Author: Cyclone Times Reporter

Academics
Makerere Sex scandal: another implicated, suspended

In a letter dated 17/04/2018 from Office of the Vice Chancellor, Mr. Kisuze Edward has been suspended from Makerere University​ service on a half pay with immediate effect to allow a smooth investigation on the matter. Mr. Kisuze Edward a Senior Administrative Assistant at the Ivory Tower is alleged to have sexually harassed Ms. Njeroge […]

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Campus News
Anti riot police crash Makerere students, hundreds arrested

The Anti-riot police has clobbered Makerere University students on Monday morning and arrested hundreds in connection with rioting including the newly elected president Mr Papa Were Salim. According to Mr Martins Kato, the information minister, Mr Papa was arrested on Monday morning and taken to unknown destination but Cyclone Times has learnt that the guild […]

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International Sports
The secrets behind the Real Madrid striker’s incredible physique

It makes for a challenging game of spot the difference. Two pictures of Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating penalties — one in the 2014 Champions League final and the other against Juventus on Wednesday. Time waits for no man unless, it seems, that man is Ronaldo. At the age of 33, the ripped torso is the same now as it was then. There […]

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General
Tanzanian govt demands $930 fee from bloggers in internet clampdown

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has introduced new regulation that charges bloggers over $930 to begin publishing content. (CNN) – As part of sweeping new internet regulations, the Tanzanian government has introduced a $930 fee for those wanting to have an online blog, giving the authorities unprecedented control over the internet. The government now requires all bloggers […]

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General
Uganda approves making own cars

Government has come out offering a lifeline to what seemed to be a vanishing dream of local car manufacturing company, Kiira Motors Corporation. Cabinet sitting this week at State House in Entebbe approved the Roadmap for the commercialization of the Kiira Electric Vehicle Project, which according to Information Minister Frank Tumwebaze, is to be undertaken […]

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Africa
Algeria military plane crash: 257 dead near Algiers

  An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say. The aircraft came down just after taking off from Boufarik military airport, west of Algiers. An inquiry is under way into the cause of the crash – Algeria’s worst-ever air disaster. The government has declared three days of […]

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International Sports
Marin Cilic cruises past Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin to send Croatia into Davis Cup semi-final against USA

Marin Cilic put away Mikhail Kukushkin 6-1 6-1 6-1 on Sunday to send Croatia into the Davis Cup semi-finals. Cilic clinched the quarter-final against Kazakhstan 3-1 on indoor clay after the two-hour match — the easiest of his three career wins over Kukushkin. Twenty-nine-year-old Cilic did not serve to his usual standard but saved all […]

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International Sports
Man United star Ander Herrera denies intentionally spitting on Man City crest during Saturday’s derby

Manchester United star Ander Herrera has denied spitting intentionally on the Manchester City crest as he left the field at half-time during Saturday’s derby. Footage showed the Spanish midfielder spitting on the badge, which is located on the turf just outside the player tunnel at the Etihad Stadium. City believe Herrera spat on the badge on […]

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International Sports
Sebastian Vettel wins incident-packed Bahrain Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton finishes third

Formula One again revealed its capacity to defy a prognosis of death by tedium with an incident-rich Bahrain Grand Prix won dramatically by Sebastian Vettel on tyres as thin as tissue. It also threw up a wince-inducing injury to a Ferrari mechanic, prompted Lewis Hamilton to call Max Verstappen a ‘d***head’ and turned what was […]

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