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DP’s Ssebaana Kizito dead

By Alex Balimwikungu Respected veteran politician and former Democratic Party President John Ssebaana Kizito has passed away this morning. He was 83. Ssebaana, also the former Kampala mayor has been unwell for over a year a time during which he disappeared from the public eye. Last month, Ssebaana was wrongly pronounced dead after admission at Nakasero Hospital’s...

The 2017 Uganda Film Festival launched

By Betty Amamukirori Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has launched this years’ Uganda Film Festival (UFF). The week-long event will be crowned with an awards gala to recognize the best talent in the film industry. The awards will be in the categories of; the best feature film, best cinematography, best short film award, best animated film, best student film, best screen play...

I will walk with my head high- Angela Kalule

By Kampala Sun writer Singer Angela Kalule has vowed to ‘walk with her head high’ and put the issues of her private video behind her. This follows a directive by Ethics and Integrity State Minister Fr Simon Lokodo to have the Katikitiki singer brought to book if it is indeed true she leaked the video that scandalised sections...

Ugandan senior one dropout fakes his way to top Kenyan State jobs

By Kampala Sun writer Detectives have smoked out a Ugandan Form One dropout who used forged academic certificates to get top jobs in government and reputable private companies in Kenya. Until he was arrested last week, he was the deputy director of information and communications technology at the Public Service Commission. The 50-year-old man, who goes by the names Moses Otieno...

Joel Isabirye’s hell; Read full account of marriage to ‘abusive and manipulative’ ex Rebecca Jingo

By Kampala Sun writer After Joel Isabirye’s split with singer and radio presenter Rebecca Jingo in April 2014, they soon became a forgotten couple. Many concluded that hooking up and splitting with women had since become part of Isabirye’s DNA, their marital woes were shelved. Last week, Rebecca Jingo in a kiss-and-tell interview equated her marriage...

Winnie Byanyima listed on World’s influential list

By Kampala Sun writer Winnie Byanyima, the Executive Director of Oxfam International has been listed among the 100 most reputable people on earth for the year 2017. According to information shared by the watchdog online portal, A South African research-based, Global Performance-Management Consulting Company conducted the research on individuals across the globe who have amassed high reputation for themselves...

Semwanga’s farewell party flops

By Musa Semwanga The late Ivan Ssemwanga farewell party last night at Space Lounge turned into another lowly funeral. It appeared like most of the people who attended were still mourning. By midnight, the club had a fair attendance and revellers/mourners moved their bodies a little, like they were dancing to dirges. Only reserved tables in the VIP section had a...

Ssemwanga; the journey to Kayunga

Ivan Ssemwanga's last journey in pictures Pictures by Musa Ssemwanga              

Unregistered phones to be switched off at midnight- ICT minister.

By Kampala Sun writer The temporary reprieve that greeted holders of unregistered sim cards yesterday following parliament’s move to extend the registration grace period has not lasted. The latest news we have learnt is that the deadline of 19th May set by government will be enforced at midnight. A statement released by Frank K. Tumwebaze, the Minister of ICT...

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