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Archbishop Lwanga condemns security killings

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Archbishop of Kampala Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has condemned the recent killings of civilians by security personnel.  Lwanga said that nobody has the authority to kill a human being because life is sacred and only belongs to the creator.  Dr Lwanga was on Monday …

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Bobi wine Protests: Police insists they acted appropriately

  Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police continues to defend the actions of their personnel during last week’s protests following the arrest of National Unity Platform presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, in which dozensa of people were shot dead. Speaking to journalists at the Uganda Media Centre during …

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Lawyers hit back at Gen. Tumwine

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Lawyers under different organizations have hit back at Minister of Security, Gen. Elly Tumwine over statements he made regarding the conduct of security personnel during the two-day city protests.  On Friday Tumwine told journalists at the media center that the police and other security personnel …

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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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