Uganda

Uganda: Lawmakers elect gets tortured by presidential guard in Aura.

Operatives of Uganda’s presidential guard gravely tortured two serving lawmakers in the wake of a reported attack on the presidential convoy during a by-election in Arua. Wadri, who won the by-election despite being in detention, had been arrested along with over 30 others after president Museveni’s convoy was reportedly stoned by opposition supporters in Arua. […]

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Uganda: police blame protesters for shooting in self defense

One person has died after being shot by a policeman during a protest over the ongoing detention of pop star-turned-MP Robert Kyagulanyi, a police official said Friday. Regional police chief Francis Chemusto said officers were responding on Thursday night to a protest in the home town of the MP, who is better known as Bobi […]

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More pressure on Uganda as Bobi Wine remains in police custody.

Pressure piles on the Uganda government to release popular musician and legislator, Robert Kyagulanyi commonly known as Bobi Wine. The video which confirm that Bobi Wine is not been threatening, as reported by his lawyers and family. In the 8-second clip circulated widely on social media, Bobi Wine is seen in a red shirt and […]

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Uganda: Police attack on protesters leaves one dead, 5 injured

One person died and five others were wounded in Uganda on Sunday, police said, as security forces used tear gas and live bullets to disperse a demonstration against the beating of arrested lawmakers in response to the stoning of a presidential convoy. Police spokesman Emilian Kayima said a policeman trying to quell the unrest in […]

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