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Uganda Police marine boats remain grounded

 Three Police Marine boats purchased to do surveillance around Lake Victoria remain grounded at Kigo Police Marine base headquarters.

The speed boats which were purchased in 2016 by the Uganda Police Force have been recently grounded, hindering operations of the Marine Police.

Marine officers are now forced to use wooden boat for operations. However such boats are not recommended during operations missions especially when the winds are strong.

Tension as Rwanda closes Gatuna border again

There is uproar among the business community in Katuna border town in Kabale following the decision by Rwanda to close its border about two weeks after reopening it.

On June 10, 2019, Rwanda Revenue Authority-RRA announced it was reopening the border to help carry out trials for heavy trucks through the Gatuna One-Stop-Border Post for a period of two weeks ending June 22, 2019.

City Tycoon Muhammad Ssebuwufu convicted for murder

 High Court Judge Flavia Anglin Ssenoga has found Muhammad Ssebuwufu, the Proprietor of Pine Car bond and his co-accused guilty of murdering city businesswoman Betty Donah Katusabe.

The other convicts are Godfrey Kayiza, Phillip Mirambe, Stephen Lwanga , Paul Tasingika, Yoweri Kitayimba, Shaban Otuddu and Damaseni Ssentongo, all  employees of Pine Car Bond. Justice Ssenoga also found Ssebuwufu’s co-accused guilty of kidnap and aggravated robbery.

Death penalty to stubborn Nigerian kidnappers -Buhari

“I believe by the time anyone caught in the act faces death penalty other people will learn and stop.”

Abdulfatai Buhari has recommended capital punishment for kidnappers in Nigeria.

Attack on Saudi airport,one dead,several wounded

A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Abha airport on Sunday, Riyadh says.

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia that killed one person and wounded seven others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen has said.

Boris Johnson ‘should give explanation’ for “get off me”

Jeremy Hunt has added his voice to calls for Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson to answer questions about a row with his girlfriend which led to police being called to their address.

Mr Hunt said someone who wants to be PM “should answer questions on everything”.

Cowboy Trump ‘launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons systems’

The US launched a cyber-attack on Iranian weapons systems on Thursday as President Trump pulled out of air strikes on the country, US reports say.

The cyber-attack disabled computer systems controlling rocket and missile launchers, the Washington Post said.

3 Chinese, 1 Indian nationals die in Nasty Kampala city accident

Uganda Police together with Boda Boda riders and a rescue team used an axe and other tools to remove bodies that were trapped in a wreckage of a Toyota Alphard.

Asian nationals believed to be three Chinese and one Indian died in a nasty afternoon accident on Yusuf Lule Road.

Three Chinese and an Indian National have been killed in an accident along Golf Course in Kampala.

Tycoon nabbed grabbing Koome Island with fake titles

Mukono RDC’s office was a scene of a bizarre incident in which a tycoon in names of Gabudeyeri Musisi the LC1 chairman of Gaba reported the grabbing of his land at Koome Islands only to discover that he was the land grabber. Mr. Musisi Gabudeyeri had petitioned the RDC Mukono against the family of the late Serwano Kawembu for grabbing his land on Plot 5 block 508 land at Koome Kyagwe County in Mukono distrist.

In his petition, Mr. Musisi alleged that the family of Kawembu had grabbed 24acres of his land and taken over his farm, matooke plantation and orange fruits all found on that land, the petitioner had appealed to the RDC Mukono for intervention.

The Agony of Rwandans in Ugandan military torture chambers

On January 7, this year, Moses Gakwerere defied the government’s advisory against travelling to Uganda because their security is not guaranteed in that country.

Gakwerere, a resident of Taba Cell, Kanyinya Sector in Nyarugenge District went to Uganda through Kagitumba border post.

“I was used to travelling to Uganda, I had a job there so I thought I was safe as usual… I didn’t give any value to the government advisory, but I have seen and faced what I don’t wish any other Rwandan should go through,” Gakwerere, who returned home this Friday after three months in Uganda’s Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) torture chambers, narrates.

Uganda Police explain attack on Kizza Besigye’s fuel station

Police have said that the Saturday operation in which one suspected robber was killed and another severely injured was carried out by members of the Flying Squad Unit, an elite crime crack unit of the force.

Earlier reports indicated that two suspected were gunned down.

The suspects were cornered at Nsambya Total Petrol Station owned by Dr Kizza Besigye, an Opposition politician.

Heavy gunfire reportedly on Uganda – DR Congo border

Heavy gunfire reportedly underway in South Kivu ,Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as an allied group of militias backed heavily armed battle the renowned Banyamulenge.

The Tutsi _ dominated Congolese community of the Banyamulenge is found on the High Plateau of South Kivu of DRC eastern region.

Area residents report that this morning of Sunday Red _Tabara and Mai Mai fighters stormed villages of Irumba and Kaseke resulting into killing dozens of people and rooting property .

Oil companies faulted for not employing native Banyoro

 Oil companies operating in the Albertine region have been faulted for not employing the natives from the region.

Speaking during the second and last Public hearing for the Kingfisher Environmental and social impact Assessment-ESIA report for the proposed oil development projects on Friday at Kabale Public Primary school in Buseruka Sub-county Hoima district, Bunyoro leaders said that the natives are educated and qualify for some jobs in the oil sector.

Ethiopia: At Least 2 Senior Officials Killed in Amhara Coup Attempt

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA  – At least two senior Ethiopian officials were killed during an attempt by an army general to seize power in Ethiopia’s northern state of Amhara, state television reported Sunday.

Speaking on state television late Saturday, Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy announced there had been an attempted coup in Amhara’s capital Bahir Dar earlier that day and that Ethiopia’s Chief of Staff General Seare Mekonnen was among the casualties.

Uganda Cranes demolish DR Congo 2-0 in Africa Cup

Uganda recorded their first Africa Cup of Nations victory in 41 years as they pulled off a surprise win over DR Congo in Group A in Egypt.

The Cranes’ 23-year-old forward Patrick Kaddu opened the scoring, heading in from a corner after a well-timed run to the near post after 14 minutes.

Sudan protesters accept Ethiopia plan for political transition

Ruling military generals and protest leaders have been wrangling over the make-up of a transitional government.

Sudanese protest leaders have said they have accepted the creation of a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan as proposed by an Ethiopian envoy.