South Sudan Closes Nimule Boarder, Thousands Blocked From Crossing To Uganda

Thousands of refugees fleeing violence in South Sudan will have to wait a bit longer after their government ordered for the closure of land and air exits.

Among the blocked land exits is Nimule border that would bring about 50,000 internally displaced nationals into Uganda and neighboring countries.

To enforce this, troops have been deployed to block civilians
fleeing the war-torn Juba.

Makerere Fails Bomb-scare Test Again, Staff, Students Cautioned

The Anti-Terrorism Police has risen concerns about the security levels in Makerere University after staff and students failed to respond to a bomb scare siren.

The siren, which went off at about 10:30am in the main building which  houses offices of the top administrators and the main hall, on Friday, was switched on by security personnel after he found out an unidentified bag suspected to be containing a bomb.

BREAKING: Two UPDF Soldiers Shot Dead Inside Barracks

Masaka residents are still in shock after two soldiers attached to the
UPDF Armoured Brigade Barracks at Kissajjagirwa in the District were yesterday shot dead from inside the military base.

The dead have been identified as Corporal Bahingana and Lance corporal Kabugo, who were killed while guarding the military technical stores in the barracks.

Authorities in the barracks said that hasn'tnt been a terrorism plan, but was just an act of indisclipline committed by one od their own soldiers who is still on the run.