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Football fans’ celebration causes earthquake

When Leonardo Ulloa scored an 89th-minute winner in last month's win over Norwich City, fans' celebrations sparked a mini-quake. Leicester City’s Leonardo Ulloa pounced to stab the ball past Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy and give the home side the lead in the 89th minute Leicester City's supporters celebrated a recent goal so jubilantly that a minor earthquake was detected in...

Rapper Lil Peep dies aged 21 of suspected overdose

Lil Peep, a fast-rising rapper whose emotional tracks charted depression and drug use, has died aged 21. Gustav Åhr, who grew up in Long Beach, New York, was reportedly taken to hospital following an overdose, according to music manager Adam Grandmaison. In a video Åhr posted online hours before his death, he said he had taken prescription drugs and other...

Aretha Franklin dies aged 76

Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning Queen of Soul, died on Thursday morning at age 76 from advance pancreatic cancer. She passed away at her home in Detroit where she had been under hospice care. Franklin's family issued a statement saying her oncologist had confirmed that her cause of death due to the pancreatic cancer she had been battling. 'In one of the...

Man who has a bionic penis finally loses his virginity aged 44 to a sex worker – who reveals he ‘lasted nearly TWO HOURS’

A 44-year-old man whose penis was ripped off in a childhood accident has finally been able to have sex for the first time. Mohammed Abad, from Edinburgh, Scotland, had a bionic penis fitted in 2012 and lost his virginity to sex worker Charlotte Rose, 35, after being given the green light by doctors. The divorcee said a 'big burden' had been...

Iryn Namubiru set for Mahatma Gandhi Anniversary

By PAUL WAISWA Irene Namubiru is a Diva of her own. Most popular for love ballads, she has been chosen to represent Uganda mostly because of her uniqueness, both in voice and personality. Just after the recently concluded Miss Uganda UK competition where the song bird was among the few who presented. We have come to learn that Namubiru has...

Kenyans blast Uhuru’s Dab of shame

On Wednesday, President Uhuru Kenyatta hosted the FBI dance crew at Statehouse in the ongoing voter mobilization campaign. The president also met with Kenyan gospel singer Rufftone and radio presenter Mbusii. In the meet up with the entertainers, the Head of State got to dance with FBI to the ‘Bamba kura yako’ tune aimed at urging youths to register as voters. However,...

Angelina Jolie involved in bizarre Special Forces plot to arrest Joseph Kony

Angelina Jolie was once allegedly asked to participate in a bizarre plot to arrest Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony along with then-husband Brad Pitt. According to a report published by the Sunday Times of London, Luis Moreno Ocampo, the former chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, asked the activist actress act as bait in a 'honeytrap'. The information was first...

Singer Ray C and socialite Hamisa Mobetto end beef

BY PAUL WAISWA For almost three months, Tanzania’s re-known RnB Singer Ray C and socialite Hamisa Mobeto have been exchanging snide remarks. However, after each attacking another on social media, latest information reaching our entertainment desk is that they have reconciled and all the antagonism wiped out. The two have ended their ugly beef which started in July and saw...

Machine Gun Preacher takes Christmas to refugees

The first thing that strikes you about Sam Childers is his mustache. A walrus-esque thingamajig that crawls about his lips. A part of his face that he should, perhaps let go but won’t because it has become a trademark look for him. Together with a balding head and an American country-singer accent, he cuts the ultimate bad boy look;...

When your husband cheats, buy him condoms – Actress tells women

Nollywood actress, Seyi Hunter, has advised women not to abandon their homes because their husbands cheat, but instead, buy them condoms to prevent them from bringing home sexually transmitted diseases. Speaking with Nigerian newspaper The Vanguard, Hunter said it was wrong for women to dump their homes for any reason except for domestic violence. Her jibe comes after top Nigerian actress...

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