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Day: October 27, 2020

UDF Kickboxer Tugume Vows  To Knockout American Robert In Intercontinental Fight

UDF Kickboxer Tugume Vows To Knockout American Robert In Intercontinental Fight

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Ugandan renowned kickboxer Titus Tugume, who made headlines after his controversial fight with Moses Golola some time back, is back in the ring, this time with an American called Robert 2020. Tugume is set to battle it out with Robert for an Intercontinental Fight which will be held on Tuesday October 27, at Green Lounge, in Muyenga, a city suburb. Titus Tugume addressing the press conference He revealed this today during a press conference that was held at Green Lounge Hotel in Muyenga, Kampala and graced  by high ranking UPDF officers, among them Lt. Col. Deo Akiiki, the UPDF deputy spokesperson, among others. After parading some of his trophies and belts from previous fights,  Tugume assured all and sundry that  he is ready to send Robe...
Pastor Bugembe Raises Eyebrows After He Wishes His Enemy Ps. Yiga To ‘Rest In Peace’

Pastor Bugembe Raises Eyebrows After He Wishes His Enemy Ps. Yiga To ‘Rest In Peace’

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Kampala flashy pastor Wilson Bugembe, of Worship House in Nansana, has raised eyebrows amongst several Ugandans after he boldly wished his longtime sworn enemy pastor Augstine Yiga aka Abizaayo, of Christian Revival Church, to rest in peace. Yiga and Bugembe have been enemies for several years, who often exchanged bitter words and despite both being men of God, who preached the gospel of forgiveness, they had never forgiven each other. Their long-running started a few years ago after Bugembe started using media platforms to condemn Yiga for using juju in church. Pastor Wilson Bugemebe's post about Pastor Augustine Yiga's demise At the time, Yiga was preaching a vengeful gospel of fighting witchcraft using witchcraft and telling his believers that they sh...
Sad News: Controversial Pastor Yiga Finally Dies For Real

Sad News: Controversial Pastor Yiga Finally Dies For Real

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By Our Reporter After being pronounced dead several times yet he was still alive, pastor Augustine Yiga aka Abizaayo has finally died for real, after  he breathed his last at Nsambya Hospital on Monday night, according to a statement from the television. Announcing his death, ABS TV, which he owned prior to his demise, wrote on social media platforms that; “Pastor Yiga Abizayo is dead. May his soul rest in peace. We love you so much our Father.” “We plan to bury him on Saturday (October 31). That’s all I can tell you,” a family members of preferred anonymity told this website. By the time of filing this story, several mourners and his followers had started arriving at his church to pay their last respect. Last week, a section of the media announced the controversial p...
UPDF, Uganda Media Center Mourn Col. Bantariza’s Demise

UPDF, Uganda Media Center Mourn Col. Bantariza’s Demise

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By Our Reporter The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF), the Uganda Media Centre and all Ugandans at large are mourning the untimely demise of Rtd. Col. Shaban Bantariza, who  died on Tuesday morning at Mulago Referral Hospital. Although the actual cause of his death is not yet confirmed by family members, some say he died of COVID-19 while others contend that he succumbed to hypertension. Col. Bantariza, who was the deputy Executive Director of the Uganda Media Centre and deputy government Spokesperson, will be missed by many whose lives he touched directly or directly and many Ugandans have since sent in their condolences to his family. Ofwono Opondo, the Executive Director of the UMC and government spokesperson, wrote thus on twitter; “SAD NEWS: The Executive Direc...
FC Barcelona in crisis, Bartomeu Departure Could Affect the Future of Messi

FC Barcelona in crisis, Bartomeu Departure Could Affect the Future of Messi

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A petition against the Barcelona president passed the required 16,250 signatures last month. Under-pressure Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu suggested Monday that "now would be the worst time" to leave his post. Bartomeu faces a vote of no confidence after turbulent times at the Camp Nou, not least the stand-off with club legend Lionel Messi who was blocked from leaving this summer. Speaking after a board meeting Bartomeu said: "There are lots of issues. I believe that it would be the worst time to leave Barca to an interim management board". A caretaker board would assume control until new elections should Bartomeu stand down. A petition against him passed the required 16,250 signatures last month. In the referendum which Bartomeu wants to be held on November 15...