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Sensex Erases Gains to Close Flat

Sensex Erases Gains to Close Flat

AFRICA, BREAKING NEWS, Business, INTERNATIONAL, UGANDA, WORLD, World Bank
The BSE Sensex index ended near the flat line on Wednesday, as investors paused for breath following recent gains and awaited December-quarter earnings from heavyweights Infosys and Wipro. Among single stocks, Bharti Airtel gained more than 2% after the company said it was initiating process to revise foreign investment limit up to 100%. On the other hand, HDFC and Reliance Industries were among the worst performers. On the economic data front, the country's retail price inflation slowed more than expected in December, falling within the central bank's target of 2%-6% for the first time since March. Meanwhile, industrial production contracted at a steep pace in November, as the coronavirus crisis hit manufacturing and mining activities.
UGANDA POLLS 2021: United States Condemns Uganda Social Media Shut Down

UGANDA POLLS 2021: United States Condemns Uganda Social Media Shut Down

AFRICA, BREAKING NEWS, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, POLITICS, TECHNOLOGY, UGANDA, USA
The United States has condemned the government of Uganda’s act to shut down social media as the country heads for general elections this Thursday 14th January. “We are concerned by reports that the government of Uganda has ordered Internet service providers to block social media platforms, messaging apps and select content in the runup to general elections,” said Tibor Nagy, the top US diplomat for Africa.UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged respect for human rights in the run-up to the presidential election noting that such restrictions undermine human rights and fundamental freedoms. Uganda ordered a shutdown of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp ahead of Thursday’s vote in which Uganda chooses the next President. However, the statement comes...
UGANDA DECIDES 2021: Army arrests 3 Bobi Wine supporters in Nansana over dancing to his music

UGANDA DECIDES 2021: Army arrests 3 Bobi Wine supporters in Nansana over dancing to his music

AFRICA, BREAKING NEWS, EAST AFRICA, POLITICS, UGANDA
3 youthful supporters of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi have been arrested in Nansana by the army, allegedly over playing pro-Kyagulanyi music & cleaning his campaign posters.The soldiers first fired several rounds of live ammunition in the air. Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) soldiers attached to Jjagala police post in Gombe Division, Wakiso district arrested the three youths while on a foot patrol on Monday afternoon. According to residents, the soldiers first fired several rounds of live ammunition in the air before arresting and detaining the youth at Jjagala police station. Catherine Nakyeyune a resident of Jjagala village says that she heard bullet rounds being fired and later saw the soldiers taking away the speakers that were placed near a huge campaign p...
FDC Presidential Candidate, Patrick Amuriat Oboi (POA), has been rearrested while on his way home.[PICTORIAL]

FDC Presidential Candidate, Patrick Amuriat Oboi (POA), has been rearrested while on his way home.[PICTORIAL]

AFRICA, BREAKING NEWS, POLITICS, UGANDA
He’d just been released on court bail from Mpigi CPS, where he was detained overnight. He was charged of traffic offence- “accepting to be carried in a dangerous manner”! POA was intercepted by several Police vehicles at Mengo, Kampala; forcefully removed from his vehicle into a police truck. He’s is now detained at Katwe Police station. It’s not clear what will follow. Presidential candidate, Hon. Patrick Oboi Amuriat has been arrested& charged with Doing a negligent act likely to cause an infection of a disease, sec.171 of the Penal Code Act and Traffic Ofence. The Presidential candidate is currently detained at Katwe Police Station-police says FDC presidential candidate Patrick Oboi Amuriat who spent a night in jail y/day & released on court bail today has been rearres...
Uganda decides 2021: Eddie Mutwe, several other Bobi Wine supporters remanded until January 19.

Uganda decides 2021: Eddie Mutwe, several other Bobi Wine supporters remanded until January 19.

AFRICA, BREAKING NEWS, EAST AFRICA, POLITICS, UGANDA
The Chief Magistrate’s Court in Masaka yesterday granted bail to majority of National Unity Platform (NUP) members and private guards of presidential candidate, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine who were arrested in Kalangala District last week. A total of 126 suspects appeared before both Masaka Chief Magistrate, Mr   Charles Yeteisi and Grade One Magistrate, Ms Grace Wakholi at different intervals in two separate court rooms. The court administration indicated that this was to cut time and the bulk of work for one court official. Among the suspects is Bobi Wine’s singing partner, Ali Bukeni alias Nubian Li and Mr Eddy Ssebufu aka Eddie Mutwe (Bobi Wine’s private guard). Yeteisi heard that Eddie Mutwe , Nubian Li and  others  on  December 31...
Russian Woman, 24, who is sexually attracted to objects marries ‘love of her life’ briefcase.

Russian Woman, 24, who is sexually attracted to objects marries ‘love of her life’ briefcase.

BREAKING NEWS, INTERNATIONAL
Being attracted to inanimate objects is not something unheard of, however, marrying the object is taking it too far. Rain Gordon, who seemingly has objectophilia which is the condition where a person is romantically or sexually attracted to an object, has married her briefcase who she has named Gideon. The wedding ceremony that was held in June was officiated by a friend of Rain in Russia’s Moscow. The 24-year-old woman shares that she has had relationships with men, however, she has always been more attracted to objects. Rain discovered that she was attracted to objects when she was eight years old. She also says that she has been happier in her relationships with objects than with men. She has opened up about marrying her briefcase because as per Rain, she wants to break the stigm...