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Day: July 7, 2020

URA Drags Jose Chameleone To Anticorruption Court Over Tax Evasion

URA Drags Jose Chameleone To Anticorruption Court Over Tax Evasion

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has dragged popular musician Joseph Mayanja aka Jose Chameleone to the Anticorruption court, over allegations of evading taxes for a vehicle he illegally imported into the country from South Sudan. According to summons seen by this website, Chameleone has been ordered to appear without fail before the Anticorruption Court in Kololo on July 30th, 2020 to answer for charges of being  in possession of unauthorized goods contrary to section 200(d) (iii) of the East African Community Customs Management Act,2004, for evading taxes worth over Shs137M. The summons issued by court to singer Joseph Mayanja aka Jose Chameleone The Charge Sheet bearing Chameleone's offences The case was filed by Simon Peter Lwanga, a URA Custom
Army Court Jails UPDF Officer,  Two LDU Operatives Over Murder

Army Court Jails UPDF Officer, Two LDU Operatives Over Murder

FEATURED, NEWS
By Elite News Reporter The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Fifth Division Court martial has Tuesday  sentenced a Local Defence Unit (LDU) operative to life imprisonment after he was found guilty  of killing a 65-year-old man in Oyam District. Pt Jolly Thomas Opoka was convicted after he confessed to killing Francis Ogwang Munu. Court heard that Ogwang who was a resident of Amati Village, Kamdini Sub-county, died on June 27, 2020 after being beaten by a UPDF soldier and two LDU operatives. Eyewitnesses told court that on the fateful day, UPDF and LDU operatives were in the area to enforce the Coronavirus lockdown measures announced by President Museveni recently. On Monday, Pt Opoka, 22, told the army court martial sitting at Amati Primary School in Kamdini S
MPs Mwiru, Karuhanga Join Gen. Muntu’s ANT Ahead Of 2021 Elections

MPs Mwiru, Karuhanga Join Gen. Muntu’s ANT Ahead Of 2021 Elections

FEATURED, Politics
By Keefa Nuwahereza As the 2021 elections loom nearer, several politicians are defecting from their parties while others are joining political blocs so as to garner support from voters ahead of the elections. This website has learnt that two legislators who include Hon. Paul Mwiru, of Jinja Municipality and Hon. Gerard Karuhanga, of Ntungamo Municipality have Tuesday officially joined Rtd. Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu’s Alliance for National Transformation. The two are legislators with a clean record who bring to the Alliance Values and those are the leaders  the party intends to shall keep attracting In his welcome message to Hon. Mwiru Hon. Karuhanga to the ANT, George Muhimbise, a member of ANT, wrote thus; “I interacted with Hon. Mwiru Paul in 2010 when he accompanied
Chameleone Faces Arrest Over Assault, Accused Of Using Juju To Frustrate Musicians

Chameleone Faces Arrest Over Assault, Accused Of Using Juju To Frustrate Musicians

FEATURED, GOSSIP
By Elite News Reporter Randy musician Joseph Mayanja aka Jose Chameleone, of the Leone Island group, is in deep trouble after allegedly fighting at famous Producer Diggy Baur’s Cyclone Studio in Makindye, where he allegedly beat one of the studio managers. It is alleged that Chameleone stormed Diggy Baur’s studio over the weekend, demanding for a song he had asked them to produce, but they hadn’t finalized it. Chameleone, who is said to have been dead drunk, allegedly started quarreling and causing commotion. However, when the studio managers tried to show him out, the singer lost his cool and instead of going out peacefully, he started fighting. During the scuffle, he allegedly destroyed studio equipment and damaged Diggy Baur’s car, before he was finally thrown out of the st
UK sanctions Saudis, Russians Over Journalist Khashoggi’s Murder

UK sanctions Saudis, Russians Over Journalist Khashoggi’s Murder

FEATURED, NEWS
By Elite News Reporter The United Kingdom has imposed economic sanctions on dozens of individuals and organisations from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar, and North Korea under new British powers to punish human-rights offenders. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monday the sanctions targeted those behind "some of the notorious human rights violations in recent years", and were aimed at stopping the laundering of "blood money". The UK's first sanctions will target 25 Russian nationals it said were involved in the mistreatment and death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, and 20 Saudi nationals held responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the foreign ministry said. "Today this government ... sends a very clear message on behalf of the British people that those with...
29 Presidential Candidates  Battle For Museveni Seat Come 2021

29 Presidential Candidates Battle For Museveni Seat Come 2021

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The Electoral Commission  reveals that so far, at least 29 presidential aspirants have declared intentions to run for president in 2021 polls against President Yoweri Museveni. Few of the aspirants are publicly known with the most recognisable faces being Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine (MP for Kyadondo East), Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde (former security minister), Elton John Mabirizi, Norbert Mao (DP President), Maureen Kyala, Moses Byamugisha, Ruhinda Maguru, Darlen Kamusiime, Grace Kabarungi, Joseph Kabuleta, Charles Rwomushana, Mugisha Muntu among others. However, more and bigger names are expected in the race as political parties have not yet convened their national delegates’ conferences to elect their presidential flag bearers. While Bobi Wine has already
Police Speaks Out On Murdered Makerere University Student

Police Speaks Out On Murdered Makerere University Student

FEATURED, NEWS
By Keefa Nuwahereza The Uganda Police have finally spoken  out about Emmanuel Tegu, a Makerere University Veterinary Medicine student, who died last week under mysterious circumstances. Tegu was rushed to Mulago Referral Hospital in critical condition after allegedly being clobbered while at Makerere University. Although rumours had been circulating that Tegu had been beaten by LDUs while at Makerere University, the police said that he had been beaten by a mob. According to the police, Tegu was a son of a police officer a one Sgt. Okwalinga. The Police also said that Tegu had Bipolar, a mental illness. According to preliminary findings, on the night of his murder, Tegu had informed his girlfriend that he was going to church. However, Police teams got a disturbance cal...
President Kagame To Write About Rwanda Liberation Struggle

President Kagame To Write About Rwanda Liberation Struggle

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By Elite News Reporter Rwandan president Paul Kagame has announced that he will find time and write a book or use "other forms" to chronicle the four-year Liberation Struggle that ended in 1994. He made the announcement via his Twitter handle on Saturday, July 4, as the country celebrated the 26th anniversary of the end of the four-year liberation struggle. On this day, the nation celebrates the courageous fighters of RPA, an armed wing of RPF-Inkotanyi who liberated the country in 1994, stopping the Genocide and setting the country on a development path. He said that the struggle, which he commanded, was more complex than people may think. Kagame said that his motivation to write has been the fact that "the struggle and history of all this [Liberation] is by far too comple...
Widow Zari Roasted For Attacking People Power Leader Bobi Wine

Widow Zari Roasted For Attacking People Power Leader Bobi Wine

FEATURED, GOSSIP
By Elite News Reporter Socialite  Zari Hassan, who is late Don Ivan Ssemwanga’s widow and Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz’s baby daddy, is cursing why she ever opened her mouth to speak against 2021 presidential aspirant Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, the Kyadondo Municipality legislator. As you read this, Zari is currently being bombarded to marrow with all sorts of insults and verbal artillery, after she revealed publicly that she does not support Bobi Wine and doesn’t believe he has what it takes to be president. It all started over the weekend when Zari posted a video on her social media platforms, in which she  questioned the People Power movement leader’s potential to run for Presidency. However, ever since she posted the video till to date, Zari is has bec
5G In A Post-pandemic World: Countdown To The Digital Blastoff

5G In A Post-pandemic World: Countdown To The Digital Blastoff

FEATURED, TECH
By Elite News Reporter At the GSMA Thrive event, Huawei's Rotating Chairman Guo Ping delivered a keynote speech titled "5G in a post-pandemic world: Countdown to the digital blastoff". In this speech, Guo Ping discussed the social value of ICT in combating COVID-19, as well as the practices and prospects of applying 5G in digital transformation for industries. Guo Ping said, "With the help of 5G, industries are going digital at a faster pace. Next, we will work with our partners on industry applications to help our customers unleash the potential of 5G, generating the first round of dividends from major 5G applications." GSMA Thrive is an online event, hosted by GSMA, which attracts the attention of many industry players and other online viewers. Guo pointed out that during t...