Author: Mukisa Vicent

News
Dr. Jose Chameleon asks president M7 to forgive Bobi Wine

Jose Chameleone and Bobi Wine at a recent event. PHOTO CREDIT: Softpowerug Chameleon has today morning appealed to President YK Museveni to forgive his fellow artist and Kyadondo East MP Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine over the alleged treason charges. Through Singer’s Facebook page post, he stressed his concern over the MP’s prevailing situation to the […]

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Business
Businesses warned on cyber fraud dangers

Due to the rising number of cyber-attacks in Uganda, Clarke International University (CIU) on Saturday held a Cyber Security Information session which was geared towards motivating practitioners to take up programs in cyber security, to address threats in businesses The session came days after the Governor Bank of Uganda (BOU), Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime –Mutebile advised […]

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General
Bobi Wine driver to be buried today

The driver of the Kyandondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi  also known as Bobi Wine is to be buried today at his ancestral home in Mpigi district, family has confirmed. The 40 year old Yasin Kawuma was shot dead on Monday evening while inside a car near pacific hotel, as chaos and gun fire […]

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News
Archbishop gets home detention for sex abuse cover-up

A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, was spared jail on Tuesday when he was ordered to serve his one-year sentence at home. Wilson was born at Cessnock in 1950, ordained as a Maitland-Newcastle priest in 1975, and in 2000 became Australia’s youngest archbishop […]

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Technology
Facebook testing new feature to enable users follow breaking news

Breaking news has always been so challenging for Facebook, with the flow of News Feed sharing, and the added technicalities of the News Feed Algorithm, hindering real-time updates and making it difficult for users to stay up to date. Twitter does it quite well and could be your choice for now. Facebook has for long […]

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Education
Makerere Professor becomes first African to win the Pius XI Medal

Noble Banadda a Professor and Chair of the Department of Agricultural and Bio Systems Engineering at Makerere University in Uganda has become the first African to be awarded the Pius XI medal. The expert in Water Quality, Heavy Metals, TDS, Sludge Treatment and many more was awarded in recognition of his outstanding researches in science and engineering. […]

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General
Kasija wants Minister Muloni grilled over Ush144B

Kampala – Finance Minister Matia Kasaija wants energy Minister Irene Muloni grilled over failure to utilize $36 realized from the electricity development project loan. Kasaija in a letter copied to President Yoweri Museveni and Prime Minsiter Rwakana Rugunda said “It is extremely disappointing that your sector failed to produce bankable project proposals when the sector […]

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Entertainment
2018 MTV Movie & TV awards nomination list

Happening on Monday 18th, June 2018, this year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards are to be hosted by the one and only Tiffany Haddish who is still a nominee for the Best comedic performance & Scene Stealer Catagories, for the Movie Girl’s Trip. Check out the nominations list below as Black Panther and Stranger Things […]

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Feature
Uber applies for patent to spot drunk passengers

Taxi app company Uber has applied for a patent to use artificial intelligence to determine how drunk potential passengers might be. The app used to summon rides could also feed other information to the driver, including a passenger’s location, how accurately they are typing and even the angle they are holding their phone at. It could help […]

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Academics
Parliament backs Makerere to scrap meals from halls of residence

Kampala – Parliamentary committee on education yesterday (Thursday) approved Makerere University’s decision to abolish meals for government sponsored students in halls of residence. Early this year Makerere University council passed a resolution to stop providing meals saying the little facilitation of shs4000 from government is affecting service delivery. While appearing before the committee, Prof Barnabas […]

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