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Full story: Top reason why Katikkiro Mayiga is fought by an invisible hand

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By Whisper Eye investigative bureau.

Why Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga is fought. Whisper Eye News

Since the beginning of this year 2021, a section of social media bloggers enhanced their attacks to Buganda premier (Katikkiro) Charles Peter Mayiga.

This section started attacking Katikkiro Mayiga in December 2020, put due to the political situation, their attacks were given little attention.

US slap tough sanctions against Ugandan officials over 2021 poll violence

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The US government has today slapped sanctions against some Ugandan officials responsible for undermining the democratic process in Uganda and massive human rights violations during the 2021 elections.

The sanctions released in a detailed statement by the US government secretary of state Antony John Blinken as below

Two NUP Leaders Charged with Inciting Violence

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The Police have preferred charges of inciting violence against two leaders of the National Unity Platform who were arrested leading a procession to parliament demanding to meet the speaker, Rebecca Kadaga.

On Thursday, about 50 women including mothers and relatives of NUP suspects who were arrested in Kalangala district in January this year and remanded to Kitalya prisons converged at the NUP headquarters in Kamwokya where they first addressed journalists before marching to parliament.  They explained that the continued incarceration of their husbands has taken a huge toll on their families and the education of their children.

Breaking News: “Kabaka Mutebi Suffering From Allergies” Says Katikkiro

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The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II wasn’t poisoned but rather got an allergic reaction from wearing masks and face shields, Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga has said.

Speaking for the first time after a seemingly frail Kabaka appeared in public early this week, to celebrate his 66th birthday, Mayiga admitted that in the last few days, the Kabaka has been having health challenges which he said are being managed by his doctors.

Theatre Building Lies Idle for Lack of Equipmen

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 A theatre project at Bulucheke health center III in Bududa district said to have cost over 200 million shillings has lain idle for 2 years due to lack of equipment.

The theater which was constructed in 2019 has been lying idle due to lack of funds to buy apparatus to be used in running activities such as operations.

It is estimated that over 500 million shillings is needed to buy the equipment to be used. The basic equipment needed includes Caeserian operation set, Anasthetic machine, and operating table. Others are spongy forceps, kidney dishes, gallipot among others.

Chief Justice, MPs Plot to Make Ugandans Feel the Judiciary

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The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and other top leaders in the Judiciary on Thursday met with a team of Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee and discussed on how to further strengthen the Judiciary so as to have justice dispensation felt by every citizen.

  This has been revealed by the Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo and the head of the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee Jacob Oboth-Oboth while briefing the media after a four hour closed door meeting held at the Judiciary Headquarters in Kampala.

Fear as Deputy IGP Prepares to Release Names of Corrupt Police Officers

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There is increasing fear among the Police force as the deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj. Gen Paul Lokech prepares to release a list of corrupt police officers soon.

Maj. Gen Lokech announced a fortnight ago, that over 100 police personnel were to be dismissed from the police force after repeatedly being involved in corruption incidents.

The deputy police chief in February, according to security officers at Naguru police headquarters, tasked acting commissioner police Professional Standards Unit, Sarah Kibwika, to list all police officers who have severally been implicated in numerous corruption scandals.

Study Finds Risk of Rare Blood Clotting Higher in COVID-19 Patients than Vaccines

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Researchers at the University of Oxford have reported that the risk of the rare blood clotting known as cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) following COVID-19 infection is around 100 times greater than normal, several times higher than it is after vaccination or following influenza.

The study authors led by Professor Paul Harrison and Dr Maxime Taquet from Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry counted the number of CVT cases diagnosed in the two weeks following diagnosis of COVID-19, or after the first dose of a vaccine. They then compared these to calculated incidences of CVT following influenza, and the background level in the general population.

Gov’t not aware of 365 missing Bobi Wine’s supporters on NUP’s list

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The Minister of Internal Affairs Jeje Odongo has said that Government does not know the whereabouts of the 365 people of the 423 presented as missing by the National Unity Platform (NUP).

Odongo was yesterday presenting to Parliament a statement on missing persons where he noted that out of the list of 423 people presented by NUP, they only know 58 of these who have been verified.

Seeta high school missing student found

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Akandida Joshua a senior six student at Seeta High School who had gone missing days before sitting for the Uganda Advanced Certificate Examinations (UACE) exams. has been found.

Akandinda was returning to school from home on April 6th 2021 but never made it to school. Relatives say he has been found

Kampala District Land Board Appointments Stir Chaos in Council

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There was drama at the Kampala City Hall this afternoon after councillors disagreed on whether or not to discuss the appointment of Nasser Basajjabalaba and Moses Kamoga, to the District Land Board. 

The appointment of the two officials was deferred by the Minister for Kampala on account that they were being investigated for their involvement in fraudulent land transactions. The minister in a letter dated November 26, 2020, said that the two had been implicated together with the former Land Board Chairman Yusuf Nsibambi, a basis of which the President had called for an investigation before they take up any roles.

Nsambya Estates Road to be Renamed After Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga

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Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA council has resolved to rename Nsambya Estates Road after the late Archbishop of Kampala Diocese Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.

Lwanga died in his room at Rubaga, in the precincts of the Cathedral on April 6.  The medical team that carried out the post-mortem stated that he died of Ischemic heart disease after a blood vessel leading to his heart failed to transmit blood due to a clot that has occurred.

Brokers Hijack NIRA Processes, Making Millions in Bribes

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The services of the National Identification Registration Authority-NIRA have been hijacked by brokers who are now making millions off Shillings from unsuspecting Ugandans.

Although the process of registering for a national ID is supposed to be simple and straight forward, several Ugandans try to avoid the processes and opt for the services of brokers who offer to get all the papers signed and filed by NIRA staff and set an appointment for recording biodata. Each applicant who seeks the service of a broker pays not less than 50,000 Shillings.