The First Ugandan Miss Uganda Was A Mukiga

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Miss Joy Lehai Kanyarutokye was the first Miss Uganda with both parents Ugandan. This was in 1968. She was the daughter of Dr. Norman Kanyarutokye from Kabale district. Dr Norman Kanyarutokye was a pioneer Doctor who was among early practitioners of Western-style healthcare in Uganda. In 1967 Ugandans set out on a quest to search for the Ugandan girl with the perfect balance of beauty and brains. Interestingly the winner of the 1967 beauty pageant wasn’t of Ugandan ancestry, she was actually British! Miss Salmon as she…

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MBARARA CITY GUN FIRE: Balya Stints’ Battle Vs Orient Bank in Balya Building TAKE OVER

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Gunfire rocked Mbarara City on Sunday afternoon as employees of Barya Stint Hardware rose up in protest against the attachment of Barya Building along Akiiki Nyabongo Road by Orient bank. Led by the sons of Apollo Muhumuza Barya, the Proprietor Barya Building, the employees blocked the road with trucks and attempted to gain access to Barya Building that was sealed off by Saracen Guards on Saturday. This prompted the Saracen Guards to open fire to disperse the protesters. The windscreens of some vehicles were shuttered during the…

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