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Bobi Wine Gathers 33,000 Signatures From 100 Districts In 48 Hours

Bobi Wine Gathers 33,000 Signatures From 100 Districts In 48 Hours

BY OKELLO ALLAN KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| Even though police raided his NUP offices last week confiscating over 7 million signatures, as alledged, National Unity Platform President and Kyadondo legislator Robert Kyagulanyi has boasted that he has…

Crime
France Protests Beheading Of History Teacher

France Protests Beheading Of History Teacher

BY AFP PARIS, France|SHIFTMEDIA| Rallies in dozens of cities across France were expected Sunday in a show of solidarity and defiance following the decapitation of a teacher outside his school for showing pupils cartoons of…

Foreign News
Methanol Spiked Booze Kills 20 In Costa Rica

Methanol Spiked Booze Kills 20 In Costa Rica

BY OUR REPORTER COSTA RICA|SHIFTMEDIA| Twenty people have died in recent days in Costa Rica after drinking alcohol spiked with methanol, the health ministry said Saturday. Health authorities have been on alert since early October,…

Health News
Global Coronavirus Cases Rise By One-Day Record Of 400,000

Global Coronavirus Cases Rise By One-Day Record Of 400,000

(Reuters) – Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time late on Friday, a record one-day increase as much of Europe enacts new restrictions to curb the outbreak. Europe, which successfully…

Sports
Late VAR Call Denies Liverpool In Derby Draw Against Everton

Late VAR Call Denies Liverpool In Derby Draw Against Everton

BY AFP LONDON|SHIFTMEDIA| Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson had a stoppage-time winner ruled out for offside as Everton twice came from behind to salvage their unbeaten start to the Premier League season on Saturday in a…

Gossip, Leisure & Entertainment
POSE: Besigye Anselm Chills With Superstar Solange Knowles

POSE: Besigye Anselm Chills With Superstar Solange Knowles

BY LYDIA OMECH |SHIFTMEDIA| As his father, Rtd. Col. Dr.Kizza Besigye stays out of the political limelight, Anselm Besigye has surfaced online where he’s seen posing with singer Beyonce’s baby sister Solange Knowles. The two,…

Business/Trade
CALLED: Speaker Kadaga Summons Janet Museveni, Kasaija Over University Re-opening

CALLED: Speaker Kadaga Summons Janet Museveni, Kasaija Over University Re-opening

BY AWORI ESTHER LUCY KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| Following a meeting with Guild leaders from various universities in Uganda, where they complained of unpreparedness by the tertiary institutions, the speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has summoned the…

Foreign News
PRESSURED: Tanzanian Police Face Pressure To Tame Political Violence Ahead Of Polls

PRESSURED: Tanzanian Police Face Pressure To Tame Political Violence Ahead Of Polls

BY OUR REPORTER Dar es Salaam, Tanzania|SHIFTMEDIA|Tanzanian security agencies are facing growing calls to punish perpetrators of political violence, with stakeholders warning it could damage the image of the country’s polls due on October 28.…

Crime
CHARGED: Kireka Sex Partiers Convicted, Face 7 Years In Jail

CHARGED: Kireka Sex Partiers Convicted, Face 7 Years In Jail

BY OKELLO ALLAN WAKISO, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| Partying is fun, but with COVID 19 cases already past the 10,000 mark, we need to think twice before we get out of our homes. Those who will regret ever…

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NOMINATIONS: Kadaga, Nsereko, Nyanzi, Madada Nominated

NOMINATIONS: Kadaga, Nsereko, Nyanzi, Madada Nominated

BY ROBERT KAMUKAMA KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| Nominations for Members of Parliament kicked off smoothly countrywide for the first day. The exercises ends tomorrow, Friday, October 16 at 4 pm. In Kampala, incumbent, Hon. Mohammed Nsereko was…