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Rwandan ‘FDLR’ rebel leader Igance Murwanashyaka dies in prison

The FDLR militia leader Ignace Murwanashyaka, has reportedly died 
in German.

Murwanashyaka had been in prison since 2015 facing war crimes charges- he is no more, he died in prison, according to emerging reports.

He died in Mannheim University Hospital yesterday after being admitted on April 11. Since conviction in Sept 2015, was in solitary confinement without contact with other inmates in terrorists’ section of Stammheim maximum security prison.

Ugandans petition court over Minister Kutesa’s bribery and corruption


Two more activists have petitioned the High court (Civil Division) for orders to compel Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa to vacate his office.

Sam Kyomuhendo and Ronald Tugume want court to declare that Kutesa is unfit to hold a public office over various bribery and corruption allegations. In his affidavit, Tugume states that while serving as the president of the United Nations Assembly in New York, Kutesa solicited and received a bribe of $500,000 (about Shs 1.8bn) around May 2016 and other things from former Hong Kong’s Home Affairs minister, Patrick Ho Chi Ping who has since been convicted and jailed. Ho also offered another $500,000 bribe to President Museveni around the same time. 

Bobi wine warns police DIGP Gen Sabiti over brutality

Uganda people power opposition politician HE Bobi Wine during a press briefing on his long a waited Easter concert at his Busabala beach cautioned Gen Muzeyi Sabiti and other security officers on using police officers in breaking the laws of the land.

Bobi Wine in a furious tone cited why Sabiiti should stop using police to break laws since Uganda is not there property, he refereed him to what has happened in Algeria, Sudan as good examples for them to take caution and act under the laws.

Hon Rapheal Magyezi ‘you are a disgrace’ – Igara voters

Igara West constituency member of Parliament Hon Rapheal Magyezi in Busheniyi district has revealed to media on how his private life has changed ever since he fronted the No Age limit Bill.

The controversial MP who championed the controversial bill which was almost costing the life of some members of parliament from the Uganda opposition spoke to media at his country home.

Congress will receive Mueller report between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Thursday

Congress will receive Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign on Thursday between 11 a.m. and noon, a senior Justice Department official said on Wednesday.

Copies of the report will be delivered to Capitol Hill on disks and a link to the document will be posted on the special counsel’s website after it is delivered to Congress, the official said.

Shells kill seven in Tripoli neighborhood as Haftar’s two-week siege rages

Shells slammed into a densely-populated district of Tripoli overnight, piling misery on civilians from a two-week assault by commander Khalifa Haftar’s forces to take Libya’s capital from an internationally-backed government.

About 10 GRAD rockets hit the southern residential area of Abu Salim just before midnight on Tuesday, witnesses and authorities said, killing at least seven people, mainly women, and wounding 17. Some of them lost limbs.

Kiir, Machar disagree over formation of transitional government

South Sudanese main rival leaders President Salva Kiir and the leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-In Opposition (SPLM-IO) Dr. Riek Machar have disagreed over peace-related rules guiding the formation of a Transitional Government of National Unity (TGNU), a senior SPLM-IO official who asked his name not to be published because of the nature of his work told whisper eye media Wednesday in Juba.

The official who spoke exclusively to the SSNA in Juba disclosed that Kiir contacted Machar a few days ago and asked him to come to Juba by May 12 to form a provisional government as stipulated in the September 2018 peace agreement. The armed opposition says Machar refuses to accept Kiir’s move, citing several provisions that were designed as front before a transitional government is formed.

President kills himself a head of arrest

Former Peruvian President Alan García has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations.

Mr García was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. His death was confirmed by current President Martín Vizcarra.

Uganda Police officers who stole exhibit shs 17 m cash agrees to refund it


Kireka police station commander, Nicholas Muyonjo, has reportedly agreed to refund the stolen cash exhibit worth Shs 17 million belonging to a businessman, Michael Dean Omoit.

Muyonjo was arrested alongside his junior officer detective, Sgt William Kawooya, while another accused police officer, Sgt Joshua Jagule escaped arrest. The trio allegedly stole the $4,700 cash belonging to Omoit who had moved out to meet his friend. The police’s Professional Standards Unit (PSU) ordered for the trio’s arrest last week. 

Sudan’s Bashir taken into a maximum security Jail where he used to lock up political prisoners


Sudan’s military rulers have transferred ousted president Omar al-Bashir to prison, a family source said Wednesday, as demonstrators keep up their sit-in outside the army complex calling for a swift transfer to civilian government.
Following the dramatic end to Bashir’s rule of three decades last week, he was moved late Tuesday “to Kober prison in Khartoum”, the source said without revealing his name for security reasons.

Rwandan Albino Woman gains fame from her music video – Must watch!

A Rwandan albino woman has appeared in a music video, attracting widespread attention and helping alleviate the stigma of albinos in Africa. Claudine Mukarusine has described the video as a spark of light in a life filled with discrimination and fear.

Mukarusine is a 28-year-old graduate from the University of Rwanda with Albinism, a genetic condition that makes her hair, skin and eyes pale.

How to lead a spiritual life in a material world”

The Kriya Yoga teaches that we should move forward and achieve self-realization while having a family life. It does not require that we renounce externally the world, nor that we retreat to a cave, but rather that we operate an inner renunciation, that we practice non-attachment to the material world. The initiator of Kriya Yoga must live and work attentively in the world of impermanence and the ultimate illusion by drawing on the resources necessary to attain the spiritual goal, namely the experience of reality Rudrabhishekam will give more ideas about the spiritual thoughts.

Rwandan FLN Rebel leader asks Comoros to protect his life , Rwanda will hang me!

Rwandan top FLN Rebel commander Maj , Sankara who was arrested by Comoros authorities earlier this week has cried out to various human rights bodies and relevant agencies for help regarding pending repatriations to Rwanda fearing that if Kigali takes charge of him he will be hanged.

Whisper Eye reported on how the de’facto former RPF solider who defected from his former boss Gen Paul Kagame the president of the Republic of Rwanda was arrested by Comoros authorities pending deportation to Rwanda.

Erias Lukwago stand warned,Chameleon will end your another rap – FDC lawyer

Forum for Democratic Change lawyer Mr Muwanda Nkunyingi who serves as the minority leader in people’s government led by Rtd Col Kizza Besigye has outlined reasons why he doesn’t despise musicians any more.

Mr Muwada who stood with musician Bobi Wine during the Kyadondo east by election has called upon political parties to empower these musicians to either join them or work with together.

Why Uganda poor quality Hima cement was turned down – Rwanda

Cement imports to Rwanda by Uganda’s Hima Cement Limited were last month sent back after failing to meet quality standards for imports entering the local market, Rwanda Bureau of Standards (RBS) has said.

The clarification follows a story by Uganda government owned newspaper, New Vision, that the cement imports in three trucks – each loaded with 30 tonnes – had been sent back for unspecified reasons.

Battle over Trump tax returns could extend into 2020 election

The U.S. Congress has strong arguments for obtaining President Donald Trump’s tax returns, but first faces a long court battle that could extend into the 2020 presidential election, some legal experts said.

Democratic Party leaders, who took control of the House in November, have recently stepped up pressure on Trump to release tax records from 2013 to 2018, which legal experts said could shed light on the president’s business dealings.