Museveni, Bobi Wine accuse each other of failing Uganda
Last week during an interview with BCC Africa, President Museveni revealed exactly why there has been continued blocking of Bobi Wine’s concerts.
Museveni said the singer-turned-politician discredits the regime in the eyes of foreign investors, and therefore he is not entitled to enjoy the country’s prosperity. Museveni further labelled Bobi Wine an enemy of Uganda’s progress.
However, Bobi Wine did not hold back as through his official social media platforms, he hit back at Museveni by branding him as a liar and a coward.
“Shamelessly, Mr. Museveni brands me an enemy of Uganda’s progress! Mr. President, your first name is corruption, second is liar, third is despot,” Bobi Wine said.
Police releases plan to wipe out criminal gangs
Deputy Inspector General of Police, Major General Muzeyi Sabiiti unveiled a new plan that will help Police and other sister security agencies fight criminal gangs.
While addressing journalists at the Police headquarters in Naguru, Sabiiti said they are introducing a system of registering and marking residence streets so that officers in charge can easily and quickly locate them in case of any attack.
He said residents must be actively involved in the process and urged them to play a part in the lighting of their streets of residence and homes.
Sabiiti said Kampala Metropolitan area is going to be divided into policing zones or security constituencies for each Police station and post with attendant published call lines.
The Deputy IGP also said that they are going to tighten their routine close watch of hardcore criminals who have already served their sentences. He said this will ensure they don’t commit any more crimes.
In case of an incident of crime, Sabiiti called upon officers in charge to carry out extensive investigations because it guarantees effective prosecution of criminals in courts of law.
The public can deliver text messages or WhatsApp messages on 0707114114.
“The public is encouraged to share all relevant information on all matters of security including distress calls. We shall put suggestion boxes at the stations and LC offices. Messages will only be accessed by a select team and all the messages will be treated with confidentiality,” he said.
Kenzo wins African Entertainer award in the U.S
Eddy Kenzo real names Edris Musuuza once again raised Uganda’s flag high as he won the Best African Entertainer award at the 5th edition of African Entertainment Awards USA 2019 (AEUSA).
The red carpet ceremony hosted by Anita Fabiola took place in New Jersey, USA at on Sunday morning. To win the award, Kenzo beat Africa’s finest musicians; Davido, Wizkid and Diamond Platnumz who had been nominated in the same category.
While reacting to his success via his Facebook page, Kenzo wrote: “Congratulations Uganda! We just won African entertainer of year 2019 at African entertainment awards USA.”
Uganda Cranes qualify for CHAN Finals
Uganda Cranes qualified for the 2020 TOTAL Championship of African Nations (CHAN) finals after humbling Burundi 3-0 in the return leg against Burundi played at the StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo on Saturday.
Fahad Bayo, substitute Viane Ssekajugo and Allan Okello netted the goals that inspired Uganda Cranes to qualify 6-0 on aggregate.
This is the fifth consecutive time that Uganda Cranes will play at the CHAN finals following earlier successes in 2011 (Sudan), South Africa (2013), Rwanda (2016) and lately Morocco (2018).