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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...

Roast and Rhyme sixth edition on

By Website writer The 6th edition of the popular Roast and RHyme is on. The edition will be held under the theme “Reggae Ragga Nyam Nyam” on Sunday, February 11. The event which is synonymous with live musical performances and nyama choma is expected to bring together reggae and ragga music lovers for a fun day at...

Muhangi’s Comedy Store relocates from Bukoto

By Website writer Comedy Store Ug, a weekly comedy show hosted by comedian Alex Muhangi, is on the move again. The weekly comedy show which was shifted from Diners Lounge to neighbouring 400 Club in Bukoto in last year is now being relocated to another venue, The UMA Exhibition Hall in Lugogo. According to a statement released by...

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...

Missing Case Clinic accountant burnt to death

Francis Ekalungar, an accountant at Case Clinic in Kampala, who was reported missing on Tuesday has been discovered dead in Kajjansi, a Kampala surburb. Ekalungar was also found burnt to death with car tyres, police said. Police believe Ekalungar, who was last seen leaving Case Clinic driving in his Premio car, was kidnapped and tortured by unknown assailants. The deceased has also...

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...

Pemba spends sh35m on Abryanz Awards look

By Kampala Sun writer. It is the stuff of the movies, but if it is indeed true, Jack Pemba has been stung into showing he is the money-bags he professes to be. Just after he landed from Dubai, Pemba was pictured giving $600 (sh2.1m) to a kid for pocket money in a video that has gone viral. ...

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