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Day: December 6, 2023

Fortebet showers west nile  with invaluable gifts.

Fortebet showers west nile  with invaluable gifts.

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It was another blissful weekend as Uganda’s top betting company, Fortebet rewarded its customers in Nebbi, Pakwach, Panyimur and Paidha. Over 1000 people ended the weekend with atleast a gift that Fortebet carried for them, which included; phones, European club jerseys, T-shirts, caps, pens and wristbands. “We promised you that we shall come back and give you more gifts like last time. We are back again, this time bigger and better,” said Alex Muhangi, the company’s brand ambassador while addressing customers at Nebbi branch. “I have all the reasons to be a friend to Fortebet all the time because it does not only give me the best betting environment but also gives back to us. Thank you,” the winner of the phone at Paidha branch said on receiving his phone. As usual, Fortebet wasn’t done...
CAK’s Shaka Kariuki outlines ambitious five-year consumer protection goal at the global consumer congress.  

CAK’s Shaka Kariuki outlines ambitious five-year consumer protection goal at the global consumer congress.  

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Influential leaders from government, business, and civil society convene in Nairobi for the Consumers International Global Congress 2023, a quadrennial event focusing on policies, best practices, and accountability necessary for global consumer protection. With the theme 'Building a resilient future for consumers,' the conference delves into digital futures, fair finance, sustainable consumption, and fortifying global consumer protection. Shaka Kariuki, Chairman of the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) spoke to Samuel Sanya at the sidelines of the congress, below are excerpts of the conversation; Q: Mr. Kariuki, in your view, what’s the impact of information asymmetry on consumers, and what steps are being taken to address this through consumer education? A: To me, consumer education...
Meet Brian Namanya: A visionary driving Uganda’s tourism revolution.

Meet Brian Namanya: A visionary driving Uganda’s tourism revolution.

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In the dynamic landscape of Ugandan entrepreneurship, Brian Namanya emerges as a true trailblazer, a visionary dedicated to revitalizing domestic tourism. As the founder of Tubayo, a local startup reshaping travel experiences in Uganda, Brian's journey is a testament to resilience, innovation, and an unwavering commitment to challenging the conventional. Brian's venture into the tech world commenced with an extraordinary accomplishment – persuading thousands to join an online travel platform. However, it was in 2018 that Tubayo was conceived, transforming into a marketplace where tourism stakeholders unite, creating a stage for an unparalleled travel experience. The subsequent year, 2019, witnessed a surge in bookings, leading to the launch of Tubayo's website amid high expecta...
Ugandan MP arrested for failing to pay Shs183m debt.

Ugandan MP arrested for failing to pay Shs183m debt.

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Gideon Thembo Mujungu, the Member of Parliament for Busongora South in Kasese District, western Uganda, has been jailed for failing to pay a sum of Shs183,618,000, which arose from the expenses related to a court election petition in 2021. Francis Dawa Matenga, the Deputy Registrar of Fort Portal High Court, ordered the detention of the legislator following the execution of a warrant of arrest issued by the same court in June. The warrant, addressed to Mr Joneni Bamwenda, a court bailiff in Kasese town, directed the arrest of Thembo Gideon Mujungu unless he paid the specified amount along with the costs of executing the warrant. The outstanding sum is linked to the 2021 election petition that Mujungu lost to his predecessor, Jackson Mbaju Kathika. The arrest took place at Mujungu’s residen...
 Sad News: Retired Bishop Thomas Edison IRIGEI pronounced dead.

 Sad News: Retired Bishop Thomas Edison IRIGEI pronounced dead.

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The Diocese of Kumi is enveloped in mourning following the passing of the esteemed Rt. Rev. Thomas Edison IRIGEI, the first and retired Bishop (Bishop Emeritus) of the Diocese. This happened today morning of 5th/22/2023 at Soroti Main Hospital. The news was announced by Michael today expressing deep sorrow but also emphasizing the hope found in faith. Rt. Rev. Thomas Edison IRIGEI’s lifelong journey in service to God and the church spanned various roles, from being a dedicated Christian and Lay Reader to serving as a chaplain, Parish Priest, Bishop of the Diocese of Kumi, and the former Provincial Dean of the Province of Church of Uganda. His commitment and ministry have left an indelible mark on the hearts of many. In this time of sorrow, the thoughts and prayers of the entire body of...
Married man and woman get stuck in each other.

Married man and woman get stuck in each other.

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A married woman could not hide her shame recently after she was stuck having bedmates with her side piece on her matrimonial bed. The unidentified woman was alone at home and thought of having a pleasurable time with her side dish. The two went bare, and the action started. The adulterous couple had a good time and enjoyed every moment of their affair. However, when they were done, they got the shock of their lives. As the man tried to disembark from his mount, his weapon of mass destruction was stuck inside the woman’s Bermuda circle. He tried everything he could to move, but he could not. The couple was stuck together. Moments later, neighbours and people from within their community came and found the two cheats stuck. After one of the neighbours started recording, the couple hid their f...
Woman arrested for throwing her baby into Indian Ocean.

Woman arrested for throwing her baby into Indian Ocean.

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Kenyan police have arrested a woman accused of throwing her 8-month-old baby into the Indian Ocean. The incident happened at Likoni Ferry in Mombasa County on Sunday. The swift action by coast guards and divers led to the rescue of the infant, who is now reported to be recovering well at the Red Cross rescue center. The police reported that the child received immediate first aid at the Red Cross Centre, where she was treated and subsequently discharged in fair condition. Meanwhile, the mother was taken into custody for questioning as authorities seek to understand the circumstances surrounding the distressing event. A video capturing the incident has circulated widely on social media, showing the coordinated efforts of coast guards and divers to swiftly rescue the baby from the turbulent w...