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Why you should treat Akon’s grand promises with a pinch of salt

Singer has previously boasted about manipulating African leaders to get what he wants If you are excited about the futuristic city that Senegalese-American RnB star Akon has promised to build in Uganda, then perhaps you should take a step back and read this. Over the past week, Akon has been the toast of Kampala, shuttling […]

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Akon explains his futuristic city and how it will benefit Ugandans

Renowned Senegalese-American musician, investor, and philanthropist Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, popularly known as Akon has said the futuristic Akon city that he intends to construct in Uganda will greatly benefit citizens. The singer who is on a four-day visit to Uganda on Monday confirmed that he will set up an Akon city like one planned […]

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Anxiety as Jinja medics failed to trace bullet in body of ‘stray bullet’ victim

It has been a terrible Easter holiday for an innocent 37-year-old woman and her family members traumatized with anxiety as medics failed to trace a bullet, police accidentally fired into her body a week ago.  Whereas, the bullet evidently entered Mary Achan’s thigh and with no sign that it exited her body, medics are baffled […]

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How Dr. Cyprian Lwanga measured up against his two mentors and immediate predecessors

On Saturday, the news of the sudden death of Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga shocked the country and world at large, especially Christians. Lwanga, who was found dead in his room on Saturday morning, managed to leave behind a big legacy. Starting out as a priest in 1978 at Rubaga Cathedral, a position he served […]

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Government to Sponsor Non-graduate Teachers for Degrees Courses

The Ministry of Education and Sports will offer free in-service programmes to enable teachers of lower qualifications to upgrade to the required degree level. The new National Teacher Policy now requires that all teachers, right from nursery, to have at least a bachelor’s degree as their minimum education qualification. This means lower qualifications from certificate […]

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Chimpanzee Kills Child In Lamwo

A 3 year old child in Polongo B village, Agoro Sub-county, Lamwo district has succumbed to her injuries after being attacked by a chimpanzee on Wednesday. Heravania Lateng was attacked and bitten by the primate on the neck and the back while she was in the garden with her mother identified as Betty Akech. According […]

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Bobi Wine: “Archbishop Lwanga’s sudden death raises questions”

Bobi suspects unnatural death

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Museveni elated by Akon’s investment ideas

President Museveni has said he was happy to engage with Senegalese-American musician Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam alias Akon. Akon and his wife Rozina Negusei who are on a four-day visit to Uganda on Friday visited the president and the First Lady, Janet Museveni at their country home in Rwakitura. Speaking during the meeting, Museveni said […]

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President Museveni mourns Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga

President Yoweri Museveni has joined the country and the Catholic Church to mourn the death of Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga who breathed his last, this Saturday morning. In his message shared on social media, Museveni said the late had died in faith. “With profound grief, I have learnt of the death of Kampala Archbishop […]

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Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga found dead in house

The Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has passed on. According to reports, Lwanga was found dead in his bed on Saturday morning. A statement released by the Archdiocese of Kampala confirmed the death that happened on Saturday morning. “With deep sorrow, I hereby inform you that our beloved Shepherd, the Archbishop of Kampala Diocese, His […]