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TUESDAY LIVE UPDATES: News from in and around Uganda

6.46: Is Robert Mugabe about to lose control of Zimbabwe?

HARARE. Anxiety has gripped Zimbabwe this Tuesday following an unusual movement of troops into the capital, Harare.The development followed a Monday demand by the army chief for a "stop" to the purge in the ruling Zanu-PF party, after the sacking of vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa.

There have been no new anouncements from the army, and the General Constantino Chiwenga's comments yesterday have earned him the Ire of the ZANU PF youth league. 

The youth league Chairman Kudzai Chipanga warned him to keep his army in the barracks.

http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/World/Anxiety-over-troops-movement-Zimbabw...

4.01PM: Unions sue doctors over strike

Three workers' unions have challenged the on-going negotiations between government and the striking medical workers in respect of their terms and conditions citing sidestepping of the mandated bodies http://bit.ly/2zE04iu

1:50 pm: Kampala Metropolitan spokesperson Emilian Kayima replaces Asan Kasingye as Police spokesperson.

Asan Kasingye has been dropped as Police spokesman.

He will be replaced by Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Emilian Kayima.

Kasingye will now go back to his role as Political commissar of the Uganda police.

12.43PM: KENYA: Homa Bay woman loses quintuplets at Kisii hospital

Two— a boy and a girl— died immediately after birth while three — two boys and a girl— died at the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital, where they had been taken for care, on Tuesday morning http://bit.ly/2moRNtR

12.35PM: Businessman claims NSSF's Nsimbe estate

Police have blocked a city businessman from developing a 370- acre piece of land on which National Social Security Fund (NSSF) plans to construct low cost houses in Mpigi District http://bit.ly/2hyLVN3

12.32PM: NASA points finger at envoys in election row

Nasa’s claim that the electoral commission was being influenced by foreign envoys in the run-up to the repeat election marks the further deterioration of relations between the coalition’s leadership and Western countries http://bit.ly/2yXOv6z

12.30PM: Education officials face prosecution over Shs96 million

Thirteen senior government officials, mainly from the Ministry of Education, face prosecution after a 60-day notice to refund more than Shs96 million expired on November 4 http://bit.ly/2yyEOal

12.27PM: Two relatives of fallen Ruhama MP want to replace him

Ten people have expressed interest in the Ruhama County parliamentary seat that fell vacant after the death of William Beijukye Zinkurateire, on Novermber 3 http://bit.ly/2idykrh