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September, 2017

  • 15 September

    HIV Positive Man Defiles 11-Year-Old Daughter

        A 37-year-old fisherman, Salongo Christopher Kityo, has allegedly defiled his 11-year-old daughter in Katabi Town Council, Uganda. The suspect who operates at Gerege landing site, in Nalugala Parish, was on Tuesday caught pants down by his 26-year-old wife, Lydia Namiiro, also HIV positive. According to Entebbe News, Namiiro …

July, 2017

  • 5 July

    Government Bans Indecent Dressing Among Civil Servants

    The Ugandan government has issued a new dressing policy to its public servants which aims to promote decent dressing in the work place. According to the new dress code, workers were warned to “dress decently” which includes the ban on cleavage revealing dresses and brightly colored braids for female civil …

June, 2017

  • 26 June

    ‘King Kong’ Wins African Boxing Championship

    Welterweight Muzamir ‘King Kong’ Kakande won his final fight on Sunday as Uganda ended the AIBA African Boxing Championships in Congo Brazzaville with a gold and two silver medals. It is Uganda’s first gold in a major boxing tournament in 13 years. Uganda national champion Kakande beat Mauritian Merven Clair …

January, 2017

  • 18 January

    AFCON 2017: Ayew’s Penalty Lifts Ghana Over Uganda

    Ghana’s Andre Ayew scored a first-half penalty to secure for the Black Stars a  1-0 victory over Uganda in the opening Group D match at the African Nations Cup in Port Gentil’s new stadium on Tuesday. The four-time African champions now lead the group after Egypt were held goalless by …

August, 2016

  • 4 August

    Patoranking Was Not Detained – Publicist

    By Tony Nwanne  Patoranking’s publicist Omotayo Levi has refuted claims that the music star was detained in Uganda. Reports had it recently that the Nigerian dancehall singer, Patoranking was allegedly detained in Uganda yesterday, but his publicist has cleared the air by saying it’s was false. Red Pepper reported that Patoranking, was briefly …

April, 2016

February, 2016

  • 22 February

    Mind Your Business, Uganda’s Museveni Tells EU After Election Criticism

    President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday dismissed European Union and U.S. criticism of Uganda’s presidential election, telling foreign observers not to lecture him. Museveni, in power since 1986, was declared the winner on Saturday but Kizza Besigye, his main challenger, who was under house arrest on Sunday, called the election a sham. …

  • 21 February

    U.S Faults Ugandan President Museveni’s Fifth Term Win

    The United States has acknowledged irregularities in Uganda’s presidential election that saw the return of 71-year-old Yoweri Musevenu for the fifth time as president. The win consolidated Museveni’s three-decade-old stranglehold on the country. US department of state, in a statement, said: “We must acknowledge numerous reports of irregularities and official …

December, 2015

  • 7 December

    GOtv Boxing Night: ABU Approves Opponent For Skoro’s Title Fight

    The African Boxing Union (ABU) has named Uganda’s Edward Kakembo as the opponent of  National and West African Boxing Union Featherweight champion, Waidi “Skoro” Usman, in the ABU title fight fixed for26 December in Lagos. The title clash is the headline bout of the fifth edition of the GOtV Boxing Night …

November, 2015

  • 19 November

    MTN In Trouble Again, To Pay $662,000 In Uganda

    South African Telecommunications company, MTN, has found itself in yet another fine saga. A commercial court has ordered the company to pay $662,000 (14.89 million naira) to one EzeeMoney Limited for sabotaging its business.  The company had given EzeeMoney a contract to supply digital transmission [E1] and 30 fixed telephone …

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