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Police brutality

Besigye, Muntu, Mao teams react Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s newest party, the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) likes to be known as the quiet, peace-loving party. It is an image the mirrors the personality of its two most prominent leaders; its founder, Maj. Gen.(Rtd) Mugisha Muntu and …

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POMA: PM Rugunda calls for ceasefire

Gov’t Promises Speedy Implementation of New POMA Regulations Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has promised speedy implementation of the new Public Order Management Act (POMA), 2013 regulations. He said there should meanwhile be ceasefire between political parties and government security agencies. Rugunda made …

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Political parties to meet IGP over new POMA regulations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties under the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) are set to meet the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola to discuss implementation of new Public Order Management Act (POMA) regulations. The meeting will be held on Sunday at Prime Minister’s office. It will …

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New POMA regulations: Spontaneous public meeting to last 20 minutes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new Public Order Management Act (POMA) 2013 regulations has created a provision for unplanned public meeting of political parties lasting for only 20 minutes. The new regulations have been drafted through the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) initiative. IPOD brings together political parties …

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Political parties unveil new POMA regulations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties under the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) have agreed and unveiled new regulations that will guide security agencies in the implementation of Public Order Management Act (POMA) of 2013. The new regulations were unveiled by secretary generals of political parties and Prime …

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FDC questions gov’t commitment on POMA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has questioned government’s commitment on changing the way it’s implementing the Public Order Management Act (POMA), 2013. FDC’s skepticism comes days after government officials led by Prime Minister, Ruhukana Rugunda admitted that the law is being implemented wrongly. This …

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Police disallows Kasese FDC rally

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have blocked a public rally organised by the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party President, Patrick Oboi Amuriat and former FDC presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye in Kasese town. The two opposition leaders are slated to hold a public rally at Nyakasanga grounds in …

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Gov’t concedes to opposition’s demands on POMA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has conceded to opposition parties that the Public Order Management Act (POMA) is illegally implemented. On Thursday, a meeting of the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) meeting on POMA was held at Commonwealth Resort, Munyonyo. The meeting that lasted five hours first came …

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