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Uganda’s shadow state

Revealing the networks of people with power Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In the April 30-07 issue of The Independent, Andrew Mwenda; in his column, wrote an article entitled “Paved with good intentions: How Western interventions in African affairs, even when well intentioned, produce bad results.” In that article, …

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Don’t leave polling station after voting – Tumukunde

📌 National elections – January 14, 2021 Butambala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Gen. Henry Tumukunde has started a vote protection campaign as the country prepares for general elections next week. Speaking in various trading centers in Butambala district, the presidential independent candidate has told voters that guarding against vote rigging is …

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UBC agrees to give all presidential candidates free air space

  ‘We were already offering each candidate time weekly,’ says UBC Deputy MD Maurice Mugisha Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has agreed to provide free airspace on their Television and Radios for all the Uganda Presidential candidates. Wilfred Senyange, the UBC spokesperson confirmed the development today. …

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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’s 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’s 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’s 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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