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Kenya Mp Babu requests Ugandans to send Museveni to jail or ‘early grave’

Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili alias Babu Owino has taken a swipe at Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni following the arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu commonly known as Bobi Wine.

Taking to his Facebook page, Babu asked Ugandans to oust Museveni by sending him to jail.

Insult Paul Kagame , earn 7 years in Prison

The Supreme Court in Rwanda has rejected a challenge to a law which says it is a crime to insult the president.

The law which was introduced last year means that anyone insulting President Paul Kagame faces between five and seven years in prison.

Uganda’s Bobi Wine summoned over revolution remarks

Uganda pop star who doubles as Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has been summoned by the Uganda’s Criminal Intelligence Department (CID) to record statement in Kibuli , Kampala

According to summons on Whisper Eye desk in a letter dated April 25, 2019,

Uganda in panic, USA threatens sanctions over Bobi Wine and Kizza Besigye


Uganda NRM led government in panic following a huge statement from USA ambassador Deborah Malac over continued violation of Bobi Wine and Kizza Besigye human rights.

The two are the top opposition leaders who are planing to challenge Yoweri Kaguta Museveni long stay in power come 2021 presidential elections.

Political Segeant Bobi Wine escapes to Bugiri to attend Siraji Lyavala’s burial


Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine has travelled to Bugiri District in eastern Uganda to attend the burial ceremony of former Bugiri District chairperson Siraji Lyavala.
It’s not clear how Bobi Wine left his home in Magere, Kasangati in Wakiso District where he has been under house arrest since April 23.
Police said they had put Bobi Wine under preventive arrest on allegations that his actions are a security threat.
However, Bobi Wine on Thursday afternoon posted on social media saying he was in Bugiri, about 158 kilometers from Kampala.
“I had to find a way of attending the burial of our patriotic elder Haji Siraji Samanya Lyavaala in Bugiri

Uganda woman dies in Oman, trafficker asks for 4/m


At the beginning of 2018, Mr James Obed and his wife Christine Nambereke, brainstormed on how to free themselves from the pangs of poverty.
They had put their hands on farming with no ray of hope yet the cost of living increased each day.
Late that year, “a samaritan” came to their rescue in Bumbo Village in Namisindwa District with a proposal too sweet to ignore.

The agent suggested Nambereke be taken to Oman to work as a maid, a job he said was a “quick way to make money with less hustle’’.
Her monthly pay would be Shs600,000, the agent promised, according to her husband, Mr Obed.
In less than three weeks, travel documents were processed and availed to her.

SPLM-IO rejects formation of transitional government, accuses government of violating peace deal


South Sudanese main opposition party, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-In Opposition (SPLM-IO) has rejected call by the government to form a Transitional Government of National Unity (TGONU), a senior aide to the SPLM-IO leadership who prefers his name not be revealed because he was not authorized to talk to whisper eye media team  today in Juba.

The official blasted the government, saying “they are banking on something” that will never be accepted by the armed opposition.

White supremacist executed in Texas for dragging death of black man


A white supremacist convicted of killing James Byrd Jr. in 1998 by dragging the 49-year-old black man behind a truck in one of the most notorious U.S. hate crimes of modern times was executed in Texas on Wednesday.

John William “Bill” King, 44, was put to death by lethal injection and pronounced dead at 7:08 p.m. (0008 GMT Thursday) at the state’s death chamber in Huntsville, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said in a statement.

Former Vice President Joe Biden to make third run for the White House


Former Vice President Joe Biden, a moderate Democrat who has made his appeal to the disaffected working-class voters who deserted the party in 2016 a key part of his political identity, is set to launch his third run for the White House on Thursday. Biden will announce his bid by video, according to a source familiar with the plans. He then is expected to make his first public appearance as a candidate on Monday at an event in Pittsburgh featuring union members, a key constituency.

Biden, 76, had been wrestling for months over whether to run. His candidacy will face numerous questions, including whether he is too old and too centrist for a Democratic Party yearning for fresh faces and increasingly propelled by its more vocal liberal wing.

Uganda release over 100 illegally detained Rwandans – Lawyers

A group of Ugandan lawyers is demanding the immediate release of Rwandans kidnapped and being held illegally by the operatives of Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) and the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) of Uganda.

About 100 Rwandans are being detained incommunicado in ungazetted places, violating international obligations which allow foreigners detained access to consular services and legal teams.

Kilak North MP Anthony Akol (FDC) involved in a serious accident

Whisper Eye has learnt that Kilak North Member of Parliament Anthony Akol has been admitted to hospital after he was involved in a car accident.

Mr Anthony Akol aide told Whisper Eye this morning of Thursday that the MP was in hospital receiving treatment after his car hit a cow .
The accident happened at Gulu – Kampala highway at Kafu at around 1:00 am .

Sudan Army chiefs resign to pave way for civilian rule

Three members of Sudan’s ruling military council resigned Wednesday after it said it reached “agreement on most demands” with protest leaders who have called for a million-strong march to demand a civilian government.

The 10-member military council had invited the protest leaders for a meeting after the leaders suspended talks with the army rulers on Sunday.

Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia ahead of meeting with Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in the Russian city of Vladivostok ahead of his planned summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.Russian state television showed Kim stepping out of his green private train at a railway station in the eastern port city, Wednesday afternoon under a leaden sky.Wearing a black homburg and overcoat, he was greeted at the station by officials and a brass band. Putin was not part of the welcoming committee.

Kim and Putin are set to meet for the first time Thursday, but do not plan to sign any agreements or make a joint statement.

Rwanda considers nuclear research centre in 5 years

Rwanda is considering setting up a Centre for Nuclear Science and Technology (CNST) within the next five years, an official from the Ministry of Infrastructure has revealed to The New Times.

Robert Nyamvumba, the Energy Division Manager at the ministry, said that talks are underway with Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation (ROSATOM), to set up the centre as soon as possible.

Killer of IHK doctor remanded to Luzira

A private security guard Mr Ronald Obangakene, who has confessed to the murder of Dr Catherine Agaba, a doctor who was attached to Kabalangala based International Hospital Kampala (IHK), was Wednesday evening remanded to Luzira Prison.

Obangakene, 24, was charged with murder and aggravated robbery, by Makindye Chief Magistrates court that was presided over by Grade Two Magistrate John Okipi.

Bobi Wine drops ‘afande’ song mocking security officers

Whisper Eye understands that Uganda pop music star Mr Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu popularly known by his stage name Bobi Wine has technically droped a new song titled ‘Afande’ about the continued house arrest by Uganda’s security forces led by the country’s police and military at his house in Magere, Kasangati Wakiso district bordering Uganda’s capital Kampala. .