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Saturday, May 12th, 2018

 

REFUGEES: 15,000 refugees came into Uganda in April 2018

KAMPALA (NEW VISION) – More than 15, 000 refugees, mainly from the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, entered Uganda this April — the UN High Commissioner for Refugees situation report for April said. Close to 310 immigrants arrive into the country every day. The new arrivals place the total number of refuges and asylum seekers in the country at close to 1.5m (1,444,856). Refugees from South Sudan report fleeing primarily out of fear of being killed by fighters from either side of the conflict inside the country, whileRead More


SOMALIA: 13 militants, 4 Civilians Killed in Market Blast, Fighting

Somalia WASHINGTON (VOA) — Clashes between Somali army troops backing local villagers and al-Shabab militants have left at least 13 of the militant fighters dead, witnesses and officials said. The clashes in central Somalia Saturday started after armed al-Shabab militants tried to impose taxes on residents of Halfoley, a rural village near the town of Jalalaqsi, in the Hiran region. Abdi Dahir Guure, the district commissioner of the region’s Bulabarde town, told VOA Somali that government soldiers, backing cattle herders, engaged in more than five hours of fierce battle withRead More


FRANCE: The Latest: IS group claims dead Paris suspect as ‘soldier’ – VIDEO

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a knife attack in Paris (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The Islamic State group’s news agency claims that a man who stabbed five people in Paris was a “soldier” of the extremist movement. The Aamaq news agency said in a statement early Sunday that the assailant carried out the Saturday night attack in response to the Islamic State group’s calls for supporters to target members of the U.S.-led military coalition squeezing the extremists out of Iraq and Syria. France’s military has been active inRead More


SUDANESE -Ugandan political committee to meet on Sunday – wanji?

May 12, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese-Ugandan political consultation committee would hold its third meeting on Sunday in Khartoum. SUDAN TRIBUNE – The Sudanese side would be headed by the Foreign Ministry Under-Secretary Abdel-Ghani al-Nai’im while the Ugandan side would be headed by the Permanent Under-Secretary of Uganda’s Foreign Ministry, Patrick Samuel. The two sides would discuss a number of issues of common concern including ways to promote bilateral relations especially on economic, trade and technical fields as well as coordination of positions in the regional and international forums. Also,Read More


UGANDA: Soldier shot, gun stolen while escorting smugglers

CHANGE OF GUARDS – The suspect victim, 27 years Gloria Aminyo is attached to URA’s Customs Enforcement Unit in Kasese. On 8th May 2018, Aminyo set off from Mpondwe border post in Kasese at 2.30PM escorting an Isuzu truck loaded with Palm oil and Gonja bananas destined for DRC. They went through Queen Elizabeth National Park heading for Ishasha border post in Kanungu with Eminyo in the co-driver’s seat and the turn boy on top of the truck. At 11.00PM, when they were remaining with just one KM to reach IshashaRead More


UGANDA: Of Tanzania army’s 2 years in Uganda & Museveni army’s 11 years in Somalia – PICTURES

CHANGE OF GUARDS – In April 1979, the Tanzania army assisted by a small force comprised of Ugandan exiles overthrew the Iddi Amin regime in Uganda. The Uganda Army, Police, and intelligence agency were destroyed completely. The Tanzanian army assumed the role of peace keeping by performing many police duties and most importantly keeping in check the ill disciplined Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA). The UNLA was comprised of different factions of fighters whose loyalty rested with their respective political entities. The majority Kikosi Maluum belonged to Obote while the minorityRead More


UGANDA: Museveni plays Ugandans like a yoyo – take Makerere University as an example

The thing with Museveni is he does things piece by piece but he already has a master plan.  So he will go 1) Let me stop free University for all the students. I will introduce UPE. They will not notice MAK and KYU.  2) Wait, but maybe they will get angry. So I will give scholarships for the “NEEDY” and smart ones. In this scheme, I will ensure all my Rwakatungurus get free education.  3) Okay, they did not complain when I cut back the free education. Now let meRead More


Liked on YouTube: UGANDA: Kampala Boda Boda Thugs waylaying cars in new scheme

UGANDA: Kampala Boda Boda Thugs waylaying cars in new scheme Audio received from JAXI in Kampala with the following message: There is a wave of thugs travelling on boda bodas. They way-lay motor vehicle drivers (mostly new/nice looking vehicles). They follow you, barricade you and violently take the vehicles from the occupants including vandalising the vehicles and injuring the occupants. A friend of mine who works as a cab operator in a Kampala based company in Uganda and just fell victim. We could really save very many people if theyRead More


UGANDA: Kampala Boda Boda Thugs waylaying cars in new scheme

UGANDA: Kampala Boda Boda Thugs waylaying cars in new scheme Audio received from JAXI in Kampala with the following message: There is a wave of thugs travelling on boda bodas. They way-lay motor vehicle drivers (mostly new/nice looking vehicles). They follow you, barricade you and violently take the vehicles from the occupants including vandalising the vehicles and injuring the occupants. A friend of mine who works as a cab operator in a Kampala based company in Uganda and just fell victim. We could really save very many people if theyRead More


BURUNDI: Carnage à Ruhagarika; 26 morts et 7 blessés

Cette femme pleure la mort des membres de sa famille BUJUMBURA (IWACU) – 26 morts et 7 blessés. Bilan d’une attaque armée perpétrée par un groupe d’hommes armés non encore identifié. C’était dans la nuit de ce vendredi à samedi 12 mai sur la colline Ruhagarika, commune Buganda de la province Cibitoke au Nord-Ouest du pays. Le gouvernement burundais parle d’un groupe terroriste. 10 h 30. Chef-lieu de la commune Buganda. Environ 50 km de la capitale Bujumbura. Militaires et policiers lourdement armés grouillent de partout. Des voitures gouvernementales, des véhiculesRead More