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21:10
21:10

Police Disperses NUP Supporters as Kyagulanyi Attends Mass in Masaka 2 1

All was well until crowds of youth started forming at the main entrance and around the fence of the venue, prompting the Police to disperse them with teargas and firing rubber bullets.
09:58
09:58

Ten Months After Elections; Kyotera Family Still Searching for Father 1 2

Jane Kyomugisha, an elder sister to Kasumba narrates that the victim was picked by unknown people who invaded his home in Kyakonda ward, Nabisasa Sub county in Kyotera district on the eve of the election for local council three leaders.
14:16
14:16

Heavy Deployment in Major Towns Ahead of Museveni’s Swearing-in Ceremony 7 1

URN reporters in Masaka, Jinja, Mbale, Hoima, Luwero and Arua have observed unusual deployment of anti-riot police and Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers patrolling the towns in anticipation of possible protests by opposition supporters.
21:03
21:03

Masaka Court Dismisses Case Against NUP Supporters 3 1

At least 36 people including leaders and supporters of NUP in Masaka district were arrested on November 18, 2020, shortly after the arrest of their party president and former Presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine while on his campaign trail in Luuka district.
12:01
12:01

Kyotera Missing Persons Return Home 1 2

Partick Kintu Kisekulo, the chairperson for Kyotera district says the victims were last night dropped in different trading centers by people driving in security vehicles commonly known as Toyota drones.
13:26
13:26

Hope Fades for Relatives of Missing Persons in Kyotera 1 2

At least sixteen people who were known opposition supporters and campaign agents mainly from the sub-county of Kasaali and Kyotera town council went missing before and after the general elections after they were arrested by security personnel.
18:59
18:59

NUP 'Abductees' Fed on Rotten Food, Severely Beaten During Detention 3 1

He says their captors bundled them in a waiting van, inside which they were allegedly injected with unknown fluids before they were dropped inside a filthy detention facility in an unknown place where they met several detainees.
14:32
14:32

NRM's Defeat in Masaka City Attributed to Lack of Campaign Funds, Internal Weakness 1 3

The NRM presidential candidate Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Museveni was defeated in Masaka City where he garnered the lowest percentage.
11:21
11:21

NRM Loses Kalungu District to NUP in Local Government Polls 1

Out of the 14 positions of councilors voted for on Wednesday, the NRM managed to retain only two positions of direct councilor for Lwabenge sub county and the female representative for Lukaya Town council which were won by John Kalema and Irene Mwebe Nanyanzi respectively.
19:33
19:33

Kwania District NUP Chairperson, Three Others Released on Police Bond 1 2

The NUP officials were arrested on Wednesday when they reportedly went to the police at Kwania CPS to seek permission from the District Police Commander Edith Basalirwa to allow them to conduct NUP meetings to mobilize votes for their party president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine.
10:56
10:56

Uncertainty As NUP Supporters Remain in Detention Despite Being Granted Bail 1 1

On Monday, the suspects were presented before Masaka Chief Magistrate and Grade One Magistrates courts that granted them cash bails ranging between 100,000 to 200,000 Shillings.
06:58
06:58

NUP Supporters Granted Bail, Spend Night in Prison 4 1

Magellan Kazibwe, the lead lawyer who represented the accused persons says, they failed to complete the process of securing the court production warrants, required to order prison authorities to produce the suspect for their eventual release.
07:16
07:16

Kyagulanyi’s Bodyguard Eddie Mutwe Remanded over Assaulting Police Officers 2

Ssebuwufu, alongside three other NUP campaign coordinators; Stanley Kafuko, Lukeman Kampala and Hassan Katumba were on Monday remanded to prisons by Masaka Chief Magistrate the Charles Yeitesi who read to them six charges of assaulting police officers and damaging a police patrol vehicle.
07:55
07:55

NUP Rejects Report on Death of Kyagulanyi’s Bodyguard 1 3

At the burial of Ssenteza on Monday in Kirowooza village, Kalungu District the NUP Secretary-General David Lewis Rubongoya dismissed the security report arguing that it was intended to hide the truth of what happened.
15:39
15:39

Opposition Posters Removed as Museveni Campaigns in Masaka 3 1

But Jessy Mutagubya and Ephraim Kasozi with other opposition activists in Masaka town have told URN that they are not moved by the removal of the posters, saying they will replace them after President Museveni’s departure from the area.
10:29
10:29

Masaka DP, NUP Leaders Bicker over Kyagulanyi’s Campaign Posters 1 4

The latest controversy is pitting the NUP campaigns coordination committees in greater Masaka sub-region led by Florence Namayanja and DP Vice President Fred Mukasa Mbidde, who is now putting Kyagulanyi’s campaign posters alongside his.
09:41
09:41

NUP Coordinators in Sembabule Decry Continued Police Harrassment 2

Noeline Nabikindu, the NUP party mobilization coordinator in Sembabule town council argues that their political space is being narrowed by security personnel that are continuously disrupting their mobilization activities.
10:04
10:04

Mpuuga, Namayanja Detained Over NUP Riots in Masaka 1 2 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.
15:12
15:12

Bukomansimbi NUP Supporters Released on Police Bond 1

The three were arrested shortly after addressing the NUP joint campaign rally at Kawoko Play grounds in Butenga sub county, which police eventually dispersed with teargas and live bullets.
21:17
21:17

Teargas Rocks Luweero Town As Kyagulanyi Heads To Pakwach 2 2

Kyagulanyi was heading to Arua district in northern Uganda ahead of his campaigns that will start on Tuesday in Pakwach, Nebbi, and end with Arua town on the first day.
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