Mbarara’s Most Wanted Robber Killed

Mbarara ‘s most wanted robber has died barely hours after being arrested by Police in Mbarara . The deceased had been arrested in the wee hours of Wednesday after several months on the run. According to Mbarara district police commander Jaffar Magyezi, Hussein Guma was the most wanted robber in the area having masterminded several robberies in Mbarara and Bushenyi area. Magyezi says that they worked with the Flying Squad to have the suspected arrested after getting intelligence that he was at his home in KateteNyamitanga division on Wednesday. He…

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Court confirms NRM’s “Panadol” as Iganga Municipality MP

KAMPALA The Court of Appeal in Kampala has confirmed NRM’s Peter Mugema also known as Panadol as the duly elected Member of Parliament for Iganga Municipality constituency. In the 2016 general elections, Mugema was declared winner prompting the FDC candidate to petition against the election in the Jinja High Court which later overturned the results and declared Abed Nasser Mudyobole the duly elected MP for Iganga Municipality. Mugema would later appeal against the lower court’s decision. On Thursday, the Court of Appeal panel of three judges including the former Deputy…

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England 58 all out as New Zealand dominate first Test in Auckland

Cricket|Latest scorecard First Test, Eden Park, Auckland (day one of five) England 58: Overton 33*; Boult 6-32, Southee 4-25 New Zealand 175-3: Williamson 91* New Zealand lead by 117 runs Scorecard England were bowled out for 58 – their sixth lowest total – as New Zealand dominated day one of the first Test. Playing their first Test since losing the Ashes 4-0 in Australia, England slipped to 27-9 before being dismissed in 20.4 overs at Eden Park, Auckland. Trent Boult took 6-32 and Tim Southee 4-25 as five batsmen made ducks, equalling…

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Maldives president lifts 45-day state of emergency

The Maldives has lifted a 45-day state of emergency imposed by President Abdulla Yameen to annul a Supreme Court ruling that had overturned criminal convictions against nine opposition leaders. In a statement on Thursday, the president’s office said Yameen lifted the emergency “in an effort to promote normalcy” despite there still existing a “diminished threat to national security”. Under the emergency, security forces arrestedformer President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Yameen’s half-brother, as well as two Supreme Court judges and a top judicial administrator on charges of trying to topple the government. All four were charged with…

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