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All Set for Maurice Kirya’s ‘Kirya Live 2018’ Concert

All is set Ugandan soul singer Maurice Kirya's much anticipated concert dubbed 'Kirya Live 2018'. The Club Pilsener sponsored concert is slated for this Friday 2nd November, 2018 at the Kampala Serena Hotel. Maurice Kirya will perform live alongside talented artistes like Shiffah Musisi, Afrie, The Body of Brian, JC Muyonjo and Niko among

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Entrepreneurship is the Key to Unlocking Economic Development in Africa – Tony Elumelu

Over 5,000 African entrepreneurs, private and public sector leaders and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem convened in Lagos on Thursday, October 25, 2018 for the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum. The event which is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs in the world, is a unique opportunity for bringing together

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Prof Venansius Baryamureeba. Courtesy Photo

Baryamureeba: God Has Told Me to Join Museveni’s NRM

Former presidential candidate Prof VenansiUs Baryamureeba has said God has instructed him to join President Yoweri Museveni and his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM). Prof Baryamureeba told graduands at the second graduation ceremony of Ibanda University in Western Uganda that he had closely discussed with God on joining NRM. “I have been

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Ethiopia Gets First Female President

Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's first female president. Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become Africa's only female head of state. Her election to the ceremonial position comes a week after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed a cabinet with half the posts taken

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FULL LIST: UCU to Graduate More 1,107 Students this Week

Uganda Christian University (UCU) will hold her fifth graduation ceremony this year on Friday October 26th, 2018 at her main Campus in Mukono. This will also be the fourth part of UCU’s 19th graduation ceremony and the third and last graduation ceremony at her main campus this year. A total of 1,107

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Singer King Saha Lands Mega Ambassadorial Deal With Airtel Uganda

Popular Ugandan musician King Saha has recently signed a mega deal with telecom giant Airtel Uganda as their new brand ambassador. In his role, the "Biri biri" hit maker will be tasked with be tasked with representing and marketing Airtel Uganda's products and services to customers. He will also appear in Airtel

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Lawyer Male Mabirizi

Why Mabirizi Lost Case against Kabaka

The High Court in Kampala on Wednesday dismissed a case lawyer Male Kiwanuka Mabirizi had filed against Buganda monarch Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi. Mabirizi was challenging a move by the kingdom administration to have all people living on Kabaka's land register at a fee that oscillated between Shs100,000 and Shs 600,000. But

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Yusuf Kawooya released. Courtesy Photo

Yusuf Kawooya Released

Yusuf Kawooya, a Democratic Party (DP) member brutally arrested last week, has been released on police bond, after spending days in detention. Kawooya said he felt a lot of pain. His family said it would help him get better treatment.   On Tuesday, family members, including Kawooya's sister Sharifah Nakitende and father Habib Jingo

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Yusuf Kawooya and Sharifah Nakitende

Yusuf Kawooya Paralyzed Due to Torture, Says Sister

Brutally arrested Democratic Party (DP) member Yusuf Kawooya is partially paralyzed, his sister Sharifah Nakitende has claimed. Nakitende was part of the team that visited Kawooya at Special Investigations Unit (SIU) in Kireka on Tuesday. Kawooya is the man whom at least five officers, suspected to be from the Chieftaincy of Military

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Fire guts Ntungamo market. Courtesy Photo

Traders Count Losses as Fire Guts Ntungamo Market

Traders who work from a Ntungamo market known as 'Bangkok' are counting losses after an early Monday morning fire destroyed merchandise. Kiosks, restaurants and video halls in the Ntungamo Bangkok market were razed down in the 3am fire. The market is located in Cell 8 of Western division in Ntungamo Municipality. The

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