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Uganda news in pictures - October 28

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Added 28th October 2019 11:27 AM

New Vision brings you a series of pictures taken by our journalists as the news unfolds.

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New Vision brings you a series of pictures taken by our journalists as the news unfolds.


Guild body petitions Speaker of Parliament over MAK fee increment

In a show of solidarity, the Guild Presidents Association has backed their fellow student leaders at Makerere University to demand the institution to listen to students’ demands over the recent 15% fees increment.

The petition demands for reinstatement of suspended students, inquiry on how the vice-chancellor Barnabas Nawangwe is running the university, withdrawal of the army from the institution and that the increment is halted, among other reason. The petition was received by MP John Baptist Nambeshe (Manjiya County), on behalf of the Speaker. 













 There’s been a low student turn up at Makerere University as the debate on tuition fees continues. 

Without a student's ID or Biodata form, no one is allowed access inside the University premises. 






















Makerere University has announced that it will maintain the 15% for the next five years, something that was agreed on by the students' leadership and approved by the university council on the recommendation of the student guild cabinet.

The university administration is set to meet the student's leadership for more dialogue.


Acting Vice-Chancellor Makerere University and Deputy vice-chancellor academic affairs Umar Kakumba says that management is investigating cases of violence where students beat fellow colleagues. Cases of battered students were captured and recorded. 







In Arbiska today, MPs have interacted with local security leaders, who were introduced to Sheikh Abdulai Iddi Amin, son of late President Idd Amin Dada. 
We have been bringing you an update on Eddie Ssejjoba’s Somali diary, where MPs on defence and internal affairs are getting a feel of what the gallant soldiers are going through to ensure there is peace in Somalia.









Sheikh Amin said his mother died, and that he has never met his relatives in Uganda. Minister Okello Engola promised to help Sheikh Amin link with his family including Gen. Taban Amin, director ISO. 


The team also visited Level II Hospital in Mogadishu which is manned by UPDF doctors and nurses as seen in the pictures below. 









The team visited the UPDF mechanical workshop where all Military vehicles are repaired as seen in the pictures below. 










The High court seating in Entebbe has today acquitted Godfrey Wamala Troy for the murder of Goodlife singer Mowzey Radio real names Moses Ssekibogo.
The same court has found Wamala guilty of manslaughter, postponing the official judgment to Thursday this very week. Our reporter Julius Luwemba brings us shots of the sombre mood in the courtroom as seen in the pictures below. 





                     Compiled by Tracy Gwambe 

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