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Court Orders Security to Withdraw from Kyagulanyi ‘s home

Court Orders Security to Withdraw from Kyagulanyi ‘s home

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A Ugandan court has ordered the military and police to leave the home of opposition politician Bobi Wine. He has not left his house in the outskirts of the capital Kampala since voting in the presidential election 11 days ago, in which he was declared runner-up to President Yoweri Museveni. Monday's ruling by the High Court in Kampala comes after a petition by Bobi Wine's lawyers. The state argued it needed to prevent him organising protests. But the High Court has now ruled that Bobi Wine's detention was unlawful, with Justice Micheal Elubu telling the court it was also an "an infringement on his personal liberties". Dozens of people were killed during campaigning - many were shot by security forces. Bobi Wine alleges that the election, in which he ...
Ugandan army kills 189 Al Shabab fighters in Somalia

Ugandan army kills 189 Al Shabab fighters in Somalia

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Military equipment and two commanders of the Al-Qaeda-linked group reportedly seized during raids in Lower Shabelle region Uganda's army said its troops killed 189 fighters of the Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab militant group in an attack on their camps on Friday. Ugandan troops are part of the African Union peacekeeping mission deployed in Somalia to support the central government and stop Al Shabab's efforts to topple it. The Ugandan People's Defence Force said in a statement that its soldiers raided Al Shabab hideouts in the villages of Sigaale, Adimole and Kayitoy, just over 100 kilometres south-west of the capital Mogadishu, in the Lower Shabelle region. The raid "saw the forces put out of action 189 Al Qaeda-linked fighters and destroyed a number of military hardware and item...
Uganda’s LRA Rebel Leader Joseph Kony is reportedly dead owing to COVID-19.

Uganda’s LRA Rebel Leader Joseph Kony is reportedly dead owing to COVID-19.

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 Some sections of the Ugandan media is reporting that Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony who is wanted at the International Criminal Court at Hague for war crimes and crimes against humanity has reportedly dies following infection by the deadly coronavirus disease. The Ugandan media however reported – quoting senior army commanders in the UPDF – that the army command is “yet to get any information regarding death of LRA leader, Joseph Kony, which is widely making rounds on social media.” The reports indicate that Kony succumbed to COVID19 in Central African Republic. Who is Joseph Rao Kony? Joseph Rao Kony born 1961 is a Ugandan insurgent and the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a guerrilla group that formerly operated in Uganda. While initially purporting to f...
Secretes reveled to why Bobi Wine Fled His Family abroad

Secretes reveled to why Bobi Wine Fled His Family abroad

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by elite reporter Singer, politician and presidential aspirant for Uganda, Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobi Wine has come out and explained why he was forced to fly his children out of the country with just one week to elections. Claims their lives were threatened with bombs and kidnapping. bit.ly/bettingoffersug The family of the Presidential Candidate Kyagulanyi was seen at the Entebbe International Airport as pictures of these which seemed like they were flying out of country have left many Ugandans questioning what will happen next in the coming elections. "Friends, I have seen regime enforcers and propagandists trying to question the travel of my children out of the country as we get close to the election! Of course everyone knows that their statements are not bor...
Ugandans should vote NRM as a reward for doing what other governments had failed to do – Museveni

Ugandans should vote NRM as a reward for doing what other governments had failed to do – Museveni

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By elite reporter President Yoweri Museveni has said it is high time Ugandans overwhelmingly vote for the NRM party as a payback for the development that the country has achieved in the last 35 years since 1986. “We now have  Jinja, Karuma, Pabbo, Masindi, Pakwach, Laropi and Paraa bridges across the Nile that we have constructed. I think it is wise and visionary for Ugandans to ensure they support NRM  for doing what had defeated many governments here,” Museveni said while commissioning the new Isimba public bridge.  bit.ly/bettingoffersug According to the President, in the past it would take one more than 90kms from Kayunga to Kamuli and then Jinja but noted the distance has been greatly reduced because of the new bridge. bit.ly/bettingoffersug “I am happy...
ANT AGENDA ON GOVERNANCE & WHY YOU SHOULD TRUST US WITH YOUR VOTE

ANT AGENDA ON GOVERNANCE & WHY YOU SHOULD TRUST US WITH YOUR VOTE

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ANT recognizes that failure in governance has far reaching effects on all human endeavors & therefore our manifesto is geared towards addressing governance challenges as a bedrock on which other developments shall be constructed. This shall be done by doing the following;*Ensuring a peaceful leadership transition.* This has alluded Uganda since it attained Independence 58 years ago with each leader bombing himself to office & being bombed out of office. To address this, the following shall be done.*Reinstatement & restoration of term limits*  This will help to ensure a peaceful transition. No leader will ever cling to power after two terms in office. ANT will build strong institutions that will guarantee continuity of good governance principles irrespective of w...
why museveni opponents agreed to form a joint tally centre which will coordinate and compute results in the coming General Election.

why museveni opponents agreed to form a joint tally centre which will coordinate and compute results in the coming General Election.

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They, however, declined to reveal where the tally centre will be stationed or how it will work. The Opposition forces are the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), National Unity Platform , Justice Forum (Jeema), Democratic Party, Alliance for National and Transformation, Lt Gen (retired) Henry Tumukunde’s Renewed Uganda platform and Dr Kizza Besigye’s People’s Government. In a joint statement titled “Unity in Diversity (UID) Forum for Political formations and Presidential Candidates” issued yesterday at Hotel Africana in Kampala,  the Opposition teams resolved to use technology and party structures to collect result from polling stations across the country. “To set up a joint oversight platform, use joint technology and resources to ensure vote protection and transparent tally...
LGBT Foundation categorically denies donating $10 million to NUP

LGBT Foundation categorically denies donating $10 million to NUP

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The LGBT Foundation has categorically denied donating $10 million to a political party in Uganda after a fraudulent letter was widely shared on social media. The Manchester-based charity, which supports the LGBT+ community across the UK, was the subject of a bizarre letter circulated online claiming they had pledged support to the National Unity Platform (NUP), a Ugandan progressive political party. The letter, shared on Twitter, was dated 30 December, 2020, and was written on paper with an LGBT Foundation letterhead. In the fake letter, the LGBT Foundation “thanked” the National Unity Platform for its “pledge to support and protect the LGBT+ people in Uganda”. “We acknowledge your open support for our people and you’re the only political party in Ugand...
Why Uganda is Missing out on Chinese foreign minister’s visit to Africa

Why Uganda is Missing out on Chinese foreign minister’s visit to Africa

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What might China's goals be in paying visits to Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Botswana, Tanzania, and the Seychelles? Chinese Foreign Minister Wáng Yì 王毅 has begun a five-nation African tour in Nigeria in what’s now a 30-year-old custom of Beijing’s top diplomat always starting the year with a visit to the continent. After Nigeria, Wang will fly to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Botswana, Tanzania, and the Seychelles, a small Indian Ocean island chain off the coast of East Africa. Other than listing meetings with his foreign minister counterparts, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided very few other details about Wang’s agenda during the weeklong tour and why specifically these countries were chosen for the visit. Last week, foreign ministry spok...
Where Will Uganda Airlines Fly Its New Airbus A330-800NEO?

Where Will Uganda Airlines Fly Its New Airbus A330-800NEO?

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Having taken delivery of the first of its two brand new Airbus A330neos, we thought we would take a look at what routes Uganda Airlines plans to operate the aircraft on. Before the new A330neos arrival Uganda Airlines was limited to flying short-haul routes within Africa to places like Nairobi, Lusaka, and Dar es Salaam. According to Planespotter.net Uganda Airlines’ entire fleet was made up of just four  Bombardier CRJ-900s with an average age of 1.6-years. Uganda Airlines’ plan is to operate the twin-engine regional jets on short-haul routes linking Kampala with other African capitals. Uganda Airlines is targeting tourists Before the A330neos were ordered from Airbus, the government-backed airline saw tourism as a big moneymaker for the co...
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