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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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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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