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60 arrested in operation over planned riots

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson says the operations are in response to the call by Bobi Wine urging people to demonstrate peacefully Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 60 people have been arrested in the city centre in an operation against planned riots. An Officer in Charge of …

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GEN JEJE ODONGO: Buganda is not being targeted

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Internal Affairs Gen. Jeje Odongo has told parliament that government cannot trace 31 of the 44 who have allegedly been kidnapped in the country in the past month. He said seven of the cases he has investigated were not kidnapped but …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Where is Ochola and Sabiiti?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Where is Ochola, Sabiiti as police unleash terror?: They can hide but cannot escape, say human rights watchers THE LAST WORD Bobi Wine’s roaring campaign: The things Museveni needs to look at as …

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Police suspends selling fuel in jerry cans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda police Force- UPF have suspended selling and buying of fuel in jerry-cans at all pumps until the end of elections. They say this is to curtail acts of making petrol bombs in the anticipated riots. This follows the protests that took place 2 …

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City protests: Kabaka Mutebi calls for quick investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has called for a special but speedy investigation into the protests that took place following the arrest of National Unity Platform’s presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. The protest broke out on November 18-19th, spreading to several towns …

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