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Today in Pictures – Friday, November 8

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Added 8th November 2019 11:25 AM

Every day we bring you a selection of photo highlights and here is what we have for today

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Every day we bring you a selection of photo highlights and here is what we have for today

Scribes decry Police brutality

Journalists under their umbrella have called on the Police to come out and explain why they are targeting scribes while they are performing their duties.

The scribes under the Uganda Journalists Association and Uganda Parliament Press Association announced during a press briefing in Kawempe that unless their grievances are addressed, they will boycott Police activities among other things. They also plan to deliver a petition to Parliament on the issue.

ganda ournalists ssociation president ashir azibwe bazira 2nd right flanked by ganda arliament ress ssociation president oses ulondo right during the media briefing hoto by imon eter umwineUganda Journalists Association president Bashir Kazibwe Mbazira (2nd right) flanked by Uganda Parliament Press Association president Moses Mulondo (right) during the media briefing. Photo by Simon Peter Tumwine

 

 general secretary oses ayola who claims he was beaten by the olice addresses the media hoto by imon eter umwineUJA general secretary Moses Bayola who claims he was beaten by the Police addresses the media. Photo by Simon Peter Tumwine

 

Residents search for missing child

Residents of Kabumbi-Katooke have stepped up the search for 4-yr-old Rayan Kakooza who went missing on Tuesday at around 11:00 am when he went to relieve himself.

Kakooza’s family aided by residents on Friday combed the bushes in the area for clues as they worry that the child could be a victim of child sacrifice.

Emmanuel Kaweesi revealed that a missing person's case was filed at Nansana Police Station vide SD Ref: 69/05/11/2019 and called on members of the pubic to help volunteer any information that may lead to finding Kakooza.

 

esidents search for ayan akooza hoto by bu atuusaResidents search for Rayan Kakooza. Photo by Abu Batuusa

 

 

 

 

4yrold ayan akooza who went missing hoto by bu atuusa4-yr-old Rayan Kakooza who went missing. Photo by Abu Batuusa

 

 

3X3 Basketball

Uganda is hosts the FIBA Africa 3X3 Cup for the first time in the nation’s history and on Monday morning, the action got underway in Lugogo where 12 of Africa’s best teams in the shortened version of basketball took to the court.

 

 

Trader murdered 

Robert Kawungeezi, 38, a trader in foodstuffs from Nsambwe, Kyegonza in Gomba district was murdered by his employee who also stole sh6m before he was tracked down by a mob and hacked to death.

The employee only known as Bujingo attacked Kawungeezi after he had sold a large consignment of maize and cut his head off before making off with the money.

amily members grieve hoto by addy ukenyaFamily members grieve. Photo by Paddy Bukenya

 

obert awungeezi who was murdered by his employee hoto by addy ukenyaRobert Kawungeezi who was murdered by his employee. Photo by Paddy Bukenya

 

ne of awungeezis partners with their children hoto by addy ukenyaOne of Kawungeezi's partners with their children. Photo by Paddy Bukenya

 

 

nother of awungeezis partners with the baby hes left behind hoto by addy ukenyaAnother of Kawungeezi's partners with the baby he's left behind. Photo by Paddy Bukenya

 

 

UNBS seizes banned Kenyan products

Uganda National Bureau of Standards surveillance officers on Friday seized seven peanut butter products made in Kenya and found on many shelves in Uganda supermarkets because they that they contain a high level of cancer-causing aflatoxin.

The products included Nuteez, Zesta, Nutty by Nature, True Nuts, Supa Meal, Sue’s Naturals and Fressy.

The seven products were also suspended in Kenya this week after tests by Kenya Bureau of Standards.

 

 

 surveillance officers dgar twongire and amuel deke seizing some of the products hoto by amadhan bbeyUNBS surveillance officers Edgar Atwongire and Samuel Odeke seizing some of the products. Photo by Ramadhan Abbey

 

 

Soroti University officials charged

Four Soroti University officials were on Friday charged and remanded to Luzira Prison over alleged abuse of office, embezzlement, causing financial loss and conspiracy to defraud the government.

The officials — Sam Omoding (secretary), Gilbert Otim (bursar), James Odongo (internal auditor) and David Omeke (estates officer) — were netted in an operation mounted in the Teso sub-region last month by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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