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15:02
15:02

Low Business in Kampala as Museveni Takes Oath 5 3

Several businesses remained closed in the Central Business District as President Museveni prepared to take oath at the Kololo Independence Ceremonial grounds. Entrance into town through Wandegeya was limited for motor vehicles only, while Bodaboda cyclists could only access the city centre through Lumumba avenue.
19:51
19:51

UGX 700 Million Spent On COVID-19 Tests As Museveni Takes Oath Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

URN has learnt that the over 4000 guests at the ceremony were subjected to tests as per the COVID-19 standard operating procedures. Each PCR test costs close to 180,000 Shillings.
08:06
08:06

Bobi Wine Rejects New Tax Bill for Armoured Car, Accuses URA of Persecution

This comes after URA revalued the car at USD 166,700 ( 601 million Shillings) and revised the tax payable on it to more than 300 million. The Toyota Land Cruiser was imported into the country in November last year from Kenya and cleared in January, according to URA.
16:22
16:22

Human Rights Lawyer Gathering Evidence on November Protests 1 3

Opiyo, who is also human rights lawyer, notes that days after the incident they formed a team and started gathering evidence from districts of Wakiso, Kampala, Iganga, and Luuka.
17:09
17:09

Kyagulanyi Welcomes US Travel Restrictions on Ugandan Officials NUP

“The people of Uganda value their relationship with the global community and appreciate the concern shown by the United States on the deteriorating situation regarding human rights and civil liberties. It is our hope that other nations of the world will follow suit and support our quest for freedom and democracy,” reads the statement in part.
09:49
09:49

UPDF to Investigate Soldiers Hired to Terrorize Opponents 2021 elections 6 1

The Committee Vice-Chairperson, Agnes Taaka Wejuli told the delegation that they had received several complaints against the army including excessive use of force, disruption of rallies, arbitrary arrests and detention in military facilities.
17:07
17:07

Electoral Commission Acknolwedges Voter Education Shortfalls 3 1

Byabakama told the Human Rights Commitee of Parliament that although the election was a success on their part, the entire process was conducted amidst limitations, which could not allow them to reach Ugandans across the country. During the time, which was planned for voter education, gatherings were limited to only 70 people and later adjusted to accommodate 200 people.
16:00
16:00

Dokolo East MP Wants Rival's Victory Overturned 1

"The mandatory vote recount would have led to a proper scrutiny of the votes in light of the difference of 11 Votes," reads the application.
20:01
20:01

EC Questions Authenticity of Kyagulanyi’s Declaration of Results Forms 3 1 Top story

His comments come a day after Kyagulanyi called for peaceful demonstrations to oppose the results released by the Electoral Commission, Declaring Yoweri Museveni, a candidate of the National Resistance Movement, as the winner of the January 14, presidential election. Kyagulanyi also announced that he had won the election with 54.19 per cent of the total votes cast.
17:13
17:13

Kyagulanyi Claims 2021 Election Victory With 54.19%, Calls for Peaceful Demo NUP Office 2 2

Kyagulanyi claims that the Declaration of Results forms that the party collected, when tallied, clearly indicate that he won the 14th January election with 54.19%. The Electoral Commission announced National Resistance Movement -NRM’s President Museveni winner of the 2021 election with 58.64%. But according to NUP’S audits, Museveni scored only 34.83%.
19:03
19:03

Museveni Announces Unconditional Release of 51 November Protest Detainees 3 Top story

Museveni says the arrested people shall be freed unconditionally and helped to settle. For those before different courts of law, he promised to liaise with the Directorate of Public Prosecution-DPP to review each case and recommend a "soft" landing.
15:45
15:45

Nov 18th Riot Victims: Relatives Missing Irreplaceable Lives Lost, Financial Support 2020 November riots 5 1 Top story

According to Namatovu, because of her hearing impairment, her deceased son was a vital part of her life matrix since he served as her interpreter. Representing people with disabilities at Kawempe Division Council, she has already tested the perils of her son’s demise. “Now, the people I represent quarrel because they call and no one picks, they say I am not working,” she said.
08:38
08:38

Kyagulanyi's "Armoured" Vehicle Was Under-Declared- URA

URA says the details of the car were misrepresented and consequently, the car was under-valued.
11:10
11:10

Race for KCCA Speakership Gains Momentum 1

Six councillors want the speakership job while five are eyeing the position of deputy speaker. The two positions were introduced in the KCCA Amendment Act 2020. The speaker presides over all council all meetings.
19:58
19:58

We Don’t Need Court Victory to Endorse Our President -NRM Election Petition 2 1

Emmanuel Dombo who was responding to Robert Kyagulanyi's decision to withdraw his Supreme Court petition says all that matters to the NRM is the Electoral Commission’s declaration. He says the party is not concerned about securing legitimacy in the court.
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19:50

MPs React to Kyagulanyi's Withdrawal of Petition BOBI WINE 4 1

A section of Members of Parliament have expressed mixed reactions over former Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi's move to withdraw his petition after claiming that he would not get justice.
17:07
17:07

Lawyers Weigh in on Kyagulanyi’s Petition Withdrawal Supreme Court 1

Lawyers have said that some grounds raised by former Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi including failure to amend his petition as strong enough to withdraw the case.
11:43
11:43

Human Rights Body Wants Journalists Compensated for Torture

The UHRC condemned the actions of the officers who were seen beating up journalists and other people when NUP leader Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu went to deliver his petition to the UN agency, over alleged violations of human rights. The commission expresses exceptional concern over the recent media reports showing a blatant violation of the rights of journalists and other people by some errant security officers", says a statement.
06:21
06:21

Security Council Ordered UCC to Shutdown Internet on Eve of Presidential Election 3

Now, in her response, Sewankambo says that the National Security Council-NSC directed UCC to suspend internet, bulk messaging and mobile money services temporarily. She says that on 13th January 2021, Gen. Elly Tumwine, the Minister of Security wrote a letter to UCC regarding the council's decision.
12:42
12:42

Kyagulanyi Cannot Intimidate the Judiciary- Chief Justice 2

At the beginning of this month, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the former National Unity Platform presidential candidate filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the election of President Museveni. The petition is being heard by nine Justices.
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