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Month: May 2020

AIGP Mugyenyi Quits Uganda Police After 32 Years

AIGP Mugyenyi Quits Uganda Police After 32 Years

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Asuman Mugenyi, who was the Director Operation in the Uganda Police Force (UPF), has retired his job and refused to seek renewal of his contract after  it expired on Friday. AIGP Mugenyi, who has served the Police for 32 years, left office on Friday, May 29, 2020 and has since handed over to his deputy Senior Commissioner of Police (SCP) John Nuwagiira. Although earlier reports indicated that AIGP Mugenyi had been suspended and others claimed he had been fired, police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, clarified that he had served his contract and opted  not to seek its renewal. “He simply observed his contract to the end,” said the Police spokesperson. However, Mugenyi becomes the fifth AIGP to quit the ins
Al-Shabaab Terrorist Kill Six Civilians  After Roadside Bomb Blows Up  Minibus

Al-Shabaab Terrorist Kill Six Civilians After Roadside Bomb Blows Up Minibus

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By Elite Reporter At least six people were killed and several others injured on Friday after a minibus they were traveling in was hit by a roadside bomb near Mogadishu, that is suspected to have been planted by Al-Shabaab terrorts. The vehicle was reportedly carrying passengers from Mogadishu to a funeral in a nearby town when it ran over the explosive at Hawa Abdi village on Sunday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which occurred on a road used frequently by government and security vehicles. "I carried four dead people including my father in law," Nur Haji Ahmed told Reuters from Madina hospital in Mogadishu, where the wounded were taken. He had rushed to the scene after a phone call from a relative. For more than a decade, al-Shabab has been f...
War At URA: Museveni Weeds Out Akol’s  Loyalists Over Accusations of Corruption, Sex Scandals

War At URA: Museveni Weeds Out Akol’s Loyalists Over Accusations of Corruption, Sex Scandals

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By Elite Reporter There is turmoil at the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Towers in Nakawa, which has exploded and seen many tax officers tumbling down the stairs! However, their fall has been disguised and sugarcoated as resignation, in our insiders at the URA Tower reveal that these senior Commissioners who purportedly resigned were actually fired, or rather forced to resign by the new Commissioner General John Musinguzi, after allegations of corruption and sex-predating cropped up their profiles, something that breaches the professionalism that URA prides in. President Yoweri Museveni fired former URA boss Doris Akol in March 2020 So whereas news has been going around that four top URA Commissioners, who include Mr Dicksons Kateshumbwa, Mr Henry Saka, Mr Silajji Kanyesigye B...
Photos: Cavendish University Makes History With First Ever Virtual & Scientific Graduation

Photos: Cavendish University Makes History With First Ever Virtual & Scientific Graduation

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By Keefa Nuwahereza As a way of implementing the Ministry of Health guidelines of preventing the spread of Coronavirus by avoiding large crowds, the management of Cavendish University on Friday held a Virtual and Scientific Graduation ceremony, which was tele-conferenced from  Speke Resort Munyonyo, where it was hosted. Speaker Rebecca Kagada (L) was the Chief Guest at the Graduation Ceremony The Cavendish 9th graduation ceremony,  which was attended by a few graduands, officials from Cavendish University and other distinguished guests, was officiated over by the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, who was Chief Guest. Some of the Cavendish University officials arriving at the function The other notable attendees were the Chancellor and Former President...
Burundi First Lady Is Rushed To Nairobi After Contracting Coronavirus As Gov’t Is Accused Of Covering Up COVID-19 Deaths

Burundi First Lady Is Rushed To Nairobi After Contracting Coronavirus As Gov’t Is Accused Of Covering Up COVID-19 Deaths

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By Elite Reporter There is untold fear in Bujumbura after the First Lady  was rushed airlifted to Nairobi, Kenya, on Friday, after reportedly contracting the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19). First lady Denise Bucumi was flown out of Burundi on a Pilatus plane by the AMREF air ambulance service, according to a source at the Melchior Airport in Bujumbura. A high-ranking government official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP that Bucumi had gone to Nairobi “for treatment as she caught the Coronavirus”. This was confirmed by a source in the presidency, also asking not to be named. However a separate source in the presidency denied it and said she was going for an “endoscopic ulcer exam”. In Kenya, a source at the health ministry, requesting not to be named, sai
Insecurity: UN Extends South Sudan Arms Trade Embargo To 2021 Over Crimes Against Humanity

Insecurity: UN Extends South Sudan Arms Trade Embargo To 2021 Over Crimes Against Humanity

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By Elite Reporter As a result of the heinous crimes against humanity being perpetrated against civilians by armed militia in South Sudan, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday adopted a resolution to extending until May next year an arms embargo on South Sudan and a travel ban and financial sanctions for targeted individuals. The United States-drafted document received 12 votes in favour, with Russia, China and South Africa abstaining from the voting. The council additionally scheduled a midterm review of the measures to take place by December 15 and expressed its "readiness to consider adjusting measures ... including through modifying, suspending, lifting or strengthening." The 15-member body was also asked to provide a report by the end of October on the rol...
‘Uganda Currently Has 329 COVID-19 Cases’ -Ministry Of Health Announces

‘Uganda Currently Has 329 COVID-19 Cases’ -Ministry Of Health Announces

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By Elite Reporter Officials from the Ministry of Health have announced  that Uganda’s current confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases stand at 329, after 12 new cases were discovered on Friday. According to Health Ministry officials, information released on Friday, 29 May, 2020, indicates that 12 new COVID-19 cases were, confirmed hence raising the number from 317 to 329. The Ministry revealed that of the new 12  registered infections, 5 new cases are truck drivers who arrived from South Sudan via Elegu, while 7 cases are contacts to previously confirmed cases. All were under quarantine at the time of test. Samples from Points of Entry tested: 1,492. Samples from alerts and contacts: 436 Total samples tested today: 1,928” The good news however is that Uganda has so
USA On Fire As Protesters Burn Minneapolis Over George Floyd’s Murder, Killer Cop Charged With Murder

USA On Fire As Protesters Burn Minneapolis Over George Floyd’s Murder, Killer Cop Charged With Murder

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By Elite Reporter The murder of George Floyd, an African-American on Wednesday, by  racist policemen led by Derek Chauvin will not leave the United State of America the same, after protester decided to torch Minneapolis, ransack supermarkets, plus attacking government buildings and installations. The situation has since degenerated in a full-blown battle between security forces and protesters, many have been arrested and jailed but others are still pouring on streets to wreck havoc. On Friday 29 May, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz called for swift justice for the police officers involved in the death of George Floyd. Minneapolis is on fire after George Floyd's murder by policeman Derek Chauvin Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer who was seen on video kneelin...
‘President Trump Killed Personal Assistant After Impregnating Her’- God

‘President Trump Killed Personal Assistant After Impregnating Her’- God

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By Elite Reporter American President Donald Trump has been accused of having allegedly murdering his former Personal Assistant identified as Carolyn Gombell in 2000, shortly after she told him that he had impregnated her. His alleged motive was silencing her after she threatened to tell reporters about their affair and that Trump had gotten her pregnant. The allegations were lodged by an account that goes by the name ‘God@ TheTweetofGod’. God's tweet about Donald Trump allegedly murdering Carolyn Gombell The scandal, which has since gone viral, started when, God wrote thus on Twitter “Donald Trump killed his personal assistant, Carolyn Gombell, in October 2000. He strangled her because he'd gotten her pregnant and was threatening to tell the press. Then he bribed NYPD Polic
English, Italian Football Returns In June With NewTough Measures To Combat Spread of Coronavirus

English, Italian Football Returns In June With NewTough Measures To Combat Spread of Coronavirus

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By Elite Reporter Football have all reasons to smile because their favourite game is set to return on the big screens. The English Premier League is to begin on June 17, officials say, while Italy's Serie A is likely to resume on June 20, after a near-three month suspension over Coronavirus fears. Aston Villa Vs Sheffield United and Manchester City Vs Arsenal are scheduled to be the first two games when the Premier League resumes next month, with a full round of matches taking place for the first time since the restart on June 19-21. 1. Provisional restart date of June 17 agreed, subject to safety requirements Aston Villa Vs Sheff Utd, Man City Vs Arsenal scheduled for June 17. 2. Full match round to start June 19. 3. All games behind closed doors. 4. Venues still to...