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20:04
20:04

Amuriat Promises to Fix Impassible Feeder Roads in Acholi LRA 4 1

According to Amuriat, for past 10 days of the campaign trail, his entourage has suffered and severally gotten stuck in the mud due to the appalling state of roads in the countryside due to poor maintenance by the ruling National Resistance Movement government compounded by heavy rains.
19:55
19:55

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

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.
19:19
19:19

COVID-19 Shouldn’t Be Used to Violate Rights - Kadaga 7 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has warned against using the Covid-19 pandemic to violate different human rights during the ongoing election campaigns. Kadaga made the statement during the Thursday afternoon plenary session in which legislators took to the floor to condemn arrests of different political players and subsequent violence and killings in protests across the country.
18:38
18:38

Kampala Deserted After Kyagulanyi Protests 2 1

The evening traffic jam that normally paralyzes the city and its suburbs was today also conspicuously absent. Like yesterday, in all the places that URN reporters visited, there were no traffic police officers on the 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.
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.
15:55
15:55

Don't Dare! Police Warns Kalangala NUP Protest Plotters 2 1

Kalangala NUP candidates have suspended their campaigns at all levels after detention of party President Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu
15:45
15:45

Heavy Security Deployment Forces Kamwokya Business Community to Stay Away 2 3

Nambi, who doesn’t subscribe to any political party, wonders why a fully nominated presidential candidate can be locked under unclear circumstances.
15:42
15:42

FDC to Proceed with Presidential Campaign 2 1

Biriggwa noted that Amuriat has now been released and is now ready to continue with his campaign. He stressed that they must continue fighting to liberate the country.
14:30
14:30

FDC Presidential Candidate Amuriat Oboi Released from Custody in Gulu Gulu City 1 2

Trouble for Amuriat started when his entourage from Kitgum District dodged security to address a rally in neighbouring Omoro District where he was instead expected on Thursday. Earlier, he addressed a rally in Kitgum on a day he was expected to be in Lamwo.
14:15
14:15

Protesters Warned Against Attacking Security Personnel Judith Nabakooba

In a statement issued on Thursday Nabakooba said such attacks will not deter the security personnel from carrying out their lawful duties.
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.
13:37
13:37

Police, Army Hand-Picks Suspected Protestors in Kalerwe, Kanyanya 1

The operation follows morning spontaneous protests in the area condemning the arrest of National Unity Platform presidential flag bearer Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu who was arrested while on his campaign trail in Luuka district on Wednesday afternoon.
13:22
13:22

NUP Faults Electoral Commission for Kyagulanyi’s Arrest 3 1

Speaking to URN this morning, NUP Spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi said EC that is mandated to superintendent overall electoral activities in the country has ceded its role to security forces.
13:20
13:20

Village Chairman Shot Dead, 28 Arrested in Luwero Protests 5 1

The Chairman Richard Mutyaba, 45, also the Head of Laity at Kasaala Catholic Church was shot at around 8 p.m. on Wednesday while trying to calm the crowds that lit a fire at Kasaala trading centre, about two miles from Luwero town along the Kampala-Gulu highway.
12:46
12:46

Amuriat's Police Guards Complain of Teargas, Brutality Awere Playgrounds 1 2

On Wednesday, the officers were teargassed by dozens of Field Force Police-FFP personnel from Gulu Central Police Station while struggling to quell down rowdy FDC supporters who were holding a procession through Gulu City. The FFP officers threw teargas at the presidential candidate as members of his security detail tried to shield him.
12:41
12:41

Riots Break Out in Kisekka Market Kyagulanyi riots

At 11:30 am the angry traders started burning car tyres in the road, forcing police to fire teargas and bullets
11:21
11:21

Police Disperse Protesters in Wandegeya, Mulago, Kalerwe 2 Top story

Over 50 people were affected by teargas and were rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital unconscious.
11:16
11:16

Karamoja Voters Set Priorities Ahead of Elections citizens 3

In districts that include Kotido, Kaabong, Amudat and Napak, the roads are in an appalling state which has affected development in the region.
11:08
11:08

CCEDU Wants Campaigns Suspended Following Widespread Police Brutality Election Violence 1 2

The National Coordinator CCEDU Charity Ahimbisibwe says that the best way forward is to suspend campaigns. Ahimbisibwe notes this is the proper course of action if violation of COVID-19 guidelines is punished with death by the security forces.
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