1 Dead, 5 Missing After 2 US Military Planes Crash Off Japan


One US Marine died and five were missing Thursday after two American military aircraft crashed during a refuelling operation off the coast of Japan, officials said. Japanese and US military officials earlier said two of the seven crew of the planes had been found. “One is in fair condition and the other has been declared deceased by competent medical personnel,” the US Marine Corps said late Thursday. “US military and the Japanese Self-Defense planes and vessels are searching for those still missing… I hope all the members will be rescued…

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Things fall apart: Mutebile and other chiefs disown Justine Bagyenda


Bank of Uganda (BoU) Governor, Mr Tumusiime Mutebile, and two directors yesterday told the Parliamentary inquiry into closed commercial banks that former BoU director for banks supervision, Ms Justine Bagyenda, without authority entered a Memorandum of Understanding that kick-started the closure of Global Trust Bank (GTB) and selling it to the Development Finance Company of Uganda Bank Limited(dfcu) in 2014. Mutebile said Ms Bagyenda’s signing of the MoU between the central bank and duck on July 10 2014 was done without authority of the BoU board and was contravening the…

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Bagyenda aides: Bail ruling date set


Court has set December 10 for a ruling on the bail application by two Bank of Uganda security personnel who are accused of neglecting their duty. Ms Beatrice Kyambadde and Mr Charles Moro separately appeared before the Magistrate’s Court at City Hall in Kampala yesterday for the hearing and were further remanded to Luzira Prison by Grade One Magistrates; Mr Patrick Talisuna and Ms Beatrice Kayinza. The suspects were remanded for the second time. The duo was separately charged on Monday and remanded until yesterday to allow the state respond…

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