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USA to Uganda respect Bobi Wine’s rights, Ofwono stings back

The US Trump led issued a statement on Uganda’s recent police behaviour affecting Uganda opposition leaders Bobi Wine and Kizza Besigye which has a ban on bobi wine concerts as well as switching off radio stations during political talk shows hosting RTD Col Dr Kizza Besigye.

The Trump led administration called upon Museveni led government as guarantees of freedom of assembly and expression as enshrined in Uganda’s Constitution , adding, it has now joined Ugandans in calling for respect of rights.

Bobi Wine finally placed under house arrest

Kyandondo East member of parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine has been placed under house arrest by the Uganda police force. Kyagulanyi had planned to walk to the police headquarters in Naguru to deliver a protest note to the inspector general of police after police cancelled his music concert, and also forcefully drove him back home in Magere from his One Love Beach in Busabala yesterday.  Following police’s actions, Kyagulanyi said that he would go to the police headquarters and deliver the note to police boss Martins Okoth Ochola to express his disapproval of police’s continued infringement on rights and brutality against members of the opposition.   

Eastern Libyan forces plan to intensify Tripoli offensive

Eastern Libyan forces said on Monday they would intensify an assault on Tripoli, the capital in the west of the country that is held by the internationally recognized government, as the death toll in a battle now in its third week rose to 254.

The Libyan National Army (LNA) force loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar allied to a parallel government in the east has launched an offensive but has been unable to breach the southern defenses of the city.

Sri Lanka imposes emergency, says international network involved in attacks

Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, which killed 290 people and wounded nearly 500.

The emergency law, which gives police and the military extensive powers to detain and interrogate suspects without court orders, would go into effect at midnight local time, the president’s office said.

Comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential race by landslide: exit polls

Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Sunday after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president of a country at war.

The apparent landslide victory of Volodymyr Zelenskiy, 41, is a bitter blow for incumbent Petro Poroshenko who tried to rally Ukrainians around the flag by casting himself as a bulwark against Russian aggression and a champion of Ukrainian identity.

Why police stoped political Sergeant Bobi Wine music concerts again

The assistant Inspector General of Police, Mr Assuman Mugenyi has directed police commanders, to block all planned music concerts by Kyaddondo East member of Parliament, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine.

The letter dated April 19, 2019, is also copied to Abtex Promotions, the organiser of Easter Monday show at One Love Beach Busabala; Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander and all regional police commanders

Breaking : Sri Lanka explosions: 200 killed as churches and hotels targeted

Sri Lanka attacks: More than 200 killed as churches and hotels targeted

At least 207 people have been killed and 450 hurt in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, police say.

Eight blasts were reported, including at three churches in Negombo, Batticaloa and Colombo’s Kochchikade district during Easter services.

Chairman ‘people power’ Nyanzi Fred moves to defeat MP Nsereko come 2021

Kampala Central MP Hon Muhammad Nsereko in panic following great moves to take over his seat come 2021 elections.

People Power de’facto chairman , Nyanzi Fred Sentamu who has declared interest to unseat Alhajji Nsereko has become a darling of people power movement in Uganda majorly in Kamwokya driving support from the young people and women who consider Bobi Wine’s big brother as the catalyst that will help propel people power movement which is already in high preparation to defeat former Kampala central NRM chairman who fell out with the ruling party .

Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump’s continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel’s report, which detailed Trump’s efforts to thwart the investigation into Russian efforts to help him win the White House.

More than 30 Democratic representatives, many of whom are in their first term, represent districts that supported Trump in 2016. The party’s chances of keeping control of the U.S. House of Representatives likely hinge its ability to defend those seats.

Air strikes and explosions hit Libyan capital

Several air strikes and explosions shook the Libyan capital Tripoli overnight, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally recognized government.

A whisper eye media team reported  an aircraft circling for more than 10 minutes over the capital late on Saturday, and that it made a humming sound before opening fire on several areas.

Maj.Gen F. Sanziri , Head of UN Peacekeeping Force in Golan Heights Dies Unexpectedly in Israel

The head of UNDOF, the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, in the Golan Heights, Maj. Gen. Francis Vib-Sanziri, died suddenly on Friday at the age of 62.

Israeli envoy to the UN, Danny Danon, eulogized the general saying, “his experience and leadership led UNDOF through a complicated and challenging period that included the Iranian entrenchment in Syria and Hezbollah actions that challenged the force in their work.”

NRM funds Jose Chameleon to finish off Erias Lukwago

Uganda’s top musician Jose Chameleon has politically thrown his weight in the political arena of Kampala lord mayor ship some thing which has thrown the incumbent in panic .

Erias Lukwago the reigning Lord Mayor who will be targeting another rap for the mayorship is now citing edges after its discovered the Befuula singer is poised to bring his political career to an end.

US Commander -in -Chief Obama to blame : Mueller’s report

The partisan warfare over the Mueller report will rage, but one thing cannot be denied: Former President Barack Obama looks just plain bad. On his watch, the Russians meddled in our democracy while his administration did nothing about it.

The Mueller report flatly states that Russia began interfering in American democracy in 2014. Over the next couple of years, the effort blossomed into a robust attempt to interfere in our 2016 presidential election. The Obama administration knew this was going on and yet did nothing. In 2016, Obama’s National Security Adviser Susan Rice told her staff to “stand down” and “knock it off” as they drew up plans to “strike back” against the Russians, according to an account from Michael Isikoff and David Corn in their book “Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump”.

Trump lawyers reviewed Mueller report for 10 hours before it was made public

U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyers spent at least 10 hours reviewing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election before it was made public, two of the lawyers told Reuters on Friday.

Rudy Giuliani, Jay Sekulow and two other Trump lawyers went to the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday and Wednesday for an early look at the 448-page report into whether Trump’s team colluded with Russia and whether Trump obstructed the investigation, which was released to the public on Thursday.

Two Black Snakes Sack Liberia President George Weah From Office

The Liberian situation slightly mirrors that of Nigeria in August 2017, when presidential spokesman Garba Shehu said President Muhammadu Buhari, fresh back home from a lengthy medical vacation in the UK, would be working from home due to damage to his office by rodents during his absence. Despite Shehu saying the maintenance company overseeing the renovations had been asked to expedite action, Buharii didn’t return to that office until another 11 weeks.

George Weah, President of Liberia, has been sacked from his office by snakes and is now forced to work from his private residence.

Bobi Wine set to stage Easter concerts – police defiant

Kyadondo based political Sergeant who doubles as Kyadondo East Mp Hon Robert Kyagulanyi is set to hold his first musical concert this year in Uganda after his musical journey was banned by security authorities amidst allegations that Bobi Wine was not following the right procedure.

Parliament tasked the government on why a fellow member of parliament was being denied from carrying out his professional , since he had raised a complain on why he was being blocked by police and security agents .