Uganda

Leaders should always be careful with their public

Sunday, March 14, 2021
Over and over, we have seen a Muganda whom God raises up, gets us excited but we never seem to move anywhere. The only difference now is the diffusion of information and social media. One figure that rose in 1979 after the removal of Idi Amin, was Professor Yusuf Lule -- he had it all: the good look ...

Voting Isn’t Really So Important In Uganda

Saturday, March 6, 2021
There is a world of difference between have to do something and must do something. Right now, there 39;s nothing that actually requires Ugandans to do everything possible to vote in presidential elections. Interestingly, NUP 39;s Patricia Ssewungu paid for a plane ticket from the UK to go and ...

Never Joke With Bad Guys--they Know Their Game!

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Part of being an adult is accepting things that you wish weren 39;t true. For a few years now, I have had to accept some things that I don 39;t like like. That 39;s why I 39;m not surprised that Bobi 39;s going to court has come up with double zeroes. Basically, nothing much has been accomplish ...

Over 7,000 Youths “disappeared” By Gen. Museveni’s Totalitarian Regime

Saturday, February 13, 2021
Idi Amin-style disappearances, torture, and killings have resumed under dictator Yoweri Museveni rsquo;s Uganda, having escalated before and after the January 14, rigged presidential election. The disappearances and killings have turned into a daily meal for Gen. Museveni 39;s security agencies ...

Uganda election rigged against Bobi Wine – Segelu

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
A stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Akinyele/Lagelu Federal Constituency in Oyo State, Hon. Olayinka Oladimeji Segelu, has said that the just concluded presidential election in Uganda was heavily manipulated in favour of the incumbent President, Yoweri Museveni. Describing the e ...

Internet access cut, social media banned during Uganda elections

Friday, January 15, 2021
Nairobi, January 14, 2021 ndash; Ugandan authorities should immediately cease all efforts to disrupt internet access in the country and allow the press to cover the country rsquo;s elections freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Yesterday, the Uganda Communications Commission, ...

CPJ joins call for Uganda to maintain internet access during election

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
The Committee to Protect Journalists today joined 54 other organizations in a letter to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni calling on him to ensure open and unrestricted i ...

Police beat, detain journalists covering opposition candidates ahead of Uganda e

Friday, January 8, 2021
Nairobi, January 7, 2021 ndash; Ugandan security forces should stop harassing and attacking journalists, and should ensure that the press can freely cover the country rsquo;s upcoming elections, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Since December 11, security officers have assaulted ...

Journalists In Uganda Face Accreditation Hurdles Ahead Of Election, Risk Crimina

Thursday, December 24, 2020
Nairobi, December 23, 2020 mdash; Ugandan authorities should ensure that members of the press can freely cover the country rsquo;s national elections on January 14, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On December 10, the Media Council of Uganda, a statutory body, said that local and ...

Uganda: Former Gen Museveni's Minister Condemns Recent Elections'-related Massac

Saturday, December 12, 2020
During an appearance on NTV rsquo;s On The Spot, a popular Ugandan television program, a former senior minister in Gen. Yoweri Museveni 39;s regime criticized the recent election-related massacre of unarmed civilians by state security agencies. On Nov. 18, after the arrest of leading candidate i ...
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