Thursday, April 14 2011
The Action for Change (A4C) announced Thursday as the second day for the walk-to-work campaign protesting the high prices of fuel and other food stuffs. The opposition leader Kizza Besigye set of off with his journey at 6:15AM but like it was the case on Monday, he was again intercepted.
He did not sit by the road side this time but instead went to a trench besides the road where he spent two hours among others communicating on his cell phone surrounded by his supporters to stop the police from arresting him.
The police later managed to force it's way to the trench getting Kizza Besigye(KB) out of the trench as stones and tear gas were the order of the moment. Burning of tyres followed in areas around the scuffle.
Besigye later over powered the police and continued with the walk to town but it was not necessarily over powering. Police was instead calling for back up and within minutes of walking, Military police was deployed to help the police contain the situation.
Areas around Kalerwe were a scene of anti-riot police trying to clear roads that had been blocked by protesters and arresting all those who were suspected to be behind the stone throwing and tyre burning. Mothers and young kids were seen crying for help from the effects of tear gas as other kids were being rushed to waiting Red Cross Ambulances.
It later turned out that Besigye's right hand had been hurt with what he(Besigye) termed as a rubber bullet but the police through it's spokesperson was not quick to admit that it was a rubber bullet and preferred to wait for the doctor's report on what the cause of the injury could have been. He was rushed to Kampala hospital to nurse the hand injury.
In Jinja, a tear gas truck was deflated after rioters put nails in it's way forcing the police to resort to a fire brigade to quell the situation.
Several Arrests Made
Odonga Otto survived being arrested for the second time and yet this time he was even donning a t-shirt with words "Freedom-Walk to Work". On being interviewed at Parliament, he wondered why other opposition activists were being arrested.
Their daughter turned 7, a few days back.
During the interview, MC Kats caught up with his baby mama on a number of issues ranging from her Extended Play that she will be releasing soon, the two collaboration songs that King Saha agreed to work on with Fille.
Asked what the magic was, and Hellen was like and that is nothing, he is capable of a lot more.
"I have two children, Ata and Ark, with my Heaven sent Anwar, we have been together for five years. I am a good person and my hubby is the only one in this world, he was made for me and by the way, that is nothing compared to the things he has done."
In a Snapchat post decorated with green snakes emojis, God's Plan who is currently in the UK has revealed how the 'Bango' singer ended up dating his then girlfriend Sheilah Gashumba.
"He used to come to my apartment to chill, drink and eat food..."
Not long back, when Zari was explaining how she hit the rocks with King Bae, who turned out to be romance scammer, she said that it is not about money when it comes to dating her, so even the not so loaded guys were welcome to give it a try, but looking at her new lover, GK Choppa, he seems to be wearing two faces, in him you see a combination of her late hubby and Diamond Platnumz.