Police arrest Prime supect in the Mowzey Radio Murder

Police are holding Godfrey Wamala alias Troy, the prime suspect in the death of populary music artist, Moses Ssekibogo alias Mowzey Radio. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire, says Wamala was picked up yesterday evening from his hideout in Kyengera in Wakiso district. He is alleged to have assaulted and pushed Mowzey Radio to the ground on 22nd January, 2018, as he was being led out of Da Bar in Entebbe. The artist became unconscious and was rushed to Nsambya Hospital, before he was moved to case clinic, where…

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South Ankole diocese celebrates 6years of existence

The Bishop of South Ankole Diocese has called on religious leaders not to give up on preaching against poverty and mal-development Bishop Ahimbisibwe made the call yesterday, while speaking at St. Mathew cathedral Kyamate, during a function to commemorate six years of existence for the diocese. South Ankole diocese was curved from Ankole diocese in 2012. He also noted that this year has been earmarked for gospel outreaches in all places including streets, markets, schools, gardens and other service centres. Preaching during the service, the wife to Bishop Ahimbisibwe, Dr.…

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Singer Moses Sekibooga alias Mozey Radio is dead

Ugandan musician Moses Ssekibogo, alias Mowzey Radio of the Goodlyfe Crew is dead. Mr Balaam Barugahara, an events promoter confirmed to our reporter that Radio died today morning at about 6am. Radio died at Case Hospital in Kampala where he had been admitted after reportedly being beaten into coma following a fight at De Bar, a local hang-out spot in Entebbe town last week. This comes just hours after President Museveni contributed Shs30m towards his treatment. Last week, police said they had arrested five people to help with their investigations…

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Anger as State House official takesover Punishment Island on Lake Bunyonyi

There is a public rage among locals of Kabale and Rubanda districts after Mathias Muhereza, an official from State House took over Punishment Island on Lake Bunyonyi. The Punishment Island locally known as “Akampene”, used to be a dumping site for unmarried girls and women, who got pregnant before marriage. As a punishment, they would either starve to death or be saved by poor men who could not afford the regular bride price and did not mind the stigma. The island which borders Bufundi Sub County in Rubanda district and…

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Former Chelsea stiker Didier Drogba opens school in Ivory Coast

Ivorian footballer Didier Drogba has opened his foundation’s first school in Ivory Coast, his foundation announced today. The school will help hundreds of children in the rural cocoa growing community of Pokou-Kouamekro to gain quality education, it added. Speaking at the launch, Drogba said: “We have been working on this project for the last two years and I am very proud to see it completed”. “The belief of my foundation has always been if we give children access to health and education, we will build future generations of doctors, scientists,…

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Museveni blames UN for preserving terrorism in DR Congo

President Yoweri Museveni has said that the United Nations is responsible for preserving terrorism in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. He was yesterday meeting a United Nations-UN Special Investigations Team led by Dmitry Titov into the circumstances under which the recent killing of Tanzanian soldiers, serving under MONUSCO in Congo took place. Mr. Dmitry Titov was until recently the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for the Rule of Law and Security Institutions in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations. He was accompanied among others by the UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Rosa…

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President Museveni meets former ICRC doctor

President Museveni meets former ICRC doctor, abducted by NRA, expelled by Obote forcesPresident Yoweri Museveni has today met an old friend Dr. Pierre Perrin, formerly working with the International Committee of the Red Cross, abducted by NRA and expelled by government forces in 1984 at the height of the NRA liberation struggle in Luwero triangle. “To my old friend Dr. Perrin of the Red Cross whom I met in interesting circumstances in 1984, January just before our big January victory in Masindi on the 20th of February,” President Museveni wrote…

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Uneb releases 2017 PLE Results

The Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB has released the results of the 2017 Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE, this morning. The results indicate an improved performance despite a reduction in Division one aggregates. The results indicate that 57,198 pupils out of a total of 628,606 candidates obtained aggregates in Division one.  This is far below the performance in the previous year in which 63,400 out of a total 622,299 candidates obtained aggregates in first grade. However, UNEB secretary Dan Odong says that despite the decline in first grades, more pupils qualify to join…

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Kayihura replaces PSU Commander three weeks after his appointment

The Inspector General of Police-IGP, Kale Kayihura has replaced Good Mwesigwa, the commandant of the Professional Standards Unit-PSU for allegedly mishandling gold scam investigations. According to a message issued yesterday evening, Kayihura has appointed Assistant Commissioner of Police, John William Okalany as the new commandant of the Professional Standards Unit. “Transfer and appointment take immediate effect. Director Human Resource Administration to witness handing and taking over,” reads the message in part.  Kayihura is however, silent on what will happen to Mwesigwa. Okalany has been working in the Police Directorate of…

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Voting delays on some stations in Ruhaama bi-elections

Voting has delayed to start at several polling stations in the ongoing Ruhaama county MP by-elections despite the timely delivery of voting materials. Our reporters witnessed delays at numerous polling stations in Rweikiniro, Ntungamo, Nyakyera and Itojo sub counties. Voting started at 8:30am at Kahunga polling station in Ntungamo Sub County despite the fact that the voting materials were in place by 5:30am. The presiding officer, Ronald Turyatemba attributed the delay to the late arrival of some polling officials. The story wasn’t any different at Nyakibigi primary school polling station…

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