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AU Probes South Sudan ‘Coup Plot’

The African Union Commission (AUC) has intensified investigations into the root causes of the South Sudan turmoil with the view of proposing solutions to the conflict that has uprooted thousands of lives and pushed nearly 4 million people to edge of a hunger catastrophe. Led by former Nigerian... read more »

Global Trust Bank has been shut down by Bank of Uganda

Global Trust Bank Closed Over Shs 60bn Loss

Global Trust Bank customers were Friday left pondering on the next move after Bank of Uganda closed and took over management of the financial institution over what was termed as “detrimental activities” to the customers. “In exercise of its powers under section 88(i)a and b of the Financial... read more »

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PHOTOS: Juliana’s Grief at Keron Memorial Service

A sombre mood filled the inside and yard of All Saints Church Nakasero as the body Keron Kabugo, son of Singer Juliana Kanyomozi laid before mourners for prayers. Ministers, MPs, the music industry, traditional institutions, family friends, the Sports world, all and sundry, convened to say ‘good... read more »

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DPP: Uwera Intended to Kill Nsenga

The prosecution side has urged High Court judge Duncan Gaswaga to convict Jackie Uwera Nsenga of what it described as “intentional killing” of her husband Juvenal Nsenga in January 2013. In their submission on Friday morning, the lawyers led by Suzan Okalanyi and... read more »

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Uganda Assures Tourists’ Safety

The Government of Uganda has Friday assured Ugandans, regional and international tourists and visitors that the country that it is safe, secure and well protected. “We wish to assure our visitors... 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... read more »

Oil in Buliisa: Natives Decry Land Rights Abuses

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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... read more »

Total Lights Up Albertine Region

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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... read more »

Gov’t Starts Free Power Connections in Villages

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Government has started paying for power connection fees to enable consumers access to electricity in rural areas, Eng. Irene Muloni the Minister of Energy and... read more »

Entertainment
The casket containing Keron's body in the grave

Keron Laid to Rest

Singer Juliana Kanyomozi’s son, Keron Kabugo has been laid to rest, ChimpLyf reports. Keron passed away Sunday at AgaKhan Hospital in Nairobi where he had been admitted with severe... read more »

Paddy Dee Nangabo and comedian, Anne Kansiime; The Two are now under the same management

Kansiime Manager Promotes Ugandan Talent

Right after signing Eddie Kenzo, UK based Ugandan talent manager; Johnson Mujungu is showing no signs of slowing down as yesterday, he signed fresh... read more »

Juliana Bars School from Discussing Keron’s Death

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When we got the shocking news of the sudden death of the young Raphael Keron Kabugo, we wondered how his friends especially his classmates at Agha Khan Primary... read more »

PHOTOS: Grounded U.S. Plane Turns Kiwawu Into Tourism S...

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Following an emergency landing by an American plane in Kiwawu in Mityana District last week, thousands of people from different parts of central region have... read more »

Handmade Earrings Comeback Ahead of Kampala Art Biennal...

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The Kampala art biennale that seeks to showcase contemporary art due for August this year has seen handcrafted silver jewelry make a comeback in the jewelry... read more »

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Aronda Guarantees Security after Rwenzori Attacks

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Internal Affairs has appealed to all Ugandans, regional and International tourists and visitors to distance themselves from negative advice statements... read more »

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Kanungu Man’s Property Burnt After Backing M...

Benson Karabareme who came to the limelight after handing a plaque to President Museveni with the inscription ‘Our Sole Candidate 2016’ has... read more »

FDC: We are not broke

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Forum for Democratic Change are set to launch into another election since the controversial November 2012 poll which near ripped the leading opposition party... read more »

Kibaale Road Tax Scrapped After MP’s Assault

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The Ministry of Local Government has scrapped off cess tax collection in Kibaale district. – See more at:... read more »

DP Demands Report on Rwenzori Attacks

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Opposition Democratic Party (DP) has mounted pressure on government, calling for a thorough scrutiny and immediate release of Ntoroko District party Chairman,... read more »

Politics
Bukenya has arrested himself Friday at Kakiri Police Station

Bukenya Arrest Stunt Flops

Former Vice President Prof Gilbert Bukenya on Friday stormed Kakiri Police Station, Wakiso, where he decided to “arrest himself” following the detention of his supporters. Namaye said police... read more »

Mbabazi is under fire for blasting the police boss before Parliament

Youth Protest Mbabazi Parliament Remarks

Youth leaders have petitioned Parliament over what they termed as a “reckless” statement made by Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi on the floor of... read more »

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SPLA Deploys Heavily in Nasir

The South Sudan army has deployed heavily in Nasir, a strategic town which late last week came under heavy gunfire from rebels loyal to Riek Machar. United Nations and IGAD have since condemned... read more »

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South Sudan Rebels Strike Ayod

Heavy fighting has resumed Tuesday in South Sudan with rebels launching deadly attacks on SPLA positions in the town of Ayod . Officials told... read more »

Museveni Had Already Met South Sudan Rebels- Uganda Gov...

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The Uganda Presidency has denied reports that it had any prior arrangement with a group of South Sudan rebels who were stranded at Entebbe International... read more »

Drunken Security Guard Shoots Student Dead

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A security guard yesterday evening left one student dead and scores with injuries after he randomly fired bullets at students going for preps at Keyo Secondary... read more »

SPLA Commandos Storm Renegade Gen Gatkuoth Base

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The SPLA Commandos launched a surprised attack today against the rebels at Jingmiir Payam in Nasir County to capture renegade General Garhoth... read more »

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Cranes Prep for Away Mauritania Clash

Uganda Cranes travel to West Africa in Mauritania with the winner expected to face Ghana, Togo and Guinea in group E of the last qualification phase. – See more at:... read more »

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Dunga Back as Brazil Coach

Dunga has been named successor to Luiz Felipe Scolari as Brazil coach. The 1994 FIFA World Cup winning captain on Tuesday afternoon conducted a press... read more »

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What If Museveni Stepped Out For Six Months?

Imagine a situation where President Yoweri Museveni caught an illness or something necessitated that he steps out of the county for about six months! Who would take over from him? What... read more »