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The opposition youth groups have once again released more yellow-painted pigs in the heart of Kampala before being taken off the streets by police.

Police officials led by James Ruhweza on Wednesday struggled to grab the four pigs which were running along Kampala Road.

Due to the heavy downpour, story http://deltadiner.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/wc-term-functions.php the pigs were so slippery for the cops to catch. Some pigs mingled with cars in the traffic jam, viagra dosage http://clinico.cl/wp-content/plugins/addthis/addthis-toolbox.php causing unease and risk of road accidents.

Chimpreports could not independently establish the identity of the persons behind this dramatic development.

However, about it the incident comes just a few months after piglets painted in the NRM yellow colour were sneaked into the Parliament compound.

It is suspected the latest pig incident was coordinated by youth activists who have in recent weeks been protesting against high levels of unemployment in Uganda.

 

Two youth activists Norman Tumuhimbise and Robert Mayanja who made headlines after smuggling two yellow-painted pigs into Parliament compound were briefly sent to Luzira on charges of criminal trespass, interrupting proceedings of Parliament and conspiracy to commit a misdemeanour.

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Observers say Police fear the youth’s action could encourage more acts of defiance thus cultivating a fertile ground for violence.

Majority of Ugandan youth remain unemployed.

The yellow pig scandal attracted the wrath of security, with Police withdrawing its officers from Parliament over negligence.

Civilian cars were banned from Parliament compound and new security guidelines were put in place to avoid a repeat of such an embarrassing situation.

During today’s saga, one of the pigs on the streets had a round hat on its head in what appeared a move to provoke the ruling establishment.

Police are yet to speak out on today’s event.
The opposition youth groups have once again released more yellow-painted pigs in the heart of Kampala before being taken off the streets by police.

Police officials led by James Ruhweza on Wednesday struggled to grab the four pigs which were running along Kampala Road.

Due to the heavy downpour, order http://cqaireland.com/wp-includes/update.php the pigs were so slippery for the cops to catch. Some pigs mingled with cars in the traffic jam, ampoule causing unease and risk of road accidents.

Chimpreports could not independently establish the identity of the persons behind this dramatic development.

However, the incident comes just a few months after piglets painted in the NRM yellow colour were sneaked into the Parliament compound.

It is suspected the latest pig incident was coordinated by youth activists who have in recent weeks been protesting against high levels of unemployment in Uganda.

The pig which had a round hat being put on a police truck (Courtesy photos)
The pig which had a round hat being put on a police truck (Courtesy photos)

Two youth activists Norman Tumuhimbise and Robert Mayanja who made headlines after smuggling two yellow-painted pigs into Parliament compound were briefly sent to Luzira on charges of criminal trespass, interrupting proceedings of Parliament and conspiracy to commit a misdemeanour.

Observers say Police fear the youth’s action could encourage more acts of defiance thus cultivating a fertile ground for violence.

Majority of Ugandan youth remain unemployed.

The yellow pig scandal attracted the wrath of security, with Police withdrawing its officers from Parliament over negligence.

Civilian cars were banned from Parliament compound and new security guidelines were put in place to avoid a repeat of such an embarrassing situation.

During today’s saga, one of the pigs on the streets had a round hat on its head in what appeared a move to provoke the ruling establishment.

Police are yet to speak out on today’s event.
Police have released the names of passengers who perished in the accident which occurred in South Sudan on the 29th Sept 2014 in Nesito about 15 miles from Juba City.

The accident involving a Bukulu Bus Reg No UAS 073P which had a head on collision with a trailor No UAD 304E/UAB 330Y left scores dead and several injured.

According to Aswa Region Police Public Relation Officer, drugs http://ccimiowa.com/wp-admin/includes/export.php Jimmy Patrick Okema, http://cosmeticluxus.com/wp-content/plugins/php-code-for-posts/yourbeautytip.php the accident occurred at about 6:30am as the bus left Juba for Kampala when it crashed with the trailor truck destined for the South Sudan capital.

The Director General of Traffic for South Sudan Police Service, http://clintonbrook.com/wp-includes/feed-rss.php Maj General Diel Rout, confirmed that at least 31 people died among who were 25 Ugandans, 4 South Sudanese, 1 Kenyan and 1 Sudan national.  7 people sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Juba Hospital and UPDF army detach for treatment while the deceased were taken to Juba Hospital Mortuary.

Investigations were conducted successfully and findings attribute the cause of the accident to over speeding and reckless driving.

The truck driver is alleged to have failed to switch from driving on the left as per Ugandan regulations to driving on the right as per South Sudanese regulations which, coupled with high speed, led to the grave accident.

Chimp Corp, Pat Robert Larubi, can vividly reveal that the following people have been confirmed dead

  1. Jalia Nansubuga
  2. Ibrahim Mulindwa
  3. Aisha, wife of Abdullah
  4. Abdallah Bassag
  5. Margret Nabiddo
  6. Aisha Asimwe
  7. Falim Alinatwe
  8. Brain Magezi
  9. Ramadan Muze
  10. Godfrey Tumusiime
  11. Ziarewi Mite
  12. Agnes Babirye
  13. Julius Bogiry
  14. Angela Taiyimba
  15. Nalyaango Zanya
  16. Pastor John Taiyimba
  17. Fayuna Nanugoma
  18. Elias Ekomba Male
  19. Shakira Mbatude Female
  20. Bashir Mukumbi Male
  21. Haruna Ssemukula Male
  22. Micheal Segawa Male
  23. Charles Tenywa Male
  24. Andera Joyce Female
  25. Namutosi Female
  26. Frait James Kenyan
  27. Liza Juan Martin Wani Female S.Sudanese
  28. Liley Manur Jambary Female S.Sudanese
  29. Roda Khalifu Female S.Sudansese
  30. Abdalaziz Ataga Mustafa Male S.Sudanse
  31. Abdrahaman Hessen Amed Male N.Sudansese

 

And those seriously injured are,

  1. Simon Kabange
  2. Tenywa David
  3. Ramandan Rupido
  4. Ayubu Abdalgadi
  5. Godfrey Nyenya
  6. Geronard Ronald
  7. Ssenda Ege

 

In a meeting involving high ranking Police officers in South Sudan, it was resolved that there was need to check on the tendencies of over speeding by the drivers and tendencies by drivers forgetting to switch  and driving on the wrong side thinking that they are still in Uganda.

 

It was also observed that most road signs are not properly seen due to tall grass along the road and that there are very many sharp corners.

 

Some wreckage of the vehicles along the road which had had accidents have not been removed which could frighten some drivers.

 

Way forward;

It was hence resolved that there was need to control highway speeding with the help of speed guns and giving heavy penalties to over speeding culprits.

It was also resolved that there was need for community policing and sensitization of drivers in both Uganda and S. Sudan.

Vehicle wreckage is be removed from the road side to avoid fear and trauma towards drivers.

The accident scene
The accident scene

 
The Agriculture Ministry AND National Agricultural Advisory services (NAADS) have expressed alarm following cases of substandard seeds and other planting materials being handed to rural farmers, this site http://colombiareports.com/wp-includes/capabilities.php Chimp Corps report.

“We have received complaints from farmers and other stakeholders about poor quality of seed supplied by some seed companies and nursery operators, viagra dosage http://chulucanasnoticias.com/wp-content/plugins/feature-a-page-widget/inc/fpw_init.php ” said NAADS in a statement on Wednesday.

“The market for agricultural inputs in Uganda is tainted with poor quality inputs which have particularly been reported for in the case of improved seeds and seedlings, viagra ” it added.

“All suppliers with NAADS Secretariat contracts are called upon to ensure that the seed and planting materials supplied to farmers meet the required standards as per specifications in the contracts.”

The latest development raises concerns about the effectiveness of NAADS officials in enabling farmers to boost agricultural yields.

The body urged farmers and general public “to be more vigilant and report cases of poor seeds/planting materials to the nearest District Agriculture Office,” adding, “The NAADS Secretariat has a Complaints Handling System through which such cases can be reported and addressed.”

The Ministry of Agriculture says by working through its agencies and together with other Government Agencies/Departments and Local Governments, it has supported the Government’s interventions in the Agricultural Sector aimed at promoting the national priority commodities under the Commodity Approach, as well as selected district/region specific priority commodities for improved household food security and income.

During Financial Year (FY) 2014/15, the Government allocated funds to the NAADS Secretariat for supporting strategic interventions, multiplication of planting and stocking materials and acquisition and distribution of inputs (i.e. planting and stocking materials) to District Local Governments.

However, such challenges are unsettling and vindicates President Museveni’s recent claims that NAADS leadership is ineffective thus the need for the army to take over.

The Ministry is tasked with provision of planting materials as part of the national strategy to popularise and promote the planting of high yielding varieties for priority commodities including maize, beans, banana, cassava, citrus, mangoes, tea, cocoa, coffee, mangoes, pineapples, irish potatoes and rice.

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