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United Nations Soldiers Blown To Pieces By Roadside Bomb

United Nations Soldiers Blown To Pieces By Roadside Bomb

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By Elite Reporter At least three United Nations soldiers from Chad are believed to have died in Mali  after their convoy hit a roadside bomb, according to officials. The blast in the northern region of Aguelhok left four more soldiers seriously wounded, the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, known as MINUSMA, said in a statement on Sunday. "We will have to make every effort to identify and apprehend those responsible for these terrorist acts so that they can be brought to justice," said Mahamat Saleh Annadif, MINUSMA mission head. "I bow before the remains of these brave Blue Helmets who died in the service of peace in Mali," he added. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also condemned what he described as a "cowardly" attack. Guterres called upon the authorities in...
Gen. Tumukunde Finally Granted Cash Bail Of Shs50m

Gen. Tumukunde Finally Granted Cash Bail Of Shs50m

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By Elite Reporter Former security minister Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde was granted cash bail of Shs50m by Buganda Road  on Monday morning. Gen. Tumukunde, who has been in  jail for 60 days after he was arrested on  March 12, 2020,  presented his wife, brother and business associate Mathew Rukikaire as sureties before  court granted him bail.   A 2021 presidential aspirant, Tumukunde is facing charges of treason and illegal possession of fire arms, following a raid at his home by security officers in March, during which they recovered several incriminating items, among them firearms. He attempted to secure bail in April after presenting four sureties who included ; his wife Stella Tumukunde, Salaamu Musumba, the Vice chairperson for Eastern Uganda in ...
Chinese Gov’t Expels Ugandans & Other Africans, Accuses Them Of Exporting Coronavirus

Chinese Gov’t Expels Ugandans & Other Africans, Accuses Them Of Exporting Coronavirus

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 By Elite Reporter Government officials in China are ejecting Ugandans and all other Africans from their homes in several provinces, accusing them of having exported the deadly Coronavirus to their country.  According to news coming in, Chinese officials are ejecting Africans from homes, hotels, companies and all buildings and herding them onto streets. Africans in China, who confirmed the ejection,  said the government was employing force to eject Africans from their homes and all buildings.  Some of the Africans who have been ejected from buildings While the world has adopted various measures to combat Coronavirus, Chinese authorities are beginning to eject foreigners specifically Africans, from their homes and hotels over claims that they were importing the virus into th
Min. Agriculture Asks Gov’t For Shs16Bn To Fight New Swarm Of Locusts

Min. Agriculture Asks Gov’t For Shs16Bn To Fight New Swarm Of Locusts

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By Elite Reporter Just as Uganda was still struggling with the fight against Coronavirus, a new calamity has befallen the country after a swarm of locusts invaded several parts of the country over the weekend. As a result of the new locust invasion, the Ministry of Agriculture  Animal Industry and Fisheries  has asked government for  Shs16Bn to fight the pests which are already causing massive destruction to plants vegetation and vegetation. This revelation was made by the Agriculture Minister Vincent Bamulangakai Ssempijja, who revealed during a  presser at the Uganda Media Centre that the money is needed as urgently as possible if the ministry is to mitigate the destruction being caused by the locusts. The insects descended on gardens of cow peas, soya be...
Rwanda Offers $5000 To Anyone Who Translates Bobi Wine’s COVID-19 Song

Rwanda Offers $5000 To Anyone Who Translates Bobi Wine’s COVID-19 Song

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By Elite Reporter The  President of Rwanda Paul Kagame has offered USD 5000 (about Shs18.8m) to anyone who translates People Power movement leader Robert Kyagulanyi aka  Bobi Wine's COVID-19 Song. Hon. Bobi Wine, who is the Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, recently released a song titled 'Coronavirus Alert' song, which is aimed at creating awareness amongst all people of the world and to rally them together in the fight against Coronavirus. Bobi Wine's song, which he sang in English with musician Nubian Li, has since gone viral all over the world and topped billboard chats. However, being a Francophone country and one of the East African countries affected by Coronavirus,  Rwanda wants to spread Bobi Wine's message about fighting Coronavirus, only that most R...
Al-Shabab Terrorists Kill Somali Governor In Suicide Attack

Al-Shabab Terrorists Kill Somali Governor In Suicide Attack

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By Elite Reporter A Somali governor was killed in an Al-Shabab suicide bomb attack that occurred on Monday, in Puntland, Somalia. Abdisalan Hassan Hersi,  the Nugaal region governor, was killed after an Al-Shabab bomber rushed to his vehicle and detonated explosives. A local official in northeastern Somalia has been killed in a suicide bomb blast claimed by the al-Shabab armed group, according to police and medical sources. Reports indicate that Hassan  succumbed to his wounds after being rushed to hospital in Garowe, the capital of Puntland where the blast occurred Sunday. "The doctors tried to save the governor's life, but unfortunately he died from his injuries," Mohamed Weli, a police officer in Puntland, told the media by phone. "He was in a critical condi...
Panic  As Uganda Confirms Two Cases Of Deadly Coronavirus

Panic As Uganda Confirms Two Cases Of Deadly Coronavirus

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By Keef Nuwahereza Panic and fear have engulfed the nation after the Ministry of Health confirmed two cases of Coronavirus infections in Uganda. According to Ministry officials, one of the patients is Ugandan who is a resident of Kakungulu zone, in Kibuli, Kampala,  who recently returned from Dubai, where he had gone  purchase merchandise for his shop. Dr. Jane  Ruth Acheng, the Minister for Health said Saturday evening that "Uganda has confirmed her 1st case of #COVID19, today. This is a 36 year old Ugandan male who arrived on 21 March 2020 at 2:00am. During the screening process at the airport, his temperature was 38.7. This prompted health teams to isolate him at the airport for further follow up." She added that "The patient is currently isolated at Entebbe Grade B
Bar Owners, Partiers Cry Foul Over President Museveni’s Directives On Corona Virus Preventive Measures

Bar Owners, Partiers Cry Foul Over President Museveni’s Directives On Corona Virus Preventive Measures

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By Keefa Nuwahereza President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Wednesday issued directives that are to be followed by all Ugandans  as a way of preventing the spread of the killer Coronavirus (COVID-19). Among the directives Museveni issued is the closure of bars, restaurants and all hangouts that are usually frequented by partiers all over the country. However, as a result of this directive, many bar owners all over the country are crying foul, because they will have to spend 32 days out of business, something that's not good at all for them. Ritah Karenzi, who owns a bar in Seeta Mukono, told our reporter that "At least government should have closed all others places apart from bars. Remember we have loans, rent and other bills to pay, so how shall we pay them after spending a who
Bad News: WhatsApp To Stop Working On Millions Of Phones

Bad News: WhatsApp To Stop Working On Millions Of Phones

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By Elite Reporter Many social media users are gripped with panic after receiving news that messaging service WhatsApp will no longer work on millions of smartphones from 1 February, 2020. Android and iPhone devices which only support outdated operating systems will no longer be able to run the Facebook-owned app.WhatsApp said the move was necessary in order to protect the security of its users.Smartphones using Android 2.3.7 and older, and iPhone iOS 8 or older, are those affected by the update. The operating systems that WhatsApp is dropping support for are legacy operating systems, which are no longer updated or installed on new devices. Most users will simply be able to update their operating systems in order to continue using the messaging service. However, certain devi...
Juve Beats Roma as Ronaldo Keeps Scoring Run

Juve Beats Roma as Ronaldo Keeps Scoring Run

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 13th goal in his past 10 matches as Juventus beat Roma 3-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia. The Portugal striker opened the scoring in the first half when he fired home from Gonzalo Higuain's cross. Rodrigo Bentancur and Leonardo Bonucci quickly added two more to make it 3-0 to Juventus before the break. Roma got one back when Cengiz Under's shot hit the bar and bounced in off goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. Juventus will face either AC Milan or Torino in the semi-finals. Ronaldo's goal is the seventh the 34-year-old has scored in 2020 and was also his first in the Coppa Italia, meaning he has now scored in 15 different club competitions in his career.