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Mali PM and govt resigns after 160 dead in violence

By AFP

Mali’s prime minister resigned along with his entire government on Thursday following criticism over their handling of an upsurge of violence in the centre of the country and a massacre last month that left 160 people dead.
A statement from President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s office said he had accepted Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga’s resignation, along with those of his ministers, two weeks after mass protests erupted over the rising tide of violence.

Two senior Rwandan feared rotting in Uganda’s CMI lock up

The whereabouts of two Rwandans – Sendegeya Theogene and Magezi Emmanuel who went missing in Uganda last year – are unknown. 

Their disappearance, according to their family members, followed arrest by soldiers of the Mbarara-based UPDF Second Division. 

Uganda charges kidnappers of American tourist

Uganda has slapped charges on the the arrested Men accused of kidnapping Mrs Kim an American citizen with three counts that include Aggravated Robbery and two (2) Counts of Kidnap with intent to procure a ransom.

Uganda Woman medical doctor goes missing , police unaware

Uganda police is worried that the family and those concerns about a medical professional believed to be missing as portrayed in the media are yet to report about the crime to police.

According to various social media platforms seen on Whisper Eye desk , Catherine Agaba reportedly went missing on the 13th day of 2019 in unknown circumstances until to date.

Mubende FM switched off after hosting Besigye

Security personnel on Thursday afternoon switched off 106 Mubende Fm Radio in Mubende over hosting Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) former president general Dr Kizza Besigye.

Dr Kizza Besigye the former FDC president, went on Air and just after 10 Minutes security personals switched off the mast according to his tweet.

Scores feared dead , others injured in Kitojjo – Bushenyi fatal accident

By Asiimwe Andrew

Dozens dead and others injured in a bus accident that has occurred along Kitojjo-Bushenyi road.

The accident occurred when a bus truck, was carrying traders and merchandise failed to negotiate a sharp corner near Kitojjo village and hit a tree.

Chris Obore’s application should be dismissed , says Clerk to Parliament

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The clerk to parliament Jane Kibirige has opposed an application by Chris Ariko Obore, the director of communication and public affairs of parliament seeking a judicial review on the decision to terminate his services.  

In her response to the application, Kibirige notes that she didn’t terminate Obore’s services but only brought to his attention, findings of the systematic investigations by the Inspectorate of Government concerning his recruitment. 

Rwandan ‘FDLR’ rebel leader Igance Murwanashyaka dies in prison

The FDLR militia leader Ignace Murwanashyaka, has reportedly died 
in German.

Murwanashyaka had been in prison since 2015 facing war crimes charges- he is no more, he died in prison, according to emerging reports.

He died in Mannheim University Hospital yesterday after being admitted on April 11. Since conviction in Sept 2015, was in solitary confinement without contact with other inmates in terrorists’ section of Stammheim maximum security prison.

Ugandans petition court over Minister Kutesa’s bribery and corruption

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Two more activists have petitioned the High court (Civil Division) for orders to compel Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa to vacate his office.

Sam Kyomuhendo and Ronald Tugume want court to declare that Kutesa is unfit to hold a public office over various bribery and corruption allegations. In his affidavit, Tugume states that while serving as the president of the United Nations Assembly in New York, Kutesa solicited and received a bribe of $500,000 (about Shs 1.8bn) around May 2016 and other things from former Hong Kong’s Home Affairs minister, Patrick Ho Chi Ping who has since been convicted and jailed. Ho also offered another $500,000 bribe to President Museveni around the same time. 

Bobi wine warns police DIGP Gen Sabiti over brutality


Uganda people power opposition politician HE Bobi Wine during a press briefing on his long a waited Easter concert at his Busabala beach cautioned Gen Muzeyi Sabiti and other security officers on using police officers in breaking the laws of the land.


Bobi Wine in a furious tone cited why Sabiiti should stop using police to break laws since Uganda is not there property, he refereed him to what has happened in Algeria, Sudan as good examples for them to take caution and act under the laws.

Hon Rapheal Magyezi ‘you are a disgrace’ – Igara voters

Igara West constituency member of Parliament Hon Rapheal Magyezi in Busheniyi district has revealed to media on how his private life has changed ever since he fronted the No Age limit Bill.

The controversial MP who championed the controversial bill which was almost costing the life of some members of parliament from the Uganda opposition spoke to media at his country home.

President kills himself a head of arrest


Former Peruvian President Alan García has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations.

Mr García was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. His death was confirmed by current President Martín Vizcarra.

Uganda Police officers who stole exhibit shs 17 m cash agrees to refund it

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Kireka police station commander, Nicholas Muyonjo, has reportedly agreed to refund the stolen cash exhibit worth Shs 17 million belonging to a businessman, Michael Dean Omoit.

Muyonjo was arrested alongside his junior officer detective, Sgt William Kawooya, while another accused police officer, Sgt Joshua Jagule escaped arrest. The trio allegedly stole the $4,700 cash belonging to Omoit who had moved out to meet his friend. The police’s Professional Standards Unit (PSU) ordered for the trio’s arrest last week. 

Sudan’s Bashir taken into a maximum security Jail where he used to lock up political prisoners

By AFP

Sudan’s military rulers have transferred ousted president Omar al-Bashir to prison, a family source said Wednesday, as demonstrators keep up their sit-in outside the army complex calling for a swift transfer to civilian government.
Following the dramatic end to Bashir’s rule of three decades last week, he was moved late Tuesday “to Kober prison in Khartoum”, the source said without revealing his name for security reasons.

Rwandan FLN Rebel leader asks Comoros to protect his life , Rwanda will hang me!

Rwandan top FLN Rebel commander Maj , Sankara who was arrested by Comoros authorities earlier this week has cried out to various human rights bodies and relevant agencies for help regarding pending repatriations to Rwanda fearing that if Kigali takes charge of him he will be hanged.

Whisper Eye reported on how the de’facto former RPF solider who defected from his former boss Gen Paul Kagame the president of the Republic of Rwanda was arrested by Comoros authorities pending deportation to Rwanda.

Why Uganda poor quality Hima cement was turned down – Rwanda

Cement imports to Rwanda by Uganda’s Hima Cement Limited were last month sent back after failing to meet quality standards for imports entering the local market, Rwanda Bureau of Standards (RBS) has said.

The clarification follows a story by Uganda government owned newspaper, New Vision, that the cement imports in three trucks – each loaded with 30 tonnes – had been sent back for unspecified reasons.