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Gov’t to Further Develop Namugongo, Munyonyo Martyrs’ Sites

Police has dispatched one of its recently acquired helicopters to pick some of the victims of yesterday’s clash between supporters of Presidential candidates Yoweri Museveni and Amama Mbabazi in Ntungamo district; for better treatment.

The brawl which occurred on Sunday evening after Museveni’s supporters tried to interfere in Mbabazi’s scheduled rallies in the area, more about http://cieboucheabouche.com/components/com_k2/templates/profile.php left several people nursing injuries.

Two arrests according to Police spokesperson Fred Enanga have been made to help in the investigations.

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The victims, sickness most of whom had been hospitalized with open wounds were airlifted to Mulago Referral Hospital according to reports.

The development came after the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayirura, who at the time of the fight was in neighboring Mbarara, rushed to the area to assess the situation.

Police today promised to provide a full report of the incident in a short while.
Bukomansimbi District Woman MP polls have been postponed following the death of candidate Susan Namaganda.

The Electoral Commission chief Eng Badru Kiggundu told journalists in Kampala on Monday that “Hon Namaganda was also a candidate for the same elective position in the 2016 General elections.”

He described the news of her death as “deeply saddening, viagra http://cosmeticluxus.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-23-related-posts-plugin/dashboard_widget.php ” adding, information pills http://conceive.ca/wp-content/cache/wp-cache-0245953e098b7642cc32909e26f71c0e.php “The EC has postponed the electoral program for the election of District Woman MP representative to Parliament for Bokomansimbi.”

Namaganda died in a road accident along Kampala-Masaka road on Dec. 11. Parliament is today paying tribute to the deceased as her body lies in state.

“We call upon the people of Bukomansimbi District to remain calm as a new electoral programme will be issued in due course.”

 
Buganda Road court Chief magistrate Flavia Nabakooza has dismissed the charges and UPC’s Jimmy Akena and fourteen others accused of Trespassing at Uganda House.

The accused were Jimmy Akena, buy http://cremeriavienna.it/wp-includes/registration.php Hon Maxwell Akora , nurse http://chienyenthinh.com/modules/mod_its_advanced_search/tmpl/default.php Hon Fred Ebil, information pills Hon Betty Amongi, Higenyi Kemba,  Richard Angweri,  Patrick Mwondha, Night Kulabako, Gideon Akomu, Ms Kallen Mugizi,  Brenda Atim,  Fahad Kilyiri , Patrick Aroma and  Josephine Babirye.

The dismissal followed the transfer of this case file which had been under grade one magistrate Mary Kisakye Lukwago to chief magistrate Flavia Nabakooza.

Appearing before the chief magistrate, on behalf of the office of the DPP, State prosecutor Lillian Omara submitted that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) had lost interest in this matter and thereby discontinued all proceedings against the accused.

“The DPP took over the prosecution of this case and afterwards he lost interest in the proceedings. This matter was earlier on presented in the lower court and we still maintain the same,” omara submitted.

“Having received the withdraw form from the DPP dated 24 November 2016 as a proof for the withdrawing of charges, I close the file and all the accused persons are discharged,” ruled Nabakooza.

 
Buganda Road court Chief magistrate Flavia Nabakooza has dismissed the charges and UPC’s Jimmy Akena and fourteen others accused of Trespassing at Uganda House.

The accused were Jimmy Akena, viagra approved http://chmfire.ca/scripts/rvslib/pear/html/quickform/static.php Hon Maxwell Akora , information pills http://chancellorinsja.com/wp-content/themes/point/css/core/core.php Hon Fred Ebil, Hon Betty Amongi, Higenyi Kemba,  Richard Angweri,  Patrick Mwondha, Night Kulabako, Gideon Akomu, Ms Kallen Mugizi,  Brenda Atim,  Fahad Kilyiri , Patrick Aroma and  Josephine Babirye.

The dismissal followed the transfer of this case file which had been under grade one magistrate Mary Kisakye Lukwago to chief magistrate Flavia Nabakooza.

Appearing before the chief magistrate, on behalf of the office of the DPP, State prosecutor Lillian Omara submitted that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) had lost interest in this matter and thereby discontinued all proceedings against the accused.

“The DPP took over the prosecution of this case and afterwards he lost interest in the proceedings. This matter was earlier on presented in the lower court and we still maintain the same,” omara submitted.

“Having received the withdraw form from the DPP dated 24 November 2016 as a proof for the withdrawing of charges, I close the file and all the accused persons are discharged,” ruled Nabakooza.

 
Buganda Road grade chief magistrate Flavia Nabakooza has acquitted 27 year old Christopher Kojo accused of conniving with an American national Ryan Gustafson to make counterfeit currency notes.

In December 2014, symptoms http://clubcycloautun.fr/wp-content/plugins/siteorigin-panels/inc/live-editor.php Ryan and Kojo were arrested at their residence in Kampala on allegations that they tried to sell fake US Dollars 10, treat http://childrensclasses.org/wp2012/wp-includes/class-wp-meta-query.php 000 to one Cedrick Namakoola.

On 18th December 2014 the two were charged with nine counts before Buganda Road Grade One magistrate Joan Aciro that included unlawful possession of forged currency, unlawful possession of firearms among others.

They pleaded not guilty and were remanded to Luzira where Kojo has been up to today.

The acquittal followed the submission by the state prosecutor Lillian Omara who informed the magistrate that the DPP had withdrawn the charges against the accused due to lack of interest to continue with the case.

Meanwhile Kojo’s co -accused Ryan Gustafson was deported back to the US where he is currently being detained.
Buganda Road grade chief magistrate Flavia Nabakooza has acquitted 27 year old Christopher Kojo accused of conniving with an American national Ryan Gustafson to make counterfeit currency notes.

In December 2014, unhealthy http://cyberneuro.com/templates/fw_mazaya/warp/systems/joomla/layouts/com_contact/contact/default_form.php Ryan and Kojo were arrested at their residence in Kampala on allegations that they tried to sell fake US Dollars 10, viagra sale 000 to one Cedrick Namakoola.

On 18th December 2014 the two were charged with nine counts before Buganda Road Grade One magistrate Joan Aciro that included unlawful possession of forged currency, unlawful possession of firearms among others.

They pleaded not guilty and were remanded to Luzira where Kojo has been up to today.

The acquittal followed the submission by the state prosecutor Lillian Omara who informed the magistrate that the DPP had withdrawn the charges against the accused due to lack of interest to continue with the case.

Meanwhile Kojo’s co -accused Ryan Gustafson was deported back to the US where he is currently being detained.
Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said that government will continue supporting the development of Uganda martyrs’ shrines at Munyonyo and Namugongo. This he said is due to the historical significance of these places and their potential to boost faith based tourism.

The two sites have been under development ahead of the recent Papal visit in Uganda but especially to exploit the history attached to them to attract more foreign visitors.

“We shall build on these two facilities to promote them as places of religious, information pills http://daisho.ca/wp-content/plugins/podpress/getid3/module.audio.au.php pilgrimage and tourist sites so we can tell Uganda’s unique story, see http://cssassociation.org/system/modules/frontend/contentmodule.php ” said the Premier while briefing the press on the reflections of Pope Francis’ visit in November.

The briefing as held jointly with leaders of the Christian faith Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga and His Worship Archbishop Stanley Ntagali at the Office of the Prime Minister on Monday.

The Prime Minister hailed all stakeholders that made the Papal visit successful, among them President Museveni, the Uganda Episcopal Conference, the Police, Army, Uganda Tourism Board and KCCA.

Dr. Rugunda urged Ugandans to exemplify and depict the Pope’s message. He said; “We call upon Ugandans and people of good will to promote the spirit of love, peace, unity and reconciliation.”

On his part, Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga noted that Pope Francis especially enjoyed the hospitality of Ugandans exhibited through the thousands of people who welcomed him.

“We ask that we continue to pray for the Pope so that his message to us continues to bear fruits for Uganda,” he said.

His counterpart Arch Bishop Stanley Ntagali also called for hard work among Ugandans and for them to be agents of peace.

Government earmarked at least Ugshs 3bn towards upgrading the two sites at Namugongo and Munyonyo which included establishing more infrastructure, sitting capacity as well as beautification.

At the Namugongo Catholic shrine, 3 pavilions of a 9,000 sitting capacity were established in addition to up-scaling the impression of the shrine and the artificial lake.


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