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    M7 Should Explain Archbishop Kizito Lwanga’s “Abrupt” Death To The Public Court – Besigye…

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    Dr. Kizza Besigye (R) has insinuated that President Yoweri Museveni (L) should explain more of what he knows about Archbishop Kizito Lwanga's (inset) "abrupt" death

    Four time presidential candidate, Rtd. Col. Kizza Besigye has questioned the unanticipated death of the Archbishop of the Kampala dioscese, Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.

    Besigye has further tasked the president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to explain the Archbishop’s sudden death, insinuating that they have been colliding verbally for a long time now.

    In his opinion here below, Besigye accounts for the Archbishop’s last days on earth and his “conflicts” with president Museveni;

    OPINION: The Sudden And “Unexplained” Death Of Archbishop Kizito Lwanga – Spotlight Is On Mr Museveni And The NRM/M7 Junta – Dr Kizza Besigye

    During Easter holiday of 2018, Archbishop Lwanga made a startling revelation of how he was being spied on by government.

    He said an “anonymous caller” had informed him that he was plotting to overthrow the government. He was informed that his priests and nuns were recruited to spy on him and were paid a lot of money.

    Archbishop Lwanga had been a courageous and strong voice pointing out government excesses, like Human Rights abuses, land-grabbing, corruption etc.

    He had, since the fraudulent “election” of this year, raised his voice again to speak against the outrageous kidnappings and torture of Ugandans, in blatant violation of the law.

    He had, since the fraudulent “election” of this year, raised his voice again to speak against the outrageous kidnappings and torture of Ugandans, in blatant violation of the law.

    Mr Museveni and his NRM/M7 Junta came out publicly to blame their electoral defeat in Buganda on the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church was (again) warned to concentrate of church work or “if you want to join politics, put off the robes”!

    Towards end of March, a Ugandan tabloid, known for close links with Uganda’s Security Organisations, carried shouting headline stories about impending removal of the Archbishop and there were social media stories echoing the threats on the Archbishop’s life.

    Three years since the Easter holiday that he publicly talked about threats on his life, he once again raised his voice (on Good Friday) against Human Rights abuses and government excesses; carried the cross along the symbolic “way of the cross”; went home and never woke up.

    Understandably, the shocking news of his sudden death, was bound to stir up speculation of foul play.

    What would have helped reduce suspicion of foul play is a postmortem report that conclusively showed a “natural” cause of sudden death. This would be easily demonstrable; like a blood clot blocking blood supply to the heart, lungs or the brain; or, a ruptured blood vessel in brain.

    The day-long postmortem exam that was carried out didn’t show any such cause; it’s reported to be INCONCLUSIVE!

    At this point, those who have been threatening the Archbishop must be strongly considered as suspects.

    Regrettably, the Uganda Police doesn’t have the professional competence, institutional independence, or enjoy public trust and confidence  to conduct such an investigation.

    The only way that Mr Museveni and the NRM/M7 Junta can avoid to be immediately convicted by all of us (Uganda’s Public Court), is to urgently seek the help of internationally respected criminal investigation organisations to work with Uganda’s Catholic Church and try to get to the truth.

    Meantime, let me once again convey my deeply heartfelt condolences to the Catholic Church in Uganda and worldwide; the family and relatives of the Archbishop; to all Ugandans and to all people of good will.

    Archbishop Kizito Lwanga has been a rare mixture of courage, intelligence, wisdom, humility and a good-hearted man of God.

    May be, his passing during the most important time of the Christian calendar signifies the impact of his 43 years of committed service.

    He’ll be very greatly missed; especially, by the oppressed and downtrodden millions in our country. Sleep well.

    Dr. Kizza Besigye Kifefe, known as Colonel. Kizza Besigye, is a Ugandan physician, politician, and former military officer in the Uganda People’s Defence Forces.

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    Former Chief Justices Katureebe, Odoki Meet Dollo, Other Supreme Court Justices  Over Justice Kisakye’s Confiscated File…

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    Justice Kisakye's misunderstanding with the Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo came in light during Kyagulanyi's presidential petition withdrawal against Museveni's reelection

    Sources at the Kololo based Supreme Court have revealed  that two former Chief Justices have started mediating between eight Justices of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo and Justice Dr Esther Mayambala Kisakye.

    Our sources stated that last month, Justice Bart Magunda Katureebe, the immediate former Chief Justice separately met Chief Justice Dollo at his chambers at the Supreme Court and they held a secret meeting which took almost three hours. Our sources intimated to us that two weeks later, another former Chief Justice, Benjamin Odoki also met Justice Dollo, where after the two former Chief Justices met the eight Justices of the Supreme Court including Justice Robby Opio Aweri, Justice Mike Chibitta, Justice Stella Arach Amoko, Justice Faith Mwondah, Justice Ezekiel Muhanguzi, Justice Percy Night Tuhaise, Justice Paul Mugamba, and the issue at hand was the misunderstanding between them and fellow Justice Kisakye.

    It is not yet established whether the former Chief Justices also met Justice Kisakye. The misunderstanding came in light during the withdrawing of the presidential petition filed by National Unity Platform (NUP)’s former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine challenging president Yoweri Museveni’s victory.

    Justice Kisakye accused Justice Dollo of confiscating her file containing her dissenting judgement after refusing him to vet her ruling. Judiciary’s Senior Communications officer Ssalongo Solomon Muyita rubbished Kisakye’s accusation stating that the problem was with her because she refused other justices on the penal from going through her ruling as the practice is, and or requires.

    By Alirabaki Sengooba

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    NRM MPs Warned Over Sex And Booze At Kyankwanzi Retreat, Speakership Candidate Under Probe For Bribing MPS With Alcohol For Votes…

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    Some of the NRM cadres at the NRM Kyankwanzi retreat

    The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party leadership has warned the selected party members and the new elected Members of Parliament to avoid involving themselves in acts of indiscipline including having sex and getting drunk on alcohol during the ongoing party retreat at Kyankwanzi National training Institute.

    Speaking to the Grapevine, Emmanuel Lumala Dombo, the NRM’s Director for Communication and Public Relations revealed that they have already started investigating the indiscipline exhibited by their members during their trip to Kyankwanzi on Thursday evening where party members got drunk and started abusing each other on the bus. Dombo described the incident as “absurd” and revealed that investigations are on into the matter, warning that culprits will be punished.

    Sources in Kyankwanzi intimated to this website that there is a candidate vying for the office of the deputy speaker who bought expensive alcohol and wine, on it branded with her pictures asking them to vote for her.

    Dombo also said that all members who are going to attend the meeting will not be allowed to access their mobile phones until evening.

    He added that other members who are pregnant will not be allowed for exercising after classes and breast feeding mothers were not welcome because of the highly physical demands of the retreat.

    There have always been ugly reports from the previous retreats at Kyankwanzi where reports of alcoholism, explicit sex and NRM big wigs fighting for beds.

    By Alirabaki Sengooba

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    Rapper DMX, 50, Dies Of Heart Attack…

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    Rapper Earl "DMX" Simmons music inspired countless fans across the world,

    US rapper and actor DMX has died at the age of 50, five days after suffering a heart attack.

    The performer, real name Earl Simmons, had been placed on life support and died with his family by his side.

    In a statement, his family said he had been “a warrior who fought till the very end”.

    “Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever.”

    DMX, aka Dark Man X, was a leading hip-hop performer who collaborated with such artists as JAY-Z, Ja Rule and LL Cool J.

    He took his moniker from the name of a drum machine used in rap tracks.

    The chart-topping artist’s songs included Party Up (Up in Here) and X Gon’ Give It To Ya.

    He also acted on screen, appearing in such films as Cradle 2 the Grave, Romeo Must Die and Exit Wounds.

    Born in Mount Vernon, New York in 1970, DMX publicly battled substance abuse for years and spent several periods in rehab.

    A father of 15, he served jail sentences on charges including animal cruelty, reckless driving, drug possession and weapons possession.

    According to his family, DMX died on Friday at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York.

    “He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him,” their statement continued.

    “We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibly difficult time.

    “Please respect our privacy as we grieve the loss of our brother, father, uncle and the man the world knew as DMX.”

    Via BBC

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