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Why This Ugandan Traditional Leader, Mumbere Was Freed And Re-arrested Hours Later

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KAMPALA, UGANDA — Police in Uganda have re-arrested a traditional leader who is facing treason and other charges hours after he was granted bail by a court, a judicial official said Saturday. Charles Wesley Mumbere was first detained in November after what he calls his royal guards refused an order by security forces to disarm and surrender, leading to a stand-off ...

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Uganda To Host Military Intelligence Base To Monitor DR Congo

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Countries in the Great Lakes Region will at the end of January set up a military intelligence base in Kasese, Uganda, to monitor “negative forces” in eastern Congo. Check also: Salva Kiir Threatens To Personally Run Military if Road Attacks Continue The Joint Follow-up Mechanisms (JFM) comprising 12 military intelligence officers from all the countries of the Great Lakes Region will ...

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President Museveni Promotes His Son, Muhoozi To Special Adviser Role


Uganda’s leader Yoweri Museveni has promoted his eldest son, Muhoozi to become a special presidential adviser in a reshuffle of army commanders. Check also: Winnie Byanyima Bails Out Kanyamunyu, She Angers Akena’s Relatives Maj Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has risen rapidly within the military, fuelling speculation that he is being groomed to become president one day. Analysts say his new role, working ...

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Winnie Byanyima Bails Out Kanyamunyu, She Angers Akena’s Relatives

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The clearly angered relatives said Winnie Byanyima should have kept away from the case despite being related to the main suspect Mathew Kanyamunyu. Check also: Byanyima Awarded With Honorary Degree – University Of Manchester The Executive Director of Oxfam International,  Winnie Byanyima and her sisters Edith and Martha Byanyima are some of the people who have come to stand for Mathew ...

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Makerere University Re-Opens, Students Warned Against Fees Strike

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Kampala — As Makerere University re-opens today following a two-month closure, the administration has warned students against protesting the tuition fee deadline directing all students to pay up in two weeks or miss out on sitting their end of first semester exams. Check also: Makerere University Lecturers Suspend Strike While commenting on the re-opening of the university and last week’s students ...

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