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Police, Express thrill but make little shift

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 01:00
Kavumba residents were served to a six-goal thriller as 10-man Express came from behind to level, take the lead, and then surrender it for a 3-3 draw with Police on Friday

Makerere complete Kyambogo task to reach semifinals

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 01:00
Makerere University clinched the second semifinal berth of this season’s Nile Special University Football League following a goalless draw with rivals Kyambogo in a game played in Luzira on Friday evening

Season finale at Busiika

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 01:00
Fireworks, thrill, pressure and drama are expected as titles in seven of the eight categories in the 2016 MX Championship are decided at Uganda Motorsport Arena Busiika today

Oilers secure top seed status

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 01:00
The three-time defending national league champions secured top seed status going into the playoffs with a hard-fought 74-68 overtime victory over UCU Canons on Friday at the Lugogo MTN Arena

Aziz Damani attempt to reach cloud nine in quest for third trophy of term

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 01:00
Aziz Damani Cricket Club deserves all plaudits for being the only side yet to concede defeat in the National Men’s Twenty20 Cup

Three vehicles crash in Mabira forest

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 20:50
The vehicles involved are 14-seater commuter taxis and a fuel truck.

Uneb to turn away candidates who report late for exams

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 19:27
Candidates should not smuggle notes or write answers on parts of their bodies

Six arrested after fatal bar fight

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 15:41
Police scene of crime officers visited the bar to establish what had happened and relevant samples and exhibits picked.

Chinese firm lays off 120 workers

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 15:05
The company was contracted by KCCA to upgrade and rehabilitate a number of road junctions including Yusuf Lule, Kalerwe-Nabweru, Bukoto-Kisaasi, Gaddafi Road junction and Makerere Hill Road. 

Somalia elects first woman to its Upper House of Parliament

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 14:40
The provisional Somalia Constitution provides for a two-chamber Parliament; the Upper House and the 275-member Lower House.

Mao tells youth to join political activism as DP clocks 62 years

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:37
Mr Mao accused President Museveni of gross misconduct and misuse of the country’s resources on luxury.

To regulate or not to regulate alcohol

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:37
For others alcohol induces temporary deafness to the many complains and demands waiting at home. But again as one sage said, those who drink to drown their sorrows should be reminded that sorrow can swim

Trump challenges Clinton to drug test, says vote 'rigged'

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:33
Donald Trump has challenged his rival Hillary Clinton to a drug test before their next debate, suggesting the Democrat was "pumped up" on performance-enhancing drugs in a stunning new twist to the brutal White House race

Avert bloody turf war on city streets

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:00
The licensed traders are rightly incensed that even after they rent premises from where they operate at high cost, KCCA is willing to allow vendors to undercut on the pavements

In Uganda justice has become a fugitive of corruption, abuse of office - Part II

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:00
The suspect had 15 per cent, the majority shareholder had 50 per cent and the third never paid for his 10 allotted shares, but was appointed by the other two as the director pending his payment of dues obligatory to own the shares allotted to him

Some reflections on the Book of Lamentations

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:00
For Ugandans, the message of prophet Jeremiah’s book of Lamentations is pertinent, timely and useful for knowing the truth

Who wants a country chosen by God in our times?

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:00
Uganda’s still unpunished sins in the DR Congo and that octopus syndrome at home have left Mr Museveni with silence

One person shot dead over Butaleja land dispute

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 11:50
The land located in Doho Muhula swamp in Kachonga Sub-county.

Gen Kayihura tells police commanders to beg for fuel as crisis hits hard

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 11:13
Mukono- The Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura has advised district police commanders to devise means of getting extra fuel and fee maintenance to ease work as fuel crisis hits the force hard.

Districts sit on World Bank billions

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 01:00
The unspent money is meant for key infrastructure development projects