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Boda-boda rider shattered by stone quarry

A stone quarry at Nakasajja village in Kyampisi Sub County, Mukono district has buried one person who had gone to work and earns a living.

By Salt Media - Jul.09

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Uganda’s returnees protesting unfair treatment

A section of Ugandans who have just returned into the country from overseas are protesting spending more than 14 days in institutional quarantine. 

By Salt Media - Jul.09

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Local

Contestants express concern over scientific elections

Following Electoral Commission’s announcement of a revised roadmap suggesting that there will be no open-air campaigns in line with the ministry of health guidelines that prohibits mass gatherings in order...

By Salt Media - Jul.09

Local

Mob justice: goat thief lynched in Kakumiro.

People of Kijangi in Kakumiro district took the law in their hands when set ablaze the man they suspected to be a thief and burnt him to death.

By Salt Media - Jul.07

Church News

Church

It is absolutely wrong to call churches non essential

In his Sunday service message, Pastor Aloysius Bujjingo of House of Prayer Ministries International - HPMI disagreed with those who categorize churches as nonessential services.

By Salt Media - Jul.06

Church

Governments have limitations, Its only God with solutions to all problems – Pr. Bujjingo

Pr. Aloysius Bujjingo advised believers to know that the government that has limitations, therefore instead of crying out to the government all the time they should learn to put their...

By Salt Media - Jul.04

Church

The president, parliament needs to do background check before appointment. – Pr. Bujjingo

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has always been urged to first do background checks on people he appoints, only to be disappointed later as they prove to be very corrupt.

By Salt Media - Jun.29

Church

Banks should waive atleast 6 months interest on loans

Pr Bujjingo requested the president to consider the issue of the bank loans of the owner of the city arcade buildings, because the debts are getting out of hand. The...

By Salt Media - Jun.13

Church

This is a Year of opportunities – Pr Bujjingo

 The Pastor of the house of prayer ministries international Aloysius Bujjingo encouraged all those who have lost hope because of COVID-19 disease when he reminded them that this might be...

By Salt Media - Jun.07

Sports

Sports

Man Utd: Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial's rise to form

When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side won just two out of seven games at the start of 2020 and were six points below the top four - leading to the surprising...

By Salt Media - Jul.05

Sports

Lionel Messi: Why Barcelona captain is becoming increasingly fed up at the Nou Camp

According to the Spanish radio station Cadena Ser, the Barcelona captain has broken off contract talks after finally running out of patience with the club because of the constant rumours...

By Salt Media - Jul.04

Sports

Man City want the title back - and Phil Foden could prove key'

As soon as Salah, the last Liverpool player, had gone by, Guardiola was out of the guard of honour and back to his seat in the dug-out, plotting the immediate...

By Salt Media - Jul.03

Sports

West Ham stun Chelsea in derby

In a topsy-turvy game, which saw West Ham infuriated when Tomas Soucek's first-half goal was ruled out by VAR, substitute Yarmolenko made the decisive contribution when the finished off a...

By Salt Media - Jul.02

Sports

Africa Cup of Nations: Men's competition moved to 2022, women's tournament cancelled

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed to January 2022 by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, while the women's version...

By Salt Media - Jul.01

Sports

Man Utd brush aside Brighton to go fifth

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side totally dominated the contest at the Amex Stadium and extended their unbeaten run to 15 games to move up to fifth in the Premier League, two...

By Salt Media - Jul.01

Sports

Barcelona slaps $448 million buyout clause on new signing Miralem Pjanić

Barcelona has slapped an eye-watering buyout clause of nearly $450 million (400m euros) on new signing Miralem Pjanić.

By Salt Media - Jul.01

Sports

The 16-year-old set to rule the tennis world

Of course she did. After all, this is the American teenager who last year stunned five-time champion Venus Williams in the first round of Wimbledon - and then astounded the...

By Salt Media - Jun.30

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Jul.09

Tech

Google shut down plan for cloud services in China

Google abandoned plans to offer a major new cloud service in China and other politically sensitive countries due in part to concerns over geopolitical tensions and the pandemic, according to...

Jul.09

Economic

Auditor blasts Facebook's handsoff policy on Trump posts

Facebook Inc's decisions to allow controversial posts by US President Donald Trump established a "terrible precedent" that could allow the platform to be "weaponized to suppress voting", an external civil...

Jul.09

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Local

Uganda’s returnees protesting unfair treatment

A section of Ugandans who have just returned into the country from overseas are protesting spending more than 14 days in institutional quarantine. 

Jul.07

Local

Mob justice: goat thief lynched in Kakumiro.

People of Kijangi in Kakumiro district took the law in their hands when set ablaze the man they suspected to be a thief and burnt him to death.

Jul.07

World

US says international students must leave if classes are online

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) branch of the Department of Homeland Security issued new rules for exchange students Monday that could present challenges for universities and schools amid the...

Jul.07

Tech

TikTok to exit Hong Kong ‘within days’

TikTok has said it will quit Hong Kong after China imposed a new security law on the city.

Jul.07

World

Israel launches new spy satellite

Israel has launched a new spy satellite that it said would provide high-quality surveillance for its military intelligence. 

Jul.06

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World

Progress made on COIVD-19 Vaccine

A vaccine would normally take years, if not decades, to develop, but scientists across the world are doing their best to fast-track efforts.

Jul.06

World

Coronavirus: FDA chief refuses to back Trump's vaccine prediction

"I can't predict when a vaccine will be available," US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner, Dr Stephen Hahn, said on Sunday.

Jul.05

Sports

Man Utd: Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial's rise to form

When Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side won just two out of seven games at the start of 2020 and were six points below the top four - leading to the surprising...

Jul.04

Sports

Lionel Messi: Why Barcelona captain is becoming increasingly fed up at the Nou Camp

According to the Spanish radio station Cadena Ser, the Barcelona captain has broken off contract talks after finally running out of patience with the club because of the constant rumours...

Jul.03

Local

COVID-19 certificates nolonger reqiured from returnees

Ugandans returning from abroad will no longer have to obtain a negative COVID-19 certificate before entering the country. 

Jul.03

Sports

Man City want the title back - and Phil Foden could prove key'

As soon as Salah, the last Liverpool player, had gone by, Guardiola was out of the guard of honour and back to his seat in the dug-out, plotting the immediate...

Jul.03

About 60 countries have recognised Guaido as Venezuela's true leader [Manaure Quintero/Reuters]

Economic

UK court denies Venezuela's Maduro access to gold in bank vault

A judge in London has said the UK government had "unequivocally recognised" opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's president, in a battle over gold bullion held at the Bank of...

Jul.03

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Economic

US airlines strike deal with Treasury for billions in virus loans

The United States Treasury says it has agreed on terms for government loans with five US carriers, including American Airlines Group Inc.

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