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Court orders production of Rwandan national Elly Tumwine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has directed the government to produce Rwandan National Elly Tumwine and explain why he has been in detention for more than mandatory 48 hours. Justice Musa Ssekaana on Monday issued the order following an application filed by Tumwine’s lawyer …

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Lawyers demand production of arrested Rwandan national

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lawyers of a Rwandan National Elly Tumwine have filed an application in the High Court demanding for his production in court. Led by Abdullah Kiwanuka, the lawyers note that Tumwine has been in detention for more than the mandatory 48 hours which is …

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Security to vigorously enforce directive on face masks

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister of Security Gen. Elly Tumwine has said enforcing the compulsory wearing of masks is going to be the new war front for security forces. Tumwine said that the country has closed the borders through which new infections were coming to the country, they …

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Security minister directs RDCs to implement president’s orders

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister of Security Gen. Elly Tumwine has directed all Resident District Commissioners to immediately call an emergency District Security Committee [DSC] meeting to discuss how to effectively enforce the president’s directive on guidelines and measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 in their …

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Censure motion against Gen. Tumwine collapses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have withdrawn the censure motion against General Elly Tumwine after they failed to garner adequate signatures to propel the motion. As of last week, only 19 Members of Parliament had so far signed on the censure motion against Tumwine, and by Wednesday …

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19 MPs so far sign Gen Tumwine censure motion

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  19 Members of Parliament have so far signed a censure motion against Security Minister General Elly Tumwine. Last week Parliament started the process of censuring Tumwine for frustrating investigations into torture of Ugandans and also blocking Members of Parliament in the Human Rights Committee from …

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Clerk to parliament receives notice of censure against Tumwine

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Mbwatekamwa Gaffa, the Kasambya county MP has presented to the Clerk to Parliament a censure motion against Security Minister  Gen  Elly Tumwine. Parliament on  Wednesday started the process of censuring Tumwine for frustrating investigations into torture of Ugandans and also blocking Members of Parliament in …

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MPs start censure process against general Tumwine

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament have started the process to censure Security Minister General Elly Tumwine over contempt of Parliament. This is after the house debated the committee report that pinned Gen Tumwine for frustrating investigations into torture of Ugandans by blocking MPs from accessing safe houses, …

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Ssekikubo blames Gen. Tumwine for his woes

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Lwemiyaga County Member of Parliament, Theodore Ssekikubo is blaming his current woes on Security Minister, General Elly Tumwine. Ssekikubo  is currently locked up at Masaka Central Police Station following his arrest on Friday this week for mobilizing residents to defy the livestock quarantine, reopen …

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