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MAKERERE: Statement from US Mission in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The U.S. Mission in Uganda has warned that the reported heavy-handed response by security services to protests against the proposed tuition increases at Makerere University ” is uncalled for, and is a direct affront to the freedoms of assembly, speech and expression guaranteed by Uganda’s constitution.” …

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Gangs dominate Secondary schools in Mbale town – Survey

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A number of schools in Mbale town are witnessing an increase in gangs, comprising students, known for using drugs, encouraging bullying and violence in schools and increasing urban crime. A survey undertaken by Human Rights Activists Elgon Sub Region- HURA, a nonprofit Organisation operating …

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XENOPHOBIA: Nigeria’s Buhari arrives in S.Africa

  Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in South Africa on Wednesday for a state visit after an outburst of xenophobic violence in and around Johannesburg stirred tensions between Africa’s leading economic powerhouses. Buhari and his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa will meet Thursday to …

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Five additional charges slapped on Arua treason suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five more criminal charges have been added onto the charges against Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and his co-accused in a case in which they are charged with treason. The charges include incitement of violence, disobedience of lawful orders and going …

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