Rwanda Vs Burundi Rivalry Reloaded: Kigali Says 3 Soldiers Hurt In Attack By Gunmen Near Border

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent   DailyNewsUG |KIGALI, Rwanda|— Rwanda’s military said Saturday 27th June 2020 that three of its soldiers were wounded in an attack carried out by unidentified gunmen from neighboring Burundi. The attack Friday night targeted the Rwanda Defense Forces’ defensive position in the southern district of Nyaruguru, 1 kilometers (0.62 miles) from the border with Burundi, army spokesman Innocent Munyengango said. An army spokesman says the attackers clashed with the army then fled back toward the border, leaving behind four of their dead and military equipment including weapons and radios.…

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President Kagame Roasts Justice Minister Busingye At RPF Meeting, Threatens to Imprison Half The Cabinet

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Rwandan Minister of Justice, Mr. Johnston Busingye is in big trouble after President Paul Kagame discovered that several ‘thieves’ in government have managed to dodge prosecution and continue enjoying their loot. (…) Article original. Site Web : Taarifa The source of this story is Rwanda Governments  Taarifa. This story has incidentally been pulled down. https://taarifa.rw/president-kagame-roasts-justice-minister-busingye-at-rpf-meeting/ Taarifa which is owned and controlled by Rwandan Government released two articles.   “President Kagame roasts justice minister Busingye at RPF meeting.” “Kagame unleashes RIB, police to interrogate Infrastructure Minister Gatete.” These two articles were deleted…

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BREAKING: Kenya Airways (KQ) On Sale

By DailyNewsUG Business Correspondent, Kenya Airways has been making massive losses since 2014 and this has angered the government which owns a whooping 48.9% shares against 7.8% held by Air France-KLM. •  Kenyan MPs will now start debate on The National Aviation Management Bill 2020 as the National Assembly seeks to have the government take back full control of the national carrier by October. •  The loss-making airline, which is 48.9 percent government-owned and 7.8 percent held by Air France-KLM, was privatised 24 years ago but sank into debt and losses in…

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EXCLUSIVE: People Powers Joel Ssenyonyi’s Wedding Reception

By DailyNewsUG Lifestyle Correspondent, The former news anchor at NTV has just shared the news of his marriage in a Twitter post in which he introduced his wife to the world. The post read, “Behold Mrs Ssenyonyi.” The news of his marriage has excited Twitter users with many congratulating him. The news making rounds now is the marriage of People Power’s Joel Ssenyonyi. The People Power spokesperson broke the news earlier today on his Twitter account. Here is a sneak peek about what is going on at his reception which…

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[EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS] State Funeral For Former Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Thousands of Burundians clad in white gathered Friday in the capital Gitega to say a final goodbye to former president Pierre Nkurunziza at a state funeral after his sudden death earlier this month.  The coffin carrying the late president arrived at a stadium in the city, covered in the green, red and white national flag and borne atop a military jeep, as soldiers marched in step alongside it. The funeral convoy was welcomed by a military band after a 60-kilometre (37-mile) journey from the city of Karusi…

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‘Crane Management Services Issues COVID-19 SOPs At All Its Properties’ – CEO Rajiv Ruparelia

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, As a way of resuming business amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown has issued Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) to all tenants occupying their buildings around Kampala. Managing Director Crane Management services Rajiv Ruparelia revealed the new SoPs on Friday 26-06′ 2020, during which he noted that although they have put in place measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, government has to intervene, such that in case landlords waive rent arrears, the Uganda Revenue Authority and utility providers should also give landlords a tax holiday. Rajiv said that…

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UWECs Flagship Chimp Zakayo’s Legacy Lives On in Entebbe

By Titus Kakembo During his life, everyone who lived in Entebbe or visited UWEC and never saw Zakayo missed the symbol of the area. Not so long ago after his death, Zakayo’s name remains part of the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) as memories are still fresh with this celebrity chimpanzee somersaulting to impress visitors. As the leader of the group, he received young ones salvaged from poachers and helped assimilate them into his family. He raised his biological offsprings and adopted many whom he showed the ropes in the…

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WATCH: Dubai Police Arrest Nigerian Celeb Hushpuppi in a Billion Dollar Money Cyber Scam

DailyNewsUG Foreign News Correspondent, Dubai: A gang of 12 fraudsters involved in a cyber scam has been arrested in Dubai, Dubai Police said on Thursday. Those arrested include well-known Instagram personalities Raymond Abbas (Hushpuppi) and Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodbery. They were arrested with 10 other suspects on allegations of fraud involving millions of dollars. Dubbed “Fox Hunt 2”, the operation revealed a hidden online fraud network that was committing crimes outside the UAE, including money-laundering, cyber fraud, hacking, criminal impersonating, scamming individuals, banking fraud and identity theft. Police said…

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Tanzanian Mine Owner Becomes Overnight Billionaire After Discovery Of US$ 3.3m Gemstones

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, A Tanzanian mining boss has earned more than 7.74bn Tanzanian shillings ($3.35m) after workers at his operation in the southern African country found the two largest tanzanite gemstones ever recorded. The two dark violet-blue gemstones, each about 30cm long and 10cm thick, were discovered by miners employed by Saniniu Laizer in a mine in the north of the country. “There will be a big party tomorrow,” Laizer, from Simanjiro district in Manyara, told the BBC. “I want to build a shopping mall and a school. I want to…

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Kenya’s Coronavirus Deaths Hit 132 as Cases Soar To 5,384

DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Another two Covid-19 patients have died in Kenya as of Thursday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 132, the Health ministry said. A total of 178 people tested positive for the disease in the last 24 hours, Health Chief Administrative Secretary Mercy Mwangangi said Thursday. Nairobi is leading with 100 cases followed by Kajiado with 21 cases. Other counties that reported new cases on Thursday are Migori (17), Kiambu (16), Busia (8),  Mombasa (7), Machakos (4) and Nakuru (2). Uasin Gishu, Kericho and Taita…

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