on Gender issues in Uganda’s Oil and Gas Sector Release in June 2014 by International Alert Uganda has revealed that the high population attracted to business in the... read more »

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Oil in Buliisa: Natives Decry Land Rights Abuses

As the Government of Uganda edges with the process of starting oil and gas production expected in 2018 in the Albertine grabben, residents affected by oil activities are calling on... read more »

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Total Lights Up Albertine Region

French oil firm Total E & P has applauded communities in the Albertine region for embracing the use of the Awango Solar Lamps as a way of improving their lifestyles and household income... read more »

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President Museveni pays respects to the Late Gaspero B. Oda in Komite village Arua.

Museveni Honours Murdered West Nile MP, Oda

President Museveni has described the late Gaspero Oda, as a principled person who stood for the truth and for what he knew was correct. “The late Oda was a man of principle who stuck... read more »

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Prof. Balunywa: Uganda’s Education Strongman

Sometime in 1987, while Uganda’s most prestigious higher institution of learning, Makerere University, was struggling to cope with shortage of resources, teaching materials and even... read more »

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Security Tight at Kyabazinga Installation

Police have Saturday tightened security in Eastern Uganda ahead of the installation of William Nadiope (Gabula IV) as the Kyabazinga of Busoga today. President Museveni is expected to... read more »

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Mao Mounts Pressure on Museveni to Appoint Chief Justice

Democratic Party (DP) president, Norbert Mao has revealed that the party is ready to throw its weight behind the team of lawyers who filed a case in the East African Court of Justice (EACJ)... read more »

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Thought on Democracy: Importance, Challenges and Opportunities

By Morrison Rwakakamba What is democracy really? Simply, Democracy is a form of government in which all eligible citizens are meant to participate equally – either directly or, through... read more »

PM Mbabazi flags off Uganda National Students Association leaders at OPM for a study tour to Rwanda on Tuesday (Photo by PMPU)

Anger as Mbabazi Keeps Ministers Waiting

Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi on Tuesday kept two senior ministers and government public relations officers waiting for over two hours as he flagged off student leaders from universities and... read more »

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BREAKING: Kagame Changes Prime Minister

President Paul Kagame on Wednesday afternoon appointed Anastase Murekezi, Minister of Public Service and Labor to step in the shoes of the outgoing premier. Habumuremyi has served as... read more »

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Kagame Inspires African Youth To Resist Injustice

Kagame said corruption remains one of the reasons for backwardness in Africa and that the vice must be rejected. “Why should resources be a curse? Lack of resources is what should... read more »

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Rwanda Security in Crisis Meeting Over Raging Fire Incidents

The joint meeting held on July 15, was chaired by the Inspector General of Police, Emmanuel Gasana. Police said in a brief statement seen by Chimpreports on Wednesday that in last two... read more »

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Breaking: South Sudan Peace Talks to Resume

The regional body IGAD which is mediating the talks between Juba government under President Salva Kiir and Machar said in a statement to Chimpreports that negotiations recommence on July... read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Museveni Met Pagan Amum's Delegation

Chimpreports has exclusively learnt that President Museveni on Friday met with SPLM/A group of detainees (G11) instead of Dr. Machar’s SPLA/M In Opposition (SPLA/M- IO) which the... read more »

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Museveni Had Already Met South Sudan Rebels- Uganda Gov't

Rebel leader, Riek Machar’s spokesperson, James Gatdet Dak said in a brief statement Monday night that “Our high level delegation to Kampala led by the deputy chairman, Gen.... read more »