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  1. Ugandan Pop Star, Government Critic, to Face Military CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Voice of America

    A pop singer and prominent critic of Uganda's government was due to face a military court Thursday for his alleged role in clashes in which the longtime president's motorcade was attacked by people throwing stones. Lawmaker Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, whose stage name is Bobi Wine, will be tried under military law because he allegedly possessed a gun when he was arrested in the northwestern town of Arua earlier this week, a government official told lawmakers Wednesday.

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  2. Mukulu adds three lawyers to battle court chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Vision

    PIC: Mukulu is facing trial over his alleged rebel activities against the government of Uganda. KAMPALA - The alleged former Allied Democratic Forces rebel leader, Jamil Mukulu, facing trial over his alleged rebel activities against the government of Uganda has hired three more prominent city lawyers to defend him.

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  3. Court Martial chairman heads to Gulu for Bobi Wine trialRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Vision

    PIC: Army court chairman Lt. Gen. Andrew Gutti was pictured speaking on phone in Kampala before departing for Gulu.

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  4. Bobi Wine's driver was a keen mobiliserRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Vision

    The driver of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi was buried Wednesday at his ancestral home in Sango-Buwama, off Kampala-Masaka road in Mpigi district. A group of youths rode motorcycles from Kiteezi to Buwama to pay tribute to Yasin Kawuma.

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  5. UPC demands probe into Arua election scuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Vision

    The Uganda People's Congress party , has demanded for thorough investigations into the violence that occured as election campaigns for Arua Municipality parliamentary by-elections concluded on Monday. The violence that claimed the life of Kyandondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine's driver, Yasin Kawuma errupted when the purported supporters of one of the candidates, Kassiono Wadri violently attacked the President's Motorcade.

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  6. Police place treason charges on Bobi WineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ARUA. Police have charged Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, with treason and causing malicious damage to a car belonging to the President's convoy. This was revealed yesterday by West Nile region police spokesperson, Ms Josephine Angucia, as police displayed guns and other items they claimed were recovered during a security search at Pacific Hotel in Arua Town where Bobi Wine and other opposition MPs had booked in during the campaigns for Arua Municipality parliamentary by-election.

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  7. Army to try Bobi Wine today, says govtRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Government announced yesterday that Kyadondo East Member of Parliament , Mr Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine will today be charged before the army court in Gulu over possessing a gun. The other detained MPs, including Gerald Karuhanga , Paul Mwiru , Michael Mabikke and Kassiano Wadri are expected to be charged today with yet-to-be known offences.

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  8. Singer Jose Chameleone begs president Museveni to forgive MP Bobi WineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    In a post shared on Chameleone's social media pages, Chameleone asked the president to be a symbol of forgiveness to the nation by releasing the detained Kyandondo East Member of Parliament who is expected to face court martial today to answer treason charges. Chameleone, real names Joseph Mayanja, put aside his long spanning wrangles with Bobi Wine to garner support for Bobi Wine in a letter to president Museveni that has received close to 800 comments and 700 shares within an hour.

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  9. Two killed in Arua Park robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    KAMPALA. Three men have been arrested on allegations of robbing and shooting dead two South Sudanese businessmen in a hotel at Arua Park in the wee hours of Wednesday.

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  10. Candidate breaks down over voter rigging claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Arua. Mr Jackson Lee Atima, an Independent candidate in Arua Municipality by-election, yesterday broke down in an interview with NBS Television journalist Joseph Sabiiti, claiming massive rigging. Mr Atima's wife Rose is Maracha District Woman MP and his cousin Dennis Lee Oguzu is also an MP representing Maracha constituency.

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  11. How women delivered victory for jailed WadriRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The chaotic last days of Arua Municipality by-election campaigns last night yielded a sweet victory for Kassiano Wadri who, after running a roller-coaster vote canvassing operation, was unable to cast the ballot for himself after police evacuated and detained him in Gulu Town, some 250 kilometres away. Earlier in the day, the law enforcement agency claimed that it had recovered a gun and bullets from him, laying the ground for possible capital charges to be pressed against him.

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  12. Violence, missing names mar Arua by-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Arua. Candidates in the Arua Municipality by-election yesterday complained that electorates voted under duress due to heavy deployment of security forces who were constantly patrolling the streets and polling stations and driving at high speed. "I exercised my right to vote, but the turn up is not what we expected because people felt intimidated.

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  13. FUFA postpones Onduparaka, SC Villa gameRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New Vision

    The semi-final match that had been scheduled for this Thursday at Green Light stadium, Arua has been called off due to the security situation in Arua The semi-final match that had been scheduled for this Thursday at Green Light stadium, Arua has been called off due to the security situation in Arua Semifinals Onduparaka v SC Villa Final August 25 KCCA / Onduparaka v SC Villa FUFA Competitions Committee has postponed the second semi-final game between Onduparaka and SC Villa in the Pilsner Super 8. The semi-final match that had been scheduled for this Thursday at Green Light stadium, Arua has been called off due to the security situation in Arua. A new date for semi-final will be announced later.

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  14. Opondo 318x200Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New Vision

    Government has agreed to a proposal by various actors that a national dialogue be held to address the emerging political contradictions and other related unsettled key issues across the country. "Government has been working towards creating a consensus with citizens," Ofwono Opondo, the Government spokesperson, said on Wednesday.

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  15. Bobi Wine, Wadri charged with treasonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New Vision

    The Police spokesperson of north-western region, Josephine Angucia, says 35 people, including Bobi Wine and Wadri, are all under Police custody. PIC: Police detectives in the presence of Police's Josephine Angucia taking records of the recovered items.

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  16. VIDEO: Bobi Wine family demand to know his whereabouts after driver was killedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    A video grab of Ms Barbara Kyagulanyi speaking to journalist on Wednesday. The family of Bobi Wine want the government to explain the whereabouts of their relative.

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  17. Arua: Museveni's statement on Monday's incidentsRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Vision

    "The stones they threw broke the rear glass window of the car where we transport luggage. That window glass is not armoured.

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  18. Arua Municipality by-election: EC warns against violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    The race to replace slain Ibrahim Abiriga as the area's representative in the Parliament features a 12-strong cast, including eight people contesting as independents. The race to replace slain Ibrahim Abiriga as the area's representative in the Parliament features a 12-strong cast, including eight people contesting as independents.

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  19. Uganda:Museveni Critic Bobi Wine Detained By Authorities After Violent ClashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The opposition figure was arrested after violent clashes during a campaign rally at a by-election. The musician-turned-lawmaker is viewed by many as a potential political threat to longtime President Yoweri Museveni.

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  20. Nyamityobora obliging rivals as KCCA storm Super 8 finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. KCCA manager Mike Mutebi often states that his team's performances in warm up games is usually an indicator of how they perform in competitive ones.

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