Category: Feature

Rwanda finally agrees to re-open Katuna border…but for 13 days

The border post was abruptly closed on February 28, 2019, leading to a souring of relations between Uganda and Rwanda. The re-opening of the border, however temporal, could lead to a thaw in the relations. The letter from Rwanda Revenue Authority But according to a communication from Rwanda Revenue Authority is to enable heavy trucks […]

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Thugs raid Cheap General Hardware, kill three people, steal Shs 200 million

According to an eye witness who talked to Nile Post, the robbers arrived on motorbikes and shot the manager on spot before going ahead to shoot randomly and killed one other civilian on the spot leaving several others with life-threatening injuries. “I was having lunch in a nearby restaurant when the five armed robbers on […]

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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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No one survived, Ethiopian airline heading to Nairobi crushed near Addis Ababa

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 heading to the Kenyan capital Nairobi has crashed near Addis Ababa. According to the official inforamtion from the Ethipian airline, the plane, a Boeing 737-800MAX with flight number ET 302, lost contact at 08.44 am local time soon after taking off, at 08:38 am local time, from Bole International Airport […]

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MTN CEO deported over company’s dealings that are considered “prejudicial to national security”.

MTN Uganda’s Chief Executive Officer – CEO, Win Van Helleput was yesterday deported on orders of the Minister of Internal Affairs Gen. Jeje Odongo. CEO’s deportation came after a 4 hour interrogation by police, Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) and Joint Anti-terrorism Taskforce operatives at the special investigations division of Police in Kireka 14th, Fabruary […]

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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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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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LYN’s Silent Feelings part 1

LYN’S SILENT FEELINGs part 1, After one and a half years of my stay at Mama Nankya’s rentals, we received word that a new neighbor would be moving in. Most of the other neighbors were either married or close to married. However, from the looks of it, this new neighbor was a single. The night […]

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Uber applies for patent to spot drunk passengers

Taxi app company Uber has applied for a patent to use artificial intelligence to determine how drunk potential passengers might be. The app used to summon rides could also feed other information to the driver, including a passenger’s location, how accurately they are typing and even the angle they are holding their phone at. It could help […]

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