Police detectives who conducted a search at the suspect’s home recovered six phones, eight sim cards and a counter book in which Ssentamu is believed to have been recording phone contacts alongside other particulars of his potential victims.
Speaking during a digital press conference on Wednesday afternoon, Morgan Brown, the Messenger Kids Product Director said the app has been available in the West since 2017, but they decided to now launch in Africa with the growing concerns of children’s safety while online.
In a statement issued this morning, the Senior Health Ministry Publicist, Emmanuel Ainebyoona, says no single COVID-19 case has been registered in the country. He also clarifies that the Health Ministry surveillance teams received an alert from Royal Complex on Friday of a lady suspected to have COVID-19 infection.
In 2018, unsuspecting members of public including several police officers were fleeced of money by a one Geoffrey Kalele, a resident of Kalitumba, Magada Sub county, Namutumba District when he created and used a Facebook page in the names of the IGP Martin Okoth Ochola, to solicit money from them in the pretense of helping them acquire better offices and promotions.
In an interview with URN, Tamale says he was the first journalist to arrive in Kyadondo East to cover the planned meeting. He says as he approached Kasangati police station about half a kilometer to the planned venue of the meeting at about 7:30am, he found car spikes placed in the middle of the road to help the police scrutinize those heading to Gayaza.
Early this week, the reporter climbed the building next to Ave Maria Supermarket only to find dozens of youths busy on their phones, each minding their own business. Each of the youths could be seen surfing or typing on their smartphones.
“We are cognizant of the fact that there are challenges we need to address - the digital economies. For example, Jumia, Google, Facebook and Kikuu, to mention but a few are around us. We have all used them in a way or another, and yet we are not registering revenue numbers in terms of collections from them,” Akol said.