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Month: February 2024

I introduced Etania to my parents – Joshua Baraka

I introduced Etania to my parents – Joshua Baraka

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Musician Joshua Baraka has confirmed his relationship with media personality and events emcee Etania Mitoni. Speaking in an interview with BBS Terefayina, Baraka said that the two are dating and are not shy about it because they are focused on loving each other. He also revealed that Etania is known by his family and that his father has already met her. "I am dating Etania, and we have been in a relationship for almost a year now. My father is aware of my relationship because he is my buddy, but I haven't shared it with my mother yet," he said. The "Nana" hitmaker believes that his relationship with Etania has been blessed by God, and it's up to him to decide when it will end
Bad Black reveals bitter secrets about SB4 and Ann Taylor

Bad Black reveals bitter secrets about SB4 and Ann Taylor

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Media personality Ann Taylor confirmed her breakup with YouTuber SB4 Media. She revealed that the two can never get back together in marriage, but they can continue cooperating as the father and mother of their twin children. "It's not a stunt; the fact is that we broke up, and we are no longer together. This is an assurance from me that I have moved on," Ann Taylor said in an interview with Ruth Kalibala. Now, Bad Black revealed that SB4 Media is in love with a London-based chic who promised to sponsor his travel to the Queen's Land. He is apparently processing paperwork to travel to London and start a new life there with the loaded chic. "SB4 has been distracted by the woman who wants to take him to London. He has forgotten everything he went through with Ann Taylor, and all his focus is...
Global Bishops welcomed by  UCU

Global Bishops welcomed by  UCU

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Uganda Christian University (UCU) hosted a delegation of 60 bishops from the Global South Fellowship of Anglican Bishops. The bishops, on a visit to the UCU Main Campus in Mukono, engaged with university management, led by Vice Chancellor Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi. The goal of their visit was to learn about the university’s rich academic legacy. The group met with university officials, led by vice-chancellor Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi. The bishops expressed their appreciation with recent campus enhancements such as newly paved and rebuilt pathways, refurbished infrastructure, and newly created buildings. Many of the visiting bishops, who are UCU alumni, reminisced about their academic path as they wandered over the campus, admiring the rich flora and pristine atmosphere. The conference provided...
Ssemujju to quit FDC

Ssemujju to quit FDC

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Kira Municipality member of parliament who is also the spokesperson of the Forum for Democratic Change based at Katonga Road in Kampala Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda has said he will be leaving the party next year. Ssemujju said there is no future for him in the party he has belonged to for the last 13 years. According to the law, any elected official is free to change political affiliation without losing his/her seat in the last year of his/her term of office. For the 2021-26 term, the last year of term of office will begin in May 2025. Ssemujju is one of the senior leaders of the FDC that broke ranks with the leadership of party president Patrick Oboi Amuriat and secretary general Nathan Nandala Mafabi after they accused them of taking money from President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni during the gen...
MTN Uganda Breaks Ground for New MTN Halfway House at Entebbe Club.

MTN Uganda Breaks Ground for New MTN Halfway House at Entebbe Club.

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MTN partners. MTN Uganda, in partnership with the Entebbe Club, marked a significant milestone today with the groundbreaking ceremony for the new MTN Halfway House at the Entebbe Club premises. This groundbreaking event symbolizes MTN Uganda's commitment to supporting the development of the Entebbe Club and the growth of golf in Uganda. In April 2023, MTN Uganda pledged an investment of close to UGX 1 billion over three years, consisting of operational and infrastructural support, as part of its partnership with the Entebbe Club. This investment includes funding for the construction of the new MTN Halfway House, which will serve as a vital amenity for golfers during their rounds. Brian Mugisha, the acting manager of the Entebbe Club, expressed his enthusiasm for the project, stating, "As...
Davido announces donation of N300m to orphanages

Davido announces donation of N300m to orphanages

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Afrobeats star, David Adeleke, aka Davido, has announced plans to donate the sum of N300 million to orphanages across Nigeria. The singer said he would make the donation through his foundation, The David Adeleke Foundation, as his yearly contribution to the nation. Davido, who made the announcement via his X handle on Tuesday, promised to reveal details of the disbursement tomorrow, Wednesday. He wrote, “I and my foundation pledge the sum of 300 million Naira to orphanages around Nigeria… as my yearly contribution to the Nation.. details of disbursement tomorrow.”
Joe Boy- Why I want to be like Don Jazzy, Olamide?

Joe Boy- Why I want to be like Don Jazzy, Olamide?

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Popular singer Joeboy has said he wants to be like Don Jazzy and Olamide, who are successful artistes and music executives. He said he admires the duo because they didn’t just create niches for themselves, but also gave other platforms to attain success in the music industry. He disclosed this in a recent episode of the Afrobeats Intelligence Podcast hosted by Joey Akan.Joeboy said he was excited about the future following his exit from Mr Eazi’s Empawa and the launch of his own record label, Young Legend. “I am so super excited about what is to come because one thing I always used to say to my friends then is that I want to be a combination of Don Jazzy and Olamide. Because it’s one thing to come into the game and create your own wave, and then help others and facilitate a lot more wav...
Arteta- Two reasons Arsenal have been failing in Round of 16.

Arteta- Two reasons Arsenal have been failing in Round of 16.

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Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta has reflected on the club’s poor history in the Champions League Round of 16. The Gunners returned to the competition this season for the first time since 2017. Ahead of their knockout tie at FC Porto on Wednesday, Arteta called Arsenal’s history of failure “irrelevant.”Arsenal were beaten at the last-16 stage on seven consecutive occasions between 2011 and 2017, which featured three defeats to Bayern Munich and two to Barcelona. They are now aiming to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 2010. “The players know that we have not been in the competition for seven years, obviously as some of them were here and they know the story. “And they know that what happened in the past is irrelevant. It is the challenge and ambition that we have now to g...
Retired UPDF soldier held for killing civilian.

Retired UPDF soldier held for killing civilian.

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A retired soldier of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) has been arrested for allegedly killing a civilian in Kanungu district. Private Benson Bariyo, a resident of Kyamugaga village, Nyarutojo parish, Kambuga Sub-county allegedly killed Moses Kihwahwa on Monday afternoon after a disagreement. Zubeida Kababule, an eyewitness says that Bariyo was retiring from the garden where he had spent the day working when he stopped at a friend’s home. During that time, they started talking about insecurity and how one of the youths identified as Junior was stealing household items and selling them to Kihwahwa. In the process, Kihwahwa emerged and tasked the two men to explain why his name was being mentioned in a discussion. Kihwahwa who was armed with a stick set to hit Bariyo in the head. ...
Three dead,scores in hospital after eating funeral food.

Three dead,scores in hospital after eating funeral food.

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Seventy-two people were admitted to Buwenge General Hospital Thursday, having developed diarrhoea and vomiting after allegedly eating food suspected to be lased with poison at a funeral of former Kagoma County Kadhi Shiekh Ahamada Magumba, who died on Sunday. Seventy-two people from Bukasami Village in Buyengo Town Council were admitted to Buwenge General Hospital, Thursday, having developed diarrhoea and vomiting after allegedly eating food suspected to be lased with poison at a funeral of former Kagoma County Kadhi Shiekh Ahamada Magumba, who died on Sunday.The three who succumbed to suspected poisoning include Sula Byanguwa, 4, Faizo Magumba, 20, and Shamim Naigaga According to Samuel Akalyamawa, a resident of Bukasami and councillor for Buyengo Town Council, all those who ate at the fu...