Author: Mukisa Vicent

Kenyan parliament vote to suspend 16% VAT on fuel

Parliament on Wednesday afternoon elected to suspend by two more years the introduction of 16% tax on petroleum products that was to come into effect on Saturday September 1, 2018. The National Assembly has voted to suspend the introduction of 16% petroleum levy for two years. The amendment brought on the finance bill by minority […]

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Between Museveni’s frying pan and Bobi Wine’s fire

By Andrew M. Mwenda Uganda has a new hero: Bobi Wine. He is being presented to us domestically and internationally as the symbol of our struggle for democracy, freedom, liberty and social transformation. Even some of our “intellectuals” are treating him as an alternative to President Yoweri Museveni. This is the pathway to disaster. I […]

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Google sued for unwanted tracking of phone locations

SAN FRANCISCO:  lawsuit filed in federal court here accuses Google of invading people´s privacy by tracking the whereabouts of smartphones users despite “location history” settings being turned off. The suit filed Friday by a California man seeks unspecified damages along with class-action status to represent all US iPhone or Android smartphone users who turned off […]

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Australian teenage pleads guilty for hacking Apple’s network

Customers walk past an Apple logo inside of an Apple store at Grand Central Station in New York, U.S., August 1, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson A Melbourne private schoolboy who repeatedly broke into Apple’s secure computer systems is facing criminal charges after the technology giant called in the FBI. Its is alleged that the 16-year-old Australian […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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