Category Archives: Ugandan News

Bobi Wine Welcomes U.S. Sanctions On Ugandan Officials

Uganda’s main opposition figure, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has welcomed the imposition of sanctions on certain Ugandan officials by the United States in the aftermath of disputed elections in the East African country. On Friday, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced visa restrictions on Ugandan officials who are believed to have undermined the democratic process

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Country In Mess Due To Poor Governance, Say Gen. Muntu

The former presidential candidate for Alliance for National Transformation (ANT), Maj Gen (rtd) Mugishu Muntu, has said the country is currently in a mess due to poor governance. “This country is in a total crisis because of bad governance by President Museveni. I don’t think he will leave a positive legacy,” Maj Gen Muntu told a post-election review meeting for

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Bobi Wine Must Surrender “Bullet Proof Car” To URA, Court Rules

The outgoing Kyadondo East member of parliament and former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has lost his bid to block Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) from recalling his vehicle for a reassessment. His application was dismissed today Tuesday by the deputy head of High court civil division judge Emmanuel Baguma. Baguma argues that Kyagulanyi failed to adduce evidence to show that the recalling

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Supreme Court Clears President Yoweri Museveni swearing on after St sting institutional Court Ruling

The Supreme court has issued an interim order staying the execution of the Constitutional court decision arising from the late Bob Kasango’s petition. The justices led by justice Kenneth Kakuru on March 18 unanimously ordered that a serving judge should resign before taking up any other appointment in executive or constitutional offices. They declared that effective March 18, any judicial

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Judges Put President Yoweri Museveni Win Under Threat

Uganda may be headed for a constitutional crisis, thanks to the unconstitutional appointment of judges into constitutional offices, before resigning judicial jobs. In a landmark Constitutional court case, Bob Kasango v Attorney General and Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Constitution Petition No. 16, 2016, court ruled on March 18, 2021; “Henceforth the appointment and actions of a judge to any

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President Museveni Sues Media House, Daily Monitor Newspaper, Demands Damages

President Yoweri Museveni has finally made good his threat and sued the Monitor Publications Limited for alleged defamation. Through his lawyers of K and K Advocates, Museveni contends that on February 23, 2021, Monitor Publications Limited falsely and maliciously caused to be written, printed and published an article titled “Museveni ‘inner circle’ secretly given Covid jabs — US paper,” that defamed

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Uganda Police Deny Asking Protesters To Prepare Coffins And Wills Before Rioting

Uganda police have denied reports they cautioned protesters to first buy coffins and write their wills before going to the streets to demonstrate. The purported caution by Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIPG) Paul Lokech had earlier been published by the country’s news outlet, The Informer, on Tuesday, March 9. However, taking to Twitter on Wednesday, March 10, the police

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Bobi Wine Asks Court To Block URA Bid To Recall His Car

Former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, has run to the High Court to block Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) from recalling his bullet-proof car for fresh tax reassessment. In his suit filed last evening, the musician-turned politician contends that URA does not have powers to recall his vehicle that has already passed through their hands and cleared all the

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Senior two Student Shot Dead As Police Enforce Covid-19 Guidelines

A policeman in Bukedea District in eastern Uganda has been detained after he shot and killed a 17-year-old boy. Constable Charles Okurut commonly was detained Thursday morning after he shot and killed Patrick Otimong, a resident of Ajesa village, Akero parish in Bukedea Sub County. Otimong has been a senior two student at Sironko Parents Secondary School. The teenager was

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Inspector General Of Government Tell Bobi Wine To Justify Bulletproof Car Donation Else It Becomes Government Property

National Unity Platform president Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine must declare his armoured (bulletproof) car donation by March 31, 2021, else it becomes government property, the acting Inspector General of Government (IGG) George Bamugemereire has warned. Last week, Kyagulanyi excited his local supporters when he declared on social media that his supporters living abroad had bought him an armoured vehicle to help

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