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Police foils Zaake campaign launch

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mityana yesterday foiled a campaign launch planned by Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake.  Zaake had planned to launch his campaigns and manifesto at Naama village in Busimbi Sub County. Police led by the Mityana District Police Commander Martin Okoyo restricted the launch …

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Uganda’s history of electoral violence

Should we expect a difference in 2021 `scientific elections’ that have banned campaign rallies? COMMENT | GODFREY MWESIGYE | “There are campaign beatings, ballot beatings, and post-election beatings. … Then after the election cycle is over, the country shall revert to ordinary beatings.” Mary Serumaga— Pambazuka News, 29 Aug 2018. …

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Escalation of torture in COVID-19 lockdown

It is deeply disconcerting that mechanisms for holding government agents accountable are usually not effective in Uganda COMMENT | EDWARD SERUCACA JNR | Amidst the fight against a new enemy, the coronavirus disease Covid-19, old foes are rearing their ugly heads.  In mid-April, the Independent MP Francis Zaake of Mityana …

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Escalation of torture in lockdown

It is disconcerting that mechanisms for holding government agents accountable are usually not effective in Uganda COMMENT | Edward Serucaca Jnr | Amidst the fight against a new enemy, the coronavirus disease Covid-19, old foes are rearing their ugly heads. In mid-April, the Independent MP Francis Zaake of Mityana Municipality was wheeled …

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MP Zaake counter accuses Prof Nawangwe of harassing him

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake has accused Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe of undermining parliament. He was appearing before the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee of parliament to defend himself against allegations of harassing Nawangwe and behaving without decorum. It …

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Bobi Wine, Zaake receive heroic welcome in Hoima amidst tight security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kyandodo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi wine and his Mityana Municipality counterpart, Francis Zaake have received a heroic welcome in Hoima town amidst tight security. Hundreds of people welcomed the duo in a procession at Butema trading center about 5km from …

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Police brutality

Besigye, Muntu, Mao teams react Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s newest party, the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) likes to be known as the quiet, peace-loving party. It is an image the mirrors the personality of its two most prominent leaders; its founder, Maj. Gen.(Rtd) Mugisha Muntu and …

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