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Lukwago sues Ofwono, seeks UGX 500M compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has sued the government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo seeking compensation of Shillings 500 million for cruel, degrading, and inhumane treatment during their recent appearance on the Frontline, a topical show on NBS television. In his application before the High Court …

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Ofwono Opondo meets journalists to discuss government media relations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has launched a campaign to repair its deteriorating relationship with journalists across the country. Ofwono Opondo, the government spokesperson and Executive Director of the Uganda Media Center met journalists and other media personalities to discuss measures on how their relation can be mended. The …

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Museveni’s American dilemma

                   Eyes on new U.S. President Biden for review of Uganda relations amid human rights violations Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Ned Price, the U.S State Department spokesperson, during a press briefing on Feb. 23 said  new U.S. President Joe Biden’s government would consider a range of options for …

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Gov’t rejects EU’s resolutions on elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has rejected the European Parliament resolution on last month’s presidential elections. On Thursday, members of the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to adopt 19 resolutions taking stock of the human rights violations in Uganda. Some of the resolutions include; justice and accountability for Ugandans …

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Human rights watch raises red flag on Uganda’s election

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Human Rights Watch, an international advocacy group has raised a red flag on Uganda’s electoral processes, stating that weeks leading up to polling day were characterized by widespread violence and abuses. The agency cited wanton killings by security forces, arrests and beatings of opposition supporters …

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Amnesty international joins push to free Robert Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Ugandan authorities must immediately lift the police and military siege of opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi’s home and release him and his wife Barbara Itungo Amnesty International said as the post-election blockade entered its 7th day.      Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine …

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Kyagulanyi’s family not being targeted – Govt

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has said that government and its leadership has a long good track record of not harming or killing politicians, their families or its opponents. Ofwono Opondo was responding to claims by Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu that his children were taken abroad for …

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