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Investigator editor Stanley Ndawula kidnapped

By Website writer The founder and chief executive office of “The Investigator”, a Ugandan online news website, Stanley Ndawula, is feared kidnapped. Ndawula, a critic of former IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura was picked by uniformed men at around 2:00am, as he escorted friends from his bar business Yaya Lounge. Robert Ssempala, the coordinator of Human Rights Network For Journalists-Uganda...

Bobi Wine’s brother remanded over mobile money protest

By Michael Odeng and Farouk Kasule Former Kamwokya LC1 chairman Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu, who is the brother of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine), has been charged with offences of unlawful assembly. He appeared before the Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court on Friday, which later remanded him to Luzira Prison. Nyanzi was charged with two other people over claims they...

Peter Gabriel pays tribute to Geoffrey Oryema

By Website writer Musicians, industry players and fans have paid tribute to legendary Ugandan musician Geoffrey Oryema who died on Friday aged 65. A statement by family spokesperson Gerald Omony said the singer died in France after a long battle with cancer. “The family of Erinayo Oryema wishes to inform you with deepest sorrow the sudden loss of their beloved uncle,...

Jamal’s grand come back at Roast & Rhymes

By Musa Ssemwanga The dread locked thin singer has been silent for years leaving many of his fans especially ladies in the blue. Sources have it that in 2015 December his contract with his manager a one Nisha Bridget expired and was not renewed hence the silence. However,last weekend at the Bell Lager sponsored Roast and Rhymes,he made a grand come...

Judith Babirye Set to marry fellow MP

By Norah Mukimba Famous gospel artiste and Buikwe Woman MP Judith Babirye is set to marry fellow MP Paul Musoke Sebulime. Babirye,40, was married to Pastor Samuel Niwo with whom they have one daughter. However, early last year, Babirye filed for divorce with hubby saying that their marriage has been stormy and characterized with sadness owing to what she describes as...

Miss Tourism Ankole chapter launched

By Adolf Ayoreka Miss Tourism Uganda Ankole chapter is back for another edition. The 2018 edition was launched at a media event held at Lake View Hotel over the weekend Mbarara Tourism Information Center and the holder of the franchise the Embassy Suits and tours limited opened up competitions for the participants. Following the launch, the organizers will now embark on a...

Ofwono Opondo’s daughter graduates in Poland

By Norah Mukimba Government spokesperson, Ofwono Opondo is a very proud father at the moment. This follows the graduation of his daughter abroad. The controversial government spokesperson was a picture of calm when he attended the 2017/2018 graduation of his daughter at Vistula University, Poland recently. For such an auspicious occasion, Opondo ditched his shabby Kitenge shirts and ill-fitting oversize suit...

Kampala Sun hosts Ramadhan quiz winners to Iftar

By Farooq Kasule and Subaiha Nakandi Winners of the Ramadhan quiz that has been running on Kampala Sun, Urban TV and X-FM were hosted to an Iftar dinner at Café Javas on Wednesday. The visibly excited winners had already arrived at café javas and were ushered into their already gazetted seats by Urban TV’s promotions manager Derekford Mugumisa. They included Shirah Babirye,...

My arrest was a rumour-Kayihura

By Website writer Last evening news reports filtered that former IGP Gen Kale Kayihura had been arrested in Lyantonde and brought to a detention in Kololo. However, according to the New Vision’s twitter handle, the former IGP was busy attending to his farm in Lyantonde. IGP Kale Kayihura also revealed that he got rumours of his arrest from social media. He laughed...

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)...

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