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11:06
11:06

Constitutional Court Adjourns Hearing of Defiance Campaign Ban Application 2 1

Prior to the adjournment, Ladislaus Rwakafuzi, the FDC lawyer protested the failure by court to issue a production warrant for Dr. Kizza Besigye, the former Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party presidential candidate, who is key in the hearing.
13:04
13:04

Defiance Campaign Hearing Hits Snag kiiza besigye 1 Top story

The Registrar of the Court Deo Nizeyimana explained to the affected parties that one Justice had lost a relative and another was attending a conference in Nairobi-Kenya. He did not name the missing Justices before differing the hearing of the main petition to June 23.
11:32
11:32

More Deployment Around Besigye's Kasangati Home besigye defiance 1 1

His wife Winnie Byanyima told Uganda Radio Network that a number of uniformed and non-uniformed officers have been deployed around the home. She says police has also intensified both foot and motorized patrols in the area.
07:25
07:25

U.S Criticizes Government Over Besigye Arrest, Media Rights Violations u.s. government 1 1

On Wednesday during the swearing in of president, Yoweri Museveni, Uganda Communications Commission-UCC ordered Telecom companies to switch off social media platforms on a directive from government. The move elicited criticism across the country, with the civil society, saying it is an attack on free expression.
07:08
07:08

Besigye Flown to Moroto defiance campaign 1 Top story

Besigye was airlifted to Moroto district on Wednesday evening following his arrest in down Kampala earlier in the day. He arrived at Nadunget Airstrip aboard a military chopper at around 6.00pm.
14:36
14:36

Besigye Arrested Downtown Kampala fdc 1

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan spokesperson, says Besigye has been whisked off to Nagalama Police Station in Mukono district. He declined to comment on how Besigye had beaten the heavy police deployment right from his home and Gayaza road to get to the city center.
15:47
15:47

Media Should Challenge Defiance Coverage Ban in Court - Rukutana 1 1

Rukutana says that the directive announced by Information Minister Jim Muhwezi is based on a court order issued by Deputy Chief Justice Stephen Kavuma on April 29. The order follows a constitutional application lodged by the Attorney General seeking determination of the legality of the defiance campaign and its activities.
08:08
08:08

19 Arrested in Kampala, Entebbe over FDC Defiance Campaign 1 Top story

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson says the suspects were arrested for participating in a demonstration that was against the constitutional court order halting all activities under the FDC defiance campaign.
15:33
15:33

Cabinet stops live broadcast of defiance campaign uganda 1 Top story

Government feels that since the electioneering season is now over, there is need for our people to return to work and production. Besides, in the past, such unlawful and acrimonious actions have disrupted business and put the lives of our people - including journalists, at risk.
13:13
13:13

Government Bans Live Coverage of Defiance Campaign dr kizza besigye 2

Information and National Guidance Minister, General Jim Muhwezi, says any media house that violates the ban on covering the defiance campaign risks losing its license.
17:36
17:36

Auditors Evaluate Demand for Independent Audit of Elections 3

Rob Newsome, a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, an international audit firm and leader risk assurance explains that Uganda may not be able to conduct a successful audit since the opposition lacks confidence in the Electoral Commission and other government entities. He says the Electoral Commission is the axle of the process.
10:21
10:21

Police Surrounds FDC Headquarters, Scores Arrested 1 Top story

Ssemujju has described the deployment as unlawful, saying the party was not served to defend itself before the court order banning their activities was issued.
18:53
18:53

Police Warns Public Against Defiance Campaign kiiza besigye 1 1

Polly Namaye, the Deputy Police spokesperson, urges FDC to respect the order issued by the constitutional court order issued by Justice Stephen Kavuma banning the defiance campaign.
16:59
16:59

Besigye, Lukwago Appeal to International Community over Arrests fdc 1 2 Top story

The two opposition leaders told a press conference in Kasangati, Wakiso district, Wednesday that the level of impunity for the violence occasioned on opposition leaders and their supporters has reached unacceptable levels.
19:04
19:04

Muntu We Shall Not Use Violence to Capture State Power prayers 2

General Mugisha Muntu, the FDC president, told the congregation that there are people who think they have resorted to prayers out of desperation, which isnt true.
12:14
12:14

Besigye Held at Nagalama Police defiance campaign

However, Besigye stood his ground prompting police to bundle him on a waiting police car, which drove him to Kiira Road police station. He was later driven back to his home in Kasangati.
13:39
13:39

Besigye Vows Not to Surrender Victory defiance campaign

The former FDC presidential candidate was the first runner up in the polls when he garnered 35.4 percent against Musevenis 60.8 percent. However, Besigye wonders why he was incarcerated in his home for over a month if Museveni won the polls genuinely. According to Besigye, Ugandans spoke in the polls, but it is police, Electoral Commission and the army to blame for the pillage and rape of democracy.
13:51
13:51

Defiance Campaign to Remain in Force - Besigye uganda decides 2 2 Top story

Besigye says that the ruling National Resistance Movement government needs to understand that Ugandans have resisted its ideology and policies. He was addressing journalists moments after casting his ballot at Rwakabengo health centre III polling station in Rukungiri municipality.
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