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Man who Killed a Gorilla Earns Himself 11 years in Jail Coolers

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A man is Kisoro district, has been sentenced to 11-years in jail after pleading guilty to the charges of killing a 25-year-old gorilla from Bwindi Impenetrable National park.

Rafiki went missing early June and a search was mounted only to find a dead body inside the park in Hakato area.

Felix Byabakama a resident of Murole Village in Kisoro Village killed Rafiki the Silverback of Nkuringo Gorilla group in early June 2020 while hunting bush meat.

According to the postmortem report from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Rafiki was killed after a sharp object penetrated his internal organs.

Byamukama was arrested after reports claiming he was in the park hunting when the incident happened on June 1 at Hakato.

He was arrested alongside 3 others including Evarist Bampabenda, Valence Museveni and Yonasi Mubangizi,

Byamukama claims to have speared the gorilla to death in self-defense after the group charged at him while he was chasing a wild pig.

At the time of his arrest, Byabakama was found in possession of bush pig meat and many hunting tools like rope snares and a dog hunting bell.

He was charged for killing a gorilla and illegally entering a national park where he also killed other animals.

While appearing in court on Wednesday, Byabakama pleaded guilty to the crimes he committed and was served his sentence by the Kabale Chief Magistrate Court justice, Julius Borere.

Byabakama’s co-accused denied the charges and they were remanded to Kisoro Prisons.



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EXPOSED! Ugandan gospel singer Julie Mutesasira weds fellow woman

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Former local gospel singer Julie Mutesasira has caused a stir online after photos of her kissing a fellow woman during their wedding went viral on social media.

The photos emerged after his ex-lover Pastor Steven Mutesasira officially tied the knot with his new lover identified as Judith over the weekend.

In the past, it was rumored that Julie divorced with her husband and fled to Canada but the rumors where yet to be confirmed until the photos of her marrying a fellow woman made their way on social media.





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Police Bosses Convene at Bulange ,Mengo Over Weekend Security Raid on Mbogo Clan Thanksgiving Function

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Top Police authorities are slated to meet the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga this morning to tackle the security raid on a thanksgiving function organized by the Mbogo clan head, and religious leaders at Mugulu in Mityana town over last weekend.

Mobogo Clan head, Kayiira Gajuule had invited Bishop Emeritus John Baptist Kaggwa the retired Bishop of Masaka Diocese to grace the thanksgiving ceremony when anti-riot police stormed the area and sprayed teargas to disperse everyone.

This incident has since drawn widespread criticism from both Buganda kingdom loyalists who have since marched to Bulange Mengo demanding an apology from the Police besides the public condemning police actions

Just yesterday afternoon,. Police were forced to use teargas and live bullets to disperse a group of Buganda loyalists at Mityana municipality protesting the incident and demanding that District Police Commander, Alex Mwine Mukono unconditionally releases all the motorcycles he confiscated during the raid.

This compelled the police boss IGP Martin Okoth Ochola to apologize to the bishop and the Catholic Church.

The police political commissar led by a team of senior officers announced that they would be visiting Bishop Kaggwa at his home to announce their apology to his family and the church on behalf of IGP Ochola .

On Monday, the police spokesperson Fred Enanga apologized to the Catholic Church defending the police action on preventing the spread of COVID19.

He said the firing of teargas was caused by a group of uninvited politicians including Francis Zaake among others who had attracted youth.

Now according to the Buganda kingdom spokesperson Noah Kiyimba, a meeting between the Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga and the top police leadership is scheduled for 11:00 am at Bulange Mengo.



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Martha Kay shows off flexibility while exercising (VIDEO)

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Local Comedienne Martha Kay Kagimba a.k.a The Range Rover Girl showed off her flexibility and fitness in a video where she was recorded doing a full split.

For a couple of years, Martha Kay has often revealed how she is insecure about different parts of her body including her legs and her skin complexion.

Slowly, she has come to terms with her insecurities and she is proud of her complexion. There is one more thing she is working on now and she seems to be on the right track – FITNESS!





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