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NUP Parliamentary Flag Bearer Kawempe South, Muhammed Ssegirinya Remanded to Bugembe Prison

NUP parliamentary flag bearer for Kawempe South, Mr Muhammed Ssegirinya has been remanded to Bugembe prison in Jinja District. Mr Benjamin Katana, one of his lawyers said Mr Ssegirinya was presented before court at about 6pm charged with inciting violence at Jinja Magestrates court before he was remanded. “He was presented to court without any […]

“security personnel have a right to kill if attacked” Says Gen Tumwine

“security personnel have a right to kill if attacked” Says Gen Tumwine

The Minister of Security, Gen Elly Tumwine has said that the police and other security personnel have a right to kill protesters if they are attacked. Speaking to reporters at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Gen Tumwine said that he had no apologies for anybody who was killed while attacking security forces as they […]

Robert Kyagulanyi granted bail.

Robert Kyagulanyi granted bail.

National Unity Platform President Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has been granted bail after being arrested three days ago in Iganga. Kyagulanyi who is among the people competing for the seat of President has appeared in court in Iganga district on Friday after being arrested for three days at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja. During his appearance […]

Arrest of presidential candidates condemned

Arrest of presidential candidates condemned

The Katikiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has condemned the arrest of most presidential aspirants in the coming elections. In an interview at Mengo, Mayiga described the arrests as total humiliation and violation of their human rights in disguise of preventing the spread of COVID-19. “The method of preventing the spread of COVID-19 shouldn’t be […]

Patrick Amuriat continues campaigns

Patrick Amuriat continues campaigns

The Forum for Democratic Change presidential Candidate Patrick Amuriat Oboi is expected in West Nile starting with Adjumai city. Patrick Amuriat resumed his campaigns on Thursday after he was arrested during a campaign in Gulu city because he planned to have an unauthorized procession, according to the police. On Thursday, he promised to withdraw from […]

Museveni to address the nation

Museveni to address the nation

President Museveni on Sunday, 22nd November will address the nation about the security situation. This was revealed by the Spokesperson of Government, Ofwono Opondo during an interview. “He will be addressing the nation about the riots that have been happening in various parts of the country “he said. Many people have died in various parts […]

Bobi Wine’s Arrest Sparks off Protests in Kampala

Bobi Wine’s Arrest Sparks off Protests in Kampala

The arrest of National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi has sparked off sporadic protests across different cities in the country. Kyagulanyi was arrested from Luuka district headquarters in eastern Uganda by police officers led by Frank Mwesigwa while addressing a mini rally. Kyagulanyi was detained at Nalufenya police station in neighbouring Jinja city. According […]

Complaints against Yoweri Tibuhabura Museveni

Complaints against Yoweri Tibuhabura Museveni

A Ugandan voter, Habib Buwembo has requested the Electrol Commission to get access and inspect the nomination papers of President Yoweri Tibuhabura Museveni. He claims that he wants to state a complaint of fraud and forgery against President Museveni. The letter that was sent by the Electrol Commission Says “As you are aware on November […]

Henry Tumukunde manifesto

Henry Tumukunde manifesto

Independent Presidential candidate Lt Gen (Rtd) Henry Tumukunde has shared his record of “numerous achievements” serving in various roles in the army, diplomatic service, intelligence services, Parliament, and Cabinet. Henry Tumukunde notes in his foreword to his 2021 election manifesto that his achievements in the over 39 years he says he spent serving in these […]

MP’s bodyguard murdered

MP’s bodyguard murdered

Police is investigating circumstances under which an army bodyguard of Busia Municipality Member of Parliament , Geoffrey Macho was shot dead. Ivan Kakayi was shot yesterday (Sunday, November 15, 2020) at one of the local churches in Sofia village, Busia District. Kakayi, a UPDF soldier, was killed as his boss, Machyo was in the church […]

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