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Kirumira quits Police force

By Website writer Maverick policeman, Muhammad Kirumira has stepped down as the District Police Commander for Buyende district before exiting the police force. Kirumira was recently charged with corruption, extortion, torture and unnecessary exercise of authority by the police tribunal and is expected back to the court on Thursday. In a move which caught many off guard, Kirumira who became popular...

MTN fulfils sh1b pledge to government

By Website writer Telecom giants MTN have fulfilled a Sh1 billion pledge it made toward the support of Uganda government’s effort to cope with increasing refugee influx in the country. The pledge was delivered by Rob Shuter, the president and chief executive of MNT Group, who is in the country for the MTN Global Leadership Gathering. In June, last year, President...

Bebe Cool, Kenzo for Spice Diana Concert

By Norah Mukimba Fresh graduate and singer Spice Diana is set to have her maiden concert this Friday at Front Page Hotel in Namasuba. The singer seems to have gone one better against her nemesis, Fille Mutoni whose concert is on the same day, albeit at a different venue. This is simply because she has managed to attract the cream of...

King Saha grabbed by traffic Police

By Julius Luwemba Police in Entebbe launched an operation on Monday where it intercepted a number of boda boda cyclists presumed to be operating illegally. According to Entebbe traffic police commander Eria Kamugisha, the operation which started on Monday, will continue for unspecified period of time until "positive results are realized." "We're arresting all cyclists without driving permits, helmets, third-party insurance...

Maro drops to boda boda

Ronnie Twinamasiko When you christen yourself, a Kyabazinga, no matter under what regard, we expect you to live a life at least with some semblance to royalty. For Maro, who calls himself the RnB Kyabazinga, royalty and good life are things he only finds in dreams and tales. The artiste has been reduced to pauper lifestyle since his wheels...

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...

Fishy business: Ugandan woman’s arrest blows lid off drug racket

A joint team of the counter-intelligence wing of Jalandhar Police and the Jagraon police in India have busted a gang of drug peddlers that transported the contraband through its supply chain in dead fish. According to Indian news site Hindustan times, a Uganda-based woman Rogget Namotabi, 22, was arrested with with 1.5-kg heroin concealed inside the dead fish on ...

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...

Bobi Wine’s ghetto youths excited at parliament.

By Joan Murungi During his campaigns for the Kyadondo East by-election H.E Kyagulanyi Sentamu a.k.a Bobi promised to take the ghetto to parliament. Even though he then meant that he would represent the issues of the ghetto to the August house, Bobi Wine literary lived to the word when he ferried ghetto youths for a tour of parliament as a...

Red Pepper set to re-open

By Website writer The Red Pepper newspaper and its sister publications are set to hit the streets again after President Museveni on Tuesday night ordered the police off media company’s premises. We have received information that the president met the tabloid newspaper’s directors at State House, Entebbe and after warning them against reckless reporting in future. “His Excellency the President...

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