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New charges slapped on Besigye

The FDC Party President Col. Kizza Besigye has been charged before Kasangati Magistrate’s Court with four fresh cases, arising from the Walk to Work protests. He was first charged alongside 7 others with holding unlawful assemblies at various places between Kasangati and Mulago roundabout to cause fear and breach of peace. Besigye pleaded not guilty …

Police attacks journalists again

The Police and other security agencies are at it again and have attacked journalists. They have confiscated cameras and other equipment belonging to journalists covering the Lubiji wetland saga. The cameras confiscated belong to Umar Kyeyune of UBC, Stephen Otage of the Daily Monitor, Ivan Mukasa of the Edobozi and Ivan Mutebi of Bukedde. The journalists …

Chaos erupts in Kampala city

Chaos has erupted across the city,with most of the roads impassable. The chaos is notable in the city along Kampala Road, Bwaise, Gayaza, Kalerwe, Mengo, Natete, among others. Youths also attempted to block the road in front of the police headquarters in Kibuli and were dispersed. KFM’s Solomon Oseku is in Kibuli says burning tires …

100 injured, the Red Cross reports

The Uganda Red Cross says at least 100 people have been injured in the protests that rocked the city today. One person is reported to have died during the protests while the 100 have sustained both minor and major injuries. Speaking to KFM the secretary general Uganda Red Cross Society Micheal Nataka says these have …

Besigye released, lawyers say he is in poor medical condition

The FDC Party president col Kizza Besigye has been released by court with no charges read to him, due to his poor medical condition. Besigye was arrested earlier today at Wandegeya and produced before court in Kasangati, presided over the Nabweru court magistrate Justine Atukwasa. Security operatives broke the windows of his car and sprayed …