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Mbabazi and Gen Kayihura at a recent function

Mbabazi Put Under 24-hour Security Surveillance

A team of highly-trained intelligence operatives has been rolled out to maintain a close eye on sacked Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and his closest allies, Chimp Corps exclusively report. The order was given by President Museveni before he flew to United States on Friday. The monitoring unit... read more »

SPLA are fighting rebels in the Upper Nile State

Fresh Gun Battles in South Sudan Worry IGAD

The IGAD Special Envoys to the South Sudan Negotiations have condemned in the “strongest terms” the ongoing fighting between SPLA and rebels loyal to Dr Riek Machar taking place in Renk County and in the area south of Malakal town in Upper Nile State. The regional body expressed shock that... read more »

Pro-Mbabazi youth in a protest in Kampala this week

EXCLUSIVE: Pro-Mbabazi Youth Plan Revolution  

Fired Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi’s loyalists on Thursday night instructed NRM youth leaders across the country to commence a massive mobilisation in preparation for a revolution aimed at unseating President Museveni through countrywide protests, Chimp Corps report. This investigative website... read more »

Renegade Col Samson Mande

Col Mande: Mbabazi was Father of Corruption

Exiled Col Samson Mande, a former UPDF top officer has congratulated President Yoweri Museveni upon getting rid of Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi in what seems to blend more drama into the new cabinet reshuffle Mande a former NRA Comrade who faces treason charges for his declared rebellious... read more »

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Bebe Cool Lobbies Support for Cranes

Local artist, Moses Ssali alias Bebe Cool has urged Ugandans to support the national football team, the Cranes by attending their matches whenever they are playing. Bebe who was performing at the Club Megafest at Namboole Stadium on Saturday night took some time off... read more »

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Mafikizolo: Why we Didn’t Perfom at ClubFest

The popular South African music group, Mafikizolo of the famous ‘Koona’ hit have expressed their “disappointment” with organisers of the Club Fest music concert after being denied a chance to perform at Mandela National Stadium on Saturday night, ChimpLyf... read more »

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PHOTOS: Club Megafest Lights up Namboole

Tens of thousands of revelers graced the Club Megafest yesterday at Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Namboole where a number of local and international musicians pulled off stunning performances. The performances started a little bit late (around 6:14 PM) with a number... read more »

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PHOTOS: Shaggy Tips Ugandan Fans on Patriotism

Award winning Jamaican reggae artist, Orville Richard Burrell alias Shaggy who was in town to perform at last night’s Club MegaFest at Nelson Mandela Stadium, Namboole urged Ugandans to love their country and music from their country instead of only being fixated to... read more »

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Kenzo Makes History

Sitya Loss Singer, Eddy Kenzo, who has just returned from a successful US tour has yet made more history after he registered a full house at his ‘Sitya Loss Concert’ held last night at Kati Kati despite his recent troubles with a journalist. Crowds started pouring... read more »

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Texas Hotel Cancels Museveni’s Stay over Gay Law

A Dallas-area hotel has reportedly canceled the stay of President Yoweri Museveni, days before demonstrators planned to protest against Uganda’s anti-gay policy during the President’s visit. Dallas voice reported yesterday that Museveni who is scheduled to be in... read more »

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PHOTOS: Star Akon To Light Up Rural Kenya

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has met U.S -based Senegalese Music Superstar Akon, who affirmed his commitment to assist in lighting up Kibera and other selected parts of rural Kenya as part of a major transformational plan for the slum, spearheaded by various... 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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Mbabazi and the New PM Rugunda

Ugandans Speak Out On Mbabazi Exit; Winnie Byanyima Unsurprised

As anticipated, Uganda is still kicking about, assaying to take in news of Rt Hon Amama Mbabazi who today was relieved of his duties at Prime Minister of Uganda after three years of service. Mbabazi... read more »

MP Theodore Sekikubo

MP Sekikubo: Only Rebels Can Face President Museve...

MP Lwemiyaga County Hon. Theodore Sekikubo has warned that the ninth parliament, whose performance at the beginning of the term was described as... read more »

INSIDE STORY: Why DPP Withdrew Charges Against Ojangole

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

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

Kayihura: I am Crucified for Doing Right

Gen Kayihura addressing Makerere students recently

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 »

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Big Brother Unveils another Ugandan

As announced earlier this week, big brother Africa is continuing to unveil 3 housemates at a time, every day. The first lot was unveiled yesterday and included Miss Uganda, Stella Nantumbwe, a Kenyan... read more »

Uganda's Stellah Nantumbwe

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... read more »

3 Big Brother Housemates to Be Unveiled Today

Former Ugandan BBA Housemate, Kyle Duncan Kushaba

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... read more »

Date Set for Big Brother as House Is Found

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

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,... read more »

Date Set for Big Brother Show as House Is Found

Big Brother Africa show resumes in October

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,... 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 »

Eng Irene Muloni attending the Energy Week in Kampala recently

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...

Kampala suburban women going about daily chores

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 »

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Uganda, Kenya Get First New Trains in 27 years

Regional rail operator, Rift Valley Railways has acquired brand new locomotives hoped to improve railway infrastructure in Kenya and Uganda, the first since 1987. Speaking on Thursday at the... read more »

Minister Kiyingi meeting President Kiir in Juba on Thursday

Kiir Apologises for Moyo Provocation

State Minister for Regional Cooperation on Thursday afternoon met with South Sudan President Salva Kiir to iron out the two countries’ differences... read more »

President Lauches Construction of Soroti Fruit Factory

President Museveni Unveils the foundation of the Fruit Plant in Soroti today

  President Yoweri Museveni has today fulfilled one of the long awaited pledges to the people of Teso Sub-Region by launching the construction of a fruit... read more »

Photos: Dramatic Scenes as Police Battles Rioting Trade...

Traders Brandishing posters on the buildings

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... read more »

Insurance Players Unite to Build Sustainable Local Mark...

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Uganda Insurance Association and the Insurance Institute of Uganda have teamed up to create awareness amongst the population through a festival that seeks to... 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
Burnaboy with the event organisers

All Set for Club Mega Fest

All preparations for the club mega feast have been finalized this afternoon and the organizers have assured music lovers of a well-organized musical event tomorrow. After Sound testing, there was... read more »

Eddy Kenzo on stage

Scribes in Western Uganda demand Apology from Kenz...

Journalists operating in the western Districts of the country have vowed not to play music from Sitya Loss singer, Eddie Kenzo let alone disseminate... read more »

Phina Mugerwa Gives up On Cindy’s Man

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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... read more »

Katoto Nominates Kabushenga, Nzeyi for Ice Bucket Chall...

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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... read more »

Club Rouge Re-opened

Partiers in Club Rouge before being closed

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... read more »

Features
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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Besigye: Foreign “Investors” like Tullow Must Resp...

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... read more »

Uganda Policewomen: A Tale of Great Resilience

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

Foreign
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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
President Kenyatta being welcomed in Migori recently to launch a campaign against malaria

Kenyatta: Youth Were Hired to Attack us with Stones

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he understood that those who disrupted a public function in Migori County early this month were hired youth. The President cautioned the youth against being... read more »

Some of the people on the mall during the attack

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... read more »

Kenya, Equatorial Guinea Strengthen Ties

Kenyatta and his Equatorial Guinea counterpart in Malabo on Monday

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

Kenya, Angola Strengthen Ties

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

News
Former Leader of Opposition Hon Nandala Mafabi

Mbabazi Was An Exceptional Leader – FDC’s Mafabi

Former Parliamentary Leader of Opposition Hon Nathan Nandala Mafabi has expressed solidarity with the ejected Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and accused President Yoweri Museveni of intolerance. Mafabi... read more »

Museveni with the family of the late Col Oryema

Museveni: Tribalism Still Alive In Uganda

Before flying to the United States for next week’s slated United Nations General Assembly, President Yoweri Museveni yesterday joined the Uganda... read more »

Rugunda: I am Ready To Serve As PM

New Cabinet Boss: Ruhakana Rugunda

News reaching our desk indicates that Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi is now outgoing and being replaced by Health Minister Hon Ruhakana Rugunda. The daunting... read more »

Lyantonde Steps Up Security Amid Terror Threats

Lyantonde RDC Tiguragara Matojo addressing press yesterday

The wave of security alertness amidst national terror threats is sweeping across more corners of the country and new measures are coming... read more »

King Oyo Commends Museveni for Restoring Cultural Insti...

King Oyo with President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni yesterday launched the Queen Mother Best Kemigisha Foundation in Kitumba, Fort Portal Municipality during a one-day visit to Kabarole... 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 with former Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi

Mbabazi Never Understood the President – Mirundi

Controversial Presidential Press Secretary, Tamale Mirundi has spoken out on the sacking of Amama Mbabazi as Prime Minister and said that he (Mbabazi) was at the helm of power but never understood... read more »

President Museveni and Ex PM Amama Mbabazi

PM Reshuffle: Mbabazi Speaks Out

Following the appointment of Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda as the new Prime Minister, former Prime Minister, Patrick Amama Mbabazi has issued a... read more »

Why Court Dismissed Mbabali’s Petition against VP...

VP Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi

The Constitutional Court has Friday morning dismissed the petition by city lawyer, Jude Mbabali seeking the dismissal of Edward Ssekandi from the role of Vice... read more »

DP Youths To Celebrate Museveni’s ’77th Bir...

Museveni and family celebrating his 70th birthday on Sunday

  Uganda Young Democrats, -the Democratic Party youth wing- have announced a grand fete to commemorate president Yoweri Museveni’s 77 th birthday. This... read more »

UPC Refutes Mao’s Busoga Claims

President Museveni being welcomed by new Kyabazinga, William Nadiope Gabula

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

Rwanda
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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... read more »

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... read more »

UN Police Chief Visits Rwanda Camp In CAR

Rwanda National Police spokesperson, D. Gatare

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... 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 »

S.Sudan
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New South Sudan Diplomat Attacks Machar Mov’t

Controversial South Sudanese politician, Gordon Buay has vowed to “serve the country with all my energy” just a few days after being appointed Ambassador in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chimp... read more »

A Ugandan trader in South Sudan

Panic As Torture of Ugandans Resumes in South Suda...

Chairperson of Ugandan traders operating in South Sudan Mr. Rashid Manafwa has raised concern over the resurrection of torture of foreigners in the... read more »

South Sudan Explains New Order on Foreigners

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

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

AU Probes South Sudan 'Coup Plot'

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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... 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 »

Sport
FUFA's Moses Magogo was also in attendence

USPA Honors Fallen Sports Scribes

Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) President, Eng. Moses Magogo was among those that joined members of the Uganda Sports Press Association (USPA) at Christ The King Church to honor... read more »

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Zambia Return Leg to Be Played At Nakivubo

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has confirmed that the third round 2nd leg of the CAF U-17 Championship between Uganda and... read more »

SPORT: Uganda Climbs in Latest FIFA Ranking

Uganda Cranes Top Max Man Massa Celebrates Goal Vs Guinea

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... read more »

Uganda Premier League to Kick off Friday

URA is to play Bright Stars at Metha Stadium on Match Day 1

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 on Friday... 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 »

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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 emerged at Makerere to have some arts subjects... 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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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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China Ruling Party in Talks with Kenyan Gov't

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 of mutual equality and... read more »

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Kenyatta: Role of Women in Gov't to Grow

The President said this as he announced that Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation (MYWO) will be strengthened to play a central role in development, wealth creation and even security. ... 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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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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GENERALS: IGP, Kale Kayihura with CDF, Katumba Wamala

UPC Urges Parliament to Block Kayihura’s Reappointment

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

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‘Unemployed Youth’ Blast Gov’t Rebel Claims

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 Aisha Kabanda was quoted... read more »

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DP Warns New Kyabazinga on Museveni

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 crown king but warned the people... read more »

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Why Kagame 'Transferred' Habumuremyi to Burundi

President Paul Kagame today afternoon appointed Anastase Murekezi, Minister of Public Service and Labour to step in the shoes of the outgoing premier. This website understands that... 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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New UN South Sudan Envoy Faces Uphill Battle

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 authorities. It was during... read more »

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Ethiopia Faces Wave of Refugees From South Sudan

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 Headquarters today: “This... 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 »