We Don’t Have the Post-Mortem Report, Says Akena Family

[Monitor] Kitgum -The family of Kenneth Akena Watmon, who died after a shooting incident around Lugogo in Kampala, have disputed claims by the police that they were given a copy of Akena’s postmortem report.

[Monitor] Kitgum -The family of Kenneth Akena Watmon, who died after a shooting incident around Lugogo in Kampala, have disputed claims by the police that they were given a copy of Akena's postmortem report.

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Missing Killer Gun Complicates Akena Shooting Investigations

[Monitor] Kampala -The search for the gun that killed Kenneth Akena Watmon has proved elusive for police officers investigating the case, multiple sources say, and questions are already being raised as to whether the failure to recover the gun will fru…

[Monitor] Kampala -The search for the gun that killed Kenneth Akena Watmon has proved elusive for police officers investigating the case, multiple sources say, and questions are already being raised as to whether the failure to recover the gun will frustrate the case.

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Kanyamunyu Skips Five Nearby Hospitals

[Monitor] Kampala: Matthew Kanyamunyu and his girlfriend Cynthia Munangwari, the prime suspects in the killing of Kenneth Akena Watmon, skipped five hospitals where they could have rushed the deceased for help. By driving around instead of heading for …

[Monitor] Kampala: Matthew Kanyamunyu and his girlfriend Cynthia Munangwari, the prime suspects in the killing of Kenneth Akena Watmon, skipped five hospitals where they could have rushed the deceased for help. By driving around instead of heading for the nearest medical facility, the suspects lost critical emergency response time, thereby denying Akena any chance he had of surviving the shooting.

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Case of a Dying Declaration – Can It Do Justice to Victims?

[Monitor] The appellant was convicted of murder contrary to section 183 of the Penal Code and sentenced to death. He now appeals against both the conviction and sentence.

[Monitor] The appellant was convicted of murder contrary to section 183 of the Penal Code and sentenced to death. He now appeals against both the conviction and sentence.

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Kanyamunyu Girlfriend Moved to SIU in Kireka

[Monitor] Kampala -The police on Friday moved Ms Cynthia Munwangari, the girlfriend of Mr Matthew Kanyamunyu, who is being held over the shooting of child rights activist Kenneth Akena Watmon, to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) at Kireka, Kampala.

[Monitor] Kampala -The police on Friday moved Ms Cynthia Munwangari, the girlfriend of Mr Matthew Kanyamunyu, who is being held over the shooting of child rights activist Kenneth Akena Watmon, to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) at Kireka, Kampala.

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South Sudan ‘Spies’ Infiltrate Refugee Camps

[Monitor] Adjumani -Fear has engulfed Adjumani District leaders and security officials following unconfirmed reports that a group of spies from South Sudan infiltrated refugee camps in the district to carry out espionage refugees who have settled in Ug…

[Monitor] Adjumani -Fear has engulfed Adjumani District leaders and security officials following unconfirmed reports that a group of spies from South Sudan infiltrated refugee camps in the district to carry out espionage refugees who have settled in Uganda.

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CID Officer Held Over Shs1.5 Million Bribe

[Monitor] Kalungu -Police in Kalungu District have arrested a senior police officer attached to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in connection with soliciting a bribe of Shs1.5 million to release a robbery suspect.

[Monitor] Kalungu -Police in Kalungu District have arrested a senior police officer attached to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in connection with soliciting a bribe of Shs1.5 million to release a robbery suspect.

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Bukedea Leaders Remanded for Assaulting District Speaker

[Monitor] Bukedea -Two Bukedea District Councillors accused of beating up and injuring the district Speaker, Mr Okwii Ebukalin, were on Monday remanded to Soroti government prison.

[Monitor] Bukedea -Two Bukedea District Councillors accused of beating up and injuring the district Speaker, Mr Okwii Ebukalin, were on Monday remanded to Soroti government prison.

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Without a Vaccine the Aids Epidemic Can Still End, UNAIDS Boss

[Independent (Kampala)] Over the years, the HIV/AIDS discussion has changed from tackling transmission to treatment and prevention. Worldwide, experts are now looking to a cure to end the epidemic.In Uganda, however, despite efforts to reduce new infec…

[Independent (Kampala)] Over the years, the HIV/AIDS discussion has changed from tackling transmission to treatment and prevention. Worldwide, experts are now looking to a cure to end the epidemic.In Uganda, however, despite efforts to reduce new infections, what still baffles experts are the increasing infection rates in adolescents now at 66% of new infections recorded annually. The new Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Uganda Country Director Sande Amakobe spoke to The Independent's Flavia Nassaka about her a

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