News

France rejects new probe into Rwanda plane shooting

A French appeals court has rejected a request to reopen an investigation into the shooting…

Boda Boda rider sets himself on fire ‘over bribe’

A 29-year-old motorbike taxi rider in Uganda has died after setting fire to himself inside…

The Gombyas are back musically

After almost five years of supposedly dropping the mic, power couple Sam and Sophie Gombya…

Government Requests Additional Shs1 Trillion To Fight Covid-19

The government has submitted to Parliament a supplementary request to the 2019/20 Financial Year Budget…

Lukwago Replaces Kanyike With Doreen Nyanjura As Kampala Deputy Lord Mayor

Kampala Lord Mayor, Mr. Erias Lukwago has appointed Ms. Doreen Nyanjura as his deputy, replacing…

Legislators Reject Govt Plan To Tax Rent, Wealth

Kampala – Lawmakers and taxpayers have accused the new Uganda Revenue Authority commissioner-general, Mr. John…

Inside Africa

SA widow ‘traumatised after burying wrong man’

A South African woman had to hold two funeral services for her husband who had…

Somalia restaurant attack: Six killed by al-Shabab

A bomb explosion at a restaurant in the southern Somali town of Baidoa has killed…

Rwanda MPs to endorse president more powers

Rwandan lawmakers have endorsed plans to give more powers to the president to create and…

South Sudan drops out of AU

The African Union (AU) has suspended South Sudan from the continental body over failure to…

China to cancel interest-free loans to African nations

China will cancel interest-free loans to African countries that are due to mature by the…

South Sudan leaders end deadlock on regional states

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and his former rival, now the country’s vice-president, Riek Machar…

Sports

Manchester United 5-2 Bournemouth

Manchester United moved into the top four as Mason Greenwood struck a brilliant brace in…

Juventus 4-1 Torino: Buffon makes history

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning goal and provided an assist as Juventus eased to a…

Wolves 0-2 Arsenal: Saka, Lacazette strike

Arsenal gave their European hopes a major boost with a 2-0 win away to Wolves…

Bayer Leverkusen 2-4 Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich defeated Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 to retain their DFB-Pokal crown and wrap up a…

Chelsea 3-0 Watford: Willian strikes again as Blues return to fourth

Willian was on target again as Chelsea beat struggling Watford 3-0 at Stamford Bridge to…

Manchester United 5-2 Bournemouth

Manchester United moved into the top four as Mason Greenwood struck a brilliant brace in…

Juventus 4-1 Torino: Buffon makes history

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning goal and provided an assist as Juventus eased to a…

Wolves 0-2 Arsenal: Saka, Lacazette strike

Arsenal gave their European hopes a major boost with a 2-0 win away to Wolves…

Bayer Leverkusen 2-4 Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich defeated Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 to retain their DFB-Pokal crown and wrap up a…

Chelsea 3-0 Watford: Willian strikes again as Blues return to fourth

Willian was on target again as Chelsea beat struggling Watford 3-0 at Stamford Bridge to…

Lazio 0-3 Mila: Zlatan Ibrahimovic was on target

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was on target again as Milan beat Lazio 3-0 at Stadio Olimpico to…

Entertainment

Kato Lubwama escapes from doctor

For the past three months, Rubaga South MP Kato Lubwama has been bedridden to a…

Douglas Lwanga elbowed by Spice’s bouncers

Spice Diana is not your ordinary artiste anymore because I mean, while some people are…

Khalifa Aganaga resorts to booking gigs

Khalifa Aganaga might not be releasing music as often as he did back in the…

The Gombyas are back musically

After almost five years of supposedly dropping the mic, power couple Sam and Sophie Gombya…

Sheebah halts release of new song until ‘Nakyuka’ gets one million views

So far, Eddy Kenzo, Masaka Football Kids and Anne Kansiime are the only Ugandans to…

Radio presenter breaks down on air

On an ordinary day, Bina Babie is quite the jolly one and on radio, she…

Technology

WhatsApp launches new digital payments feature

WhatsApp on Monday launched a new feature: person-to-person payments. The payments are enabled through Facebook…

Technology holds key to the future of banking – Absa MD

As digital transformation continues to reshape the banking sector, the Managing Director of Absa Bank…

Uganda set to start exporting Tech like smartphones

Uganda is set to export its first batch of locally made mobile phones to Morocco,…

Drones in Africa: How they could become lifesavers

Death comes fast, says Temie Giwa-Tubosun, as we sit in the scorching sunshine of Rwanda’s…

Apple releases a coronavirus screening app and website in partnership with CDC

Apple on Friday released a website and an iOS app that allows users to screen themselves for coronavirus symptoms,…

How Russia is using authoritarian tech to curb coronavirus

The Covid-19 pandemic is giving Russian authorities an unprecedented opportunity to test their new authoritarian…

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