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As it happened: Wednesday Sept 30

By Vision Reporter

Added 1st October 2015 09:55 AM

Take a look at how the last day of September unfolded in parliament, on the elections scene, and more.

As it happened: Wednesday Sept 30

Abdu Kitatta (top-left and down), the chairman of Boda boda motorists in Kampala, took the Rubaga Division NRM seat

Take a look at how the last day of September unfolded in parliament, on the elections scene, and more.


The last day of September saw a number of activities going on . . .  in Parliament, on the elections scene, in court, and much more. Take  a look . . .

 

 

 

 Investor sought for Kampala-Jinja expressway
 

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Vice president Edward Ssekandi (L) and Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) executive director Allen Kagina during a UNRA conference for investors on the Kampala-Jinja expressway at Speke Resort Munyonyo. (Credit: Roderick Ahimbazwe)

The Government is seeking an investor to build the Kampala-Jinja expressway. The project forms part of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects executed by the East African Community (EAC) partner states to improve connectivity by road.

 

 

 

 

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UNRA unveiled the Kampala-Jinja expressway and Kampala southern bypass plans to investors from Europe, America, Asia and Africa at an investors’ conference at Speke Resort, Munyonyo Mukono. (Credit: Roderick Ahimbazwe)

 

 

For more on this story and a lot more other stories,  check out Thursday's New Vision newspaper or the e-paper . . .

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Godi to stay behind bars
 

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Former Arua Municipality MP Hussein Akbar Godi is to serve a 25-year jail term imposed on him by the High Court for the murder of his wife Rehema Caaser Nasur, the Supreme Court confirmed. (Credit: Denis Dibele)

The judgment means that Godi, 33, who was convicted in February 2011, has to serve 21 years in jail unless he receives a presidential pardon.

 

 

 

 

Gov't appeals on workers and youth MPs ruling
 


From left, NRM youth MPs Peter Ogwang (Eastern), Monica Amoding (National) and Evelyn Anite (Northern) address the press on the court ruling of their stay at parliament. (Credit: Maria Wamala)

The Government filed a notice of intention to appeal against the Constitutional Court ruling blocking the forthcoming parliamentary elections for special representatives of the army, youth and workers in Parliament.

 

 

 

 

Mourning Uganda's first psychiatrist

 

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Seth Mungherera, the husband of the late Joyce Mungherera (right ) and son Andrew Mungherera (behind) lay a wreath on her casket during a funeral service at All Saints Cathedral Nakasero. (Credit: Mary Kansiime)



 

 

 

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The daughters of the late Joyce, Lydia Mungherera and Jennifer Mungherera Njenga addressing mourners during the funeral service. (Credit: Mary Kansiime)


Read full story here: Hundreds mourn Joyce Mungherera

 

 

 

 

How Kampala bomb was defused

 


Defence Counsel Evans Ochieng talks to a suspect in the July 2010 Kampala twin bombings during their trial at the High Court. (Credit: Kennedy Oryema)

A bomb expert from the Counter Terrorism Police narrated how he defused a bomb that had been planted at Ice Link discotheque on Makindye House in Kampala.

 

 

 

 

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Men suspected in masterminding the 2010 twin bombings, pictured here led by Awad Omar Awad, arrive for their trial at the High Court. (Credit: Kennedy Oryema)

“I proceeded to check and I saw a black bag. It was open and inside there was a mobile phone connected to a wire. I straightway brought my team and prepared the equipment to neutralise it,” Inspector of Police Saad Kigenyi told court.



Details to this story are in Thursday's New Vision newspaper or the e-paper . . .
 

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 Innovation Africa 2015
 

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Nsangi Secondary School students make use of the Solar-powered Internet School (SPIS) donated by Samsung at the start of Innovation Africa 2015 at Speke Resort Munyonyo. (Credit: Miriam Namutebi)

The school is powered fully by solar energy and contains desks and computer equipment for 24 students at a time.

 

 

 

 

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From left,  Milton Chebet (Gayaza High School teacher), Lutz Ziob (Dean of 4Afrika Academy at Microsoft), Warren La Fleur (Regional Eduction Industry Manager, Microsoft), Sebuh Haileleul (Microsoft General Manager, East & Southern Africa), and Anthony Salcito (Microsoft Vice President Worldwide Education) address a panel session on Microsoft Education for Africa. (Credit: Miriam Namutebi)

 

 

 

 

 Party aspirants warned against violence

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A security committee in Tororo warned West Budama North NRM aspirants against violence.  Here, the regional police commander Andrew Kaggwa addresses candidates during the meeting at the Tororo district chambers. (Credit: Faustine Odeke)

All parliamentary and local council aspirants in West Budama North constituency in the NRM party primaries were warned against inciting their supporters to cause violence and provoke their opponents. Kaggwa told the politicians to stop taking advantage of the police silence to compromise the prevailing peace and security situation.

 

 

 

 

Sh50m fund for presidential candidates

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Attorney General Fred Ruhindi stresses a point on the Presidential (Elections) Amendment Bill 2015 as Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah and other legislators listen on during plenary. (Credit: Mariam Wamala)

A government proposal to increase the facilitation of presidential candidates from sh20m to sh50m was unanimously rejected by Parliament, after a heated debate. It means the six presidential aspirants, if nominated to run for the presidency, will have to acquire campaign funds from other sources.

 

 

 

 

Katongole v Kitatta: who has last laugh?
 

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Abdu Kitatta (top-left and down), the chairman of Boda boda motorcyclists in Kampala, took the Rubaga Division NRM seat, defeating former area MP Singh Katongole, in an election that was held at the NRM offices on Kyadondo Road, Nakasero, Kampala. (Credit: Ramadhan Abbey)
 

 

 

 

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As it happened: Wednesday Sept 30

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