Amnesty Says Death Sentence on Prison Beauty Queen Retrogressive


 Sentenced Kamande Amnesty International-Kenya has expressed disappointment with the decision by the High Court to sentence a 24-year-old lady to death for murdering her boyfriend in 2015. In a statement to newsrooms following the sentencing of Ruth Kamande on Thursday, the agency’s Executive Director, Irungu Houghton termed the ruling by Lady Justice Jessie Lesiit as retrogressive to Kenya’s record of commuting death sentences to life imprisonment. “We are concerned that Kenya continues to use this cruel, inhumane and outdated mode of punishment. This sentence is a blow to Kenya’s progressive…

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‘Luos Aren’t Beggars’Auma Obama Explains Remarks at Sauti Kuu Launch


 Sauti Kuu Foundation founder Auma Obama has defended her remarks on emancipating the Luo community from the culture of begging. Auma said the culture of “gonya gonya” (asking for handouts) and konya konya (unshackle me) must be done away with through empowering the young generation. She explained what she meant on Monday when former US President Barack Obama, her half-brother, helped her launch Sauti Kuu Foundation in K’Ogelo, Siaya county. “The reason I built this with the support I have is that I want my community members to start realising…

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Sauti Kuu’ Launch: 400 Dignitaries to Escort Obama in Kenyan Visit


Former US President Barrack Obama will be accompanied by 400 dignitaries to support his sister Auma in setting up Sauti Kuu Foundation in Kogelo. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, the Sauti Kuu Foundation Director said they are among the one thousand  guests expected in Nyanza on July 16th. “Obama has always supported me and I will be happy when he joins his sister on this big day to set up the new Sports, Resource and Vocational Training Centre on Monday,” Auma said. Auma said the centre was not institutionalized but…

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Gem and Epitome: Jyotsna Ruparelia the Astute Female Magnet Behind the Success of the Elegant Ruparelia Empire

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Mrs. Jyotsna Ruparelia the special woman behind one of Billionaire Business Baron, Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia. Just like the old good English adage goes “behind every successful man, there is a strong woman,” so is the prosperity of a man who has the support of a strong worthy woman. The success of a man depends a lot on the Woman in his life. Women play a vital role in making it easier for men to walk up the rungs of the success ladder. Readers, this week we are pleased to meet…

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What You Missed When Corporates Played Football At Kabira Country Club


Hundreds of fans thronged Kabira Country Club to be witness at the inaugural Kabira Country Club football tournament which tool place on Sunday at the hotel’s playground. Team Pro Zone, a set up of former Uganda Cranes footballer relied on their experience to work their way to clinching the prize hitting Victoria University team one nil. Team Pro Zone defeated Cipla in the semi finals while Speke Hotel lost to Victoria University. Some of the retired players who made up of Team Pro Zone included Nestroy Kizito, Simon Massa, Mujib…

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Swanky Lacabana Bar and Restaurant Signs on Saxophonist David Olara for its Saxo Beats Night


Lacabana bar and restaurant has signed Saxophonist David Olara as lead live entertainer for its SaxoBeats Friday themed night. We are told that the Saxophonist maestro was given a juicy deal and will together with other guest acts spice up its Friday diner sessions by treating patrons to live entertainment. Lacabana which prides its self as the best Mexican  meat themed restaurant in Uganda is located on Wampewo Avenue at the Speak Apartments . The rendezvous boasts of the state of the art décor, ambiance and gives its patrons a…

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Rock Bar and Grill to Feature Dj Lola and Mary Jo for its Ladies Night Frenzy Today Wednesday Evening


The swanky Rock Bar and Grill, will this evening be featuring Uganda’s hottest female Dj duo of Lola and Mary Jo at its Ladies Night themed do. According to one of the managers at the club, Lola and Mary Jo will be thrilling funs at the rendezvous in a Russian world cup glitz and frenzy of sorts on the night. To spice up the evening, there will be amazing discounts of food and drinks and also selected female guests will get to win themselves a couple of prizes on the…

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It’s over Telecom companies To Block Social Media Sites come 1st July as New Tax Kicks In, Payment Procedure must follow.

Kiev, Ukraine - January 11, 2016: Background of famous social media icons such as: Facebook, Twitter, Blogger, Linkedin, Tumblr, Myspace and others, printed on paper.

Telecommunication companies in Uganda have announced that starting next month; they will be blocking usage of social media sites to customers pending payment of a new tax that was recently introduced by government. The Ministry of Finance, working on President Yoweri Museveni’s directive, introduced a Shs 200 daily excise duty on usage of social media sites, also known as OTT sites. These include among others WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter . In a joint statement Wednesday morning, Telecoms MTN, Airtel and Africell announced that the social media platforms “will be blocked…

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A 24 years old Rodriguez Fagundez Albelys Doralys Arrested With Swallowed Pallets At Entebbe International Airport


Rodriguez Fagundez  Albelys Doralys  Arrested  With Swallowed Pallets At Entebbe International Airport By PEACOCK KAWEESA A 24 years old Rodriguez Fagundez  Albelys Doralys  Arrested  With Swallowed Pallets At Entebbe International Airport was  arrested last week at Entebbe International  in  possession  of  narcotics drugs.  Rodriguez Fagundez Albelys  Doralys  was arrested   trafficking  narcotic drugs at the airport. She was arrested on the 18th/June/2018 while travelling aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight no. ET 507 to Addis Ababa via Nairobi to Entebbe. She boarded the aircraft from Sao Paulo, Brazil aboard Ethiopian Airline flight no. ET 507 to…

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Uganda Waragi Pineapple host biggest Picnic party


Uganda Waragi Pineapple flavor is selling out at supersonic speed at Game Stores. Revelers are making a mad rash for the newly launched variant with a hope of winning a ticket to this Saturday, Uganda Waragi Pineapple invite only Picnic Party at Buvi Lodge in Entebbe.   To attend, UG lovers are required to buy 2 bottles of Uganda Waragi Pineapple from Game stores and they automatically win a ticket to the party.   The picnic is organised for over 1000 revelers who will be treated to a fun filled day with…

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