Category: Africa

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Bobi Wine mourns with the People of Tanzania after the death of Benjamin Mkapa
Bobi Wine mourns with Tanzanians, sends condolence message

The National Unity Platform (NUP) leader Hon Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi Wine has sent in his condolence message to the people of Tanzania. The former president of Tanzania Benjamin Mkapa died at the age of 81, President John Magufuli announced. According to Magufuli, Benjamin Mkapa died at the Dar es Salaam Hospital in the […]

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Charles Bukeko alias Papa Shirandula laid to rest today - PHOTOS
Charles Bukeko alias Papa Shirandula laid to rest today – PHOTOS

Famous Kenyan Legendary actor Charles Bukeko alias Papa Shirandula has been laid to rest today on the 20th of July 2020. In addition, the burial ceremony took place at his home in Nanderema in Busia County. Papa Shirandula died on the 18th of July 2020 after contracting the deadly coronavirus. “Before the death of Charles […]

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Papa Shirandula is dead
Legendary Kenyan actor Papa Shirandula is dead

News reaching our news desk shows Kenyan Legendary actor Charles Bukeko alias Papa Shirandula has passed on today. In addition, on Saturday the 18th of July 2020 in what was suspected to be coronavirus, according to family sources. The late Papa Shirandula’s family said he died at Karen Hospital where he was taken for emergency […]

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Museveni at IGAD
Museveni joins heads of state from IGAD at the 37th Extraordinary Summit

The president of the Republic of Uganda joined other heads of state from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). In addition, for the 37th Extraordinary Summit chaired by Prime Minister of the Republic of Sudan H.E Dr. Abdallah Hamdok. However, this 37th Extraordinary summit was held through video conferencing… “Through video conferencing, I joined fellow […]

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Sim Card Registration
Sim Card Registration for corporate bodies suspended by UCC

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has suspended the sale of Sim Cards to companies, public institutions, and NGO’s pending investigations. In addition, this followed certain allegations of fraud in the process of Sim Card registration more son within the corporate bodies of Uganda. The Uganda Communications Commission Ag. Executive Director Engnr Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo issued […]

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Tina Fierce and Sheilah Gashumba
Ugandans spreading Hate for profit

There is a thin line between freedom of speech a constitutional right and hate speech. Ugandans online are clearly yet to understand the distinction between the two. “You are free to swing your fists in front of my face all you want as long as you do not hit me”. This statement best fits your […]

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Boda-Boda riders
Boda-Boda riders protest continued government restrictions on their job

Boda-Boda riders have today protested continued government restrictions on their operations. While easing the coronavirus induced lockdown measures on Monday, President Museveni reiterated that Boda Boda riders were not allowed to transport passengers. They say that they are suffering downtown, therefore, they kindly ask President Museveni to consider them. In addition, Boda-Boda riders were suspended […]

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Bishop Kaggwa
Bishop Kaggwa scientifically celebrates his episcopate Silver Jubilee

The Catholic Church yet again registered another inconvenienced mega celebration due to the existence of COVID-19 in the country. Every 24th-June is a feast day of the nativity of Saint John the Baptist and it’s this date being his patron saint that the Bishop emeritus of Masaka diocese Rt. Rev. Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa chose […]

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Rev. Lambert Bainomugisha
The New Archbishop of Mbarara scientifically installed – PHOTOS

His Grace the Most. Rev. Lambert Bainomugisha has today 20th-June-2020 been installed as the new Archbishop of Mbarara Archdiocese succeeding Archbishop Paul Kamuza Bakyenga whose Canonical possession started on the 2nd-January-1999 to 2020 after His Holiness Pope Francis accepted his retirement and appointed the Most. Rev. Lambert Bainomugisha on the 25 April 2020. The Mass […]

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Bart Mugunda Katureebe
Bart Magunda Katureebe officially retires as Chief justice

News reaching our news desk confirms Justice Bart Magunda Katureebe has today officially retired as Uganda’s chief justice. In addition, he was in office for a period of about 5 years of service. He was appointed as chief justice in March 2015, replacing Benjamin Odoki. According to an appreciation letter to stakeholders on Friday, Bart […]

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