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PM Dr Rugunda(R) greets DFID Head of office, Graymore as British High Commissioner,Blackburne (2nd L) and DFID Director General,Hutcheon looks on at OPM on Thursday( Photo by PMPU)

Dozens of angry journalists today stormed out of a conference called by the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura.

The furious reporters walked out in protest after waiting for hours for the IGP to no avail.

Gen Kayihura called for the meeting today at 2 pm, advice cheapest http://cebudoctorsuniversity.edu/events/international-clinician-award.php at the Police Headquarters in Naguru where he was expected to among other address of the question of police brutality unto journalists.

The reporters who at one days ago proposed a “black out” on all police functions waited eagerly to hear the IGP’s say on his officer Jorum Mwesigye, stuff medications http://cccnt.com.au/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/tribe/settings.php who brutally hit a television journalist in an operation on Monday.

WBS TV’s Andrew Lwanga is currently hospitalized at Nsambya hospital.

The meeting was later postponed by two hours, link unhealthy but at 4:30 there was no sign of the IGP. Silent mumblings in the room then escalated to loud and furious banter as reporters questioned the Force’s commitment to their cause.

At 5 pm the journalists stormed out of the boardroom and assembled outside the police headquarters, where President of the Human Rights Network for Journalists Uganda [HRNJ] Robert Sempala addressed them on the next move.

Our reporter Nixon Segawa tells us the journalists also refused to be addressed by Police Spokesmen Fred Enanga.

ChimpReports was yet to establish why the IGP Kayihura was unable to meet the reporters, for such a critical cause.

Meanwhile HRJU President Sempala asked all media houses to equally isolate the police force, by denying them coverage.

He also revealed that next; the association would seek redress from the Minister of Internal affairs Hon Gen Aronda Nyakairima.

“But if he [Aronda] also proves of no help, then we shall seek the audience of President Museveni himself.” He noted

Earlier today, the man in question DPC Jorum Mwesigye was charged at Buganda road court for assaulting Lwanga and damaging his gadget. He was granted a 850,000 cash bail by Magistrate Sanyu Mukasa.

 

 
Dozens of angry journalists today stormed out of a conference called by the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura.

The furious reporters walked out in protest after waiting for hours for the IGP to no avail.

Gen Kayihura called for the meeting today at 2 pm, more about http://charadas.org/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/sso.php at the Police Headquarters in Naguru where he was expected to among other address of the question of police brutality unto journalists.

The reporters who at one point envisaged a “black out” on police functions waited eagerly to hear the IGP’s say on his officer Jorum Mwesigye, http://channelingerik.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/settings.php who brutally hit a television journalist in an operation on Monday.

WBS TV’s Andrew Lwanga is currently hospitalized at Nsambya hospital.

The said meeting was later postponed by two hours, http://clasharama.com/wp-includes/class-wp-http-requests-hooks.php but at 4:30 there was no sign of the IGP. Silent mumblings in the room in the room then grew into loud and furious banter as reporters questioned the Force’s commitment to their cause.

At 5 pm the journalists stormed out of the boardroom and assembled outside the police headquarters, where President of the Human Rights Network for Journalists Uganda [HRNJ] Robert Sempala addressed them on the next move.

Our reporter Nixon Segawa tells us the journalists also refused to be addressed by Police Spokesmen Fred Enanga.

ChimpReports was yet to establish why the IGP Kayihura was unable to meet the reporters, for such a critical cause.

Meanwhile HRJU Presien Sempala asked all media houses to equally isolate the police force, by denying them coverage.

He also revealed that next; the association would seek redress from the Minister of Internal affairs Hon Gen Aronda Nyakairima.

“But if he [Aronda] also proves of no help, then we shall seek the audience of President Museveni himself.” He noted

Earlier today, the man in question DPC Jorum Mwesigye was charged at Buganda road court for assaulting Lwanga and damaging his gadget. He was granted a 850,000 cash bail by Magistrate Sanyu Mukasa.

 

 
Dozens of angry journalists today stormed out of a conference called by the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura.

The furious reporters walked out in protest after waiting for hours for the IGP to no avail.

Gen Kayihura called for the meeting today at 2 pm, more about http://celiac-disease.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/3rd-party/bbpress.php at the Police Headquarters in Naguru where he was expected to among other address of the question of police brutality unto journalists.

The reporters who at one days ago proposed a “black out” on all police functions waited eagerly to hear the IGP’s say on his officer Jorum Mwesigye, check who brutally hit a television journalist in an operation on Monday.

WBS TV’s Andrew Lwanga is currently hospitalized at Nsambya hospital.

The meeting was later postponed by two hours, but at 4:30 there was no sign of the IGP. Silent mumblings in the room then escalated to loud and furious banter as reporters questioned the Force’s commitment to their cause.

At 5 pm the journalists stormed out of the boardroom and assembled outside the police headquarters, where President of the Human Rights Network for Journalists Uganda [HRNJ] Robert Sempala addressed them on the next move.

Our reporter Nixon Segawa tells us the journalists also refused to be addressed by Police Spokesmen Fred Enanga.

ChimpReports was yet to establish why the IGP Kayihura was unable to meet the reporters, for such a critical cause.

Meanwhile HRJU President Sempala asked all media houses to equally isolate the police force, by denying them coverage.

He also revealed that next; the association would seek redress from the Minister of Internal affairs Hon Gen Aronda Nyakairima.

“But if he [Aronda] also proves of no help, then we shall seek the audience of President Museveni himself.” He noted

Earlier today, the man in question DPC Jorum Mwesigye was charged at Buganda road court for assaulting Lwanga and damaging his gadget. He was granted a 850,000 cash bail by Magistrate Sanyu Mukasa.

 

 
Buganda Road Court Magistrate Ssanyu Mukasa has charged former Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye of assault and two other counts of malicious damage of 2 video cameras and a trouser belonging to journalists.

Prosecution alleges that on January 12, health http://cayein.com/wp-admin/includes/meta-boxes.php 2015 at Florina Bar and Restaurant   along Namirembe Road in Kampala,  38year old Mwesigye assaulted  a WBS journalist Andrew Lwanga causing actual bodily harm .

Prosecution further alleges that Mwesigye willfully and unlawfully caused malicious damage while at Florina Bar and Restaurant spoiling 2 video cameras a Sony PD170  belonging to Andrew Lwanga and a Panasonic camera belonging to Joseph Ssetimba plus a trouser belonging to the latter.

DPC Mwesigye was earlier charged with assault and vandalism

DPC Mwesigye entering cells before being released

Dressed in a checkered shirt, blue trouser and sandals the police officer denied all charges.

Meanwhile Buganda Road court granted Mwesigye bail after his lawyers led by Spencer George told court that the accused had a right to bail adding that he doesn’t have any criminal record before presenting 5 sureties.

However the state asked court not to grant the police officer bail stressing that this would lead to a public outcry adding that investigations into the matter have been concluded and thus granting him bail was of no essence.

“We ask that if bail is granted, there should be stringent measures put onto him so as he doesn’t jump it, ”said the prosecutor.

The Magistrate however granted the accused a cash bail of shs850000 and a non cash bond of Shs2m for each of the five sureties.

The case has been adjourned to tomorrow January 16, 2015 for hearing. While covering a procession by the youth under the National Association of the Unemployed who were on route to the office of the police Chief Gen.Kale Kayihura in a bid to inform him of their intended activities throughout the country, Mwesigye unleashed terror on journalists and in the scuffle, WBS cameraman Andrew Lwanga was badly beaten to near death while others nursed wounds.
Buganda Road Court Magistrate Ssanyu Mukasa has charged former Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye of assault and two other counts of malicious damage of 2 video cameras and a trouser belonging to journalists.

Prosecution alleges that on January 12, thumb http://coventryrugby.co.uk/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/admin/includes/help-tabs.php 2015 at Florina Bar and Restaurant   along Namirembe Road in Kampala, viagra sale http://debbieschlussel.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/plugins/domain-mapping.php   38year old Mwesigye assaulted  a WBS journalist Andrew Lwanga causing actual bodily harm .

Prosecution further alleges that Mwesigye willfully and unlawfully caused malicious damage while at Florina Bar and Restaurant spoiling 2 video cameras a Sony PD170  belonging to Andrew Lwanga and a Panasonic camera belonging to Joseph Ssetimba plus a trouser belonging to the latter.

DPC Mwesigye was earlier charged with assault and vandalism

DPC Mwesigye entering cells before being released on bail.

Dressed in a checkered shirt, blue trouser and sandals the police officer denied all charges.

Meanwhile Buganda Road court granted Mwesigye bail after his lawyers led by Spencer George told court that the accused had a right to bail adding that he doesn’t have any criminal record before presenting 5 sureties.

However the state asked court not to grant the police officer bail stressing that this would lead to a public outcry adding that investigations into the matter have been concluded and thus granting him bail was of no essence.

“We ask that if bail is granted, there should be stringent measures put onto him so as he doesn’t jump it, ”said the prosecutor.

The Magistrate however granted the accused a cash bail of shs850000 and a non cash bond of Shs2m for each of the five sureties.

The case has been adjourned to tomorrow January 16, 2015 for hearing. While covering a procession by the youth under the National Association of the Unemployed who were on route to the office of the police Chief Gen.Kale Kayihura in a bid to inform him of their intended activities throughout the country, Mwesigye unleashed terror on journalists and in the scuffle, WBS cameraman Andrew Lwanga was badly beaten to near death while others nursed wounds.
Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has assured the visiting Director General of Country Programmes at the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), abortion http://claude-nicaud.com/new/wp-content/plugins/photo-gallery/addons/addons.php Joy Hutcheon that Government is willing to boost its investment in the social protection system.

Rugunda said Government was focused on sustaining and expanding the social protection programme to cover the whole country based on the availability of local and international resources.

Government is currently implementing the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) programme in 15 pilot districts.

“We have no choice, link http://centrodelasartesslp.gob.mx/home/wp-includes/media-template.php government must sustain this programme as a response to the high demand from the public, no rx ” the Premier said.

He made the remarks while receiving the DFID official at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kampala on Thursday.

He said: “Originally, the elderly were looked after by children and relatives but modernisation is attacking this system, hence the need for social protection.”

The Premier noted that the SAGE had revitalised the elderly generation who had lost confidence about their role in society.

He said the country was in the process of developing a social protection policy to promote the expansion of the system and also guide investment in the sub-sector.

Rugunda applauded the cordial relationship between the United Kingdom and Uganda, expressing gratitude to the DFID for supporting the social protection programme.

Hutcheon, who was accompanied by the British High Commissioner in Uganda, Alison Blackburne and the DFID Country Head of Office, Daniel Graymore, also discussed with the Premier ways of improving the quality of education and progress made in combating corruption in the Country.

Hutcheon thanked Cabinet for approving the Leadership Code Amendment Bill, 2014 and also asked Government to support its speedy passage by Parliament.

She said the law would support the 5-year £30 million (Shs 130bn) DFID funded Strengthening Uganda’s Anti-corruption and Accountability Regime (SUGAR) to achieve its objectives.

She urged the Office of the Prime Minister to coordinate the anti-corruption agencies with a view of signing a memorandum of understanding to improve their coordination in the execution of their mandates.

The Premier and his guests also discussed the Government position on signing up to the extractive industries transparency initiative following the passing of the Public Finance Bill into law.

Rugunda said Government was committed to implementing the extractive industries transparency initiative to enhance transparency in the management of revenues from natural resources.

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