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Month: July 2023

Man arrested for assembling explosives.

Man arrested for assembling explosives.

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Police in Banda have arrested a man allegedly responsible for assembling an explosive device that accidentally detonated during tampering. The incident prompted the area to be cordoned off as a safety measure while the suspect was apprehended. According to Police spokesperson Fred Enanga, the arrested man was found in possession of various bomb-making materials, including jerrycans of nitric acid, methanol, ethanol, textbooks, and other items. Enanga stated, “He had taken steps and constructed two IEDs, one of which went off mistakenly after he tampered with it at night.” The suspect is currently undergoing interrogation to determine any potential links to terror groups.
Tooro Kingdom MTN Masaza Cup Tournament Semifinals: Thrilling Clashes Set Finals Stage.

Tooro Kingdom MTN Masaza Cup Tournament Semifinals: Thrilling Clashes Set Finals Stage.

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Tooro Kingdom MTN Masaza Cup Tournament kicked off its semifinal stage with a thrilling showdown between Mwenge North and Mwenge South at Katooke playground in Kyenjojo district. The first leg of this Mwenge derby had the fans on the edge of their seats as the two teams battled fiercely for a spot in the championship match. The game began on a warm Friday afternoon, with a huge crowd of enthusiastic sports fans filling the stadium to capacity. Mwenge South wasted no time taking the initiative, and their efforts paid off as Olland found the back of the net in the first half with a well- placed strike, putting his team in the lead. The first half came to an end with Mwenge South holding a slender advantage, but the fans knew that anything could happen in this fiercely contested derby. As the...
Minister Anite’s love in air.

Minister Anite’s love in air.

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In an era where social media dominates our lives, the private moments of public figures are frequently exposed to the masses. It is in this context that we find ourselves embroiled in yet another scandal involving a female Member of Parliament, this time Hon. Evelyn Anite, the state minister of finance for investment and privatization. Her recent photos, showing her kissing her husband passionately in a car seat, have ignited a storm of commentary on social media. While public figures should have the right to a private life, the realities of modern technology and the omnipresence of social media have blurred the lines between what is personal and what is public. As citizens, we must reflect on the implications of such revelations and how they impact our perceptions of those we elect to rep...
Ssentema housing project has been launched.

Ssentema housing project has been launched.

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The Kabaka of Buganda has launched the Ssentema housing project as part of the celebrations to mark 30 years of him (Ssaabasajja Kabaka Ronald Mutebi II) on the throne. The housing project which so far comprises 114 houses(all taken) is a realization of Kabaka’s vision to build affordable houses for his subjects to help them stay in a well planned environment in order to improve their qualityof life. (More houses are to be built in that regard). HRH Ronald Muwenda Mutebi Launches House Project in Ssentema. At the function, Kabaka thanked Buganda Land Board for actualising his vision of building his people affordable houses. He also thanked GUOJI for partnering with Buganda in building the houses. He called upon other partners to partner with Buganda. He asked those who were going to buy th...
Guard Arrested for Shooting businesswoman dead.

Guard Arrested for Shooting businesswoman dead.

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Security personnel have arrested a private security guard for allegedly shooting a businesswoman dead. The incident happened on Friday night at Bugolobi, Nakawa Division, in Kampala. The deceased has since been identified as Zainabu Mutesi while the suspect is Arode Aijuka. Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, said Aijuka who is an employee of Security Plus Ltd, developed a quarrel with Mutesi at around 9 pm. Owoyesigyire said Mutesi who was 48 years old was killed by a single bullet discharged by Aijuka inside Bugolobi market. It has since been established that Mutesi operated a drinks and merchandise store within Bugolobi Market building. “During the unfortunate confrontation, the security guard allegedly moved a distance of about three meters and fire...
Making history, A clap at a time.

Making history, A clap at a time.

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The 30 th of July 2023 will indelibly be inked in the history of this blessed country for undeniably, something monumental happened at the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) showgrounds in Lugogo, Kampala. For three hours and twenty minutes, Apostle Grace Lubega and his team dared to believe and clap themselves into the record books for Jesus. Yes, it required resilience and tenacity but there was no scope for drawing back once the trumpet sounded. Men and women, young and old, they all knew the goal: clap nonstop for Jesus without vocal noises, musical instruments, or mechanical aid. In the UMA multipurpose hall, hundreds of official participants clapped for Jesus; in the overflow tent and parking lot, thousands more praised, danced, and prayed as they cheered on their team; across th...
MTN Uganda goes live with 5G network services in Uganda, Ushering in a New Era of Connectivity.

MTN Uganda goes live with 5G network services in Uganda, Ushering in a New Era of Connectivity.

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MTN Uganda’s journey towards delivering Uganda’s best network experience marked a significant milestone today with the lighting up of its next generation 5G network which is delivering higher peak data speeds, ultra-low latency, increased reliability and greater network capacity. MTN Uganda is set to revolutionize the digital landscape and redefine the way Ugandans experience connectivity with deployment of 5G sites across all the cities in Uganda with the roll out having started with sites in Kampala at Lugogo and Bugolobi areas, enabling MTN customers in the area the ability to access 5G. This significant advancement is poised to impact every aspect of daily life, from transforming industries to enriching entertainment, and catalyzing innovative breakthroughs that will shape the future. ...
Alien Skin Confesses Being an Agent of Lucifer.

Alien Skin Confesses Being an Agent of Lucifer.

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Up and rising Ugandan singer Mulwana Patrick also known as Alien Skin has shockingly confessed how he is an agent of Lucifer. As many are still wondering how Kimenke made a one night stand to stardom through the ‘Sitya Danger’ music concert that was advertised for barely a week, Alien seems to have lost his patience thereby breaking his hidden secrets about how he rose to success. The self-proclaimed ‘Ghetto President’ on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, revealed his long time hidden secret of why he is then making millions in addition to becoming super famous worldwide on a daily. Without remorse, Alien has revealed how he is a Devil Worshipper and agent of Lucifer. Through a trending social media video, Alien Skin is spotted confessing through a Christian religious song how he was freed from the ...
Exclusive moments captured by our reporters at the premiere of Bobi Wine’s documentary.

Exclusive moments captured by our reporters at the premiere of Bobi Wine’s documentary.

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A diverse crowd of hundreds of guests gathered at Summer Stage in Central Park, New York last night, for the premiere of “Bobi Wine: The People’s President,” a documentary chronicling the remarkable journey of National Unity Platform (NUP) President, Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine. The event, which was jointly organized by Rooftop Films and National Geographic Films, was graced by the presence of Bobi Wine himself, who was accompanied by his wife, Barbie Kyagulanyi, and their children. Additionally, Nubian Li, an integral part of Bobi Wine’s life and journey, was also present, adding to the excitement of the evening. Directed by Moses Bwayo and Christopher Sharp, the documentary offers a captivating narrative, tracing Bobi Wine’s humble beginnings in the Kamwokya slum and his r...
Come and arrest me – Besigye tells Court.

Come and arrest me – Besigye tells Court.

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Veteran political activists, Col Rtd Dr. Kizza Besigye has responded to Court’s warrant of arrest, telling the Courts to arrest him instead. Earlier, Buganda Road Court issued an arrest warrant against Besigye and his accomplice, Lubega Mukaku. They are battling charges of inciting violence, a case coming from their rally in downtown Kampala. In a tweet Thursday afternoon, Besigye says he has not run away as alleged. “Just learnt of the Court hearing this morning! I’ve never run away from the uncountable TRUMPED-UP charges. I am available for arrest, as ordered,” Besigye said.