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Pastor kiwedde arrested.

Interpol Uganda working with its counterpart in Zimbabwe arrested and repatriated pastor willaiam muwanguzi who had escaped from prison in Masaka were he was sent on charges of impersonation In 2014 Pastor William Muwangunzi, tried twice to escape from prison, but later succeeded and went to Zimbabwe through Tanzania Speaking to kfm, Hassan Kasinje the director Interpol Uganda said that kiwedde has been leaving as a fugitive in Zimambwe, but through corroboration with their counterpart they have been able to arrest him. He explained Kiwedde is now in Uganda waiting charges of escaping from lawful custody.

Ministry of health refutes loss of lives claims

The ministry of health has refuted allegations that there is continued loss of lives of babies at Kawempe hospital following the closure of Makerere University. The media has been awash with claims that 15 babies die each day at kawempe hospital due to closure of Makerere University. Addressing the media this afternoon at the Uganda media canter the state minister in charge of health and general duties Sarah Opendi said the ministry has since rearranged the work force at the facility especially in critical areas. She explains that since the month of November started 31 new borns have died with the deaths associated to prematurity and lack of oxygen compared to the month of October were 56 babies died. She …

Police arrests two drug traffickers at Entebbe airport

Police has arrested two drug traffickers at Entebbe international airport both South African nationals. The two suspects are identified as Onyiya Golile Grace and Nkocosolwana Abagail. Onyiya Golile arrived at Entebbe on 16th November 2016 from Botswana aboard Ethiopian airlines and was arrested with 3786 grams of suspected cocaine worth an estimate amount of 259 million Uganda shillings. The second suspect Nkocosolwana Abagail arrived at Entebbe on 10th November 2016 from South Africa aboard South African airways and was arrested with 856 grams of suspected cocaine worth an estimated amount of 56 million Uganda shillings. The spokesperson Kampala metropolitan police Emiliano Kayima says they have sent samples to government analytical laboratories to confirm the field suspicion and once it’s done, …

Museveni pays Uganda Cranes outstanding arrears

President Museveni has honored is pledge of paying the outstanding arrears for all the Uganda Cranes’ players and officials who were part of the successful AFCON 2017 campaign. FUFA spokesman has confirmed the development Ahmed Hussein during the weekly press conference at Mengo in Kampala. Hussein says t the money  is  being wired directly to the players’  respective accounts submitted by the FUFA finance department. Head coach, Milutin Sredejovic has admitted having received his payment already.

UNRA ready for errant drivers.

The Uganda National roads authority enforcement team working under the operation Fika Salama has warned all drivers plying Masaka road to avoid reckless driving and contradicting traffic laws during this festive season. According to the Annual police statistics, road accidents tend to shot up during festive seasons. Now speaking to kfm, John Bosco Ssejemba the head of enforcement at UNRA said that the team in charge of this operation working with traffics police have been directed to enhance their operations to track all errant drivers. He however said that compliance levels are greatly rising because currently 30-40 cars are impounded for various offences on daily basis unlike in past when the numbers were alarming.