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BREAKING; Newly Elected Chadian Longest Serving President Dies

BREAKING; Newly Elected Chadian Longest Serving President Dies

By AFP. N’Jamenda- SHIFTMEDIA- Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno, who has been in power for 30 years, died on April 20, 2021, from injuries sustained while commanding his army in fighting against rebels in the…

Sports
WARNING: FIFA President Gianni Says Joining Super League Is Dangerous

WARNING: FIFA President Gianni Says Joining Super League Is Dangerous

GENEVA-SHIFTMEDIA- FIFA president Gianni Infantino has warned clubs that broke away from the Champions League to join the newly formed Superleague of “dire consequences”. In an interview with talksport, Infantino described the breakaway as embarrassing.…

News
SHUT: UWA Closes ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY As Management Rift Deepens

SHUT: UWA Closes ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY As Management Rift Deepens

By ROBERT KAMUKAMA KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- The decision was inevitable especially following the deaths of Rhinos in recent months at the facility. Thus the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has in line with its mandate of protecting wildlife…

Opinion, Analysis & Commentary
Agrochemical Use Still Remains A Risk To Public Health

Agrochemical Use Still Remains A Risk To Public Health

By LUBEGA JONATHAN KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- The agricultural sector is the bedrock of Uganda’s economy. Statistics track agriculture as the primary sector that serves as the main source of livelihood and provides employment to about 66% of…

Crime
END OF THE ROAD: Ex Italian Diplomat Arrested Over Illegal Ivory Possession

END OF THE ROAD: Ex Italian Diplomat Arrested Over Illegal Ivory Possession

By SMN Reporter KAMPALA- SHIFTMEDIA- A retired Italian Diplomat is behind bars after he was found in possession of 5 kilograms of Ivory. Diego Marino Enrico was picked by a team of detectives at his…

Crime
SEX BONANZA: A Leading Micro Finance Bank Hit With Multiple Sexual Harassment  Claims By Female Customers

SEX BONANZA: A Leading Micro Finance Bank Hit With Multiple Sexual Harassment Claims By Female Customers

By Our Investigative Reporter KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- News reaching our investigative site is not so soothing for the ears, but nonetheless, we need to expose these sex maniacs who take advantage of innocent souls to shred their…

Crime
WAR ON GRAFT: Energy Minister On Spot For Renewing Contracts Of Corrupt Engineers, M7 Orders Arrest

WAR ON GRAFT: Energy Minister On Spot For Renewing Contracts Of Corrupt Engineers, M7 Orders Arrest

By SMN INVESTIGATIONS UNIT KAMPALA- SHIFTMEDIA- After they heard of their pending arrests on orders of President Museveni, the two Rural Electrification Agency (REA) Officials switched off their phones. But Lt. Col Edith Nakalema who…

Foreign News
DEAD: Largest Ponzi Scheme Mastermind Madoff Bernie Dies In Prison Aged 82

DEAD: Largest Ponzi Scheme Mastermind Madoff Bernie Dies In Prison Aged 82

By AFP NEW YORK- SHIFTMEDIA- He was the mastermind of the largest financial scam in history. Bernie Madoff died in a US prison aged 82 on Wednesday afp reported. Madoff had been suffering from chronic kidney…

News
PROBED: ERA Halts Umeme’s ‘Illegal’ Yaka Units Deductions

PROBED: ERA Halts Umeme’s ‘Illegal’ Yaka Units Deductions

By AWORI ESTHER LUCY KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- When consumers complained of an anomaly in April, the power distributor immediately released a statement denying any anomaly. But for Chris Okello who paid shs10,000 at the beginning of December…

Investigations
CRACKING THE WHIP: First Lady Janet Museveni To Intervene in Cranes Payment Saga

CRACKING THE WHIP: First Lady Janet Museveni To Intervene in Cranes Payment Saga

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA- SHIFTMEDIA- The “Shitty football” talk by Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) president Eng. Moses Magogo is causing ripples in the football arena. The remarks dubbed as “reckless” by soccer enthusiasts…