CHILDREN OFF STREETS; Ministry of Gender Drive to have Street Children Withdrawn off Streets Gains Momentum


By Xpress Times Reporter The number of destitute children on the streets around Kampala has drastically gone down following a Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development drive to have then withdrawn, rehabilitated and resettled. A survey conducted on Monday and Tuesday indicated that hotspots like Kitgum House, Wandegeya and Fairway roundabout as well as Kampala and Jinja roads among other areas were spotting no street children as was the phenomenon before the campaign. The Minister of State for Children and Youth Affairs, Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi, observed that the…

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All Roads Lead to Ddungu Resort Munyonyo Beach for ‘Shorts Na Leesu’ Outdoor Show this Weekend


By Daniels N. Tatya All Kampalans must have by Friday this week been ready with their Tickets, shopped for their designer ‘Shorts’, Uganda fine made ‘Leesu’ fabrics lest they miss out on the show that has earned a place in their hearts, ‘Short na Leesu’. Surely the events lovers and revelers have to mark Saturday, 24th this weekend on their calendar as the D-day and the place to be on this Saturday is Ddungu Resort in Munyonyo. The good news to every one is that the 4th edition running this…

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Rajiv Continues His Winning traits at Kapeeka Autocross


BY Daniels N. Tatya Rally ace Rajiv Ruparelia is not about to stop winning. Over the weekend, the lethal driver and businessman stunned motor rally lovers and fans when winning the Autocross championship in Kapeka organised by the Federation of Motocross Uganda(FMU) in Luwero district on Saturday.                                                                             Rajiv Ruparelia in action at…

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Sezibwa Notorious Criminal Ganga ‘Boys Boys’ Arrested by Police

Police Gang

By Express Times reporter  Territorial Police in Sezibwa Region successfully apprehended a gang of organized criminals that has been behind most notorious murders, robberies and other violent crimes in areas of Namwezi and Kyabaggu in Njeru division, Buikwe district. The group is commonly known as ‘Boys Boys’ and was led by a one Kapol who was arrested on Monday with 11 others. Upon arrest, the gang in their possession were house break in implements and army uniforms in their residences where they normally hatched plans to brutalise, murder and thieve…

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Victoria University Sponsors Kira Road Police get Together Football and Netball Tournament


BY Daniels N. Tatya Biblically, the hands that gives never lack or receives. As such Victoria University management often times gives out generously to several cause by Ugandans especially organisations. Just this afternoon the higher learning institution gave sponsorships to Kira road police station get together football and netball tournament. Victoria University Vice Chancellor Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma handed over boxes of water to Mr. Semitego a representative of the police from Kira as a way of sponsoring the Get Together Football and Netball Tournament for Kira Road Police…

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