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Two Arrested over murder of a three year old.

Two Arrested over murder of a three year old.

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Police at Entebbe arrested two people on suspicion of participating in the murder Simon Onyait, a three year old in Wakiso District. According to the the mother of the child, Anna Kevin Akello, she left her son, with the stepfather Francis Onyango, to go to work on Wednesday and when she returned from work at about 6pm , the child was missing. They searched for the child and Onyait’s body was found later that evening at about 7pm in one of the rooms in an unfinished building occupied by one Kasawuli. Kampala Metropolitan deputy spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire said that police were informed of the situation and officers responded. “The body of the deceased child was found with two stab wounds and Kasawuli’s clothes with blood stains were recovered and exhibited,” he said. The police arr...
FORTEBET DONATES 15M TO HOSPITAL CONSTRUCTION.

FORTEBET DONATES 15M TO HOSPITAL CONSTRUCTION.

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Fortebet last Saturday donated 15 million Uganda shillings to the construction of a hospital in Hoima district. This money was handed over at the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of this hospital which will be named, St Mary's Specialized Children and Women's Hospital. The event took place at Bujumbura, where Fortebet chief executive manager, Bernard Rwakihembo together with the media manager, John Nanyumba handed over the cash. "We are happy to be part of the history in the making. This hospital is going to save so many Ugandans from traveling abroad for treatment because it is going to be highly specialized. We believe in working with and in a healthy community and that is why we are here today to give this 15 million donation, and this is just for the start," said Rwakihemb...
Security orders shoot to kill policy in Mukono.

Security orders shoot to kill policy in Mukono.

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In a bid to eliminate the escalating gun robbery and panga wielding gangs that has created uncomfort to the people Mukono municipality and its neighborhood, security agencies have vowed to take a tougher stance against the perpetrators of these crimes. During a joint security meeting held at Mukono district headquarters on Wednesday, which consisted of all local area chairpersons, PISO, GISO, DISO, Rdc, dpc and Kampala metropolitan leaders. During the meeting the local chairpersons were faulted for not doing enough to register the residents in the villages, but instead they concentrated on land transaction deals. However, the local chairpersons in retaliation, said that their work is in most cases being hindered by landlords who don't want to register their tenants and residents who do...