Author: Javira Ssebwami

Business
How power struggle, Katamba firing led to deportation on MTN CEO Vanhelleputte

MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte was Thursday night deported; weeks after three of the company’s expatriate staff were expelled. His deportation documents were signed by Internal Affairs Minister Gen. Jeje Odongo, hours after he had been held and grilled by security. He was briefly detained at Entebbe International Airport before he was taken for an SN […]

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Crime
UCC suspends Daily Monitor over Kadaga “witchcraft” story

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the communications sector regulator has Wednesday, February 6 ordered Monitor Publications to cease Online publications effective today. Ibrahim Bbossa, the head of Public relations at UCC has confirmed the development. According to dated February 6 latter to Monitor Publications also copied to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, UCC Executive Director […]

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Africa
Zimbabwe Pastor arrested for selling tickets to Heaven

Sunday 13th January 2018 A Pastor in Zimbabwe was arrested together with his wife for allegedly selling tickets to heaven. Pastor Tito Wats told thousands of people that it was Jesus who appeared to him, then gave him tickets to sale to people especially sinners so that they could also enter heaven. “I don’t care […]

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General
Africa must steer away from corruption – Oulanyah

Unless Africa makes a formal declaration of, “Never again to Corruption”, all efforts to fight the vice will be in vain, according to the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah. “Who are the corrupt, they are our mothers, our sisters, our cousins and us; the fight to rid corruption begins with you. The frontline is […]

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General
Private Sector in drive to raise sh10b for HIV/AIDS fight

LUGOGO- The Private Sector in Uganda has rolled out an initiative dubbed ‘One Dollar HIV/AIDS Initiative’ to generate local funds to fight HIV/AIDS. Prof Vinand Nantulya, the chairperson of the initiative, said they have set a target of sh10b and that is expected to be collected within the first year. Nantulya told journalists at the […]

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Campus Buzz
Police arrest four UCU students over smoking shish, confiscate pots Julian

Police on weekend arrested four students and confiscated a number of shisha pots in an anti-tobacco operation conducted jointly by the Uganda National Health Consumers Organisation (UNHCO) under the Ministry of Health in pursuit of implementation of the Tobacco Control Act 2015. The operation covered Casablanca, a bar commonly known for harboring shisha smokers. Statistics […]

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Gossip
Bryan White carries 3 billion to Arua

Bryan White is set to embark on another round of charity work in Arua District. The tycoon and philanthropist has announced that he will be going back to Arua to continue with philanthropic work under his Bryan White Foundation that he started in August during his first visit of the district. Brian White has taken […]

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Entertainment
Kim Kardashian writes to the world about beautiful scenery in Uganda

Popular television host and fashion star Kim Kardashian who is in Uganda together with her husband Kanye West has in a social media post said there is a heaven in Uganda. The singer took to social media praising the hospitality of the people and the amazing water bodies and bushes Uganda is endowment. “Everything is […]

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Entertainment
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West in Uganda for a seven day visit

American rapper songwriter, record producer and fashion designer Kanye Omari West and wife, also reality TV star, Kim Kardashian have arrived Uganda a seven day visit. Upon arrival Kanye West and Kim were then flown by a chopper north of the country to the Chobe Safari Lodge in Murchison Falls national park where the couple […]

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