Salah to miss today’s Barcelona Clash


Liverpool will be without top scorer Mohamed Salah for Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final, second leg against Barcelona after manager Jurgen Klopp revealed he was concussed in a 3-2 win at Newcastle. The Egyptian was stretchered off at St James’ Park on Saturday due to a head knock sustained as he challenged Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka for a high ball. “It’s a concussion so that means he would not even be allowed to play. So that’s it,” said Klopp at his pre-match press conference on Monday. “He feels OK but it…

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Inspectorate of government will not be replaced, Says President Museveni

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President Yoweri Museveni has said the creation of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit will not replace the work of the Inspectorate of Government (IGG). Speaking at the opening of the 9th Commonwealth Regional Conference for Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa, the president said the new unit was playing a complimentary role. “The creation of the unit is not to replace the IGG. No, it is to help her. Slowly, she was infiltrated by some groups,” the president said. The inspectorate of government is headed by Justice Irene Mulyagonja while…

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Govt reviewing law to allow production of medicinal cannabis


The government is in the process of amending colonial laws that prohibit production of cannabis, to allow a new line of investors that could potentially change the country’s economy, agriculture state minister Christopher Kibazanga has said. He said already, a team from the government is preparing a cabinet paper that would direct discussions on the merits and demerits commercial production of industrial Cannabis, before a final decision is made. “It is important for us to have clarity on what we want to achieve from this venture, instead of doing things…

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One dead as six are injured in Fort Portal fire explosion


One person is said to have died, six others injured and property worth millions of shillings destroyed in a fire explosion in Kisenyi cell in South Division of Fort Portal municipality in Kabarole District. The incident occurred at around 9pm on Monday along Kasaija Road in Fort portal town. Eye witnesses said the fire started from a Fuso truck registration number UAW 038N that was carrying plastic drums with fuel. The vehicle reportedly went up in flames minutes after the fuel started leaking. One of the eye witnesses, who only…

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Rajiv Ruparelia ready for Motor Sport, he unveils his monster Volkswagen car (Double Trouble)

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Last Saturday the field of motorsport received yet another participant. Rajiv Ruparelia son to City tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia and Director Ruparelia Group of companies unveiled his monster car at Rock Bar located at Speke Hotel Kampala. The businessman unveiled a Volkswagen Polo Proto which is a hybrid type car with a 2.0 litre engine and a turbo charger.  The monster car has four wheel drive, weighs 1100 kilogram and was built in Poland Present at the unveiling function were Rajiv Ruparelia and wife Naiya Ruparelia, journalists, members of the business…

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