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US Disappointed with Museveni’s Refusal to Assent to GMO Bill

The US has expressed disappointment over the uncertainty of the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill 2012 that president Yoweri Museveni has refused to sign into law. This is the second time President Museveni is returning the same bill, popularly referred to as the  GMO Bill, to parliament for reconsideration. The president refused

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Rema and Dr Hamza Sebunya.

From Consolation Song to Emotional Letter: Eddy Kenzo’s Reaction to Rema-Hamza Sebunya Love Relationship

Singer Edrisa Musuza aka Eddy Kenzo has released a consolation song ‘Bibaawo’ (things happen) and written an emotional letter after it emerged that his ex-lover and fellow singer Rema Namakula was set to introduce a one Dr Hamza Sebunya. Rema and Kenzo broke up over a year ago but their break-up

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PHOTOS: Glamour as Hundreds Grace Zoe Fellowship Gala Concert

It is all glamour as hundreds of worshippers continue to arrive at Prophet Elvis Mboye's Zoe Grounds in Lugogo, Kampala, for the Zoe Fellowship Gala Concert where American gospel singer Ron Kenoly will be performing later this Sunday evening. At the September 01, 2019 gala concert worshippers are fellowshing as they

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Nabweru Court Robbed

Nabweru Chief Magistrates Court in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District has been attacked and Sensitive documents and cash were stolen. The attackers bundled and tied up the guard demanding to access the office of Chief Magistrate, archives office later accessing the registry and cash offices. Chief Magistrate Ms Patricia Amoko and the police

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Airtel Africa Crosses The 100 Million Subscribers Milestone

Airtel Africa today announced that it has crossed the 100 million customers mark across its operations. Airtel Africa is the second largest mobile operator in Africa by number of active subscribers. Commenting on this milestone achievement, Raghunath Mandava, Airtel Africa’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “I am delighted to report that Airtel Africa

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Besigye in Wakiso as police search vehicles for him in Rubirizi

Besigye in Wakiso as Police Search for Him in Rubirizi Vehicles

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye went live on Facebook at a funeral service in Wakiso as police searched vehicles on Rubirizi-Kasese Road for him Wednesday.  A group of police officers laid barricades on the road, searching vehicles, including those carrying tourists. On Tuesday, Besigye beat police surveillance to attend the inauguration in

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Besigye: Museveni Would Never Have Gone to School Under Current Economic Hardship

Four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has said President Yoweri Museveni’s parents would never have afforded his school fees had the current economic situation prevailed then. Speaking at the inauguration of Rwenzori regional leaders of the People’s Government in Bundibugyo on Tuesday, Besigye expressed concern about the state of education, health

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Standard Chartered Commits Shs 300M to Ending Youth Unemployment in Uganda

Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with Challenges Uganda has launched a 6-month youth employability programme under its Futuremakers initiative valued at Ugx 300,000,000. The “Youth-to-Work” initiative which has been unveiled at Kampala Serena Hotel to over 100 guests will benefit 40 young and enthusiastic out of university youths with an opportunity

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Tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia Warns Dfcu Bank after Wining BoU-Crane Bank Case

City tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia has won a law suit in the Commercial Court in which Bank of Uganda (BoU) had accused him of illegally transferring money from Crane Bank Limited. On June 30, 2017, BoU and Crane Bank filed a suit claiming Ruparelia and Meera Investments company had fraudulently transferred Shs

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