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Empire star Terrence Howard shares about his dark past and how he has moved past it

Terrence Howard knows he isn’t perfect. “I’ve made terrible mistakes throughout my life,” the Empire star, 48, says in the current issue of PEOPLE. “I...
Felicienne Soton is part of a women's group that produces gari (cassawa flour). She and her group in Adjegounle village have greatly benefited from Benin's national CDD project. (Photo: Arne Hoel).

Family admitted in hospital after eating poisoned cassava flour

One person has died and seven others are admitted in Busia district for suspected food poisoning. The poison victims are family members and residents of...
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ICC extends Congolese Bemba’s time in prison over false evidence

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced the former Congolese Vice-President, Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, to another year in prison and about USD 325,000 (1.2 billion...
PASSING THE NATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIO SAFETY BILL,2 012 LEAVES A LOT TO BE DESIRED-HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS.

PASSING THE NATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIO SAFETY BILL,2 012 LEAVES A LOT TO BE DESIRED-HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS.

By Edwin Muhumuza Human Rights Activists have raised concern regarding the human rights issues that arise from the National biotechnology and bio safety bill, 2012....
WORKERS THREATEN TO STRIKE OVER PENSION BILL

WORKERS THREATEN TO STRIKE OVER PENSION BILL

By Edwin Muhumuza Workers representatives have issued a 40 day ultimatum to Minister of Finance Hon.Matia Kasaija to withdraw the pension sector bill. The chairperson...
Ministry of Health to distribute 2,655,840 mosquito nets

Ministry of Health to distribute 2,655,840 mosquito nets

By  Fredah Arinaitwe The Ministry of Health is planning to distribute a total of 2,655,840 mosquito nets in a campaign to reduce mortality and morbidity...
Court of Appeal upholds the election of Mary Babirye Kabanda

Court of Appeal upholds the election of Mary Babirye Kabanda

By Sania Babirye The court of Appeal has upheld the election of Mary Babirye Kabanda as woman member of parliament for Masaka. Justice Remy Kasule,...
KCCA enforcement team has impounded 30 commercial salon vehicles

KCCA enforcement team has impounded 30 commercial salon vehicles

By Robert Ssegawa Kampala capital city authority enforcement team has impounded 30 commercial salon vehicles in a morning crackdown on tax defaulters. Simon Kabanda the...
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KCCA impounds public passenger vehicles over tax defaulting

By Robert Ssegawa Kampala Capital City Authority enforcement team has impounded 30 commercial salon vehicles in a morning crackdown on tax defaulters. Simon Kabanda the...
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President Museveni not interested in succession and removal of age limit talk

President Yoweri Museveni has dismissed calls to discuss the removal of the age limit from the constitution and his succession, saying it’s not the right...
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Security is tightened to keep away kifeesi

By Robert Segawa Preparations to send off former AIGP Andrew felix Kaweesi at his ancestral home in Kitwekyanjovu Lwengo district are under way. Most of...
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20 students die while swimming in a storm in Ghana

Up to 20 students have died after a storm at a waterfall popular with picnickers in Ghana caused trees to fall on them while they...
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Burundi, Tanzania and Rwanda named some of the unhappiest countries in the World

Norwegians have more reason than ever to celebrate the International Day of Happiness. After ranking fourth for the last two years, Norway jumped three spots...
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Four arrested for illegal possession, gun hidden in motorcycle cushion

Gulu police are holding four men for illegal gun possession and poaching. The suspects are Lenox Ojok, Solomon Nyero, Steward Kibwola, and Samuel Kinyera, all...
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Flying squad shoots one dead in Mityana

Three police officers attached to the Police Flying Squad have shot dead a 3-year-old-child and injured two other people in Mityana district. The incident occurred...
Dr Cypriano says AIGP Kaweesi is the 5 security officer to be gunned down.

Dr Cypriano says AIGP Kaweesi is the 5 security officer to be gunned down.

By Robert Segawa. The archbishop of Kampala archdiocese Dr Cypriano Kizito Lwanga has condemned the current wave of gun shootings in the city that have...
President Museveni orders security officers to shoot suspicious boda boda riders following them.

President Museveni orders security officers to shoot suspicious boda boda riders following them.

By Gloria Nakiyimba President Museveni urged armed officers, to always be vigilante, stop the car, if they realize they are being trailed by boda boda....
Preparation of Kaweesi Requiem mass underway

Preparation of Kaweesi requiem mass underway

By Robert Segawa Various dignitaries have started arriving here at Rubaga cathedral for the requiem mass of fallen police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi expected to...
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Museveni asks citizens, security personnel to be vigilant

The president of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has come out to condemn the manner in which Andrew Felix Kaweesi and many more Ugandans have been...
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Police Spokes Person Andrew Felix Kaweesi Shot dead

Police Spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi is dead. He was shot at by a group of unknown gunmen as he left his home in Kulambiro, a...
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STREAMLINE ANTI-TERRORISM LAW-PARLIAMENT URGED

By Edwin Muhumuza Parliament has been urged to stream line the anti-terrorism law. This was as officials from the financial intelligence authority appeared before the...
Airtel launches loan scheme

Airtel launches loan scheme

By Robert Segawa Airtel Uganda has today launched Wewole credit services to Ugandans via the Airtel money platform. The Airtel wewole service is fast in...
IGP spends 450 police officers at border points.

IGP spends 450 police officers at border points.

By Robert Segawa The Inspector General of Police Gen.Kayihura has ordered that police officers in Malaba, Busia and Kisoro border points be suspended and sent...
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Rwenzururu kingdom prime minister released on bail, court sets conditions

By Sania Babirye The Rwenzururu kingdom Prime Minister Thembo Kitsumbire has been released on bail. Jinja High court  judge Eva Luswata granted  Kitusumbire   a non...
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Owino market leaders call on vendors to get back to work,DFCU not taking their land

By Zirimala Daudi St Balikuddembe Market Leadership has called upon vendors who had left their stalls to return to owino market and start working after...
“No Love” audio is out.

J.C Muyonjo: “No Love” audio is out.

By Tukundane Yonna J.C Muyonjo a finalist at Kyambogo University has released a new audio entitled NO LOVE. The song examines whether love is very...
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Development partners urge government to intervene on menstrual hygiene issues

By Zirimala Daudi Uganda will be joining the rest of the world to mark the menstrual hygiene management day on 28th may at a time...
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Police officer kills self over domestic problems

Police in Hoima are investigating circumstances under which one of their own committed suicide by shooting himself inside the barracks. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine regional...
Key challenges faced by USAFI market traders

Usafi leaders say market could only take in 856 out of 1292 who applied to get stalls

A total of 427 vendors from the demolished Park Yard market have failed to secure space in Usafi Market, a facility initially acquired by Kampala...
Police to reconstruct a house.

Police to reconstruct a house.

By Robert Segawa The Uganda police force has promised to reconstruct the house of Nampijja Annet whose roof was blown off by a helicopter on Monday at...
UGANDA PRISONS ACCUSE THE JUDICIARY OF MAKING THE BAIL FEES UNAFFORDABLE FOR THE POOR TO ACESS JUSTICE.

UGANDA PRISONS ACCUSE THE JUDICIARY OF MAKING THE BAIL FEES UN AFFORDABLE FOR THE POOR TO ACCESS JUSTICE.

By Alice Lubwama The Uganda prisons service has accused the judiciary of making the bail fees unaffordable for the poor to access justice. While speaking...
LORD MAYOR DEMAND’S 563.4MILLION SHILLINGS EMOLUMENTS AND SALARY ARREARS

LORD MAYOR DEMAND’S 563.4MILLION SHILLINGS EMOLUMENTS AND SALARY ARREARS

By Sania Babirye Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago drags Kampala Minister Beti Tirwomwe Kamya, the Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority Jennifer Musisi, Attorney General and KCCA to the...