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Man charged with murder after New Zealand mosque shootings

The main suspect in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques was charged with one count of murder a day after an attack that killed 49 people and wounded dozens, prompting the prime minister to vow reform of the country’s gun laws.

Brenton Harrison Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian citizen, appeared in a Christchurch District Court on Saturday and was remanded without a plea until his next scheduled appearance in the South Island city’s High Court on April 5.

MP Zaake escapes arrest in Gulu – wanted again

Mityana Municipality legislator Zaake Francis Butebi who also joined Fire Base crew featuring Bobi Wine’s new song on Fiscal Policy survived arrest in Gulu. Zzaake who is on Treason charges together with People Power boss Mr Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu and other 32 people, police opened other charges against him for escaping from Police cell during the Arua fracas.

Zaake was dropped at Rubaga Hospital hours after he was arrested in Arua, and he was beaten seriously , injured and was in bad sharp. However police accused the de’facto Vice President of People Power for escaping from its custody. He was arrest last month taken to Arua, then to Gulu court.

Breaking ; New Zealand police respond to ‘active shooter’ situation in Christchurch

“Police are responding with its full capability to manage the situation, but the risk environment remains extremely high,” the police commissioner said. New Zealand police said that all Christchurch schools were in lockdown because of “a serious ongoing firearms incident” that media reports suggested was near a mosque.

Police Commissioner Mike Bush said in a statement that “a serious and evolving situation is occurring in Christchurch with an active shooter.” Police did not say where the shooting occurred.

Bribing your way to college? Check your math, it may not pay

More than two dozen wealthy families charged with allegedly cheating or bribing their kids’ way into elite schools are learning the hard way that crime doesn’t pay, even when higher education is the prize.

Potential criminal punishments aside, the scheme raises the question: was the premium parents paid worth the anticipated long-term economic gain for their children?

Lack of accountability for criminal acts rampant in Kenya

Lack of accountability for criminal acts and human rights abuses are prevalent at all levels of government in Kenya, the US State Department report says.

In its worldwide human rights report issued on Wednesday, US State Department says impunity persists in Kenya “despite public statements by the president and deputy president addressing the issue,” states the Kenya section of the report.

South Sudanese individuals can be prosecuted for war crimes and crimes against humanity even in other countries

“Impunity cannot be allowed to continue.”

The Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan has identified 23 individuals over the past year who bear command or superior responsibility under international criminal law for serious crimes related to the conflict in South Sudan. Members of the Commission, mandated by the Human Rights Council to investigate human rights in South Sudan, told the Council this morning that these individuals, along with previously identified alleged perpetrators, could face justice in courts around the world, not just in South Sudan.

Assailants Kill five siblings in Kyenjojo

Reports indicate the murder of 5 children of the same family namely;

1-Atuhairwe Barbra 7yrs
2- Alinganiza Osca 4yrs
3- Ayinebyona Linet 3yrs
4- Tulinomugisha Devis 2yrs&
5 – Abwooli 1month

The Murder of all children of Tumwebaze Joseph B/ man and R/O Kahompo village, Bufunjo subcounty Kyenjojo District.

DPP completes late Afande Kirumira murder Investigations

The director of public prosecutions (DPP) has completed investigations into the murder of the former Buyende district police commander Muhammad Kirumira. 

Last month, the case file had been recalled to include a second suspect, Hamuza Mwebe, in addition to main suspsect Abubaker Kalungi. Prosecution alleges that Mwebe, Kalungi and others still at large, shot and killed Kirumira and his friend Resty Nnalinya Mbabazi in Bulenga, along the Kampala-Mityana highway on Saturday, September 8, 2018.

Resignations, arrests after huge U.S. college cheat scheme exposed

 “Full House” actor Lori Loughlin and the former head of financial firm Pimco are due to face criminal charges on Wednesday related to a $25 million scheme to help wealthy Americans secure places for their children in top U.S. colleges.

The two are among 50 people charged for taking part in the largest such scam in U.S. history, which the scheme’s mastermind told a court steered some 800 students into elite universities including Yale, Georgetown and Stanford by cheating the admissions process.

Twenty-three individuals in South Sudan have appointment with chief Besouda of ICC

At least twenty-three South Sudan prominent individuals could face the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes and crimes against humanity according to United Nations human rights experts.

The Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan has identified 23 individuals over the past year who bear command or superior responsibility under international criminal law for serious crimes related to the conflict in South Sudan.

Court in Jinja blocks burial

Court in Jinja has issued an order stopping the burial of an inmate who died on remand at Kirinya prisons. 

Sam Bamugemye, 19, is said to have died last week while him and his colleagues were coming from Kamuli where they had been deployed to cut trees and clear ant hills.  

Opposition protest in south India over alleged assaults on women

Reports of sexual assault on women in southern India have sparked outrage, with opposition politicians on Tuesday protesting against what they called a lack of progress in the investigation.

The case has received widespread media coverage in Tamil Nadu state weeks before a general election, with opposition parties accusing the state government of “shielding” the perpetrators.

Saudi women’s rights activists stand trial in criminal court

Saudi Arabian women’s rights activists stood trial on Wednesday for the first time since their arrest over nine months ago, a case that has intensified scrutiny of Riyadh’s human rights record after the murder of a prominent journalist.

Loujain al-Hathloul, Aziza al-Yousef, Eman al-Nafjan and Hatoon Al-Fassi are among 10 women to appear before the Criminal Court in the capital Riyadh, where charges were presented against them, court president Ibrahim al-Sayari said.

10 dead, including six kids, in ‘unspeakably brutal’ Brazil shooting; 17 hurt

Two armed men wearing face masks entered a Brazilian elementary school Wednesday and shot and killed at least six children who were on their snack breaks, as well as two school officials, before fatally turning their guns on themselves, police said.

Ten people, including the gunmen, were killed in total, Sao Paulo police said.

Paul Manafort: Ex-Trump chief gets 43 more months in jail

Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort has been jailed for 43 more months on charges stemming from the Russia investigation.

It comes a week after the 69-year-old was given a 47-month prison sentence for fraud in a separate case.

SFC shoot drunken royal guard in Entebbe

There was gunfire exchange on Tuesday between soldiers under the elite Special Forces Command (SFC) and the royal guard of Rosette Sanders, the queen mother of Alur chiefdom.

The incident happened at Nakiwogo close to Entebbe State House and Uganda Virus Research Institute. Richard Kasozi, an eyewitness says the gunshots started when a drunken royal guard only identified as Otim started randomly firing at people in the vicinity.