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Monday, October 23rd, 2017


Another youth dies from gunshot by police

RIP Robert Muhumuza. In your honour, the rest of the Ugandan population shall soldier on TILL VICTORY COME. The bullet from the gun of a Museveni terrorist gang-member has claimed the life another Ugandan child. The other young victim of Museveni’s Life-Presidency murder mission in Rukungiri, our Late Comrade Edson Nasasira, has just been buried, but, already, Museveni and his terror gangs must be celebrating the demise of another innocent soul. Museveni and his terror gangs are also celebrating the illegal detention of the leaders of People’s Revolutionary Struggle, whoRead More

Museveni gives MPs UGX 29M each to get life presidency

About Shs13 billion has been released to members of Parliaments to facilitate their consultation with constituents on Constitution Amendment Bill 2017, which seeks to scrap the lower and upper age limit for presidential candidates. Every MP has been given Shs29 million, according to latest information from the government. Director Communication and Public Affairs Chris Obore confirmed the development to Daily Monitor. Following the first reading of the Bill moved by MP Raphael Magyezi (Igara West, NRM) and its subsequent referral to the Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs for scrutiny,Read More

Aya’s Pearl of Africa Hotel goes up for sale

This is a Forbes interview with Hamid of Aya Group on October 16, 2017 the day when President Yoweri Museveni cut the ribbon with Hamid about this expensive hotel which has not been open for 2 weeks and now on the auction block. —————– Why I Built A $300 Million Hotel – Ugandan Tycoon, Mohammed Hamid. Mohammed Hamid, one of Uganda’s leading entrepreneurs, is the Chairman and founder of Aya Group, a $300 million (annual revenues) Ugandan conglomerate with interests in milling, food manufacturing, commodity trading, transportation and hospitality. AyaRead More

Burundi rebel leaders ‘extradited from Tanzania’

Senior leaders of the Popular Forces of Burundi (FPB) rebel group were arrested in eastern Tanzania on Saturday and extradited to Burundi the following day, the FPB said Monday. “Four FPB leaders, including the number 1 and 2, Jeremie Ntiranyibagira and Edouard Nshimirimana, were arrested in Ngara on October 21 by security forces from Tanzania and Burundi,” it said in a statement. “On October 22, they underwent an irregular extradition to Burundi, where their lives are in danger,” it said, giving no further details. The statement was authenticated as genuineRead More

Abim hospital operates in the dark

Fear grips patients and medical workers in Abim Hospital whenever there is a power blackout. The Hospital that is dependent on hydroelectricity power is left with no option other than using lamps and phone torches. When this reporter visited the Hospital over the weekend, empty lamps stood on tables in the wards without paraffin since there was no power. Both the attendants and their patients were deep asleep to catch up with the lost long night’s sleep as they spent the dark night watching over themselves. Ms Joyce Awili, aRead More

Fifty five under surveillance for Marburg

55 people believed to have come into contact with a Marburg victim in Kween district have been placed under surveillance, the health minister Jane Ruth Aceng has said. A 50-year-old woman from Chemuron village in Moyok parish in Moyok sub-county in Kween district died of Marburg on October 17. Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) is caused by the Marburg virus, a rare but severe type of Viral Hemorrhagic Fever, which affects both humans and non-human primates like monkeys and baboons. Speaking at a press conference on Sunday afternoon at the ministryRead More

Age limit debate exposes as one man party

It is clear now that President Museveni is the NRM party and the NRM party is all about him and without him, there is no NRM. Here is why. In 2005, a referendum was held purportedly to establish whether Ugandans wanted a restoration of a multiparty political dispensation. This was after many years of brutalising and restricting political parties under the Movement System, which was actually a one-party rule. Having put up a spirited fight , the Uganda People’s Congress and the Democratic Party refused to participate in the referendumRead More

WHO’s Tedros to appoint Mugabe goes to show why Africa will remain dark continent for decades

Robert Mugabe had his ‘Des van Rooyen moment’ last week when he was briefly appointed as a WHO Goodwill Ambassador, then had the position rescinded on Sunday after a huge international outcry. But was the WHO thinking when it appointed him, asks HEALTH-E’s Kerry Cullinan. Why did the Health Organisation’s (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus appoint the Zimbabwean despot, Robert Mugabe, as a “goodwill ambassador” last Thursday? Clearly unprepared for the torrent of protest from organisations and governments, Tedros “rescinded” the appointment on Sunday “in the best interests of theRead More

Suicide bomber kills 13 in Nigeria

A suicide bomber has killed 13 other people in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday. The Sunday evening attack also injured five people. Two subsequent suicide bombings injured more than a dozen others. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, but officials suspect Boko Haram the militant group is behind the violence. Boko Haram has killed more than 20,000 people during in its eight-year insurgency against the Nigerian government in a bid to create a strict Islamic state in the majority Muslim north. Maiduguri,Read More

Ten traits of likeable people – Emotional Intelligence

Many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask them to describe the most likeable people they have ever worked with. People inevitably ignore innate characteristics (intelligence, extraversion, attractiveness, and so on) and instead focus on qualities that are completely under people’s control, such as approachability, humility, and positivity.Read More