Former Attorney General Peter Nyombi dies at the age of 64.

Voice of kigezi news desk learnt that he had hypertension and succumbed to heart failure at a clinic in Kampala Sunday evening. A father of four, the fallen lawyer was the brother of Prof. John Musisi Senyonyi, the vice-chancellor of Uganda Christian University (UCU), and Ambassador Henry Mayega. Having replaced Kiddu Makubuya, Nyombi served as Government’s main legal advisor for nearly four years, from May 2011 until March 2015. A cabinet reshuffle saw him replaced by Fred Ruhindi, who would also be dropped a year later to give way for…

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ADF rebels attack DR Congo military post

A rebel attack on an army post in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo left six people dead, civilian and military sources said Friday. The Ugandan Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) is suspected of having carried out Thursday night’s attack in the city of Beni, which sits near the DRC border with Uganda. The raid is thought to have targeted General Marcel Mbangu but instead killed four other soldiers and two civilians, said the sources. “We were in the middle of a meeting,” said one military source who did not wish to…

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