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Today in Pictures - Tuesday, November 26

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Added 26th November 2019 10:25 AM

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

Today in Pictures - Tuesday, November 26

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

Truck loses control in Bundibugyo

A speeding truck lost control on Tuesday morning and veered off into a cocoa garden after the driver failed to negotiate a corner on Bumadu Road in Bundibugyo Town Council.

The driver of the vehicle registration number UAP 268F survived the accident with minor injuries.

ccording to eyewitnesses the truck was speeding when it lost control hoto by ilson siimweAccording to eyewitnesses, the truck was speeding when it lost control. Photo by Wilson Asiimwe

 

 

 

 

 

Man shot dead in Kampala demo

One person was shot dead on Tuesday morning when the Police confronted a group of protestors in Ssembule A zone, Kabowa, Rubaga Division.

David Kibuuka a village information officer was killed at around 10:00 am when the Police fired live bullets in an attempt to disperse the protestors who had gathered at the premises of Shreeji Stationers 2009.

Kibuuka was rushed to Mulago Hospital but he was declared dead on arrival. His body was taken to the city mortuary for a postmortem.

The residents claimed that the owners had closed a road to build the facility as well as dumping soil in the drainage channels which led to the flooding of their homes during the rainy season.

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ne of the protestors next to the lifeless body of avid ibuuka hoto by onsiano simbiOne of the protestors next to the lifeless body of David Kibuuka. Photo by Ponsiano Nsimbi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ubaga ivision  ato ubwama left addresses the protestors outside the facility hoto by onsiano simbiRubaga Division MP Kato Lubwama (left) addresses the protestors outside the facility. Photo by Ponsiano Nsimbi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Landslides rock Bundibugyo

Residents in Bumadu parish, Bundibugyo Town Council are living in fear after three villages were hit by landslides following heavy rains. The villages are Hamutoma, Musandala and Gabata.

According to the LCII chairman, Yonesani Babutendye, a section of graves have been swept away with the landslides.

"We have so far exhumed two graves today morning (Tuesday) and reburied them somewhere else," said Babutendye while calling upon the government and development partners to come to their rescue.

The locals have camped at a nearby primary school that is also now at risk of being hit by landslides as cracks in the ground have emerged.

 

umadu parish  chairman onesani abutendye points out one of the various cracks that have emerged in the area hoto by ilson siimweBumadu parish LCII chairman Yonesani Babutendye points out one of the various cracks that have emerged in the area. Photo by Wilson Asiimwe

 

 

ne of the graves that is at risk hoto by ilson siimweOne of the graves that is at risk. Photo by Wilson Asiimwe

 

ne of the graves that were dug up for relocation hoto by ilson siimweOne of the graves that were dug up for relocation. Photo by Wilson Asiimwe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Golf to headline aviation week celebrations

The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) today launched activities for celebrations for this year's International Civil Aviation Week held annually worldwide December 1-7, with four sporting disciplines.

Leading the sporting disciplines is golf which CAA has bankrolled to a tune of sh25m towards the Seniors Golf Open to be played at the Uganda Golf Course, Kitante November, 30-December 1, as part of the celebrations.

ganda eniors olfing ocietys members am nek left ark tege and atrick illy right together with ivil viation uthority rincipal ublic ffairs fficer enneth tim 2nd right parade some of the trophies hoto by ichael subugaUganda Seniors Golfing Society's members Sam Onek (left), Mark Ntege and Patrick Billy (right) together with Civil Aviation Authority Principal Public Affairs Officer Kenneth Otim (2nd right) parade some of the trophies. Photo by Michael Nsubuga

 

 

 

DP amends constitution

Christopher Okidi the national youth chairperson of the Democratic Party (DP) while addressing the media on Tuesday in Kampala revealed that as the party's youth wing has restructured its constitution to bar one from being a member after hitting 30 years of age.

Okidi said this was done during their national symposium that was held last week in Entebbe so as to weed out elders who were reluctant to leave leadership positions for the youth.

 asaka 5 chairman ude babali  national youth chairperson hristopher kidi and his vice aul sembajjwe during the press conference at the party headquarters in ampala hoto by ylvia atushabe(L-R) Masaka LC5 chairman Jude Mbabali, DP national youth chairperson Christopher Okidi and his vice Paul Ssembajjwe during the press conference at the party headquarters in Kampala. Photo by Sylvia Katushabe

 

 

 

Police grilled on national security

A team from Police and the internal affairs ministry appeared before the Parliament's defence committee to provide an update on the security situation in Kampala including investigations on the prominent city murders, the Police's preparedness for the 2021 general elections and CCTV cameras that President Yoweri Museveni promised.

The team was led by the Deputy Inspector General of Government, Sabiiti Muzeyi, and the state minister for internal affairs, Obiga Kania.

Muzeyi told the media following the committee meeting that Geoffrey Bangirana has not quit the office of the director, engineering and logistics in the Uganda Police Force despite a recent court order.

eputy nspector eneral of olice abiiti uzeyi left and the state minister for internal affairs biga ania appearing before the committee on uesday hoto by aria amalaDeputy Inspector General of Police Sabiiti Muzeyi (left) and the state minister for internal affairs Obiga Kania appearing before the committee on Tuesday. Photo by Maria Wamala

 

 

 

 

 

Museveni graces FAO conference

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on today officially opened the South-South and Triangular Cooperation Conference which is coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the FAO-China-South-South Cooperation Programme.

Until now under the programme, 450 practical and feasible agricultural technologies and about 300 varieties of crops have been transferred and applied to the 37 host countries. These results have contributed to strengthening food security in host countries.

The conference that is being held at Speke Resort Munyonyo ends on Wednesday.

resident oweri useveni greets s orge hediek right while agriculture minister incent sempijja looks on hoto by iriam amutebiPresident Yoweri Museveni greets UNOSSC's Jorge Chediek (right) while agriculture minister Vincent Ssempijja looks on. Photo by Miriam Namutebi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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