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2 Parliamentary Aspirants Arrested for Holding Processions as EC Continues to Nominate Candidates

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As aspiring members of parliament get nominated today from different parts of the country, the day has been quite vibrant with a few processions in defiance of the electoral commission guidelines on not holding convoys to centers of nominations.

Besides that, arrests of 2 legislators in Kampala and Wakiso have been made.

They include the Kira county mp –FDC’s Semmujju Nganda who was netted outside the Wakiso district EC headquarters where he had just successfully concluded his nomination process.

Semmujju, despite the ban on processions and large gatherings by the Electoral Commission, gathered hundreds of supporters at his home in Kirinnya Bukasa,in the morning to escort him for nominations.

He paralyzed traffic with his convoy of cars and trucks with crowds gathered therein and no social distancing at all.

Police picked up the legislator from the Wakiso EC offices and it has been confirmed that he has been taken back to his home.

Also, the National Unity Platform-NUP candidate for Makindye West parliamentary seat, Allan Aloysius Sewanyana is in police custody for staging a procession.

He was intercepted by officers from the Kampala South Regional Police headquarters at Katwe trading center and bundled on a police patrol vehicle registration while leading a procession shortly after his nomination.

Sewanyana was moving with about 100 supporters when he was intercepted.

Meanwhile, the National Unit Platform – NUP spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi, NRM’s Margret Zziwa, and Kenneth Paul Kakande have been nominated for the Nakawa West MP seat.

Shortly after his nomination Senyonyi Ssenyonyi spoke for the ordinary man dissing the Uganda parliament as full of people who pass laws without considering the common man.

He gave an example of Over the Top Tax, Ssenyonyi said it was shocking that MPs could pass it and later evade the same by passing a budget on taxpayers’ money to cater for it.

Ken Lukyamuzi nominated for Lubaga south Mp revealed that now was the time to get the mantle of leadership

Ken Lukyamuzi also made a dramatic entry clad in an orange backcloth, said he was returning to parliament as a force to reckon saying he already has the record of once being the best member of parliament.



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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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