2:32 pm - Wednesday September 17, 2014
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 »

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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 »

President Museveni and close family members at his country home in Rwakitura during the weekend

PHOTOS: Museveni’s Intimate Moments with his Family

President Yoweri Museveni over the weekend celebrated his 70th birthday, exalting family life and urging young people, his children and grandchildren not to squander theirs. “My young people, my children and grandchildren, what you need is to look after your health. Don’t squander it... read more »

Al Shabaab militants were found in possession of suicide vests

Kayihura: Al Shabaab Terrorists Had ‘Suicide Vests’

Dozens of extremist Al Shabaab terrorists detained in Kampala after a massive joint security operation during the weekend were found in possession of “suicide vests”, Chimp Corps report. Gen Kale Kayihura told this website that the seizure of the vests implied the jihadist militants intended to... 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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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 at that time from another relationship with singer Phina Mugerwa with whom he had a son. For the time that Cindy has... read more »

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Kenzo Gets Mega Tv Deal

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 aka Eddy Kenzo is set for more noble undertakings as new Pay TV company, Azam TV have signed him as their... read more »

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Kenzo, Kasuku Warned Against Legal Battle

Barefoot Lawyers have warned Dembe FM radio presenter, Isaac Katende aka Kasuku and Sitya Loss singer, Edirisa Musuuza aka Eddie Kenzo against launching a court battle following a scuffle last week in which the singer pounced on the radio presenter and beat him up for... read more »

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Abdu Muraasi is a Wanted Man

Police in Kalangala are reportedly hunting Kadongokamu singer and love Champion, Abdu Muraasi for fleecing a local promoter in the district of an undisclosed amount of money. It is reported that this singer who once disclosed that he was to launch a farm of wives had... read more »

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Gen Saleh Launches Miss Uganda Race Today

Senior defence presidential advisor, Gen Salim Saleh, will Monday launch the 2014/15 Miss Uganda competition with the view of promoting agriculture especially among the youth, ChimpLyf reports. The function will be held at the Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort under the... read more »

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Ruyonga to Thrill Revellers at Blankets and Wine

The seventh edition of Blankets and Wine Kampala kicks off Sunday with mix of jazz, hip hop, afro-pop, disco and electronica music with the headlining acts being Kenya’s best house, funk, and disco band called “Just a Band” and Congo’s “Charmat”. ChimpLyf... read more »

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Kenzo Must Apologise – Kasuku

Dembe FM radio presenter, Isaac Katende commonly known as Kasuku has threatened to sue Sitya Loss star, Eddie Kenzo if he fails to apologize publicly for assaulting him a few days ago. This follows a scuffle that ensued on Thursday at Laftaz Bar when Kenzo, who had... read more »

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Why Kenzo Punched Kasuku

Details have emerged on why singer Eddy Kenzo fought controversial radio presenter, Kuku Wazabanga alias Kasuku. Drama started unfolding with Kenzo faulting some radio presenters for not appreciating the role played by local artists in promotion of Ugandan culture... read more »

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

Kutesa Vows to fight Poverty, Global Extremism

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 opportunity to formulate a post-2015... read more »

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

Kagonyera: History Studies Must be Made Compulsory

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

Protests as Kabila Seeks Third Term

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

Dr Clarke: Men Overtake Women In Art of Gossiping

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

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

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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... read more »

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Uganda's Kyle Duncan Kushabaafter being unveiled at the last Big Brother Africa

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
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 Edges Closer to Electronic Trade Clearance System

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 partnership between the Royal Danish... read more »

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Food Vendor Wins MTN Kaja shs 10 M Jackpot

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... 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 »

Kenyatta Tips Youth on Tech-driven Agriculture

President Uhuru Kenyatta tours the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) stand during the official opening of the 2014 Nyeri National Show, Nyeri County

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has advised the youth to embrace technology-driven agriculture instead of waiting for the elusive ‘white collar’ jobs that... read more »

Kagame Hails American Peace Activist, Andrew Young

American peace activist, Andrew young

President Kagame arrived today in Washington, DC where he will be attending the two day US Africa Summit alongside over forty other African leaders. President... read more »

E.A Live News
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, during a ceremony that took place at Urugwiro... read more »

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South Sudan Kicks Out Foreign Workers

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

EALA Deliberates On EAC Budget Speech

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The Budget Speech which is a key activity of the Community shall be delivered on May 29, by the Chairperson of the Council of Ministers, Hon Phyllis J.... read more »

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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 »

Miss Uganda being launched at Commonwealth Resort Munyonyo on Monday

PHOTOS: 2014 Miss Uganda Launched

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

PHOTOS: Love Meets Music at Blankets and Wine

Revellers enjoy a dance during the Sunday Blankets and Wine event at National Museum (Photos: Kenneth Kazibwe)

It was a colourful Sunday evening as excited party goers thronged the Blankets and Wine annual event at the Uganda Museum gardens – purposely to enjoy... read more »

Irene Ntale Updates Discography with Smashing ‘Olindaba...

'Gyobera' Singer, Irene Ntale released 'Olindaba'

Swangz Avenue singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Irene Ntale popularly known for her earlier song, ‘Gyobera’ has yet again updated her endless discography... 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 »

Features
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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 »

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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 so far this year, with the majority being... read more »

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Sub County Chief Accused of Spreading Banana Wilt

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

Gov’ts Told to Increase Procurement Deals for Wom...

RDB senior official, Clare Akamanzi addressing the Summit in Kigali, Rwanda on Monday

The International Trade Centre (ITC) has launched an initiative to increase the number public procurement contracts being awarded to women-owned businesses... 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 »

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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
Former Chief Justice, Benjamin Odoki

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) against... read more »

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Thought on Democracy: Importance, Challenges and O...

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

Anger as Mbabazi Keeps Ministers Waiting

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

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... read more »

2016: DP to Challenge Museveni Age in Court

Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni cut the cake to celebrate the President's 70th birthday

Opposition Democratic Party (DP) has noted that there is need for court to order a laboratory test that will scientifically prove President Museveni’s... read more »

Gov’t To Reconcile Hostile Busoga Factions   

Bunyoro King Gafabusa at the coronation of Nadiope as the new Kyabzinga on Saturday

Government has congratulated the people of Busoga upon what it described as the “successful election and enthronement” of His Royal Highness William... read more »

Rwanda
Rwanda National Police spokesperson, D. Gatare

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 African Republic based in the National Police School... read more »

Lt Joel Mutabazi on trial with his co-accused

Lt Mutabazi Judgement Day Set

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... 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 »

BREAKING: Kagame Changes Prime Minister

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President Paul Kagame on Wednesday afternoon appointed Anastase Murekezi, Minister of Public Service and Labor to step in the shoes of the outgoing... 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 touched off by a coup led by sacked Vice President... read more »

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SPLA Intensifies Deployment in Nasir

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

Breaking: South Sudan Peace Talks to Resume

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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... read more »

Sport
The FUFA Grand prize is yet to be claimed

FUFA Nadia Car Prize Unclaimed

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 tickets as the winner of a prize car is yet... read more »

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NSSF Injects Shs50m In KAVC Tourney

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

Uganda Tames Mauritania

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Robert Ssentongo scored the only goal Sunday night for Uganda in the 91st minute of the game over Mauritania. This sealed Uganda’s qualification to join... read more »

Cubs progress over Rwanda Wasps

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The Ugandan U17 boys were 3-2 away winners to their Rwandan counterparts in a game played on Friday afternoon at Umuganda stadium in Gisenyi. The visitors took... read more »

Museveni: Kipsiro Win Inspires Africa

Kipsiro won Gold in the Commonwealth Games

Ugandans, including President Museveni, on Friday night took to social media to express their joy after Moses Kipsiro snatched gold at the Commonwealth men’s... read more »

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Inside Story 1: Pulkol’s 9 Questions On Current South Sudan Crisis

Further aware of the interacting factors shaping the ever changing military, political and diplomatic atmosphere in which the present South Sudan crisis is unfolding, Mr. Pulkol- an... read more »

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Assessing Ugandan 2013 Football Feat

Football has been followed both in the board room and at the pitch with a mixture of happiness and discontent. The minister of Education and Sports, Hon Jessica Alupo, promised to give... read more »

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“Sacking Teachers More Expensive Than Raising Their salaries”

In an exclusive interview with Chimpreports on Friday in Kampala, Mutyaba said the government’s decision would be too costly to implement considering that it requires heavy financial... 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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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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I did not abuse Mary Luswata – Fabiola

NTV’s ‘Be My Date’ presenter Anita Fabiola has rubbished reports that she abused Mary Luswata, saying she is so ugly and  that she needed plastic surgery. That was posted... read more »

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Kagame: No One Will Carry Our Burden for Us

President Paul Kagame has reiterated his government’s determination to seek domestic solutions to local problems, saying the entire burden of rebuilding the nation after the 1994 genocide... read more »

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FDC says Dr Besigye is free to stand as party flag-bearer in the 2016 polls

Besigye Free to Stand in 2016 – FDC

Forum for Democratic Change have set February 15 2015 as the Election Day for all party leadership from village to the top executives. The party’s flag-bearer for the 2016... read more »

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Teach Road Safety in Schools: Besigye Counsels Government

Former Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] leader Col Kiiza Besigye has made remarkable observations into the country’s deadly road transport sectors. Uganda’s roads which are estimated... read more »

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Exclusive: How Lango UPC Leaders Pocketed Museveni Cash

Uganda People`s Congress [UPC] leaders and members from Lango region who crossed Karuma Falls on Thursday on a steamy mission to get money from President Yoweri Museveni finally... 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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Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea Strengthen Ties

While jointly addressing the press at the end of President Nguema’s two-day visit on Tuesday, the two Presidents underscored the need for African nations to focus on matters that will... 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 »

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South Sudan Rebels Strike Ayod

Officials told Chimpreports the rebels struck at 8:00am, less than 48 hours after UN released a statement, warning Dr Riek Machar of “consequences” if the rebel movement kept... read more »