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Tripartite mechanism stresses safety of Sudanese protesters in upcoming demonstrations

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | A tripartite mechanism tasked with facilitating intra-Sudanese dialogue on Monday urged the Sudanese security forces to protect the protesters during expected demonstrations planned for Tuesday. “The mechanism urges the security forces to exercise maximum restraint and protect the rights of protesters with freedom of expression, association, …

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Kyagulanyi calls for demonstrations to force Museveni out of power

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the National Unity Platform-NUP, Robert Kyagulanyi has said that only mass demonstrations will end President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s nearly 40 years hold onto power. Speaking to party supporters at the newly acquired headquarters at Makerere Kavule along Bombo road, Kyagulanyi said the 2021 …

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Sudan summons UN envoy over statement on upcoming protests

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | The Sudanese Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it summoned Volker Perthes, UN’s representative in Sudan. Perthes, the Special Representative of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General and Head of the UN Integrated Transitional Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), called upon on Tuesday “the authorities to ensure their …

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Sudanese demonstrators reach presidential palace to demand civilian rule

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudanese protesters on Saturday managed to reach the presidential palace in Khartoum to demand civilian rule, official SUNA news agency reported. “The protesters reached the vicinity of the Republican Palace amid chants through which they affirmed rejection to the political agreement signed between the Chairman of …

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14 Sudanese killed in domestic protests

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | At least 14 protesters were killed on Wednesday during demonstrations in Sudan, the health ministry of the dissolved Sudanese government said. On Wednesday, Khartoum and other cities witnessed huge demonstrations against measures recently adopted by the Sudanese army commander, including dissolving the government and appointing a …

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SUDAN: 5 killed during mass demonstrations

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | At least five protesters were killed on Saturday during mass demonstrations in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and other cities, the health ministry in the dissolved Sudanese government announced. The capital Khartoum and other cities on Saturday witnessed huge demonstrations in protests against measures recently …

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NUP denies plans of holding nationwide demonstrations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP, the biggest opposition political party has denied having any plans to hold national wide demonstrations. Speaking to the media today in Kampala, Joel Ssenyonyi, the spokesperson of NUP said if they had any such plans they would have announced them publicly …

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Tooro NUP leaders divided over Kyagulanyi’s call for demonstrations

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders of the National Unity Platform-NUP in Tooro sub-region are divided over calls for peaceful demonstrations by the party president Robert Kyagulanyi. For the past few weeks, Kyagulanyi, a former presidential candidate has been calling for peaceful demonstrations across the country in a bid …

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After a quiet day, NUP hopes demonstrations will pick up

NUP president Robert Kyagulanyi called on Ugandans to rise up peacefully and unarmed to challenge a regime that has oppressed and exploited them Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) is optimistic that demonstrations that were announced to start today will gain momentum in the coming days. …

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