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Uganda: Nicholas Opiyo cleared of money-laundering charges


Money-laundering charges against a leading Ugandan human rights lawyer, Nicholas Opiyo, have been dropped, documents from the director of public prosecution’s office show. According to the documents, Mr. Opiyo, who was arrested in December 2020 by plainclothes officers in a restaurant will see his deposit refunded. Read also: Rwandan opposition …

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Yoweri Museveni threatens to pull out troops from Somalia


Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has threatened to withdraw the country’s troops from the African Union’s peacekeeping mission in Somalia. The warning follows a row between the Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and the Prime minister Mohamed Roble over the choice of intelligence chief and the prime minister’s dismissal of the …

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Uganda: Archbishop of the Orthodox Church Jonah Lwanga is dead

Jonah Lwanga

The Most Reverend Orthodox Archbishop of Uganda, Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga has died. His death has been confirmed by the Orthodox church in a statement on Sunday. “Our spiritual Father is gone to meet the Lord,” the statement said. The Church  early Sunday virtually held an intercessory prayer, also informing  congregants that …

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