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Two confirmed dead after teargassed van rolling in Buikwe

Mukono, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Two people admitted at Kawolo hospital on Monday after sustaining serious injuries in an accident during the campaign trail of the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu have died. The dead are Jonathan Ssempala and Robert Kigozi. They were among the six people …

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Police block Kyagulanyi’s rallies in greater Luweero major towns

  Luweero, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Police has blocked the National Unity Platform Presidential candidate from holding rallies within major town councils in the Greater Luweero districts. According to Electoral Commission campaign programme, NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu is expected to campaign in Nakasongola, Luwero and Nakaseke districts …

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Candidates in Kyotera raise concern about defaced posters

Kyotera, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Unidentified people are defacing the campaigns posters of different candidates in Kyotera District.  Many posters of National Resistance Movement (NRM) party candidates and those of the opposition have been defaced, igniting counter-accusations among rival groups.  The NRM candidates accuse the National Unity Platform (NUP), Democratic …

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ELECTIONS: Byabakama writes to IGP Ochola

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Electoral Commission – EC has today written a letter to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola demanding to know why the force he leads has continuously interrupted campaign meetings of opposition presidential candidates.  In a letter dated November 16th, Justice Simon …

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Gov’t investigating conduct of security personnel-Mbayo

Masaka, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister-in-charge of the Presidency Ester Mbayo, says the government is investigating the conduct of some security personnel. Mbayo says that the security personnel could be harbouring ill intentions against the government. Mbayo who on Wednesday opened up a two-day retreat for Resident District Commissioners …

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Security clears NUP’s Kyagulanyi to campaign in Kagadi

Kagadi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Security has cleared the National Unity Platform – NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine to campaign in Kagadi district.    All presidential candidates are required to get clearance from police to ensure compliance with the COVID-19 preventive guidelines.      The candidates …

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Kyagulanyi promises to free Mumbere, support industrialisation in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has promised to restore the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu cultural institution to its past glory.  Speaking at Nyakasanga playgrounds in Kasese municipality on Tuesday evening, Kyagulanyi pledged to uplift the face of the kingdom to regain its defined status. He also said …

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Bobi wine Protests: Police insists they acted appropriately

  Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police continues to defend the actions of their personnel during last week’s protests following the arrest of National Unity Platform presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, in which dozensa of people were shot dead. Speaking to journalists at the Uganda Media Centre during …

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36 remanded over free Kyagulanyi protests in Kyotera

Kyotera, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  At least 36 people have been remanded to Ssaza Government Prison in Masaka district for participating in protests that rocked Kyotera town council last week. A total of 60 people were arrested on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from different areas of Kyotera. They were arrested …

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