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Today in Pictures – Monday, November 18

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Added 18th November 2019 10:53 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

Anti-corruption expedition

Ahead of International Anti-Corruption Day, the Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda, Democratic Governance Facility and Action Aid on Monday flagged off an 11-day expedition in 17 districts aimed at fighting corruption in the country.

he permanent secretary in the ministry of ethics and integrity lex wamgamoi kello flagging off the expedition hoto by imon eter umwineThe permanent secretary in the ministry of ethics and integrity, Alex Bwamgamoi Okello, flagging off the expedition. Photo by Simon Peter Tumwine

  

 

Kayoola buses undergo road test

The journey for Uganda to become an automobile-making country is becoming more possible. The new Kayoola Electric Buses dubbed “Kayoola EVS” have been delivered.

These buses are produced by Ugandan automobile engineers, under the guidance of the Chinese in China, early this year. The two electric buses were shipped from Shanghai, China to Nakasongola, Uganda via Mombasa, Kenya.

One was shipped as a fully-built unit, whereas the second bus was shipped as semi Knocked down kits and has been re-assembled at Luweero Industries Limited in Nakasongola.

The electric buses will have a capacity of 90 passengers (49 sitting and 41 standing) whereas the clean diesel ones will have a 65 capacity and have undergone a road test of about 30km was conducted around the NEC complex in Nakasongola barracks.

he interior of the buses hoto by bbey amadhanThe interior of the buses. Photo by Abbey Ramadhan

 

 

 

 

gandan engineers during fabrication of the first ayoola electric bus hoto by amadhan bbeyUgandan engineers during fabrication of the first Kayoola electric bus. Photo by Ramadhan Abbey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ne of the charging units for the electric vehicles hoto by bbey amadhanOne of the charging units for the electric vehicles. Photo by Abbey Ramadhan

 

 

 

 

Ingrid Turinawe trial underway

The belated trial of the six Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) supporters accused of hurling a water bottle at Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu during the sentencing of Dr Stella Nyanzi at the Buganda Road Court failed to get underway on Monday.

However, the hearing of the case against the FDC’s Ingrid Turinawe who is accused of being a common nuisance when she visited the six when they were in custody got underway.

ngrid urinawe 3rd left in court with the six suspects in court hoto by uth aith akanwagiIngrid Turinawe (3rd left) in court with the six suspects in court. Photo by Ruth Faith Nakanwagi

 

 

EAC consultation team launched

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Monday launched the team that will carry out consultations on the consultations on the draft constitution for the East African Community (EAC) political confederation at State House in Entebbe.

EAC partner states have nominated two constitution-making experts and one legal draftsman to assist in drafting a basic law for the proposed political confederation which is a transitional model to the political federation.

resident useveni addresses the delegation at tate ouse in ntebbe hoto by arim soziPresident Museveni addresses the delegation at State House in Entebbe. Photo by Karim Ssozi

 

 

 

 

 

 

Police saves suspected thief from mob

A mob descended upon an unknown man who was suspected of stripping parts of cars in Nalukolongo and beat him. The man was saved by Nateete Police who chased away the mob which had in a short time left him almost unconscious.  

 

 

ne of the vehicles the man is suspected of have stolen parts from hoto by eddie usisiOne of the vehicles the man is suspected of have stolen parts from. Photo by Meddie Musisi

 

ome of the parts that were allegedly found on the man hoto by eddie usisiSome of the parts that were allegedly found on the man. Photo by Meddie Musisi

 

 

 oliceman stands guard next to the man after the mob was dispersed hoto by eddie usisiA Policeman stands guard next to the man after the mob was dispersed. Photo by Meddie Musisi

  

Siblings killed by lightning

Two sisters died on Monday morning after they were struck by lightning in Ndolwa village, Nkokonjeru Town Council in Buikwe district.

The deceased Lydia Balyama, 14, had just completed her Primary Leaving Examinations at Nkokonjeru Boys Primary School while Ester Masane, 15, was a Senior One student at Visionland Senior Secondary School in Nkokonjeru.

The incident happened at around 9 am when a drizzle began and the children were rushed to St Francis Hospital in Nkokonjeru where they were declared dead.

 

ourners gathered at the home of red alangwa where the bodies of his daughters were brought after they were struck and killed by lightning hoto by enry subugaMourners gathered at the home of Fred Kalangwa where the bodies of his daughters were brought after they were struck and killed by lightning. Photo by Henry Nsubuga

 

he deceased sisters ster asane right and ydia alyama hoto by enry subugaThe deceased sisters Ester Masane (right) and Lydia Balyama. Photo by Henry Nsubuga

 

 

 

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