Posts Tagged ‘Uganda’

Ugandan Govt Withdraws Troops From Bobi Wine’s Residence

By Onwuka Gerald Ugandan soldiers on Tuesday withdrew from the residence of opposition leader Bobi Wine, a day after a court ordered an end to the house arrest of the presidential runner-up. Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, had been under de-facto house arrest at his residence since he returned from voting in […]

Uganda: Falana Drags Museveni To UN Over Bobi Wine’s House Arrest

By Seun Adeuyi Following the continued house arrest of Ugandan opposition figure, Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, has submitted a complaint to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UN-WGAD). Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), disclosed this and made a copy of the complaint available to journalists, […]

After 5-Day Shutdown, Uganda Restores Internet Services

By Onwuka Gerald Internet has been partially restored in Uganda on Monday, after a 5-day blackout was imposed across the country ahead of elections in the country. The gradual easing of internet restriction came as police declared dozens of arrests for alleged election-related violence; upon that they surrounded the headquarters of the main opposition party […]

Uganda: We Will Sanction Election Riggers — US

By Seun Adeuyi The United States (US) says it will sanction anti-democratic forces and human rights abusers in Uganda, following last Thursday’s presidential elections in the country. The US, who made this known in a statement by the Department of State through its spokesperson, Ms Morgan Ortagus, on Saturday, said the government was “deeply troubled” […]

Uganda Poll: Museveni Takes Early Lead… Bobi Wine Alleges Fraud

By Seun Adeuyi Yoweri Museveni took an early lead in Uganda’s presidential election, according to preliminary results on Friday. His main rival said there had been widespread fraud and his supporters had the right to protest. With 29.4% of votes from Thursday’s ballot counted, main opposition candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine had 821,874 (28.4%), […]

Bobi Wine Alleges Complete Shut Down Of Internet Services By Ugandan Govt

By Onwuka Gerald The diaspora leader of National Unity Platform (NUP), presidential candidate and opposition frontrunner, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, has alleged on Wednesday that the Ugandan government is about ordering complete shut down of internet services in the country. The self acclaimed Ghetto President made the disclosure via his official twitter handle, @HEBobiwine. […]