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Lawyer Recuses Self In Nine Chadema Officials’ Case.

Lawyer Recuses Self In Nine Chadema Officials’ Case.

The criminal trial of nine senior officials with Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema), including National Chairman Freeman Mbowe, on 11 seditious charges yesterday took a new turn when the defence lawyer, Advocate Jeremiah Ntobesya, recused himself from the case. Such a dramatic turn of events occurred few minutes after the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court [&hellip

Bobi Wine Freed By Army Court, Re-Arrested.

Bobi Wine Freed By Army Court, Re-Arrested.

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi ‘Bobi Wine’, was on Thursday morning set free after the Ugandan army court dropped all charges facing him. Immediately after being set free by the court, the musician was re-arrested by Police, the incident described by Ugandan media that Wine is set to be tried in a civilian court. The [&hellip

Uganda’s Bobi Wine back in army court.

Uganda’s Bobi Wine back in army court.

Ugandan independent MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi will Thursday appear before the General Court Martial on charges of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. The army on Wednesday evening flew the Kyadondo East MP, also known as Bobi Wine, back to the northern town of Gulu ahead of his hearing. “Yes, he has already arrived [&hellip

South Africa hits out at Trump’s ‘narrow and divisive’ tweets on land seizures.

South Africa hits out at Trump’s ‘narrow and divisive’ tweets on land seizures.

South Africa accused United States President Donald Trump of sowing division after he tweeted that the State Department would probe “land and farm seizures… and the large scale killing of farmers”. Trump’s tweet apparently followed a segment on conservative Fox News about Pretoria’s plan to change the constitution to speed up expropriation of land without [&hellip

Govt Intensifies Screening As Ebola Plagues Drc.

Govt Intensifies Screening As Ebola Plagues Drc.

The government has intensified screening of all travellers entering the country through several entry points, including borders and airports as the spread of Ebola disease continues haunting the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A total of 90 people in the DRC were until yesterday diagnosed with Ebola with 50 people pronounced dead since the [&hellip

Uganda: We Condemn Army Attack On Journalists.

Uganda: We Condemn Army Attack On Journalists.

The brutal beating of Reuter’s photojournalist James Akena by the army must be condemned. Also reported roughed up as they covered the Free Bobi Wine protests in Kampala on Monday were NTV journalists Ronald Galiwango and Juma Kirya, and Observer’s photojournalist Alfred Ochwo. The army’s act is horrendous and unacceptable. No one deserves the extreme, [&hellip

Reports of Bobi Wine’s injuries ‘fake news’ – Museveni.

Reports of Bobi Wine’s injuries ‘fake news’ – Museveni.

President Yoweri Museveni has stated that reports indicating that Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi is gravely ill are fake. The president said that legislator popularly known as Bobi Wine does not have any head injuries or bone fractures, according to a report given to him by the UPDF doctors who are treating him from Makindye [&hellip

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 55.

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 55.

The Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has now claimed 55 lives since the start of the month, according to authorities. The death toll comes as the country’s government announced free treatment against the disease for the next three months. The health ministry’s latest bulletin said that the number of deaths had increased following five [&hellip

4 Saudi soldiers killed by the Yemeni army in Asir.

4 Saudi soldiers killed by the Yemeni army in Asir.

According to a military source, Yemen army backed by Houthi forces carried out a successful attack in Asir province, killing four Saudi military forces. Yemen has frequently targeted Saudi sites in response to the Coalition’s merciless offensives since Saudi Arabia waged a military war against the impoverished country. The military attack has not only failed [&hellip

Saudi Arabia ‘arrests’ Makkah imam over talk on ‘evil-doers’.

Saudi Arabia ‘arrests’ Makkah imam over talk on ‘evil-doers’.

Sheikh Saleh Al-Talib, imam and preacher of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, was arrested yesterday according to the social media advocacy group Prisoners of Conscience. Activists said Al-Talib’s last lecture on “evil-doing” was the reason for his detention. The cleric’s last couple of tweets were on the topic of Hajj, with Al-Khaleej Online questioning whether [&hellip