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UN weapons moved to Kampala

United Nations weapons and other cargo stuck at the Uganda border with DR Congo has been moved to Kampala in an effort to end a deadlock that has lasted nearly two months now.
The move follows a visit by a team of officials at Vurra on the Uganda-DR Congo border. The cargo brought to Kampala has been placed at a warehouse pending negotiations to pay the drivers.

The arrival of the UN officials saw the consignment that includes weapons and other accessories, containers of medical equipment, wheeled armoured personnel carriers (APCs) and Land Rovers bearing UN labels first moved from the no-man’s land to the Uganda side before five of the now nine trucks were escorted to Kampala by the military.

A new truck, we understand, arrived at the Vurra border loaded with cargo from the MONSUCO base in Dungu, DRC making them nine from the original eight.

MTN case pits Uganda against four nations

The dramatic falling out between Uganda’s largest telecom giant MTN and the authorities, which culminated in Thursday’s arrest and deportation of the company’s chief executive, Belgian national Wim Vanhelleputte, may have left President Museveni at a crossroads.
The president has to juggle between believing intelligence from his security agents or the pleadings of a multinational backed by the diplomatic power of three countries.

Dr Nyanzi loses bid to block her trial of insulting Museveni

Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi has lost the bid to block her trial in which she’s accused of harassing President Museveni when she allegedly insulted his late mother on her Facebook page.

Dr Nyanzi is charged with two counts which are cyber harassment and offensive communication.

Fake tycoon SK Mbuga’s wife arrested

Reports on Whisper Eye desk indicate the wife of controversial jailed SK Mbuga Ms Angella Vivienne Chebe who is wanted in Sweden on a case of defrauding 53m Krona (about UGx Shs20.9billion) from her Swedish boyfriend Sten Heinsoo, has been arrested and is being held at Katwe Police Station in Kampala.

The controversial couple has been in such troubles since their massive wedding in Kampala , Ms Chebet’s arrest comes only one week after her husband was extradited to Denmark.

Rwanda bound bus in a fatal accident , 9 dead

Drivers among 9 confirmed dead and some passengers are seriously injured following an accident that occurred along the Kyonyo Kamuganguzi along Kabale Katuna highway Whisper Eye reports.

According to local area Police the deceased (not yet identified) were passengers and drivers of the bus and trailer truck .
“The Bus and the trailer collided head-on and forced them to veer off the road and 9 people died on spot.

Truck overturns in Mukono town:7 Boda boda bikes smashed

A truck load of poles overturned within Mukono town smashing boda bodas which were parked at the stage.

 The driver of the truck suffered a broken arm and leg and was rushed to the nearest  hospital while the tunman jumped off the truck.

MTN Uganda CEO deported for ‘getting too cozy’ with Bobi Wine

The Chief Executive Officer of telecommunications company MTN Uganda, Wim Vanhellputte was on Thursday deported from the country over ‘national security’ concerns.

However, a section of the Ugandan media has reported that Van Hellputte’s deportation is related to the company’s suspicious relationship with the increasingly popular Ugandan musician and politician Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine.

We want you in Bobi Wine’s People Power not Besigye’s govt: Mukono residents to MP Nambooze

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze Bakireke is under pressure from her voters questioning her why shes not part of Bobi Wine’s People Power movement and she has opted to be in Besigye’s Peoples government. Nambooze was appointed by Rt. Col. Dr. Kiiza Besigye Kifeefe as the Minister for information and KCCA in People’s government during the first National Peoples Assembly yesterday held at Busabaala beach owned by Wasswa Bigirwa

Mukono residents want MP Nambooze to join Bobi Wine whom they believe can defeat President Museveni in 2021.

Bobi Wine boycotts Besigye’s people’s assembly – Rasta focusing on Museveni’s departure

Kyadondo East legislator Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu popularly known by his stage name Bobi Wine boycotted Rt. Col. Dr Kiiza Besigye’s People’s Assembly meeting which announced people’s president early campaign to oust Museveni.

One of Bobi Wine’s close friend in People Power movement told Whisper Eye that the organisers of Peoples Assembly tried to convince Mr. Wine to attend but the Rasta declined. He explained that Bobi Wine is focused on how to defeat Museveni, saying that we can not use Museveni’s-like structures and plans to defeat him, there must be new ideas.

IGP Ochola launches Anti-corruption strategy

The Uganda Inspector General of Police has finally launched the long-awaited Anti-Corruption strategy 2017/18-2021/22. Martins Okoth Ochola launched the strategy at the capacity building workshop on budgeting, planning and performance measurement for directors and heads of specialized units held at the Silver Springs Hotel in Bugolobi.

He said the strategy is intended to harmonize internal anti-corruption actions and also create what he described clear functional linkages with other anti-corruption agencies basing on key areas of prevention of corruption, detection and investigation of corruption and punishment of acts of corruption.

Top 3 political witch craft lords named in southern Buganda

Our sources in Masaka , Uganda have compiled a list of those Uganda politicians rumoured to practice Maama Fina favorite food ‘witch craft practice’ regardless of their religious background.

Whisper Eye has examined various witch doctors and traditional healers in a study to identify the role of witch craft in a political Uganda arena.

These Baganda doctors confirm that its too active during the election season to pass without having top political bosses from visiting them,they affirm that they make a lot of money during this season and await 2021 elections.

MTN CEO deportation linked to Museveni foiled Coup

MTN Uganda CEO Wim Van Helleputte has been deported over allegations that he masterminded a flopped coup against President Museveni last week. Intelligence has revealed that Mr. Wim has worked with a team of MTN employees and other external forces to undermine and help to overthrow Museveni’s government.

Why are you interested in destroying our private parts? – UYD ask Police

Democratic Party youth league leaders and members of the Uganda Young Democrats have tasked Museveni’s security operatives led by Police to explain the circumstances under which they destroy private parts of opposition leaders.

During a Press conference held at DP offices in Kampala, the DP Deputy Youth Leader Paul Ssembajjwe said that many opposition leaders have been tortured and on various occasions security operatives target their private parts.

Over 5,000 South Sudanese flee fresh fighting

More than 5,000 South Sudanese have sought refuge in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo as fighting intensifies between government troops and the rebel faction led by Gen Thomas Cirillo, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday.

“Over the past few days, thousands of desperate people have been crossing the border to escape fighting and violence against civilians in Yei River State in Central Equatoria,” UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch said.

UPDF soldier strangled to death in Gulu, 2 soldiers held

Officers at the Central Police Station in Gulu are investigating circumstances under which a UPDF soldier, Rafael Odokonyero, was strangled to death Whisper Eye Reports

Aswa Region Police spokesperson Jimmy Okema said the police received a phone call from the area LCII chairman Denis Komakech yesterday morning, alerting them that there was a motionless body lying in his area in Kanyogoga A in Bardege Division.

Breaking News: Police officer brutally killed in Hoima district

At least one police officer has been killed by yet unidentified people in
Pele village,Kyabisagazi 11 Parish,Kigorobya subcounty in Hoima district on Thursday this morning Whisper Eye Reports .

According to Patson Baraire who informed Whisper Eye the deceased PC Rutaremwa Vicent m/a 30 yrs, munyankole, police officer , attached to Hoima police station in General duties meant his death on 14/02/2019 at arround 0730o/c in while the deceased was on duty with other police officers in an operation.