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Mubende farmer acquires motorised spraying pump

On April 17, there was a sense of excitement in Kassanda, a busy trading centre 10 kilometres off Mityana-Mubende highway, after residents swarmed the town square to witness the ar

Kayihura tapes: new leaks to expose opposition figures

At first, the public leaks of taped conversations between police chief Kale Kayihura and NRM youths were scripted as an attempt to stop Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi’s ‘bid’ f

Star Trail: Charles Onyango- Obbo leaving NMG

Main Topix: Medard Lubega Sseggona And Andrew Munanura - Bobi Wine And Uganda Red Cross Society
It has been a well-kept secret within the corridors of the Nation Media Group (NMG), so far. But Star Trail has it on good authority that Charles Onyango-Obbo, NMG’s executive ed

Feature: Kenya Iteso seek secession from their Ugandan kins

Since 1996 when the Iteso in Uganda and Kenya came together under a single cultural institution with a paramount chief at its apex, the two communities have largely remained glued
Why is Mzee depleting the state?   The Weekly Observer

Comedy outfit makes reading newspapers funny

Main Topix: Gayaza Archdiocese Youth - Katikkiro Peter Mayiga
Wow is the perfect word to describe the Newspaper theatre show staged by the FourSum quartet at the National Theatre on Easter Monday. After many writing off comedy as a dead and b
Observer-backed Writivism returns   The Weekly Observer
Bringing news stories on stage   The Weekly Observer

Coverage from Ghana Newspapers
Kojo Antwi - "My best of 19 years coming up"   Ghana Music.com

Cabinet, MPs divided over agriculture bill

A government bill introduced four years ago has pitted the cabinet against Parliament’s committee on Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries over the MPs’ proposed amendment
Museveni, youths in closed meeting   The Weekly Observer

There is life after Eagles Production

Main Topix: Kream Productions And Pastor Augustine Iga - Power Pro Pals And Diamonds Production
Last weekend Kampala was treated to a déjà vu feeling in music, evoking memories of the years after Umar Katumba’s death in April 1994. Between 1994 and 2000 there were so many

All historicals will go - Besigye

Almost a year after he fled the country, Gen David Sejusa has maintained regular contact with Col Kizza Besigye, the colonel has said. Both former army officers were historical mem
'Why Mbabazi wants chair now'   The Weekly Observer

Museveni, youths in closed meeting

There was renewed focus on the youths in the NRM this week, as confusion reigned over planned rival delegates’ conferences. With one group backing President Museveni and the othe

EC knifes 10 parties

The High court last week authorised the Electoral Commission (EC) to de-register 10 political parties for non-compliance with the law. Justice Stephen Musota said the affected poli

Coverage from Nigeria Newspapers
2015: Nigerian women and affirmative action   Nigeria Sunrise Newspapers