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Yesterday (02.03.2015)

Desperate woman sends $1. 4 million to online lover she has never met.

They say love is blind, but in the case of a US woman who has sent $1. 4 million to a man she has never met, love seems to have completely overwhelmed all good sense. Sarah, who appears on an upcoming episode of Dr Phil, says she first met a man called Chris Olsen 18 months ago on an online dating service. 14:25 02.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

Namibia President Pohamba wins Mo Ibrahim prize

The outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the world's most valuable individual award, the Mo Ibrahim prize for governance in Africa. The $5m (£3. 2m) award is given each year to an elected leader who governed well, raised living standards and then left office. But last year's award was the fourth in five years to have gone unclaimed. 11:55 02.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

Texas nurse who contracted Ebola to sue hospital

Nurse Nina Pham gives a statement after she was successfully treated for Ebola. Pham contracted Ebola while treating a patient at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. CNN photo   She was the first person to ever contract Ebola in the United States, and now she's going to suing the hospital where she got infected. 11:30 02.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

Real Madrid held by Villareal

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates netting from the spot. Courtesy Photo  In Summary Bailly was perhaps fortunate not to concede a second penalty when he laid hands on the back of Javier Hernandez, who toppled to the ground Cristiano Ronaldo's second-half penalty looked to have set Madrid on their way to victory. 10:50 02.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

Cut music to 'an hour a day' - WHO

People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests  People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World Health Organization suggests. It says 1. 1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of permanently damaging their hearing by listening to "too much, too loudly". 10:20 02.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

Five LRA rebels killed

Maj Gen Dominic Ongwen (L) and LRA rebels in their camp DR Congo. FILE PHOTO   Five LRA rebels have been killed by the African Union Regional Task Force troops from the Ugandan Contingent (UPDF). The incident, according to the deputy UPDF spokesperson, Maj Henry Obbo, happened on Saturday at Quanda, 75KM North of Mboki in Central African Republic. 10:13 02.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

Soccer fan kills self over Arsenal’s loss to Monaco

Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny (centre right) heads the ball during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match against Monaco at the Emirates Stadium in London. Arsenal lost the game. Agencies photo  Police in Mbarara are investigating a case in which a soccer fan is said to have committed suicide following Arsenal Football Club’s loss to Monaco last Wednesday. 09:59 02.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

Mugabe claims rivals hired Nigerian witchdoctors to kill him

President Mugabe made the bizarre claims on Saturday as he celebrated his 91st birthday at a lavish party hosted by the party’s communist-styled 21st February movement  Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says top officials in his ruling Zanu-PF sought the services of Nigerian witchdoctors in a bid to kill him. 09:51 02.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

Video shows police shooting homeless man

Los Angeles police officers fatally shot a homeless man Sunday in an incident that was caught on video and posted online, local media reported. The graphic video, which was posted on Facebook, shows a violent altercation between a man and several officers in LA's Skid Row area near downtown. The circumstances around the shooting were not immediately clear but the video appears to show a man flailing at officers as they try to subdue him. 08:51 02.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

League Cup win at Wembley leaves Mourinho feeling 'like a kid'

Chelsea's Jose Mourinho celebrates the league cup win over Spurs. 08:41 02.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

Day before yesterday (01.03.2015)

Russians to build $2.5b refinery

People look at a 'christmas tree' at an oil well. It might have to wait many more years. FILE PHOTOReasons why refinery project deal hasn’t excited Ugandans, yet On Feb. 17, the government announced that a consortium led by Russia’s RT Global Resources had been selected as the lead investor for the development of Uganda’s refinery project. 23:26 01.03.2015 from channel The Independent

Kikwete new EAC chairman

How will he tackle insecurity in the region? Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete is the new chairman of the East African Community heads of state summit after receiving the baton from his Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta. In the just concluded heads of state summit in Nairobi Kenya it was a historical event after years without the regional leaders meeting face to face. 23:24 01.03.2015 from channel The Independent

Money in politics

From winning the election to keeping the seat; politicians have to dig deeper in their pockets. Everyone doesn’t like it and everyone is doing it. Emmanuel Lumala Dombo knows how to win an election. He has done it four times in Bunyole East constituency in Butaleja district. 23:22 01.03.2015 from channel The Independent

2016 `ghost voters’

NRM MPs with president Yoweri Museveni at Kyankwanzi. Why MPs fear new law on registration Something unusual happened in parliament on November 25, 2014. The Minister of Internal Affairs, Gen. 23:18 01.03.2015 from channel The Independent

LIST: Anite named minister, Nyombi dropped

Nothern Youth MP Ms Evelyn Anite has been named Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs in the cabinet shake up that has been announced by President Yoweri Museveni. Anite, is remembered for leading the drive by NRM MPs while on a retreast at Kyankwanzi last year to sign a resolution endorsing president Museveni for sole candidature in 2016 polls. 14:05 01.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

We invest in democratic processes, not political parties - US envoy

US Ambassador to Uganda Scott DeLisi addressing journalists at the US embassy in Kampala on Wednesday. Photos BY Abubaker Lubowa  In Summary Too early. Despite the government’s outright foot-dragging on electoral reforms, US Ambassador to Uganda Scott DeLisi is of the view that it is too early to draw conclusions and the process being steered by Parliament should be given the benefit of the doubt. 01:00 01.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

India’s Nehru-Gandhi dynasty set for generation change

Ms Sonia Gandhi (L) has been at the helm of the Indian National Congress party since 1998. Her son Rahul Gandhi is set to take over as president of the Congress in April. AFP Photo  In Summary Descending. 01:00 01.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

Aga Khan on his vision for Uganda’s healthcare

His Highness the Aga Khan during the 15th graduation ceremony of the Aga Khan University in Kampala on Thursday. PHOTO BY RACHEL MABALA  In Summary Priority. His Highness the Aga Khan during the 15th graduation ceremony of the Aga Khan University on Thursday said the university will focus on the health sector so that Ugandans do not seek quality healthcare abroad. Below is his full speech: Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim. Rt. 01:00 01.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

‘Abolish Office of the President’

In Summary Proposal. Israel Mayengo, a former legislator, tells Sunday Monitor’s Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi that Uganda’s political problems can be drastically reduced if the position of president is replaced with a presidential commission, with four people elected from different regions of the country at the helm You have an interesting proposal. 01:00 01.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

Do Born-again pastors only promote or also practice witchcraft?

In Summary There are several stories of Pentecostal pastors and prophets locating and burning evil charms around the country. Listening to their radio broadcasts, there is hardly a Pentecostal sermon that does not drag in the occult; the forces of demons and witchdoctors in combat with Jesus’s counter-force. 01:00 01.03.2015 from channel Monitor Online

 

 

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