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MTN CEO Pays Courtesy Visit to Tooro King, Pledges Development Partnership

MTN Uganda, led by the CEO Wim Vanhelleputte, last weekend, paid a courtesy visit to the King of Toro, His Royal Highness Dr. Rukirabasaija OyoNyimbaKabambaIguruRukidi IV at his majestic palace, the Karuzika, overlooking Fort Portal town. The CEO was on a three day visit to the Western Region to oversee MTN

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Chicken Tonight Staff Remanded to Luzira for Assaulting Singer Angella Katatumba

Makindye Court Chief Magistrate Elias Kakooza has Friday charged and remanded three Chicken Tonight staff to Luzira Prison for assaulting and stealing from female musician Angella Katatumba. The three; Olubrwoth Choka Rogers, Okirot Denis and Kadu john, who work as Manager, Guard and Cleaner at Chicken Tonight Kabagala respectively, were charged with Assault

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IGP Ochola Promotes Uganda Commonwealth Games Medalists

The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has Friday afternoon promoted the Uganda police athletes that represented Uganda at the Gold Coast Common Wealth Games in Australia. SPC Joshua Cheptegei who won two gold medals in 5000 and 10000 metres, has been regraded to the rank of Police Constable and

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Kirumira vows to Appeal as Police Court Demotes Him

Embattled former Buyende District Police Commander (DPC) ASP Muhammad Kirumira has vowed to appeal on the judgment of police disciplinary court to have him demoted. The police disciplinary court that sat on Thursday at Naguru Police headquarters resolved to demote Kirumira after finding him guilty of four charges. Kirumira who has been

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Uganda Commonwealth Games Team Returns Home to Heroes’ Welcome

The team that represented Uganda at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia was on Thursday afternoon given a heroes’ welcome as they returned to the country. The team that touched down at Entebbe at around 1:00PM was welcomed by the first lady also minister of Education and Sports Mrs

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Makerere Gives in to Pressure from Students, Suspends Fees Increment Plan

Makerere University management has suspended a plan to increase fees in four colleges. The suspension comes after students insisted that management reverses the move or else they continue with the strike they started on Monday. Earlier, students disrupted a seven-hour meeting between management and guild representatives. Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has now

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Earth Day To Be Marked With International Children Climate Change Conference

World Earth Day is set for Sunday April 22, 2018 and Uganda Little Hands Go Green, an organisation that champions environmental activism in Uganda has planed an international conference where young children from Uganda and neighbouring countries like Rwanda will learn how to conserve the environment. The conference that happens once

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Uganda’s Cheptegei Wins Second Gold Medal in 2018 Commonwealth Games

Ugandan long distance runner Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei has Friday won his second Gold Medal in the ongoing 2018 Common Wealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Cheptegei completed the double by winning the men's 10,000m final with a record finish time of 27:19.62. Canada’s Mohammed Ahmed came second with a finish time of 27.20.56 to

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Uganda, Western Consortium Sign Oil Refinery Deal

President Museveni has challenged Western companies to take interest in helping Africa explore its resources potential, saying the continent presented immense business opportunities. "There is a lot of sleeping in Africa. You find people who should know but instead don't know," said the President. "And also there has been sleeping in

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DPP Withdraws Attempted Murder Charges Against Socialite Bryan White

The State has Tuesday (April 10, 2018) withdrawn its case against city socialite and philanthropist Brian Kirumira alias Bryan White, who has been battling attempted murder charges. The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in a letter dated 9th April 2018, informed the Chief Magistrate of Makindye Court that the state had

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