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Captain Fantastic Steven Gerrard Retires

Captain Fantastic Steven Gerrard a Liverpool great has retired from football after a 19-year career   Gerrard, 36, played 710 times for the Reds, winning eight major trophies, but joined MLS side LA Galaxy in 2015.   Steven Gerrard belongs in football’s elite for his feats, a towering, iconic figure who many regard as Liverpool’s greatest player after a 17-year Anfield career.   Gerrard may have never won the Premier League, with his Liverpool side finishing second in the table on three occasions, but the midfielder boasts some of the competition’s most impressive statistics.   Only two players have made more appearances for a single club in the competition – Ryan Giggs, 632, and Jamie Carragher, 508 – with the …

MP Kabaziguruka asks government to construct public toilets in the slums

The Member of Parlament for Nakawa division Michael Kabaziguruka has asked government to construct public toilets in the slummy areas to avoid endless out breaks of cholera. He says, areas such as Banda, port-bell landing site, Kirombe area, and Naguru Go- Down are in dare need of having modern toilets to be constructed in the area to accommodate the increasing population in the area. He says if such sanitary facilities are put in place it will help to reduce on some of the preventable diseases such as cholera, to affect the people in the area.

Museveni blames western powers for Africa’s problems

By Judith Atim President Yoweri Museveni has issued a missive in which he blames Western powers for conducting wars of aggression which have since turned to what he calls curses to the perpetrators. The missive titled “Casualties of Western Neo imperialism and African weakness” characterized by a hard hitting tone against the West and an assertion of the president’s authority also blames African leaders for betraying the continent. He further argues that before the Western countries killed Col. Muamar Gaddaffi, Libya, with its small population of only 6 million people, had the second biggest amount of electricity in the whole of Africa after South Africa and was becoming a big source of investments for the rest of Africa as well …

Former UNRA boss under fire.

The parliamentary committee on commissions, statutory Authorities and state enterprises has pinned the formers heads Uganda National Roads Authority for forging contract documents in a 138 billion shillings contract According to the auditor general’s report of 2013/14 there was variation on the dates of signing and awarding contracts meant for the construction of Vurra-Arua-Koboko-Araba road. While meeting the old team headed by Eng.Kimeze ssebuga , members get suspicious  of possible foul play , and thus directing the current  UNRA to submit the contract documents for scrutiny. The chairperson of this committee Abdul katuntu said that the contract in question must be subjected to legal audit.

Two mbarara municipality district officials arrested.

The Parliamentary Local government Accounts Committee has ordered the arrest of three Mbarara municipality technocrats over signing fake tenders and misuse of public funds. The suspect have been identifies as  Jackline Masambu the Principal Human Resource Officer , Richard Kerere the Principal Finance Officer  and Edgar Atwiine Rwabutwagu the Senior Procurement. Currently this committee headed by Hon Reagan Okumu is in Mbarara for two days following the Auditors reports on the districts of Ankole and Kigezi sub regions. Okumu said that more are yet to be arrested including those involved in the Mbarara Taxi Park tender which was awarded for five years with no clear contract Sound: OKUMU——eng. According to the Acting Town Clerk Masambu, the municipal council is supposed …