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Tear gas, live bullets rock Rukungiri

Rukungiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Live bullets and teargas rocked Rukungiri Municipality on Monday as anti-riot police clashed with Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party supporters. It all started when police blocked the FDC supporters from accessing Rukungiri Municipal stadium for thanks giving prayers and commemoration of the late Edison …

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ANALYSIS: Bobi wine and Besigye

Supporters of young politician shouldn’t treat Besigye as worthy of their insults and not important anymore Kampala, Uganda | ABBEY KIBIRIGE SEMUWEMBA | It is a story with all the makings of a blockbuster novel: a brilliant composer/ politician, an attractive woman, and a mystery that has lasted for years …

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Bobi Wine beats Besigye in Bugiri

As NRM takes Kotido, Ibanda, Sheema, Nebbi Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Asuman Basalirwa, the MP-elect for Bugiri Municipality, confesses that people had always addressed him as a Member of Parliament before the just concluded election that sent him to the August House for the first time. During a television …

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UBC appeals 80m shillings court award to Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) Tuesday appealed the High court’s recent decision that directed the Corporation to pay former opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president Dr. Kiiza Besigye 80 million shillings as damages, for refusing to run his Presidential Campaign advert messages in 2011. Last month, Justice Margret Oguli-Oumo …

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THIS WEEK: When Tumukunde praised Besigye in Rukungiri

THIS WEEK: Tumukunde praises Besigye in Rukungiri Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Security Minister, Henry Tumukunde used the funeral platform of former minister Matthew Rukikaire’s son in Rukungiri on Mar. 02 to praise his bush war comrade Dr.  KizzaBesigye. He said; “Besigye is out of government but he …

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Besigye case in Mbarara adjourned, magistrate on leave

Mbarara, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Former presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye’s case in which he is jointly charged with FDC president, Amuriat Patrick Oboi and three others has been adjourned to March 06, 2018, due to the absence of trial Magistrate Sanyu Mukasa who is on official leave. Together with …

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