Category Archives: Ugandan News

Africa’s Three Richest Billionaires Hold 50% Of Africa’s Wealth

Top three wealthiest billionaires in Africa today have more wealth than the bottom 50% of the population of Africa, approximately 650 million people, that’s according to Oxfam report. The wealth of the bottom 50% of the African population is $22.98 Billion, while the wealth for the three richest billionaires in Africa is approximately $30.83 Billion. The three wealthiest people on

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Homosexuality is African- Nigerian rapper insists

Nigerian-American based rapper Jidenna born Jidenna Theodore Mobisson has asked African to stop point accusing fingers at the Whites for introducing homosexuality to Africans saying the act has been on the continent for long. Many Africans are of the view that act wasn’t part of the African culture since the olden days but because of the introduction of the European

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Activist Who Described Ugandan President As ‘A Pair Of Buttocks’ Found Guilty Of Harassment

Ugandan academic and activist Stella Nyanzi, has been found guilty of harassing President Yoweri Museveni online. She was facing two charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication, but was not found guilty of the latter. Nyanzi responded with a passionate speech, accompanied by cheers from her supporters and other activists. She said that she wouldn’t use her children as a

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AFCON: Egypt, Nigeria, Uganda Off To Flying Start

Egypt, Uganda and Nigeria, have recorded wins in Groups A and B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), despite some difficult encounters. In Group A, the host nation, Egypt started their AFCON 2019 campaign with a victory in front of over 70,000 supporters, as Mohammed Trezeguet’s excellent first half strike in the 44th minutes secured a 1-0 win,

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Nearly 40% Of The World’s Girls And Women Live In Countries Failing On Gender Equality

Results for 129 countries measured by a new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Gender Index released by Equal Measures 2030 show that the world is far from achieving gender equality, with 1.4 billion girls and women living in countries that get a “very poor” failing grade on gender equality. The SDG Gender Index, launched at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, is

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Ugandan Mum Of Multiple Quadruplets Struggles To Provide For 38 Kids

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Mariam Nabatanzi gave birth to twins a year after she was married off at the age of 12. Five more sets of twins followed – along with four sets of triplets and five sets of quadruplets. Three years ago, however, the 39-year-old Ugandan was abandoned by her husband, leaving her to support their surviving 38 children alone. It was just

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Uganda: Opposition Politician Bobi Wine Under ‘Preventative’ House Arrest

Police in Uganda say they have placed the opposition politician Bobi Wine under “preventative arrest” in his house in the capital, Kampala. A police spokesman said the singer planned to disrupt public order, and officers would stay put outside his home until further notice. The MP, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, was taken into police custody on Monday, when

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Pope Kisses Feet Of South Sudan Leaders For ‘Peace’

Pope Francis knelt and kissed the feet of South Sudan’s rival leaders, in an unprecedented act of humbleness to encourage them to strengthen the country’s faltering peace process. At the close of a two-day retreat in the Vatican for the African leaders, the Pope asked South Sudan’s President and opposition leader to proceed with the peace agreement despite growing difficulties.

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