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Day: September 11, 2020

Tragedy: Police Recover Two Bodies In Nakivubo Channel, Warn Public Against Floods

Tragedy: Police Recover Two Bodies In Nakivubo Channel, Warn Public Against Floods

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza As the second rainy season starts, several parts of the country, Kampala inclusive, are getting flooded and people are losing their lives. The  Uganda Police have warned Ugandans all over the country to avoid walking or playing in rain and report incidents of any rain-related accidents. So far, the police have registered to two deaths caused by floods in parts of Kampala, which occurred on Thursday following heavy rains. According to Kampala Metropolitan  Police Spokesperson  Patrick Onyango, the Police recovered two bodies along Nakivubo Channel at Clock Tower near Total fuel station after a heavy downpour. The two bodies were carried by flood water from different places. The first body to be retrieved is of female juvenile aged 12 yea...
Ofwono Opondo Survives Being Chopped Into Pieces By Panga-wielding Thugs

Ofwono Opondo Survives Being Chopped Into Pieces By Panga-wielding Thugs

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By Our Reporter Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo, who is also the Executive Director of the Uganda Media Council, survived being hacked into pieces by a gang of unidentified thugs who invaded his residence in Nasuuti village, Mukono District on Thursday night. The yet to be identified thugs invaded   Ofwono’s home at around 2:00AM according to the police, terrorised his family members and confiscated all their home, before stealing a number of valuable items, although they forgot two of their pangas behind as they fled. Ofwono Opondo tweeted a picture of one of the two pangas dropped at his home by the thugs Ofwono, who had earlier on reported the matter to police and that  he was away from home at the time of the attack, later posted a picture of  p
Why Women Should Drink Water Before Sex

Why Women Should Drink Water Before Sex

FEATURED, Health
By Our Reporter A woman needs enough water in the body if she is to enjoy sex. This is because water has several benefits that make lovemaking an enjoyable venture. Here are some of the reasons why all women should drink enough water before sex. It’s that simple; if you want to be a sex machine you want to be a well-oiled sex machine, but unlike machines, human bodies take water as opposed to oil. Reduces sweat stink The way you smell during sex will determine if you will be laid again or you will have to look for an alternative man. Take enough water to neutralize the toxins and salt in your sweat that causes the bad smell. You can light as many lavender scented candles as you want, when you are naked and sweaty there is going to be a smell. If you are well hydrated your swea
Uganda’s Deputy Ambassador To Saudi Arabia H.E Ssenyomo Breathes His Last

Uganda’s Deputy Ambassador To Saudi Arabia H.E Ssenyomo Breathes His Last

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza The family, relatives, friends and staff at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are mourning the untimely demise of Uganda’s Deputy Ambassador to Saudi Arabia   H.E Ahmed Ssenyomo, who passed away on  Friday  September 11th, 2020. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affair’s Public Diplomacy Department announcing Amb. Ssenyomo’s death reads in part thus; “ With great sorrow we regret to announce the untimely death of Amb. Ahmed Ssenyomo that occurred this morning in Jeddah, SaudiArabia. At the time of his death, he was serving as the Asst. Secretary General for Economic Affairs at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) (the 2nd largest inter-governmental organization after the UN). He also served as Deputy Head of Mission at U
Museveni Warns Relatives, Gov’t Officials To Stop Using His Name For Political Gains

Museveni Warns Relatives, Gov’t Officials To Stop Using His Name For Political Gains

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By Keefa Nuwahereza President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has warned all his relatives, members of the First Family and government officials to desist from using his name when campaigning for political office. Museveni made these shortly after meeting political leaders in Ssembabule, Isingiro, Kiruhura, Kazo and Mbarara Districts  who were warring over who becomes the flag bearers for the National Resistance Movement (NRM) ahead of the 2021 general election. Minister Sam Kutesa's daughter Shartsi Musherure Kutesa is warring with President Museveni's younger brother Aine Godfrey Sodo for the Mawogola North MP seat The President issued the warning in a missive he wrote on social media on Friday, 11 September 2020, in which he stated thus; “I spent the day in Mbarara and Semba
11 Tips for Losing Stomach Fat Fast

11 Tips for Losing Stomach Fat Fast

FEATURED, Health, NEWS
Every body is a bikini body, but the stomach area is still a weight loss target for many folks around the world. But belly fat isn’t just something that we’re insecure about. It’s a harmful kind of fat known as visceral fat, and puts people at risk for heart disease, diabetes, and more. To feel more confident about your abdominal area and your overall health, follow these must-know tips on how to shed weight quickly. 1. Fiber is key Consume tons of fibrous foods, from steel cut oatmeal and flax scenes to avocados and Brussel sprouts. Fiber keeps your digestive system regular, which can also aid in losing weight. The kind of fiber is key too – you’ll want to look for soluble fiber when shopping. 2. Get to the cardio Working out should be a part of everyone’s routine,
Suspected Militia Fighters Kill Dozens in DR Congo’s Eastern Ituri Province

Suspected Militia Fighters Kill Dozens in DR Congo’s Eastern Ituri Province

FEATURED, Latest News, Politics
 Fifty-eight people have been killed in attacks in a restive province of eastern DR Congo, local officials said on Thursday, blaming a notorious militia. Large numbers of the population have fled following the attacks in Irumu, a territory in the province of Ituri, provincial interior minister Adjio Gidi told AFP. He blamed the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), which originated in the 1990s as a Ugandan Muslim rebel group and has been accused of killing hundreds of civilians since DR Congo’s armed forces launched a crackdown against them last November. The attacks took place in a heavily forested area called Tshabi, a local resident said, adding that a number of people were feared kidnapped. “People were killed with every sort of weapon, knives, guns,” a member of
RwandAir Cancels Airbus & Boeing Orders

RwandAir Cancels Airbus & Boeing Orders

Business, FEATURED, NEWS, Rwanda, Tourism
Rwanda is an incredible country that has been trying to grow its tourism significantly (at least pre-coronavirus), and RwandAir is a part of that strategy. While it’s not the most profitable airline, it serves the purpose of providing more access to Rwanda, and that’s something the government has been supportive of. Unfortunately, some of the company’s big growth plans won’t be happening anymore. It’s being reported that RwandAir has canceled its outstanding aircraft orders. Specifically, this means that RwandAir has canceled its order for two Airbus A330-900neos, and two Boeing 737 MAX 8s. RwandAir currently has a fleet of a dozen aircraft, made up of six different models: One A330-200One A330-300Two 737-700sFour 737-800sTwo CRJ-900sTwo Dash 8-400s RwandAir was go
Micheal Azira Launches Azira Micheal Youth Foundation, Working with Ugandan Youth

Micheal Azira Launches Azira Micheal Youth Foundation, Working with Ugandan Youth

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Micheal Azira is a man of uncommon motivation. This week, the Chicago Fire midfielder formally launched his foundation’s digital presence, going live with new social media handles and a website for parties seeking volunteer or donation opportunities. The organization -- now formally recognized as the Azira Micheal Youth Foundation -- can be found on Twitter at @aziramicheal, on Instagram at @aziramichealyouth, and online at aziramichealyouthfoundation.org. Going from a small online presence to running a branded social media account is a new challenge for the 33-year-old, but so far he’s been overwhelmed by the show of support from teammates and followers. “When I got to the locker room, everyone was like, ‘Micheal, your Instagram was on fire. What’s goi
Top African ICT Students Compete to Represent Sub Saharan Africa in Huawei’s Global ICT Competition

Top African ICT Students Compete to Represent Sub Saharan Africa in Huawei’s Global ICT Competition

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The Sub-Sahara African finals of the Huawei Global ICT Competition, under the theme of "Connection, Glory, Future", kicked off on 10 September with an online opening ceremony. It is believed to be the biggest event of its kind in Africa covering 14 countries and attracting over 50,000 students. Globally the Huawei ICT Competition 2019-2020 has covered over 70 countries worldwide, with 150 000 contestants from more than 2,000 universities and colleges. Launched in the region just five years ago, the Huawei ICT Competition has developed into the largest ICT skills competition in Africa. During the opening ceremony attended by industry partners, UNESCO and students, Huawei Southern Africa VP, Liao Yong highlighted the significance of connectivity in the era of social distanc...