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international news
Dutch teen starve herself to death after parents and doctors agree not to put her into treatment against her will

It was reported, on Wednesday according to euronews.com, Noa’s parents and doctors agreed not to force-feed her or put her into treatment against her will. Noa Pothoven died on Sunday at home saying she could no longer live with the trauma of being raped by two men. The Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Belgium are the only […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
Army court “releases” former MP Kipoi

Kipoi who in April admitted to trying to overthrow the government and asked for pardon was expected to return today for the army court to decide on whether to release him after his lawyers said he had applied for amnesty. However, on Thursday morning, the state prosecutors led by Lt. Col.Raphael Mugisha told the court […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
Why ‘Esther Passaris’ is proving to be nightmare for Jeff Koinange

Now another controversy is raising after her name was mentioned again on Wednesday and the live show cut short. In 2016, TV host Jeff Koinange ended his popular show JKL on KTN with a heartfelt apology to viewers, promising a comeback on another station after the interview went overboard after Miguna told Passaris “Esther, you are so beautiful, everyone […]

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Business
John Deere’s technology set to revolutionalize Africa’s Agriculture

John Deere, an American Corporation that manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery will tomorrow announce major steps that they are taking to change Uganda and Africa’s agricultural sector in 2019.

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Business
Diamond Trust Bank profit growth of 22% could be an indicator of a recovering economy

Diamond Trust Bank Uganda has registered a 22 percent growth in its profits before tax in 2018 compared to the previous year. According to the audited results released last week, the bank’s profits before tax in the last financial year grew to Ugx18.45 Billion compared to Ugx15.12 the previous year. Industry watchers say the bank’s […]

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Academics
Kyambogo ICT boss Dr. Okuonzi on list to guide Uganda into industrial revolution

In a bid for technological advancements in Uganda, President Museveni on Monday 08 April 2019 inaugurated the National Task Force that will guide the country on its journey into the fourth industrial revolution. Among the members appointed on the National Task Force by President Museveni is the famous Kyambogo University ICT boss, Dr John Okuonzi. […]

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Feature
Differently disabled children to get free medical and corrective surgery

Pearl Dairy Limited, through the LATO Milk Brand, has launched an ambitious project to provide medical and corrective surgery to differently-abled children in Uganda. Partnering with various organizations, LATO Milk launched ‘Lato Help Pack,’ to raise funds to provide free medical surgeries for children in a bid to give them another chance to live normal […]

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Crime
American tourist and his Ugandan driver kidnapped

The security agencies and Uganda Wildlife Authority have initiated joint operations to locate and rescue the American tourist with his Ugandan driver who was kidnapped on Tuesday. According to the Executive Director Uganda media centre, Ofwono Opondo, four armed men not yet identified ambushed the tourist with his driver at around 7 pm near Katoke […]

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General
Rwandan pregnant woman collapses and dies after being chased by Rwandan army trying to stop her from crossing over to Uganda to buy foo

Grief and sorrow have engulfed the Ugandan side of the border at Kyanika today morning after a pregnant woman in her mid-30s collapsed and died trying to flee Rwanda Army who tried to stop her and other from crossing over to Uganda to look for food. Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate has confirmed the […]

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