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Tag Archives: Covid-19 directives.

Stella Nyanzi, four others arrested over food protest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Stella Nyanzi and four others have been arrested for protesting against what they described as a slow distribution of food and human rights abuses. Others arrested include events Promoter Andrew Mukasa alias Bajjo, Shallon Kemigisha, Badru Kasule and John Bosco Serunkuma. They were …

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60 fishermen arrested for defying Covid-19 directives

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixty fishermen have been arrested in Hoima and Kikuube districts for defying the Covid-19 preventive guidelines. The fishermen were picked up while fishing on Lake Albert on Sunday night in violation of the curfew. The affected fishermen are from Kaiso, Kyehoro and Mbegu in …

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480 arrested in Kampala for defying COVID-19 directives

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 480 people have been arrested for defying the COVID-19 directives. They were arrested on Thursday in an operation by Joint Security Task Force- JTF commanded by Kampala Police commander, Commissioner of Police Moses Kafeero. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Police Spokesperson said that the operation …

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Seven LDUs convicted over brutality

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  At least seven Local Defence Units- LDU personnel have been sentenced to two months in military prison for brutality. Uganda People’s Defence Forces -UPDF First Infantry Division court-martial on Tuesday heard, convicted and sentenced seven LDUs and one civilian at Kakiri Division headquarters. The accused who appeared …

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