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19:55
19:55

Police Blocks Presidential Candidate Amuriat’s Rally in Pabbo Town Council Kitgum Municipality 1 2

Tensions ensured after Amuriat’s entourage led by Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC 5 Chairperson stormed the Town Council to address enthusiastic supporters but police swung into action and blocked them.
18:46
18:46

Police Release 21 CCTV Photos of Suspected Protest Leaders in Kampala 4 1 Top story

The CCTV photos released by Superintendent of Police –SP Patrick Onyango, who is the Kampala police spokesperson, show people carrying logs, stones, tyres, and garbage placing them in the middle of roads.
17:35
17:35

Transport Fares Hiked Over Protests in Kampala 2020/2021 campaigns 1

The most affected areas include Mengo, Rubaga, Kansanga, Mpererwe, Kasangati, Gayaza. Where costs ranged between 3000 to 4000 shillings but because of the riots the taxis are transporting passengers at a cost between 5000 to 7000 shillings. Other places are from Kampala to Kireka, Bweyogerere and Mukono, Nsangi, Busega, Bwaise, Kawempe where the fare has increased by 1000 shillings or more from the usual prices.
17:35
17:35

NRM Mobilisers in Mukono Suspend Campaigns over Protests Kyagulanyi protests 4 1

John Baptist Wamala the head of mobilisers in Mukono municipality says that they fear to be attacked by angry NUP supporters. Wamala wants the government not to be selective in enforcing the covid-19 guidelines during campaigns.
16:58
16:58

UN Urges Uganda’s Security Forces to Respect Human Rights NUP 2 1

The Office of the Spokesperson for the United Nations (UN) Secretary General has called on security forces in Uganda to act in a manner that respects human rights and the principle of the rule of law.
16:33
16:33

Breakdown of Protest Suspects Held in KMP Police Stations 1 2

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, confirmed that suspects are being detained almost in every police cells in Kampala metropolitan. Onyango said the number could go high since figures for Kira Division, Nansana, Kasangati and Kakiri policing divisions were yet to be included.
16:23
16:23

Protests Continue in Makindye-Ssabagabo

The operatives have also imposed a lockdown in Masajja, Ndikuttamada, around Kibira A and Kibira B zones in the municipality.
14:56
14:56

Unknown People Ransack Kyenjojo NUP Offices 1

Natukunda, who is running for the Mwenge North parliamentary seat, says they were shocked to find the office-wide open on Thursday morning and all their campaign materials including 500 T-Shirts missing.
13:59
13:59

Businesses in Kampala Metropolitan Area Close over Protests kampala riots

The most affected areas are Nakasero, Kisekka and St Balikuddembe markets, Usafi, New taxi Parks, Namayiba Bus Terminal and Mengo Kisenyi. More Arcades have also been closed and people ordered to go back home as the army and police patrol the roads.
13:49
13:49

Security Battles Protestors Along Jinja Road NUP 2 1

The stretch from Nakawa to Namanve is heavily guarded by the Military Police, Uganda Police and Local Defense Unit personnel, mainly around Spear Motors, Kyambogo Road, Kireka Trading Centre and Bweyogerere.
13:21
13:21

Kyagulanyi Protests: City Mortuary Receives 16 Bodies 5 1

According to Dr Moses Byaruhanga, the Police Chief Pathologist 16 bodies were taken to the mortuary. 15 of the bodies were for men while one was for a female.
12:41
12:41

Riots Break Out in Kisekka Market 2020 campaigns

At 11:30 am the angry traders started burning car tyres in the road, forcing police to fire teargas and bullets
10:04
10:04

Mpuuga, Namayanja Detained Over NUP Riots in Masaka 2 1 Top story

Paul Mukalazi, one of the assistants at Mpuuga’s home, says the security officer broke the main gate to the legislator’s home and forced themselves into the compound. They eventually stormed the house where some of the leaders were planning their campaign meeting.
09:03
09:03

Four Pastoralists Arrested after Cattle Destroy Food Crops in Amuru District 1

The arrest follows a presidential directive that the cattle owners whose animals have destroyed crops should compensate the victims of the destruction.
09:02
09:02

NUP Supporters Block NRM Branded Vehicles from Crossing Mukono 6 Top story

Our reporter observed a number of small vehicles and trucks making U-turns as others struggled to secure parking space until the situation calms down. Most of the people who were driving vehicles branded with NRM party colours and posters of NRM candidates were seen fleeing for their dear lives.
07:51
07:51

Two Armed Thugs Rob UGX 200M from Kisasi Apartment PATRICK ONYANGO 1 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the armed thugs stormed the complex armed with a pistol and knives and raided people’s apartments.
07:37
07:37

Lamwo Residents Flee Homes in Fear of Armed South Sudanese 1

Thomas Obol, a resident says the atmosphere is filled with tension, fear and panic amongst the civilian population. He says some have left their homes village and moved to the neighbouring villages of Lweny-Pe, Moroto, Loyo Ayela and Larach Odong for safety.
06:58
06:58

UPDF Establishes 305th Battalion At Sango Bay Ahead Of Elections district leaders 2

According to Brig. Gen. Flavior Byekwaso, the Army spokesperson, the brigade is simply meant to beef up security in Kyotera especially Mutukula, Rakai and parts of Isingiro districts which share a borderline with Tanzania.
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