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UCU Wins Reach A Hand Uganda’s Inter- University Quiz Competition

By Website writer Uganda Christian University emerged winners of the first Inter-university Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) Quiz competition held under the Voices for Health campaign at Makerere University Sports ground. The competition conducted on Monday by Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU), tested the student’s knowledge in key reproductive health topics like gender equality, HIV, Gender Based Violence, Menstruation,...

24-year-old Arrested for Conning Jobless Graduates

By Website writer Uganda Police Central Police Station team on the weekend arrested a man identified as Steven Amanyire 24, a resident of Kasubi following a spate of incidents involving fraud through use of fake Facebook accounts. Amanyire created a fake facebook account in the names of Mugalanda Cathy Irene (Don), joined different nursing groups and advertised a number of...

Don’t compare me to Michael Ezra- Bryan white

By Stella Naigino Social socialite Brian Kirumira aka Bryan White came out and asked people not to compare him to Mike Ezra. He made the statement last Friday in a television interview where he says, his actions are for a noble cause and not for just spending unnecessarily like Mike Ezra used to do. Ezra used to flash money in bars and...

Tanzania bans 13 songs including Diamond Platnumz’ Waka Waka

By Norah Mukimba Tanzania has banned over 10 local songs on grounds that were against the country’s norms and values. On Wednesday, Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) announced the ban of the songs after receiving a list of the songs from the National Arts Council of Tanzania (Basata). “The said records have lyrics which violate ethics of regulations of broadcasting services (Content)...

Ethics minister Simon Lokodo in coma

By Paul Waiswa Fr Simon Lokodo, the Minister of State for Ethics and Integrity is in critical conditions, following a stroke that he suffered last night. The minister, most known for his tough stance against pornography was on duty in Kalangala District. Fr Lokodo was rushed to a nearby health centre for treatment as he waited to be airlifted to Kampala...

Kidnappers chopped off Magara’s fingers

By Website writer Fresh details have emerged about the circumstances under which Sarah Magara was kidnapped and later killed by unknown assailants. In an interview with online nres source Nile Post, Lenny Muganwa, the grandfather to the deceased said Magara was kidnapped as she left the gym. “She was in office up to 8:30pm and left to go to the...

Susan Magara’s Killers Received $200,000 Ransom

By Website writer John Fitzerland Magara, father Susan Magara, whose body was Tuesday discovered near Entebbe Express Highway paid her captors $200000 ransom- approximately sh720 million. We have established through the deceased’s relatives that the kidnappers had earlier demanded $1m but the dad negotiated and finally settled for $200000. According to Trumpet news, he information we further obtained indicates that while...

Bebe Cool announces concert date

By Norah Mukimba The on going speculations of a music battle between the "love you everyday" singer Bebe Cool and the "Valu valu" singer Jose Chameleone. During a radio interview Bebe Cool revealed to the listeners that he had no time for nonsense because he has better things to do. However, the ‘Love you Everyday’ singer seems to have feared to battle...

Jason Derulo lands FIFA World Cup anthem deal

By Cissy Apiso Coca-Cola has announced that global music superstar, Jason Derulo, will be creating the sound track to its 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign. Jason Derulo real names Joel Jason Desrouleaux is an American singer, song writer and a dancer. Coca-Cola and Jason Derulo have teamed-up to create the Coca-Cola anthem for the 2018 FIFA World Cup “Colours”. The...

Kyanja Groom ‘fled’ hefty wedding budget.

By website writer Phillip Tumwebaze Wabwire’s recent disappearance on February 16, two weeks to his wedding evoked public sympathy. To his religious parents in Kyanja, a city suburb it was an omen for the brilliant son to go missing when they expected to celebrate love on March 3. Unknown to them, Wabwire is likely to have kidnapped himself to flee...

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