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Police battles FDC’s Amuriat as he campaigns in Nakawa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate, Patrick Oboi Amuriat battled security personnel in Nakawa division this morning where he was campaigning for the highest political seat in the country. Amuriat made his first stop at Naguru go-down market where he met and addressed supporters …

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Kyagulanyi vows to continue holding rallies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The conflict between the Electoral Commission, security agencies and Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu, the presidential candidate of the National Unity Platform -NUP will not be ending soon as he vowed to continue with his normal campaigning. Speaking to reporters shortly after meeting the Electoral Commission chairperson …

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Illicit financial flows threaten security and stability in Africa

United Nations | Xinhua | At a time when Africa is mobilizing resources for pandemic recovery and sustainable development, illicit financial flows (IFFs) are robbing the continent of 50 billion U.S. dollars annually, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a high-level virtual meeting on Thursday held under the African Union’s (AU) …

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EC calls on candidates to report cases of security interference during campaigns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission-EC has called on presidential candidates to report all cases where security agencies or Resident District Commissioners [RDCs] unjustly interfere in their legitimate campaign programs. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Paul Bukenya, the spokesperson of the Electoral Commission said that they can’t do …

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Presidential camps speak out on their security priorities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Contenders for the 2021 presidential seat have expressed their priorities on security in Uganda. The presidential candidates and members in their campaign teams have raised matters of human resource empowerment, welfare, corruption, financing, tools and skills of the security sector. The candidates also emphasize proper …

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