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Mutebi fancying KCCA to go past group stage

2 hours 51 min ago
Whereas many pundits have described KCCA’s Caf Confederation Cup group placement as a nightmarish draw, manager Mike Mutebi says his club has grown over time to outlive those fears

Buddu to open against Mawogola in the Masaza Cup opener

2 hours 51 min ago
It’s only fifteen days left. Buganda’s annual Masaza Cup football tournament is set to return with eighteen teams in four groups

Dan Obote-led aspiring delegates petition Fufa over elections

2 hours 51 min ago
Four aspiring delegates from the Northern region have petitioned Fufa to expeditiously address what they termed as fraudulent irregularities in the voting system of this weekend’s district elections

Tikolo pleased with avalanche of match winners in Cricket Cranes squad

2 hours 51 min ago
Tikolo admitted the difficulty in sieving out the required numbers from a pool of 20. Of course, he had worked with nearly 40 players over the past eight months

Asaba wants Rugumayo’s trophy at Mayombo Open

2 hours 51 min ago
18-year-old Asaba, one of the ever emerging talents from Tooro, wants to make it count by going for defending champion Ronald Rugumayo’s title

Minister Kasaija, Muhakanizi named in imported rice scandal

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:00
Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija and the Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi have been accused of being behind a decision to exempt taxes on imported unprocessed rice in order to benefit from the directive.

Police quiz hotel managers over hosting criminal gangs

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:00
The police have quizzed the managers of Mt Zion Hotel in Makerere Kavule over accommodating criminals linked to the recent wave of violent house break-ins and attacks in Kampala city suburbs and the Greater Masaka sub-region.

Pastors ignorant of Bible, says archbishop

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:00
Mbarara Archbishop Paul Bakyenga has asked pastors to first study theology before committing themselves to God’s service

Students told to have a personal brand

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:00
Students at Muteesa I Royal University (MRU) have been advised to create a personal brand if they are to compete favourably in the world of work after completing their courses at the university.

Widow frustrated by dishonest policemen

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:00
Lillian Muteteli, a resident of Mbiko township in Buikwe District, describes herself as a staunch mobiliser for the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party. The widow began trading in agricultural produce 18 years ago

Oil cash bonanza: I didn’t tell Kasaija to use URA money - Museveni

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:00
Mr Museveni told a parliamentary committee that is investigating wide-ranging irregularities in the Oil Sector that he would have acted differently had he been advised otherwise by the Attorney General Fred Ruhindi on which procedures to follow in rewarding government officials for a job well done.

Kenya’s opposition names Raila Odinga as presidential candidate

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:59
The public announcement was made by senior leaders of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition of which Odinga will be flag bearer, challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta in a repeat of the 2013 election line-up

Buhweju DPC on spot over threatening journalist

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:25
The journalist proceeded to cover an event where the outgoing regional police bosses were to conduct a handover ceremony but later, he was blocked by Mr Martial Tumusiime, the region's police public relations officer

Long-serving Equatorial Guinea’s Nguema blames Africa’s problems on disunity, hails late Gaddafi

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:09
President Obiang Nguema, who is wrapping up his two day state visit to Uganda today, said the Europeans realised this long time ago and started mobilising themselves into alliances to counter some of their biggest challenges

NRM retains Lugazi Municipality mayoral seat

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:30
Mr Aseya in his petition accused the Mr Mwesigye and the Electoral Commission of not following the law

Rugasira’s Good African Coffee reopened

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:57
The reopening follows the signing of an agreement between URA and Mr Rugasira

Dr Besigye demands Gen Kayihura's sacking

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:30
The police force which Gen Kayihura leads has recently been under fire over allegations of infiltration by criminals who terrorise Ugandans

Armed thugs in UPDF uniform undress, rob traders

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:08
Kagadi District Police Commander, Mr Peter Ongwara said the suspected thugs ambushed the taxi en route to Kampala from Kagadi around Kyomunembe village and robbed all passengers

Samsung posts biggest quarterly net profit since 2013

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:03
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics posted its biggest quarterly net profit for more than three years Thursday after shrugging off the debacle over exploding Galaxy Note 7 batteries

Mother saw daughter's Facebook Live murder

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:01
The distraught Thai mother of a baby girl killed by her boyfriend in a murder he broadcast on Facebook Live has described the harrowing moment she stumbled across the video and rushed to alert police