Category Archives: Ugandan News

President Yoweri Museveni Needs To Talk Peace And Reconciliation

As Ugandans, we have invested time and effort to achieve the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. The effort to hold periodic elections for president, members of parliament and other leaders is both constitutional and political. It is constitutional because the 1995 Constitution spells out the tenure

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President Yoweri Museveni’s Re-Election A Mockery To Democracy

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni was once regarded as one of the most promising leaders in Africa, in dramatic contrast with Idi Amin, the notorious dictator against whom he had led an insurgency. After coming to power in 1986 Museveni liberalized the economy, triggering rapid growth and a major reduction in poverty. He allowed Uganda’s first multicandidate presidential election and cultivated a

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I Will Accept Election Outcome; Uganda Is Not my House – PRESIDENT OF UGANDA, YOWERI MUSEVENI affirms

 Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has said he is ready to go home if he loses the highly presidential elections slated for tomorrow Thursday, January 14. Wax lyrical, the 76-year-old president assured the world if Ugandans prove they do not want him to solve their issues, he will go back to his home and do his own things. In an interview

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Uganda Election: Vote Counting Begins, First Batch Of Official Results Expected At 9pm

Vote counting in the January 14 Uganda General Election began few minutes after 5 pm when the exercise was officially closed. Long queues stretching out of select poll stations were witnessed in the historic election that saw the East African country shut down the internet and communication channels. Voters who were still in the queue by the official closing time,

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Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni Ramps Up Repression On Bobi Wine And Other Presidential Candidates

Ahead of the 14 January national election, President Yoweri Musevni’s government is not letting up on the pressure on his opponents. Its strategy is to limit the opposition’s ability to get out its message and mobilize voters. The government’s repression and COVID-19 prevention measures are limiting opposition leader Bobi Wine’s ability to mobilise and strengthening Museveni’s chances of remaining in

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Uganda: United Nations Experts Gravely Concerned By Election Clampdown In The Country

The United Nations human rights experts today expressed serious concerns about the violence ahead of Uganda’s presidential election, and urged authorities to put an end to the arrest, detention and judicial harassment of political opponents, civil society leaders and human rights defenders. Recall that on Sunday, Media outlets have reported that three journalists were hurt after being hit by tear

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Four Security Officers Injured As Police Car Trailing Amuriat Plunges Into Swamp

Four security officers out of at least five people have been injured after one of the patrol cars following Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate, Patrick Amuriat plunged into a swamp in Kyegewa District. The accident occurred on Monday morning at Kyatega in Kyegwa district where Amuriat was supposed to campaign as he sort for votes ahead of the

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Gen. Muntu, Tumukunde Hit Back At President Museveni

The Alliance for National Transformation presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Mughisa Muntu and his counterpart, Lt. Gen. Henry Tumunkunde have hit backed at President Yoweri Museveni for calling them non-starters. Recall that while in Rukungiri District on Monday, President Yoweri Museveni and the presidential candidate of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), said that he can not hand over power to Lt.

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Violence, Death Continue Ahead Of Uganda Elections

Last Monday, after weeks of deadly encounters between the supporters of National Unity Platform and the Ugandan security agencies, the presidential candidate of the NUP, Bobi Wine went to twitter and tweeted, “This is war, not a presidential campaign.” Recall that it was reported that a police can ran over NUP supporters in an attempt to block the opposition presidential

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Chaotic Scenes As Police Disrupt Bobi Wine’s Really With Teargas, Bullets

There was midst feelings as teargas and running battles has characterized the campaign of Ugandan Presidential candidate, Robert Kyagylanyi alias Bobi Wine in Kayunga, in Central Region. On Tuesday, 1st December, 2020 in the afternoon, several supporters of the youthful politician were left with various gunshot wounds following the altercation with the police officers. Among those who were alleged to

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