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Kenyans protest against detention of Bobi Wine

Kenyans protest against detention of Bobi Wine

Kenyans joined to Ugandans in protesting against the brutal arrest and detention of MP Robert Kyagulangi commonly known as Bobi Wine who was to appear before the court martial on Thursday 23rd August 2018. These protests started on social media platforms especially twitter on which Kenyans advised Ugandans to stop being timid by letting the […]

Why fire tear-gas, why fire bullets, Museveni questions Police

Why fire tear-gas, why fire bullets, Museveni questions Police

President Museveni yesterday released a statement condemning in the strongest terms the shooting and beating of civilians by the Police. The president questioned as to why police fired tear gas and live bullets during the Monday demonstrations that saw the rioters, section of the public, and journalists brutally beaten and arrested. “Youth groups of Monday […]

Speaker asked to protect MPs from unnecessary arrests

Speaker asked to protect MPs from unnecessary arrests

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament Winnie Kiiza is asking the speaker of parliament to protect MPs from unnecessary arrests by police with out her notice. She has given a case in point of Nakawa Municipality MP Micheal Kabaziguluka who was last week arrested from his home  for suspected cases of treason. Kiiza says the […]

MPs express concern over security agencies’ arrest of individuals

MPs express concern over security agencies’ arrest of individuals

Some Members of Parliament have expressed concern  over government Security agencies which arrest supporters of the opposition parties aligning them as rebels who want to overthrow the government. The issues were been raised by Serere district Woman MP Alice Alaso during a plenary sitting chaired by the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga. She says there is no […]

Police arrest members of terror gang

Police arrest members of terror gang

Police has arrested members of a gang believed to have been terrorizing people in greater Kampala. The gang specializes in contract killing as well as armed robbery. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga says that in the subsequent operations, they have been able to apprehend 11 of the Gang members and recovered a gun and 110 rounds of […]

Urgent appeal: 13 activists arbitrarily detained in South Sudan should be immediately released

Urgent appeal: 13 activists arbitrarily detained in South Sudan should be immediately released

Kampala, 1 December 2015 – Over the last 4 days, 13 civil society members have been arrested in Wau, South Sudan. The order of arrest was issued by the Mayor and the Governor of Wau, although no official charges have been brought against the activists. They have been accused of being allies of rebel groups […]

Opposition condemns arrests of Amama Mbabazi and Kiiza Besigye

Opposition condemns arrests of Amama Mbabazi and Kiiza Besigye

Opposition MPs condemned the arrest of the former Prime Minister John Patrick Amama Mbabazi and Dr. Kiiza Besigye. They denounced the actions of police as the NRM party MPs celebrated Mbabazi’s blocking from going to Mbale for a consultative meeting with his supporters. The shadow Minister for Internal Affairs Mohammed Muwanga Kivumbi told parliament that the actions of […]

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