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FDC youth creates VPN app to counter gov’t OTT tax

Willingtone Nsubuga a youth affiliated to the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) political party has developed a secure tunnel for encrypted communication for Smartphone devices. This technology allows end-to-end encrypted communication among parties – making it impossible for Uganda government censorship. 

We are not going to stop fighting – Gen Thomas Cirilo

Prominent South Sudan rebel and National Salvation Front (NAS) leader, Gen. Thomas Cirilo Swaka said he will not  stop fighting against the government of President Salva Kiir which he said believes in the power of bullets.

Cirilo was speaking to the US-based Vice News on Friday.

The five candidates running in Senegal’s presidential election


Senegal, the most stable democracy in West Africa, is preparing for an election on Sunday with President Macky Sall facing off against four other candidates.

Sall is widely expected to win a second term, after the country’s two best-known opposition figures were barred from running because of corruption allegations, in moves critics said represented a worrying crackdown on dissent.

Cameroon kidnap: 170 students freed


Cameroonian students and school staff who were kidnapped on Saturday have been freed, the Bishop of Kumbo has told the BBC.

A total of 176 people, mostly students, were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen at Saint Augustin’s College in Kumbo, in the North West region of Cameroon.

Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari vows to deal with vote riggers


Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says he has ordered the police and military to be “ruthless” with vote-riggers, following the last-minute postponement of the general election.

Critics said his comments condoned “jungle justice”.

Seven MPs leave Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership


Seven MPs have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism.

They are: Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey.

Pulwama attack: Nine killed in Kashmir gun battle


Nine people, including four Indian soldiers and a policeman, have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir during a gun battle, police say.

The clash occurred in Pulwama, where more than 40 Indian paramilitary police were killed in a bombing last week.

Trump lashes out at ‘treasonous’ officials after McCabe interview


US President Donald Trump has issued an angry response after a TV interview on Sunday alleged that officials had held discussions to have him removed.

Mr Trump tweeted of “illegal and treasonous” behavior and an “illegal coup attempt”.

Two policemen killed in blast in central Cairo: ministry


Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing detonated in the heart of the Egyptian capital on Monday, an interior ministry statement said.

According to the ministry, security forces were pursuing the man in the search for the perpetrator of an attempted attack against a police patrol in western Cairo on Friday.

Police officer accused of raping woman detained over infidelity


A woman, who was taken to police by her spouse on suspicion of infidelity and later detained, has claimed a police officer raped her at night.
The woman, aged 19, reported the case at Kira Division Police after Kirinya Police Station in Kira Municipality in Wakiso District, where she was allegedly raped by the probation police constable, had refused to register her complaint.

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesman, Mr Patrick Onyango, confirmed the complaint and said the accused police officer has been arrested and medical examinations on both the suspect and victim were also done.
“The suspect is still in custody as his file is being processed to appear in court on charges of rape,” he said.
The woman claims the incident happened at night in Kirinya Police Station on February 9.

Kagame apologises to Uganda – Museveni still silent

Rwanda’s President Paul Rutagamba Kagame has apologised to Uganda over allegations to the worsened relationship between the two East African community member states.

Kagame and Museveni former guerrilla war military friends turned into foe as political aggression took new dimensions. There are reports that Kagame is fighting President Museveni’s government though his strong spy network.

Change a man IF wearing diapers : Zari

Buzz Diamond Platnumz’s ex-lover Zari Hassan has proved it is difficult to teach an old dog new trick.

Betty Kyalo wishes ex-hubby Dennis Okari happiness weeks after his engagement to longtime girlfriend

Raila Odinga sends Mao to deliver a secret message to Bobi Wine

Kenya’s opposition heavy weight H E Raila Odinga has urged Ugandans to build a strong alliance against President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni come 2021. Odinga who was at the Memorial of his father Jaramogi Oginga Odinga who departed 25 years ago at Kisumu said this is the best time ever for Ugandans to defeat Mr. Museveni.

NRM CEC focuses on Bobi Wine as Besigye weakens – 13b injected


The ruling NRM’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting at Chobe Safari Lodge in Nwoya district has started laying strategies to finish-off People Movement leader Bobi Wine . NRM’s Chairman President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered the committee to focus on how to crush Kyadondo East MP Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine saying he wants to disrupt peace in the country.

Senior al-Shabaab commander Aliyow Iman Ibrahim killed in action


Somali National Army (SNA) killed a senior al-Shabaab commander in an operation in Bakol region in southwestern Somalia, officials said on Sunday.

Warsame Mahamed Diriye, commander of SNA section 60’s unit nine, told journalists that they had killed a senior al-Shabaab leader in an operation conducted on Friday afternoon in the vicinity of Shidle in the country’s southern region of Bakol.

IS teenage bride Shamima Begum gives birth to boy


Shamima Begum, one of three teenage girls to flee east London for a new life with the Islamic State group, says she has given birth to a baby boy.

Ms Begum left four years ago aged 15. Found in a Syrian refugee camp last week, she now hopes to return home.