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Uganda Police releases names of 13 Kaweesi murder suspects

Uganda Police has released the names of the 13 people that they arraigned in court Friday April 21, 2017 over the murder of Assistant Inspector of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The accused, according to a statement, are Abdu Rashid Mbazira, Buyondo Mohammed, Higenyi Aramazan Noor Din, Mugerwa Yusuf aka Wilson, …

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Kaweesi murder suspects in court

Hours after Uganda’s police chief got an injunction against several media houses covering investigations into the murder of Assistant Inspector of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi, 13 people have been arraigned before the Nakawa Chief Magistrate court in connection  with the brutal murder The suspects, whose names were not readily available, …

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High Court halts publication of Kaweesi stories until August

Kampala High Court’s Assistant Registrar Joy Kabagye Bahinguza has issued an injunction temporarily stopping the media from publishing stories regarding the investigations into the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. This follows a case filed by Uganda’s Inspector General of Police Gen.Edward Kale Kayihura through the Attorney General, against Red …

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Another shooting in Paris, French police officer dead

Paris, France | AFP |  One police officer was killed and two others wounded Thursday in a shooting on Paris’s famed Champs Elysees, just days ahead of France’s presidential election, police said. France’s interior ministry said the gunman was killed after opening fire on the officers at around 9:00 pm …

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Gen.Kayihura sues media over Kaweesi investigations

Uganda’s Inspector General of Police Gen. Edward Kale Kayihura has gone to the High Court in Kampala to challenge the ongoing publication of stories regarding the investigation into the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The matter is already before the Assistant Registrar Joy Kabagye Bahinguza who will decide whether …

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Four dead in army, police clashes in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | A bloody clash between the army and police in Nigeria’s restive northeastern Yobe state on Wednesday left one soldier and three police dead, a security source told AFP. The police confirmed the fracas in the state capital of Damaturu, but did not say if there were …

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Police say blasts were ‘targeted attack’ on Dortmund

Dortmund, Germany | AFP | German police said Tuesday that they believe the three explosions that rocked Dortmund’s team bus ahead of a Champions League game were directly targeted at the club. “We are assuming that they were a targeted attack against the Dortmund team,” said Dortmund city’s police chief …

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Beijing offers big bucks for foreign spy tip-offs

Beijing, China | AFP | Budding Chinese sleuths could start stalking foreigners as suspected spies in Beijing after authorities in the city on Monday offered a cash bonanza for information on overseas agents. Members of the public can report suspected espionage through a special hotline, by mail or in person and …

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Who is Herbert Kabafunzaki?

Police say they have nabbed Kabafunzaki allegedly taking a bribe Herbert Kabafunzaki, who police arrested on Saturday for allegedly taking a bribe, is a successful Ugandan businessman and politician who has served as State Minister for Labor, Employment and Industrial Relations since June 22, 2016. Kabafunzaki, 41, is the elected Member of Parliament …

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