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    YOU REAP WHAT YOU SOW: You Tortured Me, Called Me A Thief And Lied About Me: Kirumira Celebrates Mwesigwa’s Downfall



    Frank Mwesigwa the former Kampala Metropolitan Area Police Commander. Inset is Muhammad Kirumira


    Former Buyende District Police Commander (DPC) Muhammad Kirumira alias ‘Mwoyo gwa Gwanga’ is celebrating the downfall of former Kampala Metropolitan Area Police Commander, Frank Mwesigwa.

    Kirumira posted a picture with his family celebrating (Mwesigwa’s downfall) and thanked the president and the new Inspector General of Police for cleaning up the police force and putting Mwesigwa in his right place. Below is Kirumira’s post:

    Kirumira celebrating with his family

    We are happy as a family that some policemen both high and low, who were behind the framing of cases against me have also been reshuffled from their comfort zones.

    The head of the group was CP Mwesigwa Frank former Metropolitan Police Commander, who stood up in State house in May 2017,during a security meeting while His Excellency The President of Uganda, was inquiring about my whereabouts and he said I deserved to be Buyende, (using it as an abuse),he said I was a thief, etc and he championed the court proceedings to justify his lie, via convincing the Former head of police to use that court to dismiss me in order to fulfill his motives.

    He had developed bad feelings against me and he worked in a project of discrediting my work thru various circles.

    He assigned a certain journalist from a local diary to make several bad stories against me even while I was in Buyende.

    Until when I answered them back.

    Hope they heard me my roar too.

    He was simply worried of working with me, but I assure him plus all his associates both in open and secret that all of them will be reshuffled and I assure them further that I will not rejoin their institution .

    Let them keep being disturbed as they figure out how wat to do.

    I thank God, His Excellency the President and the new police bosses.

    Continue cleaning pakalast. For me I’m here eating Rolex.



    On April 14, the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola made new changes in the force which saw over 130 police officers affected. The major ones included:

    Frank Mwesigwa the Kampala Metropolitan Area Police Commander was sent to head Tourism police and replaced by Commissioner of Police, Moses Kafeero, who was the commandant of the Senior Staff College Bwebajja in Wakiso district.

    The changes also saw Commissioner of Police Fred Enanga sent to the Criminal Investigations Directorate headquarters in Kibuli as the personnel in charge of administration and training.

    Polly Namaye was deployed as the head of information and publications in the police force, a department which is in charge of printing police calendars, booklets and other materials which bear messages by police including programs for police functions.

    Former Flying Squad Commissioner of Police, Herman Owomugisha was transferred to the Very Important Persons Protection Unit(VIPPU) as the commandant whereas Moses Otala is his deputy.

    Assistant Commissioner of Police Sam Omala was returned to the Field Force Unit from the welfare and production department.



    Angels Of Death Strike, Take Two Of Uganda’s VIPs In 2023 Opener



    Two of Uganda’s Very Important Persons have Monday died.

    National Unity Platform’s parliamentary flag bearer in the last year’s Omoro County by-elections, Simon Toolit Aketcha is dead.

    Toolit, died on Monday morning.

    The news of his death was confirmed by Omoro county MP Andrew Ojok Oulanyah.

    “It is a dark day in Omoro! We have lost one of our gallant sons and former MP, Hon. Simon Toolit Akecha! Hon. Toolit was the MP for Omoro County between 2006 & 2011 and was a candidate in recent by-elections. May his soul rest in eternal peace!” OJok tweeted.

    Toolit put up stiff political resistance against the late Jacob Oulanyah before also competing against his son Andrew Ojok Oulanyah.

    Toolit will be remembered as a candidate to have competed against the Oulanyah’s while holding the flag for two different parties for under ten years.

    In 2016, Toolit, then a candidate of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) contested against NRM’s Jacob Oulanyah and polled 6,823 votes against the latter’s 8,218 votes.

    In the same manner, Uganda’s high commissioner to Kenya and Seychelles, Dr Hassan Galiwango, has died.

    Galiwango died Monday morning at Nairobi Hospital where he had been admitted.

    The late was the husband to Mbale City Woman Member of Parliament, Connie Nakayeze Galiwango.

    President Museveni appointed Galiwango as the high commissioner to Kenya in October 2020.

    Galiwango was also the former long serving director of finance and administration at the NRM secretariat at the time of his ambassadorial appointment. Ms Medina Naham, the NRM party chairperson of Koboko District, replaced him at the secretariat.

    The cause of his death is yet to be communicated by the government.

    Last year, Bank of Uganda governor prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah and Gen. Elly Tumwine among other VIPs died.



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    Five Dead As Bomb Goes Off In Church Near DRC, Uganda Border 



    A bomb killed at least five people on Sunday after detonating in a church in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the army said.

    Details of the attack remain hazy, but military spokesman Antony Mualushayi said the “terrorist act” happened in a Pentecostal church in North Kivu province’s Kasindi, a town on the border with Uganda.

    Mualushayi later told reporters that at least five bodies had been taken to the morgue following the blast, in what he called a provisional death toll.

    Joel Kitausa, a local civil society figure, put the death toll at eight and said 27 other people had been wounded.

    AFP was unable to independently confirm the toll.

    It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack. Mualushayi said that one suspect — a Kenyan — had been arrested.

    The DRC’s communications ministry said on social media that the attack was apparently carried out by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) group.

    The ADF — which the Islamic State group claims as its affiliate in Central Africa — is active in the Kasindi area.

    It has been accused of slaughtering thousands of Congolese civilians and carrying out bomb attacks in Uganda.

    The ADF has planted bombs in towns in North Kivu in the past.

    Since 2021 a joint Congolese-Ugandan military operation has been targeting the ADF in North Kivu and neighbouring Ituri province.

    Over 120 armed groups roam mineral-rich eastern DRC, many of which are the legacy of regional wars that flared at the turn of the 21st century.

    Source: AFP


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    Nepal Crash: Dozens Killed As Plane Crashes Near Pokhara Airport



    Dozens of people have been killed after a plane with 72 people on board crashed near an airport in central Nepal.

    The Yeti Airlines flight from Kathmandu to the tourist town of Pokhara crashed on landing before catching fire.

    Videos posted on social media show an aircraft flying low over a populated area before banking sharply.

    At least 68 people are confirmed to have died, officials said. Several critically injured survivors were taken to hospital, unconfirmed reports said.

    Local resident Deeveta Kal told the BBC how she rushed to the crash site after seeing the aircraft plunge from the sky shortly after 11:00am local time (05:15 GMT).

    “By the time I was there the crash site was already crowded. There was huge smoke coming from the flames of the plane. And then helicopters came over in no time,” she said.

    “The pilot tried his best to not hit civilisation or any home,” Deevta Kal added. “There was a small space right beside the Seti River and the flight hit the ground in that small space.”

    The flight set out with 68 passengers on board, including at least 15 foreign nationals, and four crew members.

    According to flight tracking website Flightradar24, the 15-year-old twin-engine ATR 72 stopped transmitting position data at 05:05 GMT and the last signal from the aircraft was received at 05:12.

    Hundreds of Nepalese soldiers were involved in the operation at the crash site in the gorge of the Seti, just one and a half kilometres from the airport.

    The search operation has been suspended for the day, officials say.

    Video taken where the plane came down showed thick billowing black smoke and burning debris.

    “We expect to recover more bodies,” an army spokesman told Reuters, saying the plane “has broken into pieces”.

    Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal called an emergency meeting of his cabinet and urged state agencies to work on rescue operations. A panel to investigate the cause of the crash has been set up.

    Of the passengers, 53 are said to be Nepalese. There were five Indian, four Russians and two Koreans on the plane. There was also one passenger each from Ireland, Australia, Argentina and France among others.

    Aviation accidents are not uncommon in Nepal, often due to its remote runways and sudden weather changes that can make for hazardous conditions.

    A Tara Air plane crashed in May 2022 in the northern Nepalese district of Mustang, killing 22 people.

    In early 2018, 51 people were killed when a US-Bangla flight travelling from Dhaka in Bangladesh caught fire as it landed in Kathmandu.

    The European Union has banned Nepalese airlines from its airspace over concerns about training and maintenance standards in the country’s aviation industry.

    Source: BBC


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