All posts by Michael Kivumbi

Michael is currently the Managing Editor of Kivumbi Press.

Iryn Namubiru Premiers “Mpulira”

It’s been a while since Iryn Namubiru released a new one for her fans. But the silence is over now. She’s back.

The Ugandan RnB/Afro-pop superstar on Thursday, June 30, 2020 released “Mpulira”, a slow love vibe gliding upon typical Ugandan musical arrangement. . . with some really edgy mastering this time.

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God Will Never Turn His Back On You

…He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.

Romans 13:5

For six whole hours, the Son of God was suspended between heaven and earth. And at the height of His suffering on the cross, He cried out in the deep darkness, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” (Matthew 27:45–46).

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UNCUT: Jesse Williams Speaks Black People’s Truth At The 2016 BET Awards

Jesse Williams Condemns Police Brutality In Moving Speech at 2016 BET Awards

Kanye West Declares He’s Running for President This Year

I am running for president of the United States this year – Kanye West

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Kanye West

American rap star, Kanye West posted a message to his over 29million Twitter followers in which he stated that he was entering the 2020 Presidential race.

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future,” he wrote, on Saturday, July 4, 2020.

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Charlize Theron To Star In Netflix’s “The Old Guard”

The Old Guard is about a group of mercenaries, all centuries-old immortals with the ablity to heal themselves who discover someone is onto their secret, and they must fight to protect their freedom

Charlize Theron is set to lead an ensemble of actors in the upcoming American superhero film directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.

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Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr.’s Girlfriend, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr.’s Girlfriend, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr’s girlfriend, has tested positive for coronavirus, according to reports.

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Daughter Interrupts Expert’s Live BBC Interview

This is most informative interview I’ve done all day’ – Christian Fraser / BBC News

Dr. Clare Wenham was giving an interview to the BBC News Channel on local lockdowns when her young daughter interrupted her.

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Constitutional Court Dismisses Petition Challenging the sole candidature resolution of The Ruling NRM

Court dismisses suit challenging Museveni’s sole candidature

Court dismisses suit challenging President Museveni’s sole candidature. In a 4-1 ruling, Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo of the Constitutional Court, Thursday, July 2, 2020, dismissed the application by 11 NRM-leaning MPs, arguing that there was nothing constitutional for them to interpret

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Hope That Does Not Disappoint

Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

Romans 5:5

Today, we express hope as if we can’t be sure what will really happen. We say, “I hope I will win that prize. I hope it won’t rain tomorrow. I hope everything works out well.”

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Ugandans Stranded In United Kingdom Returning Home

The Ugandan High Commission in London has successfully seen off a total of 92 Ugandan Nationals and legal residents who have been stranded in the UK and Ireland following closure of Entebbe International airport to passenger flights due to the COVID19 pandemic.

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Uganda Unveils Seven New Cities To Discongest Kampala

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Kampala City

The government of Uganda has created seven cities across the East African country in a move to decongest the capital Kampala, the only city created at Independence in 1962.

David Bahati, minister of State for Finance, while speaking to the press said that the creation is in line with the country’s urbanization policy “to end the congestion, sanitation issues and confusion in Kampala.”

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Painting “Black Lives Matter” Is A Symbol Of Hate — Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said painting “Black Lives Matter” on New York’s Fifth Avenue would be “a symbol of hate” and wind up “denigrating” the street outside of Trump Tower, as he ratcheted up objections to a plan that he suggested the city’s police could stop.

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Ed Henry Sacked From Fox News Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation

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Fox News: Ed Henry

Ed Henry, one of Fox News top news anchors, has been sacked after the network received a complaint last week of sexual harassment from years ago, confirmed Fox News on Wednesday, July, 1, 2020.

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The Diana Awards 2020: Here’s The Full Event

Prince Harry: “My wife said recently “My wife [Meghan] said recently that our generation and the ones before us haven’t done enough to right the wrongs of the past. I too am sorry – sorry that we haven’t got the world to a place you deserve it to be. Institutional racism has no place in our societies, yet it is still endemic. Unconscious bias must be acknowledged without blame  to create a better world for all of you.”

Prince Harry Delivers Fervent Virtual Speech On His Late Mother’s Birthday

The Duke of Sussex has today, July 1, 2020, made an appearance at the first virtual Diana Award ceremony on what would have been his late mother’s 59th birthday. Calling in from Los Angeles, Prince Harry, 35, surprised young changemakers with a congratulatory video message on behalf of him and his brother, Prince William.

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Emma Watts Named President Of Paramount Motion Picture Group

Paramount Pictures yesterday June 30, appointed former Twentieth Century Fox film executive Emma Watts to be President, Paramount Motion Picture Group, reporting to Paramount Pictures Chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos. Watts will begin her new position effective July 20th, according to the grapevine.

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British Teenager Raises Her Voice Out Of The Crowd: “Black Lives Matter”

Zara: Black Lives Matter
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Dr. Dre to Lose Millions In Divorce Settlements

Dr. Dre is divorcing his wife!

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Dr. Dre and Nicole Young arrive at the Tom Ford 2020 Fashion Show held at Milk Studios on February 7, 2020 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

According to TMZ, his wife of 24 years, Nicole Young, has just filed for divorce. The outlet says Young filed the paperwork on Monday (June 29), citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the split.

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Working Out of Rest

For we who have believed do enter that rest…

Hebrews 4:3

Naturally speaking, when we rest, we don’t work. So what does working out of rest mean? Well, let me explain by sharing with you what the Lord had taught me.

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Missouri Couple Points Guns At Protesters

A couple have been filmed standing in front of their house while pointing guns at demonstrators in St Louis, Missouri.

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2020 BET Awards: Black Lives Matter Messages And Performances Dominate The Event

This year’s BET Awards were a virtual event because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the performances and speeches were pre-taped, allowing for dramatic stagings and high production values.

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Beyoncé Urges Viewers to Vote in BET Awards Acceptance Speech

“We have to vote like our life depends on it, because it does.” Beyoncé urged black communities to vote as she accepted an award for her humanitarian work at the virtual BET Awards.

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Kim Kardashian West Is Now Worth $900 Million — Forbes

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Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian West is selling a 20% stake in her cosmetics company KKW Beauty to beauty giant Coty for $200 million.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: “Politics Is A Powerful Place”

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US MEDIA: Donald Trump Admits He’s Losing His Second Term Bid

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The president has privately come to that grim realization in recent days, multiple people close to him told us, amid a mountain of bad polling and warnings from some of his staunchest allies that he’s on course to be a one-term president.

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2020 BET Awards: Here’s the Full List of Winners

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2020 BET Awards

The 2020 BET Awards finally happened last night, June 28. Performers on the broadcast included Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Chloe X Halle, DaBaby, Jay Rock, Jennifer Hudson, Questlove, Nas, Usher, YG, and many more.

Beyoncé was honored with the annual Humanitarian Award in recognition of her ongoing philanthropic efforts, and Wayne Brady paid tribute to the late Little Richard.

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“Nick News” To Return On Nickelodeon With Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, Hosted by Music Superstar Alicia Keys

Nickelodeon’s Nick News is set to return with a special hour-long presentation — Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, premiering Monday, June 29. 2020.

Hosted by global superstar Alicia Keys, the program will amplify the voices and experiences of Black children across the country amid current events.

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Alicia Keys To Host Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special
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