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Eddy Kenzo in Senegal’s African Summit for Uganda

By Tonny Akankwatsa Our very own multi award winning artiste Edirisa Musuuza Kenzo alias Eddie Kenzo as usual has kept the ‘Pearl of Africa’s pride levelled by raising the Ugandan flag high. Yesterday, June 16, Eddy Kenzo represented Uganda during the African Summit on Genital Mutilation and Child marriages in the Senegal’s capital, Dakar. By […]

Huawei Mate X fordable phone launch delayed

Another foldable phone is getting postponed. Huawei is reportedly delaying the release of its UGX 9,516,000 Mate X. The Chinese tech giant is pushing the foldable phone’s launch date from this month to September. Huawei is delaying sales of the Mate X, in part, to improve the quality of the phone’s foldable screen, Vincent Peng, […]

Keep thieves from stealing your phone

By Tonny Akankwatsa Follow these best practices to keep your iPhone or Android from going missing in the first place. That feeling of panic and despair that hits your gut and steals your breath the moment you realize your phone is missing. It’s awful. It’s consuming. Phones are prime targets for thieves, or for opportunists […]

Nigeria: Boko Haram kill 30 in deadly attacks

At least 30 people were killed and dozens injured in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday, in the biggest mass killing this year by suicide bombers. “Yesterday around 8pm (1900 GMT) it was reported that there was a very loud explosion in (the village of) […]

VIDEO: Former bush war comrade says Andrew Kayiira hero’s medal meaningless until his murderers exposed

By Paul Kayonga Former Federal Democratic Movement (FEDEMU) Secretary General Peter Polly Mukiibi who is currently a member of the Democratic Party Elder’s Forum has described as insulting the heroes medal awarded to Bush War comrade Dr. Andrew Lutakome Kayiira. The 83-year-old who was a member of the Uganda Freedom movement (UFM) high command says […]

Logistics firm that delivered BOU cargo summoned by government

United Kingdom based cargo firm KUENE + NAGEL that delivered the suspicious Bank of Uganda consignment has been summoned by government to help in investigations, The Nile Post reports. Last week, A team from the State House Anti-Corruption Unit raided Bank of Uganda after a tip off that some senior officials there had authorised printing […]

Police say they used private number plates in arresting Bajjo for “security” reasons

Police has owned up to participating in the arrest of Andrew Mukasa, a Bobi Wine and his People Power movement promoter. Security operatives on Saturday stormed City Bar located at Centenary Park before arresting Mukasa, the proprietor of Bajjo Events and Marketing Agency Limited who was addressing a joint press conference with Abbey Musinguzi of […]

People Power’s Bajjo faces treason charges for ‘threatening’ to overthrow Museveni

Police have said Andrew Mukasa of Bajjo Events and a supporter of People Power movement faces treason charges. Mukasa was arrested on Saturday by security officers and taken into custody. However, the police spokesperson, Fred Enanga said the Special Investigations Division of the police is investigating Bajjo over a video in which he was recorded […]

Lunyo health centre III partners with community to overcome horrors of understaffed maternity wards

It is a common complaint from many government health centres not having adeqauate space, staffing or even necessities to handle the number of patients especially at health centre III’s and IV’s. Lunyo health centre III decided to take proactive measures to address such challenges by not waiting upon government’s intervention but rather dealing with the community […]

Judiciary donates relief items to landslide survivors

DAVID OCHIENG The judiciary has delivered relief aid worth millions of shillings to Bududa landslide suvivors in Buwali Sub County. The items delivered include bags of posh and rice, clothing, beddings, soap and shoes which were equitably distributed to the affected persons. The survivors through their sub county speaker, aired out some of the challenges […]

HAM KIGGUNDU ACCUSED OF EVICTING TENANT FOR ‘SUPPORTING PEOPLE POWER’

By Jolly Gwari City businessman Hamis Kiggundu commonly known as Ham has been accused of allegedly evicting a tenant from his building over claims that he (tenant) is a supporter of People Power, a group led by Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi wine).  Ironically, Ham vehemently closed Faiz Cafe on level five of Ham Towers; Makerere […]

People and Power: Alex Mukulu, Uganda’s father of protest theatre not yet satisfied

When a legendary playwright and actor like Alex Mukulu says that he hasn’t yet seeded a legacy that satisfies his being yet his plays and approach to theater have been rooted within the education train in several institutions of arts in the country. Then rest not you whose thoughts were leaning towards retiring because Mukulu […]

Sudan general vows ‘gallows’ for perpetrators of deadly crackdown

A top Sudanese general vowed Sunday to send to the “gallows” those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded. “We are working hard to take those who did this to the gallows,” Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, deputy chief of the ruling military council said in […]

Sudan’s Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public on Sunday for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor’s office in a corruption probe. The deposed strongman has been held under arrest in the capital, Khartoum, since the military removed him from power in April amid mass protests against […]

Taliban, US set to hold crucial round of Afghan peace talks

The United States and the Taliban are scheduled to hold a crucial round of negotiations in Qatar early this week amid high expectations of a breakthrough in nearly a year-long process toward ending the war in Afghanistan. This would be the seventh round of talks hosted by the Qatari capital of Doha, where the insurgent […]

Taliban, US set to hold crucial round of Afghan peace talks

The United States and the Taliban are scheduled to hold a crucial round of negotiations in Qatar early this week amid high expectations of a breakthrough in nearly a year-long process toward ending the war in Afghanistan. This would be the seventh round of talks hosted by the Qatari capital of Doha, where the insurgent […]

Taliban, US set to hold crucial round of Afghan peace talks

The United States and the Taliban are scheduled to hold a crucial round of negotiations in Qatar early this week amid high expectations of a breakthrough in nearly a year-long process toward ending the war in Afghanistan. This would be the seventh round of talks hosted by the Qatari capital of Doha, where the insurgent […]

Museveni declines to commission incomplete Soroti-Moroto road

President Museveni over the weekend declined to commission the Soroti – Moroto road at the last hour after learning that the construction work is only 75% complete. A section of political leaders in Teso sub region and the Ministry of works had wanted the President to commission this road during his working tour of the […]