Huawei Donates shs1.8bn Security Equipment to Uganda

The leader of the Muslim splinter group at Kibuli Mosque, sick Mufti Sheikh Zubair Kayongo has urged government to intensify a crackdown on increased murders in the country.

Kayongo said the return of iron-bar hitmen who are terrorising people should be dealt with firmly to restore peace and sanity.

While preaching during Eid-el-Fitri celebrations at Kibuli Mosque on Monday, information pills Kayongo decried the increasing cases of boda boda riders being killed by thugs.

“The heartless killers of our people should be arrested and brought to book. Government needs to do more to deal with this alarming situation, cost ” said Kayongo.

“We thank government for its good leadership but as leaders we have to address any issue that may arise leading to the discomfort of our subjects. All those boda boda riders are killed while serving their nation and it is the government’s constitutional role to protect every citizen. They should come up and address the issue,” charged Kayongo.

“If government can send troops to maintain peace and security in the neighbouring countries why can’t they do so here?” he wondered.

Kayongo also blasted sections of the public attributing the killings in Kyegegwa District to the Islamic religion.

“These acts were carried out by people with their own hidden motives but not in the name of Islam,” said Kayongo.


Suspects arrested in connection with the beheading of a preacher and killing of a policeman in Kyegegwa were of the Muslim faith.

Kayongo further applauded believers for the good behaviour showed during the Holy month and urged them to continue with the spirit throughout their life

“The well-off should try to give back to the needy and this way they will be rewarded in heaven.”

Muslims attending Eid-el-Fitri prayers at Kibuli Mosque
Muslims attending Eid-el-Fitri prayers at Kibuli Mosque

Museveni speaks out

Meanwhile, President Museveni has extended his sincere wishes to the Muslims in Uganda and world over, as they celebrate Eid-El-Fitri.

The President used his Facebook and Twitter accounts to pass on his message to the entire Muslim community on Monday morning.


“On the occasion of Eid El-Fitri, I wish all Muslims here in Uganda and around the world, blessed and joyful celebrations. Eid Mubarak!” said Museveni.

Earlier in the month of Ramadhan, the President hosted the Muslim community to Futari, breaking of the fast, at State House Entebbe where he congratulated them upon reaching the month of Ramadan.

He called upon Africans to wake up and establish dominion over nature, citing the holy books, the Bible and the Koran.

President Museveni and the First Lady, Mama Janet Museveni, host Muslims every year to what is now known as Annual Futari.

Michael Nteza
President Museveni has praised the Chinese Telecommunications Solutions Company, clinic Huawei Technologies Company Ltd, for donating a multi-media tracking system to the Uganda Government.

He paid the tribute Sunday at State House, Entebbe where he received the donation from the Huawei Vice President for Africa and the Middle East Region, Mr. Li Dafeng.

President Museveni was impressed with the performance of the equipment basing on the video demonstration presented. The equipment and related services are valued at US$750,000 (Shs 1.8bn).

State House did not explain what exactly the system does.

The Huawei Vice President, Mr. Dafeng, informed President Museveni that the ultra-modern end to end multi-media tracking system significantly reduces the critical mission response time as it has the capacity to handle emergencies and will go a long way in providing more security to the country.

The Managing Director of Huawei Technologies (Uganda) Company Ltd, Mr. Radoslaw Kedzia, signed the hand over certificate on behalf of his company while the Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Ms. Jennipher Musisi signed on behalf of the Uganda Government.

President Museveni and the Chinese Ambassador to Uganda Mr. Zhao Yali, witnessed the signing ceremony.

Huawei’s numerous solutions products, including mobile and wireless communications, ATM, data communications, video conferencing, have been deployed in over 100 countries.

Huawei is based in Shenzhen, China. It also operates in Latin America with offices in Chile, Brazil, Peru and Venezuela.

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