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Uganda: President Museveni’s son praises Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Uganda: President Museveni's son praises Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s son, Lieutenant General Muhoozi Kainerugaba has praised Rwandan President Paul Kagame, for whom he says he has boundless respect. Mr. Muhoozi on Twitter, praises the Rwandan President not only for his military genius but also for his transformation of the Rwandan economy: I have limitless respect …

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Uganda: exiled author Kakwenza Rukirabashaija faces arrest warrant

Kakwenza Rukirabashaija

A Ugandan court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, an international award-winning author who fled to Germany last month. Kakwenza Rukirabashaija was arrested at the end of December and held for almost a month before he was charged with communications offences related to tweets that criticized President …

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Uganda: controversy over the appointment of an alleged torturer as police chief

Major General Abel Kandiho

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Major General Abel Kandiho, blacklisted by the United States for alleged human rights abuses, as police chief. The former head of intelligence, has been accused of abuses including electrocution and sexual assault. The US said he was sometimes personally involved in interrogations of detained …

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