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ANALYSIS: Kasese killings

Human Rights activists, diplomats call for probe in the wake of new HRW report. Pressure from human rights activists, critics and the diplomatic community is mounting on government to act on the disturbing revelations about last year’s Kasese killings detailed in a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). This …

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Rwenzururu juveniles granted bail

Five juveniles charged together with Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere in the Kasese murder, terrorism and treason case, have also been granted mandatory bail by Jinja Court Chief Magistrate Francis Kaggwa.  They have been on remand since December last year. The juveniles Phasimwa Lyahinda,  Crispo Muhindo,  VincentMasereka,  Dan Bwambale , and …

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Lwakataka in trouble again over immature fish

Former rally driver Ponsiano Lwakataka is involved in a dispute with the UPDF over a consignment of immature fish impounded by the UPDF marine unit from the DRC border. The consignment allegedly belongs to Lwakataka but the UPDF says he fled during the operation. The fish estimated to be worth …

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Rwenzururu PM granted bail

Jinja High Court  Judge Eva Luswata has granted bail to Rwenzururu Prime Minister Thembo Kitsumbire. According to his Lawyer Samuel Muyizzi, the premier was ordered to sign a court cash bond of sh75 million and his sureties were also bonded at sh100 million. He is now on his way to Kampala. …

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Kasese MPs blocked from Mumbere home

Legislators from Kasese district were blocked by police from accessing the home of their king, Charles Wesley Mumbere in Muyenga, Kampala. MPs including Leader of Opposition Winnie Kiiza (Kasese Woman), Robert Centenary (Kasese Municipality), Harold Muhindo (Bukonzo East), William Nzoghu (Busongora North) had gone to visit the Omusinga only to …

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Regional centre on ADF opens in Kasese

A joint military operations centre has been opened in the western district of Kasese to follow up on activities of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). The formation of the joint follow up mechanism was among the key resolutions that were agreed upon by heads of state during the International Conference …

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Mumbere agrees to be guarded by UPDF

Jinja High Court on Feb.06 released the Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere on bail following an agreement reached between the state and his lawyers that his security shall be provided by the UPDF royal guard Brigade and not the Rwenzururu royal guards. Mumbere who was released on a non-cash bond …

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King Mumbere re-applies for bail

The King of Rwenzururu Charles Wesley Mumbere has re-applied for bail before Jinja High Court. Mumbere was on Monday last week charged afresh with terrorism, murder and attempted murder he allegedly committed between the months of July and November last year at Bukara Village, Kabonero sub-county, and at Nyabutsi village, Karangura sub-county in Kabalore district …

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