Rajiv Ruparelia wins Kalangala rally


Rajiv Ruparelia won the fifth round of the autocross/enduro championship held in Kalangala on Saturday, October 26, 2019. This follows the club rally championship (CRC) he won in hoima recently. The budding rally ace [Rajiv with Enoch Olinga as co-driver] won in a time of 4:56 ahead of Andy Musoke’s 5:13. Saturday Results The duo’s fine debut season is not only the talk in town but continues to attract a growing fan base including Rajiv’s dad, property mogul, Sudhir Ruparelia. Speaking after the race, Sudhir Ruparelia said that, “In sports,…

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Uganda Airlines delays flight over glitch


A Uganda Airlines plane headed for Nairobi from Entebbe was yesterday delayed for one hour after the aircraft developed a technical hitch. The airline’s acting chief executive officer, Mr Cornwell Muleya, confirmed  that the crew detected the problem before aircraft No. UR 202 took off and made a decision to return to the terminal. “The aircraft was still on the ground when there was an indication of a problem. We had 30 passengers on board but they have now reached their destination after we put them on another aircraft,” Mr…

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MPs want Nawangwe to resign


A section of Members of Parliament have called for the resignation of Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe following a protracted student strike and subsequent ‘brutal’ arrests of students. The call by MPs comes just days after armed military officers stormed Lumumba Hall, a male students’ residence and reportedly broke into about sixty rooms where they destroyed students’ property on top of beating them up as reported in the media. The raid on the students’ hall was a subsequent of the students’ protest against a 15 per cent tuition…

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DFCU accepts defeat: They accept to return Sudhir’s 48 properties they had acquired illegally from the central bank

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News broke recently that Dfcu was exiting 22 branches, part of it’s countrywide network inherited from their purchase of Crane Bank. While Dfcu downplayed the news, saying they were not closing any branches, the news actually wasn’t in branch closure but exiting properties belonging to tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia and his Meera Investments. The latest news coming in is that Dfcu is actually not exiting 22 branches they are seeking to relocate but a total of 48 properties owned by tycoon Sudhir who used to be the Crane Bank Vice Chairman.…

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Rajiv Ruparelia wins Club Rally Championship in Hoima

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Budding Rally driver, Rajiv Ruparelia won the third stage of Total Kabalega Hoima rally 2019 beating 39 competitors who took part in the race. Rajiv finished the event in a time 01:09:37 and making a big statement that he is there to stay. The clubman rally championship category serves as the springboard for the main event. In the main rally, Arthur Blick Jr emerged winner of the Total Kabalega Rally, during a rain drenched race that had its fair share of thrills and fun. Blick Jr us now 30 points…

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