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Jaguar bus knocks cyclist dead , driver arrested

By Patson Baraire

The Police in Kabale have arrested and detained the driver of Jaguar bus Registration Number UAT 700C identified as Josephat Mugasha who knocked dead a cyclist along Kabale – Mbarara road this afternoon.

Elly Maate , the Kigezi Region Police Spokesman, said that the accident took place at Ahakatojo, in Kaharo sub county where the unidentified cyclist was knocked dead.

FDC Jinja LC 3 boss arrested while crossing to DRC – Police

By Patson Baraire

The Police in Kisoro District have in their detention Kirunda Mubarak , the LC 3 chairman for Central Division in Jinja Municipality after he was intercepted at Bunagana Border post with Democratic Republic of Congo.

Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate said that Kirunda together with two other people were arrested by the border security team who suspected them to be ‘wrong elements’.

The reality why MP Zaake is always tortured revealed, more than just usual politics

Ugandans continue to debate and discuss the arrest of Mityana Municipality legislator as yesterday evening along Kampala -Entebbe road over allegedly escape from Arua police station during the Arua fracas. Although the young legislator was dumped at Rubaga Hospital in a dying mode, the government connived with the police and accused him for escaping as her lawyers narrate.

Among all MPs in the 10th Parliament it is not easy to believe that Zaake is the most critical legislator to the ruling NRM to be tortured like Jesus Christ, no! Intelligence has revealed the real reasons why when it comes to torture and police arrests Hon. Zaake’s case is twisted.

MP Zaake rushed to Arua where he escaped from – Uganda Police

Kampala Metropolitan Commander Moses Kafeero confirmed the arrest of Mityana municipality MP Francis Zzaake Mutebi on Thursday night along Kampala-Entebbe road. Kafeero said Zzaake has to be charged with a number of charges including escaping from Police Custody, Treason which his counterparts were charged with.

During the Arua fracas Zzaake was tortured dumped at Lubaga Hospital in Kampala and the young legislator was unconscious and he was already in a dying mode. It is not a surprise to the Uganda police force to charge Zzaake with escaping from lawful police custody.

Congo police executed 27 in anti-gang operation: Human Rights Watch

An international rights group on Thursday accused Congolese police of summarily executing at least 27 people, some of whom were bound, strangled and mutilated in a crackdown on gangs in the capital Kinshasa last year.

Police in Democratic Republic of Congo denied the allegations in a report by the U.S.-based Human Rights Watch (HRW).

People Power de’facto vice Mp Zaake arrested by 14 police officers

Mityana municipality MP Francis Zaake Butebi, has been arrested in Kampala city centre on Thursday evening. Mp Zaake was arrested at around 8:45pm along Kampala – Entebbe road while his car was struggling amidst heavy traffic jam.

According to an eye witness told Whisper Eye that over 14 police officers both in uniform and causal clothes arrested People Power deputy Hon Zaake amidst heavy security. He said that there were four men in plain clothes who were moving a long side Zaake’s car for a distance of a bout 20 meters until those in police uniforms came and immediately Zaake was arrested.

Why Gravity Omutujju was shot twice in Kassanda; MP Zaake saves singer

Wabuyu Gilson commonly know by his stage name Gravity Omutujju survived death last night as a petrol station guard shot him twice, on his stomach.
Gravity was lucky a enough as the bullets destroyed his exterior of his stomach and rushed to a near by clinic for first aid and letter was transfered to Lubaga Hospital for proper medication.

Breaking; Gravity Omutujju shot by unknown gunmen

Whisper Eye has learnt that Uganda Kadongo Kaamu singer known as Gravity Omuttujju is battling his life after being shot at by yet to be established reason at a petrol station by an errant security guard.

Egypt executes nine over public prosecutor’s killing

Egyptian authorities executed nine men convicted over the 2015 killing of the country’s chief prosecutor on Wednesday amid a surge in the number of death sentences carried out this month, lawyers, activists and officials said.

The men were among a group of 28 who were sentenced to death in the case in 2017. Public prosecutor Hisham Barakat was killed in a car bomb attack on his convoy in the capital, Cairo.

Police rescue woman chained in Luweero church

Police in Luweero District on Tuesday stormed a born- again church to rescue a 23-year- old woman reportedly chained by a Pentecostal pastor in attempt to pray for her.

Luweero District Police Commander, Mr Benson Byaruhanga on Wednesday told this reporter that Ms Winnie Nakiwala was picked from a Rural Evangelical Church headed by Pastor Betty Kisakye located in Luweero Town Council.

Zambia opposition to report Lungu to ICC

Opposition parties in Zambia say they are reporting the country’s president, Edgar Lungu, and several governing party officials, to the International Criminal Court in The Hague for instigating political violence.

At a press conference in the capital, Lusaka, ten opposition politicians accused President Lungu and Zambia’s home affairs minister, Stephen Kampyongo, of ordering militias to attack the opposition during recent by-election campaigns.

India Catholic Cardinal Oswald Gracias ‘failed abuse victims’

One of the Catholic Church’s most senior cardinals has admitted that he could have better handled sexual abuse allegations that were brought to him.

Oswald Gracias, the Archbishop of Mumbai is one of four men organising a major Vatican conference on child abuse this week.

Rwanda vows to battle if its citizen are not released by Uganda

The ongoing Cold War between Rwanda and Uganda has got to the epitome as Rwanda alleges that Uganda is participating in arbitrary arrest and torture of its citizens without categorically addressing the cause.

The President of Rwanda HE.Paul Kagame was heard on a certain platform confirming that the problems of Rwanda and Uganda started in South Africa though he dint give detail relative to the statement.

Two DP leaders kiss death, police arrests over 100 DP youth to block UYD/DP Busoga reunion

Lord Councillor Katuubu Moses has narrowly survived death after police officers ambushed him, tortured and sprayed hot pepper spray into his eyes sending him into comma.

Kataabu who went to attend the UYD/DP Busoga Reunion, before police took over Jinja Rugby grounds where the function was expected to take place. Kataabu was rushed to Hospital for medication. However at first police arrested him and released him after a few hours his health condition worsened every after a single minute.

How ‘cheating husbands’ are linked to Sudan’s protests

In our series of letters from African journalists, Zeinab Mohammed Salih explores how women in Sudan are using a Facebook group about love to expose alleged abuse amid anti-government protests.

Unprecedented numbers of women are taking to the streets to join daily nationwide protests that erupted in mid-December.

Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Yang Fenglan jailed in Tanzania

Tanzania has sentenced Yang Fenglan, a Chinese businesswoman nicknamed the “Ivory Queen”, to 15 years in jail for smuggling hundreds of elephant tusks.

Yang was accused of operating one of Africa’s biggest ivory-smuggling rings, responsible for smuggling $2.5m (£1.9m) worth of tusks from some 400 elephants.