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Gunmen Abduct Two Catholic Priests In Volatile Eastern Congo

Gunmen Abduct Two Catholic Priests In Volatile Eastern Congo Gunmen in restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo kidnapped two Catholic priests in an area at the centre of over two years of massacres by unknown assailants, the country’s conference of bishops said on Monday. The two priests — Charles Kipasa and Jean-Pierre Akilimali — were […]

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South Sudan’s President Declares State Of Emergency In Home State

South Sudan’s President Declares State Of Emergency In Home State South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has declared a three-month state of emergency in his home state, where clashes have raged for months between clan-based militias, the government spokesman said on Tuesday. Michael Makuei, who is also the information minister, said the army would be given […]

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Hellen Lukoma acquires new ride

Hard work pays! This is especially true with female singer and actress, Hellen Lukoma who has now graduated from footsubishi. The “Binyuma” singer, who was recently named the best African actress in the BEFFTAs, has acquired a brand new ride. The singer teased her new acquisition on social media where she expressed a lot of […]

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Erdogan to visit Qatar and Saudi amid Gulf crisis

Istanbul, Turkey | AFP | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will this month visit Qatar and Saudi Arabia, which are locked in a deep diplomatic crisis, his office announced Tuesday. Erdogan will also visit Kuwait, the main mediator in the Qatar crisis, during his July 23-24 tour. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Ankara would continue […]

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Veteran Journalist Mulindwa Muwonge Passes On

First it was Bbale Francis, then Andrew Patrick Luwandaga and the latest we are getting is that veteran radio presenter Mulindwa Muwonge has also passed on. Mulindwa Muwonge who has been presenting at Star FM, a station under Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) died a few hours ago from Nsambya Hospital where he has been admitted […]

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NRM Group Backs Removal of Presidential Age Limit

NRM Group Backs Removal of Presidential Age Limit Fred Mwesigye, the Chairman of Presidential Affairs Committee in parliament has condemned opposition politicians and activists for trying to stifle the debate on the proposal to remove the presidential age limit from the constitution. Mwesigye, who is one of the 1986 bush war fighters, made the remarks […]

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Kabafunzaki Insists he did not Solicit 5M from Aya Boss

Kabafunzaki Insists he did not Solicit 5M from Aya Boss The troubled  State Minister for labor  Herbert Kabafunzaki on Tuesday pleaded not guilty (for the second time) to corruption charges including receiving five million shillings  from the Proprietor of Aya group of companies Mohammad Hamid. Kabafuzanki and his political aid Mugabo Brian and a relative Lubowa […]

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Google Glass reborn for the workplace

Steve Lee the product Director wearing the Google Classes San Francisco, United States | AFP | After spending two years on the sidelines, Google Glass internet-linked eyewear is back in the game, this time aimed at helping workers do their jobs. General Electric, Volkswagen, and Boeing are among more than 50 businesses taking part in testing […]

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Israeli ‘mental first-aid’ method offered to attack victims abroad

Tel Aviv, Israel | AFP | An Israeli who developed an unorthodox model for treating mental trauma and preventing post-traumatic stress disorder during his years in the military is now sharing it with first responders in other countries. Moshe Farchi says Israel’s decades of conflict have afforded it “lots of experience” in dealing with trauma, leading […]

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Diamond Platnumz to headline Kampala City festival

By Kampala Sun writer Tanzanian recording artist Naseeb Abdul Juma famously known as Diamond Platnumz is reaping for being a Ugandan in-law. He will be performing in Kampala at the Kampala City festival in October. The announcement was made during the official launch of the Kampala city festival on Wednesday morning, a move that left […]

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