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Sudhir Ruparelia excited by PLE results

By Alex Balimwikungu Kampala Parents School (KPS) proprietor, Sudhir Ruparelia is in cloud nine following the good performance of the school in the recently released Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results. The tycoon, who drove to the school to meet with pupils and parents immediately after the results were released, is particularly happy that the school continues to improve each year,...

Boys trounce girls in 2017 PLE

By Website writer Uganda National Examinations Board on Friday afternoon released the Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE), with 2,559 being withheld as result of reported assistance to the candidates by teachers. According to UNEB Board Chairperson Professor Mary Okwakol, there was a 90% increase of pupils passing the PLE, compared to 87% last year. She added that this year boys performed better...

My wife earns more than most local artistes- Bebe Cool

By Kampala Sun writer Just when we imagined Bebe Cool would be wiser and less confrontational in his 40’s he is as scathing as a jittery teenager. Following his onslaught with Kenzo after an appearance on NTV, Bebe Cool seems to be in the mood to attack just about anyone. In his latest salvo, he has...

Red Pepper directors granted bail

By Kampala Sun writer Buganda Road Chief Magistrate Court today (Tuesday) granted Sh 20 million non-cash bail to five Red Pepper directors and three editors. The five directors and three editors of a local tabloid, the Red Pepper publications were accused of defaming President Yoweri Museveni. The suspects appeared before Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate James Ereemye Mawanda, who...

I’m on good terms with Abryanz; i’ll give him Sh500m for the next three years – Pemba

By Kampala Sun writer Socialite Jack Pemba is unhappy with rumours that circulated on one of the local websites that he is not on good terms with Brian Ahumuza, the organiser of the Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards, days after the event in which he injected Sh100m. The website claimed that Pemba was angry because he felt he didn’t get...

Jack Pemba injects sh100m in ASFAS

By Kampala Sun writer Philanthropist and socialite Jack Pemba has returned to the country in a big way and with a grand announcement. Shortly after he touched the tarmac at Entebbe Airport on Wednesday, Pemba who was picked by Brian Ahumuza of the founder of the ASFAS made the big announcement which was music to the ears of Abryanz....

Gashumba found with cocaine, Marijuana, fake UPDF stamps

By Kampala Sun writer The Ministry of Defence has cleared the air on the arrest of outspoken government critic and city businessman Frank Gashumba. Gashumba was arrested on Monday night and detained by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence. Addressing a news conference on Tuesday evening at the Ministry of Defence headquarters in Mbuya, the UPDF deputy spokesperson Lt.Deo Akiiki explained that...

Diamond Platnumz finally accepts his baby with Hamisa Mobetto

By Norah Mukimba The old adage was recently brought to life by popular Tanzanian crooner, Diamond Platnumz after he finally admitted to be the biological father Hamissa Mobetto's son,Abdhul Naseeb. Speaking in a candid interview with Tanzania's Clouds FM on Tuesday, September 19, the Utanipenda' hit maker who is due to perform in Kampala next month at the Kampala...

Geosteady shines at debut concert

By Musa Ssemwanga Imperial Royale Hotel Kampala was a nightmare to singer Cindy weeks back receiving a handful of revelers at her concert. However to George Kigozi aka Geosteady it was a success,sold ,historic and at the same time it booked a palce in the record books of this venue amongst the most attended to concerts. Performances begun as early as...

Munyagwa sweats on FDC presidential bid

By Eddie Ssejjoba Comical legislator, Mubarak Munyagwa faces a herculean task as he prepares to take on the highest office in the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party. On account of his first showing, he put on a bad show as he profusely sweated before the media as he unleashed his campaign strategy. His palpitations shot after journalists...

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