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Kenya media crackdown raises fears of authoritarian creep

Kenya media crackdown raises fears of authoritarian creep | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
TV stations taken off air and court orders ignored in stern reaction to Odinga gesture
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Felix Tshisekedi wins DR Congo presidential vote: electoral board | DR Congo News | Al Jazeera

Felix Tshisekedi wins DR Congo presidential vote: electoral board | DR Congo News | Al Jazeera | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Official results dismissed as 'electoral coup' by rival Martin Fayulu, who led in polling ahead of long-delayed vote.
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Senior police officers Muhangi, Ndahura, five others charged together with Kayihura by army court –

Senior police officers Muhangi, Ndahura, five others charged together with Kayihura by army court – | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The General Court Martial in Makindye has on Tuesday afternoon charged several police officers with offences related to kidnap and repatriation of Rwandan refugees.
Former police director in charge of Crime Intelligence, Col.Ndahura Atwooki, ACP Herbert Muhangi, the former Flying Squad Commander,
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Heathrow Airport runway reopens after reported drone sighting grounds flights

Heathrow Airport runway reopens after reported drone sighting grounds flights | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Heathrow Airport's runway has reopened after grounding flights following reports of a drone sighting.

Passengers had reported being stuck on the runway, with reports of police investigating possible drone activity.

The airport had earlier said in a statement on Twitter it was working with police to "prevent any threat to operational safety".
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I have never asked for extension of my term of office, says COSASE chairperson Katuntu –

I have never asked for extension of my term of office, says COSASE chairperson Katuntu – | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The chairperson of the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises’s (COSASE), Abdu Katuntu has said he has never asked for extension of term of office for the parliamentary committee as had been claimed by many.
A debate has been raging over the unresolved extension of
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Ugandan Kidnapped by ‘Armed Militia’ in DRC, Captors Demand Shs 2M Ransom  

Ugandan Kidnapped by ‘Armed Militia’ in DRC, Captors Demand Shs 2M Ransom   | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Police has reported that a Ugandan man was Monday morning kidnapped from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The victim has been identified as Isaya Mbeeta a resident of Munyaga cell, Western Ward, Butogota township in Kanungu district. The incident, according to the Police spokesperson for Kigezi region, Elly Matte, occurred on Monday at around 10am. Isaya is said to have been in his garden located on the Congo side of the border when he was kidnapped. He had left his home very early in the morning at around 5am. Police said that the kidnappers were militia armed with a
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Photos: Grief As Mourners Praise Departed Gem, Stephen Twinoburyo

Photos: Grief As Mourners Praise Departed Gem, Stephen Twinoburyo | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Multitudes of mourners today thronged All Saints Cathedral, Nakasero to celebrate the life of renowned mathematician Stephen Twinoburyo who passed on early this week in Pretoria- South Africa. Speaking at the requiem mass today, Reverend Canon Geoffrey Byarugaba who was the main celebrant expressed remorse at the untimely death of the renowned scholar. Byarugaba who […]
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Shs8b food deal kicks up storm at Parliament

Shs8b food deal kicks up storm at Parliament | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Trouble started after Parliament’s evaluation committee dumped Hellenar’s Restaurant which had been providing catering services to MPs and staff for more than two years, and awarded the deal to a new
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‘Stop using God’s property in blasphemous situations’ – Pastor Serwadda warns Bobi Wine

‘Stop using God’s property in blasphemous situations’ – Pastor Serwadda warns Bobi Wine | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The pastors warned of dire repercussions if Bobi Wine doesn’t denounce the song
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'two Ugandans Found Burnt To Death' In South Africa

'two Ugandans Found Burnt To Death' In South Africa | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
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Museveni orders hunt for fake gold dealers

Museveni orders hunt for fake gold dealers | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The crackdown on fake gold dealers, which is led by the CID Deputy Director for Special Investigations, Mr Elly Womanya, started last month
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Twinoburyo's Remains Arrive at Entebbe Today; to be Buried on his Birthday

Twinoburyo's Remains Arrive at Entebbe Today; to be Buried on his Birthday | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The body of Stephen Twinoburyo, one of Uganda’s finest mathematician and educationist, will be repatriated to Uganda today Sunday. According to burial preparations, the body will be received by the deceased’s family members at Entebbe International Airport. Twinoburyo, 49, succumbed to a heart attack on New Year in South Africa. A Church Service was this […]
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Magufuli urges ministers to ‘take advantage’ of refugee crises

Magufuli urges ministers to ‘take advantage’ of refugee crises | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Tanzanian President John Magufuli urges his ministers to
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Flashy South Sudanese Tycoon Malong Junior Released by ISO

Flashy South Sudanese Tycoon Malong Junior Released by ISO | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The Internal Security Organization (ISO) has released the self-styled South Sudanese tycoon, Lawrence Lual Malong Junior from a secret detention within Kampala. According to sources in security, Malong who was arrested on November 16th 2018 by uniformed UPDF soldiers working for ISO, was released this week. “Malong Junior is a free man now. He’s been […]
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Crane Bank: MPs put BoU on spot over millions paid to lawyers –

Crane Bank: MPs put BoU on spot over millions paid to lawyers – | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Officials from Bank of Uganda today failed to defend Shs 900 million that was paid to MMAKS Advocates as legal fees for advice in the sale of Crane Bank.
Appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) today, the officials were asked to provide
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India to issue new safety rules for A320neos with Pratt & Whitney engines | Reuters

India to issue new safety rules for A320neos with Pratt & Whitney engines | Reuters | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
India's civil aviation watchdog will issue an advanced safety management protocol in one week for airlines operating Airbus A320neo aircraft fitted with the troubled Pratt & Whitney engines, the civil aviation secretary told Reuters on Tuesday.
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MP Kato Lubwama: “No more interviews in English” –

MP Kato Lubwama: “No more interviews in English” – | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
“No one has ever received a billion shilling because he speaks English and those who speak it are well known for taking a lot of alcohol… and they live a very miserable life.”
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Kabarole: MP Muhanga Furious over White-owned Resorts that Deny Blacks Access  

Kabarole: MP Muhanga Furious over White-owned Resorts that Deny Blacks Access   | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Margaret Muhanga, the MP for Burahya county in Kabarole district has warned of a possible 'apartheid' in Uganda, claiming that some resorts in Kabarole deny black people access on the basis that they scare white guests. In a tweet on Monday, Muhanga warned Ugandans of a 'rising apartheid in Uganda' claiming that three White owned resorts in her constituency do not allow blacks in their premises especially during the peak season. She said that whites argue that blacks stare at them which scares them. The legislator has asked security to take keen interest into the matter. When contacted by SoftPower
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Kenyan fisherman is chomped by hippopotamus in terrifying ordeal | Daily

Kenyan fisherman is chomped by hippopotamus in terrifying ordeal | Daily | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Mathew Wanjiuku had jumped into Lake Naivasha in Kenya, home to 2,000 hippos, to fish, but was caught off guard by the raging animal coming at him through the water.
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Wilson Bugembe Regrets Featuring On Bobi Wine Song After Condemnation From Pastors

Wilson Bugembe Regrets Featuring On Bobi Wine Song After Condemnation From Pastors | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
By Kampala Post Reporter

KAMPALA. On second thought, Pastor Wilson Bugembe regrets having participated in Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi’s song that has received backlash from members of the clergy.
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Senior govt official arrested over defilement – PML Daily

Senior govt official arrested over defilement – PML Daily | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
KASESE – A commissioner in the Ministry of Public Service is currently detained at the Rwenzori Regional Police Headquarters in Kasese District for allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl. The commissioner (name withheld) is said to have been repeatedly defiling the girl who was under his care. The minor is a student at St. Thereza Girls […]
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Former Commandant Police Training School Masindi Dead

Former Commandant Police Training School Masindi Dead | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Nabongo, was interdicted for reportedly opposing a move by the IGP, to send a group of Police officers for a course at the National Leadership Training Institute...
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Former Rwandan general Nyamwasa linked to rebels

Former Rwandan general Nyamwasa linked to rebels | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
PRETORIA – A United Nations report shows that the exiled former Rwandan general Kayumba Nyamwasa is becoming a big threat to Rwanda as he is recruiting fighters and gathering ammunition from Burundi, Uganda and DR Congo. The December 31, 2018 report indicates that Gen Nyamwasa, a South Africa exiled ex-Rwandan soldier has frequently travelled in […]
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How South Sudan minister was arrested in operation against shisha smokers in Kampala –

How South Sudan minister was arrested in operation against shisha smokers in Kampala – | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
A South Sudan minister was among the 17 suspects arrested by police on Saturday night during an operation to crack down on shish smokers in various bars across Kampala, the Nile Post has learnt.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Area Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, the operation which tar
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ADF Intensifies Recruitment in Somalia, Uganda, South Africa

ADF Intensifies Recruitment in Somalia, Uganda, South Africa | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
The Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) continue to recruit and arm its combatants as part of its wider plans to topple President Museveni’s government, it emerged on Sunday. In December 2017, the Ugandan armed forces carried out intense aerial bombardments of the ADF territory in Beni, North Kivu. The UPDF said then its long –range artillery […]
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Stella Njuba Passes On

Stella Njuba Passes On | UgandaNuz | Scoop.it
Stella Nannyunja Njuba, the daughter of Gertrude and the late Sam Kalega Njuba, the National Resistance Army (NRA) bush war fighters has passed on.

According to family sources, Stella succumbed to cancer on Friday night. The New Vision website has learnt that Nuba had been admitted to IHK hospital in Kampala prior to her death. Sources said she had also been treated in India.
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