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Bobi Wine Treason case adjourned to December

By Website writer The case in which Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine) and more than 30 others are accused of treason has been put on hold for another two months. On Monday, when the suspects appeared for mention of their case, Gulu Grade One magistrate Yusuf Ndiwalana went on to adjourn the case until December 3 at the...

US recognizes KCCA boss for outstanding service

By Felix Oketcho Kampala Capital City Authority boss Jennifer Musisi has been recognized and bestowed African Leadership Award and Medal of Honor for her outstanding contribution to Africa’s economic growth and development. The award was presented to her this week by Acting President of Madagascar, His Excellency Rivo Rakotovao in New York, United States of America. Among other recipients included Ralph Everard...

I’m not a mole-Mugisha Muntu

By Website writer Former FDC President Gen. Mugisha Muntu has come out to vehemently deny claims that he is an NRM mole spying on the opposition. While announcing his new political party called the New Formation on Thursday at a widely publicized press conference following his desertion from the FDC party, Muntu said: “If I was a...

Gen. Muntu Quits FDC party

By website writer Former FDC President, Rtd Gen Mugisha Muntu has announced that he has quit Forum for Democratic Change Party with immediate effect. Muntu’s departure from FDC comes after he held a meeting that ended prematurely with FDC president Patrick Amuriat. The meeting held at Fairway hotel was cut short when a group of rowdy youth disrupted the meet. “A section...

Former minister Prof Rugumayo’s son dies

By Website writer Prof. Tim Albert Rugumayo, the son of former Ugandan minister and diplomat Prof. Edward Rugumayo, has died, according to reports. Details about his death are scant, but he was reportedly ill. He has been teaching engineering and is said to have been popular with his students at Makerere University. He has also been lecturing at Ndejje University. Tributes...

Diamond Platnumz praises Ex- Zari

By Website writer Tanzanian Singer, Diamond Platnumz has praised his Ex-wife, Zari Hassan for giving him two amazing Kids. “A very special Birthday to the Mother of my Beloved kids… Thank you for blessing me with 2 amazing & cute Kids and thank you for continue being a good Mother to my Kids…. Trust me, no matter how crazy & a proud...

Two Ugandans shortlisted as “Future Stars”

By Website writer Two of the 25 shortlisted applicants for the WorldRemit Future Stars football coaching programme are from Uganda. The Future Stars programme was launched in August to offer local coaches from across Africa the chance to attend an exclusive new training camp with Arsenal’s top Soccer Schools coaches in London. The programme is a new initiative set up...

Bobi Wine return: Police warns against demos

By website writer The police has warned anyone intending to hold demonstrations tomorrow ahead of the return of Robert Kyagulanyi (aka Bobi Wine) that they will be dealt with firmly. The Kyadondo East MP returns tomorrow after two weeks in the United States (US) where he had gone to seek treatment following his brutal arrest in Arua last month. Some...

Young Zee leaps back to the music scene

By Norah Mukimba Who remembers Young Zee? The cool teen rapper of the late 2000s from Swangz Avenue? Apparently, he is back. Young Zee has been away pursuing education abroad and after all these years, he finally made up his mind to return home and revive his music career. Young Zee has come back with a whole new chapter to...

100 to participate in youth beauty pageant

By Felix Oketcho The Uganda Network of Young People Living with HIV/AIDS (UNYPA) has launched its fifth annual Young + Beauty Pageant, a campaign geared towards ending stigma and discrimination among young people living with HIV in Uganda. The event to held under the theme, “Confronting HIV with bold steps” is the first of the series of activities in the build-up...

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