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Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya

Why is government targeting the MPs over Masaka killings? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The charge with murder and remand of MPs Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya, to Kitalya Prison (later switched to kigo) in connection with the killings in the Greater Masaka region has sparked criticism from angry …

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No new gay bill, says government

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has denied reports that there is an anti-gay bill in the offing after earlier reports indicated that the bill would return in its earlier form. The anti-gay bill was struck down by the courts in 2014 a few months after …

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Uganda Cranes invites ‘Mo’ Opondo for Niger tourney

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has called 23 players for a three-nation tournament due in Niger, West Africa. Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastian Desabre has included Danish based winger Moses “Mo” Opondo who features at Vendsyssel Football Club. “Mo” gets his …

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UGANDA: US ambassador’s civil rights concerns misplaced

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Government spokesman has said US Ambassador Deborah Malac’s concerns over freedom of expression in the country are misplaced. The US Mission issued a statement on Thursday morning stating that “The UnitedStates is deeply concerned that recent arrests and raids stifle the Ugandan people’s right to free expression and …

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ARTS: Unfamiliarity at surfaces exhibition

Some of the drawings are larger than life hanging on the white-washed walls of the large gallery space. At the entrance, a glass bottles installation hangs like a chandelier from the ceiling. KAMPALA, UGANDA |DOMINIC MUWANGUZI| Inside the bottles are drawings of different facial expressions staring at you. Right beneath it, …

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