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UACE 2017: Girls perform better than boys, 79 candidate’s results withheld

BY PAUL WAISWA The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has released the 2017 UACE results with a decline in performance. Releasing the results on Wednesday, Mr Daniel Odongo, the UNEB executive secretary, said of the 101,269 candidates registered for the exams, only 34,819 students obtained at least three principal passes in the subjects they offered, with 1,141 students failing to attain...

Myko Ouma in an acoustic Valentine’s performance

By Musa Ssemwanga The talented jazz guitarist serenaded revelers last night at Liquid Silk Nalya. Ouma was flanked by a full ensemble band on the unplugged stage. He was dressed in a white jacket and black trousers.   Arguably one of Uganda’s best jazz guitarists, Myko Ouma opened the show with an acoustic rendition of “Water Runs Dry,” a song originally done...

Radio out of danger, Bryan white pays hospital bills

By Ashraf Kasirye Singer Moses Ssekibogo alias Mowsey Radio’s family has confirmed that his life has stabilized and that now he can breathe on his own. This was revealed this afternoon at case clinic when socialite Brian Kirumira alias Bryan White paid him a visit and also cleared some of the hospital bills with Sh25 Million cash promising to further support...

Brotherhood: Chameleone to step in for Radio’s shows

By Norah Mukimba After the sad incident that happened to singer Mozey Radio and left him hospitalized in very critical condition at Case clinic, singer Jose Chameleone who is also close friends with Radio has come out and volunteered to step in and perform at all the Radio and Weasel shows for which they were booked and paid. This comes after...

Valentine’s Day in the dock: Red Pepper case adjourned

By Website writer Buganda Road Grade One magistrate Samuel Kagoda has adjourned the hearing of a case against eight Red Pepper Directors and journalists, after trial magistrate Ereemye Mawanda, failed to turn up. The eight were arrested in November over the publication of a story which indicated that President Yoweri Museveni wanted to cause the overthrow of the Rwandan government...

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...

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