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Court Adjourns Hearing of Bobi Wine’s Application To Allow Counsel Segona To Renew Practicing Certificate

The Uganda Supreme Court has on Thursday March, 4, 2021 adjourned the hearing of Former presidential candidate and National Unity Platform Presidential (NUP) principal Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine’s application seeking to withdraw the Presidential election petition for Counsel Medard Lubega Segona to renew practicing certificate. When the matter came up for hearing earlier…

Nubian Li, Eddie Mutwe Continue Sleeping In Jail As Court Martial Grants Bail To 13 NUP Supporters

The Makindye General Court Martial has granted bail to 13 supporters of National Unity Platform who were arrested from Kalangala district in December 2020 where Kyagulanyi had gone to converse for support ahead of the concluded January presidential elections. Those released are Rachael Akiiki Tusiime, Saphinah Nansovo, Jamirah Kalyango Namwanje, John Miiro, William Ntege alias…

Police: More 262 Suspects Arrested Over Kyagulanyi Protests As Death Toll Rises To 45

Security personnel have arrested another 262 suspects in connection to the protests that rocked the country last week.  The protests followed the arrest and detention of Robert Kyagulanyi, the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate.  Protests broke out spontaneously across the country and security agencies responded shooting indiscriminately in buildings leaving scores dead. Earlier on joint…

NUP Candidate Zaituni Babikola Withdraws From Sembabule Woman MP Race

Zaituni Yahaya Babikola, the National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate for the Sembabule Woman parliamentary race has withdrawn from next year’s general elections. Babikola who is also the NUP Sembabule district coordinator communicated her withdraw from the race in a letter to the party secretary-general, David Lewis Rubongoya. The letter is copied to the Electoral Commission…

Government Orders Media Houses Not To Host Politicians Donning Red Berets

The red beret is worn to signify the revolutionary camp by individuals that subscribe to the National Unity Platform party and People Power Movement. Last year on September 18, government gazette listed the red beret as official military attire and banned civilians from wearing it. The past weeks have seen security operatives making operations arresting supporters and politicians donning the People…