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International Business Times
Uganda elections 2016: Opposition against Museveni grows as Ugandan exiles protest in London As Uganda prepares to go to the polls, opposition against the country's preside
Uganda elections 2016: Opposition against Museveni grows as Ugandan exiles protest in London
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
As Uganda prepares to go to the polls, opposition against the country's president, Yoweri Museveni, has been growing steadily. Around a dozen Ugandan exiles, all UK residents, stood outside Uganda House, home of the Ugandan embassy in London, on 8... Read more
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The Star
Uganda police buy anti-riot gear ahead of Museveni's re-election bidKAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda has bought anti-riot gear ahead of a Feb. 18 electio
Uganda police buy anti-riot gear ahead of Museveni's re-election bid
The Star / Posted 8 hours ago
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda has bought anti-riot gear ahead of a Feb. 18 election in a move which police say will bolster security during voting but which critics say aims to intimidate opponents of President Yoweri Museveni, who is seeking to extend... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Uganda police buy anti-riot gear ahead of Museveni's re-election bidKAMPALA: Uganda has bought anti-riot gear ahead of a Feb. 18 election in a move
Uganda police buy anti-riot gear ahead of Museveni's re-election bid
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 hours ago
KAMPALA: Uganda has bought anti-riot gear ahead of a Feb. 18 election in a move which police say will bolster security during voting but which critics say aims to intimidate opponents of President Yoweri Museveni, who is seeking to extend his 30-year... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
5,000 Motorcyclists Recruited to Hunt for Museveni VotesA group of more than 5,000 motorcyclists has been recruited to traverse the cou
5,000 Motorcyclists Recruited to Hunt for Museveni Votes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
A group of more than 5,000 motorcyclists has been recruited to traverse the country to canvass for votes for the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) candidate Yoweri Museveni ahead of the February 18 presidential elections. While flagging off... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Orders NRM to Start Door-Door CampaignsNational Resistance Movement (NRM) presidential candidate, Yoweri Museveni, has
Museveni Orders NRM to Start Door-Door Campaigns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
National Resistance Movement (NRM) presidential candidate, Yoweri Museveni, has tasked his campaign task-force to take his campaigns to homes, schools and villages and move away from the 'excitement' at trading centres. Addressing NRM candidates and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mabirizi 'Warns' Museveni Against Waging WarElton Joseph Mabirizi, the independent Coalition, presidential candidate has as
Mabirizi 'Warns' Museveni Against Waging War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Elton Joseph Mabirizi, the independent Coalition, presidential candidate has asked Ugandans to ignore threats by NRM leaders not to hand over power once President Yoweri Museveni loses in this month's elections. According to Mabirizi, Museveni is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyatta-Museveni Sugar Deal Flops On Kampala ShortfallThe much-anticipated sale of Ugandan sugar in the country has flopped due to la
Kenyatta-Museveni Sugar Deal Flops On Kampala Shortfall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
The much-anticipated sale of Ugandan sugar in the country has flopped due to lack of sugar surpluses in the neighbouring state forcing Kenyan authorities to withdraw import licences. Ugandan sugar millers have been hit by a shortage that has seen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Under What Law Are Crime Preventers Appointed, Deployed?There is a saying in the country of the blind; the one eyed man is king. Gen K
Under What Law Are Crime Preventers Appointed, Deployed?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
There is a saying in the country of the blind; the one eyed man is king. Gen Kale Kayihura is the Inspector General of Police (IGP). There can be no doubt about that. It is also very true that Kayihura is a general of the Uganda People's Defence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Inside Museveni, Besigye Battle for Rwenzori Sub-RegionThe presidential contest in the two previous campaigns in the Rwenzori sub-regi
Inside Museveni, Besigye Battle for Rwenzori Sub-Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The presidential contest in the two previous campaigns in the Rwenzori sub-region has been a two-horse race between Forum for Democratic Change's (FDC) Kizza Besigye and National Resistance Movement's (NRM) Yoweri Museveni. Dr Besigye's support in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ms Lumumba, in Whose Name Do You Want to Kill Our Babies?"The State will kill your children if they come to disorganise and destabilise
Ms Lumumba, in Whose Name Do You Want to Kill Our Babies?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
"The State will kill your children if they come to disorganise and destabilise the peace and security in Kampala and Wakiso." The utterer of those wicked words is Ms Justine Kasule Lumumba, secretary general of the ruling NRM party. Her title, I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Retired Tanzania President to Observe Uganda PollsArusha — Retired Tanzanian President Ali Hassan Mwinyi will lead the East Afric
Retired Tanzania President to Observe Uganda Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Arusha — Retired Tanzanian President Ali Hassan Mwinyi will lead the East African Community (EAC) election observer mission to Kampala. Uganda will on February 18 hold General Elections, including choosing the next president for the next five years.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Election Report 2016 - the Three-Horse RaceThis week we start the first of two reports looking back at the 2015-2016 gener
Election Report 2016 - the Three-Horse Race
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
This week we start the first of two reports looking back at the 2015-2016 general election campaign season. Most of the national and international attention, obviously, was focused on the presidential race. The stakes are high not just for Uganda... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Joined NRA Rebellion Aged 7"Born in 1978 to Augustine Muhashi in Rwemiyaga, Sembabule District, my father
I Joined NRA Rebellion Aged 7
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
"Born in 1978 to Augustine Muhashi in Rwemiyaga, Sembabule District, my father was a pastoralist and that was his life. With about 1,000 herd of cattle, 200 goats and sheep, we were in constant quarrels with neighbours because our animals would stray... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NRM Has Run Short of Pledges - BiraaroKamwenge — The ruling NRM party presidential candidate, Yoweri Museveni, has ru
NRM Has Run Short of Pledges - Biraaro
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Kamwenge — The ruling NRM party presidential candidate, Yoweri Museveni, has run shot of pledges, the Farmers' Party presidential candidates, Gen Benon Biraaro, has said. Gen Birararo, who held an impromptu rally in Kamwenge Town on Friday, scoffed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
David Sejusa - the Daring GeneralKampala — Those close to him describe him as intelligent, defiant and daring. H
David Sejusa - the Daring General
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Kampala — Those close to him describe him as intelligent, defiant and daring. His defiance has pitied him against the three previous governments. Gen David Sejusa, formerly known as Tinyefuza, was first arrested by president Idi Amin in 1976 when, as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NRA Attack On Kabamba Causes Tension Between Rebel GroupsFor the last 30 years, every February 6, the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UP
NRA Attack On Kabamba Causes Tension Between Rebel Groups
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
For the last 30 years, every February 6, the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF), which evolved from the National Resistance Army (NRA) celebrates Tarehe Sita. This is the day when the Popular Resistance Army (PRA), led by Yoweri Museveni, then a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Rights Groups Set to Monitor Violence Against Women During ElectionsKampala — Ugandan women's rights groups are setting up a control centre to moni
Uganda Rights Groups Set to Monitor Violence Against Women During Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Kampala — Ugandan women's rights groups are setting up a control centre to monitor any violence against women in the East African nation's elections this month and to act quickly on any reports. The move comes after the United States voiced concern... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbabazi Will 'Give Museveni Medals'Campaigning in his 93rd district on Wednesday, Independent presidential candida
Mbabazi Will 'Give Museveni Medals'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Campaigning in his 93rd district on Wednesday, Independent presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi urged President Yoweri Museveni, his friend and former boss, to stop looking at himself as NRM. Mbabazi, a founder of the ruling party, told a team of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kayihura Promotes 496 Police OfficersBy Zurah Nakabugo and Johnson Taremwa In a circular to police officers, Gen Ka
Kayihura Promotes 496 Police Officers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
By Zurah Nakabugo and Johnson Taremwa In a circular to police officers, Gen Kayihura said: "The president of the Re- public of Uganda Gen Yoweri Museveni in the exercise of the powers vested in him under section (9) (i) (c) of the Police Act cap 33... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sejusa in Court Against the Army - Will He Be Lucky Again?One year and one month after President Yoweri Museveni promised to deal with Ge
Sejusa in Court Against the Army - Will He Be Lucky Again?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
One year and one month after President Yoweri Museveni promised to deal with Gen David Sejusa, the maverick former co-ordinator of intelligence services found himself in the dock of the General Court Martial, to answer charges of absenting himself... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Experts Report Deepens Burundi CrisisEven with the political crisis in Burundi, the situation in the Great Lakes reg
UN Experts Report Deepens Burundi Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Even with the political crisis in Burundi, the situation in the Great Lakes region has become more complicated after UN experts told the Security Council that Rwanda was destabilising her neighbour. According to media reports, the experts said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Besigye and Museveni Unite!Uganda is about to hold its most unifying General Election since independence 5
Besigye and Museveni Unite!
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Uganda is about to hold its most unifying General Election since independence 53 years ago. It is indeed wonderful to be alive this second month of 2016! All previous elections have been so divisive that we have even gone to war over one. In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Readies for Tense Presidential Election YearKampala — As the only female presidential candidate in Uganda, a male-dominated
Nation Readies for Tense Presidential Election Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kampala — As the only female presidential candidate in Uganda, a male-dominated country where the leader is eyeing a fourth decade in power, Maureen Kyalya admits the odds are stacked against her. "He uses force and intimidation," said Kyalya,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Press Crackdown Is Likely to WorsenKampala — On October 2015, the day that Ugandan journalist Enoch Matovu, 25, wa
Press Crackdown Is Likely to Worsen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kampala — On October 2015, the day that Ugandan journalist Enoch Matovu, 25, was allegedly shot by the police for simply "doing my job", the police had "run out of tear gas", he claimed. "So they had to use live bullets," this journalist for... Read more
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DW
Uganda: Fears of violence ahead of elections | Africa | DW.COM | A local NGO, the Human Rights Network-Uganda (HRINET-U) has issued a report cit
Uganda: Fears of violence ahead of elections | Africa | DW.COM |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
A local NGO, the Human Rights Network-Uganda (HRINET-U) has issued a report citing cases of members from opposition parties who have gone missing, while others who have been arrested have not been charged or been brought before the courts. The... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Ugandan poll hopeful knows she hasn't a hope in hell"He uses force and intimidation," said Kyalya, describing her former boss, vete
Ugandan poll hopeful knows she hasn't a hope in hell
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
"He uses force and intimidation," said Kyalya, describing her former boss, veteran leader Yoweri Museveni, who is seeking re-election on February 18. Candidates on all sides have raised fears of violence and claimed opposition groups are organising... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Readies for Polls but Few Doubt the WinnerAs the only female presidential candidate in Uganda, a male-dominated country w
Uganda Readies for Polls but Few Doubt the Winner
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
As the only female presidential candidate in Uganda, a male-dominated country where the leader is eyeing a fourth decade in power, Ms Maureen Kyalya admits the odds are stacked against her. "He uses force and intimidation," said Ms Kyalya,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Snubs Presidential Debate AgainKampala — Ugandans' hopes on NRM presidential flag bearer Yoweri Museveni parti
Museveni Snubs Presidential Debate Again
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kampala — Ugandans' hopes on NRM presidential flag bearer Yoweri Museveni participating in the second presidential debate slated for February 14 have been crushed following an official pronouncement that he will be busy winding up his campaigns. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni to Skip Presidential Debate AgainPresident Yoweri Museveni, the NRM presidential flag bearer, will not participa
Museveni to Skip Presidential Debate Again
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni, the NRM presidential flag bearer, will not participate in the second presidential debate slated for February 14, crushing Ugandans' hopes of seeing him debating the other seven candidates. The NRM taskforce deputy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rugunda, Kigongo Duped Over '5000' Defectors in KapchorwaThere was drama at Pacific Summit hotel in Kapchorwa on Monday evening when doz
Rugunda, Kigongo Duped Over '5000' Defectors in Kapchorwa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
There was drama at Pacific Summit hotel in Kapchorwa on Monday evening when dozens of Go Forward and Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) coordinators paraded before the prime minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda people they called defectors. The opposition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
It's UPDF, Not Gen Sejusa On TrialThe arrest and impending trial of Gen David Sejusa has potential to expose and
It's UPDF, Not Gen Sejusa On Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The arrest and impending trial of Gen David Sejusa has potential to expose and embarrass the institution of Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF). The UPDF has eight generals, four serving and four retired. The serving four are David Sejusa, Elly... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Uganda readies for tense presidential polls, but few doubt winner"He uses force and intimidation," said Kyalya, describing her former boss, vete
Uganda readies for tense presidential polls, but few doubt winner
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
"He uses force and intimidation," said Kyalya, describing her former boss, veteran leader Yoweri Museveni, who is seeking re-election on February 18. Candidates on all sides have raised fears of violence, with accusations of police brutality and... Read more
4 related stories
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Rule to End Soon, Says BesigyeMbara — The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate, Dr Kizza
Museveni Rule to End Soon, Says Besigye
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Mbara — The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, on Wednesday said his rival President Yoweri Museveni has only a few days left to serve as President. Speaking in Rugando Sub-county, Rwampara constituency, Dr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NRM Enrols Journalists On Campaign Task ForceA group of journalists in the Rwenzori region has been enrolled into the Nation
NRM Enrols Journalists On Campaign Task Force
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A group of journalists in the Rwenzori region has been enrolled into the National Resistance Movement campaign task force. The journalists were recruited into the NRM campaign task force at a meeting held on Wednesday at Kenneth Inn in Fort... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mwinyi to Lead EA Election Observers Team to KampalaArusha — Retired President Ali Hassan Mwinyi is expected to lead the team of Ea
Mwinyi to Lead EA Election Observers Team to Kampala
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Arusha — Retired President Ali Hassan Mwinyi is expected to lead the team of East African Election Observers which is to be deployed to Kampala to monitor the Ugandan General Elections slated for the 18th of February 2016. The Arusha-based East... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda's Kivejinja Sworn in As EALA Ex-Officio MemberThe East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has sworn in Ali Haji Kirunda Kive
Uganda's Kivejinja Sworn in As EALA Ex-Officio Member
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has sworn in Ali Haji Kirunda Kivejinja, Uganda's third Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs, as an Ex-Officio Member. The Oath of Allegiance to the House was administered... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Let Us Be Heard' - Refugees Tell Stories of Ethnic TargetingBurundi's crisis began as a political dispute, but testimony from refugees sugg
'Let Us Be Heard' - Refugees Tell Stories of Ethnic Targeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Burundi's crisis began as a political dispute, but testimony from refugees suggests that some parties to the conflict may be exploiting Hutu-Tutsi divides. Near the small town of Gashora in Rwanda, about 20km north of the border with Burundi,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Warns Diplomats Not to Meddle in Local PoliticsKampala — The Ugandan government on Monday warned diplomats accredited to the e
Uganda Warns Diplomats Not to Meddle in Local Politics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Kampala — The Ugandan government on Monday warned diplomats accredited to the east African country to desist from electioneering as the country's presidential polls scheduled for Feb. 18 draw close. Ofwono Opondo, the government spokesperson, told... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gen David Sejusa Sent to Luzira Prison61-year-old former Coordinator of Intelligence Services Gen David Sejusa has be
Gen David Sejusa Sent to Luzira Prison
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
61-year-old former Coordinator of Intelligence Services Gen David Sejusa has been sent on remand in Luzira prison after being charged with insubordination, participating in political party activities and being absent without leave. Prosecution... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Warns Diplomats Over Meddling in PollsThe Ugandan government on Tuesday warned diplomats accredited to the country to
Uganda Warns Diplomats Over Meddling in Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Ugandan government on Tuesday warned diplomats accredited to the country to desist from electioneering as the country's presidential polls scheduled for February 18 draw close. Mr Ofwono Opondo, the government spokesperson, told reporters that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Irony of Violence in Uganda's PoliticsIn the ruling party manifesto, peace and stability are presented as President M
The Irony of Violence in Uganda's Politics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
In the ruling party manifesto, peace and stability are presented as President Museveni's legacy. However, it is ironic that a re-election campaign built on these claims is now widely associated with so much state-sponsored violence and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Next for Africa and Hague Court?Leaders at the African Union summit recently supported Kenya's proposal for a p
What Next for Africa and Hague Court?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Leaders at the African Union summit recently supported Kenya's proposal for a pullout from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Rights groups and ordinary Kenyans are concerned that such an idea would breed impunity. At this weekend's AU summit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dissident Ugandan General Arrested Weeks Before ElectionsUgandan military Sunday arrested its former intelligence chief General David Se
Dissident Ugandan General Arrested Weeks Before Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Ugandan military Sunday arrested its former intelligence chief General David Sejusa who has been critical of President Yoweri Museveni, potentially raising tensions ahead of the General Election on February 18 in which the incumbent is seeking to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda's General Sejusa Charged With Insubordination, Remanded to PrisonFormer Ugandan intelligence chief and outspoken critic of President Yoweri Muse
Uganda's General Sejusa Charged With Insubordination, Remanded to Prison
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Former Ugandan intelligence chief and outspoken critic of President Yoweri Museveni has been charged and remanded to Luzira prison in Kampala's suburb as tensions mount ahead of a presidential poll this month. General David Sejusa, 61, was in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leading Museveni Critic Remanded to Prison Ahead of PollsFormer Coordinator of intelligence services Gen David Sejusa was slapped with a
Leading Museveni Critic Remanded to Prison Ahead of Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Former Coordinator of intelligence services Gen David Sejusa was slapped with a raft of charges at the General Court Martial in Kampala and remanded to Luzira prison on Feb 2, just a few weeks before the highly anticipated general elections on Feb... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ugandan general charged, jailed after criticising long-ruling presidentKAMPALA: A Ugandan general arrested after criticising President Yoweri Museveni
Ugandan general charged, jailed after criticising long-ruling president
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
KAMPALA: A Ugandan general arrested after criticising President Yoweri Museveni and voicing support for the opposition was charged in a military court on Tuesday and sent to a maximum security prison, according to his lawyer. Museveni aims to extend... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gen Sejusa Charged in Court As Tensions Mount Ahead of ElectionsFormer intelligence chief and outspoken critic of Ugandan president Yoweri Muse
Gen Sejusa Charged in Court As Tensions Mount Ahead of Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Former intelligence chief and outspoken critic of Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni was Tuesday charged in court as tensions mount ahead of a presidential poll this month. General David Sejusa, 61, was arraigned in the Kampala based military court... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are African Heads of State Dropping the Ball in Burundi?The question of Burundi, and the deployment of a 5 000-strong African Union (AU
Are African Heads of State Dropping the Ball in Burundi?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The question of Burundi, and the deployment of a 5 000-strong African Union (AU) force to the country - against the will of the Burundian government - was always going to pit the institutions of the AU against the political will of African heads of... Read more
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International Business Times
David Sejusa: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's most ardent critic appears in court martial Uganda's controversial former intelligence chief, General David Sejusa, has app
David Sejusa: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's most ardent critic appears in court martial
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
Uganda's controversial former intelligence chief, General David Sejusa, has appeared at a court martial in the capital of Kampala. Sejusa fled to the UK in May 2013 after calling President Yoweri Museveni a dictator and alleging officials were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Report Faults EC for Failure to Execute MandateKampala — A new report has faulted the Electoral Commission for failure to carr
Report Faults EC for Failure to Execute Mandate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Kampala — A new report has faulted the Electoral Commission for failure to carry out its constitutional mandate, less than two weeks to the February 18 general election. The pre-election observation report by Citizens Election Observer Network... Read more
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