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Nyege Nyege tickets go on sale at discounted rate

BigEyeUg Team Ever since MTN announced it’s 3 year partnership with Nyege Nyege a few months back, things have been changing. Just when the name of the three day festival changed to MTN Nyege Nyege, we have been told that for the first time ever, Nyege Nyege tickets are on sale months before the event […]

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‘Yes’ in the lead, but official Burundi vote results due Monday

Bujumbura, Burundi | AFP |  The result of a referendum on constitutional reforms that could leave President Pierre Nkurunziza in power until 2034 will be declared Monday, the electoral commission (Ceni) said Sunday. “Announcement of provisional referendum results Monday May 21 … start of ceremonies 16.00 (1400 GMT) precisely,” said Ceni head Pierre-Claver Ndayicariye in […]

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East Africa:Raging Floods Destroy Costly Infrastructure in East Africa

[East African] East African governments will be forced to dig deeper into their pockets to repair infrastructure damaged by the heavy rains that have gone on for close to three months now, with a trail of destruction across the region.

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Kenya:KCB, Equity Defy Bad Loans to Post U.S.$108.3 Million

[East African] Two Kenya-headquartered regional banks have announced a combined profit of $108.25 million in the first three months of this year, brushing off the lower than expected outlook for the period despite being bogged down by rising non-performing loans.

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Ethiopia:Recent Killings in Ethiopia Point to Difficult Times for Dangote Cement

[East African] Dangote Cement, which three years ago took East Africa by storm, is facing a hard time in the region, especially after the recent killing of three of its employees in Ethiopia. The cement maker is also struggling with unfavourable policy changes in Tanzania.

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South Africa:Ramaphosa's Son Fined a Goat for Fathering Out of Marriage

[Citizen] Kampala -Former Ugandan Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, hosted the son of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in Kampala on Saturday in a traditional ceremony at which the younger Ramaphosa officially declared his intentions to marry Amama Mbabazi’s niece and the dowry to be paid was settled.

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Kenya:Train Derailment Causes Traffic Trouble in Changamwe

[Nation] Mombasa was on Sunday morning cut off from the main land as the road to the city was closed by police at Kibarani, Changamwe.

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Irene Namubiru Reveals why she Fell Out with her Mother

Singer Irene Namubiru has opened upon her dying relationship with her family saying it has never gotten better. Speaking to Karitas Karisimbi, the “Kabi kii” singer she has always been silent on how she was treated as a kid because she had no one to turn to. “I wasn’t bothered being introduced when visitors came […]

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Sylvia Owori Reveals Why She Quit NTV

Fashion designer Sylvia Owori has opened up on reasons why she quit NTV’s fashion project last year to pursue better things leaving the program in shambles. Speaking to ChimpLyf, Owori said she needed time to pursue her dreams of serving the nations through operations wealth creation. “My boss the president has ambitions of reaching out […]

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Ochola a good cop, but for how long?

  Kampala, Uganda | IN THE INDEPENDENT | The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Ochola: Good cop, but for how long?: Mending a force haunted by Gen. Kayihura ghosts THE LAST WORD Inside Africa’s real tragedy: How the ideology of a welfare state has destroyed our continent and impoverished its people […]

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