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Ambitious JKL get their chance in the NBL limelight

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 01:00
After losing 3-1 to KCCA  Leopards in last season’s women playoff semifinals, Freedom, as he is popularly known in basketball circles is confident his team can go on and win this year’s title

Caf pools turn to home advantage trump card

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 01:00
If the current trend of events continues up to July 7, when KCCA travel to Tunisia for their final Group A game against Club Africain, it might have to be decided on goal difference

Winning starts for KCCA and Warriors in NBL

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:34
As domestic basketball gained more popularity over the last decade, Pemba Warriors and KCCA Leopards are some of the teams that attracted fans to YMCA and Lugogo Courts

Fallen socialite Semwanga's last party

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:18
It had been 11 days from the time the 40-year-old was admitted to Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria South Africa and put on life support machines before his condition deteriorated yesterday morning

Government agencies trade blame over SIM card registration mess

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:00
UCC executive director says ongoing SIM card registration and verification has been imposed on UCC by security agencies.

Minister flies chopper to visit in-laws

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:00
Minister Kibuule flew a police helicopter to his father-in-law John Tumuhimbise’s residence in Ntungamo District.

Kayunga mourns socialite Semwanga, body expected to arrive on Sunday

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:59
Semwanga was this morning announced dead by fellow socialite and mother of his three children Zari Hassan on her social media wall

Man convicted for operating illegal radio

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:02
Gerald Ssemwanga appeared in Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court presided over by Mr James Ereemye

Rights activists up in arms over poor education in Uganda’s slums

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:38
The programme coordinator IDAY –Uganda Regina Namakula says, most of the children on the city streets are from slum areas

Five arrested over Gulu Town clerk’s murder

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:29
The 42-year-old Oola was attacked and killed by suspected iron bar hit men on Tuesday morning at Kanyagoga B village in Bardege Division, Gulu Municipality

Police arrest 100 suspected machete attackers in Kampala

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:54
Mr Frank Mwesigwa, the Kampala Metropolitan police commanders, said the suspects were arrested from areas of Bwaise, Namugongo, Najjeera, Makindye and Nabweru

Eight police officers killed in Kenya bomb attack

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:01
The first explosion claimed three lives early Wednesday morning while the second killed five later in the afternoon

Hypertension leading cause of maternal deaths at Mulago

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:37
Dr Annette Nakimuli, the department head said that eight out of the 100 admissions at the obstetrics and gynaecology ward are as a result of onset high blood pressure during pregnancy, a medical conditional called preeclampsia

MPs approves five year Bujagali tax waiver

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 09:55
Sometime this year, Government through the State Planning Minister, David Bahati proposed a corporate tax exemption for Bujagali Hydro-Power Project up to June 2033 under the Income Tax amendment bill 2017

Britain 'furious' over US leaks on Manchester attack

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 09:31
But shortly after the interior minister complained, The New York Times newspaper again scooped British authorities and other media by publishing photographs from the scene of remnants of the bomb

Manchester terror attack: Suicide bomber's father, brother arrested in Libya

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 08:39
As more children were named among the 22 victims of Monday's massacre, the suicide bomber's father and brother were arrested in Libya and British police arrested a seventh person in connection with the investigation

Trump commits $300 million to fight famine in Africa

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 08:22
The UN has described the situation as the biggest humanitarian crisis in its history, but donor funding is falling far short

Boda boda makes its way to Oxford Advanved Learners Dictionary

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 07:55
The word reportedly originated in Busia, Kenya where bicycle riders would ferry people from outlying areas in the county to the market in Busia town

Tanzania’s Magufuli sacks mines minister

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 07:48
Mining minister Sospeter Muhongo, a friend and ally of the president, was dismissed along with the head of the Tanzania Minerals Audit Agency, Dominic Rwekaza

Mourinho relishes United's 'victory of pragmatism'

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 07:29
In a poignant match scarred by Monday's terror attack in Manchester, which left 22 people dead, United prevailed 2-0 via goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to win the tournament for the first time