Mubarak, the former autocratic president of Egypt, whose hold onto power was
broken and place in history upended by a public uprising against the poverty,
corruption and repressive police tactics that came to define his 30 years in
office, died on Tuesday, aged 91. His death was confirmed by state TV.
spent most of his final years at the Maadi Military Hospital in southern Cairo,
under guard in a room overlooking the Nile as he defiantly battled courtroom
charges of corruption and conspiracy to murder.
He was finally released on March 24, 2017,
having been convicted in a single, relatively minor case, and spirited across
the city to his mansion in the affluent neighborhood of Heliopolis.
October, he made a rare appearance in a video publishe...
By Elite Reporter
Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde has sparked off internal strife within the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) ranks after President Yoweri Museveni, as Commander In Chief, ordered the withdrawal his army bodyguards, after word leaked that the former Security minister wants to contest for Presidency in 2021.
Sources reveal that Tumukunde's security details at his Kololo and Rukungiri homes were given marching orders early this week, since he is no longer a serving officer under the UPDF.
Close sources to the retired General confirmed the development and revealed that an order to withdraw guards was issued last weekend when Tumukunde was upcountry.
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"It is true all the guards have been recalled to Bom...
By Keefa Nuwahereza
Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, the People Power pressure group leader and Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, has petitioned the Electoral Commission (EC) over the continued blockage of his presidential consultations by police, ahead of the 2021 general elections.
In his petition filed on Monday, Bobi Wine pleads with the Electoral Commission to intervene and help him resume his consultation meetings on his 2021 presidential bid, saying police have become a stumbling block.
On February 18, when Bobi Wine wrote to police requesting for a meeting, they told him to first write to EC showing what he would like police to do for him to allow his consultations.
So in his petition dated February 21, 2020, Bobi Wine wrote to the EC indicating the 10 issues he want...