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Axe-wielding Men Attack Village; One Killed, Seven Injured

At least 10 residents in Lwengo district have been injured after men wielding machetes, axes, sticks and other weapons attacked a village and indiscriminately injured locals. The attack happened in the wee hours of Monday. Eye witnesses say that the attackers, four in number, were travelling on motorcycles (bodabodas) and traversed four

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Kaweesi’s Widow to Undergo C-Section a day after Slain Husband’s Burial

Andrew Felix Kaweesi’s widow has told mourners gathered for slain police spokesperson’s requiem mass at Rubaga Cathedral in Kampala that she would go for a Caesarean Section operation on Wednesday, a day after her late husband’s burial on Tuesday. Annet Kaweesi spoke through a relative. By the time of his death, Kaweesi

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Museveni Pledges Support for Families of Kaweesi, Erau and Mambewo

President Yoweri Museveni told mourners at slain police spokerson Andrew Felix Kaweesi’s home that the families of police officers murdered in cold blood at Kisaasi-Kulambiro in Kampala on Friday will be supported. Museveni on Sunday joined other mourners at Kaweesi’s home in Kulambiro-Kisaasi in Kampala, two days after Kaweesi, his body

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Police Blocks Besigye from Attending Kaweesi Mass

Former Forum for Democratic Change candidate Dr Kizza has been blocked from attending a  requiem mass for slain Uganda Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi at Rubaga Cathedral in Kampala. Dr Besigye was travelling in his personal car with Kawempe South MP Mubarak Munyagwa. The duo was intercepted by police on Rubaga

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Museveni: We Shall Kill Kaweesi’s Murderers Unless they Surrender

Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni assured mourners at the home of slain police publicist Andrew Felix Kaweesi in Kulambiro-Kisaasi in Kampala that the murderers shall be defeated. Museveni joined mourners Sunday two days after Kaweesi, his body guard and driver were murdered in cold blood Friday morning. The president assured mourners that the

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Museveni Says Police is infiltrated by Criminals; Orders Kayihura to Clean up House

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni on Sunday joined other mourners at the home of slain police publicist Andrew Felix Kaweesi in Kulambiro-Kisaasi in Kampala, two days after Kaweesi, his body guard and driver were murdered in cold blood Friday morning. Museveni told mourners that criminals were colluding with police officers and urged police

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Writivism Withdraws Okot p’Bitek Prize from Winner over Plagiarism

Writivism has revoked the inaugural Okot p’Bitek Prize award from Kenyan Poet Redscar McOdindo K’Oyugi after a probe team was convinced he had plagiarized two poems that had put him atop of two close contenders: Okwudili Nebeolisa and Gbenga Adesina. K’Oyugi was declared winner of the prize at a ceremony on

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Kayihura to Send Convicted DPC Mwesigye for Further Training

Just a week after he was convicted of assaulting TV reporter Andrew Lwanga, former Old Kampala Divisional Police Commander Joram Mwesigye could return to the Police Force that suspended him two years ago. Buganda Road Grade One magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu last week convicted assaulting Lwanga, a reporter for the defunct WBS

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