Ronald Mukasa, who owns a workshop that makes beds, says unknown people abducted his son Shafick Kibalama on January 5, 2021. He says the kidnappers called his son for business at Ham towers in the city center and he left around 11 am never to return.
The Director of Operations Uganda Police Force, Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP Edward Ochom recently told journalists at a press briefing that 17 of the pro- Kyagulanyi broadcasters were picked up broadcasting live while wearing press jackets.
The lead Spokesperson for joint security task teams, Fred Enanga, confirmed that 39 districts had been mapped out but declined to divulge details. However, Enanga said a team has been set up to purposely monitor over 13 youth brigades allegedly prepared to conduct violent protests in cited hot spots.
High Court heard that there is an imminent threat that Ssesanga will be deleted from the Uganda Police Staff payroll before the determination of the main case and he suffers prejudice should the court fail to allow his application.
The decision by the Archbishop, the Most Rev. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba Mugalu follows the death of the Bishop of Nebbi Rt. Rev. Alphonse Watho-Kudi on Sunday at Arua Regional Referral Hospital after he succumbed to Covid-19.
Kigoye explained that there is a tendency of the torture cases going high during elections especially relating to issues to do with arbitrary arrests, police brutality, physical abuse, unlawful detentions and intimidation among others.
The EU High Representative Josep Borrell says in a statement, that the pre-electoral cycle has been marred by violence and numerous difficulties faced by several opposition presidential candidates, civil society organisations, human rights defenders, electoral experts as well as journalists.
Senior Superintendent of Police –SSP Norman Musinga, the Kampala metropolitan police commander, said in a bid to ensure there is peace and uninterrupted traffic flow, all trucks ferrying sand, stones, fuel and garbage will not be allowed to access Kampala starting Wednesday night.
Ugandans go to polls to elect their president and Members of Parliament on Thursday 14th, 2021. The incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is contending with 10 others for the country’s top office.
Muhammad Ssegiringya, one of the candidates for the Kawempe North Parliamentary seat is one of the candidates who have almost filled his electoral area with different posters demonstrating how people should vote.
The Spokesperson of NUP Joel Ssenyonyi says their campaign program has been frustrated by security personnel and the Electoral Commission which have denied them access to campaign in some districts and arrested their campaign team members.
“Our records can change anytime because we believe that more cases are still at regions and division levels and have been submitted to headquarters. But the cases we already have indicated NUP members and Kyagulanyi himself as well Amuriat top the list of all the political offences,” source said.
Pastor Joseph Serwadda said that the council has identified hotspots during the campaigns and he would like the UPDF to exercise its peace keeping expertise which it has perfected in countries like Somalia, Burundi and South Sudan.
With 5.65 million voters which is approximately 31.18 percent of the total registered voters and the NRM advantage on a downward spiral, Buganda is seen as a critical voting block which any candidate who wishes to win must bag.
According to the Electoral Commission (EC) campaign program, Kalembe was supposed to continue campaigning in the two districts after she wrote to the EC informing them of a change in the campaign schedule. However, the delay in communicating to the police in the two districts by the EC prevented the presidential candidate from holding campaigns.