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Singer A Pass unveils new lover

My Norah Mukimba The only person who matters in singer A Pass’ life is A Pass. He has an exaggerated sense of self-worth, one would think that if he opened his heart to another person, his ego would come crashing. Well, like they say, time changes everything. It appears A Pass (Alexander Bagonza), whose music career...

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...

Pearl of Africa Rally Receives sh100m boost

By Kampala Sun writer Vivo Energy Uganda, through its premium brand Shell V-Power, has continued with its annual muscle power towards the Pearl of Africa Rally. Shell V-Power on Wednesday announced a sponsorship package worth sh100m million towards the organization of the 2017 Pearl of Africa Uganda The announcement was made at the launch of the 20th edition of the Shell...

Uganda Cup Finals: Heavy deployment ahead of Paidha Black Angels vs KCCA

By Alex Balimwikungu With a few hours left to the highly billed Uganda Cup final clash in Arua, police and private security have deployed heavily to thwart violence and hooliganism. The law -enforcement authorities – many of whom will be heavily armed – have been put in place following light skirmishes between the home fans and a 500 strong...

Dehydrated MPs grumble over mineral water

By John Odyek As the finance minister Matia Kasaija went about his speech, he cleared his throat, coughed and bellowed into the microphone. The MPs reminded him: “You need water,” a section of MPs retorted. Interestingly, the remarks were made at a time Kasaija talked about irrigation, dams, the river Nile and the sanitation budgets. The Kampala...

Kyadondo East elections: Bobi Wine, Kantinti wait on DP support

By Kampala Sun writer With a fortnight to the highly anticipated Kyadondo East constituency bi-election, the Democratic Party has pulled a master stroke. DP’s party president Norbert Mao has withdrawn the candidature of party representative Lillian Babirye Kamoome describing her chances as slim. “DP fielded its 2016 candidate, Lillian Babirye Kamoome to contest in the by election. A flag...

UAP Old Mutual Insurance celebrates South Sudan Culture

By Kampala Sun writer It was an environment filled with joy and surprises. The office had a facelift to portray South Sudan cultural setting with drums, adungus, huntsmen crafts, spears, animal hides blended with the South Sudan flag. Everyone one was clad in outfits that depicted the various tribes in South Sudan. This year’s theme was in honour of the...

UAP Old Mutual Insurance Staff in Shorts and Sneaker Party

By Kampala Sun writer UAP Old Mutual Insurance treated its staff to an epic team building experience that was carried out at Adonai paint ball Adventures. The session was code named the ‘’shorts and sneakers’’ party. It was inevitably noticeable on sight of staff members who were clad in unique trendy designer shorts and sneakers. Divided in five groups namely...

SC Villa’s captain jumps ship over sh30m

By Kampala Sun writer Following grumbles over pay in the past few months, it has now come to pass that SC Villa’s talismanic captain Taddeo Lwanga not play for the Jogoos next season. Word behind the scenes indicates that Lwanga was asking for money, which the club couldn’t afford. He reportedly asked for sh30m and a car...

Producer Danz Kumapeesa is still alive-Winnie Nwagi

By Emmanuel Luganda Since Saturday,social media was awash with news of fast rising Music Producer Dan Muto commonly known as Danz Kumapeesa had passed on at Mulago hospital, where he'd been admitted for the past two weeks. The latest we hear is that Danz is still alive and fighting for his life at Nsambya Hospital where he is...

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