Author: Francis Oboth

News
Busoga Bishop decries widespread practice of sex for jobs

The Bishop of Central Busoga Diocese, Rev Patrick Wakula, has expressed concern over what he termed as ‘unspiritual hearts’ of male employers who first demand for sex from ladies before offering them jobs. The Bishop made the remarks at the maiden graduation ceremony of Central Busoga Diocese Vocational Training Institute in Namutamba Town Council, Namutumba […]

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News
UNRA demolishes Villa Park to pave way for city flyover

The final clearance of the right of way for the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project is underway along Mukwano Road. Preliminary works on the project commenced in May this year. Uganda National Roads Authority Head of enforcement John Ssejemba who is overseeing the clearance said that by sunset today they would have cleared […]

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Health
Jinja hospital asks for independent theatre to save pregnant women

  Jinja hospital asks for independent theatre to save pregnant women Expectant  mothers in their  beds in Jinja Regional Referral  Hospital Authorities at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital have made a call for the government to provide an independent operational theatre to save the lives of pregnant women referred to the facility. Some of these women, […]

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international news
Banned at home but thriving abroad: China’s social media campaign

More than 78 million Facebook users follow the page of the state-run China Daily, where they are served a diet of largely positive, and government-approved stories about the authoritarian country. Not a bad fan-base, considering Facebook is banned in China. The huge, and growing social media presence of Beijing-run organisations pushing a decidedly pro-China line […]

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News
Uganda airlines maiden flight to cost Shs166,000

Uganda Airlines has slashed prices for the maiden flight slated for August 28, with a one-way ticket put at Shs166,000 from Entebbe to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). This means a return ticket goes for an enticing Shs330,000, a huge deal from the normal average $300 (Shs1.1 million) other airlines are charging for the same […]

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General
Court to hear Pastor Bujjingo’s divorce case, dismisses wife’s application

Kajjansi Chief Magistrate’s Court has declined to dismiss a divorce petition filed by Pastor Aloysius Bujjingo  of House of Prayer Ministries due to lack of jurisdiction as alleged by his wife Teddy Naluswa. Ms Naluswa had filed an application seeking for the dismissal of the case stating that her husband had filed it before a […]

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Campus News
Francis Oboth Creates Kyambogo University An app for Students

Francis makes Kyambogo University app for freshers. Francis says that he made this app with the love for the students mostly freshers. This app is called “MyCampus” although he has not yet published it on play store and other app stores. This is how the app works ; After downloading the app install and sign […]

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local sports news
Okello punishes Ondu to set up Vipers finale

It is the dream final domestic football fans and tournament sponsors Pilsner Lager hoped for. And it is one that they will get on Sunday next week after KCCA defeated Onduparaka 3-1 to set up a Pilsner Super 8 final against Vipers. “It will be arguably a game between the two best teams in the […]

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Crime
Arua’s Hotel Pacific grapples with dwindling business after army raid

Pacific means to be at peace. That was what people experienced when they walked into Hotel Pacific, located Adumi Road in Arua town. The raid on the hotel that happened on August 13, 2018, however, took away that reputation the hotel had had since the 1980s when it was constructed. Hotel Pacific was the epicentre […]

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Africa
Burundi welcomes opposition exiles for next year’s election

The Burundian government is now calling on opposition members in exile to return home and take part in the 2020 general elections. This offer is one of the moves by President Pierre Nkurunziza’s administration and the ruling party to seek political stability ahead of the elections, amid accusations of exclusion, and come after the June […]

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