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19:44
19:44

Tooro NUP Leaders Demand Release of Kyagulanyi Henry Tumukunde 1

Led by the NUP party Coordinator in Tooro, Innocent Natukunda, the leaders said that the subsequent arrests and shooting of those who were protesting Kyagulanyi’s arrest in several parts of the country were illegal acts.
19:31
19:31

We Are in Control of the Electoral Process- EC 2

The Commission Acting Spokesperson Paul Bukenya said that they are following up on Kyagulanyi's arrest with security agencies and other relevant organs.
17:53
17:53

NUP Parliamentary Candidates Arrested in Moroto, Arua, Entebbe Zainab Angella Ali 1 1

Zainab was arrested on Thursday evening with scores of NUP supporters in Moroto town as they held a peaceful demonstration demanding the release of NUP presidential candidate, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi.
17:48
17:48

DP's Mao Suspends Campaigns, Calls for Suspension of Elections Violence 4 1

Mao says the ongoing tension in the country is a clear manifestation that Ugandans are tired of the current NRM government headed by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and therefore calls for peaceful transition of Power.
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.
17:19
17:19

West Nile Leaders Condemn Security Killings of Civilians in Kampala Robert Kyagulanyi 2 4

In Arua and other districts of West Nile, leaders have come up to denounce what they call excessive use of force against innocent civilians who are peacefully demonstrating the arrest of Bobi Wine and demanding for his release.
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.
16:23
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 1 2

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.
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.
14:28
14:28

Electoral Commission Has Failed to Manage Elections - FDC 3

Speaking at the FDC party headquarters at Najjanankumbi in Kampala, Nandala said the campaigns have been taken over by security agencies that brutally arrested the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi and have started battering Ugandans demanding for his release.
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.
13:37
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.
12:46
12:46

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

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.
12:21
12:21

Heavy Police, Army Deployment in Jinja City As Kyagulanyi Protests Resume 1

On Thursday, angry NUP supporters were seen lighting old tyres along the Jinja-Kamuli highway prompting security deployment.
12:05
12:05

Independent Candidate Withdraws from Kyegegwa Woman MP Race Peace Mutuuzo 1

Jackie Kyogabirwe and the incumbent Kyegegwa Woman MP Stella Kiiza lost to Flavia Kabahenda in the NRM primaries.
11:56
11:56

Virtual Campaigns: NRM Dominates Twitter with Aid of Suspected Bots NUP 3 4 Top story

Using Botometer, a social media observatory tool created at Indiana University which can detect suspected bot accounts, URN reporters found out that five of the top ten accounts tweeting about NRM manifesto messages and events are suspected bot accounts. Botometer places the likelihood of the accounts in question to be bots above 72 percent.
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