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Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

 

UGANDA: Police chief claims media blackmail for printing POLICE crimes

KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – The Inspector General of Police (IGP) John Martins Okoth Ochola has today hosted News Editors and Managers of various media houses at Police Headquarters, Naguru. “First of all I wish to thank the media for the contribution they have made to the development of this country. I know the importance of the fourth estate. It can do good or bad but am going with consciousness that we need the good side of the media,” Mr. Okoth Ochola said in his opening remarks. He added: “It’s good that todayRead More


AFRICA: Pan-African parliament adopts $26m budget

KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – The Pan African Parliament (PAP) has considered and adopted the proposed US$ 26 million budget to run the legislature’s activities and programmes in 2019. The PAP, which is headquartered in Midrand, South Africa is one of the organs of the African Union and has representation of five legislators from each of the 54 AU member states. The budget, presented by the Chairperson of the Committee on Monetary and Financial Affairs, Hon. Michael John Temple (Swaziland), showed a 35 per cent increase compared to the previous year’s budget ofRead More


SOCCER: Uganda names U-20 squad to battle Cameroon

KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – Uganda U-20 Head coach Mathias Lule has named his final squad for the away qualifier against Cameroon in the Total CAF U-20 championship due this Friday in Younde. The players had a morning training session at the University of Kisubi on Wednesday. The contingent will fly out tonight (Thursday morning 2.45am) aboard Ethiopian Airlines. The Squad: Saidi Keni, Denis Otim (Goalkeepers), Paul Willa, Geoffrey Wasswa, Musitafa Mujuzi, Abubakar Muhammad Kasule, Julius Poloto, Frank Tumwesigye, Steven Dese Mukwala, Mustafa Kiza, Allan Okello, Fred Okot, Faisal Sekyanzi, Bashiru Asiku, RobertRead More


UGANDA: Besigye says Mbabazi should have been elected president – HAS EVERYONE AT HOME GONE MAD?

Mbabazi w’d have been elected president, says Besigye KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – Former presidential candidate, Kizza Besigye, says the public was misinformed that he was against the decision by the then FDC president Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu to appoint the opposition leadership in Parliament after the 2016 general elections. Besigye was Wednesday meeting opposition Members of Parliament at the parliamentary building in Kampala who he addressed on the role of parliament or individual in stopping/failing a dictatorship. “Following the rape of the constitution in Dec 2017, where some MPs were bribed toRead More


UGANDA: Murders, kidnaps, rape – Thug Nation

KAMPALA (DAILY MONITOR) – A school matron and boda boda cyclist have been arrested in connection with the kidnap, rape and murder of a woman whose body was found dumped at Kabaawo Zone in Mutundwe, Rubaga Division in Kampala City.Charity Kyohirwe, 32, a resident of Masajja Parish in Makindye Division, Kampala City, was strangled to death by her kidnappers who thereafter demanded a ransom of Shs5m from her relatives. The relatives paid Shs3m, which they sent electronically.Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesman, Mr Luke Owoyesigire, said Khasifa Nyakaisiki, a matron at a schoolRead More


UGANDA: Plot to rob and kill tourists, investors – OpEd

Posted Verbatim *Seruga Titus* You can not beat Rwanda at the intelligence game, there is a way they make Uganda look like a baby. General Yoweri Kaguta is surrounded by North Korean agents using him to defraud unsuspecting investors, this undermines Uganda’s Investment. This is picture, that I got from a confidential and trusted source, is proof of my post, the king of Wakanda has a lady on the left hand side who is a wife to senior conman and DMI special agent Buchana. This madam helps mafia get closeRead More


Today in History – May 16

Today in History – May 16 On May 16, 1868, the U.S. Senate voted 35 to 19, one vote short of the two-thirds majority needed to convict President Andrew Johnson of “high crimes and misdemeanors,” as he was charged under the eleventh article of impeachment. Continue reading. Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, the educator who opened the first English-language kindergarten in the United States, was born on May 16, 1804, in Billerica, Massachusetts. Continue reading. Click here to search Today in History for other historic moments. Read more on https://loc.gov Today in HistoryRead More


Wikipedia’s Article of the Day: Battle of Albuera

Battle of AlbueraThe Battle of Albuera (16 May 1811) was fought during the Peninsular War. A mixed British, Spanish and Portuguese corps engaged elements of the French Armée du Midi (Army of the South) at the small Spanish village of La Albuera, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the frontier fortress town of Badajoz, Spain.  Since October 1810, Marshal Masséna’s French Army of Portugal had been tied down in an increasingly hopeless stand-off against Wellington’s Allied forces. Acting on Napoleon’s orders, in early 1811 Marshal Soult led a French expedition fromRead More


UGANDA: Prediction of chaos – OpEd

Posted VERBATIM *Seruga Titus* “Uganda will go down to Chaos” the Invisible Hand powered by North Korea of East Africa. A confidential informant has just revealed to me that this was the subject matter of a meeting held by Pilato and his general Dan Munyuza held in Kigali. DMI has dispatched a team of 30 specialized agents including assassins to Kampala to cause problems, their missions will include kidnaps of high profile individuals and their family members, targeted murders by use of poison, etc. The team is mainly coming fromRead More


UGANDA: Prediction of chaos – OpEd

Posted VERBATIM *Seruga Titus* “Uganda will go down to Chaos” the Invisible Hand powered by North Korea of East Africa. A confidential informant has just revealed to me that this was the subject matter of a meeting held by Pilato and his general Dan Munyuza held in Kigali. DMI has dispatched a team of 30 specialized agents including assassins to Kampala to cause problems, their missions will include kidnaps of high profile individuals and their family members, targeted murders by use of poison, etc. The team is mainly coming fromRead More