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Court Releases Rwandan Arrested At CMI Gate Over Spying Allegations

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Nakawa magistrate Shiella Fiona Angura  has released a Rwandan National who was arrested at the main gate of the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) Offices in Bugolobi, Kampala.   Moses Ishimwe Rutare (33) was charged last week in the same court with counts of illegal entry and stay in Uganda and remanded to Luzira prison. However, on Monday, the magistrate allowed his application to be released on bail and he was told to pay shs2m cash. Among Rutare’s sureties included Eunice Esule his girlfriend who was tasked to sign shs10m not cash.

Prosecution led by Feni Justine alleges that Rutare, a resident of zone 6 Nadiope Road in Mbuya Division at unknown date in 2018, and through unknown border post unlawfully entered Uganda without any entry permit certificate of a permanent residence or pass issued under the Uganda Citizenship and immigration Act. It further alleges that on 22rd December 2018 at Luthuli Avenue Bugolobi Kampala, Rutare stayed in Uganda without a certificate of permanent Residence or a pass issued under the Uganda citizenship immigration Act.

Daniel Walyemera, the lawyer representing Rutare told this website that his client was arrested by men dressed in plain cloths around Bugolobi near one of the CMI offices claiming that he was spying on Uganda for Rwanda. Rutare’s girlfriend maintains that his boyfriend was arrested by CMI operatives who mistook him as for a spy. She said her boyfriend was from a fellowship meeting and when he was arrested, he disappeared for a period of time. She refuted state claims that  Rutare entered Uganda illegally. She said that Rutare was born of Nsambya Hospital in Kampala and he has relatives in Uganda and Rwanda.

 

By Jamil Lutakome

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Fire Guts Ntare School Headteacher’s House, Destroys Car…

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Mr. Jimmy Turyagyenda and the car which was burnt

Mbarara police is investigating the cause of fire that gutted the house of the Ntare School headteacher, Mr Jimmy Turyagyenda, destroying his car.

There was a fire outbreak in the school at the headmaster’s residence.

Rwizi region police spokesperson Samson Kasasira said that the head teacher’s vehicle, a Toyota corolla, which was in the garage that is connected to main house and other household property was destroyed in the fire which started at around 2pm on Saturday, May 23.

The Mbarara fire team put out the fire that had gutted the garage that is connected to main house.

Cause of the fire is suspected electric short circuiting from the car battery.

Mr. Kasasira said police preliminary findings indicate that the fire could have started from electric short circuit in the garage connected to the kitchen.

Mr. Turyagyenda’s story

 

By Sandra Mukisa

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Museveni Commissions Wargame Centre At Kimaka…

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President Museveni has commissioned a wargame centre at the Uganda Senior Command and Staff College in Kimaka, Jinja District.
Speaking at the occasion, the President thanked the army, the training teams and the Indian Association of Uganda who mobilised to build the center, saying it will definitely contribute to the quality of training.
‘This centre is also a great gesture of the wider cooperation and support we enjoy with the government and the people of India’’
The President hailed the relationship between the UPDF and the Indian army which he said has a lot of knowledge, experience and heroism.
“Our relationship with India has existed for centuries. We were colonised together by a small group of people who came from Europe, but when we all woke up, and the small groups ran away.
During that time, we fought together first against the Japanese in Burma. The heroic Indians are the ones who stopped the westward expansion of Japan at the famous battle of Kohima.


Mahatma Ghandi struggled with our elders against colonialism, Jawaharlal Nehru too struggled with our elders against colonialism and now we are working with Prime Minister Narendera Modi. I salute the Indian political class for choosing to always work with us.
The epitome of India’s importance to Uganda is engraved in the fact that Mahatma Ghandi’s ashes were immersed in Jinja.
President Museveni commended the the Indian Community in Uganda, for its contribution to building Uganda through business and investment.
The Uganda Senior Command and staff college is a training facility for senior commanders in the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF), including the army, air force and Special Forces

WHAT ARE WAR GAMES?
War games also known as military simulations are simulations in which theories of warfare can be tested and refined without the need for actual hostilities. Military simulations are seen as a useful way to develop tactical, strategical and doctrinal solutions.
Simulations exist in many different forms, with varying degrees of realism. In recent times, the scope of simulations has widened to include not only military but also political and social factors, which are seen as inextricably entwined in a realistic warfare model.

 

From: PPU

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VIDEO: Gov’t Should Pay All Teachers’ Salaries, Schools Bills And Give All Schools Food Relief If They Are To Re-open Them – Musician Jose Chameleone…

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Musician Jose Chameleone (Courtesy Photo)

Musician Joseph Mayanja alias Jose Chameleone has advised government to pay salaries for all teachers including those in private schools and schools bills if they are to reopen them.

In a five minute video on his social me page, the Lord Mayor aspirant warned that it would be suicidal to send kids back to school without a proper plan because currently, every parent is struggling financially.

“On Monday 18th May, when the President made his speech on easing the lockdown, I felt that many issues were not addressed well. I have picked only three – Schools, Public transport and small businesses – for today, to respond. I have made mention of their status and presented a number of Proposals for us and the state to consider,” he said.

Here is his video:

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