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Day: September 2, 2020

The Transformation from Non-Measurable Marketing to Affiliation.

Business, FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a lot of challenges to several individuals and businesses currently grappling with economic downturns. Sports betting entertainment as an industry has not been exempted with several betting houses and platforms having to scale down on their operational costs and advertising expenditures for them to survive. The closure of betting shops due to COVID19 has most sports betting companies embracing online betting. The suspension of sports events such as football leagues and competitions led to the emergence of Simulated Leagues and E-sports onto the sports betting entertainment platforms and a boost in Online Casino. The shift has the firms considering several efficient but effective marketing options as well such as social media, Searc...
India Announces Online University Scholarships For Ugandan Students

India Announces Online University Scholarships For Ugandan Students

Education, FEATURED
By Keefa Nuwahereza The government of India in collaboration with several Universities, has availed Ugandan students an opportunity apply for scholarships to study  various online courses, which they will undertake through ilearn. This is a great opportunity for students from select countries in Africa,  who would be interested to apply for 100% scholarship who are interested in pursuing  several functional and sectoral specialties in their  MBA. It should be noted that during his visit to Uganda in 2018, India Prime Minister H. E Narendra Modi reiterated India’s willingness to partner with the governments of Africa to foster education throughout the African continent through the digital revolution. “We will harness India’s experience with digital revolutio
UPDF Warns Soldiers Against Partisan Politics As Battle Between  Kutesa Gal, Museveni Bro. Sodo Heats Up

UPDF Warns Soldiers Against Partisan Politics As Battle Between Kutesa Gal, Museveni Bro. Sodo Heats Up

FEATURED, Politics
By Our Reporter The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) High Command has directed all soldiers and officers to desist from engaging in partisan politics as they provide security to all politicians they were deployed to guard. This comes at a time when bitter clashes between soldiers guarding different politicians are erupting in   several parts of the country, with the most prevalent case being that of Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa’s daughter Shatsi Musherure Kutesa and President Yoweri Museveni’s brother Aine Godfrey Kaguta aka Sodo. Both Sodo and Musherure are vying for the Mawogola North constituency Member of Parliament seat in the 2021 election, on the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party ticket and the stiff competition between them currently is about who sails
Chameleone Cheats  Death, Nursing Wounds After Being Clobbered By Police

Chameleone Cheats Death, Nursing Wounds After Being Clobbered By Police

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza Singer turned musician Joseph Mayanja alias Jose Chameleone, who is contesting for the Kampala Lord Mayoral seat in the 2021 elections, is nursing wounds after being clobbered with his supporters on Tuesday as he tried to open his campaign offices along Balintuma Road, in Kampala. Chameleone, who is contesting for the said position on the National Unity Platform (NUP) ticket, although he is a Democratic Party member, sustained wounds during a scuffle that erupted as police dispersed a crowd of his  supporters who had gathered at the function. https://twitter.com/i/status/1300722100047687680 Jose Chameleone's tweet about the police attack The anti-riot police that had been deployed at the venue used teargas, rubber bullets and batons to violently disperse C
Man who Inspired ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Movie Kidnapped in Dubai, Daughter Claims.

Man who Inspired ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Movie Kidnapped in Dubai, Daughter Claims.

FEATURED, Latest News, Politics, Rwanda
Paul Rusesabagina — the man whose heroism in saving more than 1,200 people from genocide inspired the 2004 movie “Hotel Rwanda” — was kidnapped while in Dubai, his daughter claimed Tuesday. Carine Kanimba our reporter that her 66-year-old dad travelled last week from the US to Dubai, where she alleged he was abducted and taken to Rwanda’s capital, Kigali. Rwandan authorities said they arrested Rusesabagina on charges that he is the “founder, leader and sponsor of violent, armed, extremist terror outfits.” The authorities cited “international cooperation” in apprehending him but didn’t provide additional details or say where he was arrested. During the Rwandan genocide in 1994, Rusesabagina, a Hutu, sheltered refugees in the luxury hotel he managed, saving them from the violenc
US Hits Uganda Adoption Ring with Criminal Charges, Sanctions

US Hits Uganda Adoption Ring with Criminal Charges, Sanctions

FEATURED, NEWS
US Department of Justice has filed money-laundering and fraud charges against two Americans and a Ugandan lawyer for running a fake adoption ring with Ugandan children who were not orphans The US government filed criminal charges and economic sanctions Monday against an adoption ring that placed Ugandan children who were not orphans with families in the United States. The US Justice department filed multiple fraud and money laundering charges against two Americans, Margaret Cole and Debra Parris, and a Ugandan lawyer, Dorah Mirembe, for conspiring to corruptly procure the children and transfer them to American adoptive parents, making hundreds of thousands of dollars in the process. Mirembe's law firm allegedly "manipulated" the parents of "vulnerable families" in the Ugandan cou...
Azam FC Honours Uganda Defender,Wadada.

Azam FC Honours Uganda Defender,Wadada.

FEATURED, NEWS, SPORTS
Azam FC have honoured their defender Nicholas Wadada after he was voted the best defender for the last Mainland Premier League season. The Ugandan player was named the best after beating Bakari Mwamnyeto of Coastal Union and David Luhende of Kagera Sugar to the award, at the end of the 2019-20 season. While Wadada was honoured by the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) for the achievement, Azam have also come out to reward their player during a ceremony held on Monday at the club’s venue – Chamazi Stadium. “Congratulations Wadada,” the club posted a photo of the player with a drawing of him being presented by official Tunga Ally. “This is a reward from the club for his good performance in the last season which saw him named the best defender in the top-flight.”
Kyangwali Refugee Camp Locked Down Due to COVID-19 Surge

Kyangwali Refugee Camp Locked Down Due to COVID-19 Surge

FEATURED, Health, NEWS
 Uganda and the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) have placed one of the largest refugee camps in Africa, Kyangwali, under lockdown after a jump in confirmed cases of the coronavirus. The refugees there say they are feeling the pinch. Kyangwali, in southwestern Uganda, is home to more than 120,000 refugees. The lockdown is due to a rising number of coronavirus cases among both aid workers and refugees. Rebecca Noel, a Congolese national and mother of two, has lived at the settlement in Kikuube district for 11 years. To supplement the monthly $6 cash for food money given to her and others by the World Food Program, Noel says she does casual labor and trades in shoes and clothes. With little food to put on the table, Noel says she too could be at risk of contractin...