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Day: July 2, 2020

Mayor Mutebi Admits Inciting Violence As Court Visits Locus In COVID-19 Road Case

Mayor Mutebi Admits Inciting Violence As Court Visits Locus In COVID-19 Road Case

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By Our Reporter Drama ensued at Bweyogerere-based logistics giants Globe Trotters Ltd premises when Kira Municipality Mayor Julius Mutebi admitted inciting violence before court. Mutebi made the bold confession Monday as he labored to justify before High Court Registrar Flavia Nabakooza why Globe Trotters Managing Director Harold. B. Ssemalwadde should surrender his land for a community road without any compensation. Nabakooza had led a delegation of High Court officials to visit locus as part of an evidence-gathering exercise at Bbuto-Bweyogerere on Monday. The exercise was in relation to the case in which Ssemalwadde dragged Kira Municipality officials led by Mayor Mutebi to court accusing them of forcefully grabbing his land to open up a road linking Bweyogerere in Wakiso ...
80 Shot Dead After Bloody Protests Break Out At Ethiopian Singer Hundeessaa’s Funeral

80 Shot Dead After Bloody Protests Break Out At Ethiopian Singer Hundeessaa’s Funeral

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By Elite News Reporter Security is high in the Ethiopian town of Ambo, after government deployed heavily for the funeral of popular musician and activist Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, whose killing in Addis Ababa earlier this week sparked two days of protests that killed more than 80 people. A farewell ceremony began on Thursday with well-wishers laying wreaths in Ambo stadium and mourning the death of the 34-year-old musician from the ethnic Oromo group, Ethiopia's largest. He will be laid to rest later at a church in Ambo, some 100km (60 miles) west of the capital. "Haacaaluu is not dead. He will remain in my heart and the hearts of millions of Oromo people forever," Santu Demisew Diro, his wife, said. "I request a monument erected in his memory in Addis [Ababa] where his blood was spi...