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UPDF, Uganda Media Center Mourn Col. Bantariza’s Demise

UPDF, Uganda Media Center Mourn Col. Bantariza’s Demise

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By Our Reporter The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF), the Uganda Media Centre and all Ugandans at large are mourning the untimely demise of Rtd. Col. Shaban Bantariza, who  died on Tuesday morning at Mulago Referral Hospital. Although the actual cause of his death is not yet confirmed by family members, some say he died of COVID-19 while others contend that he succumbed to hypertension. Col. Bantariza, who was the deputy Executive Director of the Uganda Media Centre and deputy government Spokesperson, will be missed by many whose lives he touched directly or directly and many Ugandans have since sent in their condolences to his family. Ofwono Opondo, the Executive Director of the UMC and government spokesperson, wrote thus on twitter; “SAD NEWS: The Executive Direc...
Ofwono Opondo Survives Being Chopped Into Pieces By Panga-wielding Thugs

Ofwono Opondo Survives Being Chopped Into Pieces By Panga-wielding Thugs

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By Our Reporter Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo, who is also the Executive Director of the Uganda Media Council, survived being hacked into pieces by a gang of unidentified thugs who invaded his residence in Nasuuti village, Mukono District on Thursday night. The yet to be identified thugs invaded   Ofwono’s home at around 2:00AM according to the police, terrorised his family members and confiscated all their home, before stealing a number of valuable items, although they forgot two of their pangas behind as they fled. Ofwono Opondo tweeted a picture of one of the two pangas dropped at his home by the thugs Ofwono, who had earlier on reported the matter to police and that  he was away from home at the time of the attack, later posted a picture of  p...