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Uganda. MPs leave parliament to denounce torture and enforced disappearances

Uganda. MPs leave parliament to denounce torture and enforced disappearances

Opposition members of Ugandan parliament on Thursday walked out of a parliamentary session in protest of reported torture of citizens by security operatives, detention without trial, and missing supporters on Thursday, Dailymonitor reports. More than 100 MPs led by the opposition leader, Mr Mathias Mpuuga on Thursday said they would …

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Uganda: president Museveni and Bobi Wine due in Kayunga on Tuesday

Yoweri Museveni and Bobi Wine

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, are expected in Kayunga on Tuesday to lend their support to their candidates ahead of Thursday’s district president by-election. While six candidates are in the race, most forecasts point to a two-way battle between National Resistance Movement (NRM), …

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Uganda: MP Ssegirinya summoned for claiming Bobi Wine’s victory

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Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court in Kampala has, for the second time issued criminal summons to Kawempe North Member of Parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya for alleged incitement to violence, Dailymonitor reports. Prosecution claims that Mr Ssegirinya did an act calculated to incite violence against other persons by holding placards demanding for …

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Owiny-Dollo directs Bobi Wine to gazette poll petition withdrawal request

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Robert Kagulanyi alias Bobi Wine the leader of the Ugandan opposition filed an application withdrawing his electoral petition challenging President Yoweri Museveni’s victory. The National Unity Platform (NUP) president, through his lawyers on Wednesday, outlined six grounds that influenced him to lose interest in the petition. Mr Kyagulanyi argues that …

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