Bongo, who has served for two five year elective terms, lost to his rival Frank Tibagendeka. He claims that the two security chiefs jointly deployed soldiers and police officers to instigate violence against his supporters and polling agents, which cost him the elections.
The agency cited wanton killings by security forces, arrests and beatings of opposition supporters and journalists, disruption of opposition rallies, and a shutdown of the internet as major setbacks in the pursuit of democracy and the rule of law.
On Sunday, September 27, unknown gunmen waylaid three Ugandan traders en-route to Gumbo Market and demanded a ransom of three million South Sudanese Pounds (8.5 million Shillings) for each of them. Those kidnapped included Mayende Kamaadi, Ahmed Ssebagala and Peter Tusiime.
Supporters of the incumbent Busiki County MP Paul Akamba and the winner of the constituency flag for the same position, Fred Kasisa are accusing each other of orchestrating the violence that has left scores injured.
The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
Mufti Menk decried of the wars that have caused massive destruction and loss of lives in different parts of the world. He also decried rampant killings caused by people hiding behind religion to commit atrocities.
The clinics are aimed at sensitizing secondary school students on opportunities available in the sport. The Embassy has contributed uniforms, baseball bats, balls and moemy to facilitate both local and foreign coaches to operate these clinics in the districts of Arua, Jinja and Luwero.
A 2017 report by the United Nations on different forms of violence against women over a 12 month period indicated that lifetime physical and sexual intimate Partner Violence stands at 30 while child marriages stood at 40.
Odoi explained that he had received vital information indicating that some DEC members in Hoima were campaigning for some candidates in the woman MP primaries, which he said must stop immediately because it goes against the party constitution.
Police have arrested the Isingiro district chairperson Jeremiah Kamurali on charges of inciting violence. According to Ivan Nuwamanya, the Rwizi regional police commander, Kamurali is wanted for inciting people to attack refugees in Nakivale refugee camp and grab part of the land that they occupy.
Museveni who was addressing Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF soldiers and hundreds of people at the 35th Tarehe Sita anniversary celebrations at Kololo Independence grounds, said government has capacity to keep peace.