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Eas Africa countries asked to embrace joint military trainings

Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) chief of training, Maj. Gen. Willis Byarugaba, has tasked East African member states to pursue joint military trainings which he says will create a united front on combating terrorism and peace building within the region.

Speaking at the graduation ceremony of 64 officers who underwent a four months’ instructors’ course of intake 30/2019, at junior command and Staff College in Jinja district on Saturday, Byarugaba argues that, joint trainings contribute to brotherhood within the forces that will selflessly lookout for their neighbours when cases of insecurity arise.

Man arrested after selling daughter for body parts

Dar es Salaam

A Tanzanian man has been arrested for selling his six-year-old daughter to be killed so that her body parts could be used in a potion to make him rich, police said Saturday.

A police statement said that the child, Rose Japhet, was killed last week and her body found in Mbeya, a region that has been hit by a spate of ritual killings of children.

East Africa military spending tops $2.9b, new hardware displayed

East Africa’s military spending rose by $200 million last year to $2.9 billion, as countries sought to modernise their hardware.

According to data released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri), an independent global security think tank, Kenya leads in the ballooning of military budgets, adding $80 million to its expenditure.

Tanzania President Magufuli pardons over 3,500 inmates

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli on Friday pardoned 3,540 inmates as the country commemorated the 55th anniversary of the Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar.

“It is the government’s expectations that they [convicts] will rejoin and cooperate with members of the society in nation building…we also expect them to avoid committing offences that will take them back to prison,” reads as statement from the presidency.

Tanzania deport Ugandan human rights activist

Whisper Eye understands that Tanzanian authorities have finally deported Ugandan human rights activist.
The Executive Director, of the Uganda-based Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) Dr Wairagala Wakabi was deported on the evening of Thursday after he was detained at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salam.

Why do Lawyers wear black & white uniform ? – Pamba Egan

Every profession has a certain dress code, and the people belong to a particular profession are recognized by their attire. Such as Doctors are recognized by their white aprons, engineers by their helmets and so on. In this way, lawyers are identified by their black and white attire. Though the color of lawyer’s attire is the same lawyers have a dress code that differs from country to country.

It is considered that lawyers have one of the most elegant dress code compared to other professions. Lawyers are considered as one of the best-dressed professionals. Whereas in some countries like Canada the uniform for lawyers is a red and white dress.

Tanzania rights crackdown a threat to peace – rights groups

Tanzanian civil society groups have called on the government and security forces to protect fundamental human rights, in a rare outspoken criticism of the rule of President John Magufuli.

The coalition, the Civil Society Organisations Directors Forum, made up of 65 influential rights groups from across the East African nation, said they had watched with alarm the deterioration of rights over the past two years.

More than 500 Banunu killed in attacks by rival ethnic group in DR Congo: U.N. investigation


More than 500 men, women and children from the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Banunu community were killed in attacks by Batende villagers in December, some beheaded and many slain as they tried to flee across a river, U.N. investigators said on Tuesday.

The victims included a two-year-old baby thrown into a septic tank. Others were burnt alive, the investigators said.

Kenya’s Uhuru holds private talks with Kagame, Museveni amid border row


Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday visited Rwanda and Uganda and held private talks with Presidents Paul Kagame and Yoweri Museveni.

Mr Kenyatta began with Rwanda and then briefly stopped at State House in Entebbe, Uganda, on his way back to Nairobi.

Kagame runs to Magufuli for support


Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame is in Tanzania for a two-day state visit at the invitation of President John Magufuli, as both leaders seek to cement ties.

President Kagame and his delegation was received at the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam on Thursday afternoon by Foreign minister Palamagamba Kabudi.

Mbidde meets Lowassa After Ban Ki-moon, Ruto, Sonko: Analysis, his plans and Why?

We wake up on his newest compacted English “Friends
I have today had a very insightful and fruitful colloquy with the RT Hon Edward Lowassa ,Former Presidential contender for president of the United Republic of Tanzania against President John Pombe Magufuli.” its believed Lowassa won the election.

This Tweet comes after Mbidde meeting several other potential and influential leaders around the globe and Whisper Eye has learnt that these visits may be upto some power negotiations (in case Museveni retires early than expected or is retired forcefully who takes on thereafter) .

Diamond Plantinumz ex lover hasn’t slept with any man for a six months


.Diamond Platinumz’s ex-lover Wema Sepetu claims she hasn’t slept with any man for six months.

Diamond Platinumz’s ex-lover Wema Sepetu claims she hasn’t slept with any man for six months

Tanzanian actress Wema Sepetu recently shocked thousands of her fans after revealing she is in a very drawn-out dry spell.

Tanzanian ex-opposition leader defects to ruling party


Edward Lowassa, who was a leading opposition candidate in the 2015 presidential election, has returned to the governing party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM).

In a move that surprised many, he defected from CCM earlier in 2015 when the party refused to endorse him as its candidate for the presidency.

Africa’s problem is a failed leadership, Political Sergeant Bobi Wine tells young leaders

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Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has urged student leaders from different universities around East Africa to be the solution to the continent’s “lasting problem of failed leadership.”

In his message as a keynote speaker at the third annual conference held at Mandela Institute of Science and Technology in Arusha, Tanzania on Monday, Bobi Wine challenged the young leaders to understand the problems prevailing now.

Tanzania awards Bobi Wine for fighting Museveni in and out

Kyadondo East legislator Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu popularly know by his stage name Bobi Wine has been awarded by the Global Students Integrity at the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Tanzania.


Tanzania’s outspoken president John Pombe Magufuli is a close friend to Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga.

Diamond Platinumz’s dad at risk of leg amputation

 Delayed treatment puts Diamond Platinumz’s dad at risk of leg amputation Author:

  Diamond Platinumz’s father Abdul Jumaa risks losing his legs if doctors do not treat him fast.whisper eye media team  learnt Mzee Abdul needs immediate treatment to help him do away with skin cancer which has been troubling him for quite some time now.