𝟏𝟓𝐭𝐡 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
🇺🇬𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐇𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐬 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐌𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐠𝐨 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐫𝐨𝐰
📌The State House Presidential Taskforce on Land matters has kicked off investigations into a land row between a one Samil Mutagumya, a resident of Kawempe Division and city businessman, Morgan Isingoma.
The one acre land in question is situated along Binaisa II Road, between Pastor Kakande’s church and Mulago hospital.
According to the complainant Mutagumya, he is the rightful owner of the land which he says he bought in 1985 from Ms. Nambi Sarah and her husband, the late Joseph Nsanziro, a resident of Nyimbwa, Bombo in Wakiso district.
📌Mutagumya said he was shocked when armed people, who claimed to be working for KCCA, invaded and dismantled the property of his tenants, ordering them to vacate the site with immediate effect yesterday morning. According to witnesses, the men started destroying the property at 2am and at dawn, they were joined by Isingoma, who claimed to have inherited the land from Ms. Sarah Nambi, after he acquired powers of attorney on the land.The upheaval attracted the attention of the anti-riot police who went there to restore calm.
🇺🇬𝐈𝐬𝐫𝐚𝐞𝐥𝐢 𝐝𝐨𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝟏𝟐–𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫–𝐨𝐥𝐝 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐧𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐠𝐢𝐫𝐥 𝐢𝐧 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚
📌The life of a 12-year-old Ugandan girl who suffered a gynecological injury after giving birth and losing her fetus was saved by Dr. Devora Heyman, an Israeli doctor from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot.
Dr. Devora Heyman started a volunteer organization that helps young women and girls in Uganda. She visits once or twice a year.
🇺🇬𝟒 𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐦 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐚𝐦𝐮𝐥𝐢 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐭
📌The deputy Police spokesperson Claire Nabakka said that 4 people have been caught and taken to court for interfering with electrical installation in Busoga north. In an operation in Kamuli, the police focused on several scrap stores where suspected stolen items were recovered. 4 suspects have been charged and taken before court. Suspects charged are Namugolo Fastina,Mubiru Jasfery,Bushimala Harriet and Waiswa Abo.
🇺🇬𝐆𝐠𝐨𝐨𝐛𝐢 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐬𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐨𝐧 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐮𝐦 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦 𝐜𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐞 𝐬𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫
📌The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Finance, Ramadhan Ggoobi, has expressed determination to advance the conversation on transforming the coffee sector with the aim of capturing the value and increasing the productivity of coffee in the country.
📌Ggoobi made the remarks following his visit to Coffee City in Ntinda over the weekend to appreciate the work of Nelson Tugume, who has promoted Uganda’s coffee production (innovations), value addition, marketing and consumption internationally. Tugume is the chief executive officer of Inspire Africa.
His visit to Coffee City was aimed at getting firsthand information from private sector players who are making a contribution to the development of the coffee sector.
🇺🇬𝐒𝐈𝐑𝐎𝐍𝐊𝐎 𝐃𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐑𝐈𝐂𝐓: 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐚 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐟 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝟑 𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐲𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝟑𝟎 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐤𝐞𝐧 𝐚𝐭𝐁𝐮𝐤𝐢𝐰𝐮𝐧𝐠𝐮𝐥𝐨 𝐔𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐂𝐞𝐥𝐥
📌Residents destroyed the home of one Kennedy who stole 3 turkeys and 30 chicken. According to the local leaders, residents also cut down all the plantations of Kennedy and the wife when the couple was found with stolen birds allegeded to be for Francis of Mission cell in Buwetye ward.
🇺🇬 𝐊𝐈𝐒𝐎𝐑𝐎 :𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐜𝐮𝐞𝐬 𝟑𝟒 𝐑𝐞𝐟𝐮𝐠𝐞𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞 𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐩 𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐢
📌Police has rescued 34 refugees in Kisoro District who were about to be moved to Masindi District for cheap labour on local farms . They had camped in Kisoro, Bunagana boarder after fleeing from the M23 attacks in Democratic Republic of Congo. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said that they are still investigating the incident.
🌏𝐄𝐆𝐘𝐏𝐓: 𝐄𝐠𝐲𝐩𝐭 𝐓𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐩𝐬 𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐝𝐫𝐚𝐰 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐔𝐍 𝐏𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐤𝐞𝐞𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐚𝐥𝐢
📌Egypt has said that it will temporarily suspend its participation in the United Nations( UN) peace keeping force in Mali starting today over concerns about the security of it’s troops . The move follows the killing of seven Egyptian troops serving under the UN mission in Mali in attacks since January . The decision also comes as activists backing Mali’s military led government continue to demand the team’s expulsion over its perceived failure to protect civilians from attacks .
🌍𝐄𝐆𝐘𝐏𝐓: 𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐞 𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝟒𝟏 𝐢𝐧 𝐂𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐨 𝐂𝐨𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐜𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐜𝐡
📌More than 40 people were killed when a fire ripped through Abu Sifin church, a Coptic Christian church in a working-class district of Greater Cairo during mass on Sunday. The blaze was blamed on an electrical fault.
📌Witnesses described panicked scenes as people rushed into the multi-storey house of worship to rescue those trapped but were soon overwhelmed by the heat and deadly smoke.
🌏 𝐀𝐅𝐆𝐇𝐀𝐍𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐍: 𝐓𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐛𝐚𝐧 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐤 𝟏 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐓𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐥 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐲
📌The Taliban marked the first anniversary of their return to power in Afghanistan with a national holiday today. Exactly a year ago, the Taliban captured Kabul after their nationwide lightning offensive against government forces ended 20 years of US-led military intervention.
📌White and black Taliban flags that read “By the grace of God we defeated America“ have been been raised.
🌏 𝐑𝐔𝐒𝐒𝐈𝐀: 𝐌𝐨𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐰 𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐛𝐞 𝐑𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐬
📌The Moscow exchange will be partially reopened to foreigners from today after a nearly six months suspension during the Ukraine war . Russia says only investors from countries that are not hostile will be allowed to trade bonds.