By Keefa Nuwahereza
The Uganda Police are mourning the death of a senior police officer who died on Monday night in her home, although the circumstances surrounding her death are baffling.
According to a statement released by Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson SP Patrick Onyango on Tuesday December 1, 2020, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Gloria Nakiboneka, was found dead in her bed by a maid.
Statement from Police PRO Patrick Onyango announcing ASP Gloria Nakiboneka's death
Onyango’s statement reads in part thus; “The management of Kampala Metropolitan Police with deep sorrow announces the death of one of our staff ASP Gloria Nakiboneka, who passed on last night at unknown time.
ASP Nakiboneka was the Officer in Charge Child and Family Protection Unit ...
Uganda is yet in another mess of a so-called general election. I feel guilty calling it an election, maybe I should call it a selection in which Gen Museveni must be selected at all costs as the President of Uganda.
Ordinarily, elections are organized by Electoral Commission which by all standards is supposed to be independent, neutral & nonpartisan.
The other agencies should simply support the Electoral Commission to ensure a credible election. The police is only supposed to keep law & order to ensure that even despite the tempers or excitement an election can cause, there is order & harmony throughout the process while the army is expected to be in barracks waiting to salute whoever is declared as the next President.
Then we are supposed to have some observers, loca...
Presidential Advisor on youth affairs, Jennifer Nakangubi alias full figure has given birth to a bouncing baby boy.
Motor mouthed musician shared the good news on her Facebook page welcoming her newly born baby who she named after President Museveni.
“I can’t thank God enough for you my handsome son Museveni Kairos Pearl, welcome to this wonderful world,” she posted. However, the father of her child is not yet known even though reports show that she has a fling with her driver who is expected to be the father to little ‘Museveni’
Below is her post:
I can't thank God enough for you my handsome son Museveni Kairos Pearl welcome to this wonderful world.?
Posted by Jennifer Full Figure on Monday, November 30, 2020
Most political candidates have come out questioning the Electoral Commission’s silence on security forces blocking campaign meetings for political player’s especially presidential candidates.
Justice Simon Byabakama last week decided to write a letter to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola instructing the police to ensure every presidential candidate has smooth campaign meetings with zero disruption. However, while appearing on NBS Morning Breeze today, Byabakama warned the candidates that being a presidential candidate does not put them up in Heaven or even above the law. He said police cannot be eliminated from the electoral process as its role is to ensure that all candidates comply with the set guidelines. Byabakama revealed that the NRM presidenti...
By Our Reporter
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has refuted claims that the country’s army massacred innocent, unarmed civilians in Tigray.
Abiy said federal troops had not killed a single civilian in their nearly month-long offensive against regional forces in Tigray.
He also assured Parliament on Monday that the army would not destroy Mekelle, capital of Tigray, after announcing its capture yesterday.
The Ethiopian government has been trying to quell a rebellion by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), a powerful ethnically based party that dominated the central government for nearly three decades until Abiy came to power in 2018.
Thousands of people are believed to have been killed since the fighting began, more than 43,000 have fled to neighbouring Sud...
By Our Reporter
National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine’s presidential campaigns in Kayunga District on Tuesday morning were thwarted after the police fired teargas at his convoy to disperse his supporters.
Bobi Wine, who was scheduled to hold a rally in Kayunga before continuing to Jinja and Kamuli was forced to drive through Kayunga at break-neck speed because he could withstand the teargas.
Bobi Wine's convoy trying to drive through the teargas
Many of the journalists are covering Bobi Wine’s campaign trail also had to abandon their posts as several of them scampered in disarray to escape the teargas and bullets that were being shot in the air.
Even passengers suffered the brunt
By the time of filing this articl...