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Electoral Commission issues revised campaign programme

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Electoral Commission has today issued a revised Presidential Campaign Programme. It follows a week of disruptions after riots that started after presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi and Patrick Oboi Amuriat were arrested mid week. Police accused them of not following the COVID-19 Standard Operating …

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11 presidential candidates

¬† What does each stand for? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Following months of uncertainty, Uganda will hold the next presidential polls on Jan.14 next year with a record 11 candidates. President Museveni, who has been Uganda‚Äôs president since 1986, is seeking another five year term after successfully removing …

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Gen. Tumukunde dully nominated to contest for 2021 elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Gen. Henry Tumukunde has been dully cleared by the Electoral Commission to contest for presidency in the 2021 general elections. A slight anomaly had been found in Gen Tumukunde‚Äôs papers by the Electoral Commission¬†chairman Justice Simon Byabakama and tasked him to take oath to rectify …

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Tumukunde gets bail

      Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The High Court Criminal Division has granted former Security Minister, Lt General Henry Tumukunde non-cash bail of Shillings 50 million. Justice Wilson Kwesiga, the Head of the High Court Criminal Division delivered the ruling this morning. He bonded Tumukunde‚Äôs sureties including his …

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Tumukunde appears in court, charged with treason

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lt.Gen Henry Tumukunde has been charged with treason and unlawful possession of firearms at City Hall court. He has been remanded to Luzira Prison until March 23. The treason charges stem from his statement in an interview on NBS TV, where he said that …

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Security explains charges against Tumukunde’s guests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has explained why the 13 people who were found meeting Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde during his arrest have been charged with obstructing investigations. The 13, including Tororo County MP, Annet Nyakecho, have been held incommunicado since their arrest of Thursday evening. They were …

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Tumukunde’s sickness derails treason case investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies investigating treason charges against former security minister, Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde, have revealed that investigations have so far stalled because of his sickness. Tumukunde was arrested on Thursday evening from his office in Kololo by joint security agencies under the command of …

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