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Gen. Elly Tumwine

 TUMWINE: The face of UPDF violence Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Uganda’s Minister of Security, General Elly Tumwine, is famed for having fired the first bullet that set the war that brought President Yoweri Museveni to power. For 30 years he has been perpetually representing the country’s military, the …

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BOBI WINE: My struggle to liberate Uganda is real

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform-NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has said that the struggle he is leading to liberate Ugandans from bad governance is real. Kyagulanyi says that although some leaders in the current regime are creating an impression that he cannot be President, it …

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UPDF: There is no day time curfew in Luwero

Bombo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | The Defence spokesperson Brig. Gen Flavia Byekwaso has dismissed reports on social media that the military has put in place a day time curfew ahead of the visit to the areas of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine. “There is no …

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Why and how the opposition is playing right into Museveni’s hands

On Wednesday, Kampala went on fire after police arrested pop star turned politician/presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine. The riots continued through yesterday (Nov.19). The partisans on either side are in overdrive. Critics of government post videos of police shooting at crowds where some people have, unfortunately, died. THE …

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LIVE: Bobi Wine makes first full address since release

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform (NUP) party presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine will tonight speak nationally on facebook and youtube for the first time since his release from detention. “Due to violent interruptions, we were unable to speak to our people in 15 districts. As …

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Electoral Commission issues revised campaign programme

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Electoral Commission has today issued a revised Presidential Campaign Programme. It follows a week of disruptions after riots that started after presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi and Patrick Oboi Amuriat were arrested mid week. Police accused them of not following the COVID-19 Standard Operating …

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MULAGO: City protest death toll rises to 49

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The death toll from protests over the arrest of Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi has risen to 49. According to records at Mulago Hospital, 37 bodies were brought to the mortuary from different hospitals, while 12 are patients who died at Mulago Referral Hospital on …

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UGANDA POLICE: 28 dead, 577 arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police has come out with a statement following this week’s unrest across the country, revealing that 28 people were killed and 577 suspects arrested. Police say the protests mainly in the city Kampala, were planned by criminals. The protests started soon after presidential …

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